Assam University came into existence through Assam (Central) University Act, 1989 . It was established in 1994,since then the University is steadily becoming an excellent centre of learning.The campus, situated in Dargakona, about 20 kms from Silchar, is set amid sprawling hillocks, a typical landscape in the North East. The campus in an area of 600 acres surrounded by lakes and mountains provides an ideal environment for academic pursuit. Drawing its 230 plus faculty from many disciplines, from all over the country, the university sustains a multidisciplinary approach to higher education.
|College Name:||Assam University|
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Silchar – 788 011, Assam, India
Registrar : 91-03842-270806 Finance Officer : 91-03842-270804
Mode of Admission: AIEEE & State Entrance Exam for UG courses, GATE for MTech
Streams at Graduate Level
i]M.Sc. (by course work). Duration : Two Years (Four Semesters). No. of seats : 31
ii] M.Phil (by course work & dissertation). Duration : Three Semesters. No. of seats : 13
iii] Pre-Ph.D. Duration : One Semester No. of seats : 20
iv] Ph.D. (by research work) ,
Fee structure for various courses:
Placement : The placement pattern of the passed out students has been encouraging. Alumni of the department of Computer Science of Assam University are now to be found in organisations like IBM, TCS, Infosys, ORACLE, HCL, Cognizant and many others including educational and research institutions in India and abroad.
Campus: Assam University came into existence through Assam (Central) University Act, 1989 . It was established in 1994,since then the University is steadily becoming an excellent centre of learning.The campus, situated in Dargakona, about 20 kms from Silchar, is set amid sprawling hillocks, a typical landscape in the North East. The campus in an area of 600 acres surrounded by lakes and mountains provides an ideal environment for academic pursuit. Drawing its 230 plus faculty from many disciplines, from all over the country, the university sustains a multidisciplinary approach to higher education.
The University has sixteen Schools on major disciplines. There are 35 Departments under these Sixteen Schools.The University is situated in South Assam, bordering Bangladesh, Mizoram, Manipur, Maghalaya, and Nagaland. The Barak river flows across this region known as Barak valley.The valley has a rich tradition of art, literature, culture and education. It has contributed a large number of eminent personalities to the nation in the fields of science, education, arts and many others. This historical heritage has given the place a strong foundation for the development of a Centre of Excellence in higher education.The five districts under the jurisdiction of Assam University have as many as 53 Colleges, which speak of the depth of the intellectual and educational interests in the region.The University has gradually started attracting students from the neighboring states. The University is set to become a full-fledged residential University in near future creating a better environment for learning and research activities.
Assam University is a teaching-cum-affiliating University. The objectives of the University are to “disseminate and advance knowledge by providing instructional and research facilities in such branches of learning as it may deem fit and by examples of its corporate life to make provisions for integrated courses in humanities, natural and physical sciences and social sciences in the educational programmes of the University; to take appropriate measure for promoting inter-disciplinary studies and research in the University; to educate and train manpower for development of the state of Assam; and to pay special attention to the improvement of the social and economic conditions and welfare of the people of that state, their intellectual, academic and cultural development.”
Central library: Assam University Central library located inside the campus is available for students besides some small departmental libraries. Presently the Library has a holding of more than 1,20,000 books. The Library subscribes to 13 foreign and 186 Indian journals, 16 news papers, and 12 popular magazines.
Assam University Library is one of the libraries selected by U.G.C. for automation and networking under INFLIBNET Programme in the year 1998-1999. The Library automation is under progress and a database of 25000 books have already been created using SOUL software provided by INFLIBNET Centre, Ahmedabad.
The Library now operates from a semi-permanent building and the new building of the library is under construction.
Hostel: Hostel facilities for the students or research scholars are available from this year. Accommodations in one Gents Hostel and one Ladies Hostel are being provided to the deserving students.
Transport : Three buses for the students ply between Silchar and the campus (about 20 KM. from the town) daily for bringing the students from Silchar town and dropping them back. Besides this, three buses along with a chartered bus for staff also ply between Silchar and the campus.
Major Scientific Equipments : With the one time assistance from the UGC and the funds available from other agencies like DST, DAE and CSIR the various Science Departments have procured the following sate-of-the-art instruments :