Nongtalang College was Established in the year 1988, by the Villagers under the leadership of (L) Shri. J.D. Pohrmen, Ex -Deputy Chief Minister of Meghalaya.The foundation Stone of the present College building was laid by (L) Shri. Purno A. Sangma, Chief Minister of Meghalaya on the 9th April 1988.
The main objective of the Village durbar in establishing the college is to provide education to the poor and needy students of the areas, whose parents could not afford to send their children to the town and Cities for higher studies.
The Village durbar has again donated 1 (One) hectare plot of land at Kermia - Jong - Iaw, at the out skirt of the Village for the College Permanent Residential Campus. The Village Durbar has also agreed to donate more plot of Land at the adjoining areas if required by the College in future. The Foundation Stone was laid by Shri. S.C. Marak the then Chief Minister of Meghalaya on the 19th December 1996.
The College was registered under Meghalaya Sociaties Registration ACt, XII of 1983 Certificate of Registration vide No. SR/NC-241/89 of 1989.
Permission was granted by Director Public Instruction Meghalaya, Shillong for starting the College Vide No.CE/GA/ESU/6/80 - 81/49 date. 10.10.1993.
It is noted that Nongtalang college is a Co - educational institution, which is situated in the Rural and Border Areas of Khasi and Jaintia Hills with Bangladesh.