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IIIT Guwahati Placement Report and Summer Internship Programs

Last updated on January 29th, 2021

IIIT Guwahati placement session during the 2019-20 placement drive concluded as 76% of the students from the B.Tech program got placed under different sectors of the industry while 48% of the students got placed from the M.Tech program.

  • Indian Institute of Information Technology is located in Guwahati in the state of Assam in India. It offers B.Tech, M.Tech degree in Computer Science and Engineering (CSE) & Electronics and Communication Engineering (ECE) specializations.
  • The Institute witnessed the highest domestic salary package of INR 17 LPA and the IIIT Guwahati average salary package offered to the students in the year 2020 was INR 10.2 LPA under the B.Tech. program.
  • Some of the IIIT Guwahati top recruiters are 3D Solid Compression Pvt Ltd., Accenture, American Express, ASC Infratech, AVA Corp, Bank of America, Axis Bank, Cognizant.
  • IIIT Guwahati has also signed an MOU with different International Institutions throughout the world for summer internships and exchange programs.

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IIIT Guwahati Placement Highlights 2020

Particulars Placement Statistics
Placement Percentage 76%
Total No. of Students Registered 45
Total No. of Students Placed 34
No. of Offers 46
Average Salary Package INR. 10.2 LPA
Highest Salary Package INR. 17 LPA
Median Salary Package INR. 5.5 LPA

IIIT Guwahati Placement Highlights 2020

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IIIT Guwahati Placement Statistics

Program No. of Students Registered No. of Students Placed
B.Tech 45 21
M.Tech 353 10

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IIIT Guwahati Placements: Department Wise

Department Total No. of Students Placed Total % of Students Placed
CSE 22 88
ECE 12 60

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List of Top Companies at IIIT Guwahati Placement

IIIT Guwahati is among the top colleges in India that provide the best placement facilities to the candidates. The recruiters are interested in hiring the candidates from this institution not only for the academic excellence they possess but also due to the brand name and the reputation of the college that believes in providing the best professionals to the hiring companies. The list of few top companies that offer placements to the students are:

Two Roads Technologies Wipro UpGrad Zaloni18
Instahyre Kuvera TCS Algoma Mills
Humble School Nagarro Guavus Aptude
Yantrik Cohesity IBM Adapt
Distill Statwig TechJect Datakalp

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IIIT Guwahati Summer Internships

IIIT Guwahati not only provides the students with good placements but also with good internship opportunities. The top companies also select the students for such and the college has also tie-ups with different international institutions that help in such internship programs.

Students pursue a summer internship of around 10 – 12 weeks after their second year and their third year in corporate industries and academic institutions all over India and also abroad.

  • Eligibility for participating in the internship program

Students are required to be a part of IIIT Guwahati as the outside students are not provided internships from here. Moreover, the students are selected as per the requirements of the hiring company. The companies set the eligibility criteria and the selection procedure based on which the candidates are further selected for the internship program.

  • How to register for an internship?

IIIT Guwahati issues the application form wherein the students are required to fill in their personal details, semester details, name of the companies (preference-wise), and NOC (if required by the companies where the students are applying). The roles offered in the internship are like- application engineer, analyst, data science, research intern, etc.

Through Internships, the Institute offers opportunities to the students to apply the theoretical classroom gained knowledge into the real world. With these Internships, the students gain an immense amount of exposure which in turn makes them ready to enter the professional world.

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IIIT Guwahati Placements and Internship FAQ

Q.Which department has the highest rate of placement over the years?

Last updated on January 29th, 2021

Ans: Computer Science mostly has the highest rate of placement in IIIT Guwahati Placements.

Q.What was the placement ratio for the engineering department in IIIT Guwahati Placement 2020?

Last updated on January 29th, 2021

Ans: Around 70-80% of the candidates got placed in 2020 placement in the engineering department. Some of the reputed companies that hired candidates with higher packages are- Reliance, GACL, GNFC, etc where the maximum package also touched 20lac/annum.

Q.When does the IIIT Guwahati placement session begin?

Last updated on January 29th, 2021

Ans: The Placement Session would begin in the 1st week of September 2020 and continue till May 2021.

IIT Guwahati Placements Report and Summer Internship Programs

Last updated on November 25th, 2020

IIT Guwahati Placements recorded a comprehensive placement history of about 65.28% in B.Tech courses with more than 147 top recruiters. An aggregate amount of 690 scholars have been recruited in several domains by various companies across the nation and world.

  • The institute has about more than 300 recruiting proposals obtained from huge corporations encompassing Goldman Sachs, JPMC, Google, IBM, Bajaj, American Express and Oracle.
  • Based on the information provided by the chief of the Career Development Centre at IIT Guwahati, the amount of global bids exceeded twice of the prior year’s whole in the following day of sequences itself. The tasks have been given in distinct contours particularly as IT/Software, Analyst, Finance, Management, Design, etc.
  • While in the IIT Guwahati Placements, about 250 firms retained the job opportunities for students of the institute.
  • The institution also stands high for the number of students registered for internships by recording about 600 in the past year.

Some of the top recruiters at IIT Guwahati Placements were Uber, Microsoft, Accenture Japan, BNY Mellon USA, SOU Japan, etc.

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IIT Guwahati Placements Highlights 2020

Particulars  Details 
Total number of recruiters visited 147
Placement percentage of the year 65.28%
Total number of students enrolled for the campus recruitment 1060
Total number of multinational firms visited for recruitment 29
Total number of overall placement offers 691
Highest package of the year INR 1.5 crores offered by Microsoft
Top recruiters of the year Google, IBM, Bajaj, American Express, Oracle, Uber and Microsoft

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IIT Guwahati Placements Statistics

Under the student’s category of B.Tech and B.Des (undergraduate), the total number of jobs offered ranged about 491.

  • The all-around placement of B.Tech and B.Des scholars ranged about 87.52% while the prevailing placement of M.Tech and M.Des amateurs recorded about 51.84%.
Name of the course or program  Number of students took part in the recruitment processes Total number of students placed from the program
B.Tech. & B.Des. 561 students 491 students
M.Tech. & M.Des. 353 students 183 students
M.Sc. (Physics, Chemistry & Mathematics) 55 students 11 students

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Top IIT Guwahati Recruitments – Department wise

Name of the department  Total number of registered candidates Number of candidates placed through campus placement Number of candidates placed through PPOs Total number of students placed
CSE 86 57 28 85
ME 75 57 5 62
EEE (ECE) 70 46 19 65
CL 56 45 2 47
CE 52 42 0 42
Mathematics(MNC) 48 35 12 47
EEE (EEE) 40 29 8 37
BSBE(BT) 36 24 0 24
DD 36 22 4 26
Chemistry (CST) 31 27 3 30
Physics (EP) 31 25 1 26

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IIT Guwahati Placements: List of Top Companies

The students of IIT Guwahati earned opportunities for job placements from several top firms such as

  • Microsoft
  • Uber
  • Goldman Sachs
  • JPMC
  • IBM
  • Nutanix
  • American Express
  • Quadeye
  • Oracle
  • Bajaj
  • Google
  • Quadeye Securities
  • Analog Device
  • Atlassian
  • Flipkart
  • Wipro
  • Mahindra
  • TCS
  • Accenture Japan
  • SOU Japan
  • Square point Capital
  • L&T
  • Human Resocia
  • BNY Mellon-US

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IIT Guwahati Summer Internships

A pupil wanting to partake in the internship workouts ( inside the country or abroad) shall have to guarantee an accomplishment (a statement application) before the initial four weeks of the 5th semester if in any of the courses in B.Tech./B.Des.

  • A student from 2nd semester in MSc/MA department shall have to be deemed for the apprenticeship training.
  • The application must be acknowledged only via the faculty in charge of Placement of the divisions.
  • The management shall appoint a Student Internship volunteer (identical to the ordering representative) who coordinates every intern activities of the pupils of each department.
  • Once after getting done with the selection process, a student nominated by a firm/association for an apprenticeship, he/she shall remain as not considerable for any following scenarios of training.
  • Students shall be granted an allowance only to receive one internship offer in any part of India or abroad for the internship relieves those standing through the college.

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IIT Guwahati Internship stats over the year

A total of 181 students got placed for several internship programs, while in the past year, the number ranged about 264 students. Over more than 600 students had themselves enrolled for various internship programs.

In tenures of internship contour, pupils from IIT Guwahati retained several overtures for positions such as Software development engineer, Research intern, Graduate trainee Engineer, Lead IT associate, Analyst, quant research etc.

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IIT Guwahati Placements and Internships FAQs

Q.What is the average salary package offered to students of IIT Guwahati?

Last updated on November 25th, 2020

The average salary package of students from IIT Guwahati remains 20 lakhs per year.

Q.Which branch of engineering has the highest probability of getting placed during campus recruitment?

Last updated on November 25th, 2020

Computer science and engineering remain a vital one that tops the list of students recruited in the past year.

IIIT Guwahati: Admissions Via JEE Main 2021, Cut Off, Placements and More

Last updated on June 10th, 2021

IIIT Guwahati (also known as Indian Institute of Information Technology Guwahati) was established by the Ministry of Human Resources in the capital of the state of Assam. Later, in the year 2017, the institute was declared as an Institute of National Importance under an Act of Parliament. The institution holds a very reputed name in Assam, for higher education in the technical field.

  • Like other renowned IIITs, the college offers courses such as Bachelor of Technology (BTech), Master of Technology (MTech) and Doctorate in Philosophy (PhD).
  • IIIT Guwahati Ranking was at 66th position in NIRF 2020 engineering colleges across the entire country.
  • Moreover, IIIT Guwahati has managed to retain its position under 100 top engineering colleges of India.
  • The facilities provided by the institution include varied sports complexes, well-equipped labs, campus hostels for both genders, shuttle service, wifi fixed campus, cafeteria, library and technical seminar halls.
  • B.Tech admissions at IIIT Guwahati are granted based on the candidates’ performance in JEE Main exam.

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IIIT Guwahati: Highlights

Year of establishing 2013
Type Public-Private Partnership
Area of the campus 70 acres
Popular courses offered B.Tech, M.Tech, PhD
Entrance Exams JEE Main, GATE
Mode of application Online
Official Website iiitg.ac.in

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IIIT Guwahati: B.Tech Admissions via JEE Main

Indian Institute of Information Technology Guwahati accepts candidates who qualify the JEE Main exam with the declared minimum cut off. Candidates who qualify the entrance exam must provide their scorecard/All India Rank during the counselling and admission process.IIIT Guwahati

Once a candidate has qualified JEE Main, he/she has to apply and appear in the Joint Counselling for Engineering Institutes or JoSAA counselling. Candidates must also have cleared class 12th board examination. The institute/university accepts candidates who qualify the examination by applying and appearing in this entirely online-based process.

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Various B.Tech Specializations Offered

The institute provides a total of two 4-year full-time B.Tech Specializations to aspirants-

This is because the institute was set up in 2013 with limited infrastructure in the state of Assam. The first batch of both the specialisations graduated from the college in 2017. Also, the performance of IIITG in both these departments has been outstanding in the past three years.

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Eligibility Criteria for B.Tech

Given below is the eligibility criteria for allotment of seat in B.Tech course at IIIT Guwahati-

  • The student must have secured the minimum marks decided by the institution in the class 12th board examination. (This rule is now scrapped by government)
  • Minimum Age Criteria must be met.
  • He/she must fall under the IIIT Guwahati Cut Off/closing ranks.


IIIT Guwahati: Cut Off for Top B.Tech Courses

Given below are the IIIT Guwahati cut off for top B.Tech courses. The cut off is provided as general category opening-closing ranks from the JoSAA 2020 Counselling 6th Round.

Course Opening Ranks Closing Ranks
Computer Science and Engineering 4996 21096
Electronics & Communication Engineering 22515 30601

As visible above, the cut off for the general category goes pretty high. This results in a batch of highly intellectual students with great overall performance at the college.IIIT Guwahati Cut Off for Top B.Tech Courses

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IIIT Guwahati: Academics During COVID-19

The lifestyle at the moment has become hideous and online/digital mode has become the new normal amid COVID-19. Due to the pandemic, classes were halted from 16th March as the institution remained shut since then.

  • Online classes commenced from March 23, 2020. The hostel was informed to be open for students from remote areas with no internet. The institution promised to hold online classes with good audio and video quality.
  • Regular online YOGA classes for faculty, staff and students are scheduled to boost immunity and do away with mental stress.
  • IIT Guwahati has also contributed research in the fields of Ventilator, Hospital beds, 3 Layer fabric mask, Epidemic pattern and disease, Compostable Plastic Masks, Model the COVID-19 virus etiology using the tools of biophysics.
  • Indian Institute of Information Technology Guwahati announced the cancellation of the annual convocation.

The academics at college has continued with a few problems amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Along with this, the Director of the college kept the students updated with regular notifications on how to move further.

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Why Should You Choose IIIT Guwahati?

There are various options available for you as the average class size is small. Usually, classes have 60 students and you might bag great placement offers and also chances of working abroad!

  • The college has an intra-college fest named YUVAAN where students strive in both outdoor games, indoor games, computer games and cultural events such as singing, dancing and skits.
  • Indian Institute of Information Technology Guwahati students also get chances to participate in inter-college cultural and sports meets held outside the college.
  • Various clubs at IIIT Guwahati help you polish some of your interests and skills along with regular academics. Given below are some clubs of IIITG-
    • Programming Club: The club at the institution sets a secure basement in students by enhancing their skills in computer programming.
    • Robotics Club: This club works on reinforcing the student’s design state-of-the-art prototypes in the field of robotics
    • Quiz Club: Members of this club take part in quiz competitions held in other institutions and work on enriching the knowledge of each other.
    • Cultural Club: The members of this year work on searching for fresh talents every year and exploring new faces of skills and bringing pride to the institution.
  • Hostel Life: IIIT Guwahati hostel buildings present inside the campus accommodates more than 400 boys and 100 girls. The hostel has an inbuilt shared dining space and a separate recreation room. WiFi with high-speed internet service is available all the time.

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IIIT Guwahati Cut Off For B.Tech Specializations

Given below are IIIT Guwahati Cut Offs for the two B.Tech courses. Since the focus of college has been on only these two courses, the cut off usually goes high. IIITG Cut Off is provided as the closing ranks of the last rounds of JoSAA Counselling.

Electronics and Communication Engineering

Category Opening Ranks Closing Ranks
General 22515 30601
OBC 8551 12019
SC 2639 8369
ST 3441 3652

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Computer Science and Engineering

Category Opening Ranks Closing Ranks
General 4996 21096
OBC 4868 7936
SC 1159 6279
ST 1515 3333

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IIIT Guwahati: Reservation via JEE Counselling (JoSAA)

Given below is the reservation criteria at IIITG. Due to the college being a government institution, reservation rules as per the government norms apply here. Since the counselling of IIIT Guwahati is conducted in two phases – Home State and Other State (All India Quota), there is 50% reservation for students with state domicile.

Category of the candidate  Percentage of reservation 
SC 15%
ST 7.5%
EWS 10%
PWD (across all categories) 5%

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Faculty at IIIT Guwahati

The faculty at Indian Institute of Information Technology Guwahati consists of some highly intellectual and qualified members. There are a total of 47 faculty members as per latest NIRF data.

  • 45 faculty members are PhD holders. The remaining two have a maximum qualification of M.Tech degree.
  • A few faculty members have an experience in the field of teaching of more than 200 months which is equivalent to more than 15 years. Few have an experience of more than 35 years as well.
  • The student to faculty ratio is around 9:1, which shows that the college has a small batch size which adheres to each and every student individually.
  • There is a good balance between male and female faculty members.

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Various Facilities Provided at IIIT Guwahati

  • Internet Connection: The Institute provides high-speed 1 Gbps LAN and Wi-fi connectivity for the whole community inside the campus.
  • Library: Currently, the library has been stocked up with 1,214 printed volume of books. The institute has subscribed to the IEEE and ACM e-journal packages through which the users can get access to about 218 journals. The reading room remains as an add-on to the list.
  • Laboratories: The well-equipped laboratories present inside the educational block are – Electronics Lab, Signal Processing Lab, Communication Lab, Microwave engineering lab, Embedded Systems Lab, VLSI lab, Robotics lab.
  • Other facilities: Students of the institute also get to enjoy facilities such as Cafeteria, Transport service, Gym, Sports complex (indoor and outdoor), Dining and mess facility.

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IIIT Guwahati Placement Report

Top companies to which the students have been selected were: TCS, Infosys, Toppr Technologies, Byjus, Samsung India, Reliance Jio, Zaloni, Antron, Virtusa, Nagarro, LnT Infotech. IIIT Guwahati placement statistics for 2019-20 are tabulated below:

Category CSE ECE Overall
Total student registered 25 20 45
Total student selected 22 12 34
Average salary 11 LPA 8.1 LPA 10.2 LPA
Median Salary 6.5 LPA 5 LPA 5.5 LPA
Highest salary 17 LPA 12 LPA 17 LPA
Percentage placed so far 88% 60% 76%

The Top educational institutes to which students have been selected for higher education include:

  • University of Pennsylvania Brown University
  • University of California San Diego
  • University of California Davis
  • University of Wisconsin Madison.

Computer Science and Engineering course offered by the IIIT Guwahati placement record holds a history of 88% placement with the highest CTC of INR 56 LPA (international). Domestic placement bagged the highest CTC of INR 17 LPA. Both these offers were during 2019-20 placements.

Electronics and Communication Engineering course holds a history of 60% placements with the highest CTC of INR 12 LPA during IIIT Guwahati placement of 2019-20.

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Scholarships at IIIT Guwahati

If a student coming from a weaker economic background requires financial assistance, he/she can apply and receive an education loan through Vidhya-Lakshmi portal with the help of the institute. Students with good JEE Ranks and scores can apply for Simon Scholarship.

As per the official website, the institute does not provide scholarships to undergraduate students. Currently, direct financial assistance from college is provided only to PhD students. However, the college offers assistance in providing loans to students. Few banks which set up camps at college are-

  1. HDFC Bank
  2. Syndicate Bank
  3. Vidyalakshmi Portal by NSDL

Other than this, the official portal of the Government of India – www.scholarships.gov.in – can be useful in order to avail financial assistance for higher education at IIIT Guwahati. Currently, under the state and central government schemes, 6 students of the college were receiving full tuition fees reimbursement, while many were receiving in part.


IIIT Guwahati Fee Structure for B.Tech Courses

The updated IIIT Guwahati fees for various B.Tech courses (1st semester) are given below.

Particulars Fee Payable (INR)
Tuition fee/semester 1,12,500 /-
Institution caution fee (one time) 5,000 /-
Hostel rent / semester 12,500 /-
Mess fee/semester 4,000 /-
Total Fees 1,34,000 /-


  • The college fees has been updated for students joining from 2020 onwards.
  • Mess Fee and Hostel Charges are for students who are staying on-campus accommodations. These charges are not mandatory for day scholars.
  • Previously, the college had some fee remission for certain categories such as SC/ST/PwD. However, from 2019 onwards, fees for all categories are the same.
  • Due to the Public-Private Partnership Model of IIIT Guwahati, scholarships as per government rules are not provided. However, the college does provide various facilities to avail education loans.


IIIT Guwahati FAQs

Ques. How many seats are available for admission at IIIT Guwahati under All India Quota?

Last updated on August 10th, 2020

Ans. There are a total of 233 seats available for B.Tech course at IIITG. 33 seats are reserved for female candidates only. Under CSE, there are 130 seats available and under ECE, 70 seats are available.

Ques. How is CSE at IIIT Guwahati?

Last updated on August 10th, 2020

Ans. CSE Branch at IIIT Guwahati is top-notch. The highest CTC from the B.Tech batch of INR 56 LPA was from the CSE branch. Overall, B.Tech in CSE has had an average placement of INR 10 LPA.

Ques. How can I reach IIIT Guwahati?

Last updated on August 10th, 2020

Ans. One can reach IIIT Guwahati from Guwahati Airport via NH37. The college is 4 km away from the airport. Cab facilities are available from the airport. Guwahati Railway Station is also close to the campus.

Ques. Which company is the industry partner at IIIT Guwahati?

Last updated on August 10th, 2020

Ans. Currently, TCS is the industry partner at IIITG. The company offers summer internships to students as well as various top executives visit the college for providing lectures and industry knowledge on specific topics.