IIT Guwahati has been ranked among the top 100 of the world's dynamic young universities by Times Higher Education(THE) magazine.
Established in 1994, Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati is the sixth member of the IIT fraternity. The academic programs at the institute were launched in 1995. IIT Guwahati has 11 departments and 3 inter-disciplinary academic centres which encompass all the major disciplines in Engineering, Science and Humanities. Within a short period of time, IIT Guwahati has succesfully set up world class infrastructure for carrying out advanced research and is equipped with state-of-the-art scientific and engineering instruments. The Institute is situated on the banks of the mighty Brahmaputra river and its 700 acres are endowed with lush greenery and picturesque landscape interspersed with hillocks and lakes. IIT Guwahati offers a friendly and pleasant ambiance which facilitates multi-dimensional growth of the individuals in the campus.
About the Department of Electronics & Electrical Engineering
The Department was established during the inception of the institute in 1995 as the Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering (ECE). In 2011, department was renamed as the Department of Electronics and Electrical Engineering (EEE). Currently, the Department offers two undergraduate programs:- "Electronics and Communication Engineering" and "Electronics and Electrical Engineering".
The Department offers a vibrant environment for undergraduate, postgraduate education and research in Electrical and Electronics Engineering. Faculty members along with the research scholars are involved in various advanced research activities.
Department of EEE is well equipped with modern laboratory facilities, which exposes the students to practical aspects of engineering problems. With a balanced emphasis on theory and experimental work, the Department trains motivated engineers and scientists of international caliber.
For more details about the curriculum please visit: http://www.iitg.ac.in/eee/
Guwahati, known as Pragjyotispura (Astrology City of East) in ancient times, derives its name from Assamese words “Guwa”, the areca nut, and “Haat”, the market. According to an ancient legend, the demon king “Narakasura” is said to have built this city. The city has unique scenic beauty due to its hilly and plain terrains, wide range of flora and fauna, and the mighty Brahmaputra bisecting the city into two halves. Guwahati is one of the fastest growing metropolises of India. The city enjoys the cultural diversity with people from various religions and cultures living in peace and harmony. Some of the key attractions of Guwahati and its neighborhood are the Kamakhya Temple located on the top of Nilachal hill, the Shiv Temple of Umananda located on Peacock island in the middle of the river Brahmaputra, the Basistha Ashram at the confluence of three streams, the Navagraha Temple- the “temple of nine planets”, the Pabitora wild-life sanctuary for rhinos, the weaving village of Soalkuchi and Hajo, a pilgrimage spot for Hindus, Buddhists and Muslims. Several tourist hot spots like Manas and the Kaziranga National Parks, Shillong hill station and Cherrapunji, the second wettest place on Earth, are located a few hours aways from Guwahati. The city is well connected by air, rail and road to the rest of the country, and enjoys a very pleasant weather in the month of December, with an average temperature between 10-22o C.