Assam Culture

Assam schools are run by the Indian government, government of Assam or by private organizations. Medium of instruction is mainly in Assamese, English or Bengali. Most of the schools follow the state’s examination board which is called the Secondary Education Board of Assam. Almost all private schools follow the Central Board for Secondary Education (CBSE), Indian Certificate of Secondary Education (ICSE) and Indian School Certificate (ISC) syllabuses. Assamese language is the main medium in educational institutions but Bengali language is also taught as a major Indian language. In Guwahati and Digboi, many Jr. Basic schools and Jr. High schools are Nepali linguistic and all the teachers are Nepali. Nepali is included by Assam State Secondary Board, Assam Higher Secondary Education Council and Gauhati University in their HSLC, higher secondary and graduation level respectively. In some junior basic and higher secondary schools and colleges, Nepali teachers and lecturers are appointed. The capital, Dispur, contains institutions of higher education for students of the north-eastern region. Cotton College, Guwahati, dates back to the 19th century. Assam has several institutions for tertiary education and research.
⦁ Universities
⦁ Assam University
⦁ Assam Agricultural University, Jorhat
⦁ Assam Don Bosco University
⦁ Assam down town University
⦁ Assam Rajiv Gandhi University of Cooperative Management, (ARGUCOM), Sivasagar
⦁ Assam Science and Technology University, Guwahati
⦁ Assam Women’s University, Jorhat
⦁ Bodoland University, Kokrajhar
⦁ Cotton University, Guwahati
⦁ Dibrugarh University,Dibrugarh
⦁ Gauhati University, Guwahati
⦁ Kaziranga University, Jorhat
⦁ KrishnaguruAdhyatmikVishvavidyalaya
⦁ Krishna KantaHandique State Open University
⦁ Kumar BhaskarVarma Sanskrit and Ancient Studies University
⦁ MahapurushaSrimantaSankaradevaViswavidyalaya
⦁ National Law University and Judicial Academy, Assam
⦁ Royal Global University
⦁ SrimantaSankaradeva University of Health Sciences
⦁ TezpurUniversity,Tezpur
⦁ Medical colleges
⦁ Assam Medical College in Dibrugarh
⦁ Fakhruddin Ali Ahmed Medical College, Barpeta
⦁ Gauhati Medical College and Hospital in Guwahati
⦁ Jorhat Medical College and Hospital, Jorhat
⦁ Regional Dental College, Guwahati
⦁ Silchar Medical College and Hospital, Silchar
⦁ Tezpur Medical College & Hospital, Tezpur
⦁ Engineering and technological colleges
⦁ Indian Institute of Information Technology, Guwahati
⦁ National Institute of Technology, Silchar,
⦁ Assam Engineering College in Guwahati,[citation needed]
⦁ Assam Science and Technology University
⦁ Bineswar Brahma Engineering College, Kokrajhar
⦁ Central Institute of Technology, Kokrajhar,[citation needed]
⦁ Girijananda Chowdhury Institute of Management and Technology, Guwahati[208]
⦁ Girijananda Chowdhury Institute of Management and Technology, Tezpur
⦁ Indian Institute of Technology in Guwahati,[citation needed]
⦁ Institute of Engineering and Technology, Dibrugarh University
⦁ Institute of Science and Technology, Guwahati University
⦁ Jorhat Engineering College in Jorhat.
⦁ Jorhat Institute of Science & Technology, Jorhat
⦁ NETES Institute of Technology & Science Mirza, Barak Valley Engineering College NiralaKarimganj
⦁ Golaghat Engineering College Golaghat