Welcome to the Sponsored Teachers' Training College

Sponsored Teachers’ Training College, Purulia has started its journey from the academic session 1964-65 with an intake of 40 (forty) women trainees under Burdwan University. The Government of West Bengal established the College as a Govt. Sponsored College with the name “Sponsored Teachers’ Training College for Women” under the auspices of the ‘Women Development Scheme’ during the Third Five Year Plan.

The college is situated in Purulia district, lying Chota Nagpur Plateau Region, in the Western Part of West Bengal with a beautiful campus covering an area of 5.18 acres of land. The college has been affiliated by the UGC u/s 2(f) from its inception and considered eligible to receive central assistance through UGC u/s 12(B).

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 as “Sponsored Teachers’ Training College, Purulia”. The College has earned the Recognition from the NCTE w.e.f. the academic session 2003-04 to run the B Ed Course with an intake of 100. The college is presently affiliated under Baba Saheb Ambedkar Education University (Erstwhile The West Bengal University of Teachers` Training, Education Planning and Administratio) from the session-2018-19.

10,000+ Students

10+ Staff

10+ Faculty

2000+ Alumni

Message from the Principal

Sponsored Teachers’ Training College, Purulia was established to impart quality and value based Teacher Education in 1964 by the West Bengal Government under the auspices of the ‘Women Development Scheme’ during the Third Five Year Plan vide G.O. No. 2318-Edn (G), dated the 6th July, 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 of the Burdwan University. 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 as “Sponsored Teachers’ Training College, Purulia”. Later on the college came under Sidho-Kanho-Birsha University from the academic session 2010-11. Recently it has come under the umbrella of The West Bengal University of Teachers’ Training, Education Planning and Administration from the academic session 2018-20. The College has earned the NCTE Recognition and Revised Recognition to run the B.Ed. Course vide No. ERC/7-37(ER-37.6.1)/2003/1553(1); Dated the 11th August, 2003 and F.ERC/NCTE/APE00221/B.Ed.(Revised Order)/2015/32080; dated the 25th May, 2015 respectively and included under 2(f) & 12(B) of UGC Act. ... read more »

Recent Events

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    Admission into Diploma in Yoga Education. January, 2024

    07 Jan 2024

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    The World AIDS Day Rally on 1st December, 2023, Chief Guest-

    02 Dec 2023

    Chief Guest- Dr. SAKTIPADA MURMU, DY CMOH IV, PURULIA

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    CELEBRATION OF CONSTITUTION DAY OF INDIA ON 26 TH NOVEMBER, 2023

    26 Nov 2023

    Chief Guest- Sri Adityavikram M Hirani, Addl. District Magistrate (Gen) Guest- Sri Debashis Santra, Secretary, DLSA, Purulia and Smt. Sadhana Das, Principal Magistrate, Juvenile Justice board, Purulia

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    NSS SPECIAL CAMP- 2022

    26 Dec 2022

    7 DAYS SPECIAL CAMP FOR NSS VOLUNTEERS- 2022

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    International Yoga Day - Two Days workshop Programme

    20 Jun 2022

    Two Days workshop Programme through presentation and competition on YOGA , 20th June & 21st June, 2022

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    BLOOD DONATION CAMP

    29 Jun 2022

    A BLOOD DONATION CAM WILL BE ORGANISED BY N.S.S. UNIT, SPONSORED TEACHERS` TRAINING COLLEGE, PURULIA ON 29/06/2022

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    Earth Day Observed on 22nd April, 2022

    23 Apr 2022

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    STUDENTS WEEK FROM 1ST JANUARY TO 7TH JANUARY, 2022

    03 Jan 2022

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    Regarding Republic Day-2021

    30 Nov -0001

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    NATIONAL LEVEL WEBINAR ON NEP-2020, Dt- 07-09-2020

    07 Sep 2020

    Title- "National Education Policy-2020 : Understanding and Implementation Strategies with special reference to School Education and Teacher Education" .

Thought of the Day

My mother said I must always be intolerant of ignorance but understanding of illiteracy. That some people, unable to go to school, were more educated and more intelligent than college professors.

Maya Angelou