Like fire in a piece of flint, knowledge exists in the mind.  Suggestion is the friction that brings it out.
-Swami Vivekananda

Since UGC-Academic Staff College, University of Calcutta, began its journey on October 08, 1990, it has persistently engaged itself in organizing increasing number of Orientation Programs, Refresher Courses, Seminars and Workshops with the objectives of helping the teachers discharge their professional commitments more effectively. Our functions have got a new dimension in the wake of the decision to make participation in these programs mandatory for the purpose of career advancement of teachers.


NAAC accredited as 'Performer' Academic Staff College in 2012

Status of our ASC-CU as Published by UGC and presented at the Director’s Meet held in February  20-21 2009.

ASC-CU ranks out of 55 other ASCs

On the basis of

11th  plan

10th  Plan

Cost Effectiveness

2nd Rank

3rd Rank


3rd Rank

5th Rank

Programs Conducted

3rd Rank

5th Rank


Einstein once wrote :

Imagination is more important than knowledge…

Activities of Academic Staff College of University of Calcutta is a pragmatic and practical embodiment of imaginations based on appropriate knowledge.
And we will succeed ….

Best Practices

  • Involvement of the teachers’ and principals’ associations for timely and qualitative improvement of the courses
  • Publication of the proceedings (often with ISBN) of the academic programmes
  • Clean campus: Awareness and action components
  • Regular interaction with the senior administrative officials of the university
  • Cooperation received from all academic and administrative departments on sustainable basis.
  • More emphasis on transaction of knowledge in frontier areas of research and pedagogy
  • Motivate the participants to think, act and try to solve problems on case by case
  • Low unit cost

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