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Assam University Diphu Campus, Diphu, Assam



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Assam University Diphu Campus, Diphu, Assam
Address:Karbi Anglong, Diphu
Diphu
Assam, India
Pin Code : 78246


Assam University Diphu Campus, Diphu Assam is a recognised institute / college. Assam University Diphu Campus, Diphu Assam was established on / in 18th July 2007.


Assam University Diphu Campus, Diphu Assam is situated in Diphu of Assam state (Province) in India. This data has been provided by www.punjabcolleges.com. Fax # of Assam University Diphu Campus, Diphu Assam is +91-3671-273850.


Contact Details of Assam University Diphu Campus, Diphu Assam are : Telephone: +91-03671-273743


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Assam University Diphu Campus is affiliated with Assam University, Silchar


Profile of Assam University Diphu Campus



Assam University, Silchar, Assam was established by an Act of Parliament promulgated in 1989(Act 13) and enforced by a notification of the Government of India on 21st January, 1994. It was during the Vice-Chancellorship of Prof J.B. a campus at Diphu was conceived. And in the last week of March 2007, the University Grants Commission, New Delhi, approved six academic departments to be set up for a campus at Diphu in Karbi Anglong. The Departments are Commerce, English, History, Life Sciences, Physics and Political Science. On 10th July 2008 Prof. Bhuleshwar Mate was appointed as Pro Vice-Chancellor for Diphu Campus. The Campus was inaugurated and opened by Professor Tapodhir Bhattacherjee, Vice-Chancellor, Assam University, on 18th July 2007. And on 20th July 2007 Diphu Campus started functioning with the six departments. From a humble beginning with only six departments, where lecture halls were arranged in one of the buildings provided by the authority of Diphu Government College, Diphu, various departments of the University now embarks upon different programmes in collaboration with governmental and corporate bodies. On 18th July 2008 the Campus then housed within the premises of the Diphu Government College was shifted to Hindi Training Centre, Rongthemton, Diphu. It is located in the northwest side of the town and 3 km from Diphu railway station. The Permanent Campus is located in the hilly terrain spreading over 273 bighas allotted by Karbi-Anglong Autonomous District Council authority with Mikir, Naga and the Barail ranges of hills at the backdrop. Rich in biodiversity and eco-friendly environment, lush green hillocks, ponds and the picturesque tea gardens and teak forest of Karbi Anglong surrounds the Diphu campus. It is about 8km westward from downtown Diphu towards Lumding. The serene setting makes the Diphu campus a unique one with exquisite natural beauty, which captures viewers’ imagination and provides an ideal atmosphere for study and research. The land allotted has been taken over by the University and the construction process for permanent campus is in full swing. The campus envisages excellence in learner centric pedagogy with vibrant and innovative curriculum designed and developed to match the challenging scenario of contemporary corporate and academic world. The campus is a pioneering higher-level study centre in this remote eastern part of the country inculcating a unique value system 1 of rich Indian culture and ethos for an amiable and socially dynamic academic atmosphere. The Campus has carved a niche for itself since inception by offering different Post-Graduate courses and research facilities. Many of the departments propose different study centres. The campus with different departments provides state-of-the-art facilities to students coming from different parts of the state. From the beginning the campus has become vibrant in academic and extra curricular activities. The Departments under different schools are given below: DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE The Department of Commerce, under the School of Management Studies, is one of the six Departments of Assam University, Diphu Campus that started functioning from July 2007. The Department offers Master of Commerce Programme that includes specialization in the areas of Accounting, Finance, Human Resource Management and Marketing. The thrust of the teaching and Research Programmes in the Department is on developing capabilities among the students for analyzing contemporary business scenario so as to enable them to make correct and timely business decisions. The Department has laid special focus on entrepreneurial small business studies and tribal areas development. The Department also regularly organizes seminars, symposia and workshops. Applications are sought for during the month of May & June every year. Mode of admission is through written and oral tests. Department also provides counselling to students for career development. Course offered: M.Com. Department propose to offer courses like M.Phil and Ph. D in due course of time. Duration: 2years (Four Semesters) No. of Seats: 30 Head of the Department: PROF. AMALESH BHOWAL Session: Starts from mid July When to apply: May to June Mode of admission: Through written and oral tests Contact E-Mail ID: audc_com@rediffmail.com 2 Faculty members: 4 Name: Dr. Amalesh Bhowal Designation: Professor Qualification: M.Com., Ph.D Specialisation: Accounting, Human Resource Development. Area of interest and research: Working Capital Management, Strategic and Social Marketing, Evaluation and Impact E-mail id>amalesh_b-1@rediffmail.com Name:Dr. Ratan Borman Designation: Reader Qualification: M.Com, Ph.D Specialisation: Accounting and Finance. Area of interest and research: Accounting and Finance, Development Studies, Cooperation. E-mail id>rborman62@gmail.com Name: Dr. Ebem Chanu Designation: Lecturer Qualification: M.Com., Ph.D Specialisation: Entrepreneurship and women studies Area of interest and research: Entrepreneurship, Accounting and Finance E-mail id> chanu@rediffmail.com Name: Mr. Abhigyan Bhattacharjee Designation: Lecturer Qualification: M.Com. B.Ed. Specialisation: Human Resource Management. Area of interest and research: Human Resource Management, Entrepreneurship and Marketing. E-mail id> abhatt2006@yahoo.co.in 3 DEPARTMENT OF ENGLISH The Department of English, under the School of Languages, Assam University: Diphu Campus started functioning from July 2007. At present, the Department offers Post-Graduate Course in English that covers all the major thrust areas within the discipline. The current syllabus focuses particularly on Traditional and Contemporary Theoretical Developments in the Study of Literature, New Literatures in English, World Literature in Translation, Translation Theory, English Language Teaching and the Structure of the English Language. It also covers traditional areas of study including various ages of British and American Literature and Shakespearian Studies. Due emphasis is also accorded to enable students to gain competence in the grammatical, phonological and general linguistic features of the English language. The Department also aims at making provisions for the inclusion of various career-oriented courses in English in future. The Department also envisages to organize seminar, symposia and workshops on English and American Literature, Linguistic, Cross-Cultural and multidisciplinary Studies/ Programs. Course offered: M.A Department propose to offer courses like M. Phil and Ph. D in due course of time. Duration: 2years (Four Semesters) No. of Seats: 30 Head of the Department: Dr. Bishnu Charan Dash (In Charge) Session: Starts from mid July When to apply: May to June Mode of admission: Through written and oral tests Contact E-Mail ID: audc_eng @rediffmail.com Faculty Members: 2 Name: Dr. Bishnu Charan Dash Designation: Lecturer Qualification: MA., Ph.D Specialisation: American and Comparative Literature. Area of interest: American Literature, Comparative Literature, Cultural Studies and Shakespearian Studies. Email id> b c _dash2001@yahoo.co.in 4 Name: Bhaskar Jyoti Goswami Designation: Lecturer Qualification: M.A. Specialisation: Linguistics Area of interest: Linguistics, Stylistics, ELT, Literary Theory & Criticism, Cultural Studies Email id> bhaskar2mates@gmail.com. ************ DEPARTMENT OF HISTORY The Department of History, under the School of Social Sciences had its commencement since inception of the Diphu Campus, Assam University, Diphu in 2007.The Department plan to impart quality education to the students in order to make them marketable in various fields. A great stress is laid on providing a strong academic foundation with a focus on value-based education and striving to be first among equals. To widen the spectrum of knowledge of students and make it more job oriented an “Extension Programme” for community service in economic empowerment of the rural folks is being initiated in collaboration with different agencies. The Department intends to offer specialization in Modern Indian and North-east India. Presently the Department is functioning with three faculty members having diverse specialization. The Department offers specialization in Modern Indian. The faculty members of the department have been active in multi dimensional research and other academic activities. The Department organizes seminars, lectures, workshops, etc. Course offered: M.A. Department propose to offer courses like M.Phil and Ph. D in due course of time. Duration: 2years (Four Semesters) Number of seats: 30 Head of the Department: Dr TH. R. TIBA Session: Starts from mid July When to apply: May - June Mode of admission: Through written and oral tests Contact E-Mail ID: audc_hist@yahoo.co.uk Faculty Members: 3 Name: Dr. TH. R. TIBA 5 Designation: Reader Qualification: M.Phil, Ph.D Specialization: Modern Indian History Area of interest: Culture, missionary activities, conflict & tribal studies, etc. E-mail id>rtiba@rediffmail.com Name: Dr. BINAYAK DUTTA Designation: Lecturer Qualification: M.Phil., Ph.D, LLB. Specialisation: Modern Indian History Area of Research and Interest: Conflict Studies, Subaltern Mobilisations,etc. Gender and Cultural Studies. E-mail id> b_dutta1975@yahoo.co.in Name: Dr. B. ESWARA RAO Designation: Lecturer Qualification: M.A., M.Phil., Ph.D. Specialisation: Modern Indian History Area of research and interest: History of Medicine, Science and Technology, Environmental History and Development Studies E-Mail id> besrao@yahoo.co.in ************ DEPARTMENT OF LIFE SCIENCES The Department of Life Sciences, under the School of Life Sciences, has started functioning from July, 2007. At present the Department offers Post-Graduate Course in Life Sciences. The First year training deals with core courses like Cell Biology, Biochemistry, Genetics, Environmental Science, Bio-Statistics, Bio-Informatics, Research Techniques, Microbiology and Biotechnology. In the second year, Students are exposed to frontier areas in Plant and Animal Sciences depending upon their previous background. The Department also regularly organizes seminars, symposia and workshops. Course offered M.Sc. Department propose to offer courses like M.Phil and Ph. D in due course of time. Duration: 2years (Four Semesters) 6 No. of Seats: 15 Head of the Department: Professor H. Tombi Singh Session: Starts from mid July When to apply: May to June Mode of admission: Through written and oral tests. Contact E-Mail ID: audc_lifesc@rediffmail.com Faculty Members: 4+1 Name: Dr. H. Tombi Singh Designation: Professor Qualification: M.Sc., Ph.D (Aberdeen) Specialisation: Zoology Area of research and interest: Fisheries, Bio toxin, Environmental and Wildlife biology E-Mail id> tombisingh@rediffmail.com Name: Dr. A.K.Tamuli Designation: Reader Qualification: M.Sc., Ph.D. Specialisation: Soil Microbiology, Organic farming. Area of research and interest: Microbiology, Bio fertilizer, Bio pesticide, Tissue culture E-Mail id> aktamuli1960@rediffmail.com Name: Dr. R. H. Begum Designation: Lecturer Qualification: M.Sc., Ph.D. Specialisation: Molecular Biology, Microbiology, Immunology, Biotechnology. Area of research and interest: Vaccine and Drug Development, Microbial Characterization, Medicinal Plant Characterization. E-Mail id> ani.ara73@gmail.com Name: R. Teron Designation: Lecturer Qualification: M.Sc. Specialisation: Taxonomy Area of research and interest: Ethnobotany and Phycology 7 E-Mail id> robindra_teron@yahoo.co.in Name: Dr. B.B. Das Designation: Academic Consultant Qualification: M.Sc., B.A., LL.B., M.Phil, Ph. D. Specialisation: Plant Physiology Area of research and interest: Plant Physiology and Biochemistry Placement: The Department envisages making facilities to arrange for proper placement opportunities for passed out students in due time. ************** DEPARTMENT OF PHYSICS The Department of Physics, under the School of Physical Science, is one of the first six Departments of Assam University, Diphu Campus that started functioning from July 2007. The Department offers a four-semester Master of Science Programme in Physics with specialization in Condensed Matter Physics. In the first and second Semesters of the M. Sc. Programme students have to take laboratory courses in Electronics, Computer Science, Optics and Spectroscopy etc. In the third and fourth semesters, students can opt for specialization in Condensed Matter Physics along with Laboratory or Project-Work. The Department is equipped with a well-ordered laboratory. The Department also plans to install a fully equipped Computer Laboratory. The Department also regularly organizes seminars, symposia and workshops. Course offered: M.Sc Department propose to offer courses like M. Phil and Ph. D in due course of time. Academic session starts from July every year. Duration: 2years (Four Semesters) No. of Seats: 15 Head of the Department: Dr. Subrata Hazarika Session: Starts from mid July When to apply: May to June Mode of admission: Through written and oral tests Contact E-Mail ID: audc_physics@rediffmail.com Faculty Members: 3 Name: Dr. Subrata Hazarika 8 Designation: Reader Qualification: M.Sc. M.Phil., Ph.D Specialisation: Non-Linear Optics & Spectroscopy Area of research and interest: Optical material fabrication and characterization. E-Mail id> hazarikasubrata@rediffmail.com Name: Dr. Anirban Roy Designation: Lecturer Qualification: M.Sc., Ph.D Specialisation: Quantum Physics Area of research and interest: Quantum Information. E-Mail id> anirb@qis.ucalgary.ca Name: Dr. Shailesh Shukla Designation: Lecturer Qualification: M.Sc., Ph.D Specialisation: Condensed Matter theory. Area of research and interest: Quantum Phase Transition. E-Mail id> askshailesh@hotmail.com Placement: The Department envisages making facilities to arrange for proper placement opportunities for passed out students in due time. ************** DEPARTMENT OF POLITICAL SCIENCE The Department of Political Science, under the School of Social Sciences, is one of the first six Departments of Assam University, Diphu Campus that started functioning from July 2007. At present the Department offers Post-Graduate programme. It intends to offer various specialisations in the coming years keeping the region in view. The department has excellent faculty members with diverse specialisations. The Department also aims to make provisions for the inclusion of various career-oriented courses. The Department also regularly organizes seminars, symposia, workshops and other academic related activities 9 Course offered: M.A Department proposes to offer courses like M. Phil and Ph. D in due course of time. Academic session starts from July every year. Duration: 2 years (Four Semesters) No. of Seats: 30 Head of the Department: Sailen Dutta Das (In charge) Session: Starts from mid July When to apply: May to June Mode of admission: Through written and oral tests Contact E-Mail ID: audc_polsc@rediffmail.com Faculty members: 2 Name: Sailen Dutta Das Designation: Lecturer Qualification: M.A., M.Phil. Specialisation/ area of interests: Politics in North East India, Indian Politics, Comparative Politics, International Politics and Political Theory. E-Mail id> sailends@yahoo.com Name: Bikash Chandra Dash Designation: Lecturer Qualification: M.A., M.Phil. Specialisation/ area of interests: Indian Government & Politics, Public Administration and Research Methodology. E-Mail id> bikashsh@gmail.com Placement: The Department envisages making facilities to arrange for proper placement opportunities for passed out students in due time. **************

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Media coverage of Assam University Diphu Campus, Diphu Assam, Assam

Foundation day of Assam University

SILCHAR, Jan 22 – The 18th foundation day of the Assam University was celebrated on Friday.

The flag of the university was hoisted by vice chancellor Prof Tapodhir Bhattacharjee. The former executive director of the RBI, RB Barman was present as the chief guest in the function. In this connection, a press meet was organised on the premises of the university. Dr Niranjan Roy, director, Internal Quality Assurance Cell (IQAC) along with GP Pandey, dean, Information Sciences, Debabrata Deb, Registrar, Prof Gopalji Misra, Dean of Social Sciences and Dibakar Kanungo, financial officer, were present.

Prof Bhattacharya, expressed his confidence that the deficiencies pointed out in the assessment report of the NAAC awarding B grade to the university would be eliminated as the university would try to qualify for the top slot as a centre of excellence. Unfolding the future plans, he spoke about increasing the use of ICTs in teaching, learning and research, internationalisation of courses and programmes, diversification of courses and programmes, strengthening the campus networking and introduction of e-governance.

The university, in its short but eventful existence of 18 years, has at present 34 departments under nine schools of studies in the main campus and departments in the satellite campus at Diphu College. As many as 58 colleges – 45 general and 11 professional — affiliated to it are part of the sustained academic growth. He further said that the immediate task was to consolidate quality enhancement measures for the academicdepartments in conformity with the NAAC guidelines.

Among the measures initiated, as Dr Niranjan Roy pointed out, was the introduction of a choice-based credit system in the departments to provide mobility and integration of inter-disciplinary curricula, establishment of an industry interaction centre as a statutory body with structured consultancy, initiation of school system in the departments to encourage inter-disciplinary interaction in teaching and research and optimal utilisation of infrastructure, holistic development of capacity-built students, more career-oriented postgraduate programmes like Library and Information Science, Interior Decoration as well as Human Resource Development.

Also on the academic advancement arena, the priority was accorded on the setting up of a state-of-the-art centralised instrumentation centre to provide round-the-clock academic service to researchers and faculty members, curriculum development to utilise structural methodology of feedback received from stakeholders and involvement of industry-management experts in the boards of studies, studentcareer guidance and counselling centre with trained psychologists and overall emphasis on quality sustenance and quality enhancement, Dr Roy said.

Introduction

Centre of learning: Assam University campus in Silchar
July 17: A small step by Silchar-based Assam University has become a giant leap for education in this geographically, socially and economically disadvantaged district.

South Assam's only university will open its first satellite campus in Diphu, the headquarters of Karbi Anglong, tomorrow, giving students in these parts the opportunity to continue higher studies from the comfort of their hometowns and villages.

Karbi and other tribal youths have so long had to travel to Guwahati, Shillong, Silchar or other Indian cities for higher studies. A campus at their doorstep not only means comfort but significantly less expenditure.

Assam University has added post-graduate studies in Assamese literature to its curriculum for the Diphu satellite campus. Tapodhir Bhattacharjee, the new vice-chancellor of the university, said he was happy to have fulfilled a demand that was not only raised by students but also the Asam Sahitya Sabha.

The road to fulfilment was, however, anything but smooth. The satellite campus was commissioned in 2001, but a series of hurdles delayed its completion. When the Karbi Anglong Autonomous District Council arranged for a 33-hectare plot of land for the campus, the university management specified more requirements, including a purified drinking water facility of 1.5 lakh-litre capacity, a two-lane approach road to the proposed site from the highway, a police outpost and a properly demarcated boundary.

Bhattacharjee said the teething problems were over and the autonomous council would make available another 379 acres at a site only eight km from Diphu town.

Apart from Assamese literature, the university intends to start employment-oriented courses in anthropology,statistics, and earth science during the 2008-09 academic session.

The vice-chancellor said he was confident that these 'challenging courses' would attract students not only from Assam but across the six other states of the Northeast. 'Our ultimate goal is to make the Diphu campus a fraternity of different linguistic and racial groups.'

The main Assam University campus is at Dargakona, a picture-perfect spot 18 km from Silchar town. Former Prime Minister P.V. Narasimha Rao laid the institution's foundation stone in January 1994.
The Dargakona campus has infrastructure of the highest quality and offers as many as 28 courses.
The classrooms, administrative building, library, computer laboratory, hostels and residential quarters for the faculty were all built with central grants under the 10th Plan.
The new vice-chancellor said he expected all the required infrastructure for the satellite campus to be in place within the next three years.



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