Gauhati Commerce College, situated at the northern most end of R.G. Barooah Road, Chandmari, Guwahati-781021 is one of the most promising institutions of the state of Assam and also of the entire north-east India imparting business education at Higher Secondary, Degree and Post Graduate levels. The college was founded on 10th September in the year 1962. Starting with an enrollment of meager 300 students, the college has, over the years, attained a solid state of full-fledged growth having an enrollment of 3000 plus students and registering flourishing progress on all activities, both academic and co-curricular. The performance of the students of the college at the Higher Secondary, Under-Graduate and Post-Graduate Examinations under the Assam Higher Secondary Education Council and Gauhati University respectively have all along been remarkable, its students occupying the top positions each year and pass percentage usually standing above 80 and on several occasions having moved above 90.
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The college has also been able to earn reputation in other spheres. In the fields of games, sports and other cultural and literary activities, the college has been occupying a place of pride in all the years ever since its inception. In social service, the college interacts with rural communities through various programmes of its well-organised National Service Scheme, NCC (Army) and Scout and Guide cadets of the college have been displaying their attainments at various camps and getting appreciations from various quarters.
The college hostel has reputation for its strict discipline and smooth management under the guidance and supervision of the superintendent and students’ committees.
The college Library named, after Dr. Birinchi Kumar Baruah, is rich in its collection of books and journals including adequate number of textbooks and reference books. The Library, with its spacious reading room, is supervised and managed by a qualified Librarian and his staff. The college Library has now been equipped with computer and internet facilities.