Arunachal University of Studies Act, 2012 (Act No. 9 of 2012) was legislated in the eighth session of the fifth Legislative Assembly which received the assent of the Hon'ble Governor on 26th May, 2012 and published in Extra Ordinary Official Gazette on 30th May, 2012.Arunachal University of Studies is a State University of Arunachal Pradesh which comes under section 2(f) of UGC Act and the University is empowered to award degrees as specified in section 22 of UGC Act of 1956. In addition the University is also empowered to award diplomas, charters, certificates, Pre-University certificates and other academic distinctions in conformity with the provisions of the University Act.
Arunachal University of Studies believes in imparting education to the students in a comprehensive format while not compromising on the traditional ways of pedagogy which our country has nourished since its inception. It has therefore embarked on a novel concept clubbing the class room lectures and the industrial element together. This approach lightens up the interest of the students in their respective scope of subjects and that gives a holistic get up to the whole perception of education. The course structure at the University's disposal has been very carefully crafted to incorporate the best practices of the industry and provides the students the required scope to hone their capabilities.