The Ramakrishna Mission Residential College in Narendrapur was established in the year 1960 and is an autonomous type of college. Ramakrishna Mission Residential College (RKMRC) Kolkata is affiliated to the University of Calcutta. Ramakrishna Mission Residential College Kolkata was ranked 15th among the colleges in India by the NIRF 2019 Rankings. It has also been accredited by the NAAC with ‘A’ grade.

RKMRC Kolkata is only for boys. The total area of both the ashrama and the college is about 181 acres. It offers undergraduate, postgraduate, and doctoral degrees under various specializations. Admission to these courses is strictly based on the merit scored in the previous qualifying examination. 

RKMRC Kolkata Highlights

Established | Institute Type 1960 | Autonomous
Affiliated By University of Calcutta
Accreditation NAAC - A grade
Application Mode Offline
Campus Area 181 acres
Facilities Available Library, Hostel, Prayer and Meditation hall, Multigym, Sports, Canteen
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RKMRC Kolkata Courses 

A variety of courses at undergraduate and postgraduate levels are offered at Ramakrishna Mission Residential College. RKMRC Kolkata also offers various Ph.D. programs. The details about the specialization and eligibility for each course are mentioned in the below table.

Course Name Specializations Eligibility
B.Sc. Chemistry (Hons.) Intermediate graduate from a recognized board in a relevant discipline
Computer Science (Hons.)
Economics (Hons.)
Mathematics (Hons.)
Physics (Hons.)
Statistics (Hons.)
Electronics (Generic Elective)
B.A. Bengali (Hons.)
English (Hons.)
History (Hons.)
Philosophy (Generic Elective)
Political Science (Generic Elective)
Sanskrit (Hons.)
M.Sc. Chemistry Graduate in B.Sc in a relevant field
Computer Science
M.A. English Bachelor’s degree in a relevant discipline
Ph.D. Chemistry Master’s degree in a relevant discipline 

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RKMRC Kolkata Placement

A separate placement cell subcommittee is present within the Ramakrishna Mission Residential College Kolkata which takes care of placing the students in a good organization with a good salary. In the year 2019, students from both undergraduate and postgraduate courses were placed with reputed companies. The median annual salary offered to a UG student was INR 2.40 LPA whereas PG students received a median salary of INR 1.40 LPA.

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RKMRC Kolkata Facilities

Following are the facilities offered by the Ramakrishna Mission Residential College to cater to the needs of the students as well as faculty members:

  • Library: RKMRC Kolkata has a good library facility that comprises one central library and departmental libraries within each department. Various types of books, journals, magazines, and e-books are available in the library which is very useful for the students. Currently, a collection of about 90061 books and about 39 different printed journals are available.
  • Hostels: The college consists of four separate hostel blocks for the students for both boys and girls students.
  • Food: RKMRC Kolkata provides simple food which rich in nutrients. Hostel students are given with both vegetarian and non-vegetarian foods. In addition to that snacks are also provided to the students in both morning and afternoon every day.
  • Dining: Four individual dining halls are available in RKMRC Kolkata for the students along with an additional hall separately for the faculty and other staff members.

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RKMRC Kolkata Faculty

Ramakrishna Mission Residential College Kolkata has a total faculty of 96 among various departments like Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, Computer Science, Electronics, Statistics, Economics, Sanskrit, English, Bengali, Political Science, and History. And out of 96 faculties in RKMRC Kolkata, 59 faculty members possess a Ph.D. degree in their respective fields. The remaining faculties are either M.Phil or has done post-graduate studies. 

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RKMRC Kolkata FAQs

Ques. Is mobile allowed in RKMRC Kolkata?

Ans. Yes, but only keypad phones are allowed and the smartphones are not permitted.

Ques. Whether accommodation for the students are available within the college?

Ans. Yes, separate hostels for the students are available within college the campus itself.

Ques. Does any screening test is conducted before the admission?

Ans. Yes, the screening test is conducted in every department before admission.

Ques. How is it to live in the hostel of RKMRC Kolkata?

Ans. The hostel life in RKMRC Kolkata is very strict with a lot of restrictions like the usage of mobile phones, visiting home every weekend, etc.