Welcome to the Sponsored Teachers' Traing College Website

The Sponsored Teachers Training College was established with an aim to impart proper career training to the educated youth of this region in the field of education and also to enable the potential teachers to understand the spirit, nature, and purpose of Higher/Secondary Education. This College has earned the reputation of being a pioneer institution for Teacher Training in the State of West Bengal.

The College is actively involved in training the educated youth to face the challenges in the field of Education, usage of modern information technology for education in schools and colleges and to develop communication skills of the trainees. In 1969, the Government of West Bengal permitted the college for providing Co-Education teaching.

This college has earned recognition from NCTE (National Council for Teacher Education) and is approved by UGC (University Grants Commission).

Why To Join Sponsored Teachers Training College, Purulia, West Bengal?

  • Facilities: There are 6 well-equipped laboratories in the college and the instruments are upgraded with time. The College provides excellent hostel facilities comprising of clean and well-maintained rooms. The students also have access to modern tools in the laboratory and workspace. The Assembly Hall Building inside the campus serves as a Seminar cum Assembly Hall with a seating capacity of 150.  The library provides a peaceful environment for the students to prepare for their exams.
  • Faculty: The entire faculty in this institute is certified from reputed institutes around the country. The faculty of this institute encourages seminar based study for the students. The experience of the faculty helps everyone to gain the confidence and skills required to be an efficient teaching professional. 4 UGC organized research projects are being conducted by the faculty of this institute.


From The Desk of Teacher In-Charge

I never teach my pupils. I only attempt to provide the conditions in which they can learn.Albert Einstein

Sponsored Teachers’ Training College, Purulia was established to impart quality and value based teacher education. Under the auspices of the ‘Women Development Scheme’ during the Third Five Year Plan, the Government of West Bengal established the College vide G.O. No. 2318 Edn(G) dated 6/10.7.1964, as a Govt. Sponsored College with the name “Sponsored Teachers’ Training College for Women”. It started its journey from the academic session 1964-65 with an intake of 40 (forty) women trainee under affiliation from the University of Burdwan. The Government of West Bengal has permitted the College for ‘Co-education’ teaching from the academic session 1969-70 with an increased intake of 200. The College has been renamed ... read more »

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