About the University
Bodoland University is a state university established under the Bodoland University Act, 2009 of the Assam Legislative Assembly on 28th February 2009. It is one of the growing universities in lower Assam and a lone institution of higher education in the western part of Assam to address the need and concern for all-round development of the region. Bodoland University is committed to the academic development of lower Assam in general and especially the BTAD region. The University provides an opportunity for higher studies to the populace of the region. It also caters to the educational needs of the adjoining states and neighbouring countries like Bhutan, Nepal and Bangladesh.
There are 17 PG Departments and 48 Affiliated Degree Colleges, 4 DIETs and 3 B.Ed. Colleges. Bodoland University runs the Academic Curriculum following the Choice-Based Credit System of UGC. Along with core subjects, Bodoland University also provides Diploma in Bamboo Technology, Post Graduate Diploma in Human Rights & Education (PGDHRE), and several other certificate courses. The Padmashri Modaram Brahma Central library provides knowledge and wisdom with multifaceted facilities. Besides, the University also has Health Centre, Technology Incubation Centre, Intellectual Property Right Cell, Bus service and Hostel Facilities for student and research scholars.
The picturesque campus of the University is located at Rangilakhata, Debargaon 8 km north of Kokrajhar town. The location of the University makes it possible for students and researchers across the border to get access to the University Conveniently. The University is well-connected by a surface road network including National Highway 31, Broad-gauge Railway (Kokrajhar Railway Station) and Airways at Rupsi Airport (70 km). The international boundary of Bangladesh (110 km) and Bhutan (40 km) and state boundary of West Bengal (45 km) are accessible by roadways. The University has two additional plots of land at Haldibari (3 km) and Subaijhar (1.5 km) for further extension.