Ques. Is the hostel facility provided at IIT Gandhinagar?
Ans. Yes, the hostel facility is provided for both boys and girls at IIT Gandhinagar. There is a total of 8 hostels at IIT Gandhinagar
Ques. What are the basic amenities in hostels?
Hostels of IIT Gandhinagar are fully furnished with the following facilities:
- Air Conditioning In Every Room
- 24x7 Wifi
- Lan Connections In Every Room
- Single-seater Rooms
- Double Seater Rooms
- Sick Rooms
- 24x7 Electricity
- Common Room
- Specially Designed Washroom For Specially-abled
- Hot Water Supply
- Security Service 24x7
- Drinking-Water Cooler
- Laundry Service
- Microwave Oven
- Induction Cooktop In Pantry Area
- General Store
- Grocery Store
- Hair Salon
- Eateries Within The Hostel Complex.
Ques. How good is the academic infrastructure? What kind of Labs does IIT Gandhinagar have?
Ans. IIT Gandhinagar has well set up Labs for each department. Also, there are student-run labs to promote innovation and research in the college. A design and innovations lab is available for students who wish to innovate prototype ideas developed as a part of projects.
Ques. Is a library available for students at IIT Gandhinagar?
Yes, a fully equipped library facility is provided to students at IIT Gandhinagar. The opening hours for the library are:
- 9.00 am to 2.00 am (Monday – Friday)
- 9.00 am to 9.00 pm (Saturday, Sunday & holidays) during semesters
- 9.00 am to 9.00 pm (Monday – Sunday & holidays) during vacations
- The library opens for 24x7 for two weeks during exams
Ques. Are there any sports facilities available at IIT Gandhinagar?
Ans. Yes, a highly qualified physical education instructor is on the staff to train students. Grounds are available for football, cricket, volleyball, and basketball. Facilities for indoor games such as badminton, chess, carrom, and table-tennis have also been made available and a modern multi-purpose gym is available along with gym instructors.
Ques. What kind of collaborations does IIT Gandhinagar have?
Ans. IITGN has developed many strategic partnerships with leading national and international universities, industries, and R&D organizations and faculty exchanges and research collaborations. The Institute has active exchanges or MoUs with the California Institute of Technology; Ecole Nationale Supérieure d’Arts et Métiers, France; ICSTE, Switzerland; Institute Supérieur D’Electronique De Paris, France; Instituto Universitario de Lisboa, Portugal; Israel Institute of Technology Haifa; Notre Dame University; SAC-ISRO, Physical Research Laboratory Ahmedabad; Ricoh Corporation, Japan; Underwriters Laboratories, Chicago; University of Saskatchewan, Canada; University of Strathclyde, UK, among others.
Ques. What kind of food arrangements are done at IIT Gandhinagar?
Ans. IITGN had outsourced its food facility to reputed caterers. A highly qualified nutritionist ensures that the students are provided with nutritious food. Apart from that paid canteens are also on the institute premises.
Ques. Will lectures be taught online by IITGN faculty during COVID 19 pandemic?
Ans. Yes, courses will be taught online by IITGN faculty, and credits for these will count towards the graduation requirements. Some disciplines may also recommend a few, specific pre-approved courses that you can take on platforms such as Coursera or EdX.
Ques. How many total credits a student can take in a semester and GPS?
Ans. A normal student is allowed to take a maximum of 28 credits in a semester whereas a GPS student is allowed to take a maximum of 21 credits.
Ques. What courses of research are available for Ph.D. students at IIT Gandhinagar?
The courses of research are available for Ph.D. students at IIT Gandhinagar are as follows:
- Civil Engineering
- Cognitive Science
- Computer Science & Engineering
- Earth Sciences
- Electrical Engineering
- Humanities and Social Sciences
- Materials Science & Engineering
- Mechanical Engineering