Information on courses, admissions process, exams & results of Gauhati University (Guwahati University), Guwahati

Gauhati University

Started in 1948 under the Guwahati University Act 1947, Guwahati University is the first university of North East India. The University has been accredited with a 4 star rating by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) of UGC. It is funded by the University Grants Commission and the Government of Assam for research and other academic activities.
Educational Streams
Guwahati University offers under-graduate and post-graduate courses in Humanities and Social Science, Science, Engineering, Management, Commerce and Medicine in its campus and in the affiliated colleges spread all over the state. The university has also been involved in path breaking research in nearly all emerging areas despite its infrastructure constrains.
The University has a student's welfare wing that takes care of all the needs and basic facilities being provided to the students. The welfare scheme takes care of a Guest House located at the East end of the University Campus, Auditorium, Health Centre, Lecture Halls, University Press, core branch of State Bank of India with 24 hours ATM and a Post Office branch located with in the periphery of the campus. Provisions for Basketball Court, Children Park, Football Ground and Outdoor Stadium have also been laid inside the campus to encourage leisure activities. The University has a Placement Cell that extends warm invitation to everyone concerned to carry out Recruitment Drive in the Campus for the PG students of the University.
University of Guwahati was established on 26 January, 1948. For a long time, there was no other university in the entire eastern region apart from Calcutta. This university catered to the needs of all the students from Bengal, Bihar, Orissa and Assam. Thus in order to fulfill the requirement of growing number of students the Guwahati University was incorporated by an Act of 1947. In the beginning it started as an affiliating, teaching and residential university in a few temporary buildings in Guwahati. Initially the University had 17 affiliated colleges and 8 Post Graduate Departments which has now grown to a significant number besides a satellite campus at Kokrajhar, Post Graduate Correspondence School and a constituent Law College.


  • Faculty of Arts
  • Faculty of Science
  • Faculty of Commerce
  • Faculty of Law

Contact Details:
Gauhati University
Gopinath Bordoloi Nagar
Guwahati - 781 014

Phone: +91-361-2570415
Fax: +91-361-2700311
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