Bhattadev University is a public state university located at Pathsala, Bajali district, Assam. The university is established by Bhattadev University Act, 2017 which was passed by the Governor of Assam on 7 September 2017. It was created by upgrading Bajali College of Pathsala, Bajali district. It was named after Sri Sri Bhattadev, also known as Vaikunthanath Bhagwat Bhattacharyya, an important preceptor of the Ekasarana Naam Dharma and the father of Assamese prose because he composed Shrimadbhagawatam and Shrimadbhagawatgita in classical Assamese prose in the 17th century AD. The UGC has recognized Bhattadev University as an institution “empowered to award degrees as specified by the UGC under section 22 of the UGC Act 1956 by conducting courses through its own departments, its constituent colleges and/or through its affiliated colleges in regular mode with the approval of concerned statutory bodies/councils” vide its letter F.No. 9-12/2019 (CPP-I/PU) dated 25 September 2019.
Motto in English
|Knowledge is one that liberates|
|Chancellor||Governor of Assam|
|Vice-Chancellor||Birinchi Kumar Das|
26°30′12″N 91°11′6″E / 26.50333°N 91.18500°ECoordinates: 26°30′12″N 91°11′6″E / 26.50333°N 91.18500°E
On 25 June 2019 Prof. Birinchi Kumar Das, PhD(IISc) took charge as the first Vice-Chancellor of Bhattadev University.