The College Building

The college has three separate and self-sufficient buildings for Arts, Commerce and Science faculties respectively on the three sides of the central college ground. Each building is provided with well illuminated, spacious class-rooms, teachers room and toilets. There are also separate administrative building, library and extension buildings inside the college campus.

Identity Card :

After admission a student is required to get an Identity card signed by the Principal of the college, containing information about the student concerned. This card is a proof of his/her status as a student of Chakdaha College. This may help students in many unwanted situations even outside college campus.

The Three Pillars

a) Teaching Faculty : Along with the substantive facilities there is a large no. of eligible candidates according to norms laid down by the UGC as part-time/guest teachers to meet the exigencies of academic standard and adequacy of teaching hours. More than 70% of the teachers are either Ph.D or M.Phil degree achievers. Majority of the teachers are associated with research activities. They are also associated with syllabus framing, module formation., examination works etc. As UG and PG Board members, Court and Council Members of Kalyani University.
b) Non-Teaching Faculty : Members of the non-teaching staff serve the students with meticulous care and devotion. Complete credentials alnd informations of a college student are stored in computer packages.
c) The Students : Against the present day scenario, Chakdaha College students are exceptionally good in all aspects like learning aptitude, behaviour, class attendance, dress code etc. Students Union is always there to serve the distressed students in need. Students Union generally does not interfere with the college day-to-day affairs except when they are compelled to. Our college is one of the very few colleges where one will find no poster, walling or festoon inside the college campus. The whole credit goes to the students. From 1972, there has been not a single incident of student harassment by his/her fellow students. Ragging is strictly abstained from by our students.

Library

1. The college library presently has more than 20,000 books. These include text books and rare costly reference books and up-dated information books.
2. The college subscribes to journals, news papers and periodicals.
3. The college library remains open to all college staff and students from 8.30 am to 5 pm on Monday, Wednesday and Friday; 10.30 am to 5 pm on Tuesday and Thursday and 10.30 am to 2 pm on Saturday.
4. Reading : Students are allowed to use reading room for reading purposes on submission of their reading cards.
5. Borrowing : Each student is provided with a lending Card (two for Hons. and one for General students) for borrowing books. Books can be borrowed for a period of 7 days. A fine of fifty paisa per day will be charged if books not submitted within due date. If library card is lost duplicate card will be issued on submission of Rs.3/- (Reference card) and Rs.5/- (lending card)
6. Disregard of library rules, indiscipline and misbehavior will render students liable to be denied access to the library.
7. The college has also departmental libraries to cater to the needs of students of respective departmental students. All Hons. Students may access this library at any time subject to prior permission. In some cases they may even borrow books from the library after their final test examinations. 8. The students may consult the library book manuals for respective departmental books and check which books are there for use.
9. Future plans: (i) The college has already made computer catalogues for all the books in the library for students ready-use. (ii) The college plans to install computers in the library so that a student may trace the status of a book weather that is available in the library or borrowed by someone else, how many copies of that book the library has etc. by a click of the mouse.

Laboratories

College provides well-equipped laboratories for the different lab-based departments : Chemistry, Physics, Geography, Zoology, Mathematics, Botany, Statistics. Laboratory rooms are large enough for air circulation, proper illumination and students free movement. For all the subjects different laboratory rooms are used for different kinds of experiments. Some laboratories have computer facilities too. Besides routine classes, special practical classes are arranged for final practices, especially before the final university examinations. Laboratory attendants are always here to look after the needs of the students.

NSS

There are two NSS units. In unit one programme officer is Prof. Ajit Kr. Mondal & unit two programme officer is Prof. Susanta Ghosh. Almost every year our NSS volunteers get selected to participate in Pre-Republic Day camp and Republic Day held in Delhi. Ours NSS volunteers attended National Integration camps held in Ahmadabad and Hardwar. One National Integration camp has been organized by our NSS units Chakdaha College. Our two NSS units provides a cue to build up the co-operative attitude to serve the society.

Office

The college office is fully computerized. The Accounts department is also computerized and take care of Students Fee Collection, Daily Accounts. Maintaining Cash Book etc. They are handled by the accounting package programme Tally (7.2). The college office is now well equipped to render smooth and efficient services to more than three thousand students. Any student may gets all his/her up-dated information by a click of the mouse button.

Academic Calendar

An academic calendar, stating dates of important academic events such as college examinations, final test, class tests, list of holidays are distributed to the students so that they can plan their future activities well in advance. Some departments split up the entire syllabus in different modules and inform the students accordingly.

Seminar Hall

The college has a large seminar hall with a 30+ seating capacity and equipped with all modern amenities. The seminar hall facilitates the students & teachers to hold seminars and other group activities without disruption of normal classes.

Grievance Redressal Cell

The college has a Grievance Redressal Cell to address the grievances and suggestions of the students, staff and guardians. Complaint and suggestion boxes are placed at strategic points for this purpose.

Common Room

There are separate common rooms for male and female students for their use during leisure periods. The college has a Grievance Redressal Cell to address the grievances and suggestions of the students, staff and guardians.

Catering Service

The college runs one newly constructed well located and airy canteen for the benefit of students. The college runs one newly constructed well located and airy canteen for the benefit of students.

College Magazine

Te college magazine is published annually by the students union with the help of the entrusted teacher. Some departments also publish wall magazines regularly.

Other Class-Teaching Tools

The college also provides various audio-visual aids like OHP, class-room amplifiers etc. to the faculties for presentations during classes, seminars, debates and other extra-curricular activities.

Scholarship & Stipend

1. Teachers Council provides stipends t the poor and meritorious students.
2. The Govt. of India also awards a few scholarships to students belonging to SC, ST and OBC categories.
3. Nearly 10% of the students are given financial assistance from the students Aid Fund yearly. The selection is made on the basis of merit, financial status and class attendance.
4. Students union also helps students in financial distress.
5. For the eleventh plan period (2007-12) 20 SC/ST students each year will get a monthly stipend of Rs.500.00 only on the basis of merit and attendance in classes. Eligible students must submit caste certificate and also family income certificate.

Awards/Prizes

1. Medals are given to students who secure highest marks among the college students in the University final examination in respective honours subjects.
2. Medals/Prizes are given to students who secure highest marks among general students (one each for B.A., B.Com., B.Sc., Pure Sc. and Bio. Sc.
3. Award is given to Students who perform well in different cultural programmes. The college appeals to all to generously contribute to start scholarships for the students of the college in memory of some of their lovable ones.

Students Health Home

Students health home has arranged a regional center in the college premises with all helps from the college. Any student of the college may avail free medial counseling, health check-up facility and medicines from the center.

Remedial Coaching Centre

The college has one unit for remedial coaching for the college SC/ST students. Classes are held according to the need of the students. Also the students may avail library, digital access of E-journal, Study Materials, and photocopy and computer facilities there.

Annual Functions

Annual Functions like Bhasadibas, Sharad Utsab, Basonto Utsab, Departmental Reunion etc. are organized on a regular basis. Annual social function is celebrated usually during the winter season each year.

Seminars/Exhibitions

Seminars/Exhibitions are arranged by the college and also by different departments of the college on regular basis. Seminars/Exhibitions are arranged by the college and also by different departments of the college on regular basis.

Hostel

Fourteen students (SC/ST Boys) can be accommodated in the college hostel provided with all facilities and ladies hostel under construction. Fourteen students (SC/ST Boys) can be accommodated in the college hostel provided with all facilities and ladies hostel under construction.

Entry in Job Training Centre

This unit of the college helps the students of the college and also neighboring locality to train them for different jobs. Eminent counselor both from the college and outside are invited for the training. Here also student may avail library, computer etc. facilities.

Computer Centre

the College has a computer centre in collaboration with recognized computer organization affiliated under DOEACC. Any college student may join either certificate or diploma courses at minimum cost. Classes are held there beyond college hours and on holidays. The college has its own computer room with about 30 computers. The college is planning to start computer literacy programme for all college students at nominal cost.

Cultural Heritage

The college has a long cultural heritage from its very foundation day. In 1992 the college cultural team was invited to organize cultural functions at the All India Integration Camp held in Chennai. Besides regular functions, all the Hons. teaching departments organize annual departmental reunions including past and present students. In these functions, all the interested students may exhibit his/her cultural skills.

Alumni Association

Many of our former students well established in their social lives. They are engaged in different occupations such as practicing law, teaching, research activity, service sector, Bank Service, Journalism, Business, etc. They have established an Alumni Association to help the college in need.

Students' Union

The college has a representative Students' Union which manages the co curricular activities of the college, viz. cultural competition, sports, social functions, college magazine, etc. Each year they arrange a blood donation camp.

Testing Facilities

a) An arsenic detection unit is formed by Dept. of Chemistry to serve the society. An arsenic detection unit is formed by Dept. of Chemistry to serve the society.
b) A microbiological testing unit is formed by the Dept. of Botany. A microbiological testing unit is formed by the Dept. of Botany.

College Results

The college is one of the oldest and leading colleges affiliated to the University of Kalyani. University examination results of the college has been always quite satisfactory recording toppers in several subject over the years.