Lajpat  Rai College, Shahibabad was established in the year 1967 to meet the growing demand of the people of the town as there no college in the vicinity of the town at that time. it inspired the great educationist and a senior advocate of the supreme court of India, Late Prof. Ved Vyas and Late Prof. Dharmendra Nath Shastri,a renowned Sanskrit Scholar of India, that such a college be established which can create the sense of abilities of Late Lala Lajpat Rai,a great freedom fighter of India, amongst  the future generation of the country along with the sense of honor in respecting the teachers,   cooperation amongst the people and the administrative qualities in the students. the dream of this learned personalities became true in the year 1967 with the cooperation and financial  assistance of Late Shri  Mahendra Nath and Late Shri Narendra Mohan both being leading and famous industrialist. Even today Hon’ble Sh. Kamal Nath who is Union Minister of Urban  Development, Government of India is generally making efforts to fulfill the Dream of his father  Late Sh. Mahendra Nath . The college is run by a society named “Lajpat Rai Educational Society”  The society also run the national renowned institute namely Institute of Management Technology (IMT) in Ghaziabad (U.P.)

The college is situated near Delhi-UP boarder on G.T. Road. The Railway station of Sahibabad is very near . The students and teachers who come to the college are mainly from Delhi, Ghaziabad,  Noida , Shahdara , Baghpat and Sahibabad .

On establishment of college in the year 1967 , it was imparting instructions in subject like Economics ,English ,History , Hindi , Political Science  and Sanskrit at the undergraduate level . In the year 1969 Chemistry , Mathematics  and Physics classes were started at the B.Sc. level . Sanskrit classes in M.A. were started in 1972. The permission to introduce  M.Sc. Chemistry was received during the year 1979. There are around 2300 students studying in the college  at present. Facilities for research scholarship in Economics, English , Hindi, History, ,Political Science , Sanskrit , Chemistry , Mathematics  and Physics are existing in the college. Industrial Chemistry classes at graduation level started functioning since 1996-97 on being recognized and permitted by the University under the vocationalisation  scheme of UGC . 30 research scholars in deferent subjects are pursuing for  their  Ph.D. degree . B.Sc. in Computer Science was started in the previous session. Permission Granted by state Government for B.Com Classes in 2012-13. The Managing Committee is  making efforts  for starting B.B.A., B.C.A., L.L.B. and B.ED. Classes in the college. Facilities for  Computer Training are also available in the college as a Computer Centre with the assistance of UGC has been opened and it has been recognized by CCS University , Meerut , Students who undergo the one year course in Computer Science are awarded  a Diploma. The College has  also a senior division of NCC unit, NSS training facilities, Scouts and Guides unit, study centre of IGNOU and also DLP programme facility of IMT , Ghaziabad . All the departments / wings are well connected with intercom facility . The college has its own dispensary to provide free Medical aid to students  . In 2007 NAAC accredited the college at Level B++  for quality and excellence in higher education.

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Lajpat Rai College, for four decades, has taken great strides in the field of education and vocational training. At LRC, we believe in building a foundation on a wide base of knowledge which includes the elements of professional, subjective, practical and spiritual base.

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