Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee (commonly known as IIT Roorkee or IITR), is a public institute located in Uttarakhand. It was first established in the year 1847 in British India as the University of Roorkee. The institute was given much coveted status of an Indian Institute of Technology in 2001 becoming the seventh IIT of the country. The Institute ranks amongst the best technological institutions in the world and has contributed significantly in the area of technology, and education and research. The Institute offers Bachelor's Degree courses in 10 disciplines of Engineering and Architecture.


Programs offered at IIT Roorkee

B.TECH


M.Tech


MBA/PGDM



M.Sc.


Ph.D


M.Arch, M.U.R.P.


Specialization offered under B.Tech

  •   Architecture & Planning
  •   Biotechnology
  •   Chemical Engineering
  •   Civil Engineering
  •   Computer Science and Engineering
  •   Electrical Engineering
  •   Metallurgical & Materials Engineering
  •   Electronics & Communcation Engineering
  •  Mechanical & Industrial Engineering
  •   Metallurgical & Materials Engineering
  •  Paper Technology
  •   Polymer and Process Engineering
  •   Physics


Getting into IIT Roorkee- 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 Roorkee 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 Roorkee admission procedure

B.Tech admission at IIT Roorkee 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 Roorkee fees


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

PROGRAMS OFFERED

NUMBER OF SEATS

Bio- technology

35

Chemical Engineering

110

Civil Engineering

120

Computer Science and Engineering

75

Electrical Engineering

120

Electronics and communication engineering

80

Mechanical Engineering

100

Engineering Physics

30

Metallurgical engineering and Materials science

100

Polymer Science and Engineering

35

Production and Industrial Engineering

40

TOTAL

845

Reservation Policy IIT Roorkee

CATEGORY

PERCENTAGE OF SEATS RESERVED

GENERAL

47.5

OBC

27

ST

7.5

SC

15

PWD

3


Placement statistics of IIT Roorkee


Sector-wise placements- IIT Roorkee


Notable alumni

Jaiprakash Gaur
Founder of Jaypee Group of companies

Mangu Singh- Managing
Director, DMRC

Vinita Gupta
Founder of Digital Link Corporation

 

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