Department of Assamese

Year of Establishment: 1944

The department aims to promote State and National integration though the study of language, literature and culture so as to motivate the learners to acquire proficiency and skill for their better placement within the country and abroad. The main objective of the department is teaching, learning and assessment of Assamese language, literature and culture. With the introduction of semester course in the under-graduate and post-graduate. level, the department has given much emphasis on functional Assamese.


The honours course in Assamese was introduced in 1962.The teachers of the department have made significant contribution for the development of Assamese culture, language and literature. Prof. Mahim Bora, the former President of ASSAM SAHITYA SABHA and SAHITYA ACADEMY awardee and Dr. S. Rajguru, a distinguished linguist, folklorist and scholar have added more colour and dignity to the department.

The department has published Journals entitled Sanchi (2003), Nagian (2007), Nagaya (2008), Nagian (2009) Edited by Dr. G .K. Goswami.


Programmes Offered

B.A. (General)

B.A.(Major)

M.A.

Faculty members:


Dr. GIRI KANTA GOSWAMI

Associate Professor

+91 94356 55168


KALPANA HAZARIKA GAYAN

Associate Professor

+91 94350 60524

kalpanahazarikagayan@gmail.com


Head of The Department

DIPAK KR. BORAH

Associate Professor

+91 94352 23500

dk_borah@nowgongcollege.org


DHANADA DEVI

Assistant Professor

+91 97060 61509


RUPANJALI DEVI

Assistant Professor

+91 94353 68108