Kuntala Kumari Sabat Womens College was established on the 1st of July 1960 by the local elite with a view to promoting higher education for women in Balasore.It was first named as Women’s Collage Balasore. It started under a private management as a Degree College, with teaching facilities in humanities only. Late K.C. Dey was its first Principal and chief patron. The state government took over the management of the College from 01.10.1965.Subsequently, the College was named after the illustrious Oriya poetess and doctor Kuntala Kumaril Sabat on 24.07.1976.
Library: The college Library contains about 39,448 books in different section and sub-sections. The staff and students of the College and any other person specially permitted by the Principal may use the Library.The Library remains open from 10.30.a.m. to 4.30.p.m.The Library remains closed on Sundays and public holidays.The students of the College are required to receive their library books from the College Library on the following dates. They are to return the books borrowed from Library between 11.a.m. and 1 p.m. on all working days.