Gauhati University has been awarded the European Awards for Best Practices 2014 by the European Society for Quality Research (ESQR) held at Hotel Le Plaza in Brussels, Belgium last week.
According to Assam Tribune, The Vice Chancellor of the University Dr Mridul Hazarika was amongst 73 delegates of 59 countries to recieve the award for outstanding commitment, support and results in quality management strategies. Gauhati University is the only university from India to get this honour.
Guwahati (Gauhati) University established on 26 January 1948, is the oldest higher educational institution in the NE region. The University is located in the west of Guwahati City and has 239 affiliated colleges.