“To impart higher education for all respective of caste, creed, gender, religion haves and have nots.”
Yangambam Kumar College, Wangjing, Manipur was established as a co-educational private college on October 28, 1972 with affiliation to Gauhati University, Gauhati, Assam, under a private Management Committee comprising some leading local educationists and social workers of Wangjing, Lamding and adjoining villages of that time. (Late) Yangambam Biren (Babudhon) Singh of Wangjing Awang Leikai was the Founder Chairman of the management committee (governing body). The details of the erstwhile governing body were as under:
1. Y. Biren Singh : Chairman
2. Kh. Leimu Singh : Vice-Chairman
3. N. Ibotombi Singh : Secretary-cum-Principal
4. Y. Themboi Singh : Member
5. Y. Achou Singh : Member
6. L. Sharatchandra Singh : Member
7. L. Khomdon Singh : Member
8. M. Balaram Singh : Member
9. Ak. Manglemjao Singh : Member
10. Sh. Babu Singh : Member
11. Kh. Babudhon Singh : Member
12. L. Naba Singh : Member
(Late) Y. Biren Singh, the Chairman of the committee was the main donor of the college and the present name of the college was adopted in memory of his brother, (Late) Yangambam Kumar Singh who died in a tragic aeroplane crash on way from Imphal to Gauhati in the year 1970.The college became a full-fledged government degree college with affiliation to Manipur University, Canchipur, Imphal, w.e.f. 01-01-1980 and got permanent affiliation status as per section 2(f) and 12(b) of the U.G.C. Acts. The college is at present preparing in full swing for assessment and accreditation by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC), Bangalore.
The vision of the college is to achieve academic, research and professional excellence using innovative, creative, collaborative and sustainable practices. The college provides ethical values, mutual respects, transparency, diversity, lifelong learning and pursuit of excellence.