The University strives for excellence in application based teaching-learning, research, and outreach programs wherein technology synergizes creativity for nurturing an academic and professional leadership that reaches out in a spirit of openness, inclusiveness, and service to the society.
Assam Down Town University (AdtU) was established through the Assam Down Town University Act, 2010 in the state of Assam, India in 2010. It has coupled the experience of top industry leaders and renowned academicians and fosters a worldly approach. AdtU the largest educational group based in Assam has on its rolls more than 7000+ students and 300+ faculty members. As a commitment towards Clean and Green Campus initiative, the University has set up a 200 kWp Roof Top Solar PV Power plant in the campus under MNRE-Govt. of India scheme.
The University was established by the Down Town Charity Trust, which is promoted by Down Town Hospital Limited. AdtU boasts of a large 60-acres campus with best in class infrastructure. Apart from adequate classrooms, laboratories, and faculty rooms, AdtU has recreational and play areas for students with a football field, basketball court, and other indoor play areas at the hostels and different areas of the university.
On campus banking services, health care facility, accommodation facility, and mess are also available. The University campus has seamless Wi-Fi network with more than 20 Mbps leased line with multiple ISP which allows students to be connected on the net anytime, anywhere.
Significant Achievements and Accreditations
The university is officially accredited and recognized by the UGC, AICTE, INC, PCI, IAP, SIRO, and DST Govt. of India.
Assam Down Town University offers a basket full of unique programs which are not widely available in India like Trauma & Disaster Management, Radiography Technology, and Dialysis Technology in addition to skill oriented programs in Hotel Management, Nursing, and so on. There is an independent Department of Research headed by a dedicated Director to focus in this area. Sponsored Research Projects of DBT & ICMR are being conducted here; and it is one of the few private Universities in the country to get selected for such prestigious research projects. Assam Down Town University is the first private University from North East region being awarded two Mega Network Projects such as (1) on Chemical Profiling of Joha Scented rice Joha and Black rice of NER for nutritional, Nutraceutical parameters and Aromatic compounds and (2) high value phytochemicals of anti-diabetic and immunomodulatory properties in North Eastern banana varieties funded by Department of Biotechnology, Govt. of India respectively.
In this short span, the university was ranked #10 among the top private universities in India and ranked #1 in Northeast India by “India Today” among Universities established after 2000.
The University has produced numerous graduates who have been very successful in various walks of life. Some of the renowned alumni include Bishal Bhatta Rai working with Ernst & Young; Tahira Rahman, ITC Fortune Select Global, Gurgaon; Nivedita Nath working with Deenanath Mangeshkar Superspeciality Hospital, Pune; and many more.
About the Chancellor
The Chancellor of Assam Down Town University is Dr.Narendra Nath Dutta. He has been awarded The Fellowship of International College of Surgeons in 1982, and got the Service above Self Award of Rotary International in 2000. He was also awarded with The Prof. Dukhan Ram Award in XXIV Bihar State Conference of The Association of Otolaryngologists of India in the Year 2000. He has received the Citation for Meritorious Service from Rotary Foundation 2002
AdtU offers the largest scholarship program in Northeast India. The institute offers multiple scholarships to provide benefits to meritorious students. Further 100 seats are reserved for BPL students every year. These students are eligible for 100% Admission Fee and Tuition Fee waiver.
Words of Trust
The job fair placement drive that is organized by Assam Down Town University is highly recommendable. Students not only from Assam Down Town University but also from far and nearby institutions come for placements during this event. The University is helping all these students for placements and I think the University is doing an excellent work in this part.
Ms. Reema Rai, MBA (Health Care Management)
The mighty Brahmaputra flows right besides our University which is a natural beauty that cannot be found elsewhere. The students and also my classmates are from diverse background and that makes the environment of our classroom very enjoyable. We take learning as well as extracurricular activities more seriously.
Ms. Sumi Begum, MBA 4th Semester
Assam down town University is undoubtedly one of the best university in this region of the country. The University Provides quality education and it actually resembles its motto encouraging success. We have students studying from various parts of the country and also from other countries as well which provides us an opportunity to know and understand the cultures of distant places all inside one classroom. The natural ambience of the university is also very apt for studying. I feel delighted to be a part of this University.
Ms Rita Konwar, Bio Chemistry 2nd Semester