The college started off with its affiliation from Calcutta University in 1899 as Grade ‘B’ College. But it was soon upgraded in 1904 to Grade ‘A’ College on the merit of its spectacular performance and excellence. In the year 1906-1907, it was anointed as “St. Columba’s College”, the present name, after the name of the famous Irish Saint Columba.
In 1952, the college became a part of Bihar University and 12 years hence in 1964, St. Columba’s Collegebecame a constituent unit of Ranchi University, which came into existence in 1960. Continuing its unending glorious journey, it turned into a glaring constituent unit of Vinoba Bhave University, Hazaribag, Jharkhand, in 1992. Meanwhile the college took a leaf of Post Graduate affiliation from University Grants Commission, New Delhi, in 1987
College Facilitates their students with Financial Aid Programs. A limited number of Merit-cum-means scholarships are available for the deserving and meritorious students whose parent’s/guardian’s monthly income does not exceed Rs. 25,000/- per annum or as may be laid down from time to time in case of students of the IVth year of the 5-year Integrated M.A. programme/2-year M.A./M.Sc. Programmes.. The payment of scholarships will be governed by the rules in force in the College from time to time.
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