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Gauhati University - Admission 2024, Fees, Courses, Placement, Ranking

Gauhati University BTech admission will open from June 20, 2024, 5 PM onwards based on JEE Main 2024 and Assam CEE 2024 score. Assam CEE result was announced on June 19, 2024. B.Ed. Common Entrance Test (GUBEDCET) 2024 last date of application is July 07, 2024. PGET 2024 last date of application is June 25, 2024. BTech yearly fee is Rs 78,990. Students can opt for 18 different courses offered by this university. Gauhati University fees range from Rs 3,350 - Rs 78,900 per annum.
LocationGuwahati (Assam)
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Highest Package5 Lacs
Year of Establishment1948
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Gauhati University Latest Updates

July 10, 2024

JoSAA JEE Main 2024 4th round seat allotment result has been released on July 10, 2024. The document verification and reporting will be done from July 10 to July 15, 2024

June 20, 2024
JEE Main JoSAA Round 1 Seat Allotment Result has been released on June 20, 2024. Candidates can visit josaa.admissions.nic.in to check results online.
June 18, 2024
The first shift of the UGC NET 2024 June exam begins. Stay tuned for the latest updates on both shifts of the exam!
June 18, 2024
The first shift of the UGC NET 2024 June exam has begun and will continue till 12:30 PM. The second shift will be held from 3 to 6 PM.
June 15, 2024
The Joint Seat Allocation Authority has released JoSAA first mock seat allotment Result 2024 on June 15, 2024. Check more details here!
June 05, 2024
JoSAA Counselling Dates 2024 has been released. The JEE Main 2024 counseling will begin from June 10, 2024 with registration/ choice filling. Check full schedule here!
May 16, 2024
The closing date for filling out the UGC NET 2024 application form for the June session has been extended to May 19, 2024, at 11:59 pm, from its initial deadline of May 15, 2024. Find all the latest information regarding UGC NET 2024 application form on this page.
May 16, 2024
The closing date for filling out the UGC NET 2024 application form for the June session has been extended to May 19, 2024, at 11:59 pm, from its initial deadline of May 15, 2024. Find all the latest information regarding UGC NET 2024 application form  on this page.

About Gauhati University

Gauhati University is ranked 8 in the NIRF ranking 2023 with a score of 44.1. Gauhati University was founded in 1948 and is one of the oldest universities in North-East India. It began as an affiliating, teaching, and residential university with 18 affiliated colleges and eight PG Departments in a few temporary facilities in Guwahati; currently, it has 341 associated colleges and 39 PG Departments. It also houses an Institute of Distance and Open Learning (IDOL) and a constituent Law College, among other things.

Ranked 45 under the University category by NIRF 2021, the university is also accredited by NAAC with an ‘A’ grade. In NIRF 2021 rankings, Gauhati University [GU] has been adjudged as the top institute among the universities of Northeast India. NIRF 2021 ranked Gauhati University [GU], Guwahati 1st among the universities in Northeast India; 45th among the universities in India; and 67th Among all Higher Educational Institutes (HEIs) of the country.

Gauhati University [GU], Guwahati provides students with over 50 UG and PG programmes, over 15 diploma and certificate courses, and over 40 doctorate and post-doctoral programmes. All of the University's UG, PG, diploma, certificate, and doctoral courses are offered through 39 PG departments and a constituent Law college. 

For the overall development of its students, Gauhati University [GU], Guwahati has created academic and industrial linkages with more than 30 national and international institutes and organisations over the years. The National University of Laos (LPDR), the University of Naples (Italy), and Burdwan University are among the prominent MoUs.

Gauhati University [GU], Guwahati grants admissions to undergraduate, graduate, and doctorate programmes through university/state/national entrance exams. Admissions to PG Diploma and certificate programmes, on the other hand, is dependent on performance in the previous qualifying test.

Gauhati University [GU], Guwahati, has state-of-the-art infrastructure and a pristine campus to encourage staff and scholars to engage in cutting-edge research and study. The University's library holds 269369 books, 34495 bound periodicals volumes, 3704 theses, and 4500 manuscripts. There are 23 hostels and ten labs on the campus. The university also has facilities for a variety of sports. 

The placement records of Gauhati University [GU], Guwahati continue to be a key lure for students from all over the country. More than 570 students were placed during Gauhati University placements 2020, according to NIRF 2021 data. The following are the top recruiters for Gauhati University [GU] placements

  • Gauhati High Court 
  • Exposys Data Labs 
  • Axis Bank 
  • Infosys 
  • Bharat Planet.com
  • Hills Cement Company Limited 
  • Tata Consultancy Services 

With a dedicated team of teachers offering a comprehensive range of competence in teaching and research, as well as dedicated and experienced administrative workers, Gauhati University [GU], Guwahati has developed as one of the country's strong foundations of higher education, over the years.

Gauhati University Highlights

Gauhati University Courses and Admission 2024

Gauhati University, [GU], Guwahati admits students using a variety of entrance exams. Students applying for admission to any of the linked colleges must also take the admissions exam. Every student looking for admission at the university must take the Gauhati University, [GU], Guwahati entrance exam

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Gauhati University Placements

Gauhati University (GU), Guwahati has a strong track record when it comes to campus placement. The institution features an exclusive placement department that collaborates with top employers in both the public and commercial sectors to make the placement process easier for students. The Gauhati University (GU) Placement Cell serves as a link between the university and industry. All students who have been enrolled with the Placement Cell receive placement facility, career counselling, and motivational support. The placement season lasts all year long.

According to the NIRF institutional report, Gauhati University's placements for the 2019-2020 cohort for PG programmes were over 441. The median income given during the 2020 placements drives, according to the NIRF study, was Rs. 7.10 LPA. 

Gauhati University [GU], Guwahati Top Recruiters 2022 

Some of the country's most prestigious companies are among the top recruiters at GU placements. The placement cell at the university assists students in connecting with some of the country's best employers and prepares them for campus interviews with internships and training. With its strong industrial collaboration, Gauhati University (GU) has helped thousands of students access bet internship and career opportunities, over the years. 

Some of the top recruiters for GU, Guwahati placements 2022 include: 

  • Gauhati High Court
  • Exposys Data Labs
  • Axis Bank
  • Infosys
  • Hills Cement Company Limited 
  • Tata Consultancy Services

Statistics – Graphs

441 students were placed across various organisations out of a total of 2,016 PG students at Gauhati University (GU), Guwahati placements in 2020. The median package was Rs. 7.10 LPA. The bar graph below depicts the total number of postgraduate students placed at Gauhati University (GU), Guwahati in 2020:

GParticularsStatistics
Total PG Students 2,016
Number of Students Placed441
Median Package OfferedRs. 7.1 LPA

Gauhati University Statistics - Degree Wise

Course Package (Graduation Year 2018-2020)
Maximum  Median 
M.Sc. Rs.  2.9 LPARs. 2.2 LPA
M.A.Rs. 2.4 LPARs. 1.8 LPA
M.Com.Rs. 2.5 LPARs. 2 LPA
MBARs. 4.2 LPARs. 3.4 LPA
M.Tech.Rs. 7 LPARs. 4.1 LPA
LLMRs. 3.2 LPARs. 2.4 LPA
Ph.D.Rs. 6.5 LPARs. 4.1 LPA
PG DiplomaRs. 3.4 LPARs. 3 LPA

Placement Pattern of Gauhati University [GU], Guwahati - Year-Wise

Gauhati University (GU), Guwahati M.Sc. Placements 
Placement Year Package 
Maximum  Median
2018-2020Rs. 2.9 LPARs. 2.2 LPA
2015-2017Rs. 3.7 LPARs. 2.5 LPA
2012-2014Rs. 4.7 LPARs. 3.2 LPA
Gauhati University (GU), Guwahati M.A. Placements 
Placement Year Package 
Maximum  Median
2018-2020Rs. 2.4 LPARs. 1.8 LPA
2015-2017Rs. 3.3 LPARs. 2.2 LPA
2012-2014Rs. 3.5 LPARs. 2.5 LPA
Gauhati University (GU), Guwahati M.B.A. Placements 
Placement Year Package 
Maximum  Median
2018-2020Rs. 4.2 LPARs. 3.4 LPA
2015-2017Rs. 6.7 LPARs. 4.2 LPA
2012-2014Rs. 7.5 LPARs. 4.2 LPA
Gauhati University (GU), Guwahati M.Com. Placements 
Placement Year Package 
Maximum  Median
2018-2020Rs. 2.5 LPARs. 2 LPA
2015-2017Rs. 3.5 LPARs. 2.5 LPA
2012-2014Rs. 4 LPARs. 3 LPA
Gauhati University (GU), Guwahati LLM Placements 
Placement Year Package 
Maximum  Median
2018-2020Rs. 3.2 LPARs. 2.4 LPA
2015-2017Rs. 4.7 LPARs. 3 LPA

Sector Wise Placements at Gauhati University [GU], Guwahati

Gauhati University (GU), Guwahati M.Com. Placements (2018-2020) 
Industry % Placement 
Education/Teaching/Training16.67%
Construction/Engineering/Cement/Metals16.67%
Accounting/Finance8.33%
Services/Broking8.33%
IT-Software/Software Services8.33%
Chemicals/Petrochemical/Plastic/Rubber8.33%
Gauhati University (GU), Guwahati M.A. Placements (2018-2020) 
Industry % Placement 
Education/Teaching/Training22.22%
Banking/Financial Services/Broking11.11%
Gauhati University (GU), Guwahati MBA Placements (2018-2020) 
Industry % Placement 
Banking/Financial Services/Broking18.75%
Insurance12.50%
IT-Software/Software Services6.25%
Printing/Packaging6.25%
Internet/Ecommerce6.25%
BPO/ITES6.25%
FMCG/Foods/Beverage6.25%
Gauhati University (GU), Guwahati M.Sc. Placements (2018-2020) 
Industry % Placement 
FMCG/Foods/Beverage12.50%
Accounting/Finance12.50%
Telcom/ISP12.50%
IT-Software/Software Services12.50%

Past Recruiters at Gauhati University [GU], Guwahati

Some of the many past recruiters at Gauhati University (GU), Guwahati are:

  • Gauhati High Court
  • Exposys Data Labs
  • Axis Bank
  • Infosys
  • Hills Cement Company Limited 
  • Tata Consultancy Services
  • NABL
  • Dish TV
  • CavinKare
  • Saraswati Vidya Mandir
  • Kotak Life Insurance
  • ICICI Bank
  • CGI Group
  • Exlservice.Com
  • Swiggy
  • Bandhan Bank
  • Annapurna Group
  • Kalpana Chawla Memorial Academy
  • Let's Learn
  • West Assam Milk Producers Cooperative Union 
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Gauhati University Placement Stats 2023

Average Package
3.5 Lacs
Highest Package
5 Lacs

2023 Placement comparison with nearby colleges

Top Recruiters at Gauhati University

Gauhati University Cut Off

Gauhati University [GU], Guwahati cut-off score is determined each year for admissions to different academic PG and Ph.D. programmes. The cut-off score is different for different courses. Applicants who make it to the cut-off list are then called for personal interviews and counselling. 

Listed below is the cut-off for Ph.D. at Gauhati University [GU], Guwahati for 2021: 

Gauhati University [GU], Guwahati Ph.D. Cut-off 2021
Category GURET 2021: Cut-off Marks 
Unreserved category 25
Reserved category20
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Gauhati University Reviews

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Rahul BasakB.Tech in Information Technology | 2023 | 2 months ago
Gauhati University has the best IT department with top notch laboratories and faculties. On campus, extra-curricular activities were conducted. To showcase your skills you can also join clubs. The professors were top notch. The taught us the core subjects very intricately. Exams for the semesters were held as per schedule. You have to maintain an 80-90% attendance in both theory and practical classes. Overall, the university was a great place to study.
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Ashok SahaB.Tech in Electronics and Communications Technology | 2018 | Apr 12, 2024 11:57:50
Gauhati University is a good choice for BTech for students of Assam. I completed my BTech ECE from the university 2018. My admission was based in JEE Main. But, students can apply through Assam CEE too. My course fee was INR 78,000.
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Rahul Kumar MishraIntegrated B.Com + M.Com in Commerce | 2020 | Mar 21, 2024 13:12:12
Guwahati university have good infrastructure, in which good facilities are there like different labs for every department . Faculties are always ready for support the students.
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Khanjit Brahma DaimaryIntegrated B.Com + M.Com in Commerce | 2020 | Mar 13, 2024 17:56:57
well done university ,,, faculty of this university is wwell educated ,,,teachers are very supportive and helpful,, environment of this collage is good
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Rajorshi Bujar BaruahB.Sc. in Information Technology | 2023 | Feb 29, 2024 09:39:14
placement opportunity of this collage is really great, outstanding , and infrastructurfe of this university is so good, and environment of this collage is awesome.
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Gauhati University FAQs

When was Gauhati University, Guwahati established?

Gauhati University, Guwahati was established in 1948.

Is Gauhati University, Guwahati a government college?

No, Gauhati University, Guwahati is a private university.

Is Gauhati University, Guwahati accredited with NAAC?

Yes, Gauhati University, Guwahati is accredited with NAAC with ‘A’ grade.

Has Guwahati University collaborated with any university?

Yes, Guwahati University has collaborated with many international as well as national universities such as National University of Laos, Uppsala University, Sweden, Kagawa University, Japan and University of Naples, Italy.

What are the rankings of Gauhati University?

Gauhati University has been ranked 45th among the top universities of India by NIRF Rankings 2021. The university has also been ranked 67th among the overall category in NIRF Rankings 2021.

What courses are offered by Gauhati University?

Gauhati University offers more than 50 courses including B.Com + M.Com, B.Tech, M.Sc, LLM and MBA.

What is the selection criteria of Gauhati University, Guwahati?

Gauhati University, Guwahati selects students on the basis of their performance in the entrance exam and qualifying degree.

What is the student-teacher ratio of Gauhati University, Guwahati?

The student-teacher ratio of Gauhati University, Guwahati is 12:1. Around 350 teachers are currently teaching at the college campus.

What is the average fee of Gauhati University?

The average fee of Gauhati University ranges from INR 4 LPA to INR 6 LPA.

Does Gauhati University offer hostel facilities?

Yes, Gauhati University offers hostel facilities for both boys and girls. Around 23 hostel buildings are available at the university campus.

Is GU, Guwahati recognized by the UGC?

Yes, GU, Guwahati is recognized by the UGC.

What is the NIRF ranking for GU, Guwahati ?

The NIRF Ranking for GU, Guwahati are as follows : In 2019 for Engineering : 42 .

When was the college , GU, Guwahati established ?

GU, Guwahati was established in the year 1948.

Is GU, Guwahati a government college?

GU, Guwahati is Private college.
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Gauhati University Rankings 2023

Gauhati University (GU), Guwahati is ranked among the top universities in India. GU ranking and recognition are listed below.

  • Gauhati University (GU), Guwahati is ranked third among 45universities in the country by the Ministry of Education's National Institutional Ranking Framework for the year 2021 (NIRF 2021).
  • GU, Guwahati has been ranked within the 501-550 range in the QS World Asia Rankings.
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Ranking Publisher NIRF

  • Overall#64
  • University#88

Gauhati University Overall NIRF Ranking 2024

  • OVERALLCombined scores base on institute performance.
    48.98AVERAGE
  • TLRStrong emphasis on quality education and adequate resources.
    59.42GOOD
  • RPActive engagement in research, high-quality publications, and strong professional collaborations.
    21.66AVERAGE
  • GOGood placement and higher study opportunities for students, high median salary, and admissions into top universities.
    89.82Great
  • OIFocus on diversity, inclusivity, and facilities for disadvantaged and physically challenged students.
    58.19GOOD
  • PRPositive perception among employers, research investors, and academic peers.
    8.66AVERAGE

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Gauhati University Campus Facilities and Infrastructure

Gauhati University (GU) with its Guwahati campus and infrastructure, is one of India's most prestigious educational institutions. The university has superb infrastructure, including well-equipped labs and libraries. The institution is a learners' paradise, with lush green grass and well-designed buildings. The college campus features: 

Campus: Gauhati University's (GU) Guwahati main campus is 508 acres in size. It has excellent public transportation connections to the city core. The campus has meandering gardens to provide a peaceful setting for both faculty and students. 

LibraryThe Krishna Kant Handiqui library at Gauhati University's (GU) Guwahati has 269369 books, 34495 bound periodicals volumes, 3704 theses, and 4500 manuscripts. It has seating capacity of 200 persons as well as reprographic facilities.

Sports Complex - The University provides facilities for various sports activities such as football, volleyball, cricket, badminton, table tennis, hockey, Kabaddi, basketball, and others to help students develop their personalities, team spirit, and sports spirit.

Hostel- Gauhati University (GU) Guwahati has 23 hostels (12 for girls and 11 for boys), including two for research scholars (one for males and one for girls). All the hostels are furnished with basic utilities for students to utilize.

Labs – There are several labs available at Gauhati University (GU) Guwahati. Some of the most prominent ones are Geology Lab, Civil Engineering Lab, Physics Lab, and Chemistry Lab.

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Gauhati University Scholarships

Gauhati University (GU), Guwahati provides a number of scholarships to deserving students. PhD scholar students can apply for two types of fellowships (external and internal) in their subjects of interest. The Gauhati University (GU), Guwahati scholarships are listed below.

Gauhati University External Fellowship: For PhD students, a variety of fellowships are available through various agencies or organizations.

Visvesvaraya Fellowships: At Gauhati University, Visvesvaraya Fellowships are awarded to Ph.D. students who are leading researchers in the fields of IT (Information Technology), ITES (IT Enable Services), and ESDM (Electronics System Design and Manufacturing). The Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY) offers three types of fellowships:

  • Visvesvarya Full-time Ph.D. Fellowships
  • Visvesvarya Part-time Ph.D. Fellowships
  • Visvesvarya Young Faculty Fellowships

MHRD-DRDO Fellowship: Gauhati University's MHRD-DRDO (Defense Research Development Organization) Fellowships are solely offered to students in the university's scientific and technology departments. These fellowships are exclusively offered to PhD candidates who are enrolled full-time in a research programme. These scholarships are awarded in the following areas:

  • High Altitude Horticulture / Agriculture
  • Pharmaceutical Products for personal protection
  • Bio-prospecting of bio-resources of NE India
  • High Altitude Bio-Waste Management Technologies
  • Vector and Vector-Borne Disease Management
  • Water purification / Decontamination technologies

Internal Fellowships: Gauhati University offers numerous paid fellowships from time to time. Students should contact Gauhati University's academic registrar for further assistance.

Course Offered at Gauhati University [GU], Guwahati

Listed below are all Gauhati University [GU], Guwahati courses divided into postgraduate, integrated courses, Ph.D. courses, and diploma & certificate courses.  

Postgraduate Programmes at Gauhati University [GU], Guwahati
Degree NameDurationSpecialization 
Master of Arts [M.A.]2 YearsArabic, Assamese, Bodo, Comparative Indian Literature, Education, English, English Language Teaching, European Studies, Hindi, History, Linguistics, Mass Communication, Persian, Philosophy, Political Science, Sociology, Women's Studies
Master of Science [M.Sc.]2 YearsBiotechnology, Botany, Chemistry, Computer Science, ECT, Environmental Science, Geology, Herbal Science, Information Technology, Instrumentation and Applied Physics, MEAC, Microbiology, Physics, Radiological Physics, Statistics, Zoology
Master of Technology [M.Tech.]2 YearsBiotechnology, Information Technology, Material Science, Signal Processing & Communication, Signal Processing & VLSI Design
Master of Library Science [MLISc]2 YearsLibrary Science
Master of Business Administration [MBA]2 YearsBusiness Economics
Master of Commerce [M.Com.]2 YearsCommerce
Master of Law [LLM]2 YearsLaw
Integrated Programmes at Gauhati University [GU], Guwahati
Degree NameDurationSpecialization 
M.Sc.- Ph.D. 5 YearsFood Science 
Master of Commerce [M.Com.]5 YearsCommerce
Doctorate Programmes at Gauhati University [GU], Guwahati
Degree NameDurationSpecialization 
Ph.D./M.Phil. 3 YearsApplied Science, Biotechnology, Botany, Chemistry, Environmental Science, Geography, Geological Sciences, Instrumentation, Physics, Arabic, Assamese, Bodo, Economics, Folklore, Hindi, Library Science, Persian, Psychology, Women's Studies
PG Diploma Programmes at Gauhati University [GU], Guwahati
PG Diploma in Computer Application [PGDCA]1 YearComputer Application
PG Diploma in Analytical Chemistry [PGDAC]1 YearAnalytical Chemistry
PG Diploma in Disabilities Studies [PGDDS]1 YearDisabilities Studies
Certificate Courses at Gauhati University [GU], Guwahati
Computer Literacy for differently able [CCCL]Computer Literacy for differently able
PG Certificate Course1 YearFrench/Russian

Gauhati University [GU], Guwahati - Eligibility Criteria

Listed below are the age limit criteria and Gauhati University fees structure and courses list for 2023 admissions:

Postgraduate Programmes at Gauhati University [GU], Guwahati
Degree Name Eligibility CriteriaFees
Master of Arts [M.A.]B.A. (relevant subject) with a minimum 45% aggregate score or comparable CGPA. For M.A. -English Language & ELT - Candidates must have a minimum 40% in B.A. English.Rs. 17,000
Master of Science [M.Sc.]B.Sc. (relevant subjects) with a minimum 45% aggregate or equivalent CGPARs, 12,880
Master of Technology [M.Tech.]Bachelor's degree in technology, science, or mathematics with a minimum 55% aggregate score.Rs. 40,950
Master of Library Science [MLISc]Bachelor's degree in relevant subject with at least 45% aggregate score or equivalent CGPARs. 14,090
Master of Business Administration [MBA]Bachelor's degree in relevant subject with at least 45% aggregate score or equivalent CGPARs. 34,885
Master of Commerce [M.Com.]B.Com. or relevant UG degree with a minimum 45% aggregate or equivalent CGPARs. 15,295
Master of Law [LLM]L.L.B degree with a minimum of 40% aggregate score or equivalent CGPA.Rs. 81,000
Integrated Programmes at Gauhati University [GU], Guwahati
Degree NameEligibility Criteria 
M.Sc.- Ph.D. Minimum 55% in B.Sc. / B. Tech
Master of Commerce [M.Com.]10+2 from a commerce or science stream with a 50% aggregate average.
Doctorate Programmes at Gauhati University [GU], Guwahati
Degree NameEligibility Criteria 
Ph.D./M.Phil. Master’s Degree from any UGC recognized University or Institute in a subject in the Faculties of Arts, Science, Commerce, Management, Law, Technology, Fine Arts, Engineering, and Medicine or other professional subjects with minimum 55% of marks in relevant subject.
PG Diploma Programmes at Gauhati University [GU], Guwahati
Course NameEligibility Criteria 
PG Diploma in Computer Application [PGDCA]Graduation/post-graduation from a recognised university/institute with Mathematics as one of the subjects
PG Diploma in Analytical Chemistry [PGDAC]B.Sc. with Chemistry/BE / BTech (Chemical Engineering)
PG Diploma in Disabilities Studies [PGDDS]A pass in the PG Certificate in Disabilities Studies or an equivalent qualification from a recognised university.
Certificate Courses at Gauhati University [GU], Guwahati
Course NameEligibility Criteria 
Computer Literacy for differently able [CCCL]There is no eligibility criteria for this course. It is open to everyone.
PG Certificate CourseBachelor's degree (any subject) from UGC recognized university 

Gauhati University Seat Reservation

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General 0 1
OBC 10 1
SC 1 0
ST 0 1
Muslim 0 0
PWD 0 1

Gauhati University Rankings 2024

Gauhati University is ranked 8 in the NIRF ranking 2023 with a score of 44.1. Gauhati University acquired 45th rank in the list of best universities and 67nd rank in the overall category in India as per NIRF 2021.

GU, Guwahati bagged 42th rank in the list of best Universities in India presented by Outlook 2020.

With 54th rank, Gauhati University was one of the top-notch institutes in the list prepared by the Week 2019. 

Gauhati University [GU], Guwahati Awards

Over the years, Gauhati University (GU), Guwahati has been conferred with many awards and accolades. Some of the many awards conferred to the university are listed below: 

  • GU, Guwahati was conferred with the esteemed NSS Award for the year 2019-20. 
  • GU, Guwahati was awarded with the District Green Champion Award for the year 2021-22. 

Gauhati University [GU], Guwahati Course Fee 2024

Postgraduate Programmes at Gauhati University [GU], Guwahati

Degree Name

Total Fees

Master of Arts [M.A.]

Rs.14090

Master of Science [M.Sc.]

Rs.12000

Master of Technology [M.Tech.]

 Rs. 40950

Master of Library Science [MLISc]

Rs.14090

Master of Business Administration [MBA]

Rs. 63170

Master of Commerce [M.Com.]

Rs.14090

Master of Law [LLM]

Rs. 28270

Integrated Programmes at Gauhati University [GU], Guwahati

Degree Name

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M.Sc.- Ph.D. 

Master of Commerce [M.Com.]

Rs. 12020

Doctorate Programmes at Gauhati University [GU], Guwahati

Degree Name

Total Fees

Ph.D./M.Phil. 

Rs 33980

PG Diploma Programmes at Gauhati University [GU], Guwahati

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Total Fees

PG Diploma in Computer Application [PGDCA]

Rs. 14900

PG Diploma in Analytical Chemistry [PGDAC]

Rs. 14900

PG Diploma in Disabilities Studies [PGDDS]

Rs. 14900

Gauhati University [GU], Guwahati Admission Dates 2024

PG Courses at Gauhati University [GU], Guwahati
EventsDates
Start of application processAugust 2023 (1st Week)
Last date for application form August 2023 (4th Week)
Admit Card availability September 2023 (1st week)
Entrance TestSeptember 2023 (3rd Week)
Result Announcement of Entrance TestSeptember 2023 (4th Week)
Ph.D. Courses at Gauhati University [GU], Guwahati
EventsDates
Start of application processAugust 2023 (1st Week)
Last date for application form August 2023 (4th Week)
Admit Card availability September 2023 (1st week)
Entrance TestSeptember 2023 (3rd Week)
MBA admissions at Gauhati University [GU], Guwahati
EventsDates
Entrance TestMay 29 2023
Admit Card Availability May 17 2023
Deadline for Application submission  May 5 2023  

Gauhati University [GU], Guwahati Application Process 2024 – Online/Offline

Gauhati University, [GU], Guwahati application process 2023 is only available online. The application form is available online. The entire application process, from filling out the application form to paying for it, as well as the admission exams, is done online. 

Listed below is the online application process: 

Step 1. Registration

  • Go to Gauhati University's official website (gauhati.ac.in).
  • Go to the "Admission" section of the website's homepage.
  • Select the programme level on the admissions page.
  • Fill out the Gauhati University registration form.
  • The user ID and password will be sent to the candidates' registered email addresses and phone numbers.

Step 2. Application Process 

  • Enter your user ID and password to log in.
  • Select 'Proceed to Application' from the drop-down menu.
  • Fill up the Gauhati University application form with your personal, academic, and contact information.
  • Choose your degree and college preferences. Using the same application form, a student can apply for a maximum of three courses.

Step 3. Document Uploading 

  • Scanned copies of the required photos should be uploaded in the prescribed format. 

Gauhati University Admission Form 2024 - Documents Specifications

DocumentsFile DimensionsFile SizeFile Format
Applicant’s Photograph 413 x 531?100 KB.jpeg, .jpg, .bmp, and .png
Applicant’s Signature512 x 128?100 KB.jpeg, .jpg, .bmp, and .png
Bachelor’s Marksheet-? 00 KB.jpeg, .jpg, .bmp, and .png
Community Certificate-100 KB.jpeg, .jpg, .bmp, and .png

Step 4. Application Fee payment

  • Use the e-payment link to pay the needed Gauhati University application fee. 
  • The Gauhati University fee 2023 can be paid using a debit card, credit card, or net banking.

Gauhati University [GU], Guwahati Application Fee and Payment Method

Gauhati University [GU], Guwahati only accepts online payments including net-banking, debit and credit cards for application fee. The University does not accept any other kind of payment. The Gauhati University application fee 2023 across all categories is Rs. 400. 

Gauhati University [GU], Guwahati Selection Process 2024

Gauhati University, [GU], Guwahati admissions are taken on a merit-based system developed by the university's admissions department. 60% weightage will be based on the candidate's performance in undergraduate degree and on the marks obtained in the entrance exam. Students seeking admissions to multidisciplinary programmes of study must mandatorily take the entrance examination. 

Listed below is the pattern for the entrance exam at Gauhati University, [GU], Guwahati

  • Entrance Exam: There will be a 100-point entrance exam.
  • Total Duration: 2 hours.
  • Exam Type: Subjective/Objective (depending upon the intended subject and course)

International Students Admissions Selection Process 2024

Gauhati University, [GU], Guwahati has its own set of rules for international students. International students will be admitted only based on their academic qualifications from universities or boards of higher education recognized by the Association of Indian Universities as equivalent (AIU).

International students can apply to a variety of undergraduate and postgraduate programmes in the categories listed below:

  • Student who is self-supporting (Full Time).
  • Fellowship Program for Cultural Exchange (Government of India).
  • Under the terms of a Memorandum of Understanding, a visiting student will be admitted.

Selection for admissions at Gauhati University (GU) also depends upon the reservation criteria set by the university. Listed below are the reservation criteria for GU admissions:

Reservation Category 

Seats 

SC

7%

ST (living in plain areas)

10%

ST (living in hilly areas)

5%

OBC/MOBC 

15%

Differently Abled

3%

Permanent Employee of University

1 seat in faculties with 40 seats 

Permanent Employee of University

2 seats in faculties with more than 40 seats

Fringe Village

10%

GU Ex-Employees

Moran Community (Assam)

2%

Extra-Curricular

1 seat reserved in every department

NCC

5 seats

NSS

5 seats

Ex- defence 

As per EC resolution 

Economically Weaker Section (EWS)

10% Reservation from unreserved category in each subject.

Documents Required for Admission to Gauhati University [GU], Guwahati

Listed below are the documents required for admissions to Gauhati University [GU], Guwahati

  • 10th and 12th Mark-sheets 
  • 10th and 12th Passing Certificate 
  • Community Certificate (If Applicable)
  • Transfer Certificate
  • Certificate of Income (If Applicable)
  • Character Certificate
  • Admission Test Hall ticket
  • Relevant Entrance Exam Scorecard

How to Apply to Gauhati University [GU], Guwahati for 2024?

  • Log in to Gauhati University official website
  • Complete the registration using your email and phone number. 
  • Select your intended course and fill the application form with required academic and personal information.
  • Upload scanned copy of relevant and required documents. 
  • Proceed to submit the application form.
  • Make application fee payment using credit/debit card or net-banking and complete the application process. 
  • Take a print of the application form for future reference.

Entrance Exams Accepted at Gauhati University [GU], Guwahati

Listed below are the exams accepted at Gauhati University [GU], Guwahati: 

ProgrammeEntrance Test Accepted 
M.Tech GUBEDCET & GATE
MBAMAT/CAT/XAT/CMAT 
M.Phil. & Ph.D.GU-RET/CSIR/UGC-JRF, ICMR-JRF/ ICAR-JRF/DBT-JRF 
PGUniversity-Level Entrance Exam 

Listed below are the entrance exam pattern for Gauhati University [GU], Guwahati. 

Gauhati University Exam Pattern 2023 - M.A. Arabic, M.A./M.Sc. Statistics
Maximum Score100
Total Duration 120 minutes
Total Questions100
Question Format Multiple Choice Questions (70 questions/marks) + Descriptive questions (30 questions/marks)
Gauhati University Exam Pattern 2023 - M.A./M.Sc. Geography
Maximum Score100
Total Duration Two hours
Total Questions100
Question Format Multiple Choice Questions (80 questions/marks), Descriptive questions (20 questions/marks) 
Gauhati University Exam Pattern 2023 - M.A. English
Maximum Score100
Total Duration Two hours
Total Questions100
Question Format Descriptive questions and special proficiency test (100 marks)
Gauhati University Exam Pattern 2023 - M.A./M.Sc. Mathematics
Maximum Score100
Total Duration 120 minutes
Total Questions100
Question Format Multiple Choice Questions (50 questions/ 2 marks)
Gauhati University Exam Pattern 2023 - M.A. Persian, M.A. Sanskrit
Maximum Score100
Total Duration Two hours
Total Questions100
Question Format Multiple Choice Questions (50 questions/marks), descriptive questions (50 questions/marks)
Gauhati University Exam Pattern 2023 -M.A./M.Sc. Women’s Studies
Maximum Score100
Total Duration 120 minutes
Total Questions100
Question Format Multiple Choice Questions (25 questions/marks), descriptive questions (75 questions/marks)
Gauhati University Exam Pattern 2023 -M.Com., M.A. in Comparative Literature, M.A. in European Studies
Maximum Score100
Total Duration 120 minutes
Total Questions100
Question Format Multiple Choice Questions (50 questions/marks), descriptive questions (50 questions/marks)
Gauhati University Exam Pattern 2023 -M.A. Sociology, M.A./M.Sc. Anthropology, M.A. Bengali, M.A. Education, M.A. History, M.A. Philosophy
Maximum Score100
Total Duration 120 minutes
Total Questions100
Question Format Multiple Choice Questions (60 questions/marks), descriptive questions (40 questions/marks)
Gauhati University Exam Pattern 2023 -M.Sc. Botany/Microbiology, M.Sc. Chemistry, M.Sc Zoology
Maximum Score100 
Total Duration 120 minutes
Total Questions100
Question Format Multiple Choice Questions (100 questions/marks)
Gauhati University Exam Pattern 2023 -M.Sc. Computer Science/Information Technology
Maximum Score100
Total Duration 120 minutes
Total Questions100
Question Format Multiple Choice Questions (100 questions/marks)
Gauhati University Exam Pattern 2023 -M.Sc. in Physics and Radiological Physics
Maximum Score100
Total Duration 120 minutes
Total Questions100
Question Format Multiple Choice Questions (50 questions/ 2 marks)
Gauhati University Exam Pattern 2023 -M.Sc. Wildlife Science
Maximum Score100
Total Duration 120 minutes
Total Questions100
Question Format Multiple Choice Questions (80 questions/marks), personal interview (20 marks)

Gauhati University Contact Details

College Location

  • addressNEAR RAILWAY CROSSINGKHAMDHROL ROAD
  • emailregistrar@gauhati.ac.in
  • telephone0361-2570415
  • telephonehttps://gauhati.ac.in/

Related Questions

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Abhik Das •  Nov-19-2020

Dear student, Gauhati University has decided not to conduct any entrance examination for admission into any of its PG programmes. PG admissions in Gauhati University for the academic year 2020-21 will be given based on the marks obtained by the applicants in their respective qualifying examinations. Gauhati University PG admission application process began on the 05th of August and the application forms are still available on the official website. A total of 1800 eligible students will be offered admission in various PG programmes offered at Gauhati University. For all the latest admission related information and check the latest eligibility criteria, kindly visit the official website of Gauhati University.

R
Rahul Raj •  Nov-17-2020

Dear Student,

The admission for 2020 is currently over at Gauhati University. For specific information please write back to us with the name of the course in which you wish to take admissions this way we will be able to provide you with detailed information.

Fill in our Common Application Form (CAF), if you need any other information related to Gauhati University. If you have any doubt or queries you can give us call of on our toll-free number 1800-572-9877 to get FREE counselling.

Thank you

A
Abhik Das •  Aug-11-2020

Dear student, yes the application process for admission into the B.Ed and MSW programmes of Gauhati University has begun from 05th August 2020 onwards. You have to go to the official website of Gauhati University and apply through the online application form. In case of any assistance regarding filling up the application form for B.Ed and MSW admission at Gauhati University, you can reach out to our experts and counsellors at CollegeDekho with the help of our toll-free student helpline number - 1800-572-9877 who will help you in each step of your application form filling process.