Dibrugarh University is a university in the Indian state of Assam. It was set up in 1965 under the provisions of the Dibrugarh University Act, 1965, enacted by the Assam Legislative Assembly. It is a teaching-cum-affiliating university with limited residential facilities.
It is accredited by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council, with a B grade in 2002 and re-accredited in 2009. This accreditation status is valid for a period of five years. Dibrugarh University is a member of the Association of Indian Universities(AIU) and the Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU).
Center for Computer Studies
The Center for Computer Studies (CCS) originates in a Computer Centre established in 1976, which taught a “Six-month Certificate Course on Computer Programming”. In 2004 it was upgraded to the Centre for Computer Studies and started “Post-Graduate Diploma in Computer Application (PGDCA)”. BCA was introduced in July 2004 and MCA and B.Sc IT in January and July 2007. The center has three computer laboratories as well as its own library.
CCS is affiliated to All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) and Computer Society of India (CSI). It is also an accredited study centre for Indira Gandhi National Open University and is accredited for the Department of Electronics and Accreditation of Computer Classes ’O’ level course.
Admission to CCS is based on a state level Common Admission Test (CAT). Candidates are then called for a personal interview, counseling and admission. In addition, some programmes have requirements for passing 10+2 level with mathematics and/or physics at some threshold mark in aggregate.
Dibrugarh University Institute of Engineering and Technology
The Dibrugarh University Institute of Engineering and Technology (DUIET) was established in 2009 as a constituent institute and an integral part the university. The institute was established with due approval from the All India Council for Technical Education(AICTE), New Delhi and necessary permission from the Assam state government.
The first session of the institute commenced in August 2009 with an intake capacity of 60 in each of the following disciplines to a B. Tech. degree:
- Electronics and Communication Engineering
- Computer Science and Engineering
- Petroleum Engineering
- Mechanical Engineering
DUIET is located in the Dibrugarh University campus. It has excellent infrastructure and facilities. The administration of DUIET is headed by Dr. M.C.Bora who is the institute director.
Centre for Management Studies
The Centre for Management Studies (CMSDU) is a management school that is part of Dibrugarh University. It started functioning on February 3, 2003, with the first batch holding only Master of Business Administration (MBA) studentsThe three-year Bachelor of Business Administration(BBA) and the three-year MBA (part-time) classes started in 2004] 2006 saw the launch of the one-year PGDTM (Post Graduate Diploma in Tourism Management) Program It is also running a Ph.D. program.
Centre for Juridical Studies
The Centre for juridical studies is a Centre of Dibrugarh University that imparts both undergraduate and Post Graduate legal education.The Centre was established in the year 2006. The Centre runs BALL.B (H) and LL.M (Constitutional Law, Corporate Law and Criminal Law Groups)courses
Eligibility: For B.A.LL.B. (H): A candidate for admission to the Five- year B.A.LL.B. (Hons) Course shall have passed the Higher Secondary Examination (10+2) or an equivalent examination securing at least 45% in aggregate of the total marks. Provided that there shall be a relaxation of 5% marks for SC/ST/OBC candidates. For LL.M.: A candidate to take admission into LL.M. Course must have 50% marks in aggregate in 3 year LL.B. or 5 year B.A.LL.B. (H) Course recognized by University Grants Commission (UGC) and Bar Council of India (BCI). The candidates appearing in final year examination of the aforesaid Programmes may also apply but at the time of admission they must produce the mark sheet and pass Certificate in original.
Admission Procedure: The admission to the aforesaid Programmes will be made only on merit basis through an Admission Test and (viva-voce/wherever applicable) to be conducted by the University. Admission cannot be claimed by any applicant as a matter of right. Note: In case of LL.M only, on being selected for admission, the applicant has to appear before admission committee at the Centre for Juridical Studies, Dibrugarh University with all original certificates, mark sheets and other requirements on scheduled date and time. If any selected candidate is unable to appear personally, he may send his authorized representative with the required documents. If any applicant fails to deposit prescribed fee within the stipulated time, his/her admission will automatically stand cancelled. If any selected candidate or his authorised representative does not appear before Admission Committee on scheduled date and time, his/her candidature shall be deemed to be cancelled without any intimation in writing.
The university is in Rajabheta, about five kilometers south of the premier Dibrugarh town (New Market) and at the centre of the city of Dibrugarh, 10 km away from Lepetkata.
The Dibrugarh University campus is well-linked by roads, railways, air transport and waterways. National Highway No. 37 passes through the campus. The territorial jurisdiction of Dibrugarh University covers seven districts of Upper Assam: Dibrugarh, Tinsukia, Sibsagar, Jorhat, Golaghat, Dhemaji and Lakhimpur. It has 140 affiliated colleges. The campus extends over more than 500 acres (2.0 km2) of which 60 acres (240,000 m2) are tea plantations.
The Dibrugarh district is well known for its vast mineral resources (including oil, natural gas and coal), flora and fauna and many tea plantations. The diverse tribes with their distinct dialects, customs, traditions and culture make this area attractive to students of anthropology and sociology, art and culture.