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Indian Institute of Technology Bhubaneswar is one of the eight new IITs and was set up by the Government of India in 2008. The Institute started functioning from the campus of its mentor institute IIT Kharagpur and shifted operation to Bhubaneswar on 22 July 2009. Currently, the Institute has 460 students in the Bachelor of Technology programme in Civil, Electrical and Mechanical Engineering. The Institute offers a new B. Tech. programme in Computer Science & Engineering from 2013-14 in addition to the existing B. Tech. programme in Civil, Electrical and Mechanical Engineering with an intake of 40 students in each discipline.

The Institute promotes a borderless interdisciplinary academic environment to encourage the academic staff and students to work together through the concept of Schools rather than Departments. Currently, the Institute has School of Basic Sciences; School of Earth, Ocean and Climate Sciences; School of Electrical Sciences; School of Humanities, Social Sciences and Management; School of Infrastructure; School of Mechanical Sciences and School of Mineral, Metallurgical and Materials Engineering.

Campus & Facilities

IIT Bhubaneswar is presently operating from the following locations in the city of Bhubaneswar: IIT Kharagpur Extension Centre at Samantapuri, Toshali Bhawan at Satyanagar. The students are able to access the facilities of Central Tool Room and Training Center and Institute of Minerals and Materials Technology for their hands training. The academic campus is Wi-Fi enabled and equipped with class rooms having audio-visual aid, laboratories, well-stocked library, high bandwidth internet and video conferencing facility.

The permanent campus of the Institute is on 936 acres of land in a picturesque surrounding at Argul about 25 Km from the Bhubaneswar City Center and 14 Km from city Airport.

Hostel Accommodation

Accommodation with mess and other facilities are available for both girls and boys at the different hostels provided by the Institute. The hostels have 24x7 internet facility, library, gymnasium, common room, and other recreational facilities. Medical facility is provided to the students both in the campus and in the hostels. A counseling cell with a psychologist-cum-counselor and student guides also assist the students.

Academic Programmes

The Institute presently offers the following programmes admitted through JEE Advanced:

  • 4 year B. Tech. Degree programme
  • 5 year B.Tech and M.Tech (Dual Degree) Programme

The credit based curriculum for B.Tech. programme is spread over 8-semesters and includes summer internship, as well as research projects. For evaluation in a subject, the Institute follows a seven-point grading system with letter grades and the corresponding grade points per credit. The Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) is computed at the end of each semester. The CGPA secured by a student reflects his/her performance up to and including that semester. 

Rules for Change of Branch

A student admitted to a particular branch of the B. Tech. Course will normally continue studying in that branch till completion. However the Institute may permit a limited number of students to change from one branch to another based on CGPA criteria and sanctioned strength in a School after the completion of first two semesters.

Financial Assistance/Scholarships

Merit-cum-Means scholarship and other financial assistance are available to the students according to the rules and procedure laid down by the Senate.

Training and Placement

Career Development Cell maintains active association and excellent contacts with reputed private and public sector organizations. The first batches of the B. Tech. students have been recruited in various organizations of the country and abroad. The Career Development Cell is in an active process to match the needs of the industry with the aspirations of the students.

How to Reach Us

The Samantapuri Campus is about 8 km from Bhubaneswar Railway Station and 12 km from the city Airport. The Toshali Bhawan, Satyanagar campus is about 1 km from Bhubaneswar Railway Station and 5 km from city Airport. Private/Pre-paid taxi can be hired to reach the Institute.

Important Contacts

For further information, please contact:

Information Cell:

Phone: +91-674-2306-300, +91-674-2301-337

Academic Section:

Phone: +91-674-2576-009


Registrar’s Office:

Phone: +91-674-2306-220/211
Fax: +91-674-2301-983
Email: registrar@iitbbs.ac.in
Web: www.iitbbs.ac.in