IIT Bhilai - Introduction

IIT Bhilai was established by the Ministry of Human Resources and Development in 2016 in Chhattisgarh. The institute is presently housed in the transit campus in GEC (Government Engineering College) Raipur, Chhattisgarh. They aim to provide the students with top-notch education by teaching them technical skills and gaining professional knowledge to take real-life challenges. IIT Bhilai offers research-driven B.Tech programs in the following departments:

  • Computer Science and Engineering (CSE).

  • Electrical Engineering (EE).

  • Mechanical Engineering (ME).

They are committed to national growth by providing the students with the following:

  • Provision of a conducive environment aiming for cultural and technological studies.

  • Encouraging independence for the individual.

  • The accelerate national growth, provision of technical cognizance.

  • Stimulation of originality integrated with innovation.

  • Striving for brilliance and eminence across diverse spheres.

The core values that IIT Bhilai identifies are as follows:

  • Righteousness

  • Accountability

  • Brilliance

  • Inventiveness

  • Academic finesse

IIT Bhilai provides the students with optimum facilities and an amazing infrastructure. The various facilities that students can enjoy are as follows:

  • Hostel: There are separate hostels for boys and girls inside the college campus itself. These hostels are well-equipped with all the amenities for students including common rooms, indoor games, delicious food in the mess, libraries, common rooms and several others on the list. Alongside, there is Wi-fi and LAN provision in every room.

  • Medical Facilities: A 24*7 operable health centres are available on campus. It has well-experienced medical staff and doctors who are always there to attend the faculty and staff's medical needs.

  • Food: There are several food joints located across the campus, offering various delicacies to students.

  • Sports: For the students to remain physically fit, IIT Bhilai has several courts and grounds to play their favourite sports activities.


Year of foundation 


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Area of campus

432 acres

Total number of departments for academics


Mode of application for college


Number of courses offered by the college


Entrance examination

JEE Advanced

Facilities offered by the college


Common rooms

Lecture halls



Medical centres


Types of scholarships offered


Located in 

GEC Campus, Sejbahar, Chhattisgarh- 492015

Total number of students 


Another name for the institute


The institute offers various specialisations for B.Tech programs. The B.Tech program so offered is for a duration of 4 years. The programs so offered are majorly in the stream of Science, Technology and Engineering. The students can get admission into all these national-level programs based on their national-level qualifying examination results. Especially for IIT Bhilai admission in undergraduate courses, the qualifying exam for the admission process is JEE Mains / JEE Advanced.

IIT Bhilai Courses


Eligibility Criteria


  • Electrical engineering

  • Mechanical engineering

  • Computer science and engineering

Qualifying examination: JEE Advanced


The students must have qualified the 12th standard examinations with an aggregate of 75% with Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics as the compulsory subjects

Admission Process

IIT Bhilai is among the prestigious institutes of the nation. It holds the reputation of providing the students with an exceptional education. There is a tough competition to get into the IITs. The admission process for IIT Bhilai commences from September when the process for JEE examination begins. To get admission into the college, the students must fulfil the JEE Main eligibility criteria and JEE Advanced eligibility criteria.

The IIT Bhilai admission depends on the rank obtained by the candidate in JEE Mains and JEE Advanced. JoSAA releases the final rank and cutoff list based on which seats are given to the applicants. If the student clears the IIT Bhilai cutoff, then they can get the seat in their chosen department.

IIT Bhilai Application Process

To get admission into IIT Bhilai, the students can apply online through the official portal. The candidates are also required to fill in the form for the qualifying entrance examination. All the B.Tech aspirants can fill the JEE form through the NTA site.

The application process for IIT Bhilai is as follows:

  • Go to the official portal of IIT Bhilai.

  • Open the ‘Apply Online’ tab.

  • Fill in the required details to register as a new user.

  • Using your credentials, log in on the site and fill all the details in the application form.

  • In the next step, enter the academic qualifications.

  • Finally, complete the application process by paying the application fee and submitting the form.

Documents to be Submitted with the Application Form

The candidates filling in the application form need to submit the scanned copies of the following documents:

  • Scanned signature and coloured photograph.

  • Birth certificate.

  • The qualifying mark sheet along with the passing certificate.

  • Scorecard of entrance examination.

  • Scanned copies of the caste and category certificate (if applicable and required).

IIT Bhilai Admission Process


Selection Process


  • Mechanical engineering

  • Electrical engineering

  • Computer science and engineering

Qualifying the JEE examination followed by JoSAA counselling

IIT Bhilai Cut-Off

At the undergraduate level, a four-year program is offered by IIT Bhilai. The students can get into the college after qualifying the JEE examination. Once done, it is followed by JoSAA counselling. The Joint Seat Allocation Authority of India declares the cut off for all colleges. Following this, the seat allotment takes place based on candidates preferences of the course. Generally, cut-offs are announced in 7 rounds of counselling. However, in 2020, the cut-offs were announced only in 6 rounds because of COVID-19. For specific program specialisations, the opening and closing ranks are declared. The cut-offs are further announced based on the category. Here is a list of all the cut-offs according to the branches and the categories:

IIT Bhilai Cut-off: General Category


Opening Rank

Closing Rank

Computer science and engineering



Mechanical engineering



Artificial Intelligence and Data Science



Electrical Engineering



IIT Bhilai Cut-off: OBC Category


Opening Rank

Closing Rank

Computer science and engineering



Mechanical engineering



Artificial Intelligence and Data Science



Electrical Engineering



IIT Bhilai Cut-off: SC Category


Opening Rank

Closing Rank

Computer science and engineering



Mechanical engineering



Artificial Intelligence and Data Science



Electrical Engineering



IIT Bhilai Cut-off: ST Category


Opening Rank

Closing Rank

Computer science and engineering



Mechanical engineering



Artificial Intelligence and Data Science



Electrical Engineering



Trends of IIT Bhilai Cut-off

JoSAA conducted 6 rounds of counselling in 2020, but back in 2019 and 2018, seven rounds of counselling were conducted.

The Fluctuating Trend of B.Tech Cut-off

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For computer science and engineering, the trend observed for the past three years has been fluctuating.

The Declining Trend of B.Tech Cut-off

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For mechanical engineering and electrical engineering, the trend so observed was gradually declining over the past 3 years.


Several scholarships are offered to the students at the undergraduate level itself. This encourages students to do well academically and attain excellence. Scholarship details for IIT Bhilai are as mentioned below:

Merit-Cum-Mean Scholarship:

  • In the OBC and UR categories, a maximum of 25% of students can get this scholarship.

  • Eligibility criteria: Income of parents must be less than 5 lakhs for UR and less than 6 lakhs for OBC. To avail the benefit all throughout their course, the students must maintain a minimum CGPA of 6.0.

SC/ST Scholarship:

All the students belonging to SC/ST categories are eligible for this scholarship. The following allowances are provided to the students:

  • Free food and boarding.

  • Monthly allowance of Rs.250.

  • Maintaining a minimum CGPA of 7.0 and the income of parents must be less than 5 lakhs for students belonging to UR category and less than 6 lakhs for students belonging to OBC category.

Free Student Scholarship:

In undergraduate programs, the grant of free studentship can be availed by 10 percent of the students. However, to avail this scholarship, a minimum CGPA of 6 must be maintained. The parental income must be less than 5 lakhs for students belonging to the UR category and less than 6 lakhs for students belonging to the OBC category. For other economically backward students availing ⅔ rd of remission for the tuition, they are eligible to avail ⅓ rd reimbursement for tuition fee as well.


IIT Bhilai was established in 2016 following which the first batch of students for undergraduate has not passed yet. Currently, they provide the students with a training and placement program.

FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions)

Q1. Does IIT Bhilai have any Student Clubs?

Ans: Yes. IIT Bhilai has 13 student clubs which are related to the extra-curricular activities. Some of these clubs include:

  • Renaissance Art Club.

  • Drama Club.

  • Space Exploration Society.

  • The Pixel Snappers.

  • Quizzotica.

  • News and Media Club.

  • Epsilon Club.

  • Music Club.

  • Elektromos Club.

  • Developers Student Club.

Q2. Does IIT Bhilai Provide the Students with any Summer Internships?

Ans: Yes, IIT Bhilai offers students summer internships. In 2020, the students were placed as interns across the following domains:

  • Private sector.

  • Startups.

  • MNC/Teaching and research.

  • Core technical.

  • Public sector/consulting.

Q3. What is the Total Number of Annual Enrollment of Students?

Ans: Annually, about 250 students enrolled across all the programs offered by the college.

Q4. Can International Students Take Admission in IIT Bhilai?

Ans: Yes. IIT Bhilai offers admission to international students across various domains in the science streams.

Q5. How does the Seat Allocation Take Place at IIT Bhilai?

Ans: JoSAA is the authority which declares the cut-off and allocates the seats to the qualifying students. Special seats are reserved for the females and reserved category students.