Gauhati University Application Form 2020: LLM Admission Notification and Application form has been started. The Exam Form is now available for B.A, B.Sc, and B.Com Courses. The link to apply is provided below. The Admission Council of Gauhati University will begin the whole process of Gauhati University Admission 2020 on 15th July 2020. The Admission Entrance Test will take place in July 2020. The dates will be available soon. The admission process will get over by August 2020 and the new academic session will begin. The Online Gauhati University Application Form will be live at the admission portal of Gauhati University from 22 May 2020 after 5 pm to 15 June 2020.

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However, these dates are tentative and are subject to change. The admission process will be online, including payment of the application form fees, entrance, and admission fee. In this article, we are giving all the important details of the Gauhati University Admission 2020-21. 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 2020-21.

Latest Updates

  • Gauhati University LLM Application Form Started! Click Here. The last date of application form is 10th December 2020.

  • GURET 2020 & GEBEdCET 2020 Application Notice

  • Gauhati University PG Application Form Started Click Here

Gauhati University Registration 2020-21

The candidates who aspire to pursue any degree course must Register through the online admission process. After filling the Gauhati University Registration Form 2020 the students must check the Gauhati University Exam Time Table. The university conducts a written Entrance Test for giving admission to candidates. Therefore, the students must download the admit card of Gauhati University, which will be released in the second week of June 2020, using which the candidates can appear for the entrance examination. The Gauhati University Entrance Exam 2020 will take place tentatively someday in the first week of June 2020, the result of which will be announced in the form of merit lists. The Gauhati University 2020 Result will be announced in the last week of July, following which will be the counselling session in the second week of August 2020.

Check- Gauhati University Brochure/Prospectus PDF

GU Application Form Important Dates 2020

The Application Form of Gauhati University will be in an online mode. The online application form will be live at the admission portal of Gauhati University from 22 May 2020 after 5pm to 15 June 2020. However, these dates are as per the trends of the previous year. The officials have yet not disclosed the exact dates of the application process. Therefore, the candidates can go through the tentative dates of GU Application Form 2020-21 in the table given below:



Release of application forms

15th July 2020

Last date to submit the application form

7th Nov 2020

Allotment of online admit card

to be notified

Date of entrance examination

29th Nov 2020

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 Entrance Test 2020 (No Common Entrance Test this Year)

There will be No Common Entrance Test for Gauhati University PG Admission this Year due to COVID 19 Outbreak. The university conducts a written entrance test for giving admission to Postgraduate and BEd. courses. The university offers various UG/PG Degree courses in which the candidates can enroll themselves. The Entrance Test takes place in the First week of July 2020. Therefore, the students who have filled the Gauhati University Admission Form 2020 must check the Dates of Entrance Test. The GU Entrance Test will be in an offline mode and 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:

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 2020 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 2020. 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 2020 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 2020 Application Form?

The Admission Council of the university will release the Application Form of Gauhati University 2020 in the third week of May in online mode at Candidates will be given a chance to fill the Gauhati University application form till the second week of June 2020. It must be noted that the university will not be accepting any forms in offline mode (by post/courier, etc.). So,the candidates can follow the given steps below to fill their application form of Gauhati University 2020 in a hassle-free way.

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 2020 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


Gauhati University Exam Time Table 2020

The Controller of Examinations will release the Gauhati University Exam Dates for the semester Regular exam. The university conducts the semester exam twice in an academic year. The 2/4/6 semester exams usually takes place in the month of April/May and the 1/3/5 semester exam takes place around Nov-Dec. Therefore, the students who are already enrolled in some degree courses in the university must check the Exam Time Table before the semester/annual exam. The BA/BSc/BCom Date Sheet of Gauhati University is easily avaialble online on the official website. Therefore, the students can check the dates of the semester examination from the official website. They can also access the Exam Routine of Gauhati University in the updates section in this article.

Gauhati University Admit Card 2020

The Examination Branch of the university will release the Admit Card of Gauhati University 2020 in the second week of June at It is essential to carry the admit card on the day of the exam. The students without a valid hall ticket will not get an entry to write the exam. The eligible candidates will be allotted the Gauhati University admit card only in online mode. The university will not be issuing the admit card in offline mode or at the campus. Therefore, it is essential for the students to download the Gauhati University 2020 Hall Ticket from the official website. However, they can also access the admit card from the direct link provided in the latest updates section in this article.

Gauhati 2020 University Result

After successful completion of the Semester/Entrance Exam, the students can check their results. The university releases the result of Gauhati University Result 2020 in the form of merit list/rank list. Candidates will be able to see their Gauhati University 2020 result in the last week of June at Candidates whose name appears on the Gauhati University merit list 2020 will be needed to participate in the counselling. The rank list of Gauhati University will be different for both open category and GU Category. Following the entrance examination, the university publishes selection list/merit list or the result mentioning the names of candidates selected for admission into the university in the last week of July 2020.

Gauhati University Merit List 2020

After the declaration of the Result of the entrance test, the officials will prepare the merit list of all successful candidates. Therefore, the candidates whose names appear in the Merit List are eligible for the further admission process. The officials will release the Merit List on their admission portal. So, the students can access the PDF of the merit list from the website. Or they can visit our article to check their names in the list of selected candidates. The Gauhati University Merit List 2020 contains the following details:

  • Name of candidates selected for admissions

  • Entrance score of the candidates

  • Gender of the candidates

  • Remarks

  • Application number of the selected candidates

  • UG percentage of the candidates

Gauhati University Seat Reservation

The University reserves a particular percentage of their seats for the candidates belonging to various categories. The reservation of seats is for all the courses in UG/PG program. Therefore, before applying for the admission in a particular course, the applicants must check the reservation criteria for that course. The categories and the percentage of a seat reserved for them are given in the table below.


Seats Reserved

Scheduled Caste


Scheduled Tribes (Plains)


Scheduled Tribes (Hills)




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)

Fringe village

10 seats

Ex defence

As per EC resolution

GU Ex-employees

5 seats


5 seats

Other universities

20% of seats in every department


One seat in every department

Gauhati University Admission 2020 Highlights

Name of the University

Gauhati University Admission 2020

Admission Mode/ Entrance Examination

Gauhati University Entrance Test (GU Entrance Test 2020)

Name of the conducting body

Gauhati University

Mode of the entrance examination


Duration of the test

Two hours

Courses covered

Postgraduate and B.Ed.

Mode of study covered


Total number of courses covered


Total number of seats

1786 (PG) + 3450 (B.Ed.) = 5236

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