Best private university of North East :
Located at the pristine landscape on the
border of Meghalaya & Assam, University of Science & Technology Meghalaya
had 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. An ambitious dream project of Education
Research Development Foundation and sixth venture of ERDF, USTM has started its
journey in the year 2011 with just a handful of students. And the number of
students have now notched at 3000 plus and it is on the ascent every day. It is
just 85 km away from Shillong, the Capital of Meghalaya & 6 km away from Dispur,
the Capital of Assam, very well connected to both to Guwahati railway station
which is 15km away and 48 km from Guwahati international airport. Worthwhile to
mention, it has entered into 14 MoUs with a view to create, enhance and increase
educational cooperation, innovative research avenues and developmental
activities. Having availed constant support and guidance from more ten retired
Vice Chancellors & almost 250 faculty staff, USTM has now stretched its expanse
over a number of Schools namely School of Biological Sciences, School of Applied
Sciences, School of Social Sciences & Humanities, School of Engineering
Technology, School of Business Sciences, Prof. Qomrul Haque School of Education,
University School of Law & Research.
So many renowned personalities who have closely watched its journey from
inception to maturity, have recorded their significant observations on USTM.
Here is given a few excerpts of those.
University of Science & Technology Meghalaya has exercised its
moral leadership to meet the challenges of 21st century and now it has grown
into a centre of excellence – Dr. A. P. J. Abdul Kalam, Former President of
University of Science & Technology Meghalaya has laid unique
contribution towards humanity as education is the only means of developing our
greatest abilities. And I hope, it will keep on contributing for the development
of mankind and specially for the North East- Dr. Najma Heptullah, Ex-Minister of
Minority Affairs & Governor. Manipur.
University of Science & Technology Meghalaya has been growing as
the best private university in the NE region. It acts as a path finder in the
field of higher education which is a dire need of the time Prof. Ved Prakash,
Chairman, University Grant Commission.
University of Science & Technology Meghalaya has inspired the
young generation that quality education will only help them to rise above
mediocrity and I believe that USTM has proved its worth to them – Prof. D.
Buragohain, Founder Director, IIT Guwahati
University of Science & Technology Meghalaya has been growing into
a vibrant hub of scientific research and innovation in the NE Region. It is
commendable that Mr. Mahbubul Haque had taken up so much effort all alone to
materialize the dream of the people of North East– Kiren Rijiju, Minister of
State, Home Affairs, GoI.
I am surprised to see that University of Science & Technology Meghalaya
has been blossomed into a full-fledged university having incorporated so many
unique school of departments within just a couple of years. I am sure that USTM
will definitely fulfill the needs of the people of NE Region – Prof. S.K.
Srivastava, Vice Chancellor, NEHU.
University of Science & Technology exemplifies the need of the
hour and the students of the North East Region would be highly benefitted by
this university where advanced education system is the key word of success at
USTM - R.S. Moosahari, former Governor of Meghalaya
It is perhaps the first private university where academic excellence and good
opportunity combined would bring about a fruitful result for the upcoming
students of North East- Prof. Gautam Biswas, Director, IIT, Guwahati
The kind of commitment and zeal that I found in all those working with the
university and especially that of Mr. Haque did actually help USTM to become as
a major private university in the North East - Prof. Furquan Qamar, Secretary
General, Association of Indian Universities, New Delhi
University of Science & Technology Meghalaya has fulfilled the
vision of emerging as World Class Centre of University Education in Science &
Technology. It has become a University with a difference – Prof. N. K. Chowdhury,
Former VC, Guwahati
University of Science & Technology Meghalaya has become a very
important university in the North East region dedicated to impart quality
education. One is inspired to see how one person’s vision and dedication can
create a centre of Education for Excellence – Prof. S K Sopory, VC, JNU, New
Within a short span of time, University of Science & Technology Meghalaya
has attained excellence in the field of technical education in Assam as well as
in the North Eastern Region. I am optimistic that the efforts of university will
continue to serve this region in a best possible way – Prof. Mridul Hazarika,
VC, Gauhati University
University of Science & Technology Meghalaya having emerged as a
unique university, it is a matter for rejoicing and taking pride specially by
the regional communities. More so, when the new institution focuses on science &
technology. My best wishes to ERD Foundation for launching this voyage to the
domains of knowledge and wisdom by our young men & women – Pro. A C Bhagbati,
Former VC, Rajeev Gandhi University
Located at the picaresque landscape in Nature, University of Science &
Technology Meghalaya has grown into a centre of eminence and supremacy.
I am sure that the university will go a long way – Prof. Talat Ahmed, VC, Jamia
I have closely observed the progress and journey of University of Science &
Technology Meghalaya from excellence to pre-eminence. Tezpur University will
always extend support for the development of this university – Prof. Mihir Kanti
Chiowdhury, VC, Tezpur University.
University of Science & Technology Meghalaya has proved its
uniqueness because of its innovative courses which are so useful for the
prospective students and the academic community in the region. My good wishes to
the University – Prof. Gajendranath Talukdar, Former VC, Guwahati University.
University of Science & Technology Meghalaya has achieved to live
up to the expectation of the people of North East, the composite ethos and rich
diversity of India. It has emerged as a Centre of Excellence – Prof. G. D.
Sharma, VC, Bilaspur Vishwavidyalaya, Chattisgarh.
University of Science & Technology Meghalaya has fulfilled the essence of
advanced knowledge and skill and I quote Tony Blair (former Prime Minister of
UK) : students cannot be effective in tomorrow’s world after they are trained in
yesterday’s skill – Prof. Kulendu Pathak, Former VC, Dibrugarh University
University of Science & Technology Meghalaya has changed the
academic landscape of the NE Region and the country. I am touched by the
dedication of everyone I met this morning. Wish you all the best – Prof. A K
Buragohain, VC, Dibrugarh University.
University of Science & Technology Meghalaya has proved to be of
immense help to aspiring students. Congratulation to USTM - Prof. Kishori Mohan
Pathak, Former VC, Tezpur University.
I am astonished to see the level of dedication
with which all USTM members, faculty and above all Chairman Mr. Mahbubul Haque
do work to reach to a desired goal. And I believe that USTM will become an
educational resort in near future – Dr. Dahiya, Chairman, UGC Inspection Team to
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