Kisan College , an old Constituent Unit of Magadh University, Bodh-Gaya, was founded with a vision to restore the glory of ancient Nalanda which was the seat of learning. Students come from different parts of the State and far-flung places to receive the light of knowledge.
The college came into existence under the able leadership of Late Ramji Prasad and honorable Principal Late Ram Baran Sinha. A few philanthropists joined together to found a centre of higher studies in the northern part of Biharsarif. Late Ramji Prasad, was a man of Gandhian thought and revered person of all sections of the society. A governing body of the proposed Kisan College , Sohsarai was constituted in 1957. The very name of the college “Kisan” shows the culture and ideals of this institution. The college by virtue of its merit achieved the stature of a constituent unit of Magadh University , Bodh-Gaya in the year 1975. The college occupies a distinguished place in the field of Higher Education in Bihar . The college in its journey of more than fifty years has recorded a glorious achievements in every field of Higher Education.
It has brought glory in Computer Science also. The college has been catering to the needs and aspirations of the vast number of students of the rural areas. It is the only college which started BCA teaching in this ancient seat of learning (Nalanda) way back in 1999.
The college is commited to maintain an environment that encourages a spirit of creativity and deep commitment to academic excellence with good infrastructure. The campus of the institute is well-developed having latest facilities. The campus-life offers opportunities to the students to pursue their stduy as well as extra curricular activities.
The College has been imparting education in both traditional as well as vocational or professional courses. The College has recorded glorious result in every academic life. We have all the three faculties Science, Arts and Commerce up-to Honours level. We had Post-Graduate teaching in Science and Arts for ten years. In professional courses, we have BCA, BBM, B.Sc. (Environmental Science) and B.Sc.(I.T.) affiliated to Magadh University , Bodh-Gaya. Teachers are well-equipped and keen conscientious scholars.
The college library is the heart of this institution. It helps, promotes and co-ordinates the teaching and academic scenario on the campus. The library is very rich having entire information about available books and other resource materials, National and International Journals, Reference Books and Articles.
We have excellent computer facilities. We have more than 100 Pentium- IV and latest computers. The College provides sports activities in both indoor and outdoor games. Our Students participate in Inter College , Inter University Tournaments every year and have won many Cups and Medals in the State and the National Games. In this way, the College emphasises overall development of students. It encourages students to participate in sports activities too.
The College boasts of having a well-equipped laboratories in Science Faculty. Besides providing a healthy learning environment, it infuses in our students the cultural spirit and respect for ethical values. High-tech Computer labs, Cultural activities, Sports events, Camps by NSS, two units of NCC and personality development programmes have constantly been encouraging learning and creativity in our students.