There are some arrangements for indoor games for both the boys and girl students in this college and there is a play ground for outdoor games and sports. Moreover extracurricular activities are arranged under the guidance of the teachers and non-teaching staff of the college. Among the Students’ there are sub-committees for Games and Sports, Common Room, Social Function, College Magazine, Library, Cultural Activities and Social Service etc. Students are encouraged to participate in debates, symposia, lectures, essay competition, creative writing for wall magazines and Annual College Magazine and various cultural competitions and program organized within the college.

 

THE NATIONAL SERVICE SCHEME (NSS):

The National Service Scheme (NSS) under the auspices of the University of Calcutta was started in the college with effect from April 2000. At present our college possesses 3 units of NSS- two for boys (Day & Evening) and one for girls. By social involvement through various NSS projects and program such as Blood donation camp, Workshop, Seminars on AIDS, Thalassaemia detection Camp, mother-child nutrition development program and Environmental awareness etc. on the College Campus and in the local and adjacent areas, our students are enriched and they work together to build a fraternal society. The participation in the N.S.S. program is always encouraged by the college. One 10.04.2014, there was a "Blood Donation camp" in our college organized by the NSS unit, Apart from these, there are regular social and cultural activities performed by the NSS volunteers.

3. NATIONAL CADET CROPS(NCC) :

The National Cadet Crops (NCC) started its journey in Bidhan Chandra College, Rishra w.e.f. the Academic Session 2012-2013, with a view to grooming the youth to become disciplined and patriotic citizens, The NCC unit is under 3 Bengal BN NCC, Serampore and the total number of enrolled cadet at present is 125. The cadets are given basic military training in small arms and parades. The participation of NCC Unit is voluntary, but the cades engage themselves for the service of nation. After successful completion of course, the cadets are always given preference during selection in various Government and Non-Government services.


4. Merit Prizes and Certificates :

 

Many prizes and certificates are awarded to the students of the college for good results in University Examination and also for good performance in various extra-curricular activities like sports and games, essay competition, quiz, debate, music etc. The following are the prizes based on the result of Part III Exam. Under new 1+1+1 system.

(a) For Honours Students :

 

For every Honours subject, there are two prizes for obtaining highest and second highest marks (but not less than 50% marks) in Honours subject in the final examination of the University every year. In addition, a prize is awarded to the student obtaining highest marks (but not less than 50% marks) in Honours subject among all the successful Honours student of this college appearing at the Part – III for new Syllabus examination every year.

The above mentioned prizes include the following memorial prizes:

(i) Kamala Memorial Prizes (for obtaining highest marks in Accountancy Honours) donated by Ex. Prof. Niranjan Pal in memory of his mother.
(ii) Santosh Memorial Prize (for obtaining highest marks in English Honours) donated by Ex-Prof. Niranjan Pal in memory of his father.
(iii) Nirmal-Nalini Memorial Prize (for obtaining Highest marks in Bengali Honours) donated by Ex. Prof. Sailesh Biswas in memory of his parents.
(iv) Principal Kanailal Ganguly Memorial Prize (for obtaining highest marks in Political Science Honours) donated by our Ex. Non teaching employee Mr. Tapan Kumar Ganguly in memory of his father and Ex- Principal of this college.
(v) Toppers in other Honours Subject in C.U. Final Examination are also awarded.

(b) For students of General Courses :

For each of the B.A , B.Sc. and B.Com General Courses, prizes are awarded to the students of this college obtaining highest and second highest marks (but not less than 50% marks) in the final examination of the University every year.


GAMES & SPORTS:

Our college has a good record in games & sports. Footballers like Sri Sisir Kumar Ghosh (an ex-student of the college) having donned in Indian colours have made an indelible impression on Indian Football.

In inert-college aquatic championship organized by the Calcutta University, Sri Sayantan Sattwick, Ms Sima Manna and Ms Srabanti Koley from our college participated and they stole the whole show. In the events 200 mts., 100 mts. Free Style (F/S), 200 mts. and 100 mts. Back Stroke (B/S), Sayantan Sattwick came first. In the events 400 mts. F/S, 50 mts. F/S and 200 mts. I/M he stood second. Sri Sattawick occupied third position in 100 mts. B/F and 50 mts. B/F. As a result, he single handedly own the Runners-up position.

In All-India-Inter University Aquatic Championship, Ms Sima Manna came second in 4X100 mts. F/S Relay. She own Gold Medal in 4X200 mts. F/S Relay. Sri Jayanta Modak, a bonafide student of our college, was a member of the Calcutta University Water-Polo team and eventually Calcutta University became the champion in the Water-Polo competition in the current year. Sri Sonu Kumar Ghosh took part in All India University Judo Competition.

5. Laboratory:

 

The college has well equipped laboratories for Physics, Geography & Computer Science, and Electronics.

6. Health Services :

 

With a view to providing medical assistance to our students, our college has been enjoying the registered membership of Students’ Health Home, A.J.C. Bose Road, Kolkata-14. The students of the college are entitled to enjoy medical benefits from the Student’s Health Home by producing their current Fee Books and College Identity Card.

7. Counseling :

 

To help the students regarding academic issues as well as to enable them to withstand various stress provoking social problems counseling by the faculty members is provided.
The college also arranges ‘parent-teacher counseling’ after the result of the annual examination is published to find out whether the parents are aware of the educational performance of their wards.

 

8. Alumni Association:

 

There is a registered Alumni Association in the College to join the Association. The authority expects students after passing the final examinations are expected a positive interaction between the present and the past students of the college through this association.

9. Girl’s Common Room :

 

The college is happy to provide a separate Girls’ Common Room adjacent to the Staff Room with sitting arrangements and Indoor Games Facilities.

10. College Magazine:

 

The college publishes both Annual College Magazine & Wall Magazine in which the students as well as the staff can exhibit and express their thoughts & aspirations.

11. Play Ground:

 

The College has a play ground within its Campus. Apart from other outdoor games annual College Sports is held in playground in every academic year.

12. College Canteen:

 

A canteen provides refreshment to both the students and the staff as a subsidized rate.

13. Women’s Hostel:

 

Two storied Girl’s Hostel is ready and is in a habitable stage. Roof of the 2nd floor has already been completed. Already several notices have been served inviting application from the girl’s students for occupancy but no such response has been so far received. Very soon the college will once again serve a notice in this regard. Hope a good response will come from the girl’s students.

14.Free Studentship/Financial Assistance :

 

A limited number of half and full free studentship is granted every year to the poor and meritorious students on the basis of their regular attendance and academic performances of result in every academic session on application to the Principal. Application for such concession in tuition fees must be accompanied by BPL Ration Card or pay Certificate/ Certificate showing annual income of the of the concerned student.