Assam University Silchar

Assam University came into existence through Assam (Central) University Act, 1989(Established under an Act of Parliament) . It was established in 1994.
The campus, situated in Dargakona, about 20 kms from  Silchar, is set amid sprawling hillocks, a typical landscape in the  North East. The campus  in an area of  600 acres surrounded by lakes and mountains provides  an ideal environment for academic pursuit.

 The University has sixteen Schools on major disciplines.  There are 35 Departments under these sixteen Schools.

Diphu Campus
A new campus of the University at Diphu in the Karbi Anglong district of Assam was proposed as part of the University’s aim to provide the chance of Higher Education to a wider section of people as well as to satisfy a long felt demand of the people of Karbi Anglong. The foundation stone of the said campus was
laid in 1999. Conceived as an outreach campus of Assam University, academic activities in the Diphu Campus started from the Academic Session 2007-08.

Admission notice for academic year 2012 -2013 will be issued in the month of June/July 2012

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The list of  Post Graduate/B.Tech/B. Pharm/Integrated Courses Available in Assam University:

Rabindranath Tagore School of Indian Languages and Cultural Studies    

Department of Linguistics

Courses Offered:

i] M.A. (by course work). Duration: Four Semesters. Intake Capacity: 31

ii] M. Phil. (by course work & dissertation). Duration: Three Semesters. Intake Capacity: 15

iii] Ph.D. (by research work & dissertation).

Department of Bengali

Courses Offered:

i] M.A. (by course work). Duration: Four Semesters. Intake Capacity : 100

ii] M.Phil (by course work & dissertation). Duration: Three Semesters.

iii] Ph.D. (by course work & research work)

iv] D. Litt. (by research work)

Department of Hindi

i] M.A. (by course work). Duration : Four Semesters. Intake Capacity : 46

ii] M.Phil (by course work & dissertation). Duration : Three Semesters. Intake Capacity : 15

iii] Ph.D. (by ourse work & research work)

iv] D. Litt. (by research work)

Department of Manipuri

Courses Offered:

i] M.A. (by course work). Duration: Four Semesters. Intake Capacity: 31

ii] M.Phil (by course work & dissertation). Duration : Three Semesters. Intake Capacity : 15

iii] Ph.D. (by course work & research work)

iv] D. Litt. (By research work)

Department of Assamese

Courses Offered:

i] M.A. (by course work). Duration: Four Semesters. Intake Capacity: 31

ii] M.Phil (by course work & dissertation). Duration: Three Semesters. Intake Capacity: 15

iii] Ph.D. (by course work & research work)

iv] D. Litt. (by research work)

Department of Sanskrit

Courses Offered:

i] M.A. (by course work). Duration: Four Semesters. Intake Capacity: 31

ii] M.Phil (by course work & dissertation). Duration: Three Semesters. Intake Capacity: 15

iii] Ph.D. (by course work & research work)

iv] D. Litt. (by research work)

Suniti Kumar Chattopadhyay School of English and Foreign Language Studies

Department of English

Courses Offered:

i] M.A. (by course work). Duration: Four Semesters. Intake Capacity: 38

ii] M.Phil (by course work & dissertation). Duration: Three Semesters. Intake Capacity: 15

iii] Ph.D. (by course work & research work)

iv] D. Litt. (by research work)

Department of Arabic

Courses Offered :

i] M.A. (by course work). Duration : Four Semesters. Intake Capacity : 31

ii] M.Phil (by course work & dissertation). Duration : Three Semesters. Intake Capacity : 15

iii] Ph.D. (by course work & research work)

iv] D. Litt. (by research work)

Department of French

Courses Offered :

i] M.A. (by course work). Duration : Four Semesters. Intake Capacity : 20

ii] Certificate of Proficiency in French. Duration : Two semesters. Intake Capacity : 18

iii] Diploma of Proficiency in French. Duration : Two semesters. Intake Capacity : 18

iv] Advanced Diploma in French Duration: Two Semesters. Intake Capacity : 18

v] Fast Track Course in French Duration: Three Months. Intake Capacity : 20

Mahatma Gandhi School of Economics and Commerce

Department of Economics

Courses Offered :

i] M.A. (by course work). Duration : Four Semesters. Intake Capacity : 77

ii] M.Phil (by course work & dissertation). Duration : Three Semesters. Intake Capacity : 15

iii] Ph.D. (by course & research work)

iv] D.Litt. (by research work)

Department of Commerce

Courses Offered :

i] M.Com (by course work). Duration : Four Semesters. Intake Capacity : 50

ii] M.Phil (by course work & dissertation). Duration : Three Semesters. Intake Capacity : 15

ii] Ph.D. (by course work & dissertation).

iv] D. Litt (by research work)

 Jadunath Sarkar School of Social Sciences

Department of Political Science

Courses Offered :

i] M.A. (by course work). Duration : Four Semesters. Intake Capacity : 77

ii] M.Phil (by course work & dissertation). Duration : Three Semesters. Intake Capacity : 15

iii] Ph.D. (by course & research work)

iv] D. Litt (by research work)

Department of History

Courses Offered :

i] M.A. (by course work). Duration : Four Semesters. Intake Capacity : 46

ii] M.Phil (by course work & dissertation). Duration : Three Semesters. Intake Capacity : 15

iii] Ph.D. (by course & research work)

iv] D.Litt (by research work)

 Department of Sociology

Courses Offered :

i] M.A. (by course work). Duration : Four Semesters. Intake Capacity : 65

ii] M.Phil (by course work & dissertation). Duration : Three Semesters. Intake Capacity : 15

iii] Ph.D. (by course & research work)

iv] D. Litt. (by Research work)

 Department of Social Work

Courses Offered :

i] M.S.W. (by course work). Duration : Ten Semesters. Intake Capacity : 50

ii] Ph.D. (by course & research work)

iii] D. Litt (by research work)

 Abanindranath Tagore School of Creative Arts and Communication Studies       

Department of Mass Communication

Courses Offered :

i] MMC (by course work). Duration : Four Semesters. Intake Capacity : 46

ii] M.Phil (by course work & dissertation). Duration : Three Semesters. Intake Capacity : 15

iii] Ph.D. (by course & research work).

iv] D.Litt. (by research work).

v] PG Diploma in Journalism. Duration : Two Semesters. Intake capacity : 15

 Department of Visual Arts

Courses Offered :

i] B.V.A. (by course work). Duration : Eight Semesters. Intake Capacity : 45

ii] M.V.A (by course work). Duration : Four Semesters. Intake Capacity : 45

iii] Ph.D. (by course & research work)

 Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan School of Philosophy               

Department of Philosophy

Courses Offered :

i] P. G. Diploma in Environmental Philosophy. Duration : Two Semesters. Intake Capacity : 20

ii] P. G. Diploma in Aesthetics and Art Appreciation. Duration : Two Semesters. Intake Capacity : 20

i] M.A. (by course work). Duration : Four Semesters. Intake Capacity : 46

ii] M.Phil (by course work & dissertation). Duration : Three Semesters. Intake Capacity : 15

iii] Ph.D. (by course & research work)

iv] D. Litt (by research work)

 Ashutosh Mukhopadhyay School of Education

Department of Educational Science

Courses Offered :

i] M.A. (by course work). Duration : Four Semesters. Intake Capacity : 46

ii] M. Ed. (by course work). Duration : Two Semesters. Intake Capacity : 38

iii] * B. Sc. B. Ed. (Four years Integrated Course). Duration : Eight Semesters. Intake Capacity : 25

iv] M.Phil (by course work & dissertation). Duration: Three Semesters. Intake Capacity : 15

v] Ph.D. (by course & Research work)

vi] D. Litt. (by research work)

vii] Certificate/ Diploma/ Post Graduate Degree in Educational Planning and Management.

Duration: One/ Two/ Four Semesters. Intake Capacity : 25

 Albert Einstein School of Physical Sciences       

Department of Physics

Courses Offered :

i] M.Sc. (by course work). Duration : Four Semesters. Intake Capacity: 50

ii] M.Phil (by course work & dissertation). Duration : Three Semesters. Intake Capacity : 15

iii] Ph.D. (by course & research work)

iv] D. Sc (by research work)

 Department of Chemistry

Courses Offered :

i] M.Sc. (by course work). Duration : Four Semesters. Intake capacity : 45

ii] M.Phil (by course work & dissertation). Duration : Three Semesters. Intake capacity : 13

iii] Ph.D. (by course & research work).

iv] D. Sc (by research work)

 Department of Mathematics

Courses Offered :

i] M.Sc. (by course work). Duration : Four Semesters. Intake capacity : 46

ii] M.Phil (by course work & dissertation). Duration : Three Semesters. Intake capacity : 15

iii] Ph.D. (by course Work & research work)

iv] D. Sc (by research work)

 Department of Computer Science

Courses Offered :

i] M.Sc., Integrated (by course work). Duration : Ten Semesters*.

Intake capacity : 70

ii] M.Sc. (by course work). Duration : Four Semesters. Intake capacity : 10

iii] Ph. D. (by course & research work)

 Hargobind Khurana School of Life Sciences

Department of Life Science & Bioinformatics

Courses Offered :

i] M.Sc. (by course work). Duration: Four Semesters. Intake capacity : 50

ii] M.Phil (by course work & dissertation). Duration: Three Semesters. Intake capacity : 15

iii] Ph.D. (by course and research work). Intake capacity : Depending on vacancy.

iv] D.Sc (by research work)

v] Post Graduate Diploma in Bioinformatics (PGDBI) Duration : Two Semesters. Intake Capacity : 20

 Department of Microbiology

Courses Offered :

i] M.S.C. (by course work). Duration : Four Semesters. Intake Capacity : 25

ii] Ph.D. (by course work): In near future.

iii] D. Sc. (by research work)

 Department of Biotechnology

Courses Offered :

i] M.Sc. (by course work). Duration : Four Semesters. Intake capacity : 30

ii] M. Phil (course work & Research work) Duration : Three Semesters. Intake capacity : 6

iii] Ph.D. (by course work & research work)

iv] D.Sc (by research work

 Jawarharlal Nehru School of Management

Department of Business Administration

Courses Offered :

i] MBA* (by course work). Duration : Four Semesters. Intake Capacity : 92

ii] Ph.D. (by course work & research work)

iii] D. LItt. (by research work)

 E. P Odum School of Environmental Sciences

Courses Offered :

i] M.Sc. (by course work). Duration : Four Semesters. Intake capacity : 38

ii] M.Phil (by course work & dissertation). Duration : Three Semesters. Intake capacity : 15

iii] Ph.D. (by course & research work)

iv] D. Sc. (by research work)

v] PGDTM. (by course work). Duration : Two Semesters. Intake capacity : 15

 Centre for Biodiversity and Natural Resources Conservation

i] Post Graduate Diploma in biodiversity conservation (by course work). Duration : Two Semesters. Intake capacity : 15

 Triguna Sen School of Technology

Department of Agricultural Engineering

 Courses Offered :

i] B.Tech. (by course work) Duration: Four years (Eight Semesters) Intake Capacity : 32

Admission on the basis of AIEEE ranking and Central Counselling only. Students have to obtain at least 50% in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics/ Biology in 10+2 level.

ii] M.Tech. (by course work) Duration: Two years (Four Semesters) Intake Capacity : 15*

Admission on the basis of GATE / All India test conducted by the Departments as per the university norms. Students have to obtain at least 50% in B.E./ B. Tech. (Agricultural/ Mechanical/ Civil/ Chemical Engineering/ Renewable Energy) or M. Sc./ M. F. Sc. (Agricultural/ Aquaculture/ Fishery/ Food Science/ Food Technology or equivalent).

ii] Ph. D. (by course and research work)

Admission on the basis of test conducted by the Departments as per the University norms. Students have to obtain at least 50% in M. Tech./ M.E./ M. Sc./ M. F. Sc. in (Agricultural/ Mechanical/ Civil/ Chemical Engineering or M. Sc./ M. F. Sc. Food Technology/ Renewable Energy/ Life Science/ Environmental Science or equivalent).

 Department of Information Technology 

Courses Offered :

i] B.Tech. in Information Technology. Duration: (Eight Semesters). Intake Capacity : 32

Admission on the basis of AIEEE ranking and Central Counseling only.

ii] M. Tech. in Information Technology.Duration: (Four Semesters). Intake Capacity : 18*

Admission on the basis of GATE/ All India Entrance Test and Personal Interview.

iii] Ph. D. (by Course work and Research Work).

 Department of Electronics & Telecommunication

Courses Offered :

i] B.Tech. Duration: Four years (Eight Semesters) Intake Capacity : 30*

 Susruta School of Medical and Paramedical Sciences

Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences

Courses Offered

i] B. Pharm (by course work). Duration : Eight Semesters. Intake capacity : 20

 Aryabhatta School of Earth Sciences

Department of Earth Sciences

Courses Offered :

i] M.Sc. in Applied Geology (by course work) Duration : Four Semesters. Intake capacity : 20

 Swami Vivekananda School of Library Sciences

Department of Library & Information Science

Courses Offered

i] MLIS (by course work). Duration : Four Semesters. Intake capacity : 25

 Deshabandhu Chittaranjan School of Legal Studies

Department of Law

Courses Offered :

i] B.A., LLB. (Hons) (by course work). Duration : Ten Semester. Intake Capacity : 60

ii] LL.M. (by course work). Duration : Four Semester. Intake Capacity : 20

Courses Offered at Dimpu Campus

Assamese MA (by course work) Four Semester 30

English MA (by course work) Four Semester 30

Political Science MA (by course work) Four Semester 30

History MA (by course work) Four Semester 30

Physics M.Sc.(by course work) Four Semester 15

Life Sciences M.Sc.(by course work) Four Semester 15

Commerce M.Com.(by course work) Four Semester 30

Anthropology M. Sc. / M.A. (by course work) Four Semester 30

 M. Ed. / PG-Diploma/Diploma/Certificate Courses

Silchar Campus(HQ)

 1. 2-Semester Master of Education (M. Ed.) Course.

 2. PG Diploma courses (2-Semester):

(a) Bioinformatics (Bioinformatics Centre, Dept. of Life Sc.)

(b) Marketing Management (Dept. of Commerce)

(c) Tea Management (Dept. of Ecology & Environmental Sc.)

(d) Biodiversity Conservation (Dept. of Ecology & Environmental Sc.)

(e) Journalism (Dept. of Mass Communication)

(f) Aesthetics and Art Appreciation (Dept. of Philosophy)

(g) Environmental Philosophy (Dept. of Philosophy)

(h) Translation Studies: Theory & Practice (Dept. of English).

 

3. Diploma Courses (2-Semester):

(a) Advance Diploma in French (Dept. of French)

(b) Diploma of Proficiency in French (Dept. of French)

(c) Diploma course in Educational Planning and Management (Dept. of Educational Sciences).

 4. Certificate Courses:

(a) Functional Sanskrit (Dept. of Sanskrit)

(b) Arabic Language (Dept. of Arabic)

(c) Certificate of Proficiency in French (Dept. of French).

Diphu Campus

1. PG Diploma courses (2-Semester):

(a) Entrepreneurship and Innovation (Dept. of Commerce, Diphu Campus).

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