Salesian College is a Government recognized, minority educational institution of the Catholic Church, run by Salesians of Don Bosco, Kolkata Province where over 300 students do their regular B.A., B.Com & B.Sc studies under the North Bengal University.
Salesian College, established in Shillong, in 1933, was shifted to Sonada, in 1938. It comes under section 2(f) and 12 (B) of UGC Act, 1956. In 1935, SCS received affiliation to the Calcutta University for I.A., and in1948 for B.A. Course in English, History and Latin followed by Economics in 1950. In 1962 its affiliation was transferred from Calcutta University as one of the founding colleges of NBU.