Jaintia Eastern College is located at Khliehriat, East Jaintia Hills District, Meghalaya started in the year 1992. It is a private, co-educational institution in Arts and Commerce stream. The College is affiliated to North Eastern Hill University, Shillong, recognized u/s 2(f) & 12(B) of UGC Act 1956 and accredited Grade ‘B’ by NAAC in 2016. It is manage by governing body, a non-profit educational body registered under the Societies Registration Act, 1860. Jaintia Eastern Higher Secondary School is a sister institution delinked from the College in 2018 and affiliated to Meghalaya Board of School Education, Tura.
We at Jaintia Eastern College believe in providing for our students an environment rich in knowledge and supportive of their extracurricular interests. The College encourages a quest for knowledge that is rooted in an ethical understanding of the world that we inhabits and this enthusiasm for learning along with a desire to evolve into socially responsible beings is reflected not only in the academic atmosphere but also visible in the field of extra-curricular activity.
Our tradition of excellence in Computer Education and Traditional music training supported by RUSA, Meghalaya Govt. of Meghalaya adds to the richness of the academic fabric of the college. You will encounter the unique combination of social activism, creativity and learning in every discipline and every corner of this institution. Over the years, the College has built up an impressive array of academic facilities such as library, computer center, student’s common rooms, gymnasium, well furnished ICT classrooms, etc and an active career guidance and counseling cell. Our endeavor is to make individuals more mature, responsible and socially aware.
It is noteworthy to mention that in the last 26 years, the College has produced many eminent personalities who have excelled themselves in the field of politics, academics, bureaucracy, judiciary, etc and a good number of them progressed successfully in life. During this short period of its existence, this College has carved a distinctive place for itself in the state as is among the NAAC accredited colleges affiliated to NEHU.
“To succeed in life and achieve results, you must understand and master three mighty forces – desire, belief and expectation.” – A.P.J Abdul Kalam.
With the motto “Education for All” Jaintia Eastern College acts as per the principles set by its founders to provide quality and affordable education to all sections of the society especially to the underprivileged students who could not afford higher and quality education elsewhere.
The college is committed to serve the society by developing the young generation to face the challenges of this contemporary world and to remain socio-economically alert. Through knowledge-based education, students are sensitized to be competent in the employment opportunities also. Apart from creating an atmosphere to promote all round development of an individual, the college also equip them to become good citizens and to meet the social needs of our nation, not just a mere job seekers. Through various college-activities, an awareness regarding preservation and restoration of the environment is also in the roadmap of the college.
Aims and Objectives
- To impart higher and quality education in rural areas.
- To provide vocational training to the educated unemployed youths.
- To impart skills on Information Technology
- To provide career guidance and counseling.
- To promote environmental awareness.
- To transform the young minds through moral and ethical education based on value system.