Victoria Institution (College) was established in the year 1871 by renowned social reformerBrahmanandaKeshub Chandra Sen.The college strives to promote women's education by combining academic learning and holistic development of their personalities. The ideals which had led BrahmanandaKeshub Chandra Sen to establish an institution of higher learning solely for women still finds a reflection in the everyday functioning of the institution. In order to serve its foundational cause, a girls' hostel accommodating both the college and school students was established in 1932 under the supervision of Prof. HemantaSashiSenwith twenty-six boarders. The hostel began accommodating college students exclusively since 1985.
It is situated within the premise of the college and functions under the supervision of a female hostel superintendent. The location and modest hostel accommodation charges make Victoria Institution (College) makes it a viable option for students travelling from distant parts. The hostel upholds and promotes essential values of secular thought and camaraderie among its boarders.