About the College

Raiganj Surendranath Mahavidyalaya was established in 1986 with the intention of meeting the educational needs of rural and suburban youth in the surrounding area. The land of the College was donated by Mr. Shailendra Narayan Sen in loving memory of his father Surendranath Sen and hence the College was named as Raiganj Surendranath Mahavidyalaya. Although initially planned as a Women’s College, it later evolved into a coeducational undergraduate degree college affiliated under the University of North Bengal. In 2008, the college became affiliated with the University of Gour Banga. It is currently the largest college in the district, with a student population exceeding 5000. In 2016, the college received accreditation from NAAC at the B+ level. The college now offers four-year Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) and Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) programs under the New Education Policy of 2000. Situated in the northern part of Raiganj town, the campus features a modern three-storied building with top-notch facilities, including five air-conditioned science laboratories, a library with e-resources, and two air-conditioned auditoriums, one AC Teachers’ Common Room, office equipped with network, two AC Guest Room, music room, Computer Training Centres, Boys’ Common Room & Girls’ Common Room, two Canteen with one Dining Room, one Cheap Stores, Selfie Zone, Learning Support Centres of two Open Universities (Rabindra Bharati University & Netaji Subhas Open University) etc. The college has shown a significant dedication to promoting academic excellence in Raiganj and its surrounding areas. It is currently enhancing opportunities in important undergraduate programs. The College offers Certificate Courses in Photography and Journalism & Mass Communication as well as Add-on courses such as Early Childhood Development and Karate Excellence. In recent years, the college has seen substantial growth in various activities, creating new opportunities in multiple areas.