Jorhat College (Amalgamated) is an Arts College of co-education. The name by itself commemorates the history of amalgamation of two different colleges, viz., Jorhat College and New Jorhat College. The amalgamation took place in 1970, but both of its constituents being established on 24th May in 1962, the College may now rightly claim to have completed 60 years of its existence. It celebrated its Golden Jubilee in 2012. It is a unique institution specialising in the humanities, with the facility of Major Courses in as many as eight subjects, viz., Assamese, Economics. Education, English, History, Philosophy, Political Science and Sociology. In H.S. level besides the above subjects, Physics, Chemistry, Zoology, Botany, Geology, Statistics and Maths are taught in Arts and Science Streams respectively. In addition, the College runs a computer literacy programme for all students, besides conducting a self-financing course in computer application (DTP/OFFICE) and several other skill based vocational courses from time to time. The College is affiliated to Dibrugarh University and reaccredited by NAAC in 2012.
"Dare to dream of a Colourful Collective Future"
The mission of the college is to improve quality to the level of excellence while not sacrificing quantity; i.e., the maximum number of student beneficiaries. In short, mission of the college is to dedicate itself for the noble cause of development of an enlightened, socially committed academia with an accommodative, inclusive, liberal approach.
The vision of the college is to serve the students mostly hailing from economically, socially and spatially deprived sections and to impart them with the best ever education possible. It also visualizes an educationally enlightened society by building bridges across neighboring communities and institutions. Its vision also looks forward to provide poorest of the poor students with the best education imparted with state of the art technology.