The college aims to provide high-quality education through innovative learning methods and hone innate skills among students through practical studies and co-curricular activities
Founded in 1966, The Bhawanipur Education Society College (BESC) is located in the heart of Kolkata city. The college which is affiliated to the University of Calcutta, was established by the Gujaratis, a linguistic minority in Calcutta, under article 30 (1) of the Indian constitution. The name of this college changed from Bhawanipur Gujarati Education Society College (BGES College) to The Bhawanipur Education Society College (BESC) in 2002. The college provides several Graduate and Post-Graduate courses in Mathematics, Economics, Computer Science, Management, Business, Science, and Arts.
Hi-Tech Campus with All Modern Facilities
The college has one of the most vibrant campuses in the city and supports diversity, where any student irrespective of caste, creed, religion or language can access to quality education. They make efforts towards celebrating the diversities and support the value of unity. It has a state-of-the-art campus with the latest teaching aids, Wi-Fi connectivity, smart classrooms, a well-resourced library with over 34,600 books and 3lakhs e-books, sports and games facilities and more. It also has the highest per capita auditorium facilities in the city aimed at providing the students the perfect stage to highlight their talents.
About the Dean
Prof. Dilip Shah, the Dean of Student Affairs of BESC, has an experience of thirty years and has been associated in various capacities with other institutions. He is respected not only as an academician with a rare holistic view but also as a professional. Prof. Shah has initiated a number of initiatives which are mainly aimed at ensuring students make the smooth transition from passion to profession. His friendly nature and attitude helps to maintain a positive teacher-student relationship in the college. He has introduced Career Connect, the much-admired program of the college, which aims at empowering the students by providing them with hands-on experience, exposure to shop-floors and real-time interaction with domain experts.
Courses offered in Arts and Commerce
BESC offers a number of courses in Commerce, Business and Arts to the students who want to pursue career in the respective fields like Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in English, Journalism and Mass Communication, Sociology, Political Science, History and Bengali, Master of Arts (M.A.) in English, Bachelor of Commerce (B.Com) specialization in Accounts & Finance, Taxation, Bachelor of Business Administration (B.B.A.), Master of Commerce (M.Com) in Finance, Marketing and International Business.
Skill Enhancement Activities
BESC has organized learning curve collectives to build core interests that seek to impart skills through collective participation. There are eighteen collectives like Communication, Photography, Digital Art, Theatre, Performing Arts, Sports & games, debating and elocution that lead students towards enlightenment even as they are busy enjoying the things they like doing.
Felicitation of Scholar Students by Scholarship
BESC provides deserving students with a number of scholarships, aimed to help them in their search for excellence. They not only foster and nurture academic brilliance, providing aspiring achievers with the wherewithal but also encourage achievers by acknowledging and honoring their achievements. The scholar students are felicitated with medals, a certificate, and a letter of appreciation for the outstanding academic performance. In addition to these, a number of scholarships are provided on merit to individuals by the institution.
Vocation Development Programs and Activities
Career Connect which has been specifically crafted, where experts can interact and share real-life experiences from the industry with students. Career Connect is an effort which provides students an opportunity for comprehensive learning, where they learn by practical example and excel from experience. Under these initiatives, several vocational courses are provided on subjects like Corporate Communications, Commerce Plus, Stock Market working, Ethical Hacking, GST, Digital Marketing and more. These courses help students to acquire skills, hands-on learning, through industry visits so that their transition from the campus to the office becomes smooth as much as possible.
In addition to that, the college has a career resource centre which provides job and placement related information. On regular basis, they organize various seminars and workshops on developing entrepreneurial, leadership and interviewing skills. Also, counsellors are available to guide the students about emerging trends in global and local hiring practices in the field of their choice.
“Words of Trust”
“Our college embraces individuality and is conducive to one’s holistic development by fostering principle based learning through academic and co-curricular activities. Interactive and easily approachable faculty and management members who inspire and guide us towards effective learning and leadership.”
- Muskan Kedia, B.Com, 2nd year.
“The Bhawanipur Education Society College holds its glory because of the exceptional faculty that builds it. The framework and setting of the classes makes it very easy for the students to grasp and experience each aspect of the syllabus and enjoy learning.”
- Vasudha Sodhani, B.A English, 2nd Year.