IIT Guwahati was established in the year 1994 and is the sixth member of the IIT fraternity. The institute provides technical knowledge to students willing to make a career in the technological fields. Moreover, IIT Guwahati promotes research and aids students in their academic and non-academic research. The academic program at this institute began in 1995 and the institute has been willing to extend its support to researchers and students since then. The institute has grown big over the years and now it has eleven departments and five interdisciplinary academic centers covering engineering, humanities, and science disciplines. The institute offers more than the B.Tech course. In addition to the bachelors in technology, it also offers courses like BDes, MA, MDes, MTech, M.Sc and PhD programs.
The institute also offers web courses to its students to help them learn all relevant skills and prepare them for the job market. Within a limited period, IIT Guwahati has built a state-of-the-art infrastructure to help researchers in their projects. The institute is spread over massive acres of land and offers many picturesque spots to its students.
To take admission in IIT Guwahati, students need to appear for the JEE Advanced exam. Before appearing for JEE Advanced, they need to clear JEE Mains. The institute offers an 8 semester program in B.Tech and Bachelor of Design. The 11 departments of B.Tech include:
- Biosciences and bioengineering
- Chemical engineering
- Chemical science and technology
- Civil engineering
- Chemical science and engineering
- Data science and artificial intelligence
- Electronics and communication engineering
- Engineering physics
- Mathematics and computing
- Mechanical engineering
- Electronics and electrical engineering