BE THE GROWTH
None. Insti life is the best in my life. You have a multitude of opportunities. Coming to IIT is not an ending, it a new beginning and an opportunity to standout among the crowd.
IIT JEE Rank 2430 IITM and IITD are preferable for CAT/IAS preparation. So I chose this particular IIT over others.
FEE STRUCTURE AND FACILITIES
Feasible. Keeps changing every 2 years or so. But it is definitely below 2 lakh per year including hostel and mess fee.For 2011 batch it was 50000 per semester, 2 semesters per year.
100% placement guaranteed.All notable core and noncore companies come to placements. Around 400 plus companies register for placements. Excluding CS companies, avg. salary offered is 9-12 lakhs per annum.
There are sufficient rooms for everyone. Boys get single rooms from the first year itself. Girls are to stay on sharing basis in the first 2 years. From 3rd year they too can get a single room. Rooms are comfortable, common washrooms are maintained proper
Extensive alumni network. Seniors are always approachable for any kind of pep talk. Ragging is strictly not allowed in the campus. Mitr team provides student guides for every 10 students with whom they can share anything and get out of their comfort zone. Faculty advisor is alloted for every 10 students who can guide you through your academics and career. They even take you out for treats.
Spoon feeding is non-existent. Professors only introduce you to the course contents. You have to study and learn on your own. But they are always there to help you with whatever doubt/ issue you have related to personal problem or academics or anything el
Gender ratio is 1:9. Name a sport/ extracurricular activity and you have it here. CFI (centre for innovation), E-cell (entrepreneur cell) provide opportunity to work on high end robotics and startups respectively. Inter IIT is held every december where competitions happen among all the IITs. Every weekend movie is screened in OAT (open air theater). Inter and intra hostel competitions in literary events, sports, and social events happen throughout the year.
COURSE CURRICULUM OVERVIEW
A huge range of courses are offered to cater for everyone's interests. Every semester over 35 courses are offered by the civil engg. Department itself. It is one of the few branches that offer this many number of courses. Apart from department electives, free electives are also available. Free electives can be taken from any branch, not only civil. Project management, structural, geotechnical, hydraulics, applied mechanics, building technology and automation, construction management, environmental are the few areas in which electives are available.
Stipend 15000 per month. Core internships by Everest Industries Limited, Shell, Schlumberger, Delloitte, PwC and other local companies, Non core internships are offered by Mckinsey, Deusche Bank, Creditsuisse etc.
Saarang- Cultural fest of iitmadras (refer to website www.saarang.org)Shaastra- Technical fest of IITMadras (refer to website www.shaastra.org)These are completely student organized. They receive over 2000 participants every year (a minimum). Apart from these EML (extra mural lectures) happen throughout the year from world renowned personalities. Dalailama came this month for EML. Rajamouli the previous month. So you get the idea.
LOAN/ SCHOLARSHIP PROVISIONS
Yes, There are many scholarships available. SBI (in institute) provides loan easily through which your fee can be paid.