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Don Bosco University set up in Guwahati

State got its first private university as Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi on Saturday formally inaugurating the State's first private university, the Don Bosco University, at a function held at the Don Bosco School auditorium.Noted educationist Prof K Sudha Rao, former VC of Karnataka State Open University delivering the key note address, said that the nation building process will gather speed if the younger population of the country, more than any other age group, is properly trained and groomed. Rao while lauding the initiative of opening a private university said that it was a sign of prosperity for the coming years to the North East States and Assam in particular. Speaking on the occasion, Chancellor designate Father Joe Almeida described the moment as historical and asserted that the new university was conceptualized to respond to the growing needs of the region, afflicted by myriad problems. He said that unemployment was a major problem in the region and the university will address the problem. He also assured that the university will strive to create new generation of leaders with a vision and commitment towards society.

The university, which already has an engineering college under it, would be using the infrastructure already available with the Don Bosco Society at Azara, Kharghuli and Maligaon, while additional facilities will be built up at the permanent campus at Tepesia. Education minister Gautam Bora who was present on the occasion
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Nanda Kumar Dewan is our Senior Journalist covering Community Development & International Relations. He is a Mass Communication & Journalism graduate from Sikkim Manipal University (SMU). He started his journalism career with UB Photos News agency in 2006 as News Photo Caption Editor and Photojournalist. He has been associated with Assam Times since it's inception and today is a part of our editorial team.

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dr.n.naiding.'s picture

I am really proud to know that an ever first catholic university being set up in the country when christian being persecuted,churches burn.This university will really help the youth of the region'.
sabyasachi roy's picture

i hope that this catholic university help us all the new genaration student and also those are student of "Don Bosco School" they are getting very much support from this univwesity. kindly give me some information DON BOSCO SCHOOL at silchar,is it the branch of DON BOSCO UNIVERSITY because my daughter is the student of SILCHAR DON BOSCO SCHOOL.
sandeep kumar das's picture

i am very satisfied with this article and hope this university becomes popular very soon.please give me your admission details.
michael's picture

i want to know about the college
Anirban Roy's picture

It is very nice to know about the coming of this University. Please let me know the details of admission in class II in Don Bosco School, Silchar
RAJUL JYOTI CHOUDHURY's picture

Its excellent.I want to know about its fees structure.
Bishwajit's picture

I am really very happy that at last there is a decent private university established in Assam. By the way I wanna know if there is MCA course available or if its there than what is the course fees for the same.
Pinky Kumari's picture

Its nice to know.. i want to know the fees structure for MCA course
austin dsouza's picture

I am delighted to know about the inaugration of the Don Bosco University, the second catholic university in the Country. I hope that this university will in time to come cater to the students at the national level by offering its courses through the Distance Education Medium which will be highly beneficial to the students who wish to persue higher education which is out of the reach of many under preveliged students. Don Bosco institutions have been noted worldwide for their high academic standards.
L Hmar's picture

I am so much impressed with the establishment of the Don Bosco University, the first ever private university in the state (Assam). In facts the academic standards of the state would be enhanced evermore with the spirit of competitve mindedness between the state own and the private,s technical university. I hope this would bring about a positive change towards development of the region. After all, I convey my thanks to the Catholic Church for bringing the dreams of the young generations come true.
rizwana's picture

i want to know faculty and administrative vaccancies and relative qalifications required. i am presently teaching in air force school kumbhirgram. thankyou

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