IIT Roorkee

IIT Roorkee

IIT Roorkee before it became an IIT was previously known as ‘Thomason College of Civil Engineering’. The college was founded in 1847 by Sir James Thomason and later converted to an IIT in the year 2001. Today, this institute is regarded as Institution of National Importance as the other IITs in India. Indian Institute of Technology – Roorkee is also among the top institutes that provide higher technical education to students. The Institute has further contributed greatly to create efficient man-power in all sectors of technological development.

The institute has also been said to be a trendsetter in the field of education and research covering areas like science, technology, and engineering. IIT Roorkee is located in the Haridwar district of Uttarakhand and is among the biggest engineering institutions having the largest academic unit. The main campus in Roorkee has an area of 365 acres. Let us spend some time to learn about the institute.

IIT Roorkee Ranking

While the ranking keeps changing IIT Roorkee has managed to stay on top 10 position for a long time. The ranking of the institute throughout the years has been given below.

IIT Roorkee Ranking
Organization Year Rank
NIRF 2019 6
NIRF 2018 6
NIRF 2017 6
The Week 2015 7
Edu Rand 2015 8
The Week 2014 6

IIT Roorkee Courses Offered

B.Tech Courses (Duration 4 – years)
Civil Engineering (CE) Production & Industrial Engineering (PIE)
Chemical Engineering (CHE) Electrical Engineering (EE)
Computer Science & Eng. (CSE) Electronics & Communication Eng.(ECE)
Mechanical Engineering (ME) Engineering Physics (EP)
Biotechnology Polymer Science & Engineering
Metallurgical & Materials Engineering
Integrated M.SC and M.Tech – Dual Degree Courses (Duration 5 – years)
Integrated M.SC Integrated M.tech
1. Applied Mathematics

2. Chemistry

3. Physics

1. Geological Technology

2. Geophysical Technology

IIT Roorkee Admission Criteria

The candidates are granted admissions into various undergraduate courses mainly on the basis of ranks scored in JEE exams. For other courses like M.Tech, M.Arch, and M.U.R.P. candidates have to qualify in GATE. Additionally, the institute has announced that the candidates should register at Common Offer Acceptance Portal (COAP) for final admission.

IIT Roorkee – Total Seats Availability

Branch Seats
B.Tech Courses – Duration 4 years
Biotechnology 35
Chemical Engineering 90
Civil Engineering 135
Computer Science & Engineering 75
Electrical Engineering 120
Electronics & Communication Engineering 80
Engineering Physics 30
Mechanical Engineering 100
Metallurgical & Materials Engineering 80
Polymer Science & Engineering 30
Production  & Industrial Engineering 40
Integrated M. Tech. Courses – Duration 5 years
Geological Technology 30
Geophysical Technology 30
Integrated M.Sc Courses – Duration 5 years
Applied Mathematics 30
Chemistry 20
Physics 20
Total 945 Seats

IIT Roorkee Cutoff

Below students will find the IIT Roorkee cutoffs of previous years.

IIT Roorkee JEE Advanced Cutoff 2018
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B.Tech Courses – Duration 4 years
Biotechnology 4577 7074 3030 3346 1372 1741 897 126P
Chemical Eng. 2470 3966 1375 1902 893 1095 442 669
Civil Engineering 3268 4756 1022 1809 359 758 100 244
Computer Science and Engineering 278 416 138 225 77 108 58 82
Electrical Eng. 1101 1735 557 799 223 446 71 243
Electronics and Communication Engineering 915 1266 313 622 140 402 124 297
Eng. Physics 2255 3619 1750 2154 949 1154 606 684
Mechanical Eng. 1682 2485 691 1029 376 594 196 277
Metallurgical and Materials Eng. 4572 6437 1908 2950 1229 1517 682 889
Polymer Science and Engineering 5837 7807 2863 3646 1823 2004 179P 657P
Production and Industrial Eng. 3531 5061 1772 2411 1002 1343 720 788

 

IIT Roorkee JEE Advanced Cutoff 2017
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B.Tech Courses – Duration 4 years
Biotechnology 5143 6459 2154 2896 1651 1899 804 917
Chemical Eng. 2772 4078 1417 1723 867 1025 452 547
Civil Engineering 2876 4582 1049 1435 524 789 97 213
Computer Science and Engineering 261 449 129 202 83 132 58 98
Electrical Eng. 801 1905 457 742 177 419 81 226
Electronics and Communication Engineering 833 1406 410 617 230 381 185 234
Eng. Physics 2433 4037 1530 1832 973 1226 613 797
Mechanical Eng. 1552 2343 519 885 341 470 151 258
Metallurgical and Materials Eng. 4127 5573 2106 2528 1256 1638 695 832
Polymer Science and Engineering 5505 7688 1745 3154 1660 1982 918 920
Production and Industrial Eng. 3637 4605 1697 2061 1046 1464 563 631
B.Arch Course – Duration 5 years
Architecture 5062 14983 3134 4180 1966 2320 533 905
Integrated M. Tech Courses – Duration 5 years
Geological Technology 5704 6900 2505 3289 1814 1977 832 1042
Geophysical Technology 4806 6233 2201 2923 1753 1863 973 999
Integrated M.Sc Courses – Duration 4 years
Applied Mathematics 1876 2589 840 1562 698 1135 636 708
Chemistry 6322 8601 2812 3681 2001 2212 925 1118
Physics 3981 7160 2347 3370 1428 1816 783 1131

Every course is different and hence has a different fee structure. We have listed them below. More significantly, candidates will get to know the exact fee structure during the counselling sessions.

IIT Roorkee Fee

Name of the Course Total Amount
Bachelor of Technology [B.Tech] 2,90,000
Bachelor of Architecture [B.Arch] 3,35,000
Master of Technology [M.Tech] 50,000
Master of Architecture [M.Arch] 50,000
Master of Science [M.Sc] 6,000
PhD 5,000
Master of Business Administration [MBA] 2,00,000

IIT Roorkee Placements

In addition to companies like Google, Microsoft, and Oracle, which are the top recruiters, the college also receives placement offers from other popular companies like Nvidia, Futures First, Goldman Sachs, Reliance, Shell technology centre, Trident Limited, Morgan Stanley advantages Pvt. Ltd, ZS Associates, etc. The best offer made to an IIT Roorkee student was 1.83 crore by Oracle.

Top Recruiters
Google Oracle Microsoft Facebook
HCL Technologies Hewlett Packard IBM India Pvt. Ltd. Infosys Limited
Nestle India NTPC Ltd. Tata Steel Michelin Tyres
Tata Motors Ltd. Robert Bosch ICICI Bank J.K. Paper
HPCL Asian Oilfield Services Goldman Sachs Indian Oil Corporation

IIT Roorkee is a world-class institute to pursue a course in engineering as it provides knowledge as well as all-round development, Placement as well as an entrepreneurship streak. Even the Library at IIT Roorkee is designed in such a way that it can seat at least 500 students at once and is one of the largest technical libraries in our country which speaks a lot about the stress the esteemed institute lays on education and learning. The encouraging faculty here have produced many gems in the past including Bharat Ratna awardees, CEO’s, Major social reformers and Leaders.

FAQ – IIT Roorkee

  • How is the allocation of hostel done?

Normally all first B.Tech and B.Arch students are given rooms in Rajendra Bhawan for boys and in Kasturba Bhawan for girls. Later students are transferred to different hostels. Students usually get rooms on twin sharing basis while some may get a single room. The allocation is also done based on the AIR Rank in JEE.

  • Who all can access the labs?

Any IIT Roorkee student can access the lab for specific projects. However, biometric registration has to be done.

  • Does IIT Roorkee provide a coaching centre for IAS/CAT/GRE?

Yes, the institute has several coaching centres for programs like CAT and IAS.

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