Tangla College (Tangla Mahavidyalay in Assamese) came into existence in the year 1970 as a result of sincere and untiring efforts of some of the leading personalities of the northern part of the undivided Darrang District of Assam. The college is located in a plot of land of 101 bighas 2 kathas 15 lechas reserved by the Government of Assam in the name of Tangla College. Late Hiralal Patowary, the then MLA of Panery Legislative Assembly Constituency, was the first secretary of the sponsoring Body and late J. Duara, the then Sub-Divisional Officer (Civil) of Mangaldai Sub-Division, was the President of the Body. The College was set up with the noble objective of catering the needs of higher education to the socially and economically backward people of the region. Initially, the college started to impart Arts education at Pre-University level. The Degree Courses in Arts was introduced in 1972.
Library: The College has a well-equipped library with computer and reading-room facilities. In fact, Tangla College Library is one of the richest libraries of the Udalguri District. Books are lent to the students on production of Borrowers’ Card to the Library Authorities.