Lunglei Govt. College (LGC) was established in the year September 10, 1964 by concerted efforts of the then elites of the Lunglei Society. Having been provincialized in 1976 by the Government of Mizoram, the College is the first Govt. financed College in the state. It is affiliated to Mizoram University.
Lunglei Govt. College was awarded Grade ‘B++’ by National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) on February 16, 2017.It was then recognized under section 12(b) of the University Grant Commission (UGC) Act on July 5, 2008.
Lunglei Govt. College has two streams of Bachelors degree courses, Arts and Science, offering 8 subject areas of Arts and 6 subjects of Science. LGC is the only Govt. College which offers the study of Philosophy in the State.
The College has one girl’s hostel while another two hostels are ongoing projects. The Consortium of Educational Communication (CEC) and Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) sponsored INFINIUM and EDUSAT satellite receiver have been installed in 2008, to impart better education in the College. A Certificate course in Computer Application was started at the College from July 27, 2009 with the financial assistance of UGC.