Gauhati University: Ranking, Courses, Fees, Admission, Placements

Ayesha Taneem Ayesha Taneem | Nov 21, 2023
Ayesha Taneem
Ayesha Taneem

Updated on - Nov 21, 2023

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Gauhati University was established in 1948 as a public university. It is the 1st university in the North Eastern region of the country. It was approved by the University Grant Commission [UGC] and the Association of Indian Universities [AIU]. It is accredited by the National Institutional Research Framework [NIRF] and National Assessment and Accreditation Council [NAAC]. Gauhati University Admission 2022-2023 is in process. Admission to courses like BA, LLB, MBA, M.Sc, etc., are based on scores in qualifying examinations such as GATE/JRF/CEE/CAT/MAT.

Gauhati University believes in transforming the university from an institution of higher education to an institution of higher development and success with continuous collaboration, self-development, and knowledge sharing with institutions of excellence. It offers quality education in the field of Arts, Engineering, Science, Management, Law, and many more. The university has state-of-the-art infrastructure facilities. 

 Established about 75 years ago, Gauhati University is one of the prominent universities in the region. Here is a look about the campus life at GetMyUni Verdict.

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Gauhati University Quick Insights

Gauhati University currently has 341 affiliated colleges along with 39 PG departments. The university has been ranked 45 under the university category by NIRF 2021. Under all its affiliated colleges and departments, the University offers over 100 courses across Science, Law, Arts, Management, Medicine and Health Science and Technology. Some of the highlights of this university are given below.

Gauhati University

Year of Establishment 


Type of Institute 


Campus Area

508 Acres




NIRF, NAAC ‘A’ Grade

Program Levels Offered

Undergraduate, Post Graduate and Doctoral

Infrastructure Facilities

Hostel, Library, Bus Transportation 


Guwahati, Assam, India

Gauhati University Admission Dates 2022

Gauhati University has 42 post-graduate departments, IDOL (Institue of Distance and Open Learning), a constituent college for Engineering and law. Key exam dates regarding the admission process for this university are as follows.

Event Date

PhD online admission (seat confirmation) dates

September 16, 2022 - September 24, 2022

Gauhati University Ranking

Gauhati University has been securing the highest positions. It is the first well-established university in the northeastern region of the country. GU is acknowledged by different national organizations for its excellent support in various fields. Some of the Gauhati University rankings include

  • GU has been ranked 36th position by NIRF 2022 in the university category.
  • NIRF 2022 has ranked Gauhati University at 64th position in the Overall category. 
  • Gauhati University is ranked 45th under the university category by NIRF 2021.
  •  GU has been ranked 3rd in the 2021 Assam University Rankings by Unibank. 

Gauhati University Courses

Gauhati University offers courses in various fields like arts, science, management, law, etc. It offers the program at the undergraduate, master's and doctoral level. All its UG, PG, diploma, certificate and doctoral courses fall under 39 PG departments and a constituent Law college. Also, the university has an Institute of Distance and Open Learning (IDOL) to offer distance programmes learning to students. Listed below are the courses offered under each department

Course Duration Selection Criteria
BA 3 Years 10+2 with a minimum of 50% marks + Merit based scores
LLB 3 Years 10+2 with a minimum of 50% marks + Merit based scores
MBA 2 Years Graduate Degree + CAT/MAT/XAT scores
B.Tech 3 Years 10+2 with a minimum of 50% marks + JEE Advanced/CEE scores
PhD 5 Years Master's Degree + GU-RET scores

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Gauhati University Fee Details

Gauhati University offers various undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral programs in science, management, law, etc. Applicants pay their fees online or offline mode. Given below are some of the fees for different courses offered by the institute

Course Total Tuition Fee
BA INR 99,000
LLB INR 66,000
MBA INR 63,170
B.Tech INR 78,990
PhD INR 27,900

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Gauhati University Departments

Gauhati University has various departments for engineering, science, law, etc. Students can study M.Tech, M.A, Ph., B.A, M.Sc, etc., in the different departments. The departments are designed to offer value education in the relevant field. Given below are some of the departments offered by GU.





Computer Science



Library & Information Science

Mass Communication

Gauhati University Admission

Gauhati University admission 2022 is live now on the university's official website. Students can take admission by filling up the online application form with the correct details and submitting the same. Admissions for courses such as BA, MBA, M.Ed, LLB, etc., are based on the scores secured in  JEE/GATE/CEE. Admission to all Postgraduate Courses will be based on the student's performance in the Offline Entrance Test. 

Gauhati University Eligibility Criteria

Gauhati University offers various courses in different disciplines. The university decides eligibility criteria for every course; if the students fail to fulfil them, their application will be considered invalid for admission. Below is a list of a few courses offered by Gauhati University with their eligibility criteria:

B.Tech Eligibility Criteria

  • A candidate should have passed the 10+2 examination from a recognized university.
  • The candidate should have a valid test score for JEE Advanced or CEE examination.

MBA Eligibility Criteria

  • A bachelor's degree in any discipline with 50% marks (relaxation up to 5% in the qualifying marks shall be allowed to the candidates belonging to the reserved categories) from any recognized university. 
  • Candidates appearing in the final semester examination of the qualifying bachelor's degree are eligible to appear and, if selected, must meet the eligibility criteria of the MBA Programme in due course of time.

M.Phil Eligibility Criteria

  • The candidate should have a Postgraduate Degree with not less than 55% of marks in the concerned subject and 50% for SC/ST/OBC and a differently-abled candidate with 40% disability. 

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Why Choose Gauhati University?

Gauhati University has one of the greenest campuses in Assam. The Autumn and Spring season witnessing blooming flowers and colourful trees bearing flowers proves to be a splendid scene. It offers a wide range of academic programs among the institutions of North-East India. 

  • Offers a wide range of courses
  • Signed many MoUs with international universities
  • Excellent infrastructure

Gauhati University Academic Advantages

Gauhati University has 350+ affiliated colleges offering various undergraduate and postgraduate programmes in 7 main streams, such as commerce & management, arts, law, science, engineering & technology, medicine & allied health sciences. Below are some of the academic advantages of this university over the rest: 

  • Good student-faculty ratio
  • Holistic learning environment
  • Well-structured academic curriculum
  • Good placements
  • Pre-examination training sessions

Gauhati University Cutoff

Gauhati University cutoff 2022 is yet to be released. The university offers courses like B.Ed, M.A, MTech, MSc, MCom, MBA, MMLS, and M.L.I.Sc and MTM for Ug and PG admission. PhD admissions are offered based on the cutoff marks secured in GURET(GU Research Eligibility Test), followed by counselling. Given below are deciding criteria for the cutoff

  • Reservation of seats based on various criteria.
  • Merit based on qualifying examination according to the GU rule.

Gauhati University Expected Cutoff 2022

B.Tech Specializations Expected Cutoff Rank
Computer Science and Engineering 88000 - 96000
Civil Engineering 250000 - 300000
Electronics and Communication Engineering 990000 - 103000
Food Processing Technology 590000 - 640000
Instrumentation Engineering 190000 - 220000

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Gauhati University Results

Gauhati University semester results 2022 will be released online through the university's official website. Students can check the entrance examination results by visiting the respective exam controller website. Given below are the steps to check the result:

  1. Visit the official website of Gauhati University 
  2. Search for the 'Results' tab on the home page.
  3. In the Results Tab, find the course-wise result link.
  4. Enter the details after opening the result link.
  5. Check the details and submit.
  6. Results will be displayed, and candidates can download the same for future use. 

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Gauhati University Infrastructure

Gauhati University campus offers facilities, a canteen, auditorium, laboratories, hostel, research centres etc., for students, scholars and professors. The campus has a library named Krishna Kanta Handiqui library has a collection of 34495 volumes of bound periodicals, 269369 books,4500 compositions, and 3704 proposals. It has a seating limit of 200 individuals. It provides sports facilities for students. There are hostel facilities for boys and girls on the campus. It has 23 hostel blocks, of which 11 are for boys, and 12 are for girls. Some of the other facilities that the campus has been listed below

  • Wi-Fi
  • Medical Facility
  • Gym
  • Convenience Store
  • Guest House
  • Post Office
  • Bank

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Gauhati University Placements

Gauhati University placements 2022 statistics are yet to be released. As per the NIRF 2022 report, 489 students were placed during Gauhati University placements in 2021. The placement & training cell is well-equipped. The infrastructure for the cell is well-developed and has all the necessary facilities for it to function properly. 

  • The average package offered for UG placements in 2021 was INR 3.25 LPA. 

Gauhati University Top Recruiters

Some of the top recruiters who come in for recruiting candidates from this university are listed below







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Gauhati University Scholarships

Gauhati University has scholarship provisions for SC/ST and OBC students. Scholarships are also available to students based on merit from the state and central government. The scholarships are also based on research requirements and financial conditions. 
Given below is the information about various scholarships

Scholarship Description
Visvesvaraya Fellowships Visvesvaraya Fellowships at Gauhati University are granted to research leading students of PhD degrees in the domain of IT (Information Technology) / ITES (IT Enable Services), ESDM (Electronics System Design and Manufacturing).
MHRD-DRDO Fellowship MHRD-DRDO (MHRD - Defence Research Development Organisation) Fellowships at Gauhati University are only available to students of the science & technology departments of Gauhati University. These fellowships are only available for full-time research students PhD program. 
Internal Fellowships There are several funded fellowships by Gauhati University from time to time. For further assistance, students should contact the academic registrar of Gauhati University.
Other Fellowships There are several fellowships awarded to faculty members and scientists in the domain of research of various academic departments

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Gauhati University Collaborations

Gauhati University has collaborated with various national and international institutions/universities for the mutual benefits of research and education. Given below are some of the partners of GU

International Collaborations


Partnering Universities


Sherubtse College 

South Korea

Chungnam National University


University of Greenwich

National Collaborations

  • Burdwan University
  • National Bureau of Fish Genetic Resources
  • Indira Gandhi National Center for the Arts
  • Assam Don Bosco University
  • E & ICT Academy

Gauhati University Distance Education

Gauhati University has an Institute of Distance and Open Learning(GUIDO). It has 50,000 students across 90+ centres. GUIDO offers 8 postgraduate diploma courses, 4 undergraduate programs, and 16 postgraduate courses. It has an online learning portal known as eEkalavya. The study centres provide well-equipped computer labs, multimedia study materials, a library, digital classrooms, etc. Given below are some of the courses offered by GUIDOL

  • BA
  • B.Sc
  • BCA
  • B.Com
  • MA
  • M.Sc
  • M.Com
  • PG Diploma

Gauhati University Faculty

Gauhati University has highly qualified faculty members who are experts in their respective fields. Most of them are PhD holders in their respective subjects. They have a very dedicated team of 340+ faculty members working for the growth of students and the institute. 

Gauhati University Alumni

Gauhati University alumni have a separate portal to register to join the alumni network. The alumni are working in top positions in several organizations worldwide. There are several notable alumni from this university, and some of them are listed below

Notable Alumni


Prafulla Kumar Mahanta

Former Chief Minister of Assam 

Kishore Jadav


Harishankar Brahma

Chief Election Commissioner of India

Gauhati University Highlights

Institution Type Public
Total Faculty 344
Year of Establishment 1948
Genders Accepted Co-Ed
Student Enrollment 23156
Campus Area 650 Acres
Accredited by NAAC-A
Recognised by UGC

Gauhati University Rankings

Publisher Ranking & Year Criteria
#34 in 2023 University
#33 in 2021 University

Gauhati University Courses & Fees 2023

Course Average Fees Duration
BTech ₹78,990 4 Years
MBA ₹63,170 2 Years
LLB -- 3 Years
MTech ₹40,950 2 Years
BA -- 3 Years
M.Ed ₹3,300 2 Years
LLM ₹81,000 2 Years
M.Lib.I.Sc ₹14,090 1 Year
MA ₹17,000 2 Years
MBE ₹6,600 2 Years

Gauhati University Courses and Fee Structure

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Courses offered by Gauhati University

₹ 63,170 (2 Years)

LLB [Bachelor of Law]

Offline On Campus

M.Tech [Master of Technology]

Offline On Campus

₹ 40,950 (2 Years)

M.Com [Master of Commerce]

Offline On Campus

₹ 14,090 (2 Years)

₹ 6,600 (2 Years)

₹ 14,090 (1 Year)

LLM [Master of Laws]

Offline On Campus

₹ 81,000 (2 Years)

M.Ed [Master of Education]

Offline On Campus

₹ 3,300 (2 Years)

BA [Bachelor of Arts]

Offline On Campus

Exams Accepted by Gauhati University

Gauhati University FAQs

What type of courses does Gauhati University offer?

Gauhati University offers 100+ UG, PG, diploma, certificate and doctoral courses. Additionally, it also has 340+ affiliated colleges that offer UG and PG courses in the faculties of Arts, Science, Commerce, Law, and Engineering.

Does Gauhati University consider only merit for admission?

The University conducts an entrance exam for admission into different courses. 60% weightage is given to the entrance exam. Admission to interdisciplinary courses is based on entrance tests only.

Does Gauhati University provide scholarships to its students?

Yes, Gauhati University has scholarship provision for students belonging to SC/ST and OBC category. Scholarships are also available to students based on merit from the state and central government

Does Gauhati University offer distance education as well?

Yes, the University offers distance and open learning courses under PG, PGD, UG and Certificate programmes.

What are the facilities available for distance learning at Gauhati University?

The Gauhati University distance learning offers IDOL library-open or free e-resources, Online and offline study material, Learners Grievances Redressal Cell, and Digital Classroom.

Gauhati University Reviews

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Subham Mandal Batch 2021 BA {Hons.} Economics
Reviewed on Mar 03, 2023
4 Entrance
4 Fees

Entrance Exams & Admissions : There is no entrance exam even there is no cut off . They give admission on basis of percentage .They can provide also reservation benefits

Fees & Scholarships : They are so many students get scholarship. But I can't get any kind of scholarship. I have no id

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Mithun Borah Batch 2016 MA [Master of Arts]
Reviewed on Apr 24, 2018
3 Fees
3 Academics
3.5 Infrastructure
3 Campus

Entrance Exams & Admissions : Entrance test was held for admission.5% was reserved for st/ sc. Entrance Cut of marks was 48.

Fees & Scholarships : It's INR 7000/ per year. Scholarships are available to students for one year. 5-6 get scholarships from our department.

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Abhijit Karmakar Batch 2019 M.Sc Chemistry
Reviewed on Jan 11, 2018
4 Placements
4 Fees
2.5 Academics
3.5 Infrastructure
3.5 Campus

Placements & Internships : No companies hire from here .I don't know about other departments . But no company or placement programs are held for chemistry department.

Entrance Exams & Admissions : The eligibility criteria was to pass B.Sc with good percentage . There was

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Jyotishman Thakur Batch 2020 B.Tech [Bachelor of Technology]
Reviewed on Dec 11, 2017
5 Academics
4.5 Infrastructure
5 Campus
4 Placements
4 Fees

Placements & Internships : I haven’t done any internship yet. The companies like TCL, Wipro, Mahindra, Infotech etc come for placements. The alumni network is not bad, they are very helpful.

Academics & Faculty : Classes start at 9.30 am and end at 4.30

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Nishant Bhartia Batch 2019 B.Com Accountancy
Reviewed on Dec 10, 2017
4.5 Placements
4 Fees
4 Academics
4 Infrastructure
3.5 Campus

Placements & Internships : Every year companies come for campus placement. The placement was 45℅ last year. Companies like Wipro, Coca-cola, TISCO, ONGC came for the placement offer.  Wipro offered INR 500000 per annum, Coca-cola offered INR 480000 per ann

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