Municipal College took its birth under the auspices of REDS (Rourkela Educational Development Society ) in the year 1978 and within a span of 41 years it has proved itself to be an institution of excellence .
The college has been accredited by NAAC in 2016 with B + Grade (2nd Cycle) with a Grade Point of 2.67 .It is in receipt of World Bank Sponsored Institutional Development Grant (IDG) under the programme Odisha Higher Education Programme for Excellence and Equity (OHEPEE) of Govt. of Odisha , Department of Higher Education.It is also one of the leading college of Sambalpur Univesity having established its academic credentials over the years in University Examinations consistently.
In NCC and Sports and Games it has excelled continuously producing number a International Hockey players such as Peter Tirkey, Prabodh Tirkey, Ignace Tirkey and Lajarus Barla.
Municipal College, Rourkela is marching ahead in its mission with the need of the time by incorporating new ideas and opportunities and complying with the provisions of appropriate bodies which a institution imparting Higher Education in Odisha is required to do.
“The Governing Body is the policy making as well controlling authority that is responsible for smooth and proper management of the college.
“The college has been accredited with B + Grade by NAAC in the year 2016 (2nd Cycle).
“CBCS Model Syllabus is followed in the course curriculum for Degree Classes in the college.
“The SSR is the self- assessment of the institution itself which is going for NAAC accreditation and re-accreditation.
Municipal College, Rourkela has not only excelled in the academics but also in sports and games, NCC at University ,State , National and International level.It has produced laurels over the past years in the above fields which is the hallmark as identification of the institution.
The college organizes Seminar , Study Tourr ,Field Visits ,Career Counselling and Self-Defense training for girls besides NCC and YRC. The students round the year are involved in such activities besides classroom teaching arena which is helpful in achieving their career objectives and goals.