IIT Guwahati: Ranking, Courses, Fees, Admission, Placements

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Updated on - Jun 1, 2023

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IIT Guwahati PhD and MTech Admission 2023 are ongoing, apply till April 20, 2023. IIT Guwahati, or Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati, abbreviated as IITG, was established in 1994. It is the 6th member of the IITs. The institute has secured 7th place in the engineering category and 8th in the overall classification by NIRF ranking 2022. The admission for the B.Tech course is based on JEE Advanced scores. Admission to M.Tech courses will be based on the GATE cutoff 

The institute also offers science and Arts stream courses such as M.Sc and MA. The different course structure is up-to-date and includes courses on nascent topics to equip students with the latest developments in their respective fields of study. IITGs state-of-the-art Infrastructure facilities consist of the administrative building and academic complex. In 2022, students were placed in reputed institutions with the highest domestic package of INR 44 LPA, and the average package offered was INR 26 LPA.

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IIT Guwahati Quick Insights

IIT Guwahati was established in the year 1994 and is a public university. The highlights of the institution such as institution type, approvals, facilities, etc., are mentioned below.

IIT Guwahati
Year of Establishment 1994
Type of Institution Public
Recognition UGC and AICTE
Campus Area 704 acre
Courses/ Degrees Offered Undergraduate, Postgraduate
Infrastructure Facilities Library, Cafeteria, Hostel, Sports Complex, etc
Campus Area 700 Acres
Guwahati, Assam

IIT Guwahati Admission Dates 2023

The tentative dates related to IIT Guwahati admission 2023 dates are given below.

Event Date

CEED - The last date to submit applications

November 2023

CEED - The last date to submit applications with late fees

November 2023

M.Tech ,MS (By research), Phd Application

October 2023

Last date to apply for eMasters Degree

November 2023

CEED 2023 exam

January 22, 2023

GATE 2023 exam date

February 04, 2023 - February 05, 2023 

February 11, 2023 - February 12, 2023

IIT Guwahati Ranking

IIT Guwahati has been securing the front positions in quality education, research and other fields by different national and international institutions/organizations for its outstanding enrichment of various fields. Below is an overview of the IIT Guwahati ranking

  • The institute has secured 7th place in the engineering category by NIRF ranking 2022. 
  • The institute has ranked 8th by NIRF ranking 2022 in the overall category.
  • The QS World University Rankings ranked IIT Guwahati 470 in 2021
  • The QS World University Rankings ranked it 112 in Asia in 2020 and 48 among BRICS nations in 2019
  • IITG was ranked 601–800 in the world by the Times Higher Education World University Rankings of 2020, 152 among Emerging Economies and 160 in Asia in 2020

IIT Guwahati Courses

IIT Guwahati offers several courses for the institute's students in diverse fields like science, engineering, etc. It offers undergraduate, master's, and doctoral-level courses. The details about the courses are listed below.

Courses Duration Selection Criteria
BTech 4 years JEE Advanced score
BDes 3 years UCEED scores
MTech 2 years GATE + COAP scores
MDes 2 years CEED scores
MSc 2 years IIT JAM scores
MBA 2 years CAT+ Group discussion+Personal Interview
MTech+PhD 3-5 years GATE scores
Ph.D 3-5 years Institute's Written Test + Interview

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IIT Guwahati Fee Details

The fees for the courses offered at IIT Guwahati are submitted online and offline. The fee details of the courses offered at IIT Guwahati are given below.

Course Total Tuition Fee
BDes INR 8 Lakh
BTech INR 8 Lakh
MA (Developmental Studies) INR 12,000
MTech (Aerodynamics) INR 4 Lakh
Ph.D (Electrical and Electronics Engineering) INR 54,450
MS INR 2.31 Lakh

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IIT Guwahati Department

Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati has many departments which offer courses in engineering, science and humanities disciplines. Students can study PhD, M.Tech, MA, M.Des, B.Tech, etc. in different departments. Given below are some of the departments offered by IITG.

Chemistry Physics
Mathematics Biosciences and Bioengineering
Chemical Engineering Civil Engineering
Computer Science and Engineering Design
Electronics & Electrical Engineering Mechanical Engineering

IIT Guwahati Admission

IIT Guwahati admission 2023 is based on the scores of national-level entrance examinations like JEE/GATE/CEED/UCEED/JAM. The admission process is initiated by filling out the online application form with the correct details. The college M.Tech admission 2023 depends upon the eligibility and valid GATE cutoff. PhD admission in 2023 depends on the Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering(GATE) examination marks. After the written examination qualification, students must appear for a personal interview.

IIT Guwahati Eligibility Criteria

IIT Guwahati offers undergraduate, postgraduate, and doctoral courses in engineering, design, etc. Admission is based upon strict eligibility criteria and students failing to fulfill the criteria are not allowed to take admission. Below is a list of a few courses offered by the college with their eligibility criteria.

B.Tech Eligibility Criteria

  • The candidate must have passed the 10+2 examination and have 75% marks(70% marks for SC/ST category students) in chemistry, mathematics, physics,  a language, and any subject other than these from a recognized board 
  • The candidate should have a valid test score of JEE Mains followed by JEE Advanced

M.Tech Eligibility Criteria

  • The candidate should have passed the B.Tech degree program with relevant subjects from a recognized university with an aggregate of 60% marks and 5% relaxation is given to ST/SC and PwD candidates
  • A valid test score in the GATE exam

PhD Eligibility Criteria

  • The candidate should have passed a master's degree in relevant fields with a minimum CPI of either 60% of marks or 6.0. A relaxation of 5% or 0.5 CPI is given to ST/SC/PwD candidates
  • A valid test score in the GATE exam

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Why Choose IIT Guwahati?

IIT Guwahati is the 6th IIT established by Government of India. The GOI recognizes IIT Guwahati as the Institute of National Importance. Every year lakhs of students participate in entrance examinations to take admission to IITs. IITG has five academic and five extramural centers for research and development purposes. IIT Guwahati has tie-ups with many international and national organizations for research and student exchange program. It has secured top places for its contribution in many fields by national and international ranking institutes.

IIT Guwahati Academic Advantages

IIT Guwahati has about 6117 students out of which 2743 are undergraduate and 3374 are postgraduate students on rolls, 415 faculty members, and 300 support staff. 

  • It has 5 academic centers namely the center for nanotechnology, the center for rural technology, the center for linguistics, science & technology, the center for the environment, and the center for energy. 
  • The different course structure is up-to-date and includes courses on nascent topics to equip students with the latest developments in their respective fields of study.

IIT Guwahati Cutoff

IIT Guwahati cutoff for the year 2022 has been released. The institute offers various programs at undergraduate and postgraduate levels for admission. Interested students who are willing to get admission to the institute are required to get the cutoff criteria that were announced by the institute and also need to secure valid marks in the entrance exam of the chosen course.

JoSAA Cutoff 2022 Round 1

Courses  Opening Rank  Closing Rank 
Biosciences and Bioengineering (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology) 7309 8578
Chemical Science and Technology (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology) 5987 7477
Civil Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology) 4944 7300
Computer Science and Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology) 415 589
Data Science and Artificial Intelligence (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology) 596 924
Electronics and Communication Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology) 1423 1690
Electronics and Electrical Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology) 1695 2196
Energy Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology) 4795 5836
Engineering Physics (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology) 3402 5483
Mathematics and Computing (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology) 435 1041
Mechanical Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology) 3293 4692

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IIT Guwahati Result

IIT Guwahati admission results for various courses will be announced after the results of JEE/GATE/CEED/UCEED/JAM are announced. Students can check the effects on the official website of the exam conducting bodies. The results are reported in 1 phase only. After the declaration of results, students will have to apply to their choice of the institute. 

IIT Guwahati Infrastructure

IIT Guwahati has academic departments, centers, classrooms, laboratories, etc. The sports complex comprises an indoor sports stadium and flood-lit playing fields for all major outdoor games. Some of the infrastructure facilities offered are mentioned below

  • Sports facilities
  • Labs
  • Classrooms
  • Table Tennis
  • Cafeteria
  • Wi-Fi Campus
  • Shuttle Service
  • Auditorium
  • Convenience Store
  • Bank and ATM

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IIT Guwahati Placements

IIT Guwahati's placement cell, known as the Centre for Career Development, enjoys a polished relationship with the recruiters, and this is why IIT Guwahati is a favourite among other technology educational institutions. The placement cell conducts activities like aptitude tests, gd, pre-placement talks and mock interviews, included in the student's curriculum.

  • The highest domestic package offered in 2022 was INR 44LPA.
  • The average package offered was INR 26LPA.

IIT Guwahati Top Recruiters

Some of the top recruiters that visit the IIT Guwahati campus are listed below.

IBM ISRO Facebook
L&T Infosys HP Global
SAIL Oracle Paypal

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IIT Guwahati Scholarship

IIT Guwahati provides scholarships to its undergraduate and postgraduate students based on academic excellence. Scholarships are distributed on the recommendation of the scholarship committee based on specific rules. Given below are some of the scholarships offered by IITG.

Scholarship Description
Institute Merit Scholarship (IMS) This scholarship is available for B.Tech./B.Des./M.Sc./M.A. students. It is meant for the year-wise class toppers of all the streams and is awarded from the second year. It includes tuition fee waiver and a fixed monthly stipend for eight months. 
Institute Merit-cum-Means (McM) Scholarships This scholarship is awarded to B.Tech./B.Des/M.Sc/MA students of the institute strictly on merit-cum-means basis to upto 25% of the non-SC/ST students. It includes tuition fee waiver and a fixed monthly stipend for eight months. 
SC-ST Scholarships Scholarship is awarded to all B.Tech./B.Des/M.Sc/MA students of the SC/ST categories. It includes a fixed monthly stipend for eight months, free messing (only for the basic menu) and hostel seat rent waiver. Tuition fee is waived for all SC/ST students by the statutes. 
Assistantships Stipends ranging from INR 16,000 to 18,000 is awarded for BE/BTech/MSc/MA equivalent  and INR 18,000 to 20,000 for ME/MTech or equivalent. These are awarded according to MHRD's guidelines. 

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IIT Guwahati Collaborations

IIT Guwahati has collaborations with many international universities, national institutions, and industries. Apart from university collaboration, they have department-wise collaboration to grow and excel in research and studies. Given below are some of the partners of IIG Guwahati.

International Collaborations

Country Partner University
Australia Curtin University of Technology
Bhutan Sherubtse College
Brazil Universidade Federal Do Parana
China Soochow University
France University of Bordeaux
Germany University of Passau

National Collaborations

  • NIT Agartala
  • GNRC Ltd.
  • Indian Naval Academy Ezhimala
  • BHEL
  • NXP India Pvt. Ltd.
  • Jorhat Engineering College
  • CSIR- Institute of Genomics & Integrative Biology
  • NIT Mizoram
  • Samsung Electronics India Ltd.
  • Manipur Technical University
  • CSIR- National Botanical Research Institute Lucknow
  • NIT Silchar

IIT Guwahati Faculty

IIT Guwahati has over 200 faculty that uphold over 15 departments at the institute. Most of the faculty are PhD holders and experts in their fields. The faculty actively participates in all academic and co-curricular activities at IIT Guwahati. 

IIT Guwahati Alumni

IIT Guwahati has a Student Alumni Interaction Linkage(SAIL), a voluntary cell that comes under the office of Alumni Relations and External Affairs. Alumni can register to be a part of this association and contribute a little in the form of seminars, recruitments, and workshops. Some of the IIT Guwahati notable alumni in the profession are mentioned below.

Notable Alumni Profession
Gobind Bansal General Manager, Marks and Spencers, London
Shekhar Singh IAS officer
Vivek Ramachandran Security Researcher
Ankit Nagori VP, Flipkart
Vaibhav Aggarwal FabHotels founder & CEO
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IIT Guwahati Highlights

Institution Type Public
Year of Establishment 1994
Genders Accepted Co-Ed
Campus Area 704 acres
Recognised by UGC

IIT Guwahati Rankings

Publisher Ranking Stream
7 Engineering
6 Engineering
8 Engineering
6 Engineering
7 Engineering

IIT Guwahati Courses & Fees 2023

Course Avg. Fees Duration
BTech ₹8,55,950 4 Years
B.Des ₹8,55,950 4 Years
M.Des ₹51,550 2 Years
MTech ₹51,550 2 Years
MSc ₹66,863 2 Years
MA ₹12,000 2 Years
PhD ₹54,450 3 Years

IIT Guwahati Courses and Fee Structure

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Courses offered by IIT Guwahati

B.Tech [Bachelor of Technology]

Full Time On Campus

Exams Accepted: JEE Advanced

₹ 8,55,950 (4 Years)

B.Des [Bachelor of Design]

Full Time On Campus

Exams Accepted: UCEED

₹ 8,55,950 (4 Years)

Exams Accepted: UCEED

M.Des [Master of Design]

Full Time On Campus

Exams Accepted: CEED

₹ 51,550 (2 Years)

Exams Accepted: CEED

M.Sc [Master of Science]

Full Time On Campus

Exams Accepted: IIT JAM

₹ 66,863 (2 Years)

Exams Accepted: IIT JAM

MA [Master of Arts]

Full Time On Campus

₹ 12,000 (2 Years)

Exams Accepted by IIT Guwahati


Exam Date: Jan 22, 2023

Result Date: Mar 07, 2023


Exam Date: Jan 22, 2023

Result Date: Mar 09, 2023

IIT Guwahati FAQs

Which branch is best in IIT Guwahati?

IIT Guwahati gives equal importance to all branches and subjects. Also, every branch has its own scope and is best.

What is the IIT Guwahati cutoff for 2022?

The IIT Guwahati cutoff for 2022 has been released. It is different for each category. For Civil Engineering the opening rank was 4944 and the closing rank was 7300.

How are IIT Guwahati placements?

IIT Guwahati offers excellent placements. The highest domestic package offered in 2022 was INR 44LPA and the average package offered was INR 26LPA.

Does IIT Guwahati offer scholarships?

Yes, IIT Guwahati offers scholarships based on academic performance and merit. Four main scholarships include Institute Merit Scholarship (IMS), Institute Merit-cum-Means (McM) Scholarships, SC-ST Scholarships and Assistanships.

What are the exams accepted at IIT Guwahati?

IIT Guwahati accepts admissions to BTech based on JEE Advanced score, BDes and MDes are based on UCEED and CEED and MTech admissions are based on GATE.

Will students receive the GATE result 2023 through courier or post?

No, the GATE result 2023 is published only online on its official website - gate.iitk.ac.in. Students will not receive the result via post or courier.

How many times can I appear for the GATE exam?

The GATE exam can be taken as many times as wanted.

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Human Log Batch 2021 B.Tech [Bachelor of Technology]
Reviewed on Apr 11, 2018
4 Placements
1.5 Fees
3.5 Academics
3.5 Infrastructure
4 Campus

Placements & Internships : Companies visiting the campus include Blackstone, Apple, Amazon, Adobe, Microsoft, Infosys, Oracle, CISCO, Directi, Facebook, Flipkart, Nvidia, Accenture, Goldman Sachs, etc. Average package is around INR 11 Lakhs and Highest package is INR

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Rama Shirwalkar Batch 2019 M.Tech [Master of Technology]
Reviewed on Apr 04, 2018
3.5 Placements
4.5 Fees
5 Academics
5 Infrastructure
3.5 Campus

Placements & Internships : GATE stipend can be availed. Placements in various IT companies like TCS, Accenture, Apple etc is possible with a good score an interview. Around 80% people get placed

Entrance Exams & Admissions : All B.Tech and B.Arch students are eligible. GA

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Eshant Verma Batch 2020 B.Tech Electronics & Communication Engineering
Reviewed on Mar 05, 2018
4 Placements
4.5 Fees
3.5 Infrastructure
5 Campus

Placements & Internships : there are many internships offers from the campus itself. Even for the second year, there are a lot of fests and other activities. For placement, you do get placed provided you have a good

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Shivam Rajguru Batch 2021 B.Tech [Bachelor of Technology]
Reviewed on Feb 17, 2018
4.5 Placements
4 Academics

Placements & Internships : It's IIT, placements are extremely good but again, being a first-year student, I'm not aware of the details. And all the well-reputed companies come to the campus including Google but some companies select very few people, so we can't re

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Saurabh Rai Batch 2020 B.Tech [Bachelor of Technology]
Reviewed on Dec 16, 2017
3.5 Placements
3 Fees
4 Academics
4.5 Infrastructure
3.5 Campus

Placements & Internships : Big company like Microsoft, Goldman's Sach etc come here for placement. The average salary is INR 18 lacks per annum and highest package is 1.13 crore given by Microsoft.

Entrance Exams & Admissions : We have to qualify for JEE Advanced exam to

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