It was initially a Commerce college. Honours courses in History and Political sciences were taught since 1963. The college opened different honours courses in subjects like Bengali, English, Economics, Education and Geography in late 90s. A team of highly qualified teachers help the students to build up concepts. The students also excel in University examinations as well as in different competitive examinations. The college is interested in all round developments of the students. Students are encouraged to participate in college sports and in various sports' competitions organized by calcutta University, and other institutions. Students have shown exceptional achievements in sports arena. Students talents in different forms of performing arts are also nurtured in different cultural functions like Annual Social, Freshers' Welcome, Rabindra Jayanti etc organised by the college.Last of all, college is providing employment opportunuties. Recruiters like TCS, Wipro are coming every year to the college for campus interview and bulk of the students are getting jobs.