The University is set up with a notification by the Govt. of Assam dated 24thMay , 2011,of the Kumar Bhaskar Varma Sanskrit and Ancient Studies University Act, 2011, which has received assent of the Hon'ble Governor of Assam on 16th March ,2011.The preamble of the Act states that by this Act , the Govt. of Assam goes " to establish and constitute a teaching, affiliating , research and residential University at Nalbari ," the Headquarters of the district of Nalbari , Assam. Kumar Bhaskar Varma, a great monarch of Assam (7th century A.D) was a patron of Sanskrit studies and during his rule Vedic culture and Sanskritic knowledge came to flourish in Assam.
The campus of the University is developed at Namati Village of Batahgila Mouza under Nalbari Revenue Circle of the district of Nalbari, Assam - 781337, India. It has an area of 100 bighas of land allotted by the Govt. of Assam. It is easily accessible by public and private transport facilities. The Univeristy is 3.3 KM from the 31 National Highway and 4.5 KM from Nalbari Town. The nearest railway station is Nalbari Railway Station under N.F. railway and nearest airport is Gopinath Bordoloi International Airport, Guwahati which is at a distance of 75 KM.