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Indian Institute of Technology, [IIT] Guwahati

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Based on 47 Student Reviews

About Indian Institute of Technology, [IIT] Guwahati


The Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati was founded in the year 1994. It is the sixth member of the Indian Institute of Technology. IIT Guwahati Admissions are available in all the major engineering, science and humanities disciplines.

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 centre. 

The Indian Institute of Technology Infrastructure provides state of art facilities like Administrative Building, Academic Complex which houses the academic departments, centres, library, 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.

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. 

Indian Institute of Technology Quick Links: 

Indian Institute of Technology Highlights:

Year of Establishment  1994
Type of University Autonomous University
Approval University Grants Commission [UGC]
IIT Guwahati Address Near Doul Gobinda Road, Amingaon, North Guwahati, Guwahati, Assam - 781039
IIT Guwahati Courses Offered Post Graduate, Under Graduate IIT Guwahati Fee
IIT Guwahati Contact Number +91-361-2583000

Indian Institute of Technology Courses:

Academic activities of the IIT Guwahati began in 1995 with the BTech programme in three departments - Computer Science and Engineering, Electronics and Communication Engineering and Mechanical Engineering. At present, the Institute has eleven academic departments and three academic centres with the responsibilities of teaching and research which are offering BTech, BDes, MA in Development Studies, M.Sc, M.Tech, M.Des, MS(R), Dual(M.Tech+Ph.D) Degrees and Ph.D Degree programme. The courses and their specializations are mentioned below:

 Discipline Course  Specialization 
 Engineering & Technology  B.Tech Biotechnology, Chemical Engineering, Chemical Science and Technology, Civil Engineering, Computer Science and Engineering, Electronics and Communication Engineering, Electronics and Electrical Engineering, Engineering Physics, Mathematics and Computing, Mechanical Engineering 
 M.Tech Computer Science and Engineering, Signal Processing and Machine Learning, VLSI, Power Engineering, Communication Engineering, RF & Photonics, Systems, Control and Automation, Machine Design, Fluids and Thermal Engineering, Manufacturing Science and Engineering, Computational Mechanics, Aerodynamics and Propulsion, Structural Engineering, Earth System Science and Engineering, Water Resources Engineering and Management, Geotechnical Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Transportation System Engineering, Infrastructure Engineering and Management, Biotechnology, Petroleum Science and Technology, Material Science and Technology,  
 Ph.D Biosciences and Bioengineering, Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Computer Science and Engineering, Electronics and Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Environment, Nanotechnology, Linguistic Science and Technology, Rural Technology 
M.Tech + Ph.D Computer Science and Engineering, 
MS + Ph.D Electronics and Electrical Engineering
 Design  B.Des
M.Des
Ph.D Design
Inter-Disciplinary  M.Tech Data Science 
 Interdisciplinary & International  M.Tech International M.Tech. in Food Science and Technology (Joint Programme of IITG and Gifu University, Japan)
 Energy Ph.D Energy
MS (Research)
 Chemistry
 M.Sc
Mathematics and Computing  M.Sc
Ph.D Mathematics
 Arts  MA Development Studies
 Humanities and Social Sciences  Ph.D Humanities and Social Sciences
 Physics  M.Sc
 Ph.D Physics

IIT Departments:

The academic programme of IIT Guwahati began in 1995. At present, the Institute has eleven departments and five inter-disciplinary academic centres comprising all the major engineering, science and humanities disciplines, extending B.Tech, B.Des, MA, M.Des, M.Tech, M.Sc and Ph.D programmes. Within a brief period of time, IIT Guwahati has been able to create world-class infrastructure for bringing out advanced research and has been furnished with state-of-the-art scientific and engineering instruments. The Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati campus is on a sprawling 285 hectares plot of land on the northern bank of the river Brahmaputra, around 20 km from the heart of the city. Multiple departments of IIT Guwahati are given below:

  • Engineering & Technology
  • Chemistry
  • Design
  • Mathematics
  • Humanities and Social Sciences
  • Physics

Indian Institute of Technology Facilities:

The 74,000 square metre Academic Complex houses the academic departments, centres, 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 facilities of the college are:

  • Administrative Building
  • Classrooms
  • Laboratories
  • Central Library
  • Auditorium
  • Canteen
  • Guest House
  • Residential Quarters
  • Hostel Facility
  • Sports Facility
  • Health Care Facility
  • Two Banks with ATM Facilities

IIT Placement:

  • The IIT Placement for the students is provided by well-structured and organized 'Career Development Centre' [CDC].
  • The CDC provides internships and training for the students.
  • The IIT Guwahati students undergo summer internships in various leading organizations to add to their educational experience.
  • The industry exposure activity for students provides adequate exposure in solving real-life problems and decision making in the industrial entity.
  • Students are regularly encouraged by the latest industrial practices through several industry visits.
  • Students can pursue internships and projects in various national and international academic organizations.
  • The institute has an arrangement for pre-placement talks, group discussions, and interviews are handled by the staff at the placement office.
  • The placement office is well equipped with the following facilities:
    • Well-furnished facilities with air-conditioned rooms for interviews and group discussions.
    • Fully computerized office with Wi-Fi Connectivity for the students.
    • The institute's auditorium is in close proximity to conduct pre-placement talks and tests for the students.
    • There is a video conferencing facility for conducting interviews by the recruiters.
    • The CDC has good relations with top companies and organizations that visit the college for the recruitment process.
    • Every year many top core companies visit the college for recruitment and offer good salary packages for the students.

Indian Institute of Technology Scholarships:

  • The Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati provides scholarships to its graduate and postgraduate meritorious students who have passed their respective qualifying examinations.
  •  IIT Guwahati offers various scholarships in different categories:
    • Institute Scholarships
    • Other Scholarships
    • Assistantships 

IIT Fee Details:

IIT Guwahati offers courses in undergraduate, postgraduate, Ph.D and Dual Degree courses for students. Each course has a different fee structure and some of them are mentioned below:

  • For B.Tech/B.Des course, the tuition fee is INR 100,000/- per semester.
  • The tuition fee for MA/M.Sc is INR 3,000/- per semester.
  • Tuition fee for M.Tech/M.Des/MS(R) is 25,000/- per semester.

Indian Institute of Technology MoUs:

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:

  • Deakin University
  • Curtin University of Technology
  • University of Adelaide
  • Ecole Polytechnique Montreal (EPM)
  • University of Macau
  • University of Bordeaux
  • George-August University Gottingen (GAUG)
  • NIT, Meghalaya
  • Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited
  • CSIR- Indian Institute of Petroleum Dehradun
  • Semiconductor Laboratory, Chandigarh, Dept. of Space
  • Politecnico Di Milano
  • Shamoon College of Engineering
  • Tokyo Institute of Technology
  • Seoul National University of Science and Technology
  • Joint Indo- Portugal with Department of Civil engineering at IST-ID
  • Universidad Catolica San Antonio De Murcia
  • University of Nottingham
  • University of North Texas

 

IIT FAQs:

  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.

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Student Satisfaction Rating 

Based on 47 Student's Reviews 8.2/10  
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Top Feature & Summary
This institute is recommended by 41/47 students

Student Reviews


Human
Human
Bachelor of Technology [B.Tech], batch of 2021
7/10
ACADEMICS & FACULTY

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.


CLUBS & ASSOCIATIONS

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.




Yogesh
Yogesh
Master of Technology [M.Tech] (Computer Science and Engineering), batch of 2016
8/10
ACADEMICS & FACULTY
  • The academic schedule is tight and compact. Classes start in the morning from 8:30 am to even 9:30pm  in the nights occassionally. The classroom courses are quite relevant from the industry perspective and it continually upgrades its curriculum in accordance with that. Pedagogic innovation is continually put in place to cater to the need of specific segments and adeqaute attention is given to each area of specialisation



Contact Details and Location


Address : Amingaon, Guwahati, Assam
Website : http://www.iitg.ac.in

Affiliation and Accreditation


The college is accredited by UGC.

Facilities


Computer labs
Sports
Gym
Medical
Cafeteria
Laboratory
Library
Auditorium
Hostel

Entrance Exams for Admission


Indian Institute of Technology, [IIT] Guwahati Entrance Exams
Exam Name Course Name
JEE ADVANCED
Bachelor of Technology [B.Tech]
GATE
Master of Technology [M.Tech]
IIT JAM
Master of Science [M.Sc]
UCEED
Bachelor of Design [B.Des]
CEED
Master of Design [M.Des]

Eligibility Criteria and Admission Procedure


Indian Institute of Technology Eligibility Criteria:

Courses Eligibility
B.Tech
  • The candidate must have passed class 12 from a recognized board.
  • They must have Science along with Mathematics as main subjects.
  • They must have qualified JEE Advanced.
M.Tech
  • The applicant should have a degree in BE/ B.Tech or M.Sc with a minimum of 60% aggregate marks from a recognized University.
  • They must have qualified GATE with a valid rank.
M.Des
  • Candidates under this category must possess a valid score of all India Common Entrance Examination for Design (CEED).
  • The final admission to the candidates under this category is based on the performance in the written test and / or interview conducted by the concerned academic department/centre, academic credentials of the candidates, etc.
MS (R)
  • The candidates under this category must have a valid GATE score or NET-JRF.
  • The final admission to the candidates under this category is based on the performance in the written test and / or interview conducted by the concerned academic department/centre, academic credentials of the candidates, etc.
MA
  • A Bachelor’s (10+2+3) degree (Major/Honours) or equivalent from a recognized University, in any discipline, with a minimum of 50% marks or 5.5 CPI in a 10-point scale (45% marks or 5.0 CPI in a 10-point scale for SC/ST/PD candidates) in major/honours only                                                                                                                        OR
  • Candidates not having Major/Honours courses must have a concerned degree with a minimum of 50% aggregate mark or 5.5 CPI on a 10-point scale for General/OBC category candidates and a minimum 45% aggregate mark or 5.0 CPI on a 10-point scale for SC/ST/PD category candidates.
Ph.D
  • Master’s degree in Engineering/Technology/Medical Sciences/Veterinary Sciences/Pharmacy in a relevant area with a minimum Cumulative Performance Index (CPI) of 6.5 or 60% of marks.

Indian Institute of Technology Admissions:

Admissions for B.Tech depends on the ranks obtained  JEE Advanced. Admission for M.Tech depends on the scores obtained by GATE. 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.


Courses and Fees Structure of Indian Institute of Technology, [IIT] Guwahati

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Indian Institute of Technology, [IIT] Guwahati Engineering Courses and Fees Structure
Course Name Fees Interested
Bachelor of Technology [B.Tech]  4 year(s), Full Time Rs. 8 Lakh
Master of Science [MS] + Ph.D  5 year(s), Full Time
Master of Technology [M.Tech]  2 year(s), Full Time Rs. 1.40 Lakh
Master of Technology [M.Tech] + Ph.D  5 year(s), Full Time Rs. 25,000
Ph.D  2 year(s), Full Time Rs. 10,000
Ph.D  2 year(s), Part Time Rs. 10,000

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Indian Institute of Technology, [IIT] Guwahati Science Courses and Fees Structure
Course Name Fees Interested
Master of Science [M.Sc]  2 year(s), Full Time Rs. 12,000
Master of Science [MS]  2 year(s), Full Time
Ph.D  2 year(s), Full Time Rs. 10,000
Indian Institute of Technology, [IIT] Guwahati Humanities and Arts Courses and Fees Structure
Course Name Fees Interested
Master of Arts [MA]  2 year(s), Full Time Rs. 12,000
Ph.D  2 year(s), Full Time Rs. 10,000
Indian Institute of Technology, [IIT] Guwahati Fashion Courses and Fees Structure
Course Name Fees Interested
Bachelor of Design [B.Des]  4 year(s), Full Time Rs. 8 Lakh
Ph.D  2 year(s), Full Time Rs. 10,000

Live Application Forms

Indian Institute of Technology, [IIT] Guwahati Design Courses and Fees Structure
Course Name Fees Interested
Master of Design [M.Des]  2 year(s), Full Time Rs. 1.40 Lakh

Hostel Details


Indian Institute of Technology Hostel Details:

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. Facilities for outdoor games like volleyball, basketball and football are also there. 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:

  • The IIT Guwahati provides separate hostels for boys and girls.
  • Sports and recreational facilities are available for the students.
  • Canteen is opened all the time for the students.
  • Satellite TV
  • Indoor games
  • Gymnasium
  • Health Care Centre
  • Swimming Pool
  • Guest House
  • Flats for married couples
  • Dining Mess

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