Mangaldai College has been awarded Star College Scheme in 2014 by the Department of Biotechnology, under the Ministry of Science & Technology, Govt of India. The scheme provides academic and physical infrastructure for achieving excellence in teaching and extending added exposure of students to experiment orient science. In our college the Departments of Botany, Chemistry, Physics and Zoology have come under this scheme. A number of academic activities have been undertaken in this scheme for both students and faculty members of our college. These activities include the following:
- Procuring state of the art scientific equipments and consumables for the laboratories of these departments to undertake practical and mini research projects by the students.
- Introduction of an additional paper on Research Methodology for sixth semester students of these departments to orient them towards research activities.
- Organizing academic tours for the students of our college to reputed research institutions and industries for exposure.
- Organizing Guest Lectures by resource persons from the Gauhati University, the Tezpur University and the IIT, Guwahati for the students and faculty members of various departments to help them improve their critical thinking on their subjects.
- Initiation of Star Student Award to the best student in each of the four above said departments through a strict and transparent procedure.