Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati – IITG

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Information About Indian Institute of Technology

The Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati ( IITG ) was established by Government of India in 1994 under an Act of Parliament for providing scientific and technological education in the country. IIT Guwahati is the 6th member in the IIT family.

The campus of IIT Guwahati is located 20 km far from the heart of Guwahati city on the northern banks of river Brahamputra. The campus acquires 285 hectares of land for its academic, residential and other infrastructure. The Brahamputra on one side and open hilly region on other side offers an ideal atmosphere of learning at IIT Guwahati.

The Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati offers study programs  in a number of Engineering, Scientific and Technological disciplines. At present the IITG institute has 11 departments for teaching, learning and research offering BTech., BDes., MTech., PhD. and MSc programs. Within a short period of time, IIT Guwahati has been able to build up the necessary infrastructure for carrying out advanced research and has been equipped with state of the art scientific and engineering instruments.

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Courses Offered at IIT Guwahati

I. Under Graduate Programs :

Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati presently conducts the following programs in the bachelors level :

Bachelor of Technology ( BTech ) :

  • Biotechnology
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Chemical Science and Technology
  • Civil Engineering
  • Computer Science & Engineering
  • Electronics & Communication Engineering
  • Electronics and Electrical Engineering
  • Engineering Physics
  • Mathematics & Computing
  • Mechanical Engineering

Bachelor of Design ( BDes ) :

  • Design

II. Post Graduate Programs :

Master of Technology ( MTech ) :

  • Biotechnology

Chemical Engineering :

  •  Petroleum Refinery Engineering

Civil Engineering :

  • Structural Engineering
  • Water Resources Engineering and Management
  • Geotechnical Engineering
  • Envrionmental Engineeing
  • Transportation System Engineering

Computer Science & Engineering :

  • Computer Science and Engineering
  • Information Security

Electronics and Communication Engineering :

  • Digital Signal Processing
  • VLSI

Mechanical Engineering :

  • Machine Design
  • Fluids and Thermal Sciences
  • Computer Assisted Manufacturing

Master of Design ( MDes ) : Two years program in the Department of Design.

Master of Science ( MSc ) :

  • Chemistry
  • Physics
  • Mathematics and Computing

Master of Arts ( MA ) :

  • Development Studies

III. Doctoral Programs :

Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati presently offers doctoral programs in the following departments and centres :

  • Department of Biotechnology
  • Department of Chemistry
  • Department of Chemical Engineering
  • Department of Civil Engineering
  • Department of Computer Science and Engineering
  • Department of Design
  • Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering
  • Centre for Energy
  • Centre for Environment
  • Department of Humanities and Social Sciences
  • Department of Mathematics
  • Department of Mechanical Engineering
  • Centre for Nanotechnology
  • Department of Physics

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Address Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati

Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati,
Guwahati – 781 039,
Assam, India,
Phone  No : +91 – 361-2583000,
Fax : +91 -361-2690762,
Email :,peeroff[@]
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