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    Bodoland University - Admissions 2022, Fees, Courses, Ranking, Placement

    • Kokrajhar (Assam)
    • Kokrajhar (Assam)

    Bodoland University Overview

    Bodoland University was established under the Bodoland University Act 2009 in Kokrajhar, Assam. The university was formerly the campus of Gauhati University in Kokrajhar, which was later established as a state university in itself. The University aims at providing education and development to students by overlooking all divisions based on caste, race, religion, etc. The university wants to provide every student with scientific development and an empowered mind. The institute provides educational and research scopes through theoretical and practical approaches to learning. The university aims to make BTAD (Bodoland Territorial Region of Assam) a hub of research and education. The institution has also attracted international students for research work.

    School/ Department

    Faculty of Languages

    Faculty of Social Science

    Faculty of Science

    Faculty of Commerce and Management

    Faculty of Humanities

    Faculty of Environmental Science

    Centre of Studies














    Degrees offered by Bodoland University are mentioned in the table below.

    Degrees offered

    Diploma and Certification

    Bachelor of Arts

    Bachelor of Commerce

    Bachelor of Science

    Bachelor of Computer Application

    Master of Arts

    Master of Commerce

    Master of Science

    Master of Computer Application

    Master of Business Administration

    Master of Philosophy (M.Phil.) – Research

    PhD – Research

    Bodoland University Highlights

    Check the table below for quick highlights of Bodoland Univesity. 

    Establishment year | Ownership Type2009 | State
    Campus sizeNA
    Student intakeNA
    No. of departments7
    NIRF ranking (2021)NA
    No. of courses offered15
    Entrance exam conductedBUCET, Entrance examination for PG courses
    Types of scholarshipsNA
    BODOLAND UNIVERSITY Information Brochure 2021NA

    Bodoland University Fee Structure and List of Courses

    Bodoland University offers over 15 courses under 7 departments. The university offers undergraduate and postgraduate degree courses in Humanities, Science, Commerce, Computer Application, and Business Administration. The university also offers research opportunities with M.Phil. and Ph.D. courses. Apart from degree courses, the university also provides certification and diploma courses that range from 6 months to 2 years.

    Looking at the fee structure of the courses offered at BU:



    Master of Arts

    INR 7540 (1st year)

    Master of Commerce

    INR 10,015 (1st year)

    Master of Science

    INR 18,860 (1st year)

    Master of Computer Application

    INR 24,665 (1st year)

    Master of Business Administration

    INR 38,405 (1st year)

    Master of Education

    INR 10,715 (1st year)

    Master of Philosophy (M.Phil.) – Research

    INR 35,100 (1st year)

    PhD – Research

    INR 39,350 (1st year)


    INR 3,780 (6 months – 2 years)


    Bodoland University Courses and Eligibility Criteria



    Bachelor of Science

    The candidate must have passed the 12th examination or equivalent with Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, Biology or other relevant subjects under the science stream from any recognized board.

    Bachelor of Arts

    The candidate must have passed the 12th examination or equivalent from any recognized board.

    Bachelor of Commerce

    The candidate must have passed the 12th examination or equivalent from any recognized board.

    Bachelor of Computer Application

    The candidate must have passed the 12th or equivalent examination from any recognized board.

    Bachelor of Education

    The candidate must have completed relevant educational levels and qualified for the BUCET entrance examination.

    Master of Science

    The candidate must have passed the graduation examination in relevant science with an aggregate of 50% from any recognized University.

    Master of Arts

    The candidate must have passed the graduation examination in the relevant specialization of Humanities or Arts with an aggregate of 50% from any recognized University.

    Master of Commerce

    The candidate must have passed the graduation examination in relevant specialization with an aggregate of 50% in Commerce from any recognized University.

    Master of Computer Application

    The candidate must have passed the graduation examination in a relevant specialization such as Computer Application with an aggregate of 50% from any recognized University.

    Master of Business Administration

    The candidate must have passed the graduation examination in relevant specialization with an aggregate of 50% from any recognized University.

    Master of Education

    The candidate must have completed graduation in a relevant field and qualified for the BUCET entrance test.


    The candidate must possess a master’s degree in relevant specialization and a consistent academic record.

    Ph. D.

    The candidate must possess a master’s degree in relevant specialization and a consistent academic record.

    Courses Specialization in Bodoland University

    Courses Specializations
    Master of Arts






    Political Science



    Master of Science





    Computer Science and Technology

    Mathematical Science




    Master of Computer ApplicationComputer Application
    Master of EducationEducation
    Master of Business AdministrationBusiness Administration
    Certificate and Diploma

    Bamboo Studies


    Human Rights

    Bodo Certificate Course


    Even before Bodoland University became a state university, some of its departments were already functioning under Gauhati University.

    Faculty of Language:

    The faculty of language was established in the year 1998 at Gauhati University. In 2009, it found itself newly introduced under an individually functioning state university – Bodoland University. The department of language aims at educating the students on the history and legacy of languages. Three languages taught in this department are Bodo, Assamese, and English. 

    Through teaching Assamese and Bodo, the university wants to preserve the culture, heritage, philosophy, and learning of these oriental languages. The university includes a master's degree program in the languages and encourages research work through M.Phil. and Ph.D. Through intensive and long-continuing research on the languages, students will know about the folk literature, textual contents, and everything and tell the story of these languages and their journey through the years.

    Faculty of Social Sciences:

    This department consists of three specializations – History, Political Science and Economics. Through the study of History, Economics, and Political Science, the university aims at providing the students with a holistic knowledge of the socio-economic and political evolution through the ages. 

    The Economics specialization emphasizes teaching the students about the Economic development and position of North-East India in general and particularly about BTAD (Bodoland Territorial Region). The department provides M.A. and M.Sc. in Economics and also Ph.D. The research facility for Economics will help the people in knowing more about the Economic story of North-East India.

    Faculty of Science:

    The faculty of science of Bodoland University provides specialization in Biotechnology, Botany, Chemistry, Computer Science and Technology, Mathematical Sciences, Physics, and Zoology

    Department of biotechnology provides an option of 4 elective papers in the 4th semester, which are Computational Biology, Stem Cells Biology, Industrial Food Biotechnology, and Environmental Biotechnology

    The department of Biotechnology has all the required facilities for the students to learn the different aspects of the subject as part of their M.Sc., M.Phil. or Ph.D. programs. The department also provides exposure for the students to the people from Industry, including farmers, biologists, healthcare professionals and researchers, clinical investigators, educators, and entrepreneurs. The department of biotechnology emphasizes learning the subject And training the students to apply it in the real world. The department promotes entrepreneur growth and learning with biological equipment and tools to help them work for companies and create their work.

    The department of Botany was established in the year 2014 and offered M.Sc. and Ph.D. programs only. The Ph.D. program of the Botany department started in 2017, and since then, it has completely dedicated itself to the research work of plant Sciences. The department aims at promoting the learning and understanding of plant-based research that includes the utility of plants for conventional and other areas of life, physiology of the plant, biodiversity, Pharmacology, Algology, Forest Ecology, and Fungal Diversity, Cytogenetics, and Microbiology. The M.Sc. degree program in Botany offers specializations in Plant Taxonomy, Microbiology, Biochemistry, and Plant Physiology. Other special papers include Mycology, Cytogenetics, Genetics, Plant Pathology, and Molecular Biology. The department offers research work in the specializations of Plant Physiology, Angiosperm Taxonomy, and Biochemistry.

    Department of Chemistry has been offering an M.Sc. course from the year of its inception in 2014. The department also started its research work through the Ph.D. program in 2018. The research work provided by Bodoland University includes specialization in Biodiesel, Material Science, Natural Products, Catalysis, Synthesis of Inorganic Compounds, and Polymer Chemistry. The department has two laboratories each for master's degree programs and research work to incorporate access to practical learning and theoretical learning. DST-SERB has provided funding for research work in the chemistry department with which the infrastructural development was made.

    The Computer Science and Technology department was first introduced in the year 2009 as a department under Gauhati University. Later it was made a part of Bodoland University in the year 2011. This department promotes awareness and learning of computer-related topics as part of its postgraduation program.

    The department of Mathematics was originally a department under the Kokrajhar campus of Gauhati University in 2005. It was later transferred to Bodoland University from the year 2011.

    The department of Physics was established at Bodoland University in the year 2014. This department offers a research and master’s degree program. Nuclear and Condensed Matter Physics are two specializations offered in the M.Sc. Physics program. The research section of the university started functioning in 2017 and works on diverse subjects of specialization such as Magnetic Material, QCD Phase Transition, Quark-gluon Plasma, Relativistic Heavy-ion Collision, and Metal Oxide Semiconductors, and thin films.

    The department of Zoology was established in the year 2014. Being the only institution for pursuing higher education in the western region of Assam, this department aims at providing excellence in education and research opportunities. The department deals with all aspects of Animal Science. It provides advanced learning on Receptor Biology, Cytogenetics, Genetic Engineering, Molecular Immunology, Molecular Biology, Genes and Genomics, Animal Physiology, Entomology, Endocrinology, Bioinformatics, Environmental Biology, Developmental Biology, etc. 

    Faculty of Commerce:

    The department of Commerce offers specialization in Business Studies and Commerce. The department for Business studies offers a master’s degree in Business Administration, a course approved by UGC and affiliated with AICTE. The course MBA aims to build skills in students such as entrepreneurship, leadership, and other business development and management skills. The department of Commerce has multiple success stories. The students were hired by big companies like Central Bank of India, NTPC, IOCL, Himalaya Mineral Water Plant, ONGC, Vivo, Tata Sky, HDFC Bank, SBI, and other governments and private organizations. 

    The department of Commerce started functioning under Bodoland University in the year 2016. The department offers a master's degree program in commerce and recently started its research facilities with M.Phil. and Ph.D. programs.

    Faculty of Humanities: 

    The faculty of Humanities constitutes the Department of Education. It was established in 2015 as a temporary department with 2 guest faculties and 60 students. By the end of 2017, it started functioning as an official department with three regular faculties. The department offers bachelor's degree and master's degree programs in education. It has recently started with research work in the field of education with its Ph.D. program that aims to promote and facilitate excellence in teaching and research in different fields of education.

    Faculty of Environmental Science:

    The department of Environmental Sciences offers specialization in the subject of geography. The department of Geography at Bodoland University started functioning in the year 2015 and has been committed to teaching students about the physical and social aspects of the environment, and Geography is a diverse subject that involves not just the physical existence of Earth and different components of the earth But also informs about social aspects, human interactions and other aspects of the physical world. Thus, by learning Geography, the students are made aware of the changes and developments that the world is going through with time, not just physically But socially.

    Bodoland University Campus Facilities & Infrastructure

    The campus of Bodoland University is situated in the heart of the Kokrajhar region in a place named Debargaon. The place is filled with greenery and natural beauty that helps the students have a peaceful and open environment that could help them for better academic and personal development. 

    The campus comes with all basic facilities such as healthcare, a computer centre, accommodations for boys and girls, bus services to travel within or out of the campus, and a canteen. 

    The Healthcare of Bodoland University includes two staff nurses, one medical officer, a pharmacist, and a ward boy to work with utmost care and diligence in their facilities for the students, the faculty, and the staff members.

    The university also has a library - Padma Shri Madaram Brahma.

    Central Library: It was a part of Gauhati University Kokrajhar campus which was later upgraded and made a part of Bodoland University. Initially, the library was a one-room establishment, later shifted and renovated into a multi-storeyed Building in 2013. The library comes with a professional assistant, new technological advancements, and numerous journals and books. There are 25690 prints of books, 323 braille books, 8 printed magazines, 3 printed journals, and 115 thesis papers. There are more than 60 CDs and DVDs and 24 dissertations.

    Bodoland University Admission Dates 2022

     Admission 2022 Important Dates:

    • The BUCET entrance examination for admission in B.Ed. will be held tentatively in November 2022.
    • The BUCET entrance examination for admission in M.Ed. will be held tentatively in November 2022.
    • The counselling program for admission in B.Ed. and M.Ed. will be held by the end of November 2022.

    Bodoland University Application Process 2022

    Bodoland University offers several courses and specializations, and each requires a specific set of academic records and eligibility. Thus, before proceeding with the application for any course, the candidate should visit the official website for all relevant information regarding eligibility criteria, duration, fee structure, etc. 

    The candidate can visit the campus and fill in the required details by purchasing the application forms. The applicant will need to fill up personal details and the details required to validate the eligibility for the desired course. After filling up and submitting the application forms, if the candidature is found applicable for the further process, the candidate will be contacted to appear for entrance exams (if any) or counselling process. Upon completing all assessment processes, the university releases merit lists and proceeds with further admission formalities for the shortlisted candidates. 

    Bodoland University Scholarships

    Indira Gandhi PG Scholarship for Single Girl Child:

    This scholarship program aims at recognizing the efforts of a family to educate their girl child beyond graduation. It also recognizes having smaller families and promoting literacy among the children.

    This scholarship applies to girl students who have enrolled in post-graduation courses and are their family's only child.

    Slots available for this scholarship are 3000 and the age limitation is 30 years.

    The scheme does not cover postgraduation through distance education.

    The scholarship provides a sum of INR 36,200 for the entire duration of the postgraduation course.

    Procedure for applying for the scholarship:

    • The intimation of the application process will be uploaded yearly on the e-Scholarship portal of the Government of India and also on the official website of UGC
    • The candidates must complete the application process with all data and documents
    • The application may require presenting an affidavit as a proof of being a single child
    • The applicant will also need to fill and submit a joining report


    PG Scholarship for University Rank Holder Certificate:

    The Scholarships aim at motivating talents and merit in academics. This recognizes meritorious students of undergraduate courses who are enrolling in postgraduation programs. This also promotes opting for basic courses as it does not cover professional courses. This scholarship encourages merit and academic excellence in Postgraduation.

    Slots available for this scholarship are 3000, and the age limit is 30 years.

    The scheme does not cover postgraduation through distance education.

    Undergraduate courses under the specialization of Life Sciences, Physical Sciences, Chemical Sciences, Earth Sciences, Mathematical Sciences, Social Sciences, Commerce, and Languages are covered under this scheme.

    The amount of INR 3,100 is granted for the entire duration of the postgraduation course.

    The candidate must submit a duly filled rank certificate and joining report for applying for the scholarship.

    The fellowship amount will be disBUrsed through Direct Benefit Transfer mode by the UGC.


    Ishan Uday Special Scheme for North Eastern Region

    The scheme of scholarship is for the residents of India's North-Eastern region. They have passed class 12th examination in the North-Eastern region from any recognized board, including the Central Board of Secondary Education, the Indian Certificate of Secondary Education, the National Institute of Open Schooling, etc.

    Eligibility criteria:

    • This scholarship is granted for enrolment in general degree courses, technical courses, and professional courses in medical and paramedical fields from any recognized university or college
    • This scholarship is granted to first-year undergraduate students.
    • The student’s family income must not exceed the amount of INR 4.5 lakhs per annum
    • The students under Open Universities will be excluded from the scheme
    • A student already availing of any other scholarship while pursuing an undergraduate course will be excluded from the scheme
    • Students taking admission through the management quota will be excluded from the scheme

    Slots available for this scholarship are 10000

    Amount of scholarship:

    General Courses: INR 5,400

    Technical and Professional Courses, including medical and paramedical courses: INR 7,800

    The amount is disBUrsed through the Direct Benefit Transfer mode

    Mode of application:

    The advertisement or notification for the scholarship is circulated through newspaper prints, employment news, and the official website of UGC as a short notification. The complete application could be made through the online method where the students have to submit the joining report proforma for fresh awardees, the affidavit, and other relevant documents.

    PG Scholarship for Professional Course for SC/ST Candidates

    For the Scholarship, the following eligibility criteria are to be fulfilled:

    • The candidate should be from the SC/ST category
    • The candidate must be enrolled in a professional course
    • The candidate must be in the first year of the post-graduation degree program
    • The candidate must be enrolled into a recognized university or institution (as per the specifications given by the committee granting scholarship)

    More than 1000 SC/ST students will be granted the scholarship

    The amount disbursed for M.E. and MTech students is INR 7,800 per month for the entire duration of the post graduation course

    For students enrolled in professional courses, the scholarship amount is INR 4500 per month for the entire duration of the course

    How to apply for the scholarship:

    • The students are to visit the official website and click on apply now
    • They need to read the guidelines provided carefully before moving forward with the application
    • The students will need to fill up personal details such as domicile, category, scholarship type, and other relevant details.
    • The students will also be required to fill up their bank account details to disburse the scholarship amount.
    • The Aadhaar number or bank account number will be required for verification.
    • They will need to register and verify the identity using OTP generated to the mobile numbers.
    • After the application, the applicant will be provided with an application ID and password.


    Minority Girls Scholarship

    The minority girl’s scholarship has the following set of eligibility criteria:

    • The girl child should be educated in Assam
    • The girl child should be a resident of Assam
    • The girl child should belong to a minority community (Muslim, Buddhist, Jain, Sikh, Christian, and Parsis)
    • They should have secured more than 50% in their latest degree or board examination
    • The family income of the girl child should not exceed the amount of INR 1 lac per annum
    • The student must have studied in India from class 1 to 10 under government institutions or eligible private schools

    Bodoland University Contact Details

    Healthcare department:

    Dr. Amit Swarnakar, Medical Officer

    Bodoland University, 

    Kokrajhar, Assam

    Contact No.: (+91)9401596267

    e-Mail: dramit.swarnakar@gmail.com

    The Campus:

    Bodoland University,

    P.O. Rangalikhata,

    Kokrajhar, Assam

    Contact No.: 3661-00000

    e-Mail: bodolanduniv@gmail.com

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