Assam Rajiv Gandhi University of Cooperative Management (ARGUCOM) is the first cooperative management university in the country established under the Assam Rajiv Gandhi University of Cooperative Management Act, 2010. ARGUCOM is under the recognition of UGC vide No. F.9-21/2011 (CPP-1/PU) dated Feb 27, 2012.
The University, set up at Sivasagar in Upper Assam, is a teaching, residential university with the mission of education for widening knowledge and learning, training for enhancing skill and managerial capacity, research for searching innovative spheres and to make efforts for all round development of cooperative movement and rural economy.
ARGUCOM is a specialized university and as such its efforts are also innovative and result oriented. We emphasize on grass root learning of students and not confined to bookish knowledge only.
The University stands on four pillars viz. education, research, training and promotion, shortly ERTP. The University will fulfil the needs of our youths, farmers, co-operators, officials i.e. regulators etc. in the cooperative sector. The University would endeavour to change the mindset of people to adhere to the principles of cooperatives to start enterprises for self -sufficiency.
Assam Rajiv Gandhi University of Cooperative Management has five Schools that functions.
Assam Rajiv Gandhi University of Cooperative Management, a residential University is functioning in a temporary campus. The University though functioning in a temporary campus, is adequately equipped with a conference hall, a library, a computer lab and classrooms.
The proposed site of the University is at Demow Pathar, Sologuri Mouza, Amguri Circle comprising of 250 bighas of land. The University have already take possession of the land. The infrastructure works at the site is expected to start shortly
To evolve as one of the most sought-after Universities(by students, parents, rural sector, teachers, co-operative and government organizations and society at large) with a unique image for innovative capacity having core competency in designing up to date couse cirricula and teaching-learning pedagofies, committed to providing life-long learning and career opportunities to the students and moreover, to act as a catalyst for the overall socio-economic and rural development of Assam through the development of co-operative management.