Haldia Government College was established in 1988 in Medinipur. With 13 undergraduate and 2 postgraduate programs, the college offers degrees in humanities, social sciences, and sciences. In addition, there are 3 more Postgraduate courses offered under the directorate of distance education and one vocational course. Admissions to all courses are strictly based on merit, and applications are accepted online. Haldia government college offers good placement opportunities to its students.  

Haldia Government College Highlights

Established | Type 1988 | Public
Approved by National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) with a Grade “B+”
Set by Government of West Bengal
Affiliated to Vidyasagar University
Courses Offered B.A, B.Sc, M.A, and M.Sc
Application Mode Online
Admission Criteria Merit-Based
Campus Area 19 Acres+
Facilities Available Library, Gym, Hostel, Sports, etc.
Official Website http://www.haldiagovtcollege.org.in/

Haldia Govt College Courses

Haldia government college offers a vast range of courses mainly specializations in arts and science. The details of the different courses offered by this college in different streams are explained below in the form of a table.

Course Details
B.A General Duration: 3 years
Eligibility: 10 + 2
Intake: 176
Selection Criteria: Merit Based
Fees per Annum: INR 633
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B.Sc General Duration: 3 years
Eligibility: 10 + 2
Intake: 94
Selection Criteria: Merit Based
Fees per Annum: INR 1065
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B.Sc (Hons) Duration: 3 years
Eligibility: 10 + 2 with 45% aggregate
Intake: 321
Specializations: Chemistry, Anthropology, Economics, Geography, Statistics, Mathematics, and Physics
Selection Criteria: Merit Based
Fees per Annum: INR 1423
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B.A (Hons) Duration: 3 years
Eligibility: 10 + 2 with 45% aggregate Intake: 416
Specializations: Bengali, English, Education, and Sociology
Selection Criteria: Merit Based
Fees per Annum: INR 942
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M.Sc Duration: 2 years
Eligibility: Bachelor’s Degree in relevant specialization
Intake: 100
Specializations: Geography and Chemistry
Selection Criteria: Merit-Based + Admission Test 
Fees per Annum: INR 2100
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PG Distance Education Duration: 2 years
Eligibility: Bachelor’s Degree in relevant specialization
Intake: 100
Specializations: Bengali, Geography, and Chemistry
Selection Criteria: Merit Based
Fees per Annum: INR 2280
Tourism & Travel management Vocational Course Duration: 3 years
Eligibility: 10 + 2 Intake: 35
Selection Criteria: Merit Based

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Haldia Govt College Admissions

Admissions to all courses are based on the merit received in the previous qualifying examination. An admission test is conducted for 40% of seats in the Postgraduate course. Candidates need to be eligible so as to apply. The eligibility criteria are mentioned below: 

  • To be eligible for Undergraduate General courses, the candidate must have passed 5  subjects in Higher Secondary or equivalent examination in the past three years. 
  • To be eligible for Undergraduate Honours courses, the candidate must have qualified the Higher Secondary or equivalent examination 2019 with a minimum of 45% marks in aggregate. 
  • To be eligible for Postgraduate courses, the candidate must have a Bachelor’s Degree in the relevant specialization. 

How to Apply?

  • Applicants should register in the online admission portal on the official website.
  • They must save their registration ID and password for future references.
  • Applicants are advised to make a choice of the subjects correctly while filling the application form and submit after verifying the information.
  • The application fee has to be paid via online mode using Debit Card/Credit Card/Net Banking or offline mode using bank challan to be deposited in any branch of ICICI Bank.
  • The application fee for UG and PG courses is INR 50 and 200.
  • Applicants must keep a copy of the payment receipt and application form.

Documents Required

The documents required to be carried for the admission process include: 

  • Print out of application form.
  • Self-attested copies and original copies of
    • Madhyamik (10th)/equivalent examination admit card
    • Higher Secondary/equivalent examination mark sheet
    • Caste/ Physical Disability Certificate (if applicable) in original along with a self-attested photocopy.

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Haldia Govt College Scholarships

Some of the scholarships that students can apply to include: 

  • Tuition Fee waiver scheme
  • Aid Fund
  • Kanyashree Prakalpa: This scholarship is offered by the state government only to female students. This Scholarship has actually been divided into two parts. One category provides INR 250, while the second provides INR 25000. 
  • Minority Scholarship: This scholarship is provided to those students only who belong to a minority community and is provided by the West Bengal minority development finance corporation (WBMDFC).
  • Sitaram Jindal Scholarships
  • Beriwala Seva trust scholarship
  • Merit-cum-means scholarship
  • Tata chemical society for rural development scholarship
  • District mass education scholarship etc.

Haldia Govt College Facilities

Some of the facilities provided by the college include: 

  • Gymnasium: The college has a big multi gymnasium which comes under the department of physical education accessible by every student. 
  • Playground: Haldia government college has two playgrounds on its campus. One playground has a volleyball court while the other one has a badminton court. 
  • Library: Haldia government college has a big central library where one can find more than 40000 collections of different textbooks, reference books, and journals. Apart from this central library, each department has its own seminar library too. 
  • Canteen: There is a canteen which provides many items of food for reasonable prices.
  • Hostel: The college has two hostels, one for boys and one for girls. Each hostel can accommodate around 100 students. While allocating the hostels, distance from the student’s residence to hostels is taken into consideration.

Haldia Govt College FAQs

Ques. Are the scholarship facilities only available for girls in this college?

Ans. No, scholarship facilities are available for girls and boys both. But there are few scholarships which are only meant for girls like Kanyashree Prakalpa.

Ques. How are admission considered for postgraduate courses?

Ans. 60% of the seats for the PG courses are for students based on merit for students of VU University. For the remaining 40% seats, an admission test is conducted by the college. 

Ques: Are there any other additional courses?

Ans. The college has a study center of Netaji Subhas Open University (NSOU). The UG courses offered to include Bengali, English, History, Public Administration, Zoology, Geography, Chemistry, and the PG courses offered are Bengali, English, History, Pol. Science, Public Administration, MSW, M.Com, Mathematics, Master in Library Science (MLIS), The diploma courses include English language teaching, Library science (BLIS), Journalism, and Mass Communication.

Ques. Is college affordable?

Ans. Yes, being a government college the fees are quite inexpensive. The fees to be paid per annum does not exceed INR 3000 at the most. The college provides excellent value for money. 

Ques. How do we contact the college for more details?

Ans. The mailing address of the college is Haldia Government College, Debhog, Purba, Medinipur, West Bengal 721657. You can also contact them at 03224 252 278.