IIT Gandhinagar: The Indian Institute of Technology Gandhinagar, or IITGN, was established in 2008 as one of the eight new IITs. It is an autonomous public university and is located in Gandhinagar, Gujarat, India. The institute is recognised as an Institute of National Importance’ by the MHRD, Government of India.
The institute consists of 13 disciplines and seven centres providing courses at the UG, PG, and Ph.D. levels. The university is accredited and affiliated with UGC and AICTE. NIRF ranked the college 18th in 2023 for its engineering course.
IITGN’s flagship course is B.Tech. and admission to the courses is done on the basis of the rank in national-level exam JEE Advanced. The highest package for the year 2022 was recorded at INR 60 LPA.
IIT Gandhinagar Highlights
|Name||Indian Institute of Technology, Gandhinagar|
|Approved by||AICTE and UGC|
|Type||Public Technical University|
|NIRF Ranking 2023||24th (Overall)|
|Courses offered||UG, PG, and Ph.D.|
|Total Courses||40 +|
|Highest Package (2022)||INR 62 LPA|
IIT Gandhinagar Admission 2023
The institute offers over 40 courses for admission in the fields of engineering, technology, science, maths, cognitive science, the humanities, and the social sciences. The college also offers PG Diploma courses in eight specialisations and a five-year Integrated MTech programme in two specialisations. Students are admitted to the college mainly on the basis of entrance exams.
|JoSAA 2023 Candidate Registration/Choice Filling||19th – 28th June 2023|
|JoSAA 2023 Seat Allocation (Round 1)||30th June 2023|
|COAP 2023 Round 2 additional rounds of offers||28th – 30th June 2023|
|COAP 2023 Round 3 additional rounds of offers||3rd – 5th July 2023|
|JoSAA 2023 Seat Allocation (Round 2)||6th July 2023|
|IIT JAM Declaration of 3rd Admission List||7th July 2023|
|COAP 2023 Round 4 additional rounds of offers||8th – 10th July 2023|
|JoSAA 2023 Seat Allocation (Round 3)||12th July 2023|
|M.Sc. Last Date for Offer Acceptance and Offer Acceptance Fee Payment||16th July 2023|
|JoSAA 2023 Seat Allocation (Round 4)||16th July 2023|
Admission to IITGN B.Tech. and M.Tech. is done by a national-level entrance exam, followed by counselling. The institute also conducts entrance exams for some of the courses it offers. Given below are the courses and entrance exam a student needs to qualify for admission to IITGN:
- B.E./B.Tech – JEE Mains + JEE Advanced + JOSAA Counseling.
- M.E./M.Tech – GATE + COAP Counseling.
- M.Sc – IIT-JAM+CCMN Counseling.
- M.A. – Online admission test + Interview
- Ph.D. – Online admission test + Interview
The cutoff for B.Tech. courses in IITs is declared by JoSAA after the conclusion of JEE Advanced. The student must go through the JoSAA counselling process for the final seat allotment. Students should hold a high rank in JEE Advanced to get selected for the course of their choice.
The cutoff is decided after taking the rank of the student, the number of applicants for the course, the availability of seats, the difficulty level of the paper, etc. into consideration. Students should have a percentage specified by the institute as eligibility criteria in the 12th or equivalent exam or UG exam. Here is the IIT JAM Closing rank for round 3:
IIT Gandhinagar Ranking
IITGN is a Tier 1 institute and is approved by UGC and AICTE. NIRF 2023 ranked the institute 18th for engineering, 31st for research, and 24th overall in India. The QS World University Rankings for 2023 have ranked the institute 271–280 in Asia and 56th in Southern Asia. Times Higher Education has ranked IITGN 801–1000 in the World University Rankings, 401–600 in the Impact Rankings, and 140th in the Young University Rankings.
|Approved By||UGC, INI|
|NIRF (Overall) 2023||28th|
|NIRF (Engineering) 2023||14th|
|QS World University Ranking(Asia)||271-280|
|Times Higher Education Ranking||801-1000|
IIT Gandhinagar Infrastructure
The IIT Gandhinagar campus is spread over an area of 400 acres on the bank of the river Sabarmati and is located in Palaj village, Gandhinagar, Gujarat. The Ahmedabad Airport is approximately 26 Kms away from the campus. The Ahmedabad Railway Station is also 28 kms away from the campus. The distance between the IIT Gandhinagar and Chandkheda Bus stands is 4 km.
IITGN is the first 5-star GRIHA LD (Green) campus in India. The award-winning, state-of-the-art infrastructure is equipped with modern facilities. The facilities provided by the institute include more than 10+ hi-tech labs that help in the research and development of the students and well-equipped and air-conditioned classrooms with audiovisual aids like projectors and smartboards. Other facilities, like salon services, shuttle services, a sustainable cycle pooling service, etc., are also available.
Facilities Provided at IIT-GN
- Wi-Fi connections
- Air conditioned hostels for boys and girls
- Central library
- Indoor and outdoor sports court and a gym
- Mess and cafeteria
- Well-equipped laboratory
- Computer lab
- Auditorium and seminar room
- Hospital and medical facility
IIT Gandhinagar Popular Course
The institute has been providing excellent results in its most popular course, B.Tech. The institute also offers courses like M.Tech., M.Sc., M.A., PG Diploma, and Ph.D. programmes. It is the very first IIT to provide an M.Sc. in cognitive science programme in India. The institute also offers an MA in Society and Culture. Here is the list of courses available, along with eligibility and tuition fees-
|Courses||Eligibility||Selection Process||Tuition Fees|
|B.E./B.Tech||10+2 : 75%||JEE Mains/JEE Advanced||INR 8 L – 10.63 L|
|M.E./M.Tech||UG : 55%||GATE||INR 4 L|
|M.Sc||UG : 50%||IIT JAM||INR 40 K|
How to Apply for IIT Gandhinagar 2023
Admission for B.Tech. courses at IITs take place through JOSAA. A candidate has to apply through JEE Mains and JEE Advanced with a valid rank to be able to get admission to IITGN. The process mainly consists of registration, form filling and uploading of documents, along with payment of application fees.
A detailed explanation on how to apply to the B.Tech course of your choice at IITGN is given below:
- Apply for JEE Mains through the official website, jeemain.nta.nic.in, and qualify.
- You are required to appear for the JEE Advanced and qualify with an AIR to be able to be admitted to IIT.
- Now register for JOSAA counselling for choice filling.
- You can register with your JEE Mains application number and password.
- Check the details, upload the necessary documents, and submit the form.
- Now in the choice of institute, name IIT Gandhinagar as your first choice, along with the preferred specialisation.
- During the seat allotment, if you hold the required cutoff in any round, you will be called for document verification.
- You will be admitted into the institute upon completion of document verification and fee payment.
A student is required to pay the application fees for registration in JEE Mains and Advance. The application fees can be paid online using the following options: credit card, debit card, net banking, Paytm, or UPI.
|Exam||JEE Main||JEE Advanced|
|Male||₹ 1000||₹ 2800|
|Female||₹ 800||₹ 1400|
|SC/ST/PwD||₹ 500||₹ 1400|
IIT Gandhinagar Scholarship 2023
The institute provides scholarships to students on the basis of merit, especially from financially weaker sections. This aid is directed towards building a great future for the student without any worry. These scholarship benefits include a fee waiver, a fee concession, or a pocket allowance given to the student who meets specific criteria. The list of scholarships is provided below.
|Institute Scholarships||Scholarship for Academic Excellence.|
Scholarship for Excellence in Sports and Games.
Scholarship for Excellence in Arts & Culture.
Scholarship for Excellence in Social Work and Leadership
Free Basic Messing Assistance.
|Private Scholarships||arch and Meheroo Mehta Merit Scholarship,|
Dr. JL Nayyar Scholarship,
Professor DV Pai Scholarship,
Santosh Rani Tandon Scholarship,
Mrs. Sita Jha Memorial Scholarship,
Bipin and Rekha Shah Scholarships,
Bhai Suresh Mohan Mittal Scholarship,
N K Jain Scholarship,
Smt. Sumitrabai Manohar Kanade Scholarship,
|Financial Aid||Tuition Fee Waiver for Undergraduate/Master Students.|
TATA Motors Limited – Financial Aid Program (TML-FAP).
IIT Gandhinagar Placement
IITGN has released placement statistics for the years 2022–23. The B.Tech. placement has ended, and the average package offered stood at INR 19 LPA. Engineering and Technology recorded 32.9% of offers. Some of the main recruiters for 2023 were Accenture, Cred, D.E. Shaw, Oracle, Salesforce, etc.
Earlier, the placement report for 2022 recorded the placement of 92% of B.Tech. students. The highest salary offered in 2022 was INR 62 LPA, and the average package was INR 15.35 LPA. A total of 253 recruiters participated and offered 153 jobs. Some of the top companies in 2022 recruitment were Google, Amazon, HCL, IBM, TCS, etc.
|Highest CTC||INR 62 LPA|
|Average CTC||INR 15.35 LPA|
|Number of Companies||253|
|Top Recruiters||Accenture, Cred, D.E. Shaw, Oracle, Salesforce,Texas Instrument, Rakuten, Deloitte, Amazon, TCS.|
IIT Gandhinagar FAQ
Ans- The best branch in the B.Tech course is CSE, as it had the highest average salary of INR 29.29 LPA from all other branches in 2023.
Ans- The total fee for B.Tech. course at IITGN is INR 8 L.
Ans- IITGN has been ranked 801–1000 in the World University Rankings by Times Higher Education.
Ans- IITGN’s campus is nationally recognised for its design aesthetics, energy savings, and green initiatives, as well as its safety records.
Ans- IIT Gandhinagar is one of the IITs that comes under the list of top-tier engineering colleges in India.
Ans-The highest package offered at IITGN in 2022 was INR 62 LPA.
Ans- IITGN is ranked 24th overall in India in 2023 by NIRF.
Ans- The exams accepted by IITGN are JEE Main, JEE Advance, GATE, and IIT JAM.