The WiFi enabled libraries are well laid out with their serene, welcoming and inclusive structure and atmosphere having a variety of books with the addition of virtual reference, databases along with the adjacent digital learning room make them a 21st century academic library.
Radio Salesian 90.8 FM at the Sonada Campus has the distinction of being the first college under the University of North Bengal and the entire northeast India to operate a Community Radio Station.
Salesian Television is a YouTube Channel for Salesian College Sonada and Siliguri. The studio is located on level 6 of Salesian Collage Sonada.
Facilities offered to the Students
Salesian College Sonada Campus established in 1938 and siliguri Campus in 2009 has a rich history of churning out talented and trained graduates who can be found in almost every country on earth.
Sonada Campus has a picturesque compound of over 25 acres filled with pine trees and flora & fauna found in the hills at an altitude of 6500 ft. It has spacious class rooms, wide corridors, big, comfortable and well stocked Wi-Fi enabled library, a radio station and TV studio, canteen, basketball & volleyball courts, a large football ground for the adventurous and indoor games facilities for the sophisticated are also available. The college has a large auditorium, examination halls and AV Rooms fitted with LCD projectors and TVs. We ensure safety and security in an ideal learning environment as the campus is Wi Fi enabled and under CCTV surveillance. The campus scores high on eco-friendly and sustainable development chart with its micro hydal project with an installed capacity of 20 Kilowatt to meet its need for uninterrupted power supply.
Salesian College Siliguri has a sprawling 20 acre campus with separate blocks of Commerce, Arts/Humanities and Sciences. Each of these blocks have an AV Hall equipped with ICT facility and well illuminated and airy lecture halls having over 20 feet candle lumens to provide ease of reading. The College has library, three canteens and proportionate parking area for students and faculty. The College has an international sized football field and two international sized basketball courts. Kilian Hall is a multipurpose indoor basketball court cum auditorium where over 1500 persons can be housed comfortably. Most of the co-curricular activities of (inter)college are organised in the said hall.
Salesian College has a robust system of student follow up in terms of their studies and campus activities by the departments and they are mentored by a mentor assigned to them. There are over 200 curricular and co-curricular activities organised by different departments of the college where the students can take part in an academic year. Most importantly, Salesian College has a seasoned and time tested Don Bosco’s Educational System being practised from over a century in over 134 countries. This tradition and individual talents of the faculty and Salesian personnel carry the motto of Salesian College, flamma ardens et lucens meaning ‘a flame that enlightens and enlivens.’
FACILITIES FOR SPORTS
Large football grounds along with multiple basketball, volleyball courts and indoor games like badminton, table tennis, caroms etc. are available in both campuses for boys and girls.
There are large multipurpose auditoriums in both the campuses for holding cultural, academic and even sporting events.
TECH ENABLED CLASSES
The campuses are Wifi enabled and has state of the art computer labs and TV/LCD Projectors besides multiple nodes for laptops.
Both the faculty and students have access to the college canteen that provides hygienic, well prepared and tasty snacks/meals at an affordable rate.
The large and state of the art Audio Visual Rooms in both campuses offer facilities for holding classes, seminars, group meetings and even movies.
UGC sponsored (partially) Women’s Hostel in the vicinity of Siliguri and College monitored PG facilities in the vicinity of Salesian College in Gorabari and Sonada are available.