Gauhati University, a State University, is the first university established in north-east India. It is located at Jalukbari
and the campus area has been developed into a small township known as Gopinath Bardoloi Nagar.
It offers courses in the faculties of arts, science, commerce, law, engineering and medicine. The Gauhati University Kokrajhar Campus was established in the year 1997 with four departments, namely, Assamese, Boro, English and economics. This campus is easily accessible from Kokrajhar.
Gauhati University is 5 km from
Kamakhya Railway Station and 10 km from Guwahati Junction Railway Station.