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IIT Roorkee

IIT Roorkee

Established in 1847 AD as Roorkee College the institute was the first engineering college in the country. It got the status of University by Act No. IX of 1948 of the United Province (Uttar Pradesh) Pandit Jawahar Lal Nehru, the first Prime Minister of India, presented the Charter in November 1949 elevating it to the first Engineering University.

The University of Roorkee was converted to Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee (IITR) in 2001. Thus IIT Roorkee carries almost 150 years of History with it.

Admission Procedure:

Admission to different programs offered at IIT Roorkee is made on the basis of entrance examinations. The IIT Roorkee admission council accepts the percentile score/rank obtained by a candidate as a basic standard to call a candidate for Interview/Group Discussion/Counselling, etc. However, the final admission is made on the basis of overall performance of a candidate in entrance examination/group discussion/interview/counseling etc.


At least 55% aggregate marks (taking into account all subjects, including languages and subsidiaries, all years combined) for General category candidates and at least 50% aggregate marks (taking into account all subjects, including languages and subsidiaries, all years combined) for SC/ST.

Cutoffs & Aggregate Cutoffs:

1. Subject-wise cutoffs: Individual subject cutoffs have been determined on the basis that top 80% candidates qualify in each subject. The cutoff marks for the three subjects for General Category are: Subject Cutoff Marks Mathematics 5 Physics 0 Chemistry 3

2. The aggregate cutoff for the Common Merit List is 172. Aggregate cutoff was determined to declare the required no. of candidates (1.15 times the number of seats available) qualified: Aggregate cutoff - 172 No. of candidates qualified - 7903

  • This status is according to the previous exam held( in 2008).

Seats & Courses Offered:

1. Biotechnology : 24+4+6+3;(1) 2. Chemical Engineering: 28+5+6+3;(1) 3. Civil Engineering: 60+10+14+7;(3) 4. Computer Science & Engineering : 24+4+6+3;(1) 5. Electrical Engineering : 60+10+14+7;(3) 6. Electronics & Communication Engineering : 28+5+6+3;(1) 7. Electronics & Electrical Comm. Engineering : 31+4+7+3;(1) 8. Metallurgical & Materials Engineering : 49+8+11+5;(2) 9. Mechanical Engineering: 40+7+9+4;(2) 10. Production & Industrial Engineering : 24+4+6+3;(1) 11. Pulp & Paper Engineering : 54+11+12+6;(1)


One time payment: 2030 Payable every semester: 16350 Refundable caution deposit: 4000 Total fees payable at the time of admission: 22380


Placement Policy for Students

A student can take at most two jobs • As soon as the student would get the Dream Job he/she would not be able to appear for any other company. • In the case of the second job, the student will not be allowed to go for the first job.

Past Recruiters

AbsolutData Research & Analytics Accenture Services Pvt. Ltd. Adobe Airvana Alstom Aricent (Flextronics) Atrenta Bajaj Auto Balmer Lawrie BayPackets Technologies Pvt. Ltd. Bharat Petroleum Corporation Ltd. Byte Consulting Cairn Energy India Pvt. Ltd. Capital One CGG India Pvt. Ltd. Ciena India Private Limited CISCO Cognizant Technology Computer Science Corporation Conexant Consulting Engineering Services (I) Pvt. Ltd. Continental Engines Limited Coromandel Fertilisers Limited Covansys India Pvt. Ltd. D.E. Shaw India DLF Ltd. Doon Technologies, Inc. Dr. Reddy's DRDO Engineers India Limited ERM India Pvt. Ltd. Essar Group Evaluserve Exact Software Fiorano Freescale GE India Technology Centre Global Analytics Globallogic GMR Group Goldman Sachs Google GS Engg. & Construction India Pvt. Ltd. Halcrow Consulting India Ltd. HCL Technologies Hindustan Lever Limited Hindustan Zinc Limited Hughes Systique IBM ICF Consulting India IDEB Projects (P) Ltd. Impetus Indian Oil Corporation Limited Informatica Infosys Invensys Development Centre (I) Pvt. Ltd. IRCON ISGEC, Yamuna Nagar Jindal Steel Ltd. JONES LANG LaSALLE Jubilant Oil & Gas Pvt. Ltd. Kairaus Software Pvt. Ltd. Kanoria Chemicals & Industries Ltd. Kirloskar Brothers Limited Kotak Mahindra KPMG L&T ECC Larsen & Toubro Limited LEA Associates South Asia Pvt. Ltd. LNJ Bhilwara Group Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd. Manhattan Associates MarketRX Mentor Graphics (India) Pvt. Ltd. Microsoft MIH Web Pvt. Limited Mold-Tek Moolchand Medcity Murugappa National Engineering Industries Ltd. National Instruments India Nestle Nikon India Pvt. Ltd. NMSEZ NTPC Nvidia, Banglore NVIDIA, Pune ONGC OnMobile Systems Limited Oracle Orchid Infrastructure Pangea 3 Patni Computer Systems Ltd. Pipal Research PricewaterhouseCoopers Pvt. Ltd. Qwest Software Services Reliance Communications Ltd. Reliance Energy Ltd. Reliance Industries Ltd. RITES RMSI Pvt. Ltd. Romax Technology Limited TVS Motors Samsung Engineering India Pvt. Ltd. Samsung India Software Sasken SBI Caps Schlumberger SMEC India Pvt. Ltd. Solidcore STMicroelectronics T.I.M.E. Tandon Consultants Pvt. Ltd. TATA BlueScope Steel Ltd. TATA Motors, Lucknow TATA Motors, Pune Tata Steel Ltd. Savant Technology TCE Consulting Engineers Limited TCS Tehri Hydro Development Corporation Ltd. Tejas Networks Texas Trident TVS Motor Company Unitech Ltd. UoP Vedanta Alumina Ltd. Veritas Software India Pvt. Ltd. Verizon Data Services India Pvt. Ltd. Versata Wipro Yahoo Yasu Technologies


The programs offered at Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee (IITR) are residential in nature and hence institute provides hostel facilities to its students both boys and girls. The facilities provided at IITR Hostels are world class. Besides staying facilities, the campus also offers other need-based facilities like market etc in the campus itself.The hostels of IITR are called Bhawan.The Institute has following Bhawan to accommodate its learners- • Rajendra Bhawan

• Ganga Bhawan

• Cautley Bhawan

• Azad Bhawan

• Ravindra Bhawan

• Govind Bhawan

• Jawahar Bhawan

• Sarojini Bhawan.

Campus life:

Besides good academics, the IIT Roorkee organizes various students fests and activities that adds to the overall personality development of the students. The institute has three technical societies to its credit-

a) CHESS, The Chemical Engineering Student's Society 

b) MIESS, Mechanical and Industrial Engineering Students' Society, and

C) CEC, Civil Engineering Society. Both the indoor and outdoor sports facilities are offered to students and residents. The Inter-IIT sports meet held every year during the month of December adds to the list of charms.


Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee Roorkee - 247 667 (Uttranchal) INDIA

E-mail Phone : +91 1332 285098 Fax : +91 1332 273560 Website :

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