Welcome!

Welcome to the PhD (Autumn Session) Admission site for the academic session 2020-21 (November 2020 - October 2021) for the PhD Programmes of Gauhati Uiversity.

The admission to the PhD Programmes at GU is a highly competitive process and prospective PhD applicants need to go through the Central Application Process (CAP). You can have an overview of the current research papers, published in reputed international journals by visiting our Research Highlight section. The controllig office of the PhD Admission and the PhD Programmes is the Office of the Academic Registrar, GU.


General Information & GURET

Prospective applicant can apply for PhD in the available disciplines. Majority of the subjects in which a student can do a PhD at GU are closely linked to one or more departments. An applicant can select a maximum of two options to appear in the eligibility examination known as GU Research Eligibility Test or simply GURET in two disciplines.

  • Application fee is ₹.1000.00 (one thousand) per subject (the bank transaction fees, if any are not included).

  • For admission eligibility, please see conditions of eligibility.

  • All applicants (irrespective of any exemptions) MUST go through the CAP and pay the CAP fee after successful completion of the CAP. Without the remittance of this fee, you will not be able appear in the GURET 2020. The fee should be paid through online payment gateway only.

  • GURET 2020 (GU Research Eligibility Test 2020) is the first screening test after the Central Application Process (CAP) for admission into the PhD Programmes of GU, unless an applicant qualifies for an exemption.