The IITs (Indian Institutes of Technology) are the best and most prestigious engineering colleges in India and they are again on the list of top Law and Management Institutes. Did you know? The IIT was established in Kharagpur in 1951 followed by IIT Bombay, IIT Madras, IIT Kanpur, and IIT Delhi.
There are a total of 23 IITs in India and the total number of seats available for UG is 13376. All IITs are linked to each other via the IIT council for overseeing their administration. Every year MHRD (Ministry of Human Resource Development) releases its latest rankings for IIT in India through the NIRF (National Institutional Ranking Framework).
As per NIRF 2021, IIT Kharagpur ranked as the fifth-best institute for Law Education and IIT Delhi ranked as fifth-best for Management. If we look at the previous year’s ranking, IIT Kharagpur has dropped from fourth-best (in 2020) to fifth-best ( 2021) in Law, whereas IIT Delhi has improved by five ranks in the Management Category. But when it comes to engineering IIT Madras has outperformed and created a history by ranking as first IIT for the third time in a row.
IIT Madras has ranked number one for both “Overall” and Engineering Category in NIRF ranking list 2021.
Here are some broadly defined parameters based on which MHRD-NIRF ranking is based:
1) Teaching and Learning Resources
2) Graduation Outcome
4) Outreach and Inclusivity
5) Research and Professional Practice
Eight out of 23 IITs have ranked amongst the top 10 of the MHRD-NIRF 2021 rankings. As per NIRF 2021 ranking, the top 10 engineering colleges from IIT in the country are:
|IIT (BHU) Varanasi||2008||14|
|IIT Tirupati||2015||Not Ranked|
|IIT Bhilai||2016||Not Ranked|
|IIT Goa||2016||Not Ranked|
|IIT Jammu||2016||Not Ranked|
|IIT Dharwad||2016||Not Ranked|
|IIT Palakkad||2015||Not Ranked|
Courses and Seats Offered in B.Tech Programmes at Top IITs
The no. of seats, cut-offs, and courses offered varies in each IIT. Here’s a list of no. of B.Tech seats available in each IIT.
|Name of IIT||B.Tech Seats|
|IIT Madras (IITM)||505|
|IIT Delhi (IITD)||799|
|IIT Bombay (IITB)||778|
|IIT Kharagpur (IITKGP)||690|
|IIT Kanpur (IITK)||713|
|IIT Roorkee (IITR)||879|
|IIT Guwahati (IITG)||702|
|IIT Hyderabad (IITH)||294|
|IIT (BHU) Varanasi||876|
|IIT Indore (IITI)||275|
|IIT Dhanbad (IITDHN)||919|
|IIT Bhubaneswar (IITBBS)||273|
|IIT Patna (IITP)||250|
|IIT Gandhinagar (IITGN)||194|
|IIT Ropar (IITRPR)||297|
|IIT Jodhpur (IITJ)||247|
|IIT Tirupati (IITTP)||180|
|IIT Bhilai (IIT C)||126|
Some Unique Facts About Top 2 Ranking IITs You Didn’t Know
- What’s So Unique About IIT Madras?
- IIT Madras Was Founded By West Germany
IIT Madras was founded in 1959 and guess who helped with the technical and financial assistance? None other than the Govt of West Germany. It was the third IIT to be established to provide the best education and world-class research facilities. West Germany took it as an opportunity for their growth and development and it’s no surprise that 40% of automobiles in India are produced in Chennai.
- Best Faculty
IIT Madras has always been breaking records as they have the most awarded faculty members. If we combine the entire faculty, they have 50+ internationally recognized laurels which include fellowships, best paper, and thesis awards. Dr. Anant Agarwal, an alumnus of IIT Madras is now one of the leading researchers and has founded his organization called CTO, for which he received the Maurice Wilkes Award in computer architecture. He is now the Director of the MIT Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory.
- Beyond Expectation Salary Packages
The IITs are famous for their lucrative packages, but IIT Madras steals the show. A lot of companies who recruit from IIT Madras offer packages up to 90 lakhs and the highest till now has been 1.5 crores per year. The branches of engineering that get the highest packages are Electrical, Mechanical, Aeronautical Engineering, and Computer Science.
1. What Makes IIT-Delhi Better Than Other IITs
When it comes to Delhi, it’s the heart of everything whether it’s food, shopping malls, Universities, or commercial hubs. Moreover, the best technical institutes are located in the Capital including IIT Delhi, which is considered as one of the best IITs across India.
Once you land in IIT Delhi, the doors of opportunities welcome you with open arms. It’s not just about the teachers or campus but also about enormous extracurricular activities. If you’re interested in dance, the dancers will be there to guide you, for those interested in music can learn and play various instruments. Apart from this IIT Delhi is famous for its Dramatics Club and plays. It’s all about your interests and how passionate you are about them. Then nothing can stop you from getting the best of both worlds in IIT Delhi.
Those who perceive IITians as nerds should not forget there are many standup comedians, actors, authors, and entrepreneurs who were once IITian. So, here we bring you 5 best things in IIT Delhi:
- Opportunities will knock at your doorsteps
When we say this, we don’t mean that you will not have to work hard. But you will comparatively have more opportunities waiting for you as compared to others. Sometimes, your limits will be tested to a point where you stop believing in yourself but patience and consistency will keep you moving forward.
- A unique idea can get you funding for your startup
It’s no surprise that IItians are smart and have the most amazing ideas that can make the world a better place. If you believe that your idea can have a positive impact on people’s lives, many organizations would be ready to fund your startup.
- You will grow in life and become good at multitasking
We cannot stress it enough but if you’re smart enough to crack IIT, you’re probably going to excel in other fields too. When it comes to IIT Delhi, students not only study but also participate in extracurricular activities with the same enthusiasm. Between juggling studies and other clubs, you will eventually get better at handling multiple tasks at the same time.
- You will experience the best education on a global scale
IIT Delhi is acknowledged globally for its hard-working teachers and curriculum. The research papers are none less than American Universities, the bar for IIT professors is high and they work hard to reach there. Moreover, not only are they good at their jobs but they also love what they do.
- Affordable Food,Travel & Accommodation
You will find plenty of options in Delhi when it comes to housing. If you don’t want to stay in the campus hostel you can rent a shared apartment or PG. The rent is pretty decent and you will meet new people, discover new things and make memories for a lifetime. For those who are fond of food, Delhi has the best restaurants and street markets serving the cheapest and lip-smacking food.
In addition to it, you will have the best libraries, equipment, spacious campus, good internet connectivity, and well-maintained hostels. Students will get a chance to learn from the best mentors and organizations through workshops and internships. When it comes to placement, IIT Delhi has a great placement cell and students get placed in one of the best IT companies.
So, if you have cleared JEE Mains 2021, it’s high time you should decide which college and stream you want to take. Haven’t checked your scorecard yet? Check out our blog that will provide you with instructions for the same.