Tezpur University

Specialized Knowledge Promotes Creativity



Tezpur University was established by an Act of Parliament (Act. No. 45, 1Foundation of
		Tezpur University993) in  1994. The objects of this Central University as envisaged in the statutes, are that it shall :

(a) strive to offer employment oriented and interdisciplinary course, mostly at post graduate level, to meet the local and regional aspirations and the development of the state of Assam;

(b) offer courses and promote research in areas which are of special and direct relevance to the region and in the emerging areas in Science and Technology;

(c) promote national integration and study of the rich cultural heritage of the region and in particular, the diverse ethnic, linguistic and cultural heritage of the state;

(d) utilise distance education technique and modern communication technologies to provide Access to higher education for large segment of the population, and in particular the disadvantaged group such as those living in remote and rural areas; to upgrade the professional knowledge and skill of in-service personnel, in particular schoolteachers, medical personnel and extension staff, and to provide opportunities for life long learning for adults; and

(e) provide an innovative system of university level education flexible in regard to methods and space of learning and encourage excellence in new fields of knowledge.

Tezpur University Anthem:

The goals and ideals of Tezpur University are artistically spelt out in the University Anthem, penned by Dr. Bhupen Hazarika, the doyen of Indian Music.


The University campus is at Napaam about 15 kms. East of Tezpur, the head quarter of Sonitpur District of Assam. Napaam is a rural area surrounded by peace loving people of diverse caste, relegion and language; yet it presents the unique feature of unity in diversity.

The Napaam campus of the University is in a plot of an area of 242 acres of land. The campus is bounded by pucca walls. Napaam is linked by a PWD road from the National Highway No. 37A at almost midpoint between Kalia-Bhomora bridge and Misson Chariali.

Tezpur is linked by road and rail with the rest of the state and the country. There is also a tri-weekly flight service between Kolkata and Tezpur.



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