Notice Board

Awarded ABP Ananda Shiksha Ratna 2023

We are proud and feel extremely privileged to receive “Ananda Shiksha Ratna 2023” at ABP Ananda Shikhsa Samman 2023 and thankful to ABP ANANDA for recognizing and felicitating Serampore College with this award. It is indeed a proud moment for the whole Serampore College community and we are thrilled to share with you all that our persistent efforts have been recognized and rewarded.The Award, given for excellence in education, was presented on 8th June, 2023 in a glittering ceremony at Rangmanch, Swabhumi, Kolkata. Dr. Vansanglura, Principal & CEO of Serampore College received the award.The award was presented by the educationist and historian, Professor Sugata Bose, the Gardiner Professor of History at Harvard University, USA.

Serampore College was established by the famous trio of Baptist Missionaries, William Carey, Joshua Marshman and William Ward in July 1818 to impart quality education in Arts, Science and Commerce as well as in Christian Theology and completed 200 years academic excellence in 2018.

The Serampore Trio played pivotal roles in various aspects of Bengal Renaissance, such as the fight for the abolition of Sati, against infanticide and for women’s education. The Baptist Mission Press in Serampore nurtured the first printed word in the history of Asia and is the birthplace of modern Bengali prose. Since then, the College has strived to live up to this legacy. Not only has it consistently done well in University exams, but continued to contribute handsomely in research and related academic fields. Further, it has also been socially responsible through community kitchen during the Covid period and founding and running the William Carey Pathsala in Jangalgheri, Patharpratima (Sunderban) for under privileged children. College is affiliated to the University of Calcutta for Arts Science Commerce Department to run diversified post graduate, under graduate, diploma and certificate courses. From the beginning, it was not only a centre of education, but played a central role in societal change in reform in Bengal and India.

This award brings honour and opens door to more success in future. It is the combined efforts of all the stakeholders of Serampore College that the College has been recognized with such a prestigious award. We will continue with perseverance and set a benchmark for ourselves.May we keep climbing new heights of success!