B. Borooah College was started in the year 1943. Functioning of the department of Assamese was started in the same year on 13th September as Assamese as MIL. Major course in Assamese was introduced in 1958. Parliamentarian Late. Hem Baruah, the second principal of B.Borooah College used to take classes in Assamese and in English. Jadav Narayan Das, the first lecturer in the department of Assamese who had joined this college in 1943. Dr. Promod Chandra Bhattacharya joined as a lecture of Assamese on 1st September, 1951. Story writer and philosopher late. Sarat Chandra Goswami even though was a lecturer of Philosophy also took classes for the department of Assamese. In 1953, Late. Jogesh Das joined as another lecturer in Assamese and the subject of advance Assamese was included in the curriculum. In 1958, Dr. Nirmal Prava Bordoloi also joined as lecturer and in the same year Assamese major subject has been introduced.