Established in 2013, the Indian Institute of Information Technology (IIIT), Guwahati is an Engineering college set up by the MHRD. It has been ranked 66 for B.Tech by NIRF 2020 and was also declared an ‘Institute of National Importance’ under the Parliament Act of 2017.

The college offers B.Tech and M.Tech courses and PhD programs. Admission to this college is merit-based as it depends on the performance of the candidate in JEE Main. Admission to any of the B.Tech courses is through JoSAA counselling.

The college has a very impressive placement record with the highest international package offered in 2019 was INR 56 LPA. The faculty of the college are highly experienced and well-trained professionals. The college provides all kinds of facilities for the students.

IIIT Guwahati Quick Facts

  • IIIT Guwahati secured 3rd Rank in Assam and 66th rank out of 300 in India 2020 by NIRF Rankings.
  • Admissions to B.Tech is done through JoSAA Counselling based on the performance of the candidate in JEE Main examination.
  • Admissions to M.Tech is based on the performance of the candidate in the GATE exam.

IIIT Guwahati Rankings

  • Secured 66th rank out of 300 in India for B.Tech NIRF 2020.
  • Secured 3rd rank in Assam by NIRF 2020.

IIIT Guwahati Courses and Fees

  • Specializations: Computer Science Engineering and Electronics and Communication Engineering.
  • Intake: 35
  • Duration: 4 years
  • Fees: INR 9 lakhs
  • Eligibility: Must have passed 10+2/ HSC examinations with Physics and Chemistry as compulsory subjects and one of the following as optionals i.e. Chemistry, Biotechnology or Computer Science and must have English as a compulsory language subject from a recognised board.
JEE Main Marks
  • Specializations: Computer Science Engineering and Communication Engineering and Signal Processing
  • Duration: 2 years
  • Fees: INR 4 lakhs
  • Eligibility: Must have passed Bachelor of Technology with 60% minimum aggregate marks.
GATE score
  • Specializations: Computer Science and Engineering, Electronics and Communication Engineering, English, Economics, Political Science, Mathematics and Linguistics
  • Duration: 3 years
  • Fees: INR 30,000
  • Eligibility: Must have passed Master’s degree in engineering in a relevant area with minimum 60% aggregate marks or Must have passed Bachelor’s degree in engineering or technology with minimum 65% aggregate marks.
Written Test + Personal Interview + Academic Performance

IIIT Guwahati B.Tech Cutoff

Computer Science Engineering 4,996 – 21,096 4,341 – 7,936 949 – 6,279 1,399 – 3,333
Electronics and Communication Engineering 5,108- 30,601 7,017- 12,019 2,639 – 8,369 2,455 – 3,652

IIIT Guwahati Placements

IIIT Guwahati has an active Training and Placement Cell which provides placement opportunities to the final year students.

  • The college had more than 56 companies visiting the campus to recruit students.
  • The highest package offered to the B.Tech students was INR 17 LPA and INR 11 LPA to M.Tech students.
  • The average package of INR 10.2 LPA was offered to B.Tech branch and INR 8.6 LPA to M.Tech Branch.
  • During the 2019-2020 placement session, 76% of the students got placed in various sectors of the industry.
  • Some of the top recruiting companies are:
TCS Infosys
Samsung Research Byjus
Amazon Reliance Jio
Wipro Microsoft

2020 Placement Highlights

Placement Percentage 76% 48%
Total No. of Students Registered 45 21
Total No. of Students Placed 34 10
Number of Offers 46 14
Average Salary Package INR 10.2 LPA INR 8.6 LPA
Highest Salary Package INR 17 LPA INR 11 LPA
Median Salary Package INR 5.5 LPA INR 6.5 LPA

IIIT Guwahati FAQs

Ques. What are the facilities offered by IIIT Guwahati?

Ans. Facilities offered at IIIT Guwahati are:

  • Library:The college provides a good number of books and journals for the students and faculty members. The library currently has 1,214 resources like books, articles, journals etc. These resources can be accessed online easily by the students. The library has a spacious and well lit room.
  • Campus Network: The college provides 24×7 wide connectivity which can be accessed by all the students and faculty.
  • Canteen: Canteen provides students with fresh and nutritious food. They cater to the needs of both vegetarian and non-vegetarian students. All hygienic measures are ensured by the staff working at the canteen.
  • Laboratories: The college provides laboratories for computer science or electronics and communication. They are equipped with all required equipment and hi tech gadgets. The lab assistants are highly experienced and guide the students.

Ques. Are there any seats reserved for SC/ST/OBC at IIIT Guwahati in B.Tech course?

Ans. Yes, there are seats reserved for SC, ST and OBC candidates in the B.Tech Course at IIIT Guwahati. The reservations are tabulated below.

SC 5
ST 2

Ques. Which college is better: IIIT Guwahati or IIIT Sri City?

Ans. IIIT Guwahati is a better option than IIIT Sri City. IIIT Guwahati provides the students with placement opportunities and has an impressive placement drive of 73%. The college has better experienced faculty which helps the students and is located in a great location.

Ques. Does IIIT Guwahati provide hostel facilities?

Ans. Yes, the college does provide hostel facilities for boys and girls separately. They are well equipped with all basic requirements of the students. The boys hostels can accommodate 680 students and the girls hostel can accommodate 170 students. The hostel fee per month is INR 12,500. The mess fee is separate.

Ques. Does IIIT Guwahati provide any kind of scholarships?

Ans. No, IIIT Guwahati does not provide any kind of scholarships. However, it helps the students to get scholarships from various Government agencies and to avail bank loans from PSUs.