Govt Serchhip College is an outcome of the joint venture of Serchhip and Chhiahtlang people and was established on 25 August 1973 by former Chief Minister Ch. Chhunga. In 1975, it was given affiliation by North Eastern Hill University and subsequently to Mizoram University in 2001. The College has also been placed under section 2(f) and 12(B) of the UGC Act, 1956 vide letter No.F.No.8-93/86 (CPP-1) dt. 27. 10. 1990.
Starting with Arts Faculty comprising only five Departments in 1973, the number of department had now increased to fourteen with Science stream introduced in 1998. The college now has 14 departments, which are constituents of two faculties – Arts and Science. The college offers the following degrees.