Our Insitution
W omen’s College, Shillong, an Education India Trust sponsored linguistic minority institution was established in 1984. Ever since its inception this institution, duly aided by a band of committed faculty, has been striving hard to translate its maxim, Abirabirma Edhi (Radiance Unto All) into reality, through spread of education amongst women. The academic performance of its students enables it to stand out as one of the premier institutions in the state of Meghalaya. Functioning from its own impressive campus at upper New Colony, Laitumkhrah, Shillong, this institution offers regular academic courses from the plus two level to Degree in Arts stream of studies and in Social Work. An aided institution of the Government of Meghalaya, since 1991, this institution is affiliated to the Meghalaya Board of Secondary Education for its plus two level courses, while for the Degree courses it is affiliated to the North Eastern Hill University, Shillong.

Enlisted under section 2(f) and 12(b) of the University Grants Commission Act of 1956, since 1998, this institute enjoys the privilege of having periodic financial and academic inputs from the apex body regulating the state of higher education in the country as a whole towards enhancement and improvisation of its infrastructure and academic capabilities.

Besides the regular academic activities, the institute encourages and extends all possible supports to its students to ensure their participation in co-curricular as well as extra-curricular activities such as debating, sports, cultural events etc. It aims at ensuring harmonious development of its students through skilful shaping of their spiritual, mental, moral, physical and aesthetic faculties.

The institute deems it incumbent upon itself to equip its students with knowledge and technical skills. In its effort to provide for application oriented courses, the Institute already has a fully functional Special Study Centre of IGNOU that offers a few professional and technical courses that can substantially augment the skill and professional compatibility of all students desirous of taking advantage of these specialised courses.

Our faculty devotes a substantial component of their efforts in counselling the students on matters relating to their career prospects and even on inter-personal matters that they feel demand attention. Organising orientation and motivational discourses, career fairs, preparing students for various entrance tests to institutions of higher learning in various parts of the country, are parts of the regular service briefs of its faculty. Besides, the college promotes a number of co-curricular as well as extra-curricular activities which includes the events of the National Service Scheme (NSS) and the National Cadet Corps (NCC).