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Gauhati University PG Admission 2023 – GUPGET Admit Card

Gauhati University PG Admission 2023

Gauhati University has released the official short notification for Gauhati University PG Admission 2023 process. Accordingly, Gauhati University has launched its online Post Graduation (PG) admission form fill up portal where aspiring and eligible candidates will be able to fill online application form for Post Graduate courses in Arts (MA), Science (MSc) and Commerce (MCom). Interested and eligible candidates may visit this page regularly for any type of GU PG Admission updates .

Gauhati University PG Admission Details

Name of task: Gauhati University Post Graduate Admission, 2023

Name of entrance exam: Gauhati University Post Graduate Entrance Test (GUPGET), 2023
Name of university: Gauhati University

Name of courses: MA, MCom & MSc courses

Academic session: 2023 - 2024

Date of entrance test:
15th, 16th & 17th July 2023

Centres of entrance exam: Guwahati, Barpeta, Shillong, Dhubri, Tezpur, Lakhimpur, Dibrugarh, Jorhat, Diphu, Silchar

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Related Article: Dibrugarh University PG Entrance Test 2023

Eligibility Criteria for GU PG Admission

Here is the eligibility criteria for admission into various post graduate courses under Gauhati University.

For new CBCS

For the students who are passing out this year under the new CBCS course, there is NO requirement of Honours / Major course for admission into a postgraduate cours in any subject. All you need is a minimum credit of 24 (twenty four) in the concerned subject (for traditional subjects) to be eligible to seek admission.

For non-CBCS

BA/BSc/BCom (in 10+2+3 pattern) with Major/honours courses in the concerned subject or B.A./B.Sc./B.Com. (in 10+2+3 pattern) with a general pass course with at least 45% Marks in the concerned subject as well as in aggregate or equivalent CGPA. [45% Marks is to be calculated on the basis of marks obtained in Part I and Part II of the (2+1) pattern and part I, part II and Part III of the (1+1+1) pattern are eligible to seek admission to the University. However, certain specific eligibility criteria have been fixed by the concerned departments and these are applicable especially for the interdisciplinary subjects.

The admissions will be conducted entirely on the basis of Entrance Examination.

Registration Fee of GU PG Admission 2023

The registration fee is to be paid online while submitting the online application form. It includes the Application Fee of Rs.1000 (one thousand) for one subject / Rs.1500 (one thousand five hundred) for two subjects / Rs.2000 (two thousand) for three subjects. 
The Registration Fee is Non-Refundable. 
Kindly see your eligibility criteria before proceeding to pay this fee. Depending on the online payment gateway an applicant chooses, there may be mandatory bank charges apart from the registration fee, which needs to be paid.

Available Disciplines/ Courses for GU PG Admission

Gauhati University is one of the premier institutions of higher education in Northeast India and one of the most sought-after postgraduate institutions. GU has been a top ranking institute (as per NIRF rankings) for five years in a row and is a NAAC A-Grade institution. It is also one of the most diversified in our academics among all other institutions of higher education in the Northeast.
Gauhati University offers a number courses under different departments as mentioned below. 
Master of Arts (MA)

# Arabic (Intake Capacity : 60)
# Anthropology (Intake Capacity : 33)
# Assamese (Intake Capacity : 88)
# Bengali (Intake Capacity : 55)
# Bodo (Intake Capacity : 48)   
# Comparative Indian Literature (Intake Capacity : 25) 
# Economics (Intake Capacity : 75)
# Education (Intake Capacity : 60)
# English (Intake Capacity : 76)
# Folklore Studies (Intake Capacity : 25) 
# Geography (Intake Capacity : 40)
# Hindi (Intake Capacity : 55)   
# History (Intake Capacity : 72)
# Linguistics (Intake Capacity : 20) 
# English Language Teaching (Intake Capacity : 30) 
# Mass Communication (Intake Capacity : 38) 
# Persian (Intake Capacity : 15)
# Philosophy (Intake Capacity : 72)
# Political Science (Intake Capacity : 75)
# Psychology (Intake Capacity : 33)
# Sanskrit (Intake Capacity : 80)
# Sociology (Intake Capacity : 55)
# Women's Studies (Intake Capacity : 45) 

Master of Science (MSc)

# Anthropology (Intake Capacity : 33)
# Biotechnology (Intake Capacity : 27) 
# Botany (Intake Capacity : 40)
# Chemistry (Intake Capacity : 50)
# Computer Science (Intake Capacity : 30) 
# Information Technology (Intake Capacity : 10) 
# Electronics and Communication Technology (Intake Capacity : 20) 
# Environmental Science (Intake Capacity : 15) 
# Environmental Management (Intake Capacity : 15) 
# Geography (Intake Capacity : 40)
# Geology (Intake Capacity : 30)
# Herbal Science & Technology (Intake Capacity : 30) 
# Instrumentation & Applied Physics (Intake Capacity : 20) 
# Mathematics (Intake Capacity : 90)
# Microbiology (Intake Capacity : 10) 
# Microelectronics & Adv Communication Technology (Intake Capacity : 12) 
# Physics (Intake Capacity : 50)
# Radiological Physics (Intake Capacity : 10)
# Statistics (Intake Capacity : 30)
# Zoology (Intake Capacity : 50)
# Wildlife Science (Intake Capacity : 15) 

Master of Technology (MTech)

# Material Science & Technology (Intake Capacity : 18) 
# Information Technology (Intake Capacity : 20) 
# Signal Processing & Communication Engineering (Intake Capacity : 18)  
# Signal Processing & VLSI (Intake Capacity : 18)

Master of Commerce (MCom)

# Commerce (Intake Capacity : 71)

MSc in Nursing

# Psychiatric Nursing (Intake Capacity : 20)

Master of Library and Information Science (MLISc)

# Library and Information Science  (Intake Capacity : 35) 

Masters in Medical Laboratory Science

# Haematology & Blood Banking (Intake Capacity : 5)
# Clinical Biochemistry (Intake Capacity : 5)
# Medical Microbiology (Intake Capacity : 5)


# LLM (Intake Capacity : 50)

Master of Tourism & Management (MTM)

# MTM (Intake Capacity : 60) 

How to Apply for Gauhati University PG Admission ?

The admission process to various PG Courses under Gauhati University will be done through online mode. Online application process will be started from 5th June 2023. To submit an online application, pl follow the below mentioned steps. 
Any prospective student who wants to apply to Gauhati University and its affiliated colleges for admission into any postgraduate course MUST first register with the Department of Higher Education (DHE), Assam and and obtain the DHE Unique ID. To obtain the DHE Unique ID, please visit and follow the instructions there.

Once you obtain the DUI, please come back and continue filling up of GU admission form. Without this DUI, you will NOT be able to submit GU Admission Form.

Step 1: Scroll down, check Important Web-Link‘s section.

Step 2: Click on Online Application Link.

Step 3: Enter your all credentials & upload required educational and other documents.
Step 4: Make the payment of Application Fee as per your course .

Step 4: That’s it, submit your application form and take a print out of it. 

Important Dates of Gauhati University PG Admission 2023

# Starting date of online application: 6th June 2023
# Last date of online application: 20th June 2023
# Issue of Online Admit Cards: 1st July 2023 onwards
# Date of Common entrance test: 15th July to 17th July 2023
# Publication of Merit List: 29th July 2023
# Date of admission: 03rd & 4th August 2023
# Commencement of Classes: 07th August 2023

Important Web Links of Gauhati University PG Admission

GUPGET Admit Card
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GUPGET Schedule
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Online Application Link
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Admission Notification
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Specific Eligibility Criteria
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Official WebsiteClick Here

GU PG Common Entrance Test

There will be a Common Entrance Test for admission into different Post Graduate Courses to be conducted by Gauhati University (both for the University Departments and the Affiliated Colleges of the University) for the session 2023-2024. Admissions will be based strictly on the performance and eligibility criteria of the Entrance Examination.

Name of entrance exam: GU PG Entrance Test, 2023

Mode of exam: Offline 

Date of exam: 15th to 17th July 2023.

Type of questions: Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)

No of questions:

Negative marking: For each wrong answer, a 0.25 mark will be deducted.

Duration of exam:
2 Hours. 

A student can opt for appearing in the entrance examination for a maximum of three subjects (one traditional and two interdisciplinary). However, applicants should refer to the overlap of examination dates for two subjects, if any, where they would like to appear in through PGET, so that both the subjects do not overlap in the same session.

FAQs of Gauhati University PG Admission 

What is the starting date to apply online for Gauhati University PG Admission?

The starting date to apply online for Gauhati University PG Admission is 6th June 2023 from 6 PM.

What is the last date to apply online for Gauhati University PG Admission?

The last date to apply online for Gauhati University PG Admission is 20th June 2023.

When will the Gauhati University PG Entrance Test be conducted?

The Gauhati University PG Entrance Test will be conducted between 15th to 17th July 2023.

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