Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Dhanbad is ranked at 15th in the Engineering category by NIRF Ranking 2019, making it one of the leading Engineering colleges in India. The college has a total strength of 5,683‬, including male and female students. IIT Dhanbad offers a highly qualified and strong faculty of 332 members, out of which 315 are Ph.D holders from reputed national and international universities. The college was established as the Indian School of Mines (ISM Dhanbad) and has since been converted into an IIT. 

The institute has been recognized by UGC and approved by AICTE. It offers various undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral 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 examinations for the respective courses. The previous opening and closing cutoff for admission to B.Tech in Computer Science and Engineering at IIT Dhanbad was 1619-2661 and 2877-5657 for male and female candidates respectively. 

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IIT Dhanbad Highlights

Established | Type  1926 | Autonomous
Recognized By UGC, AICTE
Campus  590 acres
Official Website https://www.iitism.ac.in
Popular Courses  UG, PG, Ph.D. and Dual Degree
Entrance Test JEE Main, CAT, GMAT, GATE, IIT JAM
Application Mode Online

IIT Dhanbad Ranking

Indian Institute of Technology has been ranked by several organizations and recognized platforms. The said rankings are listed below: 

  • Ranked 15th in Engineering category by NIRF Ranking 2019
  • Ranked 25th overall by NIRF Ranking 2019
  • Ranked 14th in Engineering category by Outlook Ranking 2019
  • Ranked 12th in Engineering by The Week Ranking 2019
  • Ranked 32nd overall by Financial Express Ranking 2019
  • Ranked 13th in Engineering category by SuccessCDs Ranking 2019
  • Ranked 17th in Engineering by Jagranjosh Ranking 2019
  • Ranked 42nd overall by QS Ranking 2019

IIT Dhanbad Courses

The Indian Institute of Technology offers undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral level programs in several specializations. The course details are as mentioned below. 

Course Name Specializations Eligibility Tuition Fee (First Year)
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 INR 2,30,120
Civil Engg.
Chemical Engineering
Computer Science and Engineering
Mineral Engg.
Electrical Engineering
M.Tech Chemical Engineering B.Tech/B.E. in a relevant discipline with 55% marks or above INR 2,00,000
Structural Engg.
Geomatics
Industrial Engineering & Management
Design Engineering
Open Cast Mining
Manufacturing Engineering
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 INR 230,120
Mineral Engineering
Mining Engg.
M.Sc Chemistry 55% marks in B.Sc with Chemistry/ Mathematics & Computing/ Physics as one of the main subjects INR 52,500
Mathematics & Computing
Physics
MBA Marketing Bachelor’s degree in any discipline with 50% marks INR 2,32,940
Operations
Finance
Human Resources
Ph.D. In all disciplines Master’s degree in relevant discipline INR 40,000

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IIT Dhanbad Admissions

Program Selection Criteria 
B.Tech JEE Main and JEE Advanced Score
M.Tech GATE Score followed by Written Test and/or Interview
M.Sc IIT JAM
MBA CAT, Group Discussion and Interview Round
Ph.D GATE/ UGC-NET/ CSIR-NET/ ICAR or ICMR score OR Written Test and Interview

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.

IIT Dhanbad Cutoff

Tabulated below is the previous cutoff for admission to B.Tech program at Indian Institute of Technology Dhanbad: 

Course Male (Opening-Closing) Female (Opening-Closing)
Computer Science and Engineering 1619-2661 2877-5657
Electrical Engineering 3189-5323 8094-10470
Mechanical Engineering 4719-6203 10720-12869
Chemical Engineering 5624-7310 11900-12270

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IIT Dhanbad Placements

The placement cell at IIT Dhanbad is known as the Career Development Centre. It is a highly dedicated and efficient cell through which students have been successfully placed at various organizations in the corporate world. Top recruiters included tech giants such as Microsoft, Infosys, Amdocs, Deloitte, Presidency University, Amazon, Flipkart, Gammon, BYJUs Learning, Vedanta, Tesco, JCB, Infosys and many more. 

Tabulated below are the statistics of placements across the different programs during the placement session of 2019

Courses Total Students No. of students placed % of placement Highest CTC (INR)
B.Tech 781 594 76 39.50 LPA
M.Sc Tech 20 10 50 21 LPA
M.Tech 61 42 68.85 39.5 LPA
Dual Degree 45 27 60 23.8 LPA

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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. 

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IIT Dhanbad Faculty 

The faculty at the Indian Institute of Technology Dhanbad has a diverse team of 332 highly qualified and experienced members. Out of these, 315 are Ph.D. holders in their respective disciplines and are experts in their fields. These faculty members include the Dean, Professors, Associate Professors, Assistant Professors and others. The faculty members at IIT Dhanbad are highly supportive and encourage students to approach them whenever they have doubts or queries, even beyond class timings. 

IIT Dhanbad Facilities

Indian Institute of Technology Dhanbad has a campus that spreads across more than 590 acres of lush green land. Being one of the oldest IITs in the country, it is also known for its quality of education as well as campus life: 

  • Library: The central library of ISM is one of the richest and well-equipped university libraries in India.
  • Hostels: There are 7 boys hostels and 4 girls hostels. All basic facilities such as high-speed internet, a mess, canteen, a juice center, a stationery shop, a TV room, an indoor sports room, and laundry facilities are available to the residents. 
  • 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.

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IIT Dhanbad FAQs

Ques. What are the courses offered by IIT Dhanbad?

Ans. IIT Dhanbad offers various undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral programs in Applied Science, Humanities and Social Science, Management, and Engineering. 

Ques. What are the disciplines offered by IIT Dhanbad under M.Tech?

Ans. IIT Dhanbad offers M.Tech in the following disciplines :

  1. Industrial Engineering & Management
  2. Design Engineering
  3. Open Cast Mining
  4. Manufacturing Engineering

Ques. What is the eligibility criteria for M.Sc at IIT Dhanbad?

Ans.

  • For admission to the M.Sc programme at IIT Dhanbad all candidates should have a Bachelor’s degree.
  •  In the qualifying degree, the aggregate marks or CGPA/CPI without rounding-off (taking into account all subjects, including languages and subsidiaries, all years combined) should be at least 55% or 5.5 out of 10 for General/OBC (NCL) category candidates and 50% or 5.0 out of 10 for SC/ST and PwD category candidates.

Ques. What are the various disciples offered by IIT Dhanbad for MBA?

Ans. IIT Dhanbad offers MBA in the following disciplines :

  1. Marketing 
  2. Operations 
  3. Finance 
  4. Human Resource 

Ques. How is the placement cell of IIT Dhanbad? 

Ans. The placement cell at IIT Dhanbad is known as the Career Development Centre. It is a highly dedicated and efficient cell through which students have been successfully placed at various organizations in the corporate world. Top recruiters at IIT include tech giants such as Microsoft, Infosys, Amdocs, Deloitte, Presidency University, Amazon, Flipkart, Gammon, BYJUs Learning, Vedanta, Tesco, JCB, Infosys and many more. 

Ques. Does IIT Dhanbad offer scholarships to its students?

Ans. Yes. 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. 

Ques. What are the campus facilities available at IIT Dhanbad?

Ans. Indian Institute of Technology Dhanbad has a campus that spreads across more than 590 acres of lush green land. Being one of the oldest IITs in the country, it is also known for its quality of education as well as campus life. The campus comprises libraries, hostels, canteens, health care centre etc. The college is also well known for its fests/festivals organised at the college campus. 

Ques. Are there reservations at IIT Dhanbad?

Ans. Yes. 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.