The Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati (IIT Guwahati), is the sixth member of the IIT fraternity, was established in 1994. The academic program of IIT Guwahati (IITG) commenced in 1995. This is a public institution established by the Government of India, located at Guwahati, Assam in India. It is the sixth Indian Institute of Technology established in India. IIT Guwahati is officially recognized as an Institute of National Importance by the Government of India.
At present the Institute has eleven departments and five inter-disciplinary academic centers covering all the major engineering, science, and humanities disciplines, offering BTech, BDes, MA, MDes, MTech, MSc and Ph.D. programs. 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.