Vasanta College for Women is one of the oldest college of Varanasi, admitted to the privileges of Banaras Hindu University and runs under the aegis of Krishnamurti Foundation India, a world renowned foundation devoted to the cause of education. The college is recognized under Section 2 (f) and 12 (B) of the UGC Act, 1956.
The college solemnizes the confluence of visionary ideals and objectives of thinkers like Dr. Annie Besant, Shri Jiddu Krishnamurti and Bharat Ratna Pt. Madan Mohan Malviya Ji. The college aims to promote value based education in order to develop overall growth of personality and ready to face the new challenges of life while discharging the responsibilities as noble citizens.
The college incessantly serves the students with the knowledge of Arts, Social Sciences, Education and Commerce along with proper emphasis on Indian culture, literature (UG, PG, Ph.D and Diploma Courses) and follows the Academic Calendar of Banaras Hindu University.
Sri S.N. Dubey, Manager, Vasanta College for Women is a trustee of the Krishnamurti Foundation India and the Director of the Rajghat Education Centre, Krishnamurti Foundation India, since 2011. He holds a degree of B.Tech (Hons.) in Civil Engineering from I.I.T., Kharagpur & an M.A.Sc. in Civil Engineering from University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada. He has been an officer of the Indian Administrative Service from 1971 and as Divisional Commissioner, he has also been the Vice-Chancellor of Bhagalpur University in Bihar. Read More
Dr. Alka Singh, The Principal and Professor of English at Vasanta College for Women, Rajghat, KFI, Varanasi, is M.A., Ph. D., B. Ed., PGDTE, and PGCTE (CIEFL). She has her specialization in Gender and Subaltern Studies and has forte in British Literature, Indian Writing in English and Contemporary Literature in English. She has been teaching for last 31 years and has humbly accepted the position of the Principal of the college on 5th October, 2015. She has two books to her credit: Margaret Drabble: Narrative of Identity.