Late Chandra Singh Shahi Government Degree College Kapkote was established on 5th November 2005. This college is affiliated to Kumaun University, Nainital since 01-07-2006 and recognized by University Grants Commission under 2-F. Following subjects are taught in this college  in three years B.A. course as per approval of Kumaun University, Nainital- Hindi, English, Sanskrit, Sociology, Drawing & Painting, History, Home Science, Political Science, Education and Economics. The college follows the policies and rules of  Uttrakhand state Government and Kumaun University for Admission, Teaching- Learning Schedule, Syllabus,  Academic/Co-curricular activities and examination. Right from its establishment this college is imparting education for the degree of Bachelor of Arts. From the session 2019-20 M.A. classes in Hindi, Sanskrit, Home Science and Drawing have been started.


In the academic session of 2008-09 one student topped university at Graduation Level. 
Many students having completed their study at the institute are serving in different Government and Private Sectors.
Selected NSS volunteers have participated in different  camps held at National Level at different states of India.
In Kabbadi, Kho-Kho and Cricket Volley Ball Students have been selected at inter–University Level and for North Zone. 
In the Academic Session 2018-19 Kavita Gogini of BA 1 Semester got Second Position in inter University Atheletics Competition held at SBS PG COLLEGE RUDRAPUR.

In 2019-20 session College Kho-Kho boys team played in Kumaun University intercolligiate tournament and was declared runners up.


 Newly Constructed Administrative and academic building of the college(Financed by the State Government) has been completed and  taken over by the college in December 2018.  This college is covered under R.U.S.A. phase one assistance. Computer Lab Building has been constructed under R.U.S.A. construction grant . This college is getting grant from R.U.S.A. under New Facilities for the enrichment of library, Sports items, Smart classes etc.  Further the revised D.P.R. under R.U.S.A. for construction/ Reconstruction of the college infrastructure has been approved by the State Government on October 2018. The college consists of a library abounding in the text books useful for students according to their syllabi.  Refrence Books, journals, magazines are to be obtained through the grant of RUSA /departmental grant both for college library and reading room. At present approx 11000 books of different subjects are available for the students.