The University of Science and
Technology, Meghalaya (USTM) has been established under the
provisions of the University of Science and Technology,
Meghalaya Act (No.6 of 2008) enacted by Legislative Assembly
of Meghalaya and notified vide Gazette Notification No
LL(B)87/2008/21, dated 02.12.2008 of Government of Meghalaya.
The University is empowered by the University Grants
Commission, to award degrees as specified by the UGC under
section 22 of the UGC Act, 1956.