IIT Mandi has been ranked 31st by NIRF for B.Tech Mechanical engineering amongst the top engineering colleges in the country. While IIT Tirupati and IIT Dharwad were recently established and haven't been ranked yet by NIRF. On the other hand IIT Dhanbad, previously known as ISM is ranked 12th according to NIRF for engineering physics.
The following table provides information on the fee structure and seat intake at all four institutes for different courses:
College and Course
Fee Structure (total)
IIT Tirupati, B. Tech Mechanical
IIT Dharwad, B. Tech CSE
IIT Mandi, B. Tech Mechanical
ISM Dhanbad, Engineering Physics
IIT Tirupati (B.Tech Mechanical):
IIT Dharwad (B. Tech CSE):
IIT Mandi (B. Tech Mechanical):
ISM Dhanbad (Engineering Physics):
ISM Dhanbad is one of the largest and oldest institutions of the country and renowned for its excellence in curating innovative minds. All IITs also possess a grand brand value. It's difficult to distinguish between courses and colleges as there are many factors like curriculum, faculty, and other minute facilities which govern the decision. It is on the individual’s interest and diligence that matters the most.