Tezpur University

About the Institution


A fully residential University nestled on a 106 ha campus at Tezpur in Assam, India. Tezpur University (TU) has completed 25 years (Established on January 21, 1994). With the present strength of more than 4000 students and 286 faculty members, TU has crossed the landmark of graduating 10,000 learners so far. The University is currently offering 73 Academic programmes through 22 Departments and Six Centers under Four Schools (School of Humanities and Social Sciences; School of Sciences; School of Management Sciences and School of Engineering). The University also offers 11 programmes through its Centre for Open and Distance Learning.
  • To develop human excellence and inculcate leadership through hard work and creativity.
  • To render Tezpur University one of the most preferred destinations of students, faculty and scholars and employees.
  • To be in the Top 50 Universities of the world
State of the Art supporting facilities
 The University provides a very conducive and enabling environment for teaching, learning and research with state of the art infrastructure including 24/7 power, Campus Wi-Fi, Health centre, Guest House with tastefully furnished living and conference rooms, indoor and outdoor sports facilities, gymnasium, and swimming pool.
Research, Innovation, Collaboration
  • 31 Memorandum of Understandings (MoU) with different National and International bodies including University of Nottingham, UK; Queen’s University Belfast, UK; Avan’s University, Netherlands; Misis University, Russia; National Chung Hsing University, Taiwan; KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden.
  • 3300 Scopus indexed Research Publications since inception including 1795 since last five years and 571 during the year 2017-18 with an h-index of 60.
  • 28 Patents (National & International) and some socially relevant technologies.
  • More than INR 80 Crores (10 million Euros) Fund generated during the last five years for research.
Notable Achievements and Recognitions
The University has come of age in securing various recognitions, notable some of these are:
  • Visitor’s Award for Best University by the President of India in 2016.
  • 5th and 29th positions in the ranking of the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) of the Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India in 2016 and 2018 respectively.
  • Visitor’s Best Research Award for Basic Science 2017 and2018.
  • 34th position under Generation ‘Y’ category in the Times Higher Education (THE) World Young University Ranking 2017.
  • 99th rank in Times Higher Education Emerging Economies University Rankings 2018.
  • 20th position in the World’s Best Small University Ranking 2018.
  • 146th in QS BRICS University Ranking.

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Tezpur University

A fully residential University nestled on a 106 ha campus at Tezpur in Assam, India. Tezpur University (TEZU) has completed 25 years.

About the local coordinator

Prof. Debendra Chandra Baruah
is a Professor in the Department of Energy, Tezpur University. Presently Prof Baruah is also working as Director of Internal Quality Assessment Cell and Coordinator of Centre for University-Industry interface, Tezpur University. His areas of specialization are Renewable Energy, Energy Planning, Thermal Energy Management, Rural energy access and Agricultural mechanization. He obtained his PhD degree from Punjab Agricultural University, Ludhiana, India in 2000. Prof. Baruah has served as a Visiting Professor in the Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, UNISA during August-October, 2017. He has worked in the laboratory of the Department of Mechanical, Material and Manufacturing Engineering, University of Nottingham, UK as Indian Distinguished Visiting Fellow during May- July, 2010. Handling 15 externally funded research projects and guiding 17 PhD students, Prof Baruah has published 100 publications and developed few technologies. Prof. Baruah has established international research collaborations with eminent institutes such as University of Nottingham, United Kingdom, University of South Africa (UNISA), KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden, GIC, AIT, Bangkok and Pamoja CleanTech AB, Sweden and visited seven different countries. He has received Commendation Medal by Indian Society of Agricultural Engineering (ISAE) and eminent engineering personality by The Institution of Engineers (India). Prof Baruah is Fellow of Institution of Engineers (India), life members of Indian Society of Agricultural Engineers and Indian Science Congress.

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