Indian Institute of Technology (IIT Madras), Chennai

Chennai, Tamil Nadu
 

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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.

 

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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.

Highlights

  • IIT Madras has many faculties approximately about 500 and 8000 students and 1250 supporting staff.
  • There are 16 departments all across the campus and various research-related centers of various disciplines and has 100 laboratories to provide assistance. 
  • In 2018 IIT Madras was ranked by the QS World University rankings in top 264. 
  • In 2018 IIT Madras ranked on the first position amongst the other engineering colleges by NIRF.

Cutoffs

Branch NameTotal SeatsHome State
Opening RankClosing Rank
Aerospace Engineering3715062782
Chemical Engineering739912740
Civil Engineering6322613394
Computer Science & Engineering3026171
Electrical Engineering6640636
Engineering Physics307732024
Mechanical Engineering751631214
Metallurgical and Materials Engineering3633954285
Ocean Engg and Naval Architecture3647155313
Branch NameTotal SeatsHome State
Opening RankClosing Rank
Electrical Engineering6640641
Engineering Physics307732041
Mechanical Engineering751631216
Metallurgical and Materials Engineering3633953395
Ocean Engg and Naval Architecture3637994992
Aerospace Engineering3715062931
Chemical Engineering739912773
Civil Engineering6322613520
Computer Science & Engineering3026177
Branch NameTotal SeatsHome State
Opening RankClosing Rank
Aerospace Engineering3715062931
Chemical Engineering7322613520
Civil Engineering6335364226
Computer Science & Engineering3026177
Electrical Engineering6640641
Engineering Physics307732041
Mechanical Engineering751631216
Metallurgical and Materials Engineering3633954359
Ocean Engg and Naval Architecture3637994992
Branch NameTotal SeatsHome State
Opening RankClosing Rank
Aerospace Engineering3715062959
Chemical Engineering739912773
Civil Engineering6322613527
Computer Science & Engineering3026177
Electrical Engineering6640641
Engineering Physics307732041
Mechanical Engineering751631216
Metallurgical and Materials Engineering3633954359
Ocean Engg and Naval Architecture3637994992
Branch NameTotal SeatsHome State
Opening RankClosing Rank
Aerospace Engineering371506-
Chemical Engineering739912773
Civil Engineering6322613527
Computer Science & Engineering3026177
Electrical Engineering6640641
Engineering Physics307732041
Mechanical Engineering751631216
Metallurgical and Materials Engineering3633954456
Ocean Engg and Naval Architecture3637994992
Branch NameTotal SeatsHome State
Opening RankClosing Rank
Aerospace Engineering3715062959
Chemical Engineering739912773
Civil Engineering6322613527
Computer Science & Engineering3026177
Electrical Engineering6640641
Engineering Physics307732041
Mechanical Engineering751631216
Metallurgical and Materials Engineering36--
Ocean Engg and Naval Architecture3637995009
Branch NameTotal SeatsHome State
Opening RankClosing Rank
Aerospace Engineering3715062995
Chemical Engineering739912802
Civil Engineering6322613632
Computer Science & Engineering3026177
Electrical Engineering6640641
Engineering Physics307732166
Mechanical Engineering751631222
Metallurgical and Materials Engineering3635584546
Ocean Engg and Naval Architecture3637995030

FEE BREAKUP

Fees Year 1 Year 2 Year 3 Year 4
Admission Fees 2,550 0 0 0
Exam Fee 700 700 700 700
Other 16,500 16,500 16,500 16,500
Refundable Deposits 2,000
Registration Fees 400 400 400 400
Tuition Fees 2,00,000 2,00,000 2,00,000 2,00,000
Grand Total 8,74,950

FEES DETAIL

Per semester fees structure:

 

Fees Category

Tuition Fees

Other Fees

Grand Total

GE/OBC Category

 

 

 

 Whose parental income is above Rs. 5 Lakhs per annum

100000

8800

108800

Whose parental income is between Rs. 1 Lakh and Rs. 5 Lakhs per annum

33333

8800

42133

Whose parental income is below Rs. 1 Lakh per annum

0

8800

8800

SC/ST Category -with Scholarship

0

3800

3800

SC/ST Category (without scholarship) & all PWD students

0

8800

8800

Course Details

This is a four-year degree course. Minimum eligibility for this is 75% marks senior secondary examination and JEE Main.

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  The faculty of the college is very good. Most of the teachers are doctors and all other are PHD holders. One can also find many lecturers from foreign universities.

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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 the heart of the city. There are state of the art laboratories, library, cafeteria and sports facilities.   

PLACEMENTS    
5/5

Placement scenario is good. Last five years average placement has been around 80%. Companies like VISA, Microscoft, GE, Google, BOSCH have recruited

IIT Madras is the first college to initiate a full fledged start up incubator in form of IIT Madras

Salary Package:   9 - 11 Lakhs

ADMISSION    
Admission Difficulty: Hard

Admission Criteria:GATE Score: 540/800 All India Ranking: 1380 Reson for choosing: Good infrastructure and opportunities, Chennai is a safe and good city to live in

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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.  

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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   

PLACEMENTS    
5/5
ADMISSION    
Admission Difficulty: Hard

Admission Criteria:Gate score required to enter into building technology and construction management is around 750 out of1000. And the all India rank should be around 500 . To get in structures air below 400 is required

CAMPUS LIFE    

Sarang a national level fest. Different performers from different part of the world visit our collage and show there talent. Just awesome. Every one should attend it once in there life time. Never attended such a fest before in any collage. Iit rocks

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ELIGIBILITY & ADMISSION PROCEDURE

MINIMUM ELIGIBILITY

Candidate should have scored minimum 75% marks in 10+2 examination with physics and mathematics as a core subject. Age limit is maximum 24 years (5-year relaxation for SC/ST candidates.)

ADMISSION PROCEDURE

Admission to this course is on the basis of JEE examination.

EXAMS ACCEPTED

Examination Date

20-May-2018

Registration Start Date

02-May-2018

Registration End Date

07-May-2018

Admit Card Date

08-May-2018

Latest News & Updates

  1. JEE Advanced 2019: Exam Scheduled To Be Conducted On May 19 By IIT Roorkee

    12-Oct-2018
    JEE Advanced 2019 date has been announced and is scheduled to be conducted on Sunday, May 19, 2019. This year IIT Roorkee will be conducting the national level engineering entrance examination under the guidance of Joint Admission ... Read more
  2. IIT abolish Govt. proposal to mend JEE Advanced

    21-Aug-2018
    All 23 IITs across the nation has formally ruled out the proposal suggested by the human resource development ministry (HRD) to make amendments in the current examination pattern of Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) Advanced for ... Read more
  3. IIT council to discuss on centralizing Ph.D. and M.Tech admission’s counselling for IITs and IISc.

    20-Aug-2018
    On 21st of August 2018 IIT council is going to conduct a discussion session on the proposal of, whether the IITs and IISc should centralize counselling and admission process for M.Tech and PhD programmes like the counselling process ... Read more

LOCATION & CONTACT INFO

Address
Sardar Patel Road, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, 600036

OVERVIEW

FACILITIES AVAILABLE
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.

Laboratory

There are several labs for different departments with modern equipment to help the students in experiments.

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.

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.

Sports

The campus provides facilities for various sports like cricket and basketball and helps the students to participate in various tournaments.

Cafeteria

There are several food joints and variety of south Indian and North Indian dishes are available at reasonable rates.

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.

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Autonomous
Approved by  AICTE

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Salary Details

PLACEMENT RATING
Indian Institute of Technology (IIT Madras) (B.Tech)
HIGHEST SALARY
95.8 LAKHS
AVERAGE SALARY
8 LAKHS
INDUSTRY AVERAGE
HIGHEST SALARY
16 LAKHS
AVERAGE SALARY
5 LAKHS

PROSPECTS

PLACEMENT OFFICER
Prof. Manu Santhanam
  94440 08057
  adtp@iitm.ac.in
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FACULTY

FACULTY STUDENT RATIO
1:7
Student Faculty Ratio
PHD FACULTY
390 PHD Faculty 460 Total Faculty
Prof. Bhaskar Ramamurthi
Prof. Bhaskar Ramamurthi

Position: Director


Dr. Ajith Varki
Dr. Ajith Varki

Position: Associate Dean for Physician Scientist Training


Prof. Jagadish N. Bhagwati
Prof. Jagadish N. Bhagwati

Position: University Professor Dept. of Economics


Prof. Horst W. Hahn
Prof. Horst W. Hahn

Position: Executive Director Institute of Nanotechnology


Dr. Luoyi Tao
Dr. Luoyi Tao

Position: Associate Professor

Speciality: Mathematical Modelling of Systems and Processes

Education: B.Tech, M.S. (Engineering Thermophysics), Ph.D. (Mechanical Engineering)


LIFE AT THE COLLEGE

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

Best Industry Exposure - 2017
Winner of CollegeSearch Students' Choice Award 2017
College Campuses Featured in Movies - 2017
Winner of CollegeSearch Students' Choice Award 2017
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.

SCHOLARSHIPS

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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