Award

Prizes

The  College  has to its credit  the  following prizes,  awards & trust  funds which  are con-ferred  upon the deserving  students  every  year.
 
1.     Purna Kumari  Basu Memorial  Prize,  for securing highest marks in University Degree
Honours Examination in Arts, Science and Commerce from J. K. College, Purulia.
 
The prize fund was established in 1994 by Basu Brothers in memory of their mother.
 
2.     Suresh Chandra Dasgupta Memorial  Prize, for securing highest marks in Degree Honours
Examination in Science from J.K.College, Purulia.
 
The prize fund was established in 1995 by Late Mira Roy Chowdhury in memory of her father.
 
3.     Rohini  Kumar  Roy  Chowdhury  Memorial  Prize,  for securing highest marks in Degree
Honours Examination in Arts from J. K. College, Purulia.
 
The prize fund was established in 1985 by Late Mira Roy Chowdhury in memory of her fatherin-law.
 
4.     Nirmal  Kumar  Roy  Chowdhury  Memorial  Prize,  for securing highest marks in Degree
Honours Examination in Commerce from J. K. College, Purulia.
 
The prize fund was established in 1985 by Sri Sankha Roy Chowdhury.
 
  5.   Suryanarayan  Mishra Memorial  Prizes
a)    for securing highest marks in Degree Examination among the students with Honours in English / Political Science / Physics from J. K. College, Purulia.
b)    for securing second highest marks in Degree Examination among the students with
Honours in English / Political Science / Physics from J. K. College, Purulia.
 
The prize fund was established in 1985 by Sri Sachindranath Mishra in memory of his father.
 
6.     Ananda Kumar Dan Memorial  Prize,  1993, for securing highest marks in Degree Exami- nation in Arts with Honours in History from J. K. College, Purulia.
 
The prize fund was established in 1989 by Prof. S. K. Basu Roy in memory of his old colleague.
 
7.     Amalendu  Upadhyaya  Memorial  Prize,  1993, for securing highest marks in Degree Ex- amination with Honours in English from J. K. College, Purulia.
 
The prize fund was established in 1993 by Prof. S. K. Basu Roy in memory of his old colleague.
 
8.     Manindralal  Banerjee  Memorial  Prize  and Medal, for securing highest marks in Degree Hons. Examination (Arts, Science, Commerce taken together) from any college in Purulia District.
 
The prize fund was established in 1985 by Late D. N. Banerjee, Advocate, Purulia, in memory of his father.
 
 
9.    K. P. Gupta Memorial  Prize,  for securing highest marks in Chemistry Hons. Examination from J. K. College, Purulia.
 
The prize fund was established in 1997 by Late Prof. N. N. Fouzdar in memory of late K. B. Gupta, a distinguished scholar in Chemistry.
 
10.  Tarapada  Chowdhury  Memorial  Prize,  for securing highest marks in Bengali Hons. Ex- amination from J. K. College, Purulia.
 
The prize fund was established in 1997 by Late Prof. N. N. Fouzdar in memory of Late Dr. Tarapada Chowdhury, a distinguished scholar in Sanskrit.
 
11.  Surabala Samaddar and Jatindranath  Samaddar Memorial  Prizes,
a)    for securing highest marks in Accountancy Hons. Examination from J. K. College, Purulia.
b)    for securing highest marks in Commerce (Pass) Examination from J. K. College, Purulia.
 
The prize fund was established by Prof. B. K. Samaddar in memory of his late father and mother.
 
12.  Mira Roy  Chowdhury  Prize,  for securing highest marks in Zoology Hons. Examination from J. K. College, Purulia.
 
The prize fund was established in 1999 by Souma Roy Chowdhury and Shakya
Roychowdhury in the name of their beloved mother, Late Mira Roy Chowdhury.
 
13.  Manindralal  Banerjee  Trust Fund :
Established by Sri Prabir Kumar Banerjee, grandson of Late Manindralal Banerjee, in the year 1999 for an amount of Rs. 1 Lakh for giving financial assistance to meritorious but financially disadvantaged students in the district studying undergraduate courses for the purpose of purchasing text and reference books.
 
14.  Subasini  Sasmal Trust  Fund, for securing highest marks not below 60% in Geology
(Hons.) from J. K. College, Purulia.
 
The prize fund was established in 2004 by Sri Dipak Kr. Sasmal, erstwhile Head Clerk of this college.
 
15.  Bishnupada Ray  Memorial  Trust  Fund, for the Topper in Hons. Examination from this college (in any discipline) to pursue P. G. Studies in any Indian University.
 
The prize fund was established in 2005 by Sri Milan Kr. Ray, an NRI son of Purulia
District in memory of his late father.
 
16.  Pannalal Daga Memorial  Trust  Fund, for giving financial assistance to two economically backward but meritorious students from Arts and Science faculties (one from each) for pursuing their undergraduate studies in J. K. College, Purulia from the academic ses- sion 2005.
 
17.  Mr. Milan  Kr.  Ray  Trust  Fund, for needy and meritorious students for pursuing U. G. studies in the college.
 
The Trust Fund was established in 2006 by Mr. Milan Kr. Ray, an NRI son of Purulia
District.
 
 

 
18.  Sabitri Choudhury Memorial  Prize  and Medal, estd. by Dr. A. K. Choudhury of the Dept. of Mathematics in 2006 in memory of his late mother for securing highest marks in PG (Maths.) from this college, provided the same be at least 60%.
 
19. Donation :
Mr. Nimai Gopal Mukherjee has donated the sum of Rs. 1,00,000/- for the construction of a room in the name of “Kathia Baba”.
 
20.  Milan  Kr.  Roy  Welfare  Fund, for needy and meritorious students for pursuing U.G. studies in the College.
 
The Welfare Fund was established in 2007 by Mr. Milan Kr. Roy, an NRI son of Purulia
District.
 
21.  Laxmi Narayan Singh and Rampyari  Devi Memorial  Prize  for securing highest marks in
Hindi Honours in Degree examination from J.K.College, Purulia
 
22.  Srimat Swami Tapananda Maharaj and Srimat Swami Tryakhsarananda Maharaj Smarak Fund for securing highest marks in Geography (Hons.) and Computer Science (Hons.) in Degree Final Examination from J.K. College, Purulia
 
The prize fund was established by Dr. Srinibas Mishra, ex-Principal, J.K.College, Purulia in 2008.
 
23.  Tinubala Debi and Haripada Kundu Memorial  Prize  for securing highest marks (at least
60%) in Education Hons. in Degree Final Examination from J. K. College, Purulia.
The prize fund was established by Dr. Sadhan Chandra Kundu in memory of his parents in 2008
 
24.  Jayanti  Bala Debi and Bishwanath  Mishra Memorial  Prize  for securing highest marks by a girl student in the final UG and PG examination from J. K. College, Purulia.
 
The prize fund was established by Dr. Srinibas Misra, ex-Principal, J.K.College, in 2009 in the memory of his parents.
 
25.  Narendra  Nath  Fauzdar  Memorial  Prize  for the best NSS Volunter (selected by the
Programme Officers) in J.K.College, Purulia.
 
The Prize fund was established in 2009 by Dr. Sadhan Chandra Kundu in memory of Late
Narendra Nath Fauzdar, ex-Teacher-in-charge of J.K.College, Purulia.
 
26.  Shakti  Sadhan Basu Memorial  Medel  & Prize  established by Dr. Kanai Lal Dutta & Dr.
Ganesh Chandra Gorain, Deptt. of Mathematics, J.K.College, Purulia in 2011 in the memory of their respected teacher Late Prof. Shakti Sadhan Basu, for the student securing high- est (not below 60%) in Mathematics Honours in the University Degree Examination from any college of Purulia District.
 
27.  Surabharati  Prize  Fund estblished by Dr. R.P. Das, Deptt. of Sanskrit, J.K. College, in memory of his parents for the student of J.K. College in 2015 securing highest marks (not less than 60%) in Sanskrit Honours in the University Degree Final Exam.
28. Lakshman Chandra Dutta and Niyati Devi  Memorial Prize established  by Dr. Kanai Lal Dutta, Dept. of Mathematics in 2017 in memory of his late Parents for securing highest marks by a girl student in Mathematics Honours in the University Degree Examination from J. K. College, Purulia.
 
28.  Tulsiram  Agarwal  Memorial  Prize  established by Dr. A. K. Agarwal, Deptt. of English in memory of his father for having highest attendance in each of B.A, B.Sc. & B.Com (not below 80%)
 
 

 
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I have the proud privilege to share my views on Jagannath Kishore College, with whom I have been associated for the last twenty-five years initially as a faculty of Physics, and then as the Principal for the last seven years or so. Founded in 1948, and serving as a premiere institution for higher education in Purulia for over seven decades, this college has followed the motto ‘Shraddhavan Lavate Jnanam’( a faithful person achieves knowledge) to its optimum. In Swami Vivekananda’s words ‘Education is the manifestation of perfection already in man’ –.....

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