Guskara may be a sprawling Municipal city within the northern a part of Burdwan Sadar Sub-Division. To the north of Gushkara lies Santiniketan wherever writer Rabindra Nath Tagore spent most of his artistic years. The district city of Burdwan is to the south of Gushkara that is flanked on the east by Bhatar and Mongalkote and on the west by Jangalmahal. Kunur the foremost tributary of the stream Ajay flows through the city. the archeological finding has established that human habitation within the space close the confluence of Ajay and Kunur dates back to a minimum of 3 thousand years. Gushkara is currently a vital depot within the Burdwan – Sahibgunj loop line. it’s placed at a distance of one hundred thirty-five kilometer. from metropolis.
Thanks to the missionary zeal of the eminent academician late Rakhahari Bakshi and generous support from the distinguished voters of the section, Gushkara Mahavidyalaya was based on the ninth August 1965. the faculty field, covering a region of seven.3 acres was given by Gushkara Purnananda Public establishment. it’s placed on the point of the banks of the stream Kunur.
Gushkara, Galsi, Mongalkote, Ausgram, and Bhatar represent the catchments space of the faculty. By virtue of road and rail communications, an oversized variety of scholars from such far-flung areas as Chittaranjan, Asansol, Durgapur Katwa, Kalna, Memari, Bolpur and Arambag block to the faculty for following their studies leading a degree in varied disciplines.
Bringing the fruits of upper education to Associate in Nursing agricultural belt has been a primary aim of the faculty since its origin. No surprise then that a sizeable section of the scholars of the faculty ar initial generation learner happiness to scheduled caste, scheduled tribe, and minority (Muslim) communities.
|Institute Type||Private College|
|Name of the Institute||Guskara Mahavidyalaya – GM|
|Location||Bardhaman, West Bengal|
|Affiliated||Burdwan University – BU|
|B.A (HONS.)||3 years||12th|
|B.COM (HONS.)||3 years||12th|
The college has two hostels: one ‘Vivekananda Chhatrabas’ (the boys’ hostel) for SC/ST boys with 40 seat capacities respectively. Students who need hostel accommodation are required to apply separately for the same during or just after admission. Scheduled caste and scheduled tribe students are given the highest preference during allotment of seats of the boys’ hostel. If any seat(s) remain vacant, it is usually filled up out of the general caste student applicants giving appropriate weightage to merit and distance from residence to the college. However, generally, we try to give higher preference to the honors course students over general course students.
The college has’Nivedita Chhatrinibas’ (the girls’ hostel) for girls students with 60 seat capacities respectively. Students who need hostel accommodation are required to apply separately for the same during or just after admission. If any seat(s) remain vacant, it is usually filled up out of the general caste student applicants giving appropriate weightage to merit and distance from residence to the college. However, generally, we try to give higher preference to the honors course students over general course students.
The College believes in the motto of ‘Men Sana in corpore Sano’ a healthy mind in a healthy body. Based on this principle a gymnasium is housed in the college premises. The gymnasium remains open four days a week – Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday. The working hours are 6.30 – 9.30 am and 1.30 – 5.30 pm. The gymnasium can accommodate 100 students per year, of which 70 seats are reserved for internal and 30 are reserved for external students. The students enjoy modern facilities like 16 stations Multigym which includes Bicycle Argometre, Treadmill, Jogger, Twister, and Dumbbells.
The college library is well equipped to cater to the needs of the students. It is a two-storied building having a floor area of 4500 sq.ft. (approx.). This library building has been constructed with the help of UGC grants under the Xth Plan period. The library has a total collection of more than 29000 titles. We have also a comparatively small library functioning in the morning shift of the college. The library subscribes to some journals. The process of computerization has recently been started. There is also a reading hall. Five science departments are separately run seminar libraries. There is also the provision of a book-bank facility to the needy and meritorious students. Students are also allowed to enjoy the overnight issue of books. All students are required to return the books before the test examination.
The College is famous for its high tradition of sports and games. Sports are conducted under the aegis of the Physical Education Department of the College. The department runs a three-year UGC-accredited degree course in Physical Education. The department admits 40 students every year. Students play and practice in the adjoining Football ground, Handball ground, Basketball court, Kho-Kho, Kabaddi, throwing and jumping pits, track and field meet, etc. Each year, a large number of students represent the college in the inter-college and inter-university meets comes out with flying colors.
A canteen is available for both students and staff.
There is an auditorium with open-air sitting arrangements for academic as well as cultural activities. Well equipped auditorium with a seating capacity of 250.
The institution has established a health unit for the preliminary treatment and health check-up of students and staff of our college. It was situated in the close proximity of the Botany Department. The local famous physicians like Dr. K. S. Roy, Dr. S. K. Das, Dr. H. D. Mondal, and Dr. S. Ghosh generally attend the unit. Each doctor visits the unit once in a week, preferably on Monday every week.
The College provides a computer facility with a BSNL Wi-Fi internet connection in the computer laboratory, Library, office, and all the departments. Faculty members, as well as the students, can access the internet in the computer laboratory, their departmental rooms, and in the library.
The College has a Computer Lab Facility. There is a well-designed modern central Computer Laboratory with internet connectivity.
The College has Laboratory Facilities. There are ten laboratories for the science and commerce subjects, Accountancy, Botany, Chemistry, Geography, Mathematics, Physics, and Zoology. The laboratories are upgraded with advanced laboratory equipment.
The college has good networking for the alumni association.
The College has made arrangements for the parking of the vehicles of the students and staff near the entrance
The college has a guest house/waiting room facilities for visiting faculty and student family members.
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