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. IIT Guwahati is one of the top 10 IITs in India.

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 ranked 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

Following are IIT Guwahati rankings by various organisations.

Organisation Ranking
NIRF (Engineering) 2022 7
NIRF (Overall) 2022 8
NIRF (Research) 2021 9
NIRF (Engineering) 2021 7
NIRF (Overall) 2021 8
OUTLOOK-ICARE Ranking 2020 7
India Today (Government Colleges) 2020 6

IIT Guwahati Cutoff

The IIT Guwahati JEE Main cutoff for B-Tech with opening and closing ranks from Round 6 of JoSAA Counselling 2021 for the general category is given below. 

Branch Opening rank Closing rank
Biosciences and Bioengineering – Gender Neutral 7417 8954
Biosciences and Bioengineering – Female only 15261 16945
Chemical Engineering – Gender Neutral 4234 5725
Chemical Engineering – Female only 10898 11933
Computer Science and Engineering – Gender Neutral 439 600
Computer Science and Engineering – Female only 1231 1648
Electronics and Communication Engineering – Gender Neutral 1189 1891
Electronics and Communication Engineering – Female only 3528 4693
Engineering Physics – Gender Neutral 2941 5956
Engineering Physics – Female only 12812 14176
Mechanical Engineering – Gender Neutral 2600 4502
Mechanical Engineering – Female only 8577 12266
Chemical Science and Technology – Gender Neutral 6067 7832
Chemical Science and Technology – Female only 10763 14925
Civil Engineering – Gender Neutral 6246 7545
Civil Engineering – Female only 13819 15895
Data Science and Artificial Intelligence – Gender Neutral 716 954
Data Science and Artificial Intelligence – Female only 1771 2244
Electronics and Electrical Engineering – Gender Neutral 1805 2221
Electronics and Electrical Engineering – Female only 4980 6041
Mathematics and Computing – Gender Neutral 622 1089
Mathematics and Computing – Female only 2035 3390

Students are recommended to visit the official website of IIT Guwahati for more details on the IIT Guwahati cutoff.

IIT Guwahati Courses Offered

IIT Guwahati offers B.Tech in 11 streams of engineering. It also offers M.Tech, B.Des, M.Des, Master of Science by Research, Master of Science (M.Sc), MA and PhD courses. Following is the list of courses offered at IIT Guwahati.

B.Tech Programmes
Biosciences and Bioengineering Chemical Science and Technology
Chemical Engineering Civil Engineering
Computer Science and Engineering Data Science and Artificial Intelligence
Electronics and Communication Engineering Electronics and Electrical Engineering
Engineering Physics Mathematics and Computing
Mechanical Engineering
M.Tech Programmes
Signal Processing and Machine Learning Communication Engineering
VLSI Power Engineering
RF & Photonics Systems, Control and Automation
Machine Design Manufacturing Science and Engineering
Fluids and Thermal Engineering Computational Mechanics
Aerodynamics and Propulsion Structural Engineering
Earth System Science and Engineering Water Resources Engineering and Management
Geotechnical Engineering Environmental Engineering
Transportation System Engineering Infrastructure Engineering and Management
Biotechnology Petroleum Science and Technology
Material Science and Technology Data Science
International M.Tech. in Food Science and Technology Rural Technology
Robotics and Artificial Intelligence
MSc programmes
Chemistry Physics
Mathematics Computing

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.

IIT Guwahati Seats Availability

IIT Guwahati seat matrix 2022 is given below.

Program Name
State/All India Seats
Seat Pool
OPEN
OPEN-PwD
GEN-EWS
GEN-EWS-PwD
SC
SC-PwD
ST
ST-PwD
OBC-NCL
OBC-NCL-PwD
Total (includes Female Supernumerary)
Program-Total
Seat Capacity Female Supernumerary
Chemical Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology) All India Gender-Neutral 29 2 7 1 11 0 6 0 20 1 77 87 10
Female-only (including Supernumerary) 8 0 2 0 3 0 2 0 4 1
20
(including “10” Supernumerary)
Chemical Science and Technology (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology) All India Gender-Neutral 20 1 4 1 7 1 4 0 14 0 52 61 4
Female-only (including Supernumerary) 4 1 1 0 2 0 1 0 4 0
13
(including “4” Supernumerary)
Civil Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology) All India Gender-Neutral 35 2 9 0 14 0 7 1 24 1 93 99 18
Female-only (including Supernumerary) 10 0 2 0 4 0 2 0 5 1
24
(including “18” Supernumerary)
Computer Science and Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology) All India Gender-Neutral 35 2 9 0 14 0 6 1 23 1 91 99 15
Female-only (including Supernumerary) 9 0 2 0 4 0 2 0 5 1
23
(including “15” Supernumerary)
Electronics and Communication Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology) All India Gender-Neutral 33 1 7 1 13 0 5 1 21 1 83 90 14
Female-only (including Supernumerary) 9 0 2 0 3 0 1 0 5 1
21
(including “14” Supernumerary)
Electronics and Electrical Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology) All India Gender-Neutral 20 0 4 1 6 1 4 0 12 1 49 52 10
Female-only (including Supernumerary) 5 0 1 0 2 0 1 0 4 0
13
(including “10” Supernumerary)
Engineering Physics (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology) All India Gender-Neutral 21 1 4 1 8 0 4 0 15 0 54 61 7
Female-only (including Supernumerary) 5 1 1 0 2 0 1 0 4 0
14
(including “7” Supernumerary)
Mathematics and Computing (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology) All India Gender-Neutral 22 1 6 0 8 1 4 0 14 1 57 68 4
Female-only (including Supernumerary) 6 0 2 0 2 0 1 0 4 0
15
(including “4” Supernumerary)
Mechanical Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology) All India Gender-Neutral 36 2 10 0 14 0 6 1 24 2 95 99 20
Female-only (including Supernumerary) 10 0 3 0 3 0 2 0 5 1
24
(including “20” Supernumerary)
Data Science and Artificial Intelligence (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology) All India Gender-Neutral 10 0 2 0 4 0 2 0 5 1 24 30 0
Female-only (including Supernumerary) 1 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 2 0
6
(including “0” Supernumerary)
Biosciences and Bioengineering (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology) All India Gender-Neutral 25 2 7 0 9 1 5 0 17 1 67 79 5
Female-only (including Supernumerary) 5 1 2 0 3 0 1 0 5 0
17
(including “5” Supernumerary)
Energy Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology) All India Gender-Neutral 6 1 2 0 2 0 1 0 4 0 16 20 0
Female-only (including Supernumerary) 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0
4
(including “0” Supernumerary)
Total Seats 366 19 90 5 140 4 68 4 241 15 952 845 107

The seat availability at IIT Guwahati for different branches (previous years’) are given below.

Branch Seats
Biosciences and Bioengineering – Gender Neutral 67
Biosciences and Bioengineering – Female only 17
Chemical Engineering – Gender Neutral 77
Chemical Engineering – Female only 20
Computer Science and Engineering – Gender Neutral 91
Computer Science and Engineering – Female only 23
Electronics and Communication Engineering – Gender Neutral 83
Electronics and Communication Engineering – Female only 21
Engineering Physics – Gender Neutral 54
Engineering Physics – Female only 14
Mechanical Engineering – Gender Neutral 95
Mechanical Engineering – Female only 24
Chemical Science and Technology – Gender Neutral 52
Chemical Science and Technology – Female only 13
Civil Engineering – Gender Neutral 93
Civil Engineering – Female only 24
Data Science and Artificial Intelligence – Gender Neutral 16
Data Science and Artificial Intelligence – Female only 4
Electronics and Electrical Engineering – Gender Neutral 49
Electronics and Electrical Engineering – Female only 13
Mathematics and Computing – Gender Neutral 57
Mathematics and Computing – Female only 15

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. As per the placement report 2021-22, 952 students got placements. The total number of companies visited the IIT Guwahati for campus recruitment is 180. The overall placement percentage of B.Tech and B.Des students is 89.14%. M.Tech and M.Des students achieved 70.64% placements. The highest package offered was Rs. 1.2 crore per annum.

IIT Guwahati 2019 Placement Highlights

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

Frequently Asked Questions on IIT Guwahati

Where is IIT Guwahati located?

IIT Guwahati is located at Amingaon area, North Guwahati city, Assam.

When was IIT Guwahati established?

IIT Guwahati was established in 1994.

What is the NIRF ranking of IIT Guwahati?

IIT Guwahati ranked 7th in NIRF ranking (engineering) 2022.

Which course is best at IIT Guwahati?

Considering the placements and package offers, Computer Science and Engineering is the best course at IIT Guwahati.

Which are the courses offered at IIT Guwahati?

IIT Guwahati offers courses like B.Tech, B.Des, M.Tech, M.Des, Master of Science by Research, Master of Science (M.Sc), MA and PhD.

What is the average salary package offered at IIT Guwahati?

The average salary package at IIT Guwahati in 2021 was Rs.17.77 LPA.

Which are the B.Tech courses offered at IIT Guwahati?

IIT Guwahati offers B.Tech in 11 branches. They are Biosciences and Bioengineering, Chemical Engineering, Computer Science and Engineering, Electronics and Communication Engineering, Engineering Physics, Mechanical Engineering, Chemical Science and Technology, Civil Engineering, Data Science and Artificial Intelligence, Electronics and Electrical Engineering, and Mathematics and Computing.