Gauhati Commerce College, situated at the northern most end of R.G. Barooah Road, Chandmari, Guwahati-781021 is one of the most promising institutions of the state of Assam and also of the entire north-east India imparting business education at Higher Secondary, Degree and Post Graduate levels. The college was founded on 10th September in the year 1962. Starting with an enrollment of meager 300 students, the college has, over the years, attained a solid state of full-fledged growth having an enrollment of 3000 plus students and registering flourishing progress on all activities, both academic and co-curricular. The performance of the students of the college at the Higher Secondary, Under-Graduate and Post-Graduate Examinations under the Assam Higher Secondary Education Council and Gauhati University respectively have all along been remarkable.The college has also been able to earn reputation in other spheres. In the fields of games, sports and other cultural and literary activities, the college has been occupying a place of pride in all the years ever since its inception. In social service, the college interacts with rural communities through various programmes of its well-organised National Service Scheme, NCC (Army) and Scout and Guide cadets of the college have been displaying their attainments at various camps and getting appreciations from various quarters.
The Gauhati Commerce College Centre of Management Studies (GCMS) came into existence in the year 2009 with permission and affiliation of the Gauhati University and approval of the All India Council of Technical Education (AICTE), with the goal of becoming the specialist institute in the field of management education. The primary aim of establishing the department is to produce a new group of management professionals from the potential candidates and to mould them into future entrepreneurs and corporate leaders through efficient mentoring, result oriented teaching, personality development programmes and by providing an environment inside the classroom that inspires the students to be tough leaders and pave the way for creating a better tomorrow for the world. The department also takes pride in the esteemed faculty members who have been trained at renowned universities across India. In addition, visiting faculty from premier institutions on organisations interact with students which help in expanding their knowledge base. The department takes pleasure in the achievement of illustrious alumni group, who are sharing outstanding positions in organisations of both national and international repute. It has created a sturdy stream of professionally knowledgeable and value oriented management graduates who can be an asset to any organisation.