Kokrajhar Govt. College (then Kokrajhar College) was established in 1959 at the heart of the town with a noble vision of bringing higher education to common people in general and the tribal people in particular. The Kokrajhar Govt. College played a vital role in imparting higher education to the socio-economically backward tribal people as well as other communities in the area.
Developing human resources is our Mission. Kokrajhar Govt. College has a noble vision of bringing about sustainable development in society through quality higher education. The College has always emphasized on value-based education. At present, the College offers honours in all the subjects in undergraduate courses viz. Assamese, Bengali, Bodo, Economics, Education, English, Geography, Hindi, History, Philosophy, Political Science, Sociology, Botany, Chemistry, Computer Science, Mathematics, Physics, Statistics and Zoology. At present, there are nineteen departments in the College.
The college also offers Post Graduate courses in Assamese, Bodo, Economics, English, Mathematics, History, and Chemistry. It has a plan to introduce PG in Political Science and Physics in Academic Session 2023- 24.
The College has got an administrative block, two arts blocks (Block A & Block B), a science block (Block C), a library building, four Assam Type Buildings, a Students’ Day Home, a Gallery and a College canteen. The College has two Boys’ Hostels and one Girls’ Hostel. The Botanical Garden is located in the northeast corner of the campus. The playground of the College is shared by the Kokrajhar District Sports Association.
The Nilkamal Brahma Central Library, named after its Star Alumnus and Great Bodo litterateur, is housed in a spacious building with modern facilities like RFID and internet. Each department has also a departmental library for teaching and research purpose.