Jaintia Eastern College, Khliehriat was established on 1st August 1992 and affiliated to North Eastern Hill University, Shillong. The college is recognized by UGC under 2(f) and 12(B) since 2004. It has continuously work hard to maintain its place as one of the finest college of North Eastern Hill University and has been successful in doing so. The young and highly qualified team of the faculty members spares no efforts to keep students well informed and keep updating their knowledge. The students are also reciprocating by their high achievements in academic performance. The college provides various Academic amenities so as to attain Bachelor degrees in the fields of Arts and Commerce. As a reputed educational institution, the college has been known for producing outstanding students who had taken different careers as per their academic merits, successfully in the society. The college not only ensures academic development of the students but also provides them with opportunities to prove themselves by means of extracurricular and co-curricular activities. National, Regional and District level seminars also formed an inalienable part of the college’s academic activities. In the field of sports, the college has been involving its students in football, basketball and other indoors games like badminton, table-tennis, etc. It possesses a small well equipped gymnasium from which the students are benefited.
The Internal Quality Assurance Cell (IQAC) is working continuously towards promotion of quality education and overall performance of the College.
The Career Guidance and Counseling Cell makes its presence felt by providing necessary information and guidance to the students in the field of career planning besides grooming their personality. The past record of the College provides us with good evidence that the college has firmly established itself as modern and progressive educational institution.
The college is accredited with ‘B’ grade by NAAC, Bangalore in May 2016.
In 2017 it was brought under Rashtriya Uchchtar Shiksha Abhiyan (RUSA) scheme.
Under this scheme, the college received Rs Two crore for building infrastructures, enhancing of teaching learning process at UG level and digital classrooms, laptops to all departments and Internet facility to students, uniform (Dress code) for all students, remedial coaching, Skill Development Courses for employability enhancement (Tourism & Computer Applications). Virtual classrooms are newly operated by the college to reach the students as well as a means to combat Covid – 19 pandemic.
Over the years, the college has built up an impressive array of academic facilities. Our endeavour is to make individuals more mature, responsible and socially aware. Recently, the state Government had short-listed to bring the college under Community College Scheme or People’s college in 2020.
With the motto “Education for All” Jaintia Eastern College acts as per the principles set by its founders to provide quality and affordable education to all sections of the society especially to the underprivileged students who could not afford higher and quality education elsewhere.
The college is committed to serve the society by developing the young generation to face the challenges of this contemporary world and to remain socio-economically alert. Through knowledge-based education, students are sensitized to be competent in the employment opportunities also. Apart from creating an atmosphere to promote all round development of an individual, the college also equip them to become good citizens and to meet the social needs of our nation, not just a mere job seekers. Through various college-activities, an awareness regarding preservation and restoration of the environment is also in the roadmap of the college.
Aims and Objectives
- To impart higher and quality education in rural areas.
- To provide vocational training to the educated unemployed youths.
- To impart skills on Information Technology
- To provide career guidance and counseling.
- To promote environmental awareness.
- To transform the young minds through moral and ethical education based on value system.