The University has the following facilities and services for the students and research scholars.
The University has a Central Library with a rapidly increasing collection of books, periodicals and journals. Central library holds 48147 books, 5084 back volumes and subscribing 139 print journals, 770 eresources, 3 three online Databases. The UGC-Infonet Consortia of INFLIBNET Center is providing free access to 7500 e-journals and 11 online Databases. The DelCon DBT e-library Consortium has also provided access to 115 e-journals. The library holds 1281 CD/ VCDs. Library users can access book database, theses database, journal database, e-journals and other e-resources from any terminal within the University campus.
The Tezpur University started using computers from its very inception both in its academic and administrative activities. The University has elaborate computing facilities accessible to the students. There are two clusters of modern state-of-the-art Computer Centre situated appropriately within the campus for use by the students and research scholars in addition to the Departmental computer laboratories. Apart from a large number of PCs and several servers, all connected to the High Speed campus LAN, the Centre also has a 4-processor SGI ALTIX-350 server. There are also high quality laser printers, DMP printers, scanners and multimedia projectors. Various software systems are available that run in environments such as NIX/LINUX, MSWindows-2000/NT/XP/Windows7 Professional. The campus LAN is connected to the Internet through 1-Gbps National Knowledge Network (NKN) optical fiber link. It also has a 2-Mbps leased line for Internet as a backup link.
The University has separate hostels for boys and girls adequate to accommodate all students and research scholars.
A limited number of scholarships are offered to Tezpur University students by various Government/semi-Government organizations such as NEC, DBT, ITDP, MNRE, DTE, DST, UGC, ICSSR, Institutional fellowship, AICTE, other State Governments, ONGC etc. Free studentships are also provided to a limited number of meritorious students of PG/UG programmes belonging to economically weak families.
The University has a Health Centre to provide basic medical services with its own medical and paramedical staff. The students are also provided with the benefit of health insurance scheme.
Games and Sports
The University provides opportunities for students to excel in various departments of sports. The University has basketball, volley ball and tennis courts, cricket and football grounds with playing facilities under flood light and a well equipped multi gymnasium.
Tezpur University Alumni Association (TUAA)
TUAA was formed in 2000 to create a network of the alumni of the University. The web-site of the association provides full listing of events, news and other relevant information.
The medium of instruction / examination in the University at all levels is English. In framing the courses, care has been taken to see that they are NOT burdened with formal lectures only. There is adequate provision for seminars, tutorials, case studies, guided field work, etc., whatever necessary, to promote the habit of independent thinking.
To relate theoretical knowledge to the practical field, proper measures are taken to conduct case studies and guided field works. Group Discussion is an integral part of teaching pedagogy to help the students in increasing their analytical capability and creativity.