This is a residential Post Graduate Autonomous college for boys. The Department of Science and Technology, Govt. of India has recognized it as a SIRO (Science and Industrial Research Organization), which is a distinctive privilege enjoyed by a very few colleges of the country. Granting Autonomy, The University of Calcutta has permitted it to conduct Under Graduate courses together with P. G. courses, and
examinations alongside publishing their results independently. The subjects it offers are, namely, Physics, Chemistry, Mathematic, Statistics, Computer Science, English, Economics and History for Honours in the Degree Course while in P. G. Physics, Chemistry and English. The college has four wings for the pursuit of researches in Physics and Chemistry. Its attainments have been highly accredited (Rate A) by NAAC.