IIT Madras

IIT Madras

Indian Institute of Technology Madras is one of the oldest and highly reputed IITs in India. The institute was established in the year 1959 with some help from the German government. Today, it is a leading institute of national importance in higher technological education. With such popularity, every year it attracts a lot of students from all over the country.

IIT Madras is a type of a residential institute and has around 550 faculty members, 8000 students and 1250 administrative and supporting staff. In essence, IITM has established itself as a premier centre for teaching and learning in the country. This public engineering institute is located in Chennai, Tamil Nadu. Let us explore more details about the Institute below.

IIT Madras Ranking

The ranking given by NIRF in 2020 is based on few parameters which are as follows.  

  • Teaching, Learning & Resources (TLR).
  • Research and Professional Practice (RP).
  • Graduation Outcomes (GO).
  • Outreach and Inclusivity (OI).
  • Peer Perception.
Institute ID Name City State Rank
IR-E-U-0456 Indian Institute of Technology MadrasMore Details | | Chennai Tamil Nadu 1

IIT Madras Admissions

Admissions into various undergraduate courses offered at IIT Madras are given on the basis of ranks obtained in JEE exams mainly JEE Advanced. For postgraduate courses like M.Tech, M.Sc, MA, students have to first qualify in entrance exams like GATE, JAM and HSEE respectively. For PhD and research, students have an option of anytime admission mode. Candidates who have completed their U.G/P.G degree can apply for it.

IIT Madras Courses Offered

IIT Madras offers a wide range of courses for interested candidates. As per reports, the institute currently has sixteen academic departments and several advanced research centres in various disciplines. Alternatively, the courses are further organized as semester programs and all the students are evaluated on a continuous basis throughout the semester. The medium of instruction is mainly English.

Course  Duration  Seats 
Mechanical  186
Electrical  4 131
Civil  4 108
Chemical  4 99
Computer Science  4 74
Naval  4 66
Metallurgy & Material Science  4 57
Aerospace  4 54
Physics  4 35
Btech & Mtech Aerospace  5 9
Btech & Mtech Metallurgical  5 13
Btech & Mtech Naval  5 18
Btech & Mtech Chemical  5 18
Btech & Mtech Biological Engineering  5 37
Btech & Mtech Electrical  5 53

IIT Madras Cutoff

Round No Institute Academic Program Name Quota Category Seat Pool Opening Rank Closing Rank
1 Indian Institute of Technology Madras Aerospace Engineering(4 year, Bachelor of Technology, Engineering) AI General Gender-Neutral 1971 3146
1 Indian Institute of Technology Madras Aerospace Engineering(4 year, Bachelor of Technology, Engineering) AI General PwD Gender-Neutral 88 149
1 Indian Institute of Technology Madras Aerospace Engineering(4 year, Bachelor of Technology, Engineering) AI EWS Gender-Neutral 271 335
1 Indian Institute of Technology Madras Aerospace Engineering(4 year, Bachelor of Technology, Engineering) AI OBC-NCL Gender-Neutral 937 1471
1 Indian Institute of Technology Madras Aerospace Engineering(4 year, Bachelor of Technology, Engineering) AI SC Gender-Neutral 588 753
1 Indian Institute of Technology Madras Aerospace Engineering(4 year, Bachelor of Technology, Engineering) AI ST Gender-Neutral 332 473
1 Indian Institute of Technology Madras Aerospace Engineering(4 year, Bachelor of Technology, Engineering) AI General Female-Only 4805 6314
1 Indian Institute of Technology Madras Aerospace Engineering(4 year, Bachelor of Technology, Engineering) AI OBC-NCL Female-Only 2874 3356
1 Indian Institute of Technology Madras Aerospace Engineering(4 year, Bachelor of Technology, Engineering) AI SC Female-Only 735 735
1 Indian Institute of Technology Madras Aerospace Engineering(4 year, Bachelor of Technology, Engineering) AI ST Female-Only 900 900
1 Indian Institute of Technology Madras Chemical Engineering(4 year, Bachelor of Technology, Engineering) AI General Gender-Neutral 1831 3037
1 Indian Institute of Technology Madras Chemical Engineering(4 year, Bachelor of Technology, Engineering) AI General PwD Gender-Neutral 126P 126P
1 Indian Institute of Technology Madras Chemical Engineering(4 year, Bachelor of Technology, Engineering) AI EWS Gender-Neutral 242 290
1 Indian Institute of Technology Madras Chemical Engineering(4 year, Bachelor of Technology, Engineering) AI OBC-NCL Gender-Neutral 1099 1552
1 Indian Institute of Technology Madras Chemical Engineering(4 year, Bachelor of Technology, Engineering) AI OBC-NCL(PwD) Gender-Neutral 45P 45P
1 Indian Institute of Technology Madras Chemical Engineering(4 year, Bachelor of Technology, Engineering) AI SC Gender-Neutral 481 1013
1 Indian Institute of Technology Madras Chemical Engineering(4 year, Bachelor of Technology, Engineering) AI ST Gender-Neutral 55 583
1 Indian Institute of Technology Madras Chemical Engineering(4 year, Bachelor of Technology, Engineering) AI General Female-Only 4562 5674
1 Indian Institute of Technology Madras Chemical Engineering(4 year, Bachelor of Technology, Engineering) AI EWS Female-Only 890 890
1 Indian Institute of Technology Madras Chemical Engineering(4 year, Bachelor of Technology, Engineering) AI OBC-NCL Female-Only 2007 2938
1 Indian Institute of Technology Madras Chemical Engineering(4 year, Bachelor of Technology, Engineering) AI SC Female-Only 1177 1324
1 Indian Institute of Technology Madras Chemical Engineering(4 year, Bachelor of Technology, Engineering) AI ST Female-Only 1107 1107
1 Indian Institute of Technology Madras Civil Engineering(4 year, Bachelor of Technology, Engineering) AI General Gender-Neutral 2220 4346
1 Indian Institute of Technology Madras Civil Engineering(4 year, Bachelor of Technology, Engineering) AI General PwD Gender-Neutral 111 111
1 Indian Institute of Technology Madras Civil Engineering(4 year, Bachelor of Technology, Engineering) AI EWS Gender-Neutral 384 396
1 Indian Institute of Technology Madras Civil Engineering(4 year, Bachelor of Technology, Engineering) AI OBC-NCL Gender-Neutral 869 1600
1 Indian Institute of Technology Madras Civil Engineering(4 year, Bachelor of Technology, Engineering) AI OBC-NCL(PwD) Gender-Neutral 36P 36P
1 Indian Institute of Technology Madras Civil Engineering(4 year, Bachelor of Technology, Engineering) AI SC Gender-Neutral 509 868
1 Indian Institute of Technology Madras Civil Engineering(4 year, Bachelor of Technology, Engineering) AI ST Gender-Neutral 136 222
1 Indian Institute of Technology Madras Civil Engineering(4 year, Bachelor of Technology, Engineering) AI ST PwD Gender-Neutral 4 4
1 Indian Institute of Technology Madras Civil Engineering(4 year, Bachelor of Technology, Engineering) AI General Female-Only 5710 7616
1 Indian Institute of Technology Madras Civil Engineering(4 year, Bachelor of Technology, Engineering) AI EWS Female-Only 920 920
1 Indian Institute of Technology Madras Civil Engineering(4 year, Bachelor of Technology, Engineering) AI OBC-NCL Female-Only 1790 3041
1 Indian Institute of Technology Madras Civil Engineering(4 year, Bachelor of Technology, Engineering) AI SC Female-Only 944 1128
1 Indian Institute of Technology Madras Civil Engineering(4 year, Bachelor of Technology, Engineering) AI ST Female-Only 491 491
1 Indian Institute of Technology Madras Computer Science and Engineering(4 year, Bachelor of Technology, Engineering) AI General Gender-Neutral 90 188
1 Indian Institute of Technology Madras Computer Science and Engineering(4 year, Bachelor of Technology, Engineering) AI EWS Gender-Neutral 16 17
1 Indian Institute of Technology Madras Computer Science and Engineering(4 year, Bachelor of Technology, Engineering) AI OBC-NCL Gender-Neutral 37 79
1 Indian Institute of Technology Madras Computer Science and Engineering(4 year, Bachelor of Technology, Engineering) AI SC Gender-Neutral 8 48
1 Indian Institute of Technology Madras Computer Science and Engineering(4 year, Bachelor of Technology, Engineering) AI SC PwD Gender-Neutral 4P 4P
1 Indian Institute of Technology Madras Computer Science and Engineering(4 year, Bachelor of Technology, Engineering) AI ST Gender-Neutral 16 28
1 Indian Institute of Technology Madras Computer Science and Engineering(4 year, Bachelor of Technology, Engineering) AI General Female-Only 349 690
1 Indian Institute of Technology Madras Computer Science and Engineering(4 year, Bachelor of Technology, Engineering) AI EWS Female-Only 57 57
1 Indian Institute of Technology Madras Computer Science and Engineering(4 year, Bachelor of Technology, Engineering) AI OBC-NCL Female-Only 156 231
1 Indian Institute of Technology Madras Computer Science and Engineering(4 year, Bachelor of Technology, Engineering) AI SC Female-Only 128 151
1 Indian Institute of Technology Madras Computer Science and Engineering(4 year, Bachelor of Technology, Engineering) AI ST Female-Only 113 113
1 Indian Institute of Technology Madras Electrical Engineering(4 year, Bachelor of Technology, Engineering) AI General Gender-Neutral 182 717
1 Indian Institute of Technology Madras Electrical Engineering(4 year, Bachelor of Technology, Engineering) AI General PwD Gender-Neutral 27 58
1 Indian Institute of Technology Madras Electrical Engineering(4 year, Bachelor of Technology, Engineering) AI EWS Gender-Neutral 46 59
1 Indian Institute of Technology Madras Electrical Engineering(4 year, Bachelor of Technology, Engineering) AI EWS PwD Gender-Neutral 6 6
1 Indian Institute of Technology Madras Electrical Engineering(4 year, Bachelor of Technology, Engineering) AI OBC-NCL Gender-Neutral 88 327
1 Indian Institute of Technology Madras Electrical Engineering(4 year, Bachelor of Technology, Engineering) AI OBC-NCL(PwD) Gender-Neutral 23 44
1 Indian Institute of Technology Madras Electrical Engineering(4 year, Bachelor of Technology, Engineering) AI SC Gender-Neutral 51 244
1 Indian Institute of Technology Madras Electrical Engineering(4 year, Bachelor of Technology, Engineering) AI ST Gender-Neutral 48 117
1 Indian Institute of Technology Madras Electrical Engineering(4 year, Bachelor of Technology, Engineering) AI General Female-Only 805 2074
1 Indian Institute of Technology Madras Electrical Engineering(4 year, Bachelor of Technology, Engineering) AI EWS Female-Only 198 198
1 Indian Institute of Technology Madras Electrical Engineering(4 year, Bachelor of Technology, Engineering) AI OBC-NCL Female-Only 619 987
1 Indian Institute of Technology Madras Electrical Engineering(4 year, Bachelor of Technology, Engineering) AI OBC-NCL(PwD) Female-Only 25 25
1 Indian Institute of Technology Madras Electrical Engineering(4 year, Bachelor of Technology, Engineering) AI SC Female-Only 226 295
1 Indian Institute of Technology Madras Electrical Engineering(4 year, Bachelor of Technology, Engineering) AI ST Female-Only 160 216
1 Indian Institute of Technology Madras Engineering Physics(4 year, Bachelor of Technology, Engineering) AI General Gender-Neutral 1430 2458
1 Indian Institute of Technology Madras Engineering Physics(4 year, Bachelor of Technology, Engineering) AI General PwD Gender-Neutral 199P 199P
1 Indian Institute of Technology Madras Engineering Physics(4 year, Bachelor of Technology, Engineering) AI EWS Gender-Neutral 177 177
1 Indian Institute of Technology Madras Engineering Physics(4 year, Bachelor of Technology, Engineering) AI OBC-NCL Gender-Neutral 484 1304
1 Indian Institute of Technology Madras Engineering Physics(4 year, Bachelor of Technology, Engineering) AI SC Gender-Neutral 397 1021
1 Indian Institute of Technology Madras Engineering Physics(4 year, Bachelor of Technology, Engineering) AI ST Gender-Neutral 500 700
1 Indian Institute of Technology Madras Engineering Physics(4 year, Bachelor of Technology, Engineering) AI General Female-Only 3181 5839
1 Indian Institute of Technology Madras Engineering Physics(4 year, Bachelor of Technology, Engineering) AI OBC-NCL Female-Only 2348 2694
1 Indian Institute of Technology Madras Engineering Physics(4 year, Bachelor of Technology, Engineering) AI SC Female-Only 2224 2224
1 Indian Institute of Technology Madras Engineering Physics(4 year, Bachelor of Technology, Engineering) AI ST Female-Only 220P 220P
1 Indian Institute of Technology Madras Mechanical Engineering(4 year, Bachelor of Technology, Engineering) AI General Gender-Neutral 722 1891
1 Indian Institute of Technology Madras Mechanical Engineering(4 year, Bachelor of Technology, Engineering) AI General PwD Gender-Neutral 82 147
1 Indian Institute of Technology Madras Mechanical Engineering(4 year, Bachelor of Technology, Engineering) AI EWS Gender-Neutral 122 159
1 Indian Institute of Technology Madras Mechanical Engineering(4 year, Bachelor of Technology, Engineering) AI OBC-NCL Gender-Neutral 370 836
1 Indian Institute of Technology Madras Mechanical Engineering(4 year, Bachelor of Technology, Engineering) AI OBC-NCL(PwD) Gender-Neutral 7P 61P
1 Indian Institute of Technology Madras Mechanical Engineering(4 year, Bachelor of Technology, Engineering) AI SC Gender-Neutral 59 519
1 Indian Institute of Technology Madras Mechanical Engineering(4 year, Bachelor of Technology, Engineering) AI ST Gender-Neutral 127 221
1 Indian Institute of Technology Madras Mechanical Engineering(4 year, Bachelor of Technology, Engineering) AI General Female-Only 2721 4635
1 Indian Institute of Technology Madras Mechanical Engineering(4 year, Bachelor of Technology, Engineering) AI EWS Female-Only 496 496
1 Indian Institute of Technology Madras Mechanical Engineering(4 year, Bachelor of Technology, Engineering) AI OBC-NCL Female-Only 1064 2275
1 Indian Institute of Technology Madras Mechanical Engineering(4 year, Bachelor of Technology, Engineering) AI SC Female-Only 419 1122
1 Indian Institute of Technology Madras Mechanical Engineering(4 year, Bachelor of Technology, Engineering) AI ST Female-Only 737 1012
1 Indian Institute of Technology Madras Metallurgical and Materials Engineering(4 year, Bachelor of Technology, Engineering) AI General Gender-Neutral 3407 4720
1 Indian Institute of Technology Madras Metallurgical and Materials Engineering(4 year, Bachelor of Technology, Engineering) AI EWS Gender-Neutral 443 461
1 Indian Institute of Technology Madras Metallurgical and Materials Engineering(4 year, Bachelor of Technology, Engineering) AI OBC-NCL Gender-Neutral 1560 2119
1 Indian Institute of Technology Madras Metallurgical and Materials Engineering(4 year, Bachelor of Technology, Engineering) AI SC Gender-Neutral 1131 1454
1 Indian Institute of Technology Madras Metallurgical and Materials Engineering(4 year, Bachelor of Technology, Engineering) AI ST Gender-Neutral 621 632
1 Indian Institute of Technology Madras Metallurgical and Materials Engineering(4 year, Bachelor of Technology, Engineering) AI General Female-Only 6166 7956
1 Indian Institute of Technology Madras Metallurgical and Materials Engineering(4 year, Bachelor of Technology, Engineering) AI OBC-NCL Female-Only 3897 4569
1 Indian Institute of Technology Madras Metallurgical and Materials Engineering(4 year, Bachelor of Technology, Engineering) AI SC Female-Only 1511 1924
1 Indian Institute of Technology Madras Metallurgical and Materials Engineering(4 year, Bachelor of Technology, Engineering) AI ST Female-Only 1192 1192
1 Indian Institute of Technology Madras Naval Architecture and Ocean Engineering(4 year, Bachelor of Technology,

Engineering)

AI General Gender-Neutral 4463 5892
1 Indian Institute of Technology Madras Naval Architecture and Ocean Engineering(4 year, Bachelor of Technology,

Engineering)

AI General PwD Gender-Neutral 253P 253P
1 Indian Institute of Technology Madras Naval Architecture and Ocean Engineering(4 year, Bachelor of Technology,

Engineering)

AI EWS Gender-Neutral 588 616.1
1 Indian Institute of Technology Madras Naval Architecture and Ocean Engineering(4 year, Bachelor of Technology,

Engineering)

AI OBC-NCL Gender-Neutral 1843 2381
1 Indian Institute of Technology Madras Naval Architecture and Ocean Engineering(4 year, Bachelor of Technology,

Engineering)

AI SC Gender-Neutral 1052 1712
1 Indian Institute of Technology Madras Naval Architecture and Ocean Engineering(4 year, Bachelor of Technology,

Engineering)

AI ST Gender-Neutral 759 840
1 Indian Institute of Technology Madras Naval Architecture and Ocean Engineering(4 year, Bachelor of Technology,

Engineering)

AI General Female-Only 9833 12855
1 Indian Institute of Technology Madras Naval Architecture and Ocean Engineering(4 year, Bachelor of Technology,

Engineering)

AI OBC-NCL Female-Only 3895 5324
1 Indian Institute of Technology Madras Naval Architecture and Ocean Engineering(4 year, Bachelor of Technology,

Engineering)

AI SC Female-Only 2704 2704
1 Indian Institute of Technology Madras Aerospace Engineering(5 year, Bachelor and Master of Technology (Dual Degree),

Engineering)

AI General Gender-Neutral 2558 3343
1 Indian Institute of Technology Madras Aerospace Engineering(5 year, Bachelor and Master of Technology (Dual Degree),

Engineering)

AI OBC-NCL Gender-Neutral 1322 1442
1 Indian Institute of Technology Madras Aerospace Engineering(5 year, Bachelor and Master of Technology (Dual Degree),

Engineering)

AI SC Gender-Neutral 520 884
1 Indian Institute of Technology Madras Aerospace Engineering(5 year, Bachelor and Master of Technology (Dual Degree),

Engineering)

AI General Female-Only 7882 7882
1 Indian Institute of Technology Madras Aerospace Engineering(5 year, Bachelor and Master of Technology (Dual Degree),

Engineering)

AI OBC-NCL Female-Only 3589 3589
1 Indian Institute of Technology Madras Biological Engineering(5 year, Bachelor and Master of Technology (Dual Degree),

Engineering)

AI General Gender-Neutral 1335 6424
1 Indian Institute of Technology Madras Biological Engineering(5 year, Bachelor and Master of Technology (Dual Degree),

Engineering)

AI EWS Gender-Neutral 663.1 663.1
1 Indian Institute of Technology Madras Biological Engineering(5 year, Bachelor and Master of Technology (Dual Degree),

Engineering)

AI OBC-NCL Gender-Neutral 1845 3220
1 Indian Institute of Technology Madras Biological Engineering(5 year, Bachelor and Master of Technology (Dual Degree),

Engineering)

AI SC Gender-Neutral 1472 2111
1 Indian Institute of Technology Madras Biological Engineering(5 year, Bachelor and Master of Technology (Dual Degree),

Engineering)

AI ST Gender-Neutral 1053 1103
1 Indian Institute of Technology Madras Biological Engineering(5 year, Bachelor and Master of Technology (Dual Degree),

Engineering)

AI General Female-Only 6622 8367
1 Indian Institute of Technology Madras Biological Engineering(5 year, Bachelor and Master of Technology (Dual Degree),

Engineering)

AI EWS Female-Only 1111 1111
1 Indian Institute of Technology Madras Biological Engineering(5 year, Bachelor and Master of Technology (Dual Degree),

Engineering)

AI OBC-NCL Female-Only 3067 4232
1 Indian Institute of Technology Madras Biological Engineering(5 year, Bachelor and Master of Technology (Dual Degree),

Engineering)

AI SC Female-Only 1497 1497
1 Indian Institute of Technology Madras Biological Engineering(5 year, Bachelor and Master of Technology (Dual Degree),

Engineering)

AI ST Female-Only 722P 722P
1 Indian Institute of Technology Madras Engineering Design(5 year, Bachelor and Master of Technology (Dual Degree),

Engineering)

AI General Gender-Neutral 2080 3453
1 Indian Institute of Technology Madras Engineering Design(5 year, Bachelor and Master of Technology (Dual Degree),

Engineering)

AI General PwD Gender-Neutral 28 28
1 Indian Institute of Technology Madras Engineering Design(5 year, Bachelor and Master of Technology (Dual Degree),

Engineering)

AI EWS Gender-Neutral 398 441
1 Indian Institute of Technology Madras Engineering Design(5 year, Bachelor and Master of Technology (Dual Degree),

Engineering)

AI OBC-NCL Gender-Neutral 587 1496
1 Indian Institute of Technology Madras Engineering Design(5 year, Bachelor and Master of Technology (Dual Degree),

Engineering)

AI SC Gender-Neutral 794 1513
1 Indian Institute of Technology Madras Engineering Design(5 year, Bachelor and Master of Technology (Dual Degree),

Engineering)

AI ST Gender-Neutral 425 724
1 Indian Institute of Technology Madras Engineering Design(5 year, Bachelor and Master of Technology (Dual Degree),

Engineering)

AI General Female-Only 2247 7509
1 Indian Institute of Technology Madras Engineering Design(5 year, Bachelor and Master of Technology (Dual Degree),

Engineering)

AI EWS Female-Only 1848 1848
1 Indian Institute of Technology Madras Engineering Design(5 year, Bachelor and Master of Technology (Dual Degree),

Engineering)

AI OBC-NCL Female-Only 3516 4238
1 Indian Institute of Technology Madras Engineering Design(5 year, Bachelor and Master of Technology (Dual Degree),

Engineering)

AI SC Female-Only 2325 2325
1 Indian Institute of Technology Madras Engineering Design(5 year, Bachelor and Master of Technology (Dual Degree),

Engineering)

AI ST Female-Only 379P 379P
1 Indian Institute of Technology Madras Biological Sciences(5 year, Bachelor of Science and Master of Science (Dual Degree),

Science)

AI General Gender-Neutral 4487 8276
1 Indian Institute of Technology Madras Biological Sciences(5 year, Bachelor of Science and Master of Science (Dual Degree),

Science)

AI EWS Gender-Neutral 863 863
1 Indian Institute of Technology Madras Biological Sciences(5 year, Bachelor of Science and Master of Science (Dual Degree),

Science)

AI OBC-NCL Gender-Neutral 3332 3704
1 Indian Institute of Technology Madras Biological Sciences(5 year, Bachelor of Science and Master of Science (Dual Degree),

Science)

AI SC Gender-Neutral 1881 2158
1 Indian Institute of Technology Madras Biological Sciences(5 year, Bachelor of Science and Master of Science (Dual Degree),

Science)

AI ST Gender-Neutral 1057 1148
1 Indian Institute of Technology Madras Biological Sciences(5 year, Bachelor of Science and Master of Science (Dual Degree),

Science)

AI General Female-Only 9127 13695
1 Indian Institute of Technology Madras Biological Sciences(5 year, Bachelor of Science and Master of Science (Dual Degree),

Science)

AI EWS Female-Only 2055 2055
1 Indian Institute of Technology Madras Biological Sciences(5 year, Bachelor of Science and Master of Science (Dual Degree),

Science)

AI OBC-NCL Female-Only 6070 6703
1 Indian Institute of Technology Madras Biological Sciences(5 year, Bachelor of Science and Master of Science (Dual Degree),

Science)

AI SC Female-Only 2731 2731
1 Indian Institute of Technology Madras Biological Sciences(5 year, Bachelor of Science and Master of Science (Dual Degree),

Science)

AI ST Female-Only 954P 954P
1 Indian Institute of Technology Madras Physics(5 year, Bachelor of Science and Master of Science (Dual Degree), Science) AI General Gender-Neutral 2549 3228
1 Indian Institute of Technology Madras Physics(5 year, Bachelor of Science and Master of Science (Dual Degree), Science) AI OBC-NCL Gender-Neutral 2320 2604
1 Indian Institute of Technology Madras Physics(5 year, Bachelor of Science and Master of Science (Dual Degree), Science) AI SC Gender-Neutral 469 479
1 Indian Institute of Technology Madras Physics(5 year, Bachelor of Science and Master of Science (Dual Degree), Science) AI General Female-Only 7426 7426
1 Indian Institute of Technology Madras Physics(5 year, Bachelor of Science and Master of Science (Dual Degree), Science) AI OBC-NCL Female-Only 5463 5463

IIT Madras Placements

The institute has its own placement cell that carries out various activities that help students in appearing for the group DIscussions, interviews. Workshops on Communication skills, personality development are conducted for the benefit of the students. The institute  also conducts mock tests and practise sessions on Aptitude, Quantitative Ability, Logical and Reasoning to make students better prepared for the placement season when a lot of top companies visit the campus 

The process of the Placement season in IIT Madras is as follows;

  • Invitation– The training and placement cell invites companies and decides on the eligibility criteria for the students along with packages.
  • Registration– Students have to register for these placements them and submit their necessary documents to the placement cell.
  • Pre-Placement Talk– Students of the institute sitting for the placement are made aware of the roles and job profiles and the opportunities to grow with the company.
  • Written test, Group Discussion and Final Selection.

Top Recruiters

  • Google
  • Auctus Advisors
  • Cisco
  • Qualcomm
  • Microsoft
  • DE Shaw & Co
  • P&G
  • Dalberg
  • Mercedes Benz
  • ITC Limited
  • Rolls Royce
  • Roland Berger
  • Intel
  • BCG
  • Bain & Company
  • IBM Technologies
  • TATA
  • Samsung
  • American Express
  • J.P Morgan
R- Registered  1276
P -Placed 872
PPOs Accepted 99
Total Placed 971
Double Placed 118
Triple Placed 12
De – Registered  89
Total Offers  1151

No. of companies – 246; Number Placed – 872 (Total No. of offers – 1015) DR – De-registered 89 Total No of Offers 1151 Total PPO Accepted – 99 (Total No. of PPO offers – 136).

Apart from the placements, the students of IIT Madras have always proved their capability in various fields including research, entrepreneurship, and social work. Some notable alumni from IIT Madras are: 

  1. B.Muthuraman (MD, TATA STEEL).
  2. Chandu Thekkath (MD, Microsoft Research India).
  3. Jayant Baliga (Inventor of the Insulated-Gate Bipolar Transistor).
  4. Anant Agarwal (Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at MIT, CEO of EdX).
  5. Subra Suresh (President of Carnegie Mellon Univ., former Director of the NSF (National Science Foundation), former Dean of Engineering at MIT).

FAQ – IIT Madras

1. How do placements happen in IIT Madras?

Ans: All students who will be graduating from the institute by the end of the academic year can register for campus placements. However, placement registration will be open only for one academic year. Registrations are usually done during the month of August. MS and PhD scholars’ placements happen throughout the year.

2. What are the top branches to study in IIT Madras?

The most coveted branches in IIT Madras is Computers, Civil, Electrical and Mechanical engineering.

3. Does IITM have exchange programs?

The Institute has a good relationship with several other educational institutes in the world. More significantly, the Institute has signed Memoranda Of Understanding (MOU) with several foreign universities and this has resulted in co-operative projects and assignments.

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