The Tezpur University was established in 1994 at Tezpur, Assam. The University is a central university with 21 academic departments with 433 affiliated colleges and 232 research institutions. The affiliated colleges, departments, and research institutes are all based primarily in Pune. The University campus is spread over 262 acres at Napaam, about 15 kilometers east of Tezpur. It has mainly four schools of studies namely: School of Sciences, School of Humanities and Social Sciences, School of Management Sciences, School of Engineering. The vision of Tezpur University is to develop human excellence and inculcate leadership through hard work and creativity. The University has its mission to offer employment oriented and interdisciplinary courses to meet the local and regional aspirations to meet the development needs of the state and promote research in areas of Science and Technology which are of special and direct relevance to the region.