Indian Institute of technology, Gandhi Nagar (IITGN) is one of the 15 IITs in India which is ranked 24th by the NIRF 2020. Recently, the Centre for World University Rankings (CWUR) has ranked IIT Gandhi Nagar at 58th position in the National level and 1800+ rank in world level out of 19,788 institutions with an overall score of 66.2%. The institute is also placed in a rank band of 601-800 in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2021. Similarly, IITGN ranked in a band of 801-1000 in the Times Higher Education for Engineering 2021.

IITGN offers unique Undergraduate and Postgraduate programs to students such as B.Tech, M.Tech, M.Sc, Ph.D., and more. Apart from the regular programs, the institute also offers a Dual major BTECH program, BTECH-MTECH Dual degree, BTECH-MSc Dual degree and, a Non-degree program. Admission to these programs is done on the basis of national-level examinations: JEE Advanced and JEE Mains scores for B.Tech followed by JoSAA counseling, GATE scores for M.Tech, IIT JAM for M.Sc., and UGC/ NET / CSIR/ Written Test for the Ph.D. course followed by an interview.

IITGN has been approved by AICTE and UGC and it was established in 2008. So far, the institute has made 1000+ publications in the different document types. For every year, the collections in the library have been increased. As per the records of 2020, there were around 35000+ collections which include books, technical reports, thesis, book volumes, etc., The institute has also renewed 65+ e-resources for the reference of students from E- Shodh Sindhu (A national consortium for higher education electronic resources).

IIT Gandhi Nagar Key Points

  • IITGN was established in the year 2008 and has 617 acres.
  • 40% of UG students receive abroad opportunities for their studies
  • 6 weeks of summer fellowship to the students to discover India’s cultural diversity by visiting a minimum of six different states.
  • A total of 183 UG students and 45 PG students has been placed and ready to join the month of May in 2021. The students were offered the highest CTC of 40 LPA & an average CTC of 8.29LPA & the lowest CTC of 4.75LPA.
  • 80% of faculty overseas degree or postdoc experience. Around 15% of faculty are visiting from India as well as abroad.
  • IITGN research park has paved a way for nearly 10 companies to carry out their research works in various fields.
  • The institute has supported 12 startup companies under incubation and pre-incubation programs which have reached out to more than 1000+ students and startups.
  • The IITGN has become the1st educational institute in the country to receive the “Eat right campus” award with a 5-star rating by FSSAI.
  • The university ranked 4th in the category of ‘Residential University under annual Swachh Campus Ranking 2019 for Higher Educational Institutions.

IIT Gandhi Nagar Rankings

IIT Gandhi Nagar always focuses on excellence in education and options for meaningful searches. Every year the university has been under evaluation by different agencies on different aspects and ranking has been given. Those rankings are listed below.

NIRF (2020) Engineering category 24/100
NIRF (2020) Overall category 35
Times Higher Education World rankings – Overall category 20
Times Higher Education World rankings – Earth science (nature index) 2
Centre for World University Rankings(CWUR) National level 58
Centre for World University Rankings(CWUR) World-level 1873/2000
Times Higher Education Emerging economics 146

IIT Gandhi Nagar Courses and Fees

The Indian Institute of Technology, Gandhi Nagar offers seven different programs to the students such as B.Tech, M.Tech, MSc, MA, Ph.D., non-degree, Dual Degree. The program details are tabulated below.

  • Duration: 4 years
  • Fees: INR 2,58,500 (First Year Fees)
  • Specializations: Chemical, Civil, Computer-science, Electrical, Mechanical, Material science
  • Eligibility: Candidate must pass class 12th or equivalent to class 12th
JEE Scores followed by JoSAA Counselling
Dual Degree B.Tech
  • Duration: 4 years
  • Fees: INR 2,58,500 (First Year Fees)
  • Specializations: Chemical, Civil, Computer-science, Electrical, Mechanical, Material Science (Candidates need to select two specializations)
  • Eligibility: Candidate must pass class 12th or equivalent to class 12th
  • Duration: 2 years
  • Fees: INR 2,00,000 (First Year Fees)
  • Specializations: Biological, Chemical, Civil, Computer-Science, Electrical, Mechanical, Material Science
  • Eligibility: Candidate must have 55% in their bachelor’s/valid gate score/ CGPA of 8.0 or above from IITs.
GATE Scores
  • Duration: 2 years
  • Fees: INR 48,500 (First Year Fees)
  • Specializations: Chemistry, Mathematics, Physics, Cognitive Science.
  • Eligibility: Candidate must have 55% in their bachelor’s
IIT JAM / Written Test or Interview for Cognitive Science
  • Duration: 2 years
  • Fees: INR 48,500 (First Year Fees)
  • Specializations: Society and Culture
  • Eligibility: Candidate must have 55% in their Bachelor’s Degree examination in the respective field.
Written Test and Interview.
  • Duration: 3-6 years
  • Fees: INR 48,500 (First Year Fees)
  • Specializations: Biological, Chemical, Civil, Computer-science, Electrical, Mechanical, Material science, Chemistry, Mathematics, Physics, Cognitive science, Earth science, Philosophy, Political science, Psychology, Sociology, Social epidemiology, History, Language & Literature.
  • Eligibility: Candidate must have 55% (55% for SC/ST/PD)/(5.5 CGPA for SC/ST/PD in their Master’s Degree M.A., B.Tech, M.Tech, M.Sc. or equivalent
GATE/ UGC-NET/ CSIR-NET/ ICAR/ ICMR score/ Written Test & Interview
  • Duration:1 year
  • Specializations: Biological, Chemical, Civil, Computer-science, Electrical, Mechanical, Material science, Earth-system science.
  • Eligibility: Candidate must have 55% in their bachelor’s/CGPA of 8.0 or above from IITs.
Entrance Test + Interview
Non-Degree program
  • Specializations: Biological, Chemical, Civil, Computer-science, Electrical, Mechanical, Material science, Earth-system science, Chemistry, Mathematics, Physics, Cognitive science, Humanities & Social sciences, Basic engineering courses
  • Eligibility: Candidate must have completed one year of college education
Should select a minimum of 3-4 courses per semester for both UG & PG.

IIT Gandhi Nagar Cutoff

B.Tech JEE Advanced Cutoff

In IITGN, the admission process for B.Tech has not yet started since the admission is mainly based on JEE advanced score. The JEE advanced exam has been scheduled to be held on July 03, 2021 (Saturday). Once the exam is completed, the results will be announced with the cut-off score and also a merit list will be out through which the admission process starts. The IITGN JEE advanced Cutoff 2020 score has been tabulated below:

Chemical Engineering General 5281-7986
OBC 3207-3610
SC 1606-2478
ST 933-23
EWS 1085-1522
Civil Engineering General 7059-9021
OBC 3214-3827
SC 1624-2046
ST 465-541
EWS 1364-1688
Computer-science Engineering General 981-1448
OBC 530-767
SC 185-528
ST 188-226
EWS 144-216
Electrical Engineering General 2032-3615
OBC 1261-2211
SC 577-1212
ST 408-592
EWS 518-564
Material science Engineering General 6813-10495
OBC 3805-4663
SC 2216-2668
ST 525-808
EWS 1567-2050
Mechanical Engineering General 3829-5579
OBC 2224-3035
SC 1253-1752
ST 589-734
EWS 892-958

M.Tech GATE Cutoff

In IITGN, the MTECH admission proceeds under various criteria such as GATE, candidate must possess a minimum of 55% or CGPA of 8.0 and above from the IIT’s. Tabulated below are the IITGN GATE Cutoff 2020 score details:

Chemical Engineering General 577
OBC 402
SC 375
Civil Engineering General 441
OBC 500
SC 400
EWS 641
Computer Science Engineering General 721
OBC 614
SC 452
Electrical Engineering General 592
OBC 549
SC 407
Material science Engineering General 571
OBC 533
EWS 642
Mechanical Engineering General 718
OBC 593
SC 392
Biological Engineering General 434
OBC 418

M.Sc. IIT JAM Cutoff

In IITGN, the MSc admission is mainly based on the IIT-JAM score. But for the specialization of Cognitive science, the institute will itself conduct written tests or interviews. The IITGN IIT-JAM Cutoff score of the year 2020 is been tabulated below:

Physics 354-372
Chemistry 285-300
Mathematics 286-298

IIT Gandhi Nagar Placements

The IITGN has its Career Development Services (CDS) on its campus itself. The center always works for the development of the student career in identifying their area of expertise and to grow in that field. They make certain sessions in shaping the students for their placements. Every year, more than 100+ students are placed in the top companies and many students enter into internships. The highlights of the IIT Gandhi Nagar Placements 2020 are mentioned below:

  • For the academic year 2019-2020, the placement drive has been carried out and the institute has witnessed 80% of placements.
  • On the whole, 300+ students were participated in the placement out of which 240+students are placed. About 800 offers were made.
  • There is a rise of 20% in placement when compared with previous years.
  • Totally 70 top companies have offered jobs to the students out of which 35 companies visited for the first time for the placements at IITGN.
  • 23 students have received Pre-Placement Offers from their respective internship organizations.
  • The highest national salary awarded to the students was 17.23 LPA, an average salary of 8.96 LPA, and the lowest salary of 4.75 LPA.
  • The highest International Package offered was INR 40 LPA.

IITGN Top Recruiters

Some of the top recruiters of IIT Gandhi Nagar are listed below:

Amazon Amex Info technologies Accenture
Analog devices India Pvt ltd Barclays Belcon
Bharat electricals Bharat dynamics Capgemini
cognizant Chola MS risk services Daily hunt
HDFC bank Godrej DBS bank
Hero Motor Corp HPCL Larsen and Toubro
Maruti Suzuki Mphasis Reliance industries
Sigmoid Smart Prix Tata Motors
The Manipal groups Wipro Worley

IIT Gandhi Nagar Scholarships

IITGN gives many scholarships to students every year. The main aim of availing scholarships is that it should not be an obstacle for building their careers. In the year 2021, the IITGN announced a new scholarship scheme to the students who cleared JEE advanced exam within a rank of 1000. The student will be awarded an amount of Rs.2,00,000 till their completion of the course. The different scholarships are listed below:

Scholarships issued by the donors

Class of 2016 Scholarship and Class of 2015 Scholarship Rs. 1 Lakh in each scheme UG students
*Kandoi-Dairkee-Gaurav Scholarship – Rs. 50,000/- 2nd/3rd year UG students with active involvement in non-academic activities.
Mahabir Prasad Sultania Scholarship and Durga Devi Sultania Scholarship Rs. 1 Lakh UG students.
Niteen P Sant Scholarship Rs. 20,000/- 2nd-year students of Civil /Material Science Engineering
Amalthea Scholarship, Lalita J Shah & Jayantilal B, Shah Scholarship, P.K. Kelkar Scholarship Rs. 1 Lakh in each scheme UG students.
Sri Temasek @ IIT Gandhinagar Scholarship Rs. 20,000/- UG students.
Sathyaram Scholarship Rs. 1 Lakh UG students
Sri Temasek @IIT Gandhinagar Scholarship Rs. 40,000/- The student who secures the first mark in chemical engineering by the end of 3rd year
SC Mehrotra’s Scholarship, Chandrakant & Patricia Desai Scholarship Rs. 1 Lakh in each scheme Civil Engineering students. .
Prof. KV Venkatesha Murthy Scholarship Rs. 1 Lakh Engineering students.
Dr. JL Nayyar Scholarship Rs. 1 Lakh The students with good oral and Communication skills from first to the third year
Professor DV Pai Scholarship Rs. 25,000/- M.Sc. in Mathematics having a family income of fewer than 8 lakhs.
Santosh Rani Tandon Scholarship Rs. 1 Lakh Structural Engineering/Civil Engineering
Mrs. Sita Jha Memorial Scholarship – Rs. 1 Lakh UG students.
Bipin and Rekha Shah Scholarship Rs. 1 Lakh UG students of Electrical Engineering

Scholarships issued by the Institute

For all these scholarships, all the UG students are eligible except the first-year students. Rs.2000/- will be awarded monthly. If the student is already on other scholarships, he/she is eligible for a total amount of Rs.5000/- as a single payment. The scholarships that are issued by the institute are mentioned below

  • Scholarship for excellence in academics
  • Scholarship for excellence in sports and games
  • Scholarship for excellence in art & culture
  • Scholarship for excellence in social work and leadership
  • Scholarship for excellence in academics

How to Apply for Scholarships?

In IITGN, there is a procedure to apply for the scholarship.

  • First, a candidate needs to register an online application for a scholarship.
  • After registering, the required documents (such as CV, caste certificate, grade cards) are to be uploaded as per the required scholarship.
  • Once the registration is completed the students need to submit the application to

IIT Gandhi Nagar FAQs

Ques. How is the resource center of IITGN?

Ans. IIT Gandhi Nagar is furnished with a Library wherein it accomplishes more than 35K+ books for references and also it has nearly 900 publications. Along with this digital sources are also available. The library holds the curriculum and information services. It has memberships with E-SHODH SINDH CONSORTIUM and also with organizations such as AAAI and IAHR.

Ques. How are the faculties of IITGN?

Ans. Nearly 80% of staff at IITGN have Post-Doctoral Degree experience in their relevant fields. Up to 20% of faculty staff are female. Most of the faculties are from out of the state. Only 6% of faculties are within the state. 10% of faculties are various disciplines and around 14% staffs are away from their disciplines.

Ques. What are the hostel facilities offered to students at IITGN?

Ans. IITGN has an excellent hostel facility with centralized ac. It has both single as well as a double-seated room. Every room has its own LAN connection with disruptions. The hostel will have an uninterrupted electricity facility wherein the students can use their electronic items. The hostels also necessary shops as per the requirement.

Ques. How are the research works carried on at IITGN?

Ans. The faculties of IITGN are contributing more toward research and developments with their immense and talents in their respective fields sometimes from the other fields. They are doing Sponsored research projects, Sparc and Star projects, and consultancy projects.

Ques. Does IITGN offer any extra-curricular activities to students?

Ans. Yes. In IITGN, there are many extra-curricular activities such as organizing blood donation camps, Food waste challenges, There is tech radio where students can talk and show off their talents. There is also a lot of sports activities like chess tournaments, Fitness summer camps, Track, and field event, etc.,