Director of Higher Education, Assam looks after all the affairs of the Universities, Govt. Colleges, Provincialised Colleges, Non-Provincialised Colleges, Sanskrit Education, Literary and Voluntary Organizations of Assam. The Institutions under the administrative control of Higher Education (General/ Sixth Schedule/ BTAD areas) areas as follows..
Profiles of Universities/Colleges etc.
Universities – 10 nos.
Central University – 2
Assam University, Silchar
Tezpur University, Tezpur
State Universities – 8
Under General Area – 5
Gauhati University, Guwahati
Dibrugarh University, Dibrugarh
K.K. Handique State Open University,
Kumar Bhaskar Barman University
Womens University (Proposed)
BTAD (under sixth scheduled)– 1
Bodoland University, Kokrajhar
Private University - 2
Don Bosco University
Down Town University