Jagannath Barooah College, briefly J. B. College is a premier institute of higher education located in Jorhat, a city with rich cultural heritage and glorious historical background in the upper part of the Brahmaputra Valley of Assam. Since its inception in 1930, the college has already marched a long way and has celebrated its “Platinum Jubilee” in the year 2005. The institute has already been accredited by NAAC (National Assessment and Accreditation Council) in 2003 and awarded B+ grade on the basis of its performance in the field of higher education.
Canteen: The college has a canteen for providing refreshment to students at a subsidized rate within the college premise.
Library: The college has a well-stocked library, named as K K Handique Library, with a good variety and range of collections. Currently, it houses around 49764 books, national/international journals/periodicals in Assamese, Hindi and English languages and subscribes 15 national and local dailies. Moreover, it has a good collection of Encyclopaedias relating to different subjects. For the benefit of library users, a Xerox machine is also installed inside the library premises.
Laboratory: There are well-equipped modern laboratories for all science subjects for conducting practical classes. Besides these, the Department of Functional English has a sophisticated language laboratory.
Computer facilities including Internet are available at a nominal rate and can be availed both by the teachers and students.
The college has limited hostel facilities both for boys and girls, the number of seats currently available are only 62 and 66 respectively.