Lala Rural College, Lala (a Provincialised College accredited by NAAC), was established in 1964 in a rural surroundings. It is situated in Lala, a small town of Hailakandi district in the southernmost part of Assam. The College, now affiliated to Assam University (a Central University) has been offering both Arts and Commerce courses in Higher
Secondary and Degree level.
The College is catering to the needs of a large number of people belonging to tea labourers community, Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes, Other Backward Classes and others. During the initial days, classes used to be held in the premises of Lala H.S. & M.P. School, but soon the College authority with the help of the generous public donation of the locality and the members of the staff shifted the classes to its own building situated in the bank of river Dhaleswari. The College has now ten buildings including a Community Hall (donated) and a Library. Arrangement for Arts and Commerce Classes has been done in two separate blocks. Construction of a two story Women’s Hostel under UGC XIth Plan has been completed and female students of disadvantaged sections may seek accommodation from the current academic session.
To ensure a new look to the Library and to accommodate new arrivals & also for the smooth functioning of the Library, efforts are on to house it in the spacious building under construction out of ACA grants. Since its inception the College was affiliated to the Gauhati University. It has achieved a spectacular growth since 1975 when the Govt. of Assam brought it under Deficit Grants-in-Aid system. Lala Rural College is now in the prestigious band of permanently affiliated colleges under Assam University. The College has been provincialised by the Govt. of Assam in the year 2005.
Different Committee/ Cell/ Society working together for the Overall Development of the College