Chandidas Mahavidyalaya was established in 1972 at the village Khujutipara under Nanoor Police Station in the district Birbhum with a motto to educate the youth for making them employable, socially responsible and ethically correct for their holistic development with the pace of changing local as well as global perspective. The college was named after the medieval poet of Humanity of 14th Century, Chandidas, who was famous for his lyrics in Vaishnava padavali. It grew out of the long-standing desire and struggle of the people of this underdeveloped area for higher education. The sapling they planted has now branched out in many directions, now blossoming forth with colours and fragrance. The college has since its inception steadily evolved in terms of its human and infrastructural resources. It is affiliated to the University of Burdwan. It breathes natural air of human relations among students and the staff beyond the boundary that prides in it. The college has been accredited by NAAC in 2011 & 2016.
This College facilitates to cope with the changing academic scenario in different streams- Arts, Science and Commerce. It has now 10 honours and 10 general courses. The wing of NCC, NSS, Games & Sports and Cultural activities oversees and coordinates the entire Co-curricular and extra-curricular activities. Career counselling and Placement cell is also ready to provide added advantage alongside of academic activities. College has some job oriented courses at free of cost with the technical assistance of and affiliation to NSDC (National Skill Development Corporation). There are separate common rooms for boys and girls for leisure period. Also there are separate Indoor game and Multi gym facilities both for boys and girls. College has rich and sophisticated canteen. There are outdoor sports facilities too with sophisticated court for Volly ball and Badminton. College’s girls hostel is under construction.