J.D. Birla Institute, Kolkata is a private unaided College affiliated to Jadavpur University, Kolkata since 1963. It is conveniently located in the heart of the city at 11 Lower Rawdon Street, Kolkata-700020 (near Minto Park).
The late Sushila Devi Birla, wife of eminent industrialist late L. N. Birla established a college for girls in her mother-in-law’s name in June 1962. The College was named Smt. Jawahari Devi Birla Institute of Home Science and it filled a much felt gap in the scientific education of young women from Calcutta’s conservative families.