Gurucharan College (G.C.College Silchar)


Gurucharan College, Silchar


Gurucharan College shortly known as GC College is one of the oldest and reputed co-educational institution in Barak valley region affiliated under Assam University. The college offers graduate, undergraduate, post graduate (self-financing) and certifications (self-financing) courses under the guidance of AHSEC, Guwahati and Assam University, Silchar. G.C College has acclaimed a distinctive identity in imparting higher education in north eastern region of India since its establishment.

The University Grants Commission (UGC), Govt. of India has recognized this college under section 2(F) and 12 (B). The college offers graduate and undergraduate courses in Arts, Science and Commerce streams.

HISTORY
Gurucharan College commonly known as G C College was founded in the year 1935 in a deserted bungalow of Mr. P C Dutta situated on the bank of Barak River, Rongpur. Being affected by riverbank erosion in the region, it shifted to the campus of Silchar Normal School for a temporary period. It got shifted to its present location after it acquired a huge area of more than 7 acres which is situated in the municipal area of Silchar. G C College started its educational journey with only 15 students on its roll. Currently the college takes pride to have more than 3,000 students undertaking different educational courses.

Initially, G.C College had been affiliated to Calcutta University. Then the college was affiliated to the Guwahati University in the year 1949. It has been affiliated to Assam University since 1994.   More details here