Morigaon College was established on 1st July, 1964. It is a one of the oldest institution of higher education of undivided Nagaon district of Assam. It has already completed 53 years as one of the premiere institutions engaging actively in nurturing and disseminating ray of education in the region.
The college is located in the eastern part of the Morigaon Town- the headquarter of Morigaon district of Assam. It is 70 Km away from Dispur, the state capital of Assam. The nearest railway station is Jagiroad (23km) and nearest airport is LGB airport, Borjhar, Guwahati (96 Km).
Since its inception, in first two decades, the college imparted education only in Arts stream. The science stream was introduced in 1985 and set to open up a new dimension by facilitating congenial environment to persue higher education in Science and cultivating scientific temperament. In 2002 the college introduced several vocational and job-oriented courses like Computer Application, Industrial Fish and Fisheries and Functional Hindi. In 2012 Commerce Stream in degree level has been introduced with a view to fulfilling the need of higher education in Commerce for its aspirants. This fulfilled the long felt absence of an academic centre for higher education in Commerce in the whole regine. In the face of the current socio-economic background the UGC has reoriented and reshaped its policies and programme to make the Indian higher education system more careers oriented with focus on quality and excellence. It is in keeping with the spirit of UGC that Morigaon College introduced certain career oriented courses like Functional English, Translation and Proficiency and Entrepreneurship in Small Scale Industries from the academic session 2004-05. It is expected that the professionally qualified graduates with solid knowledge on the core disciplines and enterprises will have better chances for recruitment in service, industry and self-employment sectors. The college is about to earn the pride of owing Postgraduate Programme in the department of Geography. The programme will be introduced in the department very shortly. The Gauhati University has recognized that Chemistry Laboratory of the college is highly capable of facilitating advance research works.