Indian Institutes of Technology

The IITs are India’s most renowned and prestigious engineering colleges. They are autonomous technical higher education institutions, with their B.Tech courses being the most famous. In India, the Institute of Technology Act, 1961, which creates a common IT council, regulates the 23 IITs currently in operation.

Admission Process

The admission process is highly competitive and does not make it easy to enter an IIT. Thousands of candidates apply every year for a few seats, but the only way to fulfill the dream of becoming part of this prestigious institution is by becoming the best among them.

Candidates must appear for the Joint Entrance Exam (JEE) to be eligible for IIT entry. There are two parts: initially, there is JEE Main, and on clearing that the candidates need to appear for JEE Advanced. The candidates who come under the top 2.5 lacs candidates of JEE Main will appear for JEE advanced. There are 2 other criteria for admission to the IITs. The candidates need to have 75% aggregate marks in the class 12 board examination and should be a part of the top 20 percentile candidates in their respective boards.

Once the candidates clear these examinations and fulfill all eligibility criteria, they need to appear for the counseling session organized by the Joint Seat Allocation Authority for seats and specializations. For admission into the PG courses in IIT, the candidates need to have a valid score in the GATE.

List of the Indian Institutes of Technology or IITs in India

The Indian Institutes of Technology are known across the globe for their world-class schooling, placements, and other services. Each academic session, the Ministry of Human Resource Development publishes the NIRF IIT Ranking in India. To build a rank list, various criteria are taken into account. As per the ranking done by the NIRF, IIT Madras is India’s best IIT. The IIT Colleges in India are included in the table below.

Serial NumberName of the IITNIRF Ranking – 2020
1IIT – Madras1
2IIT – Delhi2
3IIT – Bombay3
4IIT – Kanpur4
5IIT – Kharagpur5
6IIT – Roorkee6
7IIT – Guwahati7
8IIT –  Hyderabad8
9IIT – Indore10
10IIT – Banaras Hindu University11

Estimated fees for IITs in the year 2021

The 2020 IIT fee structure will apply for the 2021 admission session as well, according to official information released by the HRD Ministry, and there will be no increase in course fees at IIT colleges. Currently, the IIT fees are approximately Rs. 250000 per year.

The table below shows the comprehensive IIT fees structure for the IITs:

Serial NumberName of the IITCourse fee/semesterHostel charges/semesterTotal estimated fees
1IIT – MadrasRs. 1,12,663Rs. 23,750Rs. 10,91,000
2IIT – DelhiRs. 1,07,800Rs. 8,000Rs. 9,26,400
3IIT – BombayRs. 1,19,750Rs. 13,000Rs. 10,62,000
4IIT – KanpurRs. 1,12,142Rs. 12,175Rs. 9,94,536
5IIT – KharagpurRs. 1,48,700Rs. 25,100Rs. 13,90,400
6IIT – RoorkeeRs. 1,18,480Rs. 16,000Rs. 10,75,840
7IIT – GuwahatiRs. 1,11,750Rs. 18,120Rs. 10,38,960
8IIT –  HyderabadRs. 1,19,000Rs. 28,000Rs. 11,76,000
9IIT – IndoreRs. 1,28,650Rs. 15,000Rs. 11,49,200
10IIT – Banaras Hindu UniversityRs. 1,20,700Rs. 12,000Rs. 10,61,600

The above lists feature only an indicative ranking and charges for a better understanding of the students. However, students should check the websites of the individual institutes before admission for exact criteria.


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