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    IIT Madras Facilities

    IIT Madras is a unique institution acting as a leader offering various programs of study and its uniqueness lies in its world-class infrastructure and modern-day facilities. IIT Madras is committed to providing all the facilities required for active and fruitful student life. IIT Madras is uniquely located in a protected forest area carved from the Guindy National Park which is exceptional in the busy metro city of Chennai. The campus houses more than 300 species of trees, plants and unique species of birds and animals within the campus. IIT Madras facilities include transportation, open-air theatre, hostels, etc. Students can read the details of IIT Madras facilities given below:

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    • Boys Hostel

      Indian Institute of Technology Madras has 15 hostels for boys. Rooms are available on a single, double and triple sharing basis. Postgraduate students avail single rooms with internet and LAN facilities provided for every hostel. All the necessary facilities such as washing machines, sports facilities, music rooms, common rooms, etc are available for the students.

    • Girls Hostel

      IIT Madras has 5 hostels for the girls. The first-year students are provided with double occupancy type accommodation and for seniors single, double, and triple rooms are available depending on the availability. Hostels have technologically well-built computer rooms. Hostels have gardens and libraries, washing machines, sports facilities, music rooms, common rooms are used for meetings and for arranging/planning of festivals, hostels act as a venue for celebrating them.

    • Medical/Hospital

      The hospital is responsible for providing facilities to address the health requirements of students and faculty apart from regular wellness. It also has certain specialists such as cardiologist, ophthalmologist, ENT surgeon, orthopaedic surgeon, general surgeon etc. and laboratories for conducting several tests such as x-rays. It also has an in-patient ward and well connected to an Apollo hospital pharmacy.

    • Library

      IIT Madras has a Central Library equipped with wi-fi. It has a collection of online databases, books, CD-ROMs, AV cassettes, reports, e-journals and other content for students. The Central Library received Wiley Library Award 2019 in the ‘Digitally Transformed Academic Library (Government)’ Category.

    • Sports

      Indian Institute of Technology Madras provides both indoor and outdoor sports facilities for all students.

    • I.T Infrastructure

      IIT Madras has a well-maintained IT infrastructure to meet the computational needs of the institute. IBM 370 was the first computer that was presented by the Federal Republic of Germany. The centre was relaunched in 2007 and has the capacity of housing 12,000 CPUs and computing power of 10 peta flops.

    • Cafeteria

      Canteen food joints are available throughout the year for hostel members with different types of cuisine.

    • Auditorium

      IIT Madras has an auditorium facility for events and seminars. Open Air Theatre is available in a large spot or arena near the hostel where every weekend the film club screens movies

    • Wifi

      The university has Wi-Fi facility for the students and staff.

    • Laboratories

      IIT Madras has departmental-based laboratories facility for the students. They can visit the laboratories to have some practical experience for better learning.

    • Banks/ATMs

      IIT Madras has two banks, State Bank of India and Canara Bank operating as regular branches and providing services to students, faculty and staff along with ATM services.

    • Guest Room/Waiting Room

      Guest Houses such as the Bose-Einstein guest house and Taramani Guest house dedicated for invited guests, and visiting faculty etc. Students can also avail guest rooms for their parents visiting them

    • Convenience Store

      Convenience store is available to shop for essential supplies, general supplies and groceries. It also has a salon and a bakery. 

    • Transport Facility

      The Institute operates buses and mini autos connecting the main gate to different parts of the campus, including the Hostel and Academic zones at frequent intervals. Students are encouraged to traverse the vast campus on bicycles or on foot. Use of powered vehicles by students is not permitted.

    Student Reviews for IIT Madras

    College Infrastructure: 4.6/5
    Academics: 4.2/5
    Placements: 4.5/5
    Value for Money: 3.3/5
    Campus Life: 4.7/5

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    College Infrastructure

    Infrastructure is good as everything which is needed is present here. All the basic requirements are fulfilled by college. There is some problems in the room . But allover it's a better college from the infrastructure point of view.

    Bets college with amazing infrastructure and campus life

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    College Infrastructure

    Infrastructure of my college is amazing. All the classroom are equipped with good quality desks and air conditioning. The central library is very big and has many books and also has AC. Hostel infrastructure is also good and has many amenities including playground. Overall the infrastructure is amazing

    The first two years at the campus might be hard but IIT Madr

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    College Infrastructure

    It's a good place. Beautiful campus with all the high tech facilities. IIT Madras is a place which gives students the rich and valuable exposure to multiple avenues related to academics, co-curricular and extracurricular activities. Each student discovers their true interests and passion and pursues the same. Much of the campus is a protected forest, carved out of the Guindy National Park, home to many animals that are not commonly seen in a busy city like Chennai.

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    How much cut off is needed in CAT to get into IIT madras


    IIT Madras CAT eligibility criteria :-

    • A Graduate degree with a General category score of 60%.
    • A graduate degree with a 55 percent average for those who are SC, ST, or PWD.

    CAT cutoff percentile for IIT Madras will be around 85.11 from previous data.

    Selection Process in IIT Madras -

    Step 1: Candidates will be first shortlisted based on their CAT 2022 test scores.

    Step 2: Interview appointments will be made with the shortlisted individuals.

    Step 3: Copies of the necessary certifications must be uploaded by these candidates.

    Step 4: The CAT score, prior academic success, job experience, intellectual diversity, gender diversity, and the interview will all be taken into consideration when determining the final merit list.

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    after bsc microbiology can i get msc microbiology in IIT madras


    Since IIT only provides the MSc in biotechnology, there is no possibility of continuing with the Msc in Microbiology using the JAM rank.

    Since 2004, the Joint Admission Test for M.Sc. (JAM) has been held to provide admission to the M.Sc. (Four Semesters), Joint M.Sc.-Ph.D., M.Sc.-Ph.D. Dual Degree, etc. Programmes at the IITs, and Integrated Ph.D. Degree Programmes at the IISc. The postgraduate programmes offered by the IITs and IISc provide top-notch instruction in their respective fields, on par with the best in the world. These programmes' curriculum are created to give students the chance to hone their academic skills in order to pursue challenging and fulfilling careers.

    TIP : Apply for MSc Biotechnology as there are no seats available at IITs for microbiology and more seats available for Biotechnology.

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    what is the admission process for B.Tech Biomedical engineering course in IIT Madras


    The IIT Madras provides a variety of undergraduate specialisations through its BTech, BTech-MTech (Dual Degree), and BS-MS (Dual Degree) programmes. The National Testing Agency's JEE Advanced entrance test is the only requirement for students to be admitted to IIT Madras' BTech programme (NTA).

    Eligibility: Class 12 degree from an approved school with a minimum cumulative grade point average of 60% (55 percent for SC/ ST/ PwD applicants).

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