Motto in English
|Specialized Knowledge Promotes Creativity|
|Type||Public central university|
|Established||21 January 1994|
|Chancellor||Governor of Assam|
|Vice-Chancellor||Vinod Kumar Jain|
|Campus||Urban, 262 acres (106 ha)|
|Affiliations||UGC, NAAC, AIU, ACU|
Initially, the university operated from the premises of the Darrang College, in Tezpur. For a while, it also operated from the Tezpur Law College premises. Land was acquired at Napaam, a suburb, which is about 15 km (9.3 mi) east of Tezpur, area totalling 262 acres (106 ha). A few months later, the premises of the University was shifted to the present permanent location.
Kalaguru Bishnuprasad Rava (Rabha) donated an ancestral estate of 2500 bigha of land received from the British government in favour of the peasants. The present-day Tezpur University stands on the land donated by him. Recently, in 2013, the university acquired an additional plot of land, extending the current plot.
The university campus is at Napaam about 15 km east of Tezpur, the headquarters of the Sonitpur district of Assam. Napaam is an urban area surrounded by people of diverse caste, religion and language. The Napaam campus on 262 acres (1.06 km2) of land. The campus is bounded by pucca walls. Napaam is linked by a PWD road from the National Highway No. 37A at almost the midpoint between the Kalia-Bhomora bridge and Misson Chariali. Tezpur is linked by road and rail with the rest of the state and the country. There is a tri-weekly flight between Kolkata and Tezpur.
There are provisions for visitors to stay in the university guest house. Students may choose to stay in any of the men's or women's hostels. The university is primarily a residential university. The university has five men's hostels (listed in order of construction):
There are seven women's hostels:
There is also a married-scholars hostel, which is at present serving as a makeshift accommodation for newly recruited faculty of the university.
E-Rickshaw, the chief mode of public transport in and around Tezpur, runs between Tezpur University and Tezpur city. There is an ASTC bus utility between the university and the ASTC bus stand located at the heart of Tezpur city near the State Bank of India (Main Branch). ASTC and private buses run daily between Tezpur and some other major places like Guwahati (ISBT, Lokhra), Bongaigaon, North Lakhimpur, Dibrugarh, Tinsukia, etc. 20-seater cabs ply between Tezpur and Paltan Bazaar, Guwahati. Dekargaon Railway Station offers a link between Tezpur and to other parts of Assam. Travelers can also opt for flying to and from Tezpur where the nearest airport - Tezpur Airport provides air link with Kolkata and Silchar. For other destinations, the nearest airport is the Lokapriya Gopinath Bordoloi International Airport at Guwahati.
The university has four schools of studies which are divided into 27 departments and additional centers and cells.
The School of Sciences is divided into six departments, which provides undergraduate and postgraduate degrees in Science and carry on research in science and mathematics.
The School of Humanities & Social Sciences provides education as well as diploma, undergraduate, postgraduate, and research programs related to humanities and social sciences in the following departments:
The School of Management Sciences provides education as well as diploma, undergraduate, postgraduate, and research programs related to business management in the following departments:
The School of Engineering offers courses in engineering and technology. The offering masters and BTech programs in the various disciplines. Admission to the BTech programs is on the basis of JEE (Main). Besides BTech and MTech programs, School of Engineering, the university provides PhD programs in specialized fields.
|General – international|
|QS (Asia) (2020)||215|
|Times (World) (2020)||801-1000|
|Times (Asia) (2020)||251-300|
|General – India|
|NIRF (Overall) (2021)||73|
|NIRF (Universities) (2021)||46|
|Engineering – India|
Tezpur University was ranked 801–1000 in the world by the Times Higher Education World University Rankings of 2020 and 251–300 in Asia. The QS World University Rankings ranked it 215 in Asia in 2020. In India it was ranked 73rd overall by the National Institutional Ranking Framework of 2021 and 46th among universities.
The science festival of the university organized by the School of Sciences and Students' Science Council (SSC) is a two-day event with competitions for school and undergraduate students. It is one of the biggest science festivals of the entire northeast. The main feature of this festival is the lecture, where the doyen of Indian science and mathematics are invited as speakers. Also, many other events including NERLSE(North East Regional Level Science Exhibition)both for UG and PG level, Thalamus the school quiz, Cerebrum the open science quiz, Theatrix the Sci-fi movie screening and other numerous departmental events are organized during the festival. Students from all over the region participate in it.
"SAMPARK... the interface" is the annual national-level B-school event of the Department of Business Administration, organized mainly by the students with active support from the faculty members.
TechXetra is the National Level Annual Technical Festival of the university. TechXetra is a combination of two words- Tech and Xetra. "Tech" refers to the technology and 'Xetra' meaning terrain. It is one of the common platforms in North-East India to showcase knowledge and intellect. A blend of technical and management events, it has cultural events as well. Competitions in the field of robotics, coding, tech quiz, etc. are held which vary from year to year. TechXetra attracts enthusiasts from all over India.
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