Assam down town University: In Pursuit of Excellence in Education
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Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire.

W.B. Yeats

Education is an important tool that imparts knowledge to improve one’s life. The process of Education comprises various steps depending upon the quality of education. Assam down town University (AdtU) is one of the leading institutions in Northeast that ceaselessly strives to provide quality education at an affordable price. It was established in the year 2010, under downtown Charity Trust as per the provisions of the Assam Private Universities Act.2007, ACT. NO. VIII OF 2010, Gazette No. LGL9/2010/11. The university with a strong desire to offer quality education has made education accessible at an affordable cost for the people of Northeast and PAN India.

Reasons to opt AdtU

The principal philosophy of the university is to offer quality education. The endeavor of the university to achieve its philosophy can be seen in its persevering and continuous effort to fulfill the below-mentioned:

  • To cater to the diverse academic and professional needs of the people of the region and nation.
  • To establish a center of excellence in academic and research programs.
  • To develop a center of excellent knowledge repository and disseminate knowledge.
  • To produce a creative and able workforce as per the changing requirement of different sectors of the economy.
  • To emphasize on research and development to tackle local and regional issues.
  • To emphasize scientific studies for harnessing the potentialities of the regional and local resources.
  • To promote entrepreneurship development through innovation and incubation.
  • To emphasize networking with other academic and research institutions of repute for human resource development.

Enabler of Value-based Education

Dr. Narendra Nath Dutta, honorable Chancellor of Assam down town University is the one who is driving the university to achieve its goal and is determined to retain its value. Under his guidance, the governing body, the faculty members, and all the staff of the university are continuously striving to create Industry-ready students by blending updated academic programs along with rich tradition and cultural heritage of the region.  Together, they are sincerely endeavoring the university’s social mission of creating quality human resources to serve the nation.

An Inclusive Curriculum

Perfection is not attainable, but if we chase perfection, we can catch excellence. To mention about the university’s area of excellence it ranges from Sciences, Engineering, Allied health science, Management, Social sciences, Humanities, Nursing, to Pharmacy. The university’s continuous emphasis on modern teaching methods, global links for research, students exchange programs, world-class infrastructure, assured placement, diversity of students and industry-institute interactions has consistently placed AdtU students well ahead in every field.

Some of the notable engineering courses offered by the university includes:

  • Tech in Civil Engineering
  • Tech in Mechanical Engineering
  • tech Computer Science & Engineering
  • Sc. IT (Mobile Application & Information Security)
  • Bachelor of Computer Application
  • Tech (Cloud Technology & Information Security)
  • Sc. IT (Cloud Technology & Information Security)

Emphasizing Healthcare Education

In this modern busy era where it has become difficult to cope up with growing technologies, there has been a substantial increase in road traffic accidents and lifestyle diseases. There is a huge demand for qualified and trained health care professionals to meet the quality of health care facilities.

Considering the same, the university offers master’s degree in physiotherapy programmes with specializations in Orthopedics and Musculoskeletal injuries, Sports, Cardiopulmonary, Pediatric, Neurology, and Psychosomatic disorders, Community based rehabilitation, etc.

Furthermore, to cater to the need for continuously updating students about the progress and discoveries in the physiotherapy discipline, the university hasinculcated the habit of student’s involvement. To ensure the same, the university follows the practice of journal/ case presentation of evidence-based recent advancement in Physiotherapy treatments.

Also, the university’s Master Degree program is based and focused on research and innovation guided by faculty members where they submit a project in the form of a dissertation as a part of the curriculum. This helps the students to remain updated with the advancements going on in the field.

Furthermore, it arranges time to time seminars, study-tours, hands-on training, and continuous physiotherapy education program in the form of workshops, talks, symposiums, and conferences nationally and internationally by renowned speakers across the globe at our campus.

Promoting Holistic Growth

The mission of Assam down town University is to provide students with a truly transformative experience, and not simply a degree. It understands that formal learning is important, but there’s just as much to be gained by what happens along the way to obtaining them if one’s in the right environment. Thus, it implements a strict discipline policy, has a well-stocked library, follows a particular approach to teaching and learning like group projects, individual assignments, quizzes, and tests.

AdtU focuses on the development of social competencies and overall personality through community development programs, entrepreneurship programs, and soft skills development programs, etc. Furthermore, students can also get engaged in different extracurricular activities that support what is taught in classes.

Preparing for life beyond AdtU

AdtU believes that its obligation does not end with just providing the best academia. Both professional and holistic growth of its students is of paramount importance to the University and hence, the institute introduces its students to the world of opportunities.

Hence at AdtU, students are exposed to clinical hands-on training in different reputed hospitals as clinical postings and having a parent hospital i.e. down town hospital which is the first NADH accredited hospital of Northeast region, adds to the advantage for the students where they obtain proper exposure of clinical training.

The university also has tie-ups with different hospitals both in government and private sectors. For internships, the students are placed in renowned hospitals like Fortis, AIIMS, Apollo, NIMHANS, Manipal, Sparsh, Narayana Hrudyalaya, etc. Upon graduating, the students are also guided for placements wherein the university’s dedicated placement cell organizes placement drives from time to time.

In Store For future

With the primary goal to offer supreme-quality education, AdtU is always striving to improve and advance the curriculum and environment for its students. For the same, the university is also planning to expand the Paramedical Sciences department by launching an Anatomy simulation lab, a Simulation Mannequin lab, a Gait/Motion analysis lab, and an Electromyography and Biofeedback lab in the upcoming future.

Thus we can conclude that the university encourages its students to become the person they want to be by emphasizing on their enormity within and setting the stage for life.

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