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Assam University, Silchar
Assam University (Bengali: আসাম বিশ্ববিদ্যালয় ) is a teaching-cum-affiliating university. The university has nine schools which offer Social Sciences, Humanities, Languages, Life Sciences, Physical Sciences, Environmental Sciences, Information Sciences, Technology and Management Studies. There are 29 departments under these nine schools. The five districts under the jurisdiction of Assam University have 51 undergraduate colleges. Drawing its faculty from many disciplines, from all over the country, the university sustains a multidisciplinary approach to higher education. Assam University is the first among the Central Universities of India, as institutional signatory to Global Universities Network for Innovation (GUNI), Bercelona and United Nations Global Compact(UNGC) for its commitment to educational social responsibilities.
Schools and departments
The major teaching schools of the university along with the departments under them are:
Shushrutu School of Medical and Paramedical Sciences