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Institutional Distinctiveness

Year 2020-21

Institutional Distinctiveness

Admission to underprivileged and financially weak applicants

Naharkatiya College is a rural college, surrounded by forests and paddy fields. The people living in this area are mostly farmers, small entrepreneurs, office job holders, tea garden labourers and daily labourers. It is the only institution of higher education, imparting the light of knowledge and uplifting the socio-cultural atmosphere in this economically backward region. It also aims to impart universal human values and ethics which is very well reflected in its moto “Culture alone evolves- The Superman”. The college always encourages the local students to enroll by not strictly adhering to a cut-off-mark.

It has adopted the Dihing Kinar Nocte Gaon, a village of the minority Nocte tribe of Assam and are dedicatedly rendering its services to its inhabitants for their overall betterment by organizing awareness programmes and workshops on health and socioeconomic issues, plantation drive, opening of a Namghar (An assamese Vaishnavite worship-house) etc. Research programmes are also conducted by the college faculty on the life and living of this minority community.

It has a Volleyball Complex under the U.G.C   “One College One Sport Scheme”. This complex is used for various tournaments from its inception and is a source of inspiration for the students and local people.

Year 2015-20

Institutional Distinctiveness

Admission to underprivileged and financially weak applicants

In consonance with the motto of the college enshrined in the college emblem “Culture alone evolves the superman”, the vision of the college is to produce people of exceptional qualities by expanding the reach of the qualitative education to the underprivileged section of people in the remote and backward region and advancing their knowledge and skills through in campus and distance modes. The college constantly endeavors to expand the reach of qualitative education among the younger generation in this remote, rural and underdeveloped region of the country.

In keeping with its vision, the college provides opportunities to the socially and economically disadvantaged section to pursue undergraduate courses and to equip themselves with knowledge, skill and expertise for further progression in their studies. During the session 2015-16 out of 278 candidates admitted into the Degree 1st Semester class 215 i.e. 77.33% belonged to the SC, ST,OBC/MOBC communities. The percentage of candidates of this communities admitted is much above the percentage reserved by the State Government. In addition to this, persons with disability, good performance in sports and cultural activities belonging to socially and economically advantaged rural community are admitted without any cut off marks.

The institution provides all possible facilities to these students to the mentally and physically fit so that they can excel in both curricular and extracurricular activities and engage them in developmental activities and speed up the progress of the nation.

Naharkatiya College, situated near Joypur is a rural college, surrounded by forests and paddy fields. The people living in this area are mostly farmers, small entrepreneurs’, office job holders and daily labourers. Naharkatiya College is the only institution of higher education, imparting the light of knowledge in this economically backward region. So the aim of this institution, from its very inception, is to provide the students of the locality the opportunity of a better life through education as well as uplifting the socio-cultural atmosphere of the region. Beside its aim for an educated society this institution also aims to impart universal human values and ethics which are very well reflected in its motto, inscribed on the main entrance gate: “Culture alone evolves”- Superman. Keeping in mind its priority, Naharkatiya College, always encourages the local students to enroll in to the institution by not strictly adhering to a cut-off-mark. 

Naharkatiya college has adopted the DihingKinar Nocte gaon(village), a village of the minority Nocte tribe of Assam and are dedicatedly rendering its services to its inhabitants for their overall betterment. Awareness programmes on the use of sanitary toilets, plantation drive by NSS cell, cleanliness drives are some of the programmes carried out in this village from time to time by different cells of the college. Apart from these, research programmes are also conducted by the college on the life and living of this minority community. Moreover, teachers have dedicated themselves into running teaching-learning activities in the Dihing Kinar Nocte L.P School located in the village.