Kohima Science College was established in 1961. It is affiliated to Guwahati University, North-Eastern Hill University and Nagaland Central University.
Kohima Science College campus is located on the top of Jotsoma Village in the Barail range. It is 8 kms. away from the heart of Kohima town, 65 kms form the Dimapur Phizo Airport, and 74 kms from the Dimapur Railway station. At an altitude of 1671 meters, the campus is nestled among the serene and evergreen Japanese cedars and the lovely cherries. It commands a panoramic view of Kohima town on the east, while Mt. Pulie Badze and the other undulating hills present a lush green tropical ambience on the south-west. The natural serenity of the campus and the perennial water bodies offer a calm effect which makes the campus conducive for study.