Assam is a northeastern state of India and its capital is Dispur. Assam is one among the “Seven Sister states” in India. The major cities of Assam are Guwahati, Silchar, Dibrugarh, Tinsukia and Jorhat. Guwahati is among the top 100 fastest growing cities in the world. Bihu is the state festival of Assam and its official language is Assamee. It has rich Ethnic culture and has tropical monsoon climate with heavy rainfall. Assam’s economy is based on agriculture and oil. The first oil reserves of India were discovered in Assam in the late 19thCentury and that’s why Assam is one of the large and old petroleum resources. Assam is famous for its Tea and is the largest tea producing state. Assam is also famous for wildlife sanctuaries and national parks. Famous sanctuaries in Assam are Kaziranga National Park, Chakras hila Wildlife Sanctuary, Hoollongapar Gibbon Sanctuary, Deepor Beel Bird Sanctuary, Nambor Wildlife Sanctuary, etc. The major rivers of Assam are Brahmaputra and Barak rivers.
Assam University is a UGC approved university established in 1994. The history of Assam University is the history of people’s struggle for higher education.The university has sixteen schools which offer Social Sciences, Humanities, Languages, Life Sciences, Physical Sciences, Environmental Sciences, Information Sciences, Technology and Management Studies. There are 35 departments under these sixteen schools. The five districts under the jurisdiction of Assam University have 56 undergraduate colleges. The main campus is in an area of 600 acres (2.4 km2), located at Dargakona, about 20 km from Silchar, while a second campus of the university is at Diphu, in the Karbi Anglong district. The chancellor of this University is Mr. Gulzar.
Assam University Job Details- Project Assistant Life Science
Location : Silchar
Project titled: ‘Effect of dietary restriction on the medication and pathophysiology of Parkinson’s disease’
Eligibility : MSc(Bio-Chemistry, Bio-Tech, Zoology)
Qualification: Master degree in Life Science (Zoology / Biotechnology / Biochemistry / Neuroscience) or allied discipline from recognized University. Preference will be given to the candidates having research experience in the field of Neuroscience.
Fellowship: Rs. 12000
Last Date : 17 Aug 2015
Walk-in interview will be in the Department of Life Science and Bioinformatics (Conference Hall), Assam University, Silchar on 17-Aug-2015 at 2.00 pm.
Candidates are requested to be on time for interview.
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