|Name of College:||Government College Bomdila|
|Nature of College:||Tribal and Border Area Co-Educational U.G. Teaching.|
|Affiliated To:||Rajiv Gandhi University, Itanagar|
|U.G.C. Status:||College is under Section 2 (f) and 12 (B) of the U.G.C Act Ref. No. Arunachal (15003)|
|Programmes Offered:||Bachelor Degree Programmes in Arts & Commerce|
Government College, Bomdila established in 1988, is a premier institution of higher learning in the western part of Arunachal Pradesh. This College has managed to strive ahead and blossom as a centre of excellence fulfilling the aspirations of the youths of its catchment area comprising the district of West Kameng and Tawang. After opening of the Government College, Seppa the catchment area for this college now is Tawang and West Kameng district only. However, the students from East Kameng District seeking admission in Geography and Commerce may get admission subject to fulfilment of admission criteria.
The College is located in the heart of Bomdila Township amidst scenic beauty whose environment is filled with the fragrance of Buddhism. Bomdila is the district headquarters of West Kameng District of Arunachal Pradesh. It is 345 kms from Guwahati, the Capital city of Assam; and 315 kms from Itanagar, the Capital township of Arunachal Pradesh. It is situated at 8500 feet altitude.
The township is connected by all weather roads from the rest of the country. It is headed by the Deputy Commissioner. It provides basic facilities of the modern township. Government College, Bomdila is established in the heart of the Bomdila town. Tawang, a tourist place and the District Headquarters of Tawang District is 180 kms from Bomdila.
Government College, Bomdila began its journey with great difficulty and hardship due to non-availability of permanent site and infrastructure. Since its inception, the College has constantly strived to provide proper knowledge and wisdom for promotion of equality, social justice and to reduce socio-cultural differences, and to foster values for developing good life in individuals and society. The motto of the College emblem “असतो मा सद्गमय” [ASOTO MA SADGAMAYA] which means “LEAD ME FROM UNTRUTH TO TRUTH” speaks about its commitment towards spreading knowledge, wisdom and excellence. Knowledge in any field must be attained with unfaltering aim. The College urges upon the students to commit whole heartedly to the cause of education, discipline, sound moral life and co-operative endeavours to realize the goals of the society to which they belong.
The College is affiliated to Rajiv Gandhi University (Central University), Rono Hills, Doimukh. The medium of instruction is English. The undergraduate courses at Bachelor Degree level are carried out by the College in Arts and Commerce.