The Gauhati University established in the year 1948 as a result of tremendous efforts of thousands of people of Assam for an institute of higher education in the region. Initially, the University operated from the city center but later during the year 1955-56, it shifted to its current location at Gopinath Bordoloi Nagar, Guwahati. The University presently has around 5000 people enrolled which include around 3000 people residing on-campus in hostels. A wide variety of courses is offered by the University at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels. The institution is also known for its well-acclaimed and highly qualified teaching faculty. They ensure the holistic development of students in all spheres of life. As a result, the University has gained much popularity and reputation among the aspiring graduates of our country.