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

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Updated On - Jun 18, 2022
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Goa University Overview

Goa University Latest Updates

  • June 10, 2022: The registration process is open for AIMA UGAT 2022 till July 17
  • May 30, 2022: Goa University Integrated MBA Admission 2022 is open. Apply till June 03.
  • May 10, 2022: Goa University MBA (Financial Services) Admission 2022 begins; the last date to apply is May 27.

Goa University was established in 1985 and is recognized by UGC and NAAC. It offers UG, PG, and Doctoral courses in departments such as languages and literature, life sciences and environment, natural sciences, and social sciences. It has been affiliated with over 55 colleges in the state and 29 of these colleges provide general education and the rest provide professional education enrollment. 

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Goa University Quick Insights

Goa University is one of the few universities in the country to offer western languages such as Portuguese, French and other languages. The department of Portuguese and Lusophone Studies in the university is the only one of its kind in the entire Indian Subcontinent. The highlights of the institute are mentioned below:

Quick Insights of Goa University
Year of Establishment 1985
Type of University Public
Accreditation NAAC
Recognition UGC
Courses Offered Undergraduate, Postgraduate, Doctoral, PG Diploma, Certificate
No. of Courses 235
No. of Students 2043
No. of Faculties 176
Campus Area 427 acres
Infrastructural Facilities Computer Center, Seminar Halls, Hostel, Mess, Remote Sensing Lab, Guest House, Library, etc
Location Teligao, Goa, India

Goa University Ranking

Goa University has been accredited by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) of India with an 'A' Grade. The following are the rankings of the university:

  • The NIRF in its cycle of ranking Indian Higher Educational Institutions in the year 2020, ranked Goa University at 81st rank among the universities.
  • QS University rankings have ranked Goa University in the range of 61-65 among Indian Universities for the year 2020.
  • Among the QS World University Rankings for 'BRICS countries 2019', Goa University was among the group of 241-250 universities out of 9000 universities in BRICS countries. 
  • India Today Magazine ranked Goa Univesity at the 20th level among the State-funded Universities in India and among the overall universities 
  • The Week Magazine ranked Goa University in 36th position (in 2019).

Goa University Courses

Goa University offers 26 departments imparting PG education at the campus and it harbors about 2000 students today for the PG programs alone. There are about 500 students registered for Ph.D. programs doing their research at the university departments, affiliated colleges, and recognized institutions. 

Department Course
Social Work MSW, BSW
Library and Information Science M.L.I.Sc, B.L.I.Sc
Computer Application MCA 
Commerce M.Com, MBA
Science B.Sc (Hons), B.Sc

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Goa University Departments

Goa University offers courses in streams like Medicine, Management Studies, Agriculture, Computer Applications, etc. The departments at the institute are mentioned below:

Social Work Computer Application Food Technology
Library and Information Science Commerce Pharmaceutical Chemistry
Inorganic Chemistry Microbiology Biotechnology
Analytical Chemistry Organic Chemistry Marine Biotechnology

Goa University Admission

Goa University admission 2022 application process is available only through an online mode and candidates can obtain the application form from the official website of the university. Goa University selects its candidates for the PG courses based on their performance in the GU ART exam (Goa University Admission Ranking Test).

Goa University Eligibility Criteria

Goa University's merit list is prepared based on the rank obtained in the entrance test under which admission is provided. For admission in M.Phil or Ph.D. programs, Goa University accepts a valid score in JRF/ NET/ SET/ GATE/ GPAT. The eligibility criteria for courses in different disciplines are as follows:

B.Pharm Eligibility Criteria:

  • Candidates should be of Indian nationality to be eligible for admission to B.Pharm.
  • Candidates Should have passed a diploma in pharmacy with at least 45% marks 

M.Phil / Ph.D Eligibility Criteria:

  • Should have a master’s degree in the relevant subject.
  • First preference for the candidates who qualified NET/ SET/ JRF/ GATE/ GPAT.

PG Diploma Eligibility Criteria:

  • The candidate should have minimum graduation from a recognized university.

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Why Choose Goa University?

Goa University was ranked 81st in the University category in the NIRF ranking 2020. There are currently 57 colleges connected with Goa University that offer undergraduate, graduate, doctorate, diploma, and professional programs. There is one center, 16 departments, and five schools in the university. In addition, the university has nine recognized institutions for research programs leading to Ph.D. degrees. The percentage of women outnumber men in this university. 

Goa University Cut Off

Goa University cut off 2022 for admission into the university as every year varies for the various courses. The candidates can check the cut offs at the official website of the university. The university decides the cutoff values based on the following factors:

  • Number of candidates appearing for the entrance exam
  • No of the candidates passing in the exam
  • The difficulty level of question paper
  • No. Of vacancies for this exam

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Goa University Result

Goa University results 2022 was announced by the institution for the examinations held in 2021. Students who took exams in 2021 can see their Goa University result 2021-22 by logging in using their login credentials.

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Goa University Infrastructure

Goa University's infrastructure offers hostels for both the girls as well as the boys. It is provided for the PG students. It is dependent on the availability of seats. The below-listed facilities are provided to the students enrolled in the university:

  • Census Microdata
  • Computer Centre
  • Counseling
  • Digital Learning & Initiatives
  • Estate Management
  • Guest House
  • Health
  • Hostels/Mess
  • Library
  • Other Units
  • Remote Sensing Lab
  • Seminar Halls
  • Sports

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Goa University Placements

Goa University placements 2022 drive like every year, was organized for eligible last-year students. The highest package offered was INR 6 LPA. The Goa University placement cell approaches a number of well-known firms to invite them to participate in the effort and hire qualified students with a competitive wage package. The list of recruiters visiting the institute is as follows: 

HDFC Bank Indusind Bank  Chowgule Industries
Phlox Educon Caculo ICICI Bank
Remote Software Solutions  Indoco Remedies  Vipra Primeware Infotech
Comprise Software Solutions  Auto Industries New Vision Printing Services
Faria Holding Imperial Wealth Services Persistent Systems 

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Goa University Scholarships

Goa University helps students get financial assistance through Goa Government, the University Grants Commission (UGC), or other means. Following are the types of scholarships offered by the institute:

  • Funding Support From Goa Government
  • Funding Support From UGC
  • Funding From Other Agencies

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Goa University Collaborations

Goa University has MoUs and collaborations with universities across the globe. These collaborations are made to conduct cooperative activities in education and help the overall growth of students at Goa University. Following are the institute's collaborations with some renowned institutions:

Country Partnering University
USA University of South Carolina, Aiken
Argentina Universidad De Palermo
Mexico University of Colima
Indonesia Universitas Telkom
India CSIR-Indian Institute of Petroleum, Dehradun
Drepung Losel Ling Monastery, Mundgod, Karnataka

Goa University Alumni

Goa University has a dedicated alumni relations committee for the sole purpose of engaging the alumni with the university perpetually. The alumni association has been energetic in imparting a platform for all of the alumni to engage and network and organizes a large number of occasions each year. Following are some of the notable alumni are as follows:

Notable Alumni Profession
Anish Sood Indian Music Producer
Shikha Pandey Indian Cricketer
Madhavi Sardesai Editor
Laxmikant Parsekar Indian Politician
Tapan Acharya Indian Actor 

Goa University Highlights

Institution Type Public
Total Faculty 176
Year of Establishment 1985
Genders Accepted Co-ed
Student Enrollment 2043
Campus Area 427 acres

Goa University Rankings

Publisher Ranking Criteria
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Exams Accepted by Goa University


Exam Date: Jul 11, 2022


Exam Date: Jul 07, 2022

Result Date: Jul 15, 2022


When does the online application open for Goa University Admission?

Online application forms open as the admission process begins (usually in May/June of the year). Specific instructions to apply online are to be read carefully before filling-in the form.

What kind of facilities does Goa University have?

Goa University has a library with over 2,08,519 volumes, 35,827 reference books, 243 journals, and 214 e-books, as well as a computer center with 24 computer laboratories with 1 Gbps internet connectivity and well-furnished hostels for both boys and girls.

Is there a scholarship program at Goa University?

Yes, Goa University offers a variety of scholarships to students based on their family's income and previous academic achievements.

What are the general requirements for applying to Goa University's postgraduate programs?

The standard eligibility conditions for applying to Goa University's PG programs are that candidates must have a bachelor's degree in the relevant discipline with a minimum of 50% in aggregate.

Is there an undergraduate program at Goa University?

Yes, Goa University provides undergraduate programs. Admission to undergraduate studies is available at all of the University's affiliated institutions.

Goa University Reviews

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Ravi | IMBA, batch of 2019

Reviewed on Mar 20, 2018

  • 3
  • Fees and Scholarship 3
Fees and Scholarship

We have to pay INR 75000 PA and 5% increases every year. No loans are required

Paniendra | Bachelor of Engineering [BE] (Electronics & Communication Engineering), batch of 2014

Reviewed on Oct 18, 2016

  • 3.4
  • Placements & Internships 3
  • Fees and Scholarship 3.5
  • Academics & Faculty 3.5
  • College Infrastructure 4
  • Clubs & Associations 3.5
Placements & Internships

Internship opportunities are plenty especially through few colleges like Goa Engineering College and PCCE. Key companies like Tech Mahindra, Accenture, TCS, Crompton Greaves, MRF, Nestle. etc. come for placements in Goa University, North Goa.

Fees and Scholarship

The fees for Goa University is around Rs 12,000 per semester which costs around Rs 1 lac for the entire 4-year program. This college offers M.Tech programs as well. Other colleges like PCCE and RIET have a higher fee structure.

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