NPEC 2023 will be Organized at IIT Guwahati

About IIT Guwahati: Link for Campus Map

Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati is situated on the banks of the majestic river Brahmaputra and its 700 acres are interspersed with hillocks, lakes and vast open spaces. The Institute has a friendly and pleasant environment which facilitates multi-dimensional growth of the individuals in the campus. Within a short period of time, IIT Guwahati has been able to build up world class infrastructure for carrying out advanced research and is equipped with state-of-the-art scientific and engineering instruments. IIT Guwahati gained rank 41 globally in the ‘Research Citations per Faculty’ category and overall 395 rank in the QS World University Rankings 2022 released recently. IIT Guwahati has retained the 7th position among the best engineering institutions of the country in the ‘India Rankings 2021’ declared by the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) of the Union Ministry of Education. IIT Guwahati has been also ranked 2nd in the ‘Swachhata Ranking’ conducted by the Govt. of India. 

About the Department of Electronics and Electrical Engineering

The Department offers a vibrant environment for undergraduate, postgraduate education and research in Electrical and Electronics Engineering. The major areas of faculty expertise of the Department include Power Systems, High Voltage Engineering, Electrical machines and Drives, Power Electronics, Control Systems, Instrumentation, Signal Processing, Speech Signal Processing, Digital Signal Processing, Image Processing & Computer Vision, Communication Systems, Computer Networks, Multimedia Security, Radar Signal Processing, RF and Microwaves, VLSI Systems and MEMS.

The Department is well equipped with modern laboratory facilities, which exposes the students to practical aspects of engineering problems. With a balanced emphasis on theory and experimental work, the Department trains motivated engineers and scientists of international caliber.

About Guwahati and Tourist Attractions

Guwahati, known as Pragjyotispura (Astrology City of East) in ancient times, derives its name from Assamese words “Guwa”, the areca nut, and “Haat”, the market. According to an ancient legend, the demon king “Narakasura” is said to have built this city. The city has unique scenic beauty due to its hilly and plain terrains, wide range of flora and fauna, and the mighty Brahmaputra bisecting the city into two halves. 

Guwahati is one of the fastest growing metropolises of India. The city enjoys the cultural diversity with people from various religions and cultures living in peace and harmony. Some of the key attractions of Guwahati and its neighborhood are the Kamakhya Temple located on the top of Nilachal hill, the Shiv Temple of Umananda located on Peacock island in the middle of the river Brahmaputra, the Basistha Ashram at the confluence of three streams, the Navagraha Temple- the “temple of nine planets”, the Pabitora wild-life sanctuary for rhinos, the weaving village of Soalkuchi and Hajo, a pilgrimage spot for Hindus, Buddhists and Muslims. Several tourist hot spots like Manas and the Kaziranga National Parks, Shillong hill station and Cherrapunji, the second wettest place on Earth, are located a few hours away from Guwahati. The city is well connected by air, rail and road to the rest of the country, and enjoys a very pleasant weather in the month of December, with an average temperature between 10-22o C 

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