Suryabhakta Patanadevi Memorial College (SPM College) is established with a vision of contributing to the development of education at Gaindakot VDC of Nawalparasi district. Establishment of this college prevented the need of crossing Narayani River in search of higher education. To fill this need, Gaindakot needed a public college which can offer education in different fields that becomes affordable for all people.
This college was named after the well-known social person respected Suryabhakta Adhikari and his spouse Mrs. Patanadevi Adhikari for their initial offering of the land and other funds for the founding of a public college.
SPM College is affiliated with Tribhuvan University for the BA, BBS and B.Ed.This college also runs classes for 11 and 12 in Management, Humanities and Education with affiliation from NEB. Proposals are underway to run MA program and in near future, the college aims at running MA classes.
The college has qualified, experienced and trained teachers. It has facilitated students providing unlimited internet (Wi-Fi) connection. The college also organizes seminars, workshops and interaction programs for RD, Sociology, Journalism and Library Science.