INDIAN INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY GUWAHATI
INDIAN INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY (IIT) GUWAHATI
Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati (commonly known as IIT Guwahati or IITG) 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.ndian Institute of Technology Guwahati is the premier institute of engineering, science and technology in the north-eastern region of the country with a growing list of accolades earned nationally and internationally.
Currently IIT Guwahati houses these departments : Department of Biotechnology, Department of Chemical Engineering, Department of Chemistry, Department of Civil Engineering, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Department of Design, Department of Electronics & Communication Engineering, Department of Humanities|Humanities and Social Sciences, Department of Mathematics, Department of Mechanical Engineering
and Department of Physics.The aforementioned departments of the Institute offer B. Tech., B. Des., M. Des., M. Tech., Ph.D. and M.Sc. programmes.
The history of IIT Guwahati traces its roots to the 1985 Assam Accord signed between the AASU and the Govt. of India, which mentions the general improvement in education facilities in Assam and specifically the setting up of an IIT.IIT Guwahati is a fully residential campus. The Gymhkana Club promotes the objectives of fostering extra-curricular and co-curricular activites, welfare of students and their stay on the campus.All the students live in hostels located in the campus. All these hostels have single seat rooms and have all basic amenities like food mess, canteen, lounges, indoor games, campus wide LAN with internet access etc. The hostels are named after various rivers and tributaries of North-East India.