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Official Webpage of Kiang Nangbah Government College,Jowai

A College building Kiang Nangbah Government College,Jowai.

About the College

Jowai Government College was established on 15th September 1967. The College was re-named as Kiang Nangbah Government College after the local freedom fighter Mr. (Late) Kiang Nangbah on 30th December 1983.

Kiang Nangbah Government College is a premier institution of higher education in Jaintia Hills District (at present fall under West Jaintia Hills District) of Meghalaya. Till date, it is the only college in the whole of East and West Jaintia Hills Degree offering Degree course in science stream. It is also offers Degree courses in Arts and Commerce stream as well.



  • Behdeinkhlam: It is held annually in the month of July at Jowai Town and Tuber Village
  • Chad Sukra: This festival of dances is held annually in Jowai and many villages of Jaintia Hills, for a day in the month of April/ May before the sowing season
  • Durga Puja is celebrated in Nartiang village once a year in the month of September and October
  • Discover Jaintia, a Tourism Festival is also celebrated every year