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Indian Institute of Technology - [IIT], Gandhi Nagar

Gandhi Nagar, Gujarat AICTE, UGC Estd 2008 Autonomous University

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Updated On - February 22nd 2018 by TISMAN KAUR

IIT Gandhinagar, Gujarat was incepted in the year 2008 on the banks of river Sabarmati. The Institute that is spread across 400 acres land is located at Palaj, Gandhinagar, approx. 26 Km from Ahmedabad Airport. IIT Gandhinagar houses over 12,000 collection of books including monographs, reference books etc. Indian Institute of Technology Gandhinagar Admission is done through National level exams such as JEE Advanced, GATE and IIT JAM.

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Indian Institute of Technology, Gandhinagar Highlights

  • IIT Gandhinagar has recently collaborated with the Space Applications Centre (SAC) of Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) for research works in the areas of signal and image processing, electronics and electro-optical systems modeling.
  • India-Ki-Khoj (Discovering India) is an intensive program fostering the understanding and appreciation of India through lectures and field visits.
  • In 2011, IIT Gandhinagar and the Physical Research Laboratory signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) that ensures research collaborations and exchanges between the two institutions at the level of advanced Ph.D.

Indian Institute of Technology Gandhinagar Courses and Eligibility

IIT Gandhinagar offers five Courses at the Undergraduate and Postgraduate level -  B.Tech, M.Tech, M.Sc., M.A. and Ph.D. The Courses offered by IIT GN are approved by AICTE, New Delhi.

IIT Gandhinagar B.Tech Course Eligibility

IIT Gandhinagar offers a four-year B.Tech program in Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Computer Science and Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science. The total number of seats available in all the six disciplines is 180 (30 seats each discipline).

  • The basic eligibility criteria to apply is 75% marks in Intermediate (10+2) with Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics as mandatory subjects.
  • The admission to this course is based on the valid score in JEE Main followed by JEE Advanced.

IIT Gandhinagar M.Tech Course Eligibility

The Institute offers an M.Tech program in eight specializations viz., Biological Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Computer Science and Engineering, Earth System Science, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science and Engineering. The Institute also gives an option of a one-year Postgraduate Diploma in Engineering (PGDIIT) program to the candidates.

  • The criteria to apply is minimum 55% in B.E./ B.Tech/ M.Sc. or equivalent in a relevant branch.
  • Candidates who have a valid GATE score are eligible to apply for M.Tech program whereas, for those applying to M.Tech Part-time and PGDIIT program, GATE exam is optional.  

IIT Gandhinagar M.Sc. and M.A. Course Eligibility

The Institute offers M.Sc. program in four specializations namely, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and Cognitive Science and M.A. program in one specialization viz, Society and Culture.

  • The minimum eligibility to apply to M.Sc. and M.A. programs is Graduation with 55% marks in a relevant stream.
  • Admission to M.Sc. course is done on the basis of Joint Admission Test (JAM), organized by IIT Bombay.
  • However, admission to M.Sc. (Cognitive Science) and M.A. are based on an Entrance Test and Interview conducted by IIT Gandhinagar.

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IIT Gandhinagar Ph.D. Course Eligibility

The Ph.D. program is offered to the students in thirteen specializations – Biological Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Computer Science and Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Cognitive Science, Humanities and Social Sciences, Mechanical Engineering, Material Science and Engineering, Mathematics, Chemistry, Physics and Earth Sciences. Admission to Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) program will on the basis of a Written test and Interview conducted by the institute. 

  • Candidates who secure between 60% - 65% or more in M.A./ M.Tech/ M.Sc./ B.Tech are eligible to apply for the Ph.D. program.
  • The institute invites candidates for the written test and interview based on their Academic record and Statement of Purpose (SOP).

Indian Institute of Technology, Gandhinagar Placements

IIT GN Placement cell strives to inculcate innovative thinking, leadership skills and social awareness in its students through a project-oriented curriculum. The placement cell acts as an integral link between the students and corporate organizations. It also provides a platform for students and recruiters to come together and explore a beneficial alliance with strong values and commitment.

Undergraduate Program (B.Tech)

Academic Year

No. of Students Placed

Median Salary

2014 - 2015


8.80 Lakh

2015 – 2016


75 Lakh

2016 - 2017


7.75 Lakh

Postgraduate Programs (M.Tech, M.Sc., M.A.)

2014 - 2015


5.5 Lakh

2015 - 2016


6 Lakh

2016 - 2017


6.6 Lakh

IIT Gandhinagar Ranking

IIT Gandhinagar Scholarship     

IIT Gandhinagar offers MCM Scholarship and New Merit Scholarship to the candidates who are meritorious yet come from an economically low background.

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IIT Gandhinagar Hostel

IIT GN offers six hostels to the students namely, Aibaan, Beauki, Chimair, Duven, Emiet and Firpeal. IIT Gandhinagar hostels are managed by students through the hostel maintenance committee. In each hostel, a resident caretaker follows up on all routine maintenance issues, and the warden is ultimately responsible for hostel administration.

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JEE-Main 2018

01 Dec 17 - 07 Mar 18
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08 Apr 18 - 08 Apr 18
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College Admission Reviews

Abhijeet Tripathi, Mechanical, Pursued: 4th year ON 2015 - 2016


"I Had given IIT-JEE (Joint entrance exam) to take admission in IIT gn. My AIR was 1500. Undoubtedly everyone's dream is to take admission into IIT. I was little lucky to get into it. JEE exams are mandatory to get admission into any IITs. They conduct a counseling program once year result is announc"   Read More

Piyush Thakur, B.TECH, Pursued: 2nd Year ON 2015 - 2016


"I gave here IIT JEE exam here my friend suggest me this college when i was came here i was got surprised this college is really as good as i was though this college really has healthy and good environment of study i have an option to choose other college that is ITT Delhi but it i was choose this co"   Read More

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Abhijeet TripathiMechanicalPursued 4th year 2015 - 2016

A vibrant Campus(new look)

Remarks -

College is good in every aspects. And management works 24/7 to provide a best facilities. New shifted campus has fulfilled all the dreams of students. Management is very supportive as well as responsive towards your quires. I would say no complaining.

9/10food & accom
8/10social life
Piyush ThakurB.TECHPursued 2nd Year 2015 - 2016
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IIT Gandhinagar boasts of a flexible academic structure there is no department segregation and you can do courses from any discipline as well and academics here lays emphasis on interdisciplinary learning. Besides the focus on the engineering subjects, IIT Gandhinagar undergraduate students coursework also gives due credit to subjects like Design, Life Sciences, Basic Sciences, Humanities and Social Sciences which gives students a lot to explore.

6/10food & accom
8/10social life
Anurag ChandnaniM.Tech , MechanicalPursued 1st year 2015 - 2016
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Intention of management is quite good over here but it lags in implementation .-Sometimes things are enforced on you by management which should usually have been left upto you .

9/10food & accom
9/10social life


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Gujarat , India

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