Tingkhong college is affiliated to Dibrugarh University, Assam. Its offers BA Semester programme in seven subjects i.e., Assamese, English, History, Economics, Political Science, Sociology and Education. Except English the other subjects offer both Major and Core programmes.
The college provides ample opportunities to the backward classes including SC/ST and students from Tea Gardens. Some students have achieved brilliant results in their examinations. This year, Ms. Champawati Gogoi secured the First Class First position in History Major in the BA Final (6th semester) Examination, 2014.
The Affiliating University provides entire course syllabus, duration of the session, the date of examinations, question papers, etc.
The institution encourages the faculty members to go for research oriented works, attend RC/OP in their respective subjects, participate national and international seminar, conference, workshop etc. to present their research papers. The college also encourages them to publish these papers.
For effective curriculum delivery and classroom transaction, all the teaching departments chalk out their own lesson plans for both the general and major course which includes lecture hours, topic to be taught and other co-curricular activities to be conducted during the academic session and the progress is regularly monitored by the heads of the departments.
On the basic of theoretical knowledge, socio-economic surveys, project works etc. are conducted by the students. At the end of every academic session course completion overviews and review of examinations result at different levels are done by the authority in the academic committee meetings. The college encourages the faculty members to innovative teaching-learning process through seminars, camps, symposiums etc. in collaboration with NGOs like Asom Lekhika Sanstha, Anchalik Chatra Santha, industries like OIL, Tea Industry, Bank and LIC and District Administration ,District Medical Department etc.
Being an affiliated college of the Dibrugarh University the institution strictly follows the curriculum formed by the university. The institution has introduced a good number of certificate courses in (i) Certificate Course in Yoga (ii) Certificate Course in Recitation (iii) Certificate Course in Music (iv) Certificate Course in Satriya Dance (v) Certificate Course in Personality Development and Leadership Training (vi) Certificate Course in Physical Education. The institution plans to start of Post Graduate programmes in Assamese, History, Sociology and Political Science near future. The branch of Krishna Kanta Handique State Open University (KKHSOU) of the college produced the first batch of graduate (BA) this year (2014)
The college website and prospectus provide all relevant information about admission, institutional facilities, rules and regulations etc. at the time admission. The admission is made on the basic of merit in the previous examination. The college offers opportunities to SC,ST,OBC etc abiding by the directives of the Govt. of Assam and the Dibrugarh University. The college also provides remedial coaching classes for the students of HS section for the betterment of their academic performance . Free-ships and other concessions are available to the economically weaker students. The detailed layout of the teaching plan is offered in the Academic Calendar. The college has tiny but efficient and dedicated teachers. Teachers participate in seminars, workshops, conferences organized by various institutions. The faculty members adopt innovative approaches to teaching-learning process by introducing Internet, LCD projector, field work, socio-economic surveys. Students are provided with academic , personal and psycho-social support, and guidance services by the faculty members and various cells. The college library purchases books and various journals, newspapers with the funds granted by the authority. Books for preparation for competitive examinations, internet facilities are provided to the students. Syllabus, question papers of the College, University examinations are kept in the library. Almost all the departments have own departmental libraries. Students Counselling and Career Guidance Cell helps students to cope with the demands of competitive exams. The teaching-learning atmosphere prevailing in this institution and the high percentage of results (70% to 100%) attracts the students every year. In the academic session 2013-14, the college bagged 23 First Class and 01 University Topper in History Major in the BA final (6th semester) Examination, 2014.
The institute monitors the quality of teaching-learning through IQAC and other relevant cells which collect feedback from the students and other stakeholders. Parents-teachers meeting are held regularly. Certificate, cash, books rewards are received by students for good performance. The study Centre of the Krishna Kanta Handique State Open University of our college also facilitates large number of students to pursue study in UG level.
Tingkhong College has constituded a Research Sub-Committee to encourage and extend all helps possible to the researchers to promote research activities .Of course minimum infrastructural facilities are provided by the institution for research activities. Internet and journals are made available to all faculty to facilitate research activities in the college. Teachers are encouraged in the department to pursue minor/major research project in their area of specialization. Seminars are organized by different departments in the last four years. Two faculty members have been awarded Ph.D. Degree by different Universities during the current year. At present 03 faculty members are enrolled in different universities of the state for their Ph.D. courses. More than 15 faculty members have presented papers in national conferences and seminars. Faculty members have presented a good number of research papers in various National Seminars in their individual capacity and in collaboration with associates which are published in the proceedings of the relevant seminars. There are also other publications like chapter in books etc.
Moreover, the Dept. of History publishes a research journal ‘Journal of Buranji chora’ and the Dept. of Assamese publishes a journal called ‘Abhiyatra’ from the current year (2014). The college also involves in extension activities in the different categories like community development, Social work, Health and hygiene awareness, Health camp, Blood donation camp, Environment awareness, Gender sensitization etc. A neighboring village ‘No. 2 Bongali Tipomia village’ has been adopted by the college for creating awareness in health-care/hygiene/education etc. Organization of blood donation camps, AIDS awareness programmes etc are the works related to community orientation. The NSS Unit organizes extension programmes like cleaning, tree plantation and other social work . The Women’s Studies Cell addresses issues related to women staff and girls students like social responsibilities of women and awareness about sexual harassment etc. It takes initiatives for guidance and counseling of girls students in various aspects. Collaboration includes the extension works with the NGOs like Asom Lekhika Sanstha, Tingkhong Anchalik chatra Sanstha, etc and the Dibrugarh District administration, LICI, Naharkatia Branch etc.
The plinth area of eight buildings of Tingkhong College is 22773 sqft. The floor area of the newly built library building is 3300 sqft. Construction of new classrooms, seminar hall(2360 sqft),digital class room(3444 sqft),conference hall(2500 sqft), nine departmental cabins and central computer laboratory in the post-accreditation period has been completed. 02 classroom have audio facilities. The seminar hall of the college is equipped with advanced audio-visual facilities like LCD Projector, sound system etc. to organize seminars, lecture and other academic activities and administrative meetings. There is an auditorium with the accommodation of 300 people with a stage for academic as well as cultural activities. The newly built college library is well equipped. Total library Books now stands at 926 with complete Accession Numbering System & Cataloguing of all books and journals. Total 03 computer have been installed in the library. One Xerox machine and printing facilities is available. There is a central computer laboratory with 25 computers with internet connections. Computer facility is extended to all students and staff. A powerful generator has been installed this year.