Gauhati University (GU) was established in 1948 under the Guwahati University Act 1947. This is the first university of North East India. GU which started functioning from the city center was shifted to the present campus in 1955-56. The objective of the University is to revitalize its educational leadership and transform the University from an institution of higher education to an institution of higher development of the intellect, the will, and the moral through continuous self-development, collaboration and sharing of knowledge with institutions of excellence. The University of Gauhati, popularly known as ‘Gauhati University’, is the oldest and largest university of North East India. It has 326 affiliated colleges, offering Under Graduate and Post Graduate courses in the Faculties of Arts, Science, Commerce, Engineering, Fine Arts, Law, Management, Medicine, and Technology.
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Gauhati University Highlights
UGC, NAAC, and AICTE
290 (full-time) and 102 (Guest Faculty)
3 Lakhs (total books)
2000 seats (capacity)
How to Reach
10 km away from Lokapriya Gopinath Bardoloi Airport
5 km away from Kamakhya Railway Station
Gauhati University Courses
Gauhati University UG Courses
GU offers Integrated M.Com, B.A. and B.Tech. programs in many streams. Admission is based on the previous merit and for B.Tech admission is done through Assam CEE Exam scores.
Gauhati University PG Courses
It provides MBA, M.Sc., M.A., M.Tech., MBE, M.Com., and M.Lib.I.Sc. Admission for all these courses is done through an entrance exam which is conducted by the university.
Gauhati University Ph.D. and M.Phil Program
It offers Ph.d. and M.Phil Programs in Arabic, Bengali, Comparative Indian Literature, Economics, Education, English, Hindi, History, Library & Information Science, Linguistics, and Persian. Candidates are shortlisted on the basis of the Gauhati University Research Entrance Test (GURET).
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Gauhati University Placement
It has an excellent record of lateral placements. It has extensive linkages with industry which helps students to secure excellent lateral placements. GU Placement cell takes care of all campus placement and other placement activities. The university also conducts seminars, workshops, and live projects related to placement.
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Note: GU Result is updated on the official website at the end of each semester exam. The students can check the same by clicking on the ‘Results’ tab on the official website.