PK Roy Memorial College is a prestigious institute in Dhanbad, Jharkhand that got established in 1960. It is accredited with NAAC ‘B’ grade. The institute offers BA, B.Sc. and B.Com. Honours and general courses in around 23 specialization options. It also offers BBA and BCA in the UG level. In the PG level, the college provides MA, M.Sc. and M.Com. courses in around 12 specializations across various streams. Admission to these courses is done on the basis of marks in 10+2 or Bachelor’s degree in the relevant discipline and performance in the entrance if applicable. 

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PK Roy Memorial College Dhanbad Highlights 

Established| Type of Institute 1961 | Private
Accreditation NAAC B grade
Affiliation Binod Bihari Mahto Koyalanchal University
Entrance exam Written test by college for B.Sc. Biotechnology, Environmental Science, BBA, BCA
Courses offered B.A, B.Sc,B.Com, M.A, M.Sc, and M.Com
Application mode Online
Admission criteria Merit-based and Entrance-based
Top recruiters Wipro, TCS, and ICICI, etc.
Campus area 35.7 acres
Facilities Library, auditorium, playground, and computer centre, etc.
Official website

PK Roy Memorial College Dhanbad Courses

UG courses in arts, commerce and science are offered as General or Honours courses. In honours courses, students select one major subject as the honours subject, and 2 other minors subjects as the subsidiary subjects. 2 additional skill development courses are also offered by the college.

Course Specialization Eligibility
B.A (Honours & General courses) History, Political Science, Economics, Psychology, Philosophy, Hindi, English, Urdu, and Mathematics 10+2 with minimum a minimum of 45% marks in concerned stream
B.Sc. (Honours & General courses) Physics, Mathematics, Chemistry, Botany, Chemistry, and Zoology
B.Sc. in Biotechnology (Vocational course) Biotechnology, Chemistry, and Botany
B.Sc. in Environmental Science (Vocational course) Environmental Science, Zoology, and Chemistry
BBA (Vocational course) -
B.CA (Vocational course) -
B.Com. (Honours & General courses) Financial Account, Business Organization, Business Economics, Money Banking, Planning and Economic Development, and Business Regulatory Framework
MA History, Political Science, Economics, Psychology, Hindi, English, and Bengali Pass in UG Honours course in relevant subject (or) Minimum of 60% marks in a General UG degree in the relevant subject.
M.Sc. Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, Botany, and Zoology
M.Com. -

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PK Roy Memorial College Dhanbad Admission

Admission into some courses like B.Sc. BBA, and BCA takes place based on the Entrance exam and interview conducted by the college itself. While, admission into the rest courses takes place on Merit-based.

Admissions usually open by the end of July which is usually online.

Application Process

  1. Applications must be submitted online through the Chancellor Portal at
  2. Applicants must register on the site first.
  3. Candidates must fill up the form and upload copies of the documents.
  4. Application fee of INR 100 for UG & PG courses, and INR 250 for vocational courses must be paid online or offline (at any State Bank of India branch).
  5. Merit list for regular courses is prepared on the basis of 10+2 / Bachelor’s degree. For Vocational courses, performance in entrance exam and interview will also be considered for merit list preparation.
  6. Merit list will be published on the official website.
  7. Successful candidates must be present in the college with the originals of all attached documents for document verification.
  8. Pay the fees to seal the admission. 

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PK Roy Memorial College Dhanbad Placement

P.K Roy memorial college has a dedicated placement cell for students. In 2019, they were recognized as the ‘Best College in Placement in Jharkhand’ by the government of Jharkhand. The cell also runs a skill development program in association with Tata Institute of Social Sciences to improve the employability of students.

Top recruiters in the past few years were:

  • Wipro
  • TCS
  • Reliance
  • Genpact
  • Punjab national bank
  • ACC

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PK Roy Memorial College Dhanbad Facilities

The campus is spread across 35.7 acres. Several facilities are available for students as follows: 

  • Library- Students have access to a large library located on campus that houses 30,000 books and several journals. All reference books required for the courses can be found here. Recently, the college has subscribed to a INFLIBNET centre, that allows students with access to over 61 lakhs e-books in the computer lab.
  • Sports space- A large playground is available for students to practice various sports. The college provides equipment for table tennis, volleyball, football, cricket and carrom. An indoor sports complex is under construction. 
  • Laboratories- The college has 10 practical laboratories for UG & PG students, along with a computer lab, where the students can access e-books and National Digital Library.
  • Language centre- The language centre conducts language courses to improve skills and employability of students. The courses are 3 month long and use audio visual aids. A fee of INR 3,000 is charged for these courses.

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PK Roy Memorial College Dhanbad FAQs

Ques. Does PK Roy Memorial College Dhanbad offer financial assistance?

Ans. Yes, some scholarships schemes are available to students. Students from economically weak backgrounds are offered a full scholarship. The State Government provides scholarship to the SC/ST/OBC and physically disabled students. The UGC also grants scholarship to ST/SC/OBC/Minority students. Even the Girl students do not have to pay tuition fees up to PG level.

Ques. How is the faculty at P.K Roy memorial PK Roy Memorial College Dhanbad?

Ans. The faculty at the college is highly trained and have vast experience in their respective fields. The 15 departments of the college have 67 teachers in total, out of which 54 hold Ph.D. degrees.

Ques. Is there any reservation for the minority candidates at PK Roy Memorial College Dhanbad?

Ans. Yes, the reservation applies to all courses as follows:
Category Reservation Percent
ST 26%
SC 10%
OBC 14%
EWS 10%
PwD 1 seat in each UG & PG course

Ques. Does PK Roy Memorial College Dhanbad have a hostel?

Ans. No, the college does not currently have a hostel. A girl hostel is under construction, funded by the UGC, and should be ready for the students soon.

Ques. Is PK Roy Memorial College Dhanbad good?

Ans. P.K Roy memorial college is a premier college in Jharkhand. It offers a wide range of courses at both UG and PG level. It is recognized for its academic excellence with reputed faculty and successful placement cell.

Ques. Are any training programs conducted at PK Roy Memorial College Dhanbad? 

Ans. Yes, the college has a MOU with IIT Bombay to use Open Online Software to learn about computer and computer software. They have also collaborated with Tata Institute of Social Sciences for an EXCEL programme to prepare students for competitive exams and have installed Orell I Tell software for language courses.