University of Science & Technology, Meghalaya - USTM

The University of Science & Technology, Meghalaya (USTM) was founded in 2011, under the provisions of the University of Science & Technology, Meghalaya Act (No.6 of 2008) enacted by the Legislative Assembly of Meghalaya and notified vide Gazette Notification No. LL (B) 87/2008/21, dated 02.12.2008 of Government of Meghalaya.

USTM is the first private science and technology university in the north-eastern region of India. It is located in a 400 acre picturesque landscape surrounded by tranquil greenery in the Assam-Meghalaya border, 6 kms from Dispur, the capital of Assam and 85 kms from Shillong, the capital of Meghalaya state and is well connected by road, rail and air transport.
The University offers varied and content rich programmes focused on the educational needs of the region and has a multi-disciplinary approach.

The University offers different courses at graduate, post graduate and research level under its eight Schools:
  1. School of Biological Sciences
  2. School of Applied Sciences
  3. School of Business Sciences
  4. School of Social Sciences & Humanities
  5. School of Engineering & Technology
  6. School of Allied Medical Sciences
  7. Prof Qoumrul Hoque School of Education
  8. University School of Law & Research
Some of the upcoming schools/colleges under the University are:
  1. University Mission School
  2. University College of Ayurveda & Research
  3. University College of Nursing
  4. University School of Pharmaceutical Sciences
  5. PA Sangma International Medical College & HospitalUSTM Courses

USTM Courses

UG Programme

  1. B.Sc. Biotechnology
  2. BA LLB
  3. B.Sc. Food Science & Technology
  4. BA English
  5. B.Sc. Electronics
  6. BA Economics
  7. B.Sc. Chemistry
  8. BA Political Science
  9. B.Sc. Zoology
  10. BA Psychology
  11. B.Sc. Botany
  12. BA Sociology
  13. B.Sc. Physics
  14. Bachelor of Commerce (B.Com.-H)
  15. B.Sc. Microbiology
  16. Bachelor of Computer Application (BCA)
  17. B.Sc. Mathematics
  18. Bachelor of Social Work (BSW)
  19. B.Sc. Industrial Chemistry
  20. Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA)
  21. B.Sc. Yoga
  22. Bachelor of Physiotherapy (BPT)

PG Programme

  1. Master of Business Administration (MBA)
  2. Bachelor of Education (B.Ed)
  3. M.Sc. Sports Physiotherapy
  4. LLB
  5. MA/M.Sc. Geography
  6. M.Sc. Biotechnology
  7. MA Sociology
  8. M.Sc. Zoology
  9. MA Rural Development
  10. M.Sc. Botany
  11. MA English
  12. M.Sc. Chemistry
  13. MA Political Science
  14. M.Sc. Industrial Chemistry
  15. MA Education
  16. M.Sc. Microbiology
  17. MA Economics
  18. M.Sc. Biochemistry
  19. M.Com
  20. M.Sc. Physics
  21. Master of Social Work (MSW)
  22. M.Sc. Electronics
  23. MLISc( Library & Information Science)
  24. M.Sc. Environmental Science
  25. Master of Computer Application (MCA)
  26. M.Sc. Mathematics   
  27. Master of Business Administration (MBA)

PhD Programs

USTM offers Ph.D. Courses under different departments in following subjects/discipline for January & July Batch:
  1. Chemistry
  2. Zoology
  3. Physics
  4. Botany
  5. Environmental Science
  6. Sociology
  7. Geography
  8. Political Science
  9. Mathematics
  10. Education
  11. Electronics
  12. Economics
  13. Biotechnology
  14. Commerce
  15. Food Science & Technology
  16. Business Administration

USTM Admission Process

UG or PG Programmes

Candidates seeking admission to any UG or PG course at USTM can download the application form from the USTM's website and submit it along with the prescribed fee of Rs. 500.  The fees may be paid through Net Banking, Debit Card, Credit Card and crossed DD.

The forms may also be obtained along with the Prospectus from the University Counter at USTM, Meghalaya; Techno City, USTM, Kling Road, Baridua, 9th Mile, Meghalaya on cash payment of Rs 500/-.

Candidates can also obtain the application form and prospectus through post by sending crossed Demand Draft of an amount of Rs. 500/- (for PG and UG Programme) drawn in favour of “University of Science & Technology, Meghalaya” payable at Guwahati along with a self addressed envelope of 30×25 c.m. size affixing postage stamps worth Rs.150/- clearly indicating the name of the course for which the Application Form is required. The request for sending a set of Application Form and prospectus should be addressed to the Registrar, University of Science & Technology, Techno City, Killing Road, Baridua, Meghalaya,  793 101.  Payment of fee by Cheque/ IPO/ MO shall not be accepted.

The Application forms obtained offline should be submitted either in person or by post, to the office of the Registrar on or before last date of submission of application form. Admission forms will be accepted between 09:00 a.m. to 05:00 p.m. (except lunch hours) on all working days. The University remains closed on Sunday besides the National holidays.

Note: The Application Fee once paid will not be refunded under any circumstances.

Three recent (passport size) coloured photographs duly self-attested should be affixed on the application form. Application forms with different photographs are liable to be rejected. These photographs are to be pasted with gum and should not be stapled or pinned. Photocopies of photographs are not acceptable.

Candidates are required to fill an application form in his/her own handwriting. If a candidate submits more than one application form for the same course, his/ her candidature is liable to be rejected.

Application Form must be filled in and duly signed by the applicant.

Ph.D. programme

Candidates can download the PhD Application form ONLINE from USTM's official website

The duly filled in application form can either be submitted to the office of the Registrar, USTM along with a demand draft of Rs. 2000/- drawn in favour of USTM or can be submitted online online by visiting the University Website The prescribed application fee of Rs.2000/ (Rupees two thousand only) may be paid through Net Banking, Debit Card, Credit Card and crossed DD.

Note: The cost of Prospectus along with the Application Form for all the courses includes the Entrance Test Fee where necessary. No other fee is required to be submitted at the time of submission of the Application Form.

USTM Contact Details

University of Science and Technology, Techno City, Kiling Road
Baridua, 9th Mile, Ri-Bhoi, Meghalaya-793101

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