IIT BHU has been ranked 301-350 by QS Asia University Rankings 2021. The flagship program of the institute is B.Tech in Computer Science and Engineering. Candidates with a valid JEE Advanced score are eligible for this program. 

Selection of the candidates will be done by JoSAA counseling. The cutoff range for the B.Tech program is 408-865 in the JEE Advanced entrance exam. The institute charges INR 3.02 Lakhs for this 4-year program. IIT Bhu graduates from the B.tech program recorded the highest International CTC worth INR. 1.53 CPA in the 2020 placement drive.

IIT BHU Quick Update

April 24: IIT BHU M.Tech/M.Pharm Admission 2021: Department/School-wise List of Shortlisted Candidates released. Check Here

IIT BHU Quick Facts

  • IIT BHU considers JEE Advanced score for B.Tech admission, followed by JoSAA Counselling.
  • The JoSSA registration and choice filling begin from the third week of June on the online portal. 
  • The IIT BHU B.Tech admission starts in September with JEE registrations. Whereas PG admission 
  • Admission to M.Tech and M.Pharm is offered on the basis of GATE/ GPAT score. 
  • Candidates are shortlisted for IIT BHU Ph.D admission on the basis of GATE/GPAT/NET score in addition to written tests and interviews. 
  • M.Tech candidates have to register on the Common Offer Acceptance Portal (COAP) to participate in the seat allocation process.

IIT BHU Rankings

Body Year Ranked at
QS Asia 2021 301-350
NIRF (Overall) 2020 26
NIRF (Engineering) 2020 11
Times Higher Education 2019 Ranked 401-500 in the world
The Week 2020 8

IIT BHU B.Tech Cutoff 2021

Joint Seat Allocation Authority (JoSAA) releases round wise IIT BHU cutoff for B.Tech admission. Candidates having equal or above cutoff are eligible for admission and can participate in the JoSAA Counselling. Every year seven rounds of JoSAA Counselling are conducted. However, in 2020 six rounds were held. 

Specialisation Opening Rank (Round 1) Closing Rank (Round 6)
Ceramic Engineering 8286 12763
Chemical Engineering 3666 7492
Civil Engineering 4753 8208
Computer Science and Engineering 408 885
Electrical Engineering 2029 3259
Electronics Engineering 1400 2443
Mechanical Engineering 3180 5700
Metallurgical Engineering 6856 9700
Mining Engineering 8027 12746
Pharmaceutical Engineering & Technology 8603 14698

IIT BHU B.Tech Cutoff Trend

IIT BHU Courses, Fees, Selection Criteria

Courses Details Fees
B.Tech Eligibility: Intermediate Graduate with 75% marks or above OR a position in the top 20 percentile in 10+2 from a recognized board
Selection: Candidates are selected based on JEE Advanced Merit
INR 1,06,350 (first year)
M.Tech Eligibility: B.Tech/B.E. in a relevant discipline with 60% marks or above
Selection: Candidates are selected based on GATE/GPAT Merit
INR 29,965 (first year)
M.Pharm Eligibility: B.Pharm or an equivalent degree in Pharmacy
Selection: Candidates are selected based on GPAT Merit
INR 1,06,350 (first year)
M.Sc Eligibility: Bachelor's degree in relevant stream from a recognized University
Selection: Candidates are selected based on IIT JAM score
INR 29,965 (first year)
B.Tech + M.Tech Eligibility: Intermediate Graduate with 75% marks or above OR a position in the top 20 percentile in 10+2 from a recognized board
Selection: Candidates are selected based on JEE Advanced Merit
INR 1,06,350 (first year)
Ph.D Eligibility: Master’s degree in relevant discipline with minimum 65% marks
Selection: Candidates are selected based on Written test and Interview Merit
INR 30,465 (first year)

IIT BHU Courses and Fees Details


The Institute offers an excellent M.Tech program under 40 specializations. Admission to this program is based on the GATE score and COAP counseling. Candidates with Bachelor’s degrees in the relevant discipline can apply for this program. The general cutoff score for the M.Tech program at IIT Bhu is 500 in the GATE exam. Candidates have to later register on the official COAP website to participate in the counseling process. COAP Counselling comprises three stages: Registration, Online Seat Allotment and Admission Acceptance. Students who complete the M.Tech program from IIT Bhu are capable of earning an average package upto INR 30 LPA. The institute also offers a Summer Internship program during the 2nd and 3rd semesters of the program.

IIT BHU M.Tech Cutoff 2021 (Expected)

Below is the cutoff table for the M.Tech program on the basis of the GATE 2020 score:

Specialisation General EWS OBC SC ST
Electronics Engineering 500 500 450 335 335
Civil Engineering 626 626 563 419 419
Computer Science Engineering 600 600 540 402 402
Electronics and Communication Engineering 550 550 495 368.5 368.5
Electrical Engineering 550 550 495 368.5 368.5
Environmental Engineering 535 535 482 359 359
Geotechnical Engineering 585 526 585 392 392
Mechanical Engineering - Design and Manufacturing 700 700 630 469 469
Metallurgical and Materials Engineering 500 500 450 335 335
Thermal Engineering 700 700 630 469 469

IIT BHU Placement

IIT BHU placement 2020 observed an increase in pre-placement offers from 164 in 2019 to 179 in 2020. The number of internships offered also increased from 141 to 204. 

The institute also conducts pre-placement talks in which student coordinators send interested companies slots for conducting PI/Written or online tests. The final IIT BHU placement commences in the month of December. 

IIT BHU Placement 2020 Highlights

Particulars Statistics
Total number of students registered 1,365
Total Pre-Placement offers 179
No. of Internships 204
Total Students placed 396 (phase 1)
Salary Range INR 11.50 - 64.26 LPA
Top Recruiters Mastercard, Instabase, KLA Apps, Apple, Cohesity, Vmock, PhonePe GT, Google, Sprinklr, Uber, Amazon, Citi,, EXL, Flipkart SDE, Fractal Analytics, Irage SDE, Jaguar SDE, SAP Labs, Sprinklr PA, SRIB Res., Western Digital, Paypal, American Express, Siemens Healthineers, Rupeek, SignalChip, Flipkart, Jio Manager, Deloitte

IIT BHU Scholarships

IIT BHU offers Merit-cum-Means scholarships to 25% of undergraduate students. Apart from this, the institute also provides other financial assistance like Institute free studentship, reimbursement of mess charges and pocket allowances to SC/ST students. 

All the students (non-sponsored) admitted to M.Tech./ M.Pharm. programs are provided financial Assistance equivalent to the Junior Research Fellowships. Ph.D students are provided a large number of Junior/Senior Research Fellowships. 

International Scholarship

  • Rhodes Scholarships
  • Japanese Government Scholarship Programme for UG students, College of Technology students and specialized Training College Students
  • Japanese Government Scholarship Program for Research Students. 
  • Chinese Govt. Scholarship
  • Korean Govt. Scholarship Programme
  • Japanese Government Scholarship for Research Scholars

B.Tech/ B.Pharm/ IDD and IMD

  • Merit-cum-Means Scholarship
  • Top Class education scheme for SC students
  • National Fellowship and Scholarship for Higher Education of ST Students - Scholarship (Formally Rajiv Gandhi National Fellowship for ST Students)
  • State Scholarships
  • Endowment Scholarships

Some of the scholarships and amount received by IIT BHU alumni are mentioned in the table below:

Name of Scholarship Donation Amount
N.C. Jain Scholarship INR 1.04 crore
Jagmohan & Manju Bansal Scholarship INR 25.83 lakh
MS. Indira Ananthachari Endowment Fund INR 22.61 lakh
IIT BHU 76 Batch Scholarship INR 17.10 lakh
MEC. 97 Scholarship INR 10.07 lakh
American-Indus Corporation Scholarship INR 31.79 lakh
Hira Fotedar Scholarship INR 2.92 lakh
Jay Agrawal Scholarship INR 4.24 lakh
BENCO’64 Scholarship INR 31.97 lakh

IIT BHU Rankings

IIT BHU Faculty

The institute is well known for its experienced and well educated faculty members. The IIT BHU faculty includes a director and five deans managing Academic Affairs, Resource & Alumni, Research & Development, Student Affairs and Faculty Affairs. Alongside the Registrar, Heads of the Departments and Coordinators of the schools carry out the various functions of the Institute.

IIT BHU Faculty has Prof. Pramod Kumar Jain as the Director and five deans which include Dr. Rajeev Srivastava as the Professor and Dean of Resource and Alumni Affairs and Dr. Rajiv Prakash as the Professor & Dean (R&D). 

IIT BHU Alumni

  • Nikesh Arora: Chief executive officer and chairman of Palo Alto Networks
  • Kota Harinarayana: An aviation engineer popularly considered as the “Father of the Indigenous fighter programme in India”
  • Manoj Sinha: Indian politician and the Lieutenant Governor of Jammu and Kashmir
  • Krishan Kant: Former Vice President of India
  • Varun Grover: Indian stand-up comic, writer, and poet. He won the award for Best Lyricist at the 63rd National Film Awards in 2015


Ques. Is IIT BHU admission based on merit only?

Ans. The IIT BHU admission does not solely depend on merit. Candidates need to have the valid qualifying entrance exam score line JEE Advanced, GMAT, GPAT, NET, GATE, IIT JAM, etc. For some courses a written test or PI is also conducted.

Ques. What are the specializations offered in IIT BHU M.Pharm?

Ans. There are a total four specializations available in IIT BHU M.Pharm namely, Pharmaceutics, Pharmaceutical Chemistry, Pharmacology and Pharmacognosy. The admission is based on merit, GPAT score and the interview.

Ques. What placement facilities are offered at IIT BHU for students?

Ans. The third year students get summer internship facilities that can be further transferred into pre placement programs in the final year. For final year students, the institute conducts Campus Recruitment program.

Ques. What happens when a student gets multiple offers in IIT BHU placement?

Ans. The recruitment result is announced at the end of the slot and If a student gets multiple offers, s/he has to choose one and inform the decision before the beginning of the next slot.

Ques. Does IIT BHU offer hostel facility to UG students?

Ans. Yes, IIT BHU offers hostel facility to UG students. The institute has 76 hostels for accommodation of more than 30000 Indian students and 65 foreign students.

Ques. What is the IIT BHU cutoff trend for admission in Mechanical Engineering?

Ans. The IIT BHU cutoff for mechanical engineering in 2019 was 4268 which increased by more than 1400 in the year 2020. Now the B.Tech cutoff 2020 stood at 5700.

Ques. What is the reservation policy followed at IIT BHU?

Ans. In each discipline, IIT BHU reserves 15% seats for SC, 7.5% for ST and 27% for OBC (non-creamy layer) candidates. The institute also provides 5% relaxation in qualifying degree to the SC/ST candidates in the IIT BHU admission process.

Ques. Does IIT BHU provide fellowship to Ph.D students?

Ans.  The IIT BHU Ph.D students are provided fellowship of INR 25000+house rent allowances if they don't get the institute accommodation. In two years, if the fellow is promoted as SRF, the basic fellowship increases to INR 28000 per month.

Ques. How is the campus of IIT BHU?

Ans. IIT (BHU) Varanasi is one of the exclusive institutions established by the Government of India. BHU campus area extends over 1300 acres thus making it the largest university in Asia.

Ques. What is the total fee for the B.Tech program at IIT BHU?

Ans. IIT BHU charges a total fee of INR 3.02 Lakhs for the 4-year B.Tech program. The institute also offers scholarship programs to the merit and SC/ST candidates which reduces the tuition fee from the fee structure.