Down Town Group of Institutions has received the second private university status in the State for the Assam Down Town University under the Assam Private University Act, 2007. The university is sponsered by the down town charity trust. The campus is spread over a 45-acre campus with over 3,00,000 sq.ft. of built-up area with facilities like laboratories, libraries, classrooms, seminar hall, computer centre and hostels. The Down Town group has been in the field of education and training since 1993 and has been imparting various nursing and paramedical training. It is at present running a nursing (degree and diploma) and paramedical college with over 14 courses and 300 students.The group has plans to develop the largest integrated educational campus in the region, offering multiple disciplines of study. This will help in offering local students the chance to get world class education.