IIT Bhubaneswar: The Indian Institute of Technology Bhubaneshwar (IITBBS), also known as IIT Bhubaneswar, is one of the eight second-generation IITs established in 2008. It is a public technical university and is the first among the new IITs to become operational. IITBBS is given the status of an ‘Institute of National Importance’ by the MHRD, and is approved by AICTE.
The institute consists of seven schools offering courses in various disciplines at the undergraduate, postgraduate, and doctoral level. NIRF has ranked the university 47th for engineering in 2023. The flagship courses at IIT Bhubaneshwar are B.Tech. and M.Tech.
The institute offers admission to B.Tech. courses through the ranks achieved in JEE Advance. The highest package offered in IITBBS in the campus placement of 2023 is INR 55.75 LPA.
IIT Bhubaneswar Highlights
|Name||Indian Institute of Technology Bhubaneswar|
|Type||Public Technical University|
|NIRF Ranking 2023||47th (Engineering)|
|Courses offered||UG, PG, and Ph.D.|
|Highest Package||INR 55.75 LPA|
IIT Bhubaneswar Admission 2023
The institute offers more than 50 UG, PG, and Ph.D. programs in the fields of engineering, sciences, humanities, social sciences and management. IIT Bhubaneshwar admits students to all the courses on the basis of various entrance exams.
|JoSAA 2023 Seat Allocation (Round 2)||6th July 2023|
|JoSAA 2023 Online Reporting (Round 2)||6th – 10th July 2023|
|IIT JAM Declaration of 4th Admission List||7th July 2023|
|Last Date for Online Payment of Seat Booking Fee for 4th Admission List||10th July 2023|
|JoSAA 2023 Seat Allocation (Round 3)||12th July 2023|
|JoSAA 2023 Online Reporting (Round 3)||13th – 15th July 2023|
|JoSAA 2023 Seat Allocation (Round 4)||16th July 2023|
|JoSAA 2023 Online Reporting (Round 4)||16th – 19th July 2023|
|JoSAA 2023 Seat Allocation (Round 5)||21st July 2023|
|JoSAA 2023 Online Reporting (Round 5)||21st – 24th July 2023|
The institute accepts scores from national-level entrance exams (IIT-JEE) for its flagship course, B.Tech. A student is required to pass national or state-level exams for all other courses. IITBBS offers the following courses through the given entrance exams:
- B.E./B.Tech – JEE Mains + JEE Advanced + JOSAA Counseling.
- M.E./M.Tech – GATE + COAP Counseling/JEE Main/JEE Advanced/CUET PG/OJEE.
- M.Sc – IIT-JAM+CCMN Counseling.
- Ph.D. – GATE/ UGC NET/IIT JAM.
JoSAA releases the cutoff for various B.Tech courses offered by IIT Bhubaneshwar. B.Tech. seats are allotted during JoSAA counselling on the basis of JEE Advanced ranks, and for M.Tech. and M.Sc., they are allotted during COAP and CCMN counselling, respectively. The student’s rank, the number of seats available, the number of applicants, etc. are some of the factors that affect the cutoff.
The college also sets a percentage as an eligibility criterion in the 12th grade, equivalent exam, or UG exam. Given below is the closing rank in round 1 of JoSAA counselling2023 for B.Tech courses.
|B.Tech. in Computer Science and Engineering||2806|
|B.Tech. in Electronics and Communication Engineering||4641|
|B.Tech. in Electrical Engineering||6768|
|B.Tech. in Mechanical Engineering||9027|
|B.Tech. in Civil Engineering||12911|
|B.Tech. in Metallurgical and Materials Engineering||13394|
IIT Bhubaneswar Ranking & Accreditation
The institute started under the mentorship of IIT Kharagpur and is now functioning as an autonomous body recognised by the UGC. NIRF has ranked IIT Bhubneshwar 47th for engineering and 91st overall in 2023. The Indian Institutional Ranking Framework (IIRF) has ranked the college 36-193 for Engineering.
Globally, the QS World University Rankings have ranked the university 731–740, 301-350 in Asia, and 65th in Southern Asia in 2023. Times Higher Education has ranked the institute 1001–1200th in the World University Rankings 2023.
|NIRF (Overall) 2023||91st|
|NIRF (Engineering) 2023||47th|
|QS WUR Ranking 2023||731-740th|
|Times Higher Education 2023||1001st|
IIT Bhubaneswar Infrastructure
The main campus has been functioning since 2015 and covers an area of 936 acres. IIT Bhubneshwar is located at the foot of Barunei Hill in Bhubneshwar, Orisha. The Biju Patnaik International Airport is the nearest airport to IIT Bhubaneswar and is located at a distance of 35 km. The nearest railway station to the institute is Khurda Road Junction station, located at a distance of 8 km.
The campus has all the necessary infrastructure and basic amenities for students and faculty members. IITBBS is the first IIT to set up a separate marine campus. The main campus comprises an academic area, a residential area, an area for Training centres, and a research park. The amenities include a central library, lecture hall complex, community hall, guest house, outdoor and indoor sports facilities for badminton, football, basketball, table tennis, and gyms.
Facilities Provided at IITBBS
- Wi-Fi connections.
- Hostel facility and guest room.
- Well-equipped central library.
- Indoor and outdoor sports court and a gym.
- Laboratory and research center.
- Computer lab.
- Auditorium and seminar room.
- Hospital and medical facility.
IIT Bhubaneswar Popular Course
The institute aims to provide excellence in engineering through research and training. IITBBS is popular for its B.Tech. courses and offers specialization in six programs. The IITBBS also offers five-year Integrated BTech+MTech programs, M.Tech. programs in 15 specializations, M.Sc. in Chemistry, Mathematics, Physics, Geology, Atmosphere, and Ocean Science, and PhD programs.
The courses at IITBBS and the selection process, eligibility, and tuition fees are given below:
|Courses||Eligibility||Selection Process||Tuition Fees|
|B.E./B.Tech||10+2 : 75%||JEE Mains/JEE Advanced||INR 8 L – 8.1 L|
|M.E./M.Tech||UG : 50%||GATE/CUET-PG/OJEE||INR 20 K – 8.1 L|
|M.Sc||UG : 55%||IIT JAM||INR 29.72 K|
How to Apply for IIT Bhubaneswar 2023
JoSAA looks over the seat allotment in B.Tech courses at IITBBS. JoSAA considers ranks in JEE Advance, and a student has to register through JEE Mains and JEE Advanced. The process for applying to the B.Tech course of your choice at IIT Bhubaneswar is as follows:
- The first step is to register and qualify for JEE Mains through the official website, jeemain.nta.nic.in.
- Next, you need to register for JEE Advanced using the JEE Mains log-in ID.
- Now appear for the JEE Advanced and qualify with an AIR to maximise your chance at IIT Bhubaneswar.
- After clearing JEE Advanced, you have to register for JOSAA counselling for choice filling.
- You are to use your JEE Mains application number and password for registration.
- Check and correct the details, upload the requested documents, and submit the form.
- Fill in your preferred college, IIT Bhubaneswar, along with your specialisation on the next page.
- Final confirmation of seat allotment will take place after the completion of document verification and fee payment.
Candidates have to pay the application fees for registration in JEE Mains and Advance. The application fee can be paid via credit card, debit card, net banking, Paytm, or UPI.
|Exam||JEE Mains||JEE Advanced|
|Male||INR 1000||INR 2800|
|Female||INR 800||INR 1400|
|SC/ST/PwD||INR 500||INR 1400|
IIT Bhubaneswar Scholarship 2023
The institute has designed various scholarship programs for meritorious students from economically weaker sections. Scholarships at IITBBS are given in the form of financial aid. It is awarded annually to students in UG, PG, and PhD courses based on certain eligibility criteria. A fee waiver, fee concession, or pocket allowance are the special features of such scholarships. Scholarships at IIT Bhubaneswar are as follows:
- Merit Cum Means Scholarship
- Free Studentship
- Central Sector Scholarship Scheme for “Top Class Education for Schedule Caste (SC) Students.
- Central Government Ministries Scholarships
- Central Government Organisation Scholarships
- State Governments and Union Territories Scholarships
- Public Sector Units and Government Undertakings Scholarships
- Private Companies, Foundations, and Organisations Scholarships
- Foreign Agency Scholarships.
IIT Bhubaneswar Placement
The placement process at IIT Bhubaneswar is currently going on. As per the latest reports, the institute has recorded a placement rate of 82% for B.Tech courses and 84% for M.Tech courses. The highest package offered to a B.Tech. CSE student was INR 55.75 LPA, and the second highest is INR 44.62 LPA for ECE and EE students. The average and median salary for the B.Tech. CSE course was INR 25.18 LPA and INR 20.31 LPA, respectively.
BEL, C-DOT, C-DAC, GAIL, NTPC, Google, Microsoft, Amazon, Goldman Sachs, Flipkart, D.E. Shaw, Oracle, Ceremorphic, Media.Net, NIUM, JLR, Analogue Device, Zomato, Mathworks, Caterpillar, TATA Steel R & T, AIRA Matrix, ARM, Maruti Suzuki, Applier Materials, L & T, JSW, Vedanta, Virohan, and Tata Steel are some of the recruiters that have participated in the 2022-23 placements.
|Highest CTC||INR 55.75 LPA|
|Average CTC||INR 17.68 LPA|
|Top Recruiters||Google, Microsoft, Amazon, Goldman Sachs, Flipkart, Oracle|
IIT Bhubaneswar FAQ
Ans-The average package in IITBBS for the B.Tech CSE branch for the year 2023 is INR 25.18 LPA.
Ans-The total fee for B.Tech courses at IIT Bhubaneshwar is INR 8 – 8.3 L.
Ans-NIRF has ranked IIT Bhubaneshwar 47th for engineering.
Ans-The hostel fee for male and female students at IIT Bhubaneshwar is INR 26,500 (Hostel Mess Advances + Overhead Charges).
Ans-The exams accepted by IIT Bhubaneshwar are IIT-JEE, GATE, IIT-JAM, OJEE and CUET-PG.
Ans-IIT Bhubaneshwar is ranked 731st globally by QS World University Ranking.
Ans-The highest package offered at IITBBS for 2023 is INR 55.75 LPA.
Ans-The rank in IITBBS for the B.Tech course in round 1 for CSE in JoSAA 2023 is 2806.