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Welcome To Jagannath Kishore College

Government Sponsored ( NAAC Accredited )

J. K. College being the premier institution of the district in the field of higher education, it behoves us to become the beacon light of learning in the district, and constantly create and protect the ambience of search for truth and knowledge. The mission of the College is 'Pursuit of Knowledge', both theoretical and applied, technical and spiritual, both within and outside the institution. The College received COLLEGE WITH POTENTIAL FOR EXCELLENCE (CPE) status from UGC. The College is affiliated to the Sidho-Kanho-Birsha University, Purulia. At present the college is offering 19 Undergraduate programmes, Post-Graduate programme in Mathematics.  

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Jagannath Kishore College, Purulia is one of the leading colleges in West Bengal & India. Established in 1948, the college appeared as the premier institution in the field of higher education in this district, and over the last 65 years it has come up as the lead college of the district. This college produced a huge number of Professors and Teachers, as well as Scientists, Administrators, Lawyers, Parliamentarians and Legislators. The college has to credit 21 University toppers from the University of Burdwan from UG and PG section. Read More

Vision & Mission


  • To help students from the economically challenged background overcome all sorts of barriers – social, financial as well as mental.
  • To be an eminent centre of education, synchronizing the values of traditional culture &brilliance of modern knowledge.
  • To focus in catering to the needs of the young talents of rich potentialities by satisfying their thrust for inquisitiveness to a great possible extent.
  • To create a great mass of educated human beings of exemplary character &integrated personalities.
  •  To equip the students to meet the unique challenges and opportunities of a globalized econmy
  • To sustain and strive for further academic excellence.
  • To enhance infrastructural facilities to accommodate diverse academic programmes.
  • To inculcate humane values and greater responsibilities in students.
  • To cultivate healthy and sustainable ecological practices.
  • To promote environment of free thinking and research.


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Latest News


Latest Notice

  • Admission Process 2019 - 2nd Phase
    13/07/2019
  • Verification of all Original Documents of Online Admitted Students
    14.06.2019
  • Application Invited for Guest Lecturers in History
    25/06/2019
  • Admission Process 2019
    27/05/2019
  • Interview on 02.04.2019 for Selection of Guest Lecturers in Sanskrit
    26/03/2019
  • Interview on 27.03.2019 for Selection of Guest Lecturers in English and Political Science
    25/03/2019

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Why Choose Us ?

  • Premier Institution of Higher Education in the District that produce many University toppers and Rank Holders
  • Catering to the students of the Tribal Belt and Enlightening the first generation learners
  • Indira Gandhi National Open University Study Centre
  • Rich Library, Well Equipped Laboratories and Excellent Seminar Hall
  • Regular publication of ''J.K.Times'', an inter disciplinary journal(ISSN: 2278-4047)
  • Three Hostels for Boy's and the work of Girl's Hostel Under progress
  • Big play Ground with 8 lane 400 meter track
  • Nearly 13 acres of Premier Land Donated to the SKB University,Purulia for establishing the Main Campus and Extended all Support in the making days of the University.


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