Assam University was set up on 21 January 1994 and since then has become an excellent centre of learning. The University campus is situated in Dargakona. The University provides a multidisciplinary approach to higher education. It has nine schools on major disciplines and a total of twenty-four departments. They are Social Science, Humanities, Languages, Life Sciences, Physical Sciences, Environmental Sciences, Information Sciences and Management Studies. Being a teaching and an affiliating University the territorial jurisdiction of the district extends to five districts of Assam. They are Cachar, Hailakandi, Karimganj, North Cachar Hillsand Karbi Anglong. Fifty-one undergraduate colleges are affiliated to the University. There are 29 departments under these schools. Fifty one colleges are affiliated to this university.
The objective of the University is to disseminate knowledge for the development of manpower.
The major teaching schools of the university along with the departments are:
School of Environmental Science
Department of Ecology and Environmental Science
School of Humanities
* Department of Education
* Department of Fine Arts
* Department of Philosophy
School of Information Sciences
* Department of Mass Communication
School of Life Sciences
* Department of Biotechnology
* Department of Life Science
School of Management Studies
* Department of Business Administration
* Department of Commerce
School of Physical Sciences
* Department of Computer Science
* Department of Chemistry
* Department of Mathematics
* Department of Physics
School of Languages
* Department of Arabic
* Department of Bengali
* Department of English
* Department of Foreign Languages
* Department of Hindi
* Department of Linguistics
* Department of Manipuri
* Department of Sanskrit
School of Social Sciences
* Department of Economics
* Department of History
* Department of Law
* Department of Political Science
* Department of Social Work
* Department of Sociology
School of Technology
* Department of Agricultural Engineering
* Department of Information Technology
* Department of Electronics & Telecommunication Engineering
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