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Local Committee on the 30th September 1851.
NAMES OF MEMBERS.
J. C. BROWN, Esq.,
Establishment as on the 30th September 1851.
M. ROCHFORT, ESQ.,
Senior School Department.
Mr. S. W. Bradbury,
First Assistant Master,
Junior School Department.
Babu Omesh Chunder Dutt,
Doyal Chand Roy,
Babu Raj Mohun Pal,
Koylash Chunder Roy, 2 Duftories, at 5, 2 Peons, at 5, 2 Chowkeedars, at 4, I Bearer, I Water Bearer, 1 Bheestee, 2 Mehters, at 4, 2 Mallees,
Civil and Sessions Judge of Nuddeah.
tendent of Nuddeah Rivers.
Principal Sudder Ameen of Nuddeah.
Ilth Nov. 1846.
300 200 150
4th Nov. 1846. 14th Dec. 1846. 8th Dec. 1845.
14th May 1851. 4th Mar. 1846. 8th Dec. 1845. 10th Feb. 1847. 25th Nov. 1848. 25th Nov. 1848. 25th Nov. 1848.
50 30 100
1st July 1846. Srd Aug. 1846. 13th May 1846.
1st Feb. 1849.
Statement exhibiting the Number, Caste, &c. of the Pupils on the
30th September 1851.
5 2 1 3 2 1 1 1 1 1 7
Statement exhibiting the Number of Scholarshipholders and Pay
and Free Pupils on the 30th September 1851.
Statement exhibiting the Number of Students studying different
languages, on the 30th September 1851.
Free scholars are those qualified for scholarships for whom there were no vacancies.
Omes Chunder Dutt, senior scholar, Scholars who have for the appointment of second master, left the College.
Chittagong school. Kedarnath Banerjea, junior scholar, joined a private school in zillah Hooghly.
Mohesh Chunder Chatterjea, junior scholar, resigned his scholarship.
Poorno Chunder Roy, junior scholar, joined the Medical College.
Mohesh Chunder Chowdry, junior scholar of the Bancoorah school, resigned his scholarship.
One senior scholar, Ram Collan Chowdry, a promising and amiable young man, died.
In September Mr. Rochfort's health failing him, he was obliged to go to sea for six weeks, and the head master was appointed to act for him during his short absence. Babu Ramtonoo Lahoree, in April last, having been
appointed head master of the Burdwan GoChanges.
vernment school, his place was supplied by Babu Omesh Chunder Dutt, second master of the Chittagong school, and formerly a scholar of this College.
The classes of the junior department were subject to a continual change of masters, in consequence of four months' absence of Babu Ramtonoo Lahoree (on leave), two months' absence of Babu Doyalchand Roy, second master (on sick leave), and the interval which elapsed between the appointment and joining of Babu Omesh Chunder Dutt. The examination reports detailed below shew, however, that the classes have not sensibly suffered. The College, though in high repute with the natives of the
locality, does not increase in numEstimation in which bers, partly from the richer classes the College is held by of adjacent districts preferring to the Native Community. send their sons to the larger Colleges, partly as the rules of admission respecting age and qualifications are strictly carried out. But when the long expected building is commenced, in lieu of the hired one which ill accommodates the present small numbers, * the importance of the College amongst the natives will greatly increase.
• Four classes for want of room are placed in the verandah, and the largest class room is divided into two by a temporary partition.
The only private funds belonging to this Institution are
rupees 14,833 in the hands of the Government Funds.
agent, subscribed by the residents and natives for the express purpose of building a College at Kishnaghur. The Library has been inspected and found in good order.
It consists of 1,367 volumes—a few of which Library.
are duplicates. 291 were added during the present
year. The students have made great use of it. The Philosophical Instruments, used to illustrate and assist
the mathematical studies, are in a perfect Instruments.
The masters have been zealous and attentive Masters.
throughout the year. The College students have conducted themselves with great
propriety, and paid every attention to their Students.
studies. The examination of the school classes was conducted by the acting principal Mr. Bradbury, and Mr. Beatson.
The Maharajah Sreesh Chunder Roy Bahadoor conducted the Bengali examination.
Consists of 10 students, 1 of 1st Class, 2nd Section, whom withdrew during the examiSenior School Dept.
nation, ages varying from 15 to 21. This class was examined by the acting Principal in the junior scholarship course, which they had read during the year. He reports
“ Literature fair, History much above the average. Grammar also pretty good."
Geometry good, but they had advanced too far (to the eleventh book) as it injured their other subjects. Geography not good. Arithmetic and Algebra poor.” In Bengali
“ They passed well in explanation, tolerably in translation, but read indifferently.
Twenty-two boys, ages from 14 to Second Class, Se- 20, examined by the acting Princinior Department.
pal“ They read fairly, but much of their Literature was beyond their powers of explanation. Grammar a failure; History better."
“ In Arithmetic and Algebra they did tolerably, and some well. The Geography was not so good as it should have been, with the exception of a few boys.
“ Geometry-two books had been perseveringly read by most of them, but they did not understand it well.”