Loreto College situated in Kolkata was established in 1912 and was accredited Grade A by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) in 2000. In 2006, the UGC gave it the status of College with Potential for Excellence (CPE) while in 2020 the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) rewarded it with 75th All India Rank.
Vision: The college aims to make women respond to the needs of the world with the knowledge that gives them the power to act purposely and wisely.
Mission: The college aims at empowering women by imparting quality education who will respond to the needs of the universe with competence, compassion, and conscience.
- B.A. General
- B.A. English (Honours)
- B.A. Education (Honours)
- B.A. History (Honours)
- B.A. Political Science (Honours)
- B.A. Psychology (Honours)
- B.Sc. General
- B.Sc. Geography
- B.Sc. Psychology
- B.Sc. Economics
Along with this, several enrichment courses in Calligraphy, Guitar, GIS, Advanced Computer, Legal Awareness, Fashion Designing, Web Designing, Photography, Jewellery Designing, etc. The ICT, Media, Political Science Societies of the college publish their journals annually.
The campus has an enriched library comprising of more than 50,000 books covering a wide range of subjects in English, Bengali as well as Hindi and has access to various e-journals as well as e-books. Personal Counselling, Career Counselling, and Academic Counselling are offered to students by designated counselors and teachers. To relieve the stress, the college has made provision of a well-equipped gymnasium, table tennis, carrom tables as well piano for the music lovers. The students also play many outdoor games such as Basketball, Throwball, Badminton, and Rowing. Along with the above facilities, the campus has an inbuilt canteen wherein the students enjoy their lunch breaks.
To ensure the development and the progress of the students, the institute runs an Internal Quality Assurance Cell. There is an Anti-ragging Committee for the safety of the students in and around the campus. The Placement Cell is responsible for the recruitment of the students after graduation.
The college conducts several ISR Activities. It maintains a Women’s Cell for the development of women and imparting education in them since higher secondary until graduation. Kalakriti “ An amalgamation across different levels of ability is the annual event of the Psychology Society of Loreto College. The Social Service Society of the college conducts Blood Donation Camps in association with blood banks for a noble cause. The Social Service Society and the National Service Scheme of the college together visited an NGO, CHIP “ Children in Pain and taught the importance of hygiene. The college also volunteered in about 14 districts to recover from the severe floods in Kerela. Thus, the college is socially active and contributes to the betterment of society.
The fresh graduates from Loreto College are placed in various Multinational Companies such as Wipro, Tata Consultancy Services, HSBC Bank, Indigo Airlines, etc. Thus, the college provides opportunities to explore different employment avenues for the future.
In this way, Loreto College fulfills its primary objective of empowering women by educating them and developing their personality through various co-curricular activities.