The management of the college rests with Governing body, which is appointed in accordance with the guidelines provided by the Department of Higher Education, Government of Assam and approved by the Directorate of Higher Education, Government of Assam. The Principal is the academic and administrative head of the Institution and also the Secretary of the Governing body. Principal is assisted by Vice-Principal. The Heads of the teaching departments are responsible for the day-to-day administration of the Departments and report directly to the Principal. Additionally, the college has a number of committees, formed with the approval of the Governing body, which play an important role in various institutional functions.
The Management encourages the participation of the staff in the process of decision-making in institutional functioning. Both teaching and non-teaching staff have their representatives in the College’s Governing body, which is the highest decision-making body. The participatory role of the staff in the management encourages and sustains their involvement, which is necessary for the efficient and effective running of the college.
College’s Governing body is the highest decision-making body. The Governing body is constituted in accordance with the guidelines provided by the Department of Higher Education, Government of Assam and approved by the Directorate of Higher Education, Government of Assam. The Governing body is a 12 (twelve) member body that include a President, a Secretary and 10 (ten) members.
The college has a number of committees which play an important role in various institutional functions. These committees also extend support to the authority in making decisions regarding academic management, finance, infrastructure, faculty development, research, extension and linkages and examinations. Some committees are formed with the approval of the Governing body, these are-
- Finance Committee
- Construction Committee
- Examination Committee
- Research Activities Cell
Apart from Governing body approved committees, the other committees includes –
- Academic Committee
- Faculty Development Cell
- Extension Activities Committee
Handique Girls’ College is privileged to have dynamic faculty members in all the departments. Presently, there are 78 faculty members spreading across 21 departments. The names of the faculty members along with their areas of interest and specialization are mentioned in the departmental profiles.