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IIT Roorkee (IITR): Courses, Admission 2024, Cutoff, Fees, Rankings, Placements

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IIT Roorkee Highlights 2024

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Q:   Is IIT Roorkee No 1 IIT in India?


Yes, Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee is among the foremost institutes of national importance. IITR has continuously been ranked No. 1 in India among the top Architecture institutes by NIRF 2023. IIT Roorke has been ranked by various other ranking bodies in different categories. IIT Roorkee has been ranked 369 by the QS World University Rankings 2024 with a score of 30. According to the NIRF 2023 Rankings, the institute is ranked 5 and 8 in the Engineering and Overall categories, respectively. IIT Roorkee's most sought-after courses are BArch and BTech. Admission to these courses is based on marks secured in JEE Advanced, followed by JoSAA Counselling. IIT Roorkee through its 23 academic departments and 7 centres, offers various courses in Engineering, Applied Sciences, Humanities, & Social Sciences, and Management streams.


Q:   What is IIT Roorkee famous for?


IITR is the seventh IIT recognised as an Institution of National Importance. IIT Roorkee is famous for its:

  1. Strong placements: IIT Roorkee has achieved a 100% placement rate during MBA placement drive of 2023. Top companies like DE Shaw, Uber, Microsoft, Flipkart, Samsung Research, and IBM Research participate in campus recruitment.
  2. Good infrastructure: IITR has well-equipped labs, lecture halls, and hostels with modern facilities.
  3. Knowledgeable and helpful faculty members: The faculty members at IIT Roorkee are PhD holders and have vast experience. The faculty-student ratio is about 1:3 at IIT Roorkee which is among the best in the country.
  4. Variety of technical and cultural clubs: The clubs provide opportunities for students to explore their interests and develop their skills.

Q:   Which branch of IIT Roorkee is best?


The Computer Science Engineering branch of IIT Roorkee is very popular among students. The flagship programme of IIT Roorkee is BTech CSE. The selection of candidates for IIT Roorkee BTech programme is based on their JEE Advanced score. To be eligible for the same, aspirants must have completed their Class 12 with a minimum of 75% aggregate in PCM. The centralised counselling process is managed and regulated by the JoSAA, based on which the candidates are allotted seats. The seat allotment is based on IIT Roorkee cutoff and a candidate's preference for courses. The registration and choice-filling of JoSAA generally begins in the third week of June in online mode.


Q:   Is IIT Delhi better than IIT Roorkee?


IIT Delhi has been ranked 2 and 3 in the Engineering and Overall categories, respectively, by the NIRF Rankings 2023. According to the NIRF 2023 Rankings, IIT Roorkee is ranked 5 and 8 in the Engineering and Overall categories. During IIT Roorkee placements, a placement rate of 100% was recorded. IIT Roorkee highest package offered stood at INR 27.94 LPA. However, during IIT Delhi placements, the placement rate recorded was 84.94%. IIT Delhi highest package stood at INR 2.5 crore per annum. IIT Delhi has a technologically advanced campus spread across 325 acres of land. The premier institute has one of the best campuses in India state-of-the-art infrastructure, modern amenities and research laboratories. Currently, the Deemed University has six distinct schools. IITR has three campuses. IIT Roorkee has 8,000+ students, hostels, clubs, sports facilities, guest houses, 10 boys' hostels, three girls' hostels, one coed hostel, and six married couples hostels.


Q:   What is the expected JEE Main cutoff 2024?


The National Testing Agency (NTA) will release the JEE Main 2024 cutoff along with the Session 2 result for admission. As per the schedule, the JEE Main Session 2 result will be declared on Ap 25, 2025. In the meantime, candidates can refer to the table given below to check out the category-wise expected JEE Main cutoff 2024: 


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IIT Roorkee Admission Process and Important Dates 2024

M.Sc. Admissions 2024

12 Courses2 years-5 years
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  • Undergraduate Degree with 60% aggregate
  • 10+2 with 75% aggregate
  • Accepting Exams: IIT JAM
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21 Jun '24
Declaration of Third Admission List Ongoing
23 Jun '24
Last Date for Online Payment of Seat Booking Fee for Third Admission List
27 Jun '24
Declaration of Fourth Admission List
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Updated on Jun 14, 2024

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