Public College (formerly Public College of Commerce) was established in the year 1985 with the motto “Dignity & Prosperity” to promote commerce education in the state of Nagaland among all sections of society regardless of caste, creed, and religion. In the year 2023, the college had introduced Undergraduate Arts Course. It is affiliated to Nagaland University. The management of the college rest with a Governing Body headed by the Deputy Commissioner, Dimapur as Ex-Officio Chairperson and Addl. Deputy Commissioner (Hq), Dimapur as Ex-Officio Vice Chairperson. It was recognized by UGC u/s 2(f) and 12(B) in the year 2009. The College has completed its 2nd cycle of accreditation by NAAC on 15th July, 2019. At present, the college in addition to providing under graduate Arts and Commerce education (General and Honours) also provide computer education to the students of 1st to 4th semester on different module semester-wise.