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Bethune College

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Type  Women's college
Principal  Professor Mamata Ray
Affiliations  University of Calcutta
Founded  1849
Motto  Viddaya Vindatey Amritam
Established  1849
Location  Kolkata, India
Website  bethunecollege.ac.in
Phone  033 2257 1712
Bethune College
Address  181, Bidhan Sarani, Hedua, Kolkata, West Bengal 700006
Notable alumni  Pritilata Waddedar, Sarala Devi Chaudhurani, Sova Sen, Leela Roy, Tista Das
Similar  University of Calcutta, Scottish Church College, Bangabasi College, Vidyasagar College, Anandamohan College

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Bethune College is the first women's college in Asia. It was founded as a school in 1849 by John Elliot Drinkwater Bethune, and in 1879 developed into the first women's college in India, after whom it is named as Bethune College. It is located in Kolkata, and is affiliated to the University of Calcutta.

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The college is accredited "A" by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council.

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Motto

The motto of the College "Vidya Vindatey Amritam" means 'knowledge provides immortal bliss.'

Logo

The three glowing lamps - centrally for 'knowledge' side by side 'humanity' and "transparency", and the wheel for 'dynamism through exercise' constitute the emblem.

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Bethune College Wikipedia


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