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  • Department of Law

    Department of Law

    Department of Law DEPARTMENTAL PROFILE The only centre for Advanced Legal Studies in NE India. Date of establishment: March 23, 1976. OBJECTIVES The department aims at providing- Quality legal education at the LL. M. level. Full-fledged research experience at the Ph. D. level. Critical Legal Thought and socially relevant education. HISTORY

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  • Department of Business Administration

    Department of Business Administration

    Department of Business Administration DEPARTMENT PROFILE Department of Business Administration provides a two year post graduate degree course in Business Administration. It was started way back in the year 1978, the first of its kind in the entire region when the others have not even dared to think about it. Each failure, each obstacle, each stumbling block turned into a success story, becoming a symbol for the thousands of aspirants of this region. Today it is in the stage of proudly giving education to its 33rd batch.

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  • Department of Commerce

    Department of Commerce

    Department of Commerce DEPARTMENTAL PROFILE Post graduate commerce department, which catered to the need of higher education in commerce in the region, still continues to be center of attraction not only for the students of the North East Region but also for students outside the region. The UGC has identified this Department along with five other Universities of the country as a center of excellence and brought this department under the UGC’s Departmental Special Assistance (DSA) Programme. OBJECTIVES The Objectives of the Department of Commerce are-

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  • Department of Botany

    Department of Botany

    Department of Botany DEPARTMENTAL PROFILE Botany Department of Gauhati University was established in the year 1948 by introducing M. Sc. And Ph. D. Programmes. MISSION The department is pioneering in developing human resource in NE India and looking forward to shape it as a Centre of Excellence in Botanical Science and usher the Plant Science education and research in this region. OBJECTIVE Resource Development in Botanical Sciences. HISTORY

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  • Department of Zoology

    Department of Zoology

    Department of Zoology DEPARTMENTAL PROFILE

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  • Department of Statistics

    Department of Statistics

    Department of Statistics MISSION PROFILE The need for Statistics has made itself felt in almost every phase of human activity. It is now considered to encompass the science of basing inferences on observed data and the entire problem of making decisions in the face of uncertainties. Our objectives are to train students, to promote research and to extend frontier of knowledge in Statistics. MISSION Statistics for Evaluation, and Decision-making To achieve excellence in pursuit of truth and expansion of boundaries of knowledge in Statistics.

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  • Department of Physics

    Department of Physics

    Department of Physics DEPARTMENTAL PROFILE Established in 1955, Physics Department is one of the few departments, the university has started with. Since then, it has continued to be a hub of leading physics education and research activities in the whole of the North Eastern India. The department has three Bhatnagar awardees among its distinguished list of alumni. The Physics Department operates the only astronomical observatory (GUO) of the region. HISTORY

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  • Department of Mathematics

    Department of Mathematics

    Department of Mathematics DEPARTMENTAL PROFILE Gauhati University, Guwahati-14 is one of the oldest universities of North East India. Since its establishment in the year 1948, the university has taken the responsibility of the upliftment of education in the entire NE region. The mission of the Department of Mathematics was to develop an analytical aptitude and deep and wide knowledge in the subject and socially responsive outlook on the part of the students to ensure a high standard of education in Mathematics within state. Professional Membership of the Faculty Members-

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  • Department of Instrumentation & USIC

    Department of Instrumentation & USIC

    Department of Instrumentation & USIC DEPARTMENTAL PROFILE Department of Instrumentation & USIC originally started as USIC, GU in 1978 under USIC scheme of UGC in the department of the Physics, GU and became a full-fledged department in 1986. STUDENTS M.Sc. Regular students : 15 (Fifteen) per batch. MISSION AND OBJECTIVES Teaching in instrumentation. Research in various fields of instrumentation. more.. INTRODUCTION & HISTORY

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  • Department of Geological Sciences

    Department of Geological Sciences

    Department of Geological Sciences DEPARTMENTAL PROFILE The Department of Geological Sciences, formerly known as the ‘Department of Geology’, under Gauhati University, was established in 1950. OBJECTIVES

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  • Department of Geography

    Department of Geography

    Department of Geography DEPARTMENTAL PROFILE Established in 1949 just after a year of the establishment of the Gauhati University, the department of Geography has now successfully completed 46 years of teaching and research. MISSION

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  • Department of Environmental Science

    Department of Environmental Science

    Department of Environmental Science DEPARTMENTAL PROFILE Environmental Science is being recognized now in our country as an emerging subject that has both academic significance and societal relevance. In the North Eastern region, The Department of Environmental Science, Gauhati University is the oldest one of this kind, and teaching and research in the subject are being conducted since its inception. STUDENTS Intake Capacity in M. Sc. Course : Twenty OBJECTIVES

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  • Department of Electronics and Communication Technology

    Department of Electronics and Communication Technology

    Department of Electronics and Communication Technology MISSION To build up man power suitable for industry in the field of technology. To provide input / Consultancy in the field know-way to the R & D wings of industry. As such, the vision of the dept is to carry it forward in the path- "From Concept to Reality" OBJECTIVES

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  • Department of Computer Science

    Department of Computer Science

    Department of Computer Science DEPARTMENTAL PROFILE The department of Computer Science, Gauhati University was established in the year 1985 with an objective to produce Computer Science and IT professionals for software industries, research & educational institutions and other organizations in India and abroad, so as to enhance employment and association of the new generation in these fields and related areas. MISSION

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  • Department of Chemistry

    Department of Chemistry

    Department of Chemistry DEPARTMENTAL PROFILE This is the first Post-graduate department of Chemistry in the entire North-Eastern Region. Research work was started in 1957 with two research scholars under Professor B. Sanjeva Rao. Click Here to visit the website of the Department of Chemistry OBJECTIVE Teaching and Research HISTORY

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  • Department of Biotechnology

    Department of Biotechnology

    Department of Biotechnology DEPARTMENTAL PROFILE The Department of Biotechnology was established in the year 1993 by converting earlier Department of Applied Botany and Biotechnology. Since then the Department is producing manpower in the area of Biotechnology and conducting research in different frontier areas of the subject. Students 4th semester (2005-2007 batch) : 10 students 2nd semester (2006-2008 batch): 10 students 1st semester (2007-2009 batch) : 12 students MISSION

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  • Department of Anthropology

    Department of Anthropology

    Department of Anthropology DEPARTMENTAL PROFILE Vision and Mission Statement To understand scientifically the biological and cultural diversities of the people of Northeast India (former Assam), which will help not merely in creating a better understanding among the people but also in development activities of the region. Objectives The Department was established with the University itself in 1948 with the twin objectives of: Propagating scientific study of man.

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  • Department of Sociology

    Department of Sociology

    Department of Sociology HISTORY OF THE DEPARTMENT Sociology as a Department in the making took off during the academic session 2009-10 under the auspices of the Department of Political Science. The discipline has been designed, to begin with, as a two-year M.A. Degree Programme in a self-financing mode. The vision of this Programme is to see the emergence of a Department of Sociology that would promote research on various issues pertaining to the Northeast.

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  • Department of Sanskrit

    Department of Sanskrit

    Department of Sanskrit OBJECTIVE The Department aims of providing- Quality education at the Master Degree level Research oriented education at the M. Phil level and Full fledged research experience at the Ph.D. level HISTORY

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  • Department of Psychology

    Department of Psychology

    Department of Psychology INTRODUCTION Department of Psychology, Gauhati University was established in 1986 with Prof. K. P. Bora as its founder Head. OBJECTIVES The department was established with the objective of introducing psychology in the state. It is the first post graduate Department of Psychology in Assam.

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  • Department of Political Science

    Department of Political Science

    Department of Political Science INTRODUCTION The Department of Political Science of Gauhati University, which was established in the Year 1958, is the oldest Department of this discipline in the Region. PROFILE OF THE DEPARTMENT

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  • Department of Philosophy

    Department of Philosophy

    Department of Philosophy INTRODUCTION Objectives To provide philosophical knowledge keeping in view the global trend in the subject. To provide the environment for the flourishing of the philosophical mind. To help in developing through the study of philosophy an analytical outlook. To provide education based on epistemic, aesthetic and spiritual values for the holistic growth of the student. HISTORY

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  • Department of Persian

    Department of Persian

    Department of Persian Department of Persian Gauhati University Gopinath Bordoloi Nagar, Guwahati- 781 014, Assam, India.

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  • Department of Modern Indian Language

    Department of Modern Indian Language

    Department of Modern Indian Language INTRODUCTION The Department of M. I. L. in Gauhati University was established in 1967. HISTORY

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  • Department of Linguistics

    Department of Linguistics

    Department of Linguistics INTRODUCTION The Department of Linguistics aims at promoting the intrinsic and scientific study of language, with particular focus on the structure of the indigenous languages of Assam. OBJECTIVES The Department of Linguistics aims at promoting the intrinsic and scientific study of language, with particular focus on the structure of the indigenous languages of Assam, including Assamese.

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  • Department of Library & Information Science

    Department of Library & Information Science

    Department of Library & Information Science INTRODUCTION The Department of Library & Information Science was started as evening course in the year 1966. MISSION AND VISION STATEMENT

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  • Department of History

    Department of History

    Department of History INTRODUCTION The Department of History, Gauhati University, came into existence in 1948, to impart quality education and to encourage historical research. Emphasis is also on imparting a disciplined value-based education. Its long-term mission is to make the Department a Centre of Excellence. OBJECTIVES The basic objectives of the Department is to: impart quality and value-based education to the students,

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  • Department of Hindi

    Department of Hindi

    Department of Hindi Department of Hindi Gauhati University Gopinath Bordoloi Nagar, Guwahati- 781 014, Assam, India.

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  • Department of Foreign Language

    Department of Foreign Language

    Department of Foreign Language INTRODUCTION The department of Foreign Languages was established in 1968 with the introduction of one-year certificate course in Russian. Department of Foreign Language Gauhati University Gopinath Bordoloi Nagar, Guwahati- 781 014, Assam, India.

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  • Department of Folklore

    Department of Folklore

    Department of Folklore INTRODUCTION The Department of Folklore Research was established in 1972. VISION AND MISSION STATEMENT Folklore Research Department relates its course to North-east India where cultural instability and decay of traditional knowledge is rampant any student interested in learning folk arts and knowledge can join this course This course will create activism and knowledge for the cause of cultural rights of the weaker groups and empower the communities by spreading awareness. more... OBJECTIVES

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  • Department of English Language Teaching

    Department of English Language Teaching

    Department of English Language Teaching INTRODUCTION Established in 1957, the Department of English Language Teaching has been rendering significant service to the cause of English Teaching in the northeastern states by providing professional training to teachers of English from schools and colleges. MISSION & VISION

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  • Department of English

    Department of English

    Department of English Vision

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  • Department of Education

    Department of Education

    Department of Education INTRODUCTION Department of Education, Gauhati University was established in 1948. HISTORY The Department of Education started in 1948 was installed in the magnificent Arts Building. It was shifted to the (present) new building in February, 1990. The total land area is about 4024 Sq.Ft.. It is situated in calm and quiet academic environment. Previously the B.T. College was attached to the Department which managed to train a good number of teachers of Secondary School. Department of Education Gauhati University Gopinath Bordoloi Nagar,

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  • Department of Economics

    Department of Economics

    Department of Economics INTRODUCTION The Department of Economics is one of the original departments of Gauhati University which was established in 1948. OBJECTIVES The objectives of the Department of Economics are: To establish the department as a centre of excellence in teaching and research in the field of Economics in particular and Social Science in general; To nurture the finest talents in Economics and capacitate them with high level of professional competence and

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  • Department of Communication & Journalism

    Department of Communication & Journalism

    Department of Communication & Journalism INTRODUCTION Mass media in the country and the world has been going through revolutionary developments. Gauhati University also intends to launch M. A. In Mass Communication course to cater to the growing demands of the students community of the region. PREFACE :

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  • Department of Bodo

    Department of Bodo

    Department of Bodo HISTORY OF THE DEPARTMENT The Department of Bodo was established as an independent academic Department in 2006. Before that, the Bodo language was introduced as a subject under the Department of Modern Indian Languages in 1995 in the Post Graduate course of study. The Department is now functioning from its own building located in the westernmost part of the Gauhati University Campus. Alumni

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  • Department of Bengali

    Department of Bengali

    Department of Bengali Department of Bengali Gauhati University Gopinath Bordoloi Nagar, Guwahati- 781 014, Assam, India.

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  • Department of Assamese

    Department of Assamese

    Department of Assamese HISTORY OF THE DEPARTMENT The Department was establishment in 1948. Since its establishment, the Department has followed the objectives of imparting Higher education in Assamese language, literature and culture and other relevant disciplines. conducting research programmes in the fields of Assamese language and linguistics, and all disciplines related to literary and cultural studies with particular reference to Assamese besides

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  • Department of Arabic

    Department of Arabic

    Department of Arabic INTRODUCTION The department of Arabic was incepted in September 1969. OBJECTIVES The main objective of the Department is teaching and learning of both classical and modern Arabic at the Post-Graduate level. The mission of the Arabic Department is to motivate the learners in their respective field of activities for expansion of learning and research to acquire proficiency and skill for their better placement, within the country and abroad. HISTORY

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