• Arup Barik State Aided College Teacher, Chandrapur College, Chandrapur, Purba Bardhaman, West Bengal, India, 713145
  • Ranajit Dhara State Aided College Teacher; Kalna College; Kalna, Purba Bardhaman, West Bengal, India, 713409


Sir Ashutosh Mukhopadhyay, Calcutta University, Educationist, Calcutta high Court


Ashutosh Mukhopadhyay is the most respected name in Bengal and Indian Education system. His contribution to the spread of higher Education and Secondary Education in the country is unrivaled. The Bengali nation will always remember Ashutosh for his steadfastness in protesting against the government's intervention in the university. Ashutosh built a Firm of Higher Education at Calcutta University with his Progressive Vision, Skills, Administrative abilities, and Hard Work. Ashutosh has the unique credit of building an educational institution for the university. Ashutosh has also been remembered for establishing law colleges and science colleges. He brought together talented scientists at the University of Calcutta and emphasized science education. Apart from Bengali, he also taught Hindi, Oriya, Malayalam, Parli, Kannada, Urdu, and other languages at Calcutta University. He established the Calcutta University Printing Press and Research Centre. He tried to reduce government control over the University of Calcutta. On other hand, it is believed that he sowed the seeds of freedom through this attitude.


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Calcutta University convocation Address, 2nd. March, 1907; 12th. March, 1910; 26th. Dec., 1913.

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Hundred years of the Univsity Vol. 1, p-338

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Arup Barik, & Ranajit Dhara. (2021). OUTLOOKS OF SIR ASHUTOSH MUKHOPADHYAY ON THE FIELD OF EDUCATION. International Education and Research Journal (IERJ), 7(1). Retrieved from https://ierj.in/journal/index.php/ierj/article/view/2217