IIT Goa

IIT Goa

 

Indian Institute of Technology Goa or simply IIT Goa is one of the recently established IITs in India. The institute was established in the year 2016 by Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India. The main goal of the government in setting up the institute was to provide quality technical education and skill set to aspiring students in an around the city as well as neighbouring states.

IIT Goa has a mentorship program and it is mentored by IIT Bombay. However, IIT Goa’s own curriculum is said to be in works and should be completed in the coming years. The institute which is temporary is located at Goa Engineering College in Farmagudi, Ponda, Goa, India. This is a temporary campus but a 300-acre permanent campus is being developed at a town called Loliem. As for the ranking, no ranks have been given yet as this is a newly setup institute. Apart from that, in this article, we will discuss some of the important details about the Institute below.

IIT Goa Courses

Currently, the institute offers few courses for B.Tech programs. It includes;

B. Tech. Courses Duration Seats Available
Mechanical Engineering 4 Years 30
Electrical Engineering 4 Years 30
Computer Science and Engineering 4 Years 30
Total 90

The institute also offers courses of M.Tech and PhD which is for two years. Details about seats have not yet been disclosed.

IIT Goa Admissions

The admissions for undergraduate courses in IIT Goa are granted on the basis of ranks achieved in JEE exams mainly JEE Advanced. For higher courses like M.tech normally GATE score is considered.

IIT Goa Cutoffs

Below we have listed the cutoff required for IIT Goa.

IIT Goa Cutoff JEE Advanced 2018
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B.Tech Courses (Duration 4 years)
Computer Science and Engineering 2904 4045 1403 1757 764 866 474 593
Mechanical Engineering 5745 7857 2079 3151 994 1643 418 666
Electrical Engineering 4621 7223 2415 2738 958 1477 460 566

 

IIT Goa Cutoff JEE Advanced 2017
Category General OBC – NCL SC ST
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B.Tech Courses (Duration 4 years)
Computer Science and Engineering 3278 4825 937 2008 621 947 498 604
Mechanical Engineering 5817 8213 2239 2836 1298 1466 633 644
Electrical Engineering 4953 7525 2211 2839 1224 1533 607 705

IIT Goa Fees

The details of IIT Goa fee structure is given below.

Institute Fees
Particulars Amount
One Time Fees 5,000
Tuition Fee (per Semester) 1,00,000
Other fees (per Semester) 6,750
Caution Money (One Time, Refundable) 2,000
Total 1,13,750

 

Hostel Fees
Particulars Amount
Hostel Rent (per Semester) 500
Electricity and Water charges (per Semester) 2,500
Hostel Mess (per Semester) 13,000
Hostel Establishment Charges (per Semester) 2,000
Mess Caution Money (One Time, Refundable) 1,000
Contribution to Hostel Subsidy 6,000
Total 25,000

The students are also provided fee waivers at IIT Goa. Some of the criteria are:

  • 100% tuition fee waiver is provided to students belonging to the SC/ST and PH categories.
  • Students whose parent’s income is less than 1 lakh per annum are eligible for full remission of the tuition fee.
  • If the income is between Rs. 1 lakh to Rs. 5 lakh per annum then students are eligible for remission of 2/3rd of the tuition fee.

IIT Goa Placements

Currently, we have no information regarding the placement activity at IIT Goa. The first batch of the IIT Goa will be graduating by 2020. We will update this space once we have the details.

FAQ – IIT Goa

  • Can students apply for a change of branch in IIT Goa?

Students are eligible to apply for a change in the branch. However, they can apply only after completing the first two semesters of their current courses. Full detail is available on the official website.

  • How is the Faculty at IIT Goa?

Currently, the faculty members are mostly from IIT Bombay. The institute boasts of having skilled and robust teachers with sufficient knowledge and experience. As per reports, there are about more than 150 members on the campus.

  • How is the student life at IIT Goa?

IIT Goa has many facilities and clubs for students. The institute has a healthy mix of academic and extra-curricular activities for overall development of students.

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