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Don't miss this piece of art right outside the Institute Auditorium!!
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Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra Pre Fest Lecture, Techniche '13
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The red carpet has been rolled out for the filmmaker extraordinaire, Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra for the most amazing pre-fest treat one could ever dream of!

Catch him live this Saturday, 24th August at 5pm, Institute Auditorium, IIT Guwahati
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Prakriti Club's Plantation Drive on August 18
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Here is the glimpse of Prakriti's Club's initiative of planting saplings across campus. The club did a great job.

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Techniche'13 IIT Guwahati's annual Techno-Management Festival - the largest of its kind in North East India  has started with an amazing performnce by Sifar-A Rock Band at the Inaugural Ceremony on 29th August. Check out the schedule for the upcoming events in Techniche'13.
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Catch Nitin Gupta (Rivaldo) live this Techniche

Time: 7 PM
Day1: Friday 30th August
Venue: Auditorium
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A glimpse into the summer of IITG students - around the world
- An initiative of Montage - The photography club of IIT Guwahati

The one thing that we all do is capturing the best moments of our time
spent during the vacations. Montage - The Photography Club of IIT Guwahati takes the initiative to make a collection of Internship/Holiday Photographs taken by the members of IITG family!

Anyone who is interested in sharing his experience and photographs here is always welcome to send his/her holiday/internship photographs at

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+IITG Alumni Association  presents Annual Alumni Meet-Bangalore Chapter on 24th August.
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Founded in 1994
Indian Institute of Technology, Guwahati is an autonomous engineering & technology-oriented institute of higher education established by the Government of India, located in Guwahati, in Assam,India. It is the sixth Indian Institute of Technology established in India.

The history of IIT Guwahati traces its roots to the 1985 Assam Accord signed between the All Assam Students Union and the Govt. of India, which mentions the general improvement in education facilities in Assam and specifically the setting up of an IIT.

IITG was established in 1994 by an act of parliament and its academic programme commenced in 1995. IITG admitted its first batch of students into its Bachelor of Technology programme in 1995. The selection process was the same as that of all IITs, i.e. through the Joint Entrance Examination. In 1998, the first batch of students were accepted into the Master of Technology program through the GATE.

The campus of IITG is situated on the northern banks of Brahmaputra and abuts the North Guwahati town of Amingaon.
The Logo-An Identity,Read the story behind it:

IIT Guwahati houses the following departments:

  • Department of Biotechnology
  • Department of Chemical Engineering
  • Department of Chemistry
  • Department of Civil Engineering(CE)
  • Department of Computer Science and Engineering
  • Department of Design
  • Department of Electronics & Electrical Engineering (previously known as Department of Electronics and Communication)
  • Department of Humanities and Social Sciences
  • Department of Mathematics
  • Department of Mechanical Engineering
  • Department of Physics
Research centres
IITG is home to six centres of research.
  • Centre for Educational Technology
  • Centre for Nanotechnology
  • Centre for Mass Media Communication
  • Central Instruments Facility
  • Centre for Energy
  • Centre for the Environment
IIT Guwahati was also the first IIT to introduce design as one of the disciplines at Undergraduate and Ph.D level. The Department of Design (DoD) at the institute awards the degree of B.Des. (Bachelor of Design),M.Des (Master of Design) & PhD on completion of the undergraduate and postgraduate academic programs respectively.

Presently there are about 3865 students on rolls, 290 faculty members and 300 support staff.

Every year the students and administration of IIT Guwahati together organize and number of festivals and competitions. Techniche and Alcheringa are the conducted on a very large scale and are growing in terms of participation and sponsors.

Techniche is an annual techno-management festival of IIT Guwahati. Techniche is held in September every year over three days. Techniche provides students from schools and colleges across India a platform to interact with many experts in subject areas through its lecture series. It has been attended by P. Chidambaram, Kiran Bedi, H. C. Verma, Mike Fincke, John C. Mather and others. Techniche ’10 was held from September 2 to September 5. Techniche ’12 will be held from August 30 to September 2, 2012.

Alcheringa is the annual cultural festival of the IITG. It is held for 4 nights and 3 days generally on the first weekend of February. Started in 1996 by a bunch of IITG students, Alcheringa has a footfall of more than 40,000 and a participation from 150 colleges from across the country.

Other festivals
  • Manthan, the annual inter-hostel cultural festival
  • Alfaaz, the annual literary festival
  • Kriti, the annual inter-hostel technical festival
  • Spardha, the annual inter-hostel sports fest
  • Performing Arts Festival (PAF), the annual performing arts festival
  • AdvayaPG the PG fest.

Besides these, Inter-IIT Sports Meet is held annually every winter among the Indian Institutes of Technology. The Meet is hosted by each of the IITs in turn. In 2006, IIT Guwahati hosted the 42nd Inter-IIT Sports Meet for the first time.

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