IIT Guwahati 6.98

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Guwahati, 781039

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IIT Guwahati is an autonomous engineering & technology-oriented institute of higher education established by the Government of India, located in Guwahati, in Assam in India. It is the sixth Indian Institute of Technology established in India. The history of IIT Guwahati traces its roots to the 1985 Assam Accord signed between the All Assam Students Union and the Govt. of India, which mentions the general improvement in education facilities in Assam and specifically the setting up of an IIT.
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IITG was established in 1994 by an act of parliament and its academic programme commenced in 1995. IITG admitted its first batch of students into its Bachelor of Technology programme in 1995. The selection process was the same as that of all IITs, i.e. through the Joint Entrance Examination. In 1998, the first batch of students were accepted into the Master of Technology program through the GATE.

The campus of IITG is situated on the northern banks of Brahmaputra and abuts the North Guwahati town of Amingaon.

Currently IIT Guwahati houses the following departments :

Department of Biotechnology
Department of Chemical Engineering
Department of Chemical Science and technology
Department of Civil Engineering
Department of Computer Science and Engineering
Department of Design
Department of Electronics & Communication Engineering(recently merged to EEE Department)
Department of Humanities|Humanities and Social Sciences
Department of Mathematics
Department of Mechanical Engineering
Department of Physics
Department of Electrical & Electronics Engineering

IIT Guwahati was also the first IIT to introduce design as one of the disciplines at Undergraduate and Ph.D level. The Department of Design (DoD) at the institute awards the degree of B.Des. (Bachelor of Design),M.Des (Master of Design) & PhD on completion of the undergraduate and postgraduate academic programs respectively.

Presently there are about 3865 students on rolls, 290 faculty members and 300 support staff.

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