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Ranked 72 for Overall by NIRF 2020
Ranked 65 for Overall by NIRF 2019
Ranked 46 for Overall by Outlook 2019
Ranked 72 for Overall by QS 2020
Gauhati University - [GU], Guwahati

Gauhati University - [GU], Guwahati

Guwahati, Assam AICTE, UGC Estd 1948 State University NAAC Ranked 72 for Overall by NIRF 2020+3 more

By Abhijeet Singh
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Gauhati University - [GU] Recent Admission Alerts and Updates

Latest Update: Gauhati University is inviting application form for admission to the LLM course. The last date of applying to the course is Dec 10.

Admit card is out for the entrance examination (GUBEDCET) conducted by Gauhati University for admission to the B.ed course. Earlier, the admit card was supposed to be released on November 17. The entrance examination is going to be held on Nov 29.  

Gauhati University B.Ed Admission 2020: Registration Deadline extended till November 9. Exam to be conducted on November 29. 

Gauhati University Important Dates 2020

EVENTDATE
Application for PG program starts05 Aug, 2020
Last date for applying to GURET09 Nov, 2020
B.Ed Registration09 Nov, 2020
B.Ed Entrance examination29 Nov, 2020
LLM Registration25 Nov - 10 Dec, 2020
LLM Admit Card14 Dec, 2020
LLM Entrance Exam19 Dec, 2020

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.

Gauhati University - [GU], Guwahati Fees & Eligibility

CourseFeesEligibility
MBA₹38,540 (1st Year Fees)Graduation
M.A₹8,975 (1st Year Fees)Graduation
M.Sc₹12,395 (1st Year Fees)Graduation
M.Com₹8,975 (1st Year Fees)Graduation
Ph.D₹10,200 (1st Year Fees)Post Graduation
M.Lib.I.Sc₹17,035 (1st Year Fees)Graduation
M.Ed₹9,290 (1st Year Fees)B.Ed.
Select Degree : MBA B.A + L.L.B M.A L.L.B {Hons.} B.Com + M.Com M.Sc BALLB {Hons.} M.Com Ph.D M.Lib.I.Sc M.Ed PG Diploma M.Tech M.B.E M.Phil L.L.M PG Certificate Post Doc B.Tech Certification + 14 More
Select Stream : Arts Science Commerce Engineering Management Law Education Agriculture Mass Communications Medical + 5 More

Gauhati University - [GU] Top Courses, Fees & Eligibility

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    Master of Commerce [M.Com]

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      Master of Education [M.Ed]

      ₹ 9,290 1st Yr Fees *
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        1 Year 15 seats Diploma On Campus Post Graduation Full Time
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        Master of Business Economics [MBE]

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          Master of Laws [L.L.M]

          ₹ 16,945 1st Yr Fees
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          1 Year 10 seats Certification On Campus Post Graduation Full Time
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          Post Doctoral Programme in Law

          ₹ 22,400 1st Yr Fees
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              StudentElectronics
              Batch : 2021
              9.0
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              9 /10

              I choose this university because of electronics department, this subject has a unique base and rather then gauhati university there are not any other university in assam where i have to studied electronics. Gauhati university is also the oldest & topmost university of Assam

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              Parin Alfi ImtiyazWomen's Studies
              Batch : 2021
              8.0
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              8 /10

              It is a good institution. The faculty was good. Also, I always wanted to do a course in Women's Studies. The faculty organises various co curricular activities too to not make the course monotonous. We have mentor system too.

              10/10faculty
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              StudentWomen's Studies
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              9 /10

              Guwahati is the gateway of assam and Gauhati university is the first higher educational hub of assam, and the department of women's studies center of gauhati university is the first women's studies center of north east india. So these are the cause that i thought i have to admit in this university and also i am belongs to guwahati city.

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              StudentSociology
              Batch : 2021
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              9 /10

              In a simple sense i must say that Gauhati University is the heartthrob of Assamese students. Because it is the first university of north east india. Every students of assam along with north eastern india wants to studies in this university. And i think i am fortunate to grab this opportunity. Gauhati is always a evergreen university.

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              Ankeeta DeyTDC
              Batch : 2020
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              7 /10

              Faculty is outstanding and our college is near from my home. The environment of our college is very good. Like it have many big trees, two canteens, clean washrooms, good security, friendly faculty members and so on. I opted for Geography as my major subject because since childhood I was facinated by Geography. Our department is the best department according to me. We have everything in our department from kitchen to 4 washrooms, to one big computer lab to 6 class room, one library, teachers common room to hod's room and associate professors room and so on. We do maintain bulletin board. Our activities are been observed by principal Sir as we have cameras everywhere. Using of mobile phones a...

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              Risha BaishyaPsychology Major
              Batch : 2020
              8.3
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              8.3 /10

              Handique Girls college, is the only reputed and demanding college out of two other colleges under GU for psychology. And psychology is one of the most Demanding and upcoming subject. I found it very interesting when I was in class 12.

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              StudentSangskrit
              Batch : 2020
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              9 /10

              gauhati university is the oldest university of north east india. Previous year our HOD ma'am was selected as Vice Cencellor of Assam women's university, jorhat and it is really pride for us. I opting to study in this university because it is overall a good university among north east india.

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              StudentIT
              Batch : 2022
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              I have choose GUIST because GUIST is located at my hometown. I have chosen GUIST because in-campus recruitment is good in GUIST. I have chosen GUIST because the in-campus environment is so beautiful.

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              StudentWomen's Studies
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              Gauhati University is the one of popular university of assam because of it's cultural events, elections and the oldest university of assam so that it gain much popularity among students and that is the cause i am choosing election because of spent it's whole environment.

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              StudentBotany
              Batch : 2021
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              gauhati university located into the metropolitan city of assam guwahati, it is the oldest university of assam. The beauty of this university attracted to each and everyone. It's a dream educational hub for the students of assam that's why i also choosing this university for my higher education.

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              Gopinath Bordoloi Nagar
              Guwahati - 781014
              Assam , India

              0.17KmGU Main Gate Bus Stop

              0361-2570415 , 2674243

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              Himanshu Yadav

              How to get admission in this college?

              14 Dec, 2019 14:14
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              Shobhna Chaturvedi

              Hi Himanshu, kindly mention the course whose admission procedure you want to know. You may also check the Admission Process of the concerned course (if available) in the university from here.

              16 Dec, 2019 17:02
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              Bengia Seel

              is there distance m.sc agri course

              05 Oct, 2018 11:21
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              Akansha Expert

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

              05 Oct, 2018 16:04
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              Tania Paul

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

              08 Sep, 2018 15:38
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              Ritika Sharma

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

              10 Sep, 2018 18:25
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              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
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              Akansha Expert

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

              22 Jun, 2018 18:42
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              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
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              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
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              Jyoti Barman

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

              23 Apr, 2018 18:41
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              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
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              Nikita Sarkar

              Can i get admission for MBA for distance education

              05 Mar, 2018 23:25
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              Priya Sharma

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

              31 May, 2018 12:22
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              donkupar kharjahrin

              How can I get admission?

              21 Feb, 2017 16:21
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              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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              November 23, 2020

              Gauhati University B.Ed Admission 2020: Admit Card Released Check Revised Exam Dates Here

              Gauhati University has released the admit card for the B.Ed Entrance exam 2020. Students can check the official site for more details. Gauhati University (GU), Guwahati is a government university offering distance education and regular courses to its students.  The university has released

              October 12, 2020

              Gauhati University UG and PG Course Classes Start from November 1; Full Details Here

              October 12, 2020: Gauhati University has announced the starting of its undergraduate program classes from November 1, 2020, by posting an academic calendar on its official website. Due to the coronavirus pandemic and lockdown restrictions, the classes for various programs in Gauhati University (G

              October 08, 2020

              Gauhati University released New Academic Calendar for the A.Y. 2020-21, New Academic session to begin from November 2020

              The Gauhati University and its affiliated colleges will commence the new academic session from November 2020 for the First, Third, and Fifth-semester undergraduate courses as per the media reports.  The classes at Gauhati University will begin from November 1, 2020, for the undergraduate and

              October 08, 2020

              Gauhati University issues Revised SOPs for Online Exams, Read Details here

              Guwahati: Gauhati University has issued a fresh set of Standard Operating Procedure for conducting 6th semester examinations for BA, B.Sc, and B.Com scheduled to begin from October 5, 2020. The undergraduate exams are being held in online mode but students have been facing severe technical glitch

              September 02, 2020

              Gauhati University:B.Ed Students Demand Conducting of Exams by September 30; Stage Protest for the Same

              B.Ed final year students held a protest demonstration on Tuesday at the Gauhati University (GU) campus demanding that the exams be scheduled before September 30, 2020. Some universities in the Northeast have started online tests for students in the final year. But GU-affiliated colleges have not

              August 24, 2020

              Gauhati University to conduct UG, PG Final Year Exams Offline from Sept 22; Check Notification Here

              The official notification issued by the University states, 'Final semester examinations will be conducted in a blended mode, maintaining the COVID-19 protocol and the relevant SOP published by the UGC for this purpose. Gauhati University has released the Standard Operating Procedure (SOP)

              July 14, 2020

              Gauhati University initiated unique Evaluation Procedure; Follows Blended Offline and Online Exam for students

              Gauhati University (GU) Vice-Chancellor, Pratap Jyoti Handique on Monday, issued an official notification that stated the university plans to conduct exams from September. The exams are likely to be held in an offline and online mode, in line with the guidelines recently issued by UGC. The VC of

              June 29, 2020

              Gauhati University: No Common Entrance Test for PG Courses, Online Admission from July 15

              Gauhati University is preparing to commence its admission process. The admission portal of Gauhati University will open on July 15 for the students seeking admission to postgraduate courses in the university or in the affiliated institutions.  However, In light of the current situation, the

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