IIT Indore was established in 2009 by the Government of India at Simrol near Indore, Madhya Pradesh and considered one of the top engineering colleges in the world. It has been ranked 10 in NIRF Engineering rankings in 2020. IIT Indore is famous for its 4-year BTech course.

It offers multiple courses like BTech, MTech, Integrated and more in the field of Engineering. Admissions to the courses at IIT Indore are mainly based on entrance exams conducted. Some entrances like JEE advanced, GATE and others are a requirement for admissions.

The average fees to the institute vary depending mainly on the course. There are many facilities offered to the students by the institutes. Some are Apartment-based Hostels, Mess, Gymnasium, Library, Post Office, ATMs and more.

IIT Indore has shown massive growth in its placements since its inception. The highest CTC offered in 2020 was around INR 50 Lakh and the average CTC was INR 22 Lakh. Some top recruiters are Google, Microsoft, Goldman Sachs, IBM, Samsung and more.

IIT Indore Highlights

Established | Institute Type 2008 | Public
Approved By UGC
Set By Government of India
Entrance Exam JEE Advanced, GATE, IIT JAM
Courses Offered BTech, MTech, MSc, MS/PhD
Popular Courses Engineering
Application Mode Online
Admission Criteria Entrance exam Based
Top Recruiters Google, Microsoft, Goldman Sachs, IBM, Samsung
Campus Area 500 Acres
Facilities Available Apartment-based Hostels, Mess, Gymnasium, Library, Post Office, ATMs.
Official Website https://www.iiti.ac.in/

IIT Indore Rankings

Indian Institute of Technology, Indore is considered one of the good colleges not only on a national level but also on an international level. Its ranking has been consistently among top Engineering colleges around the world. There are 5 parameters on which these rankings are decided: Teaching and Learning Resource, Research and Professional Practice, Graduation Outcome, Outreach and Inclusivity, and Perception.

Below are some of the stats about the ranking of IIT Indore:

World University Rankings 61 2020
NIRF Overall Rankings 23 2020
NIRF Engineering Rankings 10 2020
Outlook India’s Top Technical Universities 8 2020
QS Asia University Rankings 188 2021
World University Rankings 401-500 2021
Asia University Rankings 55 2020

IIT Indore Courses Offered

IIT Indore offers 5 types of courses. Each course has its eligibility criteria. Details of the streams, duration, and eligibility are given in the following table:

  • Duration: 4 years
  • Eligibility: 10+2 with PCM and Appearance in JEE
  • Streams: Computer Science, Electrical, Mechanical, Civil, Metallurgy
  • Duration: 2 years
  • Eligibility: BE/BTech and appearance in GATE
  • Steams: Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Metallurgical Engineering and Materials Science
BTech + MTech (Integrated)
  • Duration: 5 years
  • Eligibility: Only for BTech students of IIT Indore at the end of the 6th semester
  • Streams: Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Metallurgical Engineering and Materials Science
  • Duration: 2 years
  • Eligibility: Undergraduate and appearance in JAM
  • Streams: Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics, Biotechnology, Astronomy
MS (Research)
  • Duration: 2 years
  • Eligibility: BE/BTech and GATE score, students from IIT having more than 8.0 CGPA are exempted from GATE qualifications.
  • Streams: Computer Science and Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering
MTech + PhD (Integrated)
  • Eligibility: IIT Indore students in MTech with a provision of converting to MTech + PhD dual degree at the end of 3rd Semester
  • Duration: 5 years
  • Streams: Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Metallurgy Engineering and Materials Science
  • Duration: 5-6 years
  • Eligibility: Master’s Degree with Selection Criteria: valid GATE score
  • Streams: Engineering, Science, Humanities

There is also an option to do a 5-year course during BTech. It is a dual course and a student can apply after the 6th semester. Apart from this above mentioned are the major courses.

IIT Indore Admissions

Admission at IIT Indore for different courses has different criteria. The students will have to apply online.

How to Apply?

  • To get admission to IIT Indore, you have to have the prescribed marks with good marks in a valid scorecard from the required entrance exam.
  • After getting all the documents sorted, candidates can proceed to register online at the official college website.
  • They will be required to fill in the application with their personal and educational details.
  • They can then upload the required documents
  • Candidates can then apply and pay the application fees online through a credit/debit card.
  • After the verification of certificates and records, the admissions will be confirmed to the students. They must visit the institute to confirm their admission by paying the admission fee.
  • However, for MS Admissions the qualified students submit admission applications online by registering at Common Offer Acceptance Portal (COAP). After the registration, you will be able to access all the offers made from different institutes.
  • For each fellowship, you have to apply online and there is an application fee of INR 100. After payment, a unique application number would be generated. After that, you have to take the signed hard copy of the application form along with the stated documents to IIT Indore on the day of the interview. Selection will be based on your profile and interview.

IIT Indore All India Engineering Ranking 2019

Computer Science 1067
Electrical Engineering 3635
Mechanical Engineering 5279
Civil Engineering 7971
Metallurgical Engineering 9795

IIT Indore Placements

IIT Indore organizes its placement season every year around July and it goes on till the end of May next year. The graph of the average package for the last five years have not seen a slight dip, the increment has been more than 15% every year:

To give you a glimpse of the percentage of students getting placed, highest, average CTC, the details of the 2020 placement season is given below.

Placement Rate 90%
Number of offers made 400+
Companies Participated 160
Increase in the number of companies 15%
Average CTC Rs. 22 LPA
Highest CTC Rs. 50 LPA
Highest International CTC Rs. 65 LPA
Increase in highest domestic CTC 15%
New recruiters 45
Top recruiters Accenture, Aditya Birla, Amazon, American Express

The average package of 2020 has 4% more increment than the last years.

In this season the finance sector is the domain having the highest placement percentage with 23.2% students. Whereas Marketing, second with 23% and consulting, third with 21% students.

Below are the top companies participating in placement drive 2020:

  • Bosch
  • IBM
  • ISRO
  • Book My Show
  • Cisco
  • Capgemini
  • Indian Oil
  • FICO
  • Deloitte
  • Blue Star
  • Morgan Stanley

IIT Indore Scholarships

Scholarships of IIT Indore are given to selected students. The criteria on which the selection is based are:

  • Academic merit
  • Financial background of candidate’s family.

3 major scholarships can be availed through the institution. Students can opt for other scholarships too. Below are given details about the major scholarships. Students who want to opt for scholarships should contact the office IIT Indore for much detailed information.

Some major scholarships offered to the students are:

  • Merit-cum-Means (MCM) Scholarship: This scholarship is recommended for BTech and MSc courses. Approx 20 to 25 % of students each year, from each batch, are considered for a scholarship. Your marks in the entrance exam, your CGPA, your academic background, and your family income are the main factors behind the selection.
  • Foundation For Excellence: The FFE scholarship is given to a student who is brilliant and is excelling in his/ her academics but has a weak economic background can avail of the scholarship.
  • Samsung Star Scholarship: This scholarship is awarded to the students in BTech/BE/Integrated MTech who graduated from Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya and have scored excellently well in JEE Advanced.

Ministers working for the development and upliftment of the socially backward classes of the society provide students with good scholarships. Other scholarships for the students of IIT Indore are:

  • DAAD Scholarship
  • Commonwealth Scholarship
  • NHFDC Scholarship

IIT Indore Facilities

IIT Indore provides a myriad number of facilities for its students. Ranging from apartment-based hostels to 2 mess. The Facilities are listed below:

  1. Hostels: There are apartments in place of hostel rooms. 5 BHK apartments among 5 students. One room for one student.
  2. Mess: There is a total of 2 messes, students can register in any one of them.
  3. Tea Post: Founded in 1975 and became a retail shop in 2006, Tea Post Pvt. Ltd. Is a company that has ventured into serving tea in a pleasant ambience named TEA POST. Tea Post has started its services in IIT Indore in January 2018.
  4. Library: The library is well equipped with all kinds of books, Journals, and scientific dissertations of the professors and students.
  5. Canara Bank Branch: Campus has a branch of Canara Bank. This branch is constructed by the bank itself and works on all weekdays.
  6. ATMs: Campus has 3 ATMs, HDFC, SBI, and Canara Bank. All ATMs work 24X7.
  7. Post Office: Post Office situated on the campus is well equipped and works on all weekdays from 9 A.M. to 2 P.M. for financial services and up to 3 P.M. for speed post/ registered post.
  8. Vegetable Shop (VegiGo): Campus has a vegetable shop that supplies fresh fruits and vegetables to campus residents. The shop also provides home-delivery through its app.

IIT Indore Faculty

Indian Institute of Technology Indore faculty are experts and among the world-leading scientists. Each department has a Head and Dean and the other faculties are working at the following positions:

  • Assistant Professor – 67
  • Associate Professor – 65
  • Professor – 13
  • Assistant Professor(Grade – II) – 5
  • Assistant Professor ( Grade – I) – 2
  • Ramanujan Fellow – 1

IIT Indore FAQs

Q1. How is the connectivity to the airport and railway station from Indore?

Ans. Distance from the airport to IIT Indore is 25 Km and from the railway station, it is 20 km. There is an ample amount of transport facilities available at your disposal in Indore, be it auto-rickshaw, city bus or cabs.

Q2. Is it necessary to live in a hostel in IIT Indore?

Ans. It is not necessary to opt for a hostel in IIT Indore, if you live in Indore then the institute provides bus service. Students who are not from Indore prefer to live in hostels.

Q3. What are the career prospects after pursuing a BTech from IIT Indore?

Ans. Students can opt for campus placements from the college which are very good and can go on to become engineers. Students can also opt for higher studies and can become professors and scientists in their field of interest.

Q4. Is it worthwhile to join IIT Indore?

Ans. IIT Indore is one of the best colleges in the country. Its infrastructure, teaching facilities are all up to the mark. The thing which matters is the Return on your investment, and students passing out from this college get very good placements hence yes, ROI is good.

Q5. Does IIT Indore provide an MBA Degree?

Ans. No, IIT Indore only provides BTech, MTech, MS, MSc, PhD, BTech+Mtech and MTech + PhD.

Q6. What global opportunities are provided by IIT Indore?

Ans. IIT Indore has an international cell. International Cell helps students in getting international scholarships. Some of the international scholarships are the Germany Government Scholarship, University of Alberta Scholarships in Canada, Singapore University of Technology Scholarships, etc.