Syamsundar College was founded by late Raibahadur Bisalaksha Bose, the esteemed social worker of the village Shyamsundar, Dist. Burdwan on 12th August 1948. Former ministers of the Govt. of West Bengal Abdus Sattar, Kalipada Mukherjee and Prafulla Chandra Sen and renowned freedom fighter such as Jadabendra Nath Panja helped a lot in establishing the college at Shyamsundar. P. C. Sen, the former Chief Minister of West Bengal was selected as the first President to the Governing Body of the college. Mr Shib Mohan Bose, the highly qualified son of Mr Bose had been appointed as the first Principal of the college.