Assam Science and Technology University was established in 2010 in Guwahati. The university offers various courses in the field of Science and Technology. ASTU Assam has schools in fields of Engineering, Science, Pharmaceutical Science, Management and Architecture, Planning & Design and offers various undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral courses. Eligibility for UG courses is 10 + 2 passed and the same for PG courses is a bachelor’s degree in a relevant field. Selection for B.Tech and M.Tech is done on the basis of entrance exam (Assam CEE and GATE respectively) whereas, for all other courses, admission is done on the basis of merit in the previous qualifying examination.

Assam Science and Technology University Highlights

Established | Institute Type 2010 | State University
Set by Government of Assam
Approved By AICTE
Courses offered B.Tech, B.Pharm, BBA, MBA, B.Sc, M.Sc, M.Tech, B.Arch, and M.Arch
Admission Criteria Entrance Exam and Merit-Based
Entrance Exam Assam CEE/ GATE
Application mode Online
Official Website astu.ac.in

Assam Science and Technology University Courses

Given below are the details of the major courses of the University:

Course

Details

B.Tech

Duration: 4 years

Eligibility: Candidate must have passed 10 + 2 from a recognized board.

Selection Criteria: Assam CEE Score

Specializations: Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Computer Science and Engineering, Electronics and Communication/Telecommunication Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Instrumentation Engineering, Industrial and Production Engineering, Power Electronics and Instrumentation Engineering, and Electrical & Electronics Engineering.

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B.Pharm

Duration: 4 years 

Eligibility: 10+2 Higher School Secondary Certificate or state equivalent in PCB/ PCMB with English as a compulsory language. Any other qualification approved by the Pharmacy Council of India as equivalent to any of the above examinations.

Selection Criteria: Merit Based

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B.Sc

Duration: 3 years

Eligibility: 10+2 Higher School Secondary Certificate or state equivalent in PCB/ PCMB

Selection Criteria: Merit Based

Specializations: Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Zoology, IT, Applied Physics, Computer Science, and Electronics Science.

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B.Arch

Duration: 5 years

Eligibility: 50% aggregate in 10+2 Higher School Secondary Certificate or state equivalent with Mathematics as compulsory subject/ 10+3 Diploma in any course with 50% aggregate

Selection Criteria: Merit Based

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BCA

Duration: 3 years

Eligibility: 10+2 Higher School Secondary Certificate or state equivalent

Selection Criteria: Merit Based

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B.Des

Duration: 3 years

Eligibility: 10+2 Higher School Secondary Certificate or state equivalent

Selection Criteria: Merit Based

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D.Pharm

Duration: 3 Years

Eligibility: Candidates must have Higher Secondary Examination (10+2) qualified from a recognized board of education with Biology.

Selection Criteria: Merit Based

M.Tech

Duration: 2 years

Eligibility: Candidates must have a B.Tech degree from a recognized university.

Selection Criteria: GATE Score

Specializations: Computer Science and Engineering, Electrical and Communication Engineering, Instrumentation and Control Engineering, Energy Engineering, Thermal, and Fluid Engineering, and Water Resources Management

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M.Pharm

Duration: 2 years 

Eligibility:  55% cumulative aggregate in B.Pharm from a recognized university; Registered with the Pharmacy Council of India or should do so within one month of admission in Masters.

Selection Criteria: Merit Based

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M.Plan

Duration: 2 years

Eligibility: Aspirants should have passed B.Plan/B.Arch from a recognized university.

Selection Criteria: Merit Based

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MBA

Duration: 2 years

Eligibility: Bachelors from any recognized university in any stream.

Selection Criteria: Merit Based

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MCA

Duration: 2 years

Eligibility: Candidates must have a BCA degree from a recognized university.

Selection Criteria: Merit Based

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M.Arch

Duration: 2 years

Eligibility: Candidates must have a B.Arch degree from a recognized university.

Selection Criteria: Merit Based

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M.Sc

Duration: 2 years

Eligibility: Candidates must have a B.Sc degree from a recognized university.

Selection Criteria: Merit Based

Ph.D

Duration: 3 years

Eligibility: Candidates must have a masters degree from a recognized university in any relevant stream

Selection Criteria: UGC-NET/ JRF/ GATE score

Specializations: Pharmacy, Management Studies, Science, and Engineering 

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Assam Science and Technology University Admission

For Undergraduate courses:

  • The eligibility criteria for UG courses is that the candidate must have passed 10 + 2 or equivalent examinations from a recognized board.
  • The selection for the B.Tech program will be done on the basis of the Assam CEE score of the candidate. Eligible candidates need to appear for this entrance examination before applying for admission.
  • For all the other courses, admission is done on the basis of merit in the previous qualifying examinations. 

For Postgraduate courses:

  • Candidates willing to apply for admission in postgraduate courses must have completed their bachelor’s degree in a relevant field.
  • Selection for M.Tech is done on the basis of GATE score and for all other courses, based on the merit in the previous qualifying examination.

How to Apply?

The interested candidates can follow the steps given below to apply for admission to all the courses:

  • Visit the official website of the University.
  • Apply for admission by filling up the online application form.
  • Pay the applicable fees and submit the application. 
  • The candidates will be selected based on either entrance score or merit in the qualifying examination depending on the course.
  • Selected candidates must take admission within the date of admission by paying the necessary fees.

Read More: ASTU Assam Admission

Assam Science and Technology University Facilities

  • Library: Stretching across 12,000 sq. ft. the area with spacious reading areas, the university central library has a collection of over 20,000 volumes of books as well as a large number of national and international journals.
  • Hostel: There is a boys hostel present with a bedding capacity of 345. It is an in-campus hostel.
  • Sports: The university caters to the needs of the sport of the students very well. It has a basketball court, cricket ground, football ground, squash court, swimming pool, volleyball court.

Conclusion

Assam Science and Technology University has a unique and advanced curriculum with efficient faculties across all courses. The University puts the much-needed emphasis on the area of Research and provides facilities for students for learning. The University is known for having additional certificate courses to keep their students’ learning skills updated. They also have a tie-up with other universities to provide holistic education. The University has modern laboratories and regularly organizes seminars and workshops across various courses.

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Assam Science and Technology University FAQs

Ques. Is a domicile rule valid in ASTU?

Ans. The B.Tech Applicants of ASTU must be a citizen of India and must be a permanent resident of Assam with a valid PRF provided by a competent Authority.

Ques. Is there an Age limit for B.Tech admission to ASTU?

Ans. The University follows the guidelines of the state examination authority that is Assam CEE and complies with it. These are the requirements:

  • The applicants must not be below 17 years of age as on August 01 of the admission year.
  • The upper age limit of the candidates for B.Tech admission in Assam is 21 years.
  • For SC/ ST categories, the upper age limit is 25 years.
  • B.Sc graduates who wish to pursue B.Tech must note that the upper age limit for them is 22 years.

Ques. What are the reservation and scholarship policies of ASTU?

Ans. The University follows the reservation and scholarship policies as prescribed by the State Government.

Ques. Is there any way that a candidate can get admission to a B.Tech program without attempting the entrance examination?

Ans. Candidates who have more than 85% of marks in Class 12 and hold the first position in the Assam higher secondary examinations are exempted from entrance test. These students are eligible for direct admission in government engineering colleges.

Ques. What are the documents required while applying for admission in any course in this institute?

Ans. The following documents are required while applying for admission:

  • Original Degree and Mark sheet
  • Application form copy with an attached copy of application fees submitted.
  • Academics mark sheets (10th, 12th and Graduation for PG Admission)
  • Caste Certificate
  • Photocopy of Aadhaar Card
  • Conduct Certificate
  • Transfer Certificate
  • 2 copies of recent passport size photographs.