Govt. Hrangbana College was established in July,1980 and named after Mr. Hrangbana(L)- a prominent entrepreneur-a visionary who believed the state’s economic growth directly  depend on the growth of the higher education, especially in commerce. Thus, he contributed rupees one lakh to start the college from scratch.

With a modest strength of 305 students in 1980, the college has gron tremendously. Nurtured by distinguished academicians, administrators and dedicated faculty, it has won a prominent position in the academic map of the Mizoram University.

 The college was given Government recognition on 6th November 1980; upgraded to Deficit Grand-in-aid w,e,f 1st Semtember, 1985 and provincialised w.e.f 1st march 2003. The college has secured permanent affiliation in 1995 and has been listed under 2(f) and 129b) of the UGC Act on 23rd February 1998.