About the College

Jatindra Rajendra Mahavidyalaya, established on Dec. 6, 1986, is a general degree college in Murshidabad district. It offers undergraduate courses in Humanities and Social Science subjects. Formerly the college was affiliated to the University of Calcutta and presently the college is affiliated to the University of Kalyani. The college is recognized by the University Grants Commission (UGC) under 2(f) and 12 (B). The college is situated within a small but beautiful campus of 1.87 acres in a small village called Amtala which is in the Nowda Assembly segment of the Berhampore parliamentary constituency in Murshidabad District. The railway station nearest to the college is Beldanga at a distance of 23 kms from the college campus. The college offers courses under humanities and social science faculty comprising eight departments. A variety of teaching and learning techniques are employed to impart knowledge and skills to students. In 2016 the college was awarded “B’' grade by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC).

Brief history of the College

The History behind the establishment of the college is very interesting. The then MLA of the Revolutionary Socialist Party (RSP) and a renowned political leader Jayanta Biswas tried to establish a college in this locality with the pious vision of educating the boys and girls of the neighbouring villages as at that time there was no college within about 22 kms from the present location of the college. He believed that it is education that can bring about economic, social and cultural reform in the villages. To make his dreams come true two equally popular and energetic persons in this area, Mr. Guru Prasad Biswas and Mr. Birendra Nath Biswas joined hands with him. They donated Rs.1.5 lakh for the Institution and the college was named after their respective fathers, Jatindranath and Rajendranath. The land for the college was provided by Amtala High School.