Established in 1981, Saraighat College is the only institution
of higher education in the greater Changsari area. During the
course of about twenty years of journey the college has been
striving untiringly to spread the ray of education among the
rural populace, overcoming various hazards and challenges.
inception, the college has been working with a missionary zeal
to promote higher education among the womenfolk and socially
The college was inaugurated
on 21st July, 1981. The classes started with 116 students and a
staff of 8 teachers and 2 officials. Initially, only the
intermediate (Arts) classes were held but with the passage of
time the college develop into a full-fledged Degree (Arts)
college. The college was brought under deficit grant-in-aid
system and Govt. provincialization system w.e.f. 25th March,1998
and 1st Jan,2005 respectively.
The chairs of the principal was adorned by the following
persons since 1981.
1. Mr. Hareswar Nath ( 1981- 2001, Nov.)
2. Mrs. Ambalika Devi (i/c) ( 2001 Nov. – 2003 April)
3. Mr. Dwijen Kumar Saikia (from 28 th April,2003 onwards)