Saturia Syed Kalu Shah College was established on October 25, 1995 and subsequently it received formal permission of the Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education, Ministry of Education, Dhaka in 1996. Finally, the college was recognised and affiliated by the Board in 1998. Syed Badsha Alam is the founder of this holy institution. Former director of BANBEIS, Mr. Anwarul Haque Khan Majlish is the Founder Principal of the college who played a historical role in establishing the college. At present it is functioning as a full-fledged Intermediate, Degree and Honours college having three faculties of Humanities, Commerce, and Science in Intermediate, B.A, B.S.S, B.Com in Degree and Political Science, Accounting and Management in Honours level. The Govt. included this College in the Monthly Pay Order (M.P.O) list of BANBEIS, Ministry of Education in July, 2000.
The college is situated on the bank of a small river Gaji Khali, having a charming natural surroundings. There is a famous market named Saturia Bazar in the eastern side of the college along with a police station, a high school, a girls' high school and a bus-stand. There is also a government hospital on the other side of the river, just opposite to the college. A long three- storied building (147 ft × 30 ft), facing a play ground by the side of the river, gives a spectacular view to the college. Many visitors of academic interest have praised it to be an ideal college.
The college is well connected with Dhaka in eastern side, Doulatpur in western side, Tangail in northern side and Manikganj in southern side.
This college has achieved the dignity of 'Best College Award' of the district, Manikganj twice.