Government General Degree College, Chapra is a rural Undergraduate General College, situated at the outskirt of the village Shikra in the Chapra Block of Nadia district, approximately 3 km from India-Bangladesh International Border. Affiliated to the University of Kalyani, the college was established on 30-10-2013 and is one of the four newly constructed public colleges in the district of Nadia. The college is surrounded by enriched cultivated crop fields possessing both cultivated and wild crop relatives, naturalized and exotic flora and fauna of Indo-Bangladesh in origin, especially diversity of snakes attracting researchers in the field of herpetology to familiarize this rural-based remote and economically backward minority college to the global arena. The college will be a world biodiversity study centre in very near future. Primarily catering to the interests of the minority community in the neighboring areas, the college has since its inception, worked ceaselessly towards the spread of education among the poor students and rural communities inhabiting the areas. Every year it has been seen that there is an increase in the student enrollment in various academic departments. The college offers undergraduate programs in both Humanities and Science subjects.
Honours course programs are offered for the Departments of English, Bengali, History, Political Science and Sociology. General course programs are offered for the departments of Science- subjects include Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry. The dedicated faculty members of the institution provide their complete co-operation in fostering a strong academic integrity and encourage the students to follow the path of excellence.