Dibrugarh University

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Dibrugarh University
ডিব্রুগড় বিশ্ববিদ্যালয়
Dibrugarh University logo.png
Established 1965
Type Public
Vice-Chancellor Prof. Alak Kumar Buragohain
Location Dibrugarh, Assam, India
27°27′00″N 94°53′42″E / 27.450°N 94.895°E / 27.450; 94.895Coordinates: 27°27′00″N 94°53′42″E / 27.450°N 94.895°E / 27.450; 94.895
Campus Urban
Affiliations UGC, NAAC, AIU
Website dibru.ac.in

Dibrugarh University is a university in the Indian state of Assam. It was set up in 1965 under the provisions of the Dibrugarh University Act, 1965, enacted by the Assam Legislative Assembly. It is a teaching-cum-affiliating university with limited residential facilities.

Accreditation[edit]

It is accredited by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council, with a B grade in 2002 and re-accredited in 2009. This accreditation status is valid for a period of five years.[1] Dibrugarh University is a member of the Association of Indian Universities (AIU)[2] and the Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU).[3]

Academics[edit]

Center for Computer Studies[edit]

Administrative Office of the University

The Center for Computer Studies (CCS) originates in a Computer Centre established in 1976, which taught a "Six-month Certificate Course on Computer Programming". In 2004 it was upgraded to the Centre for Computer Studies and started "Post-Graduate Diploma in Computer Application (PGDCA)". BCA was introduced in July 2004 and MCA and B.Sc IT in January and July 2007. The center has three computer laboratories as well as its own library.

CCS is affiliated to All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) and Computer Society of India (CSI). It is also an accredited study centre for Indira Gandhi National Open University and is accredited for the Department of Electronics and Accreditation of Computer Classes ’O’ level course.

Admission to CCS is based on a state level Common Admission Test (CAT). Candidates are then called for a personal interview, counseling and admission. In addition, some programmes have requirements for passing 10+2 level with mathematics and/or physics at some threshold mark in aggregate.

Dibrugarh University Institute of Engineering and Technology[edit]

The Dibrugarh University Institute of Engineering and Technology (DUIET) was established in 2009 as a constituent institute and an integral part the university. The institute was established with due approval from the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE), New Delhi and necessary permission from the Assam state government.

The first session of the institute commenced in August 2009 with an intake capacity of 60 in each of the following disciplines to a B. Tech. degree:

  • Electronics and Communication Engineering
  • Computer Science and Engineering
  • Petroleum Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering

DUIET is located in the Dibrugarh University campus. It has excellent infrastructure and facilities. The administration of DUIET is headed by Prof. M.C.Bora who is the institute director.

Centre for Management Studies[edit]

The Centre for Management Studies (CMSDU) is a management school that is part of Dibrugarh University. It started functioning on February 3, 2003, with the first batch holding only Master of Business Administration (MBA) students.[citation needed] The three-year Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) and the three-year MBA (part-time) classes started in 2004.[citation needed] 2006 saw the launch of the one-year PGDTM (Post Graduate Diploma in Tourism Management) Program.[citation needed] It is also running a Ph.D. program.

Centre for Juridical Studies[edit]

The Centre for juridical studies is a centre of Dibrugarh University that imparts undergraduate legal education.The Centre was established in the year 2006. The Centre runs courses like BA LL.B, BA LL.B (H). The centre has decided to run LL.M. course with specialisation on administrative law from the academic year 2012-13.

Campus[edit]

The university is in Rajabheta, about five kilometers south of the premier Dibrugarh town (New Market) and at the centre of the city of Dibrugarh, 10 km away from Lepetkata.

The Dibrugarh University campus is well-linked by roads, railways, air transport and waterways. National Highway No. 37 passes through the campus. The territorial jurisdiction of Dibrugarh University covers seven districts of Upper Assam: Dibrugarh, Tinsukia, Sibsagar, Jorhat, Golaghat, Dhemaji and Lakhimpur. It has 140 affiliated colleges. The campus extends over more than 500 acres (2.0 km2) of which 60 acres (240,000 m2) are tea plantations.

The Dibrugarh district is well known for its vast mineral resources (including oil, natural gas and coal), flora and fauna and many tea plantations. The diverse tribes with their distinct dialects, customs, traditions and culture make this area attractive to students of anthropology and sociology, art and culture.

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