The college was established by “Takhatpur Shikshad Sammittee” in 15 July 1965 with arts and science faculty up to graduation level. In the beginning the college was conducted in temporary building of government higher secondary School Takhatpur till–1973.The college was shifted in present building in 1973.After purchase of land from mission and then, the building was built up by’ Janaklal Motilal Trust ,Dharampura’,since then the college is known as JMP college Takhatpur.The college was taken over by Government of Madhya Pradesh, higher education department from 1st October 1982,since then, the college is known as “Government J.M.P.College Takhatpur”.The college is located on Bilaspur-Mungeli road. It is about 31 kms from Bilaspur (C.G.).The college Campus spread on area of 11.04 acre.
The college was upgraded by introducing M.A. in