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Gauhati University has been providing its students with all the necessary infrastructure and facilities for their holistic development. Also, the university has collaborated with national and international institutes & organizations for the benefit of the students.

Gauhati University was established in 1948 as a public university, it 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 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]. It offers quality education in the field of Arts, Engineering, Science, Management, Law,  and many more. Gauhati University admissions are based on scores in qualifying examinations such as GATE/JRF/CEE. The university has state of art infrastructure facilities. 

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Gauhati University Highlights 

The highlights of Gauhati University, such as university type, approvals, facilities, etc., are mentioned below.

Gauhati University Highlights
Year of Establishment
1948
Type of University
Public
Approvals
UGC, AIU
Accreditations
NIRF, NAAC ‘A’ Grade
Courses/ Degrees Offered
Undergraduate, Postgraduation and Doctoral
Infrastructure Facilities
Hostel, Library, Bus Transportation etc.,

Why Choose Gauhati University?

GU has one of the greenest campuses in Assam, the Autumn and Spring season witnessing blooming flowers and colourful trees bearing flowers, which proves to be a splendid scene. It offers a wide range of academic programs among the institutions of North-East India. It has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Federation of Industries of North East Region for exchange of knowledge, information, training and research work.

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. Gauhati University academic curriculum is designed in such a way that in every semester, students have to submit assignments, projects, reports to professors and it helped them to assess the abilities of students easily. As of 2018, there are 341 academic staff and 5411 students. 

Gauhati University Rankings

Gauhati University has been securing the highest positions. It is acknowledged by different national organizations for its excellent support to various fields. In 2020, The National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) ranked Gauhati University 72 overall in India and 47 among universities.

Gauhati University Courses

There are different courses offered by Gauhati University in various fields like arts, science, management, law, etc. It offers the program at the undergraduate, masters and doctoral level. 

Gauhati University Engineering Courses

Courses
Specializations
B.Tech
Electronics & Communication Engineering, Biotechnology, IT, CS
M.Tech
Communication & Signal Processing, Signal Processing & VLSI, Biotechnology, Materials Science & Technology, IT

Gauhati University Science Courses

Courses
Specializations
        M.Sc
Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics, Biotechnology, Microelectronics and Advanced Communication, Electronics and Communication Technology, Instrumentation & Applied Physics, Cancer Biology, CS, IT, Environmental Science, Botany, Geological Sciences, Zoology

Gauhati University Arts Courses

Courses
Specializations
BA
Arabic, Sociology
MA
Arabic, Sociology, English, Bengali, Bodo, Economics, Education, Foreign language, History, Political Science, Geography, Mass Communication

Gauhati University Department

Gauhati University has various departments for various courses like engineering, science, law, etc. Students can study M.Tech, M.A, Ph.D, 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:

English
Education
Economics
History
Mathematics
Chemistry
CS
IT
Physics
Statistics
Law
Mass Communication
Library and Information Science
Commerce & Management
Women’s Study
Electronics & Communications Engineering

Gauhati University Admission 

GU admission is based on the national level entrance examinations like JEE/GATE/CEE. Students can take admission to Gauhati University by filling up the online application form with the correct details from the official website. Guwahati University admission 2021 will be open after the results of JEE/GATE/CEE are announced. Gauhati University PG Admission 2021 depends upon the eligibility criteria and valid test score of the GATE/CEE examination, after which a GD and Personal Interview is conducted. 

Gauhati University Eligibility Criteria

Gauhati University offers various courses in different disciplines. Eligibility criteria are decided by the university for every course, and if the students fail to fulfil it then their application will be considered invalid for admission. Below is a list of a few courses offered by the Gauhati University with their eligibility criteria:

Gauhati University B.Tech Eligibility

Gauhati University offers a 4 year Bachelor in Technology program in Electronics & Communication Engineering, Biotechnology, IT, CS. The program duration is 4 years with 8 semesters

Eligibility Criteria

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

Gauhati University MBA Eligibility

The institute offers a Masters in Business Administration program with a course duration of 2 years and 8-10 weeks of internship. Gauhati University MBA fees are INR 55,000/-

Eligibility Criteria

  • A candidate should have a minimum of 50% marks in bachelor’s degree and have merit in the entrance examination conducted by the University. 

Gauhati University M.Phil  Eligibility

The institute offers a Masters in Philosophy program in Education, Folklore Teaching, Comparative Literature and Cultural Studies with special reference to French and Russian, History, Library Science, to name a few. The duration of the program is 1 year. Gauhati University M.Phil fees are INR 3,900/-

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/or a differently-abled candidate with 40% disability. 

Read more for detailed GU Admission 2021 of various courses.

Gauhati University Cut Off

Gauhati University cut off 2021 will release after the results of the JEE/GATE/CEE 2021 exam will be out. The cut-off is released every academic year after the release of the results of the above-mentioned exam. Gauhati University cut-off rank is 33243 in JEE Main for CSE in the year 2020. Given below are deciding criteria for the cut-off:

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

For more information, check Gauhati University Cut off.

Gauhati University Result

Gauhati University result 2021 for various courses and all semesters are out in January 2021 and March 2021 and can be viewed on the official website of the Gauhati University. Admission to various courses will be announced after the results of JEE/GATE/CEE 2021 will be announced. Students can check the results of the entrance examination 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 such as B.Ed result 2021.
  4. Enter the details after opening the result link.
  5. Check the details and submit the required details.
  6. Results will be displayed on the screen.

For more information, check GU Result.

Gauhati University Campus

The Gauhati campus has a hillock on the southern side and the Brahmaputra river on the northern side. The campus area is into a small township, known as 'Gopinath Bardoloi Nagar'. Apart from the residential quarters of officers, teachers and employees, there are 22 halls of residence for students. The necessary facilities such as water supply, health service, internal roads, post and telegraph office, street lighting, guest house, 2 different bank branches, etc. are on campus. The campus is located at a short distance from the railway station, bus stand and airport. 

Gauhati University Infrastructure Facilities

Gauhati University campus offers facilities, 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, 3704 proposals. It has a sitting limit of 200 individuals. It provides sports facilities for students.

Given below are the amenities offered:

  • Library
  • Cafeteria
  • Sports Facilities
  • Auditorium
  • Hostel
  • Security 
  • Wi-Fi
  • Medical Facility
  • Gym
  • Convenience Store
  • Guest House
  • Post Office
  • Bank

Gauhati University Hostel Details

A separate hostel facility for male and female students is provided at the campus. There are 23 hostels out of which 11 hostels are for boys and 12 hostels are for girls. Every hostel is equipped with essential facilities to facilitate students in their research and studies. 

The facilities offered to students are:

  • Sports Facility
  • Mess
  • Convenience Store
  • Post Office
  • Security

Read more on Gauhati University Facilities provided at the campus.

Gauhati University Placements

Gauhati University placement & training cell is well-equipped. The infrastructure for the cell is well developed and has all the necessary facility for it to function properly. The university is now planning to have a placement cell for all departments and affiliated college. Some prominent companies like Aptech, Asian Paints,  Max, Kotak, ITC, ICICI, HCL, Vodafone, TCL, Gionee, Yes Bank, Philips, Nestle, Parle, etc visit the campus for recruitment.

Read more on Gauhati University Placements.

Gauhati University Scholarships

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. The scholarships are also based on research requirements and financial condition. 

Given below are the information about various scholarships:

  • Gauhati University provides fee exemption for students of financial weak parents after providing legal documents of proof.
  • The research students get a monthly scholarship from university or government
  • Students pursuing Doctoral course get stipend upon taking classes in junior classes.
  • Central and State Governments scholarship.

Read for more information on Gauhati University Scholarships.

Gauhati University Collaborations

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

Gauhati University International Collaborations

Guwahati University has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with various international institutes and universities. Some names of universities and institutes are given below:

National University of Laos
Blizard Ibstitute
Kunming Institute of Botany
Stefan Meyer Institute
University of Greenwich
The University of the West of Scotland
Uppsala University
Kagawa University
University of Naples
Chungnam National University
Sherubtse College 
UCLA

Gauhati University National Collaborations

GU signed a Memorandum of Understanding with various national institutes and universities. Some names of universities and institutes are given below:

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

Gauhati University Industry Collaborations

Guwahati University has collaborated with various industries/government departments. Some names of universities and institutes are given below:

Better Tomorrow Technologies
L K Tea Company Pvt. Limited
Molecular Diagnostics & Research Laboratories Pvt. Limited
Repose Foods Pvt. Limited
Vet Helpline India Pvt. Limited
Axis Bank
Public Health Engineering Dept., Govt of Assam
Department of Biotechnology, Govt. of India
SAMEER
ISRO
Reliance India Ltd.
Oil India Limited

Gauhati University Distance Education

Gauhati University has an Institute of Distance and Open Learning(GUIDOL). It has 50,000 students across 90+ centers. GUIDOL 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 facilities like 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 Alumni

GU notable alumni are politician Himanta Biswa Sarma, Atul Bora; Economist Bhabananda Deka; former Chief Minister of Assam Prafulla Kumar Mahanta; Chief election Commissioner of India Harishankar Brahma; Writer Kishore Jadav and so on. Gauhati University Alumni are present in all parts of the world. Alumni have to register themselves to be a part of the alumni network. The alumni are working in different professions and are doing great.

Courses and Fees Structure of Gauhati University, Guwahati

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Gauhati University, Guwahati Engineering Courses and Fees Structure
Course Name Fees Interested
Master of Philosophy [M.Phil]  1 year(s), Full Time Rs. 7,920
Master of Technology [M.Tech]  2 year(s), Full Time
Ph.D  5 year(s), Full Time Rs. 39,600
Ph.D  3 year(s), Full Time

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Gauhati University, Guwahati Management Courses and Fees Structure
Course Name Fees Interested
Diploma in Business Management  1 year(s), Full Time
Executive MBA  2 year(s), Full Time
Master of Business Administration [MBA]  5 year(s), Full Time
Master of Business Administration [MBA]  2 year(s), Full Time Rs. 55,000
Ph.D  5 year(s), Full Time

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Gauhati University, Guwahati Commerce Courses and Fees Structure
Course Name Fees Interested
Master of Business Economics [MBE]  2 year(s), Full Time Rs. 6,600
Master of Commerce [M.Com]  5 year(s), Full Time Rs. 16,500
Master of Commerce [M.Com]  2 year(s), Full Time Rs. 6,600
Master of Science [M.Sc]  2 year(s), Full Time Rs. 6,600
Ph.D  5 year(s), Full Time Rs. 16,500
Gauhati University, Guwahati Science Courses and Fees Structure
Course Name Fees Interested
Foundation Course in Science Teaching for Visually Impaired  3 month(s), Full Time
Master of Philosophy [M.Phil]  1 year(s), Full Time Rs. 3,300
Master of Science [M.Sc]  2 year(s), Full Time Rs. 15,741
Ph.D  5 year(s), Full Time Rs. 16,500
Post Graduate Diploma  1 year(s), Full Time
Gauhati University, Guwahati Humanities and Arts Courses and Fees Structure
Course Name Fees Interested
Certificate Course  6 month(s), Full Time
Diploma in Humanity Arts  1 year(s), Full Time
Master of Arts [MA]  2 year(s), Full Time Rs. 7,143
Master of Library and Information Science [M.Lib.I.Sc]  2 year(s), Full Time Rs. 13,200
Master of Philosophy [M.Phil]  1 year(s), Full Time Rs. 3,900
Master of Science [M.Sc]  2 year(s), Full Time Rs. 6,600
Ph.D  5 year(s), Full Time Rs. 18,868
Post Graduate Certificate  6 month(s), Full Time
Post Graduate Certificate   2 year(s), Full Time
Post Graduate Certificate   1 year(s) 6 month(s), Full Time Rs. 3,300
Post Graduate Diploma  6 month(s), Full Time
Post Graduate Diploma  2 year(s), Full Time
Post Graduate Diploma  1 year(s) 6 month(s), Full Time Rs. 3,300
Post Graduate Diploma  1 year(s), Full Time
Gauhati University, Guwahati Mass Media and Communications Courses and Fees Structure
Course Name Fees Interested
Master of Arts [MA]  2 year(s), Full Time Rs. 15,800
Ph.D  5 year(s), Full Time Rs. 39,500
Gauhati University, Guwahati Medical Courses and Fees Structure
Course Name Fees Interested
Certificate Course  3 month(s), Full Time
Ph.D  5 year(s), Full Time Rs. 16,500
Gauhati University, Guwahati Law Courses and Fees Structure
Course Name Fees Interested
Bachelor of Arts + Bachelor of Laws [BA LLB] {Hons.}  5 year(s), Full Time Rs. 99,000
Bachelor of Laws [LLB] {Hons.}  3 year(s), Full Time Rs. 14,520
Master of Laws [LLM]  2 year(s), Full Time Rs. 15,840
Ph.D  5 year(s), Full Time
Gauhati University, Guwahati Computer Applications Courses and Fees Structure
Course Name Fees Interested
Certificate Course  3 month(s), Full Time
Gauhati University, Guwahati Education Courses and Fees Structure
Course Name Fees Interested
Master of Education [M.Ed]  1 year(s), Full Time Rs. 3,300
Ph.D  5 year(s), Full Time Rs. 16,500

Student Satisfaction Rating 

Based on 18 Student's Reviews 7.3/10  
Overall Rating
Academics
Fees
Placements
Infrastructure
Social Life
Rating Distribution
Great
6
Average
10
Needs Improvement
1
Top Feature & Summary
This institute is recommended by 11/18 students

Approval, Recognition, Affiliation and Accreditation


The college is approved by UGC; affiliated to Gauhati University, Guwahati; accredited by NAAC-A.

Facilities


Computer labs
Medical
Library
Hostel
Sports
Canteen
Cafeteria
Auditorium

Contact Details and Location


Address : Gopinath Bardoloi Nagar, Guwahati - 781014, Assam, India
Website : http://www.gauhati.ac.in/

Student Reviews


Mithun
Mithun
Master of Arts [MA], batch of 2016
6/10
ACADEMICS & FACULTY

Daily routines are very regular. Quality of teaching is very good. Good experience.


CLUBS & ASSOCIATIONS

Good. Youth festivals. Varsity week. A good life in general. Nice to spend time around the campus.




Abhijit
Abhijit
Master of Science [M.Sc] (Chemistry), batch of 2019
7/10
ACADEMICS & FACULTY

The chemistry department class routine is very hard to follow. It's starts from  9:00 am to 6 pm. The quality of teaching is poor. Few faculties teach very well. Overall experience was below average.


CLUBS & ASSOCIATIONS

There is mainly one students association i.e. PGSU post graduate student union. And there is another union which is of law college under the university. The main festival is Gauhatu University Youth Festilval( or Luit Mohotsav) and the annual sports week and cultural night . And many small programs keeps going on. The university life is okay 




Darshana
Darshana
Master of Science [M.Sc], batch of 2018
6/10
ACADEMICS & FACULTY
  • The daily start from 10am and continue till 4:30pm.
  • The quality of teaching is very good. The methods of teaching are innovative. More often powerpoint presentations are shown by the teacher to help us grasp the topic quickly and have an in-depth idea about it.
  • The overall experience has been very good



Life
Life
Master of Science [M.Sc], batch of 2016
7/10
ACADEMICS & FACULTY
  • Theory class starts from 10am to 1.15pm. Practical starts from 1.45pm to 5/6pm.
  • The quality and method of learning is good enough.
  • The overall experience is good.

CLUBS & ASSOCIATIONS
  • We have Post Graduate Student Union (PGSU) and ULCSU (University Law College Student Union) on our campus.
  • THE MAIN FESTIVALS WERE- General freshers, Youth festival, communika, Commercio, Techfest, Varsity week.
  • The life in general, is good and enjoyable.



Discussion Forum

Q.

Gauhati University holiday list 2017?

Asked By: Anonymous 29 Apr 2017

A.

  • There are so many holidays provided by the Gauhati University every year.
  • Gauhati University holiday list 2017 contain more than 50 dates.
  • The list of holidays provided by the Gauhati University every year is more than 50 so which date you are looking for.

Answer By: Getmyuni

29 Apr 2017

Q.

Gauhati University Exam time-table?

Asked By: Anonymous 29 Apr 2017

A.

  • Gauhati university 2nd sem exam routine 2017 for B.com course is already released by the university, students can get the information regarding that by going through the website. 
  • The Gauhati university 2nd sem exam for B.Com course is probably conducted in the month of may/June 2017.

Answer By: Getmyuni

29 Apr 2017

Q.

Gauhati University Exam Result?

Asked By: Anonymous 29 Apr 2017

A.

Gauhati university BSC result 2016-17 on the website of Gauhati university, there is separate section is available where all the information is available,

you can get the detail of your result by filling up these detail-  name wise, roll no-wise, registration no and father name.

Answer By: Getmyuni

29 Apr 2017

Q.

Gauhati University Exam Result?

Asked By: Anonymous 29 Apr 2017

A.

  • You can get the information by using the Gauhati university website.
  • All the detail regarding exam is available there on the Gauhati university website regarding all the courses.
  • The result is not yet announced, Gauhati university BA 2nd sem result date is yet not fixed, it may be released in the month of May/June.

Answer By: Getmyuni

29 Apr 2017

Q.

Gauhati University Exam time-table?

Asked By: Anonymous 29 Apr 2017

A.

  • TheTThe detail regarding the time table of Gauhati university is available at Gauhati University website.
  • This is the official website, where you can get all the information about Gauhati University

                          Or you can use this URL:- www.gauhati.ac.in

Answer By: Getmyuni

29 Apr 2017


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