IIT Guwahati Post Graduate Programs & Eligibility

By Vineet Vijay|Updated : March 14th, 2017

Indian Institutes of Technology Guwahati (IIT-G) invites all the eligible candidates in the field of higher studies. There are many Post Graduate courses are offered by IIT-G according to the specified stream of the candidates applying for the programmes.

Here we are providing the list of Post Graduate Programs and their eligibility in IIT Guwahati:

M.Tech and MDes Programmes

Dept. of Computer Science & EngineeringComputer Science and Engineering
Dept. of Electronics & Electrical Engineering

(i) Signal Processing

(ii) VLSI

(III) Communication Engineering

(iv) Power and Control

(v) RF and Photonics

Dept. of Mechanical Engineering

(i) Fluids and Thermal Engineering

(ii) Machine Design

(iii) Computer Assisted Manufacturing

(iv) Computational Mechanics

(v) Aerodynamics and Propulsion

Dept. of Civil Engineering

(i) Structural Engineering

(ii) Geotechnical Engineering

(iii) Water Resources Engineering and Management

(iv) Environmental Engineering

(v) Transportation Systems Engineering

(vi) Infrastructure Engineering and Management

(vii) Earth System Science and Engineering

 Dept. of Chemical Engineering

 (i) Petroleum Science and Technology

(ii) Material Science and Technology

 Dept. of Biosciences and Bioengineering Biotechnology
Dept. of Design (MDes Programme)Design (With focus on Product Design and Development; Ergonomics; Usability Engineering including Human Computer Interaction (HCI); Communication Design).

Categories of M.Tech/M.Des Students

The Institute admits M.Tech/M.Des students under the following categories:

  •  Regular(Full-Time)
    • Students working full-time for their MTech/MDes degrees and receive assistantships from the Institute or fellowship from any other recognised funding agency.
  •  Sponsored(Full-Time)
    • Sponsored by arecognizedd R&D organisation, academic institution, governmental organisation or industry for doing MTech/MDes in the Institute on a full-time basis. 
    • The applicant must be a regular employee of his/her organisation with at least two years of experience at the time of admission and be engaged in professional work in the discipline in which admission is sought.  He/She will not receive any financial support from the Institute.  
  • Part-time
    • Candidates who are professionally employed personnel (including the staff of IIT Guwahati), who can attend classes at the Institute while employed. 
    • These candidates should be able to attend regular classes as per the schedule of the Institute. 
  •  Project Staff
    • Candidates who are presently working on sponsored projects in the Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati. 
    • The remaining duration of the project at the time of admission should be at least one year.
    • This category of students may be registered on a full-time or part-time basis. 


Eligibility Criteria For  M.Tech Programme

  • Minimum CPI of 6.5 or 60% of marks or First Class in the qualifying degree, fulfilling specific requirements for different disciplines, as indicated below:
Engineering DisciplineEligibility Criteria
Computer Science & EngineeringB.E/B.Tech or equivalent or MSc (Computer Science/Information Technology) or Graduates (AMIETE) from Institution of Electronics and Telecommunication Engineers (IETE) in Computer Science & Engineering or MCA from a recognized Institution and a valid GATE score in CS.
Electronics & Electrical Engineering

B.E/B.Tech in Electrical/ Electronics Engineering or Equivalent or MSc(Electronics) or Graduates (AMIETE) from Institution of Electronics and Telecommunication Engineers (IETE) in Electronics & Telecommunication Engineering, and a valid GATE score in EC/EE.

For `Power and Control’ specialization, a valid GATE score in`EE’ or `IN’ is a must.

Mechanical Engineering

B.E/B.Tech and a valid GATE score in: `ME’ for the specializations of (i) Fluids and Thermal Engineering, and (ii) Machine Design; and `ME’ or `PI’  for the specialization of “Computer Assisted Manufacturing” only; and(c)`ME’ or ` Aerospace Eng.’ for the specialization of “Computational Mechanics” and “Aerodynamics and Propulsion” only

Civil EngineeringB.E/B.Tech and a valid GATE score in: (a) `CE’  for the specializations of (i) Structural Engineering, (ii) Geotechnical Engineering, (iii) Environmental Engineering, (iv) Transportation Systems Engineering;(b)`CE’ or `AR’  for the specialization of “Infrastructure Engineering and Management”;(c) `CE’ or `AG’ for the specialization of “Water Resources Engineering and Management” 
BiotechnologyM.S/B.Tech with a valid GATE score
Chemical engineeringB.E/B.Tech with a valid GATE Score in Chemical Engineeing

Eligibility Criteria For M.Des Programme

  • Minimum CPI of 6.0 or 55% of marks in the qualifying degree/diploma.
  • All regular category candidates (except those having BTech/BDes degrees from an IIT with a minimum CPI of 7.0) must possess a valid score of all India Common Entrance Examination for Design (CEED).
  • Minimum experience required for Sponsored (Full-time), Self-Financed, and Part-Time categories of candidates:
    • 4-year Bachelors’ degree or equivalent in Design, Engineering, Architecture, Interior Design or a Design related field.
    • 4-year Professional Diploma in Design of NID or Professional Diploma of CEPT (5-year programme).


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