Institute of Science and Technology (GUIST)

Profile

The Gauhati University Institute of Science and Technology (GUIST) was set up at the university campus in 2009 to enhance quality and innovation in Technology and Applied Science education. The Programmes being offered by the Institute initially were the four-year Bachelor of Science (B.S.) and Bachelor of Technology (B.Tech.) Programmes, the two-year M.S. and M.Tech. Programmes, and Ph.D. programs in different disciplines.

Mandated to administer the common courses of  "innovative programmes" being offered by the University, GUIST has been implementing World Bank supported MHRD project TEQIP-III since 2017, after successful completion of another AICTE project NEQIP. This AICTE approved institution is acting as the administrative unit to coordinate / liaise among various stake-holders, including the four academic Departments under the Faculty of Technology, Gauhati University, the details of which, including best practices as well as placement records / institutional collaborations, may be found in respective Department's home pages mentioned below:

 

1. Department of Applied Sciences 

2. Department of Bioengineering and Technology  

3. Department of Electronics Communication and Engineering  

4. Department of Information Technology  

 


Director : Prof. Manab Deka
Address and contact : Gauhati University Institute of Science and Technology, NEW GUIST Building Phone 0361-2672211 Email- director-guist@gauhati.ac.in


 

 

* Minutes

A Board of Governors (BoG) for the Gauhati University Institute of Science and Technology (GUIST), an AICTE approved institute, is constituted as per the mandate received from the MHRD while implementing the TEQIP-III project. The details about the members of the BoG may be found here:

.pdf     BoG GUIST

 The minutes of the last meeting of the BoG held on Aug 30, 2017, may be found here:

.pdf     BoG GUIST Minutes                          .pdf     Annexure

 

.pdf     BoG GUIST Minutes 12/07/2018

 


Twinning Activities

 Twinning activities under TEQIP-III between NITSilchar and GUIST

.pdf Minutes of Meeting held on 28/09/2018

.pdf Twinning activities between NITS and GUIST from July'18 to June '19

 


 

* Downloads

          1. Application Form for funding (Conference/ Workshop/ STTP/ Training etc.)

          2. Report Format (Conference/ Workshop/ STTP/ Training etc.)

 

Start-Up and Incubation Activities:

A Cell by the name Start-up, Entrepreneurship and Innovation Cell was established at GUIST during October, 2017 with Prof. Kandarpa Kumar Sarma as the Coordinator. The composition of the cell is as below:

Chairman:

Prof. Manab Deka, Director, GUIST

Coordinator: 

Prof. Kandarpa Kumar Sarma, HoD, ECE

Members (Teachers and Staff)

Anjan Kumar Talukdar , Assistant Professor, ECE

Kishore Kashyap, Assistant Professor, IT

Dr. Sofia Banu, Assistant Professor, Bio

Dr. Sunanda Naik, Assistant Professor, Applied Science

Riky Gogoi, SO, GUIST

 

The Start-up Cell has been upgraded to Gauhati University Technology Incubation Centre (GU TIC) vide a notification by the Registrar, Gauhati University on 27 August, 2018. 

The Start-up Cell was certified by the Innovation Cell, MHRD, Govt of India and AICTE to have established an Institute Innovation Council as per the prescribed norms.

 

For more information : http://www.guist.edu.in/?page_id=1256

 

Training and Placement Cell:

Gauhati University Institute of Science and Technology is one of the premier engineering schools of North Eastern part of India , maintaining an excellent academic record. The Institute’s Training and Placement Section provides a launch pad for students to make it to the best organizations in the fields of software, core industries, management, etc. The biggest names in the corporate world visit the campus on a regular basis, with enviable recruitment offers.

Chairman:

Prof. Manab Deka, Director, GUIST

Incharge: 

Dr. Nabamita Deb, Assistant Professor, IT

Members (Teachers and Staff)

Manash Pratim Sarma, Assistant Professor, ECE

Kishore Kashyap, Assistant Professor, IT

Dr. Sofia Banu, Assistant Professor, BioTech

Dr. Debjani Basumatary, Assistant Professor, Applied Science

 

For further Informations: http://www.guist.edu.in/?page_id=1425

 

Clubs: 

 

In GUIST the students are encouraged to actively participate in co-curricular clubs and activities along with their campus regular study. Each student club is advised by a faculty/staff members here on campus. Currently, there are two different clubs: Coding Club, Robotics Club and extra-curricular activities; however in future the number of clubs will be increased. Through these clubs the students experience a broad array of academic, technical and social activities.

 For instance, The Coding Club allows the students to explore their computer programming skills in the field of computer science and IT to develop a sense of professionalism.

 

The Robotics Club gives a student to conceptualize his idea and design state-of-the-art prototypes in the field of robotics following the international standards.

 

For Further information:  http://www.guist.edu.in/?page_id=1252

 

Events:

 

Events are the main part of any institute where they can showcase their strength and gives platform to a student where one can participate actively. Our esteemed Institute always be at the front in this category. Events are organized diligently at our campus and students not only from here but also from other institute participate in this kind of activity.

 

For Further information: http://www.guist.edu.in/?page_id=1797

 

Achievements:

Each year, students from Gauhati University Institute of Science and Technology are recognised and awarded for their outstanding achievements. We are proud to share their successes.

 

For Further information: http://www.guist.edu.in/?page_id=1554

Assistant Professor

Abdul Hannan
MSc (Gauhati) MTech (Gauhati)
Computer Networking, NLP, Data Mining
hannan@gauhati.ac.in
Hirakjyoti Sarma
MTech (Gauhati)
Embedded Systems, Operating System
hirakjyoti@gauhati.ac.in