IIT Guwahati 2019-20: Admission, Courses, Fee, Cutoff, Placement, Scholarship etc.

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    Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati is one of the prestigious institutes was founded in the year 1994 situated in Guwahati, Assam. At present the Institute has eleven departments and five inter-disciplinary academic centers covering all the major engineering, science, and humanities disciplines, offering BTech, BDes, MA, MDes, MTech, MSc and Ph.D. programs.

    IIT Guwahati

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    IIT Guwahati has ranked its 7th position in Top 100 Engineering in India and 9th in the Overall in National Institutional Ranking Framework (2019).

    The Institute provides hostel facilities to all its students. It has ten hostels for boys and two hostels for girls. The campus of IIT Guwahati is on the northern banks of Brahmaputra and abuts the North Guwahati town of Amingaon. It is often considered as the most beautiful campus in India.

    Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati

    College Summary

    Before we go to complete college review, let us have a look at the major details of Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati

    Name of Institute Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati
    Popular Name IIT Guwahati
    Institute Type Government
    Location Guwahati, Assam
    Year of Establishment 1994
    Affiliated with Autonomous
    Approved by AICTE, UGC
    Intake N/A
    Courses Offered B.Tech/MBA/M.Tech
    Hostel Facilities Yes
    College Review 4.6/5
    Official Website http://www.iitg.ac.in/
    Category IIT Colleges in India


    In this article, we are going to share all the essential details about Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati (IIT Guwahati) like Admission Procedure, Courses, Cutoff Details, Eligibility Criteria, Fees, Placement, Scholarship, etc.

    Affiliation, Recognition, and Achievement

    • Affiliated with: Automounts
    • Approved by: AICTE, UGC
    • Aid Status: Public

    Student Support

    • Anti Ragging
    • Counseling Services
    • Hostel
    • Query
    • Report


    • library
    • Cafeteria
    • Hostel
    • Wi-Fi Campus
    • Auditorium
    • A/C Classrooms
    • Labs
    • Sports Complex
    • Hospital / Medical Facilities

    Courses offered

    UG Program

    Courses Duration
    Bachelor’s of Technology (B.Tech)
    Biotechnology 4 Years
    Chemical Engineering 4 Years
    Chemical Science and Technology 4 Years
    Civil Engineering 4 Years
    Computer Science and Engineering 4 Years
    Electronics and Communication Engineering 4 Years
    Electronics and Electrical Engineering 4 Years
    Engineering Physics 4 Years
    Mathematics and Computing 4 Years
    Mechanical Engineering 4 Years
    Bachelor of Design 4 Years
    Dual Degree Program
    M.Tech+PhD (Computer Science and Engineering)
    [M.S.(Engineering) + Ph.D] (Electronics and Electrical Engineering:)

    PG Program

    Department Specialization Duration
    Master of Technology (M.Tech )
    Biosciences and Bioengineering
    • Biotechnology
    2 Years
    Chemical Engineering
    • Petroleum Science and Technology
    • Materials Science and Technology
    2 Years

    2 Years

    Civil Engineering
    • Structural Engineering
    2 Years
    • Water Resources Engineering and Management
    2 Years
    • Geotechnical Engineering
    2 Years
    • Environmental Engineering
    2 Years
    • Transportation System Engineering
    2 Years
    • Infrastructure Engineering and Management Earth System
    2 Years
    • Science and Engineering
    2 Years
    Computer Science & Engineering
    • Computer Science and Engineering
    2 Years
    Electronics and Electrical Engineering
    • Signal Processing and Machine Learning
    2 Years
    • VLSI
    2 Years
    • Power Engineering
    2 Years
    • Communication Engineering
    2 Years
    • RF and Photonics
    2 Years
    • Systems, Control and Automation
    2 Years
    Mechanical Engineering
    • Machine Design
    2 Years
    • Fluids and Thermal  Engineering
    2 Years
    • Manufacturing Science and Technology
    2 Years
    • Aerodynamics and Propulsion
    2 Years
    • Computational Mechanics
    2 Years
    Center for Rural Technology
    • Rural Technology
    2 Years
    Interdisciplinary Program jointly offered by the Departments of CSE, EEE and Mathematics
    • M.Tech. in Data Science
    2 Years
    International M.Tech. Program jointly offered by IITG and Gifu-University Japan
    • International M.Tech. Degree Program in Food Science and Technology
    2 Years
    Department of Design Master of Design 2 Years
    Department of HSS Master of Arts (MA) in Development Studies 2 Years
    M.Sc Programs in
    Chemistry Mathematics 2 Years
    Physics Computing 2 Years
    Master of Science by Research[M.S.(R)] 2 Years

    Ph.D. Program

    Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati offers doctoral programs in the following academic departments and academic centers:

    Department of Biosciences and Bioengineering Department of Chemical Engineering
    Department of Civil Engineering Department of Computer Science and Engineering
    Department of Design Department of Electronics and Electrical Engineering
    Department of Mechanical Engineering Department of Humanities and Social Sciences
    Department of Mathematics Department of Chemistry
    Department of Physics Centre for Energy
    Centre for the Environment Centre for Nanotechnology
    Centre for Linguistic Science and Technology Centre for Rural Technology

    Admission Process

    B. Tech  One has to clear JEE Mains followed by JEE Advanced to get admission into the college.
    M. Tech/MS/Dual/Degree
    • Admission to postgraduate M.Tech programs is on the basis of marks obtained by the students in the Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering GATE and through CCMT Counseling.
    M. Sc Programs
    • Admissions to M.Sc. Programs (Physics, Chemistry and Computer Science) are based on a valid score in IIT Jam followed by counseling (CCMN)
    • Written Test and Interview conducted by the IIT Guwahati.
    M.Des Admission will be based on the Common Entrance Exam for Design (CEED).
    • Admission to Ph.D. Program through Departmental Entrance Test followed by Interview.
    • Final admission is done by evaluating Work Experience and past Academic Record.

    Eligibility Criteria

    B. Tech
    • A Student should be passed the Final examination of the 10+2 system in Science with at least 75% marks (65% marks for SC/ST) from a recognized board.
    • Candidates must be Passed B.Tech for any stream to the recognized university with 60% marks (55% for SC/ST) and must be qualified GATE.
    • Candidate must have a bachelor degree in Science to the recognized university with 55% marks (50% for S/ST).
    • A Bachelor’s (10+2+3) degree (Major/Honours) or equivalent from a recognized University, in any discipline, with a minimum of 50% marks or 5.5 CPI in a 10-point scale (45% marks or 5.0 CPI in a 10-point scale for SC/ST/PD candidates) in major/honours only.
    M.S (R) A Minimum CPI of 6.5 in a 10-point scale or 60% of marks or First Class in B.E/B.Tech/M.Sc or equivalent in any discipline along with a valid GATE score or NET(JRF)/INSPIRE qualified.
    Dual Degree
    • Bachelors degree in Engineering/Technology in any area or equivalent with a minimum CPI of 7.5 or 70% of marks.
    • A valid GATE score in any subject.
    • Candidate must have a Master’s degree in Architecture/Planning/Technology in relevant discipline.

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    Fee Structure

    B.Tech, B.Design Fees (For Hostellers)

    A. One-Time Fees (At the Time of Admission) & Non-Refundable Amount in Rupees
    A.1 Admission Fee 1500
    A.2 Certificates Fee (Grade Cards + Degree Certificate) 750
    A.3 Medical Examination Fee 100
    A.4 Student Welfare Fund 200
    A.5 Identity Card Fee 100
    A.6 Hostel Admission Fee* 400
    A.7 Mess Establishment Charge* 2500
    A.8 Alumni Fund 1500
    A.9 Modernization and Upgradation Fee 1000
      Total 8050
    B. One-Time Deposits (At the Time of Admission) & Refundable
    B.1 Institute Caution Money 1000
    B.2 Library Caution Money 1000
    B.3 Hostel Caution Money* 4000
    B.4 Mess Deposit* 3600
    Total 9600
    C. Payable at Every Semester
    C.1 Tuition Fee (for all Non-PWD Students belonging to General or OBC-NCL category and whose Parents’ Annual Income is above five lakhs) 100000#
    C.2 Examination Fee 500
    C.3 Registration / Enrolment Fee 1000
    C.4 Academic Facilities Fee 2500
    C.5 Gymkhana Fee 1000
    C.6 Medical Fee 100
    C.7 Hostel Rent* 1000
    C.8 Hostel Fund* 600
    C.9 Hostel Maintenance Charge* 3000
    C.10 Electricity and Water Charges* 2500
    C.11 Students’ Brotherhood Fund 50
    C.12 Students’ Travel Assistance Fund 50
    C.13 Mess Advance* 14000
    Total 126300
    D. Payable at the time of Admission and in Every July-November Semester
    D.1 Annual Insurance (GMIS) Premium 1800
      Total 1800
    GRAND TOTAL 145750

    Fee Waivers

    • The college offers 100% Tuition Fee waiver for SC/ST/PH etc students.
    • One may also have a full remission of the Tuition Fee (General & OBC) if their family income is less than Rs.1 lakh/ annum and 2/3rd of Tuition fees if annual income of their family is between Rs.1 lakh to Rs.5 lakh.

    M.Tech/ M.Des/ MS(R) Fees

    Sl. No. Items Periodicity Amount (Rs.)
    1. Admission fee One Time 150
    2. Grade Card Fee One Time 150
    3. Provisional Certificate Fee One Time 100
    4. Medical Examination Fee One Time 100
    5. Student Welfare Fund One Time 200
    6. Identity Card Fee One Time 50
    7. Tuition Fee *
    a) Applicable for regular and QIP students Per Semester 5,000
    b) Applicable for Self-financed OR Sponsored students (part-time / full-time) who

    are serving as teachers


    Per Semester 5,000
    c) Applicable for Self-financed OR Sponsored students (part-time / full-time) who

    are NOT serving as teachers


    Per Semester 25,000
    8. Examination Fee Per Semester 350
    9. Registration / Enrolment Fee Per Semester 200
    10. Gymkhana Fee Per Semester 200
    11. Medical Fee Per Semester 100
    12. Institute Caution Money One Time (Refundable) 1,000
    13. Library Caution Money One Time (Refundable) 1,000
    14. Hostel Admission Fee ** One Time 400
    15. Hostel Rent ** Per Semester 1,000
    16. Hostel Fund** Per Semester 400
    17. Fan, Electricity and Water Charges ** Per Semester 2,000
    18. Hall Caution Money ** One Time(Refundable) 1,000
    19. Students’ Brotherhood Fund (SBF) Per Semester 50
    20. Alumni Fund One Time 1,500
    21. Group Medical Insurance Scheme(GMIS) Premium for 2017-18 Per Year 1,800
    Total (1 to 21) [Without mess related fee/deposit] – To be commonly applicable for all:


    a) Regular and QIP students


    b) Self-financed OR Sponsored students (part time / full time) who are serving as teachers










    Total (1 to 21) [Without mess related fee/deposit] – For  all Self-financed OR Sponsored students (part time / full time) who are NOT serving as teachers


    Hosteller 36,750
    Non-hosteller 31,950
    Total (1 to 21) for `Regular’ SC / ST/ PWD students  – Without mess related fee / deposit Hosteller 11,750
    Non-hosteller 6,950
    Mess related Collections for all hosteller students:
    Sl. No. Items Periodicity Amount (Rs.)
    22. Mess Deposit One Time (Refundable) 2,600
    23. Hall Mess Establishment Charges One Time 1,000
    24. Mess Advance First Semester 14,520
    Total (22 to 24) 18,120
    GRAND TOTAL (1 TO 24) [WITH mess related fee/deposit] – To be commonly applicable for all :


    a) Regular and QIP students


    b) Self-financed OR Sponsored students (part time / full time) who are serving as teachers







    Non-hosteller 11,950
    GRAND TOTAL (1 TO 24) [WITH mess related fee/deposit] – For all Self-financed OR Sponsored students (part time / full time) who are NOT serving as teachers


    Hosteller 54,870
    Non-hosteller 31,950
    GRAND TOTAL (1 TO 24) FOR SC/ST/PWD STUDENTS ((WITH mess related fee/deposit) Hosteller 29,870
    Non-hosteller 6,950
    * “Regular” SC / ST / PWD students  are not required to pay Tuition Fees

    ** These are Hostel related Fees to be paid by Hostellers only.


    The Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati awards scholarships to its under–
    graduate/ post-graduate students to promote and recognize academic
    excellence, and overall growth and development of meritorious students who
    have passed their respective qualifying examinations.

    1. Institute Merit Scholarship (IMS): IMS is available for B.Tech./B.Des./M.Sc./M.A. students of the institute. The scholarship is meant for the year-wise class toppers of all the streams and is awarded from the second year.
    2. Institute Merit-cum-Means (McM) Scholarship: Institute merit-cum-means scholarship is awarded to non-SC/ST students in B.Tech./B.Des/M.Sc/MA of the institute strictly on the merit-cum-means basis and on the recommendations of the scholarship committee.
    3. SC-ST Scholarships
    4. Indian Women’s Association, Bonn (IWAB) Scholarship

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    IIT Guwahati Cutoff (2018)

    S.No Branch Opening Rank
    Round 1
    Closing Rank
    Round 7
    1 Bio-Technology 5543 8265
    2 Chemical Engineering 3015 4890
    3 Chemical Science and Technology 4815 7089
    4 Civil Engineering 3748 5890
    5 Computer Science and Engineering 333 554
    6 Electronics and Communication Engineering 1063 1564
    7 Electronics and Electrical Engineering 1115 1923
    8 Engineering Physics 2604 4451
    9 Mathematics and Computing 571 1039
    10 Mechanical Engineering 1681 2942

    JEE Advanced Cutoff 2017 for IIT Guwahati

    Civil Engineering

    S.No Course Name Category OR CR


    Civil Engineering


    General 3761 5284
    OBC-NCL 1360 1784
    SC 735 958
    ST 237 308
    PwD ST 3.01
    PWD SC
    PWD GEN 106

    Mechanical Engineering

    S.No Course Name Category OR CR








    Mechanical Engineering






    General 2192 2923
    OBC-NCL 755 1056
    SC 496 657
    ST 170 296
    PwD ST
    PWD SC
    PWD OBC 33
    PWD GEN 72

    Electronics and Communication Engineering

    S.No Course Name Category OR CR








    Electronics and Communication Engineering








    General 1251 1987
    OBC-NCL 442 764
    SC 287 530
    ST 233 321
    PwD ST
    PWD SC
    PWD GEN 30

    Chemical Science and Technology

    S.No Course Name Category OR CR








    Chemical Science and Technology








    General 4250 6670
    OBC-NCL 2133 2598
    SC 1110 1674
    ST 542 795
    PwD ST
    PWD SC
    PWD OBC 114

    Electrical and Electronics

    S.No Course Name Category OR CR








    Electrical and Electronics








    General 1793 2219
    OBC-NCL 719 844
    SC 353 553
    ST 235 273
    PwD ST
    PWD SC
    PWD GEN 92

    Computer Science Engineering

    S.No Course Name Category OR CR








    Computer Science Engineering








    General 415 670
    OBC-NCL 212 338
    SC 101 197
    ST 57 151
    PwD ST
    PWD SC 6
    PWD OBC 12
    PWD GEN 24

    Engineering Physics

    S.No Course Name Category OR CR








    Engineering Physics








    General 3181 4845
    OBC-NCL 1597 2382
    SC 940 1540
    ST 808 921
    PwD ST
    PWD SC
    PWD GEN 158


    The Institute is famous for it’s out of box placement assistance and global exposure. Every year some of the reputed companies in the field of IIT visit the campus to select the students for their company.

    Placement Report

    Particulars Specifications
    Number of participating students (for placement) 537
    Number of participating companies 110
    Number of first-time recruiters 21
    Number of offers 428
    Average salary 15.57 Lacs per annum-INR (treated as CTC)
    Highest  recruiting sector IT/software
    Highest recruiting branch Computer Science and Engineering
    Highest recruiting profile/function Software Developer (SE/SDE)


    Major Companies

    Microsoft Goldman Sachs
    Samsung ITC
    Tower Research Texas Instrument
    Adobe Amazon
    Bajaj Infosys
    American Express Cisco
    Deshaw Nutanix
    Oracle Future First
    Dell Societe
    Sprinklr Times Internet,
    OLA Paytm
    Qualcomm Citi Bank
    Deutsche Bank Group EXL
    Fico Mahindra
    Reliance L&T,
    Tata Motors Cognizant

    Package Offered

    Highest Package Average Package
    35 Lakhs 11 Lakhs

    Ranking & Reputation

    Name of Institute Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati
    Rating 4.6/5
    Reputation Excellent
    Education 4.8/5
    Faculty Good
    Infrastructure Excellent

    Other Rankins

    • QS (World) (2019): 472
    • QS (BRICS) (2018):52
    • QS (Asia) (2018): 98
    • Times (World) (2018): 601-800

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    Contact Details

    Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati
    Surjyamukhi Road, North, Amingaon
    Guwahati, Assam 781039
    Phone: +91-361-2583000
    Fax: +91-361-2690762
    Email: pro[AT]iitg.ac.in
    Official Website: www.iitg.ac.in

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