Indian Institute of Information Technology, Guwahati

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IIIT Guwahati
भारतीय सूचना प्रौद्योगिकी संस्थान गुवाहाटी
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Type Public-Private Partnership
Established 2013
Chairman Subramaniam Ramadorai[1]
Director Prof. Gautam Barua[2]
Undergraduates 179
Postgraduates 25
Location Guwahati, Assam, India
26°11′35″N 91°41′42″E / 26.193°N 91.695°E / 26.193; 91.695Coordinates: 26°11′35″N 91°41′42″E / 26.193°N 91.695°E / 26.193; 91.695
Campus Urban, 70-acre (0.28 km2)
Acronym IIITG
Colors Blue
Website http://www.iiitg.ac.in/

Indian Institute of Information Technology, Guwahati (IIIT G) is one of the Indian Institutes of Information Technology located in Guwahati, Assam. It was set up by the Government of India in public-private partnership (PPP) mode.[3]

History[edit]

On 18 March 2013, Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India introduced a bill in the Parliament to establish 20 new Indian Institute of Information Technology's in different parts of the Country. As per the bill, MHRD will establish the 20 new IIITs under the Public Private Partnership (PPP) mode partnering with respective state governments and industry partners.[4] The new IIITs are envisaged to be Institutes of National Importance. Aimed at generating highly competent manpower of global standards for the Information Technology Industry, the institutes are also expected to act as major catalyst to develop new knowledge in the field of Information Technology.

Foundation[edit]

IIIT Guwahati was set up in 2013. The foundation stone for campus of IIIT Guwahati was unveiled in the presence of Hon'ble Prime Minister , Shri Narendra Modi .[5]

Academics[edit]

Programs

IIITG offers B.Tech degree in Computer science and engineering and Electronics and communication engineering.[6] Admission to all these programs are through JEE-MAIN.

From 2015 onwards students enrolled in the research Doctoral Programme (awarding a Ph.D) after either completing a B.Tech degree or an M.Tech one.[7]

IIIT Guwahati houses the following departments:

  • Department of Computer Science and Engineering
  • Department of Electronics & Communication Engineering
  • Department of Mathematics
  • Department of Economics
  • Department of English ( Linguistics, Colonial and Post colonial Studies, Urban Studies )

Placement[edit]

The first Batch of IIITG is graduating in summer 2017. which consist mainly two Department ECE and CSE of B.Tech program. Placement session has been started and the firms will start visiting for campus drive from the first week of December-2016. in the meanwhile the respected firms can contact to the Placement Cell of IIIT Guwahati.

Email: placement[at]iiitg.ac.in

Annual festivals[edit]

Yuvaanβ[edit]

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Yuvaanβ, is the annual cultural extravaganza of the Indian Institute of Information Technology (IIIT), Guwahati. Beta edition of Yuvaanβ 2.0 was held in February, 2016.

  1. ^ "IIITG Administration". 
  2. ^ "Director". 
  3. ^ http://iiitg.ac.in/about.html
  4. ^ "Bill in Lok Sabha to set up 20 more IIITs". The Hindu Business Line. Retrieved 2016-01-19. 
  5. ^ "PM unveils plaque for foundation stone of campus for IIIT Guwahati". Retrieved 2016-01-19. 
  6. ^ Courses provided "IIITG-Undergraduate Programmes" Check |url= value (help). iiitg.ac.in. Retrieved 22 Sep 2015. 
  7. ^ "IIITG-Doctoral Programmes". iiitg.ac.in. Retrieved 7 Feb 2015.