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Gauhati University - [GU], Guwahati

Gauhati University - [GU], Guwahati

Guwahati, Assam AICTE, NAAC, UGC Estd 1948 State University
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Updated On - October 1st 2019 by ANUSHRUTI CHOUBEY

Gauhati University or also known as GU is the oldest university in North-East India. It was established in the year 1948. It is located in Jalukbari, Gauhati, it was moved to this campus in the year 1955-56. The University is accredited grade ‘A’ by National Assessment and Accreditation Council.

Gauhati University has 42 post-graduate departments, IDOL (Institue of Distance and Open Learning), a constituent college for Engineering and law. More than 350 colleges are affiliated to GU. The National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) ranked Gauhati University 65 in India and 42nd in Universities List.

Gauhati University Overview

LocationJalukbari, Gauhati
TypeGovernment
AccreditationGrade A by National Assessment and Accreditation Council
Affiliated CollegesMore than 350 affiliated colleges.
Area650 acres
CoursesPG, Distance Education
Universities Department42 Post-Graduate Departments

Gauhati University Courses Offered

Gauhati Univeristy offers only PG courses in the campus. However, student willing to take up under-graduates program can easily go to any affiliated colleges of the Gauhati University and can avail the admission. Following courses are offered in Gauhati University.

Courses OfferedEligibility
Master Of ArtsBachelor’s Degree in the relevant course with 40% aggregate score.
Master Of Science
Master Of Commerce
M.TechBachelor’s in technology, science or mathematics with 55% aggregate marks.
L.L.MBachelor’s any field or a L.L.B graduate with minimum of 40% aggregate marks.

Gauhati University Fees

Gauhati University fees for different courses offered are listed below. However, remember that Gauhati University fees may vary from its affiliated colleges fees.

CoursesFees (INR)
M.A8,975-22,775
M.Sc7000-30000
M.Com8000-9000
M.Tech20000-21000
L.L.M16000-17000

Read about Gauhati University Courses & Fee


GU Admission Procedure

Admission in Gauhati university is done through different entrance test. Students taking admission in any of the affiliated colleges are also obliged to give the entrance exam for admissions. No student shall be exempted from giving entrance exam.

GU Entrance Exam Application Form

  • Application form are uploaded online. Admission procedure is done entirely online. From filling of application form to payment for application as well as entrance examinations are conducted online.
  • Online payment of admission fee will only be accepted. No other mode of payment is accepted by the University.

Gauhati University Selection Criteria

  • Admission conducted is done on the merit basis prepared by the admission department of the university.
  • 60% weight-age will be on the candidates undergraduate marks or on the basis of the marks scored in the entrance exam.
  • The selection of students for admission into interdisciplinary programs of study will be on the basis of entrance test only. This also applies to other University students applying to any Course.
  • Entrance Test:
    • Entrance test will be of 100 marks.
    • Entrance Exam Duration: 2 hours.
    • Proportion of descriptive questions and MCQs may vary with different subjects.

Admission of International Students

  • For International Students Gauhati University has separate guidelines.
  • The Admission criteria for international student will be that the candidates academic qualification should be from Universities, or board of higher education, recognized as equivalent by the Association of Indian Universities (AIU).
  • lBy International Student what the university means is someone who has a valid passport at the time of application filling.
  • lInternational Students can apply for various undergraduate and postgraduate programs under the following categories:
    • Self Financing Student (Full Time).
    • Cultural Exchange Fellowship Program (Government of India).
    • Visiting Student Under Memorandum of Understanding.
ProgramsCriteria
Graduate Program (B.Tech)International Student with Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics in class XII are eligible.
Post GraduateTOEFL\IELTS Scores to show proficiency of a candidate in English Language. Financial Support Proof.
Ph.D\M.Phill The admission process into the M.Phil/Ph.D programme of Gauhati University is a two-step process: common entrance test (known as GU-RET) and counseling process. An International Applicant is not required to appear in the GU-RET. l An International Applicant with not less than 55% of marks or equivalent grade in the concerned subject can apply for admission into the PhD program of Gauhati University in a subject

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GU Reservation Criteria

  • Seat reservation for schedule cast is 7%.
  • For schedule tribe living in plain areas; seat reservation is 10%.
  • Scheduled tribe living in hilly areas gets a seat reservation of 5%.
  • OBC and MOBC seat reservation is 15%.
  • For differently abled 3% seats are reserved.
  • For the university permanent employee 1 seat in every faculty with 40 seats and 2 seats in every faculty with more than 40 seats are reserved.
  • Fringe Village: 10%
  • seats are reserved for GU Former Employees.
  • Moran Community of Assam: 2 seats.
  • Extra Curricular: 1 seat reserved in each department.
  • NCC & NSS: 5 seats.


College Admission Reviews

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Ishan Sen , Batch: Bachelor of Commerce [B.Com] + Master of Commerce [M.Com]-2018

6.2/10

"As it is a government college the fees are very low. The fees range from as low as 1800 INR to a maximum of 9000 INR per year depending upon the courses."   Read More


2 Years Full Time5/10
20,460
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College Admission Reviews

ABDUL JALIL , Master of Technology [M.Tech] (Logistics Management), Pursued: First Year
BATCH : 2020

7.2/10

"There are two process of getting admission in this institute. One is GATE exam which is conducted by AICTE and another is entrance exam of this university. I attended both. And i got first position in the university m.tech entrance exam. Then i filled the application for admission which the entrance"   Read More

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Anjan Kumar Das , Master of Technology [M.Tech] (Information Technology), Pursued: First Year
BATCH : 2018

8/10

"For Admission first online or offline form to be submitted in the Gauhati University. After that Student has to sit for an entrance exam. Then Students are selected on the basis of their entrance exam and academic performance. After selection Students are required to take admission in their respecti"   Read More


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    8.2/10

    8.6/10academic
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    Bhaskar Jyoti HazarikaB.techPursued
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    A Great college, a perfect fit for fresh candidates wishing for a better future. A great amiable env

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    Four years and lots of memories down the lane i can't never ever think of any negative thoughts in my mind. Those precious moments those parties, those outings, those having time and bunking few classes. Yeah i am a bit being honest here. Sorry though!


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    Chandan Kumar ChourasiaB-tech in CSEBatch : 2018
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    Best College in North East

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    At the end I must say that our college have the best professor, best facilities in labs, in North East. Last year our University is graded A from NAAC. As a part of North East if you choose our college you are always surrounding by nature which gives you relief from any type of stress.


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    ABDUL JALILMaster of Technology [M.Tech] (Logistics Management)Pursued First Year
    BATCH : 2020
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    The best of Gauhati university

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    Our university is good for higher education. I like the environment of our college.


    8/10academic
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    Ishan SenBachelor of Commerce [B.Com] + Master of Commerce [M.Com]Batch : 2018
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    Pragjyotish college under 'Guwahati University' is situated in shantipur guwahat.

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    RASHIDUL HOQUEBachelor of Technology [B.Tech] (Electronics & Communication Engineering)Pursued First Year
    BATCH : 2020
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    The college is excellent one the college management is quite strict and firm on the grounds. They are regularly inspected by higher authority and the Vice-chancellor.


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    Gopinath Bordoloi Nagar
    Guwahati - 781014
    Assam , India

    0.17KmGU Main Gate Bus Stop

    0361-2570415 , 2674243

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    7 Comments
    Bengia Seel

    is there distance m.sc agri course

    05 Oct, 2018 11:21
    Akansha Expert

    Hi Sir, You may please contact the university fro getting the Distance education course information.

    05 Oct, 2018 16:04
    Tania Paul

    Is there a courese for m.a in hindi in gauhati university itself

    08 Sep, 2018 15:38
    Ritika Sharma

    Hi Tania, Yes this college does offer MA hindi course.

    10 Sep, 2018 18:25
    Pinku mani devi

    is there a course for B.ed. in Gauhati university itself? what is the course fees for B.ed ?

    22 Jun, 2018 16:57
    Akansha Expert

    Hi Pinku, This University does not provide B.ed Course.

    22 Jun, 2018 18:42
    Sape kanu

    Is there a course for mass communication ??? and also wanted to know the fee structure for the same course

    20 Jun, 2018 08:15
    Akansha Expert

    Hi Sape, Yes, Mass Communication in Masters are available in this University and fee is 21,000 per year.

    20 Jun, 2018 15:07
    Jyoti Barman

    When will the bcom entrance exam sessiom 2018-2019 held???

    23 Apr, 2018 18:41
    Garima Bansal

    Hi Jyoti , The admission is done on merit bases ,There is no entrance test conducted by the college

    05 May, 2018 11:00
    Nikita Sarkar

    Can i get admission for MBA for distance education

    05 Mar, 2018 23:25
    Priya Sharma

    Hi Nikita, to get information regarding admission in MBA distance program, please contact on 0361-2570415 , 2674243.

    31 May, 2018 12:22
    donkupar kharjahrin

    How can I get admission?

    21 Feb, 2017 16:21
    Admin

    Hi Donkupar, for admission process, click on the link http://collegedunia.com/university/25395-gauhati-university-guwahati/courses-fees?course_id=1316

    20 Mar, 2017 13:28

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