The top leading universities in Assam (India) include Gauhati University, Assam Agricultural University, Dibrugarh University, Assam University, Tezpur University, among others.

Gauhati University is the first University of North East India, established in the year 1948. It is a four star university rated by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council.

Assam Agricultural University (AAU) is the only educational centre in the world to offer a comprehensive four-year degree program in Agriculture with specialization in Tea Husbandry and Technology.

Dibrugarh University is a member of the Association of Indian Universities (AIU) and the Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU). It is situated at Rajabheta at a distance of about five kilometres to the south of the premier town of Dibrugarh in the eastern part of Assam as well as India. The University is accredited by National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) with an institutional score of 71% (B grade).

Assam University was established in 1994, since then the University is steadily becoming an excellent centre of learning. The University is situated in South Assam, bordering Bangladesh, Mizoram, Manipur, Maghalaya, and Nagaland. Assam University has gradually started attracting students from the neighboring states.

Tezpur University was established by an Act of Parliament in 1994. The Department of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology has been ranked 5th among all the institutes offering Biotechnology M. Sc. programme in India (Survey by Biospectrum). The Department has a close linkage with the industry and academic institutes of the country.

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