Lumding College is situated in the heart of Lumding town in the district of Hojai in the state of Assam. It is one of the oldest colleges in this remote part of the country. The college was established on 14th August, 1959 by a group of visionary academicians, patriots and philanthropists who aspired for the growth of higher education in the small town of Lumding. Since its inception, the college had struggled through difficult phases of hardship to achieve its present status. The college was taken under the deficit system of grant-in-aid by the Govt. of Assam on 1st December, 1972. It was provincialised by the Govt. of Assam on 1st December, 2005.
Today, Lumding College offers Higher Secondary as well as Three Year Degree (TDC) courses in three streams: Arts, Science and Commerce. It is affiliated to Assam Higher Secondary Education Council (AHSEC) and Gauhati University (GU) respectively. Apart from these, it also offers some professional and self-financing courses. Today, it has an enrollment of more than 2000 students from diverse backgrounds who create a vibrant atmosphere in the college campus. The students have been producing remarkable results in academics as well as cocurricular activities with the guidance and encouragement of very dedicated faculty members. The college has also produced students who have managed to achieve top positions in the final examinations.
Lumding College was accreditated by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) with B+ grade in 2004 and in cycle-II, the College was re-accreditated by the NAAC with B grade in 2018. It gives utmost importance to enhance the quality of higher education by considering the needs and expectations of each and every student. It has spacious Classrooms, well-equipped science Laboratories, a Language Lab, a rich Library with internet facilities, separate Departmental Library, free Wi-Fi facility, an AC Seminar Hall, a Central computer room, a Northeast Heritage Centre, a two-storey Girls’ hostel, well-furnished separate Common rooms for Boys and Girls and a Canteen with hygienic food . Adequate facilities for games and sports, amenity for safe drinking water and a vehicle shed. It is in the process of constructing smart classrooms for advanced teaching- learning process.
The fraternity of Lumding College also considers the aspirations of people who could not pursue higher education due to various reasons. It has opened a study centre of the K.K. Handique State Open University which offers degree programmes such as BA, B.Sc., B.Com., BBA and BCA in the Distance mode. It has also opened a contact centre of the Institute of Distance and Open Learning (IDOL), Gauhati University in the campus which helps in pursuing various post-graduate programmes in the Distance mode.
The college has a green campus with a beautiful ambience. It is near the Kalibari bus stop and is one km from the Lumding Railway Junction. Auto-rickshaw services are available round the clock within the town. It is easily accessible from all parts of the town which is connected by road and rail links with the rest of India. Profile of the College.