Haldia Government College

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Haldia Government College
TypeBoth under graduate and post graduate college
Location, ,
Coordinates: 22°03′26.15″N 88°04′55.16″E / 22.0572639°N 88.0819889°E / 22.0572639; 88.0819889
AffiliationsVidyasagar University

Haldia Government College, established in 1988,[1] is the oldest government college in Purba Medinipur district. It offers undergraduate courses in arts and sciences. There is also two Post Graduate courses namely Chemistry and Geography. It is affiliated to Vidyasagar University.[2]


Haldia is a famous river-port town situated on the banks of the Hooghly River. It is an industrial belt in eastern India. Govt. of West Bengal established this college in 1988 to fulfil the higher education demands of this area.


This College is located beside the broad four-lane highway between Rani Chak and City Centre bus stop. It is well connected with NH-41 and also the South-Eastern Railways.

Under Graduate Departments[edit]

Science Subjects[edit]

  • Anthropology
  • Chemistry
  • Economics
  • Geography
  • Mathematics
  • Physics
  • Statistics

Arts Subjects[edit]

  • Bengali
  • Education
  • English
  • Sociology
  • Physical Education

Self Financing (Major) Subject[edit]

  • Tourism and Travel Management

Post Graduate Departments[edit]

  • Chemistry
  • Geography


Recently, Haldia Government College has been awarded B grade by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC).[3] The college is also recognized by the University Grants Commission (UGC).[1]


  1. ^ a b "Colleges in West Bengal, University Grants Commission". Archived from the original on 16 November 2011. Retrieved 27 February 2012.
  2. ^ "Affiliated College of Vidyasagar University". Archived from the original on 25 February 2012.
  3. ^ "Institutions Accredited / Re-accredited by NAAC with validity" (PDF). National Assessment and Accreditation Council. Archived from the original (PDF) on 12 May 2012. Retrieved 22 February 2012.