The Gargaon College is located at Gargaon, a place of
historical and tourist importance and at a distance of 16 KM
east of Sivasagar town. The SIMALUGURI RAILWAY STATION lies
at a distance of 2.5 Km from the College premises. Gargaon
College, established on 7th September 1959, is one of the
premier institutions of higher education in Assam.
In the historical context, Gargaon was the capital center of
the Ahom kingdom from 1539 A.D. to 1695 A.D. During this
long period 15 successive kings were crowned on the throne
starting from Siu-Klen-Miung alias Gargaya Raja to Siu-Pat
Pha alias Gadadhar Singha. Kareng Ghar the seven storied
Royal Palace of the Kings situated within Gargaon and such
other ancient monuments like Storehouse,Golaghar & Ramparts
still reminds the glory of the Ahom Kings and Assamese
people of the past.
Affiliated to Dibrugarh University, the College came under
the deficit-grants-in-aid system of Govt. of Assam in
1966.The College has three faculties in Arts, Science and
Commerce and there are Sixteen Departments at present, Viz.
Assamese, English, Economics, Political Science, History,
Education, Sociology, Geography, Mathematics, Physics,
Chemistry, Botany, Zoology, Geology, Statistics and
Commerce. The College imparts Education to more than two
thousand students in every academic year with an efficient
and dedicated teaching staff.
The College has been assessed and accredited by NAAC for the
first time in the year 2004 and reaccreditated in the year
2010.Since its establishment, the College under the able and
pioneering guidance of eminent educationists and teachers
has been successfully fulfilling the emerging needs and
challenges of the times. The College is committed to grow
into a center of excellence and sustain its momentum to be
the best by catering to all the needs of the students
particularly those who belong to weaker sections of society.
|Statistics of the college in 2015|
|Total No. of Students(Only Degree)||1672|
|No. of student hostel||2|
|Office Male Staff||22|
|Office Female Staff||1|