Institute of Engineering and Technology, Lucknow is one of the most sought technical colleges in the state and is also featured among Top Engineering Colleges in India. IET is renowned for its bachelor’s and master’s degree courses offered in Engineering and Management streams. The most opted course of IET Lucknow is BTech offered in a total of 8 specializations. Admissions to BTech are done on the basis of a candidate's merit in UPSEE or JEE Mains. Additionally, a candidate's merit in the last qualifying examinations is also taken into consideration.
IET Lucknow has recently launched a new MTech course in Artificial Intelligence and Data Science. Moreover, the affiliating university has also given approval to two new non-credit research-based courses in BTech which include Practices and Ethical Issues in Research and Research Methodology.
IET Lucknow Quick Facts
- Institute of Engineering and Technology, Lucknow is one of the Top BTech Colleges in Uttar Pradesh and was established in 1984.
- The institute is duly approved by UGC and AICTE and is affiliated to AKTU, Lucknow.
- Admissions to all courses offered by the institute are entrance based. Candidates either need to appear for state level entrance test or national level entrance test in order to be eligible for admissions.
- IET Lucknow charges around INR 3.44 Lakhs for its BTech course. Candidates can also apply for scholarships offered by state or central government.
- The college is spread over 100 acres of lush green area with a well laid out infrastructure and comprises all basic amenities such as hostels for boys and girls, placement cell etc.
- The faculty at IET Lucknow is highly educated and well experienced. Some of them even hold a doctorate degree and are experts in their area of research.
- IET Lucknow is one of the best institutes in terms of placements. The highest CTC of INR 37 LPA was offered by Microsoft in 2020 placement drives whereas the lowest CTC offered was INR 7 LPA.
IET Lucknow Ranking
- Ranked 1st among all Engineering colleges under AKTU
- Ranked 6th in Uttar Pradesh
IET Lucknow Courses & Fees
Tabulated below are the courses offered by IET Lucknow:
|Program||Program Details||Selection Criteria|
||UPSEE/ JEE Mains|
|BTech Lateral Entry||
IET Lucknow Cut-Off
Tabulated below is the previous year’s cutoff for UPSEE:
|Computer Science and Engineering||125-217||1997-3628||222-248||241-333|
|Electronics & Instrumentation Engineering||1215-1777||6713-8787||1858-1972||1796-2268|
|Electronics and Communication Engineering||518-739||3137-5814||744-873||795-900|
IET Lucknow Placements
IET Lucknow has a dedicated placement cell that trains its students and prepares them for placement interviews and other activities. Additionally, students are also provided summer internship opportunities which help students to get an insight into actual industry work. Mentioned below are the highlights of 2020 placement drives:
- A total of 100 job offers were made by some of the top recruiting companies including Amazon, TCS, DE Shaw & Co etc.
- The highest package offered was INR 37 LPA by Microsoft whereas the lowest package of INR 7 LPA was offered by HSBC.
- ONGC, Make My Trip and Attivo Networks also participated in the recruitment drive and offered packages of INR 16.67 LPA, 9.2 LPA and INR 9 LPA respectively.
- Some of the top recruiters that visit IET campus are Amazon, Unacademy, DE Shaw & Co, Barclays, Code Nation, Pie Infocom etc.
IET Lucknow Scholarships
IET Lucknow does not offer any scholarship on its own. Students can apply for merit-based and need-based scholarships offered by state or central government. Additionally, students can take admission under the tuition fee waiver quota. Some of the scholarships available for students are:
- Post Matric Intermediate Scholarship for ST/SC/General category students
- Post Matric Intermediate Scholarship for OBC students
- National Scholarship Scheme
- Merit-Cum-Means Scholarship
- Post Matric (Other than Intermediate) Scholarship for ST, SC, General category
Ques. How is IET Lucknow in terms of placements?
Ans. IET Lucknow offers excellent placement opportunities with decent salary packages to students. Here are some of the notable points related to institute’s placement scenario:
- CS and IT have good placements as about 60% students get placed with an average package of INR 3.5 LPA. TCS, Wipro, Newgen and Adobe are the big recruiting firms.
- Not many placement opportunities are available for EC, EI and Civil Engineering candidates here.
- For Mechanical and Electrical Engineering students, Honda City, Sterlite and Tech Mahindra recruits but very few students get placed with an average package of INR 4.5 LPA. TCS recruits from these branches too.
- For Chemical and EI, Tata Chemicals recruits some students with an average package of INR 4.5 LPA.
Ques. How is IET Lucknow for Electrical Engineering?
Ans. The Electrical department at IET is quite good, although the syllabus of the electrical branch is quite large so you will have to study hard. The faculty members are really nice and the laboratories are also well equipped. IET Lucknow serves as a great place for preparation of higher education. The atmosphere for competitive exams is quite good here. If you plan for GATE, PSUs or other competitive exams, then the college and this branch will be helpful. However, the placements for Electrical Engineering are not that decent.
Ques. Which is better, IET Lucknow or KNIT Sultanpur?
Ans. IET Lucknow has one of the brightest brains of UP. It is one of the best engineering colleges in the state and is mainly famous for its BTech in CSE. The infrastructure of IET is slightly better than KNIT but placements are almost the same here. IET Lucknow gives good exposure to students. Made easy and Ace coachings are also nearby so one can have coaching assistance also in preparation of GATE.
Ques. Which is better- MMMUT or IET Lucknow?
Ans. The main advantage of IET is its location. However, facilities of MMMUT are far better than IET. Teaching and the faculty standards are almost the same in both institutes. If you are planning to study CS/EC, then you should go for IET. This is because MMMUT lacks exposure which is very necessary for someone who is studying EC/CS whereas for Civil Engineering, one should definitely go for MMMUT. In terms of alumni, MMMUT has a well organized Alumni base.
Ques. Does IET Lucknow provide seat reservations?
Ans. Yes, as per the government norms IET Lucknow has seat reservation criteria. The reservation percentage for B.Tech program is given below:
- General: 50%
- Scheduled caste(SC): 16.66%
- Scheduled Tribe(ST): 7.5%
- OBC: 25.84%
Ques. How is the faculty of IET Lucknow?
Ans. The faculty of IET Lucknow is above average, especially the faculty of the CSE department. Most of the professors have done their M.Tech and some of them have Ph.D. degrees also. Professors are student friendly and always ready to help students. They will clear your doubts anytime.
Ques. Is there any option for direct admissions to IET Lucknow?
Ans. No, the only way to get admissions to this college is UPSEE. Candidates who qualified national level entrance exams such as JEE Mains and GATE are also eligible for admissions. UPSEE is conducted by AKTU for admissions to UG and PG courses. Only 0.32% of students from this exam are selected to take admissions to IET Lucknow.