Admission Procedure
  1. Admissions into the College are notified in the local dailies, the College notice board and the institutional website (www.hgcollege.edu.in).
  2. Candidates are needed to fill in and submit admission forms online by logging into the College website www.hgcollege.org. An admission processing fees of Rs. 300/-shall have to be paid through net banking/ATM-cum-debit card/UPI/Credit Card only. The College prospectus may be downloaded from the same website. The submission process will have to be completed within the notified period. No forms will be sold at College cash counters.
  3. Admissions into the College are based strictly on merit. A common merit list of all applicants is prepared by the College for each course, and admissions are given on the basis of that list. All admissions are governed by the College admission rules. The decision of the Admission Committee regarding admissions is final.
  4. The College admits students in the Higher Secondary (Science and Arts streams), B.A/B.Sc Honours courses and B.A/B.Sc Regular courses and Post Graduate Courses in Assamese, Botany, Chemistry and Zoology.
  5. Candidates securing 45%(in General category) and 40% (Reserved category) in the qualifying examination are eligible to apply for admission.
  6. Candidates seeking admission into any Honours subject must secure 50%(General category) and 45% marks (Reserved category) in the subjects concerned in the +2 examination.
  7. In B.A/B.Sc courses, the Common Merit List is prepared on the basis of the marks obtained in four subjects in the qualifying examination (HS or equivalent).
    • For B. Sc. course, marks obtained in English and the best three science subjects are taken into consideration.
    • For B. A. course, marks obtained in English and the best three other subjects are taken into consideration.
  8. Marks obtained in the subjects, Physical Education, Music and Fine Arts are not taken into consideration while preparing the Common Merit List for B.A/ B.Sc Courses.
  9. For HS course the common basis for calculation of total marks obtained by a student in HSLC Examination (and other Boards examinations) is 600.ix. For HS course the common basis for calculation of total marks obtained by a student in HSLC Examination (and other Boards examinations) is 600.
  10. In case the candidate has not studied the subject in +2 Examinations in which she desires to take Honours (only in the case of those subjects, which are allowed as per GU regulations), her eligibility for taking Honours will be her aggregate percentage.
  11. Candidates securing 40% marks in the qualifying examination are eligible to apply for admission into Bengali and Sanskrit Honours only. However, students opting for Honours in Bengali and Sanskrit may be allowed a further relaxation in cut off marks subject to the availability of seats. Candidates offering Sanskrit as Honours must have passed in the subject in the +2 level.
  12. To encourage Mathematics education among girls, the College provides 10 seats (in addition to the allotted 40 seats) in Mathematics (Honours). Candidates securing 60% (in Mathematics) in +2 level, and with pass marks in other subjects, are eligible to apply for Honours in this category. Candidates will have to indicate their willingness to get admitted under this special category in the space provided for the purpose in the admission form. A special merit list is prepared for such students.
  13. 10 seats (in addition to the allotted 50 seats) are also reserved for students who genuinely prefer Philosophy as an honours subject. Candidates securing 75% in (logic and philosophy) in +2 level and with pass marks in other subjects are eligible to apply for honours in this category. Candidates will have to indicate their willingness to get admitted under this special category in the space provided for the purpose in the admission form. A special merit list is prepared for such students.
  14. An applicant is required to submit only one application form for a particular stream. The submitted form must be complete in all respects. Incomplete forms are liable to be rejected.
  15. A candidate will have to upload a scanned copy of the mark sheet of only the qualifying examination (along with caste certificate, if applicable) while submitting online application form. No other document is required with the application.
  16. A candidate must produce the following documents in original at the time of admission:
    1. Marksheet and Admit Card of the last qualifying examination.
    2. Two copies of recent passport size photographs.
    3. A certificate from the head of the institution last attended, testifying her character.
    4. Caste certificate from competent authority (wherever necessary).
    5. An undertaking from the applicant and also her guardians that the applicant will not resort to ragging, in any form, must be submitted in the prescribe format at the time of admission.
  • xvi. Student passing the qualifying examination earlier than the current year will have to submit a gap certificate from any one of the following,whichever is applicable:
    1. The Head of the institution last attended.
    2. Officer-in-charge of the nearest police station.
    3. Government Gazetted officer testifying her activities during the interim period
    4. Medical Certificate from a registered medical practitioner (on genuine medical grounds)
  • Admission Committee may refuse admission to a candidate whose documents are not genuine or found to be not in proper order.
  • Admission to the College and its Hostel takes place on the same day. Hostel seats are allotted strictly on merit (see Hostel rules).A student has to make the necessary payment for the purpose on the same day.xviii. Admission to the College and its Hostel takes place on the same day. Hostel seats are allotted strictly on merit (see Hostel rules).A student has to make the necessary payment for the purpose on the same day.
  • The College reserves seats for students belonging to SC,ST(P), ST(H), OBC and MOBC categories as per Government rules . These seats are allotted to candidates on the basic of original certificates issued by competent authorities. However, students of reserved categories hailing from states other than Assam will be considered as General category as per Gauhati University rules.
  • The College allots seats in HS and B.A/B.Sc. courses to students with outstanding performances in the field of sports, culture, NCC and NSS. These are allotted on the basis of merit cum proficiency in the field concerned. A few seats are also reserved for differently abled students. The total number of seats allotted for these categories will be as per Government rules
  • A candidate must face the interview personally at the time of admission. However, if due to some unavoidable reasons, the candidate does not turn up, her guardian may represent her.
  • No further admissions are allowed after the notified dates.
  • No transfer cases are entertained during the first year/ first semester.
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    Admission in Extra-curricular (EC) category

    Selection of a candidate in EC category is based on the level (International, National and State) of certificate furnished by an applicant. In certain instances the applicant may be required to demonstrate her proficiency in the chosen category to the members of the screening committee constituted for the purpose. For sports, the events recognized by the Indian Olympic Association and Sports Authority of India will be considered. The process takes place after the regular admission to the College. Appearance of the candidates before the committee is mandatory. The committee finalizes the list of the selected applicants.