K.B. Women’s College, a premier educational institution for women in Hazaribag is a constituent unit of Vinoba Bhave University, Hazaribag, Jharkhand, founded in 1963. It was then known as the ‘Women’s College’ and later on, the college shifted to its present premises and was renamed as ‘Krishna Bhallabh Women’s College’. It is situated in the heart of Hazaribag town of the North Chotanagpur Division. It is surrounded by Koderma district in the North, Ramgarh district in the South, Giridih district in the East and Chatra district in the West. Hazaribag is a glorious city known for its flora and fauna, fabulous greeneries, enchanting hills, lakes, springs, abundance of medicinal plants and mineral resources serving the mankind as a whole. It was named after an active freedom fighter Shri Krishna Ballabh Sahay, who was appointed as the Revenue Minister of Bihar after independence and also became the Chief Minister of unified Bihar. He had contributed a lot to enact law to abolish the Zamindary system from the state.
Our college caters to the academic and professional needs of girls not only from Hazaribag but also from adjoining rural areas and nearby states. It imparts degree level education. The college initially started with only 05 students in the Arts Stream and had a few teaching staffs. The Science Stream was introduced in the year 1975. And, the Commerce Stream was added subsequently. In 1995, vocational course in CND (Clinical Nutrition Dietetics) was added by taking assistance from UGC.
A premier educational institution of 50 years old is moving ahead in the direction of women’s empowerment in the true sense. It has achieved confidence for its commitment to academic excellence and the overall development of young women with optimism. In the “Golden Jubilee” year of its proud existence it has continued to produce students who have excelled in academics, sports and cultural fields. We are highly committed to provide our students supportive learning environment that enables every student to realize their potential in accordance with their co-curricular interests. The College has acquired a strong identity. It has 20 departments and over 4000 students on its rolls.
The college is recognized under Section 2(f) & 12 (b) of the UGC Act 1956.