Govt. Keshob Chandra College, widely known as Govt.KC College is the most renowned and the largest educational institution in Jhenaidah district. It was established in 1960 by the earnest effort of some personalities of the then Jhenaidah sub-division who had keen interest in education. Renowned social worker of the then Jhenaidah town Babu Keshob Chandra was the founder of this college. He donated the main building (the present office of the principal) and land and so the college was named after him. This college is located at the heart of the town. Geographically Magura and Chuadanga are to districts its East and West respectively. Again Kushtia and Jessore districts are to its north and south respectively. S.D.O of the then Jhenaidah sub-division Mr. M.K. Anwar (C.S.P) played the pioneering role in the establishment of this college. The College was nationalized in 1980. At present this college offers Higher secondary education, Degree (pass course), Four years honours course in 14 disciplines and Masters Programms in 8 disciplines. Near about 15 thousand of students in total study here. Apart from study, students are involved in social welfare activities such as BNCC, Rover Scout, Girl-in Rover and Red- crescent. Moreover, students of this institution regularly take part in local and national level sporting and cultural events. Every year, thousands of students are establishing themselves as good citizens of the country after completing their higher education from this institution and is thus contributing to the development of this region. At present, Prof.Dr.BM Rezaul Karim and Prof. Sunil Chandro Das run the office of the Principal and Vice-Principal respectively.
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