Acharya Jagadish Chandra Bose College, Kolkata was established in 1969.
It is affiliated to University of Calcutta.
The college was managed by Vidyamandir Society through a Governing Body formed for this purpose with Sri L.N.Birla as its Presidentthe College was changed from Birla College of Science & Education to Acharya Jagadish Chandra Bose College with the approval of C.U.
The college campus is situated in a very posh locality of central Kolkata in the heart of the city, at the crossing of Pritoria Street and A.J.C.Bose Road formerly known as Lower Circular Road.
In 1968 Birla College of Science and Birla College of Education were established at 2, Moira Street, Kolkata-17, as two separate institutions by the first provisional Governing Body formed for the purpose. The University of Calcutta granted affiliation w.e.f, 1968-69 session. In 1969, the two institutions were amalgamated into one college under the name & style of Birla College of Science and Education. The college was managed by Vidyamandir Society through a Governing Body formed for this purpose with Sri. L.N. Birla as its President.