IIT Guwahati: Courses, Fees, Admission, Placements

Somya Jain Somya Jain | Jan 5, 2024
Somya Jain
Somya Jain

Updated on - Jan 5, 2024

Latest Updates for IIT Guwahati

  • 17 April 2024 :

    JEE Advanced 2024 registration for foreign nationals is ongoing and the last date to register is May 7, 2024.

  • 15 April 2024 :

    JEE Advanced application form 2024 will be available from Apr 27, 2024. The last date to apply is May 7, 2024. 

  • 11 April 2024 :

    IIT JAM Counselling 2024 admission process is ongoing. The last date to apply is Apr 24, 2024.

  • 12 March 2024 :

    CEED 2024 Scorecard is out. The last date to download the scorecard is Jun 12, 2024.

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. JEE Main 2024 exam dates have been released by NTA. JEE Main 2024 Session 1 exam will be conducted between January 24, 2024 and February 1, 2024, whereas the session 2 exam will be held from April 1, 2024 and April 15, 2024. The registration process for JEE Main will start in December 2023 (tentatively). CEED and UCEED 2024 registrations are open now and the application deadline is October 31, 2023. CEED 2024 and UCEED 2024 will be conducted on January 21, 2024. IIT Guwahati PhD Admission 2024 is open, eligible candidates can apply till October 30, 2023.

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.

One of the prestigious institutions in the country, IIT Guwahati, offers outstanding academic programs and placement opportunities to upcoming students. Read more about the factors of IITG that have attracted students over the years here- GetMyUni Verdict.

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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 2024

The tentative dates related to IIT Guwahati admission 2024 dates are given below.

Event Date

CEED - The last date to submit applications

November 2024

CEED - The last date to submit applications with late fees

November 2024

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

October 2024

Last date to apply for eMasters Degree

November 2024

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 ranks seventh on the list of Top IITs in India. It is one of the top-most Engineering institutes in the country with excellent placements and an academic curriculum. More details about the IITG rankings for the year 2023 are mentioned below.

  • The Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati stood 1st among all the Technical Universities in the East Zone of India under The Week Ranking 2023.
  • The IIRF Ranking 2023 placed IIT Guwahati in the 5th position for the Engineering category.
  • The IIT Guwahati Ranking 2023 stood at 5th position as a Technical University in India under the India Today Ranking.
  • The institute is ranked 7th for Engineering, 9th for Research and for Overall categories under the NIRF Ranking 2023.
  • The IIT Guwahati QS World University Ranking has placed the institute 384th in the world. 
  • IIT Guwahati ranked 7th in India as a Government Engineering Institute under Outlook Ranking 2023.

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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 2024 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 2024 depends upon the eligibility and valid GATE cutoff. PhD admission in 2024 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.

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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
Total Area (In Acre) 700
Construction Area (Sq. M) 2832800
Website www.iitg.ernet.in, www.iitg.ac.in
Recognised by UGC

IIT Guwahati Rankings

Publisher Ranking & Year Criteria
#7 in 2023 Engineering
#7 in 2023 Engineering
#7 in 2023 Engineering
#364 in 2023 University
#6 in 2022 Engineering
#6 in 2021 Engineering
#7 in 2020 Engineering
#8 in 2019 Engineering

IIT Guwahati Courses & Fees 2024

Course Average Fees Duration
MTech ₹4,00,000 2 Years
BTech ₹8,00,000 4 Years
BDes ₹8,00,000 4 Years
M.Des ₹20,000 2 Years
MSc ₹66,863 2 Years
MA -- 2 Years
PhD ₹54,450 3 Years

IIT Guwahati Courses and Fee Structure

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Courses offered by IIT Guwahati

B.Des [Bachelor of Design]

Offline On Campus

Exams Accepted: UCEED

₹ 8,00,000 (4 Years)

Exams Accepted: UCEED

M.Des [Master of Design]

Offline On Campus

Exams Accepted: CEED

₹ 20,000 (2 Years)

Exams Accepted: CEED

M.Sc [Master of Science]

Offline On Campus

Exams Accepted: IIT JAM

₹ 66,863 (2 Years)

Exams Accepted: IIT JAM

MA [Master of Arts]

Offline On Campus

Exams Accepted by IIT Guwahati

JEE Advanced

Exam Date: May 26, 2024


Result Date: Mar 22, 2024


Exam Date: Feb 03, 2024

Result Date: Mar 16, 2024

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 and 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.

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