Organizational Setup

The Department is headed by Minister of Higher Education. At the Secretariat level, the Department is headed by the Secretary who is assisted by one Deputy Secretary and the support of Secretariat Assistants headed by a Section Officer.

At the Directorate level, the Department is headed by the Director with supporting Officers as under:

  • Additional Director-1
  • Joint Director-3
  • Deputy Director-3
  • Assistant Director-3
  • Special Officer-1
  • Officer on Special Duty (Research)-1
  • OSDs (attached)- 3
  • Computer Programmer (attached)-1
  • Accounts Officer-1 ( Deputed from Treasuries & Accounts)
  • Liaison Officer -1
  • Statistical Officer-1 ( Deputed from Economics & Statistics)
  • Legal Consultant-1

 

Ministerial staff support is further headed by Registrar with supporting staff as under:

  • Superintendent-2
  • Assistant Superintendent-3
  • Grade III – 59
  • Grade IV- 35

 

The Department envision access, expansion and qualitative improvement of higher education through Colleges & Universities. To streamline this mandate, the Department of Higher Education has established one College in all the district headquarters. This initiative was taken in view of providing opportunities of higher education to deprived sections of the society of the state. The Department has further undertaken professional and vocational education by creating additional capacity in existing institutions and establishing new ones.

There are 15 (fifteen) Government Colleges under the Department of Higher Education. The Department caters to the growth and development of these 15 Colleges. At the College level, the Institute is headed by the Principal who is assisted by the Vice-Principal. 

 

The particulars of the 15 Government Colleges are given below: 

Sl.

No.

Name of the College Year of establishment Date

of Govt

taking over

Streams

 

College under

2(f) and 12(b)

Date

 of NAAC Assessment

1. Kohima Science College, Jotsoma

 

1961

 

01.07.1964 Science

 

2(f) and 12 (b) 2nd May 2017

Grade ‘A’(3.42)

2. Fazl Ali College,

Mokokchung

1959

 

01.03.62 Science &

Arts

2(f) and

12(b)

14th September,

2015 Grade ‘B’ (2.5)

3. Dimapur Govt College,Dimapur

 

1966

 

01.02.89 Arts & Commerce 2(f) and 12(b) 15th Nov.,2015

 Grade ‘B’ (2.21)

4. Phek Govt College,

Phek

1981

 

01.02.90 Arts &

Science

 

 4th March, 2019

Grade B (2.18)

5. Zunheboto Govt College, Zunheboto 1980

 

01.02.86 Arts 2(f) and 12(b)
6. Wangkhao College,

Mon

1983

 

01.02.90 Arts 2(f) and

12(b)

7. Mt.Tiyi College,

Wokha

1974

 

01.04.87 Arts 2(f) and 12(b)  2nd Nov 2018

Grade C (1.78)

8. Kohima College,

Kohima

1967

 

01.02.06 Arts &

Commerce

2(f) and 12(b) 30th Sep 2017

Grade ‘B’ (2.60)

9. Zisaji Presidency College, Kiphire 1997

 

01.02.06 Arts
10. Yingli College,

Longleng

1992

 

01.02.06 Arts 2(f) and 12(b)
11. Peren Govt College,

Peren

1987

 

01.02.06 Arts
12. Sao Chang College,

Tuensang

1973

 

15.04.83 Arts &

Science

2(f) and 12(b)
13. Pfutsero Govt  College, Pfutsero 1982

 

01.02.06 Arts
14. State College of Teacher Education, Kohima

 

1975

 

Established25.03.75 B.Ed & M.Ed 2(f) and

12(b

16th Sept’2011

Grade ‘B’ (2.52)

15. Mokokchung College of Teacher Education 2012

 

Established 22.02.12 B.Ed