Bahona College is the only institute of Higher Education in the North East corner of Jorhat that offers Higher Secondary and Undergraduate courses both in Arts and Science. On 1, 2 and 3 Oct., 2016 the college celebrated Golden Jubilee of its glorious existence.In the second cycle visit to the college (2015), the NAAC awarded it B Grade (2.71point, B+ as per new scale). Bahona College started its relentless effort of impartingquality higher education on16th July, 1966 with a handful of students. A delegation of academics, educationists and organisers led by visionary Ram Kr.Boruah established the collegein agreen sprawling location.Today the college can boast of more than 1300 students and one hundred teaching and non-teaching staff. Apart from regular courses, the college now offers PG Courses in Arts under the Directorate of Distance Education of Dibrugarh University and UG Programmes un der Krishna Kanta Handique State Open University. The college also runs aDiploma Course in Elemantary Education. A Community College, funded by the UGC is also being run by the college with courses in "Construction Supervi ser' and " Printing Technology". Different short term certificate courses like 'Mushroom Cultivation', 'Computer Based Printi ng' etc. are also offered by the college.
Set in a sprawling campus, the college buil ding is surrounded by shade trees, ornamental plants, fruit trees and seasonal flowers in a riotofcolours. Free from unhealthy campus activities, Bahona College can boast of a healthy and serene environment.
The college is well connected by city bus service and tempo/magic service which ply regularly from 7am to 8pm from the Jorhat city to Nimati Ghat.