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North Eastern Hill University
Year Founded : 1973
Accreditation : UGC
Recognition : NAAC
Affiliation : Central University
Contact No : 0364-2721012
Email : brynjah@nehu.ac.in
Website : http://www.nehu.ac.in/

North-Eastern Hill University (NEHU), Shillong was established in 1973. The university has been re-accredited by NAAC with ‘A’ grade. The objectives of the University, as laid down in the act, are to disseminate and advance knowledge by providing instructional and research facilities in branches of learning, to pay special attention to the improvement of the social, economic conditions and welfare of the north-eastern hill region people, and in particular, focus on the intellectual, academic and cultural advancement of the students.


The jurisdiction of the university extended originally to the states of Meghalaya and Nagaland and the erstwhile Union Territories of Arunachal Pradesh and Mizoram. At present there are fifty-three undergraduate colleges affiliated to the University including eight professional colleges. 
Campus of North-Eastern Hill University -
Initially, the academic departments and administration of the University at Shillong functioned from hired buildings. The Government of Meghalaya acquired, for the University, a substantial plot of land (measuring about 1225 acres) in Umshing, a little outside the city limits, for setting up its permanent campus. This picturesque land, gently undulating and thickly wooded which is  a perfect location for the university.

Facilities at North-Eastern Hill University -


  • Library
  • Laboratories
  • Classrooms
  • Health Centre
  • Transportation
  • Sports

Schools at North-Eastern Hill University -


  • School of Economics
  • School of Management
  • School of Humanities
  • School of Human and Environmental Science
  • School of Life Science
  • School of Physical Science
  • School of Social Science
  • School of Technology
  • School of Education


Departments at North-Eastern Hill University -


  • Department of Chemistry
  • Department of Mathematics
  • Department of Physics
  • Department of Statistics
  • Department of Mathematics
  • Department of Physics
  • Department of Statistics
  • Department of History
  • Department of Political Science
  • Department of Sociology
  • Department of Law
  • Department of Cultural & Creative Studies
  • Department of History & Archaeology (Tura Campus)
  • Department of Anthropology
  • Department of Geography
  • Department of Environmental Studies
  • Department of Rural Development & Agricultural Production (Tura Campus)
  • Department of Horticulture (Tura Campus)
  • Department of Biochemistry
  • Department of Biotechnology & Bioinformatics
  • Department of Botany
  • Department of Zoology
  • Department of Commerce
  • Department of Economics
  • Department of Library & Information Sciences
  • Department of Management (Tura Campus)
  • Department of Tourism & Hotel Management
  • Department of Journalism & Mass Communication
  • Department of Agri-Business Management and Food Technology (ABMFT) (Tura Campus)
  • Department of Education
  • Department of Education (Tura Campus)
  • Department of Adult & Cont. Education
  • Center for Distance  Education
  • Centre for Science Education
  • Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering
  • Department of Information Technology
  • Department of Basic Sciences & Social Sciences
  • Department of Biomedical Engineering
  • Department of Nanotechnology
  • Department of Energy Engineering
  • Department of Computer Applications
  • Department of Architecture
  • Department of English
  • Department of English (Tura Campus)
  • Department of Garo (Tura Campus)
  • Department of Hindi
  • Department of Khasi
  • Department of Linguistics
  • Department of Philosophy
Name : North Eastern Hill University
Location : Umshing Mawkynroh
City : Shillong
State : Meghalaya
Country : India
Contact No : 0364-2721012
Contact Email : brynjah@nehu.ac.in
Website : http://www.nehu.ac.in/   
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