Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
What are the different courses offered by IIT Guwahati?
IIT Guwahati offers a wide range of courses at the undergraduate, postgraduate, and doctoral levels. Undergraduate courses include BTech, BDes, and BArch. Postgraduate courses include MTech, MSc, MDes, and MA. Doctoral courses include Ph.D.
What are the fees for IIT Guwahati courses?
The fees for IIT Guwahati courses vary depending on the course, the student's category, and the student's parents' annual income. For general category students whose parents' annual income is above five lakhs, the tuition fee for BTech is Rs. 1,00,000 per semester. The examination fee is Rs. 500 per semester, the registration/enrolment fee is Rs. 1,000 per semester, and the academic facilities fee is Rs. 2,500 per semester. The fees for other categories of students are lower. For example, the tuition fee for SC/ST/PwD students is Rs. 25,000 per semester. There are also a number of scholarships and financial assistance schemes available for students at IIT Guwahati.
How do I apply for IIT Guwahati courses?
The application process for IIT Guwahati courses varies depending on the course. For undergraduate courses, students need to take the Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) Main and the JEE Advanced exams. For postgraduate courses, students need to take the Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) exam. The application deadlines for IIT Guwahati courses are usually announced in the early months of the year.
What are the admission criteria for IIT Guwahati courses?
The admission criteria for IIT Guwahati courses vary depending on the course. For undergraduate courses, the minimum qualifying marks in the JEE Main and the JEE Advanced exams are announced by the IITs every year. For postgraduate courses, the minimum qualifying marks in the GATE exam are also announced by the IITs every year. In addition to the qualifying marks, the IITs also consider other factors such as the student's academic performance, extracurricular activities, and interview performance.
What are the career prospects after graduating from IIT Guwahati?
The career prospects after graduating from IIT Guwahati are excellent. IIT Guwahati graduates are highly sought-after by top companies in India and abroad. According to a recent survey, the average salary package offered to IIT Guwahati graduates is around Rs. 12 lakhs per annum. IIT Guwahati graduates also have the option of pursuing higher studies in top universities around the world.