Established in 1943, B. Borooah College is one of the earliest and prestigious co-educational colleges situated in Guwahati in the state of Assam, which was named after the most respected and prominent person of Assamese business Bholanath Borooah. This college grew under the circumstances of World War II. With the support of B. Borooah College Teacher’s Unit (BBCTU) which is a constituent unit of Assam College Teachers Unit (ACTU) the college has been carrying out various plans and programmes for the welfare and overall progress and development of the college and students as well. The college offers various courses from Arts and Science stream to the students. B. Borooah College is accredited with Grade ‘A’ by NAAC, funded by University Grants Commission (UGC) and is affiliated with Guwahati University. It offers undergraduate courses such as B.A., B.Sc., B.B.A. and postgraduate courses such as M.Sc.

Candidates interested to get admission into this college have to obtain an application form from the official website of the college.

B. Borooah College Highlights

Name of the College B. Borooah College
Established in 1943
College Type Public
Approved by National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) 
Set by Guwahati University
Popular Course BA, B.Sc
Admission Criteria Merit based and Entrance Exam
Application Mode Online
Location Guwahati, Assam
Official website

B. Borooah College Courses

The College offers undergraduate and postgraduate courses in different disciplines. 

Course Name Streams Duration Eligibility criteria
B.A. English 3 years 10+2 qualification in any stream
Political Science
B.Sc Botany 3 years 10+2 qualification in science stream
Chemistry (Hons.)
Information Technology
BBA   - 3 years 10+2 qualification in any stream
M.Sc Botany 2 years Bachelor’s degree holder in the concerned discipline

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B. Borooah College Admission 

  • Students need to visit the official website of the college ( to apply for the course they are interested in.
  • They need to fill-up the form along with necessary details, scanned copies of photo and signature along with payment of registration fee online.
  • Selected candidates then need to proceed towards admission that shall be held online as well. For that they need to generate their Unique ID from the Office Web  Portal ( that is developed by the Director of Higher Education Assam.

During the time of admission the candidates need to produce documents such as:

  • Original Marksheet of the last qualifying exam
  • Certificate of qualification
  • Certificate from the head of the institution last attended
  • Passport size photographs (2 nos)
  • Caste Certificate (if required)
  • Provisional Certificate (if required)
  • Extra curricular Certificate.

Key Points:

  • Applicants of B.A. and B.Sc who are domicile of Assam are eligible for free admission. Rests who are not domicile of Assam have to pay the required amount at the time of admission.
  • BBA, B.Sc (IT) and M.Sc courses are self-financed courses. Hence, free admissions for these programs are not available as well.

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B. Borooah College Placement 

Borooah College has a career counselling and placement cell which is known to provide students with guidance and grooming sessions to excel at developing skills required during an interview. They are also known to organise various seminars, talks and alumni lectures for the betterment of students and encouraging them to join. Various companies reach out to the college campus to provide placement opportunities to the students. The average package varies as per different companies and students get job opportunities in both public and private sectors. Right after their Bachelor’s degree students are eligible to sit for these job interviews and the college also has a good record of its students getting recruited in different companies.

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B. Borooah College Faculty

Borooah College imparts good quality education by the very dedicated and highly qualified faculty members with years of experience in this field. The College has a total of 78 faculty members out of which 38 are from Arts department and 40 are from Science department along with the Principal Dr. Satyendra Nath Barman. Among 78 teaching members there are professors, assistant professors and lecturers as well with qualifications such as Ph.D, Post-graduate, double post-graduate degree and M.Phil holders as well.

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B. Borooah College Facilities

The College provides lots of facilities to the students in different sectors so that students can have access to things in need that would create a study-friendly environment for them. Following are the facilities provided by B. Borooah College, Guwahati:

  • Hostel for boys
  • Gymnasium
  • Library
  • Canteen
  • Auditorium
  • Laboratories
  • Sports Complex
  • Computer Center

B. Borooah College FAQs

Ques. How many courses does B. Borooah College offer?

Ans. B. Borooah College offers 21 courses across different streams and disciplines ranging from UG level to Post Graduation level. Out of which some are self-financed courses and the rest fall under regular.

Ques. What is the location of the College?

Ans. B. Borooah College is located in the state of Assam in Guwahati city. To be more specific the college is located in Dr. Bhubaneswar, RG Road, Ulubari, Guwahati, Assam- 781001.

Ques. Does the Institute have an Anti-Ragging Cell?

Ans. No, the College does not have any Anti-Ragging Cell. Though they take precautions and measures to overcome such cases if found.

Ques. Does the College have hostels for both Boys and Girls?

Ans. No, the college has a hostel only for boys. Girls need to find accomodation in PGs or some other ways.

Ques. Do the college offer any Distance Learning course?

Ans. No, so far known the college does not offer any Distance Learning course. They only offer the normal or regular courses that are offered to the visiting students.