William Carey University (WCU), Shillong is a Private University established in Meghalaya By an Act of Parliament. It came into existence on 1st March 2005. The university lays special emphasis on environmental and socio-economic development of North East India through social, economic, environmental, cultural and academic activities. It offers mainly postgraduate courses as well as paramedical, graduate courses. WCU is operated by the Mississippi Baptist Convention in Hattiesburg, Mississippi.

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William Carey University

Funded by National and International agencies. environmental and related scientific studies, social sciences, religion and culture, tribal studies and other fields related to the context of NE India will be pursued. The programme will be offered both for full time as well as part-time studies. While adequate academic research will be required, the study will focus on actual field related issues and hence candidates will need to demonstrate a thorough knowledge of the context to which the study relates. The minimum qualification for all studies will be as per UGC norms:

Bachelors and Masters degree with high second class in the chosen field of study A qualifying period of study for those who have not secured the minimum requirement may be prescribed by the Academic Council of WCU.

Priority will be given to candidates who are already in the profession of their chosen field of study. Research fellowships will be available on the basis of merit but subject to the availability of funds from the university.

William Carey University Courses

WCU offers postgraduate research programmes under the supervision of qualified experts and professionals from all over the world. M Phil and Ph.D. programmes of study will be made available. Candidates will be drawn from all over the country to undertake research in various social and scientific disciplines that will focus on the local context but relate to global realities.

Check below the various William Carey University Courses offered:

  • Arts
  • Science
  • Commerce
  • Engineering & Technology
  • Diploma/ Polytechnic
  • Allied Health Science
  • Agriculture
  • Paramedical
  • Vocational
  • Educational
  • Research

William Carey University Admission Procedure

Documents Required for William Carey University Admission:

  1. Application Form (can be downloaded/obtained from the University).
  2. Self-Attested copies of the relevant Educational Certificates.
  3. Original Certificates (only at the time of admission).
  4. Caste Certificate for SC / ST / OBC students.
  5. Residence Proof / Domicile Certificate.
  6. Color Passport size Photographs – 08 nos.
  7. Migration/NOC/TC in Original
  8. Payment Slip

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About William Carey University

It was founded in July 1979 and has done commendable work in the education field. It is affiliated to International Council for Higher Education, Zurich, Switzerland, International Council for Open and Distance Education, Asia Theological Association, City and Guilds (UK). The proposal for establishing William Carey University was submitted to the Secretary, Government of Meghalaya, and Education Department on March 1st, 2006. After a lapse of more than one year, the Governor of Meghalaya accorded sanction for the establishment of the University. It is recognized by UGC and there on the curriculum of AICTE, Ministry of AYUSH, NCTE, PCI is followed. Thus on the 6 of August 2007, the University made a modest start when Dr. K Gnakan was recommended to be the Chancellor of William Carey University.

Contact Details for WCU Shillong

William Carey University (WCU)

Laitumkhrah ,G Villa,Syrix Bayport, Bfyle Road
Shillong 793 001 ,Meghalaya, India
Phone:(+91) 750 4965796(+91) 364 2224126
Fax:(+91) 364 2910365
Student’s Helpline:(+91)72057 30499 email:[email protected]
State Enquiry(New Delhi):(+91) 74570 91690 , (+91)81717 43028 email:[email protected]
Apostile Enquiry(Global:(+91)78099 47188
Email: [email protected]
Web: wcu.co.in



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