IITs are considered as the “Mecca” of Engineering in India. It is the college-to-be for thousands of students across the country. Over the years to cater to the increasing number of aspirants many IITs have sprung in India. One such is IIT Bhilai. This IIT was established in 2016. Thus it is a very new IIT compared to it’s older counterparts at Mumbai, Delhi, etc.

Location

IIT Bhilai is located in the city of Bhilai in Chattisgarh state. It is currently housed in the 4-storied block-b building of the Government Engineering College. It will be shortly relocated to 457-acre campus allocated in the Kutelabata area.  The current campus is around 30 mins(16.2 km) from the Raipur airport. The Raipur railway station is around 30 mins(12.7 km). Buses are also easily available to go to Raipur city. Thus, the campus is well connected to the main city to the delight of the students.

About IIT Bhilai

IIT Bhilai was established in 2016 by the MHRD. Currently, it is mentored by IIT Hyderabad. Prof. U.B. Desai is the mentor director. Sh. Vinay Sheel Oberoi, the secretary is the chairman of the institute. Prof. Rajat Moona is the first director of the institute.

Admissions at IIT Bhilai

IIT Bhilai admits candidates for the 4-year B.Tech course based on the performance in the JEE-Advanced exam. JEE-Advanced is a nationwide exam conducted by the CBSE board. It is a highly competitive exam. The format of the exam is a slightly complicated one with minor changes being done every year. The syllabus consists of  Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry subjects as per the NCERT syllabus of 11th and 12th standards. Currently, B.Tech courses are offered only in the branches of Computer Science and Engineering, Mechanical Engineering and Electrical Engineering. For the academic year of 2017-2018 admissions for M.Tech and PhD. programmes have also begun. For the M.Tech admission first applications must be sent by the candidates, then there is a test followed by an interview in the subject selected by the student. GATE score is a must for M.Tech. admissions For the PhD. programmes candidates can apply with a GATE score. Then there are interviews conducted to determine the research acumen of the candidates. Then based on the past research done and the result of the interview candidates are chosen. Reservation of seats is done as per the directions of the central government this is because IIT Bhilai is a government institute. Seats are reserved as per the following norms. Reservation of 15%, 7.5% and 27% seats are provided for candidates hailing from SC, ST and OBC communities. The seats reserved for SC/ST students are not transferable to General Category and roll on to the next year’s students from the Preparatory Courses.

Eligibility Criteria for M.Tech and PhD. Courses

The Eligibility criterion for Ph.D. admissions:

Candidates must have ONE of the following in respective subject areas.

  1. Master’s Degree in Engineering/Technology or equivalent degree, with first class or 60% marks (55% marks for SC/ST)
  2. Bachelor’s degree in Engineering/Technology with first class or 60% marks (55% marks for SC/ST)
  3. Master’s degree in science or equivalent degree, with first class or 60% marks (55% marks for SC/ST).

The candidates must also fulfill ONE of the following additional requirements:

  1. Valid GATE Score.
  2. Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) of CSIR/ UGC/ NBHM/ DBT/ ICAR/ ICMR/ ICPR or DST INSPIRE Fellowship.
  3. Minimum of 2 years of professional experience (acquired after obtaining the qualifying degree and completed before the starting of the semester in which admission is sought).
  4. CPI/CGPA of 8.0 or more for B.Tech. from an IIT.

In addition to the general eligibility criterion, the applicant must satisfy the eligibility criteria specified for the respective departments. Further, the eligibility criteria for financial support for the specific category has to be satisfied. Ph.D. applicants must also provide the details of at least two well-acquainted people who can provide reference letters in support of candidature of the applicant. At least one of them must be an academician and must have taught the applicant. Candidates are informed that an ongoing degree may also be considered as a qualifying degree provided by the applicant graduates before the Ph.D. programme starts.

Eligibility criterion for M.Tech. admissions:

  1. Bachelor’s degree in Engineering/Technology with first class or 60% marks (55% marks for SC/ST) or Master’s degree in Science or equivalent degree, with first class or 60% marks (55% marks for SC/ST) and,
  2. A valid GATE score.
Course Name Specialization Minimum Eligibility Selection Criteria
M.Tech Computer Science and Engineering Bachelor’s degree in Engineering/Technology or Master’s degree in Science or equivalent degree with first class or minimum 60% marks (55% in the case of SC/ST candidates) and a valid GATE score. Written test and interview
Electrical Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Ph.D. Chemistry Candidates need to have a Master’s degree/Bachelor’s degree in Science/Engineering/Technology or equivalent degree with first class or 60% marks (55% marks for SC/ST) with valid GATE score/or JRF score/or 2 years of professional experience.
Physics
Mathematics
Computer Science and Engineering
Electrical Engineering
Mechanical Engineering

IIT Bhilai Application Process

  • Log on to the official website of IIT, Bhilai.
  • Download the application form and fill it up carefully.
  • Send across the filled up application form to the following two different IDs separately for M.Tech and Ph.D. courses through email:
    1. M.Tech: [email protected]
    2. Ph.D.: [email protected]

Note: The payment of application fees has to be done as per the State Bank Collect. 

  • You need to then attach the following documents with the application form:
    1. Passport sized photograph
    2. Mark-sheet of the last semester/ Mark sheet of the qualifying degree
    3. Mark-sheet of the previous semester
    4. Caste certificate (OBS-NC/ SC/ ST)

Cut-Off Ranks

The JEE-Advanced cutoff ranks for the branches offered at IIT Bhilai are as follows:

COURSE General Category OBC(NCL) Category SC Category ST Category
Computer Science and Engineering 2577-5949 1256-2396 869-1182 568-670
Electrical Engineering 5822-8249 2333-2997 1336-1572 548-742
Mechanical Engineering 5993-8379 2223-3015 1210-1574 613-749

The JEE-Advanced cutoff ranks for the students with a physical disability are:

COURSE General Category(PWD) OBC(NCL) Category(PWD) SC Category(PWD) ST Category(PWD)
Computer Science and Engineering 112-112 0-0 0-0 0-0
Electrical Engineering 0-0 26-26 0-0 0-0
Mechanical Engineering 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0

JEE Advanced Cutoff for IIT Bhilai: Key Points

  • For being eligible for the B.Tech seat allotment at IIT Bhilai, students need to meet the JEE Advanced cutoff criteria.
  • Students who manage to score the cutoff marks or higher would get to participate in JEE Advanced Counseling.
  • The cutoff of JEE Advanced for IIT Bhilai would be released by JoSAA after the declaration of JEE Advanced result.
  • The cutoff comprises both the opening and closing ranks of candidates that get shortlisted for admission.

Factors Influencing the JEE Advanced Cutoff for IIT Bhilai

You need to keep some important points in mind when preparing for securing the cutoff of JEE Advanced for IIT Bhilai.

  • Total number of candidates appearing in the exam
  • Number of seats vacant in the branch wherein you want to seek admission
  • Level of difficulty of JEE Advanced
  • Number of questions in the entrance exam
  • Previous years trends

IIT Bhilai: Opening and Closing Ranks – 2018

Branch Name

Category

Seat Pool

Opening

Rank

Closing

Rank

Computer Science and Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology)

OPEN Female-Only

6179

7743

OBC-NCL Female-Only

3272

3649

SC Female-Only

1908

1908

SC Gender-Neutral

868

1171

ST Gender-Neutral

563

625

OBC-NCL Gender-Neutral

1304

1976

OPEN Gender-Neutral

4196

5423

Electrical Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology)

SC Female-Only

2145

2145

OBC-NCL Female-Only

4585

4762

OPEN Female-Only

10156

10574

SC Gender-Neutral

1472

1660

ST Gender-Neutral

645

671

OBC-NCL Gender-Neutral

2533

2948

OPEN Gender-Neutral

6192

7778

Mechanical Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology)

OPEN Female-Only

11359

11879

SC Female-Only

2616

2616

OBC-NCL Female-Only

5744

6313

ST Female-Only

713P

713P

OPEN Gender-Neutral

7152

8442

OBC-NCL Gender-Neutral

2342

3273

ST Gender-Neutral

636

665

SC Gender-Neutral

1434

1546

Previous Years’ JEE Advanced Cutoff for IIT Bhilai

JEE Advanced 2017 Cutoff for IIT Bhilai

S.No Name of the Course Categories Opening Rank Closing Rank
1 Computer Science and Engineering General 3705 5904
OBC NCL 1526 2218
SC 918 1319
ST 611 689
2 Electrical Engineering General 4961 8242
OBC NCL 2202 2892
SC 1328 1593
ST 497 727
3 Mechanical Engineering General 6062 8778
OBC NCL 2521.01 2903
SC 1288 1515
ST 670 718

JEE Advanced 2016 Cutoff for IIT Bhilai – General Category

Sr. No. Programme Name Opening Rank Closing Rank
1 Computer Science & Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology) 3146 5949
2 Electrical Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology) 6478 8249
3 Mechanical Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology) 6128 8379

JEE Advanced 2016 Cutoff for IIT Bhilai – OBC-NCL

Sr. No. Programme Name Opening Rank Closing Rank
1 Computer Science and Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology) 1479 2396
2 Electrical Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology) 2559 2997
3 Mechanical Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology) 2435 3015

JEE Advanced 2016 Cutoff for IIT Bhilai – SC Category

Sr. No. Programme Name Opening Rank Closing Rank
1 Computer Science and Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology) 869 1182
2 Electrical Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology) 1336 1572
3 Mechanical Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology) 1210 1574

JEE Advanced 2016 Cutoff for IIT Bhilai – ST Category

Sr. No. Programme Name Opening Rank Closing Rank
1 Computer Science and Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology) 656 670
2 Electrical Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology) 548 742
3 Mechanical Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology) 717 749

Seat Matrix

The seat matrix for the courses offered at IIT Bhilai is as follows:

COURSE General OBC(NCL) SC ST General(PWD) OBC(NCL-PWD) SC(PWD) ST(PWD)
Computer Science and Engineering 19 11 6 2 1 0 0 1
Electrical Engineering 20 10 6 3 0 1 0 0
Mechanical Engineering 20 11 5 3 0 0 1 0

Course Structure

Currently, IIT Bhilai offers only the 4-year B.Tech course to its students. There are only 3 subjects in which this degree is offered. Of them, Computer Science and Engineering is the most sought one. One time fees for the students is Rs.3200, which accounts for student activities. The refundable deposit is Rs. 5850. The fees per semester for the General and OBC students is Rs. 104500 and the same for the SC & ST students is RS. 5400. The hostel and mess expenses are Rs. 24475 per semester. In addition to all of this students have to pay a premium of Rs. 750 for medical insurance.

The following scholarships are awarded for the deserving students:

  1. Institute Merit-cum-Means Scholarship
  2. Institute SC/ST Scholarship
  3. Institute Free Studentship Scholarship
  4. Central Sector Scholarship for SC students
  5. Central Sector Scholarship for ST students

Fee Structure

INSTITUTE FEE

Particulars Amount
Caution Money (One Time, Refundable) ₹1,500
One Time Fees ₹4,000
Tuition Fee (per Semester) ₹1,00,000
Other fees (per Semester) ₹9,500
Annual Fees ₹750
Total ₹1,15,750

HOSTEL FEE

Particulars Amount
Hostel Caution Money (One Time, Refundable) ₹4,000
Mess Caution Money (One Time, Refundable) ₹1,500
Hostel Seat Rent (per Semester) ₹1,000
Electricity & Water charges (per Semester) ₹3,000
Other fees (per Semester) ₹4,500
Dining Charges (per Semester) ₹22,000
Total ₹36,000

FEE WAIVERS

  • 100% Tuition Fee waiver is given to SC/ST/PH students.
  • Full remission of the Tuition Fee is provided for all General and OBC students whose family income is less than Rs.1 lakh per annum.
  • For General and OBC students whose family income is between Rs.1 lakh to Rs.5 lakh per annum, remission of 2/3rd of the Tuition Fee is granted.

Faculty and Infrastructure

IIT Bhilai being a new college has employed the faculties of IIT Hyderabad as Teaching Faculty. Subramanyam Kalyansundaram, and Manohar Kaul are some of the most prominent faculty members of the computer science and engineering department. Mohammed Zafar Ali Khan and P. Rajalakshmi are some of the most prominent faculty members of the Electrical Engineering Department. N. Venkata Reddy and R. Prasanth Kumar are some of the most prominent faculty of the Mechanical Engineering Department. Over 65 faculty members from IIT Hyderabad are currently engaged to teach at IIT Bhilai.

Students are offered all basic infrastructural facilities, such as a library, workshops, computing labs and many other core engineering laboratories (digital fabrication Lab, chemistry lab, Do-It-Yourself lab, automation systems lab, electrical lab, etc.). IIT Bhilai is primarily a residential campus that is completely equipped with recreation-cum-TV rooms, washing machines, night canteens, regular dining facilities, etc. Students can also enjoy the Wi-Fi access available throughout the campus. The institute has well-maintained sports grounds and a multi-gym.

  • Residential facilities offered to female students: Currently, the campus can accommodate around 80 female students can be as full-time residents.
  • Residential facilities for the male students: Currently, about 450 male students can be accommodated on campus as full-time residents.

All the academic blocks along with the hostels are under vigilance by qualified security personnel round the clock.

Scholarships Offered by IIT Bhilai

The Institute offers many scholarships to undergraduate students:

Institute Scholarships Govt. Scholarships
1.      Institute Merit-cum-Means Scholarship Central Sector Scholarship  for SC students
2.      Institute SC/ST Scholarship Central Sector Scholarship for ST students
3.      Institute Free Studentship Scholarship Scholarships from state governments of Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Uttarakhand, etc. for needy and capable students for the residents of these states.

Student Life @ IIT Bhilai

Student Life at IIT Bhilai is a very happening one. With the completion of the new campus buildings, the students will be provided with the modern facilities like Gym, 24X7 WiFi, 24X7 security etc. Presently, all hostels are equipped with extra activities, some sport facilities, recreation rooms, TV room, washing machines, and dining etc. These developments show that IIT Bhilai is well on it’s way to transforming itself into one of the foremost centres of higher education in India.

Also read about another of the recently established IITs, IIT Jammu in this article.

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