Cotton University Admission 2020: Online Application For HS, UG And PG Courses

Cotton University Admission 2020

Cotton University has released a short official notification for Cotton University Admission 2020 for admission to various programmes of study under the University as well as Higher Secondary 1st year Science and Arts classes for the Academic Year 2020-21. Candidates may apply through the Cotton University website

Cotton University Admission

Cotton University Admission 2020 Details

Name of university: Cotton University

Courses: HS, UG and PG courses

Academic year: 2020-2021


About Cotton University

Cotton University is one of of the most prestigious and well-recognized university of North East India. The university made its way to become one of the top 200 institutions of the country by figuring in the band of 150-200 in the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) rank list in May 2020. It offers various courses starting from Higher Secondary to PhD programmes.

Courses Offered by Cotton University, Guwahati

Higher Secondary:

Cotton University is a participating institution of the SEBA online portal of application for admission to Higher Secondary 1st year classes of both Science and Arts streams. The university has been receiving applications from students who have passed the HSLC examination under SEBA through this portal via the link The last date for application through this portal is 15 July. All HSLC passed students under SEBA who wish to get admitted to HS classes in Cotton University are encouraged to use the above portal for submitting their applications.

The University will also soon open its own application portal for Higher Secondary admission which will be made accessible through the Cotton University website Students who have passed their qualifying Class 10 equivalent examination from CBSE or any Board other than SEBA will have to apply through this application portal.

Undergraduate Courses (BA/ BSc Honours, BA Liberal Arts and BCA):

Admission at the Undergraduate (UG) level in the University will be for BA/BSc (Honours), BA (Liberal Arts) and BCA programmes. The UGC CBCS curriculum will be followed for all the Undergraduate Honours programmes. Psychology and Sociology are the two new Honours subjects to be introduced with 30 seats each from this year.

The other new UG programme being introduced this year is BA in Liberal Arts with 50 seats. This is a three year degree programmme open for candidates who have cleared their 10+2 examination in any of the three disciplines (Arts, Science and Commerce). This programmme aims to offer students the opportunity to study a broad range of subjects while developing specialized knowledge in one core subject with the curricular flexibility of enabling a student to acquire knowledge across various disciplines and keeping the option to continue higher study in the core subject.

Postgraduate Courses (MA/ MSc, MLibISc and MCA):

There will also be two new postgraduate programmes opened for admission, viz. Master of Library and Information Science (MLibISc) and PG Diploma in Gender and Women’s Studies. The former is a 4- Semester PG degree course with 20 seats and the latter is a 2-semester PG Diploma course having 30 seats. The Post Graduate Diploma in Gender and Women’s Studies will be the first academic program of the Centre for Women’s Studies, Cotton University. The program is intended to develop a conceptual and analytical framework of Gender studies and its attendant tools to bring about a critical understanding of women’s issues and gender inequities with a view to promoting curricular advancement and in turn, enabling social transformation and justice.

Cotton University Online Application Form 2020

The admission process for all the above programmes will be made fully online as directed by the state Government. For admission, the students have to first generate the Unique Id in the portal of the Office of the Director, Higher Education, Assam. As per DHE’s order dated 4/7/2020, generating the Unique Id by students is compulsory for online admission. The details of HS, UG and PG programmes will be published in the Cotton University web site soon.

Step 1: Scroll down, check Important Web Link’s section.

Step 2: Click on Online Application Link.

Step 3: Click the appropriate Apply here button at the bottom of that page.

Step 4: Enter Your Details and Submit.

Important Dates of Cotton University Admission 2020

Starting date of online application: Not available

Last date of online application: Not available

Cotton University Address

Cotton University

Pan Bazaar, Guwahati, Assam 781001.

Important Weblinks for Cotton University Admission 2020

Official Short Notification – click here

Cotton University Online Admission 2020 – click here

Visit Official website – click here.