The oldest institute for higher education in Assam as well as North-East India, Cotton College and Cotton College State University have been merged today to form Cotton University.
Himanta Biswa Sarma, honourable Education Minister of Assam has officially upgraded Cotton College to a University.
In the ceremony, Himanta Biswa Sarma, “The merger would pave the way for the institution becoming a centre of excellence in the future.”
In the last budget session, the State Legislative Assembly had passed a Bill in this regard. The Cotton University Act, 2017, will ensure that the Cotton College and Cotton College State University (CCSU) comes under one banner combining the properties and human resources of both.