IIT Roorkee is the 7th institution established among the IIT institutions and has now completed 170 years of existence. The institute is ranked 1 among all IITs for Citations per Faculty and International Students parameter in the QS World University Ranking 2020. IIT Roorkee offers UG, PG, and doctoral programs, namely - B.Tech, M.Tech, Integrated M.Tech, B.Arch, M.Arch, MBA, M.Sc, and Ph.D.

M.Tech in Computer Science and Engineering (CSE) is the most popular course at IIT Roorkee. Admissions into the course are done on the basis of GATE scores. The cutoff for the same at IIT Roorkee was 844 for the general category in the year 2020. IIT Roorkee M.Tech fee is INR 30,500 for the first year. Check IIT Roorkee MTech CSE

IIT Roorkee Successfully conducted the placement drive for the academic year 2020-21. Total 265 companies participated in the placement drive and 650 jobs were offered to the students. The highest CTC offered to students was INR 80 LPA.

IIT Roorkee Quick Update

June 7: IIT Roorkee starts MTech courses in AI, data science under CAIDS. Check Here

June 7: IIT Roorkee M.Des and MIM Admission 2021: Registration Closes Today. Check Here

May 28: IIT Roorkee M.Tech Admission 2021: List of candidates provisionally offered in 1st Round of COAP released. Check Here

May 19: IIT JAM 2021: Last date of registration ends on May 20. Check Here

May 17: IIT Roorkee Admission 2021: Registration for global navigation satellite system course has started. Check Here

May 15: IIT Roorkee MBA Admission 2021: List of Candidates offered Admission in Second Round Released. Check Here

April 28: IIT Roorkee Collabs with WileyNXT for India's Second Cohort of BFSI Tech Programme. Read More

April 22: IIT Roorkee Launches Online Certificate Programmes In Data Science, Machine Learning & AI. Check Here

April 18: IIT Roorkee to launch M.Tech Course for Executives. Check Here

IIT Roorkee has released the list of shortlisted candidates for the GD/PI Round for MBA Admission 2021. Candidates who had applied for IIT Roorkee MBA Admission 2021 can check the list at iitr.ac.in. 

IIT Roorkee Quick Facts

  • Application submission for IIT Roorkee MBA admission is closed and interview is expected to be held in the last week of march2021. 
  • IIT graduates (admitted through JEE Advance) with CGPA 7.0 or above are exempted from CAT 2020 requirement.The selection criteria is based upon personal interview only.
  • 95 seats are offered in IIT Roorkee MBA program, with reservation as per government of India rules.
  • IIT Roorkee M.Tech admission is given on the basis of GATE disciplines. Sponsored candidates are admitted through Interview/Written Test.
  • JEE Advanced cutoff is the screening process for IIT Roorkee B.Tech, IDD, IMT, and IMS admission. 

IIT Roorkee Rankings

Body Year Ranked at
QS Asia  2021 103 out of 650
World University Rankings 2019 Ranked 381 among universities and colleges internationally 
NIRF 2019 Ranked 2nd among the architecture colleges
2018 Ranked 8th overall 
Times Higher Education 2019 Ranked 401-500 in the world

IIT Roorkee B.Tech Cutoff 2021

Round wise IIT Roorkee cutoff for B.Tech admission are released by Joint Seat Allocation Authority (JoSAA). JoSAA usually conducts seven rounds of counselling for B.Tech but in 2020 only six rounds of JoSAA counselling were conducted. That shows a decline in IIT Roorkee B.Tech trend. 

Specialization Category Opening Rank (Round 1) Closing Rank (Round 6)
Biotechnology General 5,630 7,675
Chemical Engineering General 2,914 4,612
Civil Engineering General 3,774 6,072
Computer Science and Engineering General 255 422
Electrical Engineering General 1,240 1,921
Electronics and Communication Engineering General 925 1,333
Engineering Physics General 2,281 3,830
Mechanical Engineering General 1,953 3,276
Metallurgical and Materials Engineering General 5,247 6,824
Polymer Science and Engineering General 6,191 8,379
Production and Industrial Engineering General 3,588 5,397

IIT Roorkee Courses, Fees, Selection Criteria

Program Details Fees
B.Tech Eligibility: 10+2 in Science Stream with the minimum 75% marks from a reputed board + JEE Advanced Score Selection: Entrance Test merit through JOSAA counselling ₹2.22 Lakhs (1st Year Fees)
B.Arch Eligibility: 10+2 with minimum 75% marks from a reputed board + JEE Advanced Score Selection: based on entrance test merit.  ₹2.22 Lakhs (1st Year Fees)
M.Sc Eligibility: B.Sc or its equivalent from recognized University + IIT JAM score Selection : based on entrance test merit ₹26,500 (1st Year Fees)
M.Tech./M.Arch./M.U.R.P Eligibility: Bachelor’s degree in relevant discipline + GATE score
Selection: GATE merit or Qualifying exam merit for candidates exempted from GATE exam
₹30,500 (1st Year Fees)
MBA Eligibility: Graduate in any discipline with minimum 60% marks in aggregate (55% for SC/ST/PD) + CAT score + Personal Interview Selection: Based on CAT Merit, PI and Work Experience ₹4.21 Lakhs (1st Year Fees)
Ph.D. Eligibility: Master’s degree in relevant discipline with 60% marks (55% for reserved categories) + GATE/ JRF/GPAT/NET score Selection: Based on GATE or NET entrance merit ₹ 35.56 K (total)

Note: The institute has reserved 15% seats for Scheduled Caste (SC), 7.5% for Scheduled Tribe (ST) and 3% for Persons with Disability (PwD) in every course. 

IIT Roorkee Placement

TheIIT Roorkee Placement is carried out in three phases. In Phase 1 the relevant information and job annexure is sent to the companies via email/post. In Phase 2, the placement cell alots a specified date to the company as per students ranking. Students sign their willingness by registering for the company of their choice online. In Phase 3, the companies visit the institute campus and conduct their selection process. 

In case a company is unable to visit the campus, the placement procedure can be held via video conferencing as well. The institute may or may not allow the selected students to sit in further job interviews. 

IIT Roorkee top recruiters include Microsoft, Google, Accenture, JP Morgan Chase & Co, reliance, Uber India, Genpact, IBM India, Mahindra & Mahindra, etc. 

IIT Roorkee Placement 2020 Highlights

Particulars Statistics
Total number of students registered 1354
Total number of job offers 803
Total number of companies participated 139
Total International Offers 13
Highest international package INR 1.5 crore
Highest domestic package INR 47 lacs

IIT Roorkee Scholarships

Following are the IIT Roorkee scholarships and awards provided by the Institute to deserving and needy students:

  • Merit-cum-means Scholarship: The Institute offers this scholarship to 25% of the students in undergraduate programs. The students admitted to M.Sc 2nd year can also apply for this.
  • Fee Waiver/ Refund: Fee Waiver for UG first year students under B.Tech, B.Arch., Int.M.Tech, Int.M.Sc programmes are offered. SCSP office releases the list of students availing it.
  • Inspire Scholarship IITR: Candidates must be a fresher and have passed class 12th to be eligible for this scholarship. Minimum 7.0 CGPA is required. 
  • Excellence in Doctoral Research Award: An amount of INR 50,000 will be given to students receiving their Ph.D. degrees. The selection criteria will be based on their thesis report, interview, and presentation. 

IIT Roorkee Faculty

The Institute is known to have experienced and educated faculty members. Each department invites prospective, motivated, outstanding candidates. Currently, IIT Roorkee faculty includes 369 regular faculty members, 9 Emeritus Fellows, and 17 Scientific and other academic staff. Prof. Ajit K. Chaturvedi is the director of IIT Roorkee and has served the Electronics Engineering Department at IIT BHU. All other faculty members have been conferred with several awards at the national and international levels. Several faculty members had also served on the Editorial Board of international and national journals. 

IIT Roorkee Alumni

  • Amit Singhal: Former Senior Vice President of the Google
  • Jaiprakash Gaur: Former Chairman of the Jaypee Group
  • Naveen Jain: Founder and CEO of InfoSpace
  • Ajit Gupta: An entrepreneur who holds 21 technology patents for Internet content delivery and global traffic management.
  • Pradip Baijal: Indian Author and Retired IAS officer

IIT Roorkee FAQs

Ques. How tough is it to get in IIT Roorkee?

Ans. IITs are known to conduct very competitive examinations namely JEE Main and GATE for admission in B.Tech, M.Sc, and Integrated B.Sc. These exams are taken by more than 4,00,000 students out of which only 2% or 4% of students get admitted to IITs. IIT Roorkee contains the best among the best young minds across the nation. 

Ques. Does IIT Roorkee provide hostel facility?

Ans. Yes, the institute offers hostels to both male and female candidates. In the first tear, students are offered rooms on a twin sharing basis, though some may get a single seater. The allocation is based upon AIR rank in JEE. 

Ques. What is the highest package offered in IIT Roorkee placement?

Ans. IIT Roorkee placement 2021 has kick started and 10% hike has been observed in the average pay package. Till now the highest Domestic CTC offered is INR. 64.28 LPA and highest International CTC is INR. 1.54 CPA. 

Ques. What is the reservation policy followed in IIT Roorkee admission?

Ans. IIT Roorkee admission process reserves 15% seats for Scheduled Caste (SC), 7.5% for Scheduled Tribe (ST) and 3% for Persons with Disability (PwD) in every course.

Ques. What are the integrated courses offered at IIT Roorkee?

Ans. IIT Roorkee Integrated courses include Dual Degree Programmes of 5 years duration, Integrated Masters of Technology (IMT), and Integrated Masters of Science (IMS). Admission to B.Tech+M.Tech courses are offered through the Joint Entrance Examination(JEE). 

Ques. What is the application procedure for IIT Roorkee admission 2021?

Ans. For admission to IIT Roorkee is entirely online. All the qualifying examination forms are to be filled at respective official websites along with the IIT Roorkee admission form for the particular course. Candidates need to submit the required documents online, in addition to the application fee. 

Ques. When does the IIT Roorkee placement process start?

Ans. The placement process starts in the first week of December every year and the PPT (Pre-Placement Training) can be held anytime between August to November. In the IIT Roorkee placement 2020 maximum offers were made by Engineering followed by Business Development. 

Ques. Which is better: IIT Kanpur or IIT Roorkee?

Ans. Recently it was reported that IIT Kanpur scored higher in 3 areas, i.e. Work-life balance, % Recommend to a friend, and Positive Business Outlook whereas IIT Roorkee scored higher in 6 areas, i.e. Overall Rating, Career Opportunities, Compensation & Benefits, Senior Management, Culture & Values, and CEO Approval.

Ques. What is the flagship program of IIT Roorkee?

Ans. IIT Kanpur’s best program is the B.Tech with Computer and Science Engineering program. The placement opportunities in this area have recorded up to 100% in the last 3 years. 

Ques. What is special about the IIT Roorkee campus?

Ans. IIT Kanpur’s main campus is located in Roorkee City in Haridwar District in the state of Uttarakhand, India. The Institute was initially built to train people for the construction of the Ganga Canal and Aqueducts for which the city is famous.