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Saturday, 13 August 2016

Combined Merit Scholarship for Degree and P.G. (Master Degree) students, Assam


The Combined Merit Scholarship is a scheme of directorate of higher education, government of Assam for the students studying in the first year of undergraduate and post graduate courses. The scholarship has been provided by the directorate of higher education every year since its inception. The notice for this scholarship is generally published after the declaration of Assam Higher Secondary Education Council, Assam results as well as degree results. The notice for the year 2016 has already been published. If you are student studying in very first year of Degree and Post Graduate courses, then check the eligibility criteria.

Also check: NMMS Scholarship 2016-17

Eligibility Criteria

It is clearly stated at the official website of DHE that this scholarship is only for meritorious and needy students. Those having good academic records throughout and at least 60% marks in the qualifying examinations are eligible to apply for the scholarship. The qualifying examination for Degree scholarship is Higher secondary and the qualifying examination for PG scholarship is Three Years Degree Course.

How to Apply

Eligible candidates may download the format of the application form from the link given or alternatively format can be downloaded from DHE’s official website The candidates may type the application form as per the format and take a printout of the same for filling up. The filled up form along with all supporting documents attested by a gazetted officer may be sent to the following address through the head of the institution on or before 31st August, 2016 -
The Directorate of Higher Education, Assam

Amount of the Scholarship

No. of Scholarship
200 Nos. For Degree Course
Rs. 150/- P.M.
100 Nos. For P.G. Course
Rs. 250/- P.M.

Download the application format Combined Merit Scholarship for Degree and P.G.

Sunday, 24 July 2016

Admission 2016 to Handique Girls' College for M.A in Assamese, M.Sc in Botany and Zoology

Handique Girls' College is one of the most popular and oldest colleges of the state of Assam. The college is located at the heart of the Guwahati city at GNB Road and near Dighalipukhuri, Guwahati. The College has its affiliation to Gauhati University. Since of its inception, the college has been remained in the top in educating and empowering the women from the entire northeast. Apart from the regular Higher Secondary and TDC courses, the college offers post graduation courses on the subjects- Assamese, Botany and Zoology. For the session 2016-17, the college publishes notification regarding PG admission for the courses- M.A. in Assamese, M.Sc in Botany and M.Sc in Zoology. Read further to know all the details.

You might like to check: Admission 2016 to Pandu College for M.Sc in Zoology and MA in Assamese & Education.

How to Apply

Issuing of the application form will start from 25th July, 2016. Candidates may personally reach the college office and can obtain the application form on payment of Rs. 50 in cash or may choose to download the form from the official website or from the link provided below of the post. However, in case of downloaded form, candidates have to enclose a demand draft of Rs. 50 in favour of Principal, Handique Girls' College payable at State Bank of India, Guwahati Main Branch, with the application form while submitting.

Important Dates

Date of Issue of forms: 25th July, 2016
Last date of submission of forms: 8th August, 2016
Date of Interview and admission: 11th August, 2016

Contact Address

Handique Girls College
Dighali Pukhuri
West Guwahati -781001
Phone: (0361 ) 2543793

Download admission form for Handique Girls' College.

Wednesday, 20 July 2016

Previous year (2015) PG admission cutoff marks of Gauhati University

Gauhati University is progressively becoming a popular destination for higher education for the entire northeast. Thousands of students apply to get seat in almost 40 departments of the university every year. With the limited number of seats availability, cut-off mark for each department of Gauhati University is seen to be prominently increasing every year. For the academic year 2016-17, issuing and submission process of application form is going on and will end up on 22nd of July, 2016. As the application submission process will over, university will conduct a entrance test for other university students and all interdisciplinary subjects, that are- Biotechnology, Computer Science, Electronics and Communication Technology, Micro-Electronics and advance communication, Environmental Science, Instrumentation & USIC, Library & Information Science, Linguistics and ELT, Microbiology, Mass Communication, Psychology, Sociology, Women's Studies and Comparative Indian Literature. The selection list with cut-off marks 2016 will be made available in the respective departments and university website on 5th August, 2016.
By knowing the previous year cut-off marks, an applicant can have a clear self-assessment like whether he or she should apply for a particular department/subject or whether he or she has a chance of getting a seat or not, since the expected cut-off for the present year will be more or less equal to that of previous year. Keeping that in mind, we have brought up below a list of previous year Post Graduate admission cut off marks of every departments of Gauhati University.

Sl. No. Departments Cut-off Marks (Percent)
1 Analytical Chemistry 57.58
2 Animal Ecology and Wildlife Biology 59.82
3 Anthropology 76.12
4 Arabic 68.82
5 Assamese 72.47
6 Bengali 63.47
7 Biotechnology 54
8 Bodo 70.53
9 Botany 77.35
10 Chemistry 74.82
11 Commerce 73.17
12 Communication and Journalism 62.0
13 Computer Science 67.06
14 Economics 75.59
15 Education 77.88
16 Electronics and Communication Technology 78.35
17 Linguistics and ELT 50
18 English 66.29
19 Environmental Science 61
20 Geography 77.82
21 Geological Science 70.71
22 Hindi 65.70
23 History 68.29
24 Instrumentation 63.18
25 Library and Information Science 58.76
26 Mathematics 70.12
27 MBE 83
28 Micro-Electronics and Advance Communication 73.1
29 Microbiology 77.04
30 Persian 50.37
31 Philosophy 70.76
32 Physics 80.71
33 Political Science 75
34 Psychology 57.32
35 Sanskrit 61.35
36 Sociology 64.20
37 Statistics 72.06
38 Women Studies 48.47
39 Zoology 80.12

It will be worth to mention that, few departments, while preparing the selection list and cut off marks combine the marks of entrance test and degree marks, in contrast some departments only consider the entrance marks. In the above list, Electronics & Communication Technology and Micro-Electronics & Advance Communication cut off marks were prepared combing 50% of marks from entrance and 50% marks from Degree, while Instrumentation department prepared solely on the basis of marks obtained in the entrance test.

Have you got your previous year cut off marks for your subjects? Anything else you need to know regarding admission to Gauhati University? NEstudy team will be happy to inform you. Share your views with us in the comment box.

Sunday, 17 July 2016

Admission 2016 at Darrang College, Tezpur for PG courses in Zoology, Botany and Assamese


Darrang College of Tezpur, Assam has its own identity. The college is affiliated to the renowned Gauhati University. The college is reaccredited with grade B by the NAAC. The college has also been given the status of star college by DBT,Ministry Of Science and Technology, Govt. of India. Darrang College offers post-graduate courses in the subjects- Assamese, Zoology and Botany. Application process for the admission to these PG courses in Darrang College, for the session 2016-17, is about to start. If you are seeking information on how to apply for PG courses in the college, then proceed your reading.

You might like to know: Admission 2016 to Pandu College for M.Sc in Zoology and MA in Assamese & Education.

Post-Graduate in Zoology and Botany 

The post-graduate course in Zoology is consist of four semesters. The total student capacity is 10. The course fees is Rs. 15,000/- (according to the data of 2015-16).

Post-Graduate in Assamese

This year the number of seats for PG in Assamese is increased from 20 to 30. According to the data from 2015-16, the course fee was Rs. 6000/-.

How to Apply

Applicants have to apply through online from the official website of the college Registration of online application starts from 17th July, 2016 to 24th July, 2016. On the homepage of the official website, there is a link as 'Online Admission'. On clicking the link, you will find another link as 'download challan copy'. Download that challan copy, take a print out and filled up the challan and deposit the challan along with Rs 200/- to the Punjab National Bank, Tezpur A/C no : 3306000100081787. After successfully making the payment, do visit the same link. In the place provided for entering the challan number, enter your challan number and click on the 'Proceed'. Filled up all the required details and upload the passport size photograph. Thus after completing the submission process, an acknowledgement form will be generated which you need to print. The acknowledgement will be required to produce at the time of admission.

Important Dates 

Registration of Online application: 17th July, 2016 to 24th July, 2016 
Publication of selection list: 31st July, 2016 
Date of admission: 1st August, 2016 
Commencement of classes: 5th August, 2016 

Hope you have found all the necessary information you need, if you find it useful, share it with your friends. If you want to add something additional you can express it in the comment section. Also, if you know about the fee structure of PG for this session, you are requested to let our readers know.

Friday, 15 July 2016

Masters in Tourism Management and MA in Assamese admission 2016 at Pragjyotish College, Guwahati

Pragjyotish College is a prime institute in higher education in the field of arts, science and commerce. The college is accredited with grade B in a scale of four point by NAAC, which is valid up to year 2016. The college is affiliated to Gauhati University. The college provides post graduation in two subjects- Assamese and Tourism Management. For the academic session 2016-17, Pragjyotish College has already issued admission forms and prospectus for admission to Masters in Tourism Management and M.A. in Assamese.

Application form and prospectus can be obtained from the college office counter during office hours from 10 am to 4 pm. The cost of the prospectus is Rs. 250/- only.

Last date of submission of forms for Masters of Tourism Management is 6th August, 2016 and for MA in Assamese is 1st August, 2016.

Date of admission for Masters of Tourism Management is 13th August, 2016 and for MA in Assamese is 5th August, 2016.

Here is a snapshot of the official admission notification-

Wednesday, 13 July 2016

Admission to Arya Vidyapeeth College for M.Sc in Mathematics & Chemistry [2016]


Arya Vidyapeeth College is one of the prominent college of the Guwahati city. The College was accredited with B++ grade in the year 2004 by the NAAC. Arya Vidyapeeth College offers post graduation program on the subject Mathematics & Chemistry. For the session 2016-17, notification has been published regarding admission to these courses. Readers are requested to keep eye on our facebook page, for frequent admission updates of various institution.

Read : Admission 2016 to Pandu College for M.Sc in Zoology and MA in Assamese & Education.

How to Apply 

Admission form and prospectus will be available from 18th July, 2016. Applicants can obtain the form and prospectus anytime between 10.30 am and 4.00 pm from the college office. The filled-in form is to be submitted on or before 5th August, 2016. The cost of the prospectus is Rs. 400/-.

Important Dates 

Issue of application form & Prospectus : 18th July, 2016
Last date of submission of form : 5th August, 2016
Date of interview & admission : 10th August, 2016
Commencement of classes : 16th August, 2016

Contact Details 

Address :Arya Vidyapeeth College,
Gopinath Nagar , Guwahati - 781016, Assam, India.
Tel : +91 - 361 - 2474065
Email :
Website :

Tuesday, 5 July 2016

Admission 2016 to Pandu College for M.Sc in Zoology and MA in Assamese & Education

Pandu College is one of the renowned colleges of Guwahati. It has recently won the second rank in entire Guwahati city as the best college, in a Nielsen Survey, 2016 conducted by India Today. The survey was proposed on science and arts stream of the college. The college got Grade-B+ accreditation from NAAC back in the year 2004 and was re-accredited with Grade B in the year 2010. The college offers master program on the subjects- Assamese, Education and Zoology. For the session 2016-17, the college has already published notification for admission to M.Sc in Zoology, M.A. in Assamese and M.A. in Education. Continue reading for all the details of the admission procedure.


Admission forms along with prospectus are already available, can be obtained from the college office from 11 am to 3 pm on payment of Rs. 250/-.

The filled-up form should be submitted in the same office within 15th July, 2016. The working hour for the reception of form is from 10 am to 4 pm.

The date of admission for the three course is 20th July, 2016.

The department of Assamese can take 30 students, department of education can take 25 students and the department of zoology can take total 15 number of students.

Admission fees for M.A. in Assamese is Rs. 12,000/- which is to be paid at the time of admission to first semester and third semester. Admission fees for M.A. in Education is Rs. 16,000/- which is to be paid at the time of admission to first semester and third semester. Admission fees for M.Sc in Zoology is Rs. 20,000/- which is to be paid at the time of admission to each semester.

Download the prospectus of Pandu College, Guwahati for more details.

Download the admission form here.