BarrackporeRastraguru Surendranath College, founded in 1953, is a UGC registered College [under 2f] & accredited by NAAC. A group of dedicated men, led by Dr. Satish Bose, a noted social worker, took the initiative in establishing this institution on 19 Sept. 1953 and named it after one of the most illustrious sons of Barrackpore and India.The institution initially functioned from DebiprasadHigh School and in 1954 was shifted to 6 Riverside Road as an institution affiliated to the University of Calcutta. In 1969, the college bought a plot of land at 85 Middle Road for further expansion.
Library: The college has well maintained Library with open access system at both the campuses which is continuously developing. Library has 47000 books, 49 Journals as on 31.12.2013. The College is also a member of INFLIBNET since May 2009.