DIGBOICOLLEGE, a premier institution of higher education under the University of Dibrugarh, was established in 1965, in the historic oil town of Digboi. A galaxy of competent teachers strive to impart value-based education to the students and encourage them to hold one’s individual space in the global perceptive. The college has the reputation of outstanding performance in academics, sports and co-curricular activities and take pride of producing perfect human resources to the country.
A handful of dedicated educationists and social activists in the persons of Dwijesh Ch. Deb Sarma, Tarun Ch. Goswami, Krishna Prasad Barua, Prafulla Chandra Barua, DharmeswarBarua, MotilalPeriwal, S.C.Dutta Roy, Priya Das Talukdar, K.N. Goswami, DharmanandaUpadhayay, MerajHussain took the initiative to start a college in Digboi, Response of the people of Digboi was spontaneous. They put in their best to have a college of their own. And their dream became a reality on 15th July, 1965. The benevolent role performed by Indian Oil Corporation Limited (AOD) in the growth of the college deserves special acknowledgment.
The college has, over the years, built up an impressive and differential infrastructure. It has a large auditorium, a well-stocked computerised library with internet facility, an administrative building, a canteen and hostels for both boys and girls, well-equipped laboratories, separate departmental rooms, a play ground, a gymnasium room etc. We here make all effort to shape outstanding careers of our students in various fields. It is a provincialised college under the Government of Assam.
Digboi College is situated about 1 km towards west from the zero point of Digboi town. Atop a few hillocks, just a few meters south of Digboi-Duliajan road, it has a sprawling campus of 25 acres of land endowed with exotic beauty of hills and forests. Far from the madding crowds of the township, the calm and serene atmosphere of the college reminds one of the hermitages for meditation.