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Tuesday, June 29, 2010

Assam University, Silchar, Assam

Assam University

The well known and acclaimed Assam University is the teaching cum affiliating university that was established in the year 1994. The university campus is situated at Durgakona which is about 20 kilometers away from Silchar.

Located at the south of Assam, the Assam University shares the borders with Mizoram, Meghalaya, Bangladesh, Nagaland and Manipur. Assam University is spread on a wide area of 600 acres. The university has nine different schools offering courses in distinct fields of study that can include Physical Sciences, Life Sciences, Humanities, Information Sciences, Environmental Sciences, Languages, Technology and Management Studies as well as Humanities. Under the nine schools, there are twenty nine different departments.

The faculty imparting knowledge to the aspiring students are drawn from various departments from all over the country thus giving the university a multidisciplinary approach towards the higher education.     

There are numerous facilities made available for the students so that there are no inconveniences faced by those coming from other parts of the country. Some of the basic facilities that can include computer centre, hostels, library, scientific equipments and transportation are made available for the students.

Earlier the hostel facility was not offered for the students but now there are accommodations for research scholars or students. There is one hostel each for boys and girls. Other than the hostels that are offered by Assam University, there are other privately owned hostels in the nearby areas of Dwarbond and Irongmara for the comfort of University students.

The computer centre inside the university campus is meant for the use both by the faculty of the departments as well as by the students.

Since the distance between Silchar and University is quite high, there is transport facility made available for the students. Keeping in mind the convenience of the students, there are two buses for the students that carries the students from Silchar to Campus and back to Silchar.  

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