Gauhati University

Gauhati university one of the most important university of Eastern India that plays an important role in the education hemisphere. One of the esteemed university, this university was established in 26th January,1948 and accredited with grade ‘A’ by NAAC. It consists of more than 320 affiliated colleges, a constituent institute of Engineering & Law, and Institute of Distance & Open Learning. The university provides various undergraduate and postgraduate courses in the field of Arts, Science, Commerce & Management, Technology, and Law. The rank of the university is 42 for universities in India according to NIRF. It is a public university open to all with the motto “Achievement through learning/knowledge”. It is the first university of eastern India. Currently accredited to NAAC, UGC, AIU this university is situated in the centre of Guwahati.Governed under the jurisdiction of G.U.court it consists of the executive council and academic council. The university aims to provide easily accessible system of education & learning through highly facilitated education inputs like practical classes, library facilities with wide range of books etc.

The Goa University is well known for the ambience that it provides for the development of education & spread of knowledge. The students can take up various courses in arts, science, commerce, engineering & various other inter disciplinary courses etc. The university offers both undergraduate and post graduate program for students willing to take on distance education. With an extensive library facility, the university has a stock of 850,000 books which the students have access 24 hours a day. There are various other institutions affiliated under this university which adds to the education facility of the university. It is thus an important institution in the education sphere of the Republic of India.

Gauhati University Courses

The courses are mentioned below:

  • Bachelor of Arts, Commerce, Science, and Technology
  • Master of Arts in Mass Communication, Bengali, Arabic, and Assamese
  • Master of Technology in Biotechnology
  • Master of Science in Botany
  • The research program includes Ph.D./M.Phil in Science & Technology, and Arts department

Eligibility Criteria

  • Admission in B.Tech is provided on the basis of valid marks obtained in the Joint Entrance Exam (JEE Main) or CEE 
  • Candidates seeking admission in UG courses must have passed 12th from a recognized board
  • Candidates seeking admission in M.Tech is decided by the GATE entrance examination
  • Candidates trying for admission in Ph.D. are required to clear Gauhati University (GU-RET) entrance exam.


The university has a placement cell that organizes various mock tests, seminars, workshops for students. The campus placement percentage of the university was 60-65% in the year 2019. Some of the top recruiters include Aircel, Airtel, Reliance, NIIT Technologies, Mahindra & Mahindra, Tech Mahindra, Wipro, HDFC, and many more.


The university provides scholarships to deserving students belonging to the ST/SC/OBC category. It also provides an exemption in the tuition fees for students who come under BPL (Below Poverty Line).

Other Facilities

The other facilities include well-equipped laboratories, hostel, library, canteen, sports venues, free Wi-Fi, Gym, medical facilities, transport, etc.

State Assam
District Kamrup Metropolitan
City Guwahati
Address National Highway 37, Gopinath Bordoloi Nagar, Jalukbari, Guwahati, Assam ,781014
University Under Government
Phone 0361 257 0415
Fax Number Not Available
Established Year 1948
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