Sadat College established in 1925 by wazed ali khan panni, a zamindar of Tangail. The founder named it after the name of his grandfather Sadat Ali Khan Panni. The college is located at Karatia, a place by the side of the Dhaka-Tangail highway, about 7 km away from the Tangail town. The first chief executive of the college was principal ibrahim khan, who worked here till 1947. The academic programmes of the college started in 1926, when it had only 128 students.
At present, the college offers Higher Secondary and Degree (pass) programmes. In addition, it has Honours programme in 14 subjects and Masters programme in 10 subjects. It is now recognised as a postgraduate college. In 2001, it had 112 teachers (28 women) and 13,456 students (5,760 girls). The college library has a collection of 25,000 books. The college has 4 hostels for its students. Sadat College takes active part in sports and cultural programmes. Noted among the alumni of the college are poet bande ali mia, poet Talim Hossain, and magician pc sorcar. [Syeda