Indian Institute of Information Technology Guwahati (IIITG) is an institution under MHRD, Govt. of India. It offers B.Tech. courses in Electronics and Communication Engineering (ECE) and Computer Science Engineering (CSE), and runs PhD programmes in ECE, CSE and Humanities and Social Sciences (HSS). IIITG started operations in August 2013 with B.Tech. programmes in CSE and ECE. PhD programmes were started in 2015.
IIITG is one of the 20 IIITs set up by the Central Govt. in PPP mode.
IIITG strives to be attentive to academic needs of every student. A typical undergraduate class at the institute consists of 60 students, and the classes are conveniently scheduled between 9 A.M. to 5 P.M.
At present, the temporary campus of IIITG is located near the Guwahati Railway Station. It operates from a building within the Assam Textile Institute premises. The building holds classrooms, labs, faculty rooms, seminar hall and administrative offices. Two smaller classrooms have also been constructed next to the building to hold classes. Besides, two more floors with classrooms, labs and faculty rooms are under construction and part of one floor will be available by July 2016. All the classrooms in IIITG are spacious, air-conditioned and are equipped with overhead projectors. A 1 Gbps National Knowledge Network (NKN) link has been provided to IIITG. Further, DG power back up is available in case of power failure.IIITG proudly announces that the foundation stone for its permanent campus was laid on 19 January, 2016 by Hon’ble Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi in the august presence of Governor of Assam Shri Padmanabha Balakrishna Acharya, Hon’ble Chief Minister of Assam Shri Tarun Gogoi and Hon’ble Minister of Human Resources & Development Smt Smriti Zubin Irani. The permanent campus is being constructed on 70 acres of land about 4 km from the Guwahati airport. It is planned to move to the campus by the end of 2017.
Prof. Gautam Barua of IIT Guwahati has been the Mentor Director from August 2013. He has now been appointed a regular Director for five more years. He joined as Director on 16 June, 2016.
For more details on the faculty profile and other details please refer to our website,www.iiitg.ac.in.
B.Tech. - 236; Ph.D. - 25
Total - 261
Professor - 2; Asst Professor - 10; Lecturer - 3
Asst Professor - 12; Lecturer - 2
Asst Professor - 5
Asst Professor - 3
Total - Professor - 2; Asst. Professor - 30; Lecturer - 5
Registrar - 1; OSD - 1; Executive Engineer - 1; AR(Finance) - 1; JTS(CSE) - 2; JTS(ECE) - 4; JS - 6; JAO - 1; SLIA - 2
IIITG Temporary Building
IIITG Permanent Campus - Under Construction
Partners of IIITG:
1. MHRD, Govt. of India
2. Govt. of Assam
3. Tata Consultancy Services
4. Oil India Limited
5. Srei Infrastructure Finance Ltd.
6. Amtron Ltd.
Financial Contributions of Partners in setting up the Institute:
1. MHRD, Govt. of India : 57.5 %
2. Govt. of Assam : 35 %
3. Industry Partners together : 7.5 %
IIITG is operating from it's temporary premises in the Assam Textile Institute Campus at the heart of the city. The permanent campus is coming up in 70 acres of land about 4 km from the Guwahati airport. A map of the campus is here.
The institute is led by it's Director, Prof. Gautam Barua, governed by it's Board Of Governors and the State Steering Committee.
- 2.Board Of Governors
- 3.State Steering Committee
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