IIT Guwahati

IIT Guwahati established in 1994 is the sixth member of the IITs founded by the Government of India. The technical and research institute started its academic programme from 1995 wherein the first batch of students was admitted in its Bachelor of Technology programme. The selection process was done through the Joint Entrance Examination.

IIT Guwahati has eleven departments and five inter-disciplinary academic centres. The institute offers courses in all major engineering, science and humanities disciplines. The institute provides undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral programmes.

On the basis of JEE Advanced Score, the Institute offers admissions in its BE/B Tech Programme. UCEED scores for B Design, GATE scores for  M.Tech/M.E programmes based on, M.Des programmes based on CEED scores, JAM scores for M.Sc programmes. M.A and PhD programmes are also offered by the institute based on the marks scored in the test interview conducted by the institute. Do read this article for more updates about the institute.

Location

IIT Guwahati, Assam has good connectivity through rail, road and air from other parts of the country. The nearest airport is Lokpriya Gopinath Bordoloi International Airport from where Students can reach the institute within 40 minutes, they can either hire a cab or a bus and can reach the institute with ease. The railway station is also 18 kms from the institute.

IIT Guwahati 2020 Ranking

According to the National Institutional Ranking Framework, IIT Guwahati has been raked 7 amongst the Engineering colleges in India. 

There are various parameters to give this Ranking –

  • Teaching, Learning & Resources (TLR)
  • Research and Professional Practice (RP)
  • Graduation Outcomes (GO)
  • Outreach and Inclusivity (OI)
  • Peer Perception
Institute ID Name City State Rank
IR-E-U-0053 Indian Institute of Technology GuwahatiMore Details | | Guwahati Assam 7

IIT Guwahati Admission

IIT Guwahati courses in B.Tech, B.E, B.Des, M.Tech, M.E, M.Des, M.Sc, M.A, PhD are offered at an undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral level including etc. To get enrolled in the most popular programme of BE/ BTech by the institute the student has to first qualify the JEE Advanced Exam and then have to appear in the JOSAA counselling. The steps that students have to take are as follows: 

IIT Guwahati  B.Tech/B.E Admission

  • Candidates who wish to take admission to B.Tech/B.E programmes, offered by the institute have to appear for JEE Advanced and qualify it. 
  • On the basis of the score, the students will have to appear for the counselling by JOSAA and submit the required documents.
  • Choose IIT Guwahati as the choice of the institute while applying for admission during counselling.
  • Final admittance to the institute will be based on the counselling, registration, choice, choice locking, document verification and fee payment. 

IIT Guwahati B.Des Admission

  • For admission into  B.Design programme, students have to appear in the CEED exam conducted at IIT Bombay campus.

IIT Guwahati M.Tech/M.E Admission

  • For admission into the M.Tech/M.E programme offered by the institute, candidates have to appear & qualify GATE exam.

IIT Guwahati M.Sc Admission

  • Candidates need to submit an application for JAM and then appear and qualify JAM.

IIT Guwahati M.A Admission

  • Candidates have to appear and qualify the written test for the IIT Guwahati admissions.
  • Shortlisted candidates will have to apply for the M.A programme at the office of IIT.

Courses Offered – BE / Tech 

Branch  Duration  Seats 
Mechanical  106
Civil  4 103
Computers  4 101
Electronics  4 92
Chemical  4 84
Biotechnology  4 74
Maths & Computing  4 63
Physics  4 60
Chemical Science  4 57
Electrical  4 55

IIT Guwahati Cutoff – 2019

Round No Institute Academic Program Name Quota Category Seat Pool Opening Rank Closing Rank
1 Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati Bio Technology(4 year, Bachelor of Technology, Engineering) AI General Gender-Neutral 6057 7474
1 Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati Bio Technology(4 year, Bachelor of Technology, Engineering) AI EWS Gender-Neutral 718 778
1 Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati Bio Technology(4 year, Bachelor of Technology, Engineering) AI OBC-NCL Gender-Neutral 2409 3536
1 Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati Bio Technology(4 year, Bachelor of Technology, Engineering) AI SC Gender-Neutral 1849 2117
1 Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati Bio Technology(4 year, Bachelor of Technology, Engineering) AI ST Gender-Neutral 784 998
1 Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati Bio Technology(4 year, Bachelor of Technology, Engineering) AI General Female-Only 11887 12487
1 Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati Bio Technology(4 year, Bachelor of Technology, Engineering) AI EWS Female-Only 1794 1794
1 Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati Bio Technology(4 year, Bachelor of Technology, Engineering) AI OBC-NCL Female-Only 6194 6350
1 Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati Bio Technology(4 year, Bachelor of Technology, Engineering) AI SC Female-Only 3207 3256
1 Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati Bio Technology(4 year, Bachelor of Technology, Engineering) AI ST Female-Only 703P 703P
1 Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati Chemical Engineering(4 year, Bachelor of Technology, Engineering) AI General Gender-Neutral 3156 4902
1 Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati Chemical Engineering(4 year, Bachelor of Technology, Engineering) AI General PwD Gender-Neutral 184P 184P
1 Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati Chemical Engineering(4 year, Bachelor of Technology, Engineering) AI EWS Gender-Neutral 430 477
1 Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati Chemical Engineering(4 year, Bachelor of Technology, Engineering) AI OBC-NCL Gender-Neutral 1921 2311
1 Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati Chemical Engineering(4 year, Bachelor of Technology, Engineering) AI SC Gender-Neutral 1147 1327
1 Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati Chemical Engineering(4 year, Bachelor of Technology, Engineering) AI ST Gender-Neutral 537 662
1 Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati Chemical Engineering(4 year, Bachelor of Technology, Engineering) AI General Female-Only 7840 9938
1 Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati Chemical Engineering(4 year, Bachelor of Technology, Engineering) AI EWS Female-Only 1473 1473
1 Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati Chemical Engineering(4 year, Bachelor of Technology, Engineering) AI OBC-NCL Female-Only 4340 5105
1 Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati Chemical Engineering(4 year, Bachelor of Technology, Engineering) AI SC Female-Only 1258 1813
1 Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati Chemical Engineering(4 year, Bachelor of Technology, Engineering) AI ST Female-Only 1128 1128
1 Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati Chemical Science and Technology(4 year, Bachelor of Technology, Engineering) AI General Gender-Neutral 4595 6408
1 Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati Chemical Science and Technology(4 year, Bachelor of Technology, Engineering) AI General PwD Gender-Neutral 251P 251P
1 Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati Chemical Science and Technology(4 year, Bachelor of Technology, Engineering) AI EWS Gender-Neutral 625 638
1 Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati Chemical Science and Technology(4 year, Bachelor of Technology, Engineering) AI OBC-NCL Gender-Neutral 1537 2983
1 Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati Chemical Science and Technology(4 year, Bachelor of Technology, Engineering) AI SC Gender-Neutral 1652 1896
1 Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati Chemical Science and Technology(4 year, Bachelor of Technology, Engineering) AI ST Gender-Neutral 813 881
1 Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati Chemical Science and Technology(4 year, Bachelor of Technology, Engineering) AI General Female-Only 10669 11740
1 Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati Chemical Science and Technology(4 year, Bachelor of Technology, Engineering) AI EWS Female-Only 1643 1643
1 Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati Chemical Science and Technology(4 year, Bachelor of Technology, Engineering) AI OBC-NCL Female-Only 5819 5878
1 Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati Chemical Science and Technology(4 year, Bachelor of Technology, Engineering) AI SC Female-Only 2231 2231
1 Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati Chemical Science and Technology(4 year, Bachelor of Technology, Engineering) AI ST Female-Only 326P 326P
1 Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati Civil Engineering(4 year, Bachelor of Technology, Engineering) AI General Gender-Neutral 4698 5495
1 Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati Civil Engineering(4 year, Bachelor of Technology, Engineering) AI General PwD Gender-Neutral 79P 152P
1 Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati Civil Engineering(4 year, Bachelor of Technology, Engineering) AI EWS Gender-Neutral 504 522
1 Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati Civil Engineering(4 year, Bachelor of Technology, Engineering) AI OBC-NCL Gender-Neutral 1947 2251
1 Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati Civil Engineering(4 year, Bachelor of Technology, Engineering) AI SC Gender-Neutral 759 1126
1 Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati Civil Engineering(4 year, Bachelor of Technology, Engineering) AI ST Gender-Neutral 266 304
1 Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati Civil Engineering(4 year, Bachelor of Technology, Engineering) AI General Female-Only 9326 11003
1 Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati Civil Engineering(4 year, Bachelor of Technology, Engineering) AI EWS Female-Only 1436 1436
1 Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati Civil Engineering(4 year, Bachelor of Technology, Engineering) AI OBC-NCL Female-Only 3922 5490
1 Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati Civil Engineering(4 year, Bachelor of Technology, Engineering) AI SC Female-Only 1932 2345
1 Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati Civil Engineering(4 year, Bachelor of Technology, Engineering) AI ST Female-Only 1038 1038
1 Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati Computer Science and Engineering(4 year, Bachelor of Technology, Engineering) AI General Gender-Neutral 398 588
1 Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati Computer Science and Engineering(4 year, Bachelor of Technology, Engineering) AI General PwD Gender-Neutral 25 29
1 Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati Computer Science and Engineering(4 year, Bachelor of Technology, Engineering) AI EWS Gender-Neutral 37 41
1 Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati Computer Science and Engineering(4 year, Bachelor of Technology, Engineering) AI OBC-NCL Gender-Neutral 137 282
1 Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati Computer Science and Engineering(4 year, Bachelor of Technology, Engineering) AI SC Gender-Neutral 62 174
1 Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati Computer Science and Engineering(4 year, Bachelor of Technology, Engineering) AI SC PwD Gender-Neutral 7P 7P
1 Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati Computer Science and Engineering(4 year, Bachelor of Technology, Engineering) AI ST Gender-Neutral 70 112
1 Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati Computer Science and Engineering(4 year, Bachelor of Technology, Engineering) AI General Female-Only 1462 1800
1 Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati Computer Science and Engineering(4 year, Bachelor of Technology, Engineering) AI EWS Female-Only 200 200
1 Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati Computer Science and Engineering(4 year, Bachelor of Technology, Engineering) AI OBC-NCL Female-Only 453 813
1 Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati Computer Science and Engineering(4 year, Bachelor of Technology, Engineering) AI SC Female-Only 298 424
1 Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati Computer Science and Engineering(4 year, Bachelor of Technology, Engineering) AI ST Female-Only 492 492
1 Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati Electronics and Communication Engineering(4 year, Bachelor of Technology,

Engineering)

AI General Gender-Neutral 1144 1565
1 Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati Electronics and Communication Engineering(4 year, Bachelor of Technology,

Engineering)

AI General PwD Gender-Neutral 31 31
1 Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati Electronics and Communication Engineering(4 year, Bachelor of Technology,

Engineering)

AI EWS Gender-Neutral 107 119
1 Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati Electronics and Communication Engineering(4 year, Bachelor of Technology,

Engineering)

AI OBC-NCL Gender-Neutral 562 701
1 Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati Electronics and Communication Engineering(4 year, Bachelor of Technology,

Engineering)

AI OBC-NCL(PwD) Gender-Neutral 46 46
1 Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati Electronics and Communication Engineering(4 year, Bachelor of Technology,

Engineering)

AI SC Gender-Neutral 281 503
1 Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati Electronics and Communication Engineering(4 year, Bachelor of Technology,

Engineering)

AI ST Gender-Neutral 211 311
1 Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati Electronics and Communication Engineering(4 year, Bachelor of Technology,

Engineering)

AI General Female-Only 3161 4018
1 Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati Electronics and Communication Engineering(4 year, Bachelor of Technology,

Engineering)

AI General PwD Female-Only 246P 246P
1 Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati Electronics and Communication Engineering(4 year, Bachelor of Technology,

Engineering)

AI EWS Female-Only 383 383
1 Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati Electronics and Communication Engineering(4 year, Bachelor of Technology,

Engineering)

AI OBC-NCL Female-Only 1857 2255
1 Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati Electronics and Communication Engineering(4 year, Bachelor of Technology,

Engineering)

AI SC Female-Only 844 1059
1 Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati Electronics and Communication Engineering(4 year, Bachelor of Technology,

Engineering)

AI ST Female-Only 851 851
1 Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati Electronics and Electrical Engineering(4 year, Bachelor of Technology, Engineering) AI General Gender-Neutral 1345 1897
1 Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati Electronics and Electrical Engineering(4 year, Bachelor of Technology, Engineering) AI General PwD Gender-Neutral 97 129
1 Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati Electronics and Electrical Engineering(4 year, Bachelor of Technology, Engineering) AI EWS Gender-Neutral 124 127
1 Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati Electronics and Electrical Engineering(4 year, Bachelor of Technology, Engineering) AI OBC-NCL Gender-Neutral 721 825
1 Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati Electronics and Electrical Engineering(4 year, Bachelor of Technology, Engineering) AI OBC-NCL(PwD) Gender-Neutral 41P 41P
1 Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati Electronics and Electrical Engineering(4 year, Bachelor of Technology, Engineering) AI SC Gender-Neutral 450 523
1 Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati Electronics and Electrical Engineering(4 year, Bachelor of Technology, Engineering) AI ST Gender-Neutral 242 314
1 Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati Electronics and Electrical Engineering(4 year, Bachelor of Technology, Engineering) AI General Female-Only 4113 4408
1 Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati Electronics and Electrical Engineering(4 year, Bachelor of Technology, Engineering) AI EWS Female-Only 693 693
1 Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati Electronics and Electrical Engineering(4 year, Bachelor of Technology, Engineering) AI OBC-NCL Female-Only 2500 2764
1 Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati Electronics and Electrical Engineering(4 year, Bachelor of Technology, Engineering) AI SC Female-Only 1132 1132
1 Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati Electronics and Electrical Engineering(4 year, Bachelor of Technology, Engineering) AI ST Female-Only 1001 1001
1 Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati Engineering Physics(4 year, Bachelor of Technology, Engineering) AI General Gender-Neutral 1617 4484
1 Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati Engineering Physics(4 year, Bachelor of Technology, Engineering) AI EWS Gender-Neutral 478 535
1 Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati Engineering Physics(4 year, Bachelor of Technology, Engineering) AI OBC-NCL Gender-Neutral 1747 2394
1 Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati Engineering Physics(4 year, Bachelor of Technology, Engineering) AI SC Gender-Neutral 1437 1836
1 Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati Engineering Physics(4 year, Bachelor of Technology, Engineering) AI ST Gender-Neutral 800 826
1 Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati Engineering Physics(4 year, Bachelor of Technology, Engineering) AI General Female-Only 8037 10219
1 Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati Engineering Physics(4 year, Bachelor of Technology, Engineering) AI OBC-NCL Female-Only 4752 5674
1 Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati Engineering Physics(4 year, Bachelor of Technology, Engineering) AI SC Female-Only 2733 2941
1 Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati Engineering Physics(4 year, Bachelor of Technology, Engineering) AI ST Female-Only 727P 727P
1 Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati Mathematics and Computing(4 year, Bachelor of Technology, Engineering) AI General Gender-Neutral 622 1025
1 Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati Mathematics and Computing(4 year, Bachelor of Technology, Engineering) AI General PwD Gender-Neutral 92 92
1 Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati Mathematics and Computing(4 year, Bachelor of Technology, Engineering) AI EWS Gender-Neutral 81 86
1 Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati Mathematics and Computing(4 year, Bachelor of Technology, Engineering) AI OBC-NCL Gender-Neutral 301 475
1 Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati Mathematics and Computing(4 year, Bachelor of Technology, Engineering) AI OBC-NCL(PwD) Gender-Neutral 39P 39P
1 Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati Mathematics and Computing(4 year, Bachelor of Technology, Engineering) AI SC Gender-Neutral 264 497
1 Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati Mathematics and Computing(4 year, Bachelor of Technology, Engineering) AI ST Gender-Neutral 157 349
1 Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati Mathematics and Computing(4 year, Bachelor of Technology, Engineering) AI General Female-Only 1888 2652
1 Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati Mathematics and Computing(4 year, Bachelor of Technology, Engineering) AI EWS Female-Only 404 404
1 Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati Mathematics and Computing(4 year, Bachelor of Technology, Engineering) AI OBC-NCL Female-Only 1174 1740
1 Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati Mathematics and Computing(4 year, Bachelor of Technology, Engineering) AI SC Female-Only 627 803
1 Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati Mathematics and Computing(4 year, Bachelor of Technology, Engineering) AI ST Female-Only 801 801
1 Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati Mechanical Engineering(4 year, Bachelor of Technology, Engineering) AI General Gender-Neutral 2028 3084
1 Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati Mechanical Engineering(4 year, Bachelor of Technology, Engineering) AI General PwD Gender-Neutral 78 36P
1 Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati Mechanical Engineering(4 year, Bachelor of Technology, Engineering) AI EWS Gender-Neutral 261 277
1 Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati Mechanical Engineering(4 year, Bachelor of Technology, Engineering) AI OBC-NCL Gender-Neutral 936 1331
1 Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati Mechanical Engineering(4 year, Bachelor of Technology, Engineering) AI SC Gender-Neutral 529 756
1 Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati Mechanical Engineering(4 year, Bachelor of Technology, Engineering) AI ST Gender-Neutral 329 380
1 Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati Mechanical Engineering(4 year, Bachelor of Technology, Engineering) AI General Female-Only 6778 8728
1 Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati Mechanical Engineering(4 year, Bachelor of Technology, Engineering) AI EWS Female-Only 1109 1109
1 Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati Mechanical Engineering(4 year, Bachelor of Technology, Engineering) AI OBC-NCL Female-Only 4299 4854
1 Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati Mechanical Engineering(4 year, Bachelor of Technology, Engineering) AI SC Female-Only 1859 1866
1 Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati Mechanical Engineering(4 year, Bachelor of Technology, Engineering) AI ST Female-Only 1049 1049

IIT Guwahati Placements

The institute has a lot to offer for their students who do well in academics and there are a plethora of job opportunities that come in front of the students where top companies visit the college campus during the placement season.

IIT Guwahati 2019 Placement Highlight

Total number of companies visited- 170

  • Percentage of B.Tech & B.Des students placed- 84.12%
  • Average salary package offered to B.Tech & B.Des students per annum- 17.85 LPA

IIT Guwahati Top Recruiters 

  • Axis Bank
  • Axtria
  • Bank of America
  • Bank of India
  • Barclays
  • Beceem
  • Beehive Software Solutions
  • Belzabar Software
  • Bentley Systems
  • BGR Energy Systems
  • BGT
  • Bharat Dynamics
  • Bharat Electronics Limited (BEL)
  • Bharat Heavy Electricals (BHEL)
  • Bharat Petroleum Corporation Ltd (BPCL)
  • BILT
  • BOC India
  • Bosch