The Indian Institute of Technology in Guwahati was established in 1994 as the 6th member in the esteemed list of IITs in the country. Presently, the IIT-G has 11 departments and also 6 academic centers that are inter-disciplinary in nature.
Guwahati's campus is on a sprawling 285 hectares plot of land. The 74,000 square metre Academic Complex holds centres, academic departments ,laboratories, classrooms, etc.
The institute has proven to be dreams come true for the people of Assam and especially the student community who no longer have to travel far distances to avail quality IT education.
It has brought cheers & made proud to Indian institutions by occupying a place amongst best 100 universities of the world by Times Higher Education Magazine.
IIT Guwahati has been placed 87th in the ranking that analyzed 800 new-breed universities from 29 countries, including the US and the UK.
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.
The institute is located 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.
IT-Guwahati is a home to six centres of research.
R & D Cell
More than 350 sponsored projects being undertaken at present.
Placement Statistics 2013 :
No. of Students Reg.
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Avg. Salary (Rs in LPA)
Highest Package Offered : $119,000
Average Package Offered : 1070000
Here, students organize a number of intra & inter university festivals all through the year.
Private nursing homes and diagnostic labs are also present
Stadium having arrangements for badminton, table tennis, squash courts etc.
Among the outdoor sports, the facilities are huge fields with flood lights, a swimming pool of 50m length and 8 lanes
There are 8 men’s &1 women’s hostel.
Outdoor and indoor games facility, recreation, and other services
Internet access in each room of the hostels
Girls & boys have been allotted different hostels
Central Library has around 1, 17, 000 volumes of books
A huge collection of CD-ROMs, audio and video tapes, slides etc.
Subscribed to 2605 journals
OPAC system enabled throughout the campus via web
Institute Hospital is present inside the campus having 30 beds that provides medical facilities to all concerned
3 specialist medical officers
ranked in between 551–600
QS World University Rankings
QS Asian University Rankings
10th engineering colleges
8th engineering colleges
7th engineering colleges
6th engineering colleges
Mint Government Colleges survey
87 in '100 Top Global Universities
Times Higher Education World University Rankings