Dwijendralal College, Nadia was established in the 1968 as Krishnanagar College of Commerce. The college was renamed as Dwijendralal College in fond memory of Dwijendralal Roy, the great poet and freedom fighter. The College has been affiliated to the University of Calcutta till 1999 and is now affiliated to University of Kalyani. In 2003, Arts stream with B. A General Courses (Bengali & history), Certificate in Hotel Management were added.
The College is recognized by University Grants Commission (UGC) under section 12 (B) and 2 (f). This College was accredited by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) in 2003. The NAAC has prompted the College to intensify its original commitment besides adopting several quality enhancement measures.