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We advise you to kindly gather the following information, before you start filling up the online form.

English Proficiency

You MUST provide a proof of your English Language Proficiency in order to be considered for admission at GU. This can be any one or more of the following:

  1. TOEFL score report

  2. IELTS score report

  3. A validated certificate or transcripts showing your formal education in English for at least 12 years OR English as a subject

Upload-able Documents

  1. A passport coloured photograph of your, clearly showing your face

  2. A copy of your valid passport showing your name, address, and validity of the passport

  3. Proof of any scholarship / fellowship (other than ICCR's scholarship / fellowship)

  4. Proof academic credentials of all previous examinations which can be in the form of validated transcripts

Personal Statement

Prepare a personal statement which will help us to know you better. Do not include your academic or other achievements those are already indicated. You may write why you would like to study at Gauhati University or about your academic goals. Your write up MUST be contained within 5000 characters.

Research Proposal

This is one of MOST important document which will ultimately decide whether you will be admitted or not in case of a doctoral programme. We strongly advise you to discuss abour your proposed research proposal with your prospective supervisor, if any. In principle, the proposal should address the following:

  • A brief outline of your proposed research at GU

  • Proposed deliverables (the resarrch outcome, which you expect to get out of your doctoral research)

  • A biref outline of the methodology that you will adopt to obatin your deliverables

At this point we are NOT looking a professional proposal with very pin-pointed goals, BUT well enough to help us know hoiw much you have knowledge in the subject in which you wish to carry out your doctoral research.

Please DO NOT resort to copying or cut-and-paste in your proposal. It has to be original and in your own language. If at any stage, we detect that your proosal has been copied from elsewhere, your application will be rejected.