Institutional Distinctiveness

Spread over 22 acres of green and well-maintained campus, NBBDC is a premier institution of the State of Sikkim. The College has around 3100 students and 106 full time teachers and 70 nonteaching staff. There are eight departments offering PG courses in Physics, Mathematics, Botany, Chemistry, Zoology, History, English, and Economics. The students enrolled at NBBDC have to undergo two sessional and one end term examinations in every semester. 50 marks is allotted for two sessionals which are assessed internally and 50 marks in the end term examination is examined externally by the evaluators deputed by Sikkim Central University. It is worth mentioning that, most of the departments also assign term papers, projects, field survey, and even dissertations with basic objectives to inculcate research aptitude among the students. All such activities carried out by the students are well documented by the departments. A student must have 75% of attendance in every paper to be eligible to appear in the End Term Examination. Evaluated answer scripts of the internal examinations are shown to the students and a performance-analysis is conducted by the teacher. Dissertation is a requirement in most of the Post Graduate Courses.

Following the State Government’s policy, NBBDC imparts free education to its under-graduate students. The students enrolled in the institute have also been given laptops free of cost by Government of Sikkim. The college has prescribed uniforms to be worn by all the students. The college aspires to be a green campus with zero waste and complete pollution free campus and steps like installation of e waste bins, compost pits, and annual plantation drive have been taken to achieve this objective.

Seminars, workshops and motivational talks are organised to inculcate moral and ethical values among the students. Ethical values play an important role in the character building process of an individual. The institute organizes Yoga camps, Aikido training Camp and talks by spiritual gurus. Such activities are organized with an objective to inculcate moral and ethical values among the learners of the institution.

The Department of Zoology, under the aegis of Institutional Biotech hub, funded by Department of Biotechnology, Government of India, conducts several hands-on training and workshops focusing on the basic molecular techniques amongst the students.

Academic Calendars, College Website, Reader’s Association, Gender Sensitisation Cell, AntiRagging Cell, Internal Complaint Committee, Grievance Redressal Cell, NCC, NSS are some of the distinctive features of the institution. Career Counseling cell has been helping students placement through campus interviews in numerous private sectors.