Mount Olive College Kohima was established in the year 1992 through pioneering and untiring efforts of the members of Sumi Baptist Church, Kohima who felt the need of offering facilities of collegiate education to the aspiring youths of the state. The College is, therefore, sponsored and completely financed by Sumi Baptist Church, Kohima. On 26th July 1992, the College was inaugurated by Shri. K. L. Chishi, the former Chief Minister of Nagaland.

Mount Olive College became permanent affiliated unit of Nagaland University in 2005 and it was included under the Section 2f & 12(B) of the UGC Act, 1956. Now it is under the process to be assessed by NAAC.


  • Mount Olive College is the first of its kind established in 1992 by Sumi Baptist Church in Kohima when the city did not have sufficient numbers of institutions of higher education.
  • As an institution of co – education, female get equal opportunity like male students and excel in curricular and co – curricular activities realizing the dream of women empowerment.
  • Became a Permanent affiliated unit of Nagaland University in 2005.
  • Gradually, included under Section 2 (f) and 12 (B) of the UGC Act, 1956 in 2006.
  • Ceaseless effort to reach the goal of “Onward and Upward” with faith in the Almighty.


It is situated in Daklane, Kohima within the Church complex away from the hustle and bustle of the town. The location provides a serene academic climate for pursuits of knowledge. It is two or three minutes walk from the town Bus terminus and is also connected by a motor able road. The classes are run in well constructed buildings.