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Principal's Desk

It is a pleasure, a privilege and a responsibility to be part of this century-old institution of higher learning. To be a ‘Columbian’ is to lead a way of life set by the highest standards of discipline, dedication and devotion to one’s academic, individual and social pursuits. St. Columba’s College has proved its mettle over the last century as the leader in academic aspiration of innumerable students, who have, after their education from this college, have made a notable contribution to the society in all walks of life.

The college administration along with its dedicated teaching and non-teaching staff has been actively involved in the inculcation of appropriate values and customs among students, shaping and readying them for the future. It is our belief that we would continue to impart value-based education along with professional skills and dexterity to the students through an active participation of all its stakeholders, administration, teachers, staff, students, alumni, parents and guardians.

St. Columba’s College today stands proudly as one of the oldest constituent units under Vinoba Bhave University, Hazaribagh, with a NAAC B++ grading. It is now a Post-Graduate Institution with 16 undergraduate departments,

7 post-graduate departments and 3 self-financed departments. More than 10,000 students are enrolled in various courses offered by the institution, affiliated under Vinoba Bhave University, Hazaribagh, besides catering also as a centre of distance learning of Indira Gandhi National Open University, New Delhi, in which more than 8000 students are enrolled in different courses in this centre.

In the coming years, we look forward to setting new milestones on all academic and professional fronts, besides maintaining the grand historical legacy of the college, through an all-round development with active participation and interaction of all its stakeholders. We are committed to remain the lighthouse of knowledge as bestowed upon us from yesteryears and enshrined in the mission and vision of the college.

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