Maharani Lal Kunwari Post Graduate College, Balrampur is affiliated to Siddhartha University, Kapilvastu, Siddharth Nagar. The college is governed by rules and regulations of the U.G.C. New Delhi. The college also follows U.P. State Universities act, statutes, ordinances and government orders issued by government of the Uttar Pradesh and Siddharth University. The College works according to notices and information bulletin issued by the Principal from time to time. The College Prospectus is the official document for general information and code of conduct for students.
Students involved in any anti-academic activities while in college will lose their college enrollment. No mobile phones are allowed inside the college campus.
The slogan of the institution “Nobility and Character are fruits of education” reflects its vision and mission. The vision and mission of the institution is to spread the nobility and character, excellence, wealth of mind and delight of culture in the society. As far as our Mission and Vision are concerned, the college always tries to implement the distinctiveness in the work. Our college has a large number of students from the surrounding villages. Most of the students are from rural areas and poor background, but they are not poor in talent, knowledge and humility.
Our college staff identifies the talent of the students and encourages them as per our mission statement. Our aim is to bring the girls into the mainstream of higher education. It inculcates the communicative, research and vocational instincts in the students and provides them up-to-date knowledge and innovations for their all- round development. The availability of sufficient opportunities of extracurricular activities to the students and faculty members are the special inspirational features of the institution.
The college has been progressing continuously. The academic journey of the college has been the introduction of new subjects such as B. Ed. course in 1960; P.G. courses (Botany & Chemistry) in 1970; PG (Physics, Maths, Geography, Political Science, Hindi & Sanskrit) in 1971; P.G.D.C.A. in 1986 and Seed Technology as a UG subject in 1990.
In the year 2004-05, P.G. course in Zoology, Psychology, and B. Com. were started for the convenience of the local students who could not go to metropolitan cities owing to their weak financial condition. For raising the educational standard of the students, learned lectures and national seminars have been organized with the financial help of UGC New Delhi. Three National Seminars were held during the period of 2010-2013 in which eminent personalities from different parts of the country and delegates from Nepal also participated.
Recognizing the importance of occupational education, the college started B.C.A. & B.B.A. from the session 2010-2011. Home Science has been started in Arts faculty since 2013-2014. The Central library of M. L. K. P. G. College was established in year 1955. The library was then headed by Sri Mahdav Prasad Srivastava. The total area of library covers 122000 square feet, and is automated using e-Granthaly, automation software developed by NIC Delhi. The Library has one reading room which can accommodate 70 students and Reference section for research scholars and teachers which has almost 17000 books. The Library also has smart class room and a Conference Hall. The Library also has some good collection of Manuscripts and rare books which are preserved by using latest preservation techniques. The Library has 110299 books which are available for students according to their course requirement. It also has Wi-Fi service with INFLIBNET facility. The college is fortunate enough to get Rs 30 lacs as financial aid from U.G.C. New Delhi under 10th Five Year Plan and Rs 21 lacs for UG development and 31 lacs for P.G. development during the 11th Five Year Plan.
The college campus is furnished with Wi-Fi facility and the whole campus is under the surveillance of CCTV. The college maintains a well-furnished library. Approximately Seven Hundred (700) research scholars have been awarded Ph.D. degree till now. There are seven subjects in B.Sc. and 13 subjects in B. A. It has the privilege of running P.G. courses for Chemistry, Botany, Physics, Mathematics, Geography, Political Science, Sanskrit and Hindi under grant-in-aid scheme; Zoology, Psychology, Education, English & M. Com. Under self-finance scheme.
Music has been added in the list of U.G. subjects and Sociology as PG subject since 2018-2019 under SFS. The college is constantly engaged in organizing learned lectures and granting opportunities to the students to participate in cultural and athletic events.
Thus, being associated with Siddhartha University, Kapilvastu, Siddharth Nagar, it is contributing to qualitative education under the guidance of proactive & visionary committee of management and learned and experienced faculty members. Not only the college fraternity but also the people of Terai region feel proud of this institution.
Our college is also offering undergraduate, postgraduate, and short term, value added/skill based courses. The college campus is spread over in 42.37 acres. The college provides excellent physical infrastructural facilities such as adequate number of classrooms, staff rooms, restrooms, seminar halls, conference hall, library building, reading room, administrative building, the Principal’s quarter, staff quarters for the teaching and the non-teaching staff, girls’ hostels, boys hostels and Indoor stadium, etc. The college has various laboratories for different subjects like, Physics, Chemistry, Botany, Zoology, Mathematics, Geography, Psychology, and Computer Science. Department of English has an updated Digital Interactive Language Laboratory.
The college has ICT enabled classrooms, computers, and printers to facilitate the teaching-learning process. The central library of the college is fully automated which uses integrated library Management System known as e-granthalaya software. The Library Management Software consists of Modules such as Book Management, Book Accession, Membership, Books circulation and Catalogues. The Server facility is maintained by department of Computer Science. E-journals, Shodhganga membership, e-books, Database, 20 mbps broadband facility is available in the college.
For the all-round development of the students, the college provides fully equipped Gymnasium (Fitness Zone) keeping modern equipments. Incentives like traveling allowance, dearness allowance, sports kits and tracksuits to the winners are provided to boost the confidence of the students. The college also gives concession in tuition fees and hostel fees to the sports players.