About Synod College

Welcome to Synod College Shillong

The roots of Synod College. Shillong, may be traced back to the visionary ieadership of the Khasi Jaintia Presbyterian Church which saw the need to establish an educational institution with the aim of imparting higher education to a growing generation of youths across the region and the country as a whole. The College is an educational institution of the Khasi Jaintia Presbyterian Church, belonging to and managed by the Khasi Jaintia Presbyterian Synod Sepngi. It was founded in the year 1965, registered under the Societies Registration Act of 1890: No.SR/SC-6175 of 1975. The College is one of the deficit colleges of Meghalaya and was included under 2f and 12(B) of the University Grants Commission Act of 1956 since 1976. The Institution receives grants from the Government of Meghalaya, UGC. RUSA as well as other central goverment agencies. The College was affiliated to Gauhati University in 1965 and from 1973 it came under the Jurisdiction of the North-Eastem Hill University. From humble beginnings, the college has grown over the years and has attained high academic standards. making it one of the more well-known Institutions in the region. Supported by a dedicated team of 130 teaching and non-teaching staff, the College offers courses in Arts, Science and Commerce as well as a professional course in Computer Application at the undergraduate level. There are seventeen undergraduate Honours courses. The college caters to over 3500 students from the state of Meghalaya and from different parts of Northeast India. The college also provides amenities and provisions for students hailing from rural areas.