About Bikali College
Bikali College is a seat of higher education located in the easternmost part of Goalpara district of western Assam. The college was established on 14th April 1982 by the rural masses of 52 numbers of villages under ‘Bikali Mauza Unnayan Samiti’ ( a socio-economic and cultural organization). The college has Arts, Commerce and Science streams . At present, it has also Post Graduate regular course in Assamese under Gauhati University. The college has also semester examination centre for this P.G. course.
Bikali college is located at Dhupdhara, a small township of Bikali Mauza area. The college is under Rangjuli Tribal Development Block, Rangjuli Revenue Circle and 36-Dudhnoi ST Reserved L.A.C. in Goalpara district.
Bikali college is named after “Bikali Mauza”, which is a part of historical ‘Habraghat Pargana.’ The college is located under Dhupdhara part II at a distance of 0.75 km from the small market township Dhupdhara and NH 37. The pang of establishing the college was shouldered by the villagers and first meeting was held on 30th November 1974 under the presidentship of late Upendra Naryan Sarania wherein Anandi bala Rabha , the then MLA was nominated as president and Ismail Ali as Vice- president. A number of pioneering personalities like Upendra Narayan Sarania, Jogeswar Kalita, Nabin Roy Choudhury, Deba kanta Medhi, Gopal Hazowary, Mahimuddin Ahmed, Sahar Ali, Baijaram Hajowary, Annada Hazarika, Praneswar Misra, Ismail Ali, Karuna Kanta Rabha etc. shouldered the trouble to initiate developmental works of college management. Mr. Dewan Ram Boro, Professor, Cotton College joined as the first full fledged Principal on 13. 10.1982. A number of eminent administrators and academicians like Mr. Dewan Ram Boro, former Secretary, A .H.S.E. Council, Dr. Brojendra Nath Roy Choudhury, former Registrar, IIT, Guwahati served the college as Principal. Besides, Mr. Madan Deka ( IAS cadre) served the college as faculty member. The college was brought under deficit grant- in- aid system in 1992. As per suggestion and recommendation of the first NAAC peer team visit in 2004, Commerce stream was started and at present the stream is full fledged with Major courses in Accountancy, Finance and Management attracting students from neighboring areas and even from far flung places like West Garo Hills in Meghalaya. Of late, the college has also initiated Science education in + 2 level as there is emerging need for such education in the locality.