IIT Guwahati Admission prospectus application form date 2016 – 2017
Guwahati is one of the largest cities of north-east India and it is located in the Assam state of India. Guwahati used to serve as the capital of Assam before it was migrated to Dispur. The city is considered to be the gateway to the North Eastern part of India. A leading magazine in the UK has rated Guwahati one of the fastest growing cities in the world. The establishment of an IIT campus here has further improved the facilities and infrastructure of the city. All these factors have brought Guwahati on the world map today and have made it an educational hub. The fast paced development of industrial sector attracted more number of professionals to the city. Guwahati is home to some very prominent educational institutions of the country like IIT and other world class colleges.
Autonomous and technology oriented institute of Guwahati:-
Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati is an autonomous engineering and technology-oriented institute of higher education established by the Government of India, located in Guwahati, in the state of Assam in India. It is the sixth member of the IIT fraternity. IITG is officially recognized as an Institute of National Importance by the Government of India. The history of IIT Guwahati traces its roots to the 1985 Assam accord signed between the All Assam State Union and the Government of India, which mentions the general and the basic improvement in education facilities in Assam and specifically the setting up of an IIT. Information technology institute in Guwahati was established in 1994 by an act of parliament and its academic program commenced in 1995. They admitted its first batch of students into its Bachelor of Technology program in 1995. The selection process was the same as that of all IITs, through the method of joint entrance examination. In 1998, the first batch of students was accepted into the Master of Technology program through GATE.
Eligibility into IIT:-
The eligibility criteria to sit for IIT-JEE exam are very simple. Candidate must be 10+2 or equivalent with aggregate 60% marks. For SCs and ST candidates, its 55%. The age of the candidate should not be more than 25 years. For SCs and STs the age limit is 30 years. Students who are appearing or have appeared in 2009 exams are eligible to sit for exams. IITs have been providing premium class education since the past so many decades. Therefore the teachers, lecturers, students and alumni still leave a great impact in different sectors inside and outside India.
Admission are based only on category wise All India Rank (AIR) in JEE (Advanced) , subject to the condition that such candidates are in the top 20 percentile of successful candidates of their Boards in respective categories.
Programs and activities in IIT institutes:-
The Academic activities of the IIT Guwahati began in 1995 with the BTech program in three departments – Computer Science and Engineering Communication Engineering, Mechanical Engineering and electronics. At present the Institute has eleven departments and three academic centers with the responsibilities of teaching and research which are offering BTech, BDes, MA in development Studies, M.Sc, MTech, M.D’s Dual Degree(M.Tech + PhD)and PhD programs.