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Assam Women's University

The university has been established by an act XXII of 2013 of State Legislature of Assam as a State University vide Notification LGL. 149/2011/92 dated 21.08.2013 and is empowered to award degrees as specified by the UGC under section 22 of the UGC Act 1956 through its own departments.

Main objectives of the university are:

  • To provide for facilities and offer opportunities to women for post-graduate education in applied science, arts, technology, industry, commerce, management and social science by instruction, training, research, development and extension and by such other means as the University may deem fit.

  • To promote Research in applied science and arts, technology, industry, commerce, management and social science for the advancement of knowledge and for the betterment of the society particularlywith focus on women’s perspective.

  • To device and implement programmes of education for women in applied sciences, arts, technology, industry, commerce, management and social science that are relevant to the changing socio-economic needs of the society, in terms of breadth of diversity and depth of specialization.

  • To serve as a center for fostering cooperation and exchange of ideas between the academic and research community on the one hand and industry on the other hand.

  • Organize exchange programme with other institutions of repute in to India and abroad with a view to keep abreast of the latest developments in relevant areas of teaching and research.

Assam Women's University

Phone No

0376 2960078

Address

Assam Women's University Jamuguri, Rowriah, Jorhat, Assam Pin: 785004, India

Website

http://www.awu.ac.in/

e-Mail

Dr. Ashok Bhattacharyya

Dr. Ashok Bhattacharyya

Vice Chancellor (I/c) of the University

Mission

Educational and skill empowerment of young women of the state, the region and the country by imparting intellectual and value based education and to prepare the women force for social and economic transformation through the medium of science, commerce, humanity etc. knowledge channels and skills therein.

Established

2013

Location

Jorhat, Assam, India

SCHOOLS

School of Humanities & Fine Arts

School Of Education & Psychology

School Of Business & Management Studies

School Of Hospitality, Tourism &  Travels

School Of Media & Mass Communication

School Of Engineering & Technology

School Of Lifestyle & Design

School Of Health Science