Down Town Charity Trust governed by a Board of Trustees established this multi-disciplinary university in the year 2010 and promoted by Down Town Hospital Limited. It is located at Chandrapur in the Assam state capital region, 12 km away from Dispur. The educational journey of the group had begun in 1993 with the establishment of the down town school of nursing, the first private nursing school of North East. In 1997 the group started the paramedical institute, providing diplomas in various allied health streams.
AdtU is the largest educational group based in Assam, has on its rolls 4000+ students and more than 300+ faculty members providing over 50 courses. Apart from doctors, the members of the Trust include Engineers, Educationists and other professionals.
The education provided here ranges from engineering and allied health science to management and nursing to pharmacy. With students from 20 Indian States and 5 Countries AdtU is one of the most ethnically and culturally diverse universities in Guwahati, Assam.