Kharagpur College was founded on 29 August (Monday) 1949 in the premises of the Silver Jubilee School at Kharagpur , Puratan Bazar . soon, thereafter, the college obtained a gift of nearly 40 bighas of land from Mrs. Saleha Khatoon, wife of late Nasir Ali Khan of Panchberia, Kharagpur and the construction of college building started under the dispersal scheme of the state Government on the 2nd day of July 1951. The functioning of the college then started in its own building at the present permanent site at Inda, Kharagpur.
Library: The College boasts of a big library with a large collection of Books in all the subjects taught. The stock is regularly replenished with new publication every year. There is a spacious reading room which can accommodate more than fifty readers at a time. The library has two sections – General section and Seminar Library Section. Books are issued on production of library card if the Library card is lost, Rs. 5/ – (five) is charged for the issue of a fresh card. Loss of card is to be immediately reported to the Librarian. If the Library sustains loss of books due to non – reporting or due to the negligence of students, the loss must be made good by the student concerned. Silence in the Library is imperative. Steps are ahead to computerize the full functions of library including students general access to the computerized catalogue. Of late the seminar library system has been revived and is being controlled and managed by the faculties of the respective departments.
Play Ground: The college has a big playground. All kinds of sports and NCC activities takes part in the play ground. Both boys and girls takes part in the sports. The players also undergoes regular practise in the play ground. Different kinds of tournaments and sports meet like Annual Athletic Meet is organized by the college.
Hostel Facilities Available: Seprate Hostel Facility is Available for Boys and Girls