Last updated on: October 31st, 2021 at 07:49 pm
Kohima Science College, Jotsoma (KSCJ) started in the year 1961 with a mission to encourage and impart science education. It is a premier college in the state of Nagaland, where science education occupies the central focus. With the changing time, the college has charted its own mission to respond to the emerging needs of the contemporary society by expanding its focal areas without losing its focus on science education as the central mission. With the vision of the college is to develop into a Research Driven Education Hub of National and International Repute, The College is striving to fulfil its mission in the following identified areas:
- To utilize academic autonomy to develop and maintain high academic standards in accordance with the national framework and changing academic and social benchmarks.
- To be an enabling agency for the students to develop their potentials to the fullest and become productive and responsible citizens of the contemporary society and the country.
- To promote and strengthen skill based courses in the curriculum.
- To promote student-centric technology enabled teaching and learning along with the core conventional
- To promote original and quality research with an emphasis on Inter-disciplinary approach.
- To encourage and support the faculty members to enhance their academic proficiency in accordance with the contemporary benchmarks.
- To encourage a sense of teamwork and community service amongst the students and faculty members.
- To foster and institutionalize innovative and best practices in the workplace by using transparent and decentralized working environment.
Fazl Ali College was established in 1959 as an evening college in the premises of the then Government High School (presently the Mayangnokcha Government Higher Secondary School) with 43 students and 3 teachers. Named after the then Governor of undivided Assam, Shri Syed Fazl Ali, the college has since then grown from strength to strength. In 1962, the college shifted its premises to the present Old Town Hall. The College was then taken over by the Government in 1963 (with retrospective effect from 1962) and in 1971, it shifted to the present campus near Chuchuyimpang Village. Science stream was added in 1983 offering the PU (Sc) course and it was upgraded to BSc level in 1999. The College went for NAAC accreditation in 2009 and was graded B. It went for the second cycle of accreditation in 2015 and was awarded B.
The college has 16 academic Departments (English, Philosophy, Sociology, Economics, Political Science, History, Education, Functional English, Geography, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Zoology, Botany, Computer Science and Ao (MIL) with 84 teaching staff, 96 non-teaching staff and 722 Arts and 216 Science students (total 938 students) enrolled during the 2016 academic session.
Dimapur Government College (DGC) was established in the year 1966. Initially as a Private Institution it became Government College in the year 1989. The College celebrated its Golden Jubilee on 3rd Nov. 2016.
Today the College offers two major streams namely, Arts and Commerce at the undergraduate level. Nine (09) subjects are offered in the Arts stream. It also has an additional wing of one Community College under University Grants Commission (UGC) Scheme which offers a vocational subjects leading to Diploma in Hospitality and Tourism Management. This training course is made available to Non-Collegiate members also in the Community. The Second vocational subjects offered at Dimapur Government College is the Certificate course in Floriculture introduced in 2016 under Rashtriya Uchchatar Shiksha Abhiyan (RUSA).
The College has now a strength of 51 Teachers and 62 Ministerial Staff with 989 students.
Dimapur Government College was assessed by National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) in the year 2015 to fulfil the UGC requirement and was accredited as a ‘B’ Grade College at the National level.
Following the NAAC Accreditation in the year 2015, the College began the year 2016 with continued spirit of dedication and commitment for progress and development. And as the year closed, it has seen a record of some significant events, satisfactory physical development and encouraging performance taken place in the College beside other normal progressive works.
Kohima College was established on 9th August 1967 with 127 students. The College was taken over by the Government of Nagaland with effect from 1st February 2006 and subsequently shifted from its erstwhile location in the main town near Local Ground to the present site in 2009.The college offers undergraduate studies in Arts and Commerce stream and the present total students’ enrolment stands at 1525. In its 1st cycle of NAAC Assessment, June 2012, the college was accredited a ‘B’ grade with 2.56 CGPA and the college is preparing for the 2nd cycle of NAAC accreditation in June this year.
The institution, Phek Govt. College as it was decided to be called came into existence on 28th July, 1981, after a public meeting was held under the Chairmanship of Shri. Lalhuma, IAS, the then Deputy Commissioner of Phek district. The college started to function with few students at Pre-University Class level on 15th September, 1981. The college became affiliated to North East Hill University (NEHU) in 1983. Degree courses were started in 1994 with B.A general course and honours course in Political Science, Education and History.
On the recommendation of District Planning Board, Phek College was taken over by the Govt. of Nagaland as Govt. College on the 1st Feb, 1990. The Government bought 38 acres of land for setting up of the permanent campus of the college in the Bible Hill area of Phek town. The college was shifted to the present campus on 29th October 2002.
Science stream was introduced at Higher Secondary level in 2004. The college started offering B.Sc. course and B.A Honours courses in English and Economics from July 2013. Complete detachment of Higher Secondary classes (Arts and Science) from the college was completed in 2015.
Mount Tiyi College was established in the year 1974 as a private institution to provide higher education to the people in the district of Wokha. The college has completed 42 (Forty-Two) years of its existence. This college is the only government college in Wokha district and is registered under Section 12B and 2(f) of the UGC Act of 1956. The college was taken over by the Government of Nagaland on 1st April 1987 with all the purchased land on which the college stands today. The college with its motto ‘Surge Et Luce’ or ‘Rise and Shine’ endeavors to serve, inspire and empower the young minds.
The college offers six Arts subjects with honours in English, Economics, Education, History, Political Science and Sociology. The college has 20 sanctioned posts for teaching staff. At present, 4 (four) are on study leave.
Zunheboto College was established in 1979 by certain concerned citizens as a result of a meeting of the Zunheboto Area Council. It was taken over by the Sumi Hoho in 1980. It was later taken over by the Govt. of Nagaland on 16th September, 1986 and re-named as Zunheboto Govt. College. At present, the college offers B.A. Honours & Pass Degree course in English, Economics, Geography, History and Pol. Science and Pass Course in Education. Annually, the college caters to the educational needs of more than 300 students. Over the years the college has produced a good number of well qualified graduates, with the latest achievement being the N.U. topper in Political Science Honours with a CGPA of 6.53 on a 7 point scale in the 2016 B.A. final examinations.
Although the college is totally controlled by the government in all matters, there is a college Advisory Board chaired by the incumbent Deputy Commissioner for the smooth functioning of the college.
With the initiative of Konyak Students’ Union (KSU) Wangkhao College was established in the year 1983 which was a significant fulfilment of the long standing needs of the people of Mon District and particularly that of the Konyaks. The Chi village donated the land measuring 69 acres for the establishment of the College. Named after the then Angh of Chi, the College, which was opened as a private institution, was taken over by the Government of Nagaland became a Government College in 1990.
The College offers B.A. courses in six disciplines namely, English, History, Political Science, Sociology, Economics and Education. Of these Honours courses are provided in English, Education, History, Sociology and Pol. Science.
Sao Chang College, erstwhile Tuensang College, was established in the year 1973. The college shifted to the present site in the year 1996. The college was taken over by the government in April 1983. The degree level (B Sc) general stream was introduced in 2005. The college is located at a distance of 9 kms from the town. The college is co-educational. It is affiliated to the Nagaland University
Peren Government College, Peren was established on 13th April, 1987, as a private college, with the initiation of farsighted public leaders and Government servants of the then Peren Sub-Division. From offering only Pre-University (Arts) course till 1992, the College was upgraded upto B.A. during 1992-1993 session. The College was taken over by the Government of Nagaland on 1st February, 2006 vide Order No. HTE/13-1/2002(Pt), dated the 1st February, 2006.
Today, the College offers Honours courses in English, History, Political Science and in Education and General courses in Philosophy and Economics.
Till date, the College runs its classes from the old building in Peren Town and is designed to shift to its permanent campus at New District Headquarters at the earliest date possible
11. YINGLI COLLEGE, LONGLENG
Yingli College was established by the Association of Phom Graduates & Officers (APGO) on September 09, 1992. It is situated at Longongkang Campus 3 km away from Longleng town. The Government of Nagaland took over the college with effect from February 01, 2006. The college is affiliated to the Nagaland University.
The college offers courses upto BA (Both General & Honours) in: English, Political Science, History, Education, Sociology & Economics. Apart from the regular academic programmes, the college also offers extension education through the IGNOU Special study centre.
12. ZISAJI PRESIDENCY COLLEGE, KIPHIRE
Zisaji Presidency College of Kiphire was established in 1997 as a private institution. In 2006, it was taken over by the Government of Nagaland. Since then, the college has seen a great progress in its infrastructural development and academic achievement. The new college campus is situated in a hill overlooking Kiphire town.
The college was established in the year 1982 and taken over by the Government of Nagaland with effect from 1st April 2009. Located at Pfütsero Town, the highest altitude township in Nagaland which is about 65 Kms. from Kohima.
- A.:- English, Alt. English, Tenyidie, Pol. Science, Education, History, Economics, Sociology.
Honours offered:- English, History, Tenyidie, Pol. Science, Education, Economics & Sociology.
- The College has 34 teaching staff and 1 librarian.
- There are 15 non-teaching staff.
- Students enrolment:
- There are 243 students enrolled during the academic session 2016 – 17.
Nagaland College of Education, as it was originally called, was established in 1975, under the initiative of the North-Eastern Hill University (NEHU), Shillong, and the Government of Nagaland, to cater to the need for qualitative improvement of teachers in the State. In addition to the B.Ed. course, the Under Graduate Teacher Training (UGTT) Course was also offered in the college from 1976-1992. The college was affiliated to NEHU since inception, until it came under Nagaland University in 1995.
The college was upgraded to College of Teacher Education by the Ministry of Human Resource Development, New Delhi, in March 1996. At present it is known as State College of Teacher Education (SCTE). M.Ed., a Post-Graduate programme, was introduced in 2014. It is one among the few teacher education institutions in the North-East that have been recognized by the NCTE, New Delhi. As a premier teacher education institution of the state, the college strives to prepare teachers to be competent human facilitators of learning, thereby enhancing qualitative improvement of education in the state in particular and the country at large.
The State College of Teacher Education, though much is desired in terms of infrastructural development, is proud to be the first teacher education institution catering to the professional needs of Secondary School Teachers State. The College, at present, is preparing towards Re-assessment by NAAC and looks forward to be upgraded to an Institute of Advance Studies in Education (IASE), after Re-assessment, which would be another first and make the State proud.
It has been assessed by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) in the year 2011 and secured a ‘B’ grade. In its 40 years of service to the teaching community it has achieved its vision, mission and objectives to a large extent.
Mokokchung College of Teacher Education is the second Government College in the state established in 2012. After a long gap of 37 years, Government felt the need of establishing more training colleges to cater to the needs of the people in general and to the teaching community in secondary and higher secondary level in particular. The college strives to prepare teachers to be competent human facilitators of teaching by enhancing qualitative improvement of education in the state. The college is affiliated to Nagaland University and recognized by National Council of Teacher Education (NCTE), New Delhi. It offers full-time regular B.Ed course of 2 (two) years, based on the UGC B.Ed syllabus.
The college (MCTE) start B.Ed Degree programme of 1 (one) year from 2012 to 2014 and introduced 2 (two) years B.Ed programme from 2015. The college cover a vast geographical part of the state, covering five districts namely-1) Mokokchung, 2) Zunheboto 3) Mon, 4) Longleng, 5) Tuensang.
- To enhance better quality Teacher Education Programme.
- The institution strives to prepare teachers to be competent human facilitators of teaching by enhancing qualitative improvement of Education.