Sree Chaitanya Mahavidyalaya, founded & established in 1965, was a dedicated College of Commerce in its former avatar Sree Chaitanya College of Commerce. The college is duly accredited by NAAC (Second Cycle). The college started offering numerous courses in Arts (Humanities) and Science apart from Commerce under the aegis of West Bengal State University. Previously the college taught under the University of Calcutta
A Governing Body is at the centre stage of the College Administration. The present Governing Body is headed by the its President with the Principal of the College being the Member Secretary. The College boasts of having a well-set Internal Quality Assurance Cell (IQAC) which is an essential stipulation of UGC, India.
The college is situated amid lush green ambience with a garden showcasing multihued flowers and a large green playground. Positioned in a semi-urban or a quasi-metropolitan town of Habra, which is culturally vibrant and academically advanced, Sree Chaitanya Mahavidyalaya chiefly caters to the need of the students hailing from the remote hinterlands of the twin towns of Habra-Ashokenagar as well as for the students of this twin towns and far, even from the places nearer to urban metro city. This co-educational college conscientiously serves the academic odyssey of the economically underprivileged echelon of the society by every available means
The college boasts of a humongous library located in an exceedingly serene and tranquil portion of the college building, an enclave, with an impressive and huge collection of books covering plentiful subjects. The library has a spacious and airy and well lighted reading room for the seekers of knowledge.
Academics of the College is conveniently spread in two parts of the main campus, the Main Building, Annexe Building. Main building hosts the office of the Principal and most of the academic departments. Students' Union Room and the college Canteen are located within the main building enclosure. Over the years, the College has been gaining momentum in upholding its pledge towards inclusive education and thus maintaining sustenance of tradition, culture and heritage inherent to the State of its positioning.
The teaching and other support staffs of the college ever venture out to achieve excellence and flourishing of the college. Students are to abide by the rules and regulations of the college and it must be ardently kept in mind that only through mutual endeavours of all of us, we can raise the college to an astral height. The students must passionately remember that their college is the groundwork and the shaping spirit of their destiny as well as their future.
The college is affiliated to the West Bengal State University. The University Grants Commission also recognized the college under Section 12(B) and Section 2(F). National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) visited our college on March 22 – 23, 2007 (Cycle – 1). In its report the visiting Peer Team appreciated the overall performance of the college and graded ‘B’ in its evaluation scale. The NAAC Peer Team again visited the college on September 26-28, 2016 for the 2nd Cycle. In the report the visiting Peer Team again acknowledged the overall performance of the college and accredited as ‘B-Grade’ in its new evaluation scale.
The college is well connected by train and surface transport, situated on Jessore Road (N.H.35), easily accessible both from Habra Railway Station and Ashoknagar Road Railway Station. The ambience of the college is full of lush green, extremely pleasant and serene