Devi Charan Baruah Girls’ College, the premier women’s college in Upper Assam, since its establishment in the year 1955 it has been striving sincerely to spread women's education in Assam. Established with the generous contributions of four illustrious sons of late Rai Bahadur Devicharan Baruah viz, Heramba Prasad Barua, Umacharan Barua, Deba Prasad Barua and Bishnu Prasad Barua, with an enrollment of only 56 students and 12 teachers the college has now fully blossomed with an enrolment of about 1800 students in both Arts and Science faculty.
Over the years the college has produced many illustrious Women personalities including educationists, academicians, lawyers, politicians, literati, social activists and the like.
During its 64 years of existence, the college has fully established itself as one of the premier Degree colleges in Assam. The Science faculty which was started in the year 1981 has also grown into a fully fledged one with well equipped laboratories. The College is affiliated to Assam Higher Secondary Education Council and Dibrugarh University.
The College is well known for its N. C. C. and N. S. S. wings. The N. C. C. cadets have brought laurel to the college by their excellent performances in various activities like mountaineering, shooting, participation in the Republic Day parade and representing the country in the abroad.
The students of the college have performed excellently in various examinations. The College, to its credit, has also produced the Best Graduates of Dibrugarh University in the Science Faculty during 2005-2006. The percentage of success is always higher than that of the Council and the University. The students have shown enthusiasm in various extra-curricular activities including participation at national level. The girls have shaped themselves with a sense of marked discipline to meet the challenges of their future.
The real strength of D. C. B. Girls' College lies in its highly qualified teachers and very diligent office staff who are trying their best to make this institution a centre of excellence.
The College has successfully organised a few National and state level Seminars and workshops for the benefit of the teachers and students.
To provide higher education to the women folk of Jorhat and its rural neighbourhood by inculcating their innate talents and qualities and unfolding their potentialities through curricular and extra-curricular activities.
Empowerment of women in all aspects so as to make them fit to compete with their male counterparts in the new world order.