About IIIT Guwahati

Indian Institute of Information Technology Guwahati (IIITG) is an institution of National Importance under an Act of Parliament (THE INDIAN INSTITUTES OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY (PUBLIC-PRIVATE PARTNERSHIP) ACT, 2017). It offers B.Tech. courses in Electronics and Communication Engineering (ECE) and Computer Science Engineering (CSE), M.Tech. courses in CSE and ECE and runs PhD programmes in ECE, CSE, Mathematics, and Humanities and Social Sciences (HSS). IIITG started operations in August 2013 with B.Tech programmes in CSE and ECE. The first batch of B.Tech. students completed their programme in May 2017. The first convocation of the Institute was held on May 15 2018.The institute has further received funding for infrastructural development and academic improvement under TEQIP III.

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Mr. Satyabrata Dey, Managing Director, Sreeleathers Ltd., Kolkata, is the Chairman of the Board of Governors. Prof. Sarat Kumar Patra, the director of NIT Agartala, is the Director incharge of the Institute.
April 17, 2024

From the Director’s Desk

I am Sarat Kumar Patra, Director Incharge of IIIT Guwahati. Currently, I am also holding the position of director at NIT Agartala. Previously, I was the director at IIIT Vadodara for 6 years (between 2017-2023).

Prior to that, I had served as a professor at the Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering at National Institute of Technology, Rourkela.

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Academic Programs


IIITG attracts, challenges, and cultivates independent thinkers with the power and drive to create personally meaningful lives. IIITG offers the following undergraduate programmes - a) B.Tech. in Computer Science and Engineering (CSE) b) B.Tech. in Electronics and Communication Engineering (ECE).

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Master of Technology

M.Tech programmes have started from July 2018 in CSE and ECE departments.

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Doctor of Philosophy

PhD programmes have started from April 2015. A few number of assistantships are available in CSE and ECE. A total of 25 Research Scholars are enrolled in our PhD programmes.

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IIITG at a glance


BTech students


MTech students


Ph.D. students