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Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Guwahati

Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Guwahati

College Details :

It is a public institution under Government of India. Indian Institute of Technology, Guwahati was established in the year 1994 and the first batch got admission in the year 1995. It is the Sixth IIT to be established in India.It is located on the northern banks of Brahmaputra, IIT, Guwahati is in Amingaon, in the northern part of Guwahati in Assam. It has one of the most beautiful campuses in the country and the scenic beauty and serenity of the place is breathtaking. Spread across 700 acres, IIT, Guwahati has all basic amenities including Girls hostel, Boys hostel, Library, Hospital, Banks and Hospitals. IIT, Guwahati currently has strength of 2567 undergraduate students, 2609 post graduate students in the campus.

Placements :

Some of the top recruiters of IIT, Guwahati are Dell, Flipkart, LinkedIn, Google, Wal-Mart and Visa. The highest package offered in the year 2015 at the Indian Institute of Technology, Guwahati was $125,000 per annum.

Courses & Fees :

IIT Guwahati offers more than 52 UG, PG, and Ph.D. level courses. At the UG level, the IIT Guwahati course includes 10 professional four-year BTech and four-year BDes. Both BTech and BDes courses are 8 semesters.

At the PG level, the IIT Guwahati course includes two-year MTech, two-year MDes, two-year MS (research), and two-year MA courses in nine departments. All PG courses are four semesters. At the doctoral level, IIT Guwahati offers doctoral programs in 11 departments, 6 centers, and two joint doctoral programs. In addition, IIT Guwahati also offers dual degrees, such as MTech + Ph.D. in Computer Science and Engineering and MS (Engineering) + Ph.D. in Electronics and Electrical Engineering. The detailed information, eligibility criteria and fees of IIT Guwahati courses are shown in the following table:

Course Eligibility Criteria Annual Fee (In Rs)


-Computer Science & Engineering

-Electronics and Electrical Engineering

-Mechanical Engineering

Pass in Class 12 with PCM stream





-Mathematics & Computing

BSc or equivalent bachelor’s degree



-Computer Science & Engineering

-Electronics & Electrical Engineering

-Mechanical Engineering

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


Dual MTech+PhD

-Computer Science & Engineering

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



-Biosciences & Bioengineering


-Humanities & Social Sciences

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


IIT Guwahati Admission Process :

IIT Guwahati offers different UG, PG, and Ph.D. courses in 11 departments based on the effective scores of the entrance examination. Candidates who plan to apply for the IIT Guwahati 2021 admission process must pass the entrance exam for the course of their interest. The application forms for the IIT Guwahati 2021 admissions process for all courses are available online. Students who meet the eligibility criteria can apply through the official website of IIT Guwahati. The following table provides detailed information about the IIT Guwahati course and entrance exam, through which candidates can be admitted.

Course Entrance exam


JEE Advanced











UG Courses :
  • The IIT Guwahati admissions process for the B.Tech course is carried out through JEE Advanced Candidates. Their ranking meets the publication deadline, and they must accept the JoSSA counceling and assign seats accordingly.
  • For the BDes course, the IIT Guwahati admission process is done through UCEED, which is an entrance exam for admission to the Department of Design by IIT Bombay

PG Courses :
  • The IIT Guwahati admission process for MTech courses is through valid GATE scores. Candidates who exceed the limit will receive a personal interview (PI), and the final acceptance letter will be issued through COAP.
  • IIT Guwahati MDes admission process is conducted once a year. The admission process usually starts in March or April. Candidates planning to apply for MDes must have valid CEED scores.
  • Pass the IIT JAM score to enter the MSC program
  • Enter the MS (by research) is based on the effective score of GATE / UGCNET

Doctoral Courses :
  • The admission process for the IIT Guwahati Ph.D. program is based on the applicant's application. Candidates with a bachelor's or master's degree in IIT and a minimum CPI of 8.0 can be admitted directly. Other candidates can apply through GATE / CEED / UGC NET / CSIRNET / INSPIRE / NBHMPhD qualifications.