Jhargram Raj College

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Jhargram Raj College
Type Undergraduate, Postgraduate
Established 1949
Location West Bengal, India
Campus Urban
Affiliations Vidyasagar University
Website Jhargram Raj College

Jhargram Raj College, established in 1949,[1] 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.[2]


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.



  • Chemistry
  • Computer Science
  • Physics
  • Mathematics
  • Botany
  • Zoology
  • Physiology

Arts and Commerce[edit]

  • Bengali
  • English
  • Sanskrit
  • History
  • Political Science
  • Philosophy
  • Physical Education
  • Commerce


In 2007 Jhargram Raj College was awarded B++ grade by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC).[3] The college is also recognized by the University Grants Commission (UGC).[1]


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