Diphu Government College is an esteemed college functioning under the affiliation of Assam University, and got incorporated in 1964 as a government-administered college with NAAC accreditations, making it the only higher academic institution within the premises of Karbi Anglong District. The college maintains a privileged study center acknowledged by IGNOU, and offers several degree and short term certificate courses within the departments of Computer Application (CCCA), Applied Sciences, Assamese, English, Biology, Philosophy, Commerce and Maths.
Diphu Govt. College was established in 1964 with the main aim of providing higher education in the backward Karbi Anglong District of Assam. Distinguished local leaders of that time like Chatrasing Teron, Chandra sing Teron, Dhaniram Rongpi, Gojendra Nath Goswami, Joysing Doloi, Sar Rongpi,(who are no more now) P.K. Baruah were among its founders. When the academic session started from July,1965. Prof. P.K. Bhuyan was the first Principal of the college. Thus began a new venture in the field of higher education. In the year 1967 it was taken over by the Govt. of Assam and since then the college has never looked back. Within a few years the college got its own building which provides accommodation for class rooms, office room, department staff rooms, auditorium, library etc. Besides, there are two Girls Hostels and one Boys hostel. There are 23 quarters for teachers and 8 quarters for non-teaching staff in addition to one full furnished official residence for Principal.