From railway Station

  1. We will try to provide you with transportation to IITG campus provided you have given us adequate details. We will get in contatct with you as soon as you reach Guwahati Railway Station.
  2. In case we are not able to provide you with transportation, you have the following option: Green Valley Buses (white and green carrying IITG placard), provided by the institute will ply to and from the city almost every hour and will operate from RBI Bus Stop, a stone's thro from the railway station. A minimal charge of Rs. 10 will be charged per person.
  3. Auto rickshaws (@ Rs150-175) or sumo (@Rs.300-350) is another option.
  4. Ferry services are available from Ferry Ghat, Fancy Bazar.

From Airport

  1. We will try to provide you with transportation to IITG campus provided you have given us adequate details and your team has at least 25 members.
  2. You can hire a pre-paid taxi(@475-500) to IITG Guwahati
  3. Inside the campus, get down at the hospitality desk (which will probably be at DiHING Hostel)

Imp Note

  1. Pickng up of participants is subject to availability of transportation facility
  2. For request of transportation facility, participants need to inform us at least a week in advance by emailing us at . Confirmations for the same will be mailed to you.
  3. Transportation will be provided to the teams that have registered earlier and confirmed their transportation with the transportation team 3 days prior to their travel.
  4. Also, participants should inform their status to the Organising Team (contact will be shared late) 1 hour before they reach Guwahati Railway Station.
  5. On reaching IIT Guwahati The Hospitality Team will be there to guide you with the procedure to register for the events and accomodation. Some valuable information regarding the same is given below:
    • Hospitality Control Desk will be set up at Dihing Hostel (in case of any change in location, you will be informed beforehanfd). Directions to reach Hospitality Control Desk will be there inside the campus (We will be contact with you as soon as you reach Guwahati).
    • ID card is mendatory at the time of registration at the Hospitality Desk. Alcheringa'19 ID cards will be issued to each team member after registration and Alcher ID card will be compulsory for taking part in any event.
    • Volunteers will be there to guide you from the Hospitality/ Control Desk to your accomodation.
  1. All accomodation will be done in various hostels of IITG, these are Dorm style common rooms, information of which will be given to you at the time of registration
  2. Accomodation charges applicable per person are as follows:
    • A minimum of Rs.800 will be charged for 4 days starting from 31st Jan 2018- 3rd Feb 2019.
    • Meals are not included in this charge.
    • An additional amount of Rs. 200 will be charged per day per person apart from the above mentioned 4 days.
    • Blankets are available at the extra cost of Rs.100 which will be refunded after the return of undamaged blanket.
  3. Accomodation is availed by submitting the total amount at Control Desk on your arrival. You may asked to deposit a caution money of Rs. 100 which will be reimburseed on the last day only if there is no reported loss to the property of IIT Guwahati.
  4. We suggest you to bring your basic requirements (like toothbrush, bed shet, blankets etc.) for your stay in IITG.
  5. Accomodation will be strictly on a first come, first serve basis.
  6. Accomodation must be confirmed with the Hospitality Team beforehand before setting outstation journey. In case the number of a person in a team exceeds the number provided to us by your earlier, the extra person will be accomodated subject to availability. Any change in the number must be brought to the knowledge of Hospitality Team 2-3 days prior to arrival.
  7. Alcohol/ Drugs/ Smoking are strictly prohibited inside the campus. Violating above rules will lead to immediate cancellation of accomodation and depending on the severity, fine can also be imposed.
  8. On ground suspicions, your luggage can be checked by authorities.
  9. Food arrangements will be done in the hostel's mess where you will be staying. It will be available on a pay per meal basis. Alternatively, you can eat from food stalls all over the campus or from hostels canteens.

Only students' participants can avail travel reimbursement with following for Tem Size (Two-way reimbursement per person)

25 and above - 50%

16 to 24 - 40%

11 to 15 - 35%

6 to 10 - 30%

Below 6 - 25%

  1. Reimbursement will be done on the evening of 3rd Feb 2019 at Control Desk.
  2. All reimbursement will be made with respect to sleeper class train fare irrespective of the mode of transportation.
  3. If the number of team members' increases without prior notice reimbursement will be made according to the original size of the team as per our database.
  4. For teams travelling through split train journey, first the shortest distance that can be travelled by the team is calculated and the equivalent direct train sleeper class fare is calculated from the Indian railways website and the reimbursement is done accordingly.
  5. All participants are required to submit the Xerox copy of their tickets along with their Accomodation Slip in order to avail any reimbursement


Maximum reimbursement per person will be Rs.500

No reimbursementwill be given to team travelling by bus.

Example: If a 7-member team is travelling from Delhi (one-way fare 700), each team member will be given 30% of the two-way fare (i.e. 30% of Rs.1400 = Rs.420)