The college was established by “Takhatpur Shikshad Sammittee” in 15 July 1965 with arts and science faculty up to graduation level. In the beginning the college was conducted in temporary building of government higher secondary School Takhatpur till–1973.The college was shifted in present building in 1973. After purchase of land from mission and then, the building was built up by “Janaklal Motilal Trust, Dharampura“, since then the college is known as JMP college Takhatpur.The college was taken over by Government of Madhya Pradesh, higher education department from 1st October 1982,since then, the college is known as “Government J.M.P.College Takhatpur”. The college is located on Bilaspur – Mungeli road. It is about 31 kms from Bilaspur (C.G.).The college Campus spread on area of 11.04 acre.

The college was upgraded by introducing M.A. in Political science for P/G degree course in 1987-88.Due to limited seats in M.A.  and increase of applications to  study  M.A. ,new courses Hindi & History in M.A. was started in 2003-03 by college level body ‘Janbhagidari Sammittee”after permission of state Government.

The new courses –B.Com, BCA, Geography as a paper in B.A. & M.A. in Economics and Sociology was started in 2013-14. This is the only college in Takhatpur Block for hundreds of students belonging to backward sections ( SC/ST/OBC) who pass out of the higher secondary schools of Takhatpur and nearby places.

Aim & Objective

“Enabling the youth to meet out the demands of contemporary society” We make great efforts to get best results from limited resources to reach our vision by the following dimensions:‐

Academic enrichment: The main objective of the institution is to enable the students to meet the challenges of life with confidence through academic achievements and co‐curricular activities which also provides them the opportunity to exhibit their talents. To obtain the objectives of the institution college library is enriched with Books, Journals, Educational CD’s and Newspapers& Laboratories are equipped with necessary equipment’s.

Social Development: Education is incomplete without social orientation. Through various activities like NCC, NSS, Red Cross and sports Social skills are developed. The NSS students are visiting the adopted village and schools to impart knowledge about nutrition, health & hygiene, Disease and their prevention, importance of literacy etc. Through these activities helping nature is developed.

Personality Development: For all‐rounded development and specially for thedevelopment of well‐adjusted and well integrated personality.Students are given opportunities for exposure through various competitions so that they exhibit their artistic and creative inclination, Develop communication skill and learn co‐operating living. They are also sent to other colleges for participation in various cultural & sports Competition which helps in the development of confidence. The vision of the college is given in the college emblem. The Emblem Is given on the first page of the college “Information&Admission brochure” and also displayed on the entrance so that each and every member of the college can be reminded of the same.

The Milestones of the College
  1. The college started as Degree College in 15 July 1965 with Science and Arts up to graduation level.
  2. Post graduate class in M.A. Political science started in 1987‐88.
  3. BCA, B.COM, MA in Sociology and Economics & Geography in BA started in 2013‐14.
  4. Remedial coaching programme for SC/ST/OBC students was conducted successfully through UGC 11th plan fund in 2010‐11.
  5. Two class rooms by MLA fund in 2010.
  6. Two class rooms by UGC fund with common room & two wash rooms in 2014.
  7. Cycle stand with five hundred capacities by Government of CG in 2011.
  8. Girls Hostel building & sport facilities center are under construction through UGC 11th plan (specific) grant.