College at a Glance
Name : Jawaharlal Nehru College
Phone No. : 943510841 (principal)
E-mail : [email protected]
Website : www.jncollegeboko.ac.in
Year of Establishment : 1964
Foundation Day : 3rd August
UGC regulation : 2(f), 12 (B)
Affiliation : Gauhati University
Location : Situated at Boko, 56kms, from Guwahati City, Vill.- Jarapara,
P.O.- Boko, P.S.- Boko, Dist.- Kamrup (Assam)
Area : 100 bigha (33 acre approx.)
Cardinal Point : 25.570 North and 91.120 East
Status of the College : Provincialized, Govt. of Assam, DBT Star Status College, under
DBT Star College Scheme for Science Departments.
NAAC Accreditation Grade: B
No. of Streams : Two (Arts & Science)
Courses : HS (Arts & Science), B.A. & B.Sc.
and PG (Assamese and Mathematics)
Careers Oriented Programmes : Mushroom Cultivation & Utilization, Montessori Method,
Human Rights and Duties, PGDCA, Spoken Bodo, Spoken English.
No. of Departments : 14 (Assamese, English, Bodo, Education, Pol. Science, Economics,
History, Geography, Anthropology, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Botany, Zoology)
Extension Services : Biotech Hub, Aryabhatta Science Centre, ICGC, NCC, NSS,
Ranger etc., J.N College Entrepreneurship Hub.
Student Strength : HS (Arts) 480+480=960, HS (Science) 120+120=440
BA 400+400+400=1200, B.Sc.- 150+150+150=450
PG (Assamese) 30+30=60, PG (Mathematics)- 30+30=60
No. of Students in the session 2020-21:
HS (Arts) 1603, HS (Science)-237 BA- 1545, B.Sc.- 410
PG (Assamese) 22, PG (Mathematics)- 59 PGDCA - 26
Hostel Facility : Girls Hostel with 70 seat capacity
Faculty : 44 (Permanent)
Non-teaching : 21 (Permanent)
Library : Digital Central Library
No. of Books 20549 No. of Reference Books- 5148
Special Infrastructural Facilities: Central Equipment Lab, Digital Class room cum Video conferencing room, Language Lab, Computer cum Network resource Centre, Botanical Garden, Well equipped Seminar Hall, Mini Conference Hall, Outdoor Stadium, Indoor Stadium, Swimming Pool, Auditorium, Play Ground, Canteen, Bookstall, Horticultural Garden.
Guest House : 01
Office Hour : 10 am to 5 pm
Class Hour : 9:00 am to 4:00 pm
Location of the college
The college is situated at a distance of 60 kilometers west of Guwahati. The college is well connected with Guwahati, the capital of Assam by road and railway services. The cardinal point of the college is 25.570 North and 91.120 East. The college is standing on the National Highway No. 17. The interstate boundary between Assam and Meghalaya is just 10 km south of the college and Chamaria, a village of Vaishnavite culture is located at 13 k.m. North. The inter district boundary between Kamrup and Goalpara is a distance of 10 k.m. West of the college.
The burning flame at the center of the emblem represents the spreading of knowledge. The rose above the basement of the emblem represents the fragrance of wisdom. The name of the college is engraved on the circumference of the emblem. The motto of the college is encrypted in Sanskrit “Saa vidya ya vimuktye’ means education is that which liberates.