IIT Madras


IIT Madras is a public engineering institute that was set up in the year 1959 in Madras through an Act of Parliament. IIT Madras Admissions are entirely based on the marks in National level entrance exams such as IIT JAM, JEE Advanced, CAT etc. IIT Madras was the third Indian Institute of Technology after IIT Bombay and IIT Kharagpur. The 617.8-Acre campus is one of India’s most prestigious institute to gain recognition as an Institute of National Importance by Government of India.

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IIT Madras Courses and Eligibility

IIT Madras offers Undergraduate, Postgraduate and Research programs in streams like Engineering, Sciences, Humanities, and Management.

The Courses offered by IIT Madras are –

B.Tech Course Eligibility

IIT Madras offers a four-year B.Tech course in 10 specializations. The applicant must have passed 10+2 in Science stream with a minimum of 75% marks. The selection to the program will be on the basis of JEE Main and JEE Advanced score. Final selection will be made by JoSAA Counselling committee.

M.Tech Course Eligibility

IIT Madras MTech course is offered by IIT Madras in 26 specializations at the Postgraduate level. The criteria to apply is Graduation in a relevant subject (B.E./ B.Tech) with at least 6.5 CGPA (on 10 point scale) or 60% marks from a recognized Institute. Applicants will be selected on the basis of GATE score followed by Counselling.

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M.Sc. Course Eligibility

There are three specializations offered under M.Sc. program to the candidates. To apply a candidate must pass hold a Bachelor’s degree in a respective discipline with minimum 55% aggregate marks. Selection will be based on JAM score followed by counseling.

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M.A. Course Eligibility

The minimum eligibility to apply is Intermediate with 55% marks from a recognized body. Selection will be based on the Humanities and Social Science Entrance Exam (HSEE) score.

M.S (By Research) Course Eligibility

M.S (By Research) program is offered to the candidates in two specializations viz., Engineering and Management. Students applying to this course must hold a B.E./ B.Tech degree and qualify GATE/ CSIR NET/ UGC NET exam.

Ph.D. Course Eligibility

IIT Madras Ph.D. Course is offered to the students in three specializations namely, Engineering, Humanities, and Social Science and Management. The applicant must hold a Master’s or dual degree in the relevant discipline with the CGPA of 6.5 or above. The applicant will be selected on the basis of their performance in GATE/ UGC NET/ CSIR NET and personal interview.

IIT Madras MBA Course Eligibility

IIT Madras also offers an MBA program to the candidates at the Postgraduate level. The applicant needs to have a valid score in the Common Admissions Test (CAT) conducted by the Indian Institutes of Management and must be a Graduate in any discipline with minimum 60% marks from a recognized/ reputed University.

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IIT Madras Placements

IIT Madras is one of the most reputed institutes for technological education and research in India. IIT Madras Placement cell is known for its strong relations with the industry. The Institute has always been a favorite destination of recruitment for many firms. Every year it builds a good placement record through the Department of Management Studies.

The following graph represents sector-wise placement in 2017:

IIT Madras Ranking

Body/ MagazineSubjectRankYear
QS (World)General – international2642018
QS (Asia)482018
Times (World)601-8002018
Times (BRICS)352017
Times (Asia)622017
The WEEK42017
QS (BRICS)General – international192016

IIT Madras Scholarship

Scholarships are offered to students so that they aspire to excellence. It is a reward to them for their hard work. IIT Madras is quite generous in its offerings for diligent students. Scholarship names are given below:

  • AERB Scholarship
  • Girish Ready Scholarship
  • Prof. Narasimhan Fellowship
  • Institute Merit-cum-Means Scholarship

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