Established in 2008, Assam Don Bosco University was set up at Guwahati, the gateway to North-East India, as a response to the felt educational needs of the people of North-East India to offer them relevant study programmes with a focus on research and social commitment. True to the educational philosophy and praxis of Don Bosco, catering to the needs of the minorities, the under-privileged and the tribal population undergirds the plans and policies of the University. To be “engaged” in Assam Don Bosco University implies nurturing synergy in reciprocal learning and action based on student led initiatives, dialogue among concerned stake holders including University faculty, staff, alumni, parents, government and non-governmental organizations and community participation towards alleviation and resolution of issues afflicting communities and environment. With a vision of “Moulding young persons into intellectually competent, morally upright, socially committed and spiritually inspired citizens at the service of India and the world of today and tomorrow, by imparting holistic and personalized education” , the mission of the University is centred on a sustained effort to impact educative processes, strategies and policies for youth for their positive transformation and contribution as nation builders. Institutional Values supported by the Graduates Attributes Framework of the University is embedded in the ethos of Assam Don Bosco University and are reflected in the practices of the University in the areas of gender sensitivity, management of environment and water resources, waste disposal, use of renewable energy and building solidarity through empathy, equity and reciprocity in interactions.