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Indian Institute of Technology, [IIT] Chennai

8.6 / 10

Based on 39 Student Reviews

About Indian Institute of Technology, [IIT] Chennai


Indian Institute of Technology, Chennai, was formally inaugurated in 1959 by Prof. Humayun Kabir. The Institute has approval from the All India Council for Technical Education [AICTE]. The college is certified to ISO 9001. The college was ranked at 1st place in engineering and 2nd in the overall category by Indian ranking NIRF 2018.It has various departments for the various discipline of engineering and science like Aerospace Engineering, Applied Mechanics, Biotechnology, Chemical Engineering, Chemist, Civil Engineering, Computer Science and Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Engineering Design, Humanities and Social Sciences, Management Studies, Mathematical, Mechanical Engineering, Metallurgical and Materials Engineering and Ocean Engineering. IIT Madras offers M.Sc, MA, MBA, B.tech courses. IITM Admission is based on the entrance test. The college has all the facilities of research and development, students are doing different research work at the national and global level.

Indian Institute of Technology Madras (IITM) is one among the foremost institutes of national importance in higher technological education, basic and applied research. In 1956, the German Government offered technical assistance for establishing an institute of higher education in engineering in India. The first Indo-German agreement in Bonn, West Germany for the establishment of the Indian Institute of Technology at Madras was signed in 1959.IIT is known for the quality of education and distinguished approach. The academic character at the Institute is a rare blend of contemporary day professional skills and the traditional emphasis on bestowing knowledge. It has a huge campus, equipped with Wi-Fi and other modern facilities. The College conducts frequent Workshops and learning opportunities for the overall development of the student.

IIT Madras is a residential institute with nearly 550 faculty, 8000 students and 1250 administrative & supporting staff and is a self-contained campus located in a beautiful wooded land of about 250 hectares. It has established itself as a premier centre for teaching, research and industrial consultancy in the country. The Indian Institute of Technology, [IIT] Chennai Infrastructure facilitates the various facilities like Central Library, Central Glass Blowing Section, Sophisticated Analytical Instrumentation Centre [SAIF], P.G. Senapathy Centre for Computing Resources [CC], Central Workshop [CWS], Central Electronic Centre [CEC]

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Indian Institute of Technology Madras Highlights:

The Indian Institute of Technology Madras is one of the prestigious institution in higher technological education and basic & applied research. The key highlights of the institution are mentioned below.

Type of University

Public

Year of establishment

1959

Certifications

ISO 9001

Approval

All India Council of Technical Education [AICTE]

IITM Courses Offered

Undergraduate, Postgraduate and Doctorate

IITM Fees

IITM Address

IIT P.O, Chennai - 600 036

IITM Contact No. 044-2257-8004
IITM Email ID doffice@iitm.ac.in

Indian Institute of Technology Madras Courses:

The Indian Institute of Technology Madras various courses in Undergraduate, Postgraduate and Doctorate. Each courses has its own specifications. The complete details of the courses and its specializations are listed below. 

Discipline Courses Specializations
Engineering     B.Tech.
Civil, Chemical, Computer Science, Electrical, Mechanical, Metallurgical and Materials, Naval Architecture and Ocean Engineering.
M.Tech.
Civil, Applied Mechanics, Aerospace, Clinical, Bioprocess, Chemical, Computer Science, Electrical, Industrial Mathematics and Scientific Computing, Metallugical and Materials Mechanical, Ocean Engineering, Ocean Technology, Offshore Structural Engineering, Offshore Technology, Petroleum Engineering.
M.S.
Metallugical and Materials, Civil, Applied Mechanics, Bioprocess, Computer Science, Engineering Design.
B.Tech.+M.Tech.(Dual degree)
Metallugical and Materials, Applied Mechanics, Aerospace, Biological, Computer Science, Automotive, Biomedical, Robotics, Mechanical, Naval Architecture and Ocean Engineering.
Ph.D.
Civil, Applied Mechanics, Bioprocess, Chemical, Engineering Design.
Science  M.Sc.
Chemistry, Mathematics, Physics.
B.S.+M.S. (Dual degree) Physics
Humanities and Social Sciences  M.A.
English Studies, Development Studies.
Ph.D.
Language Testing, Gandhian Philosophy, Migration, Public Finance, Development Studies, Alternative Education, Film Studies, Environmental Evaluation, Sociopragmatics, Dalit and Minority Education, European and Chinese Studies, Speech and Communication, Ecocriticism, Deep Ecology, Health Economy, Diaspora and Cultural Studies.
Management Studies  MBA/EMBA/Ph.D.
Finance, Integrative Management, HR & OB, Marketing, Operations, Information Systems.
M.S.
Research, Entrepreneurship.

IITM Departments:

The Indian Institute of Technology Madras contains various departments offering a variety of courses. The list of the complete departments available in the institutions is mentioned below. 

Aerospace Chemistry Engineering Design Mechanical
Applied Mechanics Civil Humanities and Social Sciences
Metallurgical and Materials
Biotechnology Computer Science Management Studies
Ocean Engineering
Chemical Electrical Mathematics Physics

Indian Institute of Technology Madras Centres:

The Indian Institute of Technology Madras has various research centres focussing the research in the area of Engineering and Technology. The list of Research Centres available in the institution are as follows.

  • Center for Continuing Education [CCE]
  • Centre for NEMS and Nanophotonics [CNNP]
  • Health Care Innovation Centre [HTIC]
  • National Cancer Tissue Biobank [NCTB]
  • National Centre for Combustion Research and Development [NCCRD]
  • Centre for Computational Brain Research
  • Centre for Innovation
  • Robert Bosch Centre for Data Science and Artificial Intelligence
  • IIT Madras Bioincubator

Indian Institute of Technology Madras Infrastructure Facilities:

The Indian Institute of Technology Madras provides a well-maintained infrastructure facilities. The infrastructure facilities include Library, Workshops, Computer and Electronic Centres, etc. The key infrastructure details are listed below.

  • A well-equipped Central Library with digital and printed resources of books, e-journals, audio/video cassettes, reports, monographs, etc. 
  • The 250 hectares campus located in a beautiful wooded land.
  • The Sophisticated Analytical Instruments Facility [SAIF] to collect data for advanced research in spectral measurements, molecular and crystal structure determination and material characterization with nominal charges.
  • P.G Senapathy Centre for Computer Resources for registering complaints. 
  • A Central workshop to enhance the practical skills of the students in the field of Engineering and Technology.
  • A Central Electronic Centers

IITM Chennai Placement:

The IITM offers good placement opportunities for the students. The college provides summer internships programs to the final year students. Being one of the prestigious institutions in the world of engineering, IITM Placements provides very talented manpower to the world. The top companies are very keen to recruit the students from the institution. The highest and median salary packages for each and every department are shown below:

 Department

Highest Salary

Median Salary

Aerospace Engineering

20 LPA

10 LPA

Applied Mechanics

12 LPA

7.5 LPA

Bio-Technology

48.75 LPA

11.6 LPA

Civil Engineering

18.95 LPA

9.6 LPA

Chemical Engineering

32 LPA

11 LPA

Chemistry

12 LPA

12 LPA

Computer Science Engineering

95.87 LPA

21 LPA

Electrical Engineering

39.02 LPA

15.05 LPA

Engineering Design

16.8 LPA

10.05 LPA

Humanities

10 LPA

9 LPA

Mathematics

12 LPA

7.82 LPA

Mechanical Engineering

26.04 LPA

10.01 LPA

Metallurgical and Mechanical Engineering

17.02 LPA

10.05 LPA

Ocean Engineering

48.75 LPA

10 LPA

Physics

20 LPA

10 LPA

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IITM FAQs:

  1. What are the courses available in IITM?
    - IITM offers courses in B.Tech., M.Tech., Dual degree (B.Tech.+M.Tech.), M.Sc., M.S., Ph.D., M.A., and MBA.
  2. Is IITM provides hostels?
    - Yes, IITM provides separate hostels for boys and girls.
  3. Do the candidates have to appear in JEE for IITM admission?
    - Yes, the candidates must get a valid score in JEE.

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Indian Institute of Technology, [IIT] Chennai Ranking


Engineering Ranking
Publication Name Rank
The Week 3
Silicon India 5
NIRF 1
Outlook 1
MBA Ranking
Publication Name Rank
Outlook 21
NIRF 15

Student Satisfaction Rating 

Based on 39 Student's Reviews 8.6/10  
Overall Rating
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Rating Distribution
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31
Average
6
Top Feature & Summary
This institute is recommended by 37/39 students

Student Reviews


Arvind
Arvind
Bachelor of Technology [B.Tech] (Mechanical Engineering), batch of 2016
7/10
ACADEMICS & FACULTY

The Daily routine can get a little hectic depending on the department of study and the courses being taken. Teachers offer interesting projects to enthusiastic students when approached. The overall experience is awesome.


CLUBS & ASSOCIATIONS

Students have complete freedom to start and work with student societies and clubs as per campus rules. The main festivals on campus are Shaastra( the tech fest), Saarang( the cultural fest) and Inter IIT sports meet.  It is funded by the alumni donations primarily and also gets funds from multiple startups from seniors or alumni who used to work here.




Arvind
Arvind
Bachelor of Technology [B.Tech] (Mechanical Engineering), batch of 2016
7/10
ACADEMICS & FACULTY

The Daily routine can get a little hectic depending on the department of study and the courses being taken. Teachers offer interesting projects to enthusiastic students when approached. The overall experience is awesome.


CLUBS & ASSOCIATIONS

Students have complete freedom to start and work with student societies and clubs as per campus rules. The main festivals on campus are Shaastra( the tech fest), Saarang( the cultural fest) and Inter IIT sports meet.  It is funded by the alumni donations primarily and also gets funds from multiple startups from seniors or alumni who used to work here.




Mosikeeran
Mosikeeran
Bachelor of Technology [B.Tech] + Master of Technology [M.Tech] (Mechanical Engineering), batch of 2019
8/10
CLUBS & ASSOCIATIONS

Shastra is a technical festival. Saarang is the cultural festival. There are many technical and literary clubs. College life is best. No restrictions for going out of campus and coming back. You can go at whatever time you want.




Swetha
Swetha
Master of Technology [M.Tech] (Computer Science & Technology), batch of 2017
10/10
ACADEMICS & FACULTY

Each semester students are allowed to do maximum 30 credits and minimum 19 credits. Commonly it is credit based course. A 2 credit course will be having 2 classes a week, 3 credit course will be having 3 classes a week, 4 credit course will be 4 classes a week. Quality and method of teaching will be dependent on the professor of a course. But overall our quality of learning is very excellent. 


CLUBS & ASSOCIATIONS

There are numerous activities in the colleges. They are of co-curricular, extracurricular types. Two major fests named shaastra and a technical festival and Saarang. Entire college life is filled with fun.




ANKIT SHARMA
ANKIT SHARMA
Master of Science [M.Sc] (Physics), batch of 2016
8/10
ACADEMICS & FACULTY
  • The quality and method of teaching are good at Indian Institute of Technology

CLUBS & ASSOCIATIONS
  • A lot of festivals like festivals like Saarang, Shastra are celebrated each year at Indian Institute of Technology
  • Life in college is good



John
John
Master of Arts [MA] (Rural Development), batch of 2022
8/10
ACADEMICS & FACULTY

The daily routine is very flexible. Excellent faculty and a wide variety of subjects. Good interactive courses and holistic teaching.


CLUBS & ASSOCIATIONS

Excellent opportunities for sports and cultural. There is a club for everything on campus.




Contact Details and Location


Address : IIT P.O, Chennai - 600 036
Website : http://www.iitm.ac.in

Affiliation and Accreditation


The college is accredited by null.

Facilities


Computer labs
Sports
Gym
Medical
Cafeteria
Laboratory
Library
Auditorium
Hostel

Entrance Exams for Admission


Indian Institute of Technology, [IIT] Chennai Entrance Exams
Exam Name Course Name
JEE ADVANCED
Bachelor of Technology [B.Tech]
Bachelor of Technology [B.Tech] + Master of Technology [M.Tech]
GATE
Master of Technology [M.Tech]
CAT
Master of Business Administration [MBA]
IIT JAM
Master of Science [M.Sc]

Eligibility Criteria and Admission Procedure


Indian Institute of Technology Madras Eligibility Criteria:

Course

Eligibility Criteria

B.Tech.

  • The candidates must have completed the 12th grade with a valid score in JEE Advanced.
  • The candidate must have a minimum of 75% marks in Higher Secondary Examination. There will be no preference of 10+2 marks for calculating the ranks in JEE Main.
  • Final selection will be made by JoSAA Counselling committee.

M.Tech.

  • The candidates should have discipline Bachelors degree with valid score in GATE.
  • Passed Bachelors degree in relevant subject [B.E/ B.Tech] with at least 6.5 CGPA [on 10 point scale] or 60% marks. Relaxation of 5% for SC/ST/ PH candidates.
  • Admissions to M.Tech courses are based on candidate’s JAM and GATE ranking, respectively.

M.A.

  • The candidates should have discipline Bachelors's degree with valid score in HSE.
  • The candidates should have Passed 10+2 with 55% aggregate marks
  • For M.A program, the admissions will be based on the Humanities & Social Science Entrance Exam [HSEE] score conducted by the institute.

MBA

  • The candidates should be graduate with having valid score in CAT.
  • The candidate must be a Graduate in any discipline with a minimum of 60% marks from a recognized University.

M.Sc.

  • The candidates should have discipline Bachelors degree with valid score in JAM.
  • The candidates should have Bachelors degree in respective disciplines with at least 55% aggregate marks.
  • Admissions to M.Sc courses are based on candidate’s JAM and GATE ranking.

M.S.

  • M.S [By Research] program is offered to the candidates in two specializations and they are  Engineering and Management.
  • Students applying to this course must hold a B.E./ B.Tech degree and qualify GATE/ CSIR NET/ UGC NET exam.

EMBA

  • Minimum three years of work experience should be there for candidates.
  • Candidates should have a bachelors degree in any discipline the 60% and above in Bachelor’s Degree in any discipline
  • The entrance exam will comprise of multiple choice questions on quantitative aptitude, logical reasoning, verbal ability, and business aptitude.

Ph.D.

  • Master or a dual degree in the relevant disciplines with the CGPA of 6.5 or above.
  • GATE, CSIR-NET or UGC-NET score followed by an interview.
  • For Ph.D. admissions, the candidates are admitted through entrance exam followed by the counseling at the institute’s level.

IITM Admissions:

The Indian Institute of Technology, IIT Madras admits the students through the entrance exam. The students seeking admission for undergraduate programs must get a valid score in JEE Advanced test. The postgraduate admission is through entrance exams like GATE and IIT-JAM. The IITM Cut Offs of all the competitive exam will be announced by the admissions team of the college. The institution also follows certain eligibility criteria during the admission process. The complete details of eligibility criteria is available on the official website of the institution. Students are advised to verify the criteria before applying.


Courses and Fees Structure of Indian Institute of Technology, [IIT] Chennai

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Indian Institute of Technology, [IIT] Chennai Engineering Courses and Fees Structure
Course Name Fees Interested
Bachelor of Technology [B.Tech]  5 year(s), Full Time Rs. 5 Lakh
Bachelor of Technology [B.Tech]  4 year(s), Full Time Rs. 4 Lakh
Bachelor of Technology [B.Tech] + Master of Technology [M.Tech]  5 year(s), Full Time Rs. 5 Lakh
Master of Technology [M.Tech]  2 year(s), Full Time Rs. 50,000
Ph.D  2 year(s), Full Time Rs. 10,000

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Indian Institute of Technology, [IIT] Chennai Management Courses and Fees Structure
Course Name Fees Interested
Master of Business Administration [MBA]  2 year(s), Full Time Rs. 3.20 Lakh
Ph.D  2 year(s), Full Time Rs. 10,000

Live Application Forms

Indian Institute of Technology, [IIT] Chennai Science Courses and Fees Structure
Course Name Fees Interested
Master of Science [M.Sc]  2 year(s), Full Time Rs. 6,000
Ph.D  2 year(s), Full Time Rs. 10,000
Indian Institute of Technology, [IIT] Chennai Humanities and Arts Courses and Fees Structure
Course Name Fees Interested
Bachelor of Arts [BA] + Master of Arts [MA]  5 year(s), Full Time Rs. 60,320
Master of Arts [MA]  5 year(s), Full Time Rs. 15,000

Hostel Details


Indian Institution of Technology Madras Hostel Details:

The Indian Institute of Technology Madras has a total of 20 hostels for the students. The hostel administration is under the supervision of the council of wardens and hostel management. The IITM Facilities provided by the institution are listed below.

  • Separate hostels for boys and girls.
  • Each hostel rooms are provided with a cot, a table, a chair, a bookshelf and a ceiling fan.
  • The hostels contains a library, computer room, indoor sports room, music room, etc.
  • It also contains a common room equipped with a TV, a music system, newspapers and magazine.
  • Every hostel provides a washing machine for the students.
  • Mess facilities with good quality food.
  • The hostel campus maintains a good garden.

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