List of institutions of higher education in Assam

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Assam has the most wide-ranging networks of higher educational institutions in the whole of North-Eastern region of India.[citation needed] 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[edit]

CPP-IPR Administrative building


In Assam there are two central universities, eight 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 state Established Specialization Sources
Assam Science & Technical University Guwahati State 2010 Engineering [1]
Assam Agricultural University Jorhat State 1969 Agricultural [2]
Kumar Bhaskar Varma University Nalbari state 2011 General [3]
Assam University Silchar Central 1994 General [4]
Dibrugarh University Dibrugarh State 1965 General [5]
Gauhati University Guwahati State 1948 General [6]
Bodoland University Guwahati State 2009 General [7]
Krishna Kanta Handique State Open University Guwahati State 2007 Distance education [8]
Tezpur University Tezpur Central 1994 General [9]
Kaziranga University Jorhat Private 2011 General
Assam down town University[10] Guwahati Private 2010 General
Cotton College State University Guwahati State 2011 General
Sankardeva University of Health Sciences, Assam Guwahati State 2010 Health Sciences [11]

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Medical Colleges[edit]

Technology and Engineering Institutes[edit]

Colleges under Dibrugarh University[edit]

Colleges under Gauhati University[edit]

Colleges under Assam Agricultural University[edit]

  • 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[edit]

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

Management institutes[edit]

Architecture institutes[edit]

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

Hotel Management Institute[edit]

Other Accredited Colleges[edit]

North Lakhimpur College

North Lakhimpur College at North Lakhimpur is an Autonomous College,[15] 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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  4. ^ "Assam University". Assam University. Retrieved 27 June 2011. 
  5. ^ "Dibrugarh University". Dibrugarh University. Retrieved 14 December 2011. 
  6. ^ "H i s t o r y". Gauhati University. Retrieved 27 June 2011. 
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  8. ^ "Krishna Kanta Handique State Open University". Krishna Kanta Handique State Open University. Retrieved 27 June 2011. 
  9. ^ "Welcome to Tezpur University". Tezpur University. Retrieved 27 June 2011. 
  10. ^ "Welcome to Assam Down Town University". Retrieved 7 December 2012. 
  11. ^ Government Ayurvedic College
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Engineering Colleges in Assam National Institute of Education And Information Technology, Barpeta