Located on the idyllic Hill Top duly complemented by the stunning views of River Siang, Jawaharlal Nehru College, Pasighat, is enviably the oldest institution of higher learning in Arunachal Pradesh. The college made its academic sojourn with just 42 students and 8 faculty members in Arts stream in the barracks of Assam Rifles on 3rd July 1964 and was shifted to its present site in 1967 to create a benchmark on its own.
Sprawled opulently over two campuses i.e. the upper campus and the lower campus, the college creates the perfect ambience for teaching-learning away from the humdrum of city life. While the upper campus, just 3 kms away from the centurion town Pasighat and 1 km from the lower campus, houses the administrative block, teaching departments and library, the lower campus is primarily the residential area both for students and staff.