IIT Patna

The Indian Institute of Technology Patna is one of the new IITs established on August 6, 2008, by an Act of the Indian Parliament. The IIT Patna campus is located in Bihta, around 40 kilometres from Patna. The institute has built modern facilities that are completely equipped with all necessary equipment, software, and machinery that are used to train and educate students.

IIT Patna – Ranking

IIT Patna’s ranking is given below.

Ranking Organisation Year Rank
NIRF (Overall) 2021 51
NIRF (Engineering) 2021 26
QS Global 2021 in Indian University Ranking category 2021 36

IIT Patna – Cut-off

Course Name Category Male (Closing Rank) Female (Closing Rank)
Chemical and Biochemical Engineering OPEN 10634 18768
EWS 1540 3592
OBC-NCL 4190 8175
SC 2273 2273
ST
Civil & Environmental Engineering OPEN 11011 19325
EWS 1600 2981
OBC-NCL 4054 7807
SC 2176 3350
ST 739 739
Computer Science and Engineering OPEN 2633 6807
EWS 349 920
OBC-NCL 971 2647
SC 594 1449
ST 315 482
Mechanical Engineering OPEN 8440 16890
EWS 1316 3215
OBC-NCL 3425 7865
SC 1945 1945
ST 896 896
Materials Science & Engineering OPEN 11963 20548
EWS 1874 3781
OBC-NCL 4768 8837
SC 2560 2515
ST
Electrical Engineering OPEN 5776 12214
EWS 896 2259
OBC-NCL 2380 5486
SC 1505 2310
ST 770 876

IIT Patna – Courses Offered

IIT Patna has ten departments:

Courses
Computer Science & Engineering
Electrical Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Chemical and Biochemical Engineering
Civil & Environmental Engineering
Materials Science & Engineering
Chemistry
Physics
Mathematics
Humanities & Social Science Departments

IIT Patna – Admission

The admissions for the UG programmes are done through Joint Entrance Examination (JEE Advanced) conducted at the all India level by the IITs.

IIT Patna – Seats Availability

The seat matrix for the various courses at IIT Patna for 2022 is given in the table 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 Patna Chemical Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology) All India Gender-Neutral 22 1 5 1 8 0 4 0 14 1 56 65 5
Female-only (including Supernumerary) 4 1 1 0 2 0 1 0 4 1 14

(including “5” Supernumerary)

Indian Institute of Technology Patna Civil Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology) All India Gender-Neutral 21 1 5 0 8 1 4 1 14 1 56 64 6
Female-only (including Supernumerary) 5 1 1 0 2 0 1 0 4 0 14

(including “6” Supernumerary)

Indian Institute of Technology Patna Computer Science and Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology) All India Gender-Neutral 26 2 7 0 9 1 5 0 18 1 69 83 3
Female-only (including Supernumerary) 7 1 1 0 3 0 1 0 4 0 17

(including “3” Supernumerary)

Indian Institute of Technology Patna Engineering Physics (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology) All India Gender-Neutral 12 0 3 0 5 0 2 0 8 0 30 35 3
Female-only (including Supernumerary) 4 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 8

(including “3” Supernumerary)

Indian Institute of Technology Patna Mechanical Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology) All India Gender-Neutral 28 1 7 0 10 0 4 0 18 1 69 82 4
Female-only (including Supernumerary) 6 1 2 0 3 0 1 0 4 0 17

(including “4” Supernumerary)

Indian Institute of Technology Patna Metallurgical and Materials Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology) All India Gender-Neutral 14 1 3 0 5 1 3 0 10 0 37 43 3
Female-only (including Supernumerary) 4 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 2 0 9

(including “3” Supernumerary)

Indian Institute of Technology Patna Electrical and Electronics Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology) All India Gender-Neutral 25 1 7 1 10 0 6 1 17 1 69 84 2
Female-only (including Supernumerary) 6 1 2 0 3 0 1 0 4 0 17

(including “2” Supernumerary)

Indian Institute of Technology Patna Artificial Intelligence and Data Science (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology) All India Gender-Neutral 16 0 4 0 6 0 3 0 10 1 40 46 4
Female-only (including Supernumerary) 5 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 3 0 10

(including “4” Supernumerary)

Indian Institute of Technology Patna Mathematics and Computing (4 Years, Bachelor of Science) All India Gender-Neutral 15 1 4 0 5 1 3 0 10 1 40 47 3
Female-only (including Supernumerary) 4 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 3 0 10

(including “3” Supernumerary)

Total Seats 224 13 56 2 83 4 41 2 149 8 582 549 33

Total student strength is given below:

All programs of all Years Total Students
UG (4 Years Programmes) 167
PG (2 Years Programmes) 34

IIT Patna – Fee Structure

The fee structure for different courses at IIT Patna is given below. The amount given is in Indian rupees (INR).

Course First-year fees(in Rs.)
UG (4 Years Programmes) 1.75 lakhs
M.Tech 43, 600
M.Sc 33,600
Ph.D 23,168

IIT Patna – Placements

The placement and higher studies details for UG (4 years programme) are provided here.

Academic Year Number of first-year students intake in the year Number of first-year students admitted in the year Academic Year Number of students admitted through lateral entry Academic Year Number of students graduating in minimum stipulated time Number of students placed Median salary of placed graduates (Amount in Rs) Number of students selected for higher studies
2015-16 200 189 2016-17 0 2018-19 175 114 1000000(Ten lakh) 7
2016-17 200 193 2017-18 0 2019-20 160 118 1400000(Fourteen lakh) 8
2017-18 225 200 2018-19 0 2020-21 155 140 1180000(Eleven lakh eighty thousand) 5

Students are advised to check the official website for more information and updates.

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Frequently Asked Questions on IIT Dhanbad

What courses are now available at IIT Patna?

Computer Science and Engineering
Computer Science and Engineering
Electrical Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Civil and Environmental Engineering
Chemical and Biochemical Engineering, Materials Science and Engineering
Chemistry
Mathematics
Physics
Humanities and Social Sciences

Where is IIT Patna located?

IIT Patna has its own campus which is spread over 500 Acres. It is located in Bihta. The nearest railway station is at Bihta at a distance of 3 km from the campus. The nearest airport is at Patna, 35 km from the campus.

What about hostel accommodation at IIT Patna?

The hostels in the IIT Patna campus provide well-furnished lodging for all students.

Is there a PhD programme at IIT Patna right now?

Yes, all of the departments and centres have already accepted students for their PhD programmes.

Are recreational facilities available at IIT Patna?

Grounds are available for cricket, football, volleyball, basketball, and badminton. The facility for playing table tennis is also available.

Is there a central library at IIT Patna?

Yes, there are enough textbooks and reference books for B. Tech. students and research scholars, and the Central Library has a decent reference section with e-books as well.