The department of Assamese, Duliajan College is one of the important departments of the College. The department as a whole has substantially extended its service to the College in the field of teaching as well as management of the College. As a compulsory subject ‘Assamese’ has been included in curriculum since the day of establishment of the college. The department has been providing Major/Honours courses since 1983. Over the years, the department has produced many brilliant students. Many creative and culturally sound students have succeeded to establish themselves in various fields.
Professor Biren Chutia was one of the founder faculties of the department. Besides teaching, he has served the institution as Vice-Principal and Principal respectively. Professor Gopi Tamuli, Brajen Nirmalia, Bina Bordoloi, Dr. Hiteswar Bordoloi and Aichena Buragohain have also served the department as faculties. All the mentioned faculties have contributed towards the upliftment of the department, the college and the society in various fields.
Dr. Deepak Gogoi who was a dynamic faculty of the department, unfortunately passed away suffering from incurable disease.
Dr. Satyakam Borthakur (presently serving as Professor in the Department of Assamese, Dibrugarh University) has served the department from August 2000 to April 2009.
Professor Phulajyoti Saikia, Dr. Chitrajit Saikia, Dr. Moonmi Konwar, Dr. Bobby D. Langthasa and Dr. Lakhyajit Buragohain have been serving as regular faculty in the department currently. Amongst them, Dr. Chitrajit Saikia is serving as Head of the Department.
Jyotshna Sonowal, Ranjita Sarma, Dr. Bornali Borah, Paresh Khanikar, Bornali Gogoi, Lunamoni Gogoi, Rushika Chetia and Bidyawati Boruah have served the department as contractual teachers.
The department has been serving Honous, Non-Honours and Higher Secondary courses over the years.
The departmental library is one of the important assets of the department. The library preserves many valuable books, journals and magazines related to literature, language and culture. Uruli and Ankur are the names of the annually published wall magazine and hand written magazine respectively. Pradipti is the printed magazine of the department. The department regularly arranges Seminars, Workshops, Group Discussions, Lectures and many other literary and cultural events from time to time.
The department also provides one year diploma course in Sanskrit Language Learning. As an Add-On Course, the department is going to introduce a thirty hours certificate course on ‘Recitation as a form of Performing Art’ from August 2023 onwards.
Minor research projects and field study based research works are done by the faculty members and the students of the department.
Some self written books and edited books are published by the faculties of the department. Many literary and research based articles are also published in different journals, magazines and newspapers by the faculties of the department.