Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Guwahati


Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati popularly known as IIT Guwahati or IITG is an autonomous institute for higher education in Engineering and Technology. It is situated in Guwahati, Assam. It is 6th among the IITs in India. IITG was set up in 1994 whereas its academic programmes started in the year 1995.

The IITG campus is situated on the banks of Brahmaputra and spreads over an area of 700 acres of land. At present there are more than 2300 students, 300 support staff, and 215 faculty members.

IIT Guwahati among world's top 100 universities

For the first time in history, India has one of its institutions included in the top 100 World University Rankings. The list of '100 Under 50 2014' institutions, released by the Times Higher Education (THE), has graded the Indian Institute of Technology-Guwahati at the 87th position. The list has institutions from around the world that have not yet reached their 50th year of operation.

Departments at Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati

  • Department of Biotechnology
  • Department of Chemistry
  • Department of Chemical Engineering
  • Department of Civil Engineering
  • Department of Design
  • Department of Computer Science and Engineering
  • Department of Electronics & Communication Engineering
  • Department of Mathematics
  • Department of Humanities and Social Sciences
  • Department of Mechanical Engineering
  • Department of Physics
Research Centers at Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati

IITG presently has 6 Centres of Research.
  • Centre for Nanotechnology
  • Centre for Educational Technology
  • Centre for Mass Media Communication
  • Centre for Energy
  • Central Instruments Facility
  • Centre for the Environment
Academic Programmes at Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati

Undergraduate Courses

1. Bachelor of Technology (B.Tech ): 4years ( 8 semesters ) programme in Chemical Engineering, Biotechnology, Chemical Science and Technology, Computer Science & Engineering, Civil Engineering, Electronics & Communication Engineering, Electronics and Electrical Engineering, Mathematics & Computing, Mechanical Engineering, Engineering Physics

2. Bachelor of Design (B.Des.): 4 years ( 8 semesters ) programme

Post Graduate Courses

1. Master of Technology (M.Tech.): 2 years programme in Biotechnology, Chemical Engineering, Petroleum Refinery Engineering, Civil Engineering, Structural Engineering, Water Resources Engineering and Management, Geotechnical Engineering, Envrionmental Engineeing, Transportation System Engineering, Computer Science & Engineering, Information Security, Digital Signal Processing, VLSI, Machine Design, Fluids and Thermal Sciences, Computer Assisted Manufacturing

2. Master of Design (M.Des.): 2 years ( 4 semesters) programme

3. Master of Science (M.Sc.): Two years ( 4 semesters) programme in Chemistry, Mathematics and Computing, Physics

4. Master of Arts (MA) in Development Studies: 2 years (4 semesters) programme.

Doctoral Programmes

Indian Institute of Technology, Guwahati provides doctoral programmes in the following:

  • Biotechnology
  • Chemistry
  • Department of Civil Engineering
  • Department of Chemical Engineering
  • Department of Computer Science and Engineering
  • Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering
  • Centre for Energy
  • Department of Design
  • Centre for Environment
  • Department of Mathematics
  • Department of Humanities and Social Sciences
  • Department of Mechanical Engineering
  • Centre for Nanotechnology
  • Department of Physics
IITG has been recognized is one of the Institutes of National Importance by the Indian Government. The Indian Institute of Technology, Guwahati ranks among the top and best engineering colleges in India.

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Last Updated on : March 23, 2016

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