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Education is the instrument of social change and the scientific attitude plays an important role in any educational system. The present study tries to investigate the level of scientific attitude among the undergraduate students. The main objective of the study is to assess the level of scientific attitude of undergraduate students comparing on the basis of gender, location, stream and caste categories. In this study total of 200 undergraduate students were selected from Tihu college of Nalbari district in Assam as a sample through a simple random sampling method. The data was collected through an adapted version of the Scientific Attitude Scale (SAS) developed by Shailaja Bhagwat in 2004. The results were statistically analysed using Mean Standard Deviation and ‘t-test. The findings of the study reveal that there is a significant difference among undergraduate students with regard to gender and stream of study. Male undergraduate students were found to be a higher level of scientific attitude than female undergraduate students and similarly arts stream undergraduate students were found to be a higher level of scientific attitude than the science stream undergraduate students. No significant difference is observed in the level of scientific attitude of undergraduate students in respect of Location and Caste categories. From this study, it is also found that the level of the scientific attitude of undergraduate students is average.