Present Scenario

The College is now reckoned as an institution that has opened a million doors for the young women of Purulia. Committed to imparting value-based education, it has widened horizons both professionally and intellectually. Objectives that were only dreams in the days of its inception have now been transformed into realities.

Now on an average the College provides for 1000 girl students every year the scope of higher education at the 3-year general degree course level in a highly secure environment. The College is now equipped with state-of-the-art facilities in all spheres : plenty of class rooms, laboratory apparatus, sufficient number of Computers, LCD Projectors, a comprehensively comprised office, modern library with sufficient stock of reference and text books, huge lawn and parking place, own vehicle, auditorium, to mention only a few.

The number of permanent faculty members including the Principal is 34, along with about 40 part-time and guest faculty, with an encouraging blend of youth and experience. The fully computerized office is manned by 25 efficient and skilled staff along with library, laboratory, non-teaching and vehicle staff.

A study center of NETAJI SUBHAS OPEN UNIVERSITY is running here successfully since 1998.

The Governing Body of the College is a representative body, which has members from all sections of society and operates as per University guidelines. The Teachers’ Council looks after the academic affairs and smooth functioning of the College by forming different Committees. Students participate in the College administration through the Students’ Union.


When it was first established in 1957, Nistarini College was affiliated to the University of Calcutta. Then it became affiliated to the University of Burdwan, having Honours and Pass courses in both Arts and Science streams. After the establishment of Sidho-Kanho-Birsha University in 2010, the college is now affiliated to the Sidho-Kanho-Birsha University, Purulia from January 2011.