North Eastern Hill University (NEHU): Courses, Fees, Contact Details, Facilities

Shreyeshri Mandal Shreyeshri Mandal | Feb 26, 2024
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Updated on - Feb 26, 2024

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North-Eastern Hill University (NEHU), a Central University, caters to the desires of the northeastern states of India. North-Eastern Hill University (NEHU)was set up by an Act of parliament on 26th May 1973 with its headquarters at Shillong overlaying northeast states and Union Territories. NEHU unfolded over the complete state of Meghalaya. CUET UG scores are used to determine admission to NEHU undergraduate courses. Candidates who took the NEHU entrance exam can access and print their scorecards by visiting the official website.

NEHU has two educational campuses, one at Mawkynroh-Umshing, Shillong, and another one at Chandmari, Tura. The campus at Shillong is the head of educational and administrative functions. The primary campus is spread over 1225 acres. NEHU incorporates the National Council of Science Museums, Indira Gandhi National Open University, Indian Council of Social Science Research, Sports Authority of India and The English and Foreign Languages University.  

North Eastern Hill University (NEHU) has proved its potential time and again to be one of the best universities in the North-East region. Not only in its academics but overall as well, it has exceeded expectations. Head to GetMyUni Verdict to learn more about campus life.

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NEHU Quick Insights

The highlights of NEHU, such as Recognition, university type, student-faculty ratio, approvals, facilities, etc., are mentioned below.

Year of Establishment 1973
Type of University Public
Accreditation NAAC, BCI
Recognition UGC
Approvals UGC, AICTE
Student-Faculty Ratio 1:15
Campus Area 1225 acres
Courses/ Degrees Offered Undergraduate, Postgraduate, PG Diploma, Doctorate
Infrastructure Facilities Library, Medical Facilities, Hostels, Computer Centre, Auditorium, Sports Facility, etc.
Location Shillong, Meghalaya

NEHU Admission Dates 2022

NEHU offers admission to UG, PG, and Doctorate courses to students. The important dates related to NEHU admission procedure are listed below.

Event Date
Last Date to Register for CUET-UG May 6, 2022
CUET-UG Admit Card Release July 12, 2022
CUET-UG Exam 2022 Phase 1  July 15, 2022 to August 30, 2022
CUET-UG Result Declaration September 16, 2022

NEHU Ranking

NEHU has been ranked a few times among universities in 2020. NEHU rankings are listed below.

  • NIRF ranked NEHU 74th overall in India in 2020.
  • NIRF ranked NEHU 49th among universities in 2020.

NEHU Courses

NEHU University offers various courses at different levels. NEHU UG courses are of 3-4 years, courses under UG are B.Tech, B.Arch etc. PG courses are of 2 years, courses under PG are M.Sc, MBA, MA etc. Below is the table of a few NEHU courses.

Course Duration Selection Criteria
B.Arch 5 Years     NATA scores + 10+2 in PCM with a minimum of 50% marks
M.Tech 2 Years     GATE scores + BE/ B.Tech with at least 60% marks [55% for SC/ST Candidates]
MCA 3 Years Graduation 50% marks[45% for SC/ST candidates] with Mathematics as a Subject in 12th.
MTTM 2 Years     Graduation 50% marks[45% for SC/ST Candidates]

NEHU Fee Details

NEHU Shillong offers various undergraduate, postgraduate, and doctorate programs in various fields. Here are some of the fee details for the various courses that NEHU Shillong offers.

Course Total Tuition Fees
B.Arch INR 8,400
BA LLB (Hons) INR 8,400
MCA INR 90,000
MTTM INR 3,360

NEHU Departments

NEHU Shillong has various schools/departments that offer various courses. Below is the list of a few departments that NEHU Shillong has

Commerce Environmental Studies
Economics Botany
Education Anthropology 
Philosophy Geography
Horticulture English
Biochemistry Hindi 
Architecture Linguistics

Why Choose NEHU?

The targets of the NEHU shall be to disseminate and strengthen expertise by imparting education and research centers; to pay unique attention to the development of the social and financial situations and welfare of the people of the hill regions of the North-Eastern region, and, in particular, their intellectual, instructional and cultural advancement. 

NEHU Academic Advantages

  • NEHU has set up approximately 28 departments and four centers of research under its six schools/faculties and an undergraduate college.
  • NEHU has added under its banner sixty-five undergraduate colleges and eight expert course colleges. More than 1500 college students are pursuing their Master's levels and research college students are working for his or her M.Phil and Ph.D. at NEHU.
  • NEHU has appointed faculties with high-quality instructional careers from nearly all parts of the country and its scholar community is drawn from unique parts of North-East as well as different parts of India.
  • The teacher-scholar relationship maintained by NEHU is encouraging and beneficial for both instructor and college student communities.

NEHU Admission

NEHU admission 2022-23 is open. NEHU Shillong admission season normally starts in May each year. NEHU gives more than 30-degree programs in diverse fields of Engineering, Management, Commerce, Sciences, Arts, etc. Admission to NEHU undergraduate courses is based on CUET UG scores. The admission process of those courses at NEHU are highlighted below.

  • B.Tech admission is primarily based on the applicant's performance in JEE Main. 
  • B.Arch admission is primarily based on the NATA score. 
  • MBA admission primarily based on an applicant's score in MAT accompanied by university-level GD and PI round. 
  • For M.Tech admission, the applicant's GATE score is considered. 
  • Candidates need to appear for an entrance test carried out by the University for admission to BA LLB (Hons) program. 
  • Admission to remaining UG and PG courses is primarily based on the merit of the preceding qualifying exam.

NEHU Eligibility Criteria

Eligibility Criteria for NEHU courses depend on the type of course chosen. NEHU offered courses are B.Tech, B.Arch, M.Sc, M.Tech, MBA etc. Mentioned below are few courses at NEHU along with their eligibility criteria.

B.Tech Eligibility Criteria

  • The candidate should have completed class 12th with at least 45% marks with PCM.
  • The candidate should have qualified in JEE Main/CUET PG scores.

MA Eligibility Criteria

  • The candidate should have a graduation degree with at least 55% aggregate marks.

M.Sc Eligibility Criteria

  • The candidate should have a graduation degree with at least 55% aggregate marks.

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NEHU Cutoff

NEHU Cutoff 2022 is not out yet. NEHU declares the cutoff and also merit list for diverse courses so that scholars take admission in UG & PG programs. NEHU Shillong decides the cutoff on the idea of the number of reserved seats and the candidate who appeared in the examination.

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NEHU Result

NEHU result 2022 has been released online on its official website. Students not happy with the marks secured in the examination can apply for the Revaluation of the answer script within 30 days from the date of announcement of the results. A minimum of 15% marks on a paper is required to apply for re-evaluation. 

Read More: NEHU University Result

NEHU Infrastructure 

NEHU Library, which began out with a set of six hundred books in 1973, is now a most desirable university library of the North-Eastern Region of India with a set of over 2. 9 lakh volumes of books and certain periodicals supplemented by the huge information resources. The NEHU Central Library is geared up with high-end computer systems and other digital and audio-visual equipment to offer seamless in-house and online services.

NEHU has a total of twenty-two hostels to house college students.All hostels offer mess facilities and well-equipped rooms. The University additionally offers a hostel facility for International college students. There is a medical centre inside the hostel to help college students in case of medical emergencies. Classrooms in this university are nicely geared up with benches for sitting arrangement, e-board for higher understanding and learning. NEHU also has two health centers in Shillong.  

Some other facilities provided at NEHU are

  • Convenience Store
  • Gym
  • Computer Centre
  • Cafeteria
  • Guest House
  • Medical Facilities
  • Bank
  • Post Office
  • Wifi Campus
  • Shuttle Service

Read More: NEHU University Infrastructure

NEHU Placements

NEHU Placement 2022 report is not out yet. Based on the NEHU placement notice posted on the official website, a total of ten students were placed through the recruitment process at NEHU campus for the academic year 2021-22. NEHU has a counseling and placement cell that works on getting the industry's first-class corporations to come to the university for recruitments. NEHU has a placement percentage of 50%. The NEHU placement cell is liable for carrying out practice interviews, aptitude sessions, workshops, and seminars. NEHU has tie-ups with diverse agencies and is regularly visited by them for training and workshops. Some highlights of NEHU placements are

  • The highest package offered at NEHU was INR 4.10 LPA.
  • The lowest package offered at NEHU was INR 3.80 LPA.

NEHU Top Recruiters

Some of the major recruiters of NEHU are

Capgemini TCS Wipro
HDFC Bank Amazon Awign Enterprises Pvt Ltd
Airtel  Tech Mahindra Robert Bosch
TNS World Ericsson India Pvt. Ltd Indigo

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NEHU Scholarships

NEHU Shillong usually gives two kinds of scholarship schemes to economically backward as well as meritorious students. These scholarships are JRF Scholarship Scheme and Financial Assistance Scheme. NEHU provides Junior Research Fellowships (JRF) for men aged 35 and up, and 45 years for women who pass the National Eligibility Test (NET). NEHU provides financial assistance to deserving students through the 'Students Aid Fund' for tuition, examination, hostel fees, and other expenses.

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NEHU Collaboration

NEHU signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Regional Training Institute (Indian Audit and Accounts) Shillong at the NEHU permanent campus in the presence of Prof. P. S. Shukla, Vice Chancellor of NEHU, Shri. Athikho Chalai, Director General of RTI Shillong, and officials from both organisations on March 22, 2022. The signing of the MOU was followed by a "Consultative Workshop on Local Government Accounting" organised by the NEHU Department of Economics.

NEHU Faculty

NEHU has 400+ faculty members. NEHU faculty members have extensive teaching and research experience. In each class, they teach using PowerPoint presentations. Practicals are not held during the first few months of each semester. NEHU faculty teach a decent number of classes per week, ranging from 4 to 7 per teacher per week.

NEHU Alumni

NEHU University has an alumni association. The association is established to foster linkages among the alumni and to promote personal and pleasant relations through conferences and get-togethers amongst participants of the Association. Some of the NEHU alumni are

Notable Alumni Profession
Gunupati Venkata Krishna Reddy Entrepreneur
Alphons Kannanthanam Former Minister of Tourism of India
Anjum Hasan Indian novelist
Ampareen Lyngdoh Member of the Meghalaya Legislative Assembly
Prasenjit Biswas Philosopher


North Eastern Hill University (NEHU) Highlights

Institution Type Public
Faculty Student Ratio 1:15
Total Faculty 400+
Year of Establishment 1973
Genders Accepted Co-Ed
Total Area (In Acre) 1025
Construction Area (Sq. M) 178774
Accredited by NAAC-A
Recognised by UGC

North Eastern Hill University (NEHU) Rankings

Publisher Ranking & Year Criteria
#25 in 2023 University
#80 in 2023 University
#26 in 2021 University

North Eastern Hill University (NEHU) Courses & Fees 2024

Course Average Fees Duration
BTech ₹6,720 4 Years
MTech ₹3,360 2 Years
MBA ₹1,20,000 2 Years
B.Arch ₹8,400 5 Years
BA -- 3 Years
MCA ₹90,000 3 Years
M.Ed -- 2 Years
LLM -- 2 Years
MTTM ₹3,360 2 Years
B.Ed ₹2,880 2 Years

North Eastern Hill University (NEHU) Courses and Fee Structure

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Courses offered by North Eastern Hill University (NEHU)

MBA [Master of Business Administration]

Offline On Campus

Exams Accepted: MAT

₹ 1,20,000 (2 Years)

Exams Accepted: MAT

₹ 3,360 (1 Year)

M.Phil [Master of Philosophy]

Offline On Campus

₹ 2,160 (2 Years)

M.Com [Master of Commerce]

Offline On Campus

₹ 3,360 (2 Years)

B.Ed [Bachelor of Education]

Offline On Campus

₹ 2,880 (2 Years)

₹ 3,360 (2 Years)

LLM [Master of Laws]

Offline On Campus

M.Ed [Master of Education]

Offline On Campus

₹ 90,000 (3 Years)

BA [Bachelor of Arts]

Offline On Campus

₹ 8,400 (5 Years)

Exams Accepted by North Eastern Hill University (NEHU)

JEE Main

Result Date: Apr 25, 2024


Exam Date: May 19, 2024


Exam Date: May 15, 2024


Exam Date: Apr 06, 2024


Exam Date: Feb 03, 2024

Result Date: Mar 16, 2024

North Eastern Hill University (NEHU) FAQs

When was North-Eastern Hill University established?

The North-Eastern Hill University was founded in 1973.

Can I get admission in NEHU without entrance exam?

Admission to NEHU is based on CUET scores, according to the university. JEE Main is accepted by NEHU for BTech students and MAT is accepted for MBA students. NATA is required for B. Arch students.

Where is NEHU located and how can one reach there?

Shillong is the location of NEHU. Guwahati Airport (GAU) is 125 kilometers away, and Guwahati Railway Station is 100 kilometers away (GHY). Students can get to campus via bus or local transportation.

How can I get admission to PG courses at NEHU?

To gain admission to NEHU central university, students must take the CUET PG 2022 entrance exam.

When does the academic session at NEHU begin?

The odd semester's academic session at NEHU typically begins in August. In February, the even semester begins.

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Reviewed on Nov 12, 2021
2.5 Placements
2.5 Fees
2.5 Academics
2.5 Infrastructure
2.5 Campus

Placements & Internships : I have not done an internship, and so I don't know anything about it. I also don't know about the alumni network. According to me, the LLB course will be quite good in terms of salary.

Entrance Exams & Admissions : In my course, students who g

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Budshwa Batch 2019 MA Philosophy
Reviewed on Dec 01, 2020
1.5 Fees
3.5 Academics
2 Infrastructure
3.5 Campus

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Fees & Scholarships : North Eastern Hill University,[NEHU] Shillong Fee Structure. The course fee is about INR 14,800 per a

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Anonymous 92519 Batch 2023 B.Tech Electronics and Communication Engineering
Reviewed on Nov 21, 2019

Entrance Exams & Admissions : This is a government university. There is a placement cell in the university and it is useful for students. The eligibility criteria is 10+2 pass and we have to crack the JEE MAIN exam to get into this university (B.Tech).

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Reviewed on Nov 06, 2019

Entrance Exams & Admissions : Candidates should have completed their bachelor's degree from any stream and I am studying Journalism & Mass Communication.

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Reviewed on May 20, 2019
3.5 Placements
3.5 Fees
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