Last updated on April 19th, 2021 at 02:30 pm
Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Dhanbad, established in 1926 as the Indian School of Mines is currently one of the top colleges in India ranked at 12 in Engineering and 22 for overall by NIRF 2020. The institute is recognised by the University Grant Commission (UGC) and approved by the All-India Council for Technical Education (AICTE). The institute offers 60+ courses in Engineering, Management, Pure Sciences and Humanities.
IIT Dhanbad has more than 332 highly qualified and experienced faculty members, out of which 315 are PhD holders in their respective disciplines. IIT (ISM) Dhanbad’s campus is spread over 393 acres of land and has all the modern amenities like hostels, library, internet, etc.
Admissions to IIT Dhanbad is generally based on an entrance test followed by a personal interview or written test.
The average placement package offered is 14 LPA. The highest salary package of INR 43 LPA was offered to 21 students by Microsoft. Top recruiters are Aakash Institute, Cognizant, IOCL, Paytm, Synopsys, Aarti Industries, Cog port, ISRO, PhonePe. Tata Hitachi, Accenture, Microsoft, etc.
IIT Dhanbad Highlights
|Established | Type||1926 | Autonomous|
|Approved By||UGC, AICTE|
|Campus Area||393 acre|
|Popular Courses||UG, PG, PhD and Dual Degree|
|Entrance Test||JEE Main, CAT, GMAT, GATE, IIT JAM|
|Admission Criteria||Entrance test followed by personal interview|
|Top Recruiters||Aakash Institute, Cognizant, IOCL, Paytm, Synopsys, Aarti Industries, Cogoport, ISRO, PhonePe, Tata Hitachi, Accenture, Microsoft, etc.|
|Facilities Available||Hostel, Library, Internet, Health Care Center, etc.|
IIT Dhanbad Ranking
IIT Dhanbad has been ranked by several ranking bodies. They are tabulated below:
|NIRF||22 for Overall||2020|
|NIRF||29 for MBA||2020|
|NIRF||12 for BTech||2020|
|The Week||13 for B.Tech||2020|
|QS||46 for Overall||2020|
|US News||1396 for Overall||2021|
|US News||1249 for Overall||2020|
IIT Dhanbad Courses Offered
|BTech||Civil Engineering, Computer Science and Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering||4 years|
|BE||Petroleum Engineering||4 years|
|B.Tech & MTech||Computer Science and Engineering||5 years|
|Integrated MTech||Applied Geology, Applied Geophysics, Mathematics and Computing||5 years|
|MSc||Chemistry, Mathematics and Computing, Physics||2 years|
|MBA||MBA, Business Analytics||2 years|
|MTech||Computer Science & Engineering, Data Analytics, Environmental Science & Engineering, Fuel engineering||2 years|
|MSc||Applied Geology, Applied Geophysics||3 years|
|MTech||Power Electronics & Electrical Drives, Power System Engineering||3 years|
IIT Dhanbad Admissions
Admissions to these courses are generally based on an entrance exam followed by a personal interview, group discussion or written test conducted by the college.
- The admissions to the BTech program is through JEE Main or JEE Advanced. Whereas the MTech course requires a GATE/Written test by the university and a personal interview.
- Admissions to the MSc course is done by the calculation of IIT JAM.
- For MBA admissions, candidates must have a valid CAT, attend group discussion and personal interview.
- For PhD admissions, candidates must have a valid GATE/UGC-NET/CSIR-NET/ICAR or ICMR score or written test by the university and a personal interview
How to Apply?
Basic steps on how to apply are given below:
- Visit the official website of IIT Dhanbad
- Find the online application form in the admissions column
- Fill in all the academic and personal details
- Attach all the necessary documents to the application.
- Pay the application fee using the payment methods available.
- Submit the application.
- Print out a copy for future references.
JEE Main BTech Cut-Off for General Category
|Specialisation||Opening Rank (Round 1)||Closing Rank (Round 6)|
|Computer Science and Engineering||1,296||3,029|
|Electronics and Communication Engineering||3,055||4,908|
|Mineral and Metallurgical Engineering||8,491||13,516|
|Mining Machinery Engineering||9,534||14,111|
IIT Dhanbad Placements
IIT Dhanbad started its 2020-21 placements on December 1, 2020. It has a dedicated placement cell that is responsible for bringing companies as well as equipping the students for the corporate world through various activities, programs and seminars.
The highlights of the 2021 placements are listed below:
- INR. 45 LPA package was offered to 24 students on the first day of the placement itself.
- Over 41 students received offers worth INR 30 to 45 LPA.
- The IT Sector recruited the most number of students.
- The highest package offered was INR. 48.38 LPA by a Japanese company called Linkedwiz INC.
- The average package offered was INR. 14 LPA.
- Some of the top recruiters are Google, Microsoft, Goldman Sachs, Deloitte, JP Morgan Asset Management, KPMG, Barclays, and Walmart, etc.
Graphical representation of the course-wise placement is given below:
IIT Dhanbad Scholarships
IIT Dhanbad has a total of 35 different financial assistance programs and scholarships for its students offered by the government or by the alumni association.
Information regarding the same are listed below:
- S.L. Sehgal Memorial Scholarship: The top 10 students of 4th year B.Tech are awarded this scholarship.
- Merit-cum-means Scholarship (MCM): Complete tuition fee waiver is provided to students whose parents’ Annual Income is less than INR 5 Lakh. SC/ST/PWD students are not eligible for this scholarship as they are already exempted from payment of tuition fees.
- Ishan Rajvanshi Merit Scholarship: This scholarship is awarded to the top students each year.
- Atlas Copco Scholarship: Students in the final year of B.Tech are awarded this scholarship after evaluating them based on merit.
- ISM 89 Silver Jubilee B.Tech Scholarship: This scholarship is open to students in all disciplines, and the student awarded receives a cash prize and a certificate.
IIT Dhanbad Facilities
IIT (ISM) Dhanbad’s campus is spread over 393 acres of land and has all the modern amenities like hostels, library, internet, etc. More details of them are listed below:
- Library: IIT Dhanbad has a huge library that is fully automated. The whole library runs on LIBSYS which is an integrated library management software. The library has a vast collection of academic books, E-books, journals, etc.
- Hostels: IIT Dhanbad has a total of 11 hostels that is 7 boys hostels and 4 girls hostels. The hostels have all the basic amenities like high-speed internet, a mess, canteen, a juice centre, a stationery shop, a TV room, an indoor sports room, etc. laundry facilities are available to the residents.
- Health Care Center: the campus also has a Health Care Center where specialist advisers are available in ENT, Medicine, Psychiatry, Dentistry, Orthopedic, Gynecology, and Cardiology.
IIT Dhanbad Faculty
IIT Dhanbad has more than 332 highly qualified and experienced faculty members, out of which 315 are PhD holders in their respective disciplines. The faculty members at IIT Dhanbad are highly supportive and friendly and will clear all the doubts and queries of the students even outside of class timings.
IIT Dhanbad FAQs
Last updated on April 19th, 2021 at 01:04 pm
Ans: IIT Dhanbad stands up pretty impressive when compared to other IITs. The college has a huge automated library, internet facility, modern labs with highly efficient equipment, health care centre, 11 hostels, etc. Apart from this, the college also provides a nice environment with a lot of extracurricular activities, college programs and festivals.
Last updated on April 19th, 2021 at 01:06 pm
Ans: Hostels of IIT Dhanbad are highly modern and topnotch. The students receive a double seater room and are allotted a new hostel every year. The hostels have a lot of facilities such as badminton court, table tennis, volleyball, basketball courts, and a common room for watching TV, etc. apart from this there are also amenities like student activity centre, swimming pool complex, various canteens, etc.
Last updated on April 19th, 2021 at 01:08 pm
Ans: IIT Dhanbad organises various types of fests every year. Some of them are:
- Srijan (Cultural Fest )
- Concetto (Tech Fest )
- Parakram ( Sports Fest)
- Basant (Alumni Fest )
- Pratibimb (Interdepartmental Fest )
Last updated on April 19th, 2021 at 01:09 pm
Ans: Yes, as per the Government of India certain seats are reserved for minority categories. They are as follows:
- Scheduled Caste (SC) – 15% of seats in every course.
- Scheduled Tribe (ST) – 7.5% of seats in every course.
- Persons with Disability (PwD) – 3% seats in OPEN, OBC-NCL, SC, and ST category seats.
Last updated on April 19th, 2021 at 01:10 pm
Ans: 80+ % in CAT is preferred in IIT Dhanbad. The students should also have a good academic record with a minimum of 50%.