B.A (Hons) in Political Science

Women's College
In Silchar

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Important information

Typology Bachelor
Location Silchar
  • Bachelor
  • Silchar

Where and when
Starts Location
On request
Shyama Prasad Road, Dist. Cachar, 788001, Assam, India
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Starts On request
Shyama Prasad Road, Dist. Cachar, 788001, Assam, India
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Course programme

The Three Years Degree Course comprises of three parts - Part-I, Part-II and Part-III, each of one year duration. The Degree Course of the College is Affiliated to Assam University, Silchar and as such governed by the status, rules and regulations of the University, B.A. Degree is awarded by the University after successful completion of all the three parts.

The College was started as a single faculty college in the year 1963 and was granted affiliation by Gauhati University in due course. The Higher Secondary Course taught in the college, is duly recognized by Assam Higher Secondary Education Council, Gauhati. At present, the college is affiliated to Assam University, Silchar (a Central University). In the year 1989, the college was recognized under section 12F and 12(B) of U.G.C act. Of late the College has become provincialised vide Assam College Employees provincialisation act 2005 (Assam Act No. XLVI of 2005, notified on 22nd December, 2005.

Women's College is entwined with the history of Women education in undivided Cachar district after independence. Along with the rest of the country, the independence and partition of India brought a dramatic upheaval in political, social and economic life of Barak Valley - a region still not easily accessible. The security and comfort of the agrarian life-style got disturbed and women had to come out to shoulder equal responsibility of earning a living. To acquire both employability and intellectual capability, women needed to be educated and two existing colleges - Gurucharan College (1935) and Cachar College (1960) could not bear the influx of so many aspiring minds. Many intellectuals and social workers of that period thus felt a need to open a college exclusively to cater for the higher education needs of the women.

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