General Courses

Admission to various courses for the academic year 2019-2020 is closed.

Admission Notice    Prospectus 2019


Master of Arts (M.A)
  1. Anthropology
  2. Adult & Continuing Education
  3. Economics
  4. Education
  5. English
  6. Folkloristics
  7. Geography
  8. History
  9. Hindi
  10. Journalism & Mass Communication
  11. Khasi
  12. Linguistics
  13. Philosophy
  14. Political Science
  15. Sociology
Master of Science (M.Sc.)  in
  1. Mathematics
  2. Statistics
Master of Commerce ( M.Com.)
Master of Library & Information Science (M.Lib.I.Sc.)
Master of  Education (M. Ed.)
Master of Laws (LL.M.)
P.G. Diploma in
  1. Painting / Music under the Department of Cultural & Creative Studies,
  2. Geoinformatics under the Department of Geography.
M.Phil. in  
  1. History
  2. Hindi
  3. Mathematics
  4. Statistics
  5. Linguistics
Ph.D. in
  1. Anthropology
  2. Adult & Continuing Education
  3. Bio-Chemistry
  4. Botany
  5. Biotechnology
  6. Biomedical Engineering
  7. Chemistry
  8. Commerce
  9. Education
  10. Environmental Science
  11. Economics
  12. English
  13. Electronic & Communication Engineering
  14. Folkloristics
  15. Geography
  16. History
  17. Hindi
  18. Information Technology
  19. Khasi
  20. Library & Information Science
  21. Law
  22. Mathematics
  23. Philosophy
  24. Political Science
  25. Physics
  26. Statistics
  27. Sociology
  28. Tourism & Hotel Management
  29. Zoology
  30. Nanotechnology
  31. Energy Engineering
  32. Linguistics
  33. Journalism & Mass  Communication


Master of Arts (M.A.):
  1. English
  2. Education
  3. Garo
  4. History & Archaeology
  5. Social Works
Master of Science: (M.Sc.)
  1. Rural Development & Agricultural Production
M.Phil. in
  1. Rural Development & Agricultural Production
  2. Garo
  3. History & Archaeology
Ph.D. in :
  1. Education
  2. Rural Development & Agricultural Production
  3. Garo
  4. English
  5. Horticulture
  6. Management
  7. Agribusiness Management and Food Techmology

Admission Notice    << APPLY ONLINE >>    Prospectus 2019

Candidates with 55% marks or 'B' grade in the 7-point UGC scale at the Master's Degree level or equivalent in the concerned or allied/cognate subject are eligible for admission. However, a relaxation of 5% marks from 55% to 50% or an equivalent relaxation of grade may be allowed for those belonging to ST/SC/OBC (non creamy layer)/Differently-abled and other categories candidates as per the decision of the UGC from time to time, or for those who had obtained their Master's degree prior to 19th September, 1991.

The Reservation Policy of Government of India/UGC shall be followed.

Students applying courses/programmes in Shillong as well in Tura Campus  are requested to apply online on payment of  Rs.500/- and Rs.250/- (for SC/ST category) by visiting this University Website and the payment will be online using Debit Card/Credit Card/Net Banking through SBI  and HDFC Bank. The admission fee is not refundable

A Help Desk in the Computer Centre will assist students who need help for applying online admission for various courses/programme. Students may contact these telephone numbers 272-4000, 272-5000 and the e-mail or go directly  to Computer Centre, NEHU for any assistance.

For admission to M.Phil/Ph.D. Programme the last date shall be 16th August, 2019 Application received after the specified date will not be entertained. For other details including eligibility criteria for admission, the candidates may consult the Prospectus of the University.

Notification - Last date for online application for M.A/M.Sc/M.Com/M.Ed/M.Lib.I.Sc/LL.M/P.G Diploma in Geoinformatics, Music & Painting has been extended to 5 August, 2019 (Click here)

  1. Students are requested to download a hard copy of the online form and keep it for future reference.
  2. Students are requested to bring their original testimonials/certificates at the time of admission, if any information is wrongly declared, the provisional admission to the candidate will be rejected.
  3. Students applying for M.Phil/Ph.D. must submit a write-up of 200 words explaining why they want to pursue a further programme of study/research in the subject; students will copy-paste this write up into relevant box provided in the online application form.
  4. Students applying for University Quota under NSS need to see whether they fulfill all the three criteria for NSS given in the prospectus.
  5. Students are advised to verify all their details filled in the online form, especially their *“category”* before payment, once payment is made they cannot edit their details again.
  6. In case payment is not possible by Netbanking or Card payment, students can use e-payment using SBI collect (
  7. Students are requested to provide the BA Marks percentage in the application form and not the CGPA. Without the BA marks percentage given  in the application form, the application will be considered incomplete

Note: All applicants are required to contact their respective departments for inquiries relating to entrance test, group discussions, interview etc., if applicable.