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Indian Institute of Technology


Indian Institute of Technology - Patna ( Bihar )

501 Acres
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Rs. 15800 - Rs. 100000
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Indian Institute of Technology - IITP

Indian Institute of Technology Patna was established by an Act of Parliament in 2008 along with eight new IITs. Initially it was under the mentorship of IIT Guwahati. IIT Patna has successfully created a niche for itself in the area of academics and research within a short span of time. The institute infuses new and fresh energy and vigor in a region that has been a centre of knowledge since ancient times. IIT Patna aims to bring prosperity and enhancement to life through quality and holistic education and pioneering research. With a faculty who have a wide range of academic and research experience, IIT Patna is successfully running B.Tech., M.Tech. and Ph.D. programs in Engineering, Sciences and Humanities and Social Sciences . From 2016, the institute is going to run MSc in three subjects viz. Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics.The Institute aims to encourage collaborative activities along with leadership skills among students. Students are encouraged to participate in various co-curricular activities and visits to nearby industrial units help in honing their skills and knowledge. The institute aims to take students into a world of discovery, innovation and self-reliance which will lead to inclusive development not only of the individual but also of the society at large. IITP is ranked 10th best engineering institute in the country by NIRF recent nationwide ranking. 

About Patna

Patna is an ancient city and was earlier known as 'Patliputra'. Situated on the banks of the river Ganges, this city has been a centre of knowledge and has attracted visitors from China, Indonesia, Japan, Korea and other nations. The ancient city was home to some of the greatest minds of the time like Aryabhatta who worked on Astronomy, Algebra and trigonometry and introduced the concept of 'zero', Chanakya who is famous for his treatises on Economics and Politics. Modern Patna too does not lag far behind. It has produced illustrious people like Dr. Rajendra Prasad, the first President of independent India and many political figures and jurists of renown. Its rich history is visible in the various buildings which showcase elements of Afghani, Mughal and British architecture. Some of the historical legends from this region include Lord Gautam Buddha, Lord Mahavir, Guru Govind Singh.

Campus Location

IIT Patna has moved to its permanent campus which is situated in Bihta. The new campus  was inaugurated by Honorable Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi.The permanent campus, spread over  500 acres of land, is full with flora and fauna.

Overview Courses

List of entrance exams GATE, JEE Mains, JEE Advanced
Pass percentage 82%
Percentage students passed first class 75%
Percentage students passed with distinction 60%
Average Graduation percent 35.8333333333%
Average PG percent 12.9166666667%
Average fresher's score 3.625%
Usual Application Start Date 04 Nov
Usual Application End Date 02 Dec
Eligibility For Transfer No
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Overview Campus

Area 501 Acres
Built up area 81791 Acres
Classrooms 55
Sport Grounds 7
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Overview Placement

IIT Patna has a placement cell for the placement process. Before the placements IIT Patna conducts various kinds of seminars, Paper presentations, Guest lectures, Mock Tests so that all the students can perform well at the time of placement drive. For 2013 batch total 98 students were registered for placements and out of 98, there were 61 students who could make to the final placement list. The placement percentage was 62.20%. Total 22 companies participated in placement drive.

Placement Ratio 82.0%
Number of visiting companies 23
Average Salary 9.0 lacs
Min Salary 3.0 lacs
Max Salary 15.0 lacs
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Awards IIT Patna ranked 3rd at Google GetSocial Competition
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