Tezpur University (TU), located in Tezpur, is a well-known central university in Assam. In 1994, Tezpur University was established by an act of Parliament. The campus of TU is built on 262 acres of land and offers its students a wide array of educational and infrastructural facilities. The government organization NAAC has accredited TU Tezpur with a grade of 'A.' The University is also recognized by organizations like AICTE, UGC, AIU, and some others.
Tezpur University has one of the lowest faculty/ teacher-student ratios in the whole country. This means closer attention is provided to students in every department or school. The faculty-student ratio at this University is 36:1. The approximate class size is 25, which is quite suitable for one-on-one interaction and in-depth discussion of concepts within the class. Tezpur University consists of four schools: the School of Sciences, School of Management Sciences, School of Humanities and Social Sciences, and School of Engineering.
These four schools consist of educational centers or departments at Tezpur University (TU). More details are given in the table below regarding the schools and centers on TU:
School of Sciences:
School of Management Sciences:
School of Humanities and Social Sciences:
School of Engineering:
Apart from these departments under the four schools, there are various centers at TU that conduct social events, programs, and research work on topics that fall under their designated subject of study. These centers are:
Tezpur University has achieved many prestigious ranks and accolades since the time of its inception.
Tezpur University's NIRF ranking has always been fairly good and respectable. The TU has continuously ranked in excellent positions since its inception. In 2021, Tezpur University ranked 73rd (overall) according to the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) and 46th among universities. Tezpur University's NIRF ranking for Engineering is 104 as of 2021.
The government organization NAAC has accredited TU Tezpur with a grade of 'A'. The University is also recognized by organizations like AICTE, UGC, AIU, and some others. In 2021, Tezpur University ranked 73rd (overall) according to the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) and 46th among universities. Tezpur University's NIRF ranking for Engineering is 104 as of 2021. According to NIRF, TU achieved the 5th rank among all universities (including technical institutes) in 2016.
The government organization NAAC has accredited TU Tezpur with an 'A' grade.
TU has collaborated with many businesses, organizations, and institutes by conducting webinars, workshops, and internship programs. These collaborations are beneficial to both faculty and students. Students get enriched with knowledge from these seminars arranged by a collaborative force. The faculty similarly gains experience and establishes an understanding and friendship between each other.
The internship opportunities provided to students are also managed through collaboration with a certain company or firm. Collaborations at TU also occur through cultural events like inter-college competitions. As of now, Tezpur University has not signed any MoU with any foreign university or institution.
The Tezpur University, Tezpur offers more than 60 academic programs throughout various streams at the UG, PG, Ph.D., Certificate, and Diploma levels. The list of programs or courses that students can study at TU is given below:
These are just some of the most popular courses at Tezpur University. There are many other programs/courses available at the University. These programs are very affordable when compared to the fee structure of other universities and institutes and come along with various facilities.
Students who come from below the poverty line and require economic assistance can avail scholarships on the basis of merit or apply for students loan. Students from the reserved category also get many other facilities and deductions on course fees and other charges.
|Integrated MA||INR 1,36,730 (5 years)||Students must qualify 10+2 level exam with a minimum of 60% marks in any stream|
|Integrated M.Sc. (Physics, Mathematics, Chemistry, Life Sciences)||INR 1,61,730- INR 1,73,730 (5 years)||Students must qualify 10+2 level exam with a minimum of 60% marks in Physics, Chemistry/ Statistics, and Mathematics.|
|Integrated B.Sc.B.Ed. (Physics, Mathematics, Chemistry)||INR 1,30,774- INR 1,40,444 (4 years)||Students must qualify 10+2 level exam with a minimum of 60% marks.|
|B. Tech. (CSE, ECE. ME, CE, EE, FET)||INR 2,22,844- INR 2,32,444 (4 years)||Students must qualify 10+2 level exam with a minimum of 60% marks. The student must pass in Physics, Mathematics, Language, Chemistry/ Biology/ Biotech/ Technical/ vocational subject (any one of them), and any other subject|
|MCA||INR 1,17,958 (3 years)||Students must qualify for their graduation in any other relevant stream with at least 50% marks. Students should also qualify for their 10+2 level exam.|
|M. Tech. (ME, IT, ELDT, Bioelectronics, CSE, FET, Energy Technology)||INR 97,072- INR 1,01,872 (2 years)||Students must qualify B.Tech or qualify for graduation in a relevant stream or any other equivalent exam with 50% aggregate marks|
|Master of Tourism & Travel Management||INR 77,072 (2 years)||Students must qualify for graduation with at least 50% marks in a relevant stream to be eligible to apply|
|Certificate in Chinese||INR 29,896||Students must qualify for 10+2 level exams.|
|PG Diploma in Women's Studies||INR 29,686||Students must qualify for graduation in the relevant stream to be eligible to apply|
Check more details regarding Tezpur University Courses, Fees and Eligibility.
Every year the Tezpur University application process usually starts during the month of July or August. Each course has a different eligibility and selection criteria that need to be fulfilled. But the first step of the admission process is to apply at TU through the official online portal. Students can only apply to TU online.
To apply to Tezpur University, applicants must follow the steps mentioned below:
The admission process for TU is going on at the moment. Students willing to get admitted to Tezpur University have to apply at the university's online portal and have to apply for the CUET (Central Universities Entrance Test). The NTA conducts this exam. The CUET application process began on 6th April 2022. Students have to apply for CUET within 6th May 2022.
Admissions are open for the UG/ PG, MBA, B.Tech., Ph.D. courses, or programs. One can apply for these programs through CUET. Simultaneously, students also have to file another application for the course they are interested in. This application form is available on the official admission portal of TU. After the students fill out the form and their eligibility is checked, they will be notified about the tentative dates of TUEE (Tezpur University Entrance Exam).
Admission into all courses at Tezpur University is either merit-based or based on the entrance exam. The dates regarding the admission process will be available on the official TU website. Applicants are advised to check the official website for admission-related updates regularly.
Know more about Tezpur University Admission Process and Dates here.
Tezpur University releases a merit list for students who are eligible to get admission into TU every year. This merit list is based on a cut-off list. NTA put out the cut-of list, which conducts almost all major national and state entrance exams. From this year, NTA has been entrusted with the task of conducting the CUET. Candidates must know what marks or what ranks they require to get into TU.
Students must secure the cut-off marks set for students in order to get enrolled in TU.
The Tezpur University cut-off list is released by NTA every year. The cut-off list may vary slightly in numbers and rank each year. Students must secure their respective ranks and numbers to get selected for UG and PG courses at TU, Tezpur.
Below is a B.Tech cut-off list consisting of various categories for JEE Main 2021 (Round 8):
|B.Tech Specializations||Cut-off Marks|
|General Category||Scheduled Caste (SC)||Scheduled Tribe (ST)||Other Backward Class (OBC)|
Tezpur University has an efficient and active placement cell that strives to support students and give them the best in life. The placement cell has an engineering division and a non-engineering division. They work tirelessly to train students so that they can be placed in the best companies. The placement training usually starts in the last year or the last semester of the course duration.
Most students receive the best placement opportunities at TU every year. Top companies visit the placement drives conducted by TU. Both government jobs and private-firm jobs are available in these placement drives. One can also find some MNCs in these placement drives. To make the best happen, students go through vigorous training. The TU placement cell organizes events, programs, seminars, and field trips to important places to help students gain practical experience and professionalism. They groom students to speak English more fluently and brush up on their corporate preparedness, CV writing, and communicative skills. The TU placement cell encourages students to take up internship opportunities. They help them get hold of internship programs through placement drives and other sources.
The alumni network of TU is also one of the best sources of placements at the University. The ex-students often request the companies they are working for to attend the placement drives of TU. These alumnae bring their companies to the placement drive. They often advise their juniors on how to perform during a placement drive and the special techniques one should follow. The Alumni Association at Tezpur University arranges Alumni Career Guidance Programme every year to train the new batches.
The placement cell offers psychological counseling to students, which boosts their self-confidence and reduces anxiety issues and other mental health problems. The cell also provides career counseling facilities that help students choose which career is right for them.
Check more details about Tezpur University Placements here.
The 2021 TU placement statistics are shown in tabulated form. Let's take a look at the table to understand the placement performance of Tezpur University in 2021:
|No. of recruiters||27|
|No. of offers||50+|
|No. of students placed||46|
These are some of the recruiters who visit the placement drives at TU, there are many other companies who visit the placement drives.
|Oil India Limited||Cognizant Technologies Solution||ITC||Wipro Limited|
|Amul Cooperative||Infosys||Cummins India Ltd||Capgemini Technology Services India Ltd|
|HDFC AMC||Mahindra & Mahindra||Pantaloons||Berger Paints|
|Spectrum Eduventure||Sanmar Group||Redcarpetup||Betsol|
Tezpur University has several scholarship programs. These scholarship programs are all government-approved. Students who come from below the poverty line and require economic assistance can avail of these scholarships on the basis of merit. Students belonging to reserved categories can also get financial aid from these scholarships and fellowships.
Students will be issued these scholarships based on merit and financial status. The available scholarship programs at Tezpur University are:
Students who are admitted in regards to their Gate score to M.Tech. courses can avail the PG Scholarship by AICTE. This scholarship is mostly meant to be provided to GATE score holders. According to some records, there is a waiting time prior to the first installment transfer to the students' bank accounts. The University does not control this delay due to the completion of the official process. Hence, the University can't be held responsible for this delay.
Located in the historical city of Tezpur, Tezpur University has a wide range of facility that creates a student-friendly environment. The infrastructure in this 262 acres huge campus is regarded as one of the best in the state of Assam. The campus has anything and everything a student needs. The campus has facilities for both migrating students and non-migrating students.
The University has modern and advanced classrooms, laboratories, libraries, and many other features. There are many buildings within the compound; hence there are enough classrooms within the campus for every department. Each building is distinctively marked and named for the convenience of students and staff.
Some of the major facilities offered at TU are given below:
Aside from these facilities, the regular classrooms of the University are very spacious and airy. Most of the classrooms have now become much more advanced and technology-based. The classes have projectors, screens, internet connections, and computers for easy access to the internet.
|Point of Contact||Phone||Fax|
|Assistant Registrar (Academic)||9957236122|
|B.Tech8 Courses||Annual Fee₹ 50,000|
|B.Sc+B.Ed3 Courses||Annual FeeN/A|
|B.Voc2 Courses||Annual Fee₹ 27,000|
|BA+B.Ed1 Courses||Annual FeeN/A|
|B.Ed1 Courses||Annual Fee₹ 27,000|
|MA12 Courses||Annual Fee₹ 24,000|
|MSc11 Courses||Annual Fee₹ 25,000|
|PGD10 Courses||Annual Fee₹ 25,000 - 37,000|
|M.Tech7 Courses||Annual Fee₹ 43,000|
|M.Com2 Courses||Annual Fee₹ 24,000|
|MTA1 Courses||Annual FeeN/A|
|MBA1 Courses||Annual FeeN/A|
|MCA1 Courses||Annual Fee₹ 33,000|
|Diploma1 Courses||Annual FeeN/A|
|Certificate3 Courses||Annual Fee₹ 25,000|
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Overall: I am currently pursuing my MBA degree from Tezpur University. This university is a great place for fellow aspirants who are looking to pursue MBA from an institute that does not only provide them with quality education but also great infrastructure, career opportunities and a platform to showcase their talents. I would suggest this MBA from TU for aspirants living in the North-Eastern states of Assam as this university is one of the best in the region that also provides scholarships such as TU Institutional Fellowship, DBT scholarship, Inspire Scholarship, UGC merit scholarship, and PG Indira Gandhi scholarships, etc.
Placement: The TU placement cell is very good. You can also volunteer to be included in placement cell. The coordinator is also very helping. The lowest salary offered is around 3lpa and the highest is 15lpa and the average salary is around 4-5lpa. The top companies that visited the campus were Amazon, Saint Gobain, APDCL, IOCL, Addverb offering diverse roles to students in various departments.
Infrastructure: The department of engineering at TU campus is well-equipped in terms of infrastructure. The campus has Wi-Fi facility, and the computer labs have high-speed Ethernet facility for students to use for their projects. The classrooms are good with projector facilities and power backup. The college also has a well-stocked library with facilities for online renewal and booking as well.
Faculty: Tezpur University Faculty members of the MBA department have much industry exposure. Teachers are ready to help you whenever. You can reach them over mail, call them or text them over whatsapp anytime you want. Teaching is mainly theoretical. More case study based teaching is required (personal opinion). Curriculum is of international standard and is updated as required.
Hostel: The hostel provides decent food. There is also a medical center which provides free check-ups for all students. The canteen is well stocked with snacks. There are plenty of sports and games for recreation on the TU hostel grounds.
Overall: Tezpur University has played a major role in shaping my career in the field of Engineering. I have pursued a B.Tech in CSE. Not only, it has helped me academically but also assisted me in boosting my confidence through their various student-centric approaches. Along with commendable teaching techniques, TU has an exquisite infrastructure with all the required amenities. TU, for me, was like a home away from home. I have made some of the best memories here.
Placement: TU Placement Cell has all that one wants. From Counseling sessions to training sessions, Tezpur University helps us in every way possible. The counselling sessions made me understand which sector I should move forward with. This year too, some of the top recruiters are going to be part of the placement program. Capgemini, Himalaya Drug Company, Cognizant Technologies and Wipro are some of the companies I can recall from my time.
Infrastructure: My favorite place on the campus was the Botanical Garden. It has some of the most scenic views I've ever seen. Besides this, TU Campus also has a central library,Yoga center and Mess. Mess Food is okay. Yoga sessions were something I'd wait for all day long. It was very refreshing for us after a long day of studying.
Faculty: If the faculty isn’t supportive, then everything else nulls down to zero. But it is not the case with my university. Here, all the teachers are very supportive and understanding of your needs and concerns. They have helped me understand difficult topics very easily. I am the kind of student who needs special attention, which thankfully was possible here.The teachers have also provided us valuable information through their life experiences which were really helpful in the interviews.
Hostel: Hostel days were the best. Rooms were spacious and tidy. I shared my room with another student in the Bordoichila Chatri Niwas. The speciality of our hostel was that it is both Modern and Antique. The infrastructure and decor is very appealing. There are 6 other hostels, boys and girls separate. We have a visitors room and security post too. The locality of the hostel is decent and scenic.