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    About IIT Madras

    IIT Madras is an institute of National Importance that was established in the year 1959. IIT Madras is an autonomous statutory institute administered by the IIT Council.  Indian Institute of Technology, Madras has ranked 1st in NIRF 2023 Overall Ranking. The institute offers a total of 106 courses, out of which 104 courses are degree courses while 4 courses are offered at the diploma level. Students seeking admission in any of these courses must meet the eligibility criteria and eligible students can apply for admissions by filling the online application form. Students taking B.Tech courses are shortlisted on the basis of marks secured in JEE Advanced while students seeking admission at the MBA programme must appear for CAT. In order to secure admission in an M.Tech course, students must have a valid GATE score. The institute has a pretty active placement cell and that works towards recruitment of maximum students. IIT Madras also has scholarship facilities for meritorious as well as for students belonging to the reserved categories.

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    IIT Madras Location

    IT Madras is located in Chennai, Tamil Nadu. The main entrance of the institution is on Sardar Patel Road. The nearest bus stop to IIT Madras is Taramani Bus Stop, at a distance of 6.7 km. Chennai Railway Station is the nearest railway station to IIT Madras, at a distance of 13.1km, which takes almost 34 minutes to cover the distance. The campus is 14.7 km away from the Chennai Airport, students can reach the campus in 20-25 minutes.





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    IIT Madras Highlights

    ParameterDescription
    Established1959
    ExamJEE Advanced, GATE, CAT +1 more
    Courses15 Degrees and 117 Courses
    Institute TypeInstitute of National Importance
    Special StatusInstitute of Eminence
    GenderCo-ed
    Student Count10224
    Faculty Count592
    Campus Size650 acres
    Gender PercentageMale 82% and Female 18%
    Percentage Of Students from Outside the States 84%

    IIT Madras Rankings / Accreditations

    NIRF Ranking

    201 colleges were ranked for evaluation purpose.
    Parametric Score Engineering
    TLR - Teaching,Learning ang Resources.
    RPC - Research and Professional Practice.
    GO - Graduational Outcomes.
    OI - Outreach and Inclusivity.
    PERCEPTION - Peer Perception.

    Overall Yearly Trend

    89.79
    95.19
    96.41
    79.89
    63.26
    100

    Key takeaways from IIT Madras's Ranking Statistics

    • IIT Madras ranks higher than 34 Private colleges which were ranked for evaluation purpose.
    • IIT Madras ranks higher than 21 IITs for the year 2023, which were ranked for evaluation purpose.
    • IIT Madras rank remains consistent since last year.

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    Female Percentage
    125 colleges were ranked for evaluation purpose.
    Parametric Score Management
    TLR - Teaching,Learning ang Resources.
    RPC - Research and Professional Practice.
    GO - Graduational Outcomes.
    OI - Outreach and Inclusivity.
    PERCEPTION - Peer Perception.

    Overall Yearly Trend

    62.83
    64.36
    50.88
    81.14
    59.91
    60.42

    Key takeaways from IIT Madras's Ranking Statistics

    • IIT Madras ranks higher than 53 Private colleges which were ranked for evaluation purpose.
    • IIT Madras ranks higher than 3 IITs for the year 2023, which were ranked for evaluation purpose.
    • IIT Madras dropped by 5 position in 2023 from previous year.

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    Female Percentage
    200 colleges were ranked for evaluation purpose.
    Parametric Score Overall
    TLR - Teaching,Learning ang Resources.
    RPC - Research and Professional Practice.
    GO - Graduational Outcomes.
    OI - Outreach and Inclusivity.
    PERCEPTION - Peer Perception.

    Overall Yearly Trend

    86.69
    86.45
    89.88
    87.22
    63.59
    100

    Key takeaways from IIT Madras's Ranking Statistics

    • IIT Madras ranks higher than 29 Private colleges which were ranked for evaluation purpose.
    • IIT Madras ranks higher than 16 IITs for the year 2023, which were ranked for evaluation purpose.
    • IIT Madras rank remains consistent since last year.

    IIT Madras Placements

    Indian Institute of Technology, Madras has a Placement and Internship Office that looks after and coordinates the complete process of recruitment for students. The process of IIT Madras placement includes registration of the companies with the institute. Following which the companies fill in all the required fields of the Employer Registration Form (ERF). After this, the companies go through the resumes of interested students after which the companies conduct online or offline tests, depending on their requirements in the Indian Institute of Te...

    Domain

    Engineering and Architecture

    Level

    UG

    Year

    4 Years

    Statistics for Academic Year 2022

    ParticularsStatistics
    First year total students intake 488
    Total students admitted 414
    Total Graduated Students 388
    Total Placed Students 297
    Placement Percentage 95.81
    Total student gone for higher studies 78
    Median Salary 17.00 L

    Placement yearly trends

    Placement Percentage
    Source Data NIRF 2023

    Key takeaways from IIT Madras's Placement Statistics

    • The Placement Percentage of IIT Madras has decreased by 12.86 %
    • The Median salary of IIT Madras has increased by 11.76 %
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    Student Diversification at IIT Madras

    Education Level
    Demographic Representation
    Data Source: NIRF 2023

    Courses offered by IIT Madras

    Indian Institute of Technology Madras offers a wide range of courses across multiple streams and branches to its students. The institute offers a total of 104 degree courses across UG, PG and doctoral levels while two courses at diploma level. Some of the streams in which IIT Madras courses are offered are Engineering and Architecture, Medical and Allied Sciences, Computer Application and IT,  Animation and Design, MBA and more. IIT Madras M.Tech courses are offered across multiple specialisations with annual fee of Rs. 22,400. The college is a...

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    Certification Programmes offered by IIT Madras

    Browse Online Degrees offered by IIT Madras

    B.Sc in Programming and Data Science

    Total Fees
    2.21 L
    Duration36 Months
    ModeOnline

    Diploma in Data Science

    Total Fees
    62.50 K
    Duration12 Months
    ModeOnline

    IIT Madras Scholarship

    IIT Madras scholarships are made available to students who fulfil the eligibility criteria for the particular scholarships. These scholarships and fellowships are provided either for students with exemplary academic record as a means to appreciate their hard work or to students who belong to the economically weaker sections of the society so as to motivate them for higher education. Some of the IIT Madras scholarships are Institute Notional Prize, ST Engineering Scholarship, Indian Women's Association at Bonn Scholarship, among a few others.

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    IIT Madras Scholarships, Eligibility Criteria and Benefits

    Scholarships

     Eligibility Criteria

    Benefits

    Merit-cum Means Scholarship

    Parents annual income not exceeding Rs. 4,50,000

    Available for 25% of students admitted. Renewal of scholarship every semester is subject to a minimum GPA of 5.0. in the previous semester.

    67% Tuition fee exemption

    Institute Notional Prize

    On the basis of rank in the JEE and parents annual income not exceeding Rs. 4,50,000

    Available to 7% of students admitted.

    One time grant of Rs.1000

    Indian Women's Association at Bonn Scholarship

    On the basis of rank in JEE and parents annual income up to Rs. 5 lakhs.

    Rs. 1,250 per month to one B.Tech student for 12 months only.

    Aditya Birla Scholarship

    The selection will be made by the Aditya Birla Group among the top 20 students in JEE Rank

    Rs. 60,000 per annum and renewable every year subject to norms fixed by the Aditya Birla Group

    ST Engineering Scholarship

    Offered to two BTech Students of II, III & IV Year, Amongst top 10% students of AE, CS, ME.

    Rs. 80,000 per annum

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    Students Receiving Full Tuition Fee Reimbursement

    UG (5 years): 829/1650
    UG (4 years): 1596/3072
    PG (2 years): 795/1020
    PG (3 years): 582/901

    Data Source: NIRF 2023

    IIT Madras Admission

    IIT Madras admissions are offered to a total of 111 courses. Students can pursue both offline and online degree courses from IIT Madras in several disciplines. Students have to fulfil the basic eligibility criteria to apply for IIT Madras admission. For IIT Madras admission to the B.Tech course, students have to qualify the JEE Advanced exam followed by a counselling process. For the M.Tech course, students have to appear and qualify the GATE examination. Students willing to apply for the IIT Madras online degree programme, can visit the offici...
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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 Ma...
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    Student Reviews for IIT Madras

    College Infrastructure: 4.6/5
    Academics: 4.2/5
    Placements: 4.5/5
    Value for Money: 3.4/5
    Campus Life: 4.6/5

    The fundamental questions were being asked

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    College Infrastructure

    The infrastructure is very good being much associated with nature with its lots of trees and animals. There are many classrooms widely spread across the institution . We can definitely enjoy a peaceful environment to study

    Best facilities

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    College Infrastructure

    Indian institute of technology madras has top notch infrastructure especially for phd students here the scholars get the best available facilities of India,the laboratories computer laboratories libraries auditorium are some of features here

    Best placements

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    College Infrastructure

    My college that was Indian institute of technology madras Chennai Tamil Nadu India is very reputed and Good college in the world because of its infrastructure it has the tag of centre for excellence and institute of eminence from government

    Have a question related to IIT Madras ?

    does IIT madras offer m.sc in genetics. if yes, then which entrance exam is to be given ?. and I'm currently doing my b.sc in medical microbiology in sri ramachandra institute.

    Hello aspirant

    IIT madras offers master's course in genetics .


    Eligibility for the course is you must be graduate in relevant subject with minimum 55% marks  for genersl categorycandidate ( or 5.5 /10)

    For obc / ews it is 50 % marks ( 5.0/10)


    Entrance exam

    IIT JAM

    GATE


    The college is best in every respect.  Most of the students get placements here.


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    https://www.careers360.com/university/indian-institute-of-technology-madras

    What is cut off for jee main for admission in IIT madras university

    Hello aspirant,

    The IIT Madras JEE Advanced 2023 cutoff has been published online on the official website by JoSAA. Candidates can check the JEE Advanced 2023 IIT Madras Cutoff at josaa.nic.in. The JEE Advanced 2023 cutoff for IIT Madras is announced by JoSAA following each round of counseling. The minimal score needed for admission in JEE Advanced 2023 is the IIT Madras cutoff mark. Candidates would have a good probability of admission to the desired institutions and programs if their marks are higher than the JEE Advanced 2023 IIT Madras cutoff. The JEE Advanced cutoff for IIT Madras is additionally updated on this website.

    To get the cutoff list, please visit the following link:

    https://engineering.careers360.com/articles/jee-advanced-cutoff-for-iit-madras

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

    Hello,

    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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    IIT Madras Contact Address

    Address:
    Indian Institute of Technology Madras, IIT P.O., Chennai 600036, India

    IIT Madras Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ's)

    1: Which courses does IIT Madras have?

    IIT Madras offers a total of 92 courses in engineering, humanities, social sciences, science, management, and technology.

    2: What is the hostel fees of IIT Madras?

    The hostel fee for BTech, Dual Degree, and MA Students is Rs 37,000. For MTech, MSc, MBA, students and MS and Ph.D. Scholars, the fee is Rs 31,750. Married students have to pay Rs.949/- separately at the CCW office for their family members insurance. Other fees (Rs 5,250 Optional).

    3: Is Madras better than IIT Delhi?

    IIT Madras also has a great startup culture. If you want to start your own start-up in the future then it is the right place. Both IIT Delhi and IIT Madras are among the best engineering colleges in India. In terms of academics, both are great and when it comes to placements IITM is slightly better. But given a choice, you should choose the latter.

    4: Is IIT Madras worth it?

    It's definitely worth it! The IITM Online program is a unique initiative to make the educational attributes of IITM accessible to a wide range of students through the online medium.

    5: What is the fee structure of IIT Madras?

    It varies from course to course. There are many programs.

    6: Are laptops allowed in IIT Madras?

    Yes, of course. Even every table has charging sockets so that your laptop doesn't go out of battery.

    7: Is IIT Madras good for girls?

    From the general perspective of all students, all IITs are safe for girls, which is true. As the country's highest educational institutes, IITs provide complete security to students and faculty within their campuses.

    8: What is IIT Madras famous for?

    Indian Institute of Technology, Madras is nationally and internationally known for excellence in technical education, basic and applied research, innovation, entrepreneurship, and industrial consultancy. The institute holds the distinction of being India's No.1 Engineering University. Most recently, IIT Madras was awarded the title of Institute of Eminence.

    9: What is the rank of IIT Madras in world?

    Internationally, IIT Madras was ranked 255th in the QS World University Rankings 2022. The same ranking ranked 50th in Asia in 2021 and 17th in BRICS countries in 2019. It is ranked 701-800 in the world in the Academic Ranking of World Universities. of 2021.

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