Gauhati University Admission 2019

Gauhati University Admission 2019 - Gauhati University has released the ranklist of Gauhati University 2019 admission on July 30, 2019 at gauhati.ac.in. Candidates whose name were mentioned in the provisonal merit list of Gauhati University admission 2019 can check their name in the ranklist released. All the qualified candidates of all the categories and programmes in Gauhati University 2019 merit list need to claim their admission by August 13, 2019. The university has earlier declared result of Gauhati University 2019 admission in the form of corrected, open, GU, consolidated and north east quota merit list on July 25, 2019 in online mode. The merit list or Gauhati University 2019 result consists of selected candidates' names, roll number and the scores. The university has declared the Gauhati University 2019 result for PG programmes including M.A. in English, Hindi, Economics, Education, Political Science, Sociology, Women’s Studies; M.Sc. in Botany, Biology, Mathematics, Geology, Geography, Environmental Science, etc. The Gauhati University admission test 2019 was held from June 29 to July 3, while the admit card for the test was available from June 18. In order to get admission to Gauhati University 2019 for the aforementioned courses, candidates have to appear for the entrance test.

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The entrance test for Gauhati University admission 2019 is conducted in offline mode and carries 100 marks in total. The duration of the entrance test is two hours. There are around 48 postgraduate courses for 1786 seats at the university. The university offers around 3450 seats in B.Ed. spread across different campuses.


Gauhati University Admission 2019 - A Brief Overview

Name of the admission process

Gauhati University Admission 2019

Name of the entrance examination

Gauhati University Entrance Test

Abbreviated as

GU Entrance Test

Name of the conducting body

Gauhati University

Mode of the entrance examination

Offline

Duration of the test

Two hours

Courses covered

Postgraduate and B.Ed.

Mode of study covered

Regular

Total number of courses covered

49

Total number of seats

1786(PG)+3450(B.Ed.) = 5236

Important Dates of Gauhati University 2019 Admission

Given below are dates related to events involved in admission to Gauhati University 2019 like application, entrance examination, publishing of merit list, and so on. Candidates are required to make a serious note of these dates so that they do not miss out on any important event.

Gauhati University Admission 2019 - Important Dates

S.no.

Events

Dates

3.

Online admission starts

May 22, 2019

4.

Last date to submit the application form

June 15, 2019 (Closed)

5.

Issue of online admit card

June 18, 2019 (Released)

6.

Date of entrance examination

June 29 to July 3, 2019

8.

Opening of the window to upload qualifying exam marks

July 5 to July 15, 2019

9.

Announcement of the selection list/result/merit list

July 25, 2019 (Released)

10.Rank List DeclarationJuly 30, 2019 (Released)

11.

Gauhati University admission last date

By August 13, 2019

Gauhati University Courses offered

The university offers a number of postgraduate courses and B.Ed. course. Candidates applying for admission to Gauhati University 2019 can apply for any of these courses provided they fulfil the eligibility criteria. A candidate can opt for a maximum of three courses. Given below is a list of PG courses offered by the university which candidates can follow and make an informed decision as to which course to opt for.


Gauhati University Admission 2019 - Postgraduate Courses

Courses

Intake Capacity

M.A. Anthropology


26

M.A. Assamese


88

M.A. Arabic


60

M.A. Bengali


45

M.A. Bodo


44

M.A. Comparative Indian Literature


15

M.A. Economics


75

M.A. Education

45

M.A. English


66

M.A. European Studies


20

M.A. Geography


38

M.A. Hindi


50

M.A. History


60

M.A. Linguistics

10

M.A. English Language Teaching


25

M.A. Mathematics


80

M.A. Persian


10

M.A. Philosophy


72

M.A. Political Science


60

M.A. Psychology


28

M.A. Sanskrit


70

M.A. Sociology


45

M.A. Women's Studies


36

M.A. Statistics


30

M.Sc. Anthropology


26

M.Sc. Biotechnology


20

M.Sc. Botany


40

M.Sc. Cancer Biology


10

M.Sc. Chemistry


46

M.Sc. Computer Science

20

M.Sc. Information Technology


10

M.Sc. Economics


75

M.Sc. Electronics and Comm Tech


20

M.Sc. Environmental Science

15

M.Sc. Geography


38

M.Sc. Instrumentation and Applied Physics


20

M.Sc. Mathematics


80

M.Sc. Microbiology


10

M.Sc. Microelect & Adv Comm Tech


10

M.Sc. Nursing (in LGBRIMH, Tezpur)



M.Sc.Physics


50

M.Sc. Radiological Physics

10

M.Sc. Psychology


28

M.Sc. Statistics


30

M.Sc. Zoology

40

M.Sc. Wildlife Science


20

Master of Commerce (M.Com.)



60

Master of Library and Information Science (M.L.I.Sc.) in



30

B.Ed.

3450

Total number of seats

5236

Gauhati University Eligibility Criteria 2019

Each of the courses offered through admission to Gauhati University 2019 have their own eligibility criteria mandated by the university. It is advised that before proceeding on with the application form, candidates go through the eligibility criteria for their desired courses and ensure that they fulfil them. If candidates are found to be not complying with the eligibility requirements, their admissions will be forfeited even if they clear the entrance examination. Given below are the eligibility criteria for postgraduate and B.Ed. courses which candidates can refer to.

Gauhati University Admission 2019 - General Eligibility Criteria

B.Ed. Course

A candidate must have passed the B.A / B.Sc. / B.Com. or MA/ MSc/M.Com or equivalent degree programme form a recognised Board/University with a minimum of 50% marks for the general category or 45% for SC/ST/OBC categories.

MA and MSc Courses

  • Candidates require a B.A./B.Sc. degree under the 10+2+3 pattern with a major/hons. In the concerned subject. OR

  • Candidates with a B.Com degree under the 10+2+3 pattern with a minimum of 40% marks or an equivalent CGPA in the general course are also eligible.

  • 45% marks will be calculated like this - Marks secured in Part-I & II for courses in 2 + 1-pattern and on the basis of marks obtained in Part I, II, & III if under 1 + 1 + 1-pattern.

MCom Course

  • Candidates with a BCom degree under the 10 + 2 + 3-pattern with Major course will be eligible. OR

  • Candidates with a B.A./B.Sc. under the 10+2+3 pattern with a general or pass course subjects with a minimum of 45% marks or an equivalent CGPA in the concerned subject will be eligible.

Gauhati University 2019 Admission - Specific Eligibility Criteria

M.A. in Comparative Literature - Candidates will need a B.A. degree in any modern Indian language or English to be eligible.

M.A. Linguistics - Candidates with a bachelor’s degree in Arts, Science, Commerce are eligible. However, there are certain applicable conditions as well -

  • Candidates should have done their major or honours in English a minimum of 40% marks or equivalent CGPA. OR

  • Those candidates who have not done their majors or honours in English should have secured a minimum of 50% marks (or equivalent CGPA) in English as a subject.

M.A. Psychology - A candidates will require a bachelor’s degree with :

  • A major/honours in any of the following subjects - Philosophy, Psychology, Education, Home Science, Social Work

OR

  • In Medical Science (MBBS, BAMS, BHMS degrees) or in nursing.

M.A. Sociology - Candidates need to have a bachelor’s degree in any discipline with a minimum of 50% marks or CGPA.

M.A/.M.Sc. Statistics - Candidates need a bachelor’s degree with:

  • Hons./Major in Statistics with Maths as the general subject. OR

  • At least 45% marks in Statistics as a general subject and Math as a general subject. OR

  • A major/hons. In Maths with Statistics as a general subject.

  • An hons./major in Economics with Math and Statistics as general subjects.

M.Sc. Biotechnology - Candidates require a bachelor’s degree with a minimum of 55% Marks (or equivalent CGPA) in Major / Honours in Science with

  • A bachelor’s degree in Biochemistry, Biotechnology, Microbiology OR

  • A bachelor’s degree with a major/Zoology with Chemistry honours in Botany as general subjects. OR

  • A bachelor’s degree with an honours or major in Chemistry with Botany/Zoology as a general subject

M.Sc. Cancer Biology - Candidate requires a bachelor’s degree with -

  • A bachelor’s degree (B.Sc. or equivalent) in Science with Honours in Biotechnology/Zoology/Biochemistry. OR

  • A bachelor’s degree (BTech or equivalent) in BAMS/BVSC/MBBS/Biotechnology with 50% marks or an equivalent CGPA.

M.Sc. in Radiological Physics - Candidates require a bachelor’s degree in science with a major in physics with a minimum of 60% marks or CGPA.

M.Sc. Nursing - Candidates require a bachelor’s degree in Nursing with a minimum of 55% with

  • Should have a registration number with ‘state nursing council of India’ OR

  • Must have a working experience as a nurse.

M.Sc in Instrumentation and Applied Physics - Candidates require a bachelor’s degree with:

  • A bachelor’s degree in science with honours in Electronics/Instrumentation/Physics Or

  • A bachelor’s degree in Science with Physics and Math as general subjects with at least an aggregate of 50% marks (or an equivalent CGPA).

M.Sc. in Electronics, Advanced Communication Technology, Microelectronics - A candidate requires a bachelor’s degree with

  • A bachelor’s degree in science with an hons. In electronics OR

  • A bachelor’s degree in science with an hons. In Physics OR

  • A bachelor’s degree in Science with a major in Math/Statistics/Chemistry with Electronics/Physics as a general subject.

M.Sc. in Environmental Science - Candidate requires a bachelor’s degree with a major in any science subject with at least 45% marks or an equivalent CGPA.

M.Sc. in computer Science/Information Technology - A candidate requires a bachelor’s degree with:

  • A bachelor’s degree in science with a major in Computer Science. OR

  • A bachelor’s degree with computer science as a general subject. OR

  • A bachelor’s degree (technology or engineering) in IT/Computer Science. OR

  • A bachelor’s degree in science with a postgraduate diploma in Computer Science

  • A bachelor’s degree in BCA or B.Sc. in IT.

In addition to above, candidates must have studied and passed in Math under 10+2 and in college.

Candidate must have had a minimum of 45% as aggregate in bachelor’s degree or 45% in majors in computer science.

Master of Library Science - Candidates need to have a bachelor’s degree in any course with at least 45% marks in either the hons./major course or general course.

Important Note - Applicants who have already completed a postgraduate course from Gauhati University or had got admitted into the university for one but did not complete one will be considered for fresh admissions only after all fresh candidates from the waiting list and all quotas are admitted and if the seats remain vacant.

Gauhati University Application Form 2019

It is mandatory for candidates applying for admission to Gauhati University 2019 to fill the application form of Gauhati University. The application form was released in online mode on May 22, 2019. The last date to submit the application form was June 15, 2019. The application process for Gauhati University 2019 admission is online mode.

Following are the steps which help candidates to fill the application form of Gauhati University.

  • Firstly, candidates have to click on the official link.

  • Then, they are asked to register themselves by providing their personal details like name, parents’ name, date of birth, gender, unique identity details, and so on.

  • After filling these details, candidates will have to click on ‘save and next’.

  • This marks the end of the registration process and the user will be provided with a user ID and password. These credentials must be retained by the candidate, since they will be needing it often during the admission process.

  • Candidates can move to the next step either by clicking on ‘next step’ or by re-logging by using the credentials.

  • After logging in, candidates have to complete the application form in six steps, which involve filling a) personal information, b) address information, c) academic details, d) document upload, e) course applied for, f) preview.

  • After completing each tab, candidates will have to click on ‘save and next’ to proceed to another tab.

  • In the document upload section, candidates have to upload their latest photograph and signature in the following specifications.

Documents

Specifications

Photograph

413x531 pixels, upto 100 KB, in .jpeg, .jpg, .bmp, and .png formats

Signature

Should not be less than 512x128 and size should be equal to or less than 100 KB, in .jpeg, .jpg, .bmp, and .png formats

Graduation mark sheet

File size should not be greater than 200 KB, in equal to or less than 100 KB, in .jpeg, .jpg, .bmp, and .png formats


Minority/caste certificate

File size should not be greater than 100 KB, in in .jpeg, .jpg, .bmp, and .png formats



  • After candidates have completed the application process till the ‘course applied for’ step, they can preview the form and check the details they have filled till now. At this point of time, candidates will be able to make changes wherever they feel like doing so.

  • After verifying that all the details have been correctly entered, candidates can check the fees at the bottom of the page.

  • Now candidates can select the declaration and click on ‘accept and submit details’ to submit the complete the application form. Candidates should remember that after submitting the form at this stage, candidates will not be able to make any edits in the application form.

  • It is advised that candidates download the application form before paying the fees.

  • Candidates can remit the fees online. The application and entrance examination fees for B.Ed. will be Rs. 1000 + bank transaction.

  • After the payment is done, candidates can take a printout of the application form and payment receipt.

Important Note - Candidates can apply for a maximum of three courses using the same application form for Gauhati University 2019 admission.

Candidates can apply for one traditional programme with two interdisciplinary programmes only.

Interdisciplinary programmes include Biotechnology, Computer Science, Electronics and Communication Technology, European Studies, Environmental Science, Instrumentation and Applied Physics, Comparative Indian Literature, Library and Information Science, Linguistics and ELT, Sociology, Psychology, Women’s Studies, Microbiology.

Gauhati University Admit Card 2019

Candidates who took the entrance exam for admission to Gauhati University 2019 had to carry their admit cards along with valid identity proof to the examination hall. The admit cards for postgraduate courses were released on June 18, 2019 in online mode. Given below are the steps with the help of which candidates can download their admit cards.

  • Visit the official website guportal.in

  • Enter the application number

  • Click on the tab ‘Download Admit Card’.

  • Once the candidates log in to their accounts, they will find a link to download the admit card.

  • Candidates will have to click on that link and download the admit card which appears on the screen.

  • It is advised that they take a few printouts of the admit card and retain them till the time of admission for further references.

Gauhati University Admission 2019 - Exam Pattern

M.A./M.Sc. Anthropology, M.A. Bengali, M.A. Education, M.A. History, M.A. Philosophy, M.A. Sociology

Exam Pattern

Details

Total number of questions

100

Maximum marks

100

Duration of the exam

Two hours

Types of questions

MCQs (60 questions/marks) + Descriptive questions (40 questions/marks)

M.A. Arabic, M.A./M.Sc. Statistics

Exam Pattern

Details

Total number of questions

100

Maximum marks

100

Duration of the exam

Two hours

Types of questions

MCQs (70 questions/marks) + Descriptive questions (30 questions/marks)

M.A. Assamese, M.A. Economics, M.A. English, M.A. Hindi, M.A. Political Science, MA/M.Sc. Psychology, M.Sc. in Electronics and Comm. Tech. , M.Sc. Environmental Science, M.Sc in Geology, M.A in Instrumentation and Applied Physics, M.Sc.in Nursing

Exam Pattern

Details

Total number of questions

100

Maximum marks

100

Duration of the exam

Two hours

Types of questions

MCQs - 100 marks

M.A. Bodo Exam Pattern

Exam Pattern

Details

Total number of questions

100

Maximum marks

100

Duration of the exam

Two hours

Types of questions

25 MCQs for 50 marks, Four descriptive questions for 20 marks, Three questions for 30 marks

M.A. in Comparative Literature, M.A. in European Studies, M.Com.

Exam Pattern

Details

Total number of questions

100

Maximum marks

100

Duration of the exam

Two hours

Types of questions

50 MCQs, 50 Descriptive questions

M.A./M.Sc. Geography

Exam Pattern

Details

Total number of questions

100

Maximum marks

100

Duration of the exam

Two hours

Types of questions

80 MCQs, 20 Descriptive questions

M.A. English Language Teaching

Exam Pattern

Details

Total number of questions

100

Maximum marks

100

Duration of the exam

Two hours

Types of questions

Descriptive questions and special proficiency test for 100 marks

Topics

Reading comprehension, dictation, vocabulary usage, grammar, written composition. (the test will not consist of questions on formal knowledge of English grammar or linguistics)

M.A./M.Sc. Mathematics

Exam Pattern

Details

Total number of questions

100

Maximum marks

100

Duration of the exam

Two hours

Types of questions

50 MCQs for 100 marks

M.A. Persian, M.A. Sanskrit

Exam Pattern

Details

Total number of questions

100

Maximum marks

100

Duration of the exam

Two hours

Types of questions

50 MCQs, 50 descriptive questions

M.A./M.Sc. Women’s Studies

Exam Pattern

Details

Total number of questions

100

Maximum marks

100

Duration of the exam

Two hours

Types of questions

25 MCQs, 75 Descriptive questions

M.Sc. Botany/Microbiology, M.Sc. Chemistry, M.Sc Zoology

Exam Pattern

Details

Total number of questions

100

Maximum marks

100

Duration of the exam

Two hours

Types of questions

100 MCQs

M.Sc. Computer Science/Information Technology

Exam Pattern

Details

Total number of questions

100

Maximum marks

100

Duration of the exam

Two hours

Types of questions

100 MCQs

Marking Scheme

1 mark for each correct answer, ¼ mark to be deducted for each incorrect answer

M.Sc. in Physics and Radiological Physics

Exam Pattern

Details

Total number of questions

100

Maximum marks

100

Duration of the exam

Two hours

Types of questions

50 MCQs

Marking Scheme

Each correct answer - Two marks, Each incorrect answer - 0.5 mark

M.Sc. Wildlife Science

Exam Pattern

Details

Total number of questions

100

Maximum marks

100

Duration of the exam

Two hours

Types of questions

80 MCQs, Personal interview for 20 marks

Master of Library Science

Exam Pattern

Details

Total number of questions

100

Maximum marks

100

Duration of the exam

Two hours

Types of questions

MCQs for 80 marks, Descriptive question for 20 marks,

Marking scheme

¼ mark to be deducted for each incorrect answer

B.Ed. Entrance Test

Exam Pattern

Details

Total number of questions

100

Maximum marks

100

Duration of the exam

Two hours

Types of questions

MCQs

Topic wise weightage

General English (Vocabulary, Tense, Voice, Narration, Prepositions, Correction of sentences, Comprehension) - 30 marks

General Knowledge (Indian History, Indian Polity, General Science, Current affairs) - 30 marks

Test of Reasoning and Numerical Ability - 30 marks

Current Indian Education (Issues and Policies) National Policy on Education 1986, Universalization of Elementary Education – Right to Education, Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan (SSA) Secondary Education – Rashtriya Madhyamik Shiksha Abhiyan (RMSA) - 10 marks

Marking scheme

There will be no negative marking

The entrance examination for admission into B.Ed. will be conducted in the following exam centres - Guwahati, Nagaon, Nalbari, Tezpur, Mangaldai, Barpeta, Goalpara, Dhubri, and Bongaigaon

Gauhati University 2019 Admission - Window for uploading Qualifying Marks

Candidates must know that they have to apply for admission to Gauhati University 2019 even if they have not received the marks for the qualifying examination. For such candidates, the university had opened a window for uploading qualifying marks from July 5, 2019 to July 15, 2019 for postgraduate courses.

Gauhati University 2019 Ranklist

The ranklist of Gauhati University has been released in the online mode on July 30. Candidates are allotted seats on the affiliated colleges based on Gauhati University 2019 ranklist. Candidates whose name had appeared on the Gauhati University merit list 2019 need to particpate on the counseling. The ranklist of Gauhati University will be different for both open category and GU Category.

Gauhati University Result 2019

Following the entrance examination, the university publishes selection list/merit list or the result mentioning the names of candidates selected for admissions into the university. The merit list for Gauhati University 2019 admission has been released on July 25, 2019. Candidates can check the merit list by clicking on the official link. Upon clicking on the link, candidates have to choose the subject for which they want the merit list.

The Gauhat University 2019 merit list will appear on the screen once the candidate clicks on the subject.

Details Mentioned on Gauhati University Merit List

Candidates find the following details mentioned on the merit list released by the university.

  • Name of candidates selected for admissions

  • Application number of the selected candidates

  • UG percentage of the candidates

  • Entrance score of the candidates

  • Gender of the candidates

  • Remarks

Gauhati University Admission 2019 - Merit Calculation

The university adopts the following ways to calculate the merit of the students for admission to Gauhati University 2019.

  • For students from Gauhati University applying for traditional courses, the university assigns 60% of weightage to the marks secured in undergraduate level and 40% of weightage to marks scored in the entrance test.

  • For students from other universities, only the marks scored by them in the entrance test is taken into account by the university while preparing the merit list for Gauhati University 2019 admission.

  • For admission to interdisciplinary courses, only the marks secured by candidates in the entrance examination is taken into account while preparing the merit list. The condition holds true for candidates from other universities as well.

  • For B.Ed. candidates, the following weightage breakup is followed - 70% [marks in the qualifying exam (better of UG/PG marks)] + 30% (marks in the entrance examination).

Gauhati University Admission 2019 - Reservations

Given in the following table are the reservations offered by the university for different categories applying for admissions into the university. Candidates can have a look into the following reservations and assess their chances of getting into the university.

Categories

Seats Reserved

Scheduled Caste

7%

Scheduled Tribes (Plains)

10%

Scheduled Tribes (Hills)

5%

OBC & MOBC

15%

Sons and Daughters of permanent employees of Gauhati University

One seat in each department with an intake capacity of 40 ot less and 2 seats when there are more than 40 students

Differently-abled

3% (for each discipline of faculty)

Fringe village

10 seats

Ex defence

As per EC resolution

GU Ex-employees

5 seats

NCC and NSS

5 seats

Other universities

20% of seats in every department

Extracurricular

One seat in every department

Gauhati University 2019 Admission - FAQs

Q. When is admission to Gauhati University 2019 starting from?

A. The PG admissions for Gauhati University will be held from July 31 to August 7, 2019.


Q. What is the last date to submit application forms for Gauhati University admission 2019?

A. The last date to submit the application forms for postgraduate courses was June 15, 2019.


Q. What is the mode of application for Gauhati University 2019 admission?

A. The mode of application form for postgraduate and B.Ed. courses is online.


Q. When will the entrance test for admission to Gauhati University 2019 be conducted?

A. The entrance examination for admissions to postgraduate courses was conducted from June 29 to July 3, 2019 .


Q. What will be the mode of entrance test for Gauhati University admission 2019?

A. The entrance examination was conducted in offline mode.


Q. Can candidates apply for postgraduate courses and B.Ed. through Gauhati University 2019 admission?

A. Yes, candidates can apply for postgraduate and B.Ed. courses.


Q. On what basis will the students from Gauhati University will get admission to Gauhati University 2019?

A. The university considers marks scored in the entrance examination (40%) and in the qualifying examination (60%) for deciding admissions for candidates from Gauhati University.


Q. What will decide Gauhati University admission 2019 for candidates who are not from Gauhati University?

A. The admissions for students from Gauhati University is solely decided on the basis of marks scored in the entrance examination.


Q. Can candidates who have yet not got their qualifying examination results apply for Gauhati University 2019 admission?

A. Yes. Candidates who still have not got their qualifying examination results can apply for admissions into the university. However, the university had opened an online window for candidates to upload their qualifying examination marks from July 5 to July 15, 2019.


Q. Are there any reservations provided for admission to Gauhati University 2019?

A. Yes, the university offers reservations for various categories.


Q. How many courses can a candidate apply for Gauhati University admission 2019?

A. A candidate can apply for a maximum of three courses using the same application form. However, candidates can apply for only one traditional course along with two interdisciplinary courses.


Q. What will happen if the candidate is found to be not complying with the eligibility requirements for Gauhati University 2019 admission?

A. If candidates are found to be not complying with the eligibility criteria mandated by the university, their admissions will be forfeited even if they clear the entrance examination.


Q. What kind of questions are asked in the entrance examination for admission to Gauhati University 2019?

A. The type of questions to be asked in the entrance examination varies as per the courses. For some courses, there are only MCQS, only descriptive questions, or a combination of the two.

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