IIT Gandhinagar

IIT Gandhinagar or Indian Institute of Technology Gandhinagar (IITGN) is located at Palaj, Gandhinagar, Gujarat. This institute was established in 2008. The beautiful campus of IIT Gandhinagar campus is stretched over 400 acres of land beside the river Sabarmati. IIT Gandhinagar is designated as an Institute of National Importance by the Government of India. IITGN has been recognized as India’s first 5-star GRIHA LD (Green) campus for its efforts to reduce negative environmental impact. For assuring food quality and safety, and encouraging healthy eating, the campus has been designated as India’s first 5-star campus. FSSAI has declared IIT Gandhinagar as “Eat Right Campus” with exemplary category.

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IIT Gandhinagar – Ranking

IIT Gandhinagar’s rankings by various organisations are as follows.

IIT Gandhinagar – Ranking
Organisation Year Rank
NIRF Engineering 2021 22
NIRF Overall Rankings 2021 33
THE Young University Rankings 2022 140
Asia University Rankings 2021 137
World University Rankings 2022 601-800
India Today Top Govt. Engineering Colleges 2021 14

IIT Gandhinagar – Cut-off

IIT Gandhinagar cut-off ranks from round 6 of JoSAA Counselling 2021 is given below.

Branch Cut-off Rank 2021
Mechanical Engineering 4377 – 6921
Materials Science and Engineering 6921 – 10950
Electrical Engineering 1645 – 3923
Civil Engineering 6907 – 9848
Computer Science and Engineering 1230 – 1519
Chemical Engineering 6414 – 8711

IIT Gandhinagar – Courses Offered

List of engineering courses offered at IIT Gandhinagar is given below.

B.Tech.
Electrical Engineering
Civil Engineering
Chemical Engineering
Computer Science and Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Materials Science and Engineering
M.Tech.
Chemical Engineering
Earth System Science
Materials Science and Engineering
Biological Engineering
Civil Engineering
Computer Science and Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Electrical Engineering

Other than engineering, IIT Gandhinagar provides MSc, MA, visiting student programmes and PhD courses.

IIT Gandhinagar – Admission

The admission to various courses at IIT Gandhinagar is mainly based on ranks secured in entrance tests. The criteria for B.Tech. courses are JEE Main and JEE Advanced. For M.Tech. courses, GATE score is considered. MA admission is based on the interview and entrance test. Qualifying criteria for PhD is UGC-NET/CSIR-NET written test, interview, MA/ MSc/ B.Tech./ M.Tech./ BS (IISC, IISER)/ BS-MS (IISER) or equivalent with a minimum of 55% aggregate.

IIT Gandhinagar – Seats Availability

IIT Gandhinagar 2022 seat matrix is given below.

Institute Name
Program Name
State/All India Seats
Seat Pool
OPEN
OPEN-PwD
GEN-EWS
GEN-EWS-PwD
SC
SC-PwD
ST
ST-PwD
OBC-NCL
OBC-NCL-PwD
Total (includes Female Supernumerary)
Program-Total
Seat Capacity Female Supernumerary
Indian Institute of Technology Gandhinagar Chemical Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology) All India Gender-Neutral 13 1 3 1 5 0 2 0 9 0 34 36 7
Female-only (including Supernumerary) 3 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 2 1
9
(including “7” Supernumerary)
Indian Institute of Technology Gandhinagar Civil Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology) All India Gender-Neutral 12 1 2 0 5 0 2 0 8 0 30 37 1
Female-only (including Supernumerary) 3 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 1
8
(including “1” Supernumerary)
Indian Institute of Technology Gandhinagar Computer Science and Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology) All India Gender-Neutral 13 0 3 1 5 0 2 0 9 1 34 38 5
Female-only (including Supernumerary) 4 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 2 0
9
(including “5” Supernumerary)
Indian Institute of Technology Gandhinagar Electrical Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology) All India Gender-Neutral 13 1 3 1 5 0 3 0 8 0 34 38 5
Female-only (including Supernumerary) 4 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 2 0
9
(including “5” Supernumerary)
Indian Institute of Technology Gandhinagar Mechanical Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology) All India Gender-Neutral 13 1 3 1 5 0 3 0 9 0 35 37 6
Female-only (including Supernumerary) 3 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 2 0
8
(including “6” Supernumerary)
Indian Institute of Technology Gandhinagar Materials Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology) All India Gender-Neutral 12 1 2 0 5 1 2 0 8 0 31 37 1
Female-only (including Supernumerary) 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 1
7
(including “1” Supernumerary)
Indian Institute of Technology Gandhinagar Computer Science and Engineering (5 Years, Bachelor and Master of Technology (Dual Degree)) All India Gender-Neutral 6 1 2 0 2 0 1 0 4 0 16 20 0
Female-only (including Supernumerary) 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0
4
(including “0” Supernumerary)
Indian Institute of Technology Gandhinagar Electrical Engineering (5 Years, Bachelor and Master of Technology (Dual Degree)) All India Gender-Neutral 6 1 2 0 2 0 1 0 4 0 16 20 0
Female-only (including Supernumerary) 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0
4
(including “0” Supernumerary)
Total Seats 112 8 24 4 46 1 16 0 73 4 288 263 25

Branch-wise seats availability (2021)details are given below.

B.Tech. Course
Branch Seats
Electrical Engineering – Gender neutral 33
Electrical Engineering – Female only 9
Mechanical Engineering – Gender neutral 35
Mechanical Engineering – Female only 9
Computer science and Engineering – Gender neutral 33
Computer science and Engineering – Female only 9
Materials Engineering – Gender neutral 30
Materials Engineering – Female only 9
Civil Engineering – Gender neutral 31
Civil Engineering – Female only 8
Chemical Engineering – Gender neutral 35
Chemical Engineering – Female only 9

IIT Gandhinagar – Fee Structure

The fees structure for different courses at IIT Gandhinagar is given below.

Course First year Fees
B.Tech. INR 2.27 lakhs
M.Tech. INR 2 lakhs
MSc INR 48500
MA INR 48500
Phd INR 48500

IIT Gandhinagar – Placements

In 2022, IIT Gandhinagar witnessed an increase in the number of placements. 80% of the students got placement in reputed companies. Out of the 70 recruiters, 50% were new. In 2022, the highest package offered was INR 50 LPA. The recruiters at IIT Gandhinagar include ISRO, Tech mahindra, HPCL, ITC, TCS, Cipla, Tata Motors and Goldman Sachs.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Where is IIT Gandhinagar located?

IIT Gandhinagar is located at Palaj, Gandhinagar, Gujarat. It is approximately 28 km from Ahmedabad railway station and 26 km from Ahmedabad airport.

Which are the various courses offered at IIT Gandhinagar?

IIT Gandhinagar offers B.Tech., M.Tech., MSc, MA, PhD, visiting students programme, and PGDIIT.

Does IIT Gandhinagar provide any financial support for students?

Yes. Various scholarships are provided to students at IIT Gandhinagar. Erach and Meheroo Mehta Merit Scholarship, Amalthea Scholarship, Durga Devi Sultania Scholarship and free basic messing assistance are some of them.

How is the hostel life at IIT Gandhinagar?

IIT Gandhinagar has outstanding hostel facilities. It has 8 centrally air conditioned hostels having furnished rooms and facilities which includes dining halls and eating joints, shops, student lounge, mini-library etc.

Do international recruiters visit IIT Gandhinagar?

Yes. International recruiters visit IIT Gandhinagar.

Does IIT Gandhinagar have any collaborations?

The institute has partnerships with premier universities, companies and R&D organisations within India and abroad for student and faculty exchanges and research collaborations.

What facilities are available for students at IIT Gandhinagar?

Facilities like hostels, medical facilities, salon, mess, canteen, tea post, grocery shop, juice shop, general stores, etc., are available for students at IIT Gandhinagar.