Indian Institute of Technology, established in 1994, lies on the north bank of the Brahmaputra River
, around 20 km from Guwahati
The campus is an ideal setting surrounded by picturesque hills. It conducts courses in engineering and science disciplines, offering B Tech, B Des, M Tech, Ph D and M Sc programs. The institute also encourages research and development, both in the theoretical and applied aspects of science and technology.