Panchmura Mahavidyalaya, Bankura was established in 1965. The college is the product of untiring effort of the local people led by late Dr.Pasupati Mandal, and is the manifestation of the long-cherished dream of the locality
to bring the light of education to the cottage of marginal farmers and the poor. The generous families of the villages of Joypur and Kulboni contributed considerable tracts of land on which the college was founded. The college has been accredited with B+ grade by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council, Bangalore and affiliated to Burdwan University . It is recognized by UGC.
Since its inception, the college is committed to transforming the darkened demographic situation into an awakened one by imparting higher education to the aspiring youth. The college envisages that economic empowerment is one of the prime requirements for uplifting the community and generating employment opportunities. It plans to offer courses that have great potential for carrier-building and that will ensure today’s local youths’ acceptance in the global society.