Mohsin College (HMC), WB one of the oldest institutions in India

Mohsin College (HMC), WB anilvohraphotography.

The New Hooghly  college was founded on 1 August, 1836 in a colonial building once owned by a French military man Perron (over- looking the river) by Muhammad Mohsin (1732-1812), a wealthy philanthropist with a vision to spread education far and wide. The campus  came up what was once  a Dutch settlement. Being a man of charity,  Muhammad Mohsin, with his vast wealth, started additional educational institutions  and also religious centers including  the Hooghly Imambara nearby.  As for the New college, during its 100th anniversary celebration, its name was changed to Hooghly Mohsin College and it was done to honor the man who contributed a lot to this area. The college was first  affiliated to University of Calcutta  in 1857 during the British rule later after India's independence to  the University of Burdwan. 

Mohsin College (HMC),

Its big campus is on the banks of the Hooghly river and is close to the  administrative  areas of Chinsurah.  Located in the midst of a serene  lush green place,  the ambiance   around the  college is conducive to  better education  and growth of the students.
The college has a rich collection of books - more than 200000  including old textbooks that will be of help to the students and teachers. The college that functions in a colonial  building offers PG courses as well and has excellent science labs  

Known to have produced so many eminent people, this college was active during the freedom struggle.The faculties here help the students prepare for the future by paying attention to individual talents,  better education and the needed skills for leadership. Once they leave the portals of the college, they  are better  equipped to face challenges in life and build a better country. One of the oldest institutions in India for more than  186 years, it has been serving the country  well and uphold the ideals of its founder  late Muhammad Mohsin