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Rajiv Gandhi University, Itanagar

About Government College, Bomdila

Government College, Bomdila was established in 1988. It is a premier institution of higher learning in the western part of Arunachal Pradesh.

The college is affiliated to Rajiv Gandhi University, Itanagar and accredited by National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) with "B" Grade.

It  is located in the heart of Bomdila Township amidst scenic beauty whose environment is filled with the fragrance of Buddhism. Bomdila is the district headquarters of West Kameng District of Arunachal Pradesh. It is 345 kms from Guwahati, the capital city of Assam and 315 kms from Itanagar, the capital township of Arunachal Pradesh.

It is situated at 8500 feet altitude. The township is connected by all weather roads from the rest of the country. It is headed by the Deputy Commissioner. It provides basic facilities of the modern township. Government College, Bomdila is established in the heart of the Bomdila town. Tawang, a tourist place and the District Headquarters of Tawang District is 180 kms from Bomdila.

College has managed to strive ahead and blossom as a centre of excellence fulfilling the aspirations of the youths of its catchment area comprising the district of West Kameng and Tawang. After opening of the Government College, Seppa the catchment area for this college now is Tawang and West Kameng district only.  However, the students from East Kameng District seeking admission in Geography and Commerce may get admission subject to fulfilment of admission criteria.

The college began its journey with great difficulty and hardship due to non-availability of permanent site and infrastructure. Since its inception, the college has constantly strived to provide proper knowledge and wisdom for promotion of equality, social justice and to reduce socio-cultural differences, and to foster values for developing good life in individuals and society.

Government College, Bomdila serves as one of the study centre of the Institute of Distance Education under Rajiv Gandhi University, Rono Hills, Doimukh. This Centre has been made effective from the session 2005-2006. Rajiv Gandhi University offers distance education course beginning with B.A. Ist Year degree in seven subjects namely Economics, Education, English, History, Political Science, Hindi and Sociology with the same syllabus as prescribed for the regular students.

Students passing 10+2, PU (Arts, Science of Commerce for present course) from recognized Board and National Institute of Open Schooling (NIOS) will be eligible for admission to the B.A. Ist Year degree course of the Distance Education Programme. For detailed information the students may consult Coordinator of Distance Education Programme.

Motto & Mission:

Motto and mission has been stated in the College Emblem as “असतो मा सद्गमय” i.e. “Lead me from untruth unto truth”. What type of truth? The truth which is beauteous and welfare oriented. How can it be beauteous and welfare oriented? It may be possible only through dissemination of knowledge, since there is no such eye at par with “knowledge” and there is nothing pure and sacred as “knowledge”. Knowledge refines human being and makes it useful for mankind because knowledge is the manifestations of perfection in mankind. As per the Indian tradition, knowledge is of two types namely, Apara (materialistic) and Para (Spiritual).

The materialistic knowledge is based upon the rational principle of cause and effect relationship. Seen in this perspective, knowledge gives humility and sobriety which lead to eligibility. Eligibility thus attained helps in accumulating riches and ethical values, which lead ultimately to real prosperity. On the other hand spiritual knowledge liberates the soul [सा विद्या या विमुक्तये].

P.O. Bomdila, Bomdila (T), 
West Kameng (Dist.), Arunachal Pradesh - 790 001, India

Levels of study
Streams Mode Duration Eligibilty
Bachelor of Arts in Economics Full Time 3 Years 10+2
Bachelor of Arts in English Full Time 3 Years 10+2
Bachelor of Arts in Geography Full Time 3 Years 10+2
Bachelor of Arts in Hindi Full Time 3 Years 10+2
Bachelor of Arts in History Full Time 3 Years 10+2
Bachelor of Arts in Political Science Full Time 3 Years 10+2
Streams Mode Duration Eligibilty
Bachelor of Commerce (B.Com) Full Time 3 Years 10+2
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