Barpeta Girls College was established in the year 1978 on 7th September with a view to spread the light of higher Education among the women folk of the District. It is the only higher educational institution for women in the district of Barpeta. From the very inception of the College the Department of Education was introduced. Majority of the students of the College avail Education as elective subject. The major in Education introduced in the year 2001.

The results of examinations both Major and General course is very satisfactory. Moreover the department have published a Journel this year and decided to publish Journel every year.