Gauhati University Admission 2021: The timetable for Open Text Book Examination (OTBE) has been released. Therefore, the students who have filled the exam form can sit for the OTBE exam of Gauhati University. The candidates who are interested to take admission to the university can check the details here. The university offers various courses in UG, PG, and PhD courses. Therefore, the students who are aspiring to take admission must check the Gauhati University Admission Notification. The exam will be conducted in online mode at gauhati.ac.in.
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The admission process starts with registration. The online application forms will release on the official website. However, to appear in the admission procedure, the applicant must meet the eligibility criteria. The university does not conduct entrance tests for UG and PG courses except PhD. So, in this article, candidates can check complete details regarding Gauhati University UG, PG Admission process.
- Gauhati University Time Table for Open Text Book Examination (OTBE) 2021. Check Here.
- The University has released the Admit Card for various courses. Click here to download the Gauhati Hall Ticket.
Gauhati University 2021 Admission
Candidates seeking to get enrolled must fill the Gauhati University Application Form online. The admit card of Gauhati University is now available, using which the candidates can appear for the examination. The Gauhati University Admission will take place on the basis of the merit scores, the result of which will be announced in the form of merit lists. The Gauhati University Admission 2021 result is announced in the last week of October following which will be the counselling session in the second week of October.
Gauhati University Admission 2021: Important Dates
The Admission Council releases the dates of the Gauhati University 2021 Admission in the third week of April/May. The Gauhati University Admission Notification releases on the website. The aspirants can check the tentative dates of the admission from the table given below:
Release of application forms
Last date to submit the application form
Allotment of online admit card
to be notified
Date of entrance examination
to be notified
Opening of the window to upload qualifying exam marks
to be notified
Rank List Declaration
to be notified
Gauhati University admission last date
|to be notified|
Gauhati University Eligibility and Selection Criteria
Gauhati University Eligibility Criteria: General Category
A candidate must have passed the B.A / B.Sc. / B.Com. or MA/ MSc/M.Com or equivalent degree programme form a recognised Board/University with a minimum of 50% marks for the general category or 45% for SC/ST/OBC categories.
MA and MSc Courses
M. Com Course
Gauhati University Eligibility Criteria: Reserved Category
M.A. in Comparative Literature
Candidates will need a B.A. degree in any modern Indian language or English to be eligible.
Candidates with a bachelor’s degree in Arts, Science, Commerce are eligible. However, there are certain applicable conditions as well
Candidates will require a bachelor’s degree with :
Candidates need to have a bachelor’s degree in any discipline with a minimum of 50% marks or CGPA.
Candidates need a bachelor’s degree with:
Candidates require a bachelor’s degree with a minimum of 55% Marks (or equivalent CGPA) in Major / Honours in Science with
M.Sc. Cancer Biology
The candidate requires a bachelor’s degree with –
M.Sc. in Radiological Physics
Candidates require a bachelor’s degree in science with a major in physics with a minimum of 60% marks or CGPA.
Candidates require a bachelor’s degree in Nursing with a minimum of 55% with
M.Sc in Instrumentation and Applied Physics
Candidates require a bachelor’s degree with:
M.Sc. in Electronics, Advanced Communication Technology, Microelectronics
A candidate requires a bachelor’s degree with
M.Sc. in Environmental Science
The candidate requires a bachelor’s degree with a major in any science subject with at least 45% marks or an equivalent CGPA.
M.Sc. in Computer Science/Information Technology
A candidate requires a bachelor’s degree with:
Candidate must have had a minimum of 45% as aggregate in a bachelor’s degree or 45% in majors in computer science.
Master of Library Science
Candidates need to have a bachelor’s degree in any course with at least 45% marks in either the Hons./major course or general course.
Gauhati University B.Ed Admission 2021
Gauhati University offers admission to the B.Ed program at the PG level. Note: Candidates can fill the Gauhati University BEd. Application Form Online on payment of INR 1000 as application fee. Graduation of a Master’s degree with 50% marks (45% for reserved categories) is the minimum eligibility criteria for admission. Admission is granted as per the GUBEDCET is a 100 marks MCQs based paper for the duration of two hours. Final admission is offered by providing 30% weightage to the marks obtained in 10+2 and Graduation and 70% weightage to the GUBEDCET score.
|Course Name||Eligibility Criteria||Selection Criteria|
|B.Ed||BA/ B.Sc/ B.Com. or MA/ M.Sc/M.Com or equivalent degree form a recognized university with at least 50% marks (or 45% for SC/ST/OBC)||A valid score in GUBEDCET|
Gauhati University M.Phil & Ph.D. Admission 2021
Gauhati University also offers M.Phil & Ph.D. courses in various specializations. Candidates can fill the Application Form online through the university website on payment of INR 850 or offline by sending a filled application form by post to the university. Admission is through the Central Application Process (CAP). Master’s degree in the related discipline with at least 55% marks in aggregate is the minimum eligibility criteria for admission.
Selection is based on merit in an entrance examination conducted by the university, i.e., Gauhati University Research Eligibility Test (GU-RET). However, the CSIR/UGC-JRF, ICMR-JRF, ICAR-JRF, DBT-JRF or equivalent exam qualified candidates are exempted from appearing in GU RET. Such candidates have to appear only in the interview round conducted by the university. The test is divided into two papers, the first tests general aptitude, computer knowledge and reasoning abilities while the second part tests subject-specific knowledge.
|M.Phil.||Assamese||Sanskrit||Master’s degree in the relevant field with 55% marks in aggregate||Merit in GU-RET and Interview|
|Hindi||Electronics & Communication Technology|
|Library & Information Sciences||Folklore Research|
|Ph.D.||Arabic||Computer Science Electronics & Communication Technology|
|Assamese||Instrumentation & USIC|
|Bengali||Communication & Journalism|
|Foreign Languages||Environmental Science|
|Library & Information Science||Physics|
|Modern Indian Languages & Literary Studies||Zoology|
|Political Science||Women’s Studies|
Gauhati University 2021 Application Form
The Application form is the basic requirement for taking admission to any university. The university offers UG, PG, Diploma/ Degree courses in various subjects. Therefore the students must fill the application form for the course in which they want to pursue the degree. The university will release the application form of Gauhati University in the third week of May in online mode at gauhati.ac.in. Candidates will be given a chance to fill the Gauhati University Application Form by the second week of June 2021. It must be noted that the university will not be accepting any forms in offline mode (by post/courier, etc.).
How To Fill the Gauhati University Application Form?
In order to fill the online Application Form, the candidates must read all the instructions very carefully. They must keep all the documents and information ready while applying. The university does not provide a correction facility. Therefore, the students must fill in the information carefully.
- First of all, the candidates have to visit the official website of Gauhati University and click on the Admission Section.
- After clicking on “Admission 2021” the latest notification appears in the updates column. Candidates have to click on “Apply Now”.
- Select for “New Registration”
- Candidates have to fill in the details like Name, Email Id and Phone Number to complete the process of Registration.
- After the registration, the candidates will receive a user id and password. Enter the details to complete the rest of the application form.
- Then upload the documents as per the specifications.
- Make the payment of the application fees and submit the form.
- Keep two to three copies of the application form for future reference.
Gauhati University Courses
The university offers a wide range of postgraduate courses along with the B. E.d courses to candidates desiring for admission to the university. The candidates will have to select the courses of Gauhati University while filling the application form online. Therefore, they can look at the table given below to know which all Gauhati University courses 2020 they are being offered alongside the seat intake.
Gauhati University List of Courses & Seats
M.A. Comparative Indian Literature
M.A. European Studies
M.A. English Language Teaching
M.A. in Political Science
M.A. Women’s Studies
M.Sc. Cancer Biology
M.Sc. Computer Science
M.Sc. Information Technology
M.Sc. Electronics and Comm Tech
M.Sc. Environmental Science
M.Sc. Instrumentation and Applied Physics
M.Sc. Microelect & Adv Comm Tech
M.Sc. Nursing (in LGBRIMH, Tezpur)
M.Sc. Radiological Physics
M.Sc. Wildlife Science
Master of Commerce (M.Com.)
Master of Library and Information Science (M.L.I.Sc.) in
Total number of seats
Gauhati University Reservation Policy
The university strictly follows the rule of reservation as per the government norms and ensures strict adherence to the reservations to various categories. The Admission Council of the university offers category-wise reservation for different courses. Reservation criteria is tabulated below:
Scheduled Tribes (Plains)
Scheduled Tribes (Hills)
OBC & MOBC
Sons and Daughters of permanent employees of Gauhati University
One seat in each department with an intake capacity of 40 or less and 2 seats when there are more than 40 students
3% (for each discipline of faculty)
As per EC resolution
NCC and NSS
20% of seats in every department
One seat in every department
List of Courses Eligibility & Detailed Fees
The university offers Undergraduate Degree courses in various subjects. Therefore, the students can pursue the course of their choice by filling the Application Form for that particular course. Also, the applicants must check the course fees carefully, before applying for Gauhati University UG/PG/MPhil Admission 2020-21. The course fee for each academic year is given in the table below:
|Course/Program||Eligibility Criteria||Total Annual Fees (INR)|
Gauhati University Admit Card
The Controller of Examinations of the university will release the admit card of Gauhati University in the second week of June at gauhati.ac.in. Therefore, the students who have successfully applied for Gauhati University Ph.D Admission 2021 must download the Entrance Exam Hall Ticket in order to appear in the exam. The university officials will issue the Gauhati University admit card to all the eligible candidates, only in online mode. No candidate can access the admit card in offline mode or at the Examination Centre/University campus.
Gauhati University Common Entrance (GUCET) Exam Centers
The University conducts a written entrance test GUCET-2021 for admission to PG/MPhil/PhD/BEd. courses. The Gauhati University Entrance Exam 2021 for all the postgraduate courses (PG) will be held at the campus of the university only. However, the Entrance Test for BEd./MPhil/PhD will take place across the state of Assam. Therefore, the applicants must choose their most convenient test centre while applying for Gauhati University BEd. Admission 2021. The List of Test Centres is given below.
Gauhati University Entrance Exam Pattern 2020-21
The University conducts entrance tests for courses such as M.A/M.Sc Anthropology, Bengali, M.A Education, History, etc. Hence, the exam pattern of the GU Entrance Exam is as follows-
- Total Number of Questions- 100 Questions
- Maximum Marks of the questions- 100 questions
- The time duration of the exam is of 2 Hours.
- MCQs (60 questions/marks) + Descriptive questions (40 questions/marks) will be asked in th exam.
Gauhati University Result 2021
The Examination Branch of the university releases the result of Gauhati University 2021 in the form of a merit list/rank list. Candidates will be able to see their Gauhati University 2020 result in the last week of June at gauhati.ac.in. Candidates whose name appears on the Gauhati University merit list 2021 will be needed to participate in the counselling. The rank list of Gauhati University will be different for both the open category and GU Category. Following the entrance examination, the university publishes a selection list/merit list or the result mentioning the names of candidates selected for admission into the university in the last week of July 2021.
Gauhati University Merit List 2021
After the publication of the Result, the Examination authorities also releases the Gauhati University Merit List 2021. On the basis of this merit list, the eligible students can go for Counselling and finally complete the process of Gauhati University 2021 Admission. This Rank/Merit List contains the following details of the candidates
- Name of candidates selected for admissions
- Entrance score of the candidates
- Gender of the candidates
- Application number of the selected candidates
- UG percentage of the candidates
Gauhati University 2021 Admission Highlights
|Name of the University||Gauhati University|
|University type||State University|
|Admission Criteria||B.Tech: Assam CEE|
|PG Courses: University-based Entrance+ Merit in the qualifying examination|
|M.Phil & Ph.D.: GU RET|
|Application Mode||Online: For all the courses|
|Integrated M.Com: Offline|