Indian Institute of Technology Madras is a premier engineering institute located in Chennai (previously known as Madras), Tamil Nadu. It is one of the most prominent engineering institutes of the country. Founded in 1959, it is the third Indian Institute of Technology established by the Government of India. IIT Madras is a residential institute with nearly 550 faculty, 8000 students and 1250 administrative and other staffs. Equipped with sixteen academic departments and a few advanced research centres, the institute has carved a niche for itself in the technological institutional sector.


Programs offered at IIT Madras


Specialization offered under B.Tech

B.TECH

  •   Aerospace Engineering
  •   Chemical Engineering
  •   Civil Engineering
  •   Computer Science & Engineering
  •   Electrical Engineering
  •   Engineering Physics
  •   Mechanical Engineering
  •  Metallurgical & Material Engineering
  •  Naval Architecture & Ocean Engineering


Getting into IIT Madras- Admissions

For all B.Tech programs- JEE Advanced

All the IIT aspirants have to sit for JEE Main and afterwards, JEE Advanced. Only the top 150,000 scores in JEE Main will become eligible to sit for JEE advanced.


IIT Madras Eligibility

JEE eligibility criteria apply to all the IITs for admissions to their undergraduate programs. Based upon their score and rank in the JEE Advanced exam, shortlisted candidates are called for counseling.


Eligibility criteria for JEE is as follows:

  •   Students who are born on or after October 1, 1992 are eligible to apply. Candidates belonging to Scheduled Caste (SC), Scheduled Tribe (ST) and Persons with Disabilities (PwD) have been given a relaxation of 5 years.
  •   Aspiring candidates should have appeared for the Class XII (or equivalent) examination for the first time in either 2016 or 2017.
  •   The candidates must have secured at least 75% marks or be in the top 20 percentile in the 12th Class Examination conducted by respective boards. For SC/ST students, there shall be a relaxation of 5% in this criterion.
  •   Aadhar card is mandatory for all the Indian citizens who are taking JEE.

IIT Madras admission procedure

B.Tech admission at IIT Madras is done through online counseling. Counseling organized by the college is held for those candidates who are shortlisted through the screening process on the basis of marks obtained by the candidate in JEE. After the allotment of seat candidates need to submit the requisite fee and required documents for verification.


IIT Madras fees


Batch size and category wise seats at in B.Tech, IIT Madras

PROGRAMS OFFERED

NUMBER OF SEATS

Aerospace engineering

37

Chemical Engineering

73

Civil Engineering

63

Computer Science and Engineering

30

Electrical Engineering

66

Metallurgical and materials engineering

36

Engineering Physics

30

Naval Architecture and Ocean Engineering

36

Mechanical Engineering

75

TOTAL

446

Reservation Policy IIT Madras

CATEGORY

PERCENTAGE OF SEATS RESERVED

GENERAL

47.5

OBC

27

ST

7.5

SC

15

PWD

3


Placement statistics of IIT Madras


Notable alumni

R.Prasanna,
guitarist

Krishna Bharat,
creator of Google news, Google

Kris Gopalkrishnan,
co-founder- Infosys

 

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