Gauhati University Law Admission 2020: Exam Date, Eligibility Criteria

Samiksha Rautela
Samiksha RautelaPublished On: October 28, 2020

Gauhati University conducts Law admission through an entrance exam and aspirants need to qualify the same in order to study the desired course. Captured here is the information on the eligibility and selection process that the candidates should be well-aware of before enrolling for the course.

Law Admission at Gauhati University

Gauhati University is considered as a premier educational institution imparting education in a variety of streams such as Arts, Science, Commerce & Management, Technology and Law. Law admission at Gauhati University is conducted each year for numerous undergraduate and postgraduate degrees. The University promotes legal education in Assam and offers admission to candidates on the basis of their performance. Gauhati University Law Admission is conducted through an entrance examination that candidates are required to crack in order to pursue the desired course from the college.

The university offers LLM and PhD courses to the aspirants. It is also associated with the University Law College that provides BA LLB, LLB and PhD in Law programmes. Students are required to meet the eligibility criteria set up by the university and fill the application form before the set deadline. Only after doing so will a candidate be considered suitable to participate in the process of Gauhati University Law Admission 2020.

Gauhati University Law Admission Important Dates 2020

Find out the important dates indicating events associated with Gauhati University Law Admission 2020. Go through them to stay updated with the upcoming schedule.


Important Dates

Commencement of Application Process

29th July 2020

Last Date for Application Process

9th August 2020

Publication of Provisional Selection List

BA LLB: 18th August 2020

LLB: September 2020

Provisional Admission

31st October 2020

Last Date to Submit the Admission Fees

3rd November 2020

Classes Begin

1st November 2020

Gauhati University Law Admission: Courses Offered 2020

Enlisted below are all the courses offered for law admission at Gauhati University. Go through them to get a clear picture of Gauhati University Law Admission 2020.

Name of the Programme


Seat Intake


5 Years

60 students


3 Years

120 students


2 Years

40 students


5 Years


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Gauhati University Law Admission Eligibility Criteria 2020

To participate in the Gauhati University Law Admission, it is extremely important for a candidate to meet the parameters prescribed by the university. Check out the below-mentioned minimum eligibility criteria for Gauhati University Law Admission 2020 that an aspirant is required to satisfy.

Eligibility Criteria for BA LLB at Gauhati University:

  • An applicant must have completed class 12th/SSC or its equivalent (11+1 ‘A’ level in Senior School Leaving Certificate course) from a recognised university of India or outside/ from a senior secondary board or its equivalent recognised or constituted by the State or Union Government.

  • The minimum aggregate score a general category and reserved category students must score in the qualifying exam is 45% and 40% respectively.

  • A general candidate must also have an upper age limit of 20 years and a reserved category candidate must have an upper age limit of 22 years.

Eligibility Criteria for LLB at Gauhati University:

  • Candidates who have graduated in any discipline from a university or college established by a State Legislature or an act of Parliament or an equivalent national institution recognised as deemed to be university or foreign university recognised as equivalent to a status of Indian University.

  • A general category candidate must have qualified graduation with at least 45% marks while a reserved category requires a minimum aggregate of 40% marks in graduation.

  • The upper age limit for an LLB aspirant is 30 years and for an SC, ST, OBC, MOBC is 35 years.

Eligibility Criteria for LLM at Gauhati University:

  • Aspirants must have graduated in law with a minimum aggregate of 50% marks from Gauhati University or any other institution or university recognised by Gauhati University.

  • If a candidate falls under the reserved categories such as SC, ST, OBC and MOBC and is a permanent resident of Assam, he/she is offered 5% relaxation and can apply for admission with at least 45% marks.

Eligibility Criteria for PhD at Gauhati University:

  • An applicant must have a postgraduate degree in law of Gauhati University or from any recognised institute or university with at least 55% marks.

  • Candidates falling under reserved categories can apply with 50% aggregate marks as well.

Gauhati University Law Admission Application Form 2020

The application forms for law admission at Gauhati University are available online on the official website of the university. Students are required to fill the application form only if they meet the eligibility criteria of the desired law course. Aspirants must follow the step by step procedure and fill the application form before the last date in order to participate in the admission process of Gauhati University. The candidates must also enter the details carefully and correctly on the application form because misleading or incorrect information can lead to disqualification of the candidate.

Gauhati University Law Admission Application Fee 2020

Check out the application fee for Gauhati University Law Admission captured underneath.

For BA LLB and LLB:



Application Fee

Rs. 250

Entrance Fee

Rs. 350

Grand Total

Rs. 600

For LLM:

An aspirant seeking admission at LLM from Gauhati University must make application fee payment of INR 400.

For PhD:

The application fee for pursuing PhD at Gauhati University is INR 850 per subject.

Also Read: Law Admission Without Entrance Exam Score CLAT, AILET, LSAT

Gauhati University Law Admission Selection Process 2020

Given below are the details elaborating the selection process of law admission at Gauhati University.

  • An LLM aspirant must appear for a written examination and will be shortlisted for admission to the course as per his/her performance in the exam.

  • Aspirants are selected for admission to BA LLB and LLB as per merit in the qualifying examination. Higher the marks of a candidate, more are his/her chances of getting admission to the undergraduate law course.

  • For PhD, candidates have to qualify for the Research Eligibility Test. Aspirants with higher qualifying marks are more likely to get admission to the college.

Gauhati University Law Admission Reservation Policy 2020

Displayed below is the reservation policy followed by Gauhati University for Law Admission. Check out the table given below to understand the admission process of the university.



Other Backward Communities (OBC & MOBC)


Scheduled Tribe- Plains (ST-P)


Scheduled Caste (SC)


Scheduled Tribe- Hills (ST-H)


Certain seats are kept reserved and offered to candidates for extracurricular & co-curricular activities, physically handicapped candidates, foreign national candidates, fringe village candidates, and wards of Gauhati University employees in service. Admission will be provided with the permission of the admission committee of the university. However, it should be noted that no relaxation of marks will be offered to such candidates. 20% of total seats may be allowed on the basis of merit to general and reserved category students hailing from other universities.

Other Popular Law Colleges in India

Check out the list of other top Law colleges in India that you can consider. Candidates can click on the links to directly apply for admission or fill-up the Common Application Form of CollegeDekho. They can also dial the toll-free number 1800-572-9877 and take assistance from our admission experts.

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Mansarovar Global University (MGU)Sehore, Madhya Pradesh
The ICFAI University (ICFAI)Raipur, Chattisgarh
Jaipur National University - JNUJaipur, Rajasthan

Located in Guwahati, Assam, Gauhati University is one of the most renowned and oldest universities of Noth-East India. It promotes and spreads quality education across various popular streams including arts, commerce and banking, medical, law management, engineering, paramedical, science, law, IT etc. Gauhati University has been awarded Grade 'A' by NACC and it attracts students from all across the nation to pursue higher studies.

Some of the other universities and college except for Gauhati University are mentioned below. Check out the state-wise list of top law colleges in the nation.

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