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Computer & Communication Centre


About the Centre

The Computer & Communication Centre is solely responsible for keeping the Electronic Communication & Computation related facilities available to each and every member of IIT Guwahati. The services provided by the Computer  & Communication Centre includes: Installation & Maintenance of Servers for: Internet Access.…

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The Computer & Communication Centre remains open for seventeen hours in a day and the students visit the Centre for their routine computing task. Besides the resources of the Computer Center is used by the departments to conduct their practical courses.


The CSE dept conducts their computer programming practical in the Centre for the first year Btech students, the Mechanical Engineering Dept uses the Centre for their engineering drawing practical, students of ECE dept. use the Centre resources to work on Matlab. Likewise all the other departments conduct some of their labs in the Centre.


The Computer & Communication Centre is also involved in developing software for in-house use. The Payroll package developed by the Centre is used comprehensively by the Accounts section, 'Academic information management software' developed by Centre is used by Academic section to maintain student records, a online E-notice Board System is maintained by the Centre for posting and viewing notices campus wide electronically, a web based Complain Management Information System is used by users to lodge complains online, to name a few.


Along with the institute's Internet website, the Centre also maintains the Intranet website. The Computer & Communication Centre imparts training to the staff members of the institute and orientation courses to the school teachers of the institute.


The Computer & Communication Centre conducts short term courses during vacations on the current topics of Information Technology. During the month of July 2003 the Centre conducted a training programme on “Web Enabled Application Development with Oracle 9i Application Server”. There were participants from all over the country.


IIT Guwahati is a Level III PoP(Point Of Presence) for ERNET (Education and Research Network) in this region. The necessary technical support to the ERNET users of the region is provided by the staff members of the Computer & Communication Centre. The Computer & Communication Centre also conducts training programme on system administration for the various ERNET users of the region.


To provide technical support to the users, the Centre has a maintenance cell also.