Assessed & Accredited by the NAAC with A Grade [CGPA=3.02]

Institutional Distinctiveness


Durgapur Government college aspires to become an institution known for

1. Effective conjunction between teaching and research

2. Providing quality education with a minimal fee structure

3. Promoting academic, physical, moral and cultural development of students

4. Preparing students for the competitive world

5. Academic and professional development of teachers and staff

1. The college provides a perfect platform to students to develop their innovative skills by promoting a research based teaching and learning process. Teachers always encourage students to understand topics through research minded approach, which ensures better understanding and provides strong foundation for their future academics. This has increased participation of students in seminars and publishing papers in journals. One student of undergraduate third year of Department of Botany has published one research paper and two book chapters on international platform. He has also won best poster presentation in national seminar and has presented 8 papers in national and international journals. Students have also won prizes in quiz competitions, debates and other events in the academic year 2018-2019 organized by external agencies Post-graduate students have completed different research based projects during the current year. 

2. The college, being a state government institution (the sole public-funded college in Paschim Bardhaman district) has a nominal fee structure. Faculty members are appointed through Public Service Commission(PSC), which ensures high quality of teachers, thus providing quality education under nominal fee structure. Several students get scholarships from State Government, which further ensures better education of the economically challenged students.

3. Apart from academic excellence, the college also pays sincere attention to the physical, moral and cultural development of students. Students have shown outstanding performance in sports tournaments in the year 2018-2019. Woman team was declared champion in inter college district sports and games championship (2018-2019) and the men and women's team became champions in intercollege athletic championship. One NCC student has also won governor's medal (shooting) in 2018-2019, won state shooting championship on 29.07.2018, best NCC cadet award in 2018-2019. College also actively encourages the organization of moral and cultural events such as observance of 125th anniversary of Swami Vivekananda's Chicago Speech (Sampriti Saptaha), Basanta Utsab, Rabindra Jayanti etc

4. College is quite sincere to prepare students for the competitive world. Students of 2017-2018 batch have been enrolled for higher studies in prestigious institutes. Students of Department of Geology has also secured remarkable all India ranks in JAM examinations.

5. Professional and academic development of teachers is always encouraged. In the year 2018, faculty members have more than 42 publications,. In the year 2019, the number of such publications is about 16 till April 2019. In the year 2018 and 2019, faculty members have also been awarded research projects from DST and ICSSR. Faculty members participate in short term courses, orientation programmes and other training programmes. Technical and administrative staff of the college are appointed by Public Service Commission, and are provided necessary training and support by faculty members as and when required.