Hislop College

Hislop College, Nagpur is one of the oldest colleges in the city of Nagpur. It is affiliated to Rashtrasant Tukadoji Maharaj Nagpur University.[1]

Hislop College
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Hislop College on a 2018 stamp of India
TypeUndergraduate college
Established1883; 137 years ago (1883)
Location, ,
AffiliationsRashtrasant Tukadoji Maharaj Nagpur University


The college was named after Scottish missionary Stephen Hislop (1817–1863), who was a noted evangelist, educationist and geologist. He worked for 18 years in the Vidarbha Region alongside Robert Hunter, editor of the Encyclopædic Dictionary.[2]


Hislop College was established in 1883 in the Mahal area of Nagpur (But today it is in Civil Lines). Though Nagpur was Capital of Central Provinces, until 1882 it had no college.

The college was affiliated to the University of Calcutta until 1904, and later to Allahabad University. In 1923 it was one of six colleges affiliated to the University of Nagpur.[citation needed]


The faculty and Students of Hislop College has carried out 60 Research project in a field of Botany, Sociology, Bio-Chemistry, Commerce, Physics, Computer Science, Literature (English, Hindi and Marathi) which has been sanctioned by the University and has been working on 15 research projects on Commerce, Botany, History and Sociology.[1]

Notable alumniEdit

Many people from the neighbouring area have completed their education at Hislop College.

They include:


  1. ^ a b Hislop College. Hislop College. Retrieved on 20 December 2018.
  2. ^ "The Rev. Robert Hunter, M.A., LL.D., F.G.S". Geological Magazine. 4 (8): 382. 1897. Bibcode:1897GeoM....4..382.. doi:10.1017/S0016756800184249.

Coordinates: 21°08′54″N 79°04′17″E / 21.1483°N 79.0715°E / 21.1483; 79.0715