SAMSI COLLEGE, the second oldest institution of Higher Education in the district of Malda (West Bengal), was established on August 25, 1968 with formal opening of classes on October 14, 1968 at Samsi Agril High School. Within two years of its Establishment, the college was able to construct its own temporary mud-building at the present site in the peaceful and natural environment of the historically antique place of Kandaran popularly known as Kandaran Pahar (Mound). The College is now, with its permanent buildings and natural beauties, encircled and well-protected by a boundary wall and has a big play-ground, a boy's hostel, a Girl's Hostel and a pond for pisciculture. More than 8000 students form the neighbouring area and different district of West Bengal study now in this college. Kandaran, the site of the college, has immensely historical and archaeological significance. It is a place where ancient and medieval chapters of history meet and where Hindus, Muslims and Christians live together in mutual understanding and communal brotherhood fostered by the college. A number of English medium school have also been established around the College.