Indian Institute of Technology, Madras

  Chennai   AICTE   ESTD 1959
  Chennai   AICTE   ESTD 1959

About College

Indian Institute of Technology, Madras is one among the foremost institutes of national importance in higher technological education, basic and applied research.IIT Madras is a residential institute with nearly 550 faculty, 8000 students and 1250 administrative & supporting staff and is a self-contained campus located in a beautiful wooded land of about 250 hectares.

The Institute has sixteen academic departments and a few advanced research centres in various disciplines of engineering and pure sciences, with nearly 100 laboratories organised in a unique pattern of functioning.


Eligibility for B.Tech Courses:

The applicant must have passed 10+2 in Science stream with minimum 75% marks. The selection to the program will be on the basis of JEE Main and JEE Advanced score.

Eligibility for M.Tech Courses:

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.

Eligibilty for M.Sc Courses:

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 counselling.

Eligibility for M.S(Research) Courses:

Candidates applying to this course must hold a B.E./ B.Tech degree and qualify GATE/ CSIR NET/ UGC NET exam.

Eligibility for PH.D courses:

Candidates 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.

Eligibility for MBA Course:

Candidates needs to have a valid score in the Common Admission 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.


Course name Duration Fees Exams Accepted
Bachelor of Technology [B.Tech] 4 years 3.30 Lakhs JEE ADVANCED
Bachelor of Technology [B.Tech] + Master of Technology [M.Tech] 5 years 3.30 Lakhs JEE ADVANCED
Master of Business Administration [MBA] 2 years 6.94 Lakhs CAT
Master of Technology [M.Tech] 2 years 1.65 Lakhs GATE
Master of Science [M.S] 2 years 0.44 Lakhs GATE
Master of Science [M.Sc] 2 years 0.43 Lakhs IIT JAM
PH.D 2 years 0.42 Lakhs GATE, IIT JAM


IIT, Madras institute has a fully developed placement cell, which maintaining 100% placement from the past 5 decades. IIT, Madras institute is one of the hallowed institutes of nations, which is known for its fruitful relationship with leading firms. Institute trained their learner through cutting-edge methods like mock interviews, group discussion, brainstorming session on relevant topics, special lectures from expert and scientist. Internships are also a mandatory part in the undergraduate curriculum. The placement cell of the institute is managed by the faculty and experts. The placement cell of the institute provides world class amenities for the interviews. Here are some of the amenities of the placement cell:

Well furnished rooms for interviews and group discussions.
Fully computerized office.
Auditoriums close to the office to conduct pre-placement talks and tests.
Student placement volunteers to assist on the day of visit and through the selection process.
Video conferencing facilities.


Year Companies Visited Highest Package Average Package
2017 1.1 Crore 12.4 Lakhs


Source Rank
NIRF (Engineering) 1
NIRF (Overall) 2
The Week (Engineering) 4
OutLook 4
The Times Group 5
QS (World) 264
QS (Asia) 48
Times (World) 601-800
Times (BRICS) 35
Times (Asia) 62

Infrastructure and Facilities

IIT, Madras institute is placed in the southern part of India, Madras, which is also known as a Chennai. The Institute is known for its harmonious learning atmosphere, which makes academics favourable for the learners. The campus of the institute is well designed and kit out with amenities like a canteen, bank ATM etc. The well-constructed building of the IIT, Madras is entirely fit out with necessary amenities such trendy lecture halls, labs, library, individual rooms for a brainstorming session. These all facilities make learning easy for the learners. Institute has its research teaching centre and industrial consultancy.

The campus has 17 hostels, of which two are exclusively for women.

The lecture halls of the institute are fully fit out with latest facilities for teaching as well as for research. The lecture halls of the institute are equipped with projector and wireless connectivity.

The Computer Centre of the Indian Institute of Technology Madras was established in the year 1973 with the objective of providing computational environment for the academic and research community of the Institute.

Institute has well stocked, fully air conditioned central library, which comprises both paper and non paper collections.


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