IIT Madras

Indian Institute of Technology Madras (IITM)

The Indian Institute of Technology Madras, inaugurated in 1959, is the first of the IITs to be established and acknowledged as an Institute of National Importance. The autonomous statutory organization provides undergraduate, postgraduate, and research programs with 16 disciplines in Engineering, Management, Science, and Humanities. IITM secured the first position among engineering colleges by the National Institute Ranking Framework in 2019. The institute also acquired the top place in the maiden edition of Atal Rankings of Institutions on Innovation Achievements (ARIIA), Government of India in the same year.

Undergraduate Programmes

  • B.Tech. – 4 years

  • Dual Degree (B. Tech. & M. Tech.) – 5 years

  • Dual Degree (B.S. & M.S.) – 5 years

Post Graduate Programmes

  • MBA- 2 years

  • M. Tech -2 years

  • M.A. (Integrated)- 5 years

  • M. Sc.- 2 years

  • M.S.-1.5 - 3 years

  • PG Diploma in Metro Rail Technology and Management (UoP)(for sponsored candidates only)

Research Programmes

  • Ph.D programs – 2-5 years

Specialization offered under B.Tech.

  • Aerospace Engineering

  • Chemical Engineering

  • Civil Engineering

  • Electrical Engineering

  • Mechanical Engineering

  • Computer Science & Engineering

  • Metallurgical & Materials Engineering

  • Engineering Physics

  • Ocean Engineering and Naval Architecture


Specialization offered under B.Tech. Dual Degree

  • Aerospace Engineering

  • Biological Engineering

  • Chemical Engineering

  • Civil Engineering with M.Tech Specialization in Infrastructural Engineering

  • Civil Engineering with M.Tech Specialization in

    • Building Technology and Construction Management

    • Environmental Engineering

    • Geotechnical Engineering

    • Hydraulics & Water Res. Engineering

    • Structural Engineering

    • Transportation Engineering 

  • Computer Science & Engineering

  • Electrical Engineering

  • Engineering Design with M.Tech. specialization in

  • Automotive Engineering

  • Biomedical Design

  • Mechanical Engineering with M.Tech. specialization in

  • Thermal Engineering

  • Intelligent Manufacturing

  • Product Design

  • Metallurgical & Material Engineering

  • Naval Architecture & Ocean Engineering

  • B.Tech in Aerospace Engineering. and M.Tech in Applied Mechanics with specialization in Bio-Medical Engineering

  • B.Tech in Electrical Engineering and M.Tech in Applied Mechanics with        specialization in Bio-Medical Engineering 

  • B.Tech in Civil Engineering and M.Tech in Applied Mechanics with specialization in Solid Mechanics / Fluid Mechanics

  • B.Tech in Naval Architecture and M.Tech in Applied Mechanics with specialization in Solid Mechanics / Fluid Mechanics.

IIT Madras Admission Procedure

IIT Madras undertakes admission to undergraduate and postgraduate courses through written entrance examinations. All IITs conducts admission to undergraduate programmes with a secure Indian Institute of Technology Joint Entrance Examination (IIT-JEE). Candidates qualifying this examination will be eligible for a four year Bachelor of Technology (B.Tech.) degree, and a five year dual degree (Integrated course). Students qualifying Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) are eligible for a two year Master of Technology (M.Tech.) at IITM.

IIT Madras Fee Structure

Particulars (Per semester)

Amount

Tuition Fee

100000

Total Onetime Fee

3550

Total Refundable Fee

2000

Total Semester Fee

108450

Total Hostel Fee

33215

Grand Total

114000


Tuition fee is waived off for SC/ST/PwD category students and for UR/EWS/OB-NCL category students with income limit less than 1 lakh rupees per annum.
The other  economically backward students with family income between 1 lakh rupees to 5 lakhs per annum will get remission of two-third of the tuition fee

Batch size seats in B.Tech. at IIT Madras

Academic Program

Seat Capacity

Civil Engineering

108

Computer Science and Engineering

73

Electrical Engineering

131

Engineering Physics

35

Mechanical Engineering

186

Aerospace Engineering

54

Metallurgical and Materials Engineering

57

Chemical Engineering

99

Biological Engineering

27

Engineering Design

63

Ocean Engineering and Naval Architecture

66


Batch Size seats in B.Tech. Dual Degree at IIT Madras

Academic Program

Seat Capacity

Aerospace Engineering 

9

Biological Engineering

37

Engineering Design

63


Opening and Closing Ranks of IIT Madras

S.No.

Course Name


Category

Gender Neutral

Female Only

1

Aerospace Engineering

OBC

1471

3356

EWS

371

-

General

3612

6859

SC

866

-

ST

473

900

2

Chemical Engineering

OBC

1594

2938

EWS

291

890

General

3308

6314

SC

1133

1324

ST

613

1107

3

Civil Engineering

OBC

1690

3041

EWS

470

920

General

4839

7956

SC

872

1128

ST

222

491

4

Computer Science and Engineering

OBC

83

248

EWS

17

57

General

188

690

SC

48

151

ST

28

113

5

Electrical Engineering

OBC

NA

1064

EWS

61

320

General

722

2074

SC

257

295

ST

137

216

6

Engineering Physics

OBC

1304

2694

EWS

252

-

General

2569

5839

SC

1021

2224

ST

700

-

7

Mechanical Engineering

OBC

846

2312

EWS

167

496

General

2032

4934

SC

534

1122

ST

253

1012

8

Metallurgical and Materials Engineering

OBC

2132

4569

EWS

615

-

General

5112

9332

SC

1513

1924

ST

774

1192

9

Naval Architecture and Ocean Engineering

OBC

2418

5324

EWS

812

-

General

6618

12924

SC

1712

2704

ST

840

-

10

Biological Engineering

OBC

3391

5231

EWS

952

1111

General

7028

10190

SC

2160

-

ST

1115

-

11

Engineering Design

OBC

1560

4238

EWS

484

1848

General

3650

7509

SC

1854

2325

ST

730

-


Placement Statistics of IIT Madras 2019

In 2019, IIT Madras has witnessed 1300 students attending the placement drive and a total of 1015 job offers were extended from 246 companies that had registered for placements. The offers included 21 international offers and 136 PPOs. A few of the peak companies that visited the campus involve McKinsey & Company, ZS Associates, Flipkart, Citi Bank, Gulf Oil Lubricants India Ltd., Tata Consultancy Services, and 51 start-ups.

Placement

Details

Total number of students placed

872

Total number of offers

1015

Total number of PPOs

136

No. of PPOs Accepted

99

Highest CTC

1.33 crores per annum

Average CTC

16.1 lakhs per annum


Facilities at IIT Madras

IIT Madras brought up the initiative of the National Programme on Technology Enhanced Learning (NPTEL) in 2003 with a motive for upgrading the quality of higher education in India. The technical institute offers residential accommodation for its faculty, students, administrative staff, and their families. IITM owns the fastest supercomputing facility among the educational institutes of the country. The institute houses a heritage centre that conducts various exhibitions including photography, painting, portraits, publications, documents, and developed products. The campus comprises of two schools, three temples, three bank branches, a hospital, a gym, shopping and food centre, cricket, hockey, badminton, and football stadiums.