Tezpur University (TU), Tezpur Overview
Founded by an act of the Parliament of India, the University Grants Commission (UGC) approved Tezpur Central University situated in Tezpur, Assam, India. The Tezpur University pincode is 784028 and its campus is easily accessible from every part of the country. It is a non-affiliating university and is one of the outcomes of the Assam Accord, alongside the establishment of IIT Guwahati and the Assam University.
Tezpur University ranking is 29 among other universities and an overall ranking is 48 under the NIRF rankings of 2019. The university offers a total of 67 courses in branches of Accounting & Commerce, Business & Management Studies, Engineering, Hospitality & Travel, Humanities & Social Sciences, IT & Software, Mass Communication & Media, Medicine & Health Sciences, Science, Teaching & Education etc.
The faculty at Tezpur University is considered to be highly qualified with most of them holding a PhD in their respective field of study. The teachers are knowledgeable, experienced and easy to approach.
|Accredited by||NAAC (National Assessment and Accreditation Council) with ‘A’ Grade|
|Affiliations||UGC, NAAC, AIU|
|Total number of students enrolled||4401|
|The geographical area of the campus||261 Acres|
Courses offered and Fee Structure
Tezpur University offers a variety of courses in several disciplines. The Undergraduate courses include B.A, B.Com, B.E / B.Tech, B.Ed and B.Sc. The School of Engineering Tezpur University provides full-time degrees in Electrical Engineering, Electronics & Communication Engineering, Computer Science and Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Food Engineering etc over a period of four years.
The five-year-long Bachelor of Science + Master of Science programme provides degrees in Mathematical Sciences, Physics, Bioinformatics, Chemistry etc. The Bachelor of Science + Bachelor of Education degree provides specializations in Chemistry, Physics and Mathematics.
The duration of the UG courses under Tezpur University is generally three to four years. The B.Tech Degree course fees for different programme is INR 2,07,280, for the B.Sc + M.Sc programme INR 1,40,400, for the B.Sc + B.Ed programme INR 1,15,280, for the B.Ed programme INR 61,040, for the BA + B.Ed programme INR 95,280, for the BA + MA programme INR 1,15,400 and INR 1,15,400 for the B.Com + M.Com degree.
Tezpur University courses in Post-Graduation include M.A, M.E./M.Tech, M.Ed, M.Sc, MBA/PGDM and MCA. The Master of Technology degree provides specializations in Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Energy Engineering, Electronics, Design and Technology, Information Technology, Bioelectronics, Polymer Science, Food Engineering etc. The two-year-long Master of Science programme provides degrees in Chemistry, Mathematics, Plant Molecular Biology and Biotechnology, Environmental Science, Biotechnology, Physics etc.
The Master of Arts programme provides specializations in Journalism & Mass Communication, Social Work, Cultural Studies, Linguistics and Language Technology, Hindi, Sociology, English Education, Development Communication etc. The duration of the PG courses under Tezpur University is generally two years.
The total fee for the MA programme is INR 55,040, for the M.Tech programme it is INR 93,040, for the M.Sc programme INR 57,840, for the M.Com programme INR 55,040, for the M.T.T.M programme INR 73,040, for the MBA programme INR 1,28,058, for the PG Diploma programme INR 43,920 and INR 1,08,160 for the MCA degree.
The university offers a three-year-long PhD programme on specializations like Computer Science and Engineering, Physics, English, Electronics and Communications Engineering, Civil Engineering, Environmental Science, Molecular Biology & Biotechnology, Food Engineering and Technology, Business Administration, Chemical Sciences, Energy Engineering, Mathematical Sciences, Sociology, Hindi, Education, Assamese etc for a fee of INR 33,759.
All the applicants applying for Tezpur University admission in various courses are based on the marks scored in their qualifying degree, entrance examination or admission tests. Candidates need to score above a specified mark in these exams to get admitted to a particular course or discipline.
The entrance exams include CAT (Common Admission Test), MAT (Management Aptitude Test), GMAT (Graduate Management Admission Test), CMAT (Common Management Admission Test), JEE Main (Joint Entrance Examination - Main), JRF-NET (National Eligibility Test for Junior Research Fellowship), GATE (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering) etc.
- For the BA, B.Sc, MA, M.Sc, M.Com, MA, M.Sc, M.Tech, MTTM and B.Ed courses, admission is based on performance in Online University Entrance Examination.
- Admission to the M.Tech programme is based on the marks obtained in the GATE exam.
- For the B.Tech degree, students are shortlisted on the basis of their All India Rank (AIR) of JEE Main depending on the marks obtained in the exam.
- For the Tezpur University MBA course, admission is based on performance in CAT, MAT, GMAT or CMAT exam followed by group discussion and personal interview.
- For the PhD and M.Phil admissions, candidates are selected on the basis of their performance in an online test followed by a personal interview. UGC / CSIR JRF-NET qualified candidates do not have to sit for the online test.
The Training & Placement Cell of Tezpur University aims to better the recruitment conditions and parameters of the institution to benefit the students interested in placements. Before the students take part in the placement procedures of the authorized companies, the cell provides numerous seminars and workshops as training tools for the students to reach their full potential and ensure maximum output during the actual placement session.
The median package for the Engineering and Architecture (B.E /B.Tech) departments is INR 3.30 Lakhs and for the Computer Application and IT (M.C.A) departments is INR 3 Lakhs.
The companies recruiting B.Tech students include Accenture, Airtel, CapGemini, Coca-Cola, Colgate, Palmolive, Delphi Automotive, DRDO, GlaxoSmithkline, Godrej and Boyce, Hindustan Unilever, huawei, IBM, Infosys, ISRO, ITC, Microsoft, NDTV, Nestle, NOKIA, NTPC, ONGC, Oracle, Philips India, Siemens, TCS etc.
Results and Cut-off
The University declares the cut-off list for its several courses and degrees once the Tezpur University results of their respective entrance examinations are calculated. The candidates need to obtain a score which is equal to or more than the cut-off mark specified by the university to get admitted to their desired courses.
For example, M.Tech aspirants need to clear the GATE Cut Off, B.Tech students need to cross the JEE Main cut offs, PhD and M.Phil aspirants need to clear the online entrance exam Cut Off (also CSIR/UGC JRF-NET cut offs) and MBA candidates need to clear the CAT, MAT, GMAT or CMAT cut-offs. The cut-offs are relaxed for reserved candidates like SCs, STs and OBCs.
Tezpur University has an Alumni Association also known as TUAA that provides a platform for the former students of the institution to provide an active contribution to the overall progress and development of the university.
The scholarship and assistantship programmes offered by Tezpur University to its students include the following:
- Post Matric Scholarship for candidates belonging to Minority communities.
- Post Matric Scholarship from the Director of Welfare of Tea and Ex-tea garden.
- Institutional fellowship for meritorious PhD students.
- Merit-cum-Means Based scholarship for professional and Technical courses (offered by the Ministry of Minority Affairs).
- A Scholarship for differently-abled students provided by the National Handicapped Finance and Development Corporation.
- INSPIRE Scholarship
- UGC Merit scholarship is for University rank holders.
- PG Indira Gandhi Scholarship for Single Girl child.
- DBT scholarship.
- Post Matric Scholarship for SC, ST and OBC students under various schemes of the Government.
- UGC Merit Scholarship are for SC/ST students studying postgraduate level professional courses.
- AICTE scholarship for the GATE qualified candidates of M.Tech.
- NEC scholarship from the Director of Technical Education.
- Ishan Uday scholarship for the candidates (from the North Eastern States) of undergraduate courses.
The library at Tezpur University keeps a rich collection of more than 83,200 books, over 10,000 journals (both print and online), CDs, online databases and 7848 back volumes of journals. The library is a member of DeLCON consortium, e-ShodhSindhu Consortium and DELNET.
The university provides hostel or lodging provisions for both boys and girls. It has a total of twelve hostels, five for boys and seven for girls. There is also a provision of accommodation for research scholars having a capacity of over 3700 and married research scholars with a capacity of over 30.
All the rooms in the hostels are equipped with basic facilities and amenities like common room, mess, laundry services, TV, water purifiers, recreation room, security and surveillance system etc.
The university has a Badminton Court, Basketball Court, Cricket Ground, Football Ground, Swimming Pool, Tennis Court, 400 meter Track, Table Tennis, Volleyball Court and an Indoor Stadium. Log on to Tezpur University website to get more information regarding its different courses and facilities.