Don Bosco University is a project of the Salesians of Don Bosco (SDB) executed by Don Bosco Society, Azara, Guwahati. Presently, Salesians are working in 132 countries catering to over nine million young people worldwide; Salesians have been recognized by Government of India as the single largest provider of technical education in India, second only to the Government. More than 100 Salesian technical schools and 25 colleges have been established in India. Scores of non-formal training centers, agricultural training centers, relief and rehabilitation centers, literacy centers and shelters for street children in India are managed by the salesians of Don Bosco.
he distinctive educational philosophy and method of Don Bosco as expressed by DBU charter are:
A preferential option for young people from the lower strata of society, providing them with an education and preparing them for their insertion into the world of work. Close attention to the inter-relationship between culture, religion, science, technology, education, professional ethics and integrity of life. A spirit of family characterized by the presence of teachers and administrators among and for the students. An academic and educative style of relationship founded on reason, religion and kindness. Special attention to the formation of educators, the field of technology and work, and the world of communications. Efforts to promote in society formative programs that impact educative processes as well as strategies and policies for youth research, teaching, study and cultural services aimed to know better the situation of youth, especially the most disadvantaged, to bring about their positive transformation.
Don Bosco University aims at excellence in teaching & formation and seeks to realize a vibrant campus ministry program. It offers a basket of ‘finishing school' skills and quality placements for each and every student. Every process in the system comes under the purview of continuous and on-going evaluation. A sustained proactive alumni association is to carry forward the lifelong learning of the DBU students and their partnership with the Vision of their alma mater.
Study and Research Areas
The thrust areas of study and research have three major sectors; viz., Technology, Service and Social sectors. The Technology sectors include information and related fields, biotechnology and related fields. The Service Sector covers nursing, pharmacy, paramedical, psychology, counseling, management, media, arts, teacher education, social work, rural development and related fields. The Social sector has religion and culture, ethics, governance and tribal studies and other related fields.
Distance Education reaching to the remotest and most inaccessible corners through distance education programs using IT-enabled techniques. Commitment to society involves study and training programs for women, farmers and local industries along community college lines; fully sponsored residential school for underprivileged especially tribal children. DBU ensures equity and access through scholarships for promising students, free studentships for disadvantaged meritorious students and student loans.
B TECH is a 4 Year (8 Semester) AICTE approved programme, leading to the award of the degree of Bachelor of Technology by the Assam Don Bosco University.
Number of Seats
The University offers BTECH in five branches of Engineering with an intake of 300 students:
Civil Engineering - 60 seats
Mechanical Engineering - 60 seats
Computer Science and Engineering - 60 seats
Electrical and Electronics Engineering - 60 seats
Electronics and Communication Engineering - 60 seats
Minimum Eligibility Criteria
Candidates should have passed the Higher Secondary School Leaving Examination (or equivalent) with at least 50% in the aggregate and 50% in the aggregate of Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics. Candidates should have appeared for AIEEE, any State Entrance Test or the Don Bosco University Graduate Entrance Test (DBU GET).
BTECH - Lateral Entry
A few seats are available for direct admission into the third semester of B Tech for those who have completed B. Sc. (PCM) and for holders of 3-year diploma from government-approved polytechnics, who have pursued an AICTE approved curriculum in an appropriate branch of engineering.
They should have secured a minimum aggregate of 60% marks (Diploma Holders) and 50% marks (B Sc candidates).
They should also appear for the Assam Don Bosco University Graduate Entrance Test (DBU GET). They will be given admission on the basis of merit in the DBU GET subject to the availability of seats.
Free Studentships and Incentive Scheme
The College grants 10 free studentships for rank holders and for those securing over 90% in PCM in the CL. XII Science examinations of the eight states of North East India, on a first-come first served basis. They would not be required to pay the tuition fees; other fees would be applicable.
Another 20 applicants with 80% or more in PCM will be eligible for a 50% reduction in tuition fees on a first-come first served basis.
These candidates should have appeared for a valid Engineering Entrance Test.
The students benefitting from these incentives will be eligible for their renewal in subsequent years subject to their obtaining 80% or above in every semester examination.
ENTRANCE TEST (DBU-GET) FOR BTECH
Those who do not appear for AIEEE or State Entrance Tests must appear for Don Bosco University Graduate Entrance Test (DBU-GET).
The DBU-GET for B. Tech and B. Tech (Lateral Entry - B. Sc.) will examine the candidates on their proficiency in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics at the CL. XII level.
The DBU-GET for B. Tech (Lateral Entry - Diploma) will examine the candidates on Mathematics, Computer Science, English Usage and the branch into which they seek admission.
The Entrance Test may be conducted in any/all of the Don Bosco Institutions specified in the Prospectus. The university reserves the right to cancel any of the test centres.
Don Bosco University,
Airport Road, Azara,
Guwahati - 781017
Assam - INDIA
( 0361-2139291/92 )
Fax: +91 361 2841949
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