Gangadhar Meher College (Autonomous) In Orissa - College Courses, Placements

Gangadhar Meher College - [Autonomous]

(Autonomous), Sambalpur, Odisha   |   ESTD : 1944   |   Approved By: NAAC   |  UGC   |   Type: Public
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About College

Gangadhar Meher College (Autonomous) was Established in 1944. It was named as Sambalpur College in the starting but later in 1949 the name of the institution was changed to Gangadhar Meher College by an Oriya poet. The college is a a multi-faculty Post-Graduate College with more than 4500 students. The campus is located at a tribal dominated part of Orissa where the people strive hard for excellence and to fulfil its goals and missions. Basically, aim of the college is to provide   education to the poor and weaker sections, which is almost half of the population of Western part of Orissa.
The college is has an area of 54 acres, with good infrastructure and modern techniques. The college offers Computer courses at B.Sc. and M. Sc. levels including M.C.A. also it offers teaching at 19 subjects at Under-Graduate level and 7 subjects at the M.Phil. Stage. It also provides study in Humanities, Science and Commerce.

Gangadhar Meher College (Autonomous) Facts:

Establishment year


University type

Private /Self-Financed

Affiliated to

Sambalpur University


NAAC accredited, U.G.C approved

Campus strength

4500 students

Scholarship available?


Total books in library

Total 1089 Numbers Of Books, Total 63 Numbers Of Journal/Magazine/CDs/Cassettes.

Total staff:


How to reach?

The nearest Airports is Swami Vivekananda Airport, Raipur (262 km), also it is 288 km from Cuttack via road and 10 km from nearest railway station.

Total no of classes and labs

Total (95 rooms+ labs)

Hostel facility:

Yes (8 hostels.)

Total no of computers.


Total no. of Journals ( national and international)


Why to choose Gangadhar Meher College (Autonomous)?

  • Education to poor, SC, ST, and OBC: This College provides education to poor and backward class people. It has also been identified as a centre to upgrade the merit of SC/ST/Minority/OBC (Non Creamy Layers) students through different schemes, functioning since 2007-2008.
  • Faculties from reputed colleges: All the teachers are highly educated either they have a doctorate degree or are masters in their fields. Also the teachers are passed through AICTE, UGC, DST, CSIR, and ICMR etc. Also the student-teacher ratio is small, so that teacher – student interaction is more, hence giving the student maximum exposure to techniques.
  • Special short term courses:  Now the college is participating in UGC- INFLIBNET and DELNET programme, under this programme, more than 4000 journals can be accessed also it provides lots of knowledge to students apart from studies.

College Infrastructure and Facility

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