A premier institution of higher education for women in Central Assam, Nowgong Girls' College owes its existence to the pioneering work and farsightedness of its prime mover and guiding spirit, Late Mahesh Chandra Dev Goswami, who, apart from being a worthy student of Dr Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan and Dr Humayun Kabir in the University of Calcutta, was an eminent educationist of Assam. The college was established on September 12, 1962 with Dev Goswami himself as its principal.
Library: The College has an excellent library named the Mahesh Chandra Dev Goswami Library with spacious reading rooms for teachers and students. It includes a book bank and contains over 32,000 books and a lot of journals and magazines.The library provides reprography facilities to the students at cheaper rates.
Girls' Common Room: The College has a spacious two-storeyed common room for girls with the facility of clean toilets with uninterrupted water supply and arrangement of indoor games including the game of table-tennis and carom.
Computer Facilities: In addition to the computers used in the library and the office for managing the day-to-day affairs of the college, there are twelve more computers, with internet connection, for the use of both teachers and students.
Internet Facilities: The College provides internet facilities to all the students and teachers of the college at the rate of Rs 10.00 per 45 minutes.
The College has two hostels: Padmawati Devi Phukanani Chhatrinivas and Swahid Bhogeswari Phukanani Chhatrinivas.