Content Curator | Updated on - Aug 26, 2021

Gujarat University has suspended all its examinations in view of the pandemic till further notice. All the exams starting from April 12 and on April 23 as well as those to be conducted thereafter, have been suspended till further announcement.

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August 09: Gujarat University B.Com Admission 2021: Application Process Ongoing. Apply Here

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July 22: Gujarat University Admission 2021: New Courses Launched in Defence Studies and Management. Check Here

July 20: GU Admission 2021: Applications Open for PG Diploma and Certificate Courses. Check Here

July 20: GU Admission 2021: Applications Open for M.Sc Program. Check Here

June 19: GU Admission 2021: Applications invited for Post-Doctoral Degrees (DSc, DLitt & LLD). Apply 

May 30: GU Admission 2021: Registration Extension Notice is released. Check Here

April 20: GU ART 2021 (Round 1) Results Declared. 

  • For selection to the MBA and MCA courses, candidates have to take the CMAT, followed by ACPC counseling.
  • For selection to M.Tech, candidates have to take the GATE exam or qualify for the Gujarat PGCET exam.
  • For selection to B.Sc for Nursing, candidates have to take the NEET PG.
  • For M.Phil and Ph.D., candidates have to take a written test given by the university.

The university has a decent placement record. It holds multiple job fairs on the campus; in the last such fair, 24 companies participated, offering 2,000 jobs to over 800 students. The average package offered ranged around 300,000 INR per year, while the highest package was 750,000 INR. The top recruiters were Tata Consultancy Services, Times of India, Maruti Suzuki, Infosys, and so on. The job roles offered included the posts of sales and marketing executive, HR executive, business development associate, and so on.

Gujarat University, established in 1949 in Ahmedabad, is the oldest university in the state. A government institute, its alumni include Narendra Modi, the current Prime Minister of India, and Amit Shah, who is the Home Minister of the country. The university has 286 affiliated colleges, 24 approved institutions and 22 recognized institutions. With a ‘B’ grade from NAAC, Gujarat University was featured among the 101- 150 rank band in the overall category of NIRF’s rankings for 2019. It was also ranked as the 21st best institute for MBA by Outlook India for 2021. GU has an able faculty comprising 348 lecturers, of whom 236 are PhDs.

Name of Institute Gujarat University
Official website https://www.gujaratuniversity.ac.in/
Institute Type State University
Application mode Online
Entrance Exam MCA, MBA: CMAT
Scholarship Yes
Reservation Yes

Important Dates

B.Ed registrationMay 6, 2021 - Jun 1, 2021
B.Sc Registration(Tentative)Jun 15, 2021 - Jun 30, 2021
B.Com Application Start Date(Tentative)Jun 28, 2021 - Jul 19, 2021
Final Merit List Release Date(Tentative)Jul 26, 2021

Gujarat University B.Sc Admission 2021

The institute offers seven specializations under the B.Sc course. The duration of the course is three years. The course includes a specialization in Nursing.

Duration 3 years
Specializations 7
Eligibility criteria 10+2 in the Science stream with English as a subject
Selection criteria Merit-based

Top specializations

Environmental Science  Physics Microbiology Computer Science

The institute offers two other specializations under the B.Sc course.

Gujarat University UG Admission 2021

The institute offers seven courses under its undergraduate programme.

Course Duration Eligibility criteria Selection criteria
B.Ed 2 years Graduation Merit-based
LLB 3 years Graduation with 45% marks
BBA 10+2 with English as a subject

Gujarat University M.Tech Admission 2021

The university invites applications for two M.Tech courses. To be eligible, the candidate should have a B.Tech, MCA or M.Sc degree in the relevant field. Candidates will be selected on the basis of GATE. The course has a duration of two years.

Duration 2 years
Specializations 2
Eligibility criteria B.Tech, MCA or M.Sc in relevant field
Selection criteria GATE


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How to apply for GATE?

Candidates who are eligible for M.Tech have to take the GATE. To register, follow these steps:

  • Visit the official website
  • Register through the link by entering your mobile number.
  • After you submit the form, you will receive an enrolment ID
  • Next, fill out the application form.
  • You will have to pay online a fee of 1,500 INR (or 750 INR for women and reserved categories).
  • Download the form. Keep a printout for future reference.

Gujarat University MCA Admission 2021

The institute offers an MCA course to candidates who have a graduate degree. However, they should also have studied Mathematics as a subject. For selection, the candidate has to take the CMAT, followed by ACPC counselling. The course has a duration of three years.

Duration 3 years
Eligibility criteria Graduate degree. Candidates should have studied Mathematics at 10+2 level or in college.
Selection criteria CMAT

Gujarat University MBA Admission 2021

The institute offers an MBA programme to candidates who have graduated with 50% marks and taken the CMAT. Final selections are based on ACPC counselling.

Duration 2 years
Specializations 3
Eligibility criteria Graduation with 50% marks
Entrance CMAT

Top specializations

The institute also offers a five-year MBA-M.Sc course in Computer Application and Information Technology.

How to apply for an MBA?

The steps for applying for the the MBA course are given below:

  • The registration is to be done online. Go to www.gujaratuniversity.org.in/
  • Click on the admission tab.
  • Register by using your email address and password.
  • Login after confirming the email.
  • Fill out the application form.
  • Upload scanned copies of signature and photograph in JPEG format. The image should not be larger than 50 kb.
  • Submit.
  • Pay the application fee.
  • Keep a printout of the form for future reference.

How to apply for ACPC Counselling?

  • Go to the official website.
  • Click on ‘Click Here for New Registration’.
  • Select your course.
  • A window will appear, asking for details such as the PIN cover printer on the booklet, name, and so on.
  • You will be asked to enter a password for future use.
  • Fill out the form.
  • You will be prompted to verify the form. Check all the details carefully before submitting it.
  • Keep a printout of this page for future reference.
  • Take the printed copy of the application to a nearby help centre and submit it with the necessary documents.

Gujarat University Five-Year Integrated Courses Admission 2021

The university offers eight other five-year integrated courses apart from the MBA-M.Sc course.

Course Specialization Eligibility Selection criteria
Five-Year Integrated Courses B.Com LLB 10+2 Merit-based
Animation and VFX
Digital Design Fashion
Digital Design Interior
Digital Design Media and Entertainment
IT IMS and Cyber Security
Software Development
Digital Design

Gujarat University PG Admission 2021

A number of courses are offered by the university in its postgraduate programme, including, several in MA, M.Sc and LLM. The courses mostly have a duration of two years.

Course Specialization
MA Gujarati, Linguistics, Persian, Urdu, English, Philosophy, Psychology, Geography, Hindi, Indian Culture 
M.Sc Botany, Geography, Bioinformatics, Mathematics, Physics, Electronic Science, Statistics, Zoology, Biomedical Technology, Human Genetics, Environmental Sciences, Microbiology, Biotechnology, Forensic Science, Toxicology, Cyber Security and Forensics, Anthropology, Pharmaceutical Sciences, Life Science, FSN, Chemistry, IT Animation and VFX, IT Mobile Application and UI Development, IT Network Security, IT IMS and Cloud Tech, IT Game Design and Development, IT Data Processing and Analytics, IT Digital Design in Fashion, IT Digital Design Interior
LLM Constitutional Law and Legal Order, Human Rights and Duties, Intellectual Property Rights, Constitutional Law and Legal Order
M.Com -


M.Com/ MA/ M.Sc: Candidate should have at least 55% marks in graduation in the relevant subject.

LLM/ M.Com: Applicant should have a graduate degree in relevant discipline.

Selection Criteria:

Admission to PG Courses of Gujrat University is based on merit. For admission, the university will release a merit list once candidates complete the registration process.

Gujarat University Post Graduate Diploma Admission 2021

The university offers a post graduate diploma in 11 specializations. The eligibility criteria varies depending on the stream. The course is one year long.

Course Specialization Eligibility criteria Selection Criteria
Post Graduate Diploma Networking Application PGDCA or BCA, B.Sc, B.Tech, MCA or M.Sc in the relevant field Merit-based
Investment and Financial Analysis B.Com or BBA with 50% marks
Financial Markets and Insurance B.Com, BBA, BA Economics or B.Sc
Linguistics BA
Plant Tissue Culture B.Sc
Biodiversity Management
Hindi Industry BA
Medical Laboratory Technology
Assisted Reproductive Technology and Clinical Embryology

Gujarat University M.Phil Admission 2021

The institute offers several M.Phil courses to candidates who have completed post graduation.

Course Specialization Eligibility criteria Selection criteria
M.Phil Commerce Master’s degree in the relevant field with 55% marks Written Test and Interview
Electronic Science
Biomedical Technology
Human Genetics
Forensic Science
Life Science

Gujarat University Ph.D Admission 2021

The university also offers PhD courses in a number of streams. To be eligible, the candidate should have a Master’s degree in the relevant field. For selection, they have to take an entrance examination given by the university. However, candidates are exempted from the test if:

  • They have qualified the SET, NET or JRF.
  • Have an M.Phil degree from Gujarat University.
  • Have an M.Phil degree from another university which accepts applications for the course through an entrance examination.
  • Have taken the latest GATE or CAT and featured among the top 25 percentile.
Duration -
Specializations 2
Eligibility criteria Master’s degree
Selection criteria Written test

Top specializations

Commerce Electronic Science

How to apply to Gujarat University?

  • The admission form will be available online from the first week of May at www.gujaratuniversity.ac.in.
  • You are required to collect a 14-digit pin distributed by the university at their venue before filling out the admission form.
  • You will have to submit this pin and personal details at the login window in order to register and fill out the admission form of Gujarat University.


Ques. What is the package offered to students from Gujarat University?

Ans. The average package varies from 120,000 INR to 300,000 INR. The highest package that has been offered is around 750,000 INR.

Ques. How good is Gujarat University?

Ans. Gujarat University is the oldest university in Gujarat. It features among the 101-150 rank band of NIRF’s rankings in the overall category. In 2020, it was ranked as the 21st best college for MBA by Outlook India.

Ques. Who are the top recruiters here?

Ans. The top recruiters at Gujarat University are Ernst & Young, ICICI, Intel, HDFC Bank, and so on.

Ques. What are the accreditations of Gujarat University?

Ans. Gujarat University is a UGC-approved institute. It also has a ‘B’ grade from NAAC.

Ques. Which entrance scores are accepted here?

Ans. The university accepts CMAT scores for MBA and MCA, and GATE scores for M.Tech. For B.Sc nursing students, a score in NEET PG is required. M.Phil and PhD students have to take a written test given by the university.

Ques: When does the registration process commence at Gujarat University for the UG/PG courses?

Ans. The registration process at Gujarat University for the UG/PG courses is done online and it usually begins from the second week of May.

Ques: Which exams are considered by Gujarat University for admission to MCA, M.Tech & MBA?

Ans. A candidate must have a qualified CMAT followed by ACPC to be eligible to apply for admissions to MCA & MBA program, while candidates must have a valid GATE score or PGCET exam conducted by GU to apply for the M.Tech program.

Ques: How many specializations are there in total under the B.Sc Course at Gujarat University?

Ans. Gujarat University offers a total of 7 specializations under the BSc course, in which Environmental Science, Computer Science, Physics & Microbiology tops the Specialization list.

Ques: How to Apply for an MBA course at Gujarat University?

Ans. To apply for an MBA course at GU, visit the GU website, click on the admission tab, register by using an email ID and password. Now login after confirming the email. Fill in all the relevant details and upload the necessary documents in JPEG format as specified on the application form. Pay the desired application fee and hit the submit button.

Ques: How many 5-year integrated courses are offered by Gujarat University and what is the selection criteria?

Ans. Other than the MBA - MSc courses, Gujarat University offers a total of 8 (5-year) integrated courses namely B.Com LLB, Animation and VFX, Digital Design Fashion, and others. Candidates will be selected for these integrated courses on the basis of the merit obtained in the last qualifying exam.

Ques: Do I have to pay to receive the 14-digit pin distributed by Gujarat University?

Ans. Yes, A candidate is required to pay INR 125 using debit/credit card/UPI to purchase the 14-digit Pin distributed by Gujarat University.

Ques: What are the selection criteria for the Ph.D. admissions at Gujarat University?

Ans. Candidates must hold a Masters degree in any relevant stream and theyve to qualify for the entrance exam conducted by GU followed by Group Discussion and Personal Interview. Candidates who have qualified SET/NET/JRF/GATE/CAT or those who have an MPhil degree from Gujarat University are exempted from taking the GU entrance exam.

Ques: What is the attendance percentage to appear for the Gujarat University semester exam?

Ans. In order to appear in the Gujarat University Semester exams, candidates must have at least 75% attendance and those who dont meet this percentage will be exempted from taking up the GU semester exams.

Ques: What is the eligibility criteria to apply for admission to MTech at Gujarat University?

Ans. Candidates must have completed either BTech or MCA/MSc degree in any relevant stream from a recognized institute/university. However, the Selection of the candidates to the M.Tech program at GU will be based on his/her GATE score.

Ques: How can I pay my course fee at Gujarat University?

Ans. Log in at the GU website, navigate to the Admissions portal page. Click on the Student Login tab. Enter your credentials. Click on the Print Provisional Admission Letter & Fee Receipt and pay the token fee INR 500 through Net-Banking/Credit/ Debit cards and download the online receipt. Tap on the proceed button to submit it.

GU, Ahmedabad Fees & Eligibility

M.Sc₹1.1 Lakhs (1st Year Fees) Graduation
BBA₹22,000 (1st Year Fees) 10+2
MBA (Integrated)₹18,100 (1st Year Fees) Graduation
BA₹2,540 (1st Year Fees) 10+2
M.C.A₹3,450 (1st Year Fees) Graduation
B.Ed₹30,000 (1st Year Fees) Graduation
M.P.T₹1.8 Lakhs (Total Fees) B.P.T.
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