ABOUT OUR COLLEGE                                     Prospectus 2021-22

 

Shaheed Anurup Chandra Mahavidyalaya, which started its journey on 16th November, 1991, as a Government Aided Co-educational Degree College affiliated to the University of Calcutta, is a renowned institution of higher education in southern West Bengal, especially in the district of South 24 Parganas. The college located in the rural hinterland of the state capital, has evolved as a seat of academic excellence and has made significant developments in the fields of sports and physical education, socio-cultural activities and NSS programmes over the past three decades.The college has been christened after Saheed Anurup Chandra Sen, a great Indian freedom fighter associated with the revolutionary uprising in Bengal, famously known as the Chittagong Armoury Raid. Anurup Chandra Sen was a distinguished member of the Chittagong Youth Revolutionary Party along with great revolutionaries like Masterda Surya Sen and many other stalwarts. Saheed Anurup Chandra Mahavidyalaya is a tribute to Shri Anurup Chandra Sen, who eventually, took shelter in the Burul village of South 24 Parganas, and joined the Burul High School as a teacher, after the uprising. As a keen educationist he inspired a group of young students from this village to pursue education zealously and sincerely, and also indoctrinated in them the values of social and moral responsibilities towards the country and its citizens. Unfortunately, only after four years of his stay in Burul, Anurup Chandra Sen was arrested by the British police after a tip-off from a local informer. Later, Sri Sen died in jail while fasting in protest. In his brief teaching career, Anurup Chandra Sen ignited the dream of upliftment and emancipation among the marginalised and underprivileged students of this rural hamlet through the path of knowledge and education. Late Sri Pravash Roy, one of his students and his ardent disciple, took the pioneering initiative to materialize the vision of his teacher in enabling the socially and economically deprived students (both boys and girls) of the adjoining areas to pursue higher education. The founding members of this institution recognised the inconveniences faced by the learners of the remote rural areas in receiving college-education. They dreamt of dispelling their distress through the establishment of a degree college in the Burul village itself. Their vision was shared by the local community, whose unstinted help and support extended from procuring the land for the college to its final establishment in the year 1991.Today, Saheed Anurup Chandra Mahavidyalaya, is a renowned co-educational institution of the district of South 24 Parganas, imparting higher education to more than 1500 students cutting across economic, social, religious and cultural boundaries.The college upholds the ideals of its founding members - to achieve excellence in higher education, of empowerment through knowledge, of inclusive growth for socio-economic upliftment of its students and of sustainable development of the society at large, through hard work and sincere efforts by all the stakeholders of this 30-year-old institution.