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Govt. Aided College & Affiliated to North Bengal University
Recognized by UGC Under Section 2(f) and 12(B)
Year of Establishment: 1962 :: NAAC Accredited B++ (Cycle 2)


          Kalimpong College is situated at the heart of the town of Kalimpong District of West Bengal. It was established in the year 1962. The College Library was founded in the year 1962 with the establishment of Kalimpong College within the college building. The new separate building was completed in the year 2015 on the auspicious occasion of the Golden Jubilee year of the college. The foundation stone of the new Golden Jubilee Library Building was laid on 13.03.2012 by Shri Bratya Basu, Hon’ble Minister of Education, Higher Education Department, Government of West Bengal, and inaugurated on 26.06.2015 by Dr. T.B Subba, Hon’ble Vice Chancellor, Sikkim Central University.

         The new building has been functioning for the last eight years. Since its inception in the new building, students, teachers and other public members have access to a lending library and the reference library of Kalimpong College. This college has more than 1600 enrollment of students and the Library is proposed to serve all the students of Arts, Science, Commerce and Management students of this college.

Total Area:                                         2278 square ft.

Total Books:                                      21000  

Total seating capacity:                      150 chairs.

Access:                                                Open Access  

Library hours for users:                   10 AM to 4 PM & up to 2 PM on Saturday.

                                                            9 AM to 4PM Tuesday and Thursday

Details of past Librarian:

Sl. No.

Name of the Librarian

Date of joining

Date of Retirement



Md. Ahashan Uddin





Smt Lalmati Pakhrin

(Acted as a Librarian from 01.05.2005 to 31.10.2014)




         Previously the librarian post was a non-teaching post and Librarian need not to pass the NET/SET/PhD examination to be recruited as College Librarian. The post of Assistant Librarian was dissolved in the 2012 W.B.C.S.C recruitment criteria and the post of Librarian (Assistant Professor Grade) was introduced. Currently the post of Librarian is a Teaching posts since 2014 by order of West Bengal Higher Education Department no 348-Edn (CS) /1C/ 166L/2005 dated 24.04.2014.