Goenka College of Commerce & Business Administration which is a very reputed educational institution came into existence in 1905. Previously it was a part of the Premium college Presidency, later it got its own identity.
According to the India Today survey, 2007, it holds the 11th position among the commerce colleges in India and it is the best commerce college in Kolkata. It has a very enriched cultural legacy. It is an "A" grade college accreted by NAAC and it has been affiliated with the University of Calcutta.
The leading commerce college is situated at Bowbazar and College Street Junction. The campus area of this college is quite large. It has an extensive library, cafeteria, well-equipped gym, auditorium, sports complex computer lab etc. The whole campus is WiFi enabled. Moreover, it has experienced, and skilled faculty members. Besides that, it also provides very good placement.
This college offers Undergraduate and Postgraduate degrees in Commerce. Apart from that, it provides MBA degree too.
Getting admission in this prestigious college is quite difficult. For admission in UG and PG programmes, one has to score very well in his/her last academic examination. For MBA admission the aspirants need to score high in CMAT.
Hostel and Facilities
The institution turns out as a sufficient provider of facilities to satisfy the inclinations of its athletically inclined students under the supervision of resourceful physical instructors who encourage indoor games such as chess, table tennis, carrom as well as outdoor games like football and cricket. An equipped gymnasium adds to the list of the amenities aimed for fitness.
Two well-furnished libraries and comfortable common rooms also form integral sects of the college’s infrastructural facilities. Primitive and advanced medical help is provided to its students at subsidised costs or even for free.
An active Students’ Union is functional in the college campus and is instrumental in organising an array of cultural and co-curricular activities. Periodical debate competitions, essay and extempore contests are commonly held by the union.
The annual sports meet, yearly college foundation day celebrations, college socials and regular quizzes are some of the other talent-boosting festivities of the institution.