To develop and empower women through education that fosters knowledge and skills, promotes values of equality, secularism and national integration, moulds character through discipline and rigour and creates an open mind capable of assimilating the best traditions of the East and the West.

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MERIT LIST 2015-16 View...

Applicants who have paid the application fee within 13.06.2015 but do not find their names in the merit list, must report on 29th June 2015 within 12 noon with their original documents, application form and pay-in-slip at the College office.

It is already notified that the last date of payment of application fee is 13.6.2015. Candidates who have deposited the application fee after 13.6.2015 will be treated as cancelled.

If any candidate finds herself unpaid in payment status even after paying the application fee, she should mail her name, Application No., Transaction ID, Date of payment, Branch, Subject and her contact No. to both the mail IDs: gokhalecollegekolkata@gmail.com , rakhu.das@icicibank.com  by 22 June 2015

Platinum Jubilee Celebration

A year-long Platinum Jubilee Celebration Programme beginning 9th May, 2013. View Report and Photos...

Our Motto

येनाहं नामृता स्यां किमहं तेन कुर्य्याम ।

"What shall I do with that which does not give me immortality?"

 

 

Gokhale Memorial Girls' College a premier educational institution in Kolkata offers both general and career-oriented education which is a reflection of its moorings in traditional values coupled with a modern approach to both teaching and learning. The institution endeavours to bring about the all-round development of the students by encouraging self-expression to draw out their latent capabilities. The College was initially established as an extension of Gokhale Memorial Girls' School in 1938 by Sarala Ray, popularly known as Mrs. P. K. Ray, a great social reformer and educationist. It gradually emerged as one of the premier educational institutions in India in its own right, imparting quality education to women and making them worthy citizens of a progressive nation. Its 75 year journey from 1938 has seen countless young women performing successfully in different spheres of life. More...

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From the Principal's Desk

Dr. Atashi Karpha

Atashi Karpha

As you venture out into the world of higher education in liberal arts, let me introduce you to Gokhale Memorial Girls' College, a premier educational institution exclusively for women.

Located in the heart of the Kolkata city, the College offers a stimulating ambience for learning and caters to students from all over the city and its suburbs, irrespective of their socio-economic status. The College is affiliated to the University of Calcutta and aided by the University Grants Commission, New Delhi.

While the college provides a sound holistic education for its students, it continues to instill good moral values in them, empowering them to cope with the challenges of modern society and to become mature and responsible citizens. Since its inception in 1938, Gokhale Memorial Girls' College has forged ahead in the academic sphere with both its teachers and its students remaining true to the guiding motto, "What shall I do with that which does not give me immortality?"

Highly motivated and qualified faculty members constantly seek to enhance the teaching-learning process. Co-curricular activities complement the curriculum and help the students develop their inner talents and creativity. Intra-college competitions, sports and tournaments, cultural activities, literary activities, observances and social outreach activities provide a stimulating environment for all-round development of the students. They are encouraged to participate in seminars, workshops, exhibitions and educational tours.

In this college, we constantly embrace changes in order to keep pace with technological advancements that the present world is going through while retaining our core values. Several modern facilities are offered to help the student lead a comfortable and enjoyable 'college life'. A clean and fresh college premises is an essential feature that motivates students in developing good habits. The entire staff maintains a cordial relationship with the students. The College runs smoothly under the guidance of the Governing Body, independent of interference from any quarter.

It is with pride and pleasure that I state that, over the years there has been a continuous enhancement in the performance of students in the University examinations. Every year we have students topping the list of candidates in a subject or the other. I congratulate them all and wish them success in their future endeavors.

I also convey my best wishes to the new entrants and all senior students and urge them to uphold the code of conduct and the rules of discipline laid down in the College Prospectus and put up a good academic performance through hard-work. It is my sincere wish that they spend the most memorable years of their lives in this College.

On occasion of our Platinum Jubilee Celebration, I convey my sincere thanks to all the patrons, the faculty and staff, the members of the Governing Body, the students and the guardians for their whole-hearted support that has transformed this College into an esteemed institution.

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