Gauhati University, Guwahati

Gauhati University, Guwahati

  • Guwahati, Assam
  • ESTD 1948
  • State University

Facilities available in University

  • Comp Labs

  • Sports

  • Medical

  • Cafeteria

  • Library

  • Auditorium

  • Hostel

Major Courses Offered by University

Course Name Rating Total Fee
Bachelor of Law [L.L.B] {Hons.}
3Years Full Time 120 Seats Per Course
N/A ₹23,230 per year Apply Now
Bachelor of Arts + Bachelor of Laws [B.A.L.L.B.] {Hons}
5Years Full Time
N/A ₹28,196 per year Apply Now
Master of Arts [M.A]
2Years Full Time 60 Seats Per Course
N/A ₹7,870 per year Apply Now
Post Graduate Diploma
1Year Full Time 15 Seats Per Course
N/A ₹8,050 per year Apply Now
Post Graduate Certificate
1Year Full Time 10 Seats Per Course
N/A ₹8,050 per year Apply Now
Master of Commerce [M.Com]
2Years Full Time 60 Seats Per Course
N/A ₹7,870 per year Apply Now
Master of Library and Information Science [M.Lib.I.Sc]
2Years Full Time 30 Seats Per Course
N/A ₹15,470 per year Apply Now
Master of Business Economics [MBE]
2Years Full Time 30 Seats Per Course
N/A N/A Apply Now
Master of Education [M.Ed]
2Years Full Time 50 Seats Per Course
5.0 N/A Apply Now
3Years Full Time
5.0 N/A Apply Now

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Prof. Umesh Deka
Malinee Goswami
Upen Rabha Hakacham
Kandarpa Kumar Barman
Archana Sharma
Kaberi Saha
Banani Chakravarty
Assistant Professor
Pranjal Sharma Bashishtha
Assistant Professor
Binita Rani Das
Assistant Professor
Manashi Bora
Associate Professor

About University

Gauhati University was established in 1948 under the Guwahati University Act 1947. This is the first university of North East India. The University which started functioning from the city center was shifted to the present campus in 1955-56. The objective of the University is to revitalize its educational leadership and transform the University from an institution of higher education to an institution of higher development of the intellect, the will, and the moral through continuous self-development, collaboration and sharing of knowledge with institutions of excellence.

The University of Gauhati, popularly known as ‘Gauhati University’, is the oldest and largest University of North East India. Since its inception in 1948, it continues to be a leading teaching and research institution, offering courses in a wide range of disciplines. Many of our teachers are academics of national and international repute, and are working in the state-of-the-art areas of researchMotto of the University is “Achievement through Learning”

  • Vision of the University is “To strengthen the extension education services to the society”
  • Mission of the University is” To bring about social, economic, moral and spiritual up-liftmen of the people of Assam”
  • A University of the people for the people by the people
  • The University campus is situated on the western fringe of Guwahati, about 15 kilometers from the city center and with the mighty Brahmaputra to the North
  • The university has been accredited with a 4-star rating by the NAAC
  • University is funded by the UGC and the Government of Assam for research and other academic activities.

Facts & Figures:

Founded In


University Type

State University

Approved By


Total Students


Total Faculty

290 (full-time) and 102 (Guest Faculty)


3 Lakhs (total books)


2000 seats (capacity)

How to Reach

10 km away from Lokapriya Gopinath Bardoloi Airport                                                                   5 km away from Kamakhya Railway Station

Gauhati University Courses:

The University has 41 Post Graduate Departments, an Institute for Distance and Open Learning (IDOL) and a constituent Law College on the main campus. It has 326 affiliated colleges, offering Under Graduate and Post Graduate courses in the Faculties of Arts, Science, Commerce, Engineering, Fine Arts, Law, Management, Medicine, and Technology.

Gauhati University Eligibility Criteria:

  • Eligibility for M.A./M.Sc. Courses
  1. . B.A. /B.Sc. (in the 10 + 2 + 3 pattern) with Major/ Hons. Course in the concerned subject.
  2. B.A. /B.Sc. (in the 10 + 2 + 3 pattern) with General/ Pass Course with at least 45% marks in the concerned subject as well as in aggregate or equivalent CGPA.

Note: 45% marks is to be calculated on the basis of marks obtained in Part-I and Part - II of the (2+1) pattern/Part-I, Part-II and Part-III of the (1+1+1) pattern.

  • Eligibility for M.Com. Course
  1. B.Com. in the 10+2+3 pattern with Major Course in the subject.
  2. B.Com. in the 10+2+3 pattern with at least 40 % marks in aggregate in General Course.
  • Eligibility for Interdisciplinary Subjects

In addition to the subjects available to Major Course and General Course candidates of the concerned subjects, the following eleven subjects offer a wide range of choices to applicants coming from a variety of disciplines:

  • Biotechnology
  • Computer Science
  • Electronics and Communication Technology
  • Environmental Science
  • Instrumentation
  •  Library and Information Science
  • Linguistics and ELT
  • Mass Communication
  • Psychology
  •  Sociology
  •  Women’s Studies

Gauhati University Fee Structure:

For more Information click here: Fee Structure

Gauhati University Placement:

It has an excellent record of lateral placements. It has extensive linkages with industry which helps students to secure excellent lateral placements.

For more information click here: Placements Details

Gauhati University Awards:

Gauhati University, the oldest higher educational institution in the North East region, has been awarded the European Awards for Best Practices 2014 by the European Society for Quality Research (ESQR) on 1st June 2014 at a gala event at hotel Le Plaza in Brussels.

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Contact Details

Phone No: 0361-2570415
Gopinath Bordoloi Nagar
Guwahati - 781014
Assam , India
Nearest Bus Stand
GU Main Gate Bus Stop bus stand 0.26Km
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University Hostel

Hostel For : Unisex ₹3.56 K - ₹3.96 K

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