North Eastern Hill University is a Central University established on 19 July 1973 by an Act of the Indian Parliament. The university is in the suburb of Shillong
, the state capital of Meghalaya
. The university has two campuses: Shillong and Tura
in Meghalaya. NEHU Tura Campus functions under a pro-vice chancellor.
The university Central Library, whose membership includes university and college teachers, postgraduate and undergraduate honours students and members of the non-teaching staff, has a collection of 200,000 books, 38,000 bound periodicals and it subscribes to 316 foreign and 366 Indian journals.