Indian Institute of Technology (Indian School of Mines), Dhanbad Overview

  Dhanbad   AICTE, UGC   ESTD 1926
  Dhanbad   AICTE, UGC   ESTD 1926

About College

Indian Institute of Technology, IIT (ISM) Dhanbad was formally known as The Indian School of Mines was opened in 1926, by Lord Irwin. In the May of 2016 it got the status of one of the Indian Institute of Technology. Situated in the heart of the country’s prime coking coal belt, 260 kms from Kolkata with a campus spread over an area of 393 acres, (with 218 acres of existing campus and 175 acres under acquisition and development) the fully residential IIT(ISM) has all the facilities of world class academic institute. What started as an institution to impart mining education has graduated into a full-fledged technical institution of international acclaim offering a host of programmes like B. Tech., M. Tech., M. Sc. Tech., and MBA. In addition the School offers M. Phil. and full as well as part time Ph. D. programmes, while also awarding D.Sc. as the highest degree of academic achievement. The engineering courses offered by the college are listed below:
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Electronics and Communication
  • Petroleum Engineering
  • Mining Engineering
  • Mineral Engineering
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Computer Science Engineering
  • Information Technology


Source Rank
NIRF (2018) 13
NIRF (2017) Engineering 23
NIRF (2017) Overall 53
India Today 6
Outlook India 13
The Week 12
QS (BRICS) 201-250
Times (World) 601-800