Department of Assamese

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The Department of Assamese has started it’s journey introducing Master of Arts (MA) programme with 50 students in 2015 in this university campus. At the initial stage Ankumani Das, Rumi Kakati rendered service as contractual teacher and Dr. Archana Devi (in the IMS/MA section) rendered service as a guest teacher. Dr. Ankumani Das, Dr. Rumi Kakati, Dr. Gunin Saikia and Dr. Deepsikha Gogoi joined the department as Assistant Professor in 2019 and till now except Dr. Rumi Kakati (Expired in 2022) all of them serving in the department. After that Dr. Ajit Bharali joined this department in 2021. From March, 2021 he has been serving as the Head of the Department.

Teachers Profile

Dr. Ajit Bharali

Dr. Ajit Bharali

Associate Professor (Head)

Dr. Ankumani Das

Dr. Ankumani Das

Assistant Professor

Dr. Gunin Saikia

Dr. Gunin Saikia

Assistant Professor

Contact : 600450046
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Dr. Deepsikha Gogoi

Dr. Deepsikha Gogoi

Assistant Professor

Contact : 7002594239
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Dr. Archana Devi

Dr. Archana Devi

Guest faculty


Student Progression


1. Banjit Baishya: NET, SLET

2.Saurabh Barman: NET

3.Tuleswar Rajbangshi: NET

4.Imamul Haque: NET-JRF

5.Rupjyoti Kumar: NET

6.Anamika Baro: NET-JRF


1. Rhituparna Deka: Pursuing Ph.D

2. Banjit Baishya: Pursuing Ph.D

3. Nilakshi Devi: Pursuing Ph.D

4.Nirmali Boro: Pursuing Ph.D

5.Anamika Baro: Pursuing Ph.D

6.Imamul Haque: Pursuing Ph.D


1. Banjit Baishya

2. Dolly Das

3. Barasha Das

4. Bijumani Talukdar

5. Bhanita Barman 6. Himakshi Kalita

7. Charan Deka

8. Gitashri Malakar

9. Tuleswar Rajbangshi

10. Rupjyoti Kumar

11. Geetika Das



Appreciated Jahidul Ali for Writings all the Assamese and English Alphabets with Rice.

Programme Offered


M.A. (Post Graduation) In Assamese

2 years
Candidates with Bachelor degree in Assamese (Major/ Honours) from any University recognized by UGC with minimum 40% can apply for the course



  • Wall Magazine: BARNIL
  • Hand Written Magazine: BARNABARTIKA
  • 1. 2nd & 4th semester students of Assamese Department conducted a field study at Namati village, Moiradanga on 29/11/2018.
  • 2. The 4th semester Literature group students went on a field visit on 23/03/2019 to south Kamrup. In their visit they studied the “The Shakti Tradition and rituals of south kamrup”.
  • 3. K.K. Handique Library, Gauhati University was visited by the students of Assamese Department on 21/03/16
  • 4. The 4th semester students carried out a field study on 14/02/ 2020 at Manas National Park.
  • 5. The 2nd semester students did a field study on 18/02/2020 at Assam Museum.
  • 6. 2nd & 4th semester students of Assamese Department conducted a field study at Sri Surya Pahar, Goalpara on 22/12/2022.
  • 7. K.K. Handique Library, Gauhati University was visited by the students of Assamese Department on 04/05/2023.
  • 8. “Fagunore Baa” was celebrated in the department in the presence of well known Assamese poet Nilim Kumar on 27/03/2023.

The following courses have been included as part of the CBCS curriculum-

  • Short Film Production
  • Traditional games of Assam
  • Sociology of literature.
  • Women Literature
  • One Art Exhibition was held by Department of Assamese on 29th Dcember, 2022
  • Participated in Women’s Day programme on 8th March with Women’s Forum.
  • Arrange Language Awareness rally on International Mother Language Day.
  • “Arrange Field trip, Excursion, Script Study for student.
  • Best Practice of the Department
  • Department of Assamese has been running a Facebook page since August 2021. Through this page the department memorizes the eminent personalities of Assamese language, literature, culture and glorifies their contributions.


The Department has started a Book Bank to provide the students a conducive atmosphere for learning. Presently there are near by 400 books in the library.


Wall Magazine : ‘Bornil’.

Hand Written Magazine: ‘Borno Bortika’.

Future Plans

  • To publish a research journal.
  • To start a publication cell with priority on reprinting the old and rare books.
  • To put wider focus on Comparative Indian literature and World Literature
  • To engage extensively with Tribal Studies and the rich heritage of Assamese Culture.
  • To start a diploma Programme on Performing arts of Assam with specific focus on different dance forms and folk music of Assam.
  • Although the student-teacher ratio of our department is not satisfactory, we have planning to admit number of more meritorious students at our department.
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