Updated On - September 23rd 2019 by PRATYASHA
IIT Dhanbad (Indian Institute of Technology, Dhanbad) was established as Indian School of Mines (ISM Dhanbad) in the year 1926. It is located in Dhanbad, Jharkhand. The institute has been recognized by UGC and approved by AICTE. It offers various undergraduate and postgraduate programs in Applied Science, Humanities and Social Science, Management, and Engineering. Admissions to these courses are done on the basis of the national level entrance examination. To be eligible for admission, the students must satisfy the cutoff of the Institute.
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IIT Dhanbad Highlights
|Type of Courses||UG, PG, Ph.D. and Dual Degree|
|Entrance Exam||JEE Main, CAT, GMAT, GATE, IIT JAM|
IIT Dhanbad Courses
Given below are the courses and their eligibility as per the Institute:
|B.Tech||Engineering Physics||Intermediate Graduate with 75% marks or above OR a position in the top 20 percentile in 10+2 from a recognized board|
|Computer Science and Engineering|
|M.Tech||Chemical Engineering||B.Tech/B.E. in a relevant discipline with 55% marks or above|
|Industrial Engineering & Management|
|Open Cast Mining|
|B.Tech + M.Tech||Computer Science & Engg.||Intermediate Graduate with 75% marks or above OR a position in the top 20 percentile in 10+2 from a recognized board|
|M.Sc||Chemistry||55% marks in B.Sc with Chemistry/ Mathematics & Computing/ Physics as one of the main subjects|
|Mathematics & Computing|
|M.Sc Tech||Applied Geology||55% marks in B.Sc in a relevant discipline|
|MBA||Marketing||Bachelor’s degree in any discipline with 50% marks|
|MBA Executive||Business Administration||Bachelor’s degree in any discipline with 50% marks and 1 year of working experience from a reputed organization|
|Ph.D.||In all disciplines||Master’s degree in relevant discipline|
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IIT Dhanbad Admissions
Following are the exams accepted by the Institute to provide admission in the courses:
- B. Tech – JEE Advanced
- M.Tech - GATE
- M.Sc (Two Years) and M.Sc. Tech (Three years) – IIT JAM
- MBA – CAT/ GMAT
- Ph.D. – JRF Entrance Entrance and NET
Some seats are reserved for certain categories in every department as per the rules of the Government of India which are as follows
- Scheduled Caste (SC) – 15% of seats in every course.
- Scheduled Tribe (ST) – 7.5% of seats in every course.
- Persons with Disability (PwD) – 3% seats in each of OPEN, OBC-NCL, SC, and ST category seats.
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IIT Dhanbad Placements
The placement cell at IIT Dhanbad is known as the Career Development Centre. Students have been successfully placed at various organizations in the corporate world. Top recruiters included Amdocs, Deloitte, Presidency University, Amazon, Flipkart, Gammon, BYJUs Learning, Vedanta, Tesco, JCB, Infosys and more.
Placement Highlights 2019
|Courses||Total Students||No. of students placed||% of placement||Highest CTC (INR)|
|M.Sc Tech||20||10||50||21 LPA|
|Dual Degree||45||27||60||23.8 LPA|
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IIT Dhanbad Ranking
Given below are the ranking statistics of the Institute from previous years:
|QS (Brics) 2018||191-200|
|NIRF 2019 (Overall)||25th |
|NIRF 2019 (Engineering)||15th |
|Times Higher Education (Asia) 2018||143|
|India Today 2017||6th |
IIT Dhanbad Scholarships
A lot of students studying in the Institute avail a number of scholarships offered by the government or Institute’s Alumni Associations. Following are the details regarding the same:
- ISM 89 Silver Jubilee B.Tech Scholarship: The awardee of this scholarship receives a cash prize and a certificate. It is open to students in all disciplines.
- Budhwanti Mrig Memorial Educational Scholarship – Only 2 girl students are given this scholarship.
- Atlas Copco Scholarship: Meritorious students in the final year of B.Tech are awarded.
- Merit-cum-means Scholarship: Complete tuition fee waiver is provided to general or OBC students whose parents’ income is less than INR 6 Lakh.
- Ishan Rajvanshi Merit Scholarship: The toppers from each year are awarded.
- S.L. Sehgal Memorial Scholarship: The top 10 students of 4th year B.Tech are given this scholarship.
IIT Dhanbad Facilities
- Library: The central library of ISM is one of the richest and well-equipped university libraries in India.
- Hostels: The hostel facility is offered equally to girl and boy students. Single seated and double-seated rooms are available.
- Fests/Festivals: Numerous technological and cultural festivals are hosted by the institute, throughout the year.
- Health Care Center: Specialist advisers are available in ENT, Medicine, Psychiatry, Dentistry, Orthopedic, Gynecology, and Cardiology.