Benudhar Rajkhowa Library and Information Centre
The college library serves as the centre for academic activities supporting the institution's objective of achieving excellence in research and education. The Central library of "Khowang College" is serving its users from the inception of the College i.e. from the year 1982. The Library has been renamed as "BenudharRajkhowa Library and Information Centre". BenudharRajkhowa was a prominent writer, poet and dramatist of Assam from Khowang area. The library has a collection of 18,000+ books (textbooks, reference and other books) and subscriptions to 3 printed journals, 3 newspapers and 6 magazines. The library has a good collection of encyclopedias, dictionaries and books on competitive examinations. The library is undergoing through the process of automation with KOHA ILMS (previously used SOUL 2.0). The college library is Wi-Fi based and users can use the Wi-Fi service in the library. BenudharRajkhowa Library and Information Centre is a member of the N-LIST and users can access 1,99,500+E- books and 6000+E-journals available in the N-LIST database. The library orientation program is conducted for newly admitted students. Students can avail reprographic service in the library by paying only a nominal fee. Book - bank facilities are also offered to the needy and deserving students who may borrow books for the whole academic session.
Conference Hall and Smart Classrooms
There is a well-equipped Conference Hall in the college with an interactive Android based Smart Board, uninterrupted power supply, proper sitting arrangement and a Public Address (PA) system. Moreover, there are three well-equipped Smart Classrooms in the college.
Well-equipped language laboratory in the Department of English and a laboratory in the Department of Education with complete apparatus are available. A Computer Laboratory is available in the College where the students learn and practice their computer skills in the presence of an instructor.
Free Wi-Fi facility is available in the College Campus. Furthermore, the College is working towards getting access to important educational portals from which students will be able to download articles, research papers, etc. for free. The speed of Wi-Fi in the College Campus is up to 100 Mbps till 1000 GB, up to 5 Mbps beyond. Students can access the Wi-Fi services simply scanning the QR code from their devices.
Centre for Computer Studies
There is a Computer studyCentre in the college offering various courses in collaboration with AMTRON (A Govt. of Assam Undertaking).
- To equip the students with the basic computer knowledge.
- The course will provide them with both software and hardware skills.
- It will help the students to build a career and open further job opportunities.
||Name of the Course
||Duration in Months
||Certificate in Computer Financial Accounting (Tally ERP.9)
||Advanced Certificate in Desktop Publishing & Accounting
||Diploma in Computer Application
||Post Graduate Diploma in Information Technology
** The students may make full payment of the course fee at the time of admission or may also opt to pay it in installments
Games and Sports Cell
To encourage the students who excel in the field of sports, there is a Games and Sports Cell in the college. Almost all the equipments of both indoor and outdoor games are available in the college. There is a separate room allotted for all the sport equipments where they are well managed by the student representatives as well as the faculty in-charge of the Games and Sports Cell. The wall magazine named “KHOWANG” and an Annual Magazine titled “GLORY” are published by the Cell. The Cell also organizes:
- Coaching camps of football for both boys and girls
- Coaching camps of athletics
- Coaching camps of self-defense for girl students
Equipments available for various sports activities are:
1. Boxing 2. Football
3. Volleyball 4. Badminton
5. Table tennis 6. Cricket
7. Taekwondo 8. Carrom/Chess
The College has a large playground where all sports activities of the College as well as other Inter-College Competitions are conducted. Furthermore, the College also allows the nearby educational institutions and local residents to use the playground for various sports related activities. A pavilion has also been constructed in the playground.
The college has an indoor stadium that is equipped with a badminton court and tennis court for the students to enhance their skills and help them excel in the field of sports. The stadium is spacious and is used by the students on a regular basis. Furthermore, the college allows the students to use the stadium even after college hours.
The College Gymnasium, which has been named “Khowang College Body Fit Centre” is operational with an experienced Gym Trainer and has the necessary equipments required for the students to maintain a healthy and strong physique. The gym is used by both boys and girls and a proper time schedule and grouping has been made for the students to prevent over-crowding.
There is a well-furnished canteen in the College which provides meals and healthy snacks within reasonable prices. It maintains proper hygiene and is spacious. The seating arrangements are also orderly and running water is available for various uses.
The College has a beautiful and well-secured Girls’ Hostel, named “Kalyani Devi Girls’ Hostel”, capable of accommodating about thirty female students. It is secure on all sides and provides safety to female students. The hostel accommodation depends on the regulations decided as per College Hostel Rules.
Pure Drinking Water
The College has separate taps for drinking water and for other purposes. The College also keeps vigil so that any repairs that are required get done at the urgent notice.
Yoga and Meditation Centre
To ensure the youths build up a healthy body and mind, yoga and meditation classes have been introduced in the college. Yoga and meditation typically go hand-in-hand and have been around for thousands of years. Practicing yoga improves balance, endurance, flexibility, and strength, while meditation helps keep the mind sharp, reduce tension and can strengthen the immune system. For the great purpose a Yoga and Meditation Centre has been opened in the college where the students practice Yoga. The practice has been designed to improve their physical fitness as well as to help them relieve themselves of stress and anxiety. The room is equipped with Yoga mats and can accommodate at least 30 students at a time.
National Service Scheme (NSS)
The College also provides an opportunity to the students to join the National Service Scheme (NSS) and also to actively participate in the various programmes and camps it conducts. The College further imparts value based education through NSS activities.
Excursion and Educational Tours
The College provides excursion facilities to the students to various places of educational and tourist interest free of cost under Financial Assistance from the Govt. in different plans. In addition, the Departments of the college take initiative to take their students for Educational Tours once every year.
Scholarship and Award
The College offers different Scholarships for the students of the College. The different scholarships availed by the students of the College are mentioned below:
- Post Matric Scholarship for ST & SC students
- Post Matric Scholarship for OBC/MOBC students
- IshanUday Scholarship (UGC) for Degree students
Besides these, the college offers Late ThulantarHazarika Memorial Award to the best student of Higher Secondary Final Examination provided by the family of Late ThulantarHazarika (Former member of college Governing Body). The college authority also awards the best graduate of each year with cash prize and certificate.
Add-on Courses Provided
The college provides 8 Add-on Courses approved by Dibrugarh University. They are as follows
||Name of the course
||Offered by Department
||Certificate Course in Creative Writing
||Certificate Course on Application of Assamese
||Certificate Course on Human Rights
||Beauty Care Management
Khowang College Students’ Union is the general body of students of the college. The members of the Union are annually elected. The General Election of the Students’ Union is conducted by an election committee constituted by teachers, as per rules and regulation of Lyndoh Committee Recommendation.
There are separate common rooms for boys and girls in the college. The Girls’ Common Room has well maintained toilet facilities along with recreational items. There is a sanitary pad vending machine installed in the Girls’ Common Room.
The college has four Mentoring Houses, which provide guidance and support to all round developments of the mentees. The Mentor Houses are:
a. KALAGURU – A common house of Department of Assamese and English
b. RUPKONWAR – A common house of Department of Political Science and History
c. SANKARDEV – A common house of Department of Economics and Commerce
d. SUDHAKANTHA – A common house of Department of Education and Sociology
Forums and Clubs
POLOX - a Literary Forum of the Department of English and Assamese, Khowang College organizes events related to
a. Literary Practices
b. Translation work
c. Book distribution
Parijat- The Drama Club
Health and Sanitation Club
Career Counseling, Guidance & Information Cell
The College has a “Career Counseling, Guidance and Information” Cell for the guidance of the students about various job opportunities. The Cell imparts various training programmes, workshop, symposiums, seminars etc. for the benefit of the students.
The Women Cell of Khowang College has been actively taking part in the awareness campaign as well as for the socio-economic upliftment of the women community since its very cradle. Moreover, the cell has hold seminars and talks over these years on various issues of women.
Students’ Grievance Redressal Cell
There is an active Grievance Redressal Cell in the College which addresses various Grievances put forward by the students of the college.
Sexual Harassment Internal Complaint Cell
This cell addresses any complaint filed by students/employees/teachers of the college.