IIT Gandhinagar

IIT Gandhinagar – Courses, Campus, Placements, Fee-structure, Fests, Hostels, Facilities etc

IIT Gandhinagar (IITGn) is one of the new IITs started in the academic year 2008-09. The Institute is located at Chandkheda, which is about a 15-minute drive from both Ahmedabad and Gandhinagar. Ahmedabad is known for its excellent infrastructure with thriving industries, prestigious academic and research institutes, and an ambiance that encourages excellence and entrepreneurship. Currently the Institute is functioning from the premises of the Vishwakarma Government Engineering College.

College Details

College Name: Indian Institute of Technology Gandhinagar
Affiliated To: Govt College
Category: Co-Educational
Address: Indian Institute of Technology Gandhinagar
Vishwakarma Government Engineering College Complex,
Chandkheda, Visat-Gandhinagar Highway, Ahmedabad, Gujarat,
Phone: +91 93284 74222 +91 93284 74226+91 93284 74223
Fax: +91 – 79 – 2397 2324, 2397 2583
Email: NA
Website: iitgn.ac.in
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Campus Snapshot:

Courses Offered

Mode of Admission: AIEEE & State Entrance Exam for UG courses, GATE for MTech

Streams at Graduate Level

  • Chemical Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Material Science  and Engineering

Streams at Post-Graduate Level

  • Chemical Engineering
  • Civil Engineering

PhD Programme

  •    Chemical Engineering
  •    Chemistry
  •    Civil Engineering
  •    Cognitive Sciences
  •    Economics
  •    Electrical Engineering
  •    English
  •    Mathematics
  •    Mechanical Engineering
  •    Philosophy
  •    Physics
  •    Sociology

Fee Structure

Fee structure for various courses:

 One time payment      INR 3500
 Payable every semester      INR 25000
 Refundable caution deposit      INR 5000
 Total fees payable at the time of admission      INR 34100


1. The invitation, containing the relevant information and the Job Announcement Form (JAF), will be sent to the companies/organizations through email/post.
2. Companies/organization can fill the JAF and send it back to the Student Placement Office (SPO), IIT Gandhinagar via email/post. It is highly desirable that the job announcement form is completed in all respects as it serves as an introduction of the job profile for the students.

3. The company can visit the campus for a Pre-Placement Talk (PPT) before the Campus Placements or can combine it with the final recruitment.

4. The suitable dates for Placement will be decided after discussion between the Company and the Student Placement Office.

5. Company can conduct the written technical/aptitude test, group discussion/personal interview as a part of their selection procedure at IIT Gandhinagar campus.

6. The Company is required to provide the final list of selected students at the end of same day of placement process or as soon as possible after the final completion of the procedure.

7. The placement facility is available to all the students registered with SPO through


Campus:Currently the Institute is functioning from the premises of the Vishwakarma Government Engineering College.
The Vishwakarma Government Engineering College is located in Chandkheda on Visat-Gandhinagar Highway, approximately 10 km from Ahmedabad Airport and 14 km from Ahmedabad Railway Station.

Central library:The Central Library functions as the primary information resource centre, and repository of all printed and e-resources for teaching and research activities at the institute. Apart from textbooks and recommended reading material prescribed for each course offered at the institute, the library houses a growing collection of research monographs, reports, multi-volume reference works, dictionaries, encyclopedias, handbooks, and so on. In addition, the library also facilitates access to a number of journals through its participation in consortia, such as INDEST-AICTE. At present, users can consult more than 7000 books (available on shelves) and thousands of electronic journals.

The library operations are automated using LIBSYS software, and the library personnel are presently working towards setting up a digital library and e-resource centre. These steps will greatly enhance the librarys efficiency in making the resources available to the academic community at large and also enable the institute participate in various inter-library initiatives at national and international levels.

Hostel:The Institute campus houses four hostels: Jupiter, Mercury and Neptune Hostels for boys and Venus Hostel for girls. The hostels are well equipped for comfortable lodging and boarding of approximately 380 students. All hostels are provided with water coolers and RO systems. Each hostel has a common room that provides facilities for indoor recreation and games. The hostel complex also includes four shops that cater to the basic needs of the residents, and also a few washing machine facility.

The day-to-day management of hostels is taken care of by a committee consisting of student representatives. Each hostel has a warden, who guides the students to manage the affairs of the hostels.



Amalthea is the student technical summit of IIT Gandhinagar. Amalthea 2010 was centered on “Non-Conventional sources of Energy, itsimportance and scope” Click here to know more


Blithchron is the cultural festival of IIT Gandhinagar. The word “Blithchron” was coined by the students from “blithe” and “chronos” meaning the “time of festivity”. The festival has grown from around 1500 in the first year to over 8000 in the second year. Nitin Malik, lead singer of Parikrama said, “Tomorrow, my Facebook update will be, ‘IITGN knows how to have fun.


Showing a strong sense of their responsibility towards the society, a students’ group, called, Pragya, are highly active in social activities. The students conducted social audits this year in nearby village to help unmask the corruption and money laundering. However, showing their true spirit, the students of IIT GN not only organize a blood donation drive throughout Ahmedabad, but each and every student themselves donate blood.


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