IIT BHU - Indian Institute of Technology

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Updated on: January 28, 2023 | 3:11 pm, January 28, 2023 | 3:11 pm

IIT BHU Cutoff 2022

Joint Seat Allocation Authority (JoSAA) releases round wise  for B.Tech admission. Candidates having equal or above cutoff are eligible for admission and can participate in the JoSAA Counselling.

Courses IIT BHU BTech Cutoff 2021 (Round 1-6)
Ceramic Engineering 8999-12412
Chemical Engineering  5218-7791
Civil Engineering  6324-8775
Computer Science and Engineering  594-873
Electrical Engineering  2499-3446
Electronics Engineering 2027-2594
Mechanical Engineering 3612-6557
Metallurgical Engineering 7076-9733
Mining Engineering  7728-12356
Pharmaceutical Engineering & Technology  8977-13788

IIT BHU MTech Cutoff 2022

Below is the cutoff table for the M.Tech program on the basis of the GATE 2022 scores. Candidates applying for the admissions at IIT BHU can get an idea about the MTech cutoff 2022 from the table below:

Branch General
Electronics Engineering 500
Civil Engineering 626
Computer Science Engineering 600
Electronics and Communication Engineering 550
Electrical Engineering 550
Environmental Engineering 535
Geotechnical Engineering 585
Mechanical Engineering - Design and Manufacturing 700
Metallurgical and Materials Engineering 500
Thermal Engineering 700

IIT BHU is at 13 on the engineering list as rated by the NIRF. The institute comprises 14 departments and 3 interdisciplinary schools that provide 64 courses at the UG, PG, and PhD levels. IIT BHU is the second largest IIT in terms of the campus area. The institute covers an area of 1300 acres and is situated within the main campus of BHU. The institute campus is designed as a semi-circle with different wings in different sectors. The academic wings are in the inner sectors and the hostels are located in the outer sectors. Check

The education and research areas of IIT BHU are Engineering, Pharmacy, Sciences, Humanities, and Social Sciences. Amongst all the 64 courses, the flagship program of the institute is BTech. Admission to the program requires 594-14537 rank in the JEE Advanced exam. The fee charged for the 4-year BTech program is INR 5.33 Lacs. A second major program of IIT BHU is MTech. Admission to the IIT BHU MTech program is based on GATE exam scores. for the MTech program is 500-700 marks in the GATE exam. The annual fee of the program is INR 36,000. Check more details on 

IIT BHU is also known for its TPO/TPC. TPC IIT BHU is the Training and Placement Cell of the institute. The cell conducts Pre Placement Talks, Written or Online Tests, GD, and Interviews for recruitment and Intern Hiring. The placement season runs throughout the year. It commences from the last week of July ends in March. At present, the placement office is conducting its recruitment process which will end on March 17, 2022.

Candidates participating in the IIT BHU recruitment process get employed in companies like Flipkart APM, Microsoft, Jaguar, Cisco, Goldman Sachs, Bajaj, etc. The average salary package a student receives in the placement process ranges between INR 10-30 LPA. And, the highest package can be up to INR 70 LPA. In the phase-1 of 2021 placements, the highest international CTC stood at INR 2.05 CPA, and the highest domestic CTC. A total of 332 companies including the 35 new recruiters, made 1185 offers. Also check, 

IIT BHU Ranking

IIT BHU has been ranked by many ranking agencies from around the country, such as NIRF, and from around the world, such as QS World University Rankings. According to NIRF, it is ranked 13th in the engineering category and 29th overall. Furthermore, according to the World University Rankings, it is positioned between 651 and 700.

IIT BHU Ranking
Body/ Magazine Category  Ranking  Year 
International rankings 
QS World University  University 651-700 2023
QS Asia University 301-350 2022
National rankings 
NIRF Engineering 13 2022
NIRF Overall 29 2022
NIRF Engineering  14 2021
NIRF Overall 28 2021
The Week Best technical university in India  8 2021
US News Overall  1187 2021

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IIT BHU Courses

IIT BHU courses include BTech, BArch, MTech, M.Sc, MPharm, BTech + MTech, and PhD. These program are offered under UG, PG, Dual Degree, and Doctoral degrees. The admission to all the courses is based on national level exams. The national level exams for the UG admissions are JEE Advanced and AAT. For the PG admissions, GATE, JAM, and GPAT. For the Doctoral program, the institute’s entrance exam and interview rounds are desirable. The table below mentions all the required information on IIT BHU Courses:

Courses Details IIT BHU Fees
Eligibility Criteria: Intermediate Graduate with 60% marks or above OR a position in the top 20 percentile in 10+2 from a recognized board
Selection Criteria:  +
INR 5.33 Lacs
Eligibility Criteria: B.Tech/B.E. in a relevant discipline with 60% marks or above
Selection Criteria:  +
INR 62,380
Eligibility Criteria: B.Pharm or an equivalent degree in Pharmacy
Selection Criteria:
INR 62,380
Eligibility Criteria: Bachelor's degree in relevant stream from a recognized University
Selection Criteria:
INR 62,380
Eligibility Criteria: Intermediate Graduate with 75% marks or above OR a position in the top 20 percentile in 10+2 from a recognized board
Selection Criteria: Candidates are selected based on JEE Advanced Merit
INR 6.71 Lacs
Eligibility Criteria: Master’s degree in relevant discipline with minimum 65% marks
Selection Criteria: Candidates are selected based on Written test and Interview Merit
INR 88,445


IIT BHU BTech is ranked 13 by the NIRF 2022 rankings. The program is specialized in 10 streams. The BTech program has a total of 902 seats including 59 seats of Supernumerary (Female only). The institute has also added a Chemical Engineering specialization in the IIT BHU BTech courses. Admission to the branch requires a JEE Advanced rank of 5218-7791.

Apart from this, the institute also allows branch change options for the BTech students. Candidates applying for a branch change must fill out the application forms released by the institute at the beginning of 2nd and 3rd semesters. Candidates who acquire an 8.0 CGPA or more in the 1st or 2nd semester are selected for a branch change. Check 


IIT BHU MTech is a 2-year PG program specialized in 40 courses. Admission to the program is given based on the GATE exam scores. Candidates acquiring qualifying cutoff in the GATE exam are then provided seat through COAP counselling. The CSE branch of IIT BHU has recently added two specializations in the MTech program. MTech in CSE is now offered via two specializations: Artificial Intelligence and the Internet of Things (IoT). The total number of seats in the specializations is 40. The eligibility and admission criteria for the newly added specializations is same as of other branches. Read on: 

IIT BHU Placements

IIT BHU recently concluded the first phase of the 2022 placement drive. It engaged a total of 332 recruiters. Some of the major recruiters included UBER, UiPath, Microsoft, Intel, Master Card. The below table shows the placement highlights of the IIT BHU 2021-22 batch:

IIT BHU Placement 2022 Highlights

Particulars Statistics
Number of companies participated 332
Number of offers 1185
Number of international offers 35
Highest international salary INR 2.05 CPA
Highest domestic salary INR 78 LPA

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IIT BHU Scholarships

IIT BHU offers Merit-cum-Means scholarships to 25% of undergraduate students. Apart from this, the institute also provides other financial assistance like Institute free studentship, reimbursement of mess charges and pocket allowances to SC/ST students. 

All the students (non-sponsored) admitted to M.Tech./ M.Pharm. programs are provided financial Assistance equivalent to the Junior Research Fellowships. Ph.D students are provided a large number of Junior/Senior Research Fellowships. 

International Scholarship

  • Rhodes Scholarships
  • Japanese Government Scholarship Programme for UG students, College of Technology students and specialized Training College Students
  • Japanese Government Scholarship Program for Research Students. 
  • Chinese Govt. Scholarship
  • Korean Govt. Scholarship Programme
  • Japanese Government Scholarship for Research Scholars

B.Tech/ B.Pharm/ IDD and IMD

  • Merit-cum-Means Scholarship
  • Top Class education scheme for SC students
  • National Fellowship and Scholarship for Higher Education of ST Students - Scholarship (Formally Rajiv Gandhi National Fellowship for ST Students)
  • State Scholarships
  • Endowment Scholarships

Some of the scholarships and amount received by IIT BHU alumni are mentioned in the table below:

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IIT BHU Faculty

IIT BHU is well known for its experienced and well-educated faculty members. The institute has 350+ highly qualified faculty members and the majority of them hold a Ph.D. degree in their respective field. The current faculty-student ratio at the institute is 1:22. The faculty includes a director and five deans managing Academic Affairs, Resource & Alumni, Research & Development, Student Affairs and Faculty Affairs. Alongside the Registrar, Heads of the Departments and Coordinators of the schools carry out the various functions of the Institute.

IIT BHU Faculty has Prof. Pramod Kumar Jain as the Director and five deans which include Dr. Rajeev Srivastava as the Professor and Dean of Resource and Alumni Affairs and Dr. Rajiv Prakash as the Professor & Dean (R&D). 

IIT BHU Alumni

  • Nikesh Arora: Chief executive officer and chairman of Palo Alto Networks
  • Kota Harinarayana: An aviation engineer popularly considered as the “Father of the Indigenous fighter programme in India”
  • Manoj Sinha: Indian politician and the Lieutenant Governor of Jammu and Kashmir
  • Krishan Kant: Former Vice President of India
  • Varun Grover: Indian stand-up comic, writer, and poet. He won the award for Best Lyricist at the 63rd National Film Awards in 2015

IIT BHU vs IIT Guwahati: Which is better for BTech?

Particulars IIT BHU IIT Guwahati
NIRF Ranking 2022 13 7
Highest CTC INR 2.05 CPA INR 2.5 CPA
Campus Area 1300 acres 703.95 acres
Fees INR 5.33 Lacs INR 8.54 Lacs
Seat Intake 1163 922
JEE Advanced Cutoff 594-14537 438-8954
Recruiters Uber, UiPath, Microsoft, Intel, Mastercard Amazon, Apple, Flipkart


Ques. Is IIT BHU admission based on merit only?

Ans. The IIT BHU admission does not solely depend on merit. Candidates need to have the valid qualifying entrance exam score line JEE Advanced, GMAT, GPAT, NET, GATE, IIT JAM, etc. For some courses a written test or PI is also conducted.

Ques. What are the specializations offered in IIT BHU M.Pharm?

Ans. There are a total four specializations available in IIT BHU M.Pharm namely, Pharmaceutics, Pharmaceutical Chemistry, Pharmacology and Pharmacognosy. The admission is based on merit, GPAT score and the interview.

Ques. Does IIT BHU offer a hostel facility to UG students?

Ans. Yes, IIT BHU offers hostel facility to UG students. The institute has 76 hostels for accommodation of more than 30000 Indian students and 65 foreign students.

Ques. What is the IIT BHU cutoff trend for admission in Mechanical Engineering?

Ans. The cutoff trend for the mechanical engineering (BTech) at IIT BHU is as follows:
  • 2019: 4268
  • 2020: 5700
  • 2021: 6557

Ques. What is the reservation policy followed at IIT BHU?

Ans. In each discipline, IIT BHU reserves 15% seats for SC, 7.5% for ST and 27% for OBC (non-creamy layer) candidates. The institute also provides 5% relaxation in qualifying degree to the SC/ST candidates in the IIT BHU admission process.

Ques. Does IIT BHU provide fellowship to Ph.D. students?

Ans.  The IIT BHU Ph.D students are provided fellowship of INR 25000+house rent allowances if they don't get the institute accommodation. In two years, if the fellow is promoted as SRF, the basic fellowship increases to INR 28000 per month.

Ques. How is the campus of IIT BHU?

Ans. IIT (BHU) Varanasi is one of the exclusive institutions established by the Government of India. BHU campus area extends over 1300 acres thus making it the largest university in Asia.

Ques. What is the total fee for the B.Tech program at IIT BHU?

Ans. IIT BHU charges a total fee of INR 3.02 Lakhs for the 4-year B.Tech program. The institute also offers scholarship programs to the merit and SC/ST candidates which reduces the tuition fee from the fee structure.
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