The K. S. T. College was established in 1983 by Shri Mahendra Prasad who continued to be a life member of the College Management Committee. The College is located on Patna - Biharshrif Main Road in Salempur, Dist. Nalanda, 75 K.M. South-East of Patna and 30 K.M. from Rajgir. The College is a co-educational Institution under Grant – in – Aid category and is affiliated to Magadh University, Gaya, Bihar. Following the establishment of a new University, now the College is presently affiliated to Patliputra University, Patna, The College has been promoted and run under the aegis of Unique Educational and Welfare Foundation.
The College is recognized under 2f and 12B of the University Grants Commission (UGC) since 2014. The main campus is 11.6 acres with a built-up area of over 6000 sq. m. The College imparts Intermediate and Undergraduate education. The Undergraduate Section of the College is separate and offers six undergraduate programs (BA, B.Sc., B. Com., BBM, BCA and BLIS).
The College has adequate infrastructure and equipment to cater to the educational needs of over 4000 students.The College endeavours to impart quality education and works in the direction of making its graduates enlightened and responsible citizens who can contribute to the State and Nation building. Though the College is located in a semi-urban settings but extensively caters to the educational needs of the students from the surrounding rural areas. The Vision and Mission of the College are given below:
Vision: To serve the social needs and to uplift the living standards of the rural youths by imparting higher education adhering not only to national but also international standards of education and fostering an enduring sense of discipline and single minded dedication to work.
Mission: By promoting the College into an institution of excellence, which will serve the rural youth by providing them with easy access to higher education and job opportunities. The College will strive towards integrated personality, growth of rural students in particular and students at large in which special attention is given to their intellectual, moral and cultural development. It will inculcate discipline, higher levels of culture and time values of life among the youths.