Sonepur College, Sonepur

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History Of College

The dream of the local elites to have a college in this part of the state was translated into reality in 1964 with Pre-University Arts class under Utkal University. The college came under the jurisdiction of Sambalpur University on Dt.01.01.1967.It was formally started in the old Judge Court Building of Sonepur State till it was shifted in 1966 to the majestic mansion of MitrodayaBhawan, the guest house of the royal family situated on the bank of the river Mahanadi amidst the scenic mango groves offering the much needed rest to the students during the intervals of the hectic activities.

The college started B.A. classes in 1966, Intermediate Science in 1971, B.Sc. classes in 1975, Intermediate Commerce in 1980 and B.Com in 1983. Thus the college attained its full-fledged status in all branches of Arts, Science, Commerce with almost all the essential subjects. Subsequently it got Honours affiliation in 16 subjects over the years.