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Tezpur College, Tezpur (Assam)

Tezpur College is one of the popular educational institute which has been serving since late 1965 to offer higher education to students willing to pursue graduation degree course in Arts stream. It is one of the promising college in Tezpur town located within the Sonitpur district of Assam and has so far been able to address the growing needs of quality and higher education within the said region. The key person who has been credited as the pioneer to the establishment of this Arts college in Assam was Late Dulal Chandra Bhattacharyya.

The various classes of the initial academic sessions was carried out during the evening period due to the lack of proper infrastructure. But later on as it acquired its own land to set up the necessary premises and classrooms, the training for the various courses continued in full swing as a regular day session. At that time, Late Padma Prasad was appointed as the first acting principal of the college while Late C. M. Medhi took over the charge as the first permanent principal of the said Tezpur College.

Departments and Course Details

Tezpur College conducts graduation programmes in Arts stream which is duly affiliated under the Gauhati University of Assam and has also been accredited by NAAC and is graded as C+ in the evaluation done on the year 2004. There are a total of nine departments as part of the Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) course which are accordingly that of Assamese, Bengali, English, Education, Economics, Philosophy, History, Political Science and Geography. There are also higher secondary courses being offered in Arts stream for those students who have cleared the matriculation examinations of the respective board or council. Recently, commerce course and B.B.A. programme was also introduced and the teaching in all these streams of study is being assisted by qualified and full time faculty members that ranges to as many as 40 in total.

In addition to these general degree courses, there are also some add-on courses which are available for students to pursue and these can be classified from short term diploma and certificate courses to employment generating programmes such as computer training, tourism and travel management, spoken english and coaching for various other entrance examinations.

College Campus and other Facilities

Tezpur college has a spacious campus which is built on the foothill of the popular and historical Agnigarh. The total land on which the college building stands including the playgrounds measures around eight bighas. It has a small college canteen, dedicated bicycle stand and also has a full furnished library for the students to make use of. The campus and the classrooms are also utilized for conducting various competitive examinations and is also the primary examination center of DOEACC Examinations held within the Tezpur Town.

Address and Contact Details

Principal: Dr. C. Saharian Nath

Address: Tezpur - 784001, Sontitpur (Assam), India

Phone: 03172-236796 Fax: 03712-220535

Website: http://tezpurcollege.org/

**Source of Information: Official website and Prospectus