History

Govt. Thakur Ranmat Singh College of Excellence is one of the reputed and oldest institutions imparting higher education in Madhya Pradesh. The College was established by Maharaja of Rewa, King Raghuraj Singh in 1869 as a public school. The institution was soon upgraded to the status of High school in 1882 and was renamed as Durbar High school. The school got its affiliation with University of Kolkata in 1884. In the year 1891-92 this School got its affiliation with University of Allahabad. On 16th of July 1935 the college was elevated to the status of Intermediate College. The New building for the college was constructed at National Highway 7 by Maharaja of Rewa, Gulab Singh in October 1938. In 1944, several graduation courses were started in the College, thus the college was elevated to a Degree status. On August 15, 1957 the College was named as Thakur Ranmat Singh Postgraduate College in memoir of renowned freedom fighter, Shaheed Thakur Ranmat Singh by the Government of Madhya Pradesh. The college was affiliated with The University of Agra after getting the degree status since 1956. The college got affiled with University of Sagar in 1956 and remained affiliated since 1968. In 1968 the College became affiliated with With Awadhesh Pratap singh University Rewa, which was established in 1968. The College thus has a long legacy of imparting education in Vindhya Region. Being one of the Oldest Institutions of Madhya Pradesh the College has all the credit of being recognized as a 'Heritage College' of the region.



The Government Thakur Ranmat Singh College Rewa enjoys the privilege of being recognized with the status of an Autonomous College by UGC in 1995. By grace of its academic ambience the College was declared Centre for Excellence by the Government of Madhya Pradesh in 2001. Maintaining its academic excellence this College is privileged with being assessed and accredited ‘A’ grade by NAAC on January 29, 2009 having CGPA of 3.01 on four point scale; and also being conferred the status of College with potential for excellence by UGC in 2010.


The College is a recognized research centre in 13 disciplines. The College is a multi faculty co-education institution with 7024 student's enrolment in the faculties of Arts, Science, Commerce and several number of self finance programs. Since its inception this College has set the milestone of success not only in educational but also in political and social fields. Many a scholars of the College have got up to the height of reputation holding political positions in the Union Cabinet & State Ministry. Hundreds of the scholars of this institute have successfully qualified for higher and reputed jobs in education, bureaucracy and business sector.



Being a leading centre of research of A.P.S. University Rewa the College has about 200 enrolled research scholars in the disciplines like Commerce, English, Economics, Geography, Hindi, History, Music, Philosophy, Political Science, Sociology, Sanskrit and different branches of Science. It is well said that–'Sweets are the uses of adversity'. The tireless efforts of the faculty members, the staff, the stakeholders, the students led the College to be bestowed with the prestige and honour Government Thakur Ranmat Singh College Rewa (M.P.) SSR for 2nd Cycle Accreditation by NAAC 2 of being conferred the status of 'College with Potential for Excellence'. Thus the College became one among the 149 Colleges to be identified under the scheme of 'College with Potential for Excellence' during phases III by D.O Number F. 12- 1/2008(NS/PE) 20th July 2010.



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