Sukanta Mahavidyalaya, named after the eminent Bengali poet Sukanta Bhattacharyya (1926-1947), was established on the 25th September, 1981 at Sukanta Nagar, P.O. Dhupguri, Dist. Jalpaiguri, West Bengal. It is a Government-aided
Degree College permanently affiliated to the University of North Bengal and enlisted under Section 2(F) and 12 (B) of the U.G.C. Act, 1956. This institution is accredited by NAAC with Grade-B. It is situated on the Dhupguri-Falakata Road and reachable from the District town Jalpaiguri in one hour journey by bus/train. The College is situated in an area known as Dooars which is the tea-belt of North Bengal other than Darjeeling.