Assam University, Silchar
Assam University (established in 1994) is a teaching-cum-affiliating university with its own postgraduate and integrated teaching programmes and has 58 undergraduate colleges as affiliates. The University has sixteen schools and 38 departments. It has over 350 Faculty members.
Located in a remote and less developed corner of the country, the University is committed 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 northeastern India; to pay attention to the improvement of the social and economic conditions and welfare of the people of the state.