I took IIT JEE. I got All India Rank 3598. According to My Rank this was the best college and M.Sc 5 year Integrated in Economics was the best course available to me. Finally my decision was right. For getting into IIT, you have to write JEE Mains and then JEE Advanced. Based on the Rank you are alloted course.
FEE STRUCTURE AND FACILITIES
Fees for Under Graduate course is almost 3 lacs per year. But for SC/ST students their is considerable relaxation. Also For Economic weaker sections for General Category, their are 100% scholarships. Apart for these Education Loans are available without any Guarantee as Such of Income of Parents.
Placement at IIT are Quite Good. With 100% placement for those seeking, even if some are left in Campus Placements, due to factors like low Soft Skills, Very Poor CGPA, Low Company Turnaround for a Particular Course, they have good opportunities off campus. Only key is decent Confidence and Basics are Clear. Even for below average students in class I will put minimum at 6-7 lacs per annum.
Gender Ratio in IITs like many other Science Institutes is Still Skewed, But for last 8-10 years it has started improving, from 5-6% in 2005, Now it has reached to 15%, In few years according to projections it should be above 20%.
No, no course is hectic, with almost 4 months of holidays in a year apart from Weekends. Their is 80 days of Summer Break, then 10 days of Autumn Break on Durga Puja, and then 30 Days of Winter Break. Their are 2 semesters every Year. Each Semester has Mid Term and End Term. Both these Terms are for One Week Each, and Exams are held Continuously.
Yes, companies come for Summer Internship Placement. Also their are good chances of going abroad for Research Projects, which are 100% financed by Professor their. More over Internship inside campus can also be pursued for Research Projects.
In and around February, their are 2 Main Festivals at IIT Kharagpur. Cultural Festival called Spring Fest and Technology Festival called Kshitij. 100s of colleges from country participate in them, Apart from these their is also Inter IIT sports meet every year, which is like a mini National Games. Also their a Sports Festival Inside Campus. Apart from these are Inter Hostel Events through the year.