Established in 1946, Karimganj College is one of the pioneering Colleges of Assam, imparting education in Science, Arts & Commerce. Situated on the bank of Kushiara River demarcating Indo- Bangladesh Border, the College is playing a significant role for last six decades in the field of Higher Education of the region. Today, it is one of the leading colleges under Assam University. The college has been reaccredited with ‘B’ grade with CGPA 2.78 in 4.0 point scale by NAAC in the year 2010. It is a great pleasure to mention that the college has been selected as one of the two IT-institutes of Assam under NEC programme and accordingly, the college is offering two degree programmes viz. B.Sc. (Computer Science) and BCA affiliated to Assam University from the academic Session 2005-06. The College has also introduced B.Sc. Honours Programme in Biotechnology from the session 2006-07. The college welcomes the new generation of students who enter this institution with hearts vibrating with hopes and aspirations. Let every student of this institution develop intellectual and moral power in a healthy environment and strengthen himself/herself physically, mentally and spiritually.
To promote the cause of education in its highest and widest sense. · To foster feeling of brotherhood and fellowship among different section of students and to inculcate values of liberal humanism, the values of individual liberty, equality, rationality, secularism and democracy. · To provide quality education.
To develop three H’s- head, heart and hand-increasing knowledge refining feeling and imparting practical sense and skill with a mission to turn up new men and women for the new times to come. · To make arrangements for giving education in all branches of studies, to establish the departments of Arts, Science, Commerce, Technology, Vocational training and courses of studies which open up career opportunities and to raise the status of the institution. · To do all such things which are ancillary or incidental to the attainment of all or any of the above objectives, which may be conducive to welfare of the students and the interest of the society.
The college was originally affiliated to the Calcutta University, then to the Gauhati University and in 1994, when the Assam University was established, it became affiliated to the latter. Today, it is one of the leading colleges under Assam University imparting education in all three faculties – Arts, Science and Commerce.
Financial Management of the college is the joint responsibility of the Govt. of Assam & the College Governing Body. The academic Management is usually undertaken by the College Teachers’ Council, of which Principal is the president. The University Exam and Unit Test/ Assessment Exam. Are usually conducted by a team of teachers nominated by the Teachers’ Council. Co-curricular and Extra-curricular activities are managed by a different Committees and Cells constituted by Teachers’ Council.