Balurghat College is one of the oldest College of northern part of West Bengal. It came into being on September8, 1948 in the district headquarters, Balurghat of Dakshin (South) Dinajpur. It is the oldest as well as largest college of Dakshin Dinajpur district. Balurghat College is reckoned as a pioneering institute of higher education in North Bengal.
To promote a value based education.
To contributed to the transformation of society through being socially conscious and responsible.
To promote inter-cultural and inter-religious harmony and concern for the human family.
To facilitate leadership among the students enabling them to proactively involve themselves in social liberation.
Balurghat College, West Bengal, envisions a life-oriented education that empowers the students through a humanizing and liberating process, to be agents of transformation and development at different levels of life. Enabled and empowered, they respond pro-actively to concerns and conflicts inherent in today’s reality, especially those of women and persons who are unable to exercise their freedom to be human, and work for the integrity of creation
By miracle of Destiny, the Independence, formation of East Pakisthan and hence partition of Bengal causes of huge Hindu population from the then east business and profession, the Hindus left the then East Pakistan and hailed to India to get Balurghat being a border town, the growth of population rose from five thousand of fifty thousand in the year of independence. As a result along with manifold economic problems, education figured most prominently.