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List of institutions of higher education in Assam

Assam has the most wide-ranging networks of higher educational institutions in the whole of North-Eastern region of India. Presence of institutions like the National Institute of Technology, Silchar; Indian Institute of Technology, Guwahati; and North East Institute of Science and Technology, Jorhat, helps to add stature to the higher education system of Assam.

Research Institutes

CPP-IPR Administrative building


In Assam there are two central universities, six state universities and three private university.

Renovated gate of Tezpur University
Renovated gate of Tezpur University, a central university established in 1994

Universities of Assam
University Location Type Established Specialization Sources
Assam Science & Technical University Guwahati State 2010 Engineering [1]
Assam Don Bosco University Guwahati Private 2009 General [2]
Assam University Silchar Central 1994 General [3]
Dibrugarh University Dibrugarh State 1965 General [4]
Gauhati University Guwahati State 1948 General [5]
Bodoland University Guwahati State 2009 General [6]
Krishna Kanta Handique State Open University Guwahati State 2007 Distance education [7]
Tezpur University Tezpur Central 1994 General [8]
Kaziranga University Jorhat Private 2011 General
Assam down town University[9] Guwahati Private 2010 General
Cotton College State University Guwahati State 1901 General
Sankardeva University of Health Sciences, Assam Guwahati State 2010 Health Sciences [10]

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Medical Colleges

Technology and Engineering Institutes

Colleges under Dibrugarh University

Colleges under Gauhati University

Colleges under Assam Agricultural University

  • College of Fisheries, (AAU), Raha, Nagaon
  • College of Agriculture, Jorhat
  • College of Home Science, Jorhat
  • College of Veterinary Science (C.V.Sc.), Khanapara
  • Biswanath College of Agriculture, Biswanath Chariali
  • Lakhimpur College of Veterinary Science (L.C.V.Sc.), North Lakhimpur

Colleges under self deemed universities

Institutes of National Importance

Institute funded and managed by Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India

Management institutes

  • School of Management Science, Tezpur University
  • Times Institute of Management and Technical studies(TIMTS),Guwahati
  • Department of Business Administration, Gauhati University
  • School of Management Studies, Assam University
  • Centre for Management Studies, Dibrugarh University
  • Assam Institute of Management, Guwahati
  • Kaziranga University, School of Business, Jorhat
  • North Eastern Regional Institute of Management (NERIM), Guwahati
  • Girijananda Chowdhury Institute of Management and Technology, Guwahati
  • Royal School Of Business, Guwahati
  • Indian Institute for Finance And Management (IIFM),Guwahati
  • Institute of Strategic Business Management (ISBM), Guwahati
  • Asian Institute of Management and Technology ( AIMT), Guwahati
  • CKB Commerce College, Jorhat
  • Centre of Management Studies, Gauhati Commerce College, Guwahati
  • Don Bosco Institute of Management, Guwahati
  • NEF College of Management and Technology, Guwahati

Architecture institutes

  • Guwahati College of Architecture, Guwahati
  • Royal School of Architecture, Betkuchi, Guwahati

Hotel Management Institute

Other Accredited Colleges

North Lakhimpur College

North Lakhimpur College at North Lakhimpur is an Autonomous College,[12] affiliated to Dibrugarh University. Notably, the first college from Assam to receive this status from UGC.


List of Law Colleges Affiliated to Dibrugarh University

List of Law Colleges Affiliated to Gauhati University


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  2. ^ "Don Bosco University – Azara – Guwahati – History". Assam Don Bosco University. Retrieved 27 June 2011. 
  3. ^ "Assam University".  
  4. ^ "Dibrugarh University".  
  5. ^ "H i s t o r y".  
  6. ^ .  
  7. ^ "Krishna Kanta Handique State Open University".  
  8. ^ "Welcome to Tezpur University".  
  9. ^ "Welcome to Assam Down Town University". Retrieved 7 December 2012. 
  10. ^ Government Ayurvedic College
  11. ^ Cotton College State University
  12. ^

Engineering Colleges in Assam National Institute of Education And Information Technology, Barpeta

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