The beginning of Higher Education in Dhamtari city was with a private college in 1963.The Govt. took over the college in 1981. Now the institution is known as BCS Govt.P.G.College,Dhamtari.At present the college conducts the faculties of Arts,Science,Commerce,Home Scence,IT and law.Being the biggest and the oldest college of Dhamtari district the students not only from Dhamtari but also from Balod,Kanker and Gariyaband district come here for the higher education.Many of the ex-students from the college are working in school education,Higher Education,Administrative services,Legal services,Financial departments,Police,Millitary and Chartered Accounts. One of the old students is in the post of Secretary in Jharkhand state and another is an IPS officer in Chhattisgarh.It is a matter of pride that 07 assistant professors working in the college now were the students of this college.The newly appointed librarian was also a student of our college.Two of the lab technicians and two clerks also had studied in this college.
The ex-principal Dr. C.S. Choubey also had been a student of this college.
In political arena many of the students have been elected in many elections. The present MLA of Dhamtari constituency has studied in this college. Three of the Ex-MLAs of Dhamtari had also been the students of this college. The alumni association B.C.S. Govt. P.G. College has been registered on 06-03-2017. Alumni of the college are always prepared to support the college in various fields. Because of the pandemic meeting of the association could not be conducted for the last two years. Members of the association have been helping the college at the hours of need.