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Cotton University

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Cotton University was initially established as a Cotton college in the year 1901 in Guwahati, Assam, by Sir Henry Stedman Cotton, who was the Chief Commissioner of the erstwhile British province of Assam at that time. Now it is a state university that was established under The Cotton University Act, 2017 of the Assam Legislative Assembly.

Cotton University has been affiliated by the University Grants Commission(UGC). It is the oldest university in Assam and also in northeast India, and it is now 116 years old. The current chancellor and the vice-chancellor of the Cotton University are Jagdish Mukhi and Bhabesh Chandra Goswami.

National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) has accredited this college with a cumulative grade point average (CGPA) of 3.76 on the four-point level and grade A++ in November 2016. At this time the score was third-highest among all colleges in India.

Cotton University Guwahati 2020

The main aim of the Cotton Universityis to be world-class in all fields, excelling in evolving knowledge, both research and teaching type, and skills with an emphasis on mainly northeastern part of our country. It provides wide-ranging education to students to take on the challenges of tomorrow via learning and evaluation methods, modern curriculum, endorsing the highest ethical standards, and providing a very clean, well organized, methodical and transparent administration.

The university offers excellent courses in various courses like:

  • Undergraduate Courses
  • Post Graduate Courses
  • PhD Level Courses.

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Cotton University Academics

Under academics, Cotton University provides bachelor courses like Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Science, and Bachelor of Computer Applications. These courses are for a three-year duration.

It also provides Master courses like Master of Arts, Master of Science and in Computer Application, which are a two-year course. Cotton University also offers the Doctor of Philosophy in all PG departments. Cotton University provides good job opportunities for the students.

Cotton University Fee Structure

CoursesFee Structure
Bachelor of Science52,000/year
Bachelor of Computer Application30,000/year
Bachelor of Arts3,350-4,450/year
Master of Arts6,690/year
Master of Science7,890/year
Master of Computer Application50,000/year
Diploma26,000/year
Post Graduate Diploma in Computer Applications15,000/year
Advanced Certificate of Proficiency in French5,000 total
Certification5,000 total

Cotton University Courses Offered

Cotton University offers various courses, altogether 23 specializations at Undergraduate level in different languages such as Arabic, Bengali, Bodo, Sanskrit, Assamese, Hindi, Persian,  Chemistry, Sociology, Statistics, Pol. Sci., History, Anthropology, Biology, Zoology, Physics, etc. 

In the same way, 24 specializations are also offered at the Postgraduate level by the university. Apart from this, the university also accepts applications from all eligible candidates for research-level Ph.D. programs. Eligibility criteria are different according to the courses and its specializations are chosen differently.

The university provides the students to have CBCS (Choice Based Credit System) via following programs which are being run in the curriculum of the university:

  1. Faculty of Chemical Mathematical and Physical Sciences
  2. Faculty of Life Sciences
  3. Faculty of Earthen Sciences
  4. Faculty of Languages Linguistics and  Literature.
  5. Faculty of Art, Social Sciences and Humanities
  6. Computer Applications and Information Technology
  7. Mass Communication and Journalism
  8. Faculty of Commerce

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Cotton University CPGEE 2020

The process for registration of Cotton University CPGEE 2020 will start in the month of June this year. Students who are willing to take admission can fill their online application forms from the official website according to the schedule. Cotton University is going to release a separate notification for the academic year 2020-21 for HS, Undergraduate, and Post Graduate admission to the college.

The important expected dates in relation to Cotton University CPGEE 2020 are mentioned below, interested students can check for the same:

  1. Date Of Online Registration of Applications without CPGEE – Last week of June 2020
  2. Application Fee Payment – Last week of July 2020
  3. Last Date to Submit Online Application – Second week of July 2020
  4. Merit List Release Date – Third week of July 2020
  5. Admission on the basis of CGPA of Cotton Graduates – Third week of July 2020
  6. CPGEE 2020 Date – Third week if July 2020
  7. Merit list publication CGPEE based – Last week of July 2020
  8. Admissions on the basis of CGPEE Marks – First week of August 2020

Cotton University CPGEE – Eligibility Criteria 

Eligibility criteria for the candidates to apply in CPGEE are mentioned below and are based on last year’s information brochure, the information here is for reference purposes only.

  1. Nationality- candidate must be a citizen of India ( an Indian National)
  2. Academic Qualification–
    • For Undergraduate: Qualified in Higher Secondary or any exam equivalent (10+2) examination.
    • For Post Graduate: The candidate must have qualified in a Bachelor’s Degree from a recognized University with minimum marks.

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CPGEE 2020 Online Application Form

Applications for CGPEE 2020 will be submitted via online mode by the link provided on the official website of the cotton university Guwahati (cottonuniversity.ac.in). Candidates are suggested to read and check the instructions carefully before filling the online application form.

Candidates are advised to apply online from the “apply now” link given on the website. For the application process

Create your own student account first. And for that, you are supposed to  provide the following details

  • Course for which you’ve Applied For
  • Subject List.

Application Form – CPGEE 2020 

The application form will be available according to the schedule at the official website of the university https://cottonuniversity.ac.in/.

 Personal Information required on the online application form of CGPEE 2020

  1. Candidate’s Name- First name/ Middle Name/ Last Name
  2. Valid Mobile Number
  3. Email Address
  4. Application Form Fee: The total application fee is Rs. 800.00 including the CPGEE Fee of Rs. 300.00.
  5. It is supposed to be submitted via the portal for online application (According to the last year).

Answer Key CGPEE

The answer keys of the CPGEE 2020 will be provided subject wise on the official website of Cotton University. If an applicant has any doubts over the correctness of the answer to any question concerning the subject the student has appeared as indicated by the corresponding answer key.

Then the student must inform about that by email to [email protected]cottonuniversity.ac.in as soon as the publication of these keys. But it should be kept in mind that the decision of the subject head will be final in this matter.


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Merit List Cotton University 2020

The final merit list of Cotton University 2020 will be posted on the official web site, for the account of the candidates. Admission is strictly accepted in the order of merit and is maintained by the Admission Rules and Regulations of the University. Merit list will be drawn for the below mentioned two divisions;

  1. For science steam – Total Marks of the major three subjects of the stream of the last qualifying exam in science.
  2. For the Arts Stream – Total marks of English and the major three other subjects of the final qualifying examination in arts.

General Rules & Regulations of  Cotton University

  1. The students are supposed to have at least 75% of attendance in class. If not the student will not be allowed to sit in the final examination.
  2. Keep in mind that the students who fail to attend classes for the first 15 days continuously in the first month of starting of the classes shall forfeit their seats in the college.
  3. All students are required to appear in all the examinations organized by the College during an academic year and attend their classes regularly – the minimum attendance to attend these exams is 75% of the classes held.
  4. Assignments and projects in all subjects must be submitted according to the time limits. Library books shall be restored in good condition. Any damage to the book issued in the name of any student is to be fined in proportion to the amount of damage done. 5- Students are required to attend all the seminar classes. They are supposed to participate in all the extracurricular activities. 6-Smoking inside the college premises is prohibited and a punishable offense.
  5. The management of the college reserves all the rights to change the terms and conditions for admission, syllabus of the courses, tuition fee, rules, and regulations, etc.
  6. Ragging is strictly prohibited in College and hostels. Disciplinary action shall be taken if any student is to be involved directly or indirectly in it.
  7. College Identity Cards will be issued per year. Old identity cards are to be submitted at the end of each academic year in order to renew it. If in case the Id card is lost, duplicate Identity Card will be issued but for that fine would be charged.

Cotton University Hostel

Hostel facility is provided for both girls and boys inside the cotton university, with all the basic facilities like running water at all hours, lights facilities, and library facilities in the hostels.

The fee structure for the hostel is as follows:

  1. For boys – Rs 9,500 / year
  2. For girls – Rs 9,500/ year

Hostel fees may differ in the Courses like BCA where the course isn’t funded by the government. Whereas courses like HS are given for free totally.

FAQ

How many courses are offered at Cotton University?

There is a total of 7 courses in the streams of science and IT & Software that are offered by Cotton University.

What is CPGEE?

CPGEE stands for Cotton Post Graduate Entrance Exam, which is an entrance exam test taken by Cotton College State University. You can get CPGEE Application form from the official website of the University.

How good is the placement of Cotton University?

The placement of Cotton University is good, many students gets selected in notable colleges of India as associated professor’s and the packages are around 15-16 Lakh.

Is Cotton University a Central University?

Cotton University was initially established as a Cotton college in the year 1901 in Guwahati, Assam, by Sir Henry Stedman Cotton, who was the Chief Commissioner of the erstwhile British province of Assam at that time. Now it is a state university that was established under The Cotton University Act, 2017 of the Assam Legislative Assembly.

Which is the first college in Assam?

Cotton University has been affiliated by the University Grants Commission(UGC). It is the oldest university in Assam and also in northeast India, and it is now 116 years old. The current chancellor and the vice-chancellor of the Cotton University are Jagdish Mukhi and Bhabesh Chandra Goswami.

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