Lady Brabourne College, is one of the premier Institutions for women's education in India. Established by the Government of Bengal in July 1939, it is named after the wife of Lord Brabourne, the Governor of Bengal till February 1939. The foundation stone of the building in which it is presently housed was laid on 26th August 1939 by Sir J. Woodhead the then Governor of Bengal.
Outstation students who take admission to the college are extended the facilities of a college Hostel which is situated adjacent to the college premises.
Government sponsored Merit scholarships both at the National and State levels can be availed apart from scholarships awarded by some local bodies and organizations.
The Career Counselling and Job Placement Committee of the College has been organizing various programmes for career development and job placements since 2002