IIT Gandhinagar: Ranking, Courses, Fees, Admission, Placements

Ishani Mishra Ishani Mishra | Nov 13, 2023
Ishani Mishra
Ishani Mishra

Updated on - Nov 13, 2023

Latest Updates for IIT Gandhinagar

IIT Gandhinagar was set in the year 2008. It is one of the 2nd generation IITs that the Government of India started. The institute offers B.Tech and M.Tech programs in various disciplines of Engineering. It also offers MSc and PhD programs in all the engineering and science disciplines. JEE Main 2024 exam dates have been released by NTA. JEE Main 2024 Session 1 exam will be conducted between January 24, 2024 and February 1, 2024, whereas the session 2 exam will be held from April 1, 2024 and April 15, 2024. The registration process for JEE Main will start in December 2023 (tentatively). IIT JAM 2024 exam will be held on February 11, 2024. GATE 2024 exam between February 3, 2024 and February 11, 2024.

IIT Gandhinagar conducts a 5-week foundation program that has been acclaimed by the World Education Summit in 2013. Apart from this, the institute also offers travel allowances to students for presenting their work at national and international conferences. The institute provides attractive placements and internship opportunities as well. In 2021, the highest package offered was 55LPA, and the average package offered was 20 LPA. 

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IIT Gandhinagar Quick Insights

IIT Gandhinagar was set up in 2008. It offers courses in undergraduate, postgraduate, and doctorate. It is rated India's first 5-star GRIHA LD (Green) campus for minimizing the negative impact on the environment. The campus has been declared India's first 5-star for ensuring food safety and promoting healthy eating. The key highlights of the institute are listed below.

Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Gandhinagar
Year of Establishment 2008
Type of Institute Public
Accreditation NIRF
Courses Offered  UG, PG & Ph.D. Courses
Number of Departments 13
Admission Criteria Entrance & Merit Based
Entrance Exams Accepted JEE Advanced, GATE & JAM
Total Faculty 204
Genders Accepted Co-Ed
Campus Size 400 Acres
Location Gandhinagar, Gujarat

IIT Gandhinagar Admission Dates 2024

IIT Gandhinagar offers admission based on national-level exams such as JEE-Advanced, GATE, and IIT JAM. The important dates (tentative) related to this are mentioned below.

Event Date

GATE 2024 exam date

February 04, 2024 - February 12, 2024

Exam date (IIT JAM 2024)

February 12, 2024

Declaration of IIT JAM 2024 result

March 22, 2024

Online application for admission after JAM result

April 11, 2024 - April 25, 2024

IIT Gandhinagar Ranking

IIT Gandhinagar's director, Prof Sudhir K Jain, received the prestigious national honour of Padma Shri for his contributions to science and engineering in 2020. Some of the rankings of the institute are

  • Ranked 23rd for engineering and 37 for the overall category by the NIRF Rankings 2022.
  • Ranked 601-800 by The World University Rankings 2022.
  • Ranked 22nd for engineering and 33 for the overall category by the NIRF Rankings 2021
  • Ranked 801-100 for engineering by Times Higher Education 2021.

IIT Gandhinagar Courses

IIT Gandhinagar offers undergraduate, postgraduate, and doctorate courses, each with multiple specializations. The complete details of the courses and the departments available in the institution are listed below.

Course Duration Selection Criteria
BTech 3 Years JEE Advanced + JoSAA Counselling
MTech 2 Years GATE Score + COAP Counselling followed by Written Test and/or Interview
MSc 2 Years IIT JAM score
PhD 2 Years GATE/ UGC-NET/ CSIR-NET/ ICAR or ICMR score OR Written Test and Interview

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IIT Gandhinagar Fee Details

IIT Gandhinagar offers various undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral programs in science, management, and aw. Applicants pay their fees online or offline mode. Below are some of the fees for different courses offered by the institute.

Course Total Tuition Fee
BTech INR  10.28 Lakh
MA INR 79,000
MSc INR 79,000
MTech INR 4 Lakh
PhD INR 1.28 Lakh

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IIT Gandhinagar Departments

IIT Gandhinagar courses are offered in engineering, science, and various other disciplines. Some of the departments are

Biological Engineering Electrical  Mathematics
Civil  Mechanical  Physics
Chemical Materials  Cognitive Science
Computer Science  Chemistry Earth Sciences
Humanities and Social Sciences

IIT Gandhinagar Admission

IIT Gandhinagar admits students based on past academic merit and a valid score in the qualifying exam. IIT Gandhinagar offers admission to BTech, MTech, MA, MSc, and PhD courses. The entries are based on JEE Mains, IIT JAM, and GATE scores. The admission process is conducted in three steps: written, counselling, and merit.

IIT Gandhinagar Eligibility Criteria

IIT Gandhinagar admission offers various UG, PG, and PhD courses to candidates in several specializations. The main focus of the college is to provide entries in the field of engineering and technology in several disciplines. The eligibility criteria for some of the courses offered are given below.

B.Tech Eligibility Criteria

  • Candidates must complete their 10+2 qualifications from a recognized board.
  • The qualifying marks for SC/ST students would be 65% in class 12.
  • Candidates should apply for JEE Main.

M.Tech Eligibility Criteria

  • Candidates must complete their bachelor's degree from a recognized university with at least 55% marks/5.5 out of 10 on a point scale in BE/BTech/MSc ( 50% marks for SC/ST candidates).
  • Candidates with a valid GATE score (at the interview/written test) are eligible to apply for M.Tech.
  • GATE is not required for application to M.Tech on a part-time basis or for the PGDIIT program.

PhD. Eligibility Criteria

  • Candidates must score at least 55% with CPI marks in MA/M.Sc./B.Tech./M.Tech. or equivalent degree in appropriate branches. 
  • Eligible EWS/SC/ST/PD candidates will have relaxations, as per norms, in the selection criteria.
  • The candidate can have an M.Sc in Basic Sciences with a 7.0 CGPA or 65% marks in aggregate in relevant disciplines, or
  • The candidate can have an MBBS with a CGPA of 6.5 or 60% marks in aggregate, or
  • The candidate can have an M.Sc/ M.A/ MBA/ M.Com in Humanities and Social Sciences or Management with a CGPA of 6.5 or 60% marks.

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Why Choose IIT Gandhinagar?

IIT Gandhinagar is committed to a holistic approach to education in engineering disciplines and beyond, cutting-edge research addressing global challenges and giving back. It offers a unique undergraduate and graduates education experience in India with unmatched innovations in the curriculum. IITGN is rated India's first 5-star GRIHA LD (Green) campus for minimizing the negative impact on the environment. The Indian Institute of Technology Gandhinagar has its own cultural & technical clubs to perform various artistic and technical activities.

IIT Gandhinagar Academic Advantages

IIT Gandhinagar empowers students with unique initiatives like Foundation Program, Invent@IITGN, and Explorers Fellowship; extremely liberal branch change policies, flexibility in the curriculum, leadership, self-governance, cutting-edge research and diverse career opportunities, including robust support for placements and an active incubation centre. Some of its other academic advantages are:

  • The research covers a broad spectrum and is inspired by both real-world challenges and issues of fundamental importance.
  • Its comprehensive approach to education ensures that our students graduate as world-class engineers with evolved problem-solving skills and as thinkers who emerge with a holistic view of society and its issues.
  • The five-week Foundation Programme for all new undergraduate students was recognized with the World Education Award 2013 by the World Education Summit for innovations in engineering education.
  • Over 40% of our students undergo a study abroad experience during their academic career at the institute.

IIT Gandhinagar Cutoff

IIT Gandhinagar cutoff 2022 will be released after the complete admission process. The university offers various courses for UG and PG admissions. The candidates searching for entry must meet the institute's cutoff criteria and secure a good score in IIT JAM/ JEE Advanced and GATE.

JoSAA Cutoff 2022 Round 1 (open category)

B.Tech Specialization Opening Rank Closing Rank
Chemical Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology) 5991 8248
Civil Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology) 9199 9919
Computer Science and Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology) 1201 1352
Electrical Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology) 2521 3890
Mechanical Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology) 5085 6826
Materials Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology) 9010 10525

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IIT Gandhinagar Result

IIT Gandhinagar results for 2022 have been declared for many courses and for some courses, they will soon be declared. Every year the institute publishes the results on its official website. The students can check their results by logging into the institute's official website.

IIT Gandhinagar Infrastructure

IIT Gandhinagar provides a well-maintained infrastructure. The university offers good hostel facilities for the students. These facilities cover all the basic amenities of the students. The infrastructure facilities provided by the institution are listed below.

  • Hostels 
  • Computer labs.
  • Central Library. 
  • Departmental laboratories.
  • Sports Facilities.
  • Banks Facilities.
  • Medical centre. 

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IIT Gandhinagar Placements

IIT Gandhinagar placements 2022 are over now. The institute provides good placement opportunities for the students. The placement service includes career counselling, industry visits, higher education, placements, and internship. The Career Development Service (CDS) provides students with excellent internship and industrial visit opportunities. The students of IIT Gandhinagar have been placed in various sectors, such as education, banking, marketing, and software.

  • The highest package offered during placements was INR 50 LPA.
  • The average package offered during placements was INR 8 LPA

IIT Gandhinagar Top Recruiters

Some of the other top recruiters of the institution are

Infosys  Cognizant  JSW Steels
JCB Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited (BPCL) Indian Oil Corporation Ltd.
Microsoft Defense Research & Development Organisation (DRDO)
Mercedes-Benz India Pvt. Ltd.
Trident Flipkart
Goldman Sachs Hero Moto Corp.
Tata Steel

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IIT Gandhinagar Scholarships

IIT Gandhinagar provides scholarships to needy meritorious students. The scholarships are based on their merits and academic results. The university scholarships are listed below.

Scholarship Description
Merit-based scholarship A merit scholarship of INR 2 Lakhs per year for UG students who secured JEE Advanced rank in the top 1000.
Scholarships for BTech Graduates BTech students with a minimum CPI of 6.5 are eligible for a scholarship of INR 1 Lakh per year for an internship, projects, and financial needs.
Kandoi-Dairkee-Gaurav KDG Scholarship A scholarship of INR 50000 for 2nd and 3rd-year B.Tech. students who are actively involved in non-academic activities for the institution's growth. Students with a minimum CPI of 6 are eligible.
Academic Scholarship An academic scholarship of INR 2000 per month for 10 months for students who secure the highest CPI in their respective fields.

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IIT Gandhinagar Collaborations

IIT Gandhinagar has partnered with a number of national and international universities. It has also cooperated with corporations on various R&D projects, resource exchanges, and student and faculty exchange programs in order to create close industry-academia collaborations. A list of some collaborations is provided below

International Collaborations

Country Partnering Institutes
U.S.A Duke University, University at Buffalo Suny, The University of Texas at Austin, New Jersey Institute of Technology, Louisiana State University, California Institute of Technology (Caltech)
New Zealand The University of Auckland
United Kingdom University of Strathclyde
France Ecole Nationale Superriere d’Arts et Metiers
Canada University of Saskatchewan

National Collaborations

  • Indian Institutes of Science Education and Research (IISERs)
  • Tata Institute of Fundamental Research (TIFR)
  • The Inter-University Centre for Astronomy and Astrophysics (IUCCA)
  • University of Delhi (DU)
  • Centre for Development of Advanced Computing (C-DAC)
  • Central Public Works Department (CPWD) 

IIT Gandhinagar Faculty

IIT Gandhinagar's faculty is diversified and highly competent. Among the 204 faculty members, 164 PhD holders from prestigious universities such as IIT Delhi, Tokyo University, Michigan University, IIT Kanpur, and others. Guest Professors, Assistant Professors, and visiting researchers from Harvard University, Cardiff University, and the University of Delaware make up the faculty chair.

IIT Gandhinagar Alumni

IIT Gandhinagar has a strong network of alumni all over the country. Some of the notable alumni of the institute are

Notable Alumni Profession
Co-founder of ReverTech IT Solutions and Data Analyst at DataHut
Vinod Reddy Ph.D. Scholar and Assistant Professor at IIT Bhilai
Purushottam Kumar Ph.D. Research Scholar and Project Manager at EY
Murali Krishna Enduri

Postdoctoral Researcher at IIT Madras Research Park

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IIT Gandhinagar Highlights

Institution Type Public
Total Faculty 204
Year of Establishment 2008
Genders Accepted Co-Ed
Total Area (In Acre) 402
Construction Area (Sq. M) 133168
Website www.iitgn.ac.in
Recognised by UGC

IIT Gandhinagar Rankings

Publisher Ranking & Year Criteria
#18 in 2023 Engineering
#18 in 2022 Engineering

IIT Gandhinagar Courses & Fees 2024

Course Average Fees Duration
BTech ₹10,28,000 4 Years
MTech ₹4,00,000 2 Years
MA ₹79,000 2 Years
MSc ₹79,000 2 Years
PGD -- 2 Years
PhD ₹1,87,816 3 Years

IIT Gandhinagar Courses and Fee Structure

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Exams Accepted by IIT Gandhinagar

JEE Main

Result Date: Feb 13, 2024


Result Date: Mar 22, 2024


Exam Date: Feb 03, 2024

Result Date: Mar 16, 2024

IIT Gandhinagar FAQs

What entrance exams are accepted by the IIT Gandhinagar for admission?

IIT Gandhinagar accepts the merit scores obtained in JEE Advanced, GATE & JAM exams.

What is the position of IIT Gandhinagar in NIRF ranking 2022?

NIRF has ranked IIT Gandhinagar 37th position for overall and 23rd for engineering category in 2022

What is the BTech fee at IIT Gandhinagar?

The total tuition fee of BTech is INR 10.28 Lakh.

What is the highest package offered at IIT Gandhinagar?

The highest package during 2022 placements is INR 50 LPA and the average is INR 8 LPA.

What are the top companies that visit the IIT Gandhinagar campus?

Companies like JCB, Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited (BPCL), Indian Oil Corporation Ltd., Microsoft, Defense Research & Development Organisation (DRDO), and Mercedes-Benz India visit the campus for placements.

GATE result 2023 is declared in online or offline mode?

The GATE result 2023 is declared in online mode on the official website, gate.iitk.ac.in.

Is 700 a good score in GATE 2023?

Students can easily get admission in IITs with a score of 700 in GATE.

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Avinash Solanki Batch 2017 BSc [Bachelor of Science]
Reviewed on Dec 01, 2017
5 Placements
4.5 Fees
3.5 Academics
3 Infrastructure
3.5 Campus

Placements & Internships : I have not done internships yet would try Marketing 1lak should be average salary to be paid according to work

Entrance Exams & Admissions : The process was, as usual, As how all other colleges pursue, yes there was one entrance exam for qualify

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Akash Acky Arya Batch 2016 M.Sc Physics
Reviewed on Oct 25, 2016

Entrance Exams & Admissions : The eligibility criteria are that we should have a B.Sc. completed degree with the same discipline for which we are applying. The entrance exam I took is the Joint Admission of M.Sc.(JAM2016). <

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Shivam Awasthi Batch 2018 M.Sc Physics
Reviewed on Sep 16, 2016
3.5 Academics
4 Fees
4.5 Infrastructure
4 Campus

Academics & Faculty : Daily 4-5 lectures of an hour are conducted. Weekly quizzes, projects and assignments are given. Professors are very qualified and cool.

Fees & Scholarships : MSc course fees is Rs 39,000 per semester

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Jagdish Choudhary Batch 2018 B.Tech Electronics and Communication Engineering
Reviewed on Mar 24, 2016
4 Academics
3.5 Fees
3.5 Placements
4.5 Infrastructure
5 Campus

Placements & Internships : I have done an online internship but there was no stipend. Mostly IT and marketing companies come to campus and hire students. Average salary figure is around Rs 7 lakhs per yea

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Shashank Nigam Batch 2016 B.Tech Mechanical Engineering
Reviewed on Sep 17, 2015
4.5 Academics
4 Fees
4 Placements
3 Infrastructure

Placements & Internships : 1. Every student gets an Internship at IIT Gandhinagar, considering the year of undergraduation. 2. Most of the students of 3rd year B.Tech batch get internship through programs like DAAD, VITERBI, MITACS. And the other remaining students

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