One of the striking aspects of the college is its residential status and for this, the campus houses four dedicated Hostels for the students.
The college has four dedicated dining halls for the students and one for the faculty & staff members. healthy, sustainable meals.
The day’s work in the hostels begins with prayer in the shrines. This is repeated in the evening. Though each student has the freedom to follow his own faith.
The College was established on the Ashrama campus in July 1960. Affiliated to the University of Calcutta, its first batch of students commenced classes in August 1960.
The college publishes a biennial magazine called ABHIH. Students & teachers can find for themselves a suitable medium of self-expression in the pages of this magazine.
The hallmark of the campus life is numerous activities, academic and non-academic, that are organised both at the college and the hostels throughout the year.
Co-curricular activities like participation in game, acting, singing, recitation, debates, music, drama, etc., help in achieving overall functioning of education.
Regular training is given to the students to develop skills in sports, physical exercises and athletics.
A twelve station Multigym was installed at the Brahmananda Bhavana kitchen complex.
The college has active N.C.C. and N.S.S. wings. Every year cadets pass the N.C.C. ‘B’ and ‘C’ certificate examinations.
The Ashrama has a well-equipped hospital (Arogya Bhavana) with 27 beds. Qualified doctors are in regular attendance, and some specialists visit every week. Outdoor treatment is offered everyday and when necessary, the boys are admitted to the hospital for indoor care. There is a free charitable dispensary attached to the hospital which looks after the health of local Harijan population.