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

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Vedika Dubey Updated on Jan 25, 2023 by Vedika Dubey
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IIT Patna Overview

IIT Patna was set up in 2008 under an Act of the Indian Parliament. It is one of the most popular and top-ranked colleges in India. It is situated at Bihta, which is approximately 40 km from Patna. The Institute has secured 59th rank in the overall category and 33rd in the engineering category by NIRF ranking 2022. The admission for the B.Tech course is based on JEE Advance.  Admissions for M.Tech are made based on GATE Cutoff scores.

IIT Patna Latest Updates

  • January 24, 2023: JEE Main 2023 Session 1 started. Get all updates here.
  • January 23, 2023: JEE Main 2023 session 1 examination will take place on January 24, 25, 29, 30, 31, and February 01, 2023.
  • January 18, 2023: IIT JAM 2023 exam to be conducted on February 12, 2023. 

IIT Patna's admission process for the year 2023 is now open. The Institute also offers science stream courses such as MSc, PhD, etc. The Institute provides scholarships and financial help for college students studying at the undergraduate and postgraduate levels. There is a total of 126 faculty members in the Institute. Also, the Institute holds good placement records for the year 2022. The highest and average package offered in 2022 is INR 45 LPA and INR 14 LPA, respectively.

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IIT Patna Quick Insights

IIT Patna provides students with a wide range of academic and research facilities. The highlights of IIT Patna, such as Recognition, university type, student-faculty ratio, approvals, facilities, etc., are mentioned below.

IIT Patna
Year of Establishment 2008
Type of Institution Public
Recognitions UGC, AICTE
Student-Faculty Ratio 1:10
Courses Offered
UG, PG & Doctorate Courses
Admission Criteria 
Entrance & Merit Based
Entrance Exams Accepted
Total Faculty
No. of Courses Offered
Genders Accepted Co-Ed
Campus Area 501 acres
Location Bihta, Patna

IIT Patna Admission Dates 2023

IIT Patna admission is both entrance and merit-based. The key tentative dates of IIT Patna concerning the admission and entrance exams are presented below.

Event Date

PhD offline registration

Setember, 2023 - October, 2023

PhD online registration

September, 2023 - October, 2023

PhD entrance exam

November, 2023 - December, 2023

PhD result

December, 2023

IIT JAM 2023 Exam

February, 2023

Declaration of IIT JAM 2023 result

March, 2023

Online application for admission after JAM result

April, 2023

IIT Patna Ranking

Indian Institute of Technology Patna has been ranked among the top institutes around the globe. It is acknowledged by different national and international institutions and organizations for its excellent support of various fields. Listed below are some of its ranks for its excellence in multiple areas.

  • The Institute has secured 59th rank in the overall category by NIRF ranking 2022.
  • The Institute has placed 33rd in the engineering category by NIRF ranking 2022.
  • The Institute was ranked 21st for B.Tech by NIRF in 2021.
  • IIT Patna was ranked 47 overall by NIRF 2021.
  • QS World University Rankings 2019 ranked the institute141st among BRICS nations.

IIT Patna Courses

IITP provides the students of this Institute with various UG and PG courses in multiple disciplines. The main courses of this Institute are B.Tech, M.Tech, and Ph.D. Tabulated below are the best courses that the Institute provides.

Course Duration Selection Criteria
BTech 4 years 10+2 qualification from a recognized board + JEE Advanced score
MTech 2 years Graduate degree + GATE score
MBA 2 years Graduate Degree + CAT scores
MSc 2 years IIT JAM score
PhD 3-5 years GATE/NET scores

IIT Patna Fee Details

The fee-related information about courses at IIT Patna is listed below.

Course Total Tuition Fee
BTech INR 8 Lakh
Mtech INR 4 Lakh
MSc INR 20,000
PhD INR 15,000

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IIT Patna Departments

IIT Patna offers various UG and PG courses in multiple disciplines for the students' comfort. Listed below are some of the popular departments.

Computer Science and Engineering
Electrical Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Civil Engineering
Chemical and Biochemical Engineering
Metallurgical and Materials Engineering
Chemistry Mathematics
Humanities and Social Sciences

IIT Patna Admission

IIT Patna admission 2023 is now open in online mode. The B.tech admission is based on JoSSA Counselling, and the M.Tech admission is based on PI and COAP rounds. Students with exceptional academic backgrounds with good marks can be directly admitted to the PhD program. It offers three years of BS and four years of BTech courses in eight specializations. There are three years of PhD programs in around ten departments.

IIT Patna Eligibility Criteria

IIT Patna offers different types of courses, and for each course, the eligibility criteria are other. The students must qualify for the requirements to apply for their desired choice of routes. The eligibility criteria for the courses are given below.

B.Tech Eligibility Criteria

  • The candidate should have passed 10+2 with 75% in the science stream.
  • The accepted exams are JEE Main/ JEE Advanced
  • The candidate should be JEE Advanced qualified.

M.Tech Eligibility Criteria

  • The candidate should have a BE/B.Tech degree with 55% marks.
  • The candidate should be GATE qualified.
  • The accepted exams are GATE.

M.Sc Eligibility Criteria

  • The candidate should have a B.Sc degree in the relevant discipline.
  • The candidate should be IIT JAM qualified.
  • The accepted exams are IIT JAM.

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Why Choose IIT Patna?

Indian Institute of Technology Patna was set up in 2008 and has marked its presence by offering a system of education that offers technical education. The institution has also been keeping its top position among the new IITs in terms of the exceptional research executed. Mentioned below are some of the factors

  • The number of students per staff is 14.4%, and the ratio of male and female students is 82:18
  • The number of FTE Students is 1,810.
  • Situated on 501 acres of land, it provides the facility of the medical cell, Hindi cell, sports cell, guest house, store and purchase.

IIT Patna Academic Advantages

IIT Patna follows a high standard of academic integrity while striving for excellence in teaching and research. The objective of IIT Patna is rapid progress in the field of Science and Technology through collaboration with renowned institutions of technology.

  • The Institute provides Distance Education as free online courses via Cloud Computing and Distributed Systems that can be completed in 8 weeks.
  • This library is equipped with the modern library automation system with Online Public Access Catalogue (OPAC) and Self Check-In and Shelf Check-Out (Drop Box) system using RFID technology. 
  • Carefully designed incubation and pre-incubation programs support startups – through state-of-the-art technical facilities required for work in the ESDM sector, corporate quality office and communication facilities, and mentoring support from the industry.

IIT Patna Cutoff

IIT Patna cutoff 2022 has been released by Joint Seat Allotment Authority (JoSAA). The Institute offers many programs for UG and PG admissions. The students seeking access to the Institute are required to meet the cutoff criteria of the Institute and also need to secure good marks in the entrance exams.

JoSAA Cutoff 2022 Round 1 (Gender neutral, open category) 

B.Tech Specializations Opening Rank Closing Rank
Artificial Intelligence and Data Science (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology) 2853 3488

Chemical Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology)



Civil Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology)



Computer Science and Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology)



Electrical and Electronics Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology)



Engineering Physics (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology)



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IIT Patna Result

IIT Patna result 2022 has been released for the M.Sc program on the college's website. Students who have given the examination can check their results online. Candidates can use their login credentials to check the result and can also use the given steps.

  1. The candidate should visit the result portal on the official website.
  2. Log-in credentials must be filled in.
  3. The screen will display all the latest results.
  4. Results can be downloaded for future use.  

IIT Patna Infrastructure

IIT Patna's campus is spread over 501 acres, located at Amhara, Bihta, 35 km from Patna. Earlier, the Institute was working from a transient 10 acres complex in Patliputra Colony, Patna. In July 2015, the Institute commenced its new session on its permanent campus placed at Bihta. Laboratories for unique disciplines also are available on the campus for its students. CCTV cameras and security guards are present at each nook of the institution. Some of the other facilities are listed below.

  • Central Library
  • Convenience Store
  • Hostels
  • Health Centre
  • Sports Facilities
  • Medicine Centre
  • Cafeteria for students and staff
  • Temple
  • Conference Room
  • Seminar Hall

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IIT Patna Placements

IIT Patna placement 2022 has been released. According to the Institute's official website, around 125 companies visited and participated in the 2021-22 placement drive and offered 239 jobs to the students. The Institute has a placement rate of 83.5%. 

  • The highest CTC offered was INR 45 LPA.
  • The average CTC offered was INR 14.74 LPA.

IIT Patna Top Recruiters

Some of the top Recruiters of the institute include the following

MTX Group
D E Shaw & Microsoft
Goldman Sachs Force Motors NTPC
Mathworks Wipro TCS
Amararaja IOCL ONGC Panvel
Hyundai BHEL HP

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IIT Patna Scholarships

IIT Patna gives scholarships and economical help for college students studying at the undergraduate and postgraduate level programs. The scholarships offered are mentioned below.

Scholarship Description
Merit-cum-means Scholarship

These scholarships are awarded to meritorious and needy students.

UG students- For GEN and OBC students, INR 1000 per month are awarded for two semesters and another tuition fee. The annual family income must be less than inr 4.5 LPA.

For SC/ST students- SC/ST student are exempted from paying messing, hostel and room rent. An allowance of INR 250 per month is also provided. The annual family income must be less than inr 4.5 LPA.

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IIT Patna Collaborations

IIT Patna has collaborated with many international members, universities, and institutes for collaborative programs, research, and student exchange programs. It has signed various MOUs with several institutions for academic purposes. The collaborations are as follows.

International Collaborations

Partnering Institute
Wright State University,  The University of Hartford, Louisiana State University
Aalborg University
Italy Universita Ca'FoscariVenezia
National University of Singapore
University of Saskatchewan
Instituto Superior Técnico Universidade de Lisboa

National Collaborations

  • District Water and Sanitation Committee (DWSC), Bhojpur
  • United Nations International Children's Emergency Fund (UNICEF), Bihar.
  • CSIR-Central Mechanical Engineering Research Institute

IIT Patna Faculty

IIT Patna always respects permanent faculty members and gives complete esteem to the guest faculty members. Senior and experienced teachers are proud of the Institute. Highly educated and expert teachers in their subject deliver a good student in the field of technology. There is a total of 126 faculty members in the Institute.

IIT Patna Alumni

The IIT Patna alumni association is spread worldwide for its calibre and contribution. The alumni association has been energetic in imparting a platform for all alumni to engage and network. It organizes a large number of occasions each year. Some of the IIT Patna notable alumni are.

Notable Alumni Profession
Dipendu Maity
Assistant Professor (Math)
Tushar Bag
Field Postdoc Research Fellow
Anuj Kumar
Chief Executive Officer at CAMS
Sourav Bhowmick
Associate Professor, Nanyang Technological University
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IIT Patna Highlights

Institution Type Public
Total Faculty 126
Year of Establishment 2008
Genders Accepted Co-Ed
Campus Area 501 Acres

IIT Patna Rankings

Publisher Ranking Criteria
33 Engineering
11 Engineering
11 Engineering

Exams Accepted by IIT Patna

JEE Main

Exam Date: Jan 24, 2023

JEE Advanced

Exam Date: Jun 04, 2023

Result Date: Jun 18, 2023


Exam Date: Feb 04, 2023

Result Date: Mar 16, 2023


Is IIT Patna Govt or private?

IIT Patna is a public institute established by the government of India.

What is the ranking of IIT Patna?

According to NIRF Rankings 2022, IIT Patna stands at 13 position among engineering colleges.

What is fee of BTech at IIT Patna?

The total tuition fee is INR 8 Lakh.

How can I get seat in IIT Patna?

Admission to the institute is based on national-level entrance exams like JEE Advanced, GTE, and IIT JAM.

What are the courses offered at IIT Patna?

IIT Patna offers BTech, MTech, MSc, MBA and PhD in engineering, management and science.

Does IIT Patna offer scholarships?

Yes, IIT Patna offers scholarships to meritorious and financially needy students. IIT Patna also accepts scholarships offered by the government of Bihar or the scholarships available on the National Scholarship Portal.

How is IIT Patna placements?

Placements in the institute are really top-notch, many students are placed in reputed companies. In 2022 the highest package offered was 45 LPA and companies like Accenture, Infosys, Google etc. participated in the placement drive.

IIT Patna Reviews

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Fees and Scholarship


Academics & Faculty


College Infrastructure


Clubs & Associations


International Exposure


Hostels & Food


Social Atmosphere


Shubham | Bachelor of Technology [B.Tech] (Computer Science and Engineering), batch of 2023

Reviewed on Aug 17, 2019

  • 3.5
  • Clubs & Associations 4.5
  • College Infrastructure 4
  • Academics & Faculty 3.5
  • Fees and Scholarship 2.5
  • Placements & Internships 3.5
Clubs & Associations

There are more than 20 societies in the club which are ongoing properly Nebula anwesa is our annual fest Very fruitful

College Infrastructure

3 hostel 2 boys hostel 1 girl hostel Average quility of food 13000 mess charge for one semester

Shubham | Bachelor of Technology [B.Tech], batch of 2021

Reviewed on May 20, 2019

  • 3.7
  • Clubs & Associations 3.5
  • College Infrastructure 3.5
  • Academics & Faculty 3.5
  • Fees and Scholarship 3.5
  • Placements & Internships 4
Clubs & Associations

It's a new college so all clubs are not properly setup but all are progressing at a very fine rate. JACK, Sparkonics and ACE, SCME is the important club. Anwesha, Celesta is famous technical, management and culture fest of IIT Patna. As a student at new, IIT is always challenging, you get more responsibility and seniors are always there to help you. But it will be very enthusiastic and enjoyable.

College Infrastructure

Now we have 1 hostel for boy and 1 for the girl. construction of the second hostel is almost over. Fees are INR 500 per semester and INR 14000 per semester for a meal. A meal is also pretty good with 4 times a day. The classroom is equipped with ac and wifi is active all over campus. All other features are also quite good like labs and libraries.

Gunsagar | Bachelor of Technology [B.Tech] (Civil Engineering), batch of 2019

Reviewed on Mar 14, 2018

  • 4
  • Placements & Internships 4
  • Fees and Scholarship 4
  • Academics & Faculty 4
  • Clubs & Associations 4
Placements & Internships

Many companies like Google, Samsung, iol, ntpc, and other manangement , software, civil and other branches related companies provide internships to students.average salary for computer science is 30lakhs and highest is 1.8 crores and 90% students placed.And so is the stats of other branches

Fees and Scholarship

Course fee per semester is 65k .students are also provided with merit cum scholarship for economically weak students. Whose income is less than 5lakh are eligible and should have 6.5 cpi.aproximately 40 students get a scholarship.Loans are also available from SBI and Canara banks and other banks at a very low-interest rate

Ajay | Bachelor of Technology [B.Tech], batch of 2019

Reviewed on Feb 27, 2018

  • 5
  • Placements & Internships 5
  • College Infrastructure 5
  • Academics & Faculty 5
  • Fees and Scholarship 5
  • Clubs & Associations 5
Placements & Internships

For the batch of 2018 the average package was around INR 14 lakh per annum in which the highest package was of INR 40 lakhs per anum in the computer science branch while for the mechanical and electrical the average package was about INR 12 lakhs per annum and for civil and chemical engineering the average package was around INR 8 lakhs per annum.

College Infrastructure

There is a big hostel building consisting of 4 blocks namely a b c and d and one new hostel is also under construction nearby present hostel and the hostel fees and mess fees of included in the course fees and the mess food quality is good but not comparable to the home food. The classes are very big and well equipped with Technology like the projector microphone, AC etc and the Laboratories also have very sophisticated instruments. Library also contains many books related to the academic courses and some other related to interest areas of various students.

Utkarsh | Bachelor of Technology [B.Tech] (Chemical Engineering), batch of 2018

Reviewed on May 02, 2017

  • 4
  • Clubs & Associations 4.5
  • Social Atmosphere 5
  • College Infrastructure 5
  • Placements & Internships 4
  • Fees and Scholarship 4.5
  • International Exposure 2
Clubs & Associations
  • Various student clubs and councils are managed by students which organize many extracurricular and academic activities throughout the year.
  • These clubs are the bodies under the control of Student Gymkhana.
  • There is an annual techno-cultural festival, Anwesha.
  • Nebula, the annual fresher party, is a tradition at IIT Patna.
  • One can enjoy every aspect of an ideal hostel life at IIT Patna.
Social Atmosphere
  • Alcohol is strictly prohibited inside the campus but it is easily accessible near the campus. 
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