Gauhati University

country rank  103
world rank  4280

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University Overview

Founded in 1948, Gauhati University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large city of Guwahati (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants), Assam. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the University Grants Commission, India, Gauhati University (GU) is a coeducational higher education institution. Gauhati University (GU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees in several areas of study. See the EduListing degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details.

University Identity

Name गुवाहाटी विश्वविद्यालय
Acronym GU
Founded 1948
Motto Vidyaya Sadhayeta
Achievement through Learning/Knowledge

University Location

Address Gopinath Bordoloi Nagar
Guwahati (population range: 1,000,000-5,000,000)
781 014 Assam
T +91 (361) 257 0412
F +91 (361) 257 0133

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
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University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Not reported
Admission Rate Not reported
Admission Office


Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Not reported
Academic Staff Not reported
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Continuous
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Not reported
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Not reported
Distance Learning Yes


Institutional Accreditation

University Grants Commission, India

Year of first Accreditation


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • National Assessment and Accreditation Council NAAC
  • Bar Council of India BCI
  • Council of Architecture COA

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU)
  • Association of Indian Universities (AIU)
  • Medical Council of India (MCI)
  • Distance Education Bureau (DEB)

Academic Structure


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Online Courses

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