IIT Jodhpur

The Indian Institute of Technology, Jodhpur, also known as IIT Jodhpur is a public university located in Jodhpur in the state of Rajasthan, India. It is one of the eight new Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) established by the Ministry of Human Resource Development in the year 2008. It is affiliated to the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT). The transit campus of IIT Jodhpur is located in a portion of the MBM Engineering College under JNV University, Jodhpur. The permanent campus is under construction and will be located about 12 km from Jodhpur city on the national highway 65 which connects Jodhpur to Nagaur.

The institute ensures that it has a multidisciplinary approach for its undergraduate curriculum and interdisciplinary specializations at the postgraduate level. The endeavour at IIT Jodhpur is to live up to its brand image, which it has created over the last 60 years. It also has a renewed focus on producing world-class graduates who are technology-driven and contribute towards the development of the nation.

Admission Process

Candidates are admitted through the regular admission channel that is based on the applications received through IIT-JEE/ GATE & JAM entrance test for various programmes. There are a total of 160 seats in this college. The institute offers 4 undergraduate courses in Engineering and Technology. Each year, admission to this course is through the JEE entrance exam, which is conducted in the month of April. The results for the same are declared in May. The students who clear the JEE main exam must then appear for the JEE advanced, which is conducted in the month of June. Results are declared in July and classes commence from August onwards.

Applicants willing to seek admission to IIT Jodhpur can register through online or offline process. Application forms are available on the official website of the institute. Final selection is done completely on merit basis.

How to Apply ?

  • Candidates are required to first register themselves on the official website by entering their name, email ID, course joining for, type of admission and category. A password and confirmation mail on registered email ID will be sent.
  • For filling the application form, they are required to enter the login details received in the mail.
  • Candidates are required to upload scanned copies of their recent passport size photograph with a file size not exceeding 50 KB.
  • Applicants are required to upload their signature also.
  • After submitting the application form, the next step is to pay the processing fee online by using a credit card/debit card/ net banking.
  • After submitting the online application form, a summary sheet will be generated. Candidates must take a printout, sign on it and send it via post along with self-attested copies of supporting documents and payment receipt to IIT Jodhpur postal address.

JEE Advanced 2018 Important Dates

S.No. Events Dates
 1  JEE Advanced Mock Test December 19, 2017
2 Application form availability of JEE Advanced 2018 or Online Registration May 2, 2018
3 Application form end date of JEE Advanced 2018 or Online Registration May 8, 2018 – 10 am
4 JEE Advanced 2018 application fee payment May 8, 2018 – 5 pm
5 JEE Advanced 2018 Admit Card Date May 14, 2018
6 JEE Advanced 2018 Entrance Exam May 20, 2018

Paper 1 – 9 AM to 12 Noon

Paper 2 – 2 PM to 5 PM

7 (a) Online Display of ORS and scanned responses of JEE Advanced 2018

(b) Request for Review of Scanned Responses

May 22 – 10 am to May 25- 5pm, 2018
8 JEE Advanced 2018 display of answer keys May 29- 10 am, 2018
9 Candidates feedback on JEE Advanced 2018 answer keys May 29 – 10 am) to May 30 – 5pm, 2018
10 Announcement of JEE Advanced 2018 Result June 10, 2018 – 10 am
11 Registration for Architecture Aptitude Test 2018 June 10 – 10 am to June 11 – 5pm, 2018
12 Architecture Aptitude Test 2018 June 14, 2018
13 Announcement of Architecture Aptitude Test Result 2018 June 18, 2018 – 5 pm
14. Seat allotment through JoSAA June 19 to July 15, 2018

Important Dates For JEE Application

Test Important Dates

April 2, 2017

Admission Event Date
JEE (Main) 2017 (Offline exam) April 27, 2017
Results of JEE (Main) 2017 April 28, 2017
Registration for JEE (Advanced) 2017 May 2, 2017
Registration for JEE (Advanced) 2017 May 3, 2017
Registration with Late Fee May 4, 2017
Registration with Late Fee May 10, 2017
JEE (Advanced) 2017 Paper – 1 and Paper – 2 May 21, 2017
Online display of ORS and scanned responses June 3, 2017
Request from candidates for review of scanned responses June 4, 2017
Online display of answer keys June 4, 2017
Feedback and comments on answer keys from the candidates June 6, 2017
Feedback and comments on answer keys from the candidates June 11, 2017
Declaration of JEE (Advanced) results June 11, 2017
Online registration for Architecture Aptitude Test (AAT) June 12, 2017
Online registration for Architecture Aptitude Test (AAT) June 14, 2017
Architecture Aptitude Test June 18, 2017
Declaration of AAT results June 19, 2017
Seat Allotment July 18, 2017

Academics

Courses Offered at IITJ

Undergrad (B.Tech)

Postgrad (M.Tech)

  • Centre of Excellence in Energy
  • Centre of Excellence in Information and Communication Technology (ICT)
  • Centre of Excellence in Systems Science (SS)

PhD.

  • Centre of Excellence in Energy
  • Centre of Excellence in Information and Communication Technology (ICT)
  • Centre of Excellence in Systems Science (SS)

Fee Structure

Know the fee structure of IIT Jodhpur for general category below. The fee structure is on per semester basis. Check below for the break-up.

Fee Component Payable Amount
Caution Money (One Time payment & Refundable) ₹8,000
One Time Fees ₹4,600
Tuition Fee (per Semester) ₹1,00,000
Other fees (per Semester) ₹5,675
Total ₹1,18,275

Hostel Fees is charged separately. Let us take a look at hostel fees break-up in the table below.

Fee Component Payable Amount
One time Hostel Admission Fee ₹500
Per Semester Fee ₹3,850
Total ₹4,350

Important Pointers regarding IIT Jodhpur Fees

  • The fee structure holds only for General/OBC candidates.
  • SC/ST candidates are completely exeempt from the tuition fee of ₹1,00,000.
  • General/OBC candidates with annual family income between ₹1 LPA & ₹5 LPA have to pay only one-third of the tuition fee.
  • Candidates with family income less than ₹1 LPA are completely exempt from tuition fee.

Cutoff 2017

General

Branch name Opening Rank Closing Rank
4-year B.Tech. Course
Computer Science and Engineering 1854 2879
Electrical Engineering 4092 5136
Mechanical Engineering 5125 5762

OBC-NCL

Branch name Opening Rank Closing Rank
4-year B.Tech. Course
Computer Science and Engineering 925 1239
Electrical Engineering 1550 2190
Mechanical Engineering 1657 2228

SC

Branch name Opening Rank Closing Rank
4-year B.Tech. Course
Computer Science and Engineering 592 791
Electrical Engineering 737 1115
Mechanical Engineering 870 1250

ST

Branch name Opening Rank Closing Rank
4-year B.Tech. Course
Computer Science and Engineering 366 519
Electrical Engineering 334 517
Mechanical Engineering 549 578

General-PwD

Branch name Opening Rank Closing rank
4-year B.Tech. Course
Computer Science and Engineering 64 64
Electrical Engineering 105 105
Mechanical Engineering 152 152

OBC-NCL-PwD

Branch name Opening Rank Closing Rank
4-year B.Tech. Course
Computer Science and Engineering 29 29
Electrical Engineering 58 58
Mechanical Engineering 77 77

Cutoff 2016

General

Branch name OPO OPC
4-year B.Tech. Course
Computer Science and Engineering 699 2704
Electrical Engineering 3693 5615
Mechanical Engineering 4876 6006

OBC

Branch name BCO BCC
4-year B.Tech. Course
Computer Science and Engineering 851 1330
Electrical Engineering 1730 2279
Mechanical Engineering 1732 2288

SC

Branch name SCO SCC
4-year B.Tech. Course
Computer Science and Engineering 563 690
Electrical Engineering 860 1168
Mechanical Engineering 811 1198

ST

Branch name STO STC
4-year B.Tech. Course
Computer Science and Engineering 234 535
Electrical Engineering 407 476
Mechanical Engineering 424 621

General-PwD

Branch name OPPDO OPPDC
4-year B.Tech. Course
Computer Science and Engineering 103 103
Electrical Engineering 0 0
Mechanical Engineering 0 0

OBC-PwD

Branch name BCPDO BCPDC
4-year B.Tech. Course
Computer Science and Engineering 0 0
Electrical Engineering 0 0
Mechanical Engineering 0 0

SC-PwD

Branch name SCPDO SCPDC
4-year B.Tech. Course
Computer Science and Engineering 0 0
Electrical Engineering 0 0
Mechanical Engineering 0 0

ST-PwD

Branch name STPDO STPDC
4-year B.Tech. Course
Computer Science and Engineering 0 0
Electrical Engineering 0 0
Mechanical Engineering 0 0

 

Campus Facts

At present, IIT Jodhpur operates from two sets of temporary campuses, namely:

1.Temporary Academic Campus: It is located in the premises of MBM Engineering College in Jodhpur, situated on the Old Residency Road, Ratanada. It is at a distance of about 4 km from the Jodhpur Railway Station and 3 kms from the Jodhpur Airport.

2.Temporary Residential Campuses: IIT Jodhpur has two residential campuses located at (1) GPRA Residential Campus, Pali Road Jodhpur, and (2) BSNL Residential Campus, Subhash Nagar, Jodhpur. GPRA Campus is located at New Pali Road, about 17 kms from the academic campus and provides accommodation to nearly 600 B.Tech. boy and all girl students. Also, it provides accommodation to nearly 150 other members of the IIT community, including Faculty Members, Staff Members, and their family members. And the BSNL Campus is located in the heart of the city and accomodates nearly 150 male M.Tech. and Ph.D. students. Limited housing is available on this campus for married students.

Permanent Campus

Very soon, IIT Jodhpur is about to shift to its sprawling state-of-the-art residential permanent campus on 852 acres of land, which is located ~24 km away from the centre of the city of Jodhpur. The permanent campus has 3 parcels of land and the Institute is making plans for adopting one of them for harvesting technologies.

Library

The central library of IIT Jodhpur is located at the camp office in the MBM Engineering College campus. The library has around 5000 books and also subscribes to many magazines and e-journals. Its services have been automated, enabling the ‘Online Public Access Catalogue’ accessible everywhere. It is open from 9.00 a.m. to 6.00p.m. on all working days of the college.

Hostel

The hostel area is situated on the New Pali Road and is divided into several blocks for the students. The faculty also stays in the same residential area, which is safe as it has excellent security round the clock. It also has several courts for outdoors as well as indoor sports.

There is also a computer centre and an extension of the library to help students study at leisure. All the hostels are also Wi-Fi enabled. The hostel also has lush green lawns, which create a relaxing environment for students as well as the staff.

Other Facilities

Health Center: IIT Rajasthan offers 24×7 health facilities at the hostel campus. The institute also has tie-ups with some hospitals in the city to cater to the medical needs of the students.

ATM & Bank: The hostel area has a branch of SBI (State Bank of India) and also an ATM of SBI enabling the students to make transactions with ease. There are several other banks namely UCO, HDFC, SBBJ, etc. close to the academic area.

Mess: There are two separate messes, one in the hostel area and the other one in the academic campus. The mess offers good quality food at very affordable rates.

Visitor’s Hostel: The hostel area has a fully equipped visitor’s hostel, which provides boarding and lodging facilities for all the institute’s guests, parents and guardians of students and all newly appointed faculty. Air-conditioned rooms are also available. Students can avail these facilities at concessional rates.

Transport Services: The institute has a bus service running between the residential and academic areas at regular intervals, exclusively for the students, faculty and staff of the institute. The academic area being more or less at the heart of Jodhpur, has easy access to other parts of the city.

Shops: Shops catering to all the various needs of the students, like stationary, general stores, medical stores, computer accessories, electrical hardware, bakery, etc. are present near the academic area of the campus. There are also two general stores, a medical store, stationery and a mobile phone accessories store opposite the hostel area.

Placement & Internships

The Student Placement Cell (SPC) at IITJ is entirely run and managed by the students in co-ordination with the official authorities. The job of contacting various companies, their interaction with the students, arranging for the pre-placement talks, tests and interviews is done and co-ordinated by the student authority under SPC. Following are some of the major recruiters who visited IIT Jodhpur in the past.

IIT Jodhpur placements – 2015

  • Aasaan Jobs
  • Amazon
  • C42 Engineering
  • Cognizant Technologies
  • Commonfloor
  • Crisil
  • Directi
  • DRDO
  • Future Group
  • GirnarSoft
  • Havells India Ltd.
  • HCL Technologies
  • JSW Energy
  • L&T
  • Microsoft India Development Centre
  • Misys
  • Morgan Stanley
  • Mu Sigma
  • Nagarro Software
  • Rockon Technologies
  • Sigmoid Analytics
  • Snapdeal
  • Tata Consultancy Services
  • Tata Motors
  • TCS Innovation Labs
  • Voylla

IIT Jodhpur placements – 2014

  • Aakash Institute
  • Amadeus Software Labs
  • ARM Embedded Technologies
  • Bombardier Transportation
  • Cisco
  • Cognizant
  • CRISIL
  • CSRL
  • DRDO
  • Futures First
  • Havells India Limited
  • L&T Ltd
  • Morgan Stanley
  • Nagarro Software
  • National Instruments(R&D)
  • Nucleus Software
  • Oracle
  • Oracle Financial Services Software
  • Resonance
  • Samsung
  • Sigmoid Analytics
  • Tata Consultancy Services
  • TATA Motors
  • The Gateway
  • Trident

IIT Jodhpur placements – Before 2014

  • Microsoft Corporation
  • Freescale Semiconductor India Pvt. Ltd.
  • National Instruments
  • ST Microelectronics
  • AllGo Embedded Systems
  • ARM Embedded Technologies
  • BPCL
  • Bank Of India
  • Cognizant
  • Computational Research Laboratories
  • DRDO Delhi
  • Flipkart Online Service Pvt.Ltd
  • Fluidyn India
  • Indian Navy
  • Infosys Ltd.
  • KritiKal Solutions Private Limited
  • Navyug Infosolutions Pvt. Ltd.
  • Renault Nissan
  • SAMSUNG INDIA SOFTWARE CENTER – SISC
  • Tata Consultancy Services
  • Y2CF DIGITAL MEDIA PRIVATE LIMITED

Students can also take up internships in a variety of sectors such as Core, Consulting, Finance, FMCG’s, Analytics, IT, NGO’s and Government Institutions apart from the research internships taken up in various Indian and foreign universities. Jobs are also provided in the above sectors.

  • The highest salary offered was 17 Lakh per annum.
  • The average was above 9 LPA for CSE students.
  • For the rest of the students it was around 8 LPA.

The highest package offered in the history of IIT Jodhour was 57 LPA by Epic systems.

IIT Jodhpur Ranking

IIT Jodhpur was ranked 17th amongst all the IITs according to the NIRF (National Insitute of Ranking Framework). The Institute stood 65th overall i.e when all the colleges were considered. It’s NIRF score was 40.2 against IIT Madras’ 87.96 which was the top engineering college. NIRF ranks various institutes based on a score which depends on different parameters that include – “Teaching, Learning & resources,” “Research and Professional Practices,” “Graduation Outcomes,” “Outreach and Inclusivity,” and “Perception”. IIT Jodhpur sure has a long way to go as far as the parameters listed above are concerned.

College Festivals

There are 2 inter-collegiate festivals:

  1. Varchas: the inter college sports festival
  2. Ignus: the most popular inter college technocultural and business festival. Let’s take a quick look at what the festival is all about.

IGNUS is four days of excitement and makes everyone forget all their worries through its exhilarating rock shows, liberating classical performances, modish fashion shows, brain-storming quizzes, a plethora of informals, non-stop DJ dance floors and lots more with a collective prize money worth more than 10 lakhs. The tech events include Programming & Web-designing, Robotics & Electronics and Automobiles & Aero-modelling. These events scratch the young heads to come up with innovative designs and ideas and to prove their mettle in the domain. There are Gaming Events, Business Events and Quizzards too to recognize students’ real quest for perfection. It’s a time to groove to the enchanting tunes as there are dance competitions both solo, group and also the most liked duet dances.

The intra-college festivals are:

  1. Nimble – This is the intra-college or inter-hostel technical festival
  2. Spandan: This is the intra-college or inter-hostel cultural festival
  3. Kridansh: This is the intra-college or inter-hostel sports’ festival

All these festivals have made a mark in the 2-3 years since their birth and are surely one of the biggest festivals in Rajasthan and India.

IIT Jodhpur certainly enjoys a brilliant student culture and a well-rounded college life. It is definitely one of the better among the newer emerging IITs and is bound to develop a strong foothold in the research and education field in the coming years. That’s all for now. Read all you want to know about IIT Guwahati here. Till then, all the very best!

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