Cluny Women’s College is a West Bengal Government Aided, Christian Minority Degree College Affiliated to North Bengal University and recognized by UGC Under Section 2(f) and 12 (B). The College was established by the Registered Society of the Sisters of St. Joseph of Cluny in 1998.
The services rendered to the cause of Education by the Sisters of St. Joseph of Cluny are unparalleled in the districts of Darjeeling and Kalimpong. The education imparted by the Sisters has produced an educated leadership in the Church, Society, and the Government. It has opened new vistas of knowledge to all. They served the cause of education as none else did. The methods they used, the values they cherished, the commitments they made, the convictions they maintained, the humiliations and hardships they willingly suffered, and above all their love and passion for the people remain a source of inspiration even today. The roots of Cluny Women’s College are not limited to its date of physical establishment. For the college bears the legacy of centuries of unselfish sacrifices in the field of education by the Sisters of St. Joseph of Cluny. It is an epitome of the Cluny Philosophy of life as practiced and preached by Blessed Anne Marie Javouhey. The college is a living example of the cherished words of Blessed Anne Marie Javouhey – ‘To do a Little Good.”
The aim of the College is to give Education up to the highest University standard, which would include the imparting of sound learning, the building of character and the spread of spiritual truth and knowledge of God. Students on their part are expected to do their best to attain that harmonious development which will make them worthy citizens of a great nation sincerely committed to God, home and country.
Area and Infrastructure :
Cluny Women’s College has a sprawling campus including open grounds, one three-story building, a Students’ Residence within the campus, a spacious multipurpose hall and a well-endowed library with over 10,000 books.
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