Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Patna commences the application process for admission to the Master of Technology (M.Tech) by Research Programs for the academic session in January 2021. Apply Now
Candidates can apply by November 4, 2020, through online mode. The admission-processing fee is Rs. 300/- for General/OBC/EWS (Male) candidates and INR 150/- for SC/ST/PwD/Female (all categories).
Online fee submission begins
October 17, 2020
Online fee submission Last date
November 4, 2020
Last Date to submit Application Forms by post (with enclosures)
November 12, 2020
The Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Patna is ranked at 22nd in the Engineering category by NIRF Ranking 2019, making it one of the leading Engineering colleges in the country. The college currently has a strength of 989 students in total. IIT Patna also houses a best in class faculty of 126 members, with most of them being Ph.D. holders in their fields from reputed national and international universities. It is one of eight new IITs established by Ministry of Human Resource and Development, GOI. The campus of the institution is situated in the Patliputra Colony, Patna.
The institute has collaborated with various foreign universities such as Louisiana University, New South Wales University in Australia. The Institute offers Undergraduate, Postgraduate and research-level Doctoral Programs in Engineering and Science. Selection is based on National Level entrance exams like JEE Advanced, GATE or IIT JAM. Last year, the cutoff for admission to B.Tech is CS and Engineering was 2617. IIT Patna also holds a remarkable placement record, bagging a top offer of INR 38 LPA from Microsoft.
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Established | Type
2008 | Autonomous
UGC and AICTE
How to Reach
Distance from Bihta Railway Station – 2Km
Indian Institute of Technology Patna has received several rankings from authorized and prestigious organizations:
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IIT Patna provides B.Tech under five specializations at the undergraduate level, M.Tech., M.Sc., at post-graduation level, and Ph.D. at the doctoral level in three disciplines. The courses are as mentioned below
|Program||Specialization||Eligibility||Tuition Fee (first year)|
|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.||INR 2,23,100|
|M.Tech||Computer Science and Engineering|
B.Tech/ M.Sc degree in relevant discipline
M.Tech/M.Sc/MA/M.Phil degree in relevant discipline
|Humanities and Social Sciences|
|M.Sc||Physics||CCMN Counselling/IIT JAM||INR 33,600|
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Admission to courses in IIT Patna is based on scores acquired in the following qualifying national level exams:
|B.Tech||JEE Main and JEE Advanced Score|
|M.Tech||GATE Score followed by Written Test and/or Interview|
|Ph.D||GATE/ UGC-NET/ CSIR-NET/ ICAR or ICMR score OR Written Test and Interview|
Tabulated below is the JEE Advanced Cutoff for admission to B.Tech at IIT Patna:
|Computer Science and Engineering||2617|
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The Training & Placement Cell at the IIT Patna handles all the needful aspects regarding internship programs and placement opportunities of the students in all possible manners. Right from contacting companies to managing all logistics, arranging the aptitude and other tests, pre-placement interactions between the recruiters and the students and conducting final interviews, TPC provides the best possible assistance to the recruiters and the students. The cell also organizes numerous workshops, seminars and mock drills related to the pre-placement assistance to the interested students.
In the previous academic year of 2018-2019, a total of 210 placement offers were made, with 114 B.Tech students getting placed. The highest CTC offer was from Microsoft, which offered an annual package worth INR 38 LPA, bringing the average salary package to an impressive INR 13.05 LPA.
Recruiters included MNCs and tech giants like Mathworks, Goldman Sachs, Force Motors, ZS Associates, MakeMyTrip, Sapient, Addverb, Optum, Cadence, TCS R&D, Strand Life Science, LTI, LinkedIn, Saavn, Future First, Cognum, L&T ECC, Uber, L&T Heavy Engineering, Samsung, Infosys, Wipro, Capgemini, Aakash Institute and several others.
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The faculty at IIT Patna consists of 126 members, out of which 125 are Ph.D holders in their respective disciplines. The faculty members are all highly experienced and extremely qualified in their fields. They are cooperative towards students and are always approachable whenever students require clarifications of concepts or doubts. The faculty consists of professors, assistant pr4ofessors, associate professors and others.
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The institute has developed modern facilities that are fully equipped with the state-of-the-art facilities that are routinely used to train and educate students. Below mentioned are the amenities provided by the institute:
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Ques. Is IIT Patna good?
Ans. IIT Patna is ranked 22nd in the Engineering category by NIRF Ranking 2019. It is one of the leading engineering colleges in the country and offers the best in class academic record and facilities. The college has some of the finest faculty members who are all Ph.D holders in their disciplines and have considerable experience. There are several facilities available to students across the campus that enhance their academics as well as student life. These include sports facilities such as grounds, gymkhana, indoor games, etc. Accommodation is also offered with 2 boys hostels and 1 girls hostel. There is a common room, a mess and a part of the common room is made into a gym. The girls' hostel also has a badminton court. Boys' hostel has a gymnasium on the first floor alongside the common room. IIT Patna Hospital at Bihta campus runs with the help of Ruban Memorial Hospital, Patna. It is functional with primary basic health care facilities for employees and students. Overall IIT Patna is a great Engineering college which is a great option for any eligible candidates seeking admission.
Ques. How are placements at IIT Patna?
Ans. IIT Patna has a dedicated and active Training and Placement Cell that offers students opportunities to get placed with companies that are some of the biggest names in the industry. In the previous academic year, a total number of 158 students were placed in reputed companies like LinkedIn, Saavn, Future First, Cognum, L&T ECC, Uber, L&T Heavy Engineering, Infosys, Wipro and several more. The highest package was offered by Microsoft which offered a CTC of INR 38 LPA, this was followed by INR 33.50 LPA by DE Shaw. The average offered CTC was worth INR 13.05 LPA. Among the PSUs, ISRO and IOCL recruited students from the college as well. There were a total of 30 preplacement offers during this academic session from companies like Intel, Webstaff, Amazon, Mathworks, ezDI, TCS Research, etc.
Ques. How to apply for admission at IIT Patna?
Ans. Candidates seeking admission for B.Tech courses at IIT Patna are first required to register on the official website of NTA or JEE Main. Similarly, for admission to M.Tech courses, candidates must register first on the website of COAP. Candidates seeking admission to any other course at IIT Patna can visit the official website of the college where they can apply through the admission portal of the college. Here they will need to fill in the required details and finish their application process, upon which they will be registered for the courses, conditional to meeting the requirements.
Ans. IIT Dhanbad and IIT Patna have a definite edge over IIT Mandi, IIT Jodhpur, and IIT Bhubaneswar. All the IITs present similar opportunities for networking, exciting campus life, and exposure through events, competitions, and interaction with industry stalwarts. IIT Dhanbad has a significant advantage of having a vast Alumni base while IIT Patna has the best in class campus and infrastructure with a location advantage. Highlighted below are a few points of consideration for taking admission to any of these institutes. Placement Statistics: The placements for all the institutes are as under: Batch 2015-2019 (CSE) IIT Patna IIT Mandi IIT Jodhpur IIT Bhubaneswar IIT Dhanbad % of Students Placed 100% 93% 91% 100% 91% Average package 13.5 LPA 13.5 LPA 14 LPA 11.44 LPA 15.5 LPA Highest Package 38 LPA 40 LPA 44 LPA 39 LPA 39.5 LPA Prominent Recruiters Amazon, Google, LinkedIn Samsung Infosys, Wipro Wipro Cortex ISRO Amazon Google MicrosoftInfosys Amazon Amazon, Adobe, Accenture Akash Institute BYJU, Atkins, Angel Broking Adobe, Accenture, Akash Institute, Wipro Infrastructure/Campus & Location: IIT Patna has the best campus as compared to the other 4 IITs (Few of the newer IITs still do not have their campus). The campus is well connected and has a significant location advantage making it easily accessible with Patna being the center of transport through air, road, or rail. Coding Culture (student activities, culture, and exposure): All of these institutes have a dedicated student body for CSE that conducts various activities and events throughout the year, maintaining the right balance between academics and experiential learning. They participate in multiple competitions at different levels and also emerge as national winners. If you are interested in research, these institutes have adequate facilities and quality faculty to help you with your research. Alumni Base: Founded in 1926 (formerly known as ISM), IIT Dhanbad has the most extensive alumni base with alums spread across various domains of the industry. One has the advantage of quickly developing a strong network inside and outside IIT Dhanbad. IIT Patna, IIT Mandi, IIT Jodhpur, and IIT Bhubaneswar, all found in 2008, have a significantly smaller alumni base. Rankings: According to NIRF rankings 2019, IIT Dhanbad ranks 15th, IIT Bhubaneswar ranks 17th, IIT Mandi ranks 20th, IIT Patna ranks 22nd, and IIT Jodhpur ranks 50th.Read more
Ans. IIT Gandhinagar, IIT Bhubaneswar, and IIT Patna, all the three IITs are among the second generation of IITs. According to the NIRF Rankings of 2020 IIT Bhubaneswar, IIT Gandhinagar, and IIT Patna are ranked 22, 24, and 26 among the engineering colleges respectively. So it is difficult to decide which college is better for an MTech in CSE among these three. Given below is a brief discussion of the CSE Mtech programs offered at these IITs which will help you in making the decision. The placement highlights of the IIT Patna for 2019 show, a total of 7 students got placed from the CSE department and 10 offers were received. The average CTC offered at this IIT was around 13.5 LPA. IIT Bhubaneswar also offers decent placement to the CSE students, in 2019 placement drive MTech courses had a 68% placement rate with an average CTC of 11.4 LPA. Whereas, IIT Gandhinagar had an increase in PG placements with an average CTC 8.29 LPA. So, in terms of placement IIT Patna has a slight edge over the other two institutes. Apart from the great placement record, the coding culture in IIT Patna is quite developed as compared to IIT Bhubaneswar and IIT Gandhinagar. Read more
|College||Ranking||Avg Fees/ year|
|Indian Institute of Technology - [IIT], Dhanbad||# 22 by NIRF||₹2,22,000|
|Indian Institute of Technology - [IIT], Bhubaneswar||# 56 by NIRF||₹1,97,768|
|Birla Institute of Technology and Science - [BITS], Pilani||# 27 by NIRF||₹4,02,575|
|NIT Trichy, Tiruchirappalli||# 24 by NIRF||₹1,31,063|
|National Institute of Technology - [NITP], Patna||# 151 by NIRF||₹1,42,375|
|Indian Institute of Technology - [IIT], Indore||# 23 by NIRF||₹2,40,625|
|Delhi Technological University - [DTU], New Delhi||# 62 by NIRF||₹1,95,250|
|MNNIT Allahabad - Motilal Nehru National Institute of Technology - [MNNIT], Allahabad||# 93 by NIRF||₹80,916|