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Indian Institute of Technology, Madras Admissions 2018

Indian Institute of Technology, Madras Admission 2018

Established Year: 1959

About Us:

Indian Institute of Technology Madras admissions 2017,is a public engineering and research  institute located in chennai, tamilnadu and is one of India’s most prestigious universities that is accredited ‘A’ by NAAC and is ranked as one of the best research universities in India. The institute has nearly 550 faculty, 8,000 students and 1,250 administrative and supporting staff

 

Facilities:

Campus-wide computing and networking infrastructure design
Hosting the campus network operations centre and network services
Administration of computer labs
Conduct of IT Training programs
Technical support to all departments on IT enabled services
Maintenance of all hardware and software systems
Maintenance of learning resource facilities

Hostel:

Separate hostel facilities are provided for girls and boys. Their stay in the hostel enables them to imbibe a holistic lifestyle with activities like yoga, sports and extra-curricular activities. There are eight hostels in the campus which accommodate above 3500 inmates. P.G students and final year U.G students are allotted single rooms. All hostels are equipped with solar water heater for hot water supply.Pure vegetarian food prepared under hygienic conditions is served in the student dining halls and the canteens from a central Kitchen. Night cafeteria is attached with all hostels. Students are not permitted to live in rented houses, lodges, either alone or in groups. Amrita attaches great importance to the nature of lifestyle in the campus. Tobacco, in any form and any other intoxicants are strictly prohibited.

Library:

Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham Central Library is a valuable partner in user’s pursuit towards excellence in learning and research. Our value lies in the valuable information resources, services and facilities that we provide to all users. The Central library has a carpet area of 81,000 sq feet. The library has been automated by the Libsys software. We have the open access system. We have a wide range of library materials that cater to various learning resources of 58103 books, 377 Periodicals, 3000+ online e-resources like e-journals, e-books, conference proceedings, e-databases and standards, 2650 Project reports, 7086 back-volumes, 4781 CD/DVDs resources and 14 Daily News Papers.

NAAC Grade: A

Ranking:  AAAA+

Courses Offered:

B.Tech in Computer Science Engineering, 4 Years
B.Tech in Electrical and Electronics Engineering, 4 Years
B.Tech in Mechanical Engineering, 4 Years
B.Tech in Aerospace Engineering, 4 Years
B.Tech in Chemical Engineering, 4 Years
B.Tech in Civil Engineering, 4 Years
B.Tech in Information Technology, 4 Years
B.Tech in Electronics and Instrumentation Engineering, 4 Years

B.Tech in Naval Architecture andOceanEngineering, 4 Years
B.Tech in Metallurgical and MaterialsEngineerin, 4 Years
B.Tech in Engineering Physics, 4 Years

Why Join Indian Institute of Technology Madras:

  • Ranked 10th among ‘Top 100 Engineering Institutes for Research and Teaching’ in India by National Institutional Ranking Framework (MHRD) in 2016
    • Placements provide with reputed companies
    • Scholarship provide to meritorious and deserving students for M.Tech program
    • AICTE approved
    • International linkages, tie-ups and memorandum of understanding for joint research, collaborative programs, internships, etc
    • Opportunity to participate in ‘Semester Abroad’ program amongst more than 60 foreign universities across Europe, US and Asia
    • Research articles published by faculty in highly reputed national and international journals
    • Faculty including Ph.D holders with rich experience from leading organizations and universities
    • Organizes various national and international conferences, seminars, workshops, colloquia, contests, training programs, etc.

Placements:

Placements at Indian Institute of Technology Madras have always been excellent. Be it Engineering or Arts and Sciences, students who are eligible and opt for placements have more than one job offer, on an average. Exercising their dream option, some of them have up to three job offers by the end of their course.

Some highlights of the placements have been:

  • Consistent, near-100% placements in the past for Engineering and above 75% for the others.
  • Dream option available for placed students to go for higher packages and better job profiles.
  • Highest packages consistently in double figures in lakhs p.a. for the last several years.
  • Placement statistics for the year 2012-2013 are given below:

* Percentage of Students Placed: 99.23
* No. of Companies Visited: 80
* Average Salary (Lakhs / year): 3.62
* Maximum Salary (Lakhs / year): 13.84
* Highest Salary Paid by: Amazon

At Indian Institute of Technology Madras, companies vie with each other to be the early birds for hiring, thanks to the quality of students, past and present. Our alumni have created such a great impression in the minds of their employers through hard work, commitment and a rare sense of dedication to the profession that all our past recruiters come again and again to recruit, their offtake increasing with each passing year.

Admission Procedure:

Indian Institute of Technology Madras is conducting its Joint Entrance Examination every year on an all India basis for admission to the 4 year B.Tech.

Indian Institute of Technology Madras Entrance Exam 2018

About the Exam:

JEE Main 2018 Exam Date (offline) has been released now. JEE Main 2018 is the popular engineering entrance exam in India. It will be conducted by CBSE for admission to B.E./B.Tech & B.Arch courses. On the basis of JEE Main, candidates are admitted to NITs, CFTIs and other engineering institutions. JEE Main is also the eligibility test for JEE Advanced which offers admission to IITs & ISM.  From the year 2017, CBSE has introduced some new changes like applicants should have Aadhaar card issued by UIDAI for filling the application form. All candidates interested in pursuing a career in engineering can apply for Joint Entrance Examination (JEE)

JEE Main 2018 Exam Dates

Here we are providing official exam dates of JEE Main 2018.

Events Exam Dates
Release of JEE Main 2018 Notification 3rd week of November 2017
Commencement of Online Application Form 1st week of December 2017
Facility of Correcting Images 2nd week of December 2017
Closing Date of Online Application Form 1st week of January 2018
Last Date of Fee Payment 1st week of January 2018
Opening of Application Form Correction Window 2nd half of January 2018
Availability of Admit Card 2nd week of March 2018
Examination Date for offline exam(Pen & Paper Based Test) 8th April 2018 (Announced)
Examination Date for online exam (Computer Based Test) 14th & 15th April 2018 (tentative)
Answer Key & OMR Sheet Availability 3rd week of April 2018
Declaration of Result (Score & Rank) 4th week of April 2018

 JEE Main New Changes Introduced Last year:

In 2017, Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India has introduced some new changes in the pattern of JEE Mains. Here are the highlights:

  • No weightage will be given to 12th class marksfor calculating All India Rank (AIR) in JEE Main.
  • In order to qualify for admission to IITs, NITs, IIITs, CFTIs, candidates must have at least 75% marks (65% for SC/ST)in higher secondary examination or must be in top 20 percentile in class 12th examination conducted by respective boards.
  • Moreover, candidates should have Aadhaar Card Numberto fill the application form.
  • Candidates from Meghalaya, J & K and Assam are excluded from this provision. Such candidates have to enter passport number, ration card number, bank account number or any other valid Govt. identity number to get examination centre in these states only.

 JEE Main Application Form 2018

All the aspirants must read the information brochure carefully before filling the online application form of JEE Main 2018 to get details about how to apply, application fee & payment mode. The details regarding JEE Main application form are given below:

  • Candidates have to fill the JEE Main application form via online mode
  • No printed copy will be provided to apply for JEE Main.
  • Applications are expected to be released in the first week of December 2017.
  • To apply for JEE Main, students should have Aadhaar Number/Aadhaar Enrollment Number/Registration Number which will be provided by facilitation center.
  • In addition to filling personal & academic details, candidates also have to upload scanned images of photograph and signaturein prescribed specifications.
  • Candidates can download the acknowledgement page as the proof of successful submission of application form.

Application Fee:

Application fee of JEE Mains 2018 will depend upon the gender of candidate, category and exam mode. Candidates can check the application fee from the below table:

Papers Offline mode (Pen & Paper Based) Online mode (Computer Based)
Appearing General/OBCs (Boys) SC/ST/PWD/All Girls General/OBCs (Boys) SC/ST/PWD/All Girls
For Examination Centres opted in India
Paper 1 or 2 1000 500 500 250
Paper 1 and 2 both 1800 900 1300 650
For Examination Centres opted in foreign country
Paper 1 or 2 2500 1250 2500 1250
Paper 1 and 2 both 3800 1900 3800 1900
  • Payment of fee can be done either through credit card/debit card or e-challan.
  • Candidates opting e-challan are required to make the payment in Syndicate/ICICI/HDFC/Canara Bank in cash.

JEE Main Application Form Correction

  • Corrections will be permitted in uploaded images (signature and photograph).
  • Correction window will also open for correction in application form details like change in exam mode from PBT to CBT, city of examination, change in paper-2 to paper-1.
  • Candidate can make changes only in the selected fields.

Eligibility Criteria

The eligibility criteria for appearing JEE Main 2018 is given below:

Age Criteria:

  • Date of Birth:Candidates those born on or after 1st October 1993 are eligible for writing the JEE Main examination.
  • Relaxation:5 years relaxation shall be provided in the upper age limit of SC/ST & PWD candidates (i.e. DOB falls on or after 1st October 1988).
  • Date of Birth will be considered as mentioned in secondary education board certificate.

Qualification Criteria:

  • Qualifying Exam: It is must for the candidates to pass the 12th examination/qualifying examination with 5 subjects to be eligible for JEE Main 2018.
  • Subjects: The qualifying examination must be passed/appearing with Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics
  • No Minimum Marks: There is no minimum marksrequirement in 12th examination for writing the JEE Main exam. However, candidates have to secure the passing marks.
  • Passing Year: Those who have appeared and passed the higher secondary examination in 2016 and 2017 are also eligible to apply. Moreover, candidates appearing the final examination of 12th in 2018 can also fill the JEE Main application form.
  • In case if candidate appeared the 12th examination in 2015 but not passed in 2015, passed in 2016 are also not eligible.
  • Diploma Holders: Diploma holders may also apply for JEE Main 2018 but only eligible for admission to IITs. In other words, Diploma holders will be eligible for JEE Main so that they can further apply for JEE Advanced but not eligible for admission on the basis of JEE Main scores.

Number of Attempts:

Total 3 attempts will be given for clearing the JEE Main. Attempts will be counted from the year 2017 onwards. JEE Advanced can be attempted maximum 2 times in consecutive years.

Eligibility For Admission in IITs, NITs, CFTIs:

Percentage Marks: To be eligible for admission in IITs, NITs, CFTIs, candidates should have obtained 75% marks in 12th examination or must be in the top 20 percentile in the 12th examination of respective boards. The qualifying marks for SC/ST will be 65%.

JEE Main 2018 Exam Pattern

Here, we are describing the JEE Main Exam Pattern 2018. It provides details about number of questions, subjects covered, marking scheme, etc. As JEE Main is conducted in two different papers. Check the exam structure separately for both the papers:

 For JEE Main Paper-1:

  • Course:Paper-1 is conducted for admission to E./B.Tech courses.
  • Exam Mode:The exam mode for paper 1 will be offline (PBT) as well as online (CBT). Candidates can opt any one of the modes as per their suitability.
  • Subjects:The paper-1 will consist of Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics
  • Number of Questions:30 questions will be asked from each subject with total of 90 questions comprising of 360 marks.
  • Type of Questions:Only objective type questions will be asked in Paper-1.
  • Language:For all exam cities, the question paper medium choice will be English & Hindi(except exam centre cities in Gujarat, Daman & Diu and Dadra and Nagar Haveli where choices for question paper will be English, Hindi and Gujarati). The choice for question paper should be exercised while filling up the application form.
  • Exam Duration:The time duration will be 3 hours.
  • Marking Scheme:Candidates will be provided with +4 marks for each correct answer.
  • Negative Marking:In case of wrong answer, one mark will be deducted.

For JEE Main Paper-2:

  • Course:Paper-2 is conducted for admission to Arch/B.Planning courses.
  • Exam Mode:The exam mode for this paper will be offline (PBT)
  • Number of Questions:30 questions will be asked in Mathematics (Part-1), 50 questions in aptitude test (Part-2) and 2 questions in drawing comprising of total 390 marks.
  • Type of Questions:The Mathematics and Aptitude test section will contain objective type questions. Drawing test will be subjective.
  • Language:For all exam cities, the question paper medium choice will be English & Hindi(except exam centre cities in Gujarat, Daman & Diu and Dadra and Nagar Haveli where choices for question paper will be English, Hindi and Gujarati). The choice for question paper should be exercised while filling up the application form.
  • Exam Duration:The time duration will be 3 hours.
  • Marking Scheme:Candidates will be provided with +4 marks for each correct answer.
  • Negative Marking:In case of wrong answer, one mark will be deducted.
Papers Subjects Number of Questions Maximum Marks
Paper-1 Physics 30 Questions 120 marks
Chemistry 30 Questions 120 marks
Mathematics 30 Questions 120 marks
Paper-2 Mathematics 30 Questions 120 marks
Aptitude Test 50 Questions 200 marks
Drawing 2 Questions 70 marks

 JEE Main 2018 Syllabus

JEE Main 2018 syllabus provides the details about topics and chapters that may asked in JEE Main paper-1 and paper-2 examination. Both the papers are for different courses, therefore, syllabus is also different for both. JEE Main syllabus for paper-1 contains important chapters from physics, Chemistry and Mathematics taught in 11th and 12th standard of CBSE, ICSE and other boards.

For Paper-2 syllabus comprising of Mathematics, aptitude test and drawing. Candidates can download the detailed syllabus as it will be released by CBSE.

How to Prepare for JEE Mains

Get some beneficial tips for scoring well in JEE Main examination:

  • Make a proper study time-table.
  • Exam pattern plays a very important role in exam preparation. Understand the syllabus and exam pattern.
  • To score well in examination, students are advised to prepare PCM subjects thoroughly of class 11th and 12th standard.
  • Candidates having a good command over NCERT bookscan easily score good marks in JEE Main.
  • Candidates can also go through the past years question papersto know about the difficulty level of the exam.
  • Practice mock teststo know your weak areas.
  • Time Managementis very important. Set your time table so that you can easily decide your study hours. Divide your time well among school, tuition, coaching classes, exercise, entertainment, etc.
  • Do not take stress and keep yourself healthy.

Contact Us:

Indian Institute of Technology Madras
Beside Adyar Cancer Institute, Opposite to C.L.R.I
Sardar Patel Road, Adyar,
Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600036
Phone: 044 2257 8280
Fax: +91 (44) 2257 0509
Email:behera@iitm.ac.in, Website:https:www.iitm.ac.in

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