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Atarra Post Graduate College, Atarra is a Government aided institution located in Banda district of Uttar Pradesh and is affiliated to Bundelkhand University, Jhansi. This college has received the pride of being the first of its own kind in imparting higher education in rural regions of Bundelkhand through its five faculties with recognised research centres.

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The foundation was laid by late Prime Minister Smt. Indira Gandhi in 1959 and inaugurated by the then Chief Minister of U.P. in 1960. The college has a 31 acres lush green main campus. Along with the vast academic buildings, the institution has agriculture farm, play ground, NCC units, NSS units, resourceful Central library, Network Resource Centre, well equipped science laboratories, common room facility for girls and separate hostel facilities for boys and girls. More than 80 teachers and more than 70 non teaching staff are presently serving in the college. In addition to 3324 students in UG and PG programs, 38 research scholars are enrolled in the different faculties of the college. Besides quality academic engagement the institution always pays serious attention to the overall personality development of the students through co-curricular activities like sports, debates, Yoga, social awareness program etc.


To promote quality higher education and employment generation in remote rural areas and to improve the quality of life and human values with the spirit of whole world as a family.


  • To provide necessary academic environmentand and infrastructure for scientific, professional and moral education.
  • To facilitate the study of local need based subjects.
  • To develop teaching, administrative and research skills.
  • To present a platform for research on surrounding problems.
  • To encourage female education in rural areas.


Ethical Standards– Ensuring the highest ethical standards to achieve excellence in academic and research activities with impetus on extension activities, physical fitness and environment concern.

Equity- Affirming and protecting the rights, dignity and integrity of each member of diverse community with the motto”वसुधैव कुटुम्बकम”

Student-Centric– Fostering a student-centric environment and providing student centered academic environment.

Responsiveness– Serving the needs of the society and ‘Touching the lives of masses’ through community care and outreach programs.