Moti Ram Babu Ram Government Post Graduate College (MBGPG College), Haldwani, is a leading institution of higher education not only in the state but also in the Kumaon region with 46 years of education service. The college is located in the foothills of the Shivaliks and upholds the largest catchment area of the State of Uttarakhand, feeding more than 50 intermediate colleges of this area in Nainital district.
The college was established under management of Moti Ram Babu Ram Educational Trust in July 1960. Till 1973 this college was affiliated to Agra University, Agra, and later with the establishment of Kumaon University Nainital in 1974, the college was affiliated to Kumaon University.
In 1982 the college was provincilised by the Government of Uttar Pradesh in public interest. Since then this college is totally government funded. Since 1987 the college has a study centre of IGNOU providing array of programmes/courses through distance mode of education to a large number of learners of this area. College has another study centre for Uttarakhand Open University
The objectives of this college sprout out of an interactive symbiosis, wherein the environment monitors and implements adherence to these objective. Interactions comprise of flows of inputs from the environment to the college and flows of outputs from the college to the environment in the form of knowledge, information, vocational training, skilled human resources, new comprehension and analysis, paradigm shifting, advocacy and activism pertaining regional development and growth. The College’s relevant environment consists of all those bodies that provide its input and utilise its outputs. This implies that the college will receive support as long as it sustains the delivery if outputs consistent with its objectives.
At present under Arts, Commerce and Education faculties 21 department are working at the UG level and 19 departments at the PG levels. With the aim of enhancing the quality of professional education in the state, various professional courses have been launched in the college. Students will have the opportunity to combine traditional courses in Yoga, Interior Decoration, Biotechnology etc.
Moti Ram Babu Ram Government Post Graduate College has been categorized as a Vishista Mahavidyalaya and the college is steadily marching ahead in its pursuit of academic excellence. The number of students in the college has continuously increased during last several years, and has reached to around 12000 at present. With the aim of enhancing the quality of professional education in the state, various professional courses have been launched in the college.