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Adarsh B.Tech., batch of 2018
23 Jan 2015 Rating :
ACADEMICS & FACULTY: IIT (BHU) Varanasi offers four year instructional programmes for the degree of Bachelor of Technology (B.Tech) and Bachelor of Pharmacy (B.Pharm). Five year programmes are categorized into the Integrated Dual Degree (IDD) programme and Integrated Master’s Degree (IMD) programme. The IDD programme offers combined B.Tech and M.Tech or alternatively B.Pharm and M.Pharm degrees. Admission to all programmes including B.Pharm is expressly through the Joint Entrance Examination conducted by the Indian Institutes of Technology. Earlier half of the intake for Pharmaceutical sciences was through JEE and the other half through BHU-PMT .But after the college was converted into an IIT, intake for B.Pharm and the IDD in Pharmaceutical sciences is exclusively through Joint Entrance Exam.
Dheeraj B.Tech, batch of 2017
11 Jan 2015 Rating :
ACADEMICS & FACULTY:
  • Classes run at Indian Institute of Technology from Monday To Friday. It starts by 8 am and ends at 5 pm. There is a lunch break from 12 pm to 2 pm.
  • Many projects are assigned by Professors if students are willing to do. Mostly these are done in summer vacation.
  • A number of academic tests are three and some marks are given on the basis of assignments or quizzes.
  • Courses are however not very much relevant. But soon, new courses has to be framed.
  • The quality of teaching depends on Professors in which some of them are good while some are not.
Aditya B-TECH, batch of 2016
06 Jan 2015 Rating :
ACADEMICS & FACULTY:
  • IIT (BHU) Varanasi offers four-year instructional programs for the degree of Bachelor of Technology (B.Tech) and Bachelor of Pharmacy (B.Pharm).
  • Five year programs are categorized into the Integrated Dual Degree (IDD) program and Integrated Master’s Degree (IMD) program.
  • The IDD program offers combined B.Tech and M.Tech or alternatively B.Pharm and M.Pharm degree class.
  • classes are scheduled for five days in a week. On the basis of your CGPA, you can change to another course if you want to change after 1st yr.
  • The quality of teaching is extremely vagrant, professors are very supportive and interactive.
  • If you want to do some project,  professors help a lot.
  • There is some surprising test every week, it keeps you to stay in touch with your course.
  • Professors give assignment daily on the basis of class, it helps a lot to learn your subject.

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

Jeet BTECH, batch of 2018
14 Jan 2015 Rating :
FOREIGN EXCHANGE & INTERNATIONAL EXPOSURE:
  • IT-BHU is one of India\'s oldest and highest-ranked engineering colleges, having pioneered degree courses in mining, metallurgy, ceramics and pharmaceutics in India.
  • IT-BHU contributes significantly to the advancement of science and technology in India in a number of ways and has produced world-class engineers and scientists.
  • Alumni of IT-BHU are achieving success in India and abroad as entrepreneurs, managers, technocrats, consultants and advisers, and as faculty members and researchers.
  • It is frequently rated as one of the best technical institutes in the world.
  • The Institute of Technology, Banaras Hindu University provides versatile postgraduate training and conducts sophisticated research in engineering and technology.
  • The collaborations made possible by this MOU will benefit both institutions and will enhance the already comprehensive education, we offer at the UH Cullen College of Engineering.
  • But more than 100 students travel abroad with an internship through AIESEC or any other way.
  • This year, according to my knowledge about 4 students got prestigious MITACS research, scholarship and a few got an SN Bose scholar program.
  • Languages used in teaching methodology are English and Hindi primarily.
  • Foreign languages are taught up to the will of the student. Average cost incurred on a foreign exchange will be around Rs. 3 lakhs.
Yash B.Tech (Chemical Engineering), batch of 2017
10 Jan 2015 Rating :
FOREIGN EXCHANGE & INTERNATIONAL EXPOSURE:
  • We have decent international exposure at Indian Institute of Technology. Most of our students board abroad for summer internships.
  • We do have International Guests round the globe in our cultural, technical, and sports fests.
  • Thus, we do have interaction with all such international guests.
  • English is the major language of teaching though very few students speak in English on campus.
  • We do have tie ups with Foreign Universities and our students do travel annually on an exchange program, but for such programs one must approach the concerned professors of ones Department.
Aditya B-TECH, batch of 2016
06 Jan 2015 Rating :
FOREIGN EXCHANGE & INTERNATIONAL EXPOSURE:
  • There are lots of international internship available in Indian Institute of Technology, Varanasi [IIT BHU].
  • Mozilla interns, google SOC winners, amazon interns etc.
  • If you want to do a project at any university outside India professors are very helpful they\'ll give you a recommendation, they will suggest you and helps a lot.
  • If you are interested in learning any foreign language you can learn here at Banaras Hindu University.

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

Manish B.Tech, batch of 2020
24 Dec 2016 Rating :
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
  • For SC/ST/GEPD/OBC-PD/ SC-PD/ST-PD
  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.
Ankur B.E., batch of 2018
17 Nov 2015 Rating :
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
Jeet BTECH, batch of 2018
14 Jan 2015 Rating :
FEES AND SCHOLARSHIP:
  • Indian Institute of Technology offers Merit-cum-Means scholarships to 25% undergraduate students. Besides, there are several endowment scholarships offered by the Institute.
  • Some other facilities are also provided to the undergraduate students in the form of Institute free studentship, scholarship, reimbursement of mess charges and pocket allowances to the students belonging to the Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes.
  • All the students (non-sponsored) admitted to M.Tech./M.Pharm programs are provided financial Assistance equivalent to the Junior Research Fellowships.
  • The Institute offers a large number of Junior/Senior Research Fellowships to students admitted to Ph.D. programs.
  • Efforts are being made to offer scholarships to all eligible candidates admitted to Ph.D. Programmes.
  • All banks provide loan to study in IIT BHU.

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

Manish B.Tech, batch of 2020
24 Dec 2016 Rating :
PLACEMENTS & ALUMNI NETWORK:

 

  •  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

 

 

Ranjan btech, batch of 2017
11 Jan 2015 Rating :
PLACEMENTS & ALUMNI NETWORK:
  • Some of the companies that visit Indian Institute of Technology campus for recruitment also offer placements. Some of them are Amazon, HUL, Reliance etc.
  • Some students do projects under department faculties itself.
  • One need not worry about placements after you get into IIT.
  • Placements are superb at IIT-BHU with high packages being offered.
  • Almost 100% placement opportunity for the students.
  • Average Package is Rs. 7 Lakh PA and Maximum Package is Rs. 1.3 crore.
Dheeraj B.Tech, batch of 2017
11 Jan 2015 Rating :
PLACEMENTS & ALUMNI NETWORK:
  • Job Offers are pretty good at Indian Institute of Technology. Almost students get placed before completion of their degree.
  • Key industries those recruit here are almost all top software companies like Google, Facebook etc many core companies for mechanical, electrical, electronics etc. and various on- core companies also come for campus placement.
  • Very fewer students get internships in 2nd year. But an internship is compulsory in 3rd year.
  • Alumni network is quite expensive as it\'s a very old institute and they are very helpful.

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

Manish B.Tech, batch of 2020
24 Dec 2016 Rating :
INFRASTRUCTURE & TRANSPORTATION:
  • 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.

 

 

 

Vivek B.Tech, batch of 2017
02 Feb 2015 Rating :
INFRASTRUCTURE & TRANSPORTATION:
  • While there’s nothing extraordinary about the infrastructure here, the administration ensures that it is regularly improved to service the needs of the students. 
  • All the laboratories are clean and well-maintained, and the computer labs are air-conditioned.
  • The library is spacious enough for the students and doesn’t get too crowded even during exams.
  • There’s a good supply of books as well. IT-BHU is well known for sports; the infrastructure for extracurriculars is excellent.
  • What’s more, students get to use all the facilities of BHU as well, free of cost.
Ranjan btech, batch of 2017
11 Jan 2015 Rating :
INFRASTRUCTURE & TRANSPORTATION:
  • Indian Institute of Technology has a well-managed library having books concerning all the departments and covers the whole curriculum.
  • Each and every department has its own well-equipped labs which are consistent with modern technology.
  • Physical Education is highly encouraged within the campus. To ensure that students are provided with the best of facilities required a sports complex is present in the campus.
  • The department has an auditorium and various conference rooms for various activities taking place within a college. 

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

Vivek B.Tech, batch of 2017
02 Feb 2015 Rating :
HOSTELS & FOOD:
  • There are no mega hostels, though plans are in place to make a few in the coming years. All the hostels are either 1 storeyed or two-storeyed buildings and have a capacity of about 300-400 students.
  • There’s no concept of ‘house-keeping’ here; students are expected to clean their rooms themselves.
Yash B.Tech (Chemical Engineering), batch of 2017
10 Jan 2015 Rating :
HOSTELS & FOOD:
  • Mess system of Indian Institute of Technology is satisfactory, as they serve meals three times a day.
  • A lot of option are available for Off Campus for food and refreshments.
  • Hostels in our campus accommodate around 4.5k students of our collage. Almost all students reside in hostels.
  • Mess food is always an issue as it is not even slightly similar to that at our home, but still with around 50 messes on campus one can find his/her type.
Ankit B.Tech., batch of 2018
06 Jan 2015 Rating :
HOSTELS & FOOD:
  • Indian Institute of Technology, Varanasi [IIT BHU] has 11 boys hostel and 1 girls hostel.
  • The campus is fully residential, no choice of living outside.
  • In Old hostels rooms are small but they have huge lawns and playing area.
  • New hostels have bigger rooms.
  • The quality of food varies from one hostel to another. You can avail food from outside also.

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

Sataha B.Tech (Mechanical), batch of 2018
19 Oct 2016 Rating :
CLUBS & 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.
Gopal B.Tech., batch of 2017
11 Jan 2015 Rating :
CLUBS & ASSOCIATIONS:
  • There are various active councils clubs namely the Robotics club, the Astronomy Club, the AeroModelling club, the SAE club, the Indian Music club, the Western Music Club, the theatre club (Masquerades), the dance club (Dance Freakz), the Cine-club, the Photography club, the Fine Arts Club, the Lit Club, the Quiz Club and a few more are there at Indian Institute of Technology.
  • IIT Gymkhana is responsible for the sports infrastructure which needs a definite improvement.
  • Almost all the major sports are played on the campus.
Ankit B.Tech., batch of 2018
06 Jan 2015 Rating :
CLUBS & ASSOCIATIONS:
  • Institute has a Gymkhana which controls all student activity.
  • Gymkhana has 4 major councils.
  • 1. Science and Technology Council(SnTC) - This council has 7 clubs responsible for tech activity in college. 1. Robotics Club 2. Aero Modelling Club 3. SAE Club 4. Astronomy Club 5. COPS(Programming) 6. Green Club 7. Social outreach club.
  • 2. Cultural Council - 1. Lit Club 2. Quiz Club 3. Theater 4. Dance FreakZ club 5. IMC(Indian Music) 6. WMC(Western Music).
  • 3. Film and Media Council - 1. Animation Club 2. Design club 3. Cine Club 4. Media Club 5. Photography club.
  • 4. Games and Sports Council - This council hosts annual sports fest "Spardha" of IIT BHU.
  • Also, there is Inter IIT Sports Meet every year.

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

Vivek B.Tech, batch of 2017
02 Feb 2015 Rating :
SOCIAL ATMOSPHERE:
  • In spite of the frankly awful girl/boy ratio (1:11!), the crowd overall is quite nice.
  • Students tend to gel with each other easily, and that can probably be attributed to the complete lack of regionalism.
  • Since Varanasi is a holy city, you often find students sometimes getting a bit too carried away with spirituality and religion, but don’t worry – it doesn’t happen too often.
Yash B.Tech (Chemical Engineering), batch of 2017
10 Jan 2015 Rating :
SOCIAL ATMOSPHERE:
  • Social Atmosphere on Indian Institute of Technology campus is quite healthy.
  • Each student lives in similar rooms, eats in a similar mess, use similar means of transportation so there in no discrimination on the basis of economic status or gender.
  • Cultural, Technical, and Sports Fests are organised around the session.
Ankit B.Tech., batch of 2018
06 Jan 2015 Rating :
SOCIAL ATMOSPHERE:
  • In campus, you meet a very diverse student from all over India.
  • You get to meet folks from multiple backgrounds.
  • Gymkhana hosts 3 major fests "Technic" annual techno-management fest,"Spardha" annual sports fest, "KashiYatra" annual cultural fest.
  • Despite these, some departments have departmental fest also.
  • There is no restriction whatever you do. Parties are quite often. Engineers love to do parties. There are many hangout places in Varanasi like "Assi ghat" and a ganga.
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