The university has sixteen schools which offer Humanities, Languages, Information Sciences, Life Sciences, Physical Sciences, Social Sciences.
Assam University came into existence in 1994 after the enactment of the Assam (Central) University Act 1989. Through its pursuit, Assam University is in the process of making itself an institute of excellence. Assam University's main campus is situated at Dargakona, about 20 kms away from Silchar. The campus is set amid sprawling hillocks and the typical landscape of the northeast. The campus is spread over 600 acres and provides an ideal environment for the researchers, students and the people interested in academic excellence.
1. Assam University offers Placements to all candidates through their central placement cell. Candidates are counseled before appearing for an interview and the Placement Team guides them throughout the placement procedure. 2. Ranked among top 100 universities in India by National Institutional Ranking Framework (MHRD) in 2017. 3. With 300 plus faculty across disciplines from all over the country, the university sustains a multidisciplinary approach towards higher education.