Gauhati University has separate guidelines regarding admission to Graduate, Masters and Research Programs. Academic qualifications from Universities or Boards of Higher Education, recognised as equivalent by the Association of Indian Universities (AIU) shall be the sole criterion for admission under these regulations.
An International student is one who is a citizen of another country. International Students can seek admission to various Graduate, Postgraduate and Research Programmes under the following categories
ICCR : Cultural Exchange Fellowship Programmes (Governemnet of India)
International students with ICCR fellowship (Government of India) desirous of admission under this Fellowship Programme are required to apply through the Indian High Commission / Embassy as the case may be, in their respective countries. They will send the application to ICCR, Government of India and then ICCR will forward the application/s to various Universities / Institutes in India as the case may be for consideration. In case the applicant is found suitable for admission, admission offer letter will be sent to him / her through Indian Council for Cultural Relations, New Delhi.
Gauhati University offers Bachelor of Technology (BTech) under four heads - Biotechnology, Information Technology, Computer Science, and and Electronics and Communication Engineering (ECE).
An international student should meet the following criteria to get admission into postgraduate programmes of Gauhati University
The admission process into the PhD programme of Gauhati University is a two-step process: common entrance test (known as GU-RET) and counselling process. An International Applicant is not required to appear in the GU-RET. The Counseling process for International Applicants may be carried out through other methods of available technology, for example, video conferencing, Skype etc.
An International Applicant with not less than 55 (fifty five) percent of marks or equivalent grade in the concerned subject can apply for admission into the PhD programme of Gauhati University in a subject in the Faculties of Arts, Science, Commerce, Management, Law, Technology, Fine Arts, Engineering and Medical Science or other professional subjects of Gauhati University in the respective equivalent qualifying examination.
While considering International applications, the Department Research Committee (DRC) / Faculty Research Committee (FRC) of the concerned department will take into consideration the merit of the research proposal, reference letters, and scores of standardised tests such as GRE.