“The highest education is that which does not merely give us information but makes our life in harmony with all existence.”-Rabindranath Tagore.
Durgapur Government College established in 1969 has proved to be one of its kind since its inception to offer quality education with holistic development of students not only in its home district but also in the neighbouring districts of West Bengal. Keeping pace with the changing trends of education, the college has sincerely worked for the confirmation of planned goals, specifications and requirements, and is continuously progressing to adopt the present paradigm shift of the traditional education system to the output based teaching and learning one.
Established to offer bachelor degrees in seven arts subjects in its first academic session of 1970-71, the college has progressively opened gates for science and commerce streams and proved its diversity to offer undergraduate degrees in 14 subjects and post-graduate degrees in three science subjects.
The accountability of the college in higher education has been assessed by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) in Cycle 1 (Grade B++, 2007) and Cycle 2 (Grade A, 2017) to further stimulate the academic environment of quality assurance. The college has maintained quality assurance in its more than 50 year old chequered history by establishing departments such as conservation biology being the first one in eastern India, producing brilliant graduates absorbed in IITs, IISER and other institutes of national repute, cultivating research through publications, projects, books, preparing NCC students for armed services, shouldering social responsibility and environmental consciousness through its two NSS units, promoting yoga and physical fitness through sports with the sincere dedication and team work of all stakeholders.
All academic engagements and quality improvement strategies are always welcome in the premises of Durgapur Government College.