Chanchal College

Chanchal College is a private institute of higher education in the Malda district of West Bengal. The college is under the University of Gour Banga. It was established in 1969 and is a grant-in-aid college of the Government of West Bengal. The college is a renowned one in the Malda district. The college is located in a rural area of Malda and aims to provide quality education to the students belonging to the rural background and empower them.


The college offers UG and PG courses in Science and Humanities in subjects like Physics, Chemistry, Sociology, Political Science, etc. In subject combinations, a student cant study two languages simultaneously, as per the norms of Gour Banga University. The college also provides the option of open learning and has an extensive study at Netaji Subhash Open University.


  • The entire admission process is online, and students can apply by visiting the college’s website.
  • Admission is allowed to regular students who passed their high school in 2015 or later as per the norms of the University of Gour Banga. Seats are reserved for students from the SCs and STs.
  • Students applying to admissions to Honour courses should have 45% aggregate in 10+2 or 50% in the subject of Honours.
  • Students who passed high school, two years before the year of application aren’t eligible for admission.
  • Admission to all courses is based on merit and admissions are provided as per the merit list.
  • Details regarding the eligibility criteria can be found at
  • The prospectus of the college can be found on


  • The annual fee is quite low. The detailed fee structure can be found in the college’s prospectus. The college also provides scholarships to the students who are meritious and in-need. Announcements regarding the scholarship are made in August.

Student Life

  • The college is housed in a historical palace, called the Chanchal Palace, since the college’s inception in 1969. The college has 2 boys hostel and 2 girls hostel, with an accommodating strength of 206. The college also activities like NCC, National Service Scheme. The college has a student council which organizes most of the events of the college. The council is also responsible for producing the annual school magazine. The canteen facility is not available on campus, but efforts are made to install a canteen by this year. The college has a computer and other laboratories and a library. The college also provides medical amenities to the students.

College website

  • The official website of the college is Most of the website is dysfunctional.


  • Statistics about placements are not available. The college, for now, doesn’t have a placement cell.

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