Online application form will be live on 5 June 2022. The admission process is an online one, including payment of application fee. There is NO physical process involved.


A - 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.

B - 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.

Reservation of Seats

University-wise Seat Matrix (Revised)


Please click here for Prospectus of P.G. Admission for the session 2023-24. 

Entrance Examination

International Students

Gauhati University has separate guidelines regarding admission of International Students to Graduate and Masters Programs. Academic qualifications from Universities or Boards of Higher Education, recognized as equivalent by the Association of Indian Universities (AIU) shall be the sole criterion for admission under these regulations into the various academic programs/courses in the University Departments/Centres for the International/NRI students. By ‘International student’ is meant one who has a valid passport of the home country at the time of application. Students from the negative list of countries of MHRD, Govt. of India will not be admitted. International Students can seek admission to various Graduate and Masters Programs under the following categories:

International Students should visit the IRW website.

Note: The list of the institutions with whom Gauhati University has entered into MoUs is available at