B.N. College, a premier institution of higher education in lower Assam, came into existence as a result of untiring efforts of the then leading and eminent persons of the undivided Goalpara district. Established in 1946, Bhola Nath College has completed its sixty four years of glorious existence. Since its inception in the pre-independent days, the college has been realizing the long cherished dream of the people of western Assam, western Meghalaya and northern part of West Bengal. Thousands of young men and women of this region have been obtaining their first degree from this institution.
The college is located at a distance of three kilometres from the historic shrine of Netai Dhubani Ghat, Gurdwara and Panchpeer Dargah providing a healthy and congenial atmosphere of teaching and learning. The college with its beautiful surroundings covers an area of 18 acres of land and thus has got a spacious campus, extensive lawns, an administrative block, a well stocked central library, renovated class rooms, newly constructed boys’ and girls’ hostels and excellent laboratories with modern equipments.
At present B.N. College having twenty one full-fledged departments in arts, science, commerce and technology has been imparting higher education to the youths coming from rural, urban and semi-urban areas creating a homogenous atmosphere of heterogeneous elements in which students have been able to attain academic, moral as well as spiritual uplift. Recently the college has introduced a number of new subjects such as Bio-technology, Computer Science, BCA and BBA to cater to the growing needs of the students. Moreover, the college is planning to introduce some other career-oriented courses like Tourism, PGDCA, BBA, etc. to enable the students to meet the challenges of the twenty first century. The college is accredited by NAAC with ‘B’ grade in 2011 (Grade point: 2.82). The College continues its steady journey towards excellence with co-operation of all the stakeholders.