The establishment of Gossaigaon College on 15th July, 1971 is a fulfillment of the goal of providing higher education to the sons and daughters of the down trodden poor local people. It provides the vision to impart quality higher education in an atmosphere conducive to students belonging to all sections of the society and mission to develop the institution as a center of Excellence for Higher Education and to achieve equity and quality with the zeal of morality for the College. As such, the priority and thrust area of foundation of the college is to provide higher education to the masses that are far below the poverty line and remained deprived of higher education since long. They are the scheduled tribes, Scheduled Caste and Other Backward Community which form the majority. The location of Gossaigaon College itself thrusts upon it a moral and social responsibility. The struggle of the College in 50 years of its existence have borne fruit today which could be witnessed by the services of outgoing students rendered to the society. The College has already produced about thousands of graduates in different subjects many of who are holding responsible positions in different departments of private and public sector undertakings like Mr. Hemanta Narzary, IAS, 1990, Chief Election Officer of Assam. The College has also produced some sports talents having sports potential getting exposure at the state, national and international level like Sri Durjay Pahar Narzary who led the Indian National Foot-Ball Team as Captain in the year, 1988. The college is constantly trying to avail the opportunities by providing up-to-date infrastructure and tools in teaching-learning processes for coping with the ever-changing needs of present trend of educational scenario. The organization of exposure programmes such as field visit, study tours, annual training camp of NSS, various camps organized by NCC at the national level, literary activities, special lectures by invitees, seminars, workshops, orientation and refresher courses, group discussions etc. enables the staff and the students to update their knowledge and skills. Besides the lecture method, the college encourages the students’ participation in seminars, group discussions, library assignments, field trip, laboratory works etc. Sessional tests examinations are conducted in every semester as per guidelines of the university to monitor the overall performance of the students. Remedial coaching classes are provided to the economically disadvantaged students through tutorial and special classes. The college library housed in 280.25 Sq. meters in area, has been playing an important role in the effective teaching learning process by taking steps for its digitization. The library has a comprehensive collection of about 23,840 books which include general books, academic journals, and periodicals of national and international importance. It also provides access to general public to use the college library on request. Through entrustment of full-time teacher, the college has been undertaking extension and outreach activities like community development, literacy, AIDS awareness, Social works, blood donation camps, environmental awareness etc. Apart from the extension education cell, the NCC and NSS unit of the College also organize