About Us

The Tikrikilla College, established in 1986 in the premises of the Tikrikilla Higher Secondary School was shifted to its permanent site on a hillock, approximately 2.5 km away from the heart of the growing town of Tikrikilla in the year 1992. It is a co-educational Arts college with Higher Secondary segment attached to it and enjoys student strength of anything in between 800 to 1100. The Hon’ble Chief Minister of Meghalaya Shree P.A. Sangma laid down the foundation stone of the new building of the college at its permanent site and the then Hon’ble Chief Minister Shree S.C. Marak inaugurated the same in the year 1994. The ingrained impetus of education in the minds of education lovers of Tikrikilla and its surrounding area gave birth to this college.

Tikrikilla is an economically backward region and interior too. Therefore, the vision and mission of the college is not only to extend educational help to the poor students but also to bring about their all round development besides helping them to inculcate in them socio-ethical values to steer the society with a proper value oriented direction. In the rapid changing world of science and technology, the ubiquitous need of the socio-ethical values can never be denied. The whole gamut of education ought to be amalgamated as well as blended with values of which ethical values are prime which may act as a cohesive force.

Initially the college was started with Pre-University. In the year 1991 the college was upgraded to degree level and in the same year the Government of Meghalaya extended Ad-hoc grant-in-aid to this college. The college was granted provisional affiliation to its Degree Courses in the year 1993. Permanently affiliated in the year 2004, the college was registered under sections 2(f) and 12(b) of University Grant Commission Registration Act. 1956. The College has yet not been assessed by NAAC but the processes are on for the same with priority.

The creation of this universe is not otiose but has its teleology behind which is constructive but not destructive. It is believed that with the limited resources at its disposal, our college shall continue to endeavour tirelessly to make its students a righteous citizen of the society apart from imparting education to them.

I, as the Principal of this college would like to say that this college has certainly paved the ways for pursuing higher education for the poor students of this remote and backward area amidst all odds and help the society to critically explore the social values by adding judicious momentum to escape from its inertia. However, it is a fact that a little has been achieved and much more yet to be done.