Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati (also known as IIT Guwahati, IITG) is a public institution, located in Guwahati, in the state of Assam in India. Established by the Government of India, it is the sixth Indian Institute of Technology. It was founded in 1994, while the first academic program of IIT Guwahati was commenced in 1995. The government of India has officially recognized IIT Guwahati as an Institute of National Importance.
Considered as the most beautiful campus in India, the campus of IIT Guwahati is on the northern banks of Brahmaputra and abuts the North Guwahati town of Amingaon, the campus expands in 700 acres (2.8 km2) and is around 20 km from the heart of the city. The eleven departments of the Institute offer programs such as B. Tech. M. Tech., B. Des., M. Des., M.Sc., M.A. (Development Studies) and Ph.D. Programmes. In 2014, IIT Guwahati has been ranked at 87th position in '100 Top Global Universities Under 50 Years' as per the Times Higher Education World University Rankings, bringing India on the list for the very first time.
The motto of IIt Guwahati is ‘ज्ञान ही शक्ति है’ which means ‘Knowledge Is Power’.Together, the students and administration of IIT Guwahati organize a number of competitions and festivals. IIT Guwahati Entrepreneurship Summit , Alcheringa, and Technische are conducted on a very large scale. IIT Guwahati, within a short period of time, has been able to build up world class infrastructure for carrying out advanced research and also being equipped with state-of-the-art scientific and engineering instruments.
|Name||Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati|
|Area Covered||704 Acres|
|Address||Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati, Assam
City- Guwahati , State- Assam, 781039
|Landline||0 361 258 3000|
|Space Covered||704 Acres|