Today on 1st July, 2020, Dibrugarh University is celebrating it’s 56th Foundation Day, with the same hope to enlighten student and with the same pledge “नियतं कुरु कर्म” .Among the renowned Universities of Assam, Dibrugarh University has marked its place since it was set in 1965 , under the provisions of the Dibrugarh University Act, 1965, enacted by the Assam Legislative Assembly. It is a teaching-cum-affiliating university.
The Dibrugarh University Campus is located at Rajabheta, 5 km from Dibrugarh Town (27° 29′ North Latitude and 94° 55′ East Longitude) and is spread over an area of 500 acres.The NH15 (old NH37) bisects the main campus from the other, the latter primarily comprising teacher’s and officer’s residence.
The Dibrugarh district is well known for its vast mineral resources (including oil, natural gas and coal), flora and fauna and many tea plantations. The diverse tribes with their distinct dialects, customs, traditions and culture make this area attractive to students of anthropology and sociology, art and culture.