British Council Kolkata

British Council Kolkata is located at 16 Camac Street and is well-connected to all parts of the city and its outskirts via public transport. Whether you want to improve your English language proficiency, read books, this is the place to be at.

Library and Information Services

Kolkata is known for its reading culture and the library remains a major draw for the city’s eclectic audience. In addition to books - physical and online - it also offers a wide collection of CDs and DVDs. Browse through our library membership options.


At British Council, we provide ample opportunities for development through workshops for members of all ages. Keep a step ahead of the rest of the people by regularly visiting the events section on the website. You can also choose to participate in seminars and competitions and become a part of various informative sessions too. 

English Language Centre

Kolkata English language centre is always bustling with learners from across the city. Interactive classes and small class size ensures that each student is attended to. We help thousands of people to improve their overall communication skills in English and enhance their employability chances. 

To know more about courses for young learners click here and if you are a teacher looking forward to honing your skills or someone interested in entering the teaching profession, find out about courses we offer here

Study in the UK

If you are thinking of studying in the UK and want guidance on the best courses and scholarships that various universities offer, attend our information briefing sessions and Education UK exhibitions. Meet delegates and fellow aspirants and get your questions on studying in the UK answered. For details please visit our Study in the UK page.