About us

About us

Mank.anar College was established in 1971. with .A Stream alone. The organizing meeting of the college was held on the 8th day of March,·1970 in the J.M.H.S. School premises ·with Late Zahirul Islam, the then MLA of Mankachar LA Constituency in the chair. ..He was the President of the ooffo·Qrganizing Governing Body of the college and Sri Shankarlal Agarwala, M.Com ,LLB.. was the Secretary of the college till 1981. The.. college came under Deficit .Grants-in-Aid system on 1st September,1981.The general people of the locality contribute generously for the development of the college.. So, the college nomenclature “Mankachar 'College” .The college is affiliated to Gauhati University and registered under Section 2(f).it and registered undr SeCtion 2(f) & 12(B) of the UGC Act 1956. The college started with 68 male & 11 female students in the Mankachar J.M.H.S School premises with the classes being taken in the morning shift. The college was shifted to its own building in January, 1979.
The land of the college was donated in the memory of Late Fazal Sheikh of Sarkarpara by members of his family on 26th day of May 1973.
Subsequently, In 1999 science stream at the degree level has been introduced to meet the requirement of the aspiring students of the locality. However, this stream is yet to be provincialised.
Shri Mihir Kumar Dev, M.A., B.TE.T adorned the Principal’s Chair for a pretty long period of time till his retirement on 28th February, 1999. He was succeeded by Motiur Rahman, M.A. as i/c principal. Mr. Rahman succeeded by Dr. Ahijuddin Sheikh. On Dr Sheikh’s transfer to Moirabari college, Dr. Sailendra Narayan Thakuria took over as i/c Principal, Prof. Akheruzzaman, M.A. succeeded Dr. Thakuria on his retirement on 31.03.2011 is i/c principal. He was succeeded by Dr. Abed Ali as regular principal of the college on 31.01.2012 and Dr. Ali continues to be the principal of the college till date. Now the college is imparting education with efficient and dedicated teaching staff to nearly one thousand students annually from Higher Secondary to Degree pass and major level.
At present, Mankachar College has been playing a vital role as provincialised college in this educationally, economically and socially backward district of South Salmara – Mankachar in imparting higher education both in Arts & Science streams.