In 1968 Birla College of Science and Birla College of Education were established at 2, Moira Street, Kolkata-17, as two separate Institutions by the first provisional Governing Body formed for the purpose. The University of Calcutta granted affiliation w.e.f. 1968-69 session. In 1969, the two institutions were amalgamated into one college under the name & style of Birla College of Science and Education. The college was managed by Vidyamandir Society through a Governing Body formed for this purpose with Sri L.N.Birla as its President.