ESTABLISHED IN 1984 IN SALT LAKE (BF-142), WITH THE AIM OF PROVIDING QUALITY EDUCATION TO STUDENTS OF SALT LAKE AND ADJOINING AREAS.
Honours courses in a limited number of subjects were offered at the time, owing to shortage of space. Formerly the College was affiliated to Calcutta University. From 2008 onwards, the college is affiliated to West Bengal State University, Barasat. The college has made considerable progress since its inception and a new building was constructed at EB-2, Sector-I, Salt Lake in 2001. At present, a new six-storey building with modern architectural design is under construction and will house the Humanities and Social Science departments, Library, the administrative section and an auditorium. The college now boasts of 16 Undergraduate and 3 Post-graduate departments. Bidhannagar College celebrated its Silver Jubilee on a grand scale in 2008-09.
Bidhannagar College began its glorious journey on June 25, 1984 and from its inception the College has been oriented towards being a model of academic excellence. The three-storeyed structure stands admist a wide expanse of greenery. Lately a new six-storeyed building is under construction and it is almost ready to house the Humanities and Social Science departments, the central Library, the administrative section and an auditorium.