Indian Institute of Information Technology, Guwahati
|भारतीय सूचना प्रौद्योगिकी संस्थान गुवाहाटी|
|Director||Prof. Gautam Barua|
|Location||Guwahati, Assam, India
|Campus||Urban, 70-acre (0.28 km2)|
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.
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. 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.
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 )
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.
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.
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- "IIITG-Doctoral Programmes". iiitg.ac.in. Retrieved 7 Feb 2015.
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