IIT Guwahati 2020-21: Admission, Courses, Fee, Cutoff & More!

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IIT Guwahati

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 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 www.iitg.ac.in
Category IIT Colleges in India

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In this article, we are going to share all the essential details about the 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 TechnologyMaterials 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

PhD 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)
MA 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.
M.Tech 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.
M.Sc Candidate must have a bachelor degree in Science to the recognized university with 55% marks (50% for S/ST).
MA 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.
PhD 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

Sl. No. Items Periodicity Amount (Rs.)
1.      Tuition Fee * Per Semester 45,000
2.      Examination Fee Per Semester 350
3.      Registration / Enrolment Fee Per Semester 200
4.      Gymkhana Fee Per Semester 200
5.      Medical Fee Per Semester 100
6.      Hostel Rent Per Semester 1,000
7.      Electricity, Water and Establishment  Charges Per Semester 2,000
8.      Hostel Fund Per Semester 400
9.      Students’ Brotherhood Fund (SBF) Per Semester 50
Total (1 to 9) for General/OBC Category  – Without mess related fee/deposit 49,300 
Total (1 to 9) for SC / ST/ PwD Category – Without mess related fee / deposit 4,300
Mess related Collections:
Sl. No. Items Periodicity Amounts (Rs.)
10. Mess Advance Per Semester 17,780  
Total 17,780
* SC / ST/ PwD students are not required to pay Tuition Fees

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

S. 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
Hosteller 16,750
Non-hosteller 11,950
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
Hosteller 34,870
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 2020 (Expected)

Before we speak the cut-off score for different courses, let us first find out the various factors determining the IIT’s cutoff for most popular branches offered by Indian Institute of Technology.

Determining Factors:

Aspirants may look into this mentioned consideration to take admission in Top B.Tech Branches offered by IIT Guwahati.

  • The number of applying candidates.
  • The difficulty level
  • Number of questions asked
  • Previous year cutoff trends
  • Performance of the candidates.

IIT Guwahati Cutoff 2019

S. No Course Name Category General OBC EWS SC ST
1 Bio Technology Gender Neutral 8643 3971 1122 2408 1028
Female Only 12991 6350 1861 3271
2 Chemical Engineering Gender Neutral 5697 2343 578 1457 808
Female Only 10199 5225 1473 1813 1128
3 Chemical Science and Technology Gender Neutral 7685 2984 745 1937 955
Female Only 12336 5878 1761 2231
4 Civil Engineering Gender Neutral 6487 2382 717 1178 304
Female Only 11904 5537 1694 2345 1038
5 Computer Science and Engineering Gender Neutral 588 288 41 176 117
Female Only 1800 815 200 424 492
6 Electronics and Communication Engineering Gender Neutral 1729 744 119 503 314
Female Only 4240 2255 383 1059 851
7 Electronics and Electrical Engineering Gender Neutral 2028 844 171 559 321
Female Only 4504 2764 693 1132 1001
8 Engineering Physics Gender Neutral 5284 2419 556 2091 932
Female Only 10669 5674 2941
9 Mathematics and Computing Gender Neutral 1085 475 86 497 349
Female Only 2652 1740 404 803 801
10 Mechanical Engineering Gender Neutral 3417 1358 305 793 402
Female Only 9024 4854 1116 1866 1049

To know the previous year cut off of IIT Guwahati Check Here


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 Excellent
Faculty Good
Infrastructure Excellent

Other Rankins

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

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

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Q. How many times is the JEE-Advanced exam held in a year?

A. 1 Time in a Year

Q. How Many Times We Can Attempt JEE Advanced Exam?

A. 2 attempt Limit

Q. What is the age limit to appear in the JEE Advanced?

A. No Upper Age Limit

Q. Which IIT will conduct jee advanced 2020?

A. IIT Delhi

Q. Is JEE Advanced advanced tough?

A. It will depend on your study. If your concept is clear about the subject then you probably pass the JEE Advanced exam.

Q. What does qualifying JEE Advanced mean?

A. JEE Advanced exam is the Door to enter IIT Colleges. If you have qualified the JEE Advanced exam so you are eligible for JEE Advanced Counselling procedure.

Q. Required document for JEE Advanced 2020 to enter into examination hall?

A. Admit card, original photo, identity card, pen & pencils

Q. Is pen or pencil allowed in JEE Advanced?

A. The exam is basically a Computer-based test. You will be given a Paper where you can use the Pen or Pencil for solving your question.

Q. When the JEE Advanced Exam will be held?

A. 17 May 2020

Q. Is Jee Advanced 2020 Online?

A. It Is the computer-based test.

Q. Result date of Jee Advanced?

A. 8 June 2020- JEE Advanced,
16 June 2020-AAT

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