Best Universities in Assam

Education in Assam

Assam stands forefront in terms of studies from the North east region of the country. The state is a place for a number of educational institutes, imparting knowledge to a huge population of the state and even nearby regions. It has not remained un-noticed that the authorities looking after the education department of the state have setup really high standards with respect to educational policies, syllabus and examinations. Assam has proudly established 5 renowned universities namely Indian Institute of Technology, Guwahati (Guwahati), Assam Agricultural University (Jorhat), Dibrugarh University (Dibrugarh), Gauhati University (Gauhati), Tezpur University (Tezpur) and Assam University.

Management Courses in Assam

DEB- Distance Education Bureau under University Grant Commission (UGC) have introduced and encouraged the trend of Distance education especially with regards to management courses in the state. The policies of the Distance courses in management do not differentiate between place, time and most significantly the age group. Every single individual irrespective of their age, origin and professional career are given chance to enroll in the program. To keep up with the lectures and preparation examinations, the individual can choose a feasible according to the convenience, thus the curriculum is feasible with the full time professionals also.

Distance MBA in Assam

The Centre for Open and Distance Learning (earlier Directorate of Distance Education) established in Tezpur University from the year 2011, has contributed significantly in online and distance learning mode of education. The online and distance learning mode has increased the Gross Enrollment Ratio in the state and majority of the population have been recruited by reputed companies on the basis of the degree program that have been issued through different organization accredited by UGC. Companies across the country are recruiting individuals such individuals in various sectors like sales & marketing, financial management, Human Resource management, Operation Management and so on. Full time MBA and Part time MBA courses for Master’s in Business Administration (MBA), Masters in Human Resource management (MHRM), and Master of Business Management (MBM) etc have been introduced in the educational curriculum of these organizations.

Central University like Tezpur University and State Universities like Gauhati University and Dibrugarh University have been approved and certified as authenticated examination centers for Distance education in management courses.  Private organizations like Assam Down Town University and Assam Don Bosco University have also boosted the environment of Distance education in management courses. These organizations have imparted knowledge, awareness and understanding about the subject which has been proved to be beneficial for the students both theoretically and practically. Five different specializations like Master’s in Business Administration (MBA), Masters in Human Resource management (MHRM), Master of Business Management (MBM) or Entrepreneurship, Finance and International Business Management, Strategic Finance, Risk Management, Retail Management, Pharma Management ,Telecom Management, Investment Management, Operations, HR, Global Markets, Hospital Administration, IT & Systems, Innovation Management have been initiated in the curriculum. The course duration is between 2-3 years with the fees structure in between 1 lakh, the students are employed by various Sales/ Business Development companies.

Placement opportunities

The institution in Assam providing distance MBA courses brought a revolutionary change in terms of placement opportunities. The state with the commercial capital of India gives an immense number of job opportunities in companies like Sunsilk, Yes Bank, HDFC, Chevrolet, Microsoft, Pepsi Co., etc.


Assam University UGC & DEC. MBA 37000 onward 2 years
Assam Agricultural University Private State University MBA/BBA 41000 onward 2 years
Assam Don Bosco University UGC & DEC. MBA 35000 onward 2 years
Assam Down Town University[3] Private State University MBA 36000 onward 2 years
Assam Rajiv Gandhi University of Cooperative Management Private State University MBA/BBA 35000 onward 2 years
Assam Science and Technology University State Open University MBA 35000 onward 2 years
Assam Women’s University Private State University MBA 36000 onward 2 years
Bodoland University State Open University BBA 35000 onward 2 years
Cotton College State University[7] Deemed to be University MBA 35000 onward 3 years
Dibrugarh University Deemed to be University MBA 45000 onward 2 years
Gauhati University State University MBA/BBA 41000 onward 2 years
Kaziranga University State University MBA 41000 onward 2 years
Krishna Kanta Handique State Open University AICTE and UGC MBA 35000 onward 2 years
Kumar Bhaskar Varma Sanskrit and Ancient Studies University UGC & DEC. MBA 36000 onward 2 years
Mahapurusha Srimanta Sankaradeva Viswavidyalaya UGC MBA/BBA 35000 onward 2 years
Royal Global University UGC & DEC. MBA 35000 onward 2 years
Srimanta Sankaradeva University of Health Sciences UGC & DEC. MBA 36000 onward 2 years
Tezpur University UGC & DEC. MBA/BBA 35000 onward 2 years

Assam Cities

Distance MBA Udalguri Distance MBA Darrang
Distance MBA Karimganj Distance MBA Dhubri
Distance MBA Cachar Distance MBA Dhemaji
Distance MBA Kamrup Distance MBA Nagaon
Distance MBA Kamrup Metro Distance MBA Nalbari
Distance MBA Karbi Anglong Distance MBA Bongaigaon
Distance MBA Kokrajhar Distance MBA Barpeta
Distance MBA Golaghat Distance MBA Baksa
Distance MBA Goalpara Distance MBA Morigaon
Distance MBA Chirang Distance MBA Jorhat
Distance MBA Dibrugarh Distance MBA Lakhimpur
Distance MBA Dima Hasao Distance MBA Sivasagar
(Formerly North Cachar Hills) Distance MBA sonitpur
Distance MBA Tinsukia Distance MBA Hailakandi