Pramathesh Barua College, Gauripur

About the College

Pramathesh Barua College (P. B. College), Gauripur began its tryst with destiny on the 1st day of June 1964 to put forward the intellectual and cultural ethos of Gauripur in the erstwhile Goalpara District of lower Assam. Christened after the proud son of Gauripur, Rajkumar Pramathesh Chandra Barua, this institution of Higher Education took its strides with luminaries like Prof. Alokesh Barua, Dr. Birendranath Dutta and galloped to prosperity under such academic administrators as Dr. Krishna Kanta Bora, Prof. Jayanta Kumar Chakraborty and Prof. Ganga Sankar Pandey.


Initially started with the support of the people of the region and financial assistance from the Zamindar family of Gauripur, this co-educational institution of higher education was subsequently taken over by the Govt. of Assam under deficit grant-in-aid system in 1969. It got permanent affiliation by the Gauhati University and was recognized under section 2 (f) and 12 (B) of the UGC Act 1956.

The College imparts teaching in Higher Secondary (+2 level) and Degree (+3 level) in two streams - Arts and Commerce. To face the emerging challenges in trade and commerce, the College started the Commerce Stream in 1979, which was first of its kind in Dhubri district. At Present the college has six

Although more than 60% of its students come from economically unprivileged section and from a multi-racial and multi-lingual catchment area sharing international borders with Bangladesh, this College has been able to earn accolades for its untiring pursuit for the intellectual and personal development of its students. Notwithstanding nagging hurdles like lack of infrastructure, basic amenities, paucity of funds and sound academic freedom, this institution has been able to make an identity of its own by sensitizing itself to new modes of teaching learning experience,continuous academic progres

Pramathesh Barua College is committed to institutionalize the culture of quality and ensure academic accountability while pursuing its continued journey for excellence.

VISION Statement

The vision of Pramathesh Barua College emanates from the needs of its immediate context and from the needs of the region. Situated in the economically underprivileged border regions of lower Assam, the College holds as its central purpose to engage the students community in scholarship, leadership,
The institution with a multiracial and multi-lingual society at its back holds the vision to achieve excellence in higher education, competitiveness through knowledge, overall improvement of socio- economic condition and sustainable development.

MISSION Statements

Pramathesh Barua College is quintessentially conceived as an avant-garde premier institution of Higher Education to affirm responsiveness to social accountability in the face of dynamic and competitive world. Its mission include-


  • To provide "inclusive education" to reach the unreached;
  • To weave a symbiotic academic culture of the indigenous and the global;
  • To expand development skills and generate employability;
  • To collaborate with stakeholders to make "quality" the defining element of its "relevance" and "functionality"; and
  • To nurture the spirit of democracy, peace, and progress in society.
Date: 03 Apr 2020

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