Guwahati College

গুৱাহাটী মহাবিদ্যালয়

Dept. of Education


The department of Education came into existence in the year of establishment of the College i.e. 1964. Honourable teachers Dr. Lakshahira Das, Dr. Gauri Deka of Cotton College offered honourary service to the department of education. Official record of Guwahati College revealed that as per notification of Gauhati University dated 03/09/1990 the subject education was approved as the core subject of the institution of higher learning.

Aims and objectives of the Department.

The main aim and objectives of the department are

1. To impart quality education coupled with character building in terms of discipline, diligence and dedication.
2. To make the students to successfully complete their course of study and to prepare them to take different professional role in different areas of education.
3. To impart quality education coupled with character building.
4. To create an awareness and healthy attitude towards their environment.
5. To foster right perception of moral values among the children.
6. To encourage students to acquire self knowledge and self confidence.
7. To inculcate social and community awareness.

Departmental activities

The department organise different type of activities viz. a) academic activities b) Recreational activities and other co curricular activities of the all round development of the students. The department regularly organize popular talks, seminars, lectures, group discussions, field study etc.

2010 - Popular talk on 'Vedic education and its relevance in the present society'

2011 - Popular talk on 'Stress management'

The department organise regular seminars on various topics related to course contents, which include-

2010 - Universalisation of primary education - its problems and prospects

2011 - Right to education act

2012 - Millennium development: goal and education

Recreational co-curricular activities:

Along with academic activities, the department organise many cocurricular activities suc as-
1. Celebration of Teachers' Day
2. Felicitation of Meritorious students
3. Observation of world literary day

Apart from these the department is also closely associated with the Iswario Prajapati Brahma Kumari and Vivekananda Kendra.

Students Achievements

Academic achievements of the students of the department is remarkable in major course throughout the years. 5 (five) students secured first class I 2010-11 academic year. Their names are listed below:
1. Nijara Kalita
2. Pallabi Kalita
3. Uttam Sahu
4. Ms. Chandana Kalita
5. Ms. Jutika Sarma
The students of the department also participate in extracurricular and other co-curricular activities at various levels with good performances bringing pride to the college.

Faculty Profile:

Name Designation Contact No.
Dr. Rita Mahanta Assistant Professor 9435012131
Mr. B.G. Basumatary Assistant Professor 8486010939
Dr. Sonmoni Roy Assistant Professor

Guwahati College

Bamunimaidan , Guwahati- 781021



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