IIT Roorkee 2024 Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee

Last Modified on : January 31, 2024

The Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee is popularly known as IIT Roorkee or IITR. It is a public engineering institution that is situated in Roorkee, Uttarakhand, India. It was one of the earliest engineering institutes in India and is a prestigious institute of higher learning in the country. IIT Roorkee offers undergraduate, graduate, and post-graduate programs in engineering and technology. It has over 300 faculty members and around 8000 students.

Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee is a public engineering institution in Uttarakhand. It was established in 1847 and was the third and last IIT set up (after IIT Bombay and Delhi).

Throughout this article, students can learn about IT Roorkee 2024, such as fee structure, course, ranking, placement, etc. Read Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee here.


Name of Institute Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee
Popular Name IIT Roorkee
Establishment year 1847
Number of courses 65
Number/ Types of scholarships offered Three: Merit-Cum-Means (MCM), James Thomason Scholarship, INSPIRE Scholarship IITR
No. of recruiting companies 41 (Paytm, Cognizant, Infosys, among others)
Highest placement package Rs 19 LPA
Total collaborations 50+
Collaborations Indian Institute of Petroleum, Intel Technology India Pvt. Ltd,  Aryabhatta Research Institute of Observational Sciences (ARIES), among others
Size of Campus – Roorkee: 365 acre

– Saharanpur: 25 acre

– Greater Noida: 10 acre

Student intake – UG: 4521

– PG: 1634

– PhD: 2553

Number of departments 23
Rankings (20f21) – Ranked 1 for Architecture by NIRF

– it Ranked 6 for Engineering by NIRF

– Ranked 5 among IITs by India Today


IIT Roorkee Courses 2024

IIT Roorkee comprises 23 academic departments that offer over 65 UG, PG, and doctoral degree courses. It offers MSc, BArch, MBA, BTech, MTech, MSc, and PhD degrees in the fields of Architecture, Engineering, Science, Management, and Social Sciences.

Students also get a chance to pursue integrated and dual degree courses, including Integrated MTech, Integrated MSc, Integrated MS, etc., to complete further education.

I will talk about the duration of the course, then B. Tech is the flagship program of IIT Roorkee and a program of four years duration. Other UG and integrated courses range in duration from four to five years. Each duration is two years for PG programs like MTech, MBA, and MSc.

Follow the table below to get the specialization-wise course structure in which students can know all the specializations for each course, so the table below grabs your full attention.

Course Name Specializations
BTech Biotechnology, Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering +
BArch NA
MSc Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics, Economics +
MBA Finance, Human Resource Management, Information Systems +
ME/ MTech Chemical Engineering, Computer Science and Engineering, Electrical Engineering + more specializations
BTech + MTech Computer Science and Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical, and Industrial Engineering + More
Integrated MSc Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics
MArch NA
PhD Architecture & Planning, Biotechnology, Civil Engineering, Chemical Engineering + More

IIT Roorkee Placements 2024

Every year, the Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee, conducts a recruitment drive for various companies called the Placement Drive. The Placement Drive is a three-day affair that begins on a Friday and ends on a Sunday. The placement process involves a lot of hard work by the students and the faculty members of IITR. It is a long process, from the first round of campus interviews in October to the final round in December.

During the final year of IIT Roorkee placements, more than 285 organizations visited the campus and participated in the placement drives. Apart from domestic, there are some international offers as well.

Below we have provided the placement statistics around IIT Roorkee Placements in the table, so grab your full attention in the below section and know everything transparently.

Particulars Statistics
Total number of job offers 51
The total number of companies that participated 41 (Deloitte, EY, IFFCO are few recruiters among others)
Total opportunities 128
First time participating companies 30
Mean CTC Rs 10.58 LPA
Highest CTC Rs 19 LPA

IIT Roorkee Eligibility Criteria 2024

  • Tech/BAR- Class 12 certificate from a recognized board with 75% aggregate (60% for SC/ST) or 20% in percentile.
  • Tech/M.Arch/MURP- 60% aggregate or CGPA 6.0 with a 10-point scale (55% for SC/ST/PD candidates) in the relevant bachelor’s degree stream.
  • MBA– Students must have Graduation with a minimum of 60% aggregate (55% for SC/ ST/ PD) with a valid CAT score. IIT graduates admitted through JEE Advanced with a CGPA of 7.0 are exempted from the CAT score requirement and are eligible to apply.
  • MSc– To apply for this course, students must have a Bachelor’s degree in a relevant stream with a minimum of 55% aggregate or CGPA 5.5 on a 10-point scale (50% or CGPA 5.0 for SC/ST/PD) needed.
  • MDS (Industrial Design) – Students need a four-year bachelor’s degree with maths in class 12th. Also, they must obtain a minimum of 60% aggregate in the qualifying degree (55% for SC/ST/PD).
  • MIM (Masters in Innovation Management) – Students should have a Graduation degree in any stream with five years of experience after the degree. Minimum 60% aggregate (55% for SC/ ST/ PD) in the qualifying degree
  • Ph.D.- Must have a Master’s degree with a minimum of 60% aggregate (55% for SC/ST/PWD).

Admission Process

Admission to IIT Roorkee through various courses is admission-based. Candidates are selected through national-level tests conducted by various authorities. To get admission in the courses offered by IITR, as a first step, visit the official website of the respective national-level entrance exam conducting bodies and fill out the application form online mode.

Students who wish to proceed with PG and Ph.D. will also have to fill out the IIT Roorkee Application Form 2024 online mode and pay the course-specific application fee to get admission. Candidates who are willing to be admitted to any of the courses have to appear for the respective entrance test and qualify for the IIT Roorkee cutoff.

Follow the detailed admission procedure from the table given below, where students get to know the entrance exam syllabus by the name of quality they need if they are willing to get admission in any course under the Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee.

Course  Entrance Exam
BTech/ BArch JEE Advanced
MTech/ M.Arch/ MURP GATE
MDes (Industrial Design) CEED/ GATE
MIM (Masters in Innovation Management) CAT/ GMAT/ GATE


Fees Structure

IIT Roorkee Fees Structure 2024

Course Name Total Fee


Rs 8,58,000
BArch Rs 10,50,000
MSc Rs 1,28,000
MBA Rs 9,41,000
ME/ MTech Rs 1,74,000
BTech + MTech Rs 13,80,000
Integrated MSc Rs 13,80,000
MDes Rs 51,000
MArch Rs 1,74,000
PhD Rs 29,250


What is IIT Roorkee famous for?

IIT Roorkee is one of the oldest institutions of technical education in the country with 21 academic departments, 1 academic center, 3 centers of excellence, 5 academic service centers, and 3 subsidiary units.

Is IIT Roorkee the best IIT?

IIT Roorkee is one of the best institutes of technical education in the country with 21 academic departments, 1 academic center, 3 centers of excellence, 5 academic service centers, and 3 ancillary units.

Is IIT Roorkee the best IIT?

Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Roorkee known as the third best university in India by the Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings 2019 released on Wednesday.

Why is IIT Roorkee famous?

Jayaprakash Gaur, founder of Jaypee Group, a renowned IIT-Roorkee alumnus. He graduated in Civil Engineering from the University of Roorkee (now IIT-Roorkee) in 1950

What are the branches in IIT Roorkee?

There are many branches in IIT Roorkee, below we have covered the B.Tech branch, so check the complete details from the table given below.

B. Arch. Architecture & Planning B. Tech. Biotechnology
B. Tech. Chemical Engg. B. Tech. Chemistry
B. Tech. Civil Engg. B. Tech. Electronics and Computer Engg.
B. Tech. Earth Sciences B. Tech. Electrical Engg.
B. Tech. Mathematics B. Tech. Mechanical & Industrial Engg.



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