The high aspiration of some far-sighted and enlightened social activists of greater Raha area turned into a reality on the memorable day the 28th July, 1964 in the form of Raha College, which has proved a boon to the optimistic people as the only general Degree College till date in the Raha Legislative Assembly Constituency reserved for Scheduled Caste. An innovative state of the digital classroom is under construction with financial assistance of Rs. 1 Crore received from Govt. of Assam.
The college is permanently affiliated to Gauhati University and imparts higher education upto Three Year Degree Course in Arts. The College was provincialised in 2005 by Govt. of Assam. The College campus consists of a well equipped library, reading room, computer lab, gymnasium, hostel, playground, canteen etc. The college auditorium cum indor stadium is almost complete. The College is managed by Governing Body constituted by the Govt. of Assam as per provisions of Assam non-Govt. College Management Rules 2001.
The primary aim of the college is to impart quality higher education in the discipline of Arts and vocational studies with a fresh, strong and liberal vision of life that would enable them to face the challenges of life with greater confident and poise. Another important objective of the college is to inculcate the spirit of inquisitiveness among the students and instill in them the spirit of patriotism, dedication and humanistic values. As a positive response to the growing demand of the present day, some new job-oriented skill based subjects are being introduced.