Assam is a state in the Northeastern part of India.  The capital of the state is Dispur. There are total 33 districts in the state and ranks 17th in Area Rank. The official languages are Assamese, Bodo in Bodoland, Bengali in Barak Valley. The state is also known for the highest rainfall. According to Census 2011, the average literacy rate of the state is 72.19 percent. The male literacy rate is 77.85 % and 66.24 percent for female. The total number of literates in Assam are 19,177,977. There 19 Universities, 14 Engineering and Technological Colleges, 7 Medical Colleges and 2 Law colleges.

University in Assam

There are 2 central, eight state and 6 private universities in Assam. Check the table for the list of Universities in  Assam.

University Name Established Location Type University Type
Assam University 1994 Silchar Central University
Assam Agriculture University 1969 Jorhat State University
Assam Don Bosco University 2008 Guwahati Private
Assam Down Town University 2010 Guwahati Private
Assam Rajiv Gandhi University of Cooperative Management 2010 Sibsagar State
Assam Science and Technology University 2010 Guwahati State
Assam Women’s 2013 Jorhat State
Bodoland University 2009 Kokrajhar State
Cotton College State University 2011 Guwahati State
Dibrugarh University 1965 Dibrugarh State
Gauhati University 1948 Guwahati State
Kaziranga 2011 Jorhat Private
Krishnaguru Adhyatmik Vishwavidyalaya 2017 Barpeta Private / Spiritual
Krishna Kanta Handique State Open University 2007 Guwahati State
Kumar Bhaskar Varma Sanskrit and Ancient Studies University 2011 Nalbari State
Mahapurusha Srimanta Sankaradeva Viswavidyalaya 2014 Nagaon Private
Royal Global University 2017 Guwahati Private
Srimanta Sankaradeva University of Health Sciences 2010 Guwahati State
Tezpur University 1994 Tezpur Central