Hiralal Bhakat College is located in the Rampurhat sub-division of the district of Birbhum in West Bengal. Situated in a backward area, it is a co-education college affiliated to the University of Burdwan. The College has 1.4 acres (5666 square meters) of land and is geographically located in a semi-urban rural area. Situated by the Panagarh-Morgram Expressway, this college is well-connected with the capital and other important places of West Bengal. The College received recognition from the University Grants Commission (UGC) under 2(f) as Hiralal Bhakat College on18th October 1993.
It is without doubt that the goals and objectives of such a college located in a rural and backward area would always be society dependant and case specific. The college started and proceeds with the simple goal of making people conscious, of producing graduated out of first generation learners, of churning out responsible and conscientious citizens for the nation, and of constructing outputs who would be able to control their own destiny and livelihood with their own efforts. Hence, the objectives of the college are to provide the students with education which does not cost much and with minimum facilities under one roof so as to enable them to prosper in their lives and be instrumental in the uplift in the real sense of the term. The same are made known to the students from time to time through the college prospectus as well as college magazines and through interactions with the faculty and staff of the college.