Kamala Devi Sohanraj Singhvi Jain College of Education is a self-financed co-educational teacher education Institution situated in Cossipore, by the Ganges and close to Chiriamore crossing. It was established in 2006 and received its affiliation from the NCTE on 25th Aug, 2008. It was affiliated to University of Calcutta from its inception until by notification issued by Govt of WB, Dept of Higher Education, dated 11. 2. 2016., it was affiliated to The West Bengal University of Teachers’ Training, Education Planning and Administration on 13.5.2016.
The college was founded by its parent body, Shree Shwetambar Sthanakvasi Jain Sabha, which is a benevolent Organization marked by its various philanthropic activities. The sole endeavour of this organization is to render selfless services to humanity with a broad aim to develop the society at large through education, and inculcation of social awareness and positive values among the younger generation.
Under the guiding principles of these values, Shree S. S. Jain Sabha, runs several philanthropic endeavours like – Three Schools, a Undergraduate College, a Teacher Educational College, an IGNOU special study centre, a Dental College, a Book Bank, a Hospital and Research Centre, a society for Women’s Development, Jain Religious Society, Industrial Training Centre, Human Welfare Projects, and two Free Pre-primary school for underprivileged children (Neev).
The medium of instruction followed in the college is English and Bengali.