|Affiliation||University of Calcutta|
24/2, Mahatma Gandhi Rd, Baithakkhana,
Surendranath College is an undergraduate college affiliated to the University of Calcutta, in Kolkata, India. It was founded in 1884 by the nationalist leader and eminent scholar Surendranath Banerjee￼￼.
For much of its history it was known as Ripon College, named for the British Viceroy Lord Ripon, but in 1948-1949 it was renamed for its founder. Swami Vivekananda delivered his first address in Calcutta from the rostrum of this college on his return from Chicago after his famous deliverance at the Parliament of the World's Religions..
It's a NAAC B+ grade accredited college(2017)
During the Coronavirus Pandemic in India, With the demand for hand sanitizers raised in the wake of the Coronavirus scare, Surendranath College made a low-cost sanitiser meeting WHO guidelines. Apart from the chemical ingredients available at the lab, other contents such as Alcohol and Hydrogen Peroxide were procured from market, and the concoction was prepared meeting WHO specifications. The sanitiser is named Sparsho (touch) and the bottles are distributed for free among the locals