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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 - October 3rd 2019 by PRATYASHA

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 and more. 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.

Latest: IIT Madras launches dual degree program with B.Tech. It will be a part of the Five-Year Inter-Disciplinary Dual Degree (IDDD) programs, conceptualized by the Department of Management Studies (DOMS).

IIT Madras Courses and Eligibility

IIT Madras offers Undergraduate, Postgraduate and Research programs in streams like Engineering, Sciences, Humanities, and Management. Given below is a brief about the programs with their eligibility:

  • B.Tech - 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- 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.

  • M.Sc. - Bachelor’s degree in respective discipline with minimum 55% aggregate marks. Selection will be based on JAM score followed by counseling.

  • M.A. - 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) - B.E./ B.Tech degree and qualify GATE/ CSIR NET/ UGC NET exam.

  • Ph.D. - Masters 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.

  • MBA - 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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Note: To take admissions in IIT Madras, a candidate needs a valid score according to criteria of all entrance exams cutoff. For more information click here  

IIT Madras Admissions

Given below are the exams accepted by the Institute for admission in its academic programs:

JEE MainOctober 10, 2019 – Last date to registerClick here 
GATESeptemeber 28, 2019 – Last Date to registerClick here 
IIT JAMOctober 8, 2019 – Last date to submit the formClick here 
CATOctober 3, 2019 – Availability of Admit CardClick here 

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 degree-wise placements:

IIT
Tabulated below are the numbers for the same:
YearB.TechDualM.TechMAM.ScM.S.Ph.D.Total
2017-187481743810733670
2018-198585668242742873
The following graph represents degree-wise placements:
IIM
Tabulated below are the numbers for the same:
CriteriaAnalytics/
Consulting/
Finance
CoreEducationFMCGITOthersPSUResearch &
Development
Total Companies61521126527144
No. of students Offered2511894332711093147
No. of students Placed204170383234983122
% of Placements2319402711014

For the academic session 2018-19, a total of:

  • No. of companies - 246
  • Total No. of offers - 1015
  • Number Placed - 872

IIT Madras Ranking

The following table shows some of the achievements made by the Insitute in the past few years: 

Body/ MagazineSubjectRankYear
QS (World)General – international2642018
QS (Asia)482018
Times (World)601-8002018
Times (BRICS)352017
Times (Asia)622017
NIRFOverall22017
NIRFEngineering12017
The WEEK42017
QS (BRICS)General – international192016

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. Mentioned below are the scholarships offered by the Institute: 

  1. Facebook’s 2014 Grace Hopper Scholarship: This scholarship is given to 25 women students from all over the world and includes paid registration fee for the Grace Hopper Conference in Arizona (US), paid travel and accommodation and reception with Facebook’s Engineering team.
  2. Google Anita Borg Memorial Scholarship (Asia Pacific): This scholarship is given to women for excellence in computer science, demonstrated leadership and passion for technology.  She will be receiving a scholarship amount of INR 100,000 and an invitation to the Scholars’ Retreat at the Google Tokyo Office.

Apart from these, the Institute also offers DAAD Scholarship, Aditya Birla Scholarship to meritorious and deserving students. 


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Hrishikesh Eknath Gadekar , Dual Degree, Civil Engineering, Pursued:
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"IITs intake students only through IITJEE. I got into IITM in 2017 with a AIR 8689. JEE has two levels, JEE Main and the JEE Advanced. Around 15 Lakh students appear for the JEE Main through which Top 2 Lakh students qualify for JEE Advanced. Final Top 40k students make it to the Rank List. However t"   Read More

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DAGADA BHANU VARDHAN REDDY , Bachelor of Technology [B.Tech] (Mechanical Engineering), Pursued: 1st year
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9/10

"First of all, anyone, who wants to enter into world's prestigious IITs He should crack one of Asia's toughest and most competitive entrance exam i.e JEE ADVANCED. I cracked the exam with the best aggregate and that paved me into this college. (Every year the total marks for which exam is conducted c"   Read More





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"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




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Hrishikesh Eknath Gadekar , Dual Degree, Civil Engineering, Pursued:
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9.2/10

"IITs intake students only through IITJEE. I got into IITM in 2017 with a AIR 8689. JEE has two levels, JEE Main and the JEE Advanced. Around 15 Lakh students appear for the JEE Main through which Top 2 Lakh students qualify for JEE Advanced. Final Top 40k students make it to the Rank List. However t"   Read More

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DAGADA BHANU VARDHAN REDDY , Bachelor of Technology [B.Tech] (Mechanical Engineering), Pursued: 1st year
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9/10

"First of all, anyone, who wants to enter into world's prestigious IITs He should crack one of Asia's toughest and most competitive entrance exam i.e JEE ADVANCED. I cracked the exam with the best aggregate and that paved me into this college. (Every year the total marks for which exam is conducted c"   Read More



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Hrishikesh Eknath Gadekar , Dual Degree, Civil Engineering, Pursued:
BATCH : 2022

9.2/10

"IITs intake students only through IITJEE. I got into IITM in 2017 with a AIR 8689. JEE has two levels, JEE Main and the JEE Advanced. Around 15 Lakh students appear for the JEE Main through which Top 2 Lakh students qualify for JEE Advanced. Final Top 40k students make it to the Rank List. However t"   Read More

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DAGADA BHANU VARDHAN REDDY , Bachelor of Technology [B.Tech] (Mechanical Engineering), Pursued: 1st year
BATCH : 2023

9/10

"First of all, anyone, who wants to enter into world's prestigious IITs He should crack one of Asia's toughest and most competitive entrance exam i.e JEE ADVANCED. I cracked the exam with the best aggregate and that paved me into this college. (Every year the total marks for which exam is conducted c"   Read More


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

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"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
BATCH : 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


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

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"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


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Debasis Mondal , Batch: MSC-2011

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"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


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    IIT Madras is best college for the students on India who do not get admission in IIT Bombay. With very less pollution inside the campus due to forest and beautiful destinations like Puducherry, Ooty, Mahabalipuram, Rameshwaram just a few hours away, the time which you will spend in college will be the ost memorable time of your life. You can get into the college and perform okay in academics and still get placed in top companies of the world


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    The Indian Institute of Technology Madras is one of the most reputed institutes for technological education and research in India. Known for its strong relations with the industry, the Institute has always been a favourite destination of recruitment for many firms.


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    Positive remarks is none other than the students over here. They are truly very hard working and day by day they do without fail. And of course there will be a negative side and that is the load of academic, this is my personally view that what I felt.


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    The Institute is simply excellent and is worth the efforts we had put to get into. I have completed almost half of the journey which was really amazing and hope to have even better leaning experience in the coming years.


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    There are many positives about our college. The college not only provides academics but also focuses on the all round development of students. Research opportunities, placements/internships in campus are quite good and best.


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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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