Balurghat College, Balurghat
About Balurghat College
Balurghat College is a co-educational institution of higher education located in Balurghat 733101, Dakshin Dinajpur district, West Bengal, India. The college was established in June 1948 as an intermediate liberal arts college with 96 students. In 1950, the college was recognized by the University Grants Commission and it is supported by the West Bengal government as an aided college. North Bengal University accepted the college as a constituent college in September 2003; it is now under Gour Banga University.Today, the college has grown into a degree college with over 3,000 students, with undergraduate education in arts, sciences and commerce, and postgraduate courses in Bengali and commerce. Distance education is offered through North Bengal University, and the college is a study centre for Netaji Subhas Open University and Indira Gandhi National Open University.English and Bengali are compulsory languages for all undergraduate students at Balurghat College.