The Department of Anthropology, North Gauhati College was started in the year 1972 under the affiliation of Gauhati he Department of Anthropology, North Gauhati College was started in the year
University. It started with two years PU Course
and was upgraded to Degree level from session
1978-79. The Major Course was opened in the
year 1994. Now it offers three courses viz. BA/BSc
Major Course, BA/BSc. General Course and
Higher Secondary Course (Arts and Science).
The department produced the Best Graduate of
Arts of Gauhati University in 1999 which was
achieved by Minakshi Sarmah. In HS
Examination 2002 , Dipannita Bhattacharya
secured the state highest marks in Anthropology.
The department is well equipped with Physical
Anthropological and Prehistoric Laboratory and
an Ethnographic Museum. The wall magazine of
the department Nripatrika ventures to capture
the stories and life style of the tribes settled in and
around North East India.