Type of College


Accreditation & Recognition

UGC, NAAC with "B" Grade




Pandit Ravishankar Shukla University, Raipur

About Govt. Digvijay Autonomous College

Govt. Digvijay (P.G.) Autonomous College, Rajnandgaon was established on 13th July 1957 and has completed 50 years of its existence.

It is one of the premier institutions to impart & provide a platform in the field of higher education for the deserving candidates and prove to be a milestone in the path of progress.

The college is affiliated to Pt. Ravishankar Shukla University, Raipur and recognized by the University Grants Commission (UGC) under section 2(f) & 12(B) Act, 1956. It is re-accredited by National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) with "B" Grade in 2013.

The growth of the institution has been remarkable. The college today stands like a colossus, proud of the thousands of alumni that adorn positions of prominence in all walks of life, thanks to the education that they received in their alma mater.

The Golden Jubilee of the college was an opportunity for everyone who had passed through its corridors to revisit their temple of learning and contribute to its growth to achieve greater glory. The college celebrated the Silver Jubilee in 1981-82. The college was conferred autonomous status by UGC in 1992-93. The college celebrated the Golden Jubilee in 2007.

Govt. Digvijay Autonomous College is a government funded college. UGC is also funding the college for development activities. It is linked to all parts of the country by NH No.6 and South East Central Railways. The environment of the college is healthy and peaceful.

More than 50% of the faculty members have Ph.D. and other research qualifications. They are experienced and committed. The students are serious in studies, disciplined and well behaved. The admission process is transparent and just. We have flexibility in the choice of the subjects at the Undergraduates level.

Govt. Digvijay Autonomous College is most appropriately christened as a fitting tribute to the eminent ruler of erstwhile Rajnandgaon State Late Raja Digvijay Das who remains a constant source of inspiration for our young students. His bronze bust installed in front of the college continues to encourage and enlighten the young minds to strive to fathom as yet unexplored areas of knowledge.

The college offers UG courses, PG courses, and Research Programs under Pt. Ravishankar Shukla University, Raipur.


Vision is to fulfill the expectations of the unexpected paradigm shift in higher education:

  • To be an advanced centre of learning, where the pursuit of knowledge and search for excellence shall reign supreme unhindered by the barriers of caste, creed, and religion.
  • The introduction of self-financing courses in job-oriented multidisciplinary fields. Continuous and effective upgrading of curricula. Making available to the students an ambiance that stimulates their intellect and mental faculties in a learner-friendly atmosphere, thereby optimizing their intellectual caliber essential at the higher level of studies.
  • To make perpetual efforts to monitor and improve the quality of educational Programs. To provide training courses in a focused way oriented to the needs of society.


  • To impart high-quality education, general as well as job-oriented and develop appropriate skills for solving real life problems
  • To inculcate the students with the habit of continuous learning
  • To provide the students with equal opportunity without any discrimination of caste, color, creed and sex
  • To help the students in the unfolding of their creative abilities and development of their research temperament
  • To foster the qualities of good citizenship
  • To encourage the qualities of leadership keeping in view the challenges of time and societal responsibilities
  • To create an atmosphere for the adoption of the principles of morality and healthy practices of life
  • To interact and remain in close liaison with other institutions of higher education for mutual benefit
  • The college has an attractive, campus situated in secured and serene atmosphere suitable for learning
  • The college has separate individual departments for all subjects with young, dynamic faculty and non-teaching staff and with good results.
  • The college has the most eminent Faculty members and they are really well qualified, experienced and truly committed towards enhancement and development of the students.
  • The institution is working with a shining sun, the spectrum which is radiating in all possible directions.
  • Regular monitoring of the progress by the college principal is an estimable quality. Continuous evaluation of students' progress through two Internal Tests held every year. The result is consistently very good.
  • The college has well-equipped with modern facilities like library, laboratory, classrooms, computer lab, canteen, seminar halls, multipurpose halls, playground & hostel etc.
  • A sufficient number of classrooms with varying sizes are made available for the smooth conduct of different classes in the college.
  • The college has a library with a good number of books (both text and reference) on various subjects to meet the needs of the students as well as the teachers with reading room facility. Daily Newspapers and selected journals are also regularly subscribed.
  • The college has a book bank for helping the poor and backward class students.
  • State of the Art Laboratories with sufficient space and all the necessary equipment are made available to various departments.
  • The college has taken up the responsibility of imparting necessary, effective and practical education to the students so that they can reach great heights and attain maximum achievements in their life
  • The college runs a canteen inside the campus where staff and students can have meals and snacks prepared in a hygienic manner and at an affordable cost
  • Internet & Wi-Fi facilities may be availed by the students and teachers as per their needs.
  • A multipurpose Auditorium complex with facilities for large meetings, cultural programs, and indoor sports activities is under construction and is also being partially used for those purposes.
  • The college has got a large playground, Basket Ball court and facilities and equipment for different sports like Cricket, football, Volleyball, Hockey, badminton, Table tennis and so on.
  • A health care has been started in the college for the benefit of students and the local population. Two highly qualified Doctors weekly visit the centre. Checkups are done and medicines are given free of costs.
  • State Government and the Central Government offers a number of scholarships to the meritorious students and the students belonging to SC / ST / OBC
  • A special complaint cell (Sexual Harassment Cell) has been formed for the female students in the college. Students can directly complain orally or by written application to the head of the cell.
  • The institute provides the training facility like- face to face interview, resume making, communication skills, that help the students to face the campus recruitment.
  • For every course, the college imparts practical training to its students that helps them to understand better, improve their demonstrative skills, eliminate hesitation and in this process strives to mold them into industry ready professionals.
  • The college also provides NCC training to its students. The NCC cadets attend different camps and earn pride for themselves and for the college.
  • The college Unit NSS Wing performs different type of social services within and outside of the area
  • The college maintains a "Students Welfare Fund" to provide financial help to the poor and deserving students, on application from such students, subject to the availability of funds.
  • Special remedial classes are organized for the academically poor students, the economically vulnerable but meritorious students are provided free admission and other in-house scholarships.
Levels of study
Streams Mode Duration Eligibilty
Bachelor of Arts Full Time 3 Years 10+2
Master of Arts in Economics Full Time 2 Years B.A
Master of Arts in English Full Time 2 Years B.A
Master of Arts in Geography Full Time 2 Years B.A
Master of Arts in Hindi Full Time 2 Years B.A
Master of Arts in History Full Time 2 Years B.A
Master of Arts in Political Science Full Time 2 Years B.A
Master of Arts in Rural Development Full Time 2 Years B.A
Master of Arts in Sanskrit Full Time 2 Years B.A
Master of Arts in Sociology Full Time 2 Years B.A
Master of Social Work Full Time 2 Years Graduation
Streams Mode Duration Eligibilty
Bachelor of Commerce in Computer Applications Full Time 3 Years 10+2
Streams Mode Duration Eligibilty
Bachelor of Computer Application Full Time 3 Years 10+2
Streams Mode Duration Eligibilty
Bachelor of Science in Anthropology Full Time 3 Years 10+2
Bachelor of Science in Biotechnology Full Time 3 Years 10+2
Bachelor of Science in Botany Full Time 3 Years 10+2
Bachelor of Science in Chemistry Full Time 3 Years 10+2
Bachelor of Science in Computer Science Full Time 3 Years 10+2
Bachelor of Science in Geology Full Time 3 Years 10+2
Bachelor of Science in Mathematics Full Time 3 Years 10+2
Bachelor of Science in Microbiology Full Time 3 Years 10+2
Bachelor of Science in Physics Full Time 3 Years 10+2
Bachelor of Science in Zoology Full Time 3 Years 10+2
Master of Science in Botany Full Time 2 Years B.Sc
Master of Science in Chemistry Full Time 2 Years B.Sc
Master of Science in Mathematics Full Time 2 Years B.Sc
Master of Science in Physics Full Time 2 Years B.Sc
Master of Science in Zoology Full Time 2 Years B.Sc
Streams Mode Duration Eligibilty
Diploma in Computer Applications (DCA) Full Time 2 Years 10+2
P.G Diploma
Streams Mode Duration Eligibilty
Post Graduate Diploma in Computer Application (PGDCA) Full Time 1 Year Graduation
Additional Courses
Vocational Courses:
Industrial Fish & Fisheries
Industrial Chemistry
Ad-On Courses (Certificate, Diploma & Advanced Diploma):
Food Science & Quality Control
Information Technology
Instrument Maintenance
Spoken English and Creative Writing
Some Chief Minister's Skill development Program:
Banking and Accounting
Information and Communication Technology
Soft Skills
  • Library
  • Sports
  • Hostel
  • Laboratories
  • Internet
  • Auditorium
  • Gymnasium
  • Classroom
  • Placement
  • Scholarship
  • Wi-Fi
  • Yoga / Meditation
  • Playground
  • Curricular Activities
  • N.C.C.
  • N.S.S.
  • Medical Facility
  • Students Union
  • Common Rooms
  • Students Welfare Fund
  • Computer Lab
  • Cafeteria/Canteen
  • Anti Ragging





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