Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati

Useful information



Support and assistance on arrival and during the period of stay

"Provided by Prof. Sanjay Kumar Bose, Mr. Dilip Boro and Mr. Dibyendu Debnath with contact information as given below. Telephone: +91 361 2582013 (Prof. Sanjay K. Bose), +91 361 2582181 (Mr. Dilip Boro), +91 361 2582182 (Mr. D. Debnath) Email: (Prof. Sanjay K. Bose), (Mr. Dilip Boro), (Mr. D. Debnath).
Orientation on arrival provided by Mr. Debnath. Office of AA&ER also helps with registration and other formalities on arrival and during period of stay. Student buddy is assigned to incoming international students. A faculty family is also assigned as a Host Family for the student to interact with during his/her stay on campus. Campus medical facilities (for minor illnesses), library and internet facilities provided to international students at par with other students in IITG.
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Halls of residence on offer

Campus accommodation is guaranteed for all incoming students. Girl students are provided accommodation in the Girl’s Hostel. Male students are provided accommodation in one of the boy’s hostels (decided prior to arrival). Incoming faculty and staff may be provided accommodation in semi-furnished studio apartments or in one of the student’s hostels (in case the studio apartments are not available).


Language courses on offer



Information on the cost of living, climate and cultural events

"Cost of living is generally very low with food costs approximately US$2 per day and dormitory charges are nominal. Guwahati generally has a pleasant, temperate climate but can get hot in the months of July-August and cold in the months of December-January.
Guwahati has several famous national parks and world heritage sites nearby, within easy driving distance. It is also a good place to base oneself to explore the scenic and cultural beauty of the neighboring states.


Support to disabled people

Some support is available for disabled people (i.e. wheelchair bound). We are trying our best to make the campus disabled-friendly.


Monitoring Activities

Academic monitoring will be done through regular assignments, quizzes and exams.


Integration events organized by the University

International students are invited to meet the Director and the Deans once a semester. Student bodies are encouraged to help international students participate in sports activities and cultural activities, including the cultural and techno-cultural festivals organized on campus.