Indian Institute of Technology Dhanbad (Indian School of Mines) IIT (ISM) Dhanbad was established in 1926 by Lord Irwin then Viceroy of India in the center of the coal belt, Dhanbad, in an area of 393 acres full of greens to address the need for trained manpower for mining activities in India. In 1967, it was granted deemed university status by the Government of India.
In this article, we are going to analyze the Institute’s students’ stats, courses offered, faculty, graduation outcomes & placements, median salary & top recruiters, infrastructures and fees structures. All these details are authentic because we got these from the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) where IIT (ISM) Dhanbad gave its reports.
Students Intake at IIT (ISM) Dhanbad
IIT (ISM) Dhanbad admitted 869 students to UG courses, 83 students to dual degree courses and 701 students to PG courses in 2021; 911 students to UG, 96 students to dual degree and 944 students to PG in 2020; and 824 students to UG and 88 students to dual degree courses in 2019.
IIT (ISM) Dhanbad has eminent professors and research scholars who are known for publishing research papers. Currently, there are 354 professors at the faculty and 94.91% of them are PhD holders. The faculty-to-student ratio at its faculty is 1:13, that is, one professor is available for every 13 students.
IIT (ISM) Dhanbad Annual Expenditures
IIT (ISM) Dhanbad spent Rs. 33 crores as capital expenditure in the year 2021, of which it spent 15.17% on the library for acquiring research journals, books and e-resources for reading, a huge sum of 63.86% spent on buying new equipment and software for conducting quality research, 0.95% for engineering workshops, and 20.02% on capital asset creations like building new buildings. It spent Rs. 22 crores as capital expenditures in 2020 and Rs. 40 crores in 2019.
IIT (ISM) Dhanbad spent Rs. 257 crores as an operational expenditure in 2021, of which it spent 51.61% on salaries for professors and supporting staff, 47.72% on maintaining academic infrastructures in the institution, and the remaining 0.67% on conducting Seminars, Conference and Workshops at IIT (ISM) Dhanbad. It spent Rs. 242 crores as an operational expenditure in 2020 and spent Rs. 219 crores in 2019. Spending as an operational expenditure is increasing when compared with the last two years.
IIT (ISM) Dhanbad Research Details
IIT (ISM) Dhanbad has good faculty, better infrastructures and a conducive atmosphere, so it filed 20 patents, however, none was granted in 2021, 4 patents were filed in 2020 and got 1 patent, and 1 patent was filed and got in 2019.
IIT (ISM) Dhanbad has published many scholarly and innovative articles on engineering science & technology for years. So, in 2021, 30 agencies have funded 91 projects at IIT (ISM) Dhanbad and it earned Rs. 31 crores through these projects. In 2020, 26 agencies funded 88 projects, through which it earned Rs. 14 crores, and in 2019, it earned Rs. 47 crores from 60 projects sponsored by 18 agencies.
IIT (ISM) Dhanbad has worked on 71 consultancy projects from 44 companies and earned Rs. 4.78 crores in 2021, it earned 22 crores through 190 projects from 63 companies in 2020, and it earned Rs. 21 crores through 338 projects from 93 companies in 2019.
IIT (ISM) Dhanbad Graduation & Placements
UG Graduation & Placements
There were 798 students admitted to IIT (ISM) Dhanbad at UG, of whom 93.36% were awarded graduations and 73.46% of them got placements at top companies and 14 were selected for higher studies in 2021; 99.36% students were awarded graduations, of whom 82.42% got placements in 2020 and 32 were selected for higher studies; and 99.04% students were awarded gradations, of whom 81.75% got placements and 26 were selected for higher studies in 2019.
PG Graduations & Placements
At IIT (ISM) Dhanbad at PG programmes, 76.34% students were awarded graduations, of whom 45.38% got placements at top companies and 78 were selected for higher studies in 2021; 84.36% students were awarded graduations, of whom 65.55% got placements and 100 were selected for higher studies in 2020; and 86.58% students were awarded graduations, of whom 67.49% got placements and 92 were selected for higher studies in 2019.
Dual Degree Graduations & Placements
At IIT (ISM) Dhanbad at dual degree programmes, 84.31% students were awarded graduations, of whom 81.18% got placements at top companies and 1 was selected for higher studies in 2021; 93.85% students were awarded graduations, of whom 78.64% got placements and 4 were selected for higher studies in 2020; and 93.28% students were awarded graduations, of whom 87.07% got placements and 9 were selected for higher studies in 2019.
PhD Research Programmes
At IIT (ISM) Dhanbad, 1164 students have been pursuing PhD research studies till 2021, of whom 71 students graduated in 2021, 76 students graduated in 2020, and 99 students graduated in 2019.
Median Salary & Top Recruiters
Median Salary of UG Graduates from IIT (ISM) Dhanbad: Rs. 11 lakhs per annum at all top companies in 2021, Rs. 8.4 lakhs in 2020 and Rs. 7.1 lakhs in 2019.
Median Salary of Dual Degree Graduates: Rs. 13 LPA in 2021, Rs. 12.4 LPA in 2020 and Rs. 9.6 LPA in 2019.
Median Salary of PG graduates: Rs. 6.25 LPA in both 2021 and 2020, however in 2019, it was around Rs. 6 LPA.
There are hundreds of top companies in the world as well as India such as Accenture, Adani Enterprises, Aditya Birla, Adobe, Amazon, Barclays, Wipro, Siemens, ONGC, etc., are looking for graduates at IIT (ISM) Dhanbad for their companies.
Students Diversity at IIT (ISM) Dhanbad
IIT (ISM) Dhanbad has a blend of students who came from all sections and all parts of India and the world. 4651 students are pursuing their studies, of whom 88.69% are boys and 11.31% are girls. There are 446 students from within the state, 4181 from outside of the state, and 24 from foreign countries.
Facilities on IIT (ISM) Dhanbad Campus
IIT (ISM) Dhanbad has various facilities for students. It has a hospital, hostels, computer center, wi-fi campus, cafeteria, A/C classrooms, shuttle service, convenience store, auditorium, playground for football and cricket and sports complex to play indoor games like shuttle, squash, etc., swimming pool, gym, boxing ring, yoga center, and lifts/ramps.
Campus Festivals at IIT (ISM) Dhanbad
Many annual festivals are being organized in various disciplines. Srijan is a cultural festival where 30000 students from 300 colleges are participating. At Srijan, various competitions like singing, dancing, etc., are being organized. Concetto is a tech-fest where students exhibit their technical skills. Parakram is an annual game and sports fest where games like football, cricket, etc., and sports like badminton, squash, etc., are being organized, and Pratibimb is an inter-departmental cultural fest where all departmental students are participating.
IIT (ISM) Dhanbad Dhanbad is well connected with all parts of India and the world because it has Dhanbad Junction Railway Station which is 3 km away from the institution, and Atal Bihari Vajpayee International Airport, Ranchi is 119 km from IIT (ISM) Dhanbad.
How to Get Admission at IIT (ISM) Dhanbad
Studying science and technology is the dream of most students, but to make that dream real, we need a good institution. When we think about a good institution, IITs come first. So, here are the procedures to get admission to IIT (ISM) Dhanbad:
For UG courses at IIT (ISM) Dhanbad: Students who passed or appeared for the +2 exam can take Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) and should pass the minimum cut-off mark set by JEE IIT (ISM) Dhanbad in JEE advanced exam.
For PG courses: Students who passed a bachelor’s degree or appeared for the final exam can take the Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) and should pass GATE to get admission to IIT (ISM) Dhanbad.
Fee Structure at IIT (ISM) Dhanbad
Students need to pay Rs. 8.19 lakhs as fees for UG courses at IIT (ISM) Dhanbad, but the saving grace is they can get a good salary of Rs. 11 LPA from top companies, so they can get back this amount within a year after completion of graduation and getting a job at a top company.
IIT (ISM) Dhanbad Scores by NIRF
Teaching, Learning and Resources: IIT (ISM) Dhanbad has a good faculty and better infrastructures for doing innovative research. Therefore, it scored 69.29%, which accounts to 30% of overall NIRF scores.
Research and Professional Practice: IIT (ISM) Dhanbad has many distinguished professors and research scholars and it publishes many research papers, so it scored 65.53%, which accounts to 30% of overall NIRF scores.
Graduate Outcome: As IIT (ISM) Dhanbad has a conducive atmosphere for study, many students graduated at the minimum stipulated time, so for this good performance it scored 73.12%, which accounts to 20% of overall NIRF scores.
Outreach and Inclusivity: IIT (ISM) Dhanbad has students from every section and every part of India as well as the world, so it scored 54.62%, which accounts to 10% of overall NIRF scores.
Perception: IIT (ISM) Dhanbad has fantastic faculty, impressive infrastructures and a conducive atmosphere, and its graduation outcomes and placements at top companies are also good, so it scored 35.36% in NIRF grading, which accounts to 10% of overall NIRF scores.