Indian Institute of Technology, [IIT] Patna

8.6 / 10

Based on 7 Student Reviews

About Indian Institute of Technology, [IIT] Patna

Indian Institute of Technology, [IIT] Patna was established in the year 2008. It is one of the top-ranked colleges in India. It is approved by the Ministry of Human Resource and Development [MHRD]. It offers quality education in the field of Engineering. The institute has interactive learning with highly flexible academic structure, quality research, and strong industry collaboration.

The IIT Patna infrastructure has a vast campus and state of art facilities like central library, laboratories, research centers, auditorium, seminar halls, hostel facilities, canteen, medical facility, gymkhana and many more. 

The Institute has a dedicated Training and Placement Center which provides training, internship, and placements for the students in some of the reputed companies with a good salary package.

The Institute other than providing quality education also supports and encourages students to participate and organize events in social, cultural, extracurricular and sports events. IIT, Patna admissions is based on qualifying examination.

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1 Highlights
2 Ranking
3 Infrastructure Facilities
4 Departments
5 Programmes
6 Placements 
7 Scholarships
8 Eligibility Criteria
9 Admissions
10 Hostel details

Indian Institute of Technology, [IIT] Patna Highlights:

Year of Establishment


Approvals and Recognitions



Indian Institute of Technology Patna, Bihta, Patna, Bihar - 801106 

How to Reach

3km from Bihta railway station, 35km from an airport at Patna

Programs Offered

Undergraduate, Postgraduate, Doctorate

Indian Institute of Technology Patna Fee Structure

Indian Institute of Technology, [IIT] Patna Ranking:

  • The Institute has been recently ranked 19th in Best Engineering Colleges by Human Resource Ministry, Government of India
  • The IIT Patna was ranked 10th best in Engineering category by National Institutional Ranking Framework [NIRF] in the year 2016

Indian Institute of Technology, [IIT] Patna Infrastructure Facilities:

  • Central Library
  • Stores
  • Sports Facilities
  • Guesthouses
  • Hostel Facility
  • Institute Wellness Centre
  • Medical Unit

Indian Institute of Technology, [IIT] Patna Departments:

  • Engineering and Technolgy
    • Civil and Environmental Engineering
    • Electrical Engineering
    • Mechanical Engineering
    • Computer Science and Engineering
    • Chemical and Biochemical Engineering
    • Metallurgical and Materials Engineering
  • Basic Sciences
    • Chemistry
    • Physics
    • Mathematics
  • Humanities and Social Sciences

Indian Institute of Technology, [IIT] Patna Programs:

Undergraduate Programs:

  • Bachelor of Technology [B.Tech]
    • Electrical Engineering
    • Computer Science and Engineering
    • Chemical Engineering
    • Mechanical Engineering
    • Civil Engineering
    • Chemical Science & Technology

Postgraduate Programs:

  • Master of Technology [M.Tech]
    • Mechatronics
    • Mechanical Engineering
    • VLSI and Embedded Systems
    • Computer Science & Engineering
    • Communication System Engineering
    • Mathematics & Computing
    • Civil and Infrastructure Engineering
    • Nano Science and Technology
    • Materials Science and Engineering
  • Master of Science [M.Sc]
    • Physics
    • Chemistry
    • Mathematics
  • Doctoral Programmes [Ph.D.]
    • Science
    • Engineering
    • Humanities and Social Sciences

Indian Institute of Technology, [IIT] Patna Placements:

  • The IIT Patna Placements for all the courses are done through the dedicated and well-organized Training and Placement Cell [T&P].
  • The T&P cell provides all the necessary training for the students to get placed in a reputed company.
  • The Institute provides all the infrastructure facilities for placement cell like an auditorium, conference and personal interview rooms, Seminar rooms, Internet facility with Wi-Fi, video conferencing facility, online test facility and more.
  • Every year many reputed companies visit IIT Patna recruitment process and offer placements for students with a good salary package.
  • Institute was visited by 88 companies and jobs offered were 192 jobs during the academic year of 2018.
  • Some of the top recruiters are Google India, Microsoft, Samsung R&D, TCS, Deloitte, ISRO, L&T, Capgemini, Goldman Sachs, ZS Associates, Adobe, TATA Motors, Maruti Suzuki, Mahindra & Mahindra, Pricol and many more.

Indian Institute of Technology, [IIT] Patna Scholarships:

  • Merit-cum-Means scholarships are available for students who are from a financially weak background

Indian Institute of Technology, [IIT] Patna Ranking

Engineering Ranking
Publication Name Rank
Nirf 22

Student Satisfaction Rating 

Based on 7 Student's Reviews 8.6/10  
Overall Rating
Social Life
Rating Distribution
Top Feature & Summary
This institute is recommended by 6/7 students
This college rates in the top 10% in India for
Fees and Scholarships

Contact Details and Location

Address : Indian Institute of Technology Patna, Bihta, Patna, Bihar - 801106
Website :

Affiliation and Accreditation

The college is accredited by UGC AICTE MHRD.


Computer labs

Eligibility Criteria and Admission Procedure

Indian Institute of Technology, [IIT] Patna Eligibility Criteria:




  • The student must have passed 10+2 or any equivalent exam with Science as a subject from a recognized board
  • The student must have a valid rank in JEE Main


  • The student must have completed a bachelors degree in engineering/ technology/ M.Sc or equivalent with 60% aggregate [55% for SC/ ST category]
  • The student must have a valid score in GATE


  • The candidates must have completed a Master's Degree with 60% aggregate from a recognized university

Indian Institute of Technology, [IIT] Patna Admissions:

  • The IIT Patna admissions for all the courses are done by downloading the application form from the Institute's official website
  • The applicants need to the fill in all the application details from the college website and send it by post with a DD of INR 300/- [General] and INR 150/- [Female/ SC/ ST] in favor of the college administration
  • The candidate's applications are then carefully scrutinized by the Institute based on the Merit and marks scored in the qualifying examinations

Hostel Details

Indian Institute of Technology, [IIT] Patna Hostel Details:

  • IIT, Patna infrastructure facilities include four boys hostels, each with 8 floors which are divided into A, B, C and D buildings
  • There are a total of 912 rooms
  • A separate hostel is available for girls
  • The hostels have state of art infrastructure facilities with all the basic amenities like lifts, well-maintained rooms, cupboards, study table, attach bathrooms and more
  • Each floor is equipped with water coolers and fire extinguishers for the safety of the students
  • The Boys hostel has two messes and girls hostel has one mess on the ground floor
  • The hostel mess serves breakfast, lunch, snacks and dinner to the students
  • The Mess is hygienic and serves nutritious food to the students
  • Every month, the menu of the Mess changes and has a specific menu for a week
  • The boys hostel has a gymnasium with all the types of equipment for personal health and fitness
  • All the hostels are built with earthquake-resistant architecture which can resist high magnitude earthquakes
  • The Institute has proposed to build seven more boys hostel and two girls hostel

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