Maharani Kalyani College was established in the year 1970 at Laheriasarai, Darbhanga with an aim to impart quality higher education to poor, downtrodden meritorious students of the local and adjoining areas in the name of “Maharani Kamsundari” alias Kalyani of Darbhanga. The college was duly affiliated upto degree level in Science and atrs by Bihar University, Muzaffarpur. The college was formally inaugurated on 21st September,1970 by Late Lalit Narayan Mishra, a great son of Mithilanchal.
In due course the college was accredited by NAAC for the first time in 2005 under the leadership of Late Jiveshwar Jha, the then Principal of the college. In 2013, the college underwent reaccreditation by NAAC in the second cycle under the charismatic leadership of Dr. S. Arvind Singh and the grade improved with “B”. The college is regularly publishing its college magazine” KALYANI” since last seven years. At the same time the college is publishing two research journals with ISSN no. The one “BIOJOURNAL” (ISSN: 0970-9444) is devoted to the publication of original research work in bioscience. The other “KALYANI RESEARCH JOURNAL” (ISSN : 2454-3179) is a multi-lingual and multi faculty journal.
The college regularly arranges study tour, seminars and guest lectures. Special classes are arranged for slow and fast learners.
Dual degree courses are provided through Nalanda Open University, Patna of which there is a study centre in the college. Our regular students can opt for more than fifty certificate courses offered by NOU along with regular mode of courses.
Presently college is imparting teaching in Science and Arts at intermediate level and Science, Arts and Commerce at degree Honours level and is catering the needs of more than 4000 students.