Murkong Selek College, the premier educational institution of Jonai Sub- Division was established in the year 1984, with the cherished goal of spreading broader knowledge among the aspiring students of this sub-division and beyond. Murkong Selek College is the outcome of the long-felt need of the people and it ensures quality higher education in this part of the country.
The Murkong Selek College is situated in the vicinity of Jonai town-ship area bordering Arunachal Pradesh. It is a rural area under Tribal Sub-Plan schemes. The Jonai Sub-Division is a tribal dominated area with about two lakhs population and of which 75% belong to the Mising community and the rest belong to the other tribal and non-tribal communities.
Murkong Selek College, the first ever institution of higher education in this background and problem infested place of Jonai was founded with invaluable dedication and sacrifice of the people of Jonai with modest aims and objectives.
The college is built in a campus area of 15 acres land and is housed in a beautiful building with spacious campus. The college was brought under 2(f) of UGC Act in 1999 and is affiliated to Dibrugarh University. It is the dedication of the college family that the strength of the college has reached more than 1500 students. The University and the council examinations results speak well of the degree of the academic excellence attained by the students. Stress is laid on character building and all round development of the students’ personality. The college offers one year Diploma course in Computer Application (DCA). Recently the college authority has set up LAN (Local Area Network) facilities that enable internet access to both students and the teachers. Wi-fi facility has been installed recently in the college campus. The college library is well equipped and has a rich collection of over 13,000 books including journals, periodicals and magazines of national and international importance. The college also offers B.A. and M.A. courses in Distance Education mode under Dibrugarh University. State Open School under AHSEC has been started in the college from the current year. The college provides canteen facility to the students at reasonable price. The college also provides both outdoor and indoor games to the students. Facilities like Indoor Stadium, Gymnasium, Digital Library cum Digital Classroom, Basketball Court, Day Care Centre, Cycle Stand etc. are also available in the college.
The college was accredited by (2nd Cycle) National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) with C grade in the year 2015. The college management has introduced B.Sc programme from the session 2017-18. Although the college has made every effort to provide the best services there is still scope for all round development and progress. The college authority has been trying its best in this regard and as a result of its relentless effort an RCC Boys’ Hostel and a permanent multi- gymnasium hall have been made functional. As a part of its future course of action, the college authority has decided to construct a permanent auditorium hall to provide venue for various performances, meetings, conferences, presentations, fests, events etc. The college authority, with active co-operation of the teaching staff and students has been ceaselessly working with deep sense of responsibility since the day of its inception to attain its cherished goal.