Jaintia Eastern College, Khliehriat was established on 1st August 1992 and affiliated to North Eastern Hill University, Shillong. It is recognized under 2(f) and 12(B) of UGC Act 1956. It has continuously worked hard to maintain its place as one of the best college under 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 provides various academic amenities.
As a reputed educational institution, the college has been known for producing outstanding students who are further pursuing different career options as per their academic merits. 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 are also conducted as a part of the college’s academic activities.
In the field of games and sports, the college has been involving its students by participating in university level football, basketball and other indoors games like badminton, table-tennis, etc. It possesses a small well equipped gymnasium from which the students are benefited.
To enhance the teaching learning process and monitoring the quality education delivered in the college, the Internal Quality Assurance Cell (IQAC) was established since 2014. Moreover, the Career Guidance & Counseling Cell was instituted to provide 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 a modern and progressive educational institution.
The college is accredited with ‘B’ grade by NAAC, Bangalore in May 2016 and had applied for reassessment (Second Cycle) in 2020. To furtherance the service to the community the college was brought under Rashtriya Uchchtar Shiksha Abhiyan (RUSA) 2.0 for building infrastructures including teaching facilities. To improve the delivery of teaching learning process, virtual classrooms were put in place to meet the requirement of modern methods of teaching. Moreover, to reach the students for lesson delivery, online mode of teaching was made operational to combat the spread of Covid – 19 pandemic during 2020 and 2021.
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.