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Rector and Head Master.
1st Assistant. Mr. A. W. Alcock, ...
2nd Ditto. Mr. H. H. Hedra, ...
... 3rd Assistant and Drawing Master. Ashraf Hussin, ...
List of Rectors : 1847. Rev. J. Kyd, M.A.
1864. Rev. J. C. Nesfield, M.A. 1819. Rev. S. Slater.
1866. Rev. G. M, Wilson, M.A. 1852. Rev. J. Richards, M.A. 1877. Rev. L. F. Phillips, M.A. 1855. Rev. G. Pridham, B.C.L.
(offg.) 1859. Rev. W. Ayerst, M.A. 1878. Mr. R. Carter, B.A. 1862. Rev. F. C. Cardew, M.A.
Free Church Institution, Calcutta.
AFFILIATED, 1857. Originally established by Dr. Duff in August, 1830, for the education of native youths under the name of the General Assembly's Institution, and since 1843 designated the Free Church Institution, being supported by the Free Church of Scotland.
The Institution since 1875 has been in a handsome new edifice, Nimtollah Street, which has been erected at a cost of upwards of £15,000.
It consists of two departments--a College Department and a Preparatory School.
In the College Department all the branches of a higher education in English Literature, Science, Philosophy, with Bengali and Sanskrit, are taught, in immediate connection with systematic instruction in the doctrines and evidences of natural and revealed religion.
Scholarships. 1. There is an endowment of Rs. 80 per month for small Scholarships of Rs. 5 per month each, which are allotted only to those who pass the University Examinations.
2. There are two endowed Theological Scholarships, of Rs. 16 per month each, called “the Duff Scholarships," designed for students who are candidates for the Christian ministry.
3. There is also an endowed “ Hawkins Scholarship,” of Rs. 8 per month, founded by the liberality of the gentleman whose name it bears.
Annual Prizes. 1. Endowed Prizes :- The Hawkins Gold Medal of Rs. 80, to the most successful student in the Institution.
The Macdonald Prize.
The Kelloe Prize of Rs. 40 founded by the late Mr. Buchan of Kelloe.
These are usually allotted for the best essays on prescribed subjects.
2. Besides these, prizes for general Scholarship and regular attendance are awarded in all the classes; with several more for special exercises or essays.
INSTRUCTIVE STAFF. Rev. William C. Fyfe, Principal | Babu Kali Charan Banerjee,M.A., (Europe.)
B.L. » James Robertson, M.A.,Offg. | Umesh Chandra Chatterjea. Principal.
» Dev Sankar Dey, M.A.
Haridas Gargari, M.A.
La Martiniere, Calcutta.
AFFILIATED, 1857. La Martiniere of Calcutta, together with similar Institutions at Lncknow and Lyons, was founded by General Clande Martin, a native of the latter place, and a General in the service of the King of Oudh.
General Martin bequeathed a large sum of money to be devoted to the establishment of a school for the Christian inhabitants of Calcutta, under the direction of the Supreme Court. The School was opened on the 1st March, 1836, and was, according to the provision in General Martin's will, named “ La Martiniere."
By decrees of the Supreme and High Courts, a body of Governors has been constituted, consisting of the Governor-General, the Lieutenant. Governor of Bengal, the Chief Justice of the High Court, the Bishop of Calcutta, the Commander-in-Chief, the Members of Council, the two Senior Barrister Judges of the High Court, the Advocate-General for the time being, and the Chairman of the Justices of Calcutta. The ex-officio Governors elect annually four other Governors, who, with one of the ex-officio Governors, form a Board of Acting Governors, to whom the general control of the Institution is entrusted.
By the decree of the Supreme Court, there must be upon the Foundation not less than 75 boys and 40 girls. The Foundationers are entirely supported from the funds of the School, and receive an apprentice-fee or other allowance on leaving the School.
The Foundationers are chosen from amongst the Cbristian population of Calcutta; and must not be at the time of election less than four, or more than ten, years of age.
Boarders and Day Scholars are also received on payment of a monthly fee.
Secretary and Medical Officer.
Head Master, F. J. Biden, M.A.
London Missionary Society's Institution, Bhowanipore.
AFFILIATED, 1857. This Institution was founded by the London Missionary Society in the year 1838. In 1854 the large and handsome building now used, consisting of a library, a hall, and sixteen class-rooms, was first opened.
The Institution is divided into three departments, viz., a College Department for undergraduates of the University, a School Depart. ment, and a Theological class for training Christian natives for missionary work.
The course of study comprehends English, Sanskrit, and Ben. gali Literature, Mental and Moral Philosophy, Mathematics, History, and Geography, together with the Sacred Scriptures and Christian evidences.
The number of students and scholars amounts to more than 700. A branch school at Behala, four miles to the south-west of Calcutta, contains 150 boys.
J. F. Taylor, B.A.
AFFILIATED, 1857. This Institntion was founded in 1818 under the patronage of the Marquis of Hastings, then Governor-General of India, by the Revs. Dr. Carey, Dr. Marshman, and W. Ward, who, together with Colonel Krefting, the Danish Governor of Serampore, and J. C. Marshman, Esq., formed the first Council.
In 1821 it received a munificent donation from the King of Denmark, consisting of certain premises to the north-west of the College, and this act of liberality was followed in 1828 by the grant of a Royal Charter giving perpetuity to the Institution and its endowments. At the cession of Serampore to the East India Company, this Charter was confirmed at the especial request of the Danish Sovereign.
The ground on which the College stands was purchased chiefly by subscription ; the entire expense of the buildings, amounting to about £15,000, was met out of the private funds of the Serampore Missionaries, who were the first promoters of the undertaking. After the death of Dr. Marshman, the funds for carrying on the operations of the College were provided partly by the endowments, bat chiefly by the liberality of J. C. Marshman, Esq., the only surviving member of the original Council. On his departure from India in 1856, the College was placed under the general direction of the Baptist Missionary Society, which has since contributed towards its support and become identified with its operations.
It is conducted by three European professors, assisted by twelve * native teachers. The number of youths in the College Department is about seventy; in the School, three hundred.
The interest of funds raised by the late Mr. Ward in Europe and America supports wholly, or in part, several European youths con. nected with the Mission or wishing to become so, and also a boarding school for the children of native preachers. Scholarships to the amount of about Rs. 40 monthly are distributed amongst the most deserving of the native students in the College classes.
An education fee, exacted from the European students, contributes to the preservation and improvement of the library.
The course of study is intended to impart a liberal education, and special attention is paid to the principles of Christianity.
The present members of the Council are:-R. Scott-Moncrieff, Esq., Revs. J. Trafford, and C. B. Lewis.
INSTRUCTIVE STAFF. Principal ...
Rev. Albert Williams.
| Rev. E. S. Summers, B.A., Trin. Profr of Mathematics ...
1 Col., Camb.
( Babu Umeschandra Banerjea, Sanskrit Professors
I., Jadabchandra Banerjea.
AFFILIATED, 1860. The Agra College was founded in 1823, and affiliated to the University in 1860. It was originally endowed by the late Gungadhur Pandit with the revenues of certain villages in the Agra, Aligarh, and Mathura Districts. Subsequently, the Government added to its income, and raised it to its present status. The College consists of two departments, the College Proper and the School. The staff of the former consists of a Principal and two Professors; the latter of a Head Master, ten Anglo-Vernacular Masters, and seven Maulvis and Pandits.
INSTRUCTIVE STAFF. Principal
K. Deighton, M.A. Professor of Literature ... A. Thomson.
Ditto Mathematics ... Ramasankar Misra. Head Master ...
... J. Statham.
AFFILIATED, 1860. Benares College is supported by Government, and is under the control of the Director of Public Instruction, North-Western Provinces and Oudh. It is divided into two departments, the Sanskrit College and the English College, under the immediate charge and superintendence of the Principal.
1.-SANSKRIT COLLEGE. The Benares Sanskrit College was founded in 1791, for the cultivation of the language, literature, and, as inseparably connected with these, the religion of the Hindus. It teaches Grammar, Literature, Law, Philosophy, and Mathematics. No tuition or entrance fee is exacted. The number of students on the roll of this College is 130. Monthly Government Scholarships amounting to Rs. 100 per mensem, are awarded to deserving students, and an annual donation of Rs. 100 from the Maharajah of Benares is bestowed in prizes. There is also a small endowment by Radhabibi, the inter. est of which is given as a scholarship.
INSTRUCTIVE STAFF. Pandit Harinath Dube,
... Professor of Poetry.
Ditto Hindu Astronomy. , Devakrishna Misra,
ASSISTANT PROFESSORS. Paudit Damodar Sastri,
. Asst. Professor of Grammar. „ Bhawaniprasád Dikshit,
Logic. 5 Rámakrishna Sastri,
Ditto „ Sankhya. » Gangadhara Sastri,
Ditto „Mathematics. 11.-ENGLISH COLLEGE. This College, teaching Arts and Mathematics up to the M.A. standard, has a School Department attached. There are 70 students in the College, and 490 in the School Departments. The tuition fees vary from Rs. 5 to 3 in the College, and from Rs. 1-8-0 to 0-6-0 in the School Department. Each class has its fixed rate of fee. The College and School are accessible to all classes on payment of an entrance fee of 1 rupee. Government Scholarships are awarded according to the results of the University and departmental Examinations. There are also local Scholarships amounting to about Rs. 100 per mensem.
Connected with this College is the boarding-house for the district students. The number of Boarders at present is about 80. Many of them get Government stipends.