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Gauhati University PG Admission 2024 – MA, MSc And MCom Admission

Gauhati University PG Admission 2024

Gauhati University has released the official notification for Gauhati University PG Admission 2024 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)
Gauhati University PG Admission

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, 2024

Name of entrance exam: Gauhati University Post Graduate Entrance Test (PGET), 2024
Name of university: Gauhati University

Name of courses: MA, MCom & MSc courses

Academic session: 2024 - 2025

Date of entrance test: July 09th, 10th and 11th, 2024

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

Helpline No: 7636890406 7636890407 7636891204 7636890402 |
Official website:

Eligibility Criteria for GU PG Admission

Educational Qualification: Candidates must be a Graduate with minimum of 24 Credits in respective subject with Major / Honours or with Regular Course. For Specific Eligibility Criteria for Interdisciplinary programmes, candidates may check this link, here .

Besides this above, it is to be noted that-

(i) Candidates who appeared/appearing in the 6th Semester B.A./B.Sc./B.Com/B.Voc Examinations, 2024 and are waiting for their results are eligible to appear in the PGET-2024 and get provisional admission if selected. However, the candidates must submit the Final Gradesheet /Marksheet within 7 days of the result being declared. Failure to do so will result in the withdrawal of their seat.

(ii) Candidates appeared/appearing in the 6th Semester B.A./B.Sc./B.Com/B.Voc Examinations, 2024 and waiting for their results but have backlog in earlier Semester(s) are also eligible to appear in the PGET-2024 and get provisional admission if selected. However, the candidates must have to submit the Final Gradesheet /Marksheet within 7 days of the result being declared. Failure to do so will result in the withdrawal of their seat.

PGET Score: All candidates must appear in the PGET-2024 to get admitted to any postgraduate programmes at Gauhati University and its affiliated colleges.

Application Fee of GU PG Admission

i) If an applicant applies for one PG programme, the application fee will be Rs. 1000/-; for two programmes, the application fee will be Rs. 1500/-; and for three PG programmes, the application fee will be Rs. 2000/-.

ii) Application fees can only be paid online (by debit card, credit card, or internet banking). The link to the payment gateway will be provided in the online application portal.

How to Apply for Gauhati University Admission ?

The admission process to various PG Courses under Gauhati University will be done through online mode. Online application process will be started from 15th June 2024. 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 obtain the DHE Unique ID.

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 2024

  • Starting date of online application: 15th June 2024
  • Last date of online application: 25th June 2024
  • Issue of Online Admit Cards: 4th July 2024 onwards
  • Dates of the Entrance Test (PGET-2024): 9th, 10th and 11th July 2024
  • Publication of Merit List: 29th July 2024
  • Date of admission: 5th & 6th August 2024
  • Commencement of Classes: 07th August 2024

Important Web Links of Gauhati University PG Admission

Online Application LinkClick Here
Admission NotificationClick Here
Specific Eligibility CriteriaClick Here
Official WebsiteClick Here

PG Courses Offered by Gauhati University

Gauhati University offers following post graduate courses at Gauhati University and its Affiliated
Colleges in the academic year 2024-2025.

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 Management  (Intake Capacity : 15)
  • Environmental Science (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 (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 Commerce (MCom)
  • Commerce (Intake Capacity : 71)
  • 5 Years Integrated M.Com
Master of Technology (MTech)
  • Material Science & Technology (Intake Capacity : 18)
  • Information Technology (Intake Capacity : 20)
  • Signal Processing & Communication (Intake Capacity : 18)
  • Signal Processing & VLSI (Intake Capacity : 18)
  • Bioprocess Technology (Intake Capacity : 18)
Masters in Medical Laboratory Science
  • Haematology & Blood Banking (Intake Capacity : 5)
  • Clinical Biochemistry (Intake Capacity : 5)
  • Medical Microbiology (Intake Capacity : 5)
MSc in Nursing
  • Psychiatric Nursing (Intake Capacity : 20)
Master of Tourism & Management (MTM)
  • MTM (Intake Capacity : 60)
Master of Library and Information Science (MLISc)
  • Library and Information Science (Intake Capacity : 35)
  • LLM (Intake Capacity : 50) 

GU PG Entrance Test

There will be an 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 2024-2025. Admissions will be based strictly on the performance and eligibility criteria of the Entrance Examination.

Name of entrance exam: GU PG Entrance Test, 2024

Mode of exam: Offline 

Date of exam: 9th to 11th July 2024

Type of questions: Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)

No of questions: 100 

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

Duration of exam: 2 Hours. 

Entrance schedule

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.

List of PGET 2024 Centres

Gauhati University Post Graduate Entrance Test (PGET) 2024 will be held in the following examination Locations/ centres. 
Centre CodeName of the Examination Centre
01Gauhati University, Guwahati, Assam
02Madhab Choudhury (M.C.) College, Barpeta, Assam
03Bhola Nath (B.N.) College, Dhubri
04Darrang College, Tezpur
05Lakhimpur Girls’ College, Lakhimpur
06Jagannath Barooah (J.B.) College, Jorhat
07Dibrugarh Hanumanbax Surajmall Kanoi (DHSK) College, Dibrugarh
08Diphu Govt. Boys’ H.S. School, Diphu
09Gurucharan College, Silchar
10St. Anthony’s College, Shillong
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