Darjeeling College of Engineering, established in 1948, is an Arts, Science, and Commerce college offering a total of 29 courses spread across 3 streams specifically Commerce and Banking, Arts and Science. Under the three streams, the college offers 5 degrees, namely, B.A., B.Sc., B.Com., M.A. and M.Sc. Admission to bachelor’s and master’s courses is only based on merit and availability of seats. The application process of the college is online and the applicants must fill the application form on the official website along with all the necessary documents.

Darjeeling Government College Highlights

Established | Type 1948 | State
Accredited by NAAC
Affiliated to University of North Bengal, Darjeeling
Courses  B.A., B.Sc., B.Com., M.A., and M.Sc
Admission Criteria Merit-based
Application Mode Online
Official Website http://www.darjeelinggovernmentcollege.com/index.php

Darjeeling Government College Courses

The Darjeeling Government College (DGC), Darjiling aims at advancing the knowledge of students for the benefit of the society, industry, and environment, making the students, as well as faculty, behave at the epitome of honesty, integrity, and professionalism.

Courses Eligibility Duration Specialization
BA (General) Minimum 45% marks in Senior Secondary Examination 3 years -
B.Sc (General) Minimum 45% marks in Senior Secondary Examination 3 years -
B.Com (General) Minimum 45% marks in Senior Secondary Examination 3 years -
B.Com (Hons) Minimum 55% marks in Senior Secondary Examination 3 years Accountancy
B.A (Hons) Minimum 55% marks in Senior Secondary Examination 3 years Bengali, English, Economics, History, Nepali, Political Science, Philosophy, and Geography
B.Sc (Hons) Minimum 55% marks in Senior Secondary Examination 3 years Botany, Chemistry, Mathematics, Microbiology, Physics, and Zoology
M.A Minimum 50% aggregate in BA (Honors) 2 years English and Nepali
M.Sc Minimum aggregate of 50% in B.SC (Honors) 2 years Zoology and Botany

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Darjeeling Government College Admission

Admission to the college under the UG or PG program is merit-based and on the availability of the seats. 

For BA (Honors), the college offers 8 specializations, for B.Sc.(Honors) the college offers 6 specializations, along with a specialization in Accountancy for B.Com (Honors) students. It also offers three general courses, namely, B.A., B.Sc., B.Com. 

For MA, the college offers specializations in English and Nepali whereas, for M.Sc., the college provides specializations in Botany and Zoology. There are a total of 33 seats in each course and admission is merit-based.

How to apply?

The application process for the UG and PG programs is nearly the same. The application form is available on the official website of the college but no fees need to be paid to register or fill the application form. 

After the results of the merit list are announced or published, then the student needs to send their documents for e-verification. Documents that need to be attached are - a passport-sized photo, mark sheet of Higher Secondary Examination, age proof certificate, physically handicapped certificate (if need be), and caste certificate.

A person having a disability (PwD) is given a 5% reservation in every category. Candidates of other universities who are seeking admission for MA in Nepali or English need to clear the admission test of the university.

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Darjeeling Government College Facilities

Darjeeling Government College, Darjeeling offers a lot of facilities to the students that are admitted into the college. Some of them are as follows:

  • Girls Hostel: The college provides good hostel accommodation to its female students by providing them with a girl’s hostel facility.
  • Library: The library sub-committee organizes meetings for the growth, development, and maintenance of the Central as well as Departmental Seminar Library. The poor and meritorious students are provided with the facility of issuing books from the Book Bank. The total area of the library is around 4160 sq.ft. 
  • Sports: The college owns a sports ground having dimensions 29m by 16m. Even though it isn’t very large, it is essential and significant considering the little space there is available in the hilly regions. Students can play outdoor games such as badminton, volleyball, basketball.
  • The Annual Sports Ceremony of the college is held at the Leblong Public Ground. 
  • IT Infrastructure: The students are provided with computer labs and excellent IT infrastructure within the college.
  • Auditorium: The auditorium of the college is on the first floor of the main building. It is provided with a balcony and has a seating capacity of 300.
  • Laboratories: The college consists of various science departments that are essentially fitted with well-equipped laboratories. The laboratories are fitted with basic facilities that are required to perform practicals in the classes.
  • Infrastructure: The Darjeeling Government College, Darjeeling is situated on the Lebong Cart Road close to Padmaja Naidu Zoological Park at an elevation of 2134 meters. A new block for the Science and Geography departments has been built along with a new chamber for the Principal. 

Darjeeling Government College FAQs

Ques. Does DGC offer Master’s courses as well?

Ans. Yes, the college offers two masters’ degrees namely, M.A. and M.Sc. having two specializations each.

Ques. What are the admission criteria for the college?

Ans. Students can apply if they meet the eligibility criteria and are admitted on merit basis only. However, for selection, the students need to appear for a written exam followed by an interview.

Ques. Where can we avail the application form for the college?

Ans. The application form for the college is available online on the college’s official website and it can be filled there. No application fee is to be paid until the merit list is published.

Ques. Is it worth studying in such a good environment? As a student, would I be able to concentrate?

Ans. If you are thinking about being placed, do not let that thought cross your mind because since it is a government college, the placements aren’t practically great primarily because of the lack of a placement cell and the college only focuses on providing an engineering degree at the least cost, as most colleges do.

Ques. How is the faculty at DGC?

Ans. The school has great professors with a lot of years of experience. The learning condition is acceptable as the educators are neighborly with the students. Since educators are encountered, encouraging methods are genuinely viable. This school has an incredible office for herbal science.