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IIT Guwahati


Contact Details


Address: Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati, Guwahati – 781039, India
Phone: +91-361-2583000
Fax: +91-361-2690762



Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati, the sixth member of the IIT fraternity, was established in 1994. The academic programme of IIT Guwahati commenced in 1995. At present the Institute has eleven departments and five inter-disciplinary academic centres covering all the major engineering, science and humanities disciplines, offering BTech, BDes, MA, MDes, MTech, MSc and PhD programmes.

Campus & Location

Within a short period of time, IIT Guwahati has been able to build up world class infrastructure for carrying out advanced research and has been equipped with state-of-the-art scientific and engineering instruments.Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati’s campus is on a sprawling 285 hectares plot of land on the north bank of the river Brahmaputra around 20 kms. from the heart of the city. With the majestic Brahmaputra on one side, and with hills and vast open spaces on others, the campus provides an ideal setting for learning.

The institute is located in the banks of the mighty river Brahmaputra. Crossing this grand river on a country boat is itself a joy ride. The places of interest to visit in the vicinity of the institute include the well known Ashwaklanta temple, the Dol-Gobinda temple, Dirgheswari temple, etc.

Accoland – the amusement park is just 30 minutes drive from the institute.


Bachelor of 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
Master of Technology (M. Tech.)
  • Biosciences and Bioengineering
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Computer Science & Engineering
  • Electronics and Electrical Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Center for Rural Technology

Complete list of courses offered by IITG: Click Here


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 Life at IITG

Student Gymkhana Council

The Students’ Gymkhana Council is the body that promotes the objectives of fostering extra-curricular and co-curricular activities, welfare of the students during their stay on the campus. Being in the Gymkhana council enhances a student’s leadership and managerial skills.

Inter-Hostel Events

Fierce competition exists amongst the residents of the 10 hostels of IIT Guwahati, which is exhibited during the inter-hostel technical, sports and cultural festivals leading up to the overall championship. Students are thus provided with ample opportunities to nurture and develop their team-boding and interpersonal skills. Manthan (Cultural), Spardha (Sports) and Kriti (Technical) are the major inter-hostel events that take place during the year.

Sports and Inter IIT

The institute is well equipped with training infrastructure for major outdoor and indoor sports including Football, Hockey, Basketball, body-building, Cricket, Volleyball, Lawn Tennis, athletics, badminton, Squash, Swimming and many more. Students work rigorously all year-round for the Inter-IIT sports meet which is held in December every year. IITG students have exemplary records in these events and in several national level sports competitions. Such training and rigour helps students develop a mindset to persevere and to have a hunger to excel.


Imperative to promoting co-curricular are the 30+ active clubs of IIT Guwahati provide stimulus and order for growth and experience in cultural, technical, sports and entrepreneurship. The sheer variety of clubs lead to a well rounded, versatile and passionate persona of an IITG student.

Student Organized Fests

Each year, the students organize three major international festivals in the field of culture, technology and entrepreneurship. The organizing teams of these festivals showcase immense planning, coordination, marketing, public relation skills. The entire festivals are run and managed by students and serve as great lessons in developing communication, crowd and risk management, and leadership skills.

Alcheringa – The Annual Cultural festival

Alcheringa has completed 19 successful editions and is the largest cultural festival of North-East India. It brings together an amalgamation of culture of the world and fuse provide a competitive platform for dramatics, dance, music and debate talents to flourish.

Techniche- The Annual Techno-Management festival

Techniche has completed 14 successful editions and has come up to be amongst the largest Techno-management Festival of the country. Techniche consists of modules such as robotics, Technical writing, Workshops to Industrial Conclave and Lecture Series, thus, bringing together best of both worlds in a stimulating environment for inspirational and competitive learning.
“IIT Guwahati raised my estimation of India’s ability to take on the world”- Jonar Nader, Australia’s higest paid Consultant and Management Guru. He was invited to give lecture in Techniche 2011.

IITG Entrepreneurial Summit

The ‘Entrepreneurial Development Cell’ organizes this summit annually, bringing together an experience of workshops, lectures and showcases of the most promising entrepreneurs and start-ups of India, thereby promoting a culture of innovation and problem solving.