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IIIT Guwahati Admission 2021: Courses, Eligibility, Selection, Application Process

Last updated on July 3rd, 2021 by Nikita Joshi

Indian Institute of Information Technology,Guwahati proven to be one of the best IIITS in India. The institute was established in 1994.It is among the top 7 institutes in India.

The institute has good placement record with an average CTC of 25LPA.BTech and Design courses are very popular in IIiT Guwahati.

IiIT Guwahati has 11 Departments and 5 interdisciplinary academic centres.

Valid Score for admission in IIiT Guwahati are :

  • BTech – JEE Mains + Advance
  • BDes – UCEED
  • MSc – IIT JAM
  • MTech- GATE
  • MDes – CEED
  • PhD – UGC NET

Candidates need to produce original identity proof, results and migration certificate. A minimum aggregate of 75 % is required to secure admission in IiIT Guwahati.

Meritorious yet financially unstable students can get easy admission in IIiT Guwahati as they value education more than finance. There are lot of scholarship opportunities in IIiT Guwahati :

  1. Institute Merit Scholarship for BTech/BDes and MSc students.
  2. McM Scholarship for BTech /BDes for non SC and ST.
  3. IWAB Scholarship for first year UG Student.

IIIT Guwahati Important Dates 2021

Event Date
IIT JAM Result 20th March,2021
JEE Exam Date 22nd February,15th March, 27th April, 24th May
GATE Exam Date 6,7,13,14 February
JEE Advance Dates 3rd July
PG Course Application Dates 12th April

IIIT Guwahati BTech, BDes Admission 2021

UG courses Eligibility Criteria

  • Candidates must complete their 10+2 with required combination like Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry.
  • An authentic identity proof like Voter Card or Aadhar or Pan Card is compulsory.
  • The minimum eligibility criteria is 10+2 with 75% aggregate from a recognized board which are CISCE,CBSE and State Board.
  • There is reservation of 5 % for reserved quota candidates (OBC,SC and STs).

Selection Criteria

  • The admission to BTech Courses will be only the basis of the score of JEE Mains + Advance.
  • UCEED Score will be taken into account for admission in BDes.

Course Highlight

  • The duration is of four year whether it be a B Tech or B Des .
  • Admission to BTech and BDes Degree will be entrance based.
  • There are more than 10 specialization in BTech in IIIT Guwahati .

UG Courses Entrance Exam Pattern

Topics
  • Analytical and Logical Reasoning.
  • Observation and Design Sensitivity.
  • Design thinking and problem solving.
  • Environmental and Social awareness.
  • Visualization, creativity and designing ability by drawing products with proportion, composition and perspective.

IIIT Guwahati UG Courses Offered

Subject Specialization Eligibility Selection Duration
BTech Programme Biotechnology, Chemical Engineering Chemical Science and Tech, Computer Science and Tech, ECE, Electronics and Electrical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering and Mathematics & Computing 10+2 with Physics, Chemistry, Biology and Mathematics with 75 % aggregate. JEE Mains + Personal Interview 4 years
BDes Programme Design (Industrial) 10+2 with minimum 65 % aggregate. UCEED + Personal Interview 4 years

IIIT Guwahati MSc, MDes Admission 2021

PG courses Eligibility Criteria:

  • An authentic identity proof like Voter Card or Aadhar or Pan Card is compulsory.
  • The minimum eligibility criteria is 60% aggregate in a relevant discipline.
  • There is reservation of 5 % for reserved quota candidates (OBC,SC and STs).

Selection Criteria:

  • The entrance exam (IIT JAM ) will be based on questions to testify the knowledge in Bachelor Degree in MSc.
  • The migration certificate is compulsory for candidates from different university.
  • CEED Score is valid for candidates who are willing to take admission in MDes.
  • Candidates need to perform well in the day of counselling and admission.

Course Highlight

  • The courses that are offered in PG are Master of Science, Master of Design.
  • Entrance basis admission is provided in IIIT Guwahati.
  • The duration of the PG Courses are of two years.
  • There are three specialization in PG(MSc) i.e. Mathematics and Computing, Physics and Chemistry.

PG Courses Entrance Exam Pattern:

Topics
Biotechnology Mathematics and Mathematical Statistics
Chemistry Economics
Geology Physics

IIT Guwahati University PG Courses Offered :

Subject Specialization Eligibility Selection Duration
MSc Programme Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics and Computing BSc in relevant discipline with minimum 65 % aggregate. JAM Score + Personal Interview 2 years
M Des Programme Design BDes/BTech with minimum 65% aggregate. CEED Score + Personal Interview 2years

IIIT Guwahati MTech Admission 2021

Eligibility Criteria

  • 60% minimum aggregate in BE/BTech in a relevant discipline from a recognized institution.
  • A minimum of two years of work experience is optional.

Selection Criteria

  • Selection in Regular and Integrated Course requires a valid GATE Score.
  • 70 % weightage on the GATE Score and 30% on the performance in the day of counselling.
  • Candidates who have already completed their B.Tech from IIIT itself do not require a GATE Score.

Course Highlight

  • The full time MTech course runs in IIIT Guwahati within a span of two years.
  • IIIT Guwahati also offers Data Science one of the most demanding subject as a interdisciplinary course.
  • Candidates get to choose their MTech specialization from 23 variety options.
  • The minimum aggregate is 55% for the reserved candidates.
  • Both regular and sponsored modes are available for M.Tech Degree.
  • Seven departments of Engineering and Technology handle the administrative functions at PG level.

IIIT Guwahati University PG Courses Offered

Subject Specialization Eligibility Selection Duration
MTech Programme Biotechnology, Chemical Engineering, Chemical Science and Tech, Computer Science and Tech, ECE, Electronics and Electrical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering and Mathematics & Computing BTech with with 65 % aggregate. GATE Score + Personal Interview 2 years

IIIT Guwahati PhD Admission 2021

Doctorate courses Eligibility Criteria

  • The minimum eligibility criteria is 55% aggregate in a relevant discipline.
  • There is reservation of 5 % for reserved quota candidates (OBC,SC and STs).

Selection Criteria

  • The entrance exam that are granted in IIIT Guwahati for PhD are NET,GATE etc.
  • The migration certificate is compulsory for candidates from different university.
  • Candidates will be selected on the basis of their individual research proposal.

Course Highlight

  • IIIT Guwahati personally conducts interview for research students wherein candidates need to present their research proposal.
  • Publication in a reputed journal and experience will make the candidate more desirable for PhD.

Doctorate Courses Entrance Exam :

Topics in UGC NET for PhD :

  • General Aptitude.
  • Mental Ability.
  • General Awareness.
  • Reasoning.
  • Specific knowledge of the subject.
  • Well presented research proposal.

IIIT Guwahati PhD Courses Offered

Subject Specializations Eligibility Selection Duration
PhD Programme Bioscience, Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Nanotechnology, Rural Tech., Linguistic Science and Tech., Mathematics, Chemistry, Physics, Design. Masters /MPhil in relevant discipline with minimum 55 % aggregate. UGC NET/CSIR NET + Personal Interview 3 years

IIIT Guwahati Application Proces 2021

Colleges in India take into consideration the last qualifying examination from school for the undergraduate course as well as their own entrance examination course .The top Colleges especially the IIIT Guwahati conduct entrance examination while the private institutions conduct their own admission test and interview sessions.

The Stepwise Procedure of the Admission by these top institutes are :

  • The candidates are expected to check the notification and the availability of the application form.
  • After filing up the application wait for the release of admit card and appear in the exam which is almost of 3 hours.
  • After few days the marks will be released on the official website.
  • Soon IIIT Guwahati will release their cut off for admission for the academic year.
  • The candidates will be evaluated on the basis of the score obtained in the entrance exam as well as the marks of the last qualifying examination (which becomes vital in case of a problem for students having same marks in the entrance).
  • The institutes will release a provisional merit list followed merit list.
  • Candidates who managed to secure a place in the merit list will be called for a personal interview.
  • After going through the interview round candidates will be evaluated and selected candidates will get a call from the given institutions.

IIIT Guwahati Admission FAQs

Ques: What makes BDes in IIIT Guwahati so popular?

Last updated on July 3rd, 2021

Ans: BDes in IIIT Guwahati is popular for faculty, internship and placement and give a very lucrative salary additionally the job satisfaction is immense.

Ques: What is the duration of the course in IIIT Guwahati for BTech ?

Last updated on July 3rd, 2021

Ans: The duration of BTech in IIIT Guwahati is four years.

Ques. Name some entrance test that are valid for admission in IIIT Guwahati for Masters in Design?

Last updated on July 3rd, 2021

Ans. Some of the entrance examination for masters are CEED, GATE.

Ques. What is the starting salary of an IIIT Guwahati graduate in an entry level job?

Last updated on July 3rd, 2021

Ans. The salary for an entry level job is 40,000 INR and above per month.

Ques. What is the expected skill from a IIIT Guwahati graduate?

Last updated on July 3rd, 2021

Ans. They should have clear concept of designing,3D Modelling,User Interface Design and Materials.

Ques. Does BTech and BDes have same value?

Last updated on July 3rd, 2021

Ans. BTech have a more technical insight while Bachelor of Design focus more on the Designing part.

Ques. What are the academic options after BTech in IIIT Guwahati?

Last updated on July 3rd, 2021

Ans. Candidate may opt for MTech and MDes and thereafter PhD in IIIT Guwahati.


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