IIT Guwahati

Guwahati / Assam | Government

Approved By : AICTE

Affiliated By : UGC

About Us

About us

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. 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.

Academic

The 74,000 square metre Academic Complex houses the academic departments, centres, their laboratories, classrooms, etc. A spacious Administrative Building accommodates the offices of the Institute. The Computer and Communication Centre houses a modern Computer Centre and Central Library. A lecture hall complex with four lecture halls, each capable of seating 250 scholars and an auditorium of 1500 capacity provide space for teaching and holding various events/programmes. The Sports Complex comprising of an indoor sports stadium with synthetic badminton, table tennis and squash courts, gymnasium and the Students Gymkhana office, an 8 lane 50 m long swimming pool and flood-lit playing fields for all major outdoor games provide ample scope of recreation for the campus residents. A 72-room Guest House, ample faculty and staff quarters, married students’ flat-lets, eight men’s and one women’s hostels with single occupancy rooms make the residential component of the infrastructure. The Institute also has a hospital with 30 beds, a commercial complex with a restaurant and several shops and two community halls. A Conference Centre with a provision of 4 halls (2 halls with 150 capacity and 2 halls with 200 capacity) and a food court is nearing completion.


Other facilities include a campus wide network on a Gigabit Ethernet backbone with access points in every hostel room, an internal EPABX, high capacity internet connections (including access from residences), two banks with ATM facilities, a post office with Railway Passenger Reservation facility, a pre-primary school-cum-creche, a Kendriya Vidyalaya and a bus service to the city.

All faculty and staff members of the institute are provided with PCs. All these computers are hooked on to the campus network. Most of the office work is automated with a view to improve efficency and reduce the use of papers. Internet and e-mail facility are provided through leased lines.

The Central Library, one of the important central facilities of the Institute, currently has a collection of over 1,17,000 items including 2605 subscribed online journals and magazines.

 Student Hostel

All the students of the Institute have been provided with hostel rooms in the campus. The accommodation is single-seater. These hostels are equipped with all modern amenities. There are facilities for sports and recreation such as satellite TV, indoor games and a gymnasium. Facilities for outdoor games like volleyball, basketball and football are also there. Every room in the the hostels are provided with network connectivity. Separate accommodation is provided to the girl students. A round-the-clock canteen is in operation to cater to the needs of the students.

Sports & Recreation

The Institute has a Gymkhana to oversee the cultural and sports activities. The Gymkhana has a student General Secretary, a Sports Secretary, Academic Secretary, a Cultural Secretary - all of whom belong to the student community and are elected by the students.

The Gymkhana arranges cultural activities for the benefit of the students. A cultural festival called Alcheringa and a techno-management festival called Techniche are organised every year. IIT Guwahati has sub-chapter of SPIC-MACAY Guwahati.

The Gymkhana has a good collection of musical equipment for the use of its students. It also arranges different sports activities. Indoor sports facilities are available in the indoor sports stadium with synthetic badminton, table tennis, squash courts and gymnasium as well as in the hostels. Outdoor games are arranged in the flood-lit sports fields. An eight lane 50 metre long swimming pool takes care of the swimming aficionados. IIT Guwahati provides world class sports facilities to the students.

Health Care

Medical facilities are provided to the staff and students through the 30 bedded Institute Hospital located within the campus. The Institute currently has three medical officers, all of whom are specialists. Patients requiring intensive indoor treatment are referred to the Guwahati Medical College Hospital(GMCH) where modern facilities for treatment are available.

Apart from GMCH, the institute has several approved private nursing homes including the Guwahati Neurological Research Centre (GNRC). The Institute also has a few approved diagnostic laboratories where patients can undergo routine and special investigations as and when required.

Sports

The Institute has a Gymkhana to oversee the cultural and sports activities. The Gymkhana has a student General Secretary, a Sports Secretary, Academic Secretary, a Cultural Secretary - all of whom belong to the student community and are elected by the students.

 

The Gymkhana arranges cultural activities for the benefit of the students. A cultural festival called Alcheringa and a techno-management festival called Techniche are organised every year. IIT Guwahati has sub-chapter of SPIC-MACAY Guwahati.

 

The Gymkhana has a good collection of musical equipment for the use of its students. It also arranges different sports activities. Indoor sports facilities are available in the indoor sports stadium with synthetic badminton, table tennis, squash courts and gymnasium as well as in the hostels. Outdoor games are arranged in the flood-lit sports fields. An eight lane 50 metre long swimming pool takes care of the swimming aficionados. IIT Guwahati provides world class sports facilities to the students.

Recreational

Guwahati lies in the heart of Assam, one of the most beautiful regions of India. The region provides a rich combination of greenery, scenic beauty, flora and fauna and the cultural treasures of the people that inhabit it.

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.


Visitor's Information
Location

Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati is located just on the outskirts of the city of Guwahati and is well connected to other parts of the country by road, rail or air.
 

There are direct air services from/to Mumbai, New Delhi and Kolkata with connectivity to all major cities in the country and direct train services from/to all the metropolis and other major cities. Air India, Jet Airways,Jetlite, Kingfisher, IndiGo, SpiceJet and GoAir operate regular flights to and from Guwahati.


It is around 20 km from the heart of the city and around 40 min drive from the airport. To reach the institute from the city, there is an Institute bus service that runs regularly to and from the city.
 
Map showing how to reach IIT Guwahati - click here
 
Trains connecting Guwahati
 
TRAIN NAME ROUTE

Rajdhani Express Delhi, Lucknow
North East Express Delhi, Kanpur, Allahabad, Patna
Brahmaputra Mail Delhi, Aligarh, Kanpur, Allahabad, Patna
Avadh Assam Express Delhi, Lucknow, Muzaffarpur
Kamrup Express Kolkata, Malda Town, New Jalpaiguri
Kanchanjunga Express Kolkata, Barddhaman, Rampurhat
Saraighat Express Kolkata, Barddhaman, Malda Town
Dadar Express Mumbai, Manmad, Katni, Mughalsarai, Patna
Cochin Express Cochin, Coimbatore, Chennai, Cuttack, Howrah


 

Admission

Eligibility criteria for appearing in JEE (Advanced) – 2019


(Please refer to JEE (Advanced) website for the latest information)
The minimum academic qualification for appearing in JEE (Advanced) -2019 is that the
candidate must have passed in final examination of Class 12th or equivalent qualifying
examination (Appendix–3). Those appearing in these examinations in 2019 can also appear in
JEE (Advanced)- 2019 provisionally.

All the candidates aspiring to take admission to the undergraduate programs at IITs for the
year 2019 will have to appear in the Paper-1 (B. E. /B. Tech.) of JEE (Main)-2019. Based on the
performance in Paper-1 (B. E. /B. Tech.) of JEE (Main)-2019, number of top candidates as per
the requirement of JEE (Advanced) (including all categories) will be eligible to appear in JEE
(Advanced)-2019.

Admissions to IITs will be based only on category-wise All India Rank (AIR) in JEE (Advanced),
subject to conditions as defined in JEE (Advanced)–2019 website.

A candidate can attempt JEE (Advanced) a maximum of two times in consecutive years
irrespective of whether or not he/she passed the Qualifying Examination. The candidates, who
have attempted JEE (Main) /JEE (Advanced) in 2017 or earlier, are NOT ELIGIBLE to appear in
JEE (Advanced)–2019.

The candidate who had taken admission in any institute other than IITs in 2018 is eligible to
appear in JEE (Advanced)–2019 provided that the candidate satisfies other eligibility criteria.

INFORMATION BULLETIN (1st Attempt) : JEE (MAIN) 2019

Application procedure for JEE (Main)-2019 and JEE (Advanced)–2019
In order to appear in JEE (Main)-2019 and JEE (Advanced) 2019, the candidates are required
to apply only online as per procedure detailed below (Please also see section 5.6 for JEE
(Advanced)).

List of Qualifying Examinations

I. The final examination of the 10+2 system, conducted by any recognized Central/State Board,
such as Central Board of Secondary Education, New Delhi; Council for the Indian School
Certificate Examinations, New Delhi; etc.

II. Intermediate or two-year Pre-University examination conducted by a recognized Board/
University.

III. Final examination of the two-year course of the Joint Services Wing of the National Defence
Academy

IV. Senior Secondary School Examination conducted by the National Institute of Open Schooling
with a minimum of five subjects.

V. Any Public School/ Board/ University examination in India or in any foreign country recognized
as equivalent to the 10+2 system by the Association of Indian Universities (AIU).

VI. H.S.C. vocational examination. [Only for Admission to IITs]

VII. A Diploma recognized by AICTE or a State Board of Technical Education of at least 3 year
duration. [Only for Admission to IITs]

VIII. General Certificate Education (GCE) examination (London/Cambridge/Sri Lanka) at the Advanced
(A) level. [Only for Admission to IITs]

IX. High School Certificate Examination of the Cambridge University or International Baccalaureate
Diploma of the International Baccalaureate Office, Geneva. [Only for Admission to IITs]

X. In case the relevant QE is not a public examination, the candidate must have passed at least
one public (Board or Pre-University) examination at an earlier level.
[Only for Admission to IITs]

State Code of Eligibility

State Code of eligibility means the Code of the State from where the candidate has passed Class 12th
/Equivalent qualifying examination by virtue of which he/she becomes eligible to appear in the JEE
(Main) for admission to B.E/B. Tech. and B. Arch./B. Planning Courses of the institutions/Colleges of
the States/UT.

Facilities

SPORTS BOYS HOSTEL GIRLS HOSTEL CAFETERIA BANKS TRANSPORT CLASSROOM LIBRARY GYM WI-FI ATM SWIMMING POOL

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Contact

Address Near Doul Gobinda Road, Amingaon, North Guwahati, Guwahati, Assam 781039

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