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Indian Institute of Technology Madras - [IITM], Chennai

Indian Institute of Technology Madras - [IITM], Chennai

Chennai, Tamil Nadu AICTE Estd 1959 Central University

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Updated On - September 6th 2018 by TISMAN KAUR

IIT Madras is a public engineering institute that was set up in the year 1959 in Madras through an Act of Parliament. IIT Madras Admissions are entirely based on the marks in National level entrance exams such as IIT JAM, JEE Advanced, CAT etc. IIT Madras was the third Indian Institute of Technology after IIT Bombay and IIT Kharagpur. The 617.8-Acre campus is one of India’s most prestigious institute to gain recognition as an Institute of National Importance by Government of India.

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IIT Madras Courses and Eligibility

IIT Madras offers Undergraduate, Postgraduate and Research programs in streams like Engineering, Sciences, Humanities, and Management.

The Courses offered by IIT Madras are –

B.Tech Course Eligibility

IIT Madras offers a four-year B.Tech course in 10 specializations. The applicant must have passed 10+2 in Science stream with a minimum of 75% marks. The selection to the program will be on the basis of JEE Main and JEE Advanced score. Final selection will be made by JoSAA Counselling committee.

M.Tech Course Eligibility

IIT Madras MTech course is offered by IIT Madras in 26 specializations at the Postgraduate level. The criteria to apply is Graduation in a relevant subject (B.E./ B.Tech) with at least 6.5 CGPA (on 10 point scale) or 60% marks from a recognized Institute. Applicants will be selected on the basis of GATE score followed by Counselling.

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M.Sc. Course Eligibility

There are three specializations offered under M.Sc. program to the candidates. To apply a candidate must pass hold a Bachelor’s degree in a respective discipline with minimum 55% aggregate marks. Selection will be based on JAM score followed by counseling.

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M.A. Course Eligibility

The minimum eligibility to apply is Intermediate with 55% marks from a recognized body. Selection will be based on the Humanities and Social Science Entrance Exam (HSEE) score.

M.S (By Research) Course Eligibility

M.S (By Research) program is offered to the candidates in two specializations viz., Engineering and Management. Students applying to this course must hold a B.E./ B.Tech degree and qualify GATE/ CSIR NET/ UGC NET exam.

Ph.D. Course Eligibility

IIT Madras Ph.D. Course is offered to the students in three specializations namely, Engineering, Humanities, and Social Science and Management. The applicant must hold a Master’s or dual degree in the relevant discipline with the CGPA of 6.5 or above. The applicant will be selected on the basis of their performance in GATE/ UGC NET/ CSIR NET and personal interview.

IIT Madras MBA Course Eligibility

IIT Madras also offers an MBA program to the candidates at the Postgraduate level. The applicant needs to have a valid score in the Common Admissions Test (CAT) conducted by the Indian Institutes of Management and must be a Graduate in any discipline with minimum 60% marks from a recognized/ reputed University.

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IIT Madras Placements

IIT Madras is one of the most reputed institutes for technological education and research in India. IIT Madras Placement cell is known for its strong relations with the industry. The Institute has always been a favorite destination of recruitment for many firms. Every year it builds a good placement record through the Department of Management Studies.

The following graph represents sector-wise placement in 2017:

IIT Madras Ranking

Body/ Magazine

Subject

Rank

Year

QS (World)

General – international

264

2018

QS (Asia)

48

2018

Times (World)

601-800

2018

Times (BRICS)

35

2017

Times (Asia)

62

2017

NIRF

Overall

2

2017

NIRF

Engineering

1

2017

The WEEK

4

2017

QS (BRICS)

General – international

19

2016

IIT Madras Scholarship

Scholarships are offered to students so that they aspire to excellence. It is a reward to them for their hard work. IIT Madras is quite generous in its offerings for diligent students. Scholarship names are given below:

  • AERB Scholarship
  • Girish Ready Scholarship
  • Prof. Narasimhan Fellowship
  • Institute Merit-cum-Means Scholarship
82,416
PER
YEAR

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JEE-Main 2019

01 Sep 18 - 30 Sep 18
Application Process

06 Jan 19 - 20 Jan 19
exam date

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College Admission Reviews

Vivek Venkataraman, Bachelor of Technology [B.Tech] (Mechanical Engineering), Pursued: Fifth Year ON 2017 - 2018

7.5/10

"Once you clear the JEE advanced and get your rank, you will be asked to fill in your preference order of universities and branches. I selected CSE at Bombay, Delhi and Madras as my first option although I knew I wouldn't get them "   Read More

Niyas Muhammed, Bachelor of Technology [B.Tech] + Master of Technology [M.Tech] (Naval architecture & Ocean Engineering), Pursued: Fourth Year ON 2017 - 2018

7.7/10

"Two level entrance, JEE main, and Advance. All the related notifications and details were there on the official website. It was very elaborate but not much difficult procedure. Right from application to the option giving and the first payment was through the website."   Read More





MAT 2018

02 Jul 18 - 24 Aug 18
Application Process

02 Sep 18 - 16 Sep 18
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College Admission Reviews

Paresh Uppal, Batch: M.B.A -2014

7.8/10

"CAT: 97.78 percentileI chose IIT Madras as it offered one of the best faculty in the field of Operations. Apart from being a reputed institute, the course offered me excellent placement opportunities and the fee was extremely nominal"   Read More




JEE-Main 2019

01 Sep 18 - 30 Sep 18
Application Process

06 Jan 19 - 20 Jan 19
exam date

check eligibility



College Admission Reviews

Vivek Venkataraman, Bachelor of Technology [B.Tech] (Mechanical Engineering), Pursued: Fifth Year ON 2017 - 2018

7.5/10

"Once you clear the JEE advanced and get your rank, you will be asked to fill in your preference order of universities and branches. I selected CSE at Bombay, Delhi and Madras as my first option although I knew I wouldn't get them "   Read More

Niyas Muhammed, Bachelor of Technology [B.Tech] + Master of Technology [M.Tech] (Naval architecture & Ocean Engineering), Pursued: Fourth Year ON 2017 - 2018

7.7/10

"Two level entrance, JEE main, and Advance. All the related notifications and details were there on the official website. It was very elaborate but not much difficult procedure. Right from application to the option giving and the first payment was through the website."   Read More


82,466
PER
YEAR

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GATE 2019

01 Sep 18 - 21 Sep 18
Application Process

02 Feb 19 - 10 Feb 19
exam date

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College Admission Reviews

Ketan Kanhayyalal Barbole, ME/M.Tech, Pursued: 2018 ON 2018 - 2019

8.2/10

"I entered here based on my GATE score.I applied online to the institute for few streams of my interest and got selected for mechanical design stream.There were no interviews."   Read More

Bhupendra Singh, Master of Technology [M.Tech] (Biotechnology), Pursued: Fifth Year ON 2017 - 2018

8/10

"After selection, they send you various number of forms to fill up like medicals form etc. you fill it up and at the time of registration at the iit you need to submit those document fully filled. Then they conduct photo and signature session in which they take our photos and e-signature for the maki"   Read More


2Years Full Time9
21,700
PER
YEAR

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GATE 2019

01 Sep 18 - 21 Sep 18
Application Process

02 Feb 19 - 10 Feb 19
exam date

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College Admission Reviews

Debasis Mondal, Batch: MSC -2011

5.5/10

"I wanted to my M.Sc in physics from IITs. So, I opt for IIT-JAM exam and ranked 119. I took admission to this institute through counselling because of it's department."   Read More

Ketan Kanhayyalal Barbole, ME/M.Tech, Pursued: 2018 ON 2018 - 2019

8.2/10

"I entered here based on my GATE score.I applied online to the institute for few streams of my interest and got selected for mechanical design stream.There were no interviews."   Read More


2Years Full Time
21,700
PER
YEAR

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College Admission Reviews

Debasis Mondal, Batch: MSC -2011

5.5/10

"I wanted to my M.Sc in physics from IITs. So, I opt for IIT-JAM exam and ranked 119. I took admission to this institute through counselling because of it's department."   Read More


2Years Full Time9
20,750
PER
YEAR

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College Admission Reviews

Mayarani M , Ph.D. (Operational Research), Pursued: Third Year ON 2016 - 2017

8.7/10

"After completing my masters here, I appeared for GATE, and cleared it. On applying to IITs, I got call letter from IIT Madras, to appear for their selection test. On clearing the test, there were two different panel of faculties and subject experts, who interviewed me. After the interview, they put "   Read More

FAHEEM, M.Phil/Ph.D in Engineering, Pursued: 2019 ON 2017 - 2018

9.7/10

"GATE GRADUATE APTITUDE TEST FOR ENGINEERING. STUDENTS WHO ARE COMING SHOULD HAVE GOOD GATE SCORE AND SOUND RECORD IN ACADEMICS TO BE ELIGIBLE FOR ADMISSION"   Read More


College rating

based on 77 students ratings

8.7/10

9.1/10academic
7.9/10accommodation
8.6/10faculty
9.1/10infrastructure
8.8/10placements
8.9/10social

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Ashiba rajBachelor of Engineering [BE] (Aeronautical Engineering)Pursued 2nd year 2018 - 2019
8.2
STUDENT SATISFACTION RATINGS

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Remarks -

No more remarks is needed for mit. Every student entering mit will state it as a heaven when he leaves the campus.


10/10academic
10/10faculty
7/10infrastructure
6/10food & accom
7/10placement
9/10social life
GAURAVMaster of Science [M.S] (Applied Science)Batch : 2015
9.2
STUDENT SATISFACTION RATINGS

Nation building by man making

Remarks -

College management is very high standard and liberal to the welfare of students. The idea to increase intake and avail even best facilities can be there.


10/10academic
10/10faculty
10/10infrastructure
7/10food & accom
8/10placement
10/10social life
Ketan Kanhayyalal BarboleME/M.TechPursued 2018 2018 - 2019
8.2
STUDENT SATISFACTION RATINGS

Experience is excellent.

Remarks -

Campus will provide various ample opportunities to explore you talent. You will be devoloped as overall person once you entered in this institute.


8/10academic
8/10faculty
9/10infrastructure
6/10food & accom
10/10placement
8/10social life
MAKHAM UDAY KIRANBE/B.TechPursued 2021 2018 - 2019
8.7
STUDENT SATISFACTION RATINGS

Faculty members are amazing, but even better is the crowd out here

Remarks -

IIT Madras is an excellent place to be at. The people here are also very nice and friendly. I am really proud to be here. The campus is rich in flora and fauna as well. The campus was built inside Guindy National Park if I am right. Therefore, we see a lot of deer, monkeys, and black bucks roaming on the campus.


9/10academic
8/10faculty
7/10infrastructure
9/10food & accom
10/10placement
9/10social life
Vollam Santosh KumarBE/B.TechPursued 2022 2017 - 2018
9.7
STUDENT SATISFACTION RATINGS

Iam studying 1year. Iit madras is one of the top 5 colleges in India got a great reputation.

Remarks -

You have to start your college life in the first year itself. What I mean is you have to get a batch of good friends, have to participate in different clubs according to your interest, and there is CFI in the institute where you will be doing the mini projects. You have to participate in that also. Then only you will get the panorama of the life at IITM. There is a lingo called Insti Lingo. You better get used to it when you step into IIT Madras


9/10academic
10/10faculty
10/10infrastructure
9/10food & accom
10/10placement
10/10social life

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₹ 17.5 Lakhs highest package
₹ 12.4 Lakhs average package
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Opposite to C.L.R.I., Beside The Adyar Cancer Institute, Sardar Patel Road, Adyar
Chennai - 600036
Tamil Nadu , India

0.85KmGajendra Circle Bus Stop

044-22570509 , 22578280 , 22578000 , 22579000

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Roshan Kumar J

hello sir/madam, iam studying in 2 right nw. iam goi to write my public xm. My desire was that i want to joi IIT madras, but im confused that. what are all the procedures that i have to do to get admitted in this institute.. I request you to help me.

22 Feb, 2017 17:03
mesmin narsis

I am interested in doing integrated course in M.A English in IIT madras in the department of Humanities & Social Sciences and also applied for Humanities & Social Sciences Entrance Exam 2017. my question is should I also need to clear JEE in order to enter into IIT madras.

22 Feb, 2017 17:03
laxman singh

my son wish to join in your college. he gets 85% in 12th. i m a defence person serving in Indian Army. ..........................................................................................................................................................................................................................

22 Feb, 2017 17:03
Avinash Seth

I want to take admission in MBA

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