IIT Guwahati is at 7 in the engineering list of NIRF. The institute, at present, has a strength of 1700 students and 410 faculty members. IIT Guwahati offers UG, PG, and PhD degrees in 57 courses. The courses taught are in the fields of Engineering, Management, Sciences, and Humanities. IIT Guwahati campus is considered the most beautiful campus in India. It has the Brahmaputra on one side and hills and vast open spaces on others. The campus houses 11 departments, 5 academic centres, 5 extramural centres, and 13 hostels. Also, IIT Guwahati has 135 MoUs across 31 countries. These partnerships have facilitated student and faculty exchange programs, student internships, joint conferences, and workshops for joint research projects.

The institute has 2 major programs, i.e., BTech and MTech. For the IIT Guwahati BTech program, a candidate must score 438-8954 rank in the JEE Advanced exam. Also, NTA has released the JEE Main 2022 exam dates. The interested candidates can fill out the JEE Main 2022 application form by March 31, 2022. The JEE Main 2022 exam will be conducted in two sessions of April and May 2022. Also, the JEE Main exam date 2022 has been finalised from April 21 – May 04, 2022 for Phase-I and from May 24-29, 2022 for Phase-II. For the IIT Guwahati MTech admission, a GATE rank of 465-754 is required. GATE 2022 cut off marks have been announced along with the GATE 2022 results. Based on the marks obtained, candidates can check their college using GATE 2022 college predictor. The total fee charged for the BTech program is INR 8.54 Lacs. Whereas, for the MTech program, INR 1.30 Lacs of fees is charged for the entire program.

IIT Guwahati students receive job offers from companies like Microsoft, Google, Adobe, Amazon, Apple, and Flipkart. The institute recently started its 2022 placement drive. The highest salary package of INR 2.5 CPA has been recorded so far. At the end of Day 2 of the placement drive, 38 recruiters have actively participated & made 530 placement offers. Students have received 179 pre-placement offers till date. Check IIT Guwahati placements

Also, IIT Guwahati has recently launched the School of Business to offer a full-time residential MBA program. Another recent development in the institute has been the launch of the state-of-the-art Centre for Nanotechnology (CNT) and Centre for Indian Knowledge System (CIKS) in November 2021, which will help students focus on advancements in multidisciplinary and scientific research. Must Read Is Guwahati becoming the next IIT Kanpur?

IIT Guwahati Ranking

Being in the list of top Engineering Institutes of India, IIT Guwahati has been featured in the ranking list of ​​many national and international platforms. 

  • Ranked 7 in the overall category by The Week 2021
  • Ranked 994 In the overall category by US News 2021
  • Ranked 2 (Indian Rank) for Research Citations Per Faculty by QS World University Ranking 2022
  • Ranked 41 (Global Rank) for Research Citations Per Faculty by QS World University Ranking 2022
  • Ranked 8 in the Overall category by the NIRF 2021
  • Ranked 7 in the Engineering categpry by the NIRF 2021
  • Ranked 395 in the QS World University Ranking 2022.
  • Ranked 117 out of 650 top institutes of Asia by QS Asia Rankings 2021

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IIT Guwahati​ Courses 

IIT Guwahati courses include BTech, BDes, MA, MBA, MDes, MTech, MSc and PhD programs. There are a total 52 courses at IIT Guwahati in the fields of Engineering, Sciences, Management, and Humanities. The courses offered are under UG, PG, Dual, and Doctoral degrees. At the Undergraduate level, the institute offers BTech and BDes programs. Admission to both the courses depends on JEE Advanced rank and UCEED marks. At the Postgraduate level, IIT Guwahati offers MTech, MBA, MA, MDes, and MSc programs. Admission to PG degrees is based on GATE, CAT, HSEE, CEED, and IIT JAM examinations. For the Dual Degree programs and doctoral degrees. Admission is entrance-based. The institute conducts its own test and interview rounds for admissions.

Course Course Details IIT Guwahati Fees
BTech Eligibility: 10+2 in Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics with 75% marks
Selection: JEE Advanced + JoSAA Counselling
INR 2.18 Lakhs (1st Year Fees)
B.Des Eligibility: 10+2 in any stream from a recognized board
Selection: UCEED scores
INR 2.18 Lakhs (1st Year Fees)
MTech Eligibility: BE/ B.Tech Degree in relevant discipline with a minimum aggregate of 60% marks
Selection: GATE + COAP
INR 67,750 (1st Year Fees)
M.Sc Eligibility: Bachelor’s degree in relevant stream with at least 55% marks from a recognized University/ Institute
Selection: IIT JAM 
INR 23,750 (1st Year Fees)
MA Eligibility: Bachelor’s degree (Hons./ Major) in any discipline with 50% (45% for SC/ST/ PWD)
Selection: Written Test and Personal Interview
INR 23,750 (1st Year Fees)
M.Des Eligibility: Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in Engineering/ Design/ Architecture or Interior Design with 55%
Selection: CEED
INR 67,750 (1st Year Fees)
MBA Eligibility: A Bachelor’s degree or a Master’s degree with at least 60% marks or a minimum CPI or CGPA of 6.0 out of 10.
Selection: CAT + PI
INR 4.66 Lakhs (1st Year Fees)
Ph.D. Eligibility: Master’s in Engineering/ Technology/ Medical Services/ Veterinary Sciences/ Pharmacy with 60% marks
Selection: Written Test and Personal Interview
INR 24,250 (1st Year Fees)

IIT Guwahati Fees

IIT Guwahati fees for a 4 year BTech program is INR 1,48,000/semester including all the expenses (Hostel & Mess). The institute reserves special provisions for candidates belonging to SC/ST/ PwD or economically weaker sections of the society. Candidates belonging to SC/ST/PwD category or whose family income is less than 1 Lac are required to pay only INR 48,000 per semester. Whereas, candidates whose family income is between 1-5 Lac are charged INR 81,583/- semester.  

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IIT Guwahati BTech

The 4-year BTech program at IIT Guwahati is the flagship program of the institute. The program is ranked at 7 in the NIRF rankings 2021. The intake capacity of the program is 922 and the student to faculty ratio is 17:1. The annual fee for the program is INR 2.13 much like other IITs. IIT Guwahati offers BTech in data science, unlike the majority of the IITs. The program is offered in 5 verticals, i.e., Programming, AI & ML, Data Science, Mathematical, and Systems. Read student reviews on IIT Guwahati BTech program

IIT Guwahati Cutoff 2022 (Expected)

Courses IIT Guwahati BTech Cutoff 2021 (Round 1-6)
Biosciences and Bioengineering 7055-8954
Chemical Engineering  4063-5725
Chemical Science and Technology 5418-7832
Civil Engineering  5797-7545
Computer Science and Engineering  439-600
Data Science and Artificial Intelligence 716-954
Electronics and Communication Engineering 1189-1891
Electronics and Electrical Engineering  1800-2221
Engineering Physics 2941-5956
Mathematics and Computing 622-1089
Mechanical Engineering 2600-4502

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IIT Guwahati MTech

IIT Guwahati MTech is a 2 year program specialized in 11 streams. The program is offered to 5 categories of students. The categories of applicants include the following: With GATE score, without GATE score, Sponsored, Part-time, and Project Staff. The admission criteria for each category vary. Applicants with GATE scores are required to qualify for the IIT Guwahati Cutoff set for the MTech program. Candidates without a GATE score should either have an IIT BTech degree with 8.0 CGPA or 2 years of work experience or should be working under the Research and Development project by IIT Guwahati.

IIT Guwahati Cutoff 2022 (Expected)

Given below is the GATE cutoff 2021 for each specialization of the M.Tech program.

Courses Opening Cutoff 2021
M.Tech Material Science and Technology 465
M.Tech Petroleum Engineering 496
M.Tech Biotechnology 583
M.Tech Earth System Science and Technology 596
M.Tech RF and Photonics 624
M.Tech Communication Engineering 665
M.Tech Water Resources Engineering 622
M.Tech Transportation Engineering 671
M.Tech Manufacturing Science & Engineering 701
M.Tech Infrastructure Engineering 663
M.Tech Structural Engineering 727
M.Tech VLSI Design 742
M.Tech Signal Processing 754

IIT Guwahati MBA 

IIT Guwahati SoM has recently introduced a 2 year-long MBA program. The institute has a maximum seat capacity of 30 in the program. The fee for the entire MBA program is INR 9.26 Lacs. Selection to the program is based on the CAT scores along with a PI round. A minimum of 90 CAT percentile is required to get admission to the IIT Guwahati MBA program for the academic year 2022-24.

IIT Guwahati MBA Seat Matrix 2022

Category No. of seats available
Open Merit 12
Gen-EWS 3
SC 5
ST 2
Total 30

IIT Guwahati Placements 2022

Indian Institute of Technology, Guwahati offers Placement and training facilities via its centralized Placement Cell. The recent recruiters include Microsoft, IBM, Uber, Google, Oracle, Goldman Sachs, American Express, Bajaj, and more. These companies offered various profiles such as Analyst, IT/Software, Finance, Analog/Digital Engineer, Product Engineer, System Engineer, Engineer Trainee, etc. There were many international-level job offers from companies like  Accenture Japan, SOU Japan and BNY Melon USA. 

IIT Guwahati has seen a significant increase in pre-placement offers (PPOs) this year with 179 PPOs received during the academic year 2021- 22. Most of the offers were in the sectors of Information Technology/Software, Finance, Analyst, and Product profiles.

IIT Guwahati Placements 2022 Report

Batch Placement Statistics (2021-22)
Number of Students Placed 530 (Day – 2)
Number of Companies Participated 38
Number of PPOs 179
Highest CTC INR 2.15 CPA
Major Sectors Information Technology, Software, Finance, Analyst etc
Top Recruiters Amazon, Apple, Flipkart

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IIT Guwahati Scholarships 2022

To assist the students financially, IIT Guwahati provides a wide variety of options in scholarship schemes. These scholarships are generally awarded on a merit and need basis. Students can opt for any suitable scholarship among all. Some of the famous scholarship schemes offered by IIT Guwahati are mentioned below. 

  • Institute Merit Scholarship (IMS): Students enrolled in the B.Tech/B.Des/M.Sc/M.A who have successfully completed the 1st and 2nd semesters without any backlog are eligible for this scholarship. They will be offered tuition fee waivers along with a monthly allowance of INR 500 for the two consecutive semesters. 
  • Merit-cum-means Scholarships: The scholarship is offered to the non-SC/ST students enrolled in the B.Tech/B.Des/M.Sc/M.A., programs whose annual parental income is less than INR 4,50,000. Also, a CPI of 6.0 is mandatory for the MCM scholarship. Students are awarded the tuition fee waivers for two semesters along with a monthly allowance of INR 1000 for consecutive 8 months. 
  • IWAB Scholarship: This scholarship is especially for the UG girls students based on an endowment fund from IWAB. Students with a minimum SPI of 7.0 in the 1st semester are eligible to apply for this scheme and get a scholarship of INR 15,000. This is a one-time scholarship offered for one year only. 
  • SC/ST Scholarship: IITG awards the SC/ST scholarships to the students of SC/ST categories enrolled in the B.Tech/B.Des/M.Sc/M.A., programs on means basis. Students whose annual family income is less than INR 4.5 lakhs are eligible to avail of the scholarship. They will be offered the following facilities under this scheme:
  • A monthly stipend of INR 250 for 8 consecutive months 
  • Free messing for basic menu
  • Exemption from the hostel room rent
  • Tuition fee waivers for all SC/ST students irrespective of availing of this scheme or not. 

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IIT Guwahati Hostel 

IIT Guwahati hostels are named after rivers and tributaries of Nort-East India. Names given to hostels are Manas, Dihing, Kapili, Siang, Kameng, Barak, Subansiri, Umiam, Dibang, Brahmaputra, Dhansiri, Lohit, and Disang. The hostels are equipped with a fan, a chair, a table, and a cot. All the hostels have basic amenities i.e., a mess, a canteen, a juice center, a stationery shop, a library, a TV room, a sports room (for indoor sports), and laundry facilities. Every student at IIT Guwahati is given a separate room. The intake capacity for each hostel is shown in the table below:

IIT Guwahati Hostel names Intake capacity
Manas 300
Barak 500
Siang 300
Kameng 504
Lohit 800
Brahmaputra 1000
Umiam 504
Subansiri 500

IIT Guwahati Facilities 

IIT Guwahati spreads across a beautiful and green 703 acres of land on the banks of the river Brahmaputra. The college offers the following facilities and amenities to students on campus: 

  • Hostel: Separate hostels are available for male and female students that want to avail of hostel facilities. Students get one room each, which is well built and has internet connectivity. Other amenities in the hostel include indoor games and a gymnasium. Outdoor sports include basketball, volleyball, and football. A 24-hour canteen is also available for students in the hostel to cater to their needs. Flat-lets for married students are also available. 
  • Shopping complex: A commercial shopping complex is available to fulfill the daily needs of campus residents, where they can buy many essential commodities. 
  • Sports: There are sports and recreational facilities on the campus that are overseen by Gymkhana. Here students have access to various musical equipment, different outdoor and indoor sports activities, and a 50-meter long swimming pool. 
  • Medical facility: The institute houses a hospital with 30 beds and hospital staff for medical emergencies and assistance. 

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IIT Guwahati Notable Alumni

  • Kuladhar Saikia: Retired IPS officer, served as Director-General of Police at Guwahati
  • Vishal Monga: A Researcher and a Professor of Electrical Engineering at the Pennsylvania State University.
  • Jubaraj B. Baruah: Holds a HAG Professor position in the Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati.

IIT Guwahati vs IIT Roorkee: Which is better for BTech?

Particulars IIT Guwahati IIT Roorkee
NIRF Ranking 2021 7 6
Highest CTC INR 2.5 CPA INR 2.15 CPA
Campus Area 703.95 acres 358.8 acres
Fees INR 8.54 Lacs INR 8.54 Lacs
Seat Intake 922 1100
JEE Advanced Cutoff 438-8954 32-7326
Recruiters Amazon, Apple, Flipkart Amazon, Flipkart, Microsoft, Jaguar Land Rover 

IIT Guwahati FAQs 

Ques. Is IIT Guwahati good IIT?

Ans. Over the years, IIT Guwahati has been on the list of top engineering institutes in India. IIT Guwahati has been granted the status of Institute of National Importance. And, ranks within the top 10 best NIRF-rated engineering institutes of India. In 2021-22 placements, IITG has recorded the highest package of INR 2.5 CPA. The institute is undoubtedly best over other private engineering institutions and NITs. 

Ques. Which branch is best in IIT Guwahati?

Ans. As per the placement reports 2022, out of all branches Computer Science and Engineering branch is leading at IIT Guwahati in terms of offering handsome packages. Apart from this, with salary hike at its highest IITG’s students also chooses Mathematics and Computing over other branches. 

Ques. How many students are in IIT Guwahati?

Ans. IIT Guwahati currently has an enrollmemt of 5800+ students. This further includes 2,630 undergraduates, 1,222 postgraduates, and 1,965 doctoral students pursuing research at IIT Guwahati. 

Ques. How are the placements at IIT Guwahati?

Ans. The college has an amazing placement record. Top companies like Microsoft, IBM, Uber, Google, Oracle, Goldman Sachs, Bajaj and American Express are amongst the top recruiters. Few companies provide many international offers as well. Students get placed in many different domains. During the on-going placement drive, 530  job offers & 179 PPOs have been received by the 2021-22 batch. The highest salary package of INR 2.5 CPA has been recorded.

Ques. What is IIT Guwahati Hostel Fees?

Ans. IIT Guwahati hostel fee is summarised below:

  • Hostel Admission fee: INR 400
  • Mess Establishment charge: INR 2500
  • Hostel Caution money (Refundable): INR 4000
  • Mess deposit (Refundable): INR 3600
  • Hostel rent: INR 1000
  • Hostel fund: INR 600
  • Hostel maintenance charge: INR 3000
  • Electricity and Water Charges: INR 2500
  • Mess Advanced: INR 17780

Ques. Does IIT Guwahati has collaborations?

Ans. IIT Guwahati has academic collaborations with many institutions from Asia, Europe, Australia, the US, and Canada. The collaborations have facilitated many internships, student exchange programs, and workshops. Some of these collaborations are:

  • Ecole Central De Nantes
  • KAGAWA University
  • Kyoto Institute of Technology
  • NXP India Pvt. Ltd. 
  • University Of Nottingham 
  • University of Central Lancashire
  • Curtin University of Technology 

Ques. Does IIT Guwahati offer scholarships to minority students?

Ans. Yes, the scholarship is awarded to all B.Tech/ B.Des/MA/ M.Sc students of SC/ST categories. It includes a fixed monthly stipend for eight months. The Tuition fee is also waived.

Ques. How can we check the results of IIT Guwahati?

Ans. The below-mentioned steps should be followed for checking the results-

  • Visit the official website of IIT Guwahati
  • Click on the GATE/ JAM/ JEE( Advanced) link
  • Enter the necessary information and click on the submit button
  • Take a printout of the result for future reference

Ques. Which entrance is accepted for admission to M.A at IIT Guwahati?

Ans. The college offers M.A. in Developmental Studies. The admission is granted based on a written test followed by an Interview conducted by IIT Guwahati.

Ques. How is campus life at IIT Guwahati?

Ans. The campus at IIT Guwahati provides students with many facilities and amenities for better education and everyday convenience. Students staying at the campus are offered hostel facilities and access to many other things like hostel canteen, indoor and outdoor sports activities, gymnasium etc. Students at IIT Guwahati are offered many extracurricular activities and resources for the same. Students can access the Gymkhana club where they can find many musical instruments, an indoor stadium with sports activities, outdoor games as well as a swimming pool. The academic complex spreads across 18 acres and houses well-equipped labs, hi-tech classrooms etc. This block also includes the lecture halls, central library, computer centre and conference centre. There is a commercial complex with a restaurant and several shops for the daily needs of the students, faculty and staff.

Ques. Which college is better, IIT Guwahati or IIT BHU?

Ans. There are many reasons for students to choose IIT Guwahati of IIT BHU. According to NIRF Rankings 2019, IIT Guwahati is ranked 7th in Engineering as opposed to IIT BHU which is at 9th rank. The environment of the IIT Guwahati campus is also much better with more greenery and fresh air because of which it is considered to be one of the finest IIT campuses in India. The infrastructure, labs and classrooms are more updated and advanced at IIT Guwahati. Hostel accommodations are also better at IIT Guwahati for students staying on campus. IIT Guwahati also uses DC++ which is a file-sharing network that is very useful for students at IITs.