IIT Madras 2024- Fees, Course, Admission, Ranking, Placement etc.

Last Modified on : December 19, 2023

Indian Institute of Technology Madras, also known as IIT Madras, is one of India’s oldest and most popular IITs, established in 1959. IIT Madras offers a number of engineering courses in various categories, including undergraduate, postgraduate, and Ph.D. degrees, as well as management, arts, and sciences.

Indian Institute of Technology Madras offers a B.Tech/Dual degree in twelve subjects. Similar to other IITs, IIT Madras one important thing is that the fee structure for B.Tech remains the same throughout the 8 semesters.

It is one of the best and most respected engineering institutes, believing that brilliant talent and ideas can come from anywhere. It is a fantastically diverse society that attracts students from all over India and different countries. I am interested in and enthusiastic about exploring the IIT Madras student community. I appreciate careful thinking, problem-solving ability, and great creativity.

Affiliation of IIT Madras

All India Council for Technical Education

IIT Campus Life

If we talk about the campus life of IIT Madras, it offers many of the latest facilities and is equipped with all the necessary facilities which include a lot. All the campus facilities are mentioned in this section. So read it properly.

  • Women’s Forum
  • Sports
  • Clubs
  • Wellness Community Centre
  • Hostel Life
  • Student Governance
  • Technology & Innovation
  • Student Activities
  • Campus Publications
  • Campus Amenities
  • Social Consciousness
  • Campus Festivals
  • Other Facilities


Hostel Fees for Hostellers & Day Scholars

Apart from this, all the students/scholars residing in the hostel will have to pay the following hostel fee to the hostel management account through any bank’s debit card/credit card/net banking. All the details of the fee to be paid are given below.

B.Tech, Dual Degree and M.A Students

  2017 & before 2017 & before 2018 onwards 2018 onwards 2017 & before 2018 onwards
(Gen/Foreign National/SC/ST Category) Without Scholarship (SC/ST Category) With Scholarship (Gen/ Foreign National/SC/ST Category) Without Scholarship (SC/ST Category) With Scholarship
Hostel Admission Fee ₹ 250 ₹ 250 ₹ 250 ₹ 250
Establishment – B Charges ₹ 1500 ₹ 1500 ₹ 1500 ₹ 1500
Gymkhana Fee(Extra curricular Activities) ₹ 1500 ₹ 1500 ₹ 1500 ₹ 1500
Advance Dinning Charges * ₹ 19365 ₹ 5000 ₹ 19365 ₹ 5000
Establishment – A Charges ₹ 5000 ₹ 5000 ₹ 6000 ₹ 6000 ₹ 5000 ₹ 6000
Total ₹ 27615 ₹ 13250 ₹ 28615 ₹ 14250 ₹ 6500 ₹ 7500


M.Tech, M.Sc, M.B.A, students and M.S & Ph.D Scholars including Foreign Nationals

2017 & before 2018 onwards 2017 & before 2018 onwards
Hostel Admission Fee ₹ 250 ₹ 250
Establishment – B Charges ₹ 1500 ₹ 1500
Gymkhana Fee (Extra curricular Activities) ₹ 1500 ₹ 1500 ₹ 1500 ₹ 1500
Advance Dinning Charges * ₹ 14115 ₹ 14115
Establishment – A Charges ₹ 5000 ₹ 6000 ₹ 5000 ₹ 6000
Total ₹ 22365 ₹ 23365 ₹ 6500 ₹ 7500


Departments within Indian Institute of Technology, [IIT] Chennai 

  • Chemistry
  • Civil Engineering
  • Computer Science and Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Engineering Design
  • Aerospace Engineering
  • Applied Mechanics
  • Biotechnology
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Humanities and Social Sciences
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Metallurgical and Materials Engineering
  • Mathematics
  • Ocean Engineering
  • Management Studies
  • Physics

International Partnership of Indian Institute of Technology, [IIT] Chennai 

  • Curtin University, Australia
  • Ghent University, Belgium
  • Technical University of Denmark
  • University of Leeds, England
  • University of Manchester, England


IIT Madras, one of the biggest engineering hubs, has performed exceptionally well in national and international rankings, having topped the NIRF rankings provided by MHRD (Ministry of Human Resource Development). Per the respective international rankings, this prestigious college has always made it to the top 500-1000 institutions worldwide. The performance of this college in the international rankings is the main reason for its presence at the international level.


Contact Information

Address: Indian Institute of Technology Madras
IIT P.O., Chennai 600 036, INDIA


Admission Process

Application Criteria of Indian Institute of Technology, [IIT] Chennai 

Below, we have provided the application criteria to help those willing to gain admission to IIT Chennai.

  • IITs conduct JEE (Advanced) in the month of June.
  • Only the top 1,50,000 marks in JEE (Main), which includes all categories (GE, OBC (NCL), SC, ST, and PD) students will be eligible to appear in JEE (Advanced).
  • The Joint Entrance Examination (Advanced) is a common entrance test for students seeking admission to undergraduate programs of all IITs and ISM Dhanbad.
  • To be eligible to write JEE (Advanced), first appear in JEE (Main) conducted by the JEE Apex Board in the month of April.
  • There will be two objective-type papers in JEE (Advanced).
  • Every paper will consist of Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics. The duration of the paper will be 3 hours. The exam question paper will be in both English and Hindi.

Fees Structure

IIT Madras Fees Structure 2024

B.Tech 10+2 with 75% + JEE Main
B.A + M.A 10+2
M.Tech Pass in Graduation + GATE
B.Tech + M.Tech 10+2 with 75% + JEE Main
M.Sc Pass in Graduation + GATE
Ph.D Post Graduation
B.Tech + MBA 10+2 with 75% + JEE Main


What is IIT Madras famous for?

The Indian Institute of Technology Madras is known nationally and internationally for its excellence in technical education, basic and applied research, innovation, industrial consultancy and entrepreneurship.

Which course is best in IIT Madras?

Three of IIT Madras’ very famous courses- Electrical Engineering, Petroleum Engineering and Mechanical Engineering-are included in the top 100 in QS World University Rankings (Subject Wise) 2021. These courses are ranked 30, 82 and 92 in the global rankings respectively.

Is IIT Madras good for CSE?

IIT, Madras ranks first among all engineering colleges in India and CSE is the best branch nowadays. Obviously the placement is very good apart from all the engineering colleges in India.

Did Abdul Kalam study IIT Madras?

Dr APJ Abdul Kalam was not from any IIT, but did his engineering from Madras Institute of Technology (MIT).


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