Indian Institute of Technology, Indore – 2021

To become a country leader in Science and Technology and propel the economy, the Government of India Started the second generation of new IITs and IIT Indore is one among them. It was established in 2009 in Indore, Madhya Pradesh in an area of 501.42 acres in a placid atmosphere.

In this article, we are going to analyze Institute’ students’ stats, faculty, graduation outcomes & placements, median salary & top recruiters, infrastructures, fees structures and campus festivals. All the details are authentic since these have been obtained from National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) where IIT Indore gave its reports.

Courses Offered at IIT Indore

IIT Indore offers merely 5 courses in undergraduate programmes and 9 courses in postgraduate programmes in engineering science & technology.

Students Intake at IIT Indore

Students Intake
IIT Indore admitted 294 students at UG and 188 students at PG in 2021; In 2020, it admitted 275 students at UG and 168 students at PG. In 2019, it admitted 260 students at UG.
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IIT Indore has distinguished professors at its faculty who have published many research papers in National and International Journals. It has 171 professors in its faculty of whom 99.41% are PhD holders, the faculty-to-student ratio is 1:7, that is, one professor is available for every 7 students.

IIT Indore Annual Expenditures

Capital Expenditure
In the year 2021, IIT Indore spent Rs. 21.9 crores as a capital expenditure, of which 18.9% spent on procuring books, journals and e-resources for library, significant amount of its funds, that is, 55.9% spent on buying new equipment and software for quality research, and rest of the 25.2% fund spent on creation of capital assets and other expenditures. In 2020, the capital expenditure was Rs. 31 crores, and in 2019, it was around Rs. 20 crores.
Operational Expenditure
In 2021, IIT Indore spent over Rs. 96 crores as an operational expenditure, of which 47.02% spent on paying salaries to professors and supporting staffs, a half of its funds, that is, 50.32% spent on maintaining academic infrastructures, and 2.66% spent on conducting Seminars, Conferences and Workshops. Spending as an operational expenditure in 2020 was Rs. 84 crores, and it was Rs. 76 crores in 2019. So, spending as an operational expenditure has been increased in 2021 when compared with the last two years.

IIT Indore Research Details

Since IIT Indore has a good facility and good infrastructures, therefore, it filed 11 patent applications in 2021, filed 23 patent applications in 2020 and filed 13 patents applications in 2019, however, none was awarded.
Sponsored Projects
IIT Indore has many distinguished professors and research scholars in its faculty, it has published many research papers in prestigious Journals, so, many big companies are willing to sponsor IIT Indore, and therefore, it received Rs. 26 cores through the 320 sponsored research projects from 29 companies in the year 2021. In 2020 and 2019, it received Rs. 14 and Rs. 13 crores through 171 and 122 sponsored research projects from 20 and 18 companies, respectively.
Consultancy Projects
IIT Indore received Rs. 90 lakhs through 30 consultancy projects from 24 companies in 2021, and it received Rs. 61 lakhs and Rs. 31 lakhs through 41 and 18 consultancy projects from 37 and 15 companies in 2020 and 2019, respectively.

IIT Indore Graduations & Placements

UG Graduations & Placements
As the quality of teaching and infrastructures in IIT Indore is good, the graduation outcome is also good, because of these, 258 students who were admitted to UG degree courses, of whom 87.6% were awarded graduations and 65.7% got placements at top companies and 19 were selected for higher studies in 2021; 91.89% students were awarded graduations, of whom 85.06% got placements and 15 were selected for higher studies in 2020; and 94.87% students were awarded graduations, of whom 79.17% got placements and 15 were selected for higher studies in 2019.
PG Graduations & Placements
At IIT Indore at PG graduation, 87.68% were awarded graduations, of whom merely 11.25% got placements at top companies and 41 were selected for higher studies in 2021; 87.78% students were awarded graduations, of whom 31.82% got placements and 35 were selected for higher studies in 2020; and 83.33% students were awarded graduations, barely 9.80% got placements and 14 were selected for higher studies in 2019.
PhD Research Programmes
In the PhD research programme, IIT Indore admitted 500 students to research, of whom 78 were awarded graduations in 2021, 81 and 53 students were awarded graduations in 2020 and 2019, respectively.
Median Salary & Top Recruiters
Median Salary of UG Graduation: UG graduates got Rs. 16.5 LPA in 2021, Rs. 13 LPA in 2020 and Rs. 10 LPA in 2019 at top companies.

Median Salary of PG Graduation: PG graduates got Rs. 11 LPA in 2021, Rs. 7.25 LPA in 2020 and Rs. 4.8 LPA in 2019 at top companies.
Goldman Sachs, Arcesium, BookMyShow, L&T, Analog Devices, Texas Instruments, Amazon, Barclays, Deloitte, Jaguar Land Rover, JIO, Tata Digital, Quantile Analytics, Razorpay, etc., companies are looking for graduates at IIT Indore.

Students Diversity at IIT Indore

There are 1178 students currently pursuing their degrees, of whom 86.5% are boys and 13.5% are girls, 210 students are from within the state, 966 are from outside of the state, and 2 are from foreign countries.

Facilities on IIT Indore Campus

IIT Indore has a lot of facilities that students can use. It has a hospital, bank, ATMs, post office, eateries, bakeries, salon, laundry, internet cafe, Amul parlor, Tea post, lifts/rams, etc.

Campus Festivals at IIT Indore

Fluxus is the student body that organizes the cultural festival in IIT Indore. It is organizing events such as The Swathy Move, Battle of Bands, The IPL auction, Hunkaar and Campus Princess, and singing, dancinging, poetry and cinereal competitions are taking place at this campus to bring out students’ hidden talents.


IIT Indore is in Indore, Madhya Pradesh, which is one of the major cities in Madhya Pradesh where the transport system is maintained well. For travel by train, Indore Junction Bg Railway Station which is at the distance of 28.6 kms away and Bhopal Railway Station which is at a distance of 210.6 kms away from the institution are available. Moreover, Devi Ahilyabai Holkar Airport which is at a distance of 28 kms from the institution is available for air travelers, so students from any part of India and the world can commute to this institution easily.

How to Get Admission at IIT Indore

Studying science and technology is the dream of most of the 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 Indore:

For UG courses at IIT Indore : Students who passed or appeared for +2 exam can take Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) advanced and should pass the minimum cut-off mark set by JEE IIT indore in JEE advanced exam.

For PG courses: Students who passed bachelor degree or appeared for final exam can take Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) and should pass GATE to get admission to IIT Indore.

Fee Structure at IIT Indore

Students need to pay Rs. 8.68 lakhs as fees for UG courses at IIT Indore, however, and the saving grace is they can get an impressive salary of Rs. 16.5 LPA at a top company and they can earn back this amount within a year, so the burden of fees would be eased.

IIT Indore Scores by NIRF

Teaching, Learning and Resources: IIT Indore has a good faculty and better infrastructures for doing innovative research. Therefore, it scored 76.22%, which accounts to 30% of overall NIRF scores.
Research and Professional Practice: IIT Indore has many distinguished professors and research scholars and it publishes many research papers, so it scored 55.89%, which accounts to 30% of overall NIRF scores.
Graduate Outcome: As IIT Indore has a conducive atmosphere for study, many students graduated at the minimum stipulated time, so for this good performance it scored 71.57%, which accounts to 20% of overall NIRF scores.
Outreach and Inclusivity: IIT Indore has students from every section and every part of India as well as the world and has admitted more students from other states, so it scored 55.76%, which accounts to 10% of overall NIRF scores.

Perception: IIT Indore has fantastic faculty, impressive infrastructures and a conducive atmosphere, and its graduation outcomes and placements at top companies are also good, so it scored 30.29% in NIRF grading, which accounts to 10% of overall NIRF scores.

IIT Indore got 62.56% as an overall NIRF score and was ranked at number 13.

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