Gauhati University Application Form 2021 for admission will be available soon. However, the online student registration has been extended till 22nd May 2021. Candidates can check the details below. The exam form for GU IDOL is also available on its website. The Admission Council starts the admission process in May/June 2021. The selection of the candidates takes place on the basis of the entrance test and merit scores. The Online Gauhati University Application Form will be available on the website. Candidates who meet the criteria can apply before the due date. Therefore, the students who wish to pursue any degree course must read this article to get the latest updates on Gauhati University UG/PG Application Form 2021.

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  • Exam Forms for the semester exams is available till 22nd May 2021. Register here. The exams starts on June 2021 in Open Book Exam Mode. 

Gauhati exam form

  • GU IDOL Exam Form has been released. Apply Here
  • Gauhati University PG Application Form Started Click Here

Gauhati University Registration 2021

The candidates who aspire to pursue any degree course must Register through the online admission process. After filling the Gauhati University Registration Form 2021 the students must check the Gauhati University Exam Time Table. The university conducts a written Entrance Test for PhD courses, and the selection of UG and PG courses takes place on the basis of merit. However, the mode of the application form is online. The link will remain active for a limited period of time. Therefore, it is advised to submit the form within the due date.

Check- Gauhati University Brochure/Prospectus PDF

GU Application Form Important Dates 2021

The Application Form of Gauhati University releases online. Candidates who are eligible have to apply by visiting the website. The official dates have not yet announced. However, the candidates can go through the tentative dates of GU Application Form 2020-21 in the table given below:



Release of application forms

Last date to submit the application form

Allotment of online admit card

Date of entrance examination

Opening of the window to upload qualifying exam marks

Rank List Declaration

Gauhati University admission last date

Gauhati University Entrance Test 2021

The university conducts a written entrance test for giving admission to PhD, Postgraduate and BEd. courses. The university offers various UG/PG Degree courses in which the candidates can enrol themselves. The Entrance Test takes place in the first week of July. Therefore, the students who have filled the Gauhati University Admission Form must check the Dates of the Entrance Test. The GU Entrance Test takes place offline for a duration of Two Hours. The Entrance test covers a total number of around 50 PG courses offered by the university. The schedule of Gauhati University Entrance Test is given in the tabular form below (previous year).

Date (Tentative)Subject
1st Half (11 a.m to 1 p.m)2nd Half (2 p.m to 4 p.m.)
29-06-2020Psychology, Linguistics and ELT, Environmental Science, Electronics & Communication TechnologyMass Communication, Microelectronics and Advance Communication Technology, Philosophy, Sanskrit and M.Tech in Signal Processing and communication, Cancer Biology
30-06-2020Assamese, Mathematics, Hindi, Arabic, Botany, Environmental ManagementLibrary & Information Science, Computer Science / Information Technology, Anthropology and Comparative Indian Literature
01-07-2020Sociology, Biotechnology,
Instrumentation & Applied Physics,
and History
Political Science, Geography, Wildlife Science, MTM.
02-07-2020Economics, Education, English,
Geology, Microbiology
Commerce, Bio-Physics, Chemistry,
03-07-2020Bengali, Bodo, Persian, M.Tech – Material Science & Technology, Women’s Studies and M.Sc. Nursing (Psy. Nsg.) under LGB Regional Institute of Mental Health in Tezpur,
Herbal Science
Physics, Radiological Physics, Statistics, M.Tech. in the following Programmes: Information Technology, Biotechnology,
Signal Processing & VLSI Design, European Studies

Gauhati University Admission Eligibility Criteria

The Application Form of Gauhati University will be in an online mode. Therefore, all the applicants must read the Brochure and the instructions very carefully before applying for Gauhati University Admission. The candidates must read the Eligibility Criteria before filling the Gauhati University Form Fill Up 2021. Please check the eligibility conditions before submission of the Application. This is because even if you clear the entrance test, your admission is subject to fulfilment of the eligibility criteria of the Course/Subject applied. Gauhati University 2021 eligibility criteria differ as per the courses, therefore, candidates are suggested to check it properly in the table given below.

Gauhati University Eligibility Criteria For General Category (GN)


Eligibility Required

B.Ed. Course

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

  • Candidates require a B.A./B.Sc. degree under the 10+2+3 pattern with a major/Hons. In the concerned subject. OR

  • Candidates with a B.Com degree under the 10+2+3 pattern with a minimum of 40% marks or an equivalent CGPA in the general course are also eligible.

  • 45% marks will be calculated like this – Marks secured in Part-I & II for courses in 2 + 1-pattern and on the basis of marks obtained in Part I, II, & III if under 1 + 1 + 1-pattern.

M. Com Course

  • Candidates with a BCom degree under the 10 + 2 + 3-pattern with Major course will be eligible. OR

  • Candidates with a B.A./B.Sc. under the 10+2+3 pattern with a general or pass course subjects with a minimum of 45% marks or an equivalent CGPA in the concerned subject will be eligible.

Gauhati University Eligibility Criteria For Specific Categories (Res)


Eligibility Criteria

M.A. in Comparative Literature

Candidates will need a B.A. degree in any modern Indian language or English to be eligible.

M.A. Linguistics

Candidates with a bachelor’s degree in Arts, Science, Commerce are eligible. However, there are certain applicable conditions as well

  • Candidates should have done their major or honours in English a minimum of 40% marks or equivalent CGPA. OR

  • Those candidates who have not done their majors or honours in English should have secured a minimum of 50% marks (or equivalent CGPA) in English as a subject.

M.A. Psychology

Candidates will require a bachelor’s degree with :

  • A major/honours in any of the following subjects – Philosophy, Psychology, Education, Home Science, Social Work


  • In Medical Science (MBBS, BAMS, BHMS degrees) or in nursing.

M.A. Sociology

Candidates need to have a bachelor’s degree in any discipline with a minimum of 50% marks or CGPA.

M.A/.M.Sc. Statistics

Candidates need a bachelor’s degree with:

  • Hons./Major in Statistics with Maths as the general subject. OR

  • At least 45% marks in Statistics as a general subject and Math as a general subject. OR

  • A major/Hons. In Maths with Statistics as a general subject.

  • Hons./major in Economics with Math and Statistics as general subjects.

M.Sc. Biotechnology

Candidates require a bachelor’s degree with a minimum of 55% Marks (or equivalent CGPA) in Major / Honours in Science with

  • A bachelor’s degree in Biochemistry, Biotechnology, Microbiology OR

  • A bachelor’s degree with a major/Zoology with Chemistry honours in Botany as general subjects. OR

  • A bachelor’s degree with honours or major in Chemistry with Botany/Zoology as a general subject

M.Sc. Cancer Biology

The candidate requires a bachelor’s degree with –

  • A bachelor’s degree (B.Sc. or equivalent) in Science with Honours in Biotechnology/Zoology/Biochemistry. OR

  • A bachelor’s degree (BTech or equivalent) in BAMS/BVSC/MBBS/Biotechnology with 50% marks or an equivalent CGPA.

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.

M.Sc. Nursing

Candidates require a bachelor’s degree in Nursing with a minimum of 55% with

  • Should have a registration number with ‘state nursing council of India’ OR

  • Must have working experience as a nurse.

M.Sc in Instrumentation and Applied Physics

Candidates require a bachelor’s degree with:

  • A bachelor’s degree in science with honours in Electronics/Instrumentation/Physics Or

  • A bachelor’s degree in Science with Physics and Maths as general subjects with at least an aggregate of 50% marks (or an equivalent CGPA).

M.Sc. in Electronics, Advanced Communication Technology, Microelectronics

A candidate requires a bachelor’s degree with

  • A bachelor’s degree in science with Hons. In electronics OR

  • A bachelor’s degree in science with Hons. In Physics OR

  • A bachelor’s degree in Science with a major in Math/Statistics/Chemistry with Electronics/Physics as a general subject.

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:

  • A bachelor’s degree in science with a major in Computer Science. OR

  • A bachelor’s degree in computer science as a general subject. OR

  • A bachelor’s degree (technology or engineering) in IT/Computer Science. OR

  • A bachelor’s degree in science with a postgraduate diploma in Computer Science

  • A bachelor’s degree in BCA or B.Sc. in IT.

In addition to above, candidates must have studied and passed in Math under 10+2 and in college.

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.

How To Fill Gauhati University Application Form?

The Admission Council of the university will release the Application Form of Gauhati University 2021 in the third week of April or May in online mode at Hence, the step by step process to fill in the form is as follows.

Steps to fill Gauhati University Application Form

Step 1. Registration

  • In this step, the candidates must visit the official website of Gauhati University (

  • Then after the candidates must click on ‘Admission’. The Admission Notice appears in the highlights/latest updates section on the portal.

  • Now, enter your valid email ID and mobile number.

  • The user ID and password will be sent to the registered email IDs and mobile numbers of candidates

Step 2. Filling the Gauhati University Application Form 2020

  • In this second step of filling the Application Form, the applicants must Click on ‘Proceed to Application’ option

  • Then enter all the personal, academic details

  • Also, enter your preferences of degree and college

Step 3. Upload documents

  • This stage includes the uploading the original documents of the applicants in the form of soft copy. The candidates must upload the scanned copies of the requisite images in the dimensions prescribed below



Image size

File format


413 x 531

Up to 100 KB

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512 x 128

Up to 100 KB

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Graduation Mark Sheet

File size should not be greater than 200 KB, equal to or less than 100 KB

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Minority/Caste Certificate

100 KB

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Step 4. Payment of Application Fee

  • Finally, after uploading all the requisite documents, the applicants must pay the Gauhati University application fee using the e-payment link. Please note that the officials will not accept the Application Form without the payment of fees. Therefore, in order to complete the application process, the candidates must pay the applicable fees.

  • Candidates have the option to choose the mode of fee payment. Therefore, they can choose the payment mode from either of these modes – Debit Card/Credit Card/Net Banking


Fee (in INR)

All categories


Important Note – Candidates can apply for a maximum of three courses using the same application form for Gauhati University 2021 Admission.

Further, they can also apply to one traditional programme with two interdisciplinary programmes only. Interdisciplinary programmes include Biotechnology, Computer Science, Electronics and Communication Technology, European Studies, Environmental Science, Instrumentation and Applied Physics, Comparative Indian Literature, Library and Information Science, Linguistics and ELT, Sociology, Psychology, Women’s Studies, Microbiology.

Gauhati University List of Courses

The university offers a wide range of postgraduate courses along with the B. E.d courses to candidates desiring for the admission in 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 PG Courses & Seats


Intake Capacity

M.A. Anthropology


M.A. Assamese


M.A. Arabic


M.A. Bengali


M.A. Bodo


M.A. Comparative Indian Literature


M.A. Economics


M.A. Education


M.A. English


M.A. European Studies


M.A. Geography


M.A. Hindi


M.A. History


M.A. Linguistics


M.A. English Language Teaching


M.A. Mathematics


M.A. Persian


M.A. Philosophy


M.A. in Political Science


M.A. Psychology


M.A. Sanskrit


M.A. Sociology


M.A. Women’s Studies


M.A. Statistics


M.Sc. Anthropology


M.Sc. Biotechnology


M.Sc. Botany


M.Sc. Cancer Biology


M.Sc. Chemistry


M.Sc. Computer Science


M.Sc. Information Technology


M.Sc. Economics


M.Sc. Electronics and Comm Tech


M.Sc. Environmental Science


M.Sc. Geography


M.Sc. Instrumentation and Applied Physics


M.Sc. Mathematics


M.Sc. Microbiology


M.Sc. Microelect & Adv Comm Tech


M.Sc. Nursing (in LGBRIMH, Tezpur)



M.Sc. Radiological Physics


M.Sc. Psychology


M.Sc. Statistics


M.Sc. Zoology


M.Sc. Wildlife Science


Master of Commerce (M.Com.)


Master of Library and Information Science (M.L.I.Sc.) in




Total number of seats


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