Rabindranath Tagore University

A Public State University established by upgrading Hojai College under Assam Act No. XXXIV of 2017

Rabindranath Tagore University

About Us

Rabindranath Tagore University is a Public State University located at Hojai, Hojai district, Assam. The university is established through the Rabindranath Tagore University Act, XXXIV of 2017 which was passed by the State Legislature of Assam in 2017. The Act was approved by the then Governor of Assam on 16 October 2017. It was created by upgrading Hojai College, established on 11 July 1964, a general degree college situated in Hojai district, Assam. It was named after Sri Rabindranath Tagore, in 1913, the first Asian, non-European , Nobel Laureate in Literature, an Indian polymath who was active as a poet, writer, playwright, composer, philosopher, social reformer, educationist and painter during the age of Bengal Renaissance. The UGC has recognized Rabindranath Tagore University as an institution “empowered to award degrees as specified by the UGC under section 22 of the UGC Act 1956 by conducting courses through its own departments, its constituent colleges and/or through its affiliated colleges in regular mode with the approval of concerned statutory bodies/councils. The educational institution also provides courses through Krishna Kanta Handiqui State Open University (KKHSOU), and Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) courses in Distance Learning mode.

Our Vision

Rabindranath Tagore University aspires to become an institution of national and global eminence and it seeks to provide an inspiring atmosphere of learning in which faculty, students and staff can become an active and purposeful force in their role as the primary engine of social, economic, an intellectual and cultural development to create an enlightened society where the freshness of feeling for nature the sensitiveness of soul to human need, the freedom of the mind, the humanity of the heart and the integrity of the individual will prevail as the visible manifestation of the ideas and vision Rabindranath Tagore and Srimanta Sankaradeva.

Our Mission

To build a scholarly community engaged in regular and committed teaching,quality research, co-curricular and socially productive activities.

To provide a student centric learning environment through innovative pedagogy and education reforms and to deliver education consistent with the needs of society.

To create a collaborative environment open to the free exchange of ideas, where research, creativity, innovation, and entrepreneurship can flourish and individuals can achieve their full potential.

To undertake study and research into the reach and diverse tribal and ethnic cultures in the culturally vibrant North East on the basis of their underlying unity.

To institute special studies on Tagore and Sankaradev to propagate their immortal and quintessential ideals of compassion and humanity in alignment with the motto of our university “vidyayaamrytamashnute” (Knowledge leads to immortality).

Our Goal

To build an institution through democratic, disciplined and committed participation.

To attract, develop and retain highly competent faculty members.

To create and promote a congenial ambiance conducive to learning.

To satisfy contemporary educational needs of society and especially, that of the rural and tribal youth.

To develop employ ability skills so as to meet the needs of the job market.

To make our immediate surroundings and the world at large a greener and cleaner word.

To understand and respect our age-old tradition and rich cultural and spiritual heritage.

To embody, through its policies and programs, respect for, and commitment to,the ideals of a pluralistic, multicultural, open and democratic society.

To promote women education and women studies.

To maintain a level of excellence and standards in all programs that will give them state-wide, national and international significance.

To generate new knowledge through a broad array of scholarly, research and creative endeavours, which provide a foundation for creating of a healthy, vibrant and sustainable society by involving the students and faculty in community service, health and hygiene awareness, sports, cultural activities, environmental protection and women empowerment.

To nurture an environment of cultural, religious and linguistic diversity and to create an environment of mutual respect.

To uphold the highest ethical values, integrity and professionalism as well as commitment to academic freedom, transparency and accountability

To achieve good governance through comprehensive digitization, decentralization, and to make optimum use of available resources and investments through unconventional means.

To keep abreast of the contemporary developments and latest innovations and to discoveries in Science, Business and the Humanities in a global perspective and to adopt and absorb them for our purpose according to their relevance.