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IIT Patna: Admission via JEE Advanced, Fees, Cut Off and More

Last updated on October 17th, 2020 at 02:22 pm

Indian Institute of Technology Patna has always remained among prestigious and renowned colleges of all time. IIT Patna ranking was 54th among the top 200 colleges and 26th among the IITs in India, no wonder IIT Patna soars as one of the top engineering colleges in India.

  • The institute has an extensive history with 93.10% of total and 100% for CSE students are being hired by several top companies every year.
  • The area of the college is vast and covers 504 acres of land.
  • The college accepts candidates into B. Tech and BS-MS degrees who take up JEE Main and JEE Advanced examinations based on the percentile of the candidate.
  • The interior infrastructure of the college includes student hostels for both boys and girls, sports complex, transport service, labs, cafeteria, medical centres, gym, auditorium, Seminar Hall, convenience store, swimming pool, 24×7 WiFi facilitated campus.


IIT Patna Highlights

Particulars Details
Year of establishing 2008
City/State Patna/Bihar
Official Website www.iitp.ac.in
Ownership Government of India
Popular Courses B.E/B.Tech and M.E/M.Tech
Total number of courses offered 20( across three streams)
Admission criteria JEE Main, JEE Advanced and 10+2 scores
Application mode Online


IIT Patna: B.Tech Admissions via JEE Advanced IIT Patna

  • The Indian Institute of Technology Patna is approved by AICTE and UGC that provides undergraduate, postgraduate and PhD programs.
  • The institute accepts students into courses under B.Tech only with acceptable ranks and score in JEE Main and Advanced. Check JEE Advanced Results
  • After the entrance examination, JoSAA counselling follows, which is conducted for the seat allotment.
  • Candidates are accepted into the college for M.Tech program based on their percentile and all India rank details in GATE examination.

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B.Tech Courses offered

There are a total of six courses offered under the B.Tech program. They are:

  • Civil engineering
  • Computer science engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Metallurgical and Materials Engineering
  • Chemical and Biochemical Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering


Eligibility criteria for B.Tech courses 

  • The candidate applying should have passed the 10+2 examination.
  • The major subjects opted by the candidate must be Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics in which he/she should’ve scored above 75%.
  • The candidate should’ve qualified JEE Advanced with a decent all India rank.


IIT Patna Cut off for Top B.Tech Courses 

IIT Patna cut off for various top courses are tabulated below:

Closing ranks for the years 2018 and 2019

Course  2019 2018
Computer science engineering 2617 2731
Mechanical Engineering 7872 7053
Chemical Engineering 10497 8746
Electrical Engineering 5995 5841
Civil Engineering 10163 8674
Metallurgical and materials engineering 12148


Note – The closing ranks were much lesser in 2019 when compared to 2018.

IIT Patna Cut off for Top B.Tech Courses

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Study in IIT Patna during COVID-19

The outbreak of the current pandemic has changed everyday routines. Colleges and schools have started with online classes as well.

  • IIT Patna remains closed due to the increase in cases in the city and as per the order made by the government.
  • The college has started full-fledged online classes dating from 3rd April 2020.
  • Online classes are arranged in the WebEx platform where more than 100 students and faculties can stay connected throughout the course.
  • Students of every course are given with a separate login ID and password to enter the online classes.
  • Teaching faculties of the Indian Institute of Technology Patna are advised to be readily available over phone or email to clarify doubts made by students and instructions from the management
  • The IIT Patna campus has completely been isolated with no movement yet, then essential supplies are available and supplied to students staying on the campus.
  • Essential services such as food, hostel, milk, water, transport inside the IIT Patna campus and security continue to work with almost sanitisation and safety.


Why choose IIT Patna?

The institute always remained as one safe and admired college of all time.

  • College fest: IIT Patna happens to conduct a total of four fests every year. They are:
    • Anwesha: It is the annual techno-cultural fest held in January–February every year.
    • Celesta: This is the annual Techno-Management Fest which is being conducted every year to promote technical and managerial enthusiasm amongst young and bright minds of the nation.
    • E-Summit: This is known as the management fest of IIT Patna.
    • There are several other sports fest and TEDx events happening in the institute every year.
  • Course curriculum:
    • The curriculum is the same as other older IITs in India.
    • Every year, students take up two-semester exams, one during the mid-semester and one during the end of the semester.
  • Campus life:
    • IIT Patna is a widespread campus spread over 502 acres which provide students and faculties with free Wifi services.
    • Labs and classrooms are well- equipped for students in every department.
    • A super secured environment with a sports complex, gym, walking area, laundry and several student clubs are present inside the campus.
  • Placement wing:
    • Various top companies hire almost 93.10% of the student population around the world.
    • The college has seen 100% placement in students of computer science and engineering departments.
    • Also, the firms that visit the campus every year for placement are Samsung, Mathworks, Goldman Sachs, MakeMyTrip, Sapient, Addverb, Optum, Cadence, Force Motors, ZS Associates etc.

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IIT Patna Cut Off For B.Tech Specializations

IIT Patna Cut off is released after the declaration of JEE Main results followed by JEE Advanced results. The results and availability of the seats set parameters for the cut off decided by the universities. Let us see cut off for different specializations on the basis of category.

Computer Science and Engineering

Category  Male Candidates Female Candidates
General 1127-2617 4641-5912
OBC 568-977 1844-2475
SC 377-612 956-1146
ST 353-434 798-798
EWC 196-196 577-577
General PWD 77-77
OBC PWD 46-46

Electrical Engineering

Category  Male Candidates Female Candidates
General 3509-5995 110045-11371
OBC 1262-2194 4796-5172
SC 924-1335 2183-2195
ST 550-579
EWC 573-573
General PWD 68-68

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Mechanical Engineering

Category  Male Candidates Female Candidates
General 5932-7872 14085-15106
OBC 1856-2783 6421-6976
SC 1419-1700 2886-3179
ST 594-681 613-613
EWC 785-785

Civil Engineering

Category  Male Candidates Female Candidates
General 8087-10497 14770-17519
OBC 2937- 3450 6202-6638
SC 1310-1750 2890-2890
ST 366-585 893-893
EWC 1023-1023


Chemical Engineering

Category  Male Candidates Female Candidates
General 8266-10497 14466-17519
OBC 3108-3843 6202-6638
SC 1978-2100 2949-2949
ST 891-929 783-783
EWC 1136-1136
General PWD 212-212

Metallurgical and Materials Engineering

Category  Male Candidates Female Candidates
General 10330-12148 16673-19843
OBC 3798-4260
SC 2309-2527 3254-3254
ST 1072-1112
EWC 1290-1290


IIT Patna: Category wise reservation through JEE Advanced counselling (JoSAA)

The process to claim reservation for JEE:

  • A candidate can claim for JEE Advanced reservation when she/he belongs to SC/ST/OBC/EWS/PWD.
  • The candidate has to mention the reserved category he/she belongs to while filling the application form.
  • Those candidates under these categories must submit the certificates/documents proving the statement.
  • A candidate would come under the unreserved category when no document is provided as proof during the time of application filling.

Particular reservation for female candidates: Female candidates are given with special reservation of decrease in application fee as well as higher ranks compared to male candidates.

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Category of the candidate  Percentage of reservation 
SC 15%
ST 7.5%
OBC (non-creamy layer/ candidates whose family income is less than eight lakhs per year) 27%
EWS 10%
PWD 5%


Faculty at IIT Patna

  • Professors remain as pillars of any teaching institution. IIT Patna has several professors with good knowledge and experience in the field of teaching.
  • The teachers are highly qualified and are Phd holders.
  • Also, the faculty experience ranges from 7-22 years.
  • Teachers at the Indian Institute of Technology Patna have relative industry experience that makes the learning all the way better.


Facilities Provided at IIT Patna Campus

There are several facilities provided by the management to students. They are:

  1. Library: The library present inside the campus of IIT Patna is well equipped with the modern technology of automation library system. It is fixed with an online public access catalogue (OPAC). The library is automated with self-check-in and check out using the RFID system. Services of E-Sources such as E-books, e-journals, e-databases and e-Turnitin are offered here.
  2. Hostel: Separate boys and girls hostels are provided for students that accommodate around 1200 students. The college management provides necessary arrangements for married research scholars. Gym for both boys and girls and 24×7 free WiFi are provided at the hostel.
  3. Sports Complex: Sports areas to improve the physical and mental health are present inside the campus.
  4. Laboratories: There are several libraries to uplift the practical knowledge of students. The labs present in the college are: Civil Engineering Lab, Computer Lab, Electrical Lab, Electronics Lab, Mechanical Lab.
  5. Other facilities: There are several more facilities that make the students’ lives more reliable. They are Cafeteria, Free 24×7 Wifi campus, Auditorium, Transportation, Hospital/ medical care, Gym, Convenience store, Guesthouse and a Seminar hall.


IIT Patna Placements

Over the past years, the Indian Institute of Technology Patna has an exclusive history of having 93%-100% placements recorded. Some of the top recruiters included Amazon, Goldman Sachs, Google, ISRO, IOCL, Fujifilm, LinkedIn, Force Motors, Uber, Samsung, L&T, Capgemini, Infosys and Wipro.IIT Patna Placements


Check the given table for IIT Patna recruitment 2019 highlights:

Particulars Detail
Number of students participated in the program Around 158 students
Number of companies that visited 95+ firms
Number of offers received 210 offers
Highest package of the year 38 lakhs per year
Average package of the year 13.5 lakhs per year
Number of PPOs offered 30

Some of the companies offering industrial internships include Google, CISCO, Amazon, Oyo, Deloitte, Maruti Suzuki and others while those offering educational internships include Stanford University, University of New South Wales, University of Denver, Pennsylvania State University, IISc Bangalore, IIT Bombay etc.


IIT Patna Recruitment: Top recruiters for Final Placement

Category of the sector Top Companies 
IT Google, Microsoft, IBM and Mathworks.
Electronics Samsung, Hewlett Packard, Intel and Mediatek.
Financial Services Ernst and Young, Goldman Sachs and Bank of America.
E-commerce Amazon, Flipkart, Uber, Oyo, Ola and LinkedIn.
Engineering services CISCO, Siemens, Bosch, GE and Hero Motor Corporation.
PSU NTPC, HPCL, TRAI, RBL Bank and Bank of India.
Consulting Sapient, Ernst & Young, Deloitte, Cognizant and Wipro.

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B. Tech – Department wise placements offer of the year 2019

Name of the department  Total Number of students who were placed in different companies 
Computer Science engineering 50
Electrical Engineering 27
Mechanical Engineering 22
Civil Engineering 07
Chemical technology and engineering 08


Scholarships Offered by IIT Patna

The institute offers merit-cum-means scholarship to students of economically weaker classes pursuing B.Tech. Read further for details about IIT Patna scholarships.

  • IIT Patna provides these scholarships to students pursuing B.Tech and M.Sc.
  • Students belonging to general and OBC categories shall be provided with a scholarship amount of INR 1,000 per month for eight months in a year.
  • Students who belong to SC/ST categories can escape from paying mess fee and hostel room rent.
  • Students desiring for this scholarship must have a minimum academic CGPA of 6.5.


IIT Patna Fees For B.Tech Courses 

Particulars Tuition Fees for General (Rs.) Tuition Fees for SC/ST/PWD (Rs.)
Tuition Fees 1,00,000 100% waived off
Additional Fees 7,850 7,850
Mess Fee 13,066 13,066
Amenity Charges 500 500
Mess Security Deposit (Refundable) 15000 15000
Mess Admission 10000 10000
Mess Advance 25000 25000
  • Students belonging to SC/ST/PWD shall escape from paying the tuition fee. This means 100% of the tuition fees will be waived off.
  • Students who belong to economically backward classes with an annual family income of Rs 1,00,000 shall get full remission of the tuition fee.
  • Students belonging to economically backward classes with an annual family income between Rs 1,00,000 to Rs 5, 00,000 shall get remission of 2/3rd of the tuition fee.

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IIT Patna FAQs

Ques. When was the Indian Institute of Technology Patna established?

Answer: IIT Patna was set up in 2008.

Ques.How many IITs are there in Bihar?

Answer: Bihar has only 1 IIT, that is, IIT Patna. However, around 17 state universities and 4 central universities are located in Bihar.

Ques. What are the top B.Tech specifications of IIT Patna?

Ans. Computer Science and Engineering, Electrical Engineering and the Mechanical Engineering

Ques. Does facebook come for campus recruiting to IIT Patna?

Ans. The answer is, unfortunately, no. There are several other firms like Google, Microsoft, etc. that visit the college.


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