IIT Patna

Stats & Ranking:
• NIRF 2019: Ranked 22nd
• Established in 2008
• 500 Acres Campus

Connectivity:
• By Air:
Nearest International Airport is 111 km. away with Direct flights to Delhi, Mumbai,
Bangalore and Kolkata
By Railways
The nearest railway station is 14 km away and has direct trains from all parts of the country.

Fees:
Per semester:
• Institute Fees + Hostel fees+ Mess fees – Total: Rs 1,24,372


Mode of Admission:
JEE-Main followed by JEE-Advanced
Apply through JoSAA Counselling

Branch Seats Open Close
Chemical Engineering – Gender Neutral 47 8266 10497
Chemical Engineering – Female Only 10 14426 17519
Civil Engineering – Gender Neutral 47 8087 10163
Civil Engineering – Female Only 10 14770 16636
Computer Science and Engineering – Gender Neutral 58 1127 2617
Computer Science and Engineering – Female Only 13 4641 5912
Electrical and Electronics Engineering – Gender Neutral 56 3509 5995
Electrical and Electronics Engineering – Female Only 12 10045 11371
Mechanical Engineering – Gender Neutral 58 5932 7872
Mechanical Engineering – Female Only 13 14085 15106
Metallurgical and Materials Engineering – Gender Neutral 31 10330 12148
Metallurgical and Materials Engineering – Female Only 6 16673 19843

Facilities:
Sports Facilities:
• The college provides facilities like Basketball Court, Cricket Ground, Football
Ground, Swimming Pool, 6 Tennis Courts and Volleyball court, Squash, Hockey
Ground

Other Facilities:
• Good Library at IIT Patna
• Medical facilities
• Free high-speed Wi-Fi
• ATMs in the campus
• Good Eateries as well

Placements:
• This year the overall average CTC turned out to be 13.05 Lakh INR.
• Average Package for CSE in 2019 was 16.76 Lakh INR
• Microsoft was the top recruiter offered the highest paying packages of INR
38lakhs(Domestic)
• DE Shaw, Microsoft, Blackstone, Arcesium, Codenation were among the other high
payers with packages above 30 Lakh INR.
• At IIT Patna, Placements of CSE and Electrical are much better when compared to
other core branches

Hostel:
• IIT Patna has 4 boys’ hostels
• Double Occupancy rooms for 1st year students
• Almirah, Bed, Table and chairs are provided
• High speed Internet Connection
• Washrooms are cleaned twice a day
• Sports facilities are given in each hostel
• Non-stop power and water supply

Hostel Mess:
• Mess food is okay
• Mess vendors keep on changing
• Night canteen are present in the hostels
• Supermarkets and restaurants are present in nearby local market

Fests!
• IIT Patna’s annual Techno-Cultural fest is ANWESHA, which witnesses a footfall of
around 35,000 people
• KK & Vipul Goyal have performed here in the previous years.

Faculty:
• Faculty members are well qualified
• 100% of faculty holds a PhD degree
• Faculty actively promotes research among students
• Faculty accommodates within the college campus

Verdict:
A good option, choose this over mining, metallurgical, etc. in older IITs if you want to
make a career in Computer Science. However, it is recommended to go to older IITs if
you’re not sure about your career trajectory.

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