The K. L. S. College was established in 1957 by renowned educationist,
generous and a great social reformer Late Shri Kanhaiya Lal Sahu.
Nawada has produced many bright leaders in past, but the name of K. L.
Sahu always stand apart and taken with deep respect because of his work
in establishing institutions of repute. K L S High School and Prajatantra
Dwar is other prominent landmark that first originated from the nimble
mind of K. L. Sahu. The first principal of the college Shri Vasudeo Prasad
and the Secretary Shri Radheshyam has contributed their effort to the all
round development of college during the infant period of the K. L. S. College.
Thereafter, talents, impression, hard – work and dedication of several gentlemen
has proved concrete milestone in the development of the college and spreading
education among the people of Nawada and neighboring districts of Bihar.
The name of few such personalities is Smt. Munni Devi, Shri Shiv Narayan Prasad,
Dr. Surya Prakash Narayan Puri, Dr. Vijay Kumar Singh, Shri Mudrika Singh, Shri
Sukdeo Prasad. Verma, Shri Shyam Sundar Prasad, Smt. Gayatri Devi, Shri Laxmichand
Hitashi, Sri Gauri Shankar Keshri and Shri Amrit Prasad. The excellent role of
Late Devraj Ram (Prof – in – Charge) of this college is unforgettable for his
constant and arduous effort to make this college a standard icon of the
Since its inception to 1972, the college was running in the private house
of the first President of the college Late Shri K. L. Sahu near station road.
In 1966, Smt. Munni Devi, wife of Kanhai Lal Babu has donated the land for the
college and the construction of separate building and premises started there.
In 1972, K. L. S. College started running its operations in newly constructed
own buildings. Since then the college infrastructural and academic environment
facilities witnessed many fold development.
Intermediate level course in Arts and Humanities has been started in 1957 and
immediately in 1958 degree level courses in Arts and Humanities has also been
started. By the mid of 1976, degree level courses in several subjects under the
Arts, Humanities and Science streams has been started. In 1981 - 82, the college
got permission for degree level course in Chemistry and Mathematics. In 1984,
the affiliating University eventually gave permission to introduce the degree
level course in Commerce stream. In 1986 – 88, the college got permission to start
degree level course in Hindi, Political Science, Economics, and Urdu.
In 1978, it has become a constituent unit of Magadh University, Bodh Gaya and
subsequently gained recognition by the UGC under section 2(f) and 12(B) in 1983.
Since then the K. L. S. College has grown by many folds and now a day college is a
well known educational body in the Gaya Division and offering various courses in Science, Arts, Humanities, Business
Administration and Computer Science.
Kanhai Lal Sahu College (K.L.S. College) is one of the reputed institutions
which is well administered and offer good infrastructure, facilities and excellent
academic activities in Nawada which is in the state of Bihar and this college
excels not only in Academic activities but also in Extra-curricular activities
and in Sports too. Students graduated from this college are placed in top level
reputed Govt., PSUs and Private organizations.
The K. L. S. College inspires, prepares, and empowers students to succeed in the ever changing world.
- • We inspire students to learn and to develop as whole people: intellectually, physically, and emotionally.
- • We inspire students to continue learning throughout life.
- • We prepare and empower students to be successful by helping them develop the knowledge, skills and abilities needed to enter or progress within the work force or to transfer to a four-year institution, and to adapt and thrive in our increasingly diverse and ever-changing world.
K. L. S. College has a very flair, simple and clear vision and mission to fulfill the need of students, teachers and the society. At the same time we are facing huge scarcity of permanent teaching posts and financial crisis for infrastructural, ICT and sports facilities development.