IIT – Guwahati

Indian Institute of Technology, Guwahati , the sixth member of the IIT fraternity, was established in 1994. The academic programme of IIT Guwahati commenced in 1995. At present the Institute has eleven departments and five interdisciplinary academic centres covering all the major engineering, science, and humanities disciplines. Within a short period of time, IIT Guwahati has been able to build up world class infrastructure for carrying out advanced research and has been equipped with state-of-the-art Scientific and Engineering instruments.

IIT – Guwahati

Indian Institute of Technology, Guwahati , the sixth member of the IIT fraternity, was established in 1994. The academic programme of IIT Guwahati commenced in 1995. At present the Institute has eleven departments and five interdisciplinary academic centres covering all the major engineering, science, and humanities disciplines. Within a short period of time, IIT Guwahati has been able to build up world class infrastructure for carrying out advanced research and has been equipped with state-of-the-art Scientific and Engineering instruments.

Application & Admission Process

What is the Admission Process ?

The admission process for available programmes is given below :

For B.Des & M.Des :
Step 1 – Appear for UCEED/CEED
Step 2 – Fill and Submit Online Application Form on the college website
Step 3 – Shortlisted Candidates appear for Studio Test & Interview
Step 4 – Selected Candidates Pay the Program Fees

For Ph.D :

  • The admission processes will consists of a seminar /presentation of a topic of the candidate’s choice but related to Design.
  • The seminar could also be in the form of a proposal for intended research consisting of problem statement, hypothesis, possible methodology and bibliography.
  • Candidates are also encouraged to present portfolios/projects/work experience that may have a bearing on their research interest.
    This presentation will be followed by a formal interview/test covering fundamental and advanced topics in Design related issues.
What are the Important dates of Admission Process ?
M.Des :

Sr. No. Key Activity Dates
1. Start of Online Application Process 22nd March 2019,10:00 am onwards
2. End of Online Application Process 16th April 2019, till 5:00 pm
3. Written Test & Interview 21st , 22nd & 23rd May 2019

Ph.D :

Sr. No. Key Activity Dates
1. Start of Online Application Process 22nd March 2019, 10:00 am onwards
2. End of Online Application Process 16th April 2019, till 5:00 pm
3. Selection Process 17th & 18th May
How can I apply ? What are the application fees ?

Application form is available online
To know more refer the following link: https://www.iitg.ac.in/acad/AdvtNotificationJuly2018/AdvtNotificationJuly2018.htm

What is the Entrance Exam Pattern ? Are any Sample Papers available ?
Which cities is the Entrance Exam held in ?

Examination centres for CEED are mentioned below :

  • Ahmedabad
  • Bengaluru
  • Bhopal
  • Bhubaneswar
  • Chandigarh
  • Chennai
  • New Delhi
  • Guwahati
  • Hyderabad
  • Jaipur
  • Kolkata
  • Roorkee
  • Lucknow
  • Mumbai
  • Nagpur
  • Patna
  • Pune
  • Raipur
  • Thiruvananthapuram
  • Thrissur
  • Visakhapatnam

General Information

Name of the Institute
Indian Institute of Technology, Guwahati (IIT-Guwahati)
What was the Year of Establishment ?

IIT-Guwahati was established in the year 1994 .

Which Campuses do they have ?

IIT-Guwahati has its sole campus in Guwahati.

What Programs & Seats are offered?

The following programmes are offered at IIT-Guwahati :

  • B.Des
  • M.Des
  • P.h.D
What is the Eligibility Criteria to apply for programs at the Institute ?

Eligibility Criteria for B.Des :

  • Candidates should have a valid score for the Undergraduate Common Entrance Examination for Design (UCEED) conducted by IITs.
  • You may find more information about UCEED here.
    Candidates who have passed the qualifying examination (Class XII or equivalent) with Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics as subjects.

Eligibility Criteria for M.Des :

  • Minimum CPI of either 5.5 in a 10 point scale or 55% of marks in the qualifying degree/diploma
  • All regular category candidates must possess a valid score of all India Common Entrance Examination for Design (CEED)

Ph.D :

  • Candidates having Bachelors or Masters degree or Diploma in a relevant area, with a minimum CPI of either 6.0 in a 10 point scale or 60% of marks.
What are the Fees for different Programs ?

The fee structure for all available design programmes is given below :
B.Des:

Sr. No. Heads Amount(INR)
1. Tuiton & Exam Fee 1,00,550
2. Hostel Facilities & Establishment Charges 3,300
3. Hostel & Student Fund 450
4. Mess Fee & Deposit 14,520
  TOTAL 1,18,820

M.Des:

Sr. No. Heads Amount(INR)
1. One Time Admission Fee 3,650
2. Tuition & Exam Fee 25,550
3. Hostel Fees 450
4. Deposits 5,600
5. GMIS Premium 1,800
6. Student Fund 50
7. Mess Charges 14,520
  TOTAL 54,870

Ph.D

Sr. No. Heads Amount(INR)
1. One Time Admission Fee 1,550
2. Tuition & Exam Fee 3,050
3. Hostel 3,700
4. Deposits 5,600
5. Fund 2,900
6. GMIS Premium 1,800
7. Mess Charges 14,520
  TOTAL 33,120
Is there any Reservation in Seats ? If so, what is the split ?
Reservation of Seats is available for SC, ST, OBC (Non-creamy layer) and PwD categories.
Does the campus have Residential facility ?

The details of Residential Facilities provided are :

  • Separate hostel blocks for boys and girls
  • The hostel blocks together can house about 3000+ students
  • Limited accomodation for married students and families is also available
  • Four different mess facilities are available
Does the Institute have any International Affiliations ?

IIT IDC has a number of International Affiliations.

For details please visit the given link : https://www.ir.iitb.ac.in/?page_id=88

What are the Highlights of Infrastructure/facilities at the campus ?

The Highlights of Infrastructure are :

  • CAD/CAM/CAE Lab (Product Engineering lab)
  • Modeling and Simulation Lab
  • Workshop facilities
  • Print and Multimedia Studio
  • Animation Research Lab
  • Visual Communication Studio (VC Studio)
  • Photography and Video studio
Are there any Scholarships & Student Loans available ?

Financial Support :
(For regular students, who are Indian nationals)

  • Assistantships (max 2 years) are provided at the rate of Rs.12,400/- per month to students with a valid CEED score, for MDes programme.
    (Note:CEED score requirement is exempted for students with Bachelor’s degree from an Indian Institute of Technology with minimum CPI of 8.0.)

Scholarship for P.h.D :
(For regular students, who are Indian nationals)
All regular candidates with GATE/CEED score are entitled to scholarship and will have to perform teaching /lab assistant duties in addition to pursuing their research.

Industry & Job Market

What are the Highlights of Placement for recent years ?

List of past recruiters :
The first batch of students this year graduated with 100% internships & 98% placements in companies like :

  • Trilogy
  • Fair Isaac
  • Kanbay
  • Infosys
  • Crompton Greaves
  • Videocon
  • Cognizant
  • TCS
  • Wipro
  • Fluent India
  • TAFE
  • Virtusa India
  • Mindtree
  • FICO
  • Mahindra & Mahindra
  • Approva systems
  • IBM
  • De Shaw
  • iRunway
  • Cordys
  • Persistent
  • 4AM
  • Geodesic
  • Clarice technologies
  • AVA corp.
  • Accenture
  • Texity systems
  • Grail research
  • Flipkart

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