Aim At The Summit Of Knowledge


        Bijanbari Degree College is a Government aided institution founded on 4th November 1995 and affiliated to the University of North Bengal. The institution is located at Bijanbari, 30 kilometers west of Darjeeling at an altitude of 2500 feet and has several approach routes from Darjeeling. Situated against a backdrop of lush green and charming hills in a calm and peaceful ambience at the base of Chungthung tea garden at the bank of river Chhota Rangit with beautiful Bijanbari town on the other side of the river, the College has two campuses the other being at Bijanbari Kainjaley road. As visualised by the founders, the institution with a rural background, caters the provision of higher education to students from rural as well as urban areas and the neighbouring state of Sikkim. Known as Darjeeling Pulbazar developmental block, Bijanbari is a large developmental area, popular for its agricultural produce and especially for its proximity to the famous tourist destination Sandakphu on one side and the world’s highest railway station Ghoom, on the other.    


        The vision of the College is to develop and motivate the students of higher learning towards becoming a dignified citizen who can significantly contribute to the progress of the mother nation. We visualise to provide students of rural as well as urban background an environment of equal opportunity in education and in the development of personality and leadership quality to walk together in the mainstream of the nation.   


        The mission of the College is to:
        • To provide an exemplary environment, infrastructure and ambiance to higher learning.
        • To provide instruction and training in the desired course of the university catering the quality of potentiality and professionalism in career in this highly competitive age.       
        • To provide an opportunity of all-round development and dissemination of knowledge empowering them values of social, cultural, economic and environmental prosperity.       
        • To guide the learners towards being an intellectual property of the society.


        • To provide students quality degree   education in Arts, Science, Commerce and applied subjects as facilitated by the university.
        • To provide students relevant knowledge in innovation and creativity along with the normal curriculum.
        • To provide effective resource management for the development of education and training as required by the students and institution.
        • To make them understand the facts of life and promote positive attitude in daily activities through education.
        • To guide them to employment and earn livelihood in the desirable environment.


        The management and administration of the College is the responsibility of the Governing Body. The Governing Body is constituted as per the West Bengal Universities and Colleges (Administration and Regulation) Act, 2017 and the statute of the University of North Bengal.The present Governing Body is constituted with the following members:   

Sl. No.NamesDesignationRepresentative
1.Smt. Shanta Chhetri President Govt. Nominee
2. Dr R. B. Bhujel Secretary Principal
3. Shri Saran Lama Member Govt. Nominee
4. Shri Shiva Sharma Member DPI Nominee
5. Shri Yogesh Khati Member University Nominee
6. Smt Shashi Doma Bhutia MemberUniversity Nominee
7.Sushri Norkey W Yolmo Member Teacher Representative
8. Shri Adit Pariyar Member Teacher Representative
9. Shri Rabi Ali Member Teacher Representative
10. Shri Suren Pradhan Member NTS Representative
11. Student Representative

Principal:              Dr. R. B. Bhujel


        1.Shri Prakash Bardewa, Asst Professor - HOD       
        2. Shri Sujan Subba - STATE AIDED COLLEGE TEACHER
        3. Shri Yuvaraj Chhetri - STATE AIDED COLLEGE TEACHER
        4. Shri Karna B  Chhetri - STATE AIDED COLLEGE TEACHER


        1.Sushri Norkey W Yolmo, Asst Professor -` HOD
        2. Sushri Manisha Subba -STATE AIDED COLLEGE TEACHER
        3. Smt Bindhya Tamang-Invitee lecturer

         4.Shri Sidhartha Rai-Invitee Lecturer


        1.Shri Rabi Ali, Asst Professor - HOD
        2. Shri Gautam Lama - STATE AIDED COLLEGE TEACHER
        3. Shri Rinchen Lepcha - STATE AIDED COLLEGE TEACHER
        4. Shri Sanjeev Chettri-Invitee lecturer


    Political Science   

        1. Dr Aswant Katwal, Asst Professor - HOD
        2. Smt Bhawana Rai -STATE AIDED COLLEGE TEACHER
        3. Shushri Priyanka Mukhia -STATE AIDED COLLEGE TEACHER
        4. Shri Graph Dorjee Sherpa - STATE AIDED COLLEGE TEACHER


1.Shri Adit Pariyar , Asst Professor - HOD

2. Shri Sewak Pradhan-Invitee Lecturer



2.Shushri Alisha Thami-Invitee Lecturer



2. Shushri Salima Pradhan-Invitee Lecturer


1. Smt Sumita Lama, Lib Assistant

2.Shri Abishek Baraily-PT


        1. Shri Suren Pradhan- Head Clerk
        2. Shri  Donald Lepcha- Accountant
        3. Shri Hemant Kr Pradhan- Cashier
        4. Shri Naren Pradhan - Gr D staff
        5. Smt Chunu Singh Gahatraj- Gr D staff
        6. Shri Rinku Agarwal - Guard       
        7. Shri Nima Tamang -Karma Bandhu
        8. Shri Shishir Subba- PT


The College offers BA degree honours and programme courses as follows:

    BA Honours   

        1. Nepali Honours
        2. English Honours
        3. History Honours
        4. Political Science Honours

    BA Programme    

        Nepali, English, History, Political Science, Economics, Sociology and Education   


        1. All admissions will be conducted ONLINE as per notice given in the College website       
        2. Admissions in Honours programme and Programme courses will be conducted strictly on merit basis and availability of seats.       

        3. A student is eligible for admission to BA Honours programme and BA Programme Course on passing Higher Secondary Examination conducted by West Bengal Council of Higher Secondary Education or examinations conducted by Indian School Certificate (ISC) or Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) or any other board recognised as equivalent provided he/she has passed in at least four subjects with English as compulsory subject excluding Environmental studies/Environmental science/Environmental Education.       
        4. A candidate will not be allowed to take any subject if he/she has failed in the corresponding subject at Higher Secondary Examination (10+2) or other examinations recognised as equivalent by the University.       
        5. Students passing qualifying examinations in vocational course will be allowed to take programme course subject to fulfilment of other criteria.       
        6. Students passing from boards other than West Bengal Board of HS Education shall have to produce migration certificates.       
        7. Reservation of seats for SC/ST/OBC A/OBC B and persons with disabilities will be maintained as per relevant GOs and subsequent amendments.        
        8. Eligibility for admission to Honours programme:
        55% in aggregate
        50% in aggregate with 60% marks in the subject in the qualifying examinations. For students belonging to SC/ST categories the minimum marks for eligibility shall be 5% less on aggregate.       
        It is important for intending candidates to go through the Admission notice published by the Principal in the College website announcing the different dates and schedule of admission process.   


        There are six semesters in three years degree course with six months for a semester.     University examinations are conducted at the end of each semester ie usually in the months of June (even semesters)    and December (odd semesters). The internal assessments will be conducted by the College and de4partmental    assignments are mandatory for students. The University will prepare results in the form of Cumulative Grade    Points Average (CGPA).   

School Address


Aim At The Summit Of Knowledge

Reg. No. : S/1L/19683 : 2003-2004

Bijanbari , Darjeeling - 734201

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