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Indian Institute of Technology, Dhanbad
  • Indian Institute of Technology, Dhanbad

College Details

The Indian Institute of Technology, Dhanbad was formerly known as Indian School of Mines, Dhanbad. It was recently given its present name under the Institutes of Technology Act, 1961. Earlier on 9th December, 1926 it came into existence by Lord Irwin. IIT, Dhanbad got the status of Deemed University in 1967 under Section 3 of UGC Act, 1956. The campus is situated in the coal belt i.e. 260 kms from Kolkata on an area of 393 acres of land.

Placements

The Indian Institute of Technology, Dhanbad is well known for its technological and research education in India. The institute has a Training and Placement Cell that helps the students in their placement process and establishing relation with the recruiting companies. The companies recruiting at IIT, Dhanbad are namely, Aakash Educational Services Ltd, ACB(India) Ltd, Accenture, Adani Group, Adhunik Group of Industries, Adobe System, Afcons Infrastructure Ltd, Airtel, Ajim Prem Ji Foundation, Allahabad Bank, Amazon India, AMDOCS, Arcelor Mittal, Arista Networks, Ashok Leyland, BASF, Bank of Baroda, B G India, BHP Billiton, Bhoomika Cables, Black Diamond Explosive Pvt Ltd, Bridgestone, Canara Bank, Burger Paints, Coal India Ltd, DMT, DRDO, FIITJEE, Exide Industries Ltd, Flipkart, Federal Bank, Futures First, GATE, Google, Grofers, GSPCL, HDFC, HCL, HPCL, IDBI Bank, Idea, Infosys, ITC Ltd, Jindal Steel & Power Ltd, Microsoft, Mu-Sigma, ONGC, Polaris, Reliance Power ltd, PayTm, Salva Resources, Satyam Computer, Tata Tractor, Tata Cummins, TCS Zurari Cement and many more. In the year 2015 the maximum package paid to the student was Rs. 26 lakhs per annum. The number of B.Tech students who were placed was 452 and the approximate placement rate was 83.5%. From the Dual Degree program 21 students were placed and 8 out of 12 students were placed from Integrated M.Tech program. The institute has tie ups with renowned universities and institutes across the globe which is beneficial for the students and the institute both.


Courses

IIT Dhanbad offers four-year BTech, covering various majors, a Bachelor of Engineering (BE) in Petroleum Engineering, a five-year dual degree (BTech and MTech), and a five-year integrated MTech. At PG level, it offers two years of MSc, MBA, MTech and three years of MSc, M.Tech, MTech and MBA. In addition, it also offers Doctoral Philosophy (PhD) and Postdoctoral Fellowships (PDF). Some popular courses offered by IIT Dhanbad and their qualification details are as follows:

Course Eligibility Criteria Total Tuition Fee (in Rs)

BTech

-Civil Engineering

-Chemical Engineering

-Electrical Engineering

-Mineral Engineering

-Mining Engineering

Qualifying exam: JEE Advanced followed by JoSAA counselling

Class 12 with 75% aggregate (65% for SC/ST). Candidates in the top 20 percentile in class 12 are also eligible to apply

1,00,000

Integrated MTech

-Applied Geology

-Applied Geophysics

-Mathematics & Computing

BTech+MTech

-Computer Science and Technology

Qualifying exam: JEE Advanced followed by JoSAA counselling

Class 12 with 75% aggregate (65% for SC/ST). Candidates in the top 20 percentile in class 12 are also eligible to apply

1,00,000

MTech

-Engineering Geology

-Earthquake Science & Engineering

-Computer Science and Engineering

-Communication and Signal Processing

-Mineral Engineering

Qualifying exam:GATE

BE/BTech or MSc/MSc Tech in the related field from a recognised university

15,000

MBA

Qualifying exam: CAT

Graduate in any discipline with first-class or 60% aggregate

75,000

MSc

-Mathematics & Computing

-Physics

-Chemistry

MSc Tech

-Applied GeoPhysics

-Applied Geology

Qualifying exam: IIT JAM

BSc in the relevant discipline with minimum 55% aggregate (50% for SC/ST and PwD category)

55% aggregate in BSc Degree with Physics as Honours/ major/ main/ equivalent subject, Mathematics as a subsidiary subject for two years/four semesters and another subsidiary subject from Chemistry, Geology, Electronics, and Statistics for one year/two semesters

55% aggregate in BSc Degree with Geology as Honours/ major/ main/ equivalent subject and any two subsidiary subjects from Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry

8,000

PhD

-Engineering

-Management

-Humanities and Social Sciences

-Science

Qualifying exam: GATE/NET/CAT/GMAT

Appropriate National Level Examination and/or written examination conducted by the department, and interview

6,000