Doranda College, Ranchi was established on 28th July 1962 by a local philanthropist to offer holistic education in order to equip its graduates for a fast diversifying world.
It is one of the premier institutions established to impart & provide in the field of higher education for the deserving candidates and prove to be a milestone in the part of progress.
Doranda College which was converted into a constituent unit of Ranchi University, Ranchi in April 1977 is committed to building a unique environment to facilitate the major faculties of Arts, Commerce, Science and Vocational Courses of higher education and also facilitate the relationship between higher education and society.
The college is affiliated to Ranchi University, Ranchi and recognized by the University Grants Commission (UGC) under section 2(f) in 1969 & 12(B) under Act, 1956.
It is also recognized & approved by National Council for Teacher Education (NCTE), Bhubaneswar to offer B.Ed. course and re-accredited by National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) with "B+" Grade - (CGPA Score 2.55 on a 4 Point Scale in 2nd Cycle) on 5th November 2016.
Doranda College provides rigorous and challenging academic programs, incredible support systems and finest faculty to ensure good education and creation of an environment with the aim of offering balanced and quality education, and using education to act as a tool to fight the growing inequality in India by providing access to quality education to all, particularly the weaker sections of society
The college offers undergraduate and postgraduate courses in Arts, Commerce, Sciences & Management streams under Ranchi University, Ranchi. It also offers intermediate (PUC) courses in Arts, Science, & Commerce streams.
The college has started different Vocational courses like BBA, BCA, IT, TTM and OMSP to prepare students to understand and undertake technology and technological innovations.
The college also has a Contact Centre of Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU), New Delhi by offering Various Add-On courses.
Apart from these, the college offers two years Bachelor of Education (B.Ed) course for those who have completed their graduation with minimum aggregate of 50% from any recognized university are eligible to apply for this course.
Students here are admitted who completed their graduation from recognized university with at least 50% marks in major or in aggregate at the Degree level. But Scheduled Castes (S.C.), Scheduled Tribes (S.T.) & (O.B.C) candidates are to be entitled with a relaxation 5% marks ineligibility for admission.