Barama College, the premier institute of higher education in the vast Baksa area came into being on the eve of 5th Feb 1971. It is situated at a distance of 85 km away from the alma mater GU and 35 km. away to the north of the foothill of Bhutan, The co-educational institution had started its glorious journey of imparting education with one-year pre- university program in Arts at Barama High School premises. It was in 1973, the College was shifted to its present permanent site and in the same year, Bachelor of Arts program was introduced to synchronize the development of the stream.

There is no denying the fact that the coming of Barama College was the result of the untiring efforts, great zeal and tremendous self-sacrifice of toiling masses under the able leadership of Late Surendra Nath Das, the MLA of 62 Barama (ST) LAC. Then it was of Sri Satish Chandra Das, the founder principal, under whose guidance the college had received first government aid in 1978 under Deficit Grants-in-aid system and accordingly the college is now managed by a Governing Body. In the year 2005, the college was provincialized along with other188 colleges by the Govt. of Assam.