GU IDOL Admission 2020: The Institute of Distance and Open Learning is commonly known as IDOL. It was established in 1998 and formerly known as Post Graduate Correspondence School (PGCS). Gauhati IODL admission 2020 is for the Undergraduate courses, Master Degree programmes, P.G. Diploma Programme, Diploma Programme and Certificate courses. In order to get admission in Gauhati University, the candidates will have to fill the application form. The IDOL Gauhati University Application Form will be released expectedly in the month of June 2020. The candidates, who wish to take admission in the varsity must make sure to know completely about the IDOL Gauhati University Admission procedure.

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This is to be noted that the admission in the university will be based upon the marks that one secures in the qualifying examination except for the course of MSc IT. Before the candidate applies for the admission in the varsity, the candidates must make sure that they possess the eligibility as per the specified criteria. In order to get complete details about Gauhati University Admission, read the complete article below.

IDOL Admission 2020 Date

Candidates planning on applying for the IDOL Gauhati University Admission must keep themselves updated with the announcement of the dates. The schedule is available on the official website which provides important dates and the events. Candidates are advised that once the schedule is available, they must save and download it so as not to miss any of the important dates and the events.

EventsDates 
Issue of Prospectus & Admission FormJune 2020
Last Date of Admission at study centre for B.A/ B.ComAugust 2020
Last date of Submission of Admission Form and Fees for B.A/B.ComAugust 2020
Last date of AdmissionSeptember 2020

Gauhati IDOL Eligibility Criteria

The candidates interested in admission to the courses offered by IDOL, Gauhati University may check their eligibility criteria from the table given below.

Undergraduate Courses:

Name of the CourseEligibility Criteria
BCA A student should have passed 10+2 or should complete 3 years Polytechnic Diploma.
B.Sc. – ITA student should have passed 10+2 in Science Stream or should complete 3 years Polytechnic Diploma.
B.A. (General) A student should have passed 10+2 or equivalent from recognized Board.
B.Com. (General) A student should have passed 10+2 or equivalent from recognized Board.
Diploma in ELT with ICT skills for teaching English at the Upper Primary LevelA student should have passed 10+2 or should complete 3 years Polytechnic Diploma.
Certificate in Computer ApplicationA student should have passed 10+2 or equivalent from recognized Board.
Certificate in Community Radio TechnologyA student should have passed 10+2 or equivalent from recognized Board.

P.G. Diploma Programme:

Name of the CourseEligibility Criteria
P.G. Diploma in Sales & Marketing ManagementA student should have passed Graduation from a recognized Indian or Foreign University in any stream.
P.G. Diploma in Human Resource ManagementA student should have passed Graduation from a recognized Indian or Foreign University in any stream.
P.G. Diploma in Business ManagementA student should have passed Graduation from a recognized Indian or Foreign University in any stream.
P.G. Diploma in Financial ManagementA student should have passed Graduation from a recognized Indian or Foreign University in any stream.
P.G. Diploma in Banking and Financial ServicesA student should have passed Graduation from a recognized Indian or Foreign University in any stream.
P.G. Diploma in Computer ApplicationA student should have passed Graduation from a recognized Indian or Foreign University in any stream.
P.G. Diploma in Journalism & Mass CommunicationA student should have passed Graduation in any discipline from a recognized Indian or Foreign University irrespective of the percentage of marks and subjects offered.
P.G. Diploma in Insurance & Risk ManagementA student should have passed Graduation from a recognized Indian or Foreign University in any stream.

Diploma Programme:

Name of the CourseEligibility Criteria
Diploma in ELT with ICT skills for teaching English at the Upper Primary LevelA student should have passed 10+2 or should complete 3 years Polytechnic Diploma.

Certificate Courses:

Name of the CourseEligibility Criteria
Certificate in Computer ApplicationA student should have passed 10+2 or equivalent from recognized Board.
Certificate in Community Radio TechnologyA student should have passed 10+2 or equivalent from recognized Board.

Lateral Entry:

Name of the CourseEligibility Criteria
M.A./M.Sc./M.Com.
  • Candidates who have successfully completed their previous examination in the concerned subject from IODL, but discontinued due to some reason.
  • Candidates who have successfully completed their previous examination in the concerned subject from the Regular/Private mode of the university, but discontinued due to some reason.
Mass Communication & Journalism (MCJ)Candidates with BCJ degree from the Gauhati University or PGDJMC from IODL, GU/IGNOU/Dibrugarh University may be allowed Lateral Entry into the final year of the module of the MCJ Programme.
Master of Computer Application (MCA)Candidates with a PGDCA  degree from any recognized university or BCA/B.Sc.(IT)/B.Sc.(CS)/DOEACC ‘A’ Level may be allowed Lateral Entry into the 3rd semester of the MCA programme.

Gauhati IDOL Application Form

The candidates desirous to take admission into the programmes offered by IDOL, Gauhati University have to fill the application form for IDOL Gauhati University Admission. One can obtain the application form for admission along with the prospectus from GUIDOL Office or any of the authorized study centre approved by GUIDOL on payment of Rs.200/-.

The candidates may also fill the application form for admission in online mode. The applicants are required to visit the website:

Procedure to fill the Application Form

The candidates may follow the steps to fill in the Application Form:

  • Fill your name in CAPITAL LETTERS as it appears in your 10th class mark sheet. Leave one blank box between adjacent words. Do not use any prefixes like Mr., Mrs., Miss/Ms. etc.
  • Fill your Parent/Guardian name in CAPITAL LETTERS as it appears in your 10th class mark sheet.
  • Select the programme for which seeking admission.
  • Enter your Date of Birth as recorded in 10th class marksheet in DD/MM/YY format only.
  • Upload/Paste your photograph.
  • Tick appropriate box in Gender case.
  • Candidate belongs to (OBC/SC/ST/PwD) category shall tick the appropriate box. The candidates will not be allowed to change the category at any stage.
  • Provide valid contact number and e-mail id for future communication.

Gauhati IDOL 2020 Admission Procedure

IODL, Gauhati University offers admission in two modes namely On-the-Spot Admission & Online Admission.

On-the-Spot Admission

The candidates who want to go for on-the-spot admission have to follow the steps given below.

  • The candidates who are eligible for admission can visit GUIDOL Office or any of the authorized study centre for on-the-spot admission.
  • The Application form and prospectus can be obtained from the office of GUIDOL or from any of the approved GUIDOL study centres on the payment of Rs. 200/-.

Documents required for On-the-spot Admission

The candidates are required to carry the following documents for on-the-spot admission:

  • Marksheets of the qualifying examination.
  • 2 copies of recent passport size photograph (3cm x 3.5cm)
  • Registration certificate of Gauhati University (for graduates of G.U. only)
Note: Admission into M.Sc.(IT) will be made on the basis of the selection test conducted by IDOL, Gauhati University. The candidates seeking admission have to qualify the test and obtain minimum marks for selection.

Online Admission

The candidates who want to go for admission through online mode have to follow the process mentioned below:

  • Visit the website (www.idolsrm.in)
  • Go to the ‘Student’ link.
  • Go for the ‘Self Enrollment’.
  • Fill the required information on the Student Enrollment Sheet.
  • Check the information entered and ‘Submit’.
  • Filled in sheet will appear in PDF format.
  • Save the PDF copy of the form.
  • The candidates are required to send the PDF copy of the form along with the Demand Draft for the requisite fee in favour of The Director, GUIDOL payable at Guwahati.
  • The candidates should keep print out of the form with the Reference number to track the status in future.
  • On receipt of the form by post/or hand along with the required fee, the candidate’s admission will be approved.
  • After the approval of the admission, the applicant will get roll number.

Courses Offered by Gauhati University

Undergraduate Courses:

SubjectDuration Mode
BCA3 Years6 Semesters
B.Sc. – IT3 Years6 Semesters
B.A. (General)3 Years6 Semesters
B.Com. (General)3 Years6 Semesters

Master Degree programmes:

SubjectDuration Mode
M.A. in Assamese2 Years4 Semester
M.A. in English2 Years4 Semester
Economics (M.A./M.Sc.)2 Years4 Semester
M.A. in History2 Years4 Semester
M.A. in Political Science2 Years4 Semester
Mathematics (M.A./M.Sc.)2 Years4 Semester
M.A. in M.Com.2 Years4 Semester
M.A. in Bengali2 Years4 Semester
M.Sc. (IT)2 Years4 Semester
MCA2 Years4 Semester
M.A. in Education2 Years4 Semester
M.A. in Philosophy2 YearsYearly
M.A. in Bodo2 YearsYearly
M.A. in Nepali2 YearsYearly
Communication & Journalism (MCJ)2 YearsYearly

P.G. Diploma Programme:

SubjectDuration Mode
P.G. Diploma in Sales & Marketing Management1 Year2 Semesters
P.G. Diploma in Human Resource Management1 Year2 Semesters
P.G. Diploma in Business Management1 Year2 Semesters
P.G. Diploma in Financial Management1 Year2 Semesters
P.G. Diploma in Banking and Financial Services1 Year2 Semesters
P.G. Diploma in Computer Application1 Year2 Semesters
P.G. Diploma in Journalism & Mass Communication1 YearAnnual

Diploma Programme:

SubjectDuration Mode
Diploma in ELT with ICT skills for teaching English at the Upper Primary Level1 Year2 Semester

Certificate Courses:

SubjectDuration Mode
Certificate in Computer Application6 Months1 Semester
Certificate in Community Radio Technology6 Months1 Semester

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      The Lateral Entry Scheme for session 2018-2019 was withdrawn. Any of the latest updates regarding the lateral entry for 2019 session will be available in the article.

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