IIT Dhanbad (IIT-ISM)

ISM Dhanbad - Indian Institute of Technology - (IITISM) Dhanbad

Courses, Admission 2024, Fee, Placement, Ranking, Contact

IIT Dhanbad is an autonomous university, established in 1926. IIT Dhanbad is ranked 17 in the Engineering category, 44 in Management, 24 in Research, and 42 in the Overall category by NIRF 2023. The campus of IIT Dhanbad covers 218 acres. The most popular program at IIT Dhanbad is BTech. Apart from the flagship BTech program IIT Dhanbad also offers Integrated MTech, MTech, and MSc Courses. IIT Dhanbad BTech admission is granted as per JEE Advanced score followed by JoSAA Counselling. 

Particulars IIT Dhanbad Highlights
Established 1926
Collaborations 37
Location Sardar Patel Nagar, Dhanbad, Jharkhand
Former name Indian School of Mines
Ranking 2023 – 17th by NIRF (Engineering) – 44th by NIRF (Management) – 25th by QS World Ranking 2023 (by Subject- Engineering Mineral and Mining)
Flagship course BTech
Total courses 71 courses across 18 departments
Approvals UGC, AICTE
Faculty count 330+
Scholarships 35

IIT Dhanbad, Dhanbad Fees & Eligibility

B.Tech₹2.4 Lakhs (1st Year Fees)10+2 with 75% + JEE
M.Sc₹56,250 (1st Year Fees)Graduation with 55% + IIT JAM
M.Tech₹70,250 (1st Year Fees)Graduation with 60% + GATE
Ph.D₹62,250 (1st Year Fees)Postgraduation
MBA₹1.9 Lakhs (1st Year Fees)Graduation with 60% + CAT
B.Tech + M.Tech₹2.4 Lakhs (1st Year Fees)10+2 with 75%
M.Sc {Tech}₹56,250 (1st Year Fees)Graduation with 55% + IIT JAM

NIRF 2023

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The Week 2023Out of 131 BTech Colleges in India14
The Week 2023Top BTech College in Jharkhand01
IIRF Top Public Colleges in India23
THE World University RankingOverall1001

IIT Dhanbad (IIT-ISM) IIT Dhanbad (IIT-ISM)


Bachelor of Technology [B.Tech]

Total tuition Fees: ₹ 240,250 1st Yr Fees

Master of Science [M.Sc]

Total tuition Fees: ₹ 56,250 1st Yr Fees

Master of Technology [M.Tech]

Total tuition Fees: ₹ 70,250 1st Yr Fees

Master of Business Administration [MBA]

Total tuition Fees: ₹ 190,250 1st Yr Fees

IIT Dhanbad Admission Process

Step 1: IIT Dhanbad Application Process 2024

Students interested in getting into IIT Dhanbad can submit the online application form for course-specific entrance exams or college depending on the course they wish to get into.

  • BTech and BTech (Dual Degree) aspirants must fill out the application form for JEE (Main) via the official website of the National Testing Agency (NTA) (nta.ac.in). Read more
  • MTech candidates are required to register for GATE via the official website of GATE Online Application Processing System (GOAPS) (appsgate.iitd.ac.in). Read more
  • For PhD, MA, Executive and MBA courses, students are required to apply via the official website of IIT ISM Dhanbad.

Step 2: IIT Dhanbad Selection Criteria 2024 & Release of Merit List

Once the registration process is completed, applicants need to go through the course-based entrance exam followed by other selection rounds (if applicable). After the selection rounds are completed, they need to go through the course-wise counselling process for final seat allocation. For PhD, MA, Executive and MBA courses, merit lists are released on the official website with the names of the shortlisted students.

Step 3: Admission Confirmation at IIT Dhanbad

After completion of the selection rounds, shortlisted candidates need to submit the admission charges and confirm their admission to the relevant course at IIT Dhanbad.

IIT Dhanbad Admission Dates 2024

Events Dates
BTech Events
Release of JEE Main Notification 2024 November 2023
JEE Mains 2024 exam date session 1 January 24 to February 1, 2024
NTA JEE Mains 2024 Exam Date April session April 1 to 15, 2024

Documents required for admission:

1. Class 10th and 12th Marksheets and Passing Certificate

2. Graduation degree and Degree Certificate

3. Scorecard of entrance exam taken by the candidate

4. Category Certificate (if applicable)

5. Govt. ID proof

6. Passport sized photographs

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Merit based Scholarships

Indian Institute of Technology Dhanbad provides both merit and need-based scholarships. Below are some of the types of scholarships provided by IIT Dhanbad:

  • Merit Cum Means Scholarship
  • Endowment Scholarship
  • Benevolent Fund
  • ISMAANA Scholarship
  • Sandvik Scholarship

Moreover, some of the important details about the above scholarships is mentioned below:

  • More than 30 scholarships ready to be availed by IIT (ISM) students
  • INR 1.2 crore+ provided by ISMAANA (Indian School of Mines Alumni Association of North America)
  • INR 30 lakh+ provided by ISMAA
  • Also, complete tuition fee waivers for General/ OBC candidates with family income under INR 6 Lakh under MCM (Merit-cum-means) Scholarship

IIT Dhanbad Placements 2024

Particulars Placement Statistics (2022) Placement Statistics (2023)
Average package INR 17.30 LPA INR 16.98 LPA
Highest package INR 50 LPA INR 56 LPA
Median package INR 14 LPA INR 15.95 LPA
Total registrations 300+ 300+
Total offers 1,191 1,154
International offers 16 11
Students placed (on campus) 1,072 1,082
UG placement for circuital branches 92.91% 89.19%
UG placement for non-circuital branches N/A 82.08%
PG placement for all Engineering and Science branches 45.79% 61.23%
MBA placement rate 80.39% 83.33%
No. of students received packages between INR 5 LPA and INR 10 LPA 313 292
No. of students received packages between INR 10 LPA and INR 30 LPA 597 642
No. of students received packages above INR 30 LPA 162 148

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