The Indian Institute of Technology, Guwahati was founded in the year 1994. It is the sixth member of the Indian Institute of Technology. The institute has world-class infrastructure facilities and all the bells and whistles that would require proper research assistance. The campus spans about 285 hectares and is about 20 km away from the city's center.
IITG Infrastructure provides state of art facilities like the Administrative Building, Academic Complex which houses the academic departments, centers, libraries, laboratories, classrooms, etc. The Computer and Communication Centre, which houses a modern Computer Centre and Central Library, an auditorium with a seating capacity of 1500 members. IIT G Admissions are available in all the major engineering, science, and humanities disciplines. The institute has recently signed an MoU with IIT Varanasi to start a joint doctoral programme.
The IIT Guwahati, apart from providing excellent academics, also encourages and supports cultural, social, extracurricular, and sports activities and events. The institute has a Sports Complex which has an indoor sports stadium with synthetic badminton, squash courts, table tennis, and gymnasium. It has a swimming pool with 8 lanes.
|Highlights of Indian Institute of Technology, [IIT] Guwahati|
|Year of Establishment||1994|
|Type of University||Autonomous University|
|Campus Size||704 acres|
|No. of Students||6100+|
|Address||Near Doul Gobinda Road, Amingaon, North Guwahati, Guwahati, Assam - 781039|
|Courses Offered||Post Graduate, Under Graduate|
|Admission Details||IIT Guwahati Admissions|
|Fees||IIT Guwahati Fee|
At present, the Institute has eleven academic departments and three academic centers with the responsibilities of teaching and research which are offering B.Tech, BDes, MA in Development Studies, M.Sc, M.Tech, M.Des, MS(R), Dual(M.Tech+Ph.D) Degrees and Ph.D. Degree program. The courses and their specializations are mentioned below:
Computer Science and Engineering (CSE), Electronics Communication Engineering (ECE), Mechanical Engineering (ME), Civil Engineering (CE), Biosciences and Bioengineering (BT), Chemical Engineering (CL), Electronics and Electrical Engineering (EEE), Engineering Physics(EPH), Chemical Science Technology (CST), Mathematics And Computing (M&C)
Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, and Computing
Master of Science by Research(M.S.R.)
Computer Science & Engineering, Signal Processing & Machine Learning, VLSI, Power Engineering, Communication Engineering, RF & Photonics, Systems, Control & Automation, Machine Design, Fluids & Thermal Engineering, Manufacturing Science & Engineering, Computational Mechanics, Aerodynamics & Propulsion, Structural Engineering, Earth System Science & Engineering, Water Resources Engineering & Management, Geotechnical Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Transportation System Engineering, Infrastructure Engineering & Management, Biotechnology, Petroleum Science & Technology, and Material Science & Technology.
Biosciences & Bioengineering, Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Computer Science & Engineering, Electronics & Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Environment, Nanotechnology, Linguistic Science and Technology, Rural Technology, Design, Energy, Humanities & Social Sciences, Physics, and Mathematics.
|Dual Degree Program||
M.Tech+Ph.D, [M.S. (Engg.) + Ph.D.] in EEE
The academic program of IIT Guwahati began in 1995. At present, the Institute has eleven departments and five inter-disciplinary academic centers comprising all the major engineering, science, and humanities disciplines, extending B.Tech, B.Des, MA, M.Des, M.Tech, M.Sc, and Ph.D. programs. Multiple departments of IIT Guwahati are given below:
IIG Guwahati Campus is a 74,000 square meter Academic Complex that houses the academic departments, centers, laboratories, classrooms, etc. The vast Administrative Building hosts the offices of the Institute. The Computer and Communication Centre houses a modern Computer Centre and Central Library. The IITG facilities of the college are:
Academic partnerships and MoUs with international universities, industry, and research labs are targeted to encourage collaborative academic and research activities along with swapping visits of faculty, research staff, and students. Memorandum of Understanding (MoUs) has been signed with a number of institutions in Asia, Europe, Australia, USA, and Canada which attempt to improve institutional collaborations ranging from student and faculty exchange, student internships, joint conferences, and workshops to joint research projects. Some of the MoUs signed by foreign universities are:
The IIT Guwahati Placement for the students is provided by a well-structured and organized 'Career Development Centre' [CDC]. The CDC provides internships and training for the students. The institute has an arrangement for pre-placement talks, group discussions, and interviews that are handled by the staff at the placement office. The IIT Guwahati placement office is well equipped with the following facilities:
The IITG provides scholarships to its graduate and postgraduate meritorious students who have passed their respective qualifying examinations. IIT Guwahati scholarships are offered in different categories:
Find below the common eligibility criteria for admission at IIT Guwahati listed below:
Admissions for B.Tech depends on the ranks obtained JEE Advanced. Admission for M.Tech depends on the scores obtained by GATE. IIT G Admission to all programs is held once a year i.e. in the month of July. The application process starts in the month of March-April.
|MA/ M.S (R)||Written Test and Personal Interview|
Indian Institute of Technology, [IIT] Guwahati Engineering Courses and Fees Structure
|Bachelor of Technology [B.Tech] 4 year(s), Full Time||Rs. 8 Lakh|
|Master of Science [MS] + Ph.D 5 year(s), Full Time||Rs. 28,000|
|Master of Technology [M.Tech] 2 year(s), Full Time||Rs. 4 Lakh|
|Master of Technology [M.Tech] + Ph.D 5 year(s), Full Time||Rs. 25,000|
|Master of Technology [M.Tech] + Ph.D 2 year(s), Full Time|
|Ph.D 3 year(s), Full Time||Rs. 54,450|
|Ph.D 3 year(s), Part Time||Rs. 54,450|
Indian Institute of Technology, [IIT] Guwahati Science Courses and Fees Structure
|Master of Science [M.Sc] 2 year(s), Full Time||Rs. 12,000|
|Master of Science [M.S] 3 year(s), Full Time|
|Ph.D 3 year(s), Full Time||Rs. 54,450|
Indian Institute of Technology, [IIT] Guwahati Humanities and Arts Courses and Fees Structure
|Master of Arts [MA] 2 year(s), Full Time||Rs. 12,000|
|Ph.D 3 year(s), Full Time||Rs. 54,450|
Indian Institute of Technology, [IIT] Guwahati Design Courses and Fees Structure
|Bachelor of Design [B.Des] 4 year(s), Full Time||Rs. 8 Lakh|
|Master of Design [M.Des] 2 year(s), Full Time||Rs. 20,000|
How do I reach IIT Guwahati?
The Institute is established just on the outskirts of the city of Guwahati and can be reached conveniently by taxi/auto-rickshaw. It is about 20 km from the heart of the city and approximately 40 min drive from the airport. To arrive at the Institute from the city, the Institute bus service can be availed that exercise regularly to and from the city.
Is there any facility to book flight tickets from within the institute campus?
Yes, the campus houses a counter of IRCTC and Ms Puspak Air Travels, well-known travel agents of the place, through which it is possible to book flight tickets in advance.
What about the hostel facilities for students?
The Institute gives hostel conveniences to all its students. It has ten hostels for boys and two hostels for girls. There is also a hostel for married scholars. Most of the hostel rooms are of single possession whereas one girls’ hostel has provision for double occupancy. The rooms are well-furnished and equipped with an Internet connection. Each hostel has a dining mess. The hostels have other facilities like a library and reading room, recreation room, sports and fitness facilities, food corners, and stationery shops.
All the students of the Institute have been equipped with hostel rooms on the campus. The accommodation is single-seater. These hostels are furnished with all contemporary amenities and are at the IIG Guwahati Campus. Every room in the hostels is provided with network connectivity. Separate accommodation is provided to the female students. A commercial complex provides shopping of essential commodities for the people in the complex. The IIT Guwahati Facilities include things such as:
|Address :||Amingaon, Guwahati, Assam|
In the first year classes are from 9 am-12 pm. and labs from 2 am-5 pm. Most of the professors are good and the method of teaching is through the projector.
There are number of clubs such as Aeromodelling club, astronomy club, coding club, automobile club, electronics club, finance and economics club, robotics club, aquatics club, cricket club, football club, hockey club, badminton club, volleyball club, weightlifting club, anchoring club, dance club, drama club, literary club, movie club, music club, etc. Main festivals are Technische an Alcheringa.