IIT Dhanbad Alumni

  • Harsh Kumar Gupta: Indian earth scientist and seismologist
  • Gulshan Lal Tandon: Pioneer in Indian Mining Industry, Former Chairman of Coal India Ltd., Padma Bhushan
  • Rabi Narayan Bastia: Indian geoscientist and the Global Head of Exploration at Lime Petroleum, Norway. 
  • Deblina Sarkar: Indian scientist and inventor. She is an Assistant Professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and the AT&T Career Development Chair Professor of the MIT Media Lab.


Q. How to get admission to the IIT Dhanbad Ph.D. program?

Ans. IIT Dhanbad offers a Ph.D. program in the field of Engineering, Science, Humanities, and Management. Candidates with minimum 60% marks in Masters, or Bachelor’s in Engineering or equivalent are eligible for the Ph.D. program. Candidates are shortlisted for interviews based on GATE/ NET/CAT/GMAT depending on the aspiring stream. The final selection is based on the Interview performance.

Q. What is JEE cut-off trends for EE and CSE at IIT Dhanbad?

Ans. As per recent JEE Cut off trends of 2020, the B.Tech CSE cut-off in the 6th Round was 1296-3029 which is the highest among all other branches of IIT Dhanbad. For EE Branch, The last round cut-off was 5016-6615.

Q. Which branch is best for B.Tech in IIT Dhanbad?

Ans. All branches have equal effort for the students to provide the best outcomes from the program. However, the trends show aspirants prefer more CSE, Electronics and Communication Engineering, and Electronics and Instrumentation Engineering due to their high placement records. The highest placement rate among all branches is from CSE with 93.24%.

Q. Which is better, IIT Dhanbad or IIT Bhubaneswar?

Ans. Both institutes offer prestigious Engineering Degree to the aspirants. While at NIRF Engineering ranking 2020, IIT Bhubaneswar ranks at 22 positions, IIT Dhanbad is at 12th position. The popular program in both institutes is B.Tech. The first-year fee of the B.Tech program in IIT Dhanbad is INR 120400 Lakhs and INR 148759 for IIT Bhubaneswar. The placement of UG programs at IIT Bhubaneswar is 87% and 55.32% at IIT Dhanbad. Hence, IIT Bhubaneswar seems to be a better option in terms of ROI, excluding the ranking factor.

Q. What is the placement status of IIT Dhanbad?

Ans. The course-wise placement rate of IIT Dhanbad in 2020 is 55.32% for B.Tech, 79.13% for Dual Degree, and 11.14% for M.Tech. For branch wise, B.Tech placement shows statistics of 93.24% among Computer Science Engineering graduates and 77.88% for Electronics and Communication Engineering. The highest package of recent placement has surpassed the record of the last four years with INR. 48.38 LPA.

Q. How is IIT Dhanbad Life?

Ans. College life at IIT Dhanbad is quite good. Students of the institute get great exposure to different cultures and environments. Also, the institute organizes various activities and events for its students such as tech fests, cultural programs, and sports events.

Q. Does IIT Dhanbad accept JEE Mains score?

Ans. No, IIT Dhanbad does not accept JEE Mains scores for admission into the B.Tech program. The institute accepts JEE Advanced scores followed by the JoSAA Counselling process for admission into the B.Tech program. 

Q. Is IIT Dhanbad CSE good?

Ans. The faculty members and placements of the CSE branch at IIT Dhanbad are extremely good. The CSE department has recorded the highest number of placements with the highest CTC of INR 26 LPA while the average CTC offered was INR 9 LPA. 

Q. Can I get direct admission to IIT Dhanbad?

Ans. IIT Dhanbad offers admission to its programs after the applying candidate meets the basic eligibility requirements and holds a valid entrance score of JEE Advanced, GATE, CAT, IIT JAM, etc.

Q. Is IIT (ISM) Dhanbad good for MBA?

Ans. IIT Dhanbad has been ranked at 29 for Management by the NIRF in 2020. The institute provides the best placement opportunities for MBA students along with various facilities on campus, so, IIT Dhanbad is extremely good for pursuing MBA.