Admissions to the first semester of all Undergraduate courses are made on the basis of seats allocated
by Joint Seat Allocation Authority (JoSAA) from the list of candidates selected by all India JEE (Main). Besides, a specified number of foreign nationals/NRIs selected under the policy laid down by Govt. of India, are admitted directly to the 1st year of the courses.
15 per cent of seats are reserved for SC and 7.5 per cent are reserved for ST candidates. 24 seats (over and above sanctioned intake) are reserved for foreign and other category students for 2006-07.4 (four) seats are reserved for handicapped candidates against Assam open quota within the overall allotment of Assam.
Students are registered in every semester irrespective of number of credits they have earned at the end
of every year. However, if a student fails to complete his/her courses in the stipulated first four year (8
semesters), the student is required to vacate the hostel and complete the remaining part of credits from
a) If a student fails in a course, he/she will have to repeat the course in the appropriate semester when the course is on offer. He/she may prefer to register that course and attend all classes and offer him/her for normal evaluation or the student may prefer to appear the mid-semester and end-semester examination and his/her internal evaluation would be carried forward from the semester where he/she was regularly registered.
b) A student may change an elective course within the time-frame mentioned in the academic calendar. If a student fails in an elective course, he/she may change the elective when he/she re-registers for the elective in the appropriate semester.
c) The duration of the UG programme is normally four years. However, academically weak students are permitted to complete the programme in six years from the date of first registration.
d) A student is permitted to register for few DD graded courses if the CPI of the student falls below 6.0 for improvement.
e) If a student fails to clear a subject in the end-semester examination, then he/she is permitted to clear the same in the re-examination normally conducted within the first 15 days of the next semester. No reduction in grade is invoked if a student clears the subject in the re-examination.