With a view to enable students to take up the present-day challenges in career, suitably designed courses are conducted on Spoken English and Computer Training :
a) A short-term course on 'Improved Communication in English' is conducted by the Institute of English, Calcutta, (Government of West Bengal sponsored). Two classes are held per week (barring holidays) in the New Building. Theoretical and practical tests are conducted at the end of the course. Students who pass the tests are issued certificates from the Institute of English, Calcutta.
No. of beneficiaries (2016) : 26
b) A computer training course for students has been started. The training is imparted by Webel Informatics Ltd., a Govt. of West Bengal Undertaking. The course is of 2 years duration @ Rs-2000/- per student payable in 4 instalments, with a rebate for reserved categories. Two classes are held per week (barring holidays) in the Vidyasagar College for Women Computer Centre in the e-library section of the Central Library in the New Building. Class timings are adjusted within the College routine. After completion of the course, each student will be issued a Diploma in Computer Applications by Webel Informatics Ltd. Job assistance is provided by Webel Informatics Ltd
No. of beneficiaries (2016) : 351
c) A Beautician Course was started from 02.09.16 Initially 53 students enrolled in the course. The required materials for the course were bought from the College fund. The course is of 6 months' duration at a monthly fees of Rs 100 per student. One class of 2 hours' duration (1 hour theory + 1 hour practical) is held per week. The short-term course of six months came to an end in March 2017. A final examination was held and certificates were handed to the students who had qualified the examination. Considering the popularity of the course, it was decided at an IQAC Meeting that the course would be continued in the new session.
No. of beneficiaries (2016) : 50
d) An Entry-in-Services course has been started for the students belonging to the reserved category to prepare them for various competitive examinations for recruitment in different jobs. The course is sponsored by the UGC.
No. of beneficiaries (2016) : 32
e) In the recent past, there has been a tie-up between NSS with Pidilite Industries Limited whereby NSS Volunteers will be given free coaching on garments designing for 12 sessions. After the successful completion of all sessions, they will be given Certificates of Appreciation and the best creations will be given pride of place at the Company's portal and those will be up for sale at prices quoted by the Volunteers. Pidilite Industries Ltd also held a workshop on 'Artist In Me' under the aegis of the Career Counselling Cell. Pidilite Industries have made a commendable contribution in introducing new and innovative craft materials to cater to the needs of aspiring artists through Fevicryl. They have given an opportunity to the students to earn. The creative products can be sold through them by a programme called Art On Sale.
Sm Atri Saha joined as the NCC In-Charge from January 2017.
The students of our College take part in different extension activities led by the NCC and NSS. Lt Dr Satya Upadhyay was the NCC In-Charge till 16.12.2016. The NCC Unit of this College is under the name “C” Roy 2nd Bengal Girl's Battalion. They receive training in the defence and disaster management of the country. Regular parades, drills and camps are organized to make the cadets fit for the commissioned ranks. During the academic year 2015-16, the NCC observed Anti-tobacco Day with a rally, World Aids Day, NCC Day, World Yoga Day, World Environment Day and has done volunteer work during the Pulse Polio drive.