The Assam Women’s University, established by an act XXII of 2013 of the State Legislature of Assam, is a State University that aims to provide women with opportunities for post-graduate education in various fields. The university, empowered to award degrees as specified by the UGC under section 22 of the UGC Act 1956, has its own departments dedicated to instruction, training, research, development, and extension.
The main objectives of the Assam Women’s University are as follows:
1. Empowering Women through Education
The university strives to provide facilities and offer opportunities to women for post-graduate education in applied science, arts, technology, industry, commerce, management, and social science. Through comprehensive instruction, training, and research, the university aims to equip women with the knowledge and skills necessary for their personal and professional growth.
2. Advancing Knowledge through Research
Another important objective of the university is to promote research in applied science and arts, technology, industry, commerce, management, and social science. By encouraging research activities, the university contributes to the advancement of knowledge and the betterment of society, with a particular focus on women’s perspectives.
3. Relevant and Specialized Education
The Assam Women’s University aims to devise and implement programs of education that are relevant to the changing socio-economic needs of society. The university offers courses in applied sciences, arts, technology, industry, commerce, management, and social science, providing both breadth of diversity and depth of specialization. This ensures that women are equipped with the necessary skills to thrive in their chosen fields.
4. Bridging Academia and Industry
As a center for fostering cooperation and exchange of ideas, the Assam Women’s University serves as a bridge between the academic and research community and the industry. By facilitating collaboration, the university aims to address the needs of the industry and ensure that the education provided is aligned with the demands of the job market.
5. Global Exchange and Collaboration
In order to stay updated with the latest developments in relevant areas of teaching and research, the university organizes exchange programs with other reputable institutions in India and abroad. This enables faculty and students to benefit from exposure to diverse perspectives and experiences, enhancing the overall quality of education and research at the university.
The Assam Women’s University is committed to empowering women through education and research. By providing a conducive environment for learning and growth, the university plays a vital role in shaping the future of women in Assam and beyond. With its focus on academic excellence and relevance to societal needs, the university is a beacon of hope for women seeking to pursue their dreams and contribute to the betterment of society.