India Institute of Technology is a public engineering school established in 1994 by Government of India located in Guwahati, Assam in India. Admissions for its various courses are conducted through JEE Advanced, GATE, UCEED and JAM. It is the 6th IIT established in India. It also organizes different technological and cultural fests and research conclave for its students. It also hosts Param – Ishan which is the most powerful and fastest computer northeastern parts of the country. Read the full page to know more about IIT, Guwahati.
IIT Guwahati Admissions
IIT Kharagpur offers a total of 11 departments of undergraduate and postgraduate courses and a few Ph.D programs and the selection for all the programs is done through different competitive exams.
List of Courses offered at IIT Guwahati
Check below the list of departments that offer undergraduate and postgraduate courses at IIT, Guwahati.
- Biosciences & Bioengineering
- Chemical Engineering
- Civil Engineering
- Computer Science and engineering
- Electronics and Electrical engineering
- Humanities and social sciences
- Mechanical engineering
Mode of IIT Guwahati Admission and Selection
Admissions to undergraduate courses are done through JEE Advanced, UCEED and admissions to postgraduate courses are done through GATE, CEED, and JAM. The scores of entrance exam are followed by a WAT (Written Ability Test) and a personal interview for some courses.
Joint Entrance Examination (JEE)
JEE will be conducted by National Testing Agency (NTA) from 2019 onwards. It is a national level examination conducted every year to offer admission in B.E., B.Tech, B.Arch. Candidates who qualify JEE Main are only eligible to appear for JEE Advanced exam. There is no age limit to apply for JEE exam. JEE Main is conducted for 2 papers – Paper 1 and Paper 2. This exam is the most difficult and challenging undergraduate entrance test.
Undergraduate Common Entrance Exam for Design (UCEED)
The exam is conducted by IIT, Bombay in 3rd week of January. IT is conducted for undergraduate admissions in Design. It is a national level exam that is conducted once in a year. Candidates can give a maximum of two attempts in consecutive years. It is jointly conducted by IITs and IISc.
Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE)
The exam will be conducted in online mode. Earlier, the exam was conducted for 24 subjects but from 2019 onwards the exam will be conducted for 25 subjects. Biomedical Engineering has been added in. Public sector units also accepts GATE scores during their recruitment process. Candidates who want to take admission in Masters program and direct doctoral degree in Engineering/ Technology and Architecture or Doctoral programs in branches of science in institutes supported by government agencies and MHRD have to qualify GATE.
IIT Guwahati Tuition Fee and Scholarship
Check below the fee and scholarship assistance provided by IIT, Guwahati for its students
- Institute scholarship
- Institute Merit Scholarship
- Institute Merit cum Means scholarship
- SC – ST scholarship
- Other scholarship – provided by government and non – government organizations.
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IIT Guwahati Placements
The placements of IIT, Guwahati are managed by the Centre for Career Development (CCD) of the institute. Some of the top recruiters that visit IIT, Guwahati include Google, Capgemini, Cisco systems, Barclays, ISRO, Microsoft, NTPC ltd., PayPal, Tesco, VIT University, Vodafone India, Yahoo, Walmart labs. The placements of the CSE department are best as compared to other branches.
About IIT Guwahati
The campus is located on the Northern banks of Brahamputra. IIT, Guwahati was established in 1994 and its academic programmes started in 1995. It has a strength of 250 academic staff. The campus is spread over 700 acres. IIT Guwahati provides world class sports facilities to its students. It has a Gymkhana also to command the cultural and sports activities. The institute has a central library which consists of 117000 including 2065 online journals and magazines.
IIT Guwahati Rankings
IIT Guwahati rankings according to NIRF na QS Asia rankings.
|Ranking By||Rank in 2019|
|National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) (Engineering)||7th|
|QS Asia rankings||107|
IIT Guwahati Notable Alumni
Check below some of the notable alumni of IIT Guwahati
- Suyog Despande – Interaction Designer, Salesforce.com, San Francisco, CA
- Aditya Saxena – UI Developer, Mckinsey & company, Gurgaon
- Rishabh kumar – Investment Analysis, Melbury Capital
- Rohit Sharma – Creative technologist, Kl7, Copenhagen
- Aditya Bandi – Bookpad Tech, Bengaluru, co – founder and CEO
IIT Guwahati Contact Details
Indian Institute of Technology, Guwahati – 781039
Phone – +91-0361-2582192
E-mail – [email protected]
Fax – +91-0361-2582090
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