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Balurghat B.Ed. College, Balurghat

Established : 07 July 2004 Type : Public
President : -- Principal : Dr. Bobby Mahanta
Former Name : -- Location : Balurghat
Affiliations : University of Gour Banga Website :
»B. Ed. Section
»D.El.Ed Section
Contact Details
  Mongalpur, P.O. Balurghat, Block - Balurghat, Town: Balurghat, District: Dakshin Dinajpur, State: West Bengal, Pincode: 733 101
03522 271515
03522 - 271515 / 259179 / 257561 (IGNOU)
  03522 271515
College Location Map
Accreditation & Affiliation
Course Details
Subjects to be tought :
  A. Theory Papers :- (Compulsory or core papers)
(Revised B.Ed. Course Core papers :- Curriculum of G.B.U)
  B. Paper VI - Special paper (Elective)
(Each trainee is to take only one of the following three subjects)
  • Issues and problems of Primary & Secondary and higher Secondary Education.
  • Guidance and Counseling.
  • Environmental Studies.
  • Method paper (VII & VIII).
College History
Balurghat B.Ed. College is situated in the district town of Dakshin Dinajpur which is a border district and backward region of West Bengal. The area is agro-based and rural with scenic beauty, where economic activity varies with the variation of agricultural productions. The reminiscence unfolds the historical facts that the Independence of India, formation of East Pakistan and hence the partition of Bengal caused exodus of huge Hindu population from the then East Pakistan to India.

Notwithstanding, the loss of valuable property, profitable business and profession, the Hindus left the then East Pakistan and entered India to get settlement. Balurghat being a border town, the growth rate of population rose from five thousand to 50 thousand in the year of Independence. As a result, along with, manifold economic problems, education figured a crisis process. The people of Balurghat had deeply felt the needs of a B.Ed. College since Independence for unemployed, untrained educated youths. The Balurghat B.Ed. College was established on 07.07.2004. Balurghat B.Ed. College is a non-profit, unaided self-financing Institution.

The college is recognized by National Council for Teacher Education, Govt. of India (Vide Regional director, ERC,NCTE, Bhubaneshwar's order no. E R C/7 - 67.10.4/2006/2226 dated July 31, 2006) and approved by the Higher Education Department, Govt. of West Bengal (vide Deputy Secretary, Higher Education Department, C.S.Branch, Govt. of West Bengal, memo no. 1160.Edn(cs) dated-23.12.2004) and affiliated to the University of North Bengal (vide Inspector of College, University of North Bengal's order no.113/76/Insp-2004 dated-26.07.2004). The B.Ed. College has been running with a large number of highly educated and well experienced teachers with requisite qualifications as per NCTE norms.

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