History of the College

History of the College

                The college has started its journey from Banerjeedanga High school with only 50 students on 12th February 1950. The college was shifted to its campus constituted by the generous donation of 12.58 acres of land by the local fighter Late Basanta Kumar Sarkar and 9.56 acres of land by Midnapur Zamindar Company. The college is marching forward with a vision to achieve its mission of catering higher education to students of Paschim Medinipur and the adjoining districts of Bankura and Hooghly. In the 67 years of its long journey started just with a corrugated sheet shade in the jangal, the college has now reached at a height and possesses long buildings, well established laboratories with sophisticated instruments and provided with other basic amenities that are essential for an institution of higher learning. Since inception the College was affiliated to the University of Calcutta with Arts and Commerce stream in Intermediate standard at first.Affiliation up to B.A.(Pass) standard was extended in 1957, followed by B.Sc (Pass) in 1960 and Mathematics (Hons) and History (Hons) in 1964. Subsequently, University of Calcutta granted B.Com. (Pass) and Zoology (Pass) and Botany (Pass) in 1982 and 1983 respectively.In 1985, the education hunger people of undivided Midnapore received the long waiting and most coveted gift Vidyasagar University from UGC as well as Govt. of West Bengal and Garhbeta College became affiliated to the University and the college steadily progressed in all its dimensions of academic sphere.Now the college offers honours in thirteen subjects in arts, science and commerce. Besides, there are three more general subjects, Two Year Teachers Training B.P.Ed. course, one major vocational course (O.M.S.P.). one professional BCA course.

Contact Details :
Garhbeta College,P.O. : Garhbeta, Paschim Medinipur, Pin : 721127,
West Bengal, India
Phone : +91 03227 265143, Email : garhbetacollege48@gmail.com
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