About the Institute

About the Institute

The Indian Institute of Technology, Madras is located in Chennai, the capital of Tamil Nadu. It was established in 1959. This is the third IIT established in collaboration with the Government of India. Spread over 250 acres, this institute is known not only as the best research center in the country but also for teaching and industrial consultancy. IIT-Madras has been ranked first for Best Engineering Colleges in India.
The Indian Institute of Technology, Madras is located in Chennai, the capital of Tamil Nadu. It was established in 1959. This is the third IIT established in collaboration with the Government of India. Spread over 250 acres, this institute is known not only as the best research center in the country but also for teaching and industrial consultancy. IIT-Madras has been ranked first for Best Engineering Colleges in India.
Address : IIT Madras P.O., Chennai 600036, Tamil Nadu, India
Address : IIT Madras P.O., Chennai 600036, Tamil Nadu, India
Official website : www.iitm.ac.in
Official website : www.iitm.ac.in

Facilities

Facilities

Ranking

Ranking

NIRF 1
NIRF Overall 1
Engineering college 1st among all engineering college in India
NIRF 1
NIRF Overall 1
Engineering college 1st among all engineering college in India

Academic Courses & Seat Intake

Academic Courses & Seat Intake

UG Course
B.Tech (Bachelor of Technology)
Courses Duration Seat
B.Tech in Aerospace Engineering 4 years 63
B.Tech in Chemical Engineering 4 years 117
B.Tech CE (Civil Engineering) 4 years 127
B.Tech CSE (Computer Science and Engineering) 4 years 87
B.Tech EE (Electrical Engineering) 4 years 154
B.Tech in Engineering Physics 4 years 42
B.Tech ME (Mechanical Engineering) 4 years 215
B.Tech in Metallurgical and Materials Engineering 4 years 68
B.Tech in Naval Architecture and Ocean Engineering 4 years 78
UG Course
B.Tech (Bachelor of Technology)
Courses Duration Seat
B.Tech in Aerospace Engineering 4 years 63
B.Tech in Chemical Engineering 4 years 117
B.Tech CE (Civil Engineering) 4 years 127
B.Tech CSE (Computer Science and Engineering) 4 years 87
B.Tech EE (Electrical Engineering) 4 years 154
B.Tech in Engineering Physics 4 years 42
B.Tech ME (Mechanical Engineering) 4 years 215
B.Tech in Metallurgical and Materials Engineering 4 years 68
B.Tech in Naval Architecture and Ocean Engineering 4 years 78
Dual Degree
Courses Branches Duration Seat
B.Tech + M.Tech (Bachelor of Technology + Master of Technology) Aerospace Engineering 5 years 10
B.Tech + M.Tech (Bachelor of Technology + Master of Technology) Biological Engineering 5 years 43
B.Tech + M.Tech (Bachelor of Technology + Master of Technology) Engineering Design 5 years 74
BS + MS (Bachelor of Science + Master of Science) Biological Sciences 5 years 42
BS + MS (Bachelor of Science + Master of Science) Physics 5 years 13
MA Integrated(Master of Arts Integrated) Development Studies 5 years
MA Integrated(Master of Arts Integrated) English Studies 5 years
Dual Degree
Courses Branches Duration Seat
B.Tech + M.Tech (Bachelor of Technology + Master of Technology) Aerospace Engineering 5 years 10
B.Tech + M.Tech (Bachelor of Technology + Master of Technology) Biological Engineering 5 years 43
B.Tech + M.Tech (Bachelor of Technology + Master of Technology) Engineering Design 5 years 74
BS + MS (Bachelor of Science + Master of Science) Biological Sciences 5 years 42
BS + MS (Bachelor of Science + Master of Science) Physics 5 years 13
MA Integrated(Master of Arts Integrated) Development Studies 5 years
MA Integrated(Master of Arts Integrated) English Studies 5 years
PG Course (Post- Graduation)
Courses Branches Duration Seat
MSc. (Master of Science) Mathematics 2 years
MSc. (Master of Science) Physics 2 years
MSc. (Master of Science) Chemistry 2 years
M.Tech. (Master of Technology) Aerospace Engineering Aerospace Engineering 2 years 14
M.Tech. (Master of Technology) Applied Mechanics Computational and Experimental Mechanics 2 years 12
Biomedical Engineering 8
M.Tech. (Master of Technology) Biotechnology Bioprocess Engineering 2 years 12
M.Tech. (MAster of Technology) Civil Engineering Building Technology and Construction Management 2 years 10
Environmental Engineering 9
Geotechnical Engineering 10
Hydraulic and Water Resources Engineering 8
Structural Engineering 14
Transportation Engineering 9
M.Tech. (Master of Technology) Chemical Engineering Chemical Engineering 2 years 32
M.Tech. (Master of Technology) Computer Science and Engineering Computer Science and Engineering 2 years 67
M.Tech. (Master of Technology) Electrical Engineering Communication and Signal Processing 2 years 22
Power Systems and Power Electronics 12
Microelectronics and VLSI Design 12
Control and Instrumentation 10
RF and Photonics 8
Integrated Circuits and Systems 14
M.Tech (Master of Technology) Mathematics Industrial Mathematics and Scientific Computing 2 years 25
M.Tech (Master of Technology) Mechanical Engineering Thermal Engineering 2 years 44
Mechanical Design 25
Manufacturing Engineering 25
M.Tech. (Master of Technology) Metallurgical and Materials Engineering Metallurgical and Materials Engineering 2 years 27
M.Tech. (Master of Technology) Ocean Engineering Ocean Structures 2 years 18
Ocean Technology 10
M.Tech. (Master of Technology) Functional Materials and Nanotechnology Functional Materials and Nanotechnology 2 years 12
Interdisciplinary M.Tech Catalysis Technology(Coordinating Dept. – Chemical Engineering) 2 years 8
Clinical Engineering (Coordinating Dept. – Biotechnology) 19
Petroleum Engineering (Coordinating Dept. – Ocean Engineering) 14
MBA (Master of Buisness Administration) 2 years
EMBA (Executivse Master of Buisness Administration) 2 years
AICTE Sponsored QIP (Quality Improvement Programme) Aerospace Engineering Aerodynamics, Propulsion, Structures 2 years
AICTE Sponsored QIP (Quality Improvement Programme) Applied Mechanics Computational and Experimental Mechanics 2 years
Biomedical Engineering
AICTE Sponsored QIP (Quality Improvement Programme) Chemical Engineering Transport and Reaction Engineering, Systems and Control, Biochemical Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Materials and processes 2 years
AICTE Sponsored QIP (Quality Improvement Programme) Civil Engineering Building Technology & Construction Management 2 years
Environmental Engineering
Geotechnical Engineering
Hydraulic & Water Resources Engineering
Transportation Engineering
Structural Engineering
AICTE Sponsored QIP (Quality Improvement Programme) Computer Science & Engineering Computer Science & Engineering 2 years
AICTE Sponsored QIP (Quality Improvement Programme) Electrical Engineering Communications, Networks, Signal processing, Speech & Image Processing Information Theory 2 years
Power Systems & Power Electronics
Micro Electronics & VLSI Design
Control and Instrumentation
Microelectronics
Integrated Circuits and Systems
AICTE Sponsored QIP (Quality Improvement Programme) Mechanical Engineering Thermal Engineering Stream: (Combustion & Propulsion, Heat Transfer & Thermal Power, I.C. Engines &Gas Turbines, Refrigeration & Air Conditioning, Turbo machines) 2 years
Design Stream: (Mechanical Design)
Manufacturing Engineering Stream: (Manufacturing and Precision Engineering
AICTE Sponsored QIP (Quality Improvement Programme) Metallurgical & Materials Engineering Metallurgical & Materials Engineering 2 years
AICTE Sponsored QIP (Quality Improvement Programme) Ocean Engineering Ocean Engineering 2 years
Petroleum Engineering
AICTE Sponsored QIP (Quality Improvement Programme) Mathematics Industrial Mathematics and Scientific Computing 2 years
AICTE Sponsored QIP (Quality Improvement Programme) Physics Functional Materials & Nanotechnology 2 years
Web- Enabled M.Tech Automotive Technology 2 years
Communication Systems Engineering
VLSI
Information Security
Mathematical Methods for Aerospace Engineers
Aero Dynamics & Aircraft Performance
Industrial Metallurgy
PG Course (Post- Graduation)
Courses Branches Duration Seat
MSc. (Master of Science) Mathematics 2 years
MSc. (Master of Science) Physics 2 years
MSc. (Master of Science) Chemistry 2 years
M.Tech. (Master of Technology) Aerospace Engineering Aerospace Engineering 2 years 14
M.Tech. (Master of Technology) Applied Mechanics Computational and Experimental Mechanics 2 years 12
Biomedical Engineering 8
M.Tech. (Master of Technology) Biotechnology Bioprocess Engineering 2 years 12
M.Tech. (MAster of Technology) Civil Engineering Building Technology and Construction Management 2 years 10
Environmental Engineering 9
Geotechnical Engineering 10
Hydraulic and Water Resources Engineering 8
Structural Engineering 14
Transportation Engineering 9
M.Tech. (Master of Technology) Chemical Engineering Chemical Engineering 2 years 32
M.Tech. (Master of Technology) Computer Science and Engineering Computer Science and Engineering 2 years 67
M.Tech. (Master of Technology) Electrical Engineering Communication and Signal Processing 2 years 22
Power Systems and Power Electronics 12
Microelectronics and VLSI Design 12
Control and Instrumentation 10
RF and Photonics 8
Integrated Circuits and Systems 14
M.Tech (Master of Technology) Mathematics Industrial Mathematics and Scientific Computing 2 years 25
M.Tech (Master of Technology) Mechanical Engineering Thermal Engineering 2 years 44
Mechanical Design 25
Manufacturing Engineering 25
M.Tech. (Master of Technology) Metallurgical and Materials Engineering Metallurgical and Materials Engineering 2 years 27
M.Tech. (Master of Technology) Ocean Engineering Ocean Structures 2 years 18
Ocean Technology 10
M.Tech. (Master of Technology) Functional Materials and Nanotechnology Functional Materials and Nanotechnology 2 years 12
Interdisciplinary M.Tech Catalysis Technology(Coordinating Dept. – Chemical Engineering) 2 years 8
Clinical Engineering (Coordinating Dept. – Biotechnology) 19
Petroleum Engineering (Coordinating Dept. – Ocean Engineering) 14
MBA (Master of Buisness Administration) 2 years
EMBA (Executivse Master of Buisness Administration) 2 years
AICTE Sponsored QIP (Quality Improvement Programme) Aerospace Engineering Aerodynamics, Propulsion, Structures 2 years
AICTE Sponsored QIP (Quality Improvement Programme) Applied Mechanics Computational and Experimental Mechanics 2 years
Biomedical Engineering
AICTE Sponsored QIP (Quality Improvement Programme) Chemical Engineering Transport and Reaction Engineering, Systems and Control, Biochemical Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Materials and processes 2 years
AICTE Sponsored QIP (Quality Improvement Programme) Civil Engineering Building Technology & Construction Management 2 years
Environmental Engineering
Geotechnical Engineering
Hydraulic & Water Resources Engineering
Transportation Engineering
Structural Engineering
AICTE Sponsored QIP (Quality Improvement Programme) Computer Science & Engineering Computer Science & Engineering 2 years
AICTE Sponsored QIP (Quality Improvement Programme) Electrical Engineering Communications, Networks, Signal processing, Speech & Image Processing Information Theory 2 years
Power Systems & Power Electronics
Micro Electronics & VLSI Design
Control and Instrumentation
Microelectronics
Integrated Circuits and Systems
AICTE Sponsored QIP (Quality Improvement Programme) Mechanical Engineering Thermal Engineering Stream: (Combustion & Propulsion, Heat Transfer & Thermal Power, I.C. Engines &Gas Turbines, Refrigeration & Air Conditioning, Turbo machines) 2 years
Design Stream: (Mechanical Design)
Manufacturing Engineering Stream: (Manufacturing and Precision Engineering
AICTE Sponsored QIP (Quality Improvement Programme) Metallurgical & Materials Engineering Metallurgical & Materials Engineering 2 years
AICTE Sponsored QIP (Quality Improvement Programme) Ocean Engineering Ocean Engineering 2 years
Petroleum Engineering
AICTE Sponsored QIP (Quality Improvement Programme) Mathematics Industrial Mathematics and Scientific Computing 2 years
AICTE Sponsored QIP (Quality Improvement Programme) Physics Functional Materials & Nanotechnology 2 years
Web- Enabled M.Tech Automotive Technology 2 years
Communication Systems Engineering
VLSI
Information Security
Mathematical Methods for Aerospace Engineers
Aero Dynamics & Aircraft Performance
Industrial Metallurgy
Ph.D. & MS
Courses Duration
Ph.D. in Engineering 5 years
Ph.D. in Science 5 years
Ph.D. in Humanities & Social Science 5 years
Ph.D. in Management 5 years
M.S. in Engineering 5 years
M.S. in Management 5 years
M.S. in Entrepreneurship 5 years
Ph.D. & MS
Courses Duration
Ph.D. in Engineering 5 years
Ph.D. in Science 5 years
Ph.D. in Humanities & Social Science 5 years
Ph.D. in Management 5 years
M.S. in Engineering 5 years
M.S. in Management 5 years
M.S. in Entrepreneurship 5 years

Fees

Fees

Fees for B.Tech & Dual Degree
Particulars Fees
One- Time Fees Rs. 3550/-
Semester Fees per semester Rs. 100550/-
Total Fees to be paid when IIT Madras reopens Rs. 9700/-
Deposits (Refundable) Rs. 2000/-
Hostel / Mess Charges Hostellers – Rs. 10534/-
Day Scholars – Rs. 7284/-
Total Fees to be paid when IIT Madras reopens Hostellers – Rs. 20500/-
Day Scholars – Rs. 1500/-
Fees for B.Tech & Dual Degree
Particulars Fees
One- Time Fees Rs. 3550/-
Semester Fees per semester Rs. 100550/-
Total Fees to be paid when IIT Madras reopens Rs. 9700/-
Deposits (Refundable) Rs. 2000/-
Hostel / Mess Charges Hostellers – Rs. 10534/-
Day Scholars – Rs. 7284/-
Total Fees to be paid when IIT Madras reopens Hostellers – Rs. 20500/-
Day Scholars – Rs. 1500/-
Fees for M.Tech Degree
Particulars Fees
For General & OBC per semester Fees (to be paid using online payment facility) Day Scholars – Rs. 20810/-
Hostellers – Rs. 20560/- + Rs. 24,280/-
For SC, ST and PwD per semester Fees (to be paid using online payment facility) Day Scholars – Rs. 15810/-
Hostellers – Rs. 15560/- + Rs. 24,280/-
In case a candidate withdraws his/her offer of Admission, a Processing Fee of `1000/- will be retained by the Institute and the remaining amount would be refunded.
Detailed Fees & Deposits
One Time Payment Rs. 3750/-
Semester Fees ( for General & OBC candidates) Day Scholars- Rs. 7,200/-
Hostellers – Rs. 14200/-
Semester Fees ( for SC, ST & PwD candidates) Day Scholars- Rs. 2,200/-
Hostellers – Rs. 9,200/-
M.Tech sponsored candidates will have to pay an additional charges of Rs. 20,000/- per semester
Deposits (Refundable) Rs. 2000/-
Hostel / Mess Charges For 1st semester – Rs. 27965/-
For 2nd semester – Rs. 23365/-
For 3rd semester – Rs. 24965/-
For 4th semester – Rs. 23365/-
Day Scholars (per semester) Rs. 6000/-
Fees for M.Tech Degree
Particulars Fees
For General & OBC per semester Fees (to be paid using online payment facility) Day Scholars – Rs. 20810/-
Hostellers – Rs. 20560/- + Rs. 24,280/-
For SC, ST and PwD per semester Fees (to be paid using online payment facility) Day Scholars – Rs. 15810/-
Hostellers – Rs. 15560/- + Rs. 24,280/-
In case a candidate withdraws his/her offer of Admission, a Processing Fee of `1000/- will be retained by the Institute and the remaining amount would be refunded.
Detailed Fees & Deposits
One Time Payment Rs. 3750/-
Semester Fees ( for General & OBC candidates) Day Scholars- Rs. 7,200/-
Hostellers – Rs. 14200/-
Semester Fees ( for SC, ST & PwD candidates) Day Scholars- Rs. 2,200/-
Hostellers – Rs. 9,200/-
M.Tech sponsored candidates will have to pay an additional charges of Rs. 20,000/- per semester
Deposits (Refundable) Rs. 2000/-
Hostel / Mess Charges For 1st semester – Rs. 27965/-
For 2nd semester – Rs. 23365/-
For 3rd semester – Rs. 24965/-
For 4th semester – Rs. 23365/-
Day Scholars (per semester) Rs. 6000/-
Fees for MA
Particulars Fees
Nationals Foreign Nationals
One time Fees Rs. 3,550/- Rs. 18,500/-
Semester Fees (For General/ OBC candidates) – Rs. 11,400/- Rs. 3,07,900/-
(For SC/ ST/ PwD candidates) – Rs. 8,400/-
Deposit (Refundable) Rs. 2000/- Rs. 2000/-
Estt.’A’ charges Rs. 6000/- Rs. 6000/-
Gymkhana charges Rs. 1,500/- Rs. 1,500/-
Medical Insurance Premium (subject to revision) Rs. 1,600/- Rs. 1,600/-
Refundable Hostel Deposit Rs. 3,000/- Rs. 3,000/-
Hostel/ Mess Fees Rs. 21,115/- Rs. 21,115/-
Fees for MA
Particulars Fees
Nationals Foreign Nationals
One time Fees Rs. 3,550/- Rs. 18,500/-
Semester Fees (For General/ OBC candidates) – Rs. 11,400/- Rs. 3,07,900/-
(For SC/ ST/ PwD candidates) – Rs. 8,400/-
Deposit (Refundable) Rs. 2000/- Rs. 2000/-
Estt.’A’ charges Rs. 6000/- Rs. 6000/-
Gymkhana charges Rs. 1,500/- Rs. 1,500/-
Medical Insurance Premium (subject to revision) Rs. 1,600/- Rs. 1,600/-
Refundable Hostel Deposit Rs. 3,000/- Rs. 3,000/-
Hostel/ Mess Fees Rs. 21,115/- Rs. 21,115/-
Fees for Ph.D & MS
Particulars Fees
Ph.D. M.S.
One time Fees Rs. 4050/- Rs. 4550/-
Semester Fees (For General/ OBC candidates) – Rs. 11000/- (For General/ OBC candidates) -Rs. 11000/-
(For SC/ ST/ PwD candidates) – Rs. 8,500/- (For SC/ ST/ PwD candidates) – Rs. 8,500/-
Deposit (Refundable) Rs. 2000/- Rs. 2000/-
Hostel & Mess Charges Hostellers – Rs. 27965/- Hostellers – Rs. 27965/-
Day Scholars – Rs. 9100/- Day Scholars – Rs. 9100/-
Fees for Ph.D & MS
Particulars Fees
Ph.D. M.S.
One time Fees Rs. 4050/- Rs. 4550/-
Semester Fees (For General/ OBC candidates) – Rs. 11000/- (For General/ OBC candidates) -Rs. 11000/-
(For SC/ ST/ PwD candidates) – Rs. 8,500/- (For SC/ ST/ PwD candidates) – Rs. 8,500/-
Deposit (Refundable) Rs. 2000/- Rs. 2000/-
Hostel & Mess Charges Hostellers – Rs. 27965/- Hostellers – Rs. 27965/-
Day Scholars – Rs. 9100/- Day Scholars – Rs. 9100/-

Admission Process

Admission Process

Entrance Exams
B.Tech/ Dual Degree JEE Mains + JEE Advanced
MA HSEE (Humanities and Social Sciences Entrance Examination)
M.Tech GATE
MBA GMAT
Ph.D. GATE/ NET
Entrance Exams
B.Tech/ Dual Degree JEE Mains + JEE Advanced
MA HSEE (Humanities and Social Sciences Entrance Examination)
M.Tech GATE
MBA GMAT
Ph.D. GATE/ NET

Placements & Salary

Placements & Salary

Record placements are happening at the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Madras despite the COVID-19 epidemic. The Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Madras on 1 December 2020 said that campus placements set a new record in 2020-21. In a day, 22 companies have made 123 job offers. Look at the previous academic year, it is much more than that. In the 2019-20 academic year, 20 companies made 102 job offers.
Record placements are happening at the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Madras despite the COVID-19 epidemic. The Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Madras on 1 December 2020 said that campus placements set a new record in 2020-21. In a day, 22 companies have made 123 job offers. Look at the previous academic year, it is much more than that. In the 2019-20 academic year, 20 companies made 102 job offers.
The big recruiter was Microsoft this year, with the most offers being 19, while Bajaj Auto gave 10, ISRO-10, Alphonso-9, and Qualcomm-8. The first phase of the placement was run till 8 December. This year 1,443 students had registered. Of the first phase, 256 companies have registered, these will recruit 472 profiles.
The big recruiter was Microsoft this year, with the most offers being 19, while Bajaj Auto gave 10, ISRO-10, Alphonso-9, and Qualcomm-8. The first phase of the placement was run till 8 December. This year 1,443 students had registered. Of the first phase, 256 companies have registered, these will recruit 472 profiles.

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