Cantonment College, Jessore stands on a large area of about 20 acres land, adjacent to Arabpur level crossing, to the west of Jessore town. The natural setting of the college is really charming. The institution is well-known for its politics free environment.
The Directorate of Military Lands and Cantonments under Ministry of Defence established the college in 1969 as an extension of Dawood Public school. Later, in 1983 the college was relocated in the present campus. A strong management headed by a high army official looks after the overall development of the college. Students here are motivated to be self-reliant through regular curricular and co-curricular programmers. With time-befitting education, they are also inspired to meet the challenges of life. The college offers such a congenial environment desired by both aware guardians and students. In consideration of the standard of teaching, results and institutional discipline, this is one of the best colleges of the country.
Science, Humanities & Business Study streams are available at Higher Secondary level. BA, BSS & BSc courses are accessible at degree (pass) level. Moreover, degree (Honours) courses in Bangla, Economics, Political Science, Social Work, Islamic History & Culture, Islamic studies, Accounting, Management, Mathematics and Business Administration are also open here. Co-education is prevalent at all levels.
A well facilitated computer lab is housed in a spacious room of the college. Every department is equipped with computer and internet facilities. Some class rooms have multimedia teaching facility.
A rich library is housed in a spacious room of the college. Students can have their necessary books issued from here for a certain period. A good number of newspaper and magazines are kept in the library. Students can also read books, papers and journals sitting in the library. Students of Honors classes can also go through different course related and reference books form their respective seminars.
hostel facilities for both boys and girls are prevalent outside the campus under direct supervision of college authority. As the seats are limited in the college hostels, they are allotted to the students according to their merits.