Don Bosco College, Itanagar (Jollang) is an educational institution of the Catholic Church, belonging to and managed by the Salesians of Don Bosco Educational Society (registered under the Societies Registration Act of 1890: No.50 SR/ITA/4034). It was started on 16th August 2002.
College is named after St. John Bosco (1815 – 1888) popularly known as Don Bosco – Father and Friend of Youth. He was a Catholic priest and a prominent educationist engaged in the welfare of youngsters.
Don Bosco College, Itanagar aims to impart quality higher education to the youth of Arunachal Pradesh. It intends to contextualize education so that the youth of Arunachal Pradesh can grow up with love of one’s culture and maintain the good customs and traditions of the State.
The Motto of the college is “Lead Kindly Light”. Don Bosco College intends to guide the youth of Arunachal Pradesh to be loyal citizens and God fearing men and women who will lead their own society as good and honest Politicians, Bureaucrats, Businessmen, Judges, Lawyers, Teachers, Artists, Environmentalists, Social Workers, etc.
College shall strive to impart quality education, uphold moral values and maintain strict discipline. It offers traditional courses in Arts & Commerce and professional course in BSW. It has plans to begin Bachelor of Mass Communication and other professional courses, however, it is subject to approval from RGU. We intend to launch vocational and professional courses in the future that would go a long way in developing skilled personnel in the state of Arunachal Pradesh as well as create avenues for self-employment.