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IIEST Shibpur: Admissions via JEE Main, Fees, Cut Off, Scholarships and More

Last updated on December 5th, 2020 at 04:35 pm

Indian Institute of Engineering Science and Technology is located at Shibpur, Howrah, West Bengal. IIEST Shibpur is one of the oldest Institutes in West Bengal. Formerly, the Institute was known as Bengal Engineering College. It is a Public technical University recognized by the Government of India under MHRD as ‘Institute of National Importance’.

  • The Institute is considered as one of the top engineering institutes of India.
  • Indian Institute of Engineering Science and Technology provides many facilities like Canteen, Residence Hall, Auditorium, Games and sports, Library, Computer Centre, Guest House, Medical Facilities etc.
  • Apart from these facilities, the Institute has very experienced and talented teaching faculty members. The teachers are very helpful and co-operative.
  • IIEST Shibpur ranking is 21st position among Engineering Institute and 6th position among the Architectural Institute by NIRF.

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IIEST Shibpur: Highlights

Date of Establishment 24th November 1856
Approved By All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE)
Courses offered Undergraduate, Postgraduate
Admission Criteria Entrance and Merit Basis
Type of institute Public Technical University
Official Website www.iiests.ac.in

IIEST Shibpur: B.Tech Admissions via JEE MainIIEST Shibpur

IIEST Shibpur offers several undergraduate degrees, among which the most popular are B.Tech Specialisations. The total seat intake to B.Tech + B.Arch programmes is 727, among which 30 are female supernumerary seats and 690 is the total seat capacity. Other than the 9 B.Tech specialisations offered, IIEST Shibpur also provides B.Arch admissions through JEE Main results. Admissions are done through Joint Seat Allocation Authority (JoSAA) counselling and Central Seat Allocation Board Counselling.

B.Tech Courses Offered

Indian Institute of Engineering Science and Technology, Shibpur has a total of 9 specializations in the B.Tech Courses. The specialization of the B.Tech Courses is mentioned below:

Dual Degree Courses:

One 5 year dual degree course is offered in Aerospace and Applied Mechanics (B.Tech + M.Tech)

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Eligibility for B.Tech

Admission to the B.Tech/ B.E course for 2021 intake will be done based on JEE Main exam and also on the marks obtained in the last qualifying examination.

  • To get admission, candidates have to qualify higher secondary Examination or its equivalent from a recognized board.
  • Candidates participating through Central Seat Allocation Board will be based on All India Rank Subject with a minimum 75% of marks in 10+2 examination with Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics from a recognized board.
  • For Candidates belonging to SC/ ST/ PWD, the minimum eligibility is to qualify 65% of marks in the senior secondary examination.

IIEST Shibpur Cut Offs for Top B.Tech Courses

The details of IIEST Shibpur cut off for B.Tech courses 2020, are mentioned in the below table.

Branches Other State Quota Home State Quota
Aerospace Engineering 15737-18642 21633-32776
Civil Engineering 26039-38859 19507-42301
Computer Science and Engineering 4687-12084 4817-11299
Electrical Engineering 20037-26260 19193-23411
Mechanical Engineering 20321-28866 22781-30239
Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering 13453-19753 11637-16802
Information Technology 12298-15255 12961-19161
Mining Engineering 33935-49492 24814-45349

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Study at IIEST during COVID-19

Due to the outbreak of Coronavirus (COVID 19), the Institute started online classes for the students.

  • IIEST had notified through its official website that the students can avail online facilities for classroom courses, while the laboratories courses will remain suspended.
  • The institute also conducted online interaction, considering the well-being of students’ mental health during the lockdown.
  • The International Yoga Day was conducted through online mode by IIEST Shibpur.
  • There were Psycho-social online conferences to help students cope with the changing scenarios.
  • IIEST Shibpur has remained active by using online modes like G-Suite, Zoom and other such technologies in this pandemic situation.

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Why Choose IIEST Shibpur?

Indian Institute of Engineering Science and Technology has an excellent performance with a good history. The institute has a beautiful campus with a greenery everywhere around campus.

  • Apart from all the facilities, there is also a student’s amenities centre in which various holistic development programmes are organized.
  • A Meditation Centre is also available for the students.
  • REBECA which is known as Reunion and Bengal Engineering College Annuals is one of the iconic events of the institute.
  • The medical facility is very good at the institute. Moreover, the college has a hospital within the campus. It provides 24 hours of Ambulance services.
  • The placement record is very good in the institute. Many reputed companies visit the institute every year for campus recruitment. More than 70% of students got recruited in the campus interview.
  • Besides placement, the institute offers many scholarship facilities to its meritorious and financially backward students. There is a 100% fee waiver for the students belonging to SC/ ST/ OBC categories.

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IIEST Shibpur: Cut Off for B.Tech Specialisations

The B.Tech specialization IIEST Shibpur Cut offs 2020 for various Category are discussed in the tables below:

Computer Science and Engineering

Category Other State Quota Home State Quota
General 4687-12084 4817-11299
OBC 2747-4761 4404-15155
SC 1280-2698 534-1674
ST 1158-1482 726-2783
EWS 1958-2164 1769-4918

Information Technology

Category Other State Quota Home State Quota
General 12298-15255 12961-19161
OBC 4361-5408 13194-15950
SC 3310-3663 2014-3467
ST 1316-1675 2844-5666
EWS 2497-2863 6650-7438

Electrical Engineering

Category Other State Quota Home State Quota
General 20037-26260 19193-23411
OBC 7236-8476 19069-22889
SC 4046-5275 800-3179
ST 2009-2112 1644-11020
EWS 4248-4611 7792-8192

Mechanical Engineering

Category Other State Quota Home State Quota
General 20321-28866 22781-30239
OBC 7427-9532 24125-31640
SC 4185-6221 2420-4463
ST 967-2322 6537-9065
EWS 4728-5470 6977-9264

Civil Engineering

Category Other State Quota Home State Quota
General 26039-38859 19507-42301
OBC 9951-11968 18852-39536
SC 5092-6518 1329-6612
ST 675-2067 10272-14340
EWS 6471-7143 10305-12275

Mining Engineering

Category Other State Quota Home State Quota
General 33935-49492 24814-45349
OBC 13845-14740 39115-46483
SC 6008-7722 6505-9132
ST 2608-2759 4149-15321
EWS 7994-8084 10971-13019

Aerospace Engineering (B.Tech + M.Tech)

Category Other State Home State
General 15737-18642 21633-32776
OBC 4618-6563 19001-30766
SC 2847-3454 1998-4167
ST 1283-1283 4818-4818
EWS 3021-3572 8410-9924
GeneralPwD 1502-1502
OBCPwD 273-273

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Electronics and Communication Engineering 

Category Other State Home State
General 13453-19753 11637-16802
OBC 5472-6531 15542-18562
SC 2879-3590 1043-2390
ST 1704-1704 5975-6656
EWS 3195-3457 6221-6825
GeneralPwD 449-449
OBCPwD 702-702

Metallurgical and Materials Science 

Category Other State Home State
General 31724-44989 32446-41015
OBC 12256-14434 21691-45320
SC 7245-8746 6744-8131
ST 2468-2468 15349-15349
EWS 7874-7975 11895-11895
GeneralPwD 3299-3299
OBCPwD

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IIEST Shibpur: Reservation

For B. Tech course, 50% of seats are reserved for domicile candidates of West Bengal. There are a total 578 seats, out of which 288 seats will be reserved for the candidates of West Bengal. The distribution of seats for the different category are mentioned in the below table:

Category Seats Percentage of Reservation
General 363
Physically Handicapped 10 5%
SC 86 15%
ST 43 7.5%
OBC 74 27%

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Faculty at IIEST Shibpur

  • Indian Institute of Engineering Science and Technology has a total number of 194 regular teaching faculties.
  • There are Professors, Associate Professors and Assistant Professors for each department.
  • All the teachers are PhD and other higher degree holders from various prestigious institutions, and are very determined and dedicated to the students.
  • Most of the senior teachers have many years of experience in their respective field.
  • The retired Professors are actively participating in various teaching and research programmes of the Institute.
  • The teacher-student ratio is 1:12.

Some of the renowned IIEST Shibpur faculty is listed below:

  • Dr Sujoy Kumar Saha, Professor of Mechanical Engineering has joined the editorial board of the prestigious Elsevier journal, International Communications in Heat and Mass Transfer.
  • Dr Nanda Dulal Paul, Chemistry, IIEST, Shibpur- ‘Young Faculty Research Award 2019’ IIEST Alumni Association Washington Metro Area (IIESTAAWMA) and GAABESU Shibpur Foundation, USA
  • Prof. V.N Prasad- Best Thesis Award for Post Graduation
  • Dr Debasis Mitra, Professor, Department of Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering- Young Faculty Research Award (YFRA) 2018

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Various Facilities Provided at IIEST Shibpur

Indian Institute of Engineering science and Technology provides many facilities like Canteen, Hostel, Auditorium, Games and sports, Library, Computer Centre, Guest House, Medical Facilities etc. Apart from these facilities, many other facilities like internet, hospital etc are also available for both teachers and students:

  • Hostel:
    • IIEST provides separate hostel facilities for both boys and girls.
    • The infrastructure and the facilities provided by the hostel was very good.
    • The mess of the hostel provides very healthy and hygienic food.
  • Sports:
    • The institute provides indoor and outdoor games facilities to its students.
    • Moreover, the institute has a large playground in which all outdoor activities are organized.
  • Canteen:
    • The institute has a very hygienic canteen inside the campus.
    • There are many eating outlets like Café Coffee Day, Faculty canteen, Guest House Canteen for teachers and students in which tea, Coffee and Snacks items are served.
  • Medical Facilities:
    • The institute has a medical centre for both faculty and students.
    • Also, the Medical Centre is inside the Institute campus. It provides 24 hours of ambulance services.
  • Library:
    • IIEST has a huge library in which many collections of books, Journals, documents such as patents, case study, research paper standards etc.
    • The library is well equipped with modern furniture.
  • Computer Centre:
    • The institute has a well-equipped Computer centre in which many Computers are there for both teachers and students.

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IIEST Shibpur Placements

The Institute of Engineering, Science and Technology provides very good Placement and Job opportunities to its students by inviting many reputed Companies every year. Many top companies like Accenture, Google, IBM, Ericsson, Morgan Stanley, Wipro, Microsoft, Infosys, Volta Limited, Tata, Indian Oil etc visit the institute for campus recruitment.

IIEST Shibpur Recruitment Highlights 2020

Particulars Salary/ Statistics
Number of Eligible Students 465
Number of Offers 422
Highest CTC offered 29.95 LPA

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IIEST Shibpur Scholarships 

Indian Institute of Engineering Science and Technology offers various scholarships to the students. Scholarships are offered to the candidates based on merit under various streams. No tuition fees to be paid for the students belonging to SC/ ST/ PWD category. Loan facilities are also offered by many nationalized banks. Some of the scholarships offered by the institute are:

  • DAAD Scholarship- Working Internship in Science and Technology.
  • TCS Research Scholarship Scholar Program
  • GATE scholarship for the students of Postgraduate.
  • Global Alumni Association Scholarship.

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IIEST Shibpur Fee Structure for B.Tech Courses

IIEST Shibpur fees for B.Tech courses is tabulated below:

Particulars  Amount (Per semester)
Caution Deposit (One time, Refundable) Rs. 3000
Tuition Fees Rs. 62,500
Hostel Fees Rs. 4000
Mess Advance Rs. 17,500

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IIEST Shibpur FAQs

Q.Is IIEST Shibpur better than NITs?

Last updated on December 5th, 2020 at 04:04 pm

Answer: IIEST Shibpur is a better place to study than most of the newer NITs. IIEST Shibpur ranking is better than most NITs. Civil Engineering is the most sought after branch at IIEST Shibpur.

Q.How many hostels are there in IIEST Shibpur?

Last updated on December 5th, 2020 at 04:05 pm

Answer: There are a total of 15 hostels at IIEST Shibpur.

Q: How is the Fees structure of B.Tech course in Indian Institute of Engineering Science and Technology?

Last updated on September 23rd, 2020 at 05:36 pm

A. The Fees structure of B.Tech Course in Indian Institute of Engineering Science and Technology is affordable and reasonable. Students can pay for all the programme fees online.

Q: How is the placement and job opportunities in the IIEST Shibpur B.Tech course?

Last updated on September 23rd, 2020 at 05:37 pm

A. The institute of IIEST Shibpur provides excellent placement and job opportunities for its students. More than 70% of the students are placed in reputed Companies.

Q: What is the highest and average package of IIEST Shibpur?

Last updated on September 23rd, 2020 at 05:38 pm

A. The highest package offered is 39.12 lakh and the average package is 6.4 lakh rupees annually.


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