Bodoland University is an state university located in Debargaon of Kokrajhar, Assam. The 6th schedule University was established under Bodoland University Act 2009, of the Assam legislative Assembly. The new university would cater to the need of the people of the Bodoland Territorial Council and nearby areas. Besides teaching, the University will also promote research, fully need-based, in unexplored areas. The university is actually an up-gradation of the earlier Kokrajhar campus of the Gauhati University.