Indian Institute of Technology (IIT Madras), Chennai Chennai , Tamil Nadu

  •   ESTD 1959
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About Indian Institute of Technology (IIT Madras), Chennai

The Indian Institute of Technology Madras (IIT Madras) is an engineering and technology school in Chennai (formerly Madras) in southern India. Recognized as an Institute of National Importance by the Government of India, it is regarded as one of the finest engineering institutions in India. Founded in 1959 with technical and financial assistance from the German Government, IIT Madras is third among currently sixteen Indian Institutes of Technology (including 6 new IITs started in 2008 and 2 more in 2009) established by the Government of India through an Act of Parliament, to provide education and research facilities in engineering and technology.

Spread across 2.5 sq. km (630 acres) IIT Madras campus which was formerly a part of the Guindy National Park, The campus has a protected forest being home to many wildlife animals such as chital, black buck etc. The institute has nearly 550 faculties, 8,000 students and 1,250 administrative and supporting staff, administered by IIT council an apex body formed to keep an eye into the working of all the IITs present in the country.

There are various undergraduate and postgraduate courses offered by IIT Madras such as B.Tech, M.Tech. M.Sc, M.A, and PhD. Admissions at IIT Madras for courses like B.Tech is on the basis of JEE Advanced, the M.Tech course is on the basis of GATE, M.Sc course is on the basis of IIT-JAM, M.A course is on the basis of HSEE, Pd.D course on the basis of GATE, CSIR-NET or UGC-NET

IIT Madras Rankings

Body/Magazine

Year

Rank

NIRF (Overall)

2018

2

NIRF (Engineering)

2018

1

The Week (Engineering)

2017

4

QS (World)

2018

264

QS (BRICS)

2018

18

Times (World)

2018

601-800

Times (BRICS)

2017

35

IIT Madras Scholarship

Institute Merit-cum-Means Scholarship: This scholarship is given to those students whose parents income is less than 4,50,000 per annum. The benefit of this scholarship is an exemption of 67% tuition fee.

Institute National Prize: This scholarship is given to the students on the basis of JEE rank and whose parents income is less than 4,50,000 per annum. The benefit of this scholarship is a one-time grant of Rs. 1000.

Indian Women's Association at Bonn Scholarship: This scholarship is given to the students on the basis of JEE rank and whose parents income is less than 5 lakhs per annum. One B.Tech student will be given Rs. 1250 per month for 12 months only.

IIT Madras Placement

Being one of the most prestigious Engineering Institute it's a home for top recruiters to conduct their recruitment activity and hire the top-notch engineers. The institute has some exceptional placements record with the highest package around 1 crore. Some of the Top recruiters are Deloitte, Dr. Reddy's, Deutsche Bank, Capgemini Dell, International Services, Citibank, Asian Paints Ltd, Axis Bank Ltd, Avanti Fellows etc.

 

Indian Institute of Technology (IIT Madras), Chennai - Campus Life

Admissions Open for 2019 Batch at:
SRM University, Amaravati

Courses Offered

 7
  •  8.75 L for 4 Years
    4.4/5

    9 Reviews

    Exams Accepted
    27 May 2019 Exam Date
    A
    Abhijeet Dhal

    2 years ago

    The infrastructure and opportunities in IIT Madras is one of the best in India. Being situated in one of the metropolis of India (Chennai) certainly add to its benefit. Chennai is also known as a important automobiles, manufacturing, IT and transportation hub. Campus
    N
    Nayan Khare

    1 year ago

    IIT Madras does not need any description. The name itself speaks for itself. It is India's most prestigious university. One can go and Google to find out all the details about the University. It is best in terms of education, campus life, placements and all other thing
  • Admissions Open for 2019 Batch at:
    SRM University, Amaravati
  • Dual Degree - B.Tech + M.Tech

    Fulltime | On Campus
     9.00 L for 5 Years
    4.4/5

    9 Reviews

    Exams Accepted
    27 May 2019 Exam Date
    A
    Abhijeet Dhal

    2 years ago

    The infrastructure and opportunities in IIT Madras is one of the best in India. Being situated in one of the metropolis of India (Chennai) certainly add to its benefit. Chennai is also known as a important automobiles, manufacturing, IT and transportation hub. Campus
    N
    Nayan Khare

    1 year ago

    IIT Madras does not need any description. The name itself speaks for itself. It is India's most prestigious university. One can go and Google to find out all the details about the University. It is best in terms of education, campus life, placements and all other thing
  •  7.16 L for 2 Years
    4.0/5

    1 Review

    Exams Accepted
    CAT
    08 Aug 2018 - 26 Sep 2018 Registration Date
    25 Nov 2018 Exam Date
    S
    Saipraneeth Reddy

    1 year ago

    My college has provided me a very good environment for learning. The faculty, resources, clubs and societies are the highlight of this institution.
  • Admissions Open for 2019 Batch at:
    SRM University, Amaravati

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2 years ago

Abhijeet Dhal M.Tech/M.E  Student

Overview 5/5

The infrastructure and opportunities in IIT Madras is one of the best in India. Being situated in one of the metropolis of India (Chennai) certainly add to its benefit. Chennai is also known as a important automobiles, manufacturing, IT and transportation hub. Campus is a beautiful wooded area in
1 year ago

Nayan Khare  Student

Best Engineering Institute in India!!! 5/5

IIT Madras does not need any description. The name itself speaks for itself. It is India's most prestigious university. One can go and Google to find out all the details about the University. It is best in terms of education, campus life, placements and all other things.
2 years ago

Vikky Building Technology And Construction Management  Student

Collage review and ratings 5/5

Awesome collage which give importance to extra curriculum with studies. Collage mainly focus on research work. Best environment to grasp knowledge. Various functions are conducted throughout the year and student can grow in the choice of his field. Proud to be an iitian
1 year ago

Alexi L BSc  Student

Remembering those days 4/5

I did my graduation in Nursing from this college this college is under NTR University and this is a 4 years course and the total fees is Rs.. 3.5 Lac and total 4 years Hostel fees was Rs.. 1.5 Lac and there were 40 students in our batch
1 year ago

Piyush Adwani B.Tech / B.E.  Student

Most prestigious college in India!! 5/5

IIT Madras is counted among the most valued and prestigious institutions in India. It is the best institutional system for technical education with the bestest facilities for its students.
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6 months ago

Abhinandhan B.Tech / B.E.  Student

Its amazing college 4/5

For b.tech course the professors were awesome.We can interact with them and they help us a lot. In labs and practicals they help a lot to gain knowledge and clear our doubts
1 year ago

Nayan Khare  Student

Best Engineering Institute in India!!! 5/5

IIT Madras does not need any description. The name itself speaks for itself. It is India's most prestigious university. One can go and Google to find out all the details about the University. It is best in terms of education, campus life, placements and all other things.
1 year ago

Piyush Adwani B.Tech / B.E.  Student

Most prestigious college in India!! 5/5

IIT Madras is counted among the most valued and prestigious institutions in India. It is the best institutional system for technical education with the bestest facilities for its students.
1 year ago

Alexi L BSc  Student

Remembering those days 4/5

I did my graduation in Nursing from this college this college is under NTR University and this is a 4 years course and the total fees is Rs.. 3.5 Lac and total 4 years Hostel fees was Rs.. 1.5 Lac and there were 40 students in our batch
1 year ago

Saipraneeth Reddy B.Tech / B.E.  Student

My College Experience 4/5

My college has provided me a very good environment for learning. The faculty, resources, clubs and societies are the highlight of this institution.
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2 years ago

Abhijeet Dhal M.Tech/M.E  Student

Overview 5/5

The infrastructure and opportunities in IIT Madras is one of the best in India. Being situated in one of the metropolis of India (Chennai) certainly add to its benefit. Chennai is also known as a important automobiles, manufacturing, IT and transportation hub. Campus is a beautiful wooded area in
2 years ago

Vikky Building Technology And Construction Management  Student

Collage review and ratings 5/5

Awesome collage which give importance to extra curriculum with studies. Collage mainly focus on research work. Best environment to grasp knowledge. Various functions are conducted throughout the year and student can grow in the choice of his field. Proud to be an iitian
2 years ago

Anonymous  Student

One of the pioneers in technical education 4/5

IIT Madras is one the top and premier education provider in technical education (B.tech) and M.tech. I just love the college campus, faculties, infrastructure, curriculum etc.
1 year ago

Nayan Khare  Student

Best Engineering Institute in India!!! 5/5

IIT Madras does not need any description. The name itself speaks for itself. It is India's most prestigious university. One can go and Google to find out all the details about the University. It is best in terms of education, campus life, placements and all other things.
1 year ago

Piyush Adwani B.Tech / B.E.  Student

Most prestigious college in India!! 5/5

IIT Madras is counted among the most valued and prestigious institutions in India. It is the best institutional system for technical education with the bestest facilities for its students.
Admissions Open for 2019 Batch at:
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Indian Institute of Technology (IIT Madras), Chennai Admission

Indian Institute of Technology, Madras is popularly known as IIT Madras. It was established in 1959. IIT Madras offers various undergraduate and postgraduate courses such as B.Tech, M.Tech. M.Sc, M.A, and Ph.D.

  • Admission to the B.Tech course is on the basis of JEE Main examination score followed by JoSAA counseling
  • For the final admission, the candidate should have cleared both JEE Main and JEE Advanced.
  • Admission to the M.Tech course is on the basis of GATE examination score.
  • Admission to the M.Sc course is on the basis of JAM examination score.
  • Admission to the MA course is on the basis of HSEE (Humanities & Social Science Entrance Exam) score. This exam is conducted by the institute.
  • Admission to the Ph.D. course is on the basis of GATE, CSIR-NET or UGC-NET score which is followed by counseling at the institute level.

 

IIT Madras Courses and Eligibility:

 

Course

Specialization

Eligibility

B.Tech

Aerospace Engineering

Biotechnology

Chemical Engineering

Civil Engineering

Computer Science & Engineering

Ocean Engineering

Mechanical Engineering

Electrical Engineering

Engineering Design

Metallurgical and Materials Engineering

Candidate should have scored minimum 75% marks in 10+2.

M.A

Developmental Studies

English Language

Candidate should have scored minimum 60% marks in 10+2.

M.Tech

Aerospace

Computational & Experimental Mechanics

Petroleum Engineering

Biomedical Engineering

Chemical Engineering

Geotechnical

Building Technology & Construction

Hydraulic & water resources

Environmental

Transportation

Structural

Computer Science & Engineering

Communication and signal processing

Power systems & power electronics

Microelectronics & VLSI Design

Control & Instrumentation

Microelectronics & Photonics

Integrated Circuits & Systems

Industrial Mathematics & scientific computing

Thermal Engineering

Manufacturing Engineering

Metallurgical and materials engineering

Ocean engineering

Functional materials

Catalysis Technology

Clinical engineering

Candidate should have passed Bachelors degree in relevant specialization with 60% marks or 6.5 CGPA. (55% for SC/ST/PH)

M.Sc

Chemistry

Mathematics

Physics

Candidate should have passed Bachelors degree in relevant specialization with 55% marks

M.S (By Research)

Engineering

Management

Candidate should have B.E./B.Tech. Degree in relevant specialization.

Ph.D.

Engineering

Humanities & Social Science

Management

Candidate should have a dual degree or Masters degree in relevant specialization with minimum 6.5 CGPA.

 

Entrance Exam Dates:

 

Course

Entrance Exam

Entrance Exam Date

B.Tech

JEE Main and JEE Advanced

Online – April 15 and 16, 2018

Offline – April 8, 2018

M.Tech

GATE

February 03, 04, 10 and 11, 2018

MA

HSEE

-

MSc

JAM

February 11, 2018

 
 
IIT Madras Application Procedure 2018
The application procedure for undergraduate courses:
  • Visit the JEE Main official website.
  • At home page click on the apply link.
  • Register yourself with a valid mobile number and e-mail address.
  • Read all the information carefully on information bulletin.
  • click on ``Proceed'' tab.
  • Fill all the necessary details.
  • Scanned copies of the following documents need to be uploaded: signature, thumb impression, and photograph.
  • The application fee can be paid through Credit/Debit Cards or e-challan. The application fee is INR 1000 and INR 500 for Girls.

Placement

Highest and average package for B.Tech / B.E.

  HIGHEST
95.8 L
  AVERAGE
8 L
Industry Average for B.Tech / B.E.
  HIGHEST
16 L
  AVERAGE
5 L
Abhijeet Dhal M.Tech/M.E 2 years ago
Placement scenario is good. Last five years average placement has been around 80%. Companies like VISA, Microscoft, GE, Google, BOSCH have recruited
Saipraneeth Reddy B.Tech / B.E.1 year ago
We had 450 companies visiting us this session. I got placed in Cisco based on my understanding of technical skills.

Latest News & Articles

The campus placement programmes at IIT Madras has commenced from December 1, 2018. The institute is considered to be one of the best engineering institutes of India and attracts various top companies. The institute is being visited by the best companies due to niche talent in fast emerging technologies such as data science, machine learning and artificial intelligence. The institute will also be visited by Google and McKinsey after a gap of three years. Apart from IIT Madras, the placement programmes at IIT Delhi has also commenced. This year nearly 326 companies ...Read more

The Indian Institute of Technology Madras (IIT-M) has collaborated with Oil and Natural Gas Corporation Limited (ONGC) to enhance the operational life cycle of existing platforms and minimize operation cost by optimum use of offshore survey requirements. According to the statement issued by the institute, “The IIT Madras is going to develop a database management system for all the 280-plus platforms of the ONGC and develop software for Structural Integrity Management System (SIMS) as well.” The statement also notified that considerable efforts had been ...Read more

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Location & Contact Info

Address
Sardar Patel Road, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, 600036

Accessibility

Nearest Railway Station
Chennai Central Railway Station - 12Kms
Nearest Airport
Chennai - 15 Kms

Facilities Available

Library      
The campus has a central library which is well-equipped with modern facilities, it has a huge collection of books, journals, and resources in the form of CD-Roms.
Computer Lab      
A computer lab is there in the campus with access to an internet connection for the students and is air-conditioned.
Auditorium      
An auditorium is there with all the facilities and several events occur in this auditorium, conference halls are also available in the campus.
Gym      
A gym is there with all the modern equipment and a trainer is there to help the students to maintain their fitness.
Lab      
There are several labs for different departments with modern equipment to help the students in experiments.
Medical      
The campus has a hospital with 12 doctors who are there to provide medical assistance for the staff and the students. It starts at 8.30 in the morning and is available for emergencies.
Transport      
Institute bus services are provided to move within the campus whose timings are from 8.30 am to 10 pm. The buses arrive in the interval of 20-30 minutes.
Wi-Fi      
yes
Cafeteria      
There are several food joints and variety of south Indian and North Indian dishes are available at reasonable rates.
Hostel      
This institute provides hostel facilities to both boys and girls. The hostels have facilities such as washing machine, library, computer room, indoor sports, common room with T.V. etc.

Recruiters

284 Companies

Placement Officer
Prof. Manu Santhanam
 94440 08057
  adtp@iitm.ac.in
Guided Admission

Faculty

Student Faculty Ratio
FACULTY STUDENT RATIO
1:7

390 PHD faculty

     460 faculty

Prof. Bhaskar Ramamurthi
Position: Director
Dr. Ajith Varki
Position: Associate Dean for Physician Scientist Training
Prof. Jagadish N. Bhagwati
Position: University Professor Dept. of Economics
Prof. Horst W. Hahn
Position: Executive Director Institute of Nanotechnology
Dr. Luoyi Tao
Position: Associate Professor
Speciality: Mathematical Modelling of Systems and Processes
Piyush Adwani B.Tech / B.E.1 year ago
The faculty of the college is very good. Most of the teachers are doctors and all other are PHD hold
Saipraneeth Reddy B.Tech / B.E.1 year ago
The faculty has always been of immense help to us. They help proactive students gain understanding o

Successful Alumni

Awards

IIGP 2.0 Open Innovation Challenge

Team if IIT Madras wins IIGP 2.0 Open Innovation Challenge.

Best Poster Award

Best Poster Award was won by Aparna (ED Scholar) for her poster `Diagnostics of thermal ageing level in transformer insulation material' at NPERSC-2018.

Scholarship

Merit cum means scholarship

The scholarship is given to those whose family income is less than 450000. The scholarship of Rs.1000/- is available for the students in which they are exempted from their tuition fees every semester up to the batch of 2007 and 2008 onwards batch will be getting Rs.25000/- every semester.

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