Darrang College, sometimes referred to at times as the Nalanda of the North Bank, is a college in Tezpur, Assam, India. It was started in July 1945 with 8 teachers and 112 students in the roll. Darrang College offers bachelor’s degrees in Arts, Science or Commerce from Gauhati University. Currently the college runs with 24 departments.
Darrang College, one of the oldest colleges of undivided Assam, was established in 1945 at Tezpur in the then district of Darrang by some philanthropists and educationists. The objective behind its establishment was to spread higher education in the area to the north of the river Brahmaputra. The Motto of the College is ‘Be A Jewel Among Men’ that indicates its objective of achieving excellence and all-round development of its students.