University of Calcutta

Konnagar, Hooghly, West Bengal | ISO 9001:2015 Certified


Mission & Vision

Mission, Vision and Objective

The college aims to promote education that caters to individuals across various socio-economic backgrounds, aligning with the principles of the National Education Policy, 2020, which serve as the foundation of our academic framework.

The Mission

We strive to achieve the following goals:

  1. Promote education among the underprivileged sections of society and facilitate their social upliftment. Our focus is to develop innovative and forward-thinking individuals who uphold values such as honesty, inclusivity, and a sense of responsibility towards nation-building.
  2. Revolutionize all aspects of the education system through technology and other modernization processes, ensuring that our students have access to cutting-edge infrastructure and information.
  3. Raise awareness about sustainable practices for the conservation and responsible utilization of natural resources and the environment.
  4. Our goal is to reduce the digital divide and enhance resource sharing by building capacity and implementing more effective and efficient curriculum delivery mechanisms.
  5. We aim to improve our teaching and learning methods to achieve optimal academic performance.
  6. We uphold the values of rigor, autonomy, accountability, experimentation, innovation, and excellence in all academic pursuits of our students and faculty.
  7. We foster students who are morally upright, socially aware, emotionally resilient, physically fit, and culturally connected.
  8. We promote scientific thinking by opposing superstitions and outdated customs, and by raising awareness about issues such as gender discrimination, regionalism, and casteism.
  9. We emphasize the importance of life skills, such as communication, teamwork, and resilience, to develop well-rounded students who are prepared to face life's challenges.
  10. We are dedicated to upskilling our students, bridging the gap between academia and industry, and enhancing employability.



The gateway to social transformation lies in education.

The vision of Nabagram Hiralal Paul College resonates with maxim of  may our study be full to us of light and power – Tejasvi Navadhitamastu (Taittariya Upanishad) and the beliefs of our founding father Hiralal Paul. The college aims to

  • provide comprehensive and transformative education that combines knowledge with human values,
  • promotes scientific and rational inquiry while staying true to Indian knowledge traditions,
  • enhances capacity-building across all socio-economic groups, with a special focus on women and marginalized communities.
  • the college aims to become a symbol of knowledge, culture, skills, technology, research, and service to humanity,
  • instilling moral values in students to foster nation and character building.



Nabagram Hiralal Paul College subscribes to technology based advanced learning model of education. The model of education is made up of four tenets: i) Technology related education, ii) Experiential teaching methods evaluated on competency based outcomes, iii) strong ties with industry, iv) applied research that aims to solve problems faced by industry and provide students with work integrated learning(WIL).

In a rapidly evolving world that often pushes the boundaries of possibility, conventional practices are not enough. It will take a bold approach, the courage to transcend tradition and a pioneering spirit to reimagine our future.



Human Development and Culture:  Nabagram Hiralal Paul College’s Indigenous Education Plan reiterates the college’s longstanding commitment to learners, families, communities and organizations. The plan supports the principles outlined in developing Human values and the declaration on Rights, Values, Duties and Responsibilities.

Inclusive Governance: The College administers observation of Independence Day, Republic Day, National Youth Day, International Yoga Day etc. to ensure the continuous participation, collaboration and to inculcate values with decision making processes and governance structures which ensure more responsive environment.

Identity Building: The College empowers learners and staffs to achieve their full potential, socially, academically and professionally while participating in College Foundation Day, Rabindra Jayanti, Observation of library day etc.

Culturally rich and supportive learning environments: The College braids ways of being, knowing, and doing into course structure and co-curricular activities as reflected through participation in College magazine to various competitions and seminars

Collaborative Engagement: The College strengthens bonds of respect, creativity and community engagement through observation of Vani Vandana to inculcate meaningful and responsive values.



A Commitment to becoming the Healthiest Campus in the State:

Nabagram Hiralal Paul College plans to be the healthiest campus in the state with the plan to become the first college in India to adopt a Charter. By signing the Charter, the College will incorporate health into everyday operations, business practices and academic mandates to support students, staff and faculty. We believe that

"When We Work For Better, Our Students Can Achieve Best!"

Our Commitment: 

Adopting a Charter will be the beginning of many efforts the College will make to fulfil the college’s commitments. There will be significant engagement over the next five years of the strategic plan, to actualize this goal.


The Charter:

As part of adopting the charter, the College is in the making the following commitments:

We will infuse sustainability into the decisions we make, expanding our focus on the well-being of our students, employees, community and environment.

We will cultivate a rich and diverse learning and work environment under the portfolio of earn while you learn as we recognize that diversity is our strength.

We will continue to strengthen the primary importance of Indigenous cultural foundations and the principles of mutual respect, inclusion and community engagement.


  • The IQAC has planned to organize Prospectus Day every year so as to make the students identified with the vision and mission of the college.
  •  The IQAC plans to establish linkages with the industry and arrange for internships.
  • The college plans to set up a Women's Study Centre.
  • The college plans to maintain a database on students' progression.
  •  The college proposes to enter into more collaborative activities with other colleges, universities, research institutes and industry.
  • The college proposes to undertake the following extension activities:
    •  Adult literacy programme
    •  Road safety awareness drive
    • The IQAC has recommended for a special rest room for differently abled teachers.