Mathabhanga College

Strategic/Prospective Plan

Policies, administrative setup

Being an affiliated college of Coochbehar Panchanan barma University, the institution has to follow the rules and regulations decided by the university. At the same time, being a grant-in-aid HEI, the institution is bound to follow the rules of the West Bengal State Government and the UGC. Since there is no GB in the college since 2019, administration level final decision is taken by Administrator (SDO, Mathabhanga). At institutional level, the principal is the final authority who reports to the Administrator. The meeting of the Administrator with the heads of the institutions is held regularly. The principal of the college informs the administrator of the activities of the college and the requirements of the college. Being the head of the institution, the Principal is responsible for all the academic and administrative activities of the institution. In the absence of the principal, faculties with PhD degree are given charge of running the institution. On the Administrative staff, there are fifteen permanent employees – and ten are sanctioned by management on a contractual basis. A number of committees are formed for academic, administrative, co-curricular, sports and extension activities. On all these committees, there is a chairperson and a convener (sometimes additional conveners are selected). Some other important administrative committees are the Admission Committee, Routine Committee, and Examination Committee etc. The principal, bursar, accountant and finance committee look after all the financial transactions of all these committees. The conveners of all the committees are free to work their own way, but as for the budget allocation, they have to seek the permission of the principal. The institution has to follow the rules and regulations regarding appointment and service set by the university, the state government and the UGC. The recruitment and promotion of academic and administrative staff are done as per the norms decided by the university, the state government and the UGC.


Appointment of college teachers was done by the College Service Commission of West Bengal Government according to criteria they had prescribed. Local recruitment takes place according to the norms of the university and a body comprising Principal, HOD and Subject experts decides the worthiness of the faculty member by his/her performance in the interview according to the parameters they are looking for. Non-teaching staff, both permanent and temporary, are appointed by college authorities to maintain government procedure and GB sanctioning.


The institution strictly follows the service rules according to the state government norms. The teachers and non-teaching staff have the benefits of PF, EPF, Casual Leaves, Earned Leaves, Medical Leaves, Child Care Leave and Maternity leaves etc.,

Promotional Policies

Poor and meritorious students are provided half free and full free of fellowship according to their merits and financial condition. Students are felicitated for their achievements in sports, academic performance etc. Teaching and non-teaching staff are provided a 3% increment by WB State government and teaching faculties get promotion according to the PBAS system
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