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Principal, J.D. Birla Institute

J.D. Birla Institute is an Institute of educational distinction that combines excellence with innovation. Established in June 1962, the Institute has celebrated more than 50 years of service to higher education. In 2010, the Institute was awarded the highest possible grade of “A” by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC). The Institute with all its departments is affiliated to the highly acclaimed Jadavpur University, a world renowned Center of Excellence and the Best state university in the country. It has also been ranked high amongst other colleges in the country by several rating agencies.

At JDBI we offer students with wide range of courses that gives them a solid academic foundation and at the same time enables them to realize their individual dreams in field of applied Sciences or Commerce or Business Administration. This array of skill based specialized courses helps them to explore multiple avenues and enable them to quench their insatiable desire to know the unknown.

JDBI has emerged as the 2nd Best College in Commerce in Kolkata and has also been rated high for its Science courses. Students who successfully complete the B.Sc / M.Sc and B.Com / M.Com courses have good career prospects and many of our alumni are well placed in several fields.

Our commitment towards excellence in the field of education is easily achieved through our impressive infrastructure, student-focus initiatives and facilities that edge on overall and holistic growth of our pupils. Conducive teaching and learning environment is provided through a well secured, neat and clean campus, air-conditioned lecture rooms equipped with LCD projectors, state-of-the-art laboratories and required support systems. Earnest endeavor by well qualified and dedicated teaching faculty at the Institute prepares students to face the challenging global environment. Teaching is based on lectures, seminars and project work that provides practical hands-on experiences and prepares students to face the challenges of a rapidly-changing world. The library of the Institute is automated and has an impressive collection of learning resources including books, journals and reference materials for all the graduate and post-graduate courses. Every year several curricular and co-curricular events are organized to aptly broaden the learning experience of our students. Leadership skills in students are sharpened through various clubs that they lead.

All the undergraduate courses except BBA are honours programmes and are divided into six semesters. Choice for subjects is offered in the final year through the CBCS approach as mandated by the UGC. Balance between theoretical and real life situations is achieved through our integrated approach in teaching and learning that includes live case studies, experiential activities, classroom discussions, term paper and seminars. Students are also provided with industry exposure through various projects, industrial visit and interaction with members from the industry.

I am convinced that our students find the courses that they undertake at the institute intellectually stimulating and as a stepping stone to the career of their choice. Many of our alumni are already well placed in several fields.

It gives me great pleasure to welcome you to the myriad opportunities offered by J. D. Birla Institute.

Prof. Deepali Singhee, Ph.D

Principal, J.D. Birla Institute (Department of Science, Commerce & Management)
Ph.D - Jadavpur University; M.Sc - Bombay University; B.Sc - Jadavpur University