DIT University (DITU) formerly known as Dehradun Institute of Technology (DIT) was established in 1998 by Naveen Agarwal in an ample area of 23 acres in a serene scintillating atmosphere to impart holistic education. In 2012, it was given autonomous status by the UGC, and in 2013, it was elevated from DIT to DIT University by the Government of Uttarakhand and recognized by the UGC.
In this analysis, we are going to check out all the details about the institute’s students’ stats, faculty, courses offered, graduation outcomes & placements, median salary & top recruiters, infrastructures, and fee structures. All the details are authentic since we got these from the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) where DITU gave its reports.
Students Intake at DITU
Dehradun Institute of Technology admitted a considerable number of 780 students each in 2021 and also in 2020 and a significant number of 990 students in 2019 at UG programs, and admitted a decent number of 40 students in 2021 and 50 students in 2020 at PG programs.
Dehradun Institute of Technology has 201 distinguished professors at its faculty, of whom 50.75% are Ph.D. holders and the faculty-to-student ratio is 1:17, that is, one professor is available for every 17 students.
DITU Annual Expenditures
DITU spent Rs. 6.71 crores as capital expenditure in 2021, of which 3.64% spent on procuring books, journals, and e-resources for the library, a considerable 31.1% spent on buying new equipment and software for quality research, merely 1.75% spent on engineering workshops, and the remaining 63.51% spent on the creation of capital assets. In 2020, the capital expenditure was Rs. 4.26 crores and it was around Rs. 1.81 crores in 2019. The spending as capital expenditure has been increased in 2021 when compared to the last two years.
Dehradun Institute of Technology spent over Rs. 65.74 crores in 2021 as operational expenditure, of which a decent 38.14% spent on paying salaries to professors and supporting staff, a significant 61.58% spent on maintaining academic infrastructure, and the remaining barely 0.28% spent on Seminars/Workshops/Conferences. Spending as operational expenditures were Rs. 69.09 crores in 2020 and Rs. 61.58 crores in 2019.
DITU Research Details
As Dehradun Institute of Technology has decent faculties and research scholars, better infrastructure, and a conducive atmosphere, it was able to file 3 and 6 patent applications in 2021 and 2020, respectively. However, it didn’t get any patent either.
As Dehradun Institute of Technology has some distinguished professors and research scholars at its faculty, many big companies are willing to sponsor this institution, and therefore, it received Rs. 43.51, Rs. 29.11, and Rs. 69.16 lakhs through 3, 18, and 14 sponsored research projects from 3, 16, and 14 companies in 2021, 2020, and 2019, respectively.
As DITU has some distinguished professors and research scholars at its faculty, many big companies are willing to get a consultation at this institution for their projects, and therefore, it received Rs. 4.25 lakhs through 15 consultancy projects from 7 companies in 2021, and it received Rs. 27.61 lakhs and Rs. 16200 through 6 and 1 consultancy projects from 3 and 1 companies in 2020 and 2019, respectively.
DITU Graduations & Placements
UG Graduations & Placements
At DITU, a huge number of 1118 students got admission to UG degree courses and a bulky 88.37% of them graduated, of whom 84.14% got placements at top companies, and 162 were selected for higher studies in 2021; a whopping 95.05% of students graduated, of whom 62.69% got placements and 128 were selected for higher studies in 2020; and a significant 88.94% of students graduated, of whom 33.18% got placements and 101 were selected for higher studies in 2019.
PG Graduations & Placements
At DITU in PG programs, a huge 93.33% of the students graduated, of whom 89.47% got placements at top companies, and 9 were selected for higher studies in 2021; all of the students graduated, of whom 70.83% got placements, and 7 were selected for higher studies in 2020; and all of the students graduated, of whom 82.35% got placements and 4 were selected for higher studies in 2019.
PhD Research Programmes
At DITU, a massive number of 123 students have been pursuing their research studies till 2021, of whom students graduated in 2021, 17 students graduated in 2020, and 8 students graduated in 2019.
Median Salary & Top Recruiters
Median Salary of UG Graduates: Rs. 4.25 LPA in 2021, Rs. 3.5 LPA in 2020, and Rs. 3.25 LPA in 2019 at top companies.
Median Salary of PG Graduates: Rs. 4 LPA in 2021, Rs. 3.4 LPA in 2020, and Rs. 3.25 LPA in 2019.
The top recruiters of DITU are Goldman Sachs, Wipro, CodeNation, Adobe System, Navigus, BYJU’s, NI, Nestle, HCL, TATA, IBM, Bajaj, etc., who are looking for fresh graduates at this institution for their companies.
Students Diversity at DITU
At DITU, a significant number of 3480 students are currently pursuing their degrees, of whom 70.03% are boys and a decent 29.97% are girls, 1405 students are from within the state, a considerable number of 2045 students are from other states, and 30 students are from foreign countries.
Facilities on DITU Campus
DITU has a lot of facilities that are available for students. It has hostels, medical facilities, labs, libraries, cafeterias, a gym, a sports complex, an auditorium, a wi-fi campus, IT infrastructure, Transport facilities, Parking facilities, Banking facilities, Alumni associations, lifts/ramps, etc., that are available for students to utilize.
Campus Festivals at DITU
YOUTHOPIA is the annual techno-cultural fest celebrated in November on the campus for three days where a spectrum of colorful cultural events, a barrage of technical events, and a gamut of informal events are organized to excite the students. Besides these, Battle of Bands and Fashionista are eye-catching events that make everyone enthralled. This fest creates a platform to showcase the technical prowess and cultural artistry of the students, moreover, it gives a chance to learn new things in engineering and technology as well as arts.
As DITU is in Dehradun, the capital of Uttarakhand and one of the important cities in India, it has a good transport system along with a major railway station and an international airport. Both Dehradun Railway Station which is at a distance of 12.8 km away and Jolly Grant International Airport which is around 36.9 km away from the institution are available to reach the institution, therefore students from anywhere can commute to this institution easily.
How to Get Admission at DITU
For UG Course: Candidates who passed 10th with a minimum of 50-60% (depending on courses) and passed or appeared in the +2 exam or any other equivalent exams thereto with 50-60% (depending on courses) in Physics, Mathematics, and English subjects along with the best one of the remaining subjects in aggregate are eligible to apply for the UG courses.
For PG Courses: Candidates who passed a BE/BTech degree in the respective stream or MCA/MSc (Computer Science/IT/Electronics) with a minimum of 55% marks (M.Sc., graduates should have 55% marks in B.Sc., also) are eligible for PG courses, however, those who got valid GATE/NET scores are given preferences.
Fee Structure at DITU
The student needs to pay approximately Rs. 13.30 lakhs as total fees for the UG course at DITU, however, the saving grace is they can get a decent salary of Rs. 4.25 LPA at top companies, so they get back this amount in two years.
DITU Scores by NIRF
Teaching, Learning, and Resources: DITU has a good faculty and good infrastructure for innovative research, therefore it scored 50.14%, which accounts to 30% of overall NIRF scores.
Research and Professional Practice: DITU has some distinguished professors and research scholars and has been able to file some patents, however, it lacks research and professional practice. Therefore it scored 7.09%, which accounts to 30% of overall NIRF scores.
Graduate Outcome: As DITU has a conducive atmosphere for study, a significant number of students have graduated at the minimum stipulated time and have got fair placements at top companies at the campus interview. Therefore it scores 48.53%, which accounts to 20% of overall NIRF scores.
Outreach and Inclusivity: DITU has students from every section and every part of India and the world, and it has admitted a considerable number of students from other states and a decent number of girl students. Therefore it scored 55.03%, which accounts to 10% of overall NIRF scores.
Perception: DITU has good faculties, good infrastructures, and a conducive atmosphere, and its graduation outcomes and placements at top companies are fair, however, it has not yet got much popularity like first-generation IITs and NITs. Therefore it scored 1.46%, which accounts to 10% of overall NIRF scores.