IIT Guwahati has released Ph.D. Application Form for December 2020 session. The last date to apply is Nov 10, 2020. Admission will be based on entrance test and/or interview round. IIT Guwahati is also inviting applications for Ph.D. Admission (Special) under CSIR/UGC/DST-Inspire JRF Scheme. Selection will be based on Online Interview

Admission is granted on the basis of national level examinations like JEE Advanced and GATE. Last year’s opening and closing ranks at IIT Guwahati for B.Tech in CS and Engineering were 398 and 588 respectively. The faculty of the college includes 406 members, out of which 396 are Ph.D holders. The college also has a good placement record with last year’s placements bringing in over 300 offers from Indian and International companies. The recruiters included big tech giants like Google, Microsoft, Goldman Sachs, American Express and many more. 

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IIT Guwahati Important Dates

Deadline for Ph.D. Physics Admission (Special) 26 Oct, 2020
GATE Exam Dates 05 Feb - 14 Feb, 2021
Interview for Ph.D. Physics under CSIR/UGC/DST-Inspire JRF Scheme 21 Nov, 2020
Registration for Ph.D. Bioscience and Bioengineering under CSIR/UGC/DST-Inspire JRF Scheme 28 Nov, 2020
Ph.D. Registration 10 Nov, 2020

IIT Guwahati​ Highlights

Established | Type

1994 | Autonomous

Recognized by



704 acres

Popular Courses B.Tech, M.Tech, Ph.D

Entrance Exam

JEE (Mains), GATE, IIT JAM, etc.

Total Students 6117
Popular Courses B.Tech, M.Tech, Ph.D
Official Website  http://www.iitg.ac.in/

IIT Guwahati Ranking

Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati is one of the best institutes in India. Many reputed magazines and bodies have ranked IIT Guwahati:

  • Ranked 7th in Engineering category by NIRF Ranking 2019
  • Ranked 10th nationally by QS Rankings 2020
  • Ranked 201-800 by Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2020
  • Ranked 6th by India Today Ranking 2019 
  • Ranked 7th in Engineering by Outlook Ranking 2019
  • Ranked 927th Internationally by US News Rankings 2020

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IIT Guwahati​ Courses

The University has 11 departments and 5 inter-disciplinary academic centers considering all the major engineering, science and humanities disciplines. It offers B.Tech, B.Des., MA, M.Des., M.Tech, M.Sc, and Ph.D. programs. The eligibility criteria for different courses & their specializations are varied as per the selection.

Course Specialization  Eligibility Tuition Fees (First Year)
(4 years)
Computer Science and Engineering  A minimum of 75% marks in 10+2 with Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics/ Biology as the main subjects. INR 2,19,350
Civil Engineering 
Chemical Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
(4 years)
- 10+2 in any stream from a recognized board INR 2,19,350
(2 years)
Communication Engineering

BE/ B.Tech in the relevant discipline with 60% (55% for SC/ST/PWD) marks in aggregate
M.Sc or AMIETE degree with 60% marks.

INR 2,01,800
Computer Science and Engineering
(2 years)
- Bachelor’s degree for the duration of four years or equivalent in Engineering/ Design/ Architecture or Interior Design with 55% (50% for SC/ST/ PWD) marks. OR Diploma in Design from NID
A five-year Professional Diploma from CEPT. 
INR 11,800
(2 years)
Development Studies  Bachelor’s degree (Hons./ Major) in any discipline with 50% (45% for SC/ST/ PWD) OR Any Bachelor’s degree with 50% (45% for SC/ST/ PWD)  INR 7,800
M.Tech+Ph.D Computer Science BE/ B.Tech in the related discipline with 70% marks in aggregate. OR B.Tech degree from any IIT with 80% marks INR 11,800
(2 years)
Computer Science & Engineering Master’s in Engineering/ Technology/ Medical Services/ Veterinary Sciences/ Pharmacy with 60% marks. OR Bachelor’s in Engineering/ Technology/ Medical Services with 70% marks in aggregate INR 6,800
Chemical Engineering
Mechanical engineering
Civil Engineering

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IIT Guwahati Admission

IIT Guwahati Admission is done on the basis of national level entrance scores followed by cut off marks declared by the institutes. Applicants who successfully qualify the required exam and obtain minimum cut off marks are eligible for admission to IIT Guwahati.


Admission Criteria


JEE Main









MA/ M.S (R)

Written Test and Personal Interview

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IIT Guwahati Cut Off

Tabulated below is the cutoff of JEE Mains (B.Tech) in Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati: 

Course Male (Opening-Closing) Female (Opening-Closing) 
B.Tech Computer Science and Engineering 398-588 1462-1800

B.Tech Mechanical Engineering

2102-3417 6778-9024

B.Tech Biotechnology

6281-8643 12132-12991

B.Tech Civil Engineering

4948-6487 10577-11904

B.Tech Electrical and Electronics Engineering

1345-2028 4408-4504

IIT Guwahati Scholarships

Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati (IITG) offers scholarships to deserving graduate and postgraduate students. 

  • Institute Merit Scholarship (IMS): This scholarship is available for B.Tech/ B.Des/ M.Sc/ M.A students of the institute. IMS is awarded to year-wise class toppers of every stream. It involves a tuition fee waiver and a fixed monthly stipend for eight months.

  • Institute Merit-cum-Means Scholarships (McM): McM is awarded to B.Des/ B.Tech/ MA/ M.Sc students on the basis of their Merit (Up to 25% of the non-SC/ST). It covers tuition fee waiver and a fixed monthly stipend for eight months.
  • SC/ ST Scholarship: It is awarded to all B.Tech/ B.Des/ MA/ M.Sc students of SC/ ST categories. It includes a fixed monthly stipend for eight months, free messing (only for the basic menu) and a hostel seat rent waiver. Tuition fee is waived for all SC/ST students by the statutes

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IIT Guwahati Placements

Indian Institute of Technology, Guwahati offers Placement and training facilities via its centralized Placement Cell. So far, the first phase of recruitment for the academic year 2019-2020 has yielded over 300 placement offers from technology giants all over the world. The recent recruiters include Microsoft, IBM, Uber, Google, Oracle, Goldman Sachs, American Express, Bajaj and more. These companies offered various profiles such as Analyst, IT/Software, Finance, Analog/Digital Engineer, Product Engineer, System Engineer, Engineer Trainee etc. There were many international level job offers from companies like  Accenture Japan, SOU Japan and BNY Melon USA. 

Previous recruiters from IIT Guwahati were big technology giants and big international brands such as IBM, Dell, Honda R&D, Hewlett Packard, eBay, Flipkart, Google, Goldman Sachs, LG, LinkedIn India, ISRO, Nvidia and many more. 

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IIT Guwahati Faculty

IIT Guwahati has a large faculty of highly qualified and experienced members. The faculty has a total strength of 406 members including Professors, Associate Professors, and Assistant Professors. 396 of these members are Ph.D. degree holders in their respective fields from national and international universities. The faculty members at IIT Guwahati are extremely well versed in their subjects and offer clarification of doubts even after class hours.

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IIT Guwahati Facilities 

IIT Guwahati spreads across a beautiful and green 703 acres of land on the banks of river Brahmaputra. The college offers the following facilities and amenities to students on campus: 

  • Hostel: Separate hostels are available for male and female students that want to avail hostel facility. Students get one room each, which is well built and has internet connectivity. Other amenities in the hostel include indoor games and a gymnasium. Outdoor sports include basketball, volleyball and football. A 24-hour canteen is also available for students in the hostel to cater to their needs. Flat-lets for married students are also available. 
  • Shopping complex: A commercial shopping complex is available to fulfill the daily needs of campus residents, where they can buy many essential commodities. 
  • Sports: There are sports and recreational facilities on the campus that are overseen by Gymkhana. Here students have access to various musical equipment, different outdoor and indoor sports activities and a 50-meter long swimming pool. 
  • Medical facility: The institute houses a hospital with 30 beds and hospital staff for medical emergencies and assistance. 

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IIT Guwahati FAQs 

Ques. How is campus life at IIT Guwahati?

Ans. The campus at IIT Guwahati provides students with many facilities and amenities for better education and everyday convenience. Students staying at the campus are offered hostel facilities and access to many other things like hostel canteen, indoor and outdoor sports activities, gymnasium etc. Students at IIT Guwahati are offered many extracurricular activities and resources for the same. Students can access the Gymkhana club where they can find many musical instruments, an indoor stadium with sports activities, outdoor games as well as a swimming pool. The academic complex spreads across 18 acres and houses well-equipped labs, hi-tech classrooms etc. This block also includes the lecture halls, central library, computer center and conference center. There is a commercial complex with a restaurant and several shops for the daily needs of the students, faculty and staff.

Ques. Which college is better, IIT Guwahati or IIT BHU?

Ans. There are many reasons for students to choose IIT Guwahati of IIT BHU. According to NIRF Rankings 2019, IIT Guwahati is ranked at 7th in Engineering as opposed to IIT BHU which is at 9th rank. The environment of the IIT Guwahati campus is also much better with more greenery and fresh air because of which it is considered to be one of the finest IIT campuses in India. The infrastructure, labs and classrooms are more updated and advanced at IIT Guwahati. Hostel accommodations are also better at IIT Guwahati for students staying on campus. IIT Guwahati also uses DC++ which is a file-sharing network that is very useful for students at IITs. 

Ques. How are placements at IIT Guwahati?

Ans. IIT has a great placement record just like most other IITs all over India. In recruitment’s 1st phase for the academic year 2019-2020, over 300 placement offers have been made so far. The recruiting companies include Microsoft, Uber, Goldman Sachs, American Express and many more. The job profiles offered include Product Engineer, Engineer Trainee etc. Along with domestic offers, there are a number of offers from abroad as well. Previous recruiters have also been some of the biggest tech companies in India and all over the world. 

Ques. What is the admission procedure for IIT Guwahati?

Ans. Eligible candidates that are seeking admission to IIT Guwahati need to follow a few simple steps in order to apply for courses.