The Government of
Asom introduces innovative education polices to create a
center of attention for aspiring students all across the
country. Asomís largest city, Guwahati is a major
destination for students of the entire north-eastern region
for higher education.
Presence of institutions including the Indian Institute of
Technology (Guwahati), National Institute of Technology (Silchar),
Tezpur University (a Central University), Asom University (Silchar)
and K.K. Handique State Open University, adds stature to the
education system of Asom which already encompasses elite
higher education institutions like the Gauhati University,
Dibrugarh University, Asom Medical College (Dibrugarh),
Guwahati Medical College, Asom Agricultural University (Jorhat),
Asom Engineering College (Guwahati) and Jorhat Engineering
These on the whole, make Asom the top edu-destination both
at the state level and national level.
Today, the state of Asom is home to six universities, one
deemed university, one institute of national importance and
several reputed professional institutions.
The colleges of Asom (including medical, engineering and
law colleges) are affiliated to Gauhati University,
Dibrugarh University, Asom University and the Asom
The demand of technical education in the state has been well
understood by the State Government and due attention is
being paid towards rapid development in this field. The
institutions offering professional courses are rapidly
growing along with the other institutions which mean the
students of Asom will be exposed to newer areas of
opportunities. Thus, the whole educational scenario of Asom
is improving gradually.
There are also a large number of higher secondary schools in