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 the North-Eastern region of India.[citation needed] The presence of institutions like the National Institute of Technology, Silchar; Indian Institute of Technology, Guwahati; and North East Institute of Science and Technology, Jorhat, The National Law University and Judicial Academy, Assam; 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,one deemed university, eight state universities and six private universities.

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 University Silchar Central 1994 General [1]
Assam Agricultural University Jorhat State 1969 Agricultural [2]
Assam Don Bosco University Guwahati Private 2008 General
Assam Down Town University[3] Guwahati Private 2010 General
Assam Rajiv Gandhi University of Cooperative Management Sibsagar State 2010 Management [4]
Assam Science and Technology University Guwahati State 2010 Engineering [5]
Assam Women's University Jorhat State 2013 General
Bodoland University Kokrajhar State 2009 General [6]
Central Institute of Technology, Kokrajhar Kokrajhar Deemed University 2006 Technical [7]
Cotton University[8] Guwahati State 1901 General
Dibrugarh University Dibrugarh State 1965 General [9]
Gauhati University Guwahati State 1948 General [10]
Kaziranga University Jorhat Private 2011 General
Krishnaguru Adhyatmik Vishvavidyalaya Barpeta Private - Spiritual 2017 General
Krishna Kanta Handique State Open University Guwahati State 2007 Distance education [11]
Kumar Bhaskar Varma Sanskrit and Ancient Studies University Nalbari state 2011 General [12]
Mahapurusha Srimanta Sankaradeva Viswavidyalaya Nagaon Private 2014 General
Royal Global University Guwahati Private 2017 General [13]
Srimanta Sankaradeva University of Health Sciences Guwahati State 2010 Health sciences [14]
Tezpur University Tezpur Central 1994 General [15]


List of law colleges affiliated to Dibrugarh University[edit]

List of law colleges affiliated to Gauhati University[edit]

List of law colleges affiliated to Assam University, Silchar[edit]

  • Arun Kumar Chanda Law College, Silchar
  • GC College
  • Cachar College
  • Karimganj College
  • Nabin Chandra College
  • Srikishan Sarda College

Dental Colleges[edit]

Medical colleges[edit]

Colleges under Srimanta Sankaradeva University of Health Sciences[edit]


Technology and engineering institutes[edit]

Colleges under Dibrugarh University[edit]

  • Dibrugarh University Institute of Engineering and Technology (DUIET), DU campus, Dibrugarh (State)

Colleges under Gauhati University[edit]

  • Gauhati University Institute of Science and Technology (GUIST), GU Campus, Guwahati (State)

Colleges under Assam Science and Technology University[edit]

Colleges under Assam Agricultural University[edit]

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

Central universities[edit]

Colleges under Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilizers[edit]

  • Central Institute of Plastics Engineering and Technology (CIPET), Changsari, near Guwahati

Autonomous Institutions[edit]

Deemed University under Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India[edit]

Other major educational institutes[edit]

Architecture institutes[edit]

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

Management institutes[edit]

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

Hotel management institutes[edit]

Other accredited colleges[edit]


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  2. ^ Assam Agricultural University
  3. ^ "Welcome to Assam Down Town University". Retrieved 7 December 2012.
  4. ^ "Country's 1st cooperative management university in Assam". timesofindia-economictimes. Retrieved 2015-11-08.
  5. ^ Assam Science and Technology University
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  8. ^ Cotton University
  9. ^ "Dibrugarh University". Dibrugarh University. Retrieved 14 December 2011.
  10. ^ "H i s t o r y". Gauhati University. Archived from the original on 18 May 2011. Retrieved 27 June 2011.
  11. ^ "Krishna Kanta Handique State Open University". Krishna Kanta Handique State Open University. Archived from the original on 2 July 2011. Retrieved 27 June 2011.
  12. ^ "Don Bosco University – Azara – Guwahati – History". Assam Don Bosco University. Retrieved 27 June 2011.
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  14. ^ Government Ayurvedic College
  15. ^ "Welcome to Tezpur University". Tezpur University. Retrieved 27 June 2011.
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