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IIT Guwahati- Indian Institute of Technology

IIT Guwahati Highlights 

Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati or IIT Guwahati is the sixth IIT established by the Government of India in 1994. Located on the banks of the river Brahmaputra in Guwahati, Assam, IIT Guwahati is home to the first research park of North East India. Ranked 41 in the ‘Research Citations per Faculty’ category by QS World University Rankings 2022, IIT Guwahati holds the status of Institute of Importance like other IITs.The institute has faculty of 412 for a total of 52 UG, PG and Doctoral courses across 11 departments.

IIT Guwahati has signed MoUs with numerous national and international institutions across the globe to promote student and faculty exchange programmes and bring in more opportunities for international internships, joint conferences and workshops. Apart from 11 departments, IIT Guwahati has five academic centres and five extramural centres. According to media reports, 5 students have received the salary package of more than INR 1 crore per annum during IIT Guwahati placements 2021-22. Candidates can check the highlights of IIT Guwahati in the table provided below:

Particulars Statistics
Establishment year | Ownership type 1994 | Government
Also known as IIT Guwahati, IITG
Location Guwahati, Assam
Campus size 700 acres
Status Institute of National Importance
Rankings - Ranked 41 in Research Citations per Faculty category by QS World University Rankings 2022.

- Ranked 470 QS World University Ranking 2021

No. of departments 11
Number of courses 50+
Total faculty 400+
Student intake 1,500+
Types of scholarships offered Merit-based, need-based
MoUs -Samsung Electronics India Pvt. Ltd.

-University of Texas at El Paso

-University of Nottingham

IIT Guwahati Courses and Fees 

IIT Guwahati offers a total of more than 52 courses at UG, PG and doctoral levels. At the UG level, IIT Guwahati courses include a four-year BTech in 10 specialisations and a four-year BDes. Both BTech and BDes courses are for 8 semesters. At PG level, IIT Guwahati courses include a two-year MTech across nine departments, a two-year MDes, a two-year MS (by Research), a two-year MA course. All the PG courses are for four semesters. At the doctoral level, IIT Guwahati offers PhD course across 11 departments, six centres and two joint PhD courses.

Also, IIT Guwahati offers dual degrees like MTech+ PhD in Computer Science & Engineering and MS(Engineering)+PhD in Electronics and Electrical Engineering. Candidates planning to apply for IIT Guwahati admission process 2021 are required to go through entrance exams for their course of interest. The application forms for IIT Guwahati admission process 2021 for all courses are online. Students matching eligibility criteria can apply through the official website of IIT Guwahati. The following table gives details about the IIT Guwahati courses and entrance exam through which candidates are granted admission:

Course Selection/ Eligibility Criteria Total Course Fee*
BTech Selection Criteria: JEE Advanced

Eligibility Criteria: Pass in Class 12 with PCM stream

INR 3,69,600
MSc Selection Criteria: IIT JAM

Eligibility Criteria: BSc or equivalent bachelor’s degree

INR 1,50,480
MTech Selection Criteria: GATE

Eligibility Criteria: BTech/ BE degree with minimum 60% aggregate (55% aggregate for ST/ SC/ PwD students)

INR 2,47,840


Dual MTech+PhD Selection Criteria: GATE

Eligibility Criteria: A four-year BTech or equivalent bachelor’s degree with minimum 60% aggregate (55% aggregate for ST/ SC/ PwD students)

INR 4,97,100



Eligibility Criteria: Master’s degree in any relevant field of study with a minimum 60% aggregate (55% aggregate for ST/ SC/ PwD students)



Contact Information

5MQR+4JG, Surjyamukhi Road, North, Amingaon, Guwahati, Assam 781039

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