Assam Women's University is the first women's university in Assam established by the Assam Women's University Act, 2013 (XXII of 2013) by the Assam Government. It is empowered to award degrees as specified by the UGC under section 22 of the UGC Act 1956 through its own departments. The main objective of the University is to provide for facilities and offer opportunities to women for education in applied science, arts, technology, industry, commerce, management and social science by instruction, training, research, development and extension and by such other means as the University may deem fit. Assam Women's University aims to promote research in applied science and arts, technology, industry, commerce, management and social science for the advancement of knowledge and for the betterment of the society particularly with focus on women's perspective. The mission of the University is to provide a level playing ground for the women of Assam with respect to accessing higher education for promoting their knowledge, competitiveness and skills so as to make them capable citizens to fill up the women talent gap in different spheres of societal, scientific, technological and other areas. Assam Women's University Application Process Candidates can download the information bulletin and application form from the university website www.awu.ac.in. The filled in application form has to be sent to 'Registrar, Assam Women's University, Rowriah, Jorhat, Assam, PIN-785004'.