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Review of Indian Institute of Technology, [IIT] Chennai

8.6 / 10

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Aswin
Aswin
B tech (CSE) , batch of 2018
CLUBS & ASSOCIATIONS
7/10

Rotary clubs, placement cell, and student associations are here.


INFRASTRUCTURE & TRANSPORTATION
5/10

There are 2 separate hostels for boys and girls. Cost for the hostel is INR 10000 per month. Food is average but there is canteen where you can get food.


FEES AND SCHOLARSHIP
3/10

INR 150000 is the course fee. 


PLACEMENTS & ALUMNI NETWORK
4/10

Many companies are coming for placement process like Apple, Microsoft, IBM, Wipro, etc. INR 7 lakhs per annum is the average package and 100 % placement is there.


Eligibility Criteria and Admission Process
9/10

You have to score 75% in PCM & above 300 ranks in JEE Main for getting admission in this college.



Kunal
Kunal
Dual degree in engineering design, batch of 2019
CLUBS & ASSOCIATIONS
7/10

For all possible interests that a person can have there is already a student society existing in the institute. There is annual tech fest and a cultural fest which are among the best in the world along with various fests in individual departments as well. The college life is really engaging and enjoyable this let's a person grow.


INFRASTRUCTURE & TRANSPORTATION
5/10

19 hostels, 15 boys hostels, and 4 girls hostels. Hostel fees are INR 22650 per semester. Most students are mandated to stay in the hostel. Food is decent and mess food is included in the hostel fees. Quality of classrooms is very good and labs and library have wonderful facilities with massive research budgets to help prosper the researchers.


ACADEMICS & FACULTY
1/10

The work-life balance is good most classes are over by 2 pm and some labs run from 2 am to 5 pm, but that is only once or twice a week. IIT Madras is one of the premier institutes in the country. Academics are world class and the facilities you get here are beyond ordinary. The professors are among the best in the world in their individual fields and the institute gives you an opportunity to work with the elite in the world and learn from them.


FEES AND SCHOLARSHIP
3/10

Salary structure depends upon the parental income and category. Scholarship options are available for people in SC/ST Category and sufficient scholarship is available for others. There is MCM scholarship also available. For all who end up needing loans, they are available through SBI BANK in the campus.


PLACEMENTS & ALUMNI NETWORK
4/10

I have gotten multiple internships through the institute and all of them have paid well. All kinds of companies from tech startups to global financial giants come to the institute. The average salary is around INR 10lpa and highest often goes beyond INR 1crore.


Eligibility Criteria and Admission Process
9/10

The student must have qualified to JEE advanced and should apply for the course through counseling. The person should score good in JEE advanced, typical closing rank is around 3000



Nikhil
Nikhil
Bachelor of Technology [B.Tech] (Mechanical Engineering), batch of 2021
PLACEMENTS & ALUMNI NETWORK
4/10

I am a second-year student and haven't done any internships. This year IIT Madras placements are the no placements in India and their many key companies in IT as well as course-related companies. Some of the Key companies in IT are Apple, Google, Microsoft. The average salary package is 7.5 lakhs and highest is 1.44 crores. The alumni network in our institute is maintained by International and Alumni relations firmly known as I&AR



Mosikeeran
Mosikeeran
Bachelor of Technology [B.Tech] + Master of Technology [M.Tech] (Mechanical Engineering), batch of 2019
CLUBS & ASSOCIATIONS
7/10

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.


FEES AND SCHOLARSHIP
3/10

Tuition fees are presently one 66000 per year of your income is less than 4 lakh per annum (or 5 I don't know). And it is 2 lakh per annum otherwise. There are sc, St scholarship and MCM scholarship which many students may be one third got. Fit that your income needs to be less than 5 lakh per annum I guess. Loans can be easily availed at SBI inside the campus.


PLACEMENTS & ALUMNI NETWORK
4/10

I interned at Saint Gobain at Item research park. Spend was 15000 per month. For it department, even Facebook and Google hire. For us, average salary is about 9 lakh per annum. The senior I know got 14 lakh at Rovigo.



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

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.


INFRASTRUCTURE & TRANSPORTATION
5/10

There are 17 hostels, 15 for boys and 2 for girls. Recently there has been construction of extra hostels for girls to accommodate the increasing population of the campus. The older hostels are very spacious with their own quadrangle for inmates to play outdoor sports as well. The newer hostels are towered constructions that allow little opportunity for entertainment. 


ACADEMICS & FACULTY
1/10

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.


FEES AND SCHOLARSHIP
3/10

The course fee is INR 1 lack per annum. There are a number of scholarship options available for students with the special scholarship granted by the government to students from SC/ST and OBC categories. 


PLACEMENTS & ALUMNI NETWORK
4/10

I interned with Cadbury India Pvt. Ltd. Companies from FMCG, Finance, Consulting, IT and startups generally hire from IIT Chennai. The average salary would be approx INR 10 lakhs per annum with the highest packages going to CS graduates getting placed abroad for INR 80 lacks per annum. Our alumni network is very strong.


Eligibility Criteria and Admission Process
9/10

To take the B.Tech in Mechanical at IIT Chennai, one must clear the JEE MAIN entrance examination and score good marks.



Swetha
Swetha
Master of Technology [M.Tech] (Computer Science & Technology), batch of 2017
CLUBS & ASSOCIATIONS
7/10

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.


INFRASTRUCTURE & TRANSPORTATION
5/10

There are 3 to 4 hostels for girls. For boys it is more than 15. Hostel fee is around INR 21,000 per semester. Food in college is good. It costs around INR 90 per day. Infrastructure is also pretty good in IIT Madras.


ACADEMICS & FACULTY
1/10

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. 


FEES AND SCHOLARSHIP
3/10

My course fee with hostel fee is around 43,000 INR per semester. Scholarships are available with many options according to parents income and the rank gained by the student. Don't know much about the number of students who got the scholarship.


PLACEMENTS & ALUMNI NETWORK
4/10

I have done two internships one in Altisource and other as a role regarding software developer. The stipend is around INR 30,000 per month.Placements are excellent with the minimum salary package of INR 12 lakhs per annum and highest salary package is around INR 82 lakhs per annum. I don't know much about alumni network.


Eligibility Criteria and Admission Process
9/10

The eligibility criteria for this course is Indian Institute of Technology Joint Entrance Exam(IIT JAM).



John
John
Master of Arts [MA] (Rural Development), batch of 2022
CLUBS & ASSOCIATIONS
7/10

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


INFRASTRUCTURE & TRANSPORTATION
5/10

Hostel life is the best part. Good councils (student-run) to aid the overall running of the campus.


ACADEMICS & FACULTY
1/10

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


FEES AND SCHOLARSHIP
3/10

INR 40000 per annum is my tuition fee. Merit scholarships are available.


PLACEMENTS & ALUMNI NETWORK
4/10

Job offers from publishing houses.


Eligibility Criteria and Admission Process
9/10

The candidate must have completed B.A with better marks from a recognized institute.



Dhanush
Dhanush
Bachelor of Technology [B.Tech], batch of 2020
FEES AND SCHOLARSHIP
3/10

Course fee depends on manual income of the parent. You will get to know once you get in to iit.


PLACEMENTS & ALUMNI NETWORK
4/10

Average salary package is INR 12 - 13 lakh per annum for the core departments. For cse, it is INR 26 - 30 lakh per annum and the highest goes to around INR 1 crore.


Eligibility Criteria and Admission Process
9/10

At first, we have to appear for the JEE MAIN examination conducted by the NCERT board.



Vinayathi
Vinayathi
Bachelor of Technology [B.Tech] (Civil Engineering), batch of 2020
CLUBS & ASSOCIATIONS
7/10

1.Many student societies, clubs and associations which includes làdies club, Finànce club, NSS and NCC team Telugu ,Tamil, Hindi, Kannada associations

2.shaastra is biggest technical fest and Saarang is cultural fest

3.Life at càmpus is excellent which we never forget


INFRASTRUCTURE & TRANSPORTATION
5/10

1.Hostels are available with good atmosphere, hostel fee per semester is 20750 rupees

2.Food is average, cost per meal is 90 rupees

3. Digital classrooms with excellent infrastructure


ACADEMICS & FACULTY
1/10

1.60 credits per semester which means 6 courses, which includes làb, project in first semester in my course. Duration of one class is 50 minutes.

2.Method of teaching is through digital classroom

3.Over all experience is excellent


FEES AND SCHOLARSHIP
3/10
  1. My course fee and Hostel fee is INR 20,750 per semester and Tuition fee is INR 9000 per semester
  2. MCM scholarship for students who are parental income is below 1 làkh
  3. On average 5 percent students get scholarship, Loans can be availed from SBI

PLACEMENTS & ALUMNI NETWORK
4/10

1.Goldman Sachs, Microsoft, Google, Amazon etc..

2.For my course average salary is INR 16 to 17 lakhs per annum, In my course, 70 to 80 percent is placed

3.No


Eligibility Criteria and Admission Process
9/10

1.candidate must have secured at least 75 percent or be in the top 20 percentile in the 12th examination by the respective boards.("I got 80 percent which means I got 980 marks out of 1000")

2.candidate should have appeared in JEE MAIN exam and JEE ADVANCED exam and then Counseling.

3.cut off for JEE MAIN is 100 for open category students ( I got 130). Cut off rank for JEE ADVANCED is 1005 to 3704 on which I got 2092.



Sunny
Sunny
Bachelor of Technology [B.Tech] (Chemical Engineering), batch of 2020
CLUBS & ASSOCIATIONS
7/10

There are no societies, but we have clubs like photography, choreography, music etc. The main festivals in the campus are SAARANG, the cultural festival and SAASHTRA, the tech festival. The college life will be nice.


INFRASTRUCTURE & TRANSPORTATION
5/10

There are 22 hostels for both boys and girls. The hostel fee is INR 20,750 per semester. Food will be very nice and it costs INR 92 per day approximately. The classrooms, labs, library, wifi etc is very good.


ACADEMICS & FACULTY
1/10

In a week each subject has 4 classes on average. Saturday and Sunday will be holidays. Assignments and projects will be there. Overall quality of teaching is nice.


FEES AND SCHOLARSHIP
3/10

Hostel fee is INR 20,750 per semester and institute fee will be INR 9000. There will be scholarships, many students avail scholarships. Loans are available in SBI bank.


PLACEMENTS & ALUMNI NETWORK
4/10

The average salary a chemical engineer can get is INR 1 lakh per annum.The alumni are helping students regarding placements and others.


Eligibility Criteria and Admission Process
9/10

To get admission in this college, the candidate must clear the JEE MAIN exam and must have passed the 12th from a recognized institute.



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