Jhargram Raj College
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|Location||West Bengal, India|
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Jhargram Raj College, established in 1949, is one of the oldest government college in Jhargram, in the Jhargram district. It offers undergraduate courses in arts, commerce and science & postgraduate courses in some arts & science subjects. Earlier, it was affiliated to the University of Calcutta. Now, it is affiliated to Vidyasagar University.
The college is situated in the small town of Jhargram, in the Jhargram district. It is well communicated to the district headquarters, Medinipur, through roadways. It can also be approached through rail routes. It is less than an hour’s journey from Kharagpur on trains.
Founded in 1949 by Narasingha Malla Deb as Jhargram Agricultural College, it grew into a hallowed centre of higher learning, offering to the undergraduate students a whole array of subjects from three disciplines of Arts, Commerce and Science. In its formative years, the college received lavish patronage from the Royal Family of Jhargram. In 1953, the Government of West Bengal took over the college. Originally affiliated to the University of Calcutta, the college was attached to the Vidyasagar University in. 1985. On 8th May,1999 the college celebrated the completion of 50 years of its glorious existence.
- Computer Science
Arts and Commerce
- Political Science
- Physical Education
- Colleges in West Bengal, University Grants Commission Archived 16 November 2011 at the Wayback Machine.
- "Affiliated College of Vidyasagar University". Archived from the original on 25 February 2012.
- "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.
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