Institute Placement Brochures 2014-2015

Departmental Placement Brochures
T&P Office

  • Natesan Srinivasan Faculty In-Charge


  • Mr. Alok Mazumder

    +91-361- 2582175

  • CS Bhaskar Bora

    +91-361- 2582175

  • Mr.Gobinda Medhi

    Tel: +91-361- 2582175

Postal Address

Training and Placement Cell
1st Floor, Admin Building
Indian Institute of Technology
Guwahati - 781039

Faculty in-charge: +91-361-2582171
Office: +91-361-2582175, +91-361-2692173
Fax: +91-361-2690762, +91-361-2582175


The Training & Placement Cell is well equipped with excellent infrastructure to support each and every stage of the placement processes in the campus. The pre-placement talks rooms, group discussion rooms are equipped with LCD projectors, PCs and audio-video facilities. The T & P Cell has sufficient number of interview rooms.

IITG guesthouse has all modern facilities. All the rooms are air-conditioned and have Internet connectivity. We charge a nominal amount from guests on official visits. Both vegetarian and non-vegetarian dishes are available on order. Food bills are to be completely borne by the guests. Apart from many guesthouses, Guwahati city has a plenty of budget hotels including four-star hotels. Transport will be available from the hotels to the campus.

Placement Team
Biotechnology Shivam Chandak +91 8011206776 B.Tech
Kulkarni Alark Shripad +91 9085289838M.Tech
Chemical Engineering Kushal Mitruka +91 9085037867B.Tech
Udit Singh +91 9957608604B.Tech
Aditi Sharma +91 9085294604M.Tech
Mayank Agarwal +91 9085292159M.Tech
Civil Engineering V S Bharadwaj +91 8471879854B.Tech
Swagatam Patnaik +91 9085319384M.Tech
Computer Science and Engineering Harshil Lodhi +91 8876858859B.Tech
Piyush Dhore +91 8876796580B.Tech
Prabhat Soni +91 9706671557M.Tech
Sudhanshu Kumar +91 8822935577M.Tech
Chemical Science and Techology Shreyas Raman +91 8011201484B.Tech
Chemistry ABHIJIT NANDAN +91 8011023623M.Sc/MA
Design Prakash Chandra shukla +91 8011202433B.Des
Abir Nagia +91 9503950505M.Des
Electronics and Electrical Engineering Kandukuri Manasa(ECE) +91 8473995152B.Tech
T.V. VISHNU (ECE) +91 8471879350M.Tech
Anurag Agarwal(EEE) +91 8011216388B.Tech
Parag Maheshwari(EEE) +91 8011235703B.Tech
Vishnuram Abhinav(EEE) +91 9678439539M.Tech
Physics (Engineering Physics) Amber Madvariya +91 9957714571B.Tech
Pradip Kumar Acharya +91 9706973553M.Sc/MA
Mechanical Engineering Chalam PVS +91 8876369233B.Tech
Priyank Sharma +91 9957614017B.Tech
Rajdeep Anil Alawekar +91 9085297525M.Tech
Susobhan Patra +91 9435222932M.Tech
Mathematics and Computing Aditya Mittal +91 8876073873B.Tech
Manan Bhutani +91 8011201661B.Tech
Ayan Sengupta +91 9706318732M.Sc/MA

Preparation Team

Computer Science And Engineering Vivek Bhargav +91 8472064706
Electronics and Electrical Engineering Parijat Roy +91 8876566439
Engineering Physics R Harikesh +91 8473994742
Mathematics and Computing Prashant Sankhlaa +91 9085517876
Mechanical Engineering(B.Tech) Siddharth Khandelwal +91 8471880015
Mechanical Engineering(M.Tech) Bhagwant Sayappa Padoolkar +91 8471880300
Mechanical Engineering(M.Tech) Prabhash Goyal +91 8822431321

Executive Commitee

Mathematics and Computing Pranshu Anand +91 8486376797

Internship Team

Biotechnology Alakesh +91 8473994924
Chemical Engineering Akshay Jha +91 9085895448
Shivansh Rai +91 8473894580
Chemical Science and Technology Tulika Agrawal +91 8472039830
Design Rohan Vijay +91 8473994890
Electronics and Electrical Engineering Harish Bohara(ECE) +91 8473994902
Neil G. Mehta(EEE) +91 7896364483
Swapnil Gupta(EEE) +91 8474859757
Engineering Physics Dikshant D. Kanojia +91 8473994823
Mathematics and Computing Aman Roonwal +91 8473994866
Anuvrata Chitransi +91 8822631422
Mechanical Engineering Harish Choudhary +91 8472065409
Saurav Mohanty +91 7896365115

Web Coordinator

Civil Engineering Ravi Nishant +91 8011035308

Our Recruiters

Absolutdata Accenture Ace Thought Tech Adobe Air Bus
Amazon Airvana Networks Allseas India Altair Aricent
Arista Networks Analog Devices Ansys Fluent Ashok Leyland Arista Networks
Arista Networks ASC Infratech Ashok Leyland Atomic Labs FICO
AVA Corp. Assam Down Town University      
Bank of America Bank of India Beceem Beehyv BEL
Belzabar Software Bentley Systems BGR Energy Systems Bharat Dynamics BGT
BHEL BILT BOC India Boss International BPCL
British Telecom Broadcom Burning Glass Byte Consulting  
CA Technologies Capital IQ C-DOT Centurylink Technologies CGI group
Chembiotech Cisco Citrix R&D Clarice Tech Coal India
Coca Cola Cognizant Comassites Software Conexant Cordys
osmic Circuits Covansys Credit Suisse Cubastion Consulting Cummins
Dark Horse DE Shaw Degremont Dell R&D Delmia
Deloitte Digital Soft. Directi Dolcera DRDO
Dr. Reddy's Drisht      
EIL EMC Emergent Ventures Emmeskay Energo India
Ericsson Evalueserve EXL Service    
Facebook Fair Isaac FICO Finisar Flextronics Software
Flipkart Flowmaster Fluent India Fluidyn Fluor Daniel
FMC Tech Futures First      
G E India Technology GAIL India GE GE - Global Research GEIPER
Geodesic Geometric Ltd. Global Anaytics Global Logic Godrej
Godrej Agrovet Goldman Sachs Google    
HAL HCL Hero Moto Corp Hewlett Packard R&D Headstrong
HLL Honda R&D Honeywell (Design) HP Global HPCL
Housing Huawei Hughes Systique    
Ibibo Web Pvt. Ltd. IBM IDEB Projects Impetus INautix
Induslogic Informatica Infosys InMobi Intergraph
Inzane Labs IOCL Ircon iRunway Ispat Industries
ISRO ITC Infotech ITC Ltd.    
Jindal John Deere Johnson Matthey JSPL July Systems
K. L University Kanbay KIIT Kotak Secs. Ltd. Kaziranga Univ.
L&T L&T ECC Lehman Brothers LG Electronics Libsys
LNJ Bhilwara Energ Lovely Professional Univ. LSI Logic    
M M University M.N. Dastur Mahindra & Mahindr MakeMyTrip Manhattan
Mewar Univ Microsoft MindTree Morgan Stanley Moonraft
Mphasis Mu Sigma      
Nagarro Software NALCO Nevis Network Nextgen Innovation Labs NetApp
NHAI nhance Engineering Nielsen Niksun NKG Infra
NMDC Nomura Service NRL NTPC Nvidia
OIL India ONGC OnMobile Oracle  
Pangea3 PayPal/Ebay PDPU Persistent Systems PCS
Pitney Bowes Polaris Power Alstom Power Grid PricewaterhouseCoopers
Qualcomm Qwest Software Telecom      
Redpine Signals Reliance Com Reliance Industries Reliance Infocom Reliance Power
S N Bhobe S S Software SAI SAIL Sapient
Samsung (SISC) Samsung (SISO) Samsung SEL Samsung SISO-R&D SASKEN
Satyam SCATech Schlumberger Asia SEW Construction Sharda University
Shell Technology SNC-Lavalin Softtech Sokarati Solidcore
Sony India Sourcebits Techology Spalgo Specturm World Sterlite Tech
ST Microeletronics Strand Life Sciences Strata Geosystems Streamnet Successfactors
Supana Chemicals Surya Roshni Ltd Symantec Synfora  
Tata Motors TATA Power Tata Steel Tata Tech TCS
TCE Consulting Techspan Tejas Networks Texas Instruments Telcon
Texity Think 3 Thornton Tomasetti Timetooth TRC
TRF Ltd. Tridiagonal Solutions Trilogy TVS  
Valyoo Tech Verizon Veveo Videoco Virtusa
VIT University VJ Coresoft Voxta    
W.S. Atkins Globa Wapcos Ltd Wipro    
Y Media Labs Yahoo YASU Technologies    
Zeus Numerix Zs Associates      
Placement Team

Shivam Chandak
+91 8011206776
Kulkarni Alark Shripad
+91 9085289838

Udit Singh
Chemical Engineering
+91 9957608604
Kushal Mitruka
Chemical Engineering
+91 9085037867

Mayank Agarwal
Chemical Engineering
+91 9085292159
Aditi Sharma
Chemical Engineering
+91 9085294604

Shreyas Raman
Chemical Science and Techology
+91 8011201484
Abhijit Nandan
+91 8011023623

V S Bharadwaj
Civil Engineering
+91 8471879854
Swagatam Patnaik
Civil Engineering
+91 9085319384

Harshil Lodhi
Computer Science and Engineering
+91 8876858859
Piyush Dhore
Computer Science and Engineering
+91 8876796580

Prabhat Soni
Computer Science and Engineering
+91 9706671557
Sudhanshu Kumar
Computer Science and Engineering
+91 8822935577

Abir Nagia
+91 9503950505
Prakash Chandra shukla
+91 8011202433

Kandukuri Manasa(ECE)
Electronics and Electrical Engineering
+91 8473995152
Electronics and Electrical Engineering
+91 8471879350

Anurag Agarwal(EEE)
Electronics and Electrical Engineering
+91 8011216388
Parag Maheshwari(EEE)
Electronics and Electrical Engineering
+91 8011235703

Amber Madvariya
Physics (Engineering Physics)
+91 9957714571
Pradip Kumar Acharya
Physics (Engineering Physics)
+91 9706973553

Bhagwant Sayappa Padoolkar
Mechanical Engineering
+91 8471880300
Chalam PVS
Mechanical Engineering
+91 8876369233

Priyank Sharma
Mechanical Engineering
Rajdeep Anil Alawekar
Mechanical Engineering
+91 9085297525

Susobhan Patra
Mechanical Engineering
+91 9435222932
Aditya Mittal
Mathematics and Computing
+91 8876073873

Manan Bhutani
Mathematics and Computing
+91 8011201661
Ayan Sengupta
Mathematics and Computing
+91 9706318732


Vivek Bhargav
Computer Science And Engineering
+91 8472064706
Parijat Roy(EEE)
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
+91 8876566439

R Harikesh
Engineering Physics
+91 8473994742
Prashant Sankhlaa
Mathematics and Computing
+91 9085517876

Siddharth Khandelwal
Mechanical Engineering(B.Tech)
+91 8471880015
Bhagwant Sayappa Padoolkar
Mechanical Engineering
+91 8471880300

Executive Commitee

Pranshu Anand
Mathematics and Computing

Placement Procedure

        1.The Placement Office sends invitation to the companies/organisations along
                                                  with relevent information.

2.Companies register and create account on the online placement portal: are given a username and password from the placement Cell for
                                                         their account on the portal.

A Company/Organisation ?lls an online Job Application Form containing details of the job profile
                                           and the offer using their online account.

If the company/organisation is interested in conducting a Pre-Placement Talk (PPT) they can are given a username and password from send a request along with
                     the preferred dates. PPTs are held after academic hours (i.e. after 5 PM)

5.The Job Application form is made available to the eligible students, along with ant other information
            furnished by any company/organidsation. Students apply online to company job online.

6.The resumes of all interested students become available to the organisation for downloading or viewing through their placement account. Organisations can shortlist students. The organisations are also requested to maintain a waitlist of students who can       be interviewed in the event of non-availability of
                                                    some of the shortlisted students.

7.The recruitment session would begin on the 1st week of December 2013 and would continue till May 2014. Placement Of?ce allots dates for recruitment procedure by considering factors like student
                                                   preferences, job profile, etc.

8.Organisations visit the campus on the allotted date(s) and conduct tests and/or                                       interviews according to their selection procedure.

9.The company/organisation has to furnish the ?nal list of selected students as soon as after the completion of the selection procedure. As per the placement policies of the institute, as soon as a student is offered a job, he or she is ineligible to continue in the selection processes of other
                               company/organisations or apply to other company/organizations.

10.The Placement Office also coordinates the signing of offer letters by students who have been selected to ensure that they reach the company/organisation as early as                                                                     possible.

Reaching IITG


Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati is located just on the outskirts of the city of Guwahati and is well connected to other parts of the country by road, rail or air.
There are direct air services from/to Mumbai, New Delhi and Kolkata with connectivity to all major cities in the country and direct train services from/to all the metropolis and other major cities. Air India, Jet Airways,Jetlite, IndiGo, SpiceJet and GoAir operate regular flights to and from Guwahati.
It is around 20 km from the heart of the city and around 40 min drive from the airport. To reach the institute from the city, there is an Institute bus service that runs regularly to and from the city. Map showing how to reach IIT Guwahati - click here

Flights to Guwahati

There are direct flights from/to Mumbai, New Delhi and Kolkata with connectivity to all major cities in the country.  Air India, Jet Airways, Jetkonnect, Spicejet, Indigo, Go Air operate regular flights to and from Guwahati. Getting to the IITG from the airport (which may take around 40 minutes) will cost around Rs.500 in a pre-paid taxi available in the airport.

Taxis are available for transport within the city but are without meters and fares have to be negotiated and the same applies to auto-rickshaws. There is also an extensive network of city bus service.

Accomodation at Guwahati please click here

IIT Guwahati

Established in 1994, as the sixth 'Indian Institute of technology', IIT Guwahati has since then built an international reputation in the field of technology, innovation and research. The programmes and courses that are offered at IIT Guwahati are perpetually evolving to adapt to the ever changing global requirements. Flexibility in the academic programme, with the introduction of 'Minor' degree, open and inter-departmental electives, audit courses and promotion of interdisciplinary research allows the students to expand their horizon of learning and to diversify their knowledge. The presence of state of the art labs and National Centres of Research has helped the institute become one of the nation's nerve centres for research and development, and technical education. The Institute also offers a plethora of opportunities to students through the excellent facilities that it has for sports and general extracurricular activities.


Student's Achievements

• Mr. Mohit Chhajed, BTech student of Computer Science and Engineering selected for Aditya Birla Scholarship 2013 with a scholarship amount of Rs. 65000/- per annum.

• Mr. Aritra Sasmal, BTech, Mechanical Engineering, Mr. Manish Garg, BTech, Civil Engineering, and Mr. Kumar Biswaranjan, BTech, Electronics and Electrical Engineering were selected for O.P. Jindal Engineering and Management Scholarship (OPJEMS) 2013. The scholarship amount is Rs. 65000/- for a year.

• Mr. Shohin Mukherjee, BTech, Mechanical Engineering, and Mr. Shashank Goyal, BTech, Electronics and Communication Engineering have been selected (out of 14 selected students among all IITs) for Honda YES (Young Engineer and Scientist) Award 2013. The award recognises brilliant students who would drive future society towards an ecotechnological orientation. He will receive US $ 3000 in equivalent Indian Rupees.

• Ms. Shraddha Shukla, doctoral student in Biotechnology under Prof. Arun Goyal successfully completed joint international collaborative research project with University of Helsinki, Finland under Centre for International Mobility (CIMO) fellowship for doctoral programme during June 2013 to December 2013.

• Mr. Santosh Kumar Sahoo, doctoral student in Chemistry, received Eli Lilly and Company Asia Outstanding Thesis Awards for Best Thesis. The award was given at IISER Bhopal During 9th J- NOST Meeting held during 4-6 December 2013.

• Dr. Atul Kumar Dwivedi, doctoral student in Chemistry was awarded 2nd Prize of Lilly Outstanding Thesis Awards 2013. The award consists of US $ 1000 and a Lilly plaque.

• Dr. Krishna Chaitanya Nadimpally, doctoral student in Chemistry selected for Gandhian Young Technological Innovation Awards / Appreciations 2014 (GYTI) for his project: "Concept of S-Breaker Dipeptides and its Application in Alzheimer's Amyloid Disruption". The award was given at IIM Ahmedabad on 29 March, 2014.

• Mr. Thainswemong Choudhury, a PhD student in Department of Civil Engineering, received Erasmus Mundus scholarship to work at Milan, Italy for a period of eight months.

• Mr. Rishi Barua and Mr. Parag Agrawal, BTech, Computer Science and Engineering, received innovative student project 2013 award from the Indian National Academy of Engineering (INAE).

• Mr. Harshvardhan Upadhyay, an MDes student, was awarded Indira Gandhi Priyadarshini Award for his Master's Thesis Project based on National Unity and Integration. Award was presented by All Indian National Unity Conference on 20 November 2013 at the India International Centre, New Delhi.

• Team Assembly went to the national finals of CIMA Global business challenge 2014, sponsored by Barclays. The team stood among the top 7 teams of the country. TEam members: Priyank Sharma(leader), Saurav Mohanty, Soumya wadhwa, Tushar kant garg.

• MedAssist team of IIT Guwahati won the best project video award in finals of Texas Instruments Innovation Challenge.

• MedAssist team members Kshitiz, Sumeet, Harshvardhan, Aashish and Arpit won the best project video award in finals of Texas Instruments Innovation Challenge.

Faculty Achievements

A number of faculty received awards during their year. Some of the major awards were:

• Dr. Ranjan Tamuli, Associate Professor, Biotechnology, awarded Indo-US Research Fellowship 2013 by the Indo-US Science and Technology Forum (IUSSTF) for research at the University of California Riverside, USA.

• Dr. Vikash Kumar Dubey, Associate Professor, Biotechnology, received B. M. Birla Science Prize in Biology for Year 2012 given in December 2013.

• Dr. Biman B. Mandal, Assistant Professor, Biotechnology, received, the National Academy of Sciences, India - Young Scientist Platinum Jubilee Award 2013.

• Prof. Arun Goyal, Biotechnology, received, J. V. Bhat Award (2013) from Association of Microbiologists of India for Best Paper published in Indian Journal of Microbiology (Springer) in 2012.

• Dr. D. Bandyopadhyay, Assistant Professor, Chemical Engineering, Visiting Faculty, Yeungnam University South Korea, June 2013.

• Prof. A. Chattopadhyay, Chemistry, Fellow of Royal Society of Chemistry (2014).

• Prof. Arun Chattopadhyay, Chemistry, Member, Task Force on Nanobiotechnology, Department of Biotechnology, Govt. of India.

• Prof. Parameswar K. Iyer, Chemistry, awarded "Head of Max Planck India Partner Group" in India by Max Planck Society, Germany and DST, India (2012-2017).

• Mr. Avinash Shende, Assistant Professor, Design, received Good Design Award (USA) for 2012-2013 for designing wired CU! chair.

• Mr. Keyur Sorathia, Assistant Professor, Design, was among the 'Top 30 Innovation' of the India Innovation Growth Programme - a joint initiative of DST, Lockheed Martin Corporation, Indo-US Science and Technology Forum, Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry; Stanford Graduate School of Business and the IC2 Institute at the University of Texas.

• Dr. M.K. Bhuyan, Assistant Professor, Electronics and Electrical Engineering, received Fulbright Academic and Professional Excellence Fellowship (Fulbright Senior Research Fellowship 2013-14) to carry out a combination of teaching and research at School of Engineering and Technology, University of Purdue, Indiana, USA.

• Dr. Amaresh Dalal, Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering, Visiting Faculty in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Texas A&M University, USA, June - July 2013.

• Dr. Deepak Sharma, Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering, Received DAAD's "Research Stays fellowship" to carry out research at Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany, May - July 2013.

• Dr. Pankaj Biswas, Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering, received IEI Young Engineers Award 2013-2014.

• Dr. Amarendra Kumar Sarma, Associate Professor, Physics, is awarded Dr. Biraj Mohan Das Memorial Science Award in 2014 for his work on 'Theory and application of Solitons and non-linear optics.

Research and Development

As an 'Institute of National Importance' for engineering, Special impetus is laid to theoretical and applied research. The institute has 1113 PhD students and 325 faculty members working constructively to further the net research output of IIT Guwahati.

Last year (2012-13) saw more than 350 projects in progress under various departments and centres at IIT Guwahati with a total sanctioned value of Rs.151crores.The various facets of research at IIT Guwahati can be summarized as below -

Student Projects

Students undertake various interdisciplinary-research and industrial projects under the guidance of the faculty solving real-time problems pertaining to research and the industry. Moreover, the B.Tech and M.Tech students have to complete a 'Thesis Project' in the ?nal year of their Engineering course.


Students actively collaborate with faculty in projects leading to publications in national and international conferences and peer reviewed journals. IIT Guwahati has produced 1131 conference papers and 1169 journal papers in the last two years alone.

Industry Consultancies

Active involvement with the industry is a crucial part of applied research and IIT Guwahati is actively involved in many such projects for various Public and Private organisation, and ?nancial institutions. More than 250 such consultancy based projects were undertaken in the last two years alone.


IIT Guwahati also hosts several national and international conferences and workshops. Students and faculty collaborate in organizing these events.

Some Major equipment and facilities in the institute are:

•   Radio Frequency Impedance/Material Analyser
•  Surface Area and Pore Size Analyser and High Pressure Surface Analyser
•  High Precision Non-Contact Computerised Measurement of Surface Texture Apparatus
•  Servo-Pneumatic Universal Testing Machine
•  Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT) Machine
•  Multi-Channel Analysis of Surface Wave Apparatus (MASW)
•  Cyclic Triaxial Apparatus

Dedicated centres of research at IITG:

•   Centre for Educational Technology
•   Centre for Nanotechnology
•   Central Instruments Facility
•   Centre for Energy
•   Centre for the Environment

Recent Conferences/Workshops/Schools/Courses organised in the Institutes:

Various conferences, seminars, workshops and schools were organised by the Departments and Centres of the Institute during the year. A few of them are -
•  National Conference on Manufacturing: Vision for Future (MVF2013), October 2013.
•  Continuities and Discontinuities of Asian Engagement: Borders, Mobility and Identity in Northeast India and Asia, October 2013 .
•  Workshop on Xilinx FPGA Architecture and Design flow, November 2013 .
•  International Conference on Advanced Nanomaterials and Nanotechnology (ICANN-2013), December 2013 .
•  12th Indo-European Winter Academy, December 2013 .
•  International Conference on Magnetic Materials and Applications (MagMA-2013), December 2013 .
•  IARCS Annual Conference on Foundations of Software Technology and Theoretical Computer Science (FSTTCS 2013), December 2013 Workshop on Image and Speech Processing (WISP 2013), December 2013.
•  National School on Sustainable Polymers and First Symposium on Advances in Sustainable Polymers (ASP-14), January 2014.
•  Asia Sweden Meeting on Understanding Functional Materials From Lattice Dynamics (ASMFLD 2014), January 2014 .
•  Belle Analysis Workshop 2014 (BAW 2014), February - March 2014 .
•  National Seminar cum Workshop on Translation and Assamese Literature, March 2014 .


1.How well is Guwahati connected with the rest of the country?
A.Guwahati, which is the gateway for North East India, is well connected by air, rail and road with the rest of the country. There are direct air services from/to Mumbai, New Delhi and Kolkata with connectivity to all major cities in the country and direct train services from/to all the metropolises and other major cities.

2.How do we reach the institute?
A.The institute is a 45 minute drive from the airport and prepaid taxis can be availed of directly at the airport. Depending on the available transport resources the placement cell has at hand and provided the visiting company intimates the placement cell about its schedule for arrival and stay on the campus, transport could be provided to the delegates from the company. The institute also has a bus service with buses plying from the institute to the city centre and back at regular intervals.

3.Where will we be accommodated?
A.Subject to availability of rooms in the institute guest house, accommodation could be arranged at a nominal rate for delegates from a company if they do intimate their requirements to us well in advance.

4.When does the placement session begin and for how long does it continue?
A.The Placement Session would begin in the 1st week of December 2013 and continue till May 2014. Companies are encouraged to visit the campus before the placement session begins to give Pre-Placement Talks to our students and introduce them to the job profiles and job culture of their company. This does have a direct bearing on the interest shown by students when the company visits the campus later for placements.

5.We are under the impression that we can recruit students only if their discipline is related our Industry. Is this so?
A.No, the institute imposes no restrictions in this regard. Companies can opt to recruit students from any department or discipline.

Student Activity

The true motto of IIT Guwahati - achieving excellence through the amalgamation of the mind, heart and body is brilliantly exhibited through the myriad extracurricular, sports and leadership roles undertaken by the students, in addition to a strenuous academic schedule.
Students show intense time-management, intrapersonal, interpersonal as well as managerial and leadership skills as they take up versatile roles, such as managing the student body, organizing international festivals, competing fiercely in prestigious national and international competitions and taking up social initiatives.

Student Gymkhana Council

The Students' Gymkhana Council is the body that promotes the objectives of fostering extra-curricular and co-curricular activities, welfare of the students during their stay on the campus. Being in the Gymkhana council enhances a student's leadership and managerial skills.

Inter-Hostel Events

Fierce competition exists amongst the residents of the 10 hostels of IIT Guwahati, which is exhibited during the inter-hostel technical, sports and cultural festivals leading up to the overall championship. Students are thus provided with ample opportunities to nurture and develop their team-boding and interpersonal skills. Manthan (Cultural), Spardha (Sports) and Kriti (Technical) are the major inter-hostel. events that take place during the year.

Sports and Inter IIT

The institute is well equipped with training infrastructure for major outdoor and indoor sports including Football, Hockey, Basketball, body-building, Cricket, Volleyball, Lawn Tennis, athletics, badminton, Squash, Swimming and many more. Students work rigorously all year-round for the Inter-IIT sports meet which is held in December every year. IITG students have exemplary records in these events and in several national level sports competitions. Such training and rigour helps students develop a mindset to persevere and to have a hunger to excel.


Imperative to promoting co-curricular are the 30+ active clubs of IIT Guwahati provide stimulus and order for growth and experience in cultural, technical, sports and entrepreneurship. The sheer variety of clubs lead to a well rounded, versatile and passionate persona of an IITG student.

Student Organized Fests

Each year, the students organize three major international festivals in the field of culture, technology and entrepreneurship. The organizing teams of these festivals showcase immense planning, coordination, marketing, public relation skills. The entire festivals are run and managed by students and serve as great lessons in developing communication, crowd and risk management, and leadership skills.

Alcheringa - The Annual Cultural festival

Alcheringa has completed 17 successful editions and is the largest cultural festival of North-East India. It brings together an amalgamation of culture of the world and fuse provide a competitive platform for dramatics, dance, music and debate talents to flourish.

Techniche- The Annual Techno-Management festival

Techniche has completed 14 successful editions and has come up to be amongst the largest Techno-management Festival of the country. Techniche consists of modules such as robotics, Technical writing, Workshops to Industrial Conclave and Lecture Series, thus, bringing together best of both worlds in a stimulating environment for inspirational and competitive learning. "IIT Guwahati raised my estimation of India's ability to take on the world"- Jonar Nader, Australia's higest paid Consultant and Management Guru. He was invited to give lecture in Techniche 2011.

IITG Entrepreneurial Summit

The 'Entrepreneurial Development Cell' organizes this summit annually, bringing together an experience of workshops, lectures and showcases of the most promising entrepreneurs and start-ups of India, thereby promoting a culture of innovation and problem solving.


The varied programmes that the institute offers are extremely flexible, offer students a huge number of avenues for learning through rigorous classroom training and by making them work on challenging projects that help them gain a better understanding of their disciplines and domains of study. Students are selected through hugely competitive entrance tests, and interviews too (for select programmes).

Undergraduate Programs

Bachelor of Technology (B.Tech)

Admission through: JEE
Duration: 4 Years
Focus: Providing a basic yet strong foothold on in various aspects of engineering.
Final Year Project (BTP): 1 Year

Bachelor of Design (B.Des)

Admission through: JEE
Duration: 4 Years
Focus: Giving students a keen understanding in several facets of design namely, Product Design, Visual Communication, Interaction Design and Animation.
Final Year Project: 1 Year

Minor Degree

From 2010 onwards, the institute has started a provision for a Minor degree in addition to the Major in the B.Tech programme. This has allowed students to specialize in a field of their choosing different from their Major. The selection to the Minor programme has been made on the basis of academic merit and the selected students have to pursue a significant number of additional courses in the field they are pursuing a Minor in.This provision has led to classes of well rounded and skilled individuals well suited for professions requiring inter-disciplinary knowledge.

Graduate Programs

Master of Technology (M.Tech)

Admission through: GATE + Interview
Duration: 2 Years
Focus: Making students develop a comprehensive understanding of a particular field of study and tackle practical problems of design and development through course work and active research.
Assistantship: Affiliated to course instructors or research projects.
M.Tech Project: 1 Year

Master of Design (M.Des)

Admission through: CEED + Interview
Duration: 2 Years
Focus: A deep understanding of industrial Design, Visual Communication and Interaction Design through a very diverse course structure and rigorous project work.
Assistantship: Affiliated to course instructors or research projects.
M.Des Project: 1 Year

Master of Science (M.Sc)

Admission through: JAM
Duration: 2 Years
Focus: Developing a strong theoretical base and a good level of expertise in research supplemented by both course-wise and project.
M.Sc Project: 1 Year

Master of Arts in Development Studies (MA)

Admission through: Entrance Test
Duration: 2 Years
Focus: An understanding of various perspectives of development issues. Through guided research and a well-designed course-structure.

Doctoral Program (PhD)

Admission through: Entrance Test + Interview
Focus: Extensive training in research that is wholly relevant to the advances being made in science and technology. All PhD students are expected to publish results related to their thesis work in International Journals and Conferences.


Past Recruiters:


Adobe Schlumberger Microsoft Directi  
Amazon ITC Qualcomm NetApp  
Samsung SISOr D E Shaw Arista Networks Hero MotoCorp Ltd.  
Samsung SEL Google TATA Steel Infosys  
TCS Altair Micrsoft RIL  
Furtures First S&P Capital IQ Sapient Facebook  
TATA Motors Wipro Mahindra & Mahindra iRunway  
Shell Technology Centre State Bank of India NTPC Goldman Sachs  


Massachusetts Institute of Technology Carnegie Mellon University University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign University of Southern California  
University of California, Berkeley ETH Zurich Georgia Institute of Technology École polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne  
Seoul National University University of Tokyo University of Texas Imperial College London  
Max Planck institutes ETH Zurich Georgia Institute of Technology Technical University of Berlin  
The University of British Columbia University of Toronto McGill University Lund University  
University of Arizona KAIST Univerisity of Nottingham Bhabha Atomic Research Center  
Northwestern University Ulm University      

Exchange Programme

MITACS Canada DAAD Germany SN Bose Scholars Program Viterbi-India Program  
Charpak Scholarship        


The strength of IIT Guwahati's academic approach lies within the strong academic infrastructure and policies it supports and provides. These institutional provisions lead to an atmosphere of learning and sharing of knowledge amongst the students and the faculty

Academic Complex, the majestic 74000 square meter building houses all of its departments, laboratories and centres for research. The classrooms and galleries are all equipped with modern audio-visual aids and often witness virtual classroom and guest lecture sessions by international dignitaries.

Central library which has about 2 lakh volumes, including textbooks, journals, conference proceedings and standards. CD-ROMs, Audio Tapes, Video Tapes and several e-books are also available. The library subscribes to about 600 current periodicals

Computer and Communication Centre which is the central computing resource pool for the institute and is involved in providing computing support to the institute and the development of in-house software packages. The institute has 67 Mbps of Internet bandwidth from four service providers. Other facilities include a campus computer network on a Gigabit Ethernet backbone.

Lecture Hall Complex comprises of four large lecture halls and a new Conference Centre with excellent facilities to conduct conferences of global stature.

Conference centre is a newly constructed facility which consists of four international standard conference rooms to support the increasing number of international and national conferences on campus.

Technology Complex housing the Incubation centre which facilitates co-operation and interaction between the institute and entrepreneurs of various sectors of science and engineering.The complex also incubates start-ups initiatives of students and faculty.

Undergraduate Programme

Graduate Programme

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