Indian Institute of Technology - Guwahati
Indian Institute of Technology - Guwahati

IIT Guwahati: Ranking, Course, Fees, Admission & Placements

Guwahati, Assam

The Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Guwahati was established in 1994 and is one of India's premier technical institutions. The institute secured the 7th position in the engineering category with an overall score of 70.32, according to the NIRF Ranking 2023. 

The institute offers a wide range of UG, and PG programs including B.Tech., B.Des., M.A., M.Des., M.Tech., M.Sc., MBA, and Ph.D. programmes. Students need to qualify for the JEE Advanced to get admission into various B.Tech courses. They are required to appear for the GATE, and CAT, exams to get enroll in postgraduate courses. 

IIT Guwahati is known for its placements and packages and renowned national and international companies visit the campus for recruitment, offering high-paying packages to the IIT graduates. The institute's Career Development Center plays an important role in connecting students with employers and facilitating internships.

IIT Guwahati: Highlights

Candidates can go through the important details about the Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati (IITG) in the table mentioned below:

Particulars

Details 

Institute’s name

Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati

Short name

IIT Guwahati (IITG)

Establishment year

1994

Institute’s type

Autonomous Institute 

Location

Guwahati, Assam

Campus Size

285 hectares

Status

Institution of National Importance

Current NIRF Ranking 2023

At 7th spot in Engineering category

Placement Package (Average)

INR 25.89 LPA (For B.Tech & B.Des)

Courses offered

B.Tech., B.Des., M.A., M.Des., M.Tech., M.Sc., MBA and Ph.D. programmes

Entrance Exams

JEE Advanced /GATE/UCEED/NET/JAM

IIT Guwahati Ranking 

In the recent QS World University Rankings 2024, IIT Guwahati achieved a global rank of 32 for 'Research Citations per Faculty' and an overall rank of 364. In the NIRF Ranking 2023, IIT Guwahati secured the 7th position in the engineering category with an overall score of 70.32.  

IIT Guwahati also stands out as the sole educational institution in India to secure a position within the top 100 global universities, specifically in the category for institutions under 50 years of age, as per the 2014 rankings by Times Higher Education (THE). 

The institute secured the 2nd rank in the 'Swachhata Ranking' conducted by the Government of India (GoI), showcasing its dedication to cleanliness and hygiene. Notably, the institute was recognized as the top university for IT developers in the Asia-Pacific region in 2019 by HackerRank. Additionally, its global standing in Sustainable Development Goal 7, which pertains to 'Affordable and Clean Energy,' is impressive, with a 6th position in the Times Higher Education Impact Rankings for the year 2023.

Ranking Bodies

IIT Guwahati Ranking

NIRF Ranking 2023

At 7th position in Engineering Category

QS World University Rankings 2023 

32nd in Research Citations Per Faculty Category

Overall Rank - 364th

Times Higher Education Impact Rankings 2023

6th rank globally in SDG 7 (Affordable and clean energy)

HackerRank 2019 Ranking

Top University for IT Developers in the Asia-Pacific Region

IIT Guwahati Courses & Fee Structure

The total payable amount to be paid by the regular category students for different courses at the time of admission is given in the table below:

Category

PhD/Dual PhD

MTech/MDes/MS(R)

MA/MSc

BTech/BDes

MBA

GEN

GEN-EWS 

OBC-NCL

INR 56,150/-

INR 57,150/-

INR 55,150/-

INR 1,52,150/-

INR 2,77,150/-

OEB

-

-

-

INR 85,483/-

-

SC

ST

PwD

MEB

INR 53,650/-

 

INR 52,150/-



IIT Guwahati Cut Off 2023 

IIT Guwahati Cutoff 2023 for the B.E/B. Tech course for the general category is given below:


Courses

Round 1

Round 2

Round 3

Round 4

Round 5

Round 6

OR

CR

OR

CR

OR

CR

OR

CR

OR

CR

OR

CR

Chemical Engineering

4344

5511

4352

5554

4352

5554

4352

5554

4352

5554

4795

5959

Civil Engineering

4386

7399

4386

7751

4386

7751

4386

7766

4386

7806

4386

8453

Computer Science & Engineering

398

601

398

611

398

611

398

611

398

614

398

654

Electronics & Communication Engineering

1308

1597

1308

1606

1308

1606

1308

1606

1308

1630

1308

1698

Mechanical Engineering

2630

4251

2630

4369

2630

4372

2630

4372

2630

4372

2630

4754

IIT Guwahati Admission 2024

IIT Guwahati offers various programmes including B.Tech., B.Des., M.A., M.Des., M.Tech., M.Sc., MBA, and Ph.D. courses. The admission details of the main programmes offered by IITG is provided below:

IIT Guwahati B.Tech Admission

IIT Guwahati offers a 4-year Bachelor of Technology (B.Tech) programme in various disciplines.

  • Candidates desiring admission to the B.Tech programme are required to qualify for the JEE Main & JEE Advanced exams with a passing score and to get eligible for the JoSAA counseling process
  • After the conclusion of the counseling round, the institution will assess candidates' performance based on their exam scores
  • Selected candidates need to submit the prescribed amount of fees to secure their admission in the IIT Guwahati

IIT Guwahati M.Tech Admission

IIT Guwahati provides a 2-year Master of Technology (M.Tech) programme across different fields. To be eligible for admission to the M.Tech program, candidates must hold a four-year Bachelor's degree in the relevant field with a minimum aggregate of 60% marks.

  • Candidates need to appear for the GATE exam with a qualifying score to sit in the COAP counseling session.
  • The institute will evaluate candidates based on their GATE exam scores and shortlist them
  • Shortlisted candidates will then participate in a Personal Interview (PI) round.
  • After the PI round, the institute will make the final seat allocations
  • Selected candidates need to submit their fees to confirm their admission

IIT Guwahati M.Sc Admission

  • Candidates need to qualify for the  IIT JAM exam to get admitted into MSc courses
  • They must also participate in the JAM counseling session.
  • After this, the institute will release seat allocation results, inviting students for document verification and fee submission.

IIT Guwahati Ph.D Admission

To be eligible for admission to the IIT Guwahati’s PhD program, candidates either have a Master's degree with a minimum of 60% marks or a four-year Bachelor's degree with a minimum of 70% marks in the relevant field of study.

  • Candidates need to appear for the entrance exam and after this, selected candidates will be invited to a personal interview round. 
  • Shortlisted candidates will have to visit the campus for document verification to secure admission.

IIT Guwahati Placement

The overall placement rate for B.Tech and B.Des students stood at 89.14%, with 583 job offers extended to 654 students in these courses. The average annual package offered to these B.Tech and B.Des students amounted to Rs. 25.89 Lakhs.

For M.Tech. and M.Des students, the overall placement rate was 70.57%, with 307 job offers made to 435 students. The average annual package offered to M.Tech and M.Des students was Rs. 17.18 Lakhs.

Programmes

UG (B.Tech & B.Des) 

PG (M.Tech & M.Des)

PG [M.S.(R)] 

PG (M.Sc.) 

Percentage Placed

89.14%

70.57%

70%

62.26%

Overall Percentage Placed Across All Programmes

75.90%

IIT Guwahati Average Package

The details of the average package offered to students in the IIT Guwahati Placement Drive for the 2021-22 session is mentioned in the table below:

Courses

Average Package (CTC)

B.Tech. and B.Des

INR 25.89 Lakhs Per Annum

M.Tech and M.Des

INR 17.18 Lakhs Per Annum

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

What is the ranking of IIT Guwahati?

IIT Guwahati secured the 7th position in the NIRF ranking 2023 in the engineering category.

What is the fee structure for M.Tech at IIT Guwahati?

IIT Guwahati fees for the M.Tech programme is INR 57,150/- for the GEN/GEN-EWS/OBC-NCL & OEB categories. For SC category, the fees is INR 52,150/-.

What are the placement statistics for B.Tech students at IIT Guwahati?

The overall placement rate for B.Tech and B.Des students stood at 89.14%, with 583 job offers extended to 654 students in these programmes. The average annual package offered to these B.Tech and B.Des students amounted to Rs. 25.89 Lakhs.

How about the placements for M.Tech students at IIT Guwahati?

For M.Tech. and M.Des students, the overall placement rate was 70.57%, with 307 job offers made to 435 students. The average annual package offered to M.Tech and M.Des students was Rs. 17.18 Lakhs.

What programmes does IIT Guwahati offer?

IIT Guwahati offers UG, PG, and PhD programs in various engineering, science, and technology disciplines. These include B.Tech, M.Tech, Ph.D, M.Sc etc. 

How can I apply for admission to IIT Guwahati?

Admission to IIT Guwahati is primarily through national-level entrance exams like JEE for undergraduate programs and GATE for postgraduate programs.

What is the campus like at IIT Guwahati?

The IIT Guwahati campus is known for its picturesque and eco-friendly environment, situated on the banks of the Brahmaputra River. It provides state-of-the-art facilities and infrastructure.

Is there a hostel facility for students?

Yes, IIT Guwahati provides hostel accommodation for its students, ensuring a comfortable and convenient stay.

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