College founded by Carey, Marshman and Ward, 1818
Incorporated by Royal Charter, 1827 and
Bengal Act IV of 1918 as modified up to 1997
by the Govt. of West Bengal
Senate of Serampore College is committed to offer quality theological education to women and men and to train them as leaders, ministers and scholars for the betterment of church and society. It provides a fertile ground for theological research.
Serampore College - First University
Established: 1818Serampore College is the first University in this sub-continent to complete one hundred and ninety years of existence. The Royal Danish Charter of 1827 granted to Serampore College the power to grant degrees, diplomas and certificates in any branch of knowledge decades earlier than the establishment of universities in Calcutta, Madras and Bombay.
Serampore College provides collegiate education to students in the Faculties of Arts, Science and Commerce through affiliation with the University of Calcutta, and higher theological education to the ministers of the churches through its Faculty of Theology to affiliated colleges in India, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh. In this decade leading to the bicentenary celebrations Serampore College re calls its past contributions and plans to meet the future needs.
Charter of Incorporation of the Serampore CollegeWe Frederick the Sixth, by the Grace of God King of Denmark, the Vendors and Gothers, Duke of Slesvig Holsten, Storman, Ditmarsken, Limessborg and Oldenborg, by these writings make known and publicly declare...
7. And We further appoint, grant and declare that the said William Carey, Joshua Marshman and John Clark Marshman, the members of the first Council and their successors for ever, shall have the power of conferring upon the students of the said College, native Christians as well as others, degrees of rank and honour according to their proficiency in as ample a manner as any other such College, yet the said Serampore College shall only have the power of conferring such degrees on the students that testify their proficiency in Science, and no rank or other special right shall be connected therewith in our dominions. And We do hereby further appoint, grant and declare, that after the expiration of the said ten years, the said Council of the College and their successors forever shall have power to make and establish such orders and by-laws as shall appear to them useful...
Given at our Royal Palace in Copenhagen on the twenty-third day of February in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and twenty-seven, in the nineteenth year of our reign. Under our Royal Hand and Seal.
Serampore College Act, 1918
Bengal Act IV of 1918 - 1st Maya) The Government of India (Adaptation of Indian Laws) Order, 1937.
b) The Adaptation of Laws Order, 1950.
As modified up to the 30th June, 1997 An Act to supplement, and in certain matters to supersede, the Royal Charter of Incorporation and the statutes and Regulations of the Serampore College.Preamble WHEREAS on the 23rd day of February, 1827, the institution established in Serampore, Bengal, and known as the Serampore College, was incorporated by Royal Charter granted by his late Danish Majesty, King Frederick the Sixth, with the powers and privileges in the said Royal Charter set forth including the power of conferring upon the students of the said College degrees of rank and honour according to their proficiency in science;
Statues and Regulations
June 12th, 1833
|Forms||Regulations||Documents & Information||External Studies||Entrance Examination|
|Transcript||D.TH.||Right To Information ACT||M.C.S.||Mature Exam(BCS/BD)|
|Marksheet||M.C.S.||Serampore at Ninety||B.C.S.||Mature Exam(DCS/DipBT)|
|Certificate||B.D.||Senate Publication||D.C.S.||M.TH. Qualifying Exam|
|Registration Form||B.C.S.||BTESSC Publication||D.C.P.C.||D.MIN. Qualifying Exam|
|Exam Entry Form||B.Miss.||New Publication||D.Min.||ATA B.TH. to Serampore B.D. Qual. Exam|
|College Marks Reporting Form||D.C.P.C.||Minutes and Reports||Serampore B.Th. to B.D. Qual. Exam|
|D.Th. Methodology Form||D.C.S.||BTESSC Constitution|
|D.Min. Comprehensive Form|
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