HISTORY OF COLLEGE

Established on the 1st of July 1971, Bhawanipur Hastinapur Bijni (B.H.B) College, as an institution of higher learning at Sarupeta affiliated to Gauhati University, serves the socially and economically backward people of the vast area well. It is ideally located among three revenue mouzas/tehsils, as indicated by the very name of the College, under Bajali Sub-division of Barpeta District. B.H.B. College is the oldest institution in 41, Bhawanipur Legislative Assembly Constituency, a segment of Kokrajhar Parliamentary Constituency of Assam which is a reserved seat for scheduled tribes.

The indomitable will and spirit of the people and their ardent needs of higher education combined with their sheer persistence paid dividends as their dream turned into reality with the establishment of the college. The prime purpose of the establishment of the college was to have an institution at close
quarters that could help them have ready access to higher learning. These people, socially and economically backward, could not send their children to far off places for higher education money being the constraint. The vision of the college includes providing education to students belonging to SC/ST/OBC and to minority communities. The thrust is also on providing education to girl students who outnumber the boys in the institution both quantitatively and qualitatively. One of the core objectives in establishing the college was to give full access to higher education for women.

The college is affiliated to the University of Gauhati and has also been included under Section 2(f) of the UGC Act 1956. The college, with its band of dedicated teachers excels in imparting quality education to students and at the same time instilling in them the moral and ethical values necessary for living in harmony with others. The college is a medley of students belonging to different ethnic groups living in perfect harmony with each other. The college spares no effort to provide with them the wherewithal both academically and morally to face the challenges of life that life in the 21st century has thrown in and also to turn them into model citizens full of character and nationalistic feelings. Competitions and cultural events which form the academic life of the students help them immensely to show case their innate talent and also to realize their tremendous potential through participation in all these events.

Information about the College
» Date of establishment : 01 – 07 – 1971
» Year of opening Degree Course : 1976
» Year in which the college came under deficit system of grants-in-aid : 01 – 09 – 1983
» Year in which the college was qualified to receive U.G.C. grant (Recognition under 2 f): 1994
» Name of the founder Principal : Late Rajani Kanta Choudhury, M.A.
» Year and Grade of accreditation by NAAC : 2004, ‘B’ Grade
» Year of provincialisation : 2005


Aims and Objectives :

The College aims at -
» Imparting higher education to the students.
» Providing remedial teaching to the SC. ST, OBC and Minority students and students belonging to socially and economically backward classes.
» Helping the students to face the challenges of life through various extension education activities.
» Providing the students with Vocational Training in order to enable them to acquire knowledge and skills for working as self-employed persons.
» Instilling the developed sense of citizenship in the students.
» Giving its students the ambience to promote their potentialities and foster better and more innovative ideas.
» The pursuit of excellence in both academic and co-curricular fields and surging ahead to meet the challenges of the new millennium.

INFRASTRUCTURAL FACILITIES

The college has the following infrastructural facilities.
» Administrative Block
» Departmental Common Rooms with Departmental Libraries.
» Spacious and well-equipped class rooms.
» Separate Common Rooms for boys and girls.
» A Central Library.
» Well-equipped laboratories in the Department of Education, Statistics, Functional English and Computer Application.
» Students’ Union Office.
» Play ground.
» Multi Gym Club.
» Canteen.
» Fishery
» IDOL, GU Study cum Examination Centre.
» Cutting and Sewing Centre.
» Drinking water treatment plant.
» Bicycle / Scooter Sheds & Car parking facilities.
» Women’s Hostel.
» A spacious Auditorium.
» A beautiful park for recreation
» Digital Library.
» Indoor Stadium and New block under construction.
» Cutting and Embroidery Cell
» KKHSOU Study Centre

FACILITIES AVAILABLE TO THE STUDENTS

» Library
» Reading Room
» Spacious Play Grounds
» Canteen
» Laboratories
» Computers
» Internet
» Purified Drinking Water
» Remedial Coaching for Minority Students
» Career Counselling
» Common Rooms
» Scholarships
» Spoken English Coaching
» Multigym Club
» Yoga Centre
» Book Bank
» Women’s Hostel

LIBRARY

The college has a fully computerised library with a good number of books (both text and reference) on various subjects to meet the needs of the students as well as that of the teachers. Daily Newspapers and selected journals are also regularly subscribed. The reading room of the library provides ample facilities for reading to a large number of students as well as teachers. Reprographic facilities are also available in the library. The Reading Room attached to the library is of immense use to the students as well as the teachers of the College. The Digital Library, in its final stages of construction, is full of promise for all with its spaciousness and its state-of-the-art facilities.

Working hours: 9:30 A.M. to 4:30 P.M. on all working days.                             

Rules for the Library:

(i) The students are provided with Borrower Cards. These cards are strictly non-transferable. The cards must be surrendered at the end of the academic session.
(ii) One Borrower Card is issued to each student of H.S. Class / TDC General Course and he / she can borrow one book at a time. Two Borrower cards are issued to each student of Major Course and he / she can borrow two books at a time.
(iii) No student is allowed to keep a book for more than 10 days in any case. A fine of Rs .50 (fifty paisa only) will be imposed for each day for book / books retained beyond the specified time. However, borrowed book / books, if returned before the expiry of the specified date, may be re-issued for a period of another 10 days.
(iv) Any book lost, or damaged must be replaced by the borrower. If the book is one of a series and cannot be obtained singly, the whole set must be replaced by the borrower.


Book Bank:

The college has a Book Bank for helping the poor students with necessary texts and reference books.

COLLEGE UNIFORM :

It is compulsory for the students of the college to wear uniform as prescribed below.

(a) For Boys: Shirt and Trousers

Shirt
: Blush Pink
Trouser
: Black
Blazer / Pullover
(For winter season)
: Maroon

(b) For Girls: Shalwar-Kameez and Dupatta

Shalwar
: Black
Kameez
(Long, Loose fit and with sleeves)
: Blush Pink
Dupatta
(For winter season)
: Black
Blazer/Cardigan
(For winter season)
: Maroon

In addition to the prescribed uniform, students may be allowed to wear traditional dresses in conformity with the colour of the prescribed uniform mentioned above. However, decency in respect of dresses should strictly be maintained.

General Rules for students for maintenance of discipline:

(a)
Students are required to maintain a high standard of discipline by adhering to the rules and regulations of the college.
(b)
Any of the following acts by a student shall be considered as a major offence against discipline and shall make him / her liable for stern disciplinary action.
  (i) Involvement in ragging in the college campus.
  (ii) Resorting to violence of any kind.
  (iii) Adoption of unfair means in the examinations.
  (iv) Disobedience and indecent behaviour to any members of the teaching and non - teaching staff of the college.
  (v) Damaging, defacing or devaluing any college property.

Disciplinary Committee:

All powers of maintenance of discipline are vested with the Disciplinary Committee of the college comprising Principal, Vice Principal and tenmembers of the teaching and non-teaching staff of the college.
 
     
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