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

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IIT Guwahati Overview

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 category by NIRF ranking 2022. The admission for the B.Tech course is based on JEE Advanced and the exam for the year 2022 is to be conducted on August 28, 2022. Admission to M.Tech courses will be based on GATE cutoff 2022

IIT Guwahati Latest Updates

  • September 12, 2022: IIT Guwahati Launches Three New Postgraduate Certificate Programmes. The Last Date to Apply is September 21, 2022.
  • July 26, 2022: IIT Guwahati Announces JAM 2023. The application process begins on September 7, 2022.

IIT Guwahati's admission process for the year 2022 is in process. The institute also offers science and Arts streams courses such as  M.Sc, MA, etc.  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 includes the administrative building and academic complex. In the year 2022, students were placed in reputed institutions with the highest domestic package of INR 44LPA and the average package offered was INR 26LPA.

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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 Rankings

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 students of the institute in diverse fields like science, engineering, etc. It offers undergraduate, master's and doctoral level courses.

Departments Courses
Engineering B.Tech, M.Tech. PhD
Design B.Des, M.Des
Science M.Sc
Arts MA

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IIT Guwahati Department

IIT 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 Bio Sciences and Bio engineering
Chemical Engineering Civil Engineering
Computer Science and Engineering Design
Electronics & Electrical Engineering Mechanical Engineering

IIT Guwahati Admission

IIT Guwahati admission 2022 is based on the scores of national level entrance examinations like JEE/GATE/CEED/UCEED/JAM 2022. The admission process is initiated by filling out the online application form with the correct details. The college M.Tech admission 2022 depends upon the eligibility and valid GATE cutoff. PhD admission 2022 depends upon the marks scored in the Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering(GATE) examination. After the qualification of the written examination, students have to 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 fulfil 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 Govt. of India. The GOI recognise IIT Guwahati as the Institute of National Importance. Every year lakhs of students participate in entrance examinations to take admission to IITs. IITG has 5 academic and 5 extramural centres for research and development purposes. IIT Guwahati has tie-ups with many international as well as national organisations 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 centres namely the centre for nanotechnology, the centre for rural technology, the centre for linguistics, science & technology, the centre for the environment, and the centre 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.

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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 2022 will be announced. Students can check the results on the official website of the exam conducting bodies. The results are announced in 1  phase only. After the declaration of results students will have to apply to their choice of institute. 

IIT Guwahati Infrastructure

IIT Guwahati has academic departments, centres, classrooms, department 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 the reason 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 the year 2022 is INR 44LPA and the average package offered was INR 26LPA.

Some of the top recruiters are

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 certain rules. Given below are some of the scholarships offered by IITG

  • Institute Merit Scholarship
  • Institute Merit-cum-Means Scholarship
  • SC/ ST Scholarship

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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 Alumni

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

IIT Guwahati Rankings

Publisher Ranking Criteria
7 Engineering
6 Engineering
8 Engineering
6 Engineering
7 Engineering

Exams Accepted by IIT Guwahati

JEE Advanced

Exam Date: Aug 28, 2022

Result Date: Sep 11, 2022


Exam Date: Feb 12, 2023

Result Date: Mar 22, 2023


Exam Date: Jan 23, 2022

Result Date: Mar 08, 2022


What is IIT Guwahati famous for?

IIT Guwahati is known for its first research park in North East India.

Is IIT Guwahati good IIT?

Yes, IIT Guwahati is one of the best institutions in India both in education as well as placements.

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.

How can I get in IIT Guwahati?

In order to get admission in the college, one should appear in the entrance exams such as JEE or GATE based on course and secure valid marks.

Is IIT Guwahati good for placement?

Yes, the institute has a placement cell that helps to provide good placements for the students of the institute.

IIT Guwahati Reviews

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Prashant kumar | Bachelor of Technology [B.Tech] (Chemical Engineering), batch of 2018

Reviewed on Apr 27, 2022

  • 4.4
  • Fees and Scholarship 4
  • College Infrastructure 5
  • Clubs & Associations 4
Fees and Scholarship
  • College fee is as per Indian govt regulations.
  • IIT has good practice of giving scholarship on basis of Means and Merit
College Infrastructure
  • IIT has one of the best infrastructures in India.
  • Excellent campus.
  • Also a tourist place.
  • Provides good intra and inter trasport facilities.


A Venkat | Bachelor of Technology [B.Tech] (Civil Engineering), batch of 2015

Reviewed on Aug 12, 2021

  • 2.7
  • Academics & Faculty 2.5
  • College Infrastructure 3
  • Clubs & Associations 2.5
  • Social Atmosphere 3.5
Academics & Faculty
  • The classes in Indian Institute of Technology, Guwahati [IIT Guwahati] are regular and there are at least three theory classes per day with a maximum of 5 classes of 1 hour per day
  • There are at least 3 labs per week, the professors are highly experienced and some of them having more than 10 papers published and are one of the best in their field.
College Infrastructure
  • I would definitely rate high for infrastructure & Teaching facilities in Indian Institute of Technology, Guwahati [IIT Guwahati]. The computer center is having abundant PCs having access to the internet and also to thousands of online international journals, libraries having good books & all major national, international research journals. 
  • The Hostels are simply superb, they have only single occupancy rooms, so ample amount of privacy & safety. Each room is having LAN connection, fan, Cot, reading table and a chair

Prasoon | Bachelor of Technology [B.Tech] (Mechanical Engineering), batch of 2018

Reviewed on Aug 05, 2021

  • 4.4
  • Academics & Faculty 4
  • International Exposure 4.5
  • Fees and Scholarship 4.5
  • Placements & Internships 4.5
  • College Infrastructure 5
  • Clubs & Associations 5
  • Social Atmosphere 3.5
Academics & Faculty

Academic Schedule

Three classes a day from Monday to Friday.

Labs of three subject once in a week.

Regarding Projects, currently I m working on a stellite project in summers.

We have two quizzes, a mid-sem and an end-sem exam.

Choice of courses

A lot of couses in different disciples of Engineering are availabe. In fact, IIT guwahati is the first one to have a Design course in Bachelors degree among all IITs.

Quality of teaching

Good Enough !

Professors accessibility

Professors are easily available. You just have to mail them or call them or just walk into their cabins.


International Exposure

A lot of stu

Ganesh | Bachelor of Technology [B.Tech] (Electronics & Communication Engineering), batch of 2014

Reviewed on Jul 09, 2021

  • 4.3
  • Academics & Faculty 4
  • Fees and Scholarship 4.5
  • Placements & Internships 4.5
  • College Infrastructure 4.5
Academics & Faculty
  • IT Guwahati-The Most Progressive Institute of India,which had produced few of the greatest minds in India and which bought pride to our nation,I am part of this great Institute And i feel responsible to tell my younger friends about it's uniqueness.The first thought that came to everyone's mind oh that's a naxalite area,and most of your friends and family members would think the same,but it is not instead it is one of the most safest region in Northeast with vast natural beauty spread in the vast campus of almost 700 acres and situated in pollution free enviroment t

Human | Bachelor of Technology [B.Tech], batch of 2021

Reviewed on May 20, 2019

  • 3.4
  • Placements & Internships 4
  • Fees and Scholarship 1.5
  • Academics & Faculty 3.5
  • College Infrastructure 3.5
  • Clubs & Associations 4
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 35 Lakhs. Alumni network is also strong.

Fees and Scholarship

The B.Tech course fee for one year at 

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  • Indian Institute of Technology, [IIT] Guwahati - Surjyamukhi Road, North, Amingaon, Guwahati, Assam 781039
  • www.iitg.ac.in

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