Indian Institute of Technology, [IIT] Varanasi

Read Student Reviews of Indian Institute of Technology, [IIT] Varanasi

Saurabh , batch of 2012
08 Aug 2017 Rating :
Societies & Associations:
  • The gymkhana and other clubs are present at our college
  • Sparta is the tech fest here, organized each year by the students
  • Life is great here, you will appreciate food and beauty here.
College Infrastructure:

There are 90 plus hostels and the average fee is INR 12000 per semester, The cost of per meal is INR 40/- in the mess.The classrooms are of good quality and the library and lab are also great.Each classroom is wifi enabled.

Academics & Faculty:
  • 3 hours per subject per week is the schedule, The projects are important here teaching is good
  • The campus is good but hostel accommodation is  not so good
Fees and Scholarship:

INR 45000 was the fee per year for EC and INR 12000 for the mess, various scholarships are there, loans are easy to avail from SBI.

Placements & Internships:
  • INR 12,500 is the stipend for M.Tech Students here.
  • IT companies (you can check on website) and other core companies also come here, along with some PSU for campus placement.
  • The average package is INR 9 Lakh, the highest salary was INR 2 crore
  • The alumni are good but efforts have to be made by students.
  • A B. Tech  degree is the minimum requirement for the course
  • There was no interview, only the counsling  session that was held
  • The admission is through GATE, For the regular candidates, and also for sponsored candidates
  • The intake this year (2017) was 47 for ECE.
  • Thecutoff was 693 for EC.
Sameer B.Tech (Chemical), batch of 2013
27 Apr 2017 Rating :
Societies & Associations:
  • There will be societies for everything that happens on the campus e.g. finance, sports, singing, astronomy, quiz, lit, etc.
  • Main festivals a:t Indian Institute of Technology, [IIT] Varanasi Kashiyatra (cultural), Spardha (sports), Technic (Tech) Pretty chilled out with few campus restrictions for girls
College Infrastructure:
  • There are 9 hostels. Hostels are pretty decent with limited facilities required for a student. Hostel fee is meagre and cost 70 rupees for 4 months. Haven't seen any PG so can't comment on it.
  • Food is primarily north Indian and completely depends on the mess allotted to you .in Indian Institute of Technology, [IIT] Varanasi, It ranges from 10/10 to 1/10.
Academics & Faculty:
  • The daily rouitne Classes were mandatory at our time with min 75% of attendance.
  • The Quality of teaching is good at certain point due to the curriculum followed at Indian Institute of Technology, [IIT] Varanasi.
  • Teachers are not that good as per other IIT standards. Although, the routine and teaching methodologies are similar to IITs standard.
Fees and Scholarship:
  • At my time course fee was around 30,000 per year at Indian Institute of Technology, [IIT] Varanasi.
  • Need-based scholarship options are available and can be found on the website.
  • Loans are easily available. A need-based scholarship is granted without any bar.
Placements & Internships:
  • My internship was with GE and stipend was 30,000 INR.
  • Key Companies mostly are divided into Software and Nonsoftware. Banking and consulting hardly show any presence. Few analytics firm does come to our Indian Institute of Technology, [IIT] Varanasi campus. Other core companies are from Metallurgy, Mechanical, Chemical & Electrical sectors. Avg salary fig for our branch was around 6 lac per annum. 96% of the batch got placed. Highest salary was 18 lacs per annum.
  • Alumni network is missing especially in terms of placement help. The college has taken a lot of initiative in building this channel and now it has taken pace.
  • The eligibility criteria for Indian Institute of Technology, [IIT] Varanasi is on sholuld have Selected through IIT-JEE with 60% overall in class XII as eligibility.
  • Our branch rank started from 4100 and went till 5000. It may change every year.
PRABHAT KUMAR KAUSHIK B.Tech, batch of 2020
14 Jan 2017
  • The eligibility criteria for joining Indian Institute of Technology is passing the 12th and clearing the JEE MAIN and JEE ADVANCED exam.
  • The cut-off is around 3800 for mechanical and 6700 for metallurgy rank in JEE ADVANCED.
Rohit B.Tech (Electrical/Electronics), batch of 2016
14 Jan 2017 Rating :
Societies & Associations:
  • Indian Institute of Technology campus holds many fests such as Hagman, Kashi yatra, technic, Antara Gini etc.
  • Life in this college is awesome.
College Infrastructure:
  • There are 8 hostels in Indian Institute of Technology campus.
  • Food costs Rs. 40 per meal.
  • Food quality is better. 
Academics & Faculty:
  • Class starts from 8 am to 5 pm in Indian Institute of Technology.
  • The quality of education is super.
  • The faculty are quite friendly with students.
Fees and Scholarship:
  • The course fee at Indian Institute of Technology is around Rs. 1,10,000 pa.
  • Loans are provided to all students,.
  • The loan can be taken from any bank.
Placements & Internships:
  • All type of companies come to Indian Institute of Technology to hire students.
  • Many students get placed in software engineering sector.
  • The eligibility criteria for joining Indian Institute of Technology is clearing the JEE ADVANCED exam and I got 599 ranks in JEE ADVANCED exam under OBC category.
Rohan B.Tech and M.Tech (Biomedical Engineering), batch of 2020
27 Dec 2016 Rating :
Fees and Scholarship:
  • Fees at Indian Institute of Technology is Rs. 2 Lakhs.
  • Scholarship options only for SC and ST students.
  • Loans are needed. They are available from all government banks.
Placements & Internships:
  • Companies like Microsoft, Oracle, Google, Infosys visit Indian Institute of Technology for placements.
  • Average Package is Rs. 8 Lakhs per annum.
  • The highest package is Rs. 2.02 Crore per annum.
  • Alumni Network is very good.
  • Eligibility criteria to join Indian Institute of Technology is 12th pass.
  • Admission Procedure is qualifing JEE MAIN and JEE ADVANCED.
  • The Cut off is based on JEE MAIN is 100/360 and for JEE ADVANCED is 74/360.
Manish B.Tech, batch of 2020
24 Dec 2016 Rating :
College Infrastructure:
  • Hostel facilities at Indian Institute of Technology, [IIT] Varanasi:-
  1. IIT (BHU), Varanasi has a residential and co-educational campus built on an area of 400 acres (1.6 km2) within the larger BHU campus which is spread over nearly 1,300 acres (5.3 km2) at the southern end of Varanasi on the banks of the River Ganges.
  2. There are 17 hostels for students, 12 for boys, 4 for girls and 1 for married couples.
  • Library facilities at Indian Institute of Technology, [IIT] Varanasi:-
  1. The Institute has one Main Library along with many Departmental Libraries. These libraries house more than 200,000 books and subscribe to a large number of scientific and technical journals. Online access to these journals is also possible. All the students are provided with textbook bank facilities where a certain number of books are issued to them for the semester.




Societies & Associations:


Cultural Council at Indian Institute of Technology, [IIT] Varanasi:-

  • Dance Club
  • Theatre Club
  • Literary Club
  • Quiz Club
  • Western Music Club
  • Indian Music Club
  • Fine Arts Club


Fees and Scholarship:
  • For General/OBC course fee is:-
  1. Tuition Fee for those students, whose family income is >5.00  lakh.= 1,05,950.00/sem
  2. Tuition Fee exempted 2/3 for those students, whose family income is < 5.00 and >1.00 lakh. = 39,283.00/sem
  3. Tuition Fee exempted for those students, whose family income is < Rs. 1.00 lakh. = 5,950.00/sem
  1. tuition fee = 5,650.00/sem
  • Scholarships/Financial Assistance

1 Merit-cum-Means Scholarship

2 Top Class Education Scheme for SC students

3 National Fellowship and Scholarship for Higher Education of ST Students - Scholarship (Formally Rajiv Gandhi National         Fellowship for ST Students)

4 State Scholarships

 5 Endowment Scholarships

  • The Institute offers Merit-cum-Means scholarships to 25%, undergraduate students. Besides, there are several endowment scholarships offered by the Institute.
Placements & Internships:


  •  Nearly 200 companies visit the campus for holding campus interviews at Indian Institute of Technology, [IIT] Varanasi. The industries which approach the institute come under the purview of:
  1. Core Engineering industries
  2. IT & IT enabled services
  3. Manufacturing Industries
  4. Consultancy Firms
  5. Finance Companies
  6. Management Organisations
  7. R & D laboratories



  • Admission to all programs is expressly through the Joint Entrance Examination conducted by the Indian Institutes of Technology
  • From 2013 admission to undergraduate programs will be based on two-tier test called (1) JEE (MAIN) & (2) JEE (Advanced). In addition, the students qualifying through JEE (Advanced) test need to be in the top 20 percentile of the respective categories and/or have secured 75% or above in the qualifying exam conducted by the boards of their respective state/UT.
  • you have to write both exams jee mains & jee advance to get admission in Indian Institute of Technology, [IIT] Varanasi.
  • cutoff always vary year by year.
Prabhat B.Tech, batch of 2020
23 Dec 2016
  • In Indian Institute of Technology, [IIT] Varanasi student gets admission through JEE MAIN and then the students have to clear another exam JEE ADVANCE. 
Ashish B.Tech, batch of 2017
21 Oct 2016
  • For admission in IIT, Varanasi one has to clear JEE Main and advanced exam.T he cut off marks are different for different categories.
Sataha B.Tech (Mechanical), batch of 2018
19 Oct 2016 Rating :
Societies & Associations:
  • There are so many student societies and clubs in our college like music, dance , social etc. and there are also so many festivals like Sparda ( the sports festival), Kasiyatatra( cultural festival), Technex ( tech festival) etc.
  • And, in general, the life in the college is awesome at IIT Varanasi.
  • Here, we get well-settled campus with natural greenery, which is the best part, the whole campus is fully green, contains a temple of Lord Vishwnath which is the centre of tourism.
College Infrastructure:
  • Hostels are sufficient so that every student get a room, and also it is free of fees, there are no extra fees for the hostel'
  • It is fully wifi with LAN connection in every room.
  • The mess fee is approx. Rs 35/ meal, but the food quality is too good at IIT Varanasi.
  • The classroom and labs are well maintained, with all required machines and equipment , & for mechanical students, our college labs come in the best labs in all India.
Academics & Faculty:
  • The daily routine is set by a committee of teachers of each department with HOD's and director of the college, which is planned very well so that student have no extra burden.
  • As all the teachers of an IIT are well talented, the way of their teaching is excellent.
  • My overall experience in college is superb, I only can say that I am so lucky that I got this college, IIT Varanasi.
Fees and Scholarship:
  • For general/OBC category student fee is Rs 50,000/ semester whereas for ST/SC it is Rs 5,000 per semester, but there are so many government scholarships like merit cum mean(mcm) etc.
  • And if someone is unable to pay the fees then State bank of India is also at our campus which provides an easy loan to every needy student of our college, IIT Varanasi.
Placements & Internships:
  • There are so many companies coming in my college for both an internship as well as placement due to a very big alumni network like in mechanical engineering, Tata steel etc.
  • The placement depends on our branch as well as our knowledge we earn in our college
  • In mechanical engineering, approximately 95℅ students got a campus placement at IIT Varanasi.
  • For taking admission in IIT Varanasi, I have to clear an joint entrance examination (JEE ADVANCED) conducted by all IIT's together fir their admissions.
  • The eligibility criteria for this examination are that you must have qualified to JEE MAIN paper with some minimum percentage in 12th board paper.
Shashank Integrated B-Tech and M-Tech, batch of 2018
19 Oct 2016 Rating :
Placements & Internships:
  • I am pursuing my Integrated Master degree in Engineering Physics at IIT-BHU.
  • I have done my internship at Defense Research and Development Organisation (DRDO).
Anshul B.Tech (Electrical/Electronics), batch of 2018
22 Mar 2016 Rating :
College Infrastructure:
  • There are 12 boys hostel and 4 girls hostel. Hostels are nice except they are old. Hostel fees is included in the course fee and is very less as compared to other colleges.
  • Very few pgs as hostels are the best place to live here.
  • Food in mess is delicious just like home food. You could have breakfast in Rs 20 and Lunch and dinner in Rs 40.
  • Classrooms, labs,library,wifi are all above the required level.
Placements & Internships:
  • I got selected for an internship of Rs 36,000/- for two months.
  • Almost all sort of companies come to our campus to recruit but the maximum are related to IT sector.
  • Average salary would be around Rs 17 LPA and highest salary is Rs 2.1 crore.
  • Since its an old college, we have very vast network of aluminis in every sector.
Fees and Scholarship:
  • Course fee per year is Rs 1.02 lakhs excluding mess fees.
  • Nothing much except one MCM scholarship.
  • Yes loans are very much needed and is very easily available.
Academics & Faculty:
  • The classes are from morning 8'o clock till 6:30 pm in evening.
  • The quality of teaching is awesome but methods could be improved as could use ppts and all to connect students more.
  • Overall its great experience to study here.
M.Tech (Mechanical), batch of 2015
29 Feb 2016 Rating :
Fees and Scholarship:

Course fees is 45k per year.Scholarships are pretty decent which is 12400 per month.

Students can get loan very easily. During admission on the campus, there are banks available for sanction of loan.

Academics & Faculty:

Classes start from 8 am to 12 pm, 12 to 2 pm is for lunch then 2 to 4 pm or up to go up to 5 pm. There are two sessions before the end semester examinations.

Two or Three Class Assignments were used be given for each subject.

Faculty taught very well. Use of slide show and visual aids is common practice. Small and useful projects for a subject course is useful for creation of interest about a subject

Overall experience in the college is excellent, there i met with people from all across the India people from Kerala, people from West Bengal, Punjab, Rajasthan, Assam. I had an overall experience which improved my personality.


Sahil B.Tech (Electrical/Electronics), batch of 2019
10 Feb 2016 Rating :
College Infrastructure:
  • The quality of food at Indian Institute of Technology, [IIT] Varanasi is good.
  • Infrastructure is good.
Placements & Internships:
  • Placement facilities are so good at Indian Institute of Technology, [IIT] Varanasi.
Fees and Scholarship:
  • The course fee at Indian Institute of Technology, [IIT] Varanasi is Rs. 1,24,000/- per annum.
  • So many scholarships are here but mainly for SC and ST.
Academics & Faculty:
  • Indian Institute of Technology, [IIT] Varanasi is one of the best college of India and oldest department of electrical engineering.
  • The life in college is enjoyable.
Ankur B.E., batch of 2018
17 Nov 2015 Rating :
Placements & Internships:
Fees and Scholarship:
  • Fees is Rs 180000 per year.
  • MCM scholarships are available.
  • 25% students get scholarships.
  • YES, loans are available. LIKE 
  1. Axis Bank
  2. Bandhan Bank[3]
  3. Catholic Syrian Bank
  4. City Union Bank
  5. Development Credit Bank
  6. Dhanlaxmi Bank
  7. Federal Bank
  8. HDFC Bank
  9. ICICI Bank
  10. IDFC Bank
  11. IndusInd Bank
Academics & Faculty:
Lalchand B.Tech (Electrical/Electronics), batch of 2019
02 Nov 2015 Rating :
College Infrastructure:
  • The quality of food is bad at Indian Institute of Technology
  • The cost per meal is INR 40
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