DESCRIPTION ABOUT NIPER

Guwahati , the gateway to the North East India & capital of Assam is situated in the southern bank of the river Brahmaputra.
Guwahati is a major educational hub of North East India & boasts of several excellent centers of learning like the Indian Institue of Technology (IIT), Gauhati University, Cotton College, Gauhati Medical College, Regional Dental College, Regional College of Nursing, Institute of Pharmacy, Govt. Ayurvedic College, College of Veterninary Sciences, Engineering Colleges,Institute of Hotel Management (IHM) etc. Guwahati is well connected with the rest of the country by air, rail and road.

Climate

Summer : Maximum - 38° C , Minimum - 20° C

Winter : Maximum - 30° C , Minimum - 10° C

Language

Assamese, Bengali, English, Hindi.

How to reach Guwahati

Air

Guwahati is serviced by the Lokpriya Gopinath Bordoloi International Airport at Borjhar, about 20 km west of the center of the city. Air connectivity have improved considerably in the last couple of years with all major domestic airlines flying into Guwahati. Helicopter services are operated from Guwahati to Shillong (30 min), Tura (50 min), Naharlagun (Itanagar), Tawang (75 min) by Pawan Hans, a helicopter service provider. Guwahati is serviced with direct flights to Delhi, Jaipur, Mumbai, Kolkata, Bengaluru, Chennai, Ahmedabad and other major cities in India by different airlines.

Rail

Guwahati falls under the Northeast Frontier Railway zone of the Indian Railways. Guwahati Junction which is the major station of Guwahati is the headquarters of the zone. Guwahati is well connected by express trains to major cities like New Delhi, Kolkata, Chennai, Bengaluru, Hyderabad, Chandigarh, Mumbai, Jaipur, Trivandrum, Ranchi, Patna, Kollam, Puri, Jammu etc. Major trains serving Guwahati are Guwahati Rajdhani Express, Poorvottar Sampark Kranti Express, Saraighat Express, North-East Express, Guwahati Bangalore Express, Guwahati Egmore Express, Guwahati Ernakulam Express, Kamrup Express, Kanchanjunga Express, Guwahati-Jorhat Jan Shatabdi Express etc.

Road

Guwahati is very well connected with adjoining regions via bus services. Three nodal points, Adabari, Paltan Bazar and ISBT Guwahati, provide bus services to towns and cities in Assam and adjoining states. Some of these services are run by the government agency ASTC, whereas a vast majority of them are run by private companies. "Night supers", or buses that run overnight, and luxury coaches, are very popular.

The Inter State Bus Terminus (ISBT) located at the outskirts, provides connectivity with other regions of the Northeast with regular buses for major cities and tourist destinations of the neighbouring states.