Mangaldai College is a premier institution of higher Education in Darrang District of Assam. This institute was established in the year 1951 with the pioneering effort of late Amiya Bhushan Dasgupta, the then S.D.O.(Civil), mangaldai and many other leading citizens of the district. The prime inspiration of these persons was to materialize the wish of the people for the spread of higher education in the district. The institution had an enthusiastic start under the leadership of the succeeding Principals, dedicated services of the faculty members and other staff contributed immensely to its growth. Now the faculty members of the college are not only devoted to their profession but also are keen to see the college flourish with brilliant performance of the students. Almost all the teachers are endowed with extra curricular abilities to help the students in diverse fields of games and sports, music, culture, social service and extension education. All the teachers are helpful to the students both in and outside the classroom to bring out the talent in them.
Way back in 1951, on it's very inception, the mass recognized the growing relevance of imbibing a holistic approach and envisioned the need to establish a institution which would garden the needs of the people here for attaining higher education and also developing the masses to face the competitive world. The College is a outcome of this persistent endeavour.
Prior to the establishment of the College, attaining higher education was a distant dream. It was through the persistent endeavour and contribution done by the founder teachers
Bipin Ch. Medhi
Gajendra Nath Thakuria
Basab Ch. Barua
Prabodh Ch. Goswami
Promotion of higher education, social upliftment and development of scientific temperament among the masses in the socially and educationally backward area where the college is situated.
i)To promote higher education among the people irrespective of Caste, creed, religion and gender.
ii) To create a scientifically tempered society which will exclude superstition and other evil practices which thrive because of ignorance.
To fulfil the mission of the founders, the College has set up a well planned mission containing the following components :
Component – 1 : Inclusive Expansion of Higher Education :
i) To encourage the enrollment of students from socially and economically deprived section of the society as the College is situated in the district declared as Educationally Backward District (EBD) and Minority Concentrated District (MCD) by UGC and MHRD, Govt. of India.
ii) To develop the physical and infrastructure facilities to accommodate the growing number of learners.
iii) To introduce new programmes and equip the faculty members with modern teaching – learning aids for the challenges of modern times.
Component – 2 : Development of Scientific Temperament :
i) To encourage research activities among the students and teachers by setting up a research centre.
ii) To encourage the students participation in developing scientific temperament in the College and nearby Schools by forming “Mangaldai College Student Science Forum” along with the existing branch of Assam Science Society.
iii) To modernize the Science laboratories with latest equipment to meet the requirement of the changing syllabus.
iv) To organize lecture and awareness programme on present issues with scientific explanation in the campus and nearby villages/schools.
v) To develop the College campus a full-fledged Botanical Garden rich in Rare, Endangered and Threatened (RET), and local fruits plants of Assam.