Gauhati University

Gauhati University is in its 70th year of existence, and is the oldest and largest university in the entire North Eastern Region. The university was established in the year 1948 under the Gauhati University Act (Assam Act XVI of 1947).

With a beautiful and green campus, Gauhati University is situated in the western part of Guwahati, in the Jalukbari area. It has a total of 43 departments within 7 faculties. The university has fully equipped laboratory facilities in all the science departments. The Central Library boasts of more than 4 lakh books, periodicals, journals and offers a healthy reading atmosphere to its students.

Gauhati University aspires to invigorate its educational leadership and is planning to transform into an institution of intellectual as well as moral development from an institution of higher education. The university also aims to carry out research works on the frontier areas of knowledge.

The Institute of Distance and Open Learning is another important part of Gauhati University besides various research centers such as Women's Study, NE Historical Studies, Population Research, Disabilities Studies, courses in Turkish and Persian language, Folklore Research. The university is proud to produces a good number of research scholars every year, thus occupying a well-built place in the research pasture of the country.

Gauhati University Affiliated Colleges

Kamrup District

  1. Arya Vidyapeeth College, Guwahati
  2. Asom Sikshak Prasikshan Mahavidyalaya, Guwahati
  3. B. Borooah College, Guwahati
  4. B.P. Chaliha College, Nagarbera
  5. B.R.M. Govt. Law College, Panjabari, Guwahati
  6. Baihata Chariali B.Ed. College, Baihata Chariali
  7. Bamundi Mahavidyalaya, Bamundi
  8. Beltola College, Guwahati
  9. Binandi Ch. Medhi College, Ramdia
  10. Chhamaria Anchalik College, Chhamaria
  11. Chhaygaon College, Chhaygaon
  12. College of  Education , Boko
  13. College of  Education, Guwahati
  14. Dakshin Guwahati B.Ed. College, Guwahati
  15. Dakshin Kamrup College, Mirza
  16. Dakshin Kamrup Girls’ College, Mirza
  17. Damdama College, Kulhati
  18. Dimoria College, Khetri
  19. Dispur College, Dispur
  20. Dispur Law College, Dispur
  21. Dr. Anita Baruah Sarmah College of Education, Guwahati
  22. Dr. B.Borooah Cancer Institute, Gopinath Nagar, Guwahati
  23. F.A. Ahmed College, Garaimari, Tukrapara
  24. Gauhati Commerce College, Guwahati
  25. Gauhati University Law College, Guwahati
  26. Govt. Banikanta College of  Teacher Education, Guwahati
  27. Govt. K.K. Handique Sanskrit College, Guwahati
  28. Guwahati College, Guwahati
  29. Handique Girls’ College, Guwahati
  30. Hari Gayatri Das College, Guwahati
  31. J.B. Law College, Guwahati
  32. J.N. College, Boko
  33. K.C. Das Commerce College, Guwahati
  34. K.R.B. Girls’ College, Guwahati
  35. K.R.D. College of  Education, Chhaygaon
  36. Kanya Mahavidyalaya, Guwahati
  37. Karmashree Hiteswar Saikia College, Guwahati
  38. L.C. Bharali College,Guwahati
  39. Luit Konwar Rudra Barua State College of Music, Guwahati
  40. Madhya Kampeeth College, Pub-Borka
  41. Manabendra Sarma Girls’ College, Rangia
  42. Narangi Anchalik Mahavidyalaya, Guwahati
  43. National Institute for Teacher Education, Khetri
  44. North Gauhati College, Guwahati
  45. Pandu College, Guwahati-
  46. Paschim Barigog Anchalik Mahavidyalaya,Guwahati
  47. Patidarrang College, Loch
  48. Pragjyotish College, Guwahati
  49. Pub-Bongsor College, Pacharia
  50. Pub-Kamrup College, Baihata Chariali
  51. Puthimari College, Soneswar
  52. R.G. Baruah College, Guwahati
  53. Rampur Anchalik College, Rampur
  54. Rangia College, Rangia
  55. Rangia T.T. College, Rangia
  56. Regional College of Nursing, Guwahati
  57. Regional Dental College, Guwahati
  58. Suren Das College, Hajo
  59. S.B.M.S. College, Sualkuchi
  60. S.B. Deorah College, Guwahati
  61. Sonapur College, Sonapur
  62. Saraighat College, Changsari
  63. Sontali Anchalik College, Mahatoli
  64. T.T. College, Mirza
  65. Vidya Bharati College, Kendua
  66. West Guwahati Commerce College, Guwahati
  67. West Guwahati College of  Education, Guwahati

Darrang District

  1. Deomornoi B.Ed. College, Deomornoi
  2. Deomornoi Degree College, Deomornoi
  3. Duni Degree College, Duni
  4. Kharupetia College, Kharupetia
  5. Mangaldai College, Mangaldai
  6. Mangaldai Commerce College, Mangaldai
  7. Mangaldai Law College
  8. Mangaldoi Govt. Teachers’ Training College, Mangaldai
  9. Sipajhar B.Ed. College, Sipajhar
  10. Sipajhar College, Sipajhar

Nalbari District

  1. Ataur Rahman College of Education, Kalgachia
  2. Barbhag College, Kalag
  3. Barkhetri College, Mukalmua-
  4. Dhamdhama Anchalik College, Dhamdhama
  5. Kamrup College, Chamata
  6. M.N.C. Balika Mahavidyalaya, Nalbari
  7. Nalbari B.Ed. College, Nalbari
  8. Nalbari College, Nalbari
  9. Nalbari Commerce College, Nalbari
  10. Nalbari Law College
  11. Swahid Smriti Mahavidyalaya (Degree), Belsor
  12. Swahid Sowarani College, Bamunbori
  13. Tihu College, Tihu
  14. Uttar Kampith Mahavidyalaya, Jagara

Barpeta District

  1. B.H.B. College, Sarupeta
  2. Bajali College, Pathsala
  3. Bajali T.T. College, Patacharkuchi
  4. Baosi Banikanta Kakoti College, Barpeta
  5. Bapujee College, Sarthebari
  6. Barnagar B.Ed. College, Sorbhog
  7. Barnagar College, Sorbhog
  8. Barpeta B.T. College, Barpeta
  9. Barpeta Bongaigaon College, Langla
  10. Barpeta Girls’ College, Barpeta
  11. Barpeta Law College, Barpeta
  12. Barpeta Road Howli College, Howli
  13. Bhawanipur Anchalik College, Bhawanipur
  14. G.L. Choudhury College, Barpeta Road
  15. Harendra Citra College, Naligaon
  16. Janapriya College, Garemari
  17. Kayakuchi College, Kayakuchi
  18. Luitparia College, Kalairdia
  19. M.C. College, Barpeta
  20. Madhya Kamrup College, Chenga
  21. Mandia Anchalik College, Mandia
  22. Milanjyoti College, Itervita
  23. Nabajyoti College, Kalgachia-
  24. Navasakti College, Majgaon
  25. Nirmal Haloi College, Patacharkuchi
  26. North Kamrup College, Baghmara
  27. Srimanta Sankar Madhab Mahavidyalay, Bhatkuchi
  28. Uttar Barpeta College, Sankuchi

Bongaigaon District

  1. Abhayapuri College, Abhayapuri
  2. Bongaigaon College, Bongaigaon
  3. Birjhora Mahavidyalaya, Bongaigaon
  4. Birjhora Kanya Mahavidyalaya, Bongaigaon
  5. Bongaigaon B.Ed. College, Bongaigaon
  6. Bongaigaon Law College, Bongaigaon
  7. C.K. College, Chakla
  8. Indira Gandhi College, Boitamari
  9. Manikpur Anchalik College, Manikpur
  10. Mahatma Gandhi College, Chalantapara
  11. R.G. Memorial College, Lengtisinga

Goalpara District

  1. Agia College, Agia
  2. Bikali College, Dhupdhara
  3. Dolgoma Anchalik College, Dolgoma
  4. Dudhnoi College, Dudhnoi
  5. Goalpara College, Goalpara
  6. Goalpara Law College, Goalpara
  7. Govt. B.T. College, Goalpara
  8. Habraghat Mahavidyalaya, Krishnai
  9. Jaleswar College, Tapoban
  10. Lakhipur College, Lakhipur
  11. West Goalpara College, Balarbhita

Kokrajhar District

  1. Bineswar Brahma Engineering College, Kokrajhar
  2. Bodofa U.N. Brahma College, Dotma
  3. Central Institute of Technology, Kokrajhar
  4. Commerce College, Kokrajhar
  5. Fakiragram College, Fakiragram
  6. Girls’ College, Kokrajhar
  7. Gossaigaon B.Ed. College, Gossaigaon
  8. Gossaigaon College, Gossaigaon
  9. Govt. College of Teacher’s Education, Kokrajhar
  10. Janata College, Sarfunguri
  11. Kokrajhar Govt. College, Kokrajhar
  12. Kokrajhar Law College, Kokrajhar
  13. Kokrajhar Music and Fine Arts College, Kokrajhar
  14. Science College, Kokrajhar
  15. Swami Yogananda Giri College, Sakti Ashram

Cirang District

  1. Basugaon College, Basugaon
  2. Bengtol College, Bengtol
  3. Bijni College, Bijni
  4. U.N. Brahma College, Kajalgaon

Udalguri District

  1. Kalaguru Bishnu Rabha Degree College, Orang
  2. Khoirabari College, Khoirabari
  3. Mazbat College, Mazbat
  4. R.C. Saharia T.T. College, Tangla
  5. Tangla College, Tangla
  6. Udalguri College, Udalguri

Baksa District

  1. B.B. Kishan College, Jalahghat
  2. Barama College, Barama
  3. Goreswar College, Goreswar
  4. Gyanpeeth Degree College, Nikashi
  5. Mushalpur College, Mushalpur
  6. Salbari College, Salbari
  7. Thamna Anchalik Degree College, Thamna

Dhubri District

  1. Alamganj Rangamati College, Alamganj
  2. B.N. College, Dhubri
  3. Bilasipara College, Biasipara
  4. Chilarai College, Golakganj
  5. Dharmasala College, Dharmasala
  6. Dhubri Girls’ College, Dhubri
  7. Dhubri Law College, Dhubri
  8. Dhubri P.G.T.T. College, Bidyapara
  9. Halakura College, Mahamayahat
  10. Hamidabad College, Jamadarhat
  11. Hatidhura College, Hatidhura
  12. Hatsingimari College, Hatsingimari
  13. Mankachar College, Mankachar
  14. P.B. College, Gouripur
  15. Progati College, Agomani
  16. Ratnapith College, Chapar
  17. Sapatgram College, Sapatgram
  18. South Salmara College, South Salmara

Sonitpur District

  1. Behali Degree College, Borgang
  2. Biswanath College of Education, Chariali
  3. Biswanath College, Chariali
  4. Chaiduar College, Gohpur
  5. Chatia College, Sootia
  6. Darrang College, Tezpur
  7. Govt. College of Teacher’s Education (CTE), Tezpur
  8. Kalabari College, Kalabari
  9. L.G.B. Girls’ College, Tezpur
  10. L.G.B. Regional Institute of Mental Health, Tezpur
  11. L.O.K.D. College, Dhekiajuli
  12. Rangapara College, Rangapara
  13. T.H.B. College, Jamugurihat
  14. Tezpur College, Tezpur
  15. Tezpur Law College, Tezpur

Morigaon District

  1. Bhuragaon College, Bhuragaon
  2. Charaibahi College, Charaibahi
  3. College of Education, Morigaon
  4. Ghana Kanta Baruah College, Morigaon
  5. Jagiroad College, Jagiroad
  6. Kanpai Bordoloi College, Borchila
  7. Laharighat College, Laharighat
  8. Mayang Anchalik College, Raja-Mayang
  9. Moirabari College, Moirabari
  10. Morigaon College, Morigaon

Nagaon District

  1. A.D.P. College, Nagaon
  2. Alhaz Sunai Bibi Choudhury College, Lanka
  3. Batadraba S.S.S. College, Nagaon
  4. College of Education, Nagaon
  5. Dhing College, Dhing
  6. Dr. B.K.B. College, Puranigudam
  7. Haji Anfor Ali College, Doboka
  8. Hatichong College, Hatichong
  9. Hojai College, Hojai
  10. Hojai Girls’ College, Hojai
  11. Jamunamukh College, Jamunamukh
  12. Juria College, Fakuli Pathar
  13. Kaliabor College of Education, Kuwaritol
  14. Kaliabor College, Kuwaritol
  15. Kampur College, Kampur
  16. Katahguri College, Tuktuki
  17. Khagarijan College, Chotahaibar
  18. Krishna Bora B.Ed. College, Lanka
  19. Lanka Mahavidyalaya, Lanka
  20. Lumding College,Lumding
  21. Murazar College, Murazar
  22. Nagaon G.N.D.G. Commerce College, Panigaon
  23. Nonoi College, Nonoi
  24. Nowgong College, Nagaon
  25. Nowgong Girls’ College, Nagaon
  26. Nowgong Law College, Nagaon
  27. Raha College, Raha
  28. Rupahi College, Rupahi
  29. Samaguri College, Samaguri
  30. Shikshan Mahavidyalaya, Nagaon
  31. Udali College

Gauhati University Departments and courses

Faculty of Arts

  1. M.A. in Arabic

  1. M.A. in Assamese
  2. M.Phil
  3. Ph.D. Programme

  1. M.A. in Bengali
  2. M.Phil
  3. Ph.D. Programme

  1. M.A. in Boro
  2. M.Phil
  3. Ph.D. Programme

Disabilities Studies
  1. Post Graduate Certificate Course in Disabilities Studies (PGCCDS)
  2. Post Graduate Diploma in Disabilities Studies (PGDDS)
  3. Foundation Course in Science Teaching for Visually Impaired (FCSTVI) - Under GU-NTPC Foundation Project
  4. Certificate Course in Computer Literacy for differently able (CCCL)- Under GU-NTPC Foundation Project
  1. M.A. in Education
  2. M.Ed.
  3. M.Phil
  4. Ph.D. Programme

  1. M.A. in English
  2. M.Phil
  3. Ph.D. Programme

English Language Teaching
  1. M.A. in English Language and English Language Teaching

Foreign Languages
  1. PG Diploma  in French/Russian
  2. PG Certificate in French/Russian
  3. MA in European Studies
  4. M. Phil in Comparative Literature and Cultural Studies
  5. Open course in French/Russian Language and Culture
  6. Ph.D

  1. M.A. in Hindi
  2. M.Phil
  3. Ph.D. Programme

  1. MA in History
  2. M.Phil
  3. Ph.D.

Library and Information Science
  1. Master of Library and Information Science (MLISc)
  2. M.Phil. in Library Science
  3. Ph.D. in Library and Information Science

  1. MA

MIL and Literary studies
  1. MA in Comparative Indian Literature (
  2. MPhil in Comparative Indian Literarture
  3. PhD
  4. PG Diploma in Assamese, Nepali, Odia and Tamil

  1. M.A. in Persian
  2. Ph.D
  3. P.G. Certificate Course in Persian
  4. P.G. Diploma Course in Persian  (Intake:10)
  5. Advance Diploma Course in Turkish

  1. M. A. in Philosophy
  2. Ph.D in Philosophy

Political Science
  1. MA in Political Science
  2. M.Phil (as per UGC guidelines)
  3. Ph.D (as per UGC guidelines)

  1. MA in Psychology
  2. PhD in Psychology
  3. Certificate course in Psychological Counselling

  1. Master of Arts in Sanskrit
  2. M.Phil. Programme in Sanskrit
  3. Ph.D. Programme in Sanskrit

  1. MA
  2. Ph.D

Women's Studies
  1. MA Programme
  2. M.Phil  Programme
  3. Ph.D Programme

Faculty of Science


  1. M.Sc. in Anthropology
  2. M.A. in Anthropology
  3. PhD

  1. M.Sc. in Botany        
  2. M.Sc. in Microbiology
  3. M.Phil. in Botany
  4. Ph.D. in Botany

  1. M. Sc. in Chemistry in 4 Semesters (2 Years)
  2. Postgraduate Diploma in Analytical Chemistry (PGDAC)
  3. Ph.D.

Environmental Science
  1. M. Sc. in Environmental Science
  2. Ph. D. in Environmental Science

  1. M.A. in Geography
  2. M. Sc. in Geography
  3. Ph. D.

Geological Sciences
  1. M.Sc. in Geology
  2. Ph. D.
  1. M.Sc. in Mathematics
  2. M.Phil

  1. MSc in Physics
  2. MSc in Radiological Physics
  3. PhD in Physics
  4. PhD in Radiological Physics

  1. Master of Science in Statistics
  2. M.Phil. in Statistics
  3. Ph.D.  in Statistics

  1. M. Sc. in Zoology
  2. Ph.D. in Zoology
  3. M. Sc. in Wildlife Science
  4. Ph.D. in Wildlife Science

Faculty of Commerce

  1. Master of Commerce(M.COM)
  2. Five Year Integrated M.Com Course
  3. PhD in Commerce

Faculty of Management

Master of Business Administration

Faculty of Technology

Applied Sciences
  1. MTech in Materials Science and Technology

Bioengineering and Technology
  1. MSc in Cancer Biology
  2. MTech in Biotechnology
  3. Integrated MSc-Phd Food Science
  4. Phd in Biotechnology
  5. BTech in Biotechnology

Computer Science
  1. M.Sc. in Computer Science
  2. M.Sc. in Information Technology
  3. Ph.D. in Computer Science

Electronics and Communication Engineering
  1. B.Tech. in Electronics and Communication Engineering
  2. M.Tech. in Signal Processing and Communication
  3. M.Tech. in Signal Processing and VLSI
  4. PhD in Electronics and Communication Engineering

Electronics and Communication Technology
  1. M.Sc in Electronics and Communcation Technology
  2. M.Sc in Microelectronics and Advanced Communication
  3. M.Phil  in Electronics and Communication Technology     
  4. PhD in Electronics and Communication Technology

Information Technology
  1. B.Tech. in Information Technology
  2. MTech in Information Technology
  3. PhD in Information Technology

Instrumentation and USIC
  1. Master of Science in Instrumentation and Applied Physics
  2. PhD in Instrumentation

Faculty of Law

  1. LLM
  2. PhD

Faculty of Fine Arts

Communication and Journalism
  1. Master of Arts in Mass Communication
  2. M.Phil in Mass Communication
  3. PhD in Mass Communication
Folklore Research
  1. M.Phil. in Folklore
  2. Ph. D. in Folklore

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Gauhati University, Gopinath Bardoloi Nagar
Guwahati - 781014, Assam, India

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