Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Patna is amongst the famous Institutes of India offering opportunities for higher education in technology and engineering along with basic and applied research. IIT Patna has been ranked as the 10th best engineering college (according to NIRF, MHRD, Government of India)8
The undergraduate courses include B.Tech under five various specializations.The Postgraduate courses include M.Tech and M.Sc courses. Ph.D. courses are also offered under three different fields of research.
Admission to IIT Patna is done on the basis of marks scored in various national level joint entrance examinations as follows:
|Entrance Name||Application Start Date||Application End Date||Exam Date|
|JEE Advanced||May 2, 2019||May 8, 2019||May 20, 2019|
|IIT JAM||September 5, 2018||October 10, 2018||February 11, 2019|
|GATE||September 1, 2018||October 1, 2018||February 2, 3, 9 and 10, 2019|
|Registration window||March 15 – April 2, 2019|
|Last Date for receipt of completed Application Forms by IIT Patna||April 9, 2019|
IIT Patna offers Integrated Bachelor of Technology (B.Tech) course in eight different specializations. All these courses are of a period of four years.
For admission in B.Tech courses, aspirants have to go through the JEE (Mains) examination. Final selection will be only on the basis JEE (Mains) followed by a centralised counselling. Students can apply for JEE examination through its official website
Key Points to Note:
|B.Tech||Computer Science and Engineering||Class 12 pass or appeared candidates can apply and Candidates should have been born on or after October 1, 1992. Five years relaxation is given to SC, ST and PwD candidates, i.e., these candidates should have been born on or after October 1, 1987.||4 years|
|Chemical Science & Technology|
IIT PATNA offers M.Tech programme in eight different specializations that include almost all the aspects of technology. The minimum duration of the M Tech programme (excluding dropped semester) is two years (four semesters) from the date of admission
Admission to the M Tech Programme in IIT PATNA normally takes place in July every year. Advertisements are generally issued in the months of February/March/April.
Admission is granted on the basis of counseling + interview + admission test held usually during the month of May - July every year. Only the candidates with a valid GATE score can apply. Application for the GATE examination can be made online at its official website
IIT Patna also offers M.Sc courses in two specialization of science which includes Physics and Chemistry. Only the candidates who qualify in JAM will be eligible to apply for admission to any of the corresponding academic programmes. Selected candidates in JAM will have to participate in an all india counselling ‘CCMN’ for admission to M.Sc programme in some Centrally Funded Technical Institutes (CFTIs) including IIT Patna.
Key Points to Note:
|M.Tech||Mathematics & Computing||Candidates must have passed MSc in Mathematics or B.Tech./B.E. degree in Electrical/ Electronic/ Computer Science/ Mechanical/ Civil/ IT/ Aerospace/ Instrumentation Engineering or Equivalent. Candidates must have a valid GATE score in MA, EE, EC,CS, ME, CE, AE, IN.||2 years|
|Nano Science & Technology||Candidates must have passed MSc/Equivalent in [Nanoscience, Chemistry (Pure/Applied), Physics, Applied Physics/Solid State Physics/ Engineering Physics/ Biophysics/ Polymer Science/ Material Science] OR B.Tech./Equivalent degree in [Engineering Physics/Polymer Engineering/ Materials & Metallurgical/ Materials/ Mechanical/ Electronics & Communication/ Electrical Engineering] Candidates must have a valid GATE score in CY, PH, MT, ME, EC, EE, XE (with Material Science or Polymer Science & Engineering)|
|Computer Science & Engineering||Candidates must have passed B.Tech./B.E. degree in Computer Science/Information Technology. Candidates must also have a valid GATE score in CS.|
|Communication System Engineering||Candidates must have passed a B.Tech./B.E. degree in Electrical Engineering/ Electronics & Communication. Candidates must have a valid GATE score in EC.|
|Mechanical Engineering||Candidates must have passed B.Tech./B.E. in Aerospace, Aeronautical, Automobile, Production, Manufacturing or Mechanical Engineering They must have a valid GATE score in AE, ME and PI.|
|Civil & Infrastructure Engineering||Candidates must have passed B.Tech/B.E. degree or equivalent in Civil, Infrastructure, Construction, Mechanical, Electrical Engineering. They must have a valid GATE score in CE, ME, EE.|
|Materials Science & Engineering||Candidates must have passed B.Tech./B.E. degree in Materials, Metallurgical & Materials, Chemical, Ceramics, Polymer/Rubber, Mechanical, Electrical, Electronics or MSc/Equivalent in Physics, Applied Physics, Chemistry, Applied Chemistry. They must have a valid GATE score in paper MT, CH, ME, EE, EC, XE (with Materials Science or Polymer Science and Engineering or Solid Mechanics or Thermodynamics).|
IIT Patna offers Ph.D programmes in Engineering, Science, and Humanities & Social Sciences.
The college offers both full time and part time Ph.D programmes. Part time Ph.D programme is only applicable for the professionally employed person (including the staffs of IIT Patna).
Key Points to Note:
Candidates are selected on the basis of written test or/ and interview, based on performance in GATE/NET, grades/marks in the qualifying examination, etc.
The minimum duration of the Ph.D Programme (excluding dropped semester(s)/maternity leave) is four semesters for scholars having M.Tech./M.E./M.S./M.Phil. and six semesters for other degrees. The maximum duration of the PhD programme (excluding dropped semester(s) / maternity leave) is 6 years from the date of admission for a full-time student and 7 years for a part-time student.
|Ph.D||Engineering||Candidates having M.Tech./M.E. degree in a Engineering/Technology, with a minimum CPI of 6.5 or 60% of marks. or Bachelor’s degree in Engineering/Technology in a relevant area with a minimum CPI of 6.5 or 60% of marks. or Master’s degree in Science in a relevant area with a minimum CPI of 6.5 or 60% of marks.|
|Science||M. Phil. or Master’s degree in Science in a relevant area with a minimum CPI of 6.5 or 60% of marks. or Master’s degree in Engineering/Technology in a relevant area with a minimum CPI of 6.5 or 60% of marks. or Bachelor’s degree in Engineering/Technology in a relevant area with a minimum CPI of 6.5 or 60% of marks.|
|Humanities and Social Sciences||M. Phil. or Master’s degree in Arts/Commerce/Science/Management in a relevant area with a minimum of 55% marks or equivalent. or Master’s degree in Engineering/Technology/Design in a relevant area with a minimum CPI of 6.5 or 60% marks. or Bachelor’s degree in Engineering/Technology in a relevant area with a minimum CPI of 6.5 or 60% of marks.|
Note: There is relaxation of 0.5 CGPA or 5% for SC/ST Candidates.
Application fee is INR 300 (For General/OBC) and INR 150 (For SC/ST/PwD/Female).
*The article might have information for the previous academic years, which will be updated soon subject to the notification issued by the University/College
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