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Indian Institute of Information Technology Guwahati (IIIT Guwahati) is an Engineering college situated in Guwahati, Assam. The institute recently shifted to its campus in 2018. IIIT Guwahati offers B.Tech, M.Tech courses in ECE, CSE and Ph.D. programs in ECE, CSE, Maths, and HSS. There is a total of 290 seats including B.Tech and M.Tech students.

IIIT Guwahati also has a very active placement cell with regular placements drives. The highest international package offered in 2019 was of INR 56 LPA. The student life at IIIT Guwahati is quite comfortable with the facilities that students are provided with.

IIIT Guwahati Highlights 

Established | Type 2013 | Public-Private Partnership
Affiliation IIIT
Accreditation MHRD
Popular Courses ECE, CSE
Official Website http://iiitg.ac.in/
Total Students 460
Campus Area 67 acres

IIIT Guwahati Courses

Indian Institute of Information Technology Guwahati offers the following programs in B.Tech/ M.Tech are given below:

Course Specialization Eligibility Seats
B.Tech Computer Science and Engineering

10+2 or intermediate qualified students with a valid JEE(Mains) score.

Electronics and Communication Engineering
M.Tech Computer Science and Engineering  B.Tech degree in respective specialization  60
Electronics and Communication Engineering
  • Admissions will be done through JOSAA rounds 
  • Seats to students will then be allotted as per JEE ranks 

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IIIT Guwahati Placements

The placement cell of the Indian Institute of Information Technology Guwahati (IIIT Guwahati) is very active as it regularly organizes various seminars and workshops related to recruitment. It holds guest lectures from the industry experts to help the students understand the ongoing and upcoming trends in the industry. The students got offers from both off-campus and on-campus selection processes. The statistics so far are:

Category ECE CSE Overall
Total student registered 27 32 59
Total job offers 11 30 43
Total student selected 11 22 33
Students going for higher studies 5 2 7
Students opting entrepreneurship 1 1 2
Highest CTC 15 LPA 17 LPA 17 LPA
Average CTC 6.56 LPA 6.7 LPA 6.68 LPA
% of Placement 65.4% 78.1% 72.4%
  • Top Recruiters: IBM, TCS, Simplilearn, Egnify Technologies, Parallel Dots, Chatterbox technologies and many more.
  • The prominent Institutions where students got admission for higher studies are Carnegie Mellon University, the University of Texas at Austin, Harvard Medical School, University of Hildesheim Germany, IIT Dhanbad.

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IIIT Guwahati Faculty

The faculty at IIIT Guwahati consists of an excellent faculty of 47 highly qualified members, out of which, 45 are Ph.D holders in their respective disciplines.  The remaining have a Masters degree in their fields. They have been well trained and have received their education from Universities in India and abroad. 

IIIT Guwahati Facilities

The Indian Institute of Information Technology offers the following facilities to cater to the needs of the students:

  • Hostel: The student hostels are situated in the Campus itself. Two separate hostels are available for male and female students. The capacity for these hostels is 400 and 100 respectively. Each of the hostels has a common dining room. There are recreational facilities and 24x7 power backup available. The hostel is guarded by 24x7 security.
  • Internet: IIITG provides 24x7 campus-wide connectivity to its community. On-campus, students can access high-speed (1 Gbps) LAN and WiFi which is part of the National Knowledge Network (NKN). 
  • Library: The Library currently has 1,214 printed volumes of Books and subscribes to the IEEE and ACM e-journal packages through which the users can get access to 218 journals (approx.) and 3698 conference proceedings (approx.). Since the library is Wi-Fi enabled, users can access these online resources in their electronic devices.
  • Laboratories: At IIIT Guwahati, there are different Hi-tech labs such as Electronics Lab, Communications Lab, Signal Processing Lab, VLSI Lab and several more. These labs feature latest state-of-the-art equipment for the best possible learning experience. 

IIIT Guwahati FAQs 

Ques. Is IIIT Guwahati good?

Ans. IIIT Guwahati is a really good Engineering college in all aspects. The faculty is excellent, and the amenities that students can enjoy on campus are great. The college has a great placement track as well. The college offers various specializations that a student can pursue at both graduate and undergraduate levels. The course structure ensures high quality training in Information Technology right from the first year. Spacious hostels are available for male and female students.  IIIT Guwahati is situated at a very pleasant location as well. Overall it is a very viable option engineering aspirants can consider. 

Ques.  How are the placements at IIIT Guwahati?

Ans. Many big recruiters have preferred to recruit students from IIIT Guwahati in the past due to the institute’s good reputation. The academic year 2018-2019 saw a domestic average salary of INR 10.1 LPA, with the highest international package going up to INR 56 LPA. Some of the recruiting companies included Wipro, IBM, TCS, Cohesity, Nagaro, Aptude and many more. 

Ques. Is IIIT Guwahati a private college? 

Ans. IIIT Guwahati was established in 2013, in Guwahati, as one of the various Indian Institutes of Information Technology. It was set up by the MHRD in a PPP (public-private partnership). It has also been declared an Institute of National Importance under the IIIT(PPP) 2017 Act.