IIT Madras Admission 2020-21: Courses, Fee, Cutoff & More!

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IIT Madras

Indian Institute of Technology Madras (IIT Madras) is one of the prestigious institutes was founded in the year 1959 with technical and financial assistance from the former government of West Germany, it was the third IIT that was established by the Government of India. IIT Madras has been ranked as the Top Engineering Institute in India for four years in a row (2016-2019) by the National Institutional Ranking Framework of the Ministry of Human Resource Development.

The Indian Institute of Technology, Madras is an autonomous statutory organization functioning within the Institutes of Technology Act. IIT Madras offers undergraduate, postgraduate and research degrees across 16 disciplines in Engineering, Sciences, Humanities, and Management. About 360 faculty belonging to science and engineering departments and centers of the Institute are engaged in teaching, research and industrial consultancy.

The campus is located 10 km from the Chennai Airport, 12 km from the Chennai Central Railway station, and is well connected by city buses. Kasturba Nagar is the nearest station on the Chennai MRTS line. 

Indian Institute of Technology Madras

College Summary

Before we go to complete college review, let us have a look at the major details of Indian Institute of Technology Madras.

Name of Institute Indian Institute of Technology Madras
Popular Name IIT Madras
Institute Type Government
Location Madras, Chennai
Year of Establishment 1959
Affiliated with Autonomous
Approved by AICTE
Courses Offered B.Tech, M.Tech, Dual Degree, MBA, MS, PhD
Hostel Facilities Yes
College Review 4.8/5
Official Website www.iitm.ac.in
Category IIT’s Colleges in India

Throughout this article, we are going to share all the essential details about the Indian Institute of Technology Madras (IIT Madras) like Affiliations, Admission Process, Courses, Cutoff Details, Eligibility Criteria, Fee Structure, Review, Ranking, etc.

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Affiliation, Recognition, and Achievement

  • Affiliated with: Automounts
  • Approved by: AICTE
  • Aid Status: Government

Student Support

  • Anti Ragging
  • Counseling Services
  • Hostel
  • Query
  • Report

Facilities

  • library
  • Cafeteria
  • Hostel
  • Wi-Fi Campus
  • Auditorium
  • A/C Classrooms
  • Labs
  • Sports Complex
  • Hospital / Medical Facilities

Faculty & staff

Indian Institute of Technology Madras is headed by a young, energetic, prudent and visionary technocrat. IIT Madras being an institution boasting around 350+ well skilled & educated and dynamic members in as the faculty and sufficient technical and non-technical staff that managing and regulating the institution.

Course Offered

IIT Madras offers undergraduate, postgraduate and research degrees across 16 disciplines in Engineering, Sciences, Humanities, and Management.

Courses Duration
B.Tech Program
Aerospace Engineering 4 Years
Biotechnology 4 Years
Applied Mechanics 4 Years
Chemical Engineering 4 Years
Civil Engineering 4 Years
Computer Science and Engineering 4 Years
Electrical Engineering 4 Years
Engineering Design 4 Years
Mechanical Engineering 4 Years
Metallurgical and Materials Engineering 4 Years
Ocean Engineering 4 Years
Dual Degree Program (B.Tech+M.Tech) 5 Years
M.Tech (Master of Technology) 2 Years
MBA (Master of Business Administration) 2 Years
MA 2 Years
M.S Program 2 Years
Integrated MSc 5 Years

Eligibility Criteria

B. Tech A Student should be passed the Final examination of the 10+2 system in Science with at least 75% marks (65% marks for SC/ST) from a recognized board.
M.Tech Candidates must be Passed B.Tech for any stream to the recognized university with 60% marks (55% for SC/ST) and must be qualified GATE.
M.Sc Candidate must have a bachelor degree in Science to the recognized university with 55% marks (50% for S/ST).
MBA Candidate must have a BE/ B.Tech or Masters’ degree holders in Science, Economics, and Commerce with Mathematics or Statistics with 60% marks (55% for reserved categories)
MA Candidate must be passed 10+2 with 55% aggregate marks
PhD Candidate must have a Master’s degree in Architecture/Planning/Technology in relevant discipline.

Admission Process

B. Tech/ Dual Degree  One has to clear JEE Mains followed by JEE Advanced to get admission into the college.
M. Tech Admission to postgraduate M.Tech programs is on the basis of marks obtained by the students in the Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering GATE and through CCMT Counseling.
M. Sc Programs Admissions to M.Sc. Programs (Physics, Chemistry and Computer Science) are based on a valid score in IIT Jam followed by counseling (CCMN)
MBA Admissions to MBA/MHRM are based on a valid score in CAT followed by WAT and PI.
MA Admissions will be based on the Humanities & Social Science Entrance Exam (HSEE) score conducted by the institute.
PhD
  • Admission to Ph.D. Program through Departmental Entrance Test followed by Interview.
  • Final admission is done by evaluating Work Experience and past Academic Record.

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Fee Structure

B.Tech, Dual Degree Fee

Details HOSTELLER DAY SCHOLAR
  2017 & before 2017 & before 2018onwards 2018 onwards 2017 & before
  (Gen/Foreign National/SC/ST Category) Without Scholarship (SC/ST Category) With Scholarship (Gen/ Foreign National/SC/ST Category) Without Scholarship (SC/ST Category) With Scholarship  
Hostel Admission Fee 250 250 250 250
Advance Dinning Charges * 19365 5000 19365 5000
Establishment – A Charges 5000 5000 6000 6000 5000
Establishment – B Charges 1500 1500 1500 1500
Gymkhana Fee
(Extra curricular Activities)
1500 1500 1500 1500 1500
Total 27615 13250 28615 14250 6500

M.Tech., M.Sc., M.B.A., students and M.S & Ph.D Scholars including Foreign Nationals

Details HOSTELLER DAY SCHOLAR
2017 & before 2018 onwards 2017 & before 2018 onwards
Hostel Admission Fee 250 250
Advance Dinning Charges * 14115 14115
Establishment – A Charges 5000 6000 5000 6000
Establishment – B Charges 1500 1500
Gymkhana Fee(Extra curricular Activities) 1500 1500 1500 1500
Total 22365 23365 6500 7500

Scholarship

Scholarship Eligibility Criteria Amount Of Scholarship
Institute Merit-cumMeans Scholarship Parents annual income not exceeding Rs.4,50,000/- Available for 25% of students admitted. Renewal of scholarship every semester is subject to a minimum GPA of 5.0. in the previous semester.
67% Tuition fee exemption
Institute free studentship Parents annual income not exceeding Rs.4,50,000/- Available for 25% of students admitted.Renewal of scholarship every semester is subject to a minimum GPA of 5.0. in the previous semester.
67% Tuition fee exemption
Institute National Prize On the basis of rank in the JEE and parents annual income not exceeding Rs.4,50,000/- Available to 7% of students admitted.
One time grant of Rs.1000
Institute SC/ST Scholarship Parents annual income not exceeding Rs.4,50,000/- Free messing and pocket allowance of Rs.250pm over and above tuition fee exemption. Renewal of scholarship every semester is subject to a minimum GPA of 5.0. in the previous semester
Girish Ready Scholarship
  1. On the basis of highest JEE rank and parents income not exceeding Rs.5,00,000/-(2 scholarships)
  2. On the basis of best all-round performance in the previous school years and parents annual income not exceeding Rs.5,00,000/- (one scholarship).
Rs.25,000/- per year and the renewal of scholarship in the subsequent years is subject to a minimum GPA of 8. in the previous semester. Rs.25,000/- per year and the renewal of scholarship in the subsequent years is subject to a minimum GPA of 8 in the previous semester.
  • IIT Madras offers a various scholarship. To know more detailed please follow this link students.iitm.ac.in
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IIT Madras Cutoff 2020 (Expected)

Before we speak the cut-off score for different courses, let us first find out the various factors determining the IIT’s cutoff for most popular branches offered by the Indian Institute of Technology.

Determining Factors:

Aspirants may look into this mentioned consideration to take admission in Top B.Tech Branches offered by IIT Madras.

  • The number of applying candidates.
  • The difficulty level
  • Number of questions asked
  • Previous year cutoff trends
  • Performance of the candidates.

IIT Madras Cutoff 2019

S.No Course Name Category General OBC SC ST EWS
1 Aerospace Engineering Gender Neutral 3612 1471 866 473 371
Female Only 6859 3356 900
2 Chemical Engineering Gender Neutral 3308 1594 1133 613 291
Female Only 6314 2938 1324 1107 890
3 Civil Engineering Gender Neutral 4839 1690 872 222 470
Female Only 7956 3041 1128 491 920
4 Computer Science and Engineering Gender Neutral 188 83 48 28 17
Female Only 690 248 151 113 57
5 Electrical Engineering Gender Neutral 722 NA 257 137 61
Female Only 2074 1064 295 216 320
6 Engineering Physics Gender Neutral 2569 1304 1021 700 252
Female Only 5839 2694 2224
7 Mechanical Engineering Gender Neutral 2032 846 534 253 167
Female Only 4934 2312 1122 1012 496
8 Metallurgical and Materials Engineering Gender Neutral 5112 2132 1513 774 615
Female Only 9332 4569 1924 1192
9 Naval Architecture and Ocean Engineering Gender Neutral 6618 2418 1712 840 812
Female Only #### 5324 2704
10 Biological Engineering Gender Neutral 7028 3391 2160 1115 952
Female Only #### 5231 1111
11 Engineering Design Gender Neutral 3650 1560 1854 730 484
Female Only 7509 4238 2325 1848

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Placement

The Institute is famous for it’s out of box placement assistance and global exposure. Every year some of the reputed companies in the field of IIT visit the campus to select the students for their company. IIT Madras students have received offers from over 13 international companies. Some of the major international recruiters in IIT Madras placements 2018 include Microsoft, Uber (US), Rubrik Inc (US), Micron Tech (Singapore).

Placement Statistics (2018-19)

Company Number of Offers
Micron Technology, Inc 26
Intel Technology India Pvt Ltd 26
Microsoft 22
Citibank 22
Qualcomm 21
EY 18
L&T Construction 18
EXL Analytics 17
Flipkart 16
GE 14
Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd 14
American Express 13
CSS Corp 13
Eaton Technologies Private Limited 13
Indus Insights & Analytical Services Pvt Ltd 12
JP Morgan Services India Pvt Ltd 11
Oravel Stays Private Limited 10
HCL Technologies 10
RIVIGO Services Pvt Ltd 10
ANI Technologies 10
Capgemini Technology Services India Pvt Ltd 10

Placement Statistics (2017-18)

For B.Tech, Dual Degre, M.Tech (R- Registered, P – Placed, DR – De-registered)

BRANCH B.Tech Dual M.Tech
R DR P R DR P R DR P
Aerospace Engg 22 2 8 20 2 14 10 1 6
App. Mechanics 0 0 0 0 0 0 8 3 5
Bio-Technology 0 0 0 41 2 27 8 0 5
Civil Engg 37 5 23 36 2 25 25 0 13
Chemical Engg. 52 7 31 13 0 11 28 1 12
Chemistry 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Comp.Sci.& Engg 24 4 18 24 0 21 40 1 37
Electrical Engg 48 6 37 55 9 42 33 1 28
Engg. Design 0 0 0 46 4 37 0 0 0
Hum. & Soc. Sci. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Mathematics 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 0 5
Mechanical Engg. 6 68 9 45 71 7 57 47 1 42
Metl.& Met. Engg 26 2 18 15 2 5 16 1 6
Ocean Engg 29 4 19 17 1 11 25 2 18
Physics 22 1 14 2 0 2 4 1 0
Total 328 40 213 340 29 252 250 12 177
% 73.96 81.03 74.37

For MA, M.Sc, MS, PhD (R- Registered, P – Placed, DR – De-registered)

BRANCH MA M.Sc M.S PhD
R P R DR P R DR P R DR P
Aerospace Engg 0 0 0 0 0 9 0 7 3 0 0
App. Mechanics 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 3 3 0 2
Bio-Technology 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 2 2 0 0
Civil Engg 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 2 2 0 0
Chemical Engg. 0 0 0 0 0 5 0 1 2 0 1
Chemistry 0 0 32 4 3 0 0 0 6 0 1
Comp.Sci.& Engg 0 0 0 0 0 19 0 19 1 0 0
Electrical Engg 0 0 0 0 0 15 2 12 11 0 8
Engg. Design 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 3 0 0
Hum. & Soc. Sci. 8 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Mathematics 0 0 30 2 2 0 0 0 2 0 0
Mechanical Engg. 6 0 0 0 0 0 26 1 18 13 0 6
Metl.& Met. Engg 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 0
Ocean Engg 0 0 0 0 0 10 1 2 6 1 2
Physics 0 0 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0
Total 8 3 66 6 6 96 4 67 59 1 27
% 37.50 10.00 72.83 36.21

Past Recruiters

  • ABB India
  • Acolyte Software India Pvt Ltd
  • Adap.TV Technology India Pvt.Ltd
  • Aditya Imaging Information Technologies LLP
  • ADP Private Ltd
  • Adobe Systems
  • Airbus Engineering Centre India Pvt Ltd
  • Airvana Networks India Pvt Ltd
  • AL-Julaiah Trading and Contracting Company
  • Altair Engineering India Pvt Ltd
  • Amazon Development Centre (India) Pvt.Ltd.
  • American Express India Pvt Ltd.
  • AMET University
  • Analog devises India Pvt Ltd (4 profiles)
  • Analytics Quotient Services India Pvt Ltd
  • Anglo-Eastern Ship Management Ltd
  • ASC Infratech

Package Offered

S.No Branch Range of Salary Offered (in Rs)
1 Aerospace Engineering 4.8 lakh to 20 lakh per annum
2 Applied Mechanics 4.8 lakh to 212 lakh per annum
3 Bio-Technology 6 lakh to 48.75 lakh per annum
4 Civil Engineering 4.4 lakh to 18.95 lakh per annum
5 Chemical Engineering 4.8 lakh to 32 lakh per annum
6 Computer Science & Engineering 7 lakh to 95.87 lakh per annum
7 Electrical Engineering 5.38 lakh to 39.02 lakh per annum
8 Engineering Design 6 lakh to 16.8 lakh per annum
9 Mathematics 3.6 lakh to 12 lakh per annum
10 Mechanical Engineering 4.8 lakh to 26.04 lakh per annum
11 Metallurgical & Metal Engineering 4.8 lakh to 17.2 lakh per annum
12 Ocean Engineering 4.4 lakh to 48.75 lakh per annum
13 Physics 3.6 lakh to 20 lakh per annum

Ranking & Reputation

Name of Institute IIT Madras
Rating 4.8/5
Reputation Excellent
Education Excellent
Faculty Excellent
Infrastructure Excellent
  • IIT Madras ranked Ist among Top 100 Engineering Colleges in India by National Institutional Ranking Framework.
  • NIRF (Overall) (2019): 1
  • QS (World) (2018): 264
  • QS (BRICS) (2018): 18
  • QS (Asia) (2018): 48
  • Times (World) (2018): 610-800
  • NIRF (Overall) (2018): 2
  • We would like to give out 4.8 out of 5 stars on Edufever Top Engineering College in India.

Contact Details

Indian Institute of Technology Madras
Sardar Patel Road, Opposite to C, L.R.I
Adyar, Chennai
Tamil Nadu 600036
IIT P.O., Chennai 600 036
Official Website: www.iitm.ac.in

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Q. How many times is the JEE-Advanced exam held in a year?

A. 1 Time in a Year

Q. How Many Times We Can Attempt JEE Advanced Exam?

A. 2 attempt Limit

Q. What is the age limit to appear in the JEE Advanced?

A. No Upper Age Limit

Q. Which IIT will conduct jee advanced 2020?

A. IIT Delhi

Q. Is JEE Advanced advanced tough?

A. It will depend on your study. If your concept is clear about the subject then you probably pass the JEE Advanced exam.

Q. What does qualifying JEE Advanced mean?

A. JEE Advanced exam is the Door to enter IIT Colleges. If you have qualified the JEE Advanced exam so you are eligible for JEE Advanced Counselling procedure.

Q. Required document for JEE Advanced 2020 to enter into examination hall?

A. Admit card, original photo, identity card, pen & pencils

Q. Is pen or pencil allowed in JEE Advanced?

A. The exam is basically a Computer-based test. You will be given a Paper where you can use the Pen or Pencil for solving your question.

Q. When the JEE Advanced Exam will be held?

A. 17 May 2020

Q. Is Jee Advanced 2020 Online?

A. It Is the computer-based test.

Q. Result date of Jee Advanced?

A. 8 June 2020- JEE Advanced,
16 June 2020-AAT

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