The Council of Serampore College

The Seventh Clause of the Royal Danish Charter given by King Frederick VI, incorporating Serampore College on 23rd February,1827, as Serampore was then a Danish settlement, stated, thus,   And We further appoint, grant and declare that the said William Carey, Joshua Marshman, John Clark Marshman, the members of the first Council, and their successors forever, shall have the power of conferring upon the students of the said College, native Christians as well as others, degrees of rank and honour according to their proficiency in as ample a manner as any other such College  The membership of the Council was enlarged by The Serampore College Act,1918 (Bengal Act IV of 1918) of the Government of West Bengal Legislative Department, stipulating that it will  consist of not less than five nor more than sixteen ordinary members, including the Master, as the Council may from time to time determine.  The Head of the Council, which is the highest governing authority of the College, who is its President , is called Master. The Council continues to enjoy the power of conferring degrees on any subject, other than Theology, under certain conditions laid down by the Serampore College Act, 1918. At present, it confers degrees in theology only. The current Council of Serampore College are as follows:

Bishop Dr. Anilkumar John Servand – MASTER


Principal & Secretary
Council of Serampore College
Serampore – 712 201, Hooghly
Ph.(033) 2662-2322.
Email: seramporecollegeprincipal@gmail.com

Council Members :

Sl Name 
1 Bishop Dr. Anilkumar John Servand, Master
2 Dr. Vansanglura, Principal & Secretary
3 Rev. Dr. Mar Atsongchanger
4 Rev. F. Ramdinmawia
5 Rev. Dr. Solomon Rongpi
6 Rev. Anjan Singh
7 Rev. Dr. Kavito Zhimo
8 Metropolitan H.G. Dr. Yuhanon Mar Diascoros
9 Rev. D.C. Haia Darnei
10 Dr. John Abraham
11 Rt. Rev. Dr. Royce Manoj Victor
12 Rev. Lalramliana Pachuau
13 Most Rev. Dr. P.C. Singh
14 Rev. Dr. Sham P Thomas
15 Rev. Tapas Mondal
16 Dr. (Mrs.) Nayanbala Dass