Gauhati University – GU University

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Information About Gauhati University

Gauhati University was established by an Act of the State Legislature, namely, the Gauhati University Act 1947 ( Assam Act,  XVI of 1947 ), of the Government of Assam in the year 1948.  The GU University is funded by the GU University Grants Commission and the Government of Assam. Besides, various agencies of the Central and State Government provide various grants and assistance for Research and other Academic activities. The GU University is in its 61st year of existence, and is the oldest, largest, and the most premier seat of higher education in the entire North Eastern Region of India.

The first Court meeting of the GU University was held on 26 – 1 – 48 at the old Sudmerson Hall of Cotton College, Gauhati. Accordingly the date ’26 January’ is observed as the Foundation Day of Gauhati University. Thanks to the relentless and untiring efforts of a band of dedicated workers like Gopinath Bordoloi ( the first Chief Minister of Assam. He was awarded ‘Bharat Ratna’ posthumously ), Madhab Bezbarua, Bhubaneswar Barua, Sarat Chandra Goswami, Fakhruddin Ali Ahmed ( former President of India ), and many others, and the help and co – operation of the people of Assam, the Gauhati University could be established in 1948.

The Gauhati University has been awarded a 4 star ( **** ) status by the National Assessment and Accrediation Council ( NAAC ) of UGC.

Academic Partners

A Proposals

Gauhati University invites proposals from Management Institutes of repute to be their Academic Partners to promote and conduct the BBA( Industry Integrated )TM three year regular full time program & MBA ( Industry Integrated ) TM two year regular full time program. NIAM, the Managing – Industry Support and Training Partner of Gauhati University will provide Industry and Training support to the students enrolled for these courses. Also, NIAM will manage and coordinate with the approved Academic Partners of the GU University desirous of imparting quality education to the students.

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Courses Offered by Gauhati University

Fees / Per
Advance Diploma in Tool & Die MarketingFour Years6010th Standard with Science and
Maths or Equivalent with 60% marks
in aggregate (50% for the candidates
belonging to SC/ST category)
as on 1/8/2011
(3 years relaxation
for SC/ST
[gads name="Rupee"]30,000/-
Certificate Course in Machinist ( Tool Room )Two Years20[gads name="Rupee"] 22,500/-

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Gauhati University Department of Education

Faculty of Arts

  • Department of Arabic
  • Department of Assamese
  • Department of Bengali
  • Department of Bodo
  • Department of Communication & Journalism
  • Department of Economics
  • Department of Education
  • Department of English
  • Department of English Language Teaching
  • Department of Foklore
  • Department of Foreign Languages
  • Department of Hindi
  • Department of History
  • Department of Library & Information Science
  • Department of Linguistics
  • Department of Modern Indian Languages
  • Department of Persian
  • Department of Philosophy
  • Department of Political Science
  • Department of Psychology
  • Department of Sanskrit
  • Department of Sociology

Faculty of Science

  • Department of Anthropology
  • Department of Biotechnology
  • Department of Botany
  • Department of Chemistry
  • Department of Computer Science
  • Department of Department of Electronics and Communication Technology
  • Department of Environmental Science
  • Department of Geography
  • Department of Geological Science
  • Department of Instrumentation and USIC
  • Department of Mathematics
  • Department of Physics
  • Department of Statistics
  • Department of Zoology

Faculty of Commerce

  • Department of Commerce
  • Department of Business Administration

Faculty of Law

  • Department of Law

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Gauhati University Affiliated Colleges

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Contact Gauhati University

Gauhati University,
Gopinath Bardoloi Nagar,
Guwahati – 781 014, Assam,
Phone Nos : 0361 – 2570 412 ( 0 ), 0361 – 2570408 ( R ),
Fax : 0361 – 270 0311 , 0361 – 2675 515,
Email :,
Website :

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Application Form Submission 16 Dec 2020 to 16 Jan 2021.