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Education in Tezpur

Updated on: Mar 18, 2013
Tezpur is one of the most ancient cities on the banks of the river Brahmaputra and is the largest of the Tezpurnorth bank towns. With some famous personalities like Dr. Bhupen Hazarika, Jyoti Prasad Agarwala, Kalaguru Bishnu Prasad Rabha, Phani Sarma and Ananda Chandra Agarwala, hailing from Tezpur, it is also known as the cultural capital of Assamese culture. Surrounded by tea gardens, Tezpur is presently a commercial, administrative and educational centre.

The town has many beautiful tourist spots to attract the tourist. The famous bridge Kolia Bhomora Setu is the longest bridge across the river Brahmaputra, which spans a total length of 3015 meters, is one the most attractive tourist spot in Tezpur. Other than this there are many famous tourist spots like, Agnigarh, Bamuni Hills, Bhairabi Temple, Bura-Chapori Wildlife Sanctuary, Chitralekha Udyan, Cole Park, Da Parbatia, District Museum Tezpur, Ketakeshwar Dewal, Mahabhairab Temple, Nag-Sankar Temple, Nameri National Park, Orang National Park, Ouguri Hill, Padum Pukhuri, Rudrapada Temple, Sri Mahabhairab Mandir, Trimurty Udyan, etc.

Tezpur always enjoys a moderate weather with average high temperature of 29°C and average minimum is 19°C. Summer seasons (April-May) has a maximum of 40°C and winter (October to March) has a minimum 5°C. Monsoon during June to October give good rainfalls.

Educational Scenario

With a Central University, which has received the tag "UNIVERSITY AT PAR EXCELLENCE" from UGC (University Grants Commission), apart from other colleges, Tezpur possess an excellent educational scenario.

Among the city's many other institutions of higher learning are the Darrang College, Tezpur College, LGB Regional Institute of Mental Health , College of Nursing, Tezpur Law College, etc.

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