About Tura Government College
Tura Government College was established on 9th September 1958 to meet the aspirations of the youth of the region for attaining higher education. The College was born out of the far sighted and clear vision of some of the prominent citizens of Garo Hills like Shri Mody K. Marak, Shri Harrison W. Momin, Shri Rangam G. Momin, Shri Ranjit S. Marak, Shri Suresh Das, Shri Dolbir Lohar, Shri Rabilal Jaisi, and Smt. Sodini G. Momin who under the patronage of Capt. Williamson A. Sangma, the first Chief Minister of Meghalaya, were the visionary leaders who founded the college and worked for the benefit and future development of its people. The college was provincialized in July 1967 by Government of Assam and after Meghalaya became a full fledged state in 1972, the college is now affiliated to North Eastern Hill University and accorded affiliation since its creation in 1958. Since its inception, the college has served its purpose of providing quality higher education for the people of Garo Hills. The premier institute of learning offers Under Graduate Degree Courses.
Located at the heart of the calm and peaceful town of Tura, the College has a sprawling campus with a spacious playground, a basketball court, hostel accommodation for boys and girls and few residential quarters for faculty members.
The teaching faculty comprises of a team of qualified, dedicated and competent teachers. In the course of imparting quality education for a period of over 60 years, the college has produced eminent citizens of Meghalaya in different walks of life and professions. At Tura Government College, the students are guided and motivated to realize their dreams and transformed them into complete and responsible citizens, so that they can contribute towards the socio-economic upliftment of the region as well as building the nation.