Indian Institute of Technology (IIT-G), Guwahati established in 1994, is the sixth member of the IIT fraternity. At present the Institute has eleven departments and three inter-disciplinary academic centres covering all the major engineering, science and humanities disciplines, offering various programs. 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.
Campus of IIT-Guwahati –
IIT Guwahati’s campus is spread over 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.
Facilities at IIT-Guwahati
- Central Library
- Computer Centre
- Health Care
- Sports and Recreation
Faculties at IIT-Guwahati
- Faculty of Biotechnology
- Faculty of Chemical Engineering
- Faculty of Chemistry
- Faculty of Civil Engineering
- Faculty of Computer Science & Engg.
- Faculty of Design
- Faculty of Electronics & Electrical Engg.
- Faculty of Humanities & Social Sc.
- Faculty of Mathematics
- Faculty of Mechanical Engineering
- Faculty of Physics
Centres under IIT-Guwahati
- Central Instruments Facility
- Centre for Edu. Technology
- Centre for Energy
- Centre for Environment
- Centre for Mass Media Comm.
- Centre for Nanotechnology
- Computer and Communication Centre
IIT-Guwahati Entrance Exams
Following are the entrance exams accepted by IIT-Guwahati –
- IITJEE is an entrance exam conducted by Indian Institute of Technology for admission to undergraduate courses in fifteen IITs.
- GATE is an entrance exam conducted by Indian Institute of Technology for admission to postgraduate programmes with MHRD and some other government scholarships/ assistantships in engineering colleges/institutes.
- JAM is an entrance exam conducted by Indian Institute of Technology for admission to M.Sc. and other post-B.Sc. programmes at the IITs.