Anandaram Dhekial Phookan College, a pioneer institution for higher education was established on the 7th day of 1959.
At the initial stage it was an Arts college in the night shift. Department of Education has been started from the very beginning of the college in both pre- University and degree level. Honours (now Major) course in Education was introduced in the session 1969-70 (academic) with five students,under the headship of Late Prof. Hareswar Goswami,founder Head of the department. Since its commencement, department is always trying to provide quality education, for which students from different parts of the state enrolled in the department. At present, the total no of students in major course are 69 and in the pass course are 430. The pass p.c. of the major course in every year is almost cent percent with gradual increase of Ist class.
The department has its own library with 559 books and a well equipped laboratory. Books are issued for the major students. The department has also computer with printer and internet facility.