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Press Release

Mega Job Fair held at RIST and USTM

North East Media Fellowship Programme Launched by ICGS, USTM

Swasth Bharat Cyclothon Rally at USTM

ACS Topper Felicitated and Rewarded at ERDF

NSS East Zone Pre Republic Day Parade Training at USTM

Department of Applied Biology observed World Food Day-2018

Bangladesh UGC Chairman delivered the 3rd Dr APJ Abdul Kalam Memorial Lecture at USTM

USTM Conferred Hon. D. Litt. Degree to Prof Mannan, UGC Chairman, Bangladesh

USTM Signed MoU with Aligarh Muslim University

If we believe in Bapu, we have to make his cause our cause: Tushar Gandhi

Gandhi’s ideals must be adopted in our nature, not simply in reference: Gandhiji’s great grandson

Six-day BARC Workshop on Application of Radio-isotopes kicked off at USTM

Asam Sahitya Sabha signs MoU with USTM for research and promotion of indigenous languages

Meghalaya Governor to grace International Conference on Gandhi at USTM

Cryptography for Full-proof Security: Padma Shri Roy

Three day National Workshop on Manual Therapy for Peripheral Joints begins at USTM

Workshop on Radiochemistry by BARC Scientist at USTM

Engineer’s Day Celebrated by Regional Institute of Science & Technology (RIST)

Neighborhood Development Mission by USTM

World Physiotherapy Day 2018 Observed at USTM

Fourth Convocation of USTM held successfully

PA Sangma Chair Prof for Tribal Studies Launched at USTM

NE Youths must Inculcate the Culture of Competitiveness: James Sangma

All Faith Prayer Meet was held today (4th September) at USTM

Students must take Innovative Steps and be Entrepreneurs: IITG Dean

72nd Independence Day Observed at USTM

IIT Prof Speaks at Orientation programme of Dept of English, USTM

International Youth Day observed at USTM

Assam Education Minister Commended USTM Initiatives

Comparative Competitiveness and Quality Education must be Focus of Educational Institutions: Assam Education Minister

USTM honoured Meghalaya SSLC 2018 Toppers

USTM Signed Four MoUs with Various Universities in Turkey

USTM to Honour SSLC Toppers in presence of Meghalaya CM

International Conference on Gandhi’s Vision and Contemporary Political Leadership in NE

U Tirot Singh Day observed at USTM

Research must be priority of universities: IIT Prof

Four Turkish Universities Inked Pacts with USTM for Collaborative Research

Selcuk University, Konya, Turkey Inked Pact with University of Science & Technology, Meghalaya, India

Ankara Yildirim Beyazit University, Turkey signed Pact with University of Science & Technology Meghalaya, India for Exchange Programmes

Fatih Sultan Mehmet University, Istanbul, Turkey signed MOU with USTM, India

Uskudar University, Istanbul, Turkey signed MoU with USTM, India

National Seminar on Cerebral Palsy Update 2018 held at USTM

USTM Signs MoUs with Turkish Universities

News Live Chief Managing Editor Syed Zarir Hussain received USTM Media Excellence Award-2018

Nandini Magazine Editor Maini Mahanta received USTM Media Excellence Award-2018

Asam Bani Editor Dileep Chandan received USTM Media Excellence Award-2018

USTM Media Excellence Awards Conferred

Dr PK Goswami joined as new VC of USTM

Research and Development Scenario of the Country cannot be Improved without Involvement of Brilliant Students in Basic Sciences: Eminent Scientists

MBA Admission and Commencement of Classes Planned for 2018 Session

Basic Science and Research Key for Development of the Nation: Indian Scientists

USTM begins plantation drive to go green

International Day of Yoga celebrated at USTM

All India DST INSPIRE Group Monitoring Workshop at USTM

B.Ed. Entrance Test on June 10 for admission at USTM

Dr Bibash Dev former CDC, AUS joins in ERD Foundation

Akshar Recycling Centre of Solid Waste Launched at Pamohi

100 HS Science students trained to take up Innovative Research

SK Dev Verman Launched Nai Manzil Scheme at Guwahati

Pledge to Donate Organs to Save Lives: Padma Shri Dr Saharia

Scientific temperament must be inculcated among science students: DST senior scientist

World Telecommunication and Information society Day Observed by USTM

USTM observed 1st International Day of Light

Need of the hour is to recall the legacy of Rabindranath Tagore: Dr Pathak

Physical Education Centre Inaugurated at USTM

‘CONPRENDO 2018’ held by MBA Department, USTM

USTM to Lead DST Inspire Camp for 100 Science Students from NE

Free Eye Check-up Camp organised by USTM in Byrnihaat

ERDF Signs MoU with Akshar for Recycling Centre of Solid Waste

National Seminar on New Trends in Biotechnology held at USTM

ERDF to Start “I Can, I Will” Academy for Differently Abled

Ayurveda Can Cure Migraine: Padma Shree Prakash

National Panchayat Day observed at Khetri by Dept of Rural Development, USTM

National Seminar on Cosmopolitanism in Literature held at USTM

Workshop on "Goods & Services Tax: Registration, e-Filing and Compliance"

USTM signs MoU with Dr B Borooah Cancer Institute

ERDF Patients’ Help Desk Opened at Dr B Borooah Cancer Institute

Free Health Check up and Physiotherapy Camp by Dept. of Physiotherapy, USTM

Education Minister Rymbui laid foundation of Dr Donkuper Roy block at USTM

USTM observed Autism Day with children of Assam Autism Foundation

RIST to hold ESPLENDIDEZ’18 from 7-8 April

National Conference on Drug Discovery from Natural products held at USTM

World Water Day observed by RIST & USTM

World Poetry Day celebrated at USTM

Jadav Payeng honoured with USTM Social Work Excellence Award

Free health check-up and blood test at rural village by USTM on International Women’s Day

MoU Signed between CIPET and USTM

Sri Sri University Odisha signs MoU with USTM for Art of Living education

USTM Launches Driving School for Women

Peace Education is a necessity in the North East: Prof Saikia

IITG signs pact with USTM

DST Scientist Dr Amitava Roy addressed National Science Day at USTM

NEGC 2018 ends at USTMwith participation of more than 10,000 students

Assam Governor Prof. Jagdish Mukhi Inaugurated NEGC 2018 at USTM

Prof. Jagdish Mukhi, Governor of Assam will Launch NEGC 2018 at USTM

Prof Nirmal Kr Choudhury Auditorium Inaugurated at USTM

Opening up of Naga Universe – A talk by Easterine Kire at USTM

MoU on Food Processing Research and Training Signed between USTM and IIFPT

Eight USTM students were selected for Laurel Global School & Westberry School, Andhra Pradesh in interview conducted on 29 and 30 January 2018.

Seminar on Environment at USTM by ASEZ: A Report

Mother’s Street Project: A Report

Donate the Constitution instead of religious books: Justice Saikia

South Korean and North East Students mingle as USTM Celebrates 69th Republic Day

USTM announces support for research at Orientation Programme for PhD Scholars

Media Must Work for Social Transformation: Mahbubul Hoque

Free UGC NET Coaching by USTM for Outside Students

13 USTM Students Shine in UGC NET: Entire Course Fee Paid Back

USTM faculty delegation visits University of Sharjah

Editors from NE States Brainstormed at USTM-Media Round Table 2018

“Crack Competitive Exam & Get Back Entire Fees”- M. Hoque

Workshop on Microbiology & Immunology ends at USTM

National Youth Day Celebrated at USTM

USTM Faculty Delegation on UAE Tour

Workshop on Microbiology & Immunology began at USTM.

Talk on ‘how to live happily with diabetes’ held at USTM.

National Mathematics Day observed at USTM.

USTM-ICT Academy Mega Pool Campus Drive held successfully.

North East Graduate Congress 2018 scheduled on 16, 17 & 18 February.

USTM to take lead in shaping SEANBBN-INE University Council .

Delhi Dy CM handed over Visionary Edupreneur 2017 Award to Mahbabul Hoque .

Housekeeping and Support Staff Felicitated by USTM.

Constitution Day observed by University School of Law and Research.

A university will always be known by the quality of its research: Lt. Gen. (retd) Shah stresses research on Nano Technology at USTM.

Sri Prabab Mukherjee, Ex President of India to hand over Visionary Edupreneur 2017 Award to Mahbubul Hoque.

USTM Chancellor Mahbubul Hoque unveils Inter-Departmental Competition Calendar-2018.

Research work must benefit the society: Prof Amarjyoti Choudhury.

Teacher Must Play the Role of a Motivator: Meghalaya Governor.

Faculty Development Programme on Art of Living Successfully Ends at RIST.

More than 4 percent of Assam’s population is diabetic: study.

RIST and USTM observed National Education Day.

Legal Services Day observed at USTM.

AICTE Advisor Prof Dileep Malkhede launched ART of Living programme at RIST.

USTM Chancellor calls on Governor of Meghalaya.

Cultural heritage of India highlighted at Unity Day celebration at USTM.

Participants across India attend ISTE national convention at RIST.

National Seminar on Customary Laws of North East India: Practices and Prevalence .

Students placed in GNRC .

"Mahbubul Hoque” is role model for successful entrepreneurship: Dr Mukul Sangma, Chief Minister Meghalaya

“USTM is becoming Centre of Excellence" Dr Mukul Sangam CM Meghalaya

Chief Minister Meghalaya designated Mahbubul Hoque a successful Entrepreneur in North East

“USTM to emerge as destination of national and international meets”, says Dr Sangma

Bharat Yatra Andolan for Bachpan Bachao touches USTM

USTM-NewGen Innovation and Entrepreneurship Development Centre (USTM-NewGen IEDC) launched

The power of Love and Respect for all can only bring about Peace in our society – Mahbubul Hoque

All Religion prayer for peace at USTM on International Day of Peace

Dr. B. S Tomar, Director, BARC addressed the 2nd A P J Abdul Kalam memorial Lecture at USTM


JNU VC Delivered USTM Third Convocation Address

USTM conferred Honorary D. Litt to Dr. Abdul Gafoor

USTM conferred Honorary D. Sc to Prof. Darlando Khathing

Prof. Gautam Biswas, Director, IIT, Guwahati, addressed Orientation 2017 at USTM

National Sports Day Celebrated at USTM

USTM’s First Capture of an Astronomical Event by Astronoscope-I

University College of Physiotherapy Launched at USTM

India Got Independence ! the real freedom of the people a far cry – Mahbubul Hoque, Chancellor, USTM & Chairman, ERDF

Evening University at USTM, a need of the hour

International Youth Day at USTM

Department of Zoology conducted orientation today

9th orientation programme at RIST focuses on competitiveness and self motivation

North East College Magazine Competiotion-2017 Awards dispensed.

USTM Media Excellence and Achievers Award-2017 conferred.

People’s university USTM observed PR day.

Brigradier Ranjit Borthakur, ex- chairman of APSC joined ERDF

USTM, the First Private University of the Region to Fulfill UGC Compliance".

“ We are ready to extend all cooperation to ERDF in its pursuit of excellence in research works – Dr. U S N Murthy, Director, NIPER, Guwahati”.

International YOGA Day 2017.

USTM has set an example in the North East – Prof. Girish Chandra Tripathi, VC, BHU

Vice Chancellors of three oldest universities at USTM Convocation 2017

Central Public School, Badarpur shines bright in CBSE X results

Assam University approved Five Honours courses at KBWC

RIST student to represent India in ICDL Asia Digital Challenge -2017 at Singapore.

Outstanding performance by KNBJC at AHSEC Exam 2017.

Results of 2nd North East College Magazine Competition Announced.

P A Sangma International Block at USTM.

International Biodiversity Day celebrated at USTM.

USTM Organized National Seminar on Management in association with TU.

World Telecommunication and Information Society Day observed at RIST.

The Research Scholars Guides Meet at USTM.


International Energy Day observed at University of Science & Technology Meghalaya.

IIT Guwahati Outreach Programs at University of Science & Technology Meghalaya.


World Intellectual Property Day Celebrated at USTM.

Kriti Sylheti Samman to Mahbubul Hoque.

University of Science & Technology Meghalaya celebrates William Shakespeare, the Bard of Avon’s 453rd birthday.

USTM Students shines in UGC-NET.

Maulana Abul Kalam Azad Memorial Award bestowed on Mahbubul Hoque.

Success pouring at the doorstep of ERD Foundation, Guwahati.

A Talk on Nanotechnolgy at University of Science & Technology, Meghalaya.

Condolence to Dr Arun Sarma.

The Water Pledge taken by Ms. Roshni Hassan, Mrs. India United Nations 2017 at University of Science & Technology Meghalaya.

Poetry can be a best weapon for bringing revolution in our society: Shri Anis Uz Zaman, poet and Kabyaratna Award winner of Assam.

Celebration of World Consumer Rights Day (WCRD) at USTM.

‘PI’ Day observed at University of Science & Technology, Meghalaya.  

World Social Work Day Celebrated at USTM.

USTM offered Social Wok Excellence Award 2017.

Foundation stone laying ceremony at USTM by Allama Tayeebur Rahman Barbhuiya.

Be Bold for Change - Celebration of Women's day at University of Science & Technology, Meghalaya.

Ph. D Orientation program at University of Science & Technology, Meghalaya

Students of USTM & RIST bagged all three prizes

National Science Day-2017 celebrated at USTM

NEGC-2017 held successfully at USTM.

Panel Discussion on Youth, Politics and Corruption at NEGC 2017

National Seminar on "Ethnicity and Identity in English: Indian Writing in English"  

Nearly 500 metric tons of solid waste dumped everyday in Guwahati city - Prof. H. P Sharma, Rector, Gauhati University


Horticulture is not agricultural science, rather industry - P K Hazarika, Director, Horticulture and Food Processing, Govt. of Assam

Workshop on Phylogeny

North East College Magazine Competition

Celebrating 100 years of General Relativity at USTM

Workshop on molecular techniques and bioinformatics at USTM.

"Institutions, Research organization and Govt. Agencies must work in unision" - Prof. R. B. Singh, Vice President, IGU (International Geographical Union) New Delhi

Field surveys more important than theoretical analysis - A M M Zakir, Director, SIPRD, Govt. of Assam

Republic Day organized at Techno City

North East Graduate Congress 2017 scheduled on 17th, 18th & 19th Feb Expected a congregation of 10 thousand graduates at 4th NEGC -2017

The National Patriotism Day celebrated at USTM

North East Graduate Congress 2017 – Shape your vision, Be the owner of your dream-project – Mahbubul Hoque, Chancellor, USTM & Founder, ERDF.

North East Graduate Congress 2017 – Believe in yourself, You will make it - Mahbubul Hoque, Chancellor, USTM & Founder, ERDF.

Sports are key to personality development – Mahbubul Hoque, Chancellor, USTM & Founder, ERDF.

Five Toppers from the University of Science & Technology, Meghalaya will be sitting at Prime Minister’s Box on the Republic Day.

ERDF Parents’ Meet 2016 : an exercise to create a social bonding between the parents, a sort of Knowledge Excursion – Sh. Mahbubul Hoque, Chairmai, ERDF.

Numerical and logical thinking play a part in each of these everyday activities – Dr Khanin Chandra Choudhury, UGC Emeritus Fellow.

An Insight into APSC reforms.

All men are born free but we are bound in chains - Ms. Naki Shyla, Member of Meghalaya State Commission for Women. 

Judiciary system being reinvented is the new-normal of the contemporary society - Mr. Debojyoti Das, Sr. Advocate & Academician. 

World AIDS Day observed at USTM. 

ERDF Get Together Lunch. 

A Big Leap Forward : NEGC 2017 at USTM Techno City Campus. 

Signing of MoU with Thai delegation at USTM Techno City Campus. 

Indian Constitution is one of the greatest constitutions in the world – Prof. Shakeel Ahmed Samdani.

“University  of Science & Technology, Meghalaya in association with Assam Sahitya Sabha celebrating 5th death anniversary of Bishwaratna Dr. Bhupen Hazarika at its campus.

Song dedicated to Sardar Patel & Indira Gandhi released on the occasion of Unity day

A students’ Exchange Program : Management Information System got the highlights

“Unity has no caste or creed or religion, it has no border or boundaries” – CGM, SBI, North East Circle

Mass Spectrometry aims to provide researchers with state-of-the-art techniques and equipment to characterize organic & bio-molecules – Dr. R Srinivas

Performance is a continuous process and we must maintain its continuity – Dr. P G Rao, VC, USTM

ERDF Opened Skill Centre at Centail Jail, Guwahati

“Be a Soldier to build the Nation”- P B Acharya, the Gov. of Nagaland

USTM VC Receives Education Excellence Award

“Do what you can with what you have and where you are” – President, TOPCEM Cement

“Come & Join hands in this mission to make this world eco-friendly” – Dr. P G Rao, VC, USTM


Seven Research Journals Released by ISRO Chairman

ISRO Chairman felicitated by Mahbubul Hoque, Chancellor, USTM

"Rededicate, Reinvigorate the spirit of Education" – Dr. P G Rao

Best private university of North East : Intellectuals

USTM Activities at the crescendo 

National Workshop On Legal Research Methodology on the anvil

We will carry forward Kalam’s legacy”: Mahbubul Hoque

Three Day National Workshop on Statistical Tools Concluded


Research with smart objectives is necessary for problem solving: Dr Jayanta Biswa Sarma

Snehalaya boarders offered Free Education at USTM

Sarfaraz Hussain, the HSLC topper felicitated by Mahbubul Hoque

“Keep adapting with the ever changing environment to excel”: Principal Secretary, Govt of Assam at farewell meet of USTM

USTM becomes the member of Association of Commonwealth Universities, UK

USTM Signed MoU with University of Dhaka

USTM Signed MoU with Jamia Milia Islamia, New Delhi

Meghalaya Governor lauded the effort of Mahbubul Hoque



The Hon’ble Governor of Meghalaya presented the D.Litt awarded by USTM to Shri James Michael Lyngdoh

The Hon’ble Governor of Meghalaya presented the D.Litt awarded by USTM to Maulana Tayebur Rahman Barbhuiya

Faculty Development Program sponsored by NSTEDB, DST, Govt of India, New Delhi

USTM Signs MoU with Gauhati University


International Social Work day celebrated at USTM  

Democracy should not be limited only to Elections: Justice A M Ahmadi


UGC Chairman addressed the VC’s of North East at USTM

Women Cell USTM/RIST Celebrated International Women’s Day

USTM & RIST paid homage to PA Sangma

NEGC-2016 : Connecting young talents of North East

Utilization of proper resources can make you a successful entrepreneur: Gaurav Gogoi

Proper Exposure is needed for the development of the Youth of NE: Dr Dhrubojyoti Saikia(VC, CCSU)

ERD Foundation, Guwahati & NIT, Silchar organizes Mega Science & Innovation Fair

Thai Delegates visits USTM

Prof Amarjyoti Choudhury joins as CV Raman Chair Professor of Applied Sciences

Skill Development Programme inaugurated by Dr. Najma Heptulla, Union Minister for Minority Affairs

USTM Signs MoU With JNU, New Delhi


Chief Minister, Tarun Gogoi handed over ERDF Excellence Award- 2015

National Workshop on “DATA ANALYSIS WITH STATISTICAL TOOLS” by Department of Business Administration

Training on Wildlife Research Techniques by Department of Zoology, University of Science and Technology, Meghalaya (USTM)

Prof. Furqan Qamar, Secretary General of Association of Indian Universities (AIU) had visited USTM on the 2nd of January, 2016

Two days National level seminar on “Recent trends and future prospects of Computer Science and Electronics”

ICGS, USTM team led by Prof Alaka Sarma, Dean Students Welfare, met the honorable Prime Minister of Bangladesh, Sheikh Hasina in Dhaka recently

ERDF Get Together Lunch

Techno City Health Centre Inaugurated

Report of the Inter School Debate Competition

USTM Celebrates Constitution Day

National Workshop on Resource Endowment and it's allocation in North East India

Workshop on Hind Swaraj at USTM

National Education Day Celebrated at USTM

Meghalaya Students Attended DST- INSPIRE program at USTM

USTM became Member of AIU

Mahbubul Hoque received Aligarh Movement Award 2015

“International Day for Girl child” observed by USTM

An awareness program on "Construction Labour Social Security Scheme"

Good News from UGC

Voluntary Blood Donation Camp at USTM

Dr. Dhrubajyoti Saikia, VC, CCSU at Freshers’ Social of USTM

A report of the students' rally 'Walk for Literacy', on the occasion of International Literacy day

Doordarshan Kendra Guwahati telecast a LIVE Cultural show at Techno City Campus

Eminent Academicians Addressed Freshers during Orientation-2015

Ira Singhal, IAS Topper 2015 Viisted USTM

ERDF received the prestigious NEDFi Award 2015

USTM observed Public Relations Day

Eminent senior Professors joined USTM

First NE College Magazine Competition awards distributed

USTM signed MoU with an Indonesian University

International Panel Discussion on Public Administration

Mahbubul Hoque committed to carry forward the mission of Dr APJ Abdul Kalam

All religions prayed for eternal peace of Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam

National Seminar on “Understanding Social Exclusion” at USTM

Bio-Science experts moot special IPR core group for North East

National Seminar on Convergence of Technologies in LIS -2015

Arunachal Governor appreciates Shri Mahbubul Hoque’s effort  

Work for peace through ICGS: JP Rajkhowa

M’laya varsity conducts training on innovative teaching methods

USTM gets Bar Council of India’s approval

Enthusiastic research scholars take part in PhD course work programme

First ever NE College Magazine Competition's results announced

Watch "Indian Education Awards" program at TIMES NOW on 27th June, Saturday - 5.30pm and 28th June, Sunday - 3.30pm

USTM conferred with Indian Education Awards 2015

Tree Plantation Drive on the occasion of World Environment Day

Mahbubul Hoque among 50 most Influential Education Entrepreneurs in the Country

National Seminar Conducted by Department Of Botany in Association with GU

Fakhruddin Ali Ahmed Centre of Coaching and Guidance Student (FACC) Succeeds In ACS

National Technology Day celebrated at USTM

Interactive Talk on Financial Inclusion and Development at USTM

New initiatives of USTM in Geo-informatics

2nd NE NSS Festival of Meghalaya successfully conducted at USTM

National Level Workshop on Current Application of Remote Sensing & GIS

National Seminar on “Sustainable Utilization of Plant Resources of North East India”

Workshop on IPR conducted by SBUS in association with Tezpur University

USTM Awarded

Faculty Development Program completed successfully at USTM

USTM Students Commemorate National Rural Drinking Water and Sanitation Awareness Week

Child Development Programme in Remote Meghalaya Village by NSS Cell, USTM

Cycling Team of Pune visited USTM

Faculty Development Programme sponsored by EDI at USTM

International Social Work Day Organized

USTM & BUHS signed MoU to kick start regional cooperation in diabetes care

USTM hosted 300+ journalists of IFWJ from across the country

Aaranyak joined hands with USTM for research on Wildlife

USTM is organizing North East College Magazine Competition

Barriers break while celebrating Women’s Day at USTM

USTM welcomes Prof. David Knight of Cardiff University, UK

Science Day Celebration at Techno City Campus

USTM Confers Award of Excellence to Padmashree Dr. Mehmoodur Rehman, Former VC, AMU

USTM Varsity Week 2015

Award of Excellence to Dr. Mohammed Obaidullah

NIT, Warangal offered “Distinguished Alumni Professional Achievement Award-2014” to VC, USTM

Faculties appreciated during Pre-Department Day

USTM Biodiversity Week Flagged Off

Talk on "Indo-France Relations"

Two-day Workshop on CISCO Networking organized by IIT-Delhi

Workshop on Fuzzy Set & Logic organized

Message from VC, JNU

Students of USTM visits Tezpur University

USTM offered Award of Excellence to JNU VC

High Commisioner of Bangladesh to India visits USTM

JNU Vice Chancellor handed over ERDF Excellence Award-2014 to eminent personalities

National Seminar organized by USTM during North East Teachers Congress -2014

JUNIOR COLLEGE PRINCIPAL’S MEET – 2015 successfully organized

USTM offered Award of Excellence to Nidhi Kulpati, NDTV

USTM Signs MoU with Tezpur University

Law & Physiotherapy courses will be introduced from academic session 2015-16

Together Lunch organized by ERDF

USTM Signs MoU with NIT Silchar

National Education Day & World Science Day Celebrated

USTM observed National Rededication Day

A report of the National Unity Day celebrated at USTM

DC Kamrup addressed the newcomers at USTM

USTM offered Award of Excellence to Dr. Saif Sheikh

VC of MJP Rohilkhand University visited USTM

VC, Jamia Millia Islamia visited USTM

Mahbubul Hoque received EDUCLUSION AWARD at Singapore

VC, USTM Honored

Research and Innovation can empower the Society: Eminent Academicians

Message for Students Community on Independence Day

USTM is the No. 1 University : Chairman, MPURB

Director, IIT Guwahati visited USTM

Ms LR Sangma, Chairman, Meghalaya Public Service Commission visited USTM

Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam addressed the College Principals at USTM

Research Scholar's and Guide's Meet at USTM

Mahbubul Hoque addressed US based NRIs at Chicago

Received NCTE approval for B.Ed.

Dr PG Rao is the new Vice Chancellor of USTM

Junior College Principal's Meet-2014 successfully conducted

 National Seminar on Minority Women Education

National Science Day Celebrated

North East Graduate Congress 2014 successfully conducted

Seven FACC students qualify ACS Prelim Exam

Ri-Bhoi Police, RIST & USTM jointly organised Road Safety Week-2014

Techno City Campus News launched by USTM

Research Methodology Course at USTM

USTM city office inaugurated at Shillong

Dr. Pooja Pandey (IAS), DC, Ri-Bhoi inaugurated Girls’ Hostel at USTM

Swami Agnivesh at USTM

National Seminar on Higher Education


School of Social Sciences & Humanities

The School of Social Sciences and Humanities (SSSH) has been established with the objectives of inculcating scientific temper and enhancing technical knowledge with human and social values. It envisions to develop a hub of teaching and research having a global impact through superb and finest programmes introduced by the following departments:

Department of Social Work

Academic Focus:

Social Work is a professional and academic discipline committed to the pursuit of social welfare and social change. The field works towards research and practice to improve the quality of life and to the development of the potential of each individual, group and community of a society. Social work, an interdisciplinary field, includes theories from economics, education, sociology, medicine, philosophy, politics, psychology, and as well as anti-oppressive and anti-racist discourse.

Career Scope:

A Social Work Degree provides scope to work at International Humanitarian Organizations like United Nations, International Labour Organization, UNICEF, International Red Cross Society, OXFAM, Health and Family Welfare, NIRD, SIRD, etc. and projects such as NRLM, NRHM, JNNURM, Sarbha Siksha Abhiyan, Smile, etc. A social work degree can help to carry out research prgrammes and formulate policies. Social Workers are involved in Community work, Social Action and Activism, hospital Setting, Counselor in various sectors, medical social worker, Industry, Public Relation Officer, banking sector, health care industry, corporate sector, HR Manager, Programme Manager, event management, Labour Officer, Insurance sector, Child Protection Officer, setup of non profit organization for the betterment of the com.
• Opportunity in the governmental sector is mainly in the community development projects pertaining to health, education, rural development, child, woman and tribal welfare etc.
• Work in NGOs’ can be specific to either urban or rural area. Postgraduates in Social Work also have job opportunities in the industrial and corporate sector.
• Students opting social work as career may find job in child welfare and family service agencies for providing mental, health, medical, educational and correctional services.

• Some MSW degree holders can prefer to be self-employed by establishing their own NGOs. Globalisation has widened the scope of employment for student opting for social work as their career. They may choose to join international NGOs like Amnesty International, Oxfam and Green Peace etc. New problems relating to environment has further forced social work to transgress its traditional limit. Now many NGOs and government agencies are working for environmental protection and conservation where people from social work background can find a good job.


  • Bachelor of Social Work (BSW)

  • Master of Social Work (MSW)

  • Ph.D.

Department of Sociology

Academic Focus:

Sociology is an inter-disciplinary approach which focuses on recognizing and analyzing social determinants that shape our lives and offers a unique potential not only for understanding society, but also for social action and social change. It provides and understanding on how and why society functions together with the impact of social institutions on individual lives.
Studying sociology can help foster students' creativity, innovation, critical thinking, and analytical problem solving and communication skills. As a graduate and masters in sociology the students will have a foundation for better understanding and engaging with the globalised world. They will be equipped with the tools needed to make sense of the changing social world and contribute solutions to difficult social problems.
Public Administration is a crucial sector for any country. A developed or developing country needs administrative officers to run various branches of administration in an efficient way. The discipline of Public Administration being inter-disciplinary equips one to do this. Theories and concepts of Public Administration have been drawn from other disciplines of social sciences like economics, political science, management, law, sociology and psychology with an objective of educating the students to be eventually capable of working in various sectors of public life. Emphasis is also on field trips, workshops and seminars for wider and practical exposure on the subject-matter. Moreover students aspiring for competitive examinations like UPSC will be given coaching opportunities by the Dept.
• Career Scope:
The most common jobs held by sociologists are that of educators or teachers, researchers, administrators, consultants and counselors.
• Other careers in which those with a bachelors degree in sociology often secure employment are as case workers, paralegals, public relations workers, urban planners, community organizers, public policy researchers, and data analysts.
• People with sociology degree most often choose teaching as profession, teaching in a college level needs masters degree and may even further advance their level with a Ph.D and M.Phil.
• Another common job opted by this subject specialists are that of a researcher. Nonacademic research jobs are available in government agencies, private research institutions, and the research departments of private corporations. Research work include conducting market research, public opinion surveys, evaluation research and impact assessments. Sociologists enter the corporate, non-profit, and government worlds as policy analysts, directors of research, consultants, human resource managers, public information officers and program managers.


Career Scope:

The curriculum of sociology in the USTM is designed in such a way that it suits to help the students to develop the skills they need for a successful 21st century career which includes creativity, innovation, critical thinking, analytical problem solving, communication, collaboration, multicultural and global understanding , and excellent written expression. The methods and substantive areas of sociology provide an excellent background for a broad range of careers in fields such as research institutes, law firms, public health, welfare organizations, international agencies, educational institutes, advertising firms, survey and polling organizations, journalism, urban and community planning, social work, non-profit agencies, child care, environment groups, professional writing, advocacy and many more. Students with a degree in sociology often secure employment as a social researcher, case workers, public relation workers, councilors, administrators, community organizers, public policy researchers, data analyst.
Careers in Public Administration demand administrative skills and knowledge, a solid understanding of various dimensions of governance, organizational proficiency, knowledge of working in various departments and corporate sectors, administration, budgeting and organizational proficiency. Career aspirants, on successful completion of the course can secure jobs as administrators, budget analysts or executives in both NGOs and local government bodies. Aspirants can opt for job prospects in government sectors both Central and State Service Commissions. Professionals with doctorate degree can join in administrative management sector, teaching, industrial sector, personnel management sector and social service sectors as well.


  • BA Sociology.

  • MA Sociology.

  • Ph.D.

Department of Public Administration

Academic Focus:

Public administration is the implementation of government policy and also an academic discipline that studies this implementation and prepares civil servants for working in the public service.[1] As a "field of inquiry with a diverse scope" its fundamental goal is to advance management and policies so that government can function. It combines the studies on the management of public programs, the translation of politics into the reality that citizens see every day and the study of government decision making, the analysis of the policies themselves, the various inputs that have produced them, and the inputs necessary to produce alternative policies. The field of public administration or administrative services focuses on the formation and management of public agencies . Public Administration focus on issues such as public resources, accountability, description, analysis, solutions and synthesis of contemporary management problems in criminal justice agencies .

Career Scope:

There is an increasing demand for graduates in Public Administration. Job opportunities are available in central, state and local governments. With the outsourcing of public administrative works, graduates can also seek employment opportunities in private organisations. Health services, social services and protective services offer career avenues for these graduates. There are also a number of support services that require skilled Public Administration graduates.
The job of public administration personnel includes:
• Analyzing information
• Conducting safety inspections
• Consultations
• Drafting and implementing governmental and public policy
• Investigating suspected criminal activity
• Implementing information technologies
• Managing people and resources
• Overseeing expenditures
The job profile will vary according to the organisation in which the graduate is employed. Public Administration graduates can seek employment in the following capacities. The job types available are:
• Criminal Investigator
• Administrative Officer
• Consultant
• Corporate Manager
• Labour Management Relations Specialist
• Social Worker
• Customs Inspector
• Industrial Relations Specialist
• Teacher
• Consumer Safety Inspector
• Management Analyst
• Personnel Management Specialist
• Systems Analyst


  • MA Public Administration.

  • MA International Studies.

  • Ph.D.


Department of Rural Development

Academic Focus:

Rural Development connotes overall development of rural areas with a view to improve the quality of life of rural people. Today, rural development is viewed as a multi-dimensional process which involves the reorganization and reorientation of entire economic and social systems. Rural Development from a mission has gradually changed to a profession and recently various educational institutes have come forward to offer professional courses in Rural Development in order to prepare skilled and committed rural development professionals. 

Career Scope:

Job opportunities in Rural Development are available in Government sectors/banks/NGOs / voluntary organizations, social development units of corporate sectors, self-employment, training centres, projects, teachers, researchers, consultants, etc. Career aspirants, on successful completion of the course can secure jobs as administrators, budget analysts or executives in both NGOs and local Government bodies. Aspirants can opt for job prospects in Government sectors both Central and State Service Commissions.
Job Opportunities
• In NGOs/Voluntary Organizations
• In Government Sectors/Banks
• In Social Development units of Corporate Sectors
• In Self-employment (freelancing as researcher/project formulations, setting up of one’s own units.
Other diversified employment opportunities in this sectors are as:
• Trainer.
• Researcher
• Consultant
• Project Coordinator.


  • MA Rural Development.

  • Ph.D.

Department of English

Academic Focus:

The Department of English, of the University of Science and Technology was set up in 2013. The Department is interested in introducing innovative ideas within the traditional area of English Literary Studies, and promoting research activities that reflect the diversity of the place in which the University is located. The goal of the Department is to produce students who are responsible citizens and can make significant contributions to society.
The Department has a dedicated team of teachers who are interested in the overall development of the students. It is committed to encouraging students to rigorously pursue academic excellence. It teaches a student the value of hard work, dedication and the importance of adhering to schedules.
It also, attempts to nurture the students' innate talents in an atmosphere where learning can also be filled with joy. The Department is also a place which provides a student lessons on life. This is possible because of the close rapport between students and faculty.
The BA Course with Major in English has been designed to provide students a methodical foundation in literature written in English from the Anglo Saxon Period to the present. The course is not restricted to literature produced in the British Isles; it will introduce students to literature written in English from the United States of America and India. The course seeks to initiate students to contemporary literary theory and show the students how literature is connected to culture and society. This should help the students realize the importance of interdisciplinary studies.
The BA (Major) course also offers four optional areas; these options allow students to exercise their individual preference, however, the Department, reserves the right to offer optional papers depending on the number of students opting for a particular course and the availability of faculty.

Career Scope:

Studying English Literature, one can choose from a number of jobs, such as teaching, publishing, writing, advertising, research or translation. Becoming a scriptwriter or author is another possibility. Publishing houses also commission to author books.
• Teaching
• Journalism
• Technical writing
• Publishing
• Copywriting for ad agencies/PR firms.


  • BA English.

  • MA English.

  • Ph.D.


Department of Library & Information Sciences

Academic focus:

Libraries are the backbone of any developed society. It is said that "the nation who reads, is the nation that leads". This statement is true for the development of any society and Library Science is a systematic process of organizing and maintaining books, magazines and journals. Library science deals with categorizations of knowledge and information. So, in this regard the department tries to make the society educated formally and informally through the classroom method by training young professionals and also help in the continuing education as well as adult education programme.
Public Administration is a crucial sector for any country. A developed or developing country needs administrative officers to run various branches of administration in an efficient way. The discipline of Public Administration being inter-disciplinary equips one to do this. Theories and concepts of Public Administration have been drawn from other disciplines of social sciences like economics, political science, management, law, sociology and psychology with an objective of educating the students to be eventually capable of working in various sectors of public life. Emphasis is also on field trips, workshops and seminars for wider and practical exposure on the subject-matter. Moreover students aspiring for competitive examinations like UPSC will be given coaching opportunities by the Department.

Career Scope:

There are lots of career opportunities available for library science professionals and Librarianship as a profession provides a variety of employment opportunities.
• Trained library professionals can find opportunities for employment both as teacher and as a Librarian. Qualified librarians in this field can seek employment in academic institutions, schools, government and public libraries, news and broadcasting agencies, universities and in private libraries.
• Career aspirants, on successful completion of the course can secure jobs as administrators, budget analysts or executives in both NGOs and local government bodies. Aspirants can opt for job prospects in government sectors both Central and State Service Commissions. Professionals with doctorate degree can join in administrative management sector, teaching, industrial sector, personnel management sector and social service sectors as well.
• In Librarianship, designations could be Librarian, Documentation Officer, Assistant Librarian, Deputy Librarian, Scientist (Library Science/ Documentation), Library and Information Officer, Knowledge Manager/ Officer, Information Executive, Director/Head of Library Services, Information Officer, and Information Analyst.
Job Opportunities :
• In School, College, Universities;
• In Central Government Libraries.
• In the training centers of banks.
• In National Museum and Archives;
• In NGOs working in different areas.
• In R&D Centre like ICAR, CSIR, DRDO, ICSSR, ICHR, ICMR, ICFRE, etc.
• In Business Houses.
• In Foreign Embassies and High Commissions.
• In International Centers like WHO, UNESCO, UNO, World Bank etc.
• In the libraries of Ministries and other government departments.
• In National Level Documentation Centers.
• In Library Networks.
• In the newspaper libraries.
• In News Channels.
• In the Libraries of Radio Stations.
• In the Databases provider firms.
• In publishing companies for preparing Index, abstracts, bibliographies etc.
• In various digital library projects like ‘Digital Library of India’ etc.
• In Training Academies.


  • Master of Library & Information Sciences (MLISc)

  • Ph.D.

Department of Education

Academic focus:

The Master of Arts (MA) programme in Education reflects new areas of development in this discipline. Starting from the context of students and then move to local, National and International aspects, this discipline aims to combine the broadening of students horizon with a sharpening of their intellectual skills and knowledge through the study of composite discipline of Education. USTM in order to cater to the needs and demand of Education discipline at Post Graduate level is set to offer MA in Education from under school of Social Sciences and Humanities
Psychology is best defined as the science of behavior and cognitive process. Every aspects of mental life are related to psychology. Modern human life encounters various stress and problems such as problem related to education, health environment, intergroup relations, marital relations, daily life hassles etc. The field of psychology deals in providing interventions at individual level as well as group level that is needed to bring changes in human life and provide relief by easing the tension caused due to various problems that human beings are facing today by providing effective solution.
This Bachelor programme in Psychology (B.A) includes both theoretical and practical exposure along with internship programme and field visit to various related organization such as Rehabilitation centres, shelter homes, de-addiction centres, NGO's, educational set up etc.


Career Scope:

Students can select diverse fields of specialization which would help in career opportunities in the field of education. Education is offered as Major and general in undergraduate level in most of the Degree colleges and as Discipline at Post Graduate level both at Public and very few Private Universities in NE region of the country.
Psychologists play an active role in designing and executing intervention programme with a view to provide better quality of life to human beings. Realising the vital and active role that a Psychologist can play, quite a good number of psychologist are seen working in diverse areas such as schools , hospital settings, industries organization set up, prisons, military establishment family and social welfare, shelter homes, rehabilitation centres, etc. An appropriate number of psychologists are also seen doing private practice as consultants and counsellors to help people in solving problems concerned areas.
The job opportunities after completing M.A. education :-

1] Lecturer

2] Social Worker

3] Journalist

4] Counselor

5] Market Survey Research

6] Social Researcher

7] Social Critic

8] Human Resource Manager

9] Sociologist


  • BA Psychology.

  • MA Education.

  • Ph.D.

Department of Political Science

Academic focus:

Political science focuses on the theory and practice of government and politics at the local, state, national, and international levels. We are dedicated to developing understandings of institutions, practices, and relations that constitute public life and modes of inquiry that promote citizenship. Political science is a social science which deals with systems of governments, and the analysis of political activities, political thoughts and political behavior. It deals extensively with the theory and practice of politics which is commonly thought of as determining of the distribution of power and resources. Political scientists "see themselves engaged in revealing the relationships underlying political events and conditions, and from these revelations they attempt to construct general principles about the way the world of politics works. Political science comprises numerous subfields, including comparative politics, political economy, international relations, political theory, public administration, public policy and political methodology.


Career Scope:

A political scientist conducts surveys, analyses election results, interview relevant individuals and scrutinize available documentation. Some even attend legal proceedings and observe public events. Other tasks include:
• Consulting work with governmental officials.
• Identifying, researching, analysing and advocating public issues.
• Preparing reports and documents.
• Writing articles for publications in the newspapers, magazines and journals.
• Advisors to the constitutional posts as the President, the Governor etc
• Law enforcing agencies
• Teaching
• Research
• Political Journalism
• Civil Service
• Administrative Services
• Political advisors
• International Relations



  • B.A (Political Science).

  • M.A (Political Science).

  • Ph.D.