For our course, the fee was INR 3,000 per annum. We also used to get scholarships of INR 5,000. I think most of the students use to get scholarships. There is the need for a loan by the bank.
Overview of TDPGC:
Tilak Dhari College is one of the premier institutions of not only Uttar Pradesh but also in India.It has about 200 well-qualified teachers. Almost all of them are PhD,many of them are working on minor and major projects sanctioned by various funding agencies.Some of them have been on academic assignments abroad.About 70% of them are engaged in research work in various departments. Many of them have contributed articles and research papers to national and international journals.
There are upwards of 12 thousand students in this college.It is known for its innovative methods of teaching and the quality of its research work. It has been the recipient of a prestigious award given by state government for the best performance in all respect.Most of its alumni are representing it in different fields not only in the country but also abroad.
The college was originally founded as an English Middle School in 1914 by Sri Tilak Dhari Singh. Mr Singh was the first graduate in this district of his community.It was recognised as Kshatriya High School in 1916. It Became an Intermediate in 1940. It acquired the status of a Degree College in July 1947 in affiliation to Agra University.It’s affiliation shifted to Gorakhpur University in 1956. It got the status of Post Graduation in 1970 after a long drawn protest led by then principal Sri H N Singh.
The college is situated at a distance of 4 Kilometres from Jaunpur Junction and about 2.5 Kilometres from Jaunpur City Station. It is 300 meters away from the Roadways Depot. It is thus well connected with Rail and roads.