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Gauhati University

Guwahati, Assam

Approved By: UGC    Type:public

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Gauhati University Overview

Gauhati University, or GU, is an Indian collegiate public state university in Guwahati, Assam. It is Northeast India’s oldest university. Gauhati University, which was founded on January 26, 1948, following the provisions of an Assam Legislative Assembly Act. with 18 affiliated colleges and 8 Post Graduate Departments, now includes 39 Post Graduate Departments, as well as IDOL (Institute of Distance and Open Learning), a constituent Law and Engineering College. GU is home to around 350 colleges and universities.

The University provides approximately 100 courses in Science, Law, Arts, Management, Medicine, and Health Science and Technology through its associated schools and departments. Admission to all undergraduate, graduate, and doctorate programmes is solely determined by university/state/national entrance tests. In order to apply, students must first review the University’s qualifying standards, which are announced each year. For the overall development of its students, Gauhati University has created academic and industrial linkages with more than 30 national and international institutes and organisations throughout the years.

University of Naples (Italy), National University of Laos (LPDR), and Burdwan University are among the top MoUs. Thousands of students study here at any given time, backed by a team of more than 300 academic members, on a campus that spans more than 500 acres. The University also maintains a specialised placements cell to assist students with job placement options. According to data gathered from verifiable Shiksha reviews (in the lack of a current official placements report), the average income provided to recent batches is between Rs 4-6 LPA, and students were offered employment chances by major organisations.

In 1998, GU IDOL(the Graduate Institute of Distance and Open Learning) was founded as the PGCS (Post Graduate Correspondence School). In various subjects, GU IDOL provides 4 UG programmes, 16 PG courses, 8 PGD courses, and 2 Certificate Courses. Admission to the Institute is based on the merit list of qualifying examinations, as well as the basics of state entrance tests for various IT degrees. The application is available in online mode.

Gauhati University Program and Specialization

Institute of Distance and Open Learning, Guwahati University offers the below-mentioned courses:

MA

Mathematics

History

Education

Bodo

Assamese

Bengali

Political Science

Philosophy

Mass Communication

Economics

Sanskrit

English

M.Sc.

Economics

Mathematics

Certification

Computer Application

Community Radio

PG Diploma

Finance

Journalism and Mass Communication

Computer Applications

 

PGDM

Banking and Finance

Business Management

Human Resource Management

Marketing and Sales Management

BA

B.Com.

BCA

B.Sc. (IT)

M.Com.

MCA

M.Sc. (IT)

MCA (Lateral)

 

Regular Courses offered by Guwahati University are as follows:

B.Tech.

Information Technology

Electronics & Communication Engineering

Biotechnology

 

MA

European Languages

Comparative Indian Literature

Foreign Languages

Education

Mathematics

Anthropology

Linguistics

Philosophy

Women Studies

Statistics

Mass Communication

Persian

Hindi

Bodo

Assamese

Bengali

English Language Teaching

Sanskrit

European Studies

Psychology

English

History

Political Science

Geography

Economics

Sociology

Arabic

 

M.Sc.

Radiological Physics

Electronics & Communication

Computer Science

Botany

Chemical Sciences

Mathematics

Wildlife Sciences

Geography

Chemistry

Environmental Science

Instrumentation Technology

Micro Electronics and Advance communication

Microbiology

Information Technology

Zoology

Mathematical Science

Physics

Cancer Biology

Geology

Economics

Statistics

Biotechnology

Anthropology

 

M.Tech.

Material Science and Technology

Information Technology

Biotechnology

Communication and Signal Processing

Signal Processing and VLSI

 

LLM

Human Rights

Criminal Law

Constitutional Law and Administrative Law

 

PG Certification

Persian

French

PG Diploma

Oriya

Assamese

Analytical Chemistry

Tamil

Persian

French

M.Phil.

Education

Sanskrit

Botany

Foreign Languages

Political Science

Electronics and Communication Engineering

Comparative Indian Literature

Assamese

Economics

Geography

Hindi

Statistics

History

Women Studies

Bengali

English

Folklore Research

Library & Information Science

Ph.D.

Geography

Comparative Indian Literature

Foreign Language

Women Studies

Botany

Education

Persian

Remote Sensing and GIS Applications

Biotechnology

Political Science

Journalism and Mass Communication

Wildlife Sciences

Bengali

Computer Science

Mathematics

Electronics & Communication

Geology

Instrumentation and Applied Physics

English

Commerce

Statistics

Sociology

Assamese

Philosophy

Business Administration

Linguistics

History

Economics

Library & Information Science

Chemistry

Anthropology

Hindi

Folklore Research

Environmental Science

Arabic

Psychology

Physics

Zoology

Sanskrit

 

BA + LLB

LLB Hons.

B.Com. + M.Com.

MBA

M.Com.

M.Lib.I.Sc.

M.Ed.

MBE (Business Economics)

Post-Doctoral Programme in Law

Certificate in Psychological Counselling (Research Analysis)

 

Admission Procedure Of Gauhati University

The candidate can enrol in any of GUIDOL (Distance and Open Learning) courses using one of the following two methods:

Steps to Apply for On-the-Spot Process:

  • For Admission on the spot process, visit any authorised study centre or the GUIDOL office.
  • Payment of INR 50 is required to get an application form at the UBI counter at the GUIDOL annex building or from any of the GUIDOL study centres.
  • Bring the original qualifying examination marksheet or certificate, as well as two passport-size pictures and the registration payments.

Steps to Apply for regular admission process:

  • The candidate can print out the application form from the website and submit it offline and Payment is made through study centre.
  • Visit the University’s official website and Go to the “student” section of the website.
  • Select “self-Enrollment” from the drop-down menu and complete all needed fields and click “submit.”
  • Take a photo of the application form and print it.
  • Now take the physical copy of the form and the needed documentation to any of the study centres for verification.
  • The candidate will be given a roll number and will be able to deposit the admission costs after successful verification.
  • Payment should be made by DD.

Gauhati University Fee Structure

Courses

Fees

L.L.B {Hons.}

₹66,000

LLM

₹ 81,000

M.A.

₹14,090

M.Sc.   

₹12,000

M.Com.

₹14,090

MBA

₹63,170

M.Lib.I.Sc.

₹14,090

M.Phil. / Ph.D.

₹27,900

Courses (Distance)

Fees (for 1st year)

BA

₹4,000

B.Sc.

₹18,000

B.Com.

₹5,000

M.C.A.

₹20,000

M.C.A {Lateral}

₹25,500

M.Com

₹7,000

PG Diploma

₹7,000 (Total Fees)

Admission Important Dates 2021

Application for PG program starts                                 5th August, 2021

B.Ed. 2021 Application Process                                     22nd October, 2021

GU RET 2021 Registration Process (M.Phil., Ph.D.)      23rd October, 2021

Deadline for GU RET 2021 (M.Phil., Ph.D.)                   1st November, 2021

B.Ed. CET 2021 Admit Card                                          8th – 12th November, 2021

Deadline for B.Ed. Admission 2021                              11th November, 2021

B.Ed. Merit List (Tentative)                                           26th November, 2021

LLM Registration                                                          25th November – 10th December, 2021

GU RET 2021 Exam                                                      28th November, 2021

M.Ed. Registration                                                        5th – 15th December, 2021

LLM Admit Card                                                            14th December, 2021

LLM Entrance Exam                                                      19th December, 2021

Entrance Examination for M.Ed.                                   20th December, 2021

Eligibility Criteria Of Gauhati University

Courses (Distance Learning)

Eligibility

BA / B.Sc. / B.Com. / BCA

10+2 or similar in relevant stream from an acknowledged board + merit in the qualifying exams.

M.A. / M.Com.

Graduation in relevant field from an acknowledged university + merit in the qualifying exam

M.Sc.

Graduation + Entrance Test

PG Diploma

Graduation in relevant field + merit in the qualifying exam

Courses (Regular)

Eligibility

B.Ed.

Graduation + GUBEDCET

B.Tech.

10+2 or similar with 50% marks (45% for reserved category) / JEE Main or CEE (Assam) Score

M.Tech.

B.Tech. or similar with 50% marks and Entrance exam / GATE Score

MA / M.Sc. / M.Com.

Graduation in relevant field + merit in the qualifying exam

MBA / MDE

Graduation in relevant field with 50% marks + MAT/ CAT/ XAT or any other National Level Entrance Test

Ph.D.

Post-Graduation + GU-RET/ ICAR-JRF/ ICMR-JRF/ (CSIR/UGC-JRF) / DBT-JRF

 

Review & Ranking of Gauhati University

  • Guwahati University is approved by UGC, AICTE and accredited by NAAC (Grade ‘A’)
  • Guwahati University was ranked 67th for overall in India and 45th among universities by the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) in 2021.
  • Outlook 2019 has awarded the rank 46 for Overall and QS 2020 has awarded 72 for Overall.
  • It has received the rating of 8.2/10 in the student’s survey.

Gauhati University FAQS

Q1. What are the requirements for taking the GUBEDCET exam?

Ans. The following are the eligibility requirements for the GUBEDCET exam:

The candidate must have earned a bachelor’s degree in the appropriate field (B.A., B.Sc., B.Com., MA, MSc, M.Com., or equivalent) from a recognised institution.

With all subjects combined, the candidate must have a minimum aggregate of 50% (45% for restricted candidates).

Candidates who are doing their final year exams are also eligible to take the test.

Q2. What courses does Gauhati University offer?

Ans. In several specialities, Gauhati University provides B.Tech, M.Tech, MBA, MCA, MA, M.Sc, M.Li.Sc, M.Ed, and LL.M programmes. At the doctoral level, the university provides M.Phil. and Ph.D. degrees, as well as an integrated M.Com programme.

Q3. What are the requirements for pursuing a B.Ed at Gauhati University?

Ans. Admission to Gauhati University’s B.Tech degree is based on JEE Main or CEE (Assam) scores. Candidates that meet the cutoff requirements will be invited to participate in the counselling process.

Q4. What are the documents required for admission to GU IDOL?

Ans. Original and self-attested mark sheets from prior tests are essential documentation, 2 passport-size pictures (3 cm x 3.5 cm), Registration certificate

Q5. Is an entrance exam required or preferred by GU IDOL for admission?

Ans. No, admissions to GUIDOL are based on a merit list of qualifying tests.

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