There are 2 girls hostels and rest are boys hostels. Sufficient room is available for all activities. State of art labs and classes are available.
Lakshminath Bezbaroa Central Library
The Lakshminath Bezbaroa Central Library, one of the important central facilities of the Institute, currently has 1,50,000 volumes, including textbooks, reference books, conference proceedings, back volumes, standards, and non-book material such as CD-ROMs, audio tapes, video tapes, slides. The Lakshminath Bezbaroa Central Library procured several e-books in different subject areas. The Library also subscribes to about 411 current periodicals.
All operations of the Library are automated with the help of an integrated library software package. The database for the entire collection has been created and available through On-Line Public Access Catalogue to the users via campus network.
Lakshminath Bezbaroa Central Library provides online access to few important science & engineering abstracting database services, such as Scopus, INSPEC, MathSciNet, SciFinder Scholar, Web of Science, several full-text journals and Standards like, ASTM & IEC. The Lakshminath Bezbaroa Central Library Intranet Page provides the IP based online accesses to these resources.
Computer and Communication Centre:
The Computer & Communication Centre is solely responsible for keeping the Electronic Communication & Computation related facilities available to each and every member of IIT Guwahati. The services provided by the Computer & Communication Centre includes:
Installation & Maintenance of Servers for:
Management & upkeep of the Official IITG & Intranet Web Page.
Management of the institute telephone exchange.
Management of the Centralized Computer Lab accessible to all the students of the institute as well as to other local researchers/students.
Maintaining the huge campus network, consisting about 10,000 nodes.
Providing technical assistance to the Academic Institutes and Organizations in and around Guwahati.
Providing facilities to the Students who come from various academic institutes from all over the world for their Short-term Courses, Project Work, Summer Training etc.
Provides & maintains the PCs of the Faculty & Staff members.
These facilities are constantly upgraded to meet the evolving standards of IT.
Sports and Recreation
The Institute has a Gymkhana to oversee the cultural and sports activities. The Gymkhana has a student General Secretary, a Sports Secretary, Academic Secretary, a Cultural Secretary - all of whom belong to the student community and are elected by the students.
The Gymkhana arranges cultural activities for the benefit of the students. A cultural festival called Alcheringa and a techno-management festival called Techniche are organised every year. IIT Guwahati has sub-chapter of SPIC-MACAY Guwahati.
The Gymkhana has a good collection of musical equipment for the use of its students. It also arranges different sports activities. Indoor sports facilities are available in the indoor sports stadium with synthetic badminton, table tennis, squash courts and gymnasium as well as in the hostels. Outdoor games are arranged in the flood-lit sports fields. An eight lane 50 metre long swimming pool takes care of the swimming aficionados. IIT Guwahati provides world class sports facilities to the students.
Medical facilities are provided to the staff and students through the 30 bedded Institute Hospital located within the campus. The Institute currently has three medical officers, all of whom are specialists. Patients requiring intensive indoor treatment are referred to the Guwahati Medical College Hospital(GMCH) where modern facilities for treatment are available.
Apart from GMCH, the institute has several approved private nursing homes including the Guwahati Neurological Research Centre (GNRC). The Institute also has a few approved diagnostic laboratories where patients can undergo routine and special investigations as and when required.
All the students of the Institute have been provided with hostel rooms in the campus. The accommodation is single-seater. These hostels are equipped with all modern amenities. There are facilities for sports and recreation such as satellite TV, indoor games and a gymnasium.
Facilities for outdoor games like volleyball, basketball and football are also there. Every room in the the hostels are provided with network connectivity. Separate accommodation is provided to the girl students. A round-the-clock canteen is in operation to cater to the needs of the students.
The IIT Guest House provides accommodation to Institute guests, visiting faculty and guardians of students.