IIT Bhubaneshwar is one of the most sought after IITs for aspiring students. IIT Bhubaneshwar is present at the foot of the Barunei Hill. This campus is spread over 963 acres and has a separate residential area apart from its academic centers. They have a separate Research Park and Training Centres for students pursuing research. This IIT ranks 20th among the educational institutions in India. Established in 2008, IIT Bhubaneshwar has produced students who are not only successful in technical fields but also are both leaders and are innovative. IIT Bhubaneshwar also has a dedicated faculty who encourage the students and guides them to success. There are schools which provide insight on diverse topics through theory and practical methods. These schools are:
- Basic Sciences
- Earth, Ocean and Climate Sciences
- Electrical Sciences
- Humanities, Social Sciences and Management
- Mechanical Sciences
- Minerals, Metallurgical and Material Engineering
Programs offered at IIT Bhubaneshwar are B.Tech (8 Semesters), Dual Degree Program(10 Semesters), M.Tech, M.SC, Ph.D. and Post Doctoral Fellowship program.
The programs offered under B.Tech are
- Civil Engineering
- Computer Science and Engineering
- Electrical Engineering
- Electronics and Communication Engineering
- Mechanical Engineering
- Metallurgical and Materials Engineering
For all the branches there is a common curriculum for the first and second semesters. First Semester introduces Mathematics-1, Physics/ Chemistry, English/Mechanics, Electrical Technology/Data Structures, Engineering Graphics and Design/ Introduction to Manufacturing Processes, and laboratories associated with the subjects. The second semester consists of Mathematics-2 and the subjects which are not incorporated in the First semester. The subjects from the Third Semester vary for each branch. The subjects incorporated in after the second semester are normally core subjects and also form a strong base for any branch whether it be Computer Science or Mechanical Engineering.
The subjects offered range from Solid Mechanics, Basic Electronics, and Hydraulics to Waste Water Engineering, Design of Steel Structures, etc. Electives such as Hydropower Engineering, Bridge Engineering, Soil Dynamics, etc can be opted in seventh and eight semesters. This course also includes labs related to the subjects.
Computer Science and Engineering
This course includes Data Structures, Digital Electronics, Computer Organization and Architecture, OS and labs associated with the subjects. Electives such as Artificial Intelligence, Computer Graphics, and Robotics can be chosen in seventh and eight semesters.
Network Theory, Control Systems, Power Electronics, Electrical Power Transmission and Distribution, Measurement and Instrumentation Lab, Digital Signal Processing Lab etc. come under Electrical Engineering. Electives include VLSI Design, Fiber Optics, Electric Drives, Smart Grid Technology, and so on.
Electronics and Communication Engineering
Subjects included are Signals and Systems, Analog Communication, Control Systems, Microprocessor and Microcontroller Lab, Communication Networks and Switching etc. whereas Electives include Computer Design, Antenna Theory, Wireless and Mobile Communication, Advanced Digital Signal Processing, Microwave Design and Measurement and so on.
Subjects included are Thermodynamics, Heat Transfer, IC Engines, Casting, Welding and Forming Lab, Machine Design Practice, Design of Machine Elements etc. Electives include Vibrations, Turbulence, Operations Research, and Soft Computational Techniques in Mechanical Engineering and so on.
Metallurgical and Materials Engineering
Subjects include Materials Processing, Physical Metallurgy, Iron and Steel Making, etc. Electives include Powder Metallurgy, Biomaterials, Energy Materials, Advances in Nanoscience and Nanotechnology and so on.
Dual Degree program awards students with both B.Tech and M.Tech degrees. These courses are as follows:
- Civil Engineering (B.Tech) and M.Tech Specialization in Environmental, Structural and Transportation Engineering.
- Computer Science and Engineering (B.Tech) and M.Tech Specialization in Computer Science and Engg.
- Electrical Engineering (B.Tech) and M.Tech Specialization in Power Electronics and Drives.
- Mechanical Engg. (B.Tech) and M.Tech Specialization in Manufacturing Engg. and Mechanical Systems Design, Thermal Science Engineering.
- Metallurgical Engg. (B.Tech) and M.Tech Specialization in Material Science and Engg.
M.Tech courses include Power System Engineering, Structural Engineering, Climate Science and Technology, Mechanical Systems and Design, Material Science and Engineering, Electronics and Communication Engineering, Transportation Engineering, Geotechnical Engineering and so on. Electives can also be chosen which includes Data Analytical and Design and Analysis of Experiments. These courses include all the core subjects which help students in building a strong foundation and can apply them in the real world.
M.Sc. programs are designed to encourage students to pursue research and achieve scientific breakthroughs by encouraging creativity. M.Sc. programs are based on diverse topics such as Physics, Mathematics, Chemistry, Geology and Atmosphere and Ocean Sciences. These courses encourage practical applications in real world situations.
Ph.D. courses are of immense importance due to the depth of subjects thought and the varied applications. IIT Bhubaneshwar offers the following Ph.D. courses in subjects such as Biosciences, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Climate Sciences, Computer Science and Engineering, Civil Engineering, Economics, Mechanical Engineering, English, Psychology, Metallurgical and Materials Engineering and so on.
Postdoctoral fellowships are also gaining momentum as they are of high significance and enhance the understanding of a subject and also its applications. These courses are dedicated to Research & Development. Post Doctoral courses can be pursued in Basic Sciences, Earth, Ocean and Climate Changes, Electrical Sciences, Infrastructure, Mechanical Sciences, Humanities, Social Sciences & Management.
The Grand Total fee at IIT Bhubaneshwar is for General Category is INR 1,43,500 and for SC, ST and PH the fee is INR 43,500. This fee is for the first semester. The fee for second, fourth, sixth and eight semesters for General Category is INR 1,24,300 and for SC, ST and PH is INR 24,300. Fee for third, fifth and seventh semester for General Category is INR 1,25,600 and for SC, ST and PH is INR 25,600. This fee structure includes categories like:
- Caution Money – which includes Institute Fee, Library, Hostel, and Mess
- One Time Fee – includes Statutory Fee, Alumni Subscription, Hostel Admission, Identity Card Fees, and Grade Card Fees and so on.
- Semester Fee – Tuition Fee, Examination, Registration, Internet Connectivity, Student Amenities, Hostel Seat Rent etc.
- Annual Fees – Medical Insurance, Gymkhana
- Hostel – Hostel Mess, Hostel Overhead.
Annual Tuition Fee for foreign students is INR 6, 00,000.