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IIEST Shibpur Admission 2021: Courses, Eligibility, Selection, Application Process

Last updated on August 19th, 2021 by Ahana Bhaduri

IIEST Shibpur Admission process for M.Sc courses has started. To apply, qualified applicants can go to the official website. The Indian Institute of Engineering Science and Technology (IIEST) Shibpur, also known as IIEST Shibpur, is a major engineering, science, and technology research and education institute.

At the undergraduate level, the institute offers B.Tech and B.Arch programmes, while at the doctoral level, the institute offers M.Tech, MURP, M.Sc., and MBA programmes. Admission to UG courses is dependent on candidates’ merit as decided by JEE Mains results, while admission to M.Tech courses is determined by candidates’ GATE results.

For PhD admissions, IIEST Shibpur holds a different entrance exam and interview. 50% of seats are reserved for candidates from outside West Bengal for all courses offered by IIEST Shibpur, and 50% are reserved for students from West Bengal. There are 22 percent, 6%, and 3% of seats reserved for students from Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes, and Mentally Disabled students, respectively, and three seats reserved under the Defence Quota. Tuition Waiver Scheme seats are limited to 5% of total seats (supernumerary).

IIEST Shibpur Top Courses

Course Eligibility Fees
B.Tech 10+2 INR 5.35 Lakhs
MBA Bachelor’s Degree with 50% marks. INR 4.15 Lakhs
M.Tech B.Tech in relevant discipline INR 1.61 Lakhs
B.Arch 10+2 INR 3.36 Lakhs

IIEST Admission 2021 Highlights

Name of the University IIEST Shibpur
Type of University Public
Basic Admission Criteria Entrance and Merit-Based
Entrance Name
  • Main (Paper 1)B.Tech: JEE
  • B.Arch: JEE Main (Paper 2)
  • MBA: MAT/CMAT/CAT/XAT/GMAT scores
  • M.Sc: IIT JAM
  • M.Tech: GATE
  • Ph.D: Entrance conducted by IIEST shibpur
Application Mode Online

Important Dates

Event Date
Registering and entering personal date of the candidate along with uploading documents Oct 16, 2021 – Oct 18, 2021
IIEST PhD Registration Deadline Mar 15, 2021
IIEST MBA Admission 2021 Apr 30, 2021

IIEST MBA Admission 2021

The following are the specialisations included in the MBA programme:

  • Operations
  • HRM
  • Marketing
  • FInance
Name of the Program MBA
Duration of Program 2 Years
Specializations Offered 4
Type of Program Full-time
Eligibility Bachelor’s Degree

IIEST MBA Eligibility

The candidates with the following qualifications shall be eligible to apply for the MBA Program:

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Science, Humanities, Arts, Commerce, or Business Administration with a minimum of 60 percent (CGPA = 6.5 on a 10-point scale or equivalent) in the Honours/Major subject for UR/OBC (NCL)/EWS candidates and 55 percent (CGPA = 6.0 on a 10-point scale) for SC/ST/PWD candidates.
  • Students who are taking their final year graduation test (and who meet the eligibility requirements outlined above) are also eligible to apply.
UR OBC(NCL) SC ST EWS Total
25 (PWD-02) 16 (PWD-01) 09 04 06 60

IIEST MBA Selection Process:

Candidates will be shortlisted for MBA seats offered by IIEST Shibpur based on their MAT/CMAT/CAT/XAT/GMAT ratings.

On the basis of their academic credentials, applicants will be shortlisted. The Writing Ability Test will be taken by these candidates who had been shortlisted. Candidates who have been further shortlisted based on their performance on the written exam will be invited to an interview.

Following the initial selection of qualifying candidates based on academic results, the following weights (in percent under braces) are assigned:

Particulars Weightage(%)
Academic Performance (Starting from class 10th onwards) 50
Performance in the Writing Ability Test 30
Performance in the Interview 20

How to Apply for MBA in IIEST Shibpur?

  • Online applications for MBA admissions can be found at https://www.iiests.ac.in/. The following are the steps to filling out the application form:
  • Login to the online application portal at the School of Management Sciences, Indian Institute of Engineering Science and Technology, Shibpur, using your email address.
  • Complete the ONLINE application form with the required information.
  • It is necessary to upload a candidate’s digital photograph and signature, as well as include testimonials (wherever they are needed to verify the submitted information).
  • Payment must be made by an online payment gateway, and the application form must be submitted.
  • Take a printout of the application form that has been completed.
Category Application Fee
UR/ OBC (NCL)/ EWS INR 1500
SC/ST/PwD INR 1000

IIEST Admission UG Admission 2021

Aerospace and Applied Mechanics (30 Seats) Civil Engineering (70 Seats) Computer Science and Technology (60 Seats) Electrical Engineering (60 Seats) Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering (40 Seats)
Information Technology (60 Seats) Mechanical Engineering (60 Seats) Metallurgy and Materials Engineering (30 Seats) Mining Engineering (30 Seats)

The B.Tech course takes four years to complete, while the B.Arch and combined courses take five years.

The B.Tech course has nine different specialisations, and the Integrated B.Tech+M.Tech course has 29 different specialty topics spread across nine different departments.

All of these courses will be admitted into the JEE (Main)- Paper I (Engineering) and Paper II (Architecture) examinations, which are administered by the JEE Apex Board under CBSE. Candidates who have been shortlisted will be invited to IIEST for a counselling session.

Eligibility Criteria for IIEST Admission:

Bachelor in Technology/Architecture (B.Tech/B.Arch):

Passed the Higher Secondary (10+2) Examination this year with at least five subjects, not more than two of which must be vernacular, in the General or Vocational stream of the Council of Higher Secondary Education, West Bengal, with English, Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, and Vernacular or any other subject (Full Marks not less than 100), or in an equivalent examination of a recognized Board or university with English, Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, and Vernacular or any other subject (Full

General candidates must receive a minimum of 45 percent in Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics together, as well as a minimum of 30 percent in English. SC/ST/PH candidates must receive a minimum of 40 percent in Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics (for all category of candidates).

IIEST Admission PhD Admission 2021

For applicants who have obtained a Master’s degree in their respective fields of study and are able to do studies in the same, IIEST also offers a Ph.D. degree with 17 different fields of research. The following are the specialisations offered by IIEST Shibpur:

Aerospace Engineering and Applied Mechanics Architecture Town and Regional Planning Chemistry
Civil Engineering Computer Science and Technology Earth Science
Electrical Engineering Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering Information Technology
Mathematics Mechanical Engineering Mechanical Engineering
Mining Engineering Physics Managerial Economics
Sociology of Information and Communication Technology Corporate Planning

Eligibility: IIEST PhD

Master’s degree in engineering, architecture, or town and regional planning, or M.Phil or a similar degree recognized by the UGC/AICTE in a division of science or related fields. Admission to the Ph.D. programme is determined by the candidates’ success on the entrance exam, which is accompanied by an interview held by the Institute.

Admission to the Ph.D. programme is performed in two cycles: The first one in July, known as the 1st cycle, and the other in January, known as the 2nd cycle.

IIEST Shibpur Admission FAQs

Ques. Is IIEST SHIBPUR a decent place to get a Masters of Geology?

Last updated on June 24th, 2021

Ans. In the NIRF-2019, IIEST, Shibpur (formerly “Bengal Engineering College”) is ranked 19th among Engineering Institutes. In 2014, it was the first college in India to be designated as an Indian Institute of Engineering Science and Technology (IIEST). Shibpur now has a student population of 1500 per year, with 16 departments and 8 schools IIEST. Apart from being the world’s oldest and most diverse engineering institute, it also boasts the world’s longest list of alumni, who hold executive positions in businesses all around the world. The real secret is that IIEST, Shibpur students are always hot cake for the corporates and they are always game changers there.

Ques. Admission to IIEST has a minimum grade point average in 12th grade?

Last updated on June 24th, 2021

Ans. To be qualified for admission to IIEST Shibpur, a minimum aggregate of 45 percent in class 12th board exams is expected. Most notably, you must take the JEE Mains exam and obtain successful results in order to be admitted to these schools. It is 60% for the general division.

Ques. Can I enrol in the ETC or EE departments at IIEST Shibpur? What is the reason for this?

Last updated on June 24th, 2021

The department one chooses for an engineering degree is a decision that will affect one’s career for the rest of one’s life. Given the considerations discussed below, it is preferable to select EE over ETC from the two choices mentioned above.The whole point of the selection is made with the college in mind, which is IIEST Shibpur. Nowadays, there are widespread preferences and a number of myths regarding the effects. Instead, think of your own abilities to function on the specific stream and how you can improve it.

Ques. How is the hostel life at IIEST Shibpur’s Sen Hall?

Last updated on June 24th, 2021

Ans. Students who have spent their years at IIEST Shibpur’s Sen Hall have written numerous posts about the hostel, detailing the benefits and drawbacks. The following points include a quick overview of the Sen hall’s amenities and living standards.

Any student resident has his or her own bed. Every space comes with enough amenities, such as a tube lamp, a bed, a couch, a fan, an almirah, and a chair. Students may also use several almirahs or tables if one becomes available in any corner of the hostel. Several indoor sports, such as carom and table tennis, are available.