IIT Varanasi (BHU): Courses, Fees, Contact Details, Facilities

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IIT BHU was established in 1919, and it's one of the excellent centres for education in the area of technology and engineering in India. Indian Institute of Technology Varanasi ranked 29th and 13th in the Engineering Category in the NIRF ranking 2022. IIT BHU admissions for 2022 are currently open.  Further, IIT JAM 2023 exam will be held on February 12, 2023. The GATE 2023 results have been declared.

IIT Varanasi is an institute of national importance created by an act of parliament in 2012. ITV offers both undergraduate and postgraduate courses at various levels. IIT BHU is spread over 400 acres. IIT BHU is also known for its TPO/TPC. TPC IIT BHU is the Training and Placement Cell of the institute. The cell conducts pre-placement talks, Written or Online Tests, GD, and Interviews for recruitment and Intern Hiring.

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IIT BHU Quick Insights

IIT Varanasi is one of the prestigious educational institutions in India and has been recognized globally for its excellence in educating students. The vital information regarding IIT BHU is mentioned in the table below.

Indian Institute of Technology Varanasi
Year of Establishment 1919
Type of institute Public
Accreditation NAAC,UGC
Courses/Degree Offered Undergraduate, Postgraduate, and Doctoral
Infrastructure Facilities Library, Classrooms, Laboratories, etc.
Location Uttar Pradesh, India

IIT BHU Admission Dates 2022

The important dates of the national-level exams accepted by the institute for IIT BHU admission 2022 across multiple courses are given in the table below

Event  Date

GATE 2023 exam date

February 04, 2023 - February 12, 2023

Exam date (IIT JAM 2023)

February 12, 2023

Declaration of IIT JAM 2023 result

March 22, 2023

Online application for admission after JAM result

April 11, 2023 - April 25, 2023

IIT BHU Ranking

IIT BHU is ranked 29th and 13th in the engineering category in the NIRF rating for 2022. According to QS World University Ranking 2023, the university is positioned between positions 651 and 700. 

IIT BHU Courses

 IIT BHU has a wide variety of courses in science-related disciplines. Listed down are the introductory courses of the Indian Institute of Technology Varanasi.

Course Duration Selection Criteria
B.Tech 4 Years Intermediate Graduate with 60% marks in 10+2 from a recognized board + JEE Advanced + JoSaa Counselling
MTech 2 Years B.Tech/B.E. in a relevant discipline with 60% marks 
MSc 2 Years  Bachelor's degree in relevant stream from a recognized University + IIT JAM scores
PhD 4 Years Master’s degree in relevant discipline with minimum 65% marks + Written test and Interview Merit

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IIT BHU Fee Details

The fee-related information about courses offered at IIT BHU is listed below

Course Total Tuition Fee
B.Tech INR 3.33 Lakh
M.Tech INR 40,000
M.Sc INR 40,000
PhD INR 60,000

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IIT BHU Departments

IIT BHU offers several courses. Some of them are listed below

Ceramic Engineering Chemical Engineering Computer Science and Engineering
Metallurgical Engineering Biomedical Engineering Pharmaceutics Engineering
Mechanical Engineering Pharmaceutics Engineering Pharmacology

IIT BHU Admission

IIT BHU admissions for 2022-2023 are currently ongoing. Admissions for courses like B.Tech, B.Sc, M.Sc, M.Tech, etc., are based on exams like JEE Advanced/GATE/GPAT scores. IIT Varanasi offers undergraduate and postgraduate courses in numerous engineering, technological, and modern science domains. IIT BHU Admission can be made online. Those students who are willing to do their education at IIT BHU can apply on the college's official website.

IIT BHU Eligibility Criteria 

IIT BHU admission for the years 2022-23 is entrance-based. IIT BHU strictly follows the selection based on the merits scores of the candidate, and the eligibility criteria differ from course to course. The necessary information regarding the eligibility criteria for IIT Varanasi is mentioned below.

B.Tech Eligibility Criteria

  • The candidate should have passed the class 12 examination from a recognized board with an aggregate of 75% and a valid JEE Score.

M.Tech Eligibility Criteria

  • Candidates should have a B.Tech degree from a recognized university and a valid GATE score.

PhD. Eligibility Criteria

  • Candidates should have an excellent academic record from a recognized university with an aggregate of 60% in M.Tech degrees.

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Why Choose IIT BHU?

IIT BHU strives to provide students with the best education possible by using the most up-to-date teaching methods and developing curricula based on industry advancements. It has received many awards and recognitions for academic excellence from many areas of society. 

IIT BHU Academic Advantages

IIT BHU provides numerous academic benefits that enable students to excel academically and in their careers. Some of them are detailed below

  • The placement cell of IIT BHU has contacts with various MNCs and organizations around the globe.
  • It also provides infrastructure facilities to conduct group discussions, tests, and many more.
  • The college calls many motivational speakers and famous personalities for the seasons and programmes.
  • IIT BHU organizes different types of seminars, counselling seasons, and conferences for the betterment of students.
  • Moreover, IIT BHU has collaborated with a variety of universities both locally and nationally.

IIT BHU Cutoff

IIT BHU cutoff 2022 is released. IIT BHU offers various UG and PG courses. The cutoff is based on the JEE Main scores for UG and IIT JAM for PG courses. Accepted exams are JEE Advanced, IIT JAM, and GATE.

IIT Varanasi Expected B.Tech JEE Advanced Cutoff 2022

B. Tech Specialisations Opening Rank Closing Rank
Computer Science and Engineering 820 880
Electronics Engineering 2200 2500
Mechanical Engineering 5500 6800
Chemical Engineering 7000 7900
Civil Engineering 7400 9000
Electrical Engineering 3000 3600
Metallurgical Engineering 11000 12700

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IIT BHU Infrastructure

IIT BHU is spread over 400 acres. IIT ensures the student's safety and looks after their welfare and requirements. It provides students with modern infrastructure for a better learning experience.

Some of these are mentioned below

  • Library
  • Cafeteria
  • Hostel
  • Gym
  • Shuttle Service
  • Auditorium
  • Labs
  • Sports Complex

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IIT BHU Placements

IIT BHU recently concluded the first phase of the 2022 placement drive. The training and Placement office coordinates the placement procedure of the students. The office contacts various companies and industrial establishments to set up campus recruitment and select graduate and postgraduate students from all disciplines. It also provides all the required facilities for the companies to conduct placements.

IIIT BHU engaged a total of 332 recruiters. Some of the highlights of the placements are listed below.

  • The highest international CTC offered was INR 2.05 CPA 
  • The highest domestic CTC was INR 78 LPA.
  • The number of companies that participated was 332
  • The number of offers made was 1185

IIT BHU Top Recruiters

Some of the top recruiting companies include

Oracle Google Microsoft
Samsung JP Morgan Amazon
Paytm Uber Walmart

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IIT BHU Scholarships

IIT BHU offers a variety of scholarships for its meritorious & needy students and the students belonging to the SC/ST category to promote seamless education among the students enrolled in the UG and PG programs offered by IIT Varanasi. Some of the most popular scholarships offered at the institute are mentioned below.

  • Merit Cum Means Scholarship
  • Top Class education scheme for SC students
  • National Fellowship and Scholarship for Higher Education of ST Students - Scholarship (Formally Rajiv Gandhi National Fellowship for ST Students)
  • State Scholarships
  • Endowment Scholarships

IIT BHU Collaborations

IIT BHU has collaborated with various universities in the country and across the country. Listed down are the universities which have collaborated with IIT Varanasi internationally

International Collaborations

Country Partnering Institute

University of Applied Sciences, Max Planck Institute for Chemical Physics of Solids, Dresden, Technical University of Munich, Technical University Dresden
Italy IMEM-CNR, Parma
UK Rutherford Appleton Laboratory
Belgium EMAT- University of Antwerp
Switzerland Paul Scherrer Institute
Japan Kyushu Institute of Technology

National Collaborations

  • Bhabha Atomic Research Institute, Mumbai, India
  • UGC-DAE-CSR, Mumbai and Indore, India
  • Inter-University Accelerator Center, India
  • POSTECH, PLS, S. Korea
  • Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India
  • Moser Baer India Limited, India

IIT BHU Faculty

IIT BHU has approx 300 faculty members in the 17 academic units, including 10 Engineering Departments, 3 Science Departments, three interdisciplinary schools and 1 Humanistic Studies Department. The institute is proud to have several stalwarts as faculty in various Departments, including Fellows of National Societies/Academies, JC Bose Fellows, Bhatnagar awardees etc.

IIT BHU Alumni

IIT BHU Alumni Association is the central alumni body of the institute that brings together the alumni of IIT BHU and its erstwhile avatars – IT-BHU, Banaras Engineering College (BENCO), the College of Mining and Metallurgy (MINT), the College of Technology (TECHNO). Founded in 2021, it is an independent registered body under the Society Registration Act.

The key objectives of the alumni association are to

  • Provide a vibrant forum that promotes interaction and networking among alumni of the institute
  • Help alumni achieve their professional and societal goals.
  • Help alumni in their hour of need.
  • Contribute to the institute's vision of being recognized among the world's leading institutions in academics, research, outreach, and innovation.
  • Function on a charitable basis and run the Association on a 'no profit, no loss basis.
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IIT Varanasi (BHU) Highlights

Institution Type Public
Total Faculty 265
Year of Establishment 2012
Genders Accepted Co-Ed
Student Enrollment 6673
Total Area (In Acre) 313
Website www.iitbhu.ac.in
Recognised by UGC

IIT Varanasi (BHU) Rankings

Publisher Ranking & Year Criteria
#8 in 2023 Engineering
#15 in 2023 Engineering
#571 in 2023 University
#10 in 2021 Engineering
#9 in 2020 Engineering
#7 in 2019 Engineering

IIT Varanasi (BHU) Courses & Fees 2024

Course Average Fees Duration
BTech ₹3,99,998 4 Years
MTech ₹40,000 2 Years
B.Pharmacy ₹3,99,998 4 Years
B.Arch ₹3,33,330 5 Years
M.Pharm ₹40,000 2 Years
MSc ₹40,000 2 Years
PhD ₹60,000 3 Years

IIT Varanasi (BHU) Courses and Fee Structure

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Courses offered by IIT Varanasi (BHU)

₹ 3,99,998 (4 Years)

M.Sc [Master of Science]

Offline On Campus

₹ 40,000 (2 Years)

M.Pharm [Master of Pharmacy]

Offline On Campus

₹ 40,000 (2 Years)

₹ 3,33,330 (5 Years)

Exams Accepted by IIT Varanasi (BHU)

JEE Main

Result Date: Apr 25, 2024

JEE Advanced

Exam Date: May 26, 2024


Result Date: Mar 22, 2024


Exam Date: Feb 03, 2024

Result Date: Mar 16, 2024

IIT Varanasi (BHU) FAQs

Is IIT Varanasi Admission based on merit only?

Admission to IIT Varanasi is not entirely based on academic achievement. JEE Advanced, GMAT, GPAT, NET, GATE, IIT JAM, etc., are just a few examples of the qualifying entry exams that candidates must have passed. In addition, a written exam or PI is also given for some courses.

Do students have access to hostel facilities at IIT Varanasi?

Yes, IIT Varanasi provides UG students with a hostel. More than 30000 Indian students and 65 international students are housed in 76 hostels at the institute.

What are the courses offered at IIT Varanasi?

The major courses offered at IIT BHU are B. Tech, M.tech B.Arch, and doctoral courses.

Does IIT BHU offers scholarships?

Yes, The Institute offers merit-cum-means scholarships to 25% of undergraduate students. Besides, there are several endowment scholarships offered by the Institute.

What is the highest package of IIT Varanasi for the year 2020-21?

The highest package of IIT Varanasi for the years 2020-21 is INR 2.05 CPA

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.

Will students receive the GATE result 2023 through courier or post?

No, the GATE result 2023 is published only online on its official website - gate.iitk.ac.in. Students will not receive the result via post or courier.

For how long is the GATE Result 2023 valid?

GATE results are valid for 3 years after the release date.

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Ishaan Goel Batch 2022 B.Tech + M.Tech
Reviewed on Apr 06, 2023
4 Entrance
4 Fees
4 Academics
3 Infrastructure
5 Placements
5 Campus

Placements & Internships : I haven't yet graduated but from what I've seen from my seniors and the data which gets floated around people from my branch got an average placement of 25.4 LPA last year and most of them went into the tech industry i.e. coding,AI,ML,etc and the

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Srikar Garlapati Batch 2020 B.Tech Mining Engineering
Reviewed on May 16, 2018
4 Placements
4 Fees
4.5 Academics
4.5 Infrastructure
5 Campus

Placements & Internships : Placement is good. The core companies that visit the institute are CIL, Vedantha and TATA Steel. There are many consulting firms and management firms that come for placements. For IT, there are many options. The average is around INR 12-14

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Abhinash Daulaguphu Batch 2022 B.Tech [Bachelor of Technology]
Reviewed on May 12, 2018
5 Placements
4 Fees
4 Academics
3.5 Infrastructure
4.5 Campus

Placements & Internships : I being a first-year undergrad haven't done any of the internship programs. Companies ranging from various domains hire from the institute. In fact, the college has been ranked 9th in NIRF ranking 2018 in graduate outcome criteria. The ave

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Raftar Singh Batch 2019 B.Tech [Bachelor of Technology]
Reviewed on May 09, 2018
5 Placements
2.5 Fees
5 Academics
3.5 Infrastructure
5 Campus

Placements & Internships : I got an internship in CPWD stipend is INR 15 thousand.salary figure for our branch is INR 1 lakh per month.

Entrance Exams & Admissions : You have to qualify JEE advance in order to get into this college. If I score about 50% of maximum marks t

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Mundia Barwal Batch 2019 B.Tech [Bachelor of Technology]
Reviewed on Mar 02, 2018

Entrance Exams & Admissions : 1.Jee Main 2.Jee advanced, clear both exams and rank category wise 1.Gen.- 5k 2.OBC - 10k, for SC/ST requires specified ranks

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