City College (or City College, Amherst Street, Kolkata) is a constituent undergraduate college of the University of Calcutta. Established in 1881, it is one of the heritage institutions of Kolkata, and played a prominent social role in the wake of the Bengal Renaissance of the nineteenth century. The college is located at 102/1, Raja Rammohan Roy Sarani (Amherst Street), Kolkata-700009. It shares premises with Rammohan College (morning college) and Anandamohan College (evening college).

Notable alumni

* Swami Shuddhananda, former president of the Ramakrishna Mission * Soumitra Chatterjee, actor * Laxminath Bezbarua, Assamese writer & Poet * Budhindranath Delihial Bhattacharya Lexicographer, Author, Dramatist & Tea Planter * Barun Sengupta, the founder-editor of Bartaman newspaper * Shakti Chattopadhyay, poet * Haradhan Bandopadhyay, actor * Mahesh Chandra Ghosh, philosopher, Brahmo * Mohit Chattopadhyay, playwright, screenwriter * Muhammad Shahidullah, linguist * Rajanikanta Sen, poet, composer * Samir Roychoudhury, poet, writer * Satyendra Chandra Mitra, freedom fighter, politician * Sunil Kanti Roy, Managing Director of Peerless Group and Padma Shri awardee * Birendra Nath Mallick, Neurobiologist, Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar laureate *Bankim Ghosh, Bengali actor and theatre personality *Jibanananda Das, noted bengali poet and writer * Bhaskar Saha,Immunologist, Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar laureate

See also

*List of colleges affiliated to the University of Calcutta *Education in India *Education in West Bengal


External links

Official website
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