PhD Admission - Application Guidelines

An Overview

  1. Admission into the Autumn Session of the PhD Programme Programme of Gauhati University for the academic session 2022-23 is a three-tier process

The Central Application Process (CAP)

GURET 2022


  1. Completing the CAP DOES NOT guarantee admission into the PhD Programme.

  1. All applicants, (If you are an International Student, please visit IRW the International Relations Wing), MUST go through the Central Application Process (CAP), irrespective of any fellowship they might have either through any scheme or any research project (see below for exemptions). The CAP will be facilitated through this website with a dedicated Online Portal.


International Applicants should see the section - International Applicants

  1. Any person having a Postgraduate Degree of GU or from any recognised university or institute in a subject in the Faculties of Arts, Science, Commerce, Management, Law, Technology, Fine Arts, Engineering, and Medicine or other professional subjects of GU with not less than 55 (fifty five) percent of marks or equivalent grade in the concerned subject may apply for admission into the PhD programmes in the concerned subject in which the candidate has the Masters Degree or in an allied subject. The minimum marks for SC/ST/OBC (Non-Creamy Layer) candidates or a differently-abled candidate (with equal to or more than 40% disability) is 50% or equivalent grade.

  1. In case of Medical Sciences, the rules of Medical Council of India/Indian Nursing Council/Rehabilitation Council of India/ recommendation of Faculty of Medicine for Clinical Courses shall be followed (where necessary).

  1. Students who have appeared or are appearing in their postgraduate final examinations may also apply for admission into the PhD Programmes. However, such candidates will be required to furnish their results before the final selection list of successful applicants is prepared by the concerned department.

  1. An applicant who is in a service (either permanent or temporary or part-time) should have a “No Objection Certificate” from the employer before admission can be allowed.

Selection Procedure

  1. GURET 2022 : 100 Marks.

  2. Counselling : Selection at the Department Level, following qualification at GURET 2022.