Established in 1981, SARAIGHAT COLLEGE is the only institution of Higher Education in greater Changsari area .During its more then three decades old journey this institution has been striving untiringly to spread the ray of learning and education amongst the rural population that surrounds it. In this relentless service to the people Saraighat College has so far experienced various hazards and challenges and successfully overcome the some
From its very inception has been working with a missionary zeal and laid great stress to educate of socio economically marginalized condition and took special care to enroll girls in it.
With 116 students and a small contingent of 8 teachers along with 2 non teaching staff this institution come into operation on 21st july 1981.Initially it was only an institution of intermediary Arts-Courses. With the advancement of time due to laborious philanthropic activities of the founding teaching and non teaching staff and the enthusiastic cooperation of some local personalities this institution become a full fledge Arts College .The college was brought under the 'deficit Grant-in-Aid' system and the 'Government Provincialized ' status on 25th march 1998 and 13th April 2009 respectively .The university Grant Commission (UGC),New Delhi on 24th October,2008 accepted its registration under the '2(f) Category' and on 13th April 2009 accepted the registration of this college under the '12-B' Category. The college was accredited by NAAC in 2004
The Chair of the this college since the establishment year of 1981, has been so far adorned by the following renowned educationists