SARAIGHAT COLLEGE is one of the premier Higher Educational Institutions in greater Changsari area of Kamrup (Rural) District, Assam. Situated near the National Highway (NH-31), the college is well connected with other major parts of the region. Since its inception, the college has been working with a missionary zeal to promote higher education amongst the rural population of the area with special emphasis on the socio-economically marginalized sections of the society. In its relentless service, the institution has so far experienced various hazards and challenges but has successfully managed to overcome them.

Established on 21st July, 1981 with 116 students, 8 teachers and 2 non-teaching staff, Saraighat College is currently providing higher education to nearly 1600 students with a strength of 30 permanent faculties and 10 non-teaching staff. The institution was brought under the 'deficit Grant-in-Aid' system and the 'Government Provincialized ' status under the Assam State Government on 25th March 1998 and 1st January 2006 respectively. It was placed under the 2(f) Category on 28-10-2008 and 12-B Category on 13-4-2019 by the University Grants Commission (UGC). Accredited B-grade (Cycle-II) by NAAC in 2015, the College offers Higher Secondary course under the Assam Higher Secondary Education Council (AHSEC) and Bachelor of Arts courses (Honours & Regular) across 11 disciplines affiliated to Gauhati University (G.U.). From 2016 onwards, the College has also started a three years Vocational course in Travel and Tourism Management ((B.Voc under G.U.)