History of the Department

The Bodo department started in 1995 as a part of the Department of Modern Indian Languages. It became an independent department from the last quarter of 2006. Since its inception, the department has been taking the initiative to acquaint students in the fields of language, literature and culture in response to the demands of the time.

In addition to imparting knowledge on the Bodos and topics related to them, the Department takes an active interest cater to other related areas that can contribute to the future careers of the students.


The alumni of the Department have been engaged in different educational institutions of Assam, besides being involved in different project works, other services and the mass media.


The Department has a library containing textbooks and reference books in Bodo, English and Assamese


Over the last few years, a good number of students have cleared UGC NET/JRF. Presently the department has six research scholers holding JRF under UGC and five research scholers holding the Rajiv Gandhi SC/ST research schlolarships of the UGC.


Many students of the department have been employed in differnt educational institutions of the state and oher government jobs as well as in mass media and other language related projects both within and outside the state.


Course Structure

Semester-wise distribution of marks:

First Semester 400
Second Semester 400
Third Semester 400
Fourth Semester 400
Total 1600 marks

Each paper carries 6 credits with a total of 30 credits in a semester.

Specialization Offered

Group A (Literature)

Group B (Language)


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Bhupen Narzary
MA (Gauhati) PhD (Gauhati) Culture and Literature
Amrit Kherkatary
MA (Gauhati) Literature
Swarna Prabha Chainary
MA (Gauhati) PhD (Gauhati) Language
Gwhwm Basumatary
MA (Gauhati) Language
Jogen Boro
MA (Gauhati) Literature
Mamata Swargiary
MA (Gauhati) MPhil (Gauhati) Literature
Phungsari Baro
MA (Gauhati) Language


  The Head  Department of Bodo
  Phone No : 94350-40444 ,
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