The college, founded in 1950, was initially affiliated to the University of The college, founded in 1950, was initially affiliated to the University of Calcutta. In 1957 it was granted degree courses in Science and Humanities, and in 1960 was affiliated afresh to the University of Burdwan. The institution has since grown all the way into a centre of excellence in terms of its academic performance and achievements. In March 2007 the college was evaluated by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council in all its academic and allied aspects and was declared as accredited at the B++ level (scoring 84%). 

The academic courses are run here in two sections (Morning and Day) on a co-educational basis. There are thirteen (13) Honours subjects (viz. Bengali, English, Sanskrit, History, Philosophy, Economics, Political Science, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Botany, Zoology and Nutrition) along with fifteen (15) general courses including Statistics and Geography for the students of the college. The college has got three (3) hostels for boys with food and lodging facility. One U. G. C. girls’ hostel located inside the college campus is near completion.


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B.N. Mahavidyalaya is a premier academic institution located in a natural, eco-friendly ambiance, of well-connected with the rest of this country by two arterial routes on the fast tracks of G.T. Road & the Howrah-New Delhi Railways route. It has achieved from NAAC B++ grade with 84% of marks to its credit even being situated in an obscure village like Itachuna. The Mahavidyalaya can boast of its academically rich faculty members with a good number of publications in the national and international journals of high repute. 

There is a rich, well- equipped Central/General Library with a Reading Room & Seminar Library in each department. In the main campus, there are among some notable features, two flower gardens & two herbal gardens. With a glorious past both in academic & co-curricular activities, the college most hopefully looks forward to a great future in academic excellence further and promotion of higher in the surrounding locality.