The Govt. of Mizoram, as a measure to endure meaning development, maintenance of academic excellence and improve standard in Higher Education, implemented the policy of amalgamation of private colleges within the State Capital in the year 2002. Among the four amalgamated private colleges, the College presently known as Govt. Johnson College is an amalgamated Institution of two private Colleges viz.: (a) Bungkawn College, established in 1992 and (b) Johnson College, established in 1993. On approval of both the communities concerned, Bungkawn College and Johnson College were amalgamated on the 24th of Oct, 2002. The resulting amalgamated Institution then was granted a Government Aided-Deficit status on the 1st of November, 2002 by the State Government. The Institution, however, retains the name ‘Johnson’ to commemorate the financial aids that has been granted by the Johnson family.
Permanent Affiliation: On the 1st of July, 2006, the Mizoram University granted permanent affiliation to Johnson College. (Vide No: MZU/CDC/32/2006 of 10th November, 2006).
Inclusion under 2(f) and 12 (B) of the UGC Act: On the 1st of July, 2006 Johnson College was registered under 2(f) and 12(B) of the University Grants Commission (UGC) Act, 1956. (Vide No.F. 8-410/2005 (CPP-I) of 17th November, 2006.
Provincialisation: On the 11th of October, 2007, Johnson College was provincialised by the Govt. of Mizoram (Vide No. B.16013/1/07-EDC) and renamed Govt. Johnson College.
The Institution is one amongst the various affiliated colleges of the Mizoram University. As such, it adopted the Curriculum design and evaluation processes of the Affiliating University. Therefore, the Institution’s role in this regard is limited to no more than making and submitting suggestions to the concerned body of the University.
The College campus, with an area of 0.725 Acre/2.41 bighas at Shivaji Tillah, Aizawl, was allotted by the Government of Mizoram on 28th May, 2004. The College occupied its permanent campus on the 11th April, 2005. This is one of the most important landmarks for the College. Recently, the Institution has developed a master plan for prospective meaningful infrastructural development on the Campus.
INFORMATION ABOUT THE COLLEGE
Name of College : Govt. Johnson College
Location : Shivaji Tillah, Aizawl, Mizoram.
Area of land : 2.41 Bighas
Land Lease No : 35 of 2004, Dated 28th May, 2004
Year of Establishment : 27th July, 1993
Date of Provisional Affiliation to NEHU : 17th December, 1996
Date of upgradation into Deficit status : 1st November, 2002.
Date of Allotment of Land for College campus : 28th May, 2004
Date of Occupation of College permanent campus : 11th April, 2005
Date of permanent affiliation to MZU : 1st July, 2006
Date of inclusion under 2(f) &12(B) : 17th November, 2006
Date of Provincialisation : 11th October,2007.
Date of Peer team(NAAC) Assessment : 23rd – 24th August, 2010
Date of NAAC Accreditation with Grade : 8th January, 2011 , Grade ‘C’(CGPA of 1.74)
Date of establishment of IQAC : 4th February, 2011
No. of Departments : 6 departments
No. of Teaching Staff : 31