Gauhati University: Statistics

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#1937 of 14,160In the World
#566 of 5,829In Asia
#32 of 876In India
#2 of 21In Assam
#1 of 10In Guwahati
#571 of 1,010For Nuclear Physics
Top50%For 9 other topics

Quick Review

Type
Non-profit
Funding
Public-private
partnership
Highest Degree
Bachelor
Languages
English
Acceptance rate
79%*

* Gauhati University is among the institutions that don't provide data on acceptance rates. This might happen because a university has programs where an applicant only needs to meet admission requirements to enroll and doesn't necessarily competes with others.

We estimate the above acceptance rate based on admission statistics of closely-ranked nearby universities with similar research profiles that do publish such data.

Acceptance rate & Admissions

Admissions Requirements12th year senior secondary/intermediate examination or recognized foreign equivalent
Academic CalendarJune to May

Publications & Citations

Publications
3,739
Citations
50,052

Gauhati University majors

by publication & citation count

Chemistry
947 / 22,306
Physics
942 / 17,516
Biology
732 / 9,329
Engineering
713 / 8,517
Environmental Science
476 / 5,272
Materials Science
387 / 5,041
Computer Science
372 / 1,682
Medicine
340 / 2,436
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
326 / 1,416
Quantum and Particle physics
267 / 9,323
Nuclear Physics
181 / 9,592
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
178 / 459
Organic Chemistry
162 / 2,911
Demography
161 / 1,118
Inorganic Chemistry
154 / 9,423
Geography and Cartography
150 / 616
Computational Linguistics
131 / 392
Botany
131 / 3,531
Mathematics
127 / 1,297
Geology
98 / 1,275
Radiochemistry
93 / 3,553
Atomic and Molecular physics
93 / 485
Chemical Engineering
90 / 1,541
Electronic Engineering
82 / 210
Business
77 / 485
Agricultural Science
76 / 808
Economics
75 / 332
Ecology
72 / 431
Optical Engineering
72 / 465
Genetics
63 / 403
Pharmacy
59 / 497
Microbiology
59 / 1,054
Applied Mathematics
56 / 457
Horticulture
55 / 385
Astrophysics and Astronomy
53 / 225
Sociology
53 / 25
Nanotechnology
49 / 892
Psychology
45 / 35
Oncology and Cancer research
44 / 141
Development Studies
44 / 68

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
199067
1991720
1992633
19931833
19941528
19951926
19962043
19972061
19981955
19991743
20002295
20012191
200218119
200333155
200443209
200535320
200631451
200743588
200849670
200965954
2010771104
20111061485
20122161828
20132262372
20142813075
20153373526
20163455083
20173265144
20183054894
20193455888
20204147320

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsAssociate's degreeBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoral
Design | Arts | Humanities+
Business | Politics | Social Sciences+
Languages | Culture | Linguistics
Nursing | Health | Pharmacy | Medicine+
Engineering | IT+
Maths | Natural Sciences+
Bachelor's DegreeBusiness and Commerce, Engineering, Fine Arts, Law, Natural Sciences

Gauhati University alumni

  1. Himanta Biswa Sarma

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    Himanta Biswa Sarma
    Born in
    India Flag India
    Years
    1969-.. (age 52)
    Occupations
    politicianbadminton executive and administrator
    Biography

    Himanta Biswa Sarma is an Indian politician and the current Chief Minister of Assam. A former member of the INC, Sarma joined BJP on 23 August 2015. He is an MLA from Jalukbari constituency in Assam. He was elected as MLA from 2001 till 2015 as a member of INC and from May 2016 as a member of BJP.

  2. Tarun Gogoi

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    Tarun Gogoi
    Born in
    India Flag India
    Years
    1936-.. (age 85)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Tarun Gogoi was an Indian politician who served as the Chief Minister of Assam from 2001 to 2016. He was a member of the Indian National Congress and led the party to a record three consecutive electoral victories and was the longest serving Chief Minister of the state. During his tenure as the chief minister, he is credited with ending militant insurgency and mitigating violence in addition to improving the state's fiscal condition.

  3. Prafulla Kumar Mahanta

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    Prafulla Kumar Mahanta
    Born in
    India Flag India
    Years
    1952-.. (age 69)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Prafulla Kumar Mahanta is an Indian Politician who was the leader of the Assam Movement, a former Chief Minister of Assam and the former President of the Asom Gana Parishad (AGP), a major political party in the Indian state of Assam. He became the chief minister in the state when the AGP came to power in 1985, becoming the youngest Chief Minister of an Indian state.

  4. Pu Lalthanhawla

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    Pu Lalthanhawla
    Born in
    India Flag India
    Years
    1942-.. (age 79)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Lal Thanhawla is an Indian politician and former Chief Minister of Mizoram. He holds the record for longest-serving Chief Minister of Mizoram, occupying the position for five terms: 1984 to 1986, 1989 to 1993, 1993 to 1998, 2008 to 2013, and 2013 to 2018. He belongs to the Indian National Congress. He has been the President of the Mizoram Pradesh Congress Committee since 1973. His electoral constituencies are Serchhip and Hrangturzo. He successfully contested the Mizoram Legislative Assembly elections nine times, in 1978, 1979, 1984, 1987, 1989, 1993, 2003, 2008, and 2013.

General info

Alternative namesGU
गुवाहाटी विश्वविद्यालय
Founded1948
AccreditationUniversity Grants Commission (UGC); National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC)
MottoVidyaya Sadhayeta
Achievement through Learning/Knowledge
Academic structureFaculty of Arts
Faculty of Sciences
Faculty of Commerce
Faculty of Law
Faculty of Medicine
Faculty of Engineering
Affiliations and membershipsAssociation of Commonwealth Universities (ACU)
Association of Indian Universities (AIU)
Medical Council of India (MCI)
Distance Education Bureau (DEB)

Location and Contacts

AddressGopinath Bordoloi Nagar
Guwahati, Assam, 781 014
India
City population1,116,000
Phone+91 (361) 257 0412
Fax+91 (361) 257 0133

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