Tezpur University, which was established in 1994 by an Act of the Parliament, completed its glorious 25 years on 21st January, 2018. The year long celebration began on January 21st, 2018 and concluded on January 21st, 2019. The celebration came to an end with a three day event in the university campus, with the presence of eminent luminaries.
The three day long programme was inaugurated by DN Burhagohain, former director of IIT, Guwahati. An alumni meet was also held along with industry- academia interaction on research and development, felicitation of the retired employees of the central university and a list of cultural programs.
Throughout these 25 long years, the University succeeded to make its name shine in the world with several of its achievements- ranked 601-800 in the world by the Times Higher Education World University Rankings of 2018 and 100 in Asia. The QS World University’s Rankings ranked it 247 in Asia in 2018. In India it was ranked 46 overall by the National Institutional Ranking Framework of 2018 and 29 among universities.
The event came to a closing end with the hoisting of the University flag by Vice-Chancellor, Vinod Kr Jain. S K Barua, Managing Director of Numaligarh Refinery also graced the event with his presence.