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  • 1. 1. INTRODUCTION The Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs), Institute of in six of these IITs for the academic session 2008-09 were Technology, Banaras Hindu University (IT-BHU), Varanasi, made through JEE-2008. In addition to these six IITs, located and Indian School of Mines University (ISMU), Dhanbad are in Punjab, Rajasthan, Patna, Bhubaneswar, Gandhinagar and institutions of national importance. These institutes play a Hyderabad, the admissions to the courses at the other two leading role in technological manpower development and newly established IITs located in Mandi (Himachal Pradesh) have excellent research programmes. The admissions to and Indore will be made through JEE-2009. The courses the Undergraduate Programmes for all Indian and Foreign available at these IITs are given in Table 1. nationals at these institutions are made through the Joint Entrance Examination (JEE). 1.1.2 Allotment of seats to PD Candidates All these institutions are known for providing quality education Allotment of seats to selected candidates with Physical in science and technology and for research in frontier areas. Disablilities (subcategory PD) belonging to different The environment at these institutions is highly conducive for categories, i.e., GE, OBC(NC), SC and ST, will be made category-wise in JEE-2009. Up to 3% of the total seats building a solid foundation of knowledge, available to each category in each of the institutes will be made available to the PD candidates. Since the number of development of personality, confidence building, self- seats for a particular category in a course is small and so 3% discipline and pursuit of excellence, becomes less than 1, PD seats are being allotted randomly enhancement of creativity, motivation and drive. in an institute to different courses and categories, keeping the overall percentage of reservations 3% in each institute in All of the above help to prepare the students admitted to each category. these institutions for successful professional and social lives. Today, alumni of these institutions occupy key positions in These seats will be allotted to PD candidates according to industry and academia in India and abroad. their categories, ranks in the category-wise PD merit lists and the course choices submitted. Since allotment of at least Each institute has state of the art laboratories, computer one seat in every course in every institute to PD candidates networks, library and access to digital library resources. will lead to more than 3% reservation, these PD seats will be Teaching methods rely on direct personal contact between allotted to different categories over the years on a roster basis. the teacher and the students along with the use of traditional and modern instructional techniques. Students live in a This year, the seats available to PD candidates belonging to pleasant and intellectually stimulating environment with different categories are given in Table 1. people having similar goals and aspirations hence providing an exciting and unique experience. 1.1.3 Filling up of vacant seats by the Individual Institutes after admissions through Credit-based academic programmes offer flexibility to Counselling of JEE-2009 students to progress at their own pace. A minimum level of performance is necessary for satisfactory progress. The Each of the participating institutes will take measures to fill medium of instruction is English. These institutions offer up the seats which fall vacant in the respective institutes. courses leading to Bachelor’s degree in a number of Candidates who are allotted seats through JEE-2009 should engineering, technological and scientific disciplines. register at the respective institutes on the day of registration as given in the back page of this Counselling Brochure, failing M.Sc. Integrated courses in pure and applied sciences and which the seat allotted to him/her will be treated as unfilled. M.Tech. Integrated courses in a few disciplines are also Such unfilled seats will be first re-allotted within the institute offered by most of these institutes. In addition, most institutes among the candidates who have already registered in the offer Dual Degree M.Tech. programmes wherein both B.Tech. institute on the basis of their Ranks in JEE-2009 (students and M.Tech. degrees are awarded at the end of the will "slide up" within the institute to fill up the vacant seats). programme. The number of seats available in each institute The seats which remain vacant in the institute after this for various courses through JEE-2009 for various categories process will be filled up by the institute by selecting of students is given in Table-1 (Page 56). candidates from the list of candidates who are counseled but not allotted seats in any of the institutes. Notifications to 1.1. ADMISSIONS THROUGH JEE 2009 : this effect will be made in websites of the respective institutes NEW DEVELOPMENTS at appropriate time. Please note that all allocations will be 1.1.1 Admissions to New IITs based on the choices given by the candidates at the time of counselling. Further, any candidate who is allotted a seat in In 2008, The Govt. of India decided to set up eight new IITs an institute in the second round will not be eligible for any during the 11th Five Year Plan. The admissions to the courses further allotment. 1
  • 2. 1.2 VERIFICATION OF DOCUMENTS AND guarantee admission to him/her. Whether or not a candidate SUBMISSION OF CHOICE SHEET will get a seat will depend on the candidate’s AlR, his/her choice of courses/institutes and the number of seats. It is mandatory for all successful candidates to attend the “Verification of Identity and Counselling” session in person. Requests for changing the scheduled date of counselling will In case a candidate is unable to attend in person because of not be entertained. Under exceptional medical requirements, serious illness, he/she can authorize in writing, his/her parent a change of the place for the scheduled counselling may be or guardian to attend the session as per schedule and fill-in permitted at the discretion of the Organizing Chairman. For the required forms on his/her behalf. In such a case, the such a change, a fee of Rs. 500/- (Rs. 250/- for SC/ST parent/guardian must bring a medical certificate from a candidates) will be charged. Registered Medical Practitioner stating that the candidate Candidates will not be paid any travelling or other allowances cannot attend the counselling session in person. In addition, for attending counselling. However, candidates belonging to the parent/guardian must bring all the required documents the SC, ST and PD categories will be paid second class/ mentioned in this brochure. sleeper class return railway fare from the place of their normal The main purpose of asking the candidates to appear in person residence to the place of counselling. is to verify their identity. Hence, the candidates must bring Candidates called for counselling may, wherever possible, their JEE-2009 admit cards and documents necessary for be provided boarding and lodging facilities by the institutes verifying their identity, age and category along with the mark on payment of charges. sheet of qualifying examination, all in original with two photocopies of each. The rules of eligibility for admission Candidates must deposit Rs. 15000/- (Rs. 8000/- for SC/ of candidates will be the same as that given in Section 7 of ST/PD candidates) in the beginning of the counselling the Information Brochure of JEE-2009. The details of other session. This includes a handling fee of Rs. 300/- (Rs. 200/ documents required to be brought by the candidate are given - for SC/ST/PD candidates). The balance of Rs. 14700/- (Rs. on the inside front cover of this brochure. On failing to establish 7800/- for SC/ST/PD candidates) will be adjusted towards the authenticity of any of the above documents, the candidate fees of the first semester at the institute where the candidate will not be considered for admission. Candidates who qualify in is offered admission. Those who are not offered admission PD subcategory will have to appear before a special Medical for any course at any institute according to their choices will Board at IIT Delhi or IIT Madras. be entitled to the refund of the balance amount. After checking their identity and documents, the candidates As mentioned above, the seats will be filled exclusively on the will be asked to submit their choice sheets of courses and basis of AIRs of the eligible candidates under each category, institutes. The counselling brochure has been provided to taking into account the choices exercised by them. For help the candidates exercise their option judiciously. Some example, a candidate with AIR 558 will be considered for seat IIT faculty may also be available for consultation. Prior to allotment after all candidates with AIR less than or equal to appearing for counselling, candidates are advised to visit the 557 have been considered for seat allotment. For every websites of the institutes for more detailed information. candidate, if his/her first choice is available, he/she is allotted that choice. Otherwise further choices, strictly in order of the After the qualified candidates have exercised their choice declared preferences in the choice sheet, are considered. The during counselling, seat allocation will be done centrally on a highest choice available is allotted to the candidate and all later date on the basis of All India Rank (AIR) and choices subsequent choices are ignored. If the candidate does not exercised by the candidates. There is no provision for instant give sufficient choices, he/she may not get any seat. seat allocation at the time of counselling. It may, however, be mentioned that the final seat allocation The choices given by the candidates during the counselling is not done during counselling. On the day of counselling session are final and cannot be changed at a later time. In only the duly filled-in choice sheets are collected from the their own interest candidates must fill in a sufficiently large candidates. number of choices of courses in the decreasing order of preference. As allotment is purely based on the AIR of the There may be announcements of likely closure of seats on a candidate and the order of choice of courses, a candidate day-to-day basis during counselling. A course is announced who fills in an insufficient number of choices may not be as closed when the number of candidates who have opted for allotted a seat in any of the institutes. the course is greater than the number of available seats. On each day, the list of such courses may be made available to To take care of possible dropouts, the number of candidates the candidates attending the counselling. The purpose of these called for counselling is more than the number of seats announcements is not to discourage candidates from giving available in IITs, IT-BHU, Varanasi and ISMU Dhanbad. The choices from this list, it is rather to inform the candidates that fact that an applicant has qualified in JEE-2009 and has been they should fill in enough number of other courses as well in called for identity verification and counselling does not addition to the courses announced as closed. It may also be 2
  • 3. noted that a second round of admissions will take place and various courses to be filled in the Choice Sheet. For example, so some of these closed courses may have vacancies later the course code for Aerospace Engineering at IIT Bombay is on due to candidates not joining. B01. In the line below the code of each course, the numbers of seats available in that course for the categories GE, OBC, Although there is a provision for change of branch within the SC, ST, respectively, are given. The line at the bottom gives institute where the candidate is admitted, candidates are the availability of PD seats. Table 2 (Page 66) provides the advised not to count on such possibilities while filling up the opening and closing All India Ranks of the previous year for choice sheet. The rules for branch change for different various courses (except for those added this year). These institutes are given in Chapter 2. However, change of ranks are given only to give an idea as to how the course Institute is not allowed under any circumstances. allotment had taken place last year. This data does not give The admitting institute will dispatch “Letters of Admission” to any guarantee that for a given AIR, the course which was the candidates by July 6, 2009. The seat allotment information available last year will also be available this year. So this has will also be available on respective websites of the IITs. to be treated only as an indicator. 1.3 PHYSICAL FITNESS AND MEDICAL 1.5 SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS FOR CERTAIN EXAMINATION COURSES Each candidate must bring a Medical Examination Report Special requirements of certain courses as mentioned in from a registered medical practitioner, in the prescribed Table 1 are given below. format given in annexure A3 at the end of this brochure. Courses 28, 29, 32, 50, 109, 110, 111 and 115 (Mining Candidates will be admitted only if they are physically fit for Engineering and Mining Machinery Engineering and related pursuing a course of study at the participating institutes. courses): Special medical requirements apply as given in In the case of PD candidates, the degree of physical handicap, Section 1.3. Further ISMU Dhanbad does not admit women as well as their fitness to undergo the course of study in which candidates in the Mining Engineering, Mining Machinery admission is sought will be certified by a duly constituted Engineering and related courses (Courses 28, 29, 109 and Special Medical Board. The PD candidates must report for 110). Women candidates are eligible to opt for Mining counselling at IIT Delhi or IIT Madras on the day as mentioned Engineering at IIT Kharagpur and IT-BHU, provided they fulfill in the counselling letter and appear before the Medical Board. the special medical requirements mentioned in Section 1.3. Women candidates opting for these courses may also note Courses in Mining Engineering and Mining Machinery that Section 46(1) of the Mines Act, 1952 states that “No Engineering and related courses (Courses 28, 29 and 109, women shall, notwithstanding anything contained in any other 110 and 111 of Table 1) have additional prescribed standards law, be employed (a) in any part of a mine which is below of fitness. The candidate should be free from colour blindness ground, (b) in any mine above ground except between the and the standard of visual acuity with or without glasses hours 6 a.m. and 7 p.m.”. should be as per DGMS Circular 14 of 1972 (the distant vision of eye with or without glasses should be not less than 6/6 for Courses 37 and 38 (B.Des. and B.Arch.): The candidates better eye and 6/9 for worse eye). The candidates with one- desirous of joining these courses will be required to qualify eyed vision are also not eligible for these courses. In addition, in Architecture/Design Aptitude Test to be conducted at each candidates seeking admission in Petroleum Engineering counselling institute. Two separate tests will be held; the first related Courses and M Sc Tech Applied Geology (Courses one on Thursday, June 11, 2009 and the second on Monday, 32, 50, 115) should also be free from color blindness. June 15, 2009. A candidate can appear in any one of these two tests, but not in both. The tests will be of three hours Candidates must make sure that they meet these standards duration, from 10.00 am to 1.00 pm on both days. Such if they opt for these courses. The responsibility for ensuring candidates must have their JEE-2009 Admit Card with them this is entirely the candidate’s. In case a candidate does not to appear in the Aptitude Test. Candidates who fail to qualify meet these requirements but opts for these courses and is in this Aptitude Test will not be eligible for admission to B.Des. allotted one of them, his/her admission will be cancelled later or B.Arch. courses. Syllabus for the test is given at page 64. on. In all such cases the candidate will have no claim for any other course of study in any of the institutes. A candidate must ensure that he/she fulfills all the requirements for the courses opted for in his/her choice sheet. 1.4 VARIOUS COURSES AND AVAILABILITY OF SEATS 1.6 SCHOLARSHIPS The descriptions of the courses available in the different Merit-cum-means scholarships of the Government of India institutes have been given in Chapter 3. The chapter is are available at all institutes. Apart from these, many other followed by two tables. Table 1 gives the unique codes for scholarships are available at various institutes. 3
  • 4. 2. PARTICIPATING INSTITUTES 2.1 INDIAN INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY 2.2 INDIAN INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY BHUBANESWAR BOMBAY The Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Bhubaneswar is one IIT Bombay was established in 1958, with the cooperation of eight new IITs set up by the Government of India in and participation of the then Government of USSR under Bhubaneswar during 2008. However, the first batch of 120 UNESCO’s technical assistance programme, and celebrated students (40x3) in three branches viz; Civil Engineering, its Golden Jubilee in the year 2008-09. It is reputed for the Electrical Engineering and Mechanical Engineering took quality of its faculty and the outstanding caliber of the students admission in July 2008 is studying currently at IIT Kharagpur graduating from its undergraduate and postgraduate which is the mentor Institute of IIT Bhubaneswar. Academic programmes. Today the Institute is recognized as a centre rules for branch changes after successful completion of 1st of academic and research excellence offering engineering, year will be same as IIT Kharagpur. For the academic session science, management and humanities education on a par 2009-10, the admission of students would take place in same with the best in the world. three branches at IIT Kharagpur Extension Centre at Located at Powai, in the metropolitan city of Mumbai, the Bhubaneswar which would work as the temporary campus of industrial and economic capital of India, the IIT campus the Institute till the permanent campus of the Institute is built. extends over 500 acres of verdant land, nestled between Bhubaneswar, the capital of Orissa is located on the coastal hills and flanked by Powai and Vihar lakes. The campus is plains of Orissa, south-west of the River Mahanadi. It is located on the north-east part of Mumbai, about 30 km from popularly known as the “Temple City of India”. It is one of the the main railway stations and about 15 km from the airports. most beautiful modern cities in eastern India with a population The Institute offers a large number of undergraduate and of 19 lakhs. It has all the amenities of a world-class metropolis postgraduate programmes in engineering, science, and is well connected to the rest of the country by air, rail management and humanities. It has a total of thirteen and road. Bhubaneswar experiences typical tropical weather academic departments, two schools, four centres and three conditions. The summer months from March to May are hot interdisciplinary programmes which together constitute the and little humid. It receives the maximum rainfall in July and academic fabric of the Institute. August. Pleasant weather conditions prevail during November in Bhubaneswar, but December and January face the chilly The institute has well-equipped laboratories and workshops, winds while temperature drops to approximately 15° C during and also excellent computer facilities in all the departments these months. in addition to a central Computer Centre. It also houses one of the finest technical libraries in the country. About 2345 Temporary Campus students are on roll in the undergraduate programmes and The temporary campus of IIT Bhubaneswar is located at 3520 in the postgraduate (including Doctoral ) programmes. Samantapuri just behind Hotel Swosti Plaza and Hotel Ginger This includes a number of foreign students. The faculty on Jaydev Vihar Nandan Kanan Road from National Highway strength is about 460. No.5 (Kolkotta –Chennai route) linking NALCO, East Coast IIT Bombay follows a semester system. An academic year Railway Head Quarters. Classes & labs will be held in the (July-April) consists of two semesters, each of approximately newly built building of the Institute. For hostel accommodation, 16 weeks duration. The first semester begins in the last week the Institute is hiring apartments to accommodate all the of July and ends by the last week of November. The second students from where they would come to the Institute by bus. semester starts in the first week of January and ends by the Permanent Campus last week of April. In each of the two semesters of the first year, a student is required to register for all the courses listed The permanent campus of IIT Bhubaneswar will be located in the curriculum for that semester. Students belonging to in Argul near Jatni close to the Khurda Rd station, and very the SC/ST category and students who are identified as close to the NISER location. The Government of Orissa has academically weak at the end of the first semester may be allotted about 936 acres of land. The length of the total prescribed a specially worked-out Reduced Load Programme boundary wall would be about 10 kms for which the work (RLP). Such students may be required to undergo special has already started in April 2009. The distance of the courses in case they are found to have inadequate background. permanent campus is 25 kilometres from Biju Patnaik Airport, Bhubaneswar, 20 kilometres from Bhubaneswar railway The Institute follows a credit system. Credits are allotted to station and about 4 kms from Khurda Road Junction on various courses depending on the number of lectures, Howrah-Madras route under East Coast Railways. tutorials and laboratory hours per week. The student’s 4
  • 5. performance in a course is continuously evaluated throughout secured hostels for women students. Each hostel has modern the semester and culminates in the award of Grade on a 10- amenities including a computer room, gym LAN connection point scale. Performance in a semester is evaluated in terms to each room. Students, however, are not permitted to of the weighted average of grade points secured in all the operate and maintain motorized vehicles of any type in the courses registered in that semester, which is known as campus except on medical grounds. The Institute also has Semester Performance Index (SPI). A Cumulative a good 52-bed hospital with facilities OPD and in-patient Performance Index (CPI) is the weighted average of the grade facilities that include, a pathology lab, dental care, radiology, points obtained in all the courses registered by the student sonography, physiotherapy, and an operation theatre. since they entered the Institute. The teaching programmes are characterized by their flexibility and informality. The strong The Student Activity Centre (SAC) provides excellent facilities faculty-student interaction on the residential campus provides for sports and cultural activities. Sports facilities include a opportunity to students to work on seminars, publication and swimming pool, tennis, badminton and squash courts and projects sponsored by the industry and national agencies. vast playgrounds for field games. Wildlife camps and trekking are popular off campus activities. Cultural activities on the To students admitted through JEE-2009, IIT Bombay offers campus are fostered by film clubs, classical music societies, the following undergraduate and postgraduate programmes: debating and drama clubs and a hobbies club. The Institute also has strong NSS/NSO programmes. The B.Tech. Entrepreneurship Cell guides students and promotes in them B.Tech. (Honours) or B.Tech. With 1 Minor, the spirit of entrepreneurship by organizing competitions, and B.Tech. (Honours) with 1 Minor or B.Tech. With 2 lectures and workshops by eminent entrepreneurs. A Minors, business incubator also provides opportunities to students Dual Degree M.Tech. to develop products and technologies, and to generate their Integrated M.Sc. own business ventures. The Cell for Human Values – a The B.Tech. programme consists of eight semesters spread unique feature of IIT Bombay, enriches the minds of students over four years, and the Dual Degree M.Tech. and Integrated through its various activities. M.Sc. programmes consist of 10 semesters spread over A Faculty Advisor is specially appointed to look after the five years. In the Dual Degree M.Tech. programme, a B.Tech. academic performance and matters related to SC/ST degree of the parent department and an M.Tech. degree of students. A Foreign Students’ Advisor helps and guides the a specialization within the parent department is given at the students from abroad in academic and non-academic end of fifth year. In the undergraduate programmes, a “Minor” matters. is awarded to a student for completing, in addition to the minimum requirement of 250 credits, a prescribed set of Rules for Change of Branch courses from departments other than that in which the student is enrolled for his basic B.Tech. programme. Similarly, Students are eligible to apply for change of Branch/ “Honours” is awarded to students completing a prescribed Programme after completing the first two semesters. Only set of courses and/or project in their own departments. This those students who complete the prescribed course credits structure of academic programmes provides flexibility to suit without backlog during the first two semesters of 4-year the varied interests of students and helps build multifarious B.Tech./5-year M.Sc./Dual Degree programmes and have competencies that employers demand besides satisfying the secured a Cumulative Performance Index (CPI) of 6.5 or widely varying attitudes, abilities and aspirations of students. more shall be eligible to apply for change of Branch/ Programme. The following rules/guidelines will be used for The Institute continues to introduce new areas in its academic considering applications for change: programme and innovation in its academic activities. The Shailesh J. Mehta School of Management, the School of 1. Top 1% of total number of students admitted in the year Biosciences & Bioengineering and the Department of Energy will be permitted to change branch without any Science & Engineering are recent initiatives. Student constraints. exchange programmes initiated with Universities in Germany, 2. For others, change will be permitted strictly on merit basis. France, USA, and Japan have taken off successfully. Students without fail grades and backlogs, and with CPI Students are encouraged and supported to submit research > 6.5 will be eligible to apply and can give their choices. papers and participate in national and international conferences. 3. The request for change (in the order of merit) for a student S1 from branch A to branch B will be considered if the IIT Bombay is a residential campus that has all the students and most of the faculty and staff living on campus. The (a) Strength of branch B does not exceed the sanctioned Institute has 13 students’ hostels, which include the recently strength added two state-of-the-art hostels each having (b) Number of students on roll in branch A does not fall accommodation facilities for about 450 students and two well- below 85%. 5
  • 6. (The request of S1 will be reconsidered – again in the order order to qualify for the award of degree. IIT Delhi has revised of merit – if S1 does not violate (b) above due to another its curriculum with effect from academic session 2003-2004. student getting transferred to branch A.) The revised curriculum emphasizes on self-learning, project activity and laboratory work. It leaves sufficient time for 4. If student S1 is not permitted to change from branch A to students to take part in other activities like sports and B (due to (b) above), any other student S2 with CPI less recreation, and encourages them to be creative and than S1 will also not be permitted to change to branch B. innovative. 5. The request for change of branch from a student The Students Activity Centre provides a number of facilities belonging to SC/ST category may be considered as for students’ extracurricular and physical development. The special cases by the Chairman, Senate, on merit. central two-storied block with a swimming pool and a 6. All branch transfers can be effected only once at the gymnasium hall has amenities such as squash courts, beginning of the second academic year. No application hobbies workshop, seminar rooms, music rooms and other for change of branch during the subsequent academic multipurpose rooms for reading and indoor games. The years will be entertained. amphitheatre constructed in modern style is an added amenity to the Centre. The campus also provides such 7. Students will be permitted to change from B.Tech. to Dual amenities as staff club, hospital, shopping centre, bank, post Degree Programme in the same department at the end office, community centre, stadium and playing fields. of third and fourth semesters subject to the department’s recommendation. Credit System 2.3 INDIAN INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY The prominent features of the credit system are: the process DELHI of continuous evaluation of a student’s performance, the absence of pass or fail on annual basis and the flexibility to Established as a College of Engineering in 1961, this Institute allow a student to progress at the pace suited to his/her was declared as Institution of National Importance under the individual ability and convenience subject to the regulations “Institutes of Technology (Amendment) Act 1963” and was of the credit requirements. renamed as “Indian Institute of Technology Delhi”. It was then accorded the status of a university with powers to decide its Each course, except for a few special courses, has a certain own academic policies, to conduct its examinations, and to number of credits assigned to it depending on its lecture, award its degrees. tutorial and laboratory contact hours in a week. Each course is coordinated by a member of the faculty called the course IIT Delhi is situated at Hauz Khas in South Delhi, bounded coordinator. He/she has the full responsibility for coordinating by Sri Aurobindo Marg on the east, Jawaharlal Nehru the course, coordinating the work of other members of the University complex on the west, National Council of faculty involved in the course, holding tests and awarding Educational Research and Training on the south, and the grades. In case of any difficulty, students are expected to Outer Ring Road on the north. The Institute campus is about approach the course coordinator for advice and clarification. 20 km from lndira Gandhi International Airport, 10 km from domestic terminal of the airport, 19 km from Delhi main A letter grade with a specified number of grade points is Railway Station and 14 km from New Delhi Railway Station. awarded in each course for which a student is registered. A student’s performance is measured by the number of credits The Institute campus extends over an area of 320 acres with that he/she has earned and by the weighted grade point many topographical features, imaginatively laid out with average maintained by him/her. A minimum number of credits picturesque landscape. With clean and wide roads, the and a minimum cumulative grade point average (CGPA) are campus presents a spectacle of harmony in architectural and necessary in order to qualify for a degree. natural beauty. Most of the students, faculty and staff reside on the campus. The main academic building houses various Rules for Change of Branch teaching and research facilities. Although each department A student is eligible to apply for change of branch at the end is a separate entity, all the departments together constitute of the first year only, provided he/she satisfies the following an integrated complex. criteria. Each academic year consists of two semesters and a CGPA for General category students > 7.50 summer term. The education system is organized around a CGPA for SC/ST and Person with Disability credit system, which ensures continuous evaluation of a category students > 6.50 student’s performance and provides flexibility to choose Earned credits at the end of the first academic session courses so as to facilitate progress at an optimum pace suited > 40 to one’s ability or convenience. Each course is assigned certain number of credits depending upon the class contact Change of the branch will be permitted strictly in the order of hours. A minimum number of credits are to be completed in merit as determined by CGPA at the end of the first year, 6
  • 7. subject to the limitation that the actual number of students in Subject to the above conditions, change over from one to the the third semester in the discipline to which transfer is to be other undergraduate programme (viz., B.Tech., 5-year M.Tech. made should not exceed the sanctioned strength, and the Integrated and 5-year M.Tech. Dual Degree) is permissible. strength of the discipline from which transfer is being sought does not fall below 90% of the existing strength. 2.4 INDIAN INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY GANDHINAGAR For a student with CGPA = 9.0, even if a vacancy does not exist, he/she will be permitted to change discipline provided The Institute the strength in the discipline to which the change is being Indian Institute of Technology, Gandhinagar (IITGN) is one sought does not exceed by 5% of the sanctioned strength. of the IIT’s in the country, established in the year 2008 with Also, in such cases, he/she will be permitted to change the objective of enhancing the facilities for higher education, discipline even if the strength of the discipline from which research and training in various fields of Science and change is being sought falls below 90% of the existing Technology. The Institute has started functioning recently with strength. the induction of the first batch of four-year B.Tech. programme Stipulation of minimum credits and CGPA requirements will students admitted through JEE-2008. IIT Bombay is the not be insisted upon for change of discipline to a branch in mentoring Institute for IIT Gandhinagar. IITGN therefore which a vacancy exists and the concerned student was inherits the vision of IIT Bombay to be the fountainhead of eligible for admission to that discipline at the time of entry to new ideas and innovations in technology and science. The IIT Delhi. However, requirements of credits and CGPA will mission of IITGN is to create an ambiance in which new continue to apply in case of both General and SC/ST category ideas, research and scholarship flourish and from which the students seeking change to a discipline to which the leaders and innovators of tomorrow emerge. Initially three concerned student was not eligible for admission at the time disciplines viz. Chemical Engineering, Electrical Engineering of entry to IIT Delhi. and Mechanical Engineering have been started. This academic programme has received an enthusiastic response Change from a 4-year B.Tech. programme to a dual from the first batch of entrants and is progressing well towards degree programme its set objectives. Gujarat state is known for its excellent infrastructure with thriving industries, prestigious academic A student registered for a 4-year degree programme in a and research institutes and an ambiance which encourages Department can be permitted to change his/her registration entrepreneurship. Therefore, IITGN seems to have from the 4-year to a 5-year programme of the same everything going for its progress towards a bright future. department provided the B.Tech. part of the dual degree programme into which the student is desirous of registering Location and Accessibility is the same as the programme for which the student was admitted through JEE subject to fulfilling the following criteria: IITGN is temporarily located at the Vishwakarma Government Engineering College (VGEC), at Chandkheda, on Visat – (a) The student must have completed at least 120 credits Koba - Gandhinagar Highway, approximately 10 km from by the end of 6th semester and secured a minimum CGPA Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Airport and 14 km from of 7.5. Ahmadabad Railway Station. Public transport facilities are (b) The maximum number of students that can be permitted readily available to reach Chandkheda from both the airport such a change will be limited to 10 % of sanctioned and the railway station. strength of the intake into the relevant 4-year programme Academic Programmes of the department. The Institute presently offers the following academic Change from any 4-year B.Tech. programme into a programmes PG (M.Tech.) programme with advanced standing 4 year B.Tech. Degree programme A student registered for a 4-year B.Tech. degree programme can earn an additional M.Tech. degree by opting for a change Ph.D. Programme. in his/her registration to that with advanced standing. The Initially, three B.Tech. degree programmes viz. Chemical option is to be exercised towards the end of the 6th semester. Engineering, Electrical Engineering and Mechanical Advanced standing request will be considered only if the Engineering have been started with the academic session student has a CGPA of at least 7.5 at the end of the 6th 2008-09. The total sanctioned intake for these programmes semester. In the advanced standing scheme, the student can is 120 students, 40 for each discipline. The Ph.D. programme earn an M.Tech. degree in addition to his/her B.Tech. degree will be offered with effect from the academic session 2009-10. by spending an additional year. M.Tech. programmes for which the student will be eligible and other details will be IITGN follows a specialized semester based academic system. provided later. There are two semesters in an academic year (Autumn – 7
  • 8. July-Nov; and Spring – January-April). Students are required Facilities such as mess, playground and medical clinic have to follow the laid down procedures and meet the academic been made available to students on the VGEC premises, requirements of each semester to progress in their respective while the hostel is just across the road from the VGEC. programme of study. The academic programmes of the institute are governed by Rules and Regulations approved by Government scholarship (Merit-Cum-Means) is awarded to the the Academic Council from time to time. The Academic Council students as per Government of India rules. Efforts are being is currently the supreme empowered body that governs all made to institute private scholarships in the coming years. academic matters. The ruling of Chairman, Academic Council Branch Change Rules is final in regard to any academic matter. The Academic Council continuously monitors the academic programmes and makes After successful completion of the first two semesters, appropriate modifications and improvements as and when students may apply for change of branch, subject to the required. The Council also finalizes the academic calendar fulfillment of the laid down conditions. Rules / guidelines every year for various academic activities. governing the change of branch are : In general a certain quantum of academic work measured in 1. Top 1% of the total number of students admitted in that terms of credits is laid down as the requirement for a particular year will be eligible for a change of branch without any degree. A student earns credits by satisfactorily passing constraints. courses and engaging in other academic activities every 2. Other students are eligible to apply provided they have semester, as specified by the individual department. The no fail grades or backlogs and have a CPI 6.5 or greater. Courses of Study bulletin lists the course work as per the These applications will be considered strictly in the order following conventions. The credit associated with a course is of merit. a number which depends upon the number of hours of instruction per week in that course. Similarly the credit 3. For the category of applications mentioned in item 2, the associated with any of the other activities is dependent upon request for change (in the order of merit) for a student the quantum of work expected to be put in for that activity per S1 from branch A to branch B will be considered if week. Courses are broadly classified as Theory courses and (a) The strength of branch B does not exceed the Laboratory Courses. Theory courses consist of lecture (L) and sanctioned strength for that branch. tutorial (T) hours, but may have attached practical (P) hours in special cases. Laboratory courses consist of practical hours, (b) Number of students on rolls in the branch A does but may have attached tutorial hours in special cases. Credit not fall below 85% of the sanctioned strength. (C) for a course is dependent on the number of hours of (c) The request of S1 will be re-considered (again in instruction per week in that course, and is obtained by using a the order of merit) if S1 does not violate (b) above multiplier of two (2) for lecture and tutorial hours, and a multiplier due to another student getting transfer to branch A. of one (1) for laboratory hours. Thus, for example, a theory (d) If student S1 is not permitted to change from branch course having two lectures and one tutorial per week A to B (due to (b) above), any other student S2 in throughout the semester carries a credit of 6. Similarly, a any branch with CPI less than S1 will also not be laboratory course having one tutorial and three laboratory hours permitted to change to branch B. per week throughout semester carries a credit of 5. Academic activities such as Seminar and Project carry their specially 4. All such transfers can be effected only once at the assigned credits depending on the quantum of expected work. beginning of the second academic year. No change of There are other academic activities such as Practical Training branch is permissible during the subsequent academic (PT), Works Visit and NSO/NSS/NCC, which are non-credit years. but mandatory requirements which must be fulfilled for 5. The rules for change of branch or academic programme successful completion of the programme of study. from students belonging to the SC/ST category would Facilities be similar to those for other candidates, but with the following concessions: IITGN is temporarily housed at VGEC, Chandkheda, Gandhinagar. However, the academic infrastructure such as i. Their CPI must be 6.0 or greater and there should classrooms, laboratories, faculty offices, library, medical be no backlogs of any kind. facilities, etc. have been created and established exclusively ii. Each branch of the B.Tech. programme does not for the use of IITGN students and faculty. Programme exceed its sanctioned strength by more than 2. components such as Workshop and Engineering Drawing requiring more extensive infrastructure are being arranged with IIT Gandhinagar is a very student-oriented institution, and the assistance of local educational institutes like VGEC and our endeavor would always be to ensure that the students LD College of Engineering to satisfy the requirements of the get the best of everything that is needed to create outstanding initial batches. scientists and engineers. 8
  • 9. 2.5 INDIAN INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY Central Instruments Facility (CIF) of the Institute - with GUWAHATI provisions of several state-of-the-art equipments, also support students in carrying out their projects and other research work. IIT Guwahati, the sixth member of the IIT family was Besides, to tap the ideas of innovative students and to translate established in 1994 and the first batch of students was such ideas into commercially significant products, the Institute admitted in July 1995. The residential campus is spread over has a Technology Incubation Centre (TIC). TIC’s objective is 700 acres of land on the north bank of the river Brahmaputra to extend support to innovators in the form of finance, space with a picturesque surrounding. The campus was planned and technical guidance. taking full advantage of the natural features of the terrain, which consists of several hillocks and lakes. The Boarding and Lodging Brahmaputra flows majestically on one side, while the other There are seven boys’ hostels with 2700 rooms and a girls’ sides have backdrops of blue hills. The campus is about 20 hostel with 222 rooms for accommodation of the students. km from Guwahati railway station and about 15 km from Each hostel has a mess, a canteen, indoor games facilities, Guwahati airport. To reach the institute from the city, there is cable TV, local area network (LAN) connection, and the institute bus service that runs regularly to and from the uninterrupted water and power supply. All students enjoy the city. This bus service starts from near the railway station. privacy of a single room. Taxis are also available at the railway station. Pre-paid taxis are available at the airport to get to IIT Guwahati. An academic complex, a married scholars’ hostel, a guest house with a capacity of 144, an administrative building, Greater Guwahati also encompasses Dispur – the capital of lecture theatres, a state-of-the-art auditorium and ample the state of Assam. With a cool and pleasant weather for residential quarters are there on campus. These cater to the most of the year, the city has an annual rainfall of about 1000 requirements of classrooms, laboratories and residences for mm. A high humidity (80 to 95%) is common in the monsoon faculty and staff. Branches of Canara Bank and State Bank season. The maximum day temperature in summer is around of India with ATMs, a post office, a computerised railway 350C and the minimum temperature in winter is around 70C. Passenger Reservation System (PRS) facility, a book shop, Guwahati, the gateway to the north eastern region of India, a shopping complex and several PCOs serve the needs of is well connected by rail and by air to the rest of India. Direct campus residents. The Institute has stadiums for football, train services are available from/to all major metropolis, cities cricket, hockey and track & field events, and courts for tennis, in the country. All major domestic Airlines operate regular volley ball and basket ball. It also has a gymnasium, an indoor flights from/to New Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Bangalore and sports complex, and a swimming pool. The IIT campus offers Hyderabad with connectivity to all major cities in the country. plenty of scope for trekking and climbing, so that one can Academic Programmes enjoy a challenging and stimulating academic environment blended with a rich outdoor life. Undergraduate programmes offered include B.Tech. in ten disciplines, viz. Biotechnology, Chemical Engineering, Health Care Chemical Science & Technology, Civil Engineering, Computer The Institute gives great importance to health care. With Science & Engineering, Electronics & Communication three regular Medical Officers, supported by a number of Engineering, Electronics & Electrical Engineering, outsourced doctors (including specialists), the Institute’s Engineering Physics, Mathematics & Computing, and medical team has been providing efficient services to all its Mechanical Engineering; and B.Des. in Design. Two-year staff, students and faculty members. The Institute’s M.Sc. programmes in Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics seventeen-bed hospital has trained nurses on duty round- & Computing, are also offered. Postgraduate programmes the–clock. It has modern diagnostic equipment, a pathological offered include M.Tech., M.Des., and Ph.D. programmes. laboratory, a pharmacy, and two ambulances. For indoor Facilities Unique to the Institute patients, the Institute also has arrangements with top medical institutions of Guwahati, such as Guwahati Neurological State-of-the-art teaching laboratories established in all the Research Centre (GNRC), International Hospital, Down Town engineering and science disciplines, combined with a Central Hospital, Guwahati Medical College Hospital, etc. Workshop and Computer Centre, provide value and strength to the programmes. The Computer Centre with its modern Besides, to keep the students mentally and physically healthy, facilities and pleasant atmosphere is a favorite place of the during the first two years of the undergraduate programme, students for cracking software problems or surfing the Internet. the Institute offers Physical Training (two hours per week) as The Central Library has an excellent collection of books, current non-credit but compulsory courses. periodicals, back volumes of journals and databases on Financial Assistance/Scholarships compact discs. The Central Library has a computerized access facility through its network server. Students can browse books The Institute offers a number of scholarships to the students, and journals online. In addition to departmental facilities, the viz, Merit-cum-Means Scholarship is awarded to a maximum 9
  • 10. of 25% of general category B.Tech/B.Des and M.Sc students, 3. Change of branch is permitted from a B. Tech./B.Des. and Institute Merit Scholarship is awarded to those programme in any branch to a B.Tech./B.Des programme undergraduate students of second, third and fourth years, in any other branch. who score the highest Yearly Performance Index (YPI) in every branch. 2.6 INDIAN INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY HYDERABAD Besides Govt. of India SC and ST scholarships, State Govt. scholarships and various industry sponsored scholarships Indian Institute of Technology Hyderabad (IITH) started in are also available to the deserving students. August 2008 with B.Tech. programs in Computer Science & Engineering (CSE), Electrical Engineering (EE) and Training & Placement Mechanical Engineering (ME), each with 40 seats. The PhD programs in Engineering, Sciences and Humanities, The 11th batch of B.Tech and 8th batch of B.Des. students commenced in January 2009. Additional post graduate and are graduating this year. The graduates of the previous undergraduate degree programs will be introduced in a batches have been recruited in reputed private and public phased manner. Indian Institute of Technology Madras (IITM) sector organizations through campus interviews. A large is the “Mentor Institute” for IITH. number of B.Tech. and B.Des graduates have obtained admission to M.S. and Ph.D. programmes in universities IITH is currently operational from a full-fledged residential abroad with scholarships. campus inside the Ordnance Factory Medak (OFMK) premises in Yeddumailaram, which is about 45km from the Credit System center of Greater Hyderabad. Complete and modern academic facilities (classrooms, laboratories and workshops) The Institute follows the semester-based credit system. The have been created in this temporary campus, along with B.Tech. and B.Des. programmes consist of 8 semesters hostels including dining hall. Sports facilities and hobby spread over 4 academic years. A student takes 5 to 6 theory research laboratory facilities have been created enabling the courses in addition to laboratory courses in each semester. students participate in a diverse range of activities. The A project in the final year provides the student ample scope Government of Andhra Pradesh has given 212 hectares of for independent work. Credits are allotted to various courses land in Kandi District on NH 9 (about 12 km from the OFMK depending on the number of lecture/tutorial/laboratory hours campus) for developing the permanent campus of IITH. The per week. A student’s performance in a course is continuously master planning, design and construction activities are evaluated throughout the semester and culminates in the underway on the new campus. It is expected that the new award of a grade on a 10-point scale. Performance in a campus will be operational by December 2010. semester is evaluated in terms of the weighted average of For the academic year 2008-09, the curriculum, course grade points secured in all the courses registered in that structure and syllabi of various courses were adopted as per semester, known as the Semester Performance Index (SPI). IIT Madras. From the academic year 2009-10 onwards, a A Cumulative Performance Index (CPI) is given, representing comprehensive new curriculum (UG and PG) will be the weighted average of grade points secured by a student developed with the required customization for IITH. The fee in all the semesters. structure of IITH will be similar to that of IIT Madras. For additional details, please visit the IITH website: www.iith.ac.in. Rules for Change of Branch The Institute may permit a limited number of students to 2.7 INDIAN INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY change from one branch of study to another after the end of INDORE the second semester, subject to certain conditions, some of IIT Indore has been the latest of new IITs which MHRD is which are given below: setting up. The new IIT Indore will be starting its existence 1. Only those students will be eligible for a change of branch from July 2009 in the city of Indore in Madhya Pradesh. Indore who have completed all the common credits required in is MP’s major city famous for its business environment and the first two semesters of their studies in their first attempt also has many industries in the area of mechanical engineering, pharmacy and electronics. It is well-known for with a CPI of not less than 8.00 and without having had its large number of academic institutions in this part of India to pass any course requirement in the summer term and also known for existence of centers of excellence like examination. IIM Indore, RRCAT and IUCA. 2. Change of branch is permitted strictly on the basis of IIT Bombay is designated as mentor institution for setting up merit (CPI at the end of two semesters) subject to the of IIT Indore. Director IIT Bombay is also thus the Mentor limitation that the strength of a branch does not fall below Director of IIT Indore. the existing strength by more than ten percent and does not go above the sanctioned strength by more than ten Activities related to IIT Indore are currently been organized percent. through IIT Indore Cell which is housed in IIT Bombay. 10
  • 11. As per the order of Ministry of Human Resource Medical Facilities Development, the intake to the new IIT at Indore will be total of 120 students in the Three Engineering Disciplines namely This is being worked out and soon we shall have tie-up with Electrical Engineering, Computer Science & Engineering and a reputed Hospital of Indore. Mechanical Engineering. Hostel Accommodation Initial intake of 40 students in each of the discipline includes For accommodation of the students 30 Flats are being rented all reservation-quota related to SC/ST/OBC. in a reputed Colony near IET, the interim site for IIT Indore. Proposed Site All 120 students including Girl students will be accommodated in these flats and Messing will be provided by a caterer. Government of Madhya Pradesh has allotted and transferred 510 acres of land to us for IIT Indore. This land is situated at 2.8 INDIAN INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY a place called Simrol which is a small village in Mhow Tehsil KANPUR in district of Indore. The Proposed site for IIT Indore is around 25 Km from city of Indore and is connected to Indore by History: state highway called Khandawa road. IIT Kanpur is reputed all over the world for its innovative Foundation stone was recently installed at this site by academic programmes stressing science-based engineering Honorable HRD Minister, thus marking the handing over of education. Since its inception in 1960, the Institute is engaged land to IIT Indore. It is now planned that IIT Indore will have in carrying out original research of significance and its infra structure sufficiently ready so that the batch entering technology development at the cutting edge. It introduced 2012 will be housed in the new campus. for the first time in the country computer science in the undergraduate curriculum, semester-based flexible The Interim Site programmes, interdisciplinary programmes in several areas, IIT Indore will commence its academic session in July 2009 and a broadband letter grading system. In its initial years, IIT from an interim site. It has been now finalized that Institute of Kanpur benefited from a novel experiment in international Engineering and Technology, a college of Devi Ahilya University cooperation when a consortium of nine leading universities will be our interim place where we start the functioning of IIT of the USA collaborated with it to launch world-class Indore. The IET has offered us ~ 3500 sq meter of space in engineering education in our country. one of their building .We shall also get another 2000sq meter Location and Accessibility: area next year from them. This interim place is situated at Khandawa Road and is roughly 4 km. from the city center. It is located just outside the major industrial town of Kanpur Transport is easily available to reach this place. However we which is well connected with all other metropolitan cities. are organizing a formal bus-transport for students to ferry them from the place of accommodation to IET. Academic Programmes: IIT Indore will be using some of its own labs for instructions IIT Kanpur imparts training to students so that they become but may use some of the Labs of IET, particularly the competent and motivated engineers and scientists, and awards Mechanical Engineering Labs like Workshop and Drawing Bachelors, Masters and Doctoral degrees in various branches Hall. These labs are getting enhanced facilities from IIT Indore of technology and science. The Institute celebrates freedom for running an IIT like labs. of thought, cultivates vision, nurtures entrepreneurship and encourages growth, inculcating human values and concern Till the construction of buildings at Simrol site which is for the environment and society at the same time. designated for us and has reasonable infrastructure created, IIT Indore shall continue to function from this interim site-IET. The Institute follows the semester system with two eighteen- week semesters, including a one-week recess in each Faculty recruitment semester. In addition, an eight-week summer term is also The Faculty interview process is on and it is expected that by offered to help students make up deficiencies in their course the end of May 2009, IIT Indore will have faculty appointed in work. This enables students to reduce any delays in completing Departments of Computer Science & Engineering, Electrical their programme due to illness or any other reason. engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Mathematics, Physics, A diagnostic test to ascertain general proficiency in English Chemistry and Humanities& Social Sciences. is conducted for ALL students admitted to IIT Kanpur. Based Laboratory creation on their performance in this test, some students are told to take a basic course in English Language. Laboratories for First year B.Tech program are already on way now. The Labs under preparation are: Physics Lab, A slow-paced programme is offered to help those who show Chemistry Lab and Computer Center and Internet facility. deficiencies in Physics, Mathematics and/or English in the These will be ready by the end of June 2009. first mid-semester examination. Such students are advised 11
  • 12. to take slow-paced courses in any one, two or all of these Recreational/Extra-Curricular Facilities: subjects for easier assimilation of contents and concepts. In the slow-paced courses, the subject matter is covered in a A number of extra-curricular activities, recreational as well as period of 2 semesters instead of the normal 1 semester. It managerial, are an integral part of the educational experience may be emphasized that the option to take the slow-paced at IIT Kanpur. All such activities are coordinated by the Students courses is a privilege and gives the deficient student a chance Gymkhana. Students are involved in all decision making for better performance. However, it may in some cases lead bodies, including the administration of academic programmes, to delay in completion of the academic programme. hostel management and even disciplinary matters. Further, students organize events such as Antaragni—the all India Facilities Unique to the Institute: cultural festival, Udghosh—the all India games and sports festival, and Techkriti—the all India science, technology and In keeping with its reputation for academic excellence, the entrepreneurship festival. These events draw participation from Institute has state-of-the-art facilities with one of the best academic institutions all over the country. In addition, students and openly accessible computing facilities and modern organize a large number of extracurricular events laboratories that include a unique flight laboratory with four encompassing literary, cultural and sports aspects through a powered aircrafts, four gliders and a one kilometer runway. number of clubs and societies. These include Adventure Club, The P K Kelkar Library of the Institute is one of the finest Nature Club, Astronomy Club, Photography Club, Students scientific and technological libraries with an online information Film Society, Aero-modelling Club, Gilding Club, Robotics Club, retrieval system over the campus LAN. The curriculum at IIT HAM Club, Music Club, Dance Club and Theater Workshop, Kanpur has a strong emphasis on Humanities and Social etc. The Institute has an Olympic-sized swimming pool, Sciences (HSS). The HSS department offers courses in excellent indoor and outdoor sports facilities and a 1200-seat Psychology, Sociology, Economics, Philosophy Fine Arts, auditorium with excellent acoustics. A strong NSS programme English and Sanskrit Languages, among many other areas. to inculcate social values in students and their personality A Language Laboratory with computer controlled audio and development is also conducted. video components, offers courses in foreign languages like Financial Assistance/Scholarships French and German. A large number of scholarships are available to the students 1. About the students : at IIT Kanpur. The Institute has a strong counselling service to help students Training and Placement settle down comfortably in the new environment and cope with the stresses of student life. Sincere and dedicated The Institute has a very active Student Placement Office that coordinates Campus Recruitment. It is housed in the student volunteers, helped by faculty advisers, organize the Outreach Building with excellent facilities and support to orientation programme for fresh entrants, provide extra help prepare and train students for placement. A very large number in course work if needed, conduct language classes, etc. of national as well as international companies visit the Institute The students are involved in all the decision making to hire the students. processes of the Institute via student representatives in various Institute committees. Rules for Change of Branch Boarding and Lodging : A student may be allowed to change the branch/programme subject to certain constraints on the number of students in The Institute has a fully residential beautiful picturesque each branch/programme. Some of the guidelines used for campus, spread over 1055 acres of land, with all modern branch/programme change are as follows. amenities. It has about 2450 undergraduate and 1500 postgraduate students, more than 325 faculty members and 1. The strength of any branch/programme should not 700 supporting staff. A shopping complex, branches of State exceed the larger of its existing and sanctioned strengths, and should not fall below 60% of its sanctioned Bank of India and Union Bank of India, a post office, and strength due to change of branch/programme. other amenities fulfill the needs of the campus community. The students are accommodated in eight boys’ hostels and 2. All cases are decided in decreasing order of Cumulative two girls’ hostels. All rooms in the hostels have provisions for Performance Index (CPI) of the eligible applicants. internet connectivity and connection to other computers 3. A student without any slow-paced course or with a slow- through Local Area Network. paced course in English only, can apply for a branch/ Health Care: programme change at the end of 2 nd , 3 rd and 4 th semesters. The eligibility criteria depend on the semester Equipped with pharmacy, clinical laboratory and a 30-bed at the end of which the student makes the application. indoor ward, the Health Centre provides medical help and However, these cases are decided on the basis of the emergency care to the campus community round-the-clock. CPI up to the first two semesters only. 12
  • 13. 4. A unique aspect of IIT Kanpur rule is that branch change Language and Psychology laboratories are additional assets. is allowed not just after second semester but also after Many special purpose top rung laboratories have been 3rd and 4th semester. created in IIT Kharagpur out of the R&D grants received from Industries, Government, Defence and from Alumni 5. Branch change is allowed from any program to other Contributors. A large new Computer and Informatics Centre, including B.Tech, M.Sc.(Integrated) and B.Tech.-M.Tech. a new wing for Information Technology, computer network dual degree programs. for halls of residence, students' hostels rooms and a 6. Branch change is permitted from B.Tech. to B.Tech.- capacious lecture hall complex are fully operational. Some M.Tech. dual degree in the same department till 7th of the laboratories are: a world class VLSI Design Laboratory, semester. Communication Empowerment Laboratory, Media Lab Asia, Microsoft Laboratory, Motorola Laboratory, Centre for 7. Relaxed eligibility criteria are adopted for students of SC/ Excellence in Composite Technology, Ocean Science and ST categories. Technology Cell, Advanced Technology Centre, Space Technology Cell, etc. Vinod Gupta School of Management 2.9 INDIAN INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY (VGSOM) and G S Sanyal School of Telecommunications KHARAGPUR (GSST), the first of their kinds in the IIT system, owe their The Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur was founded existence to the generous contributions of two of its alumni. in 1951. A forerunner of the other six IITs, and in many ways Flexible Curricula a role model for them, IIT Kharagpur has been producing scientists and technologists of the highest caliber who In the new millennium, IIT Kharagpur has switched over to a continue to provide leadership in education, research, more flexible academic system aiming at capability-based industry, and management. Many of its alumni are illustrious learning where students would get wider options to exercise men and women whose achievements command admiration and brighter students would be able to achieve more. Over and respect everywhere and evoke a just sense of pride in and above receiving a B.Tech. (Hons.) Degree, a B.Arch. the IIT community. (Hons.) Degree, a Dual Degree or an Integrated M.Sc. Degree, for which he/she has registered, a student depending Situated 120 km west of Kolkata, Kharagpur can be reached on his/her performance and availability would have the option in about two and a half hours by train from the Howrah railway to earn additional credits across disciplines. On accumulation station of Kolkata. Kharagpur is also connected by direct train of sufficient prescribed credits, a student would be able to service to other major cities of the country. The Institute is earn a MINOR in a discipline other than the degree for which about 10 minutes' drive (5 km) from Kharagpur railway station. he/she has registered. For example, a student in Electrical Located in a sylvan landscape, far from the heat and dust of Engineering (EE), say, would obtain a B.Tech. (Hons.) degree the city, the campus provides a calm and serene environment in EE and can earn a MINOR in Computer Science and for dedicated academic pursuits. IIT Kharagpur has two Engineering (CSE) or Mechanical Engineering (ME), or even extension centers, one at Calcutta and the other at a MINOR in a science discipline. Provisions have been kept Bhubaneswar, besides the main campus at Kharagpur, which in the curricula so that a student has the freedom to pursue is the largest in the country. and sustain multidisciplinary interest. IIT Kharagpur has the largest number of PG and UG The Institute follows a seven-point grading system with letter programmes and has a large number of doctoral research grades and the corresponding grade points per credit. The scholars. It offers 22 undergraduate (B.Tech., B.Arch., M.Sc.), Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) is computed at the 87 postgraduate (M.Tech., Dual Degree, M.C.P., M.B.M.) and end of each semester. The CGPA secured by a student research (M.S., Ph.D., D.Sc.) programmes. reflects his/her performance. IIT Kharagpur has been a prime mover in the modernization New Programme: of technical education in independent India. Excellent research facilities and support in the frontier areas of science This year the following two new inter-disciplinary Dual-Degree and technology are available at IIT Kharagpur, which includes programmes are introduced. some of the most advanced laboratories and the largest B. Tech in any core Engineering branch and M. tech in technical library in the country housing a state-of-the-art Financial Engineering. electronic library. All the departments and centres are equipped with modern instruments. The Central Research B. Tech in any core Engineering branch and M. tech in Facility caters to the special needs of all including outside Engineering Enterpreneurship. organizations. The Institute also houses an Astronomical Boarding and Lodging Observatory set up by the Positional Astronomy Centre, Government of India and the ISRO Satellite Remote Sensing The institute is fully residential. Students are accommodated Centre. A well-equipped centre for Education Technology, and in 18 Halls of Residence. All the Halls of Residence have 13
  • 14. regular catering facilities. Some shops are located within the Training and Placement Institute premises to serve tea, coffee, soft drinks and light snacks. For daily necessities and groceries, one can walk The Training and Placement Section of the Institute centrally down to the Tech Market. A larger market, Gole Bazaar is handles campus placement of the graduating students of all about 5 km from the Campus. Three banks with ATM facility Departments, Centres and Schools. The Section provides are located inside the Campus. The State Bank of India is excellent infrastructure to support every stage of the close to the Institute and provides foreign exchange facilities placement process. Arrangements for Pre-Placement Talks, also. The Syndicate Bank is situated on the first floor of the Written Tests, Interviews, Group Discussions etc. are made Institute main building. The Punjab National Bank is situated as per the requirements of the Organizations. The section in the Tech Market where business transactions are carried also arranges for summer practical training for all prefinal out in the afternoon. The Post Office is located close to the year B.Tech. (Hons.) students and third year students of 5 State Bank. Full postal and telegraphic service is available Year dual degree M.Tech courses. at the Post Office. The Science and Technology Entrepreneurs' park (STEP) of Recreational/Extra-Curricular activities IIT Kharagpur has given a fillip to entrepreneurial activities in the region. IIT Kharagpur aims at the all round development of personality, with emphasis on physical, socio-cultural and Rules for Change of Branch value-oriented education. In the rich tapestry of culture that The Institute may permit a student of B.Tech. or integrated marks this IIT, students play a vital role. They participate in M.Sc. Course (except for B.Arch. students) to change from almost all decision-making bodies of the Institute including one branch of studies to another after the first academic year its Senate and organize cultural activities throughout the year, (first two semesters). Only those students will be eligible for culminating in the Spring Fest. consideration for a change of branch who has completed all Technology Students' Gymkhana, the nerve centre for sports, credit courses in the first two semesters in their first attempt cultural and social activities, puts a premium on creativity and obtained a CGPA of not lower than a prescribed value at and teamwork. It has a number of outdoor and indoor stadia the end of second semester. for sports and games, a modern swimming pool and a gymnasium. Photography Club, Fine Arts Club, Publicity Club, Change of branch shall be permitted strictly on the basis of Music Club, Yoga Club, Film Society, Dramatics Society, inter-se-merit of the applicants. For this purpose, the CGPA Aquatics Society, Astronomy Club and many more special obtained at the end of the second semester shall be interest groups are supported by the Gymkhana. considered. If there is any tie, it will be resolved by considering the JEE rank of the applicants. Health care (a) In making the change of branch, those applicants, who The B.C.Roy Technology Hospital is located at the center of have secured a rank within the top one percent, shall be the Campus. It provides indoor and outdoor medical facilities allowed to change the branch to their choice without any for common ailments. Complicated cases are referred for constraint. treatment to the State Hospital or to the Railway Hospital or to the Hospitals at Kolkata. Various medical practitioners are (b) The remaining eligible applicants shall be allowed a available around IIT and a list of neighbourhood medical change of branch strictly in order of their inter-se merit, facilities is available in the website - http:// subject to fulfillment of both the constraints given in (i) noticeboard.iitkgp.ernet.in/hospi.html and (ii) below. Financial Assistance/Scholarships (i) The actual number of students in the third (autumn) semester in the branch to which the transfer is to be The Institute also offers a very large number of scholarships, made, should not exceed 110% of the number of medals and prizes which is made possible by the munificence students on roll in that branch in the previous of its well-wishers, providing due recognition and reward for semester. merit. (ii) A maximum of 10% students registered in a branch The Institute award merit-cum-means scholarship to all eligible can go out from that branch due to branch change. students of 4-year B. tech, 5-year Dual Degree, 5-year B. Arch., 5-year M.Sc. courses subject to a maximum number of 25% (c) The applicants registered for a Dual Degree Programme of the total number of students of that sessions. Apart from will be considered for change of branch to another Dual this various endowment scholarships are also available. Degree Programme only, for which the above norms will be applicable. The sponsored research and consultancy projects generate significant amount of fund and provide generous support for All changes of branch made in accordance with the above undergraduate students doing good projects. rules will be effective from third (autumn) semester. 14
  • 15. 2.10 INDIAN INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY changing scenario of today’s industry, our curriculum MADRAS constantly reflects key trends and upcoming areas of interest. It is reviewed regularly and changes are incorporated to The Indian Institute of Technology Madras (IITM) is among enable our students to be in “dynamic equilibrium” with their the finest, globally reputed higher technological institutions world and time. The greatest strengths of the IITM curriculum that have been sensitive and constructively responsive to are its flexible rigor and the variety it offers one to pursue student expectations and national needs. IITM was founded one’s interest in diverse disciplines ranging from engineering, in 1959 as an ‘Institute of national Importance” by Government technology, the pure sciences management and humanities of India with technical and financial assistance from the and social sciences including economics, sociology, Federal republic of Germany. The institute offers high quality philosophy and literature. Interdisciplinary learning is stressed academic programmes leading to B Tech, M Tech, Dual and achieved through our policy of giving our students a great degree M Tech, Dual degree BS and MS in Physics, MSc, M deal of freedom in choosing their electives and minor streams. S, M.A, M B A, and PhD degrees through its technology, The curriculum, pedagogy and the atmosphere together engineering, science, management and Humanities and infuse in our students a strong spirit of inquiry joys of learning Social Sciences Departments. Young students seeking a and the excitement of knowledge discovery. wholesome academically rigorous intellectually challenging personally enriching and value laden educational experience Change of branch have for long found IIT Madras an ideal institute for pursuing their higher studies. The academic programmes offer ample flexibility. For instance, students can change their branch to a more IIT Madras campus is famed for its scenic serene and preferred one at the end of the first semester depending on stimulating natural environment. Comprising 650 acres of their academic performance. Dual degree students are lush green forest, including a large lake and variety of flora permitted to change to other dual degree programmes. and fauna, the campus is the pride of its residents and However, change of branch from Engineering design dual provides an ideal setting for serious academic and other degree (M92 and M93) to other branches and from other developmental pursuits. branches to M92 and M93 is not permitted in view of the State of the art education, research and general campus specialized nature of the curriculum and course contents of infrastructure is provided in tune with the institute’s nation- these dual degree programmes. Changeover from a B Tech centric vision and to support its inspiring and challenging course to a dual degree course within the same department academic programmes. Our workshops, laboratories, is permitted at the end of sixth semester. All changes are computing infrastructure, library, hostels and other campus subject to certain institute rules which are available in the facilities provide to the country’s best talent, a living, learning institute website. and working environment that enables cutting edge work. Please visit http://www.iitm.ac.in for full information details Leading institutions and organizations across the world and clarifications. actively collaborate with us through a variety of projects, programmes and schemes. Generally, our faculty and Co-curricular and Extra-curricular activities students jointly work on all of these, including large scale socially relevant projects for our nation and people. To foster the spirit of engineering among the students, a number of hobby clubs including Robotics, Astronomy and Rocketry to Academic Programme name a few, function vibrantly. These provide students with The four year B Tech and the five year dual degree (B Tech + opportunities to innovate and implement their own ideas and M Tech and BS + MS) programmes consist of an amalgamation designs, develop a passion for technology, under the able of core courses in the chosen engineering/science discipline guidance of faculty. Nowhere is this zest for technology so aptly along with courses in basic sciences, humanities and practical displayed as in Shaastra, the IIT Madras annual technical engineering skills. Laboratory courses and an industry festival. Shaastra has the unique distinction of being the first internship give students a platform to test the fundamentals ISO9001 certified technical festival in our country. acquired in the classroom. The institute follows a policy of The centre for Innovation houses state of the art equipment relative grading and continuous assessment done through and instruments that students can use to transform their numerous class tests, assignments and examinations. creative ideas into proof of concept or prototypes of useful The curriculum of the five year dual degree programme is products. The Centre for Technology Innovation Development common with the four year programme for the first three and Entrepreneurial support (CTIDES) kindles the students’ years, after which electives are offered in the chosen M Tech entrepreneurial spirit and helps them to form companies and specialization launch their products. The Curriculum The students also learn a lot from eminent personalities across various fields through the extra mural lectures With our focus on research and development, in the complex organized frequently every semester. 15
  • 16. Personality development is also an integral part of education efficiencies in industrial performance and increasing care for and students at IITM are presented with ample opportunities the integrity of our national environment. Students are actively to develop into all round mature responsible individuals. involved in all these efforts. Students can choose to pursue almost any interest being quizzing, music theatre, public speaking, creative writing, IITM enjoys a warm affectionate relationship with its over 30000 photography, trekking or sports. Medleys of clubs organize alumni located all over the world. The alumni have extended meetings and workshops throughout the year. intellectual and financial support that has enabled the institute to build infrastructure for learning and living in its beautiful The cultural fever reaches its annual peak in January when campus and also establish various advanced facilities. Saarang the IIT Madras cultural festival happens. Its keenly contested events and performances by renowned national 2.11 INDIAN INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY and international artists make it an unforgettable experience MANDI (HIMACHAL PRADESH) for all the participants. IIT Mandi is one of the new IITs proposed by the Ministry of ‘A healthy mind resides in a healthy body’. In order to Human Resources Development, Government of India. Its encourage overall development of a student, the institute final location will be at a place called Kamand in the Mandi places emphasis on sports and physical fitness. With enviable District of Himachal Pradesh. To start with, 4-year B.Tech. facilities it comes as no surprise that our students, year after programme will be offered in three branches, viz., Computer year, prove their mettle by emerging winners in many meets. Science and Engineering, Electrical Engineering and The General Championship at inter IIT sports meet has often Mechanical Engineering with 40 students in each branch. been won by IITM. The institute has an Olympic size swimming pool, a well equipped fitness centre and The curriculum, course structure and syllabi and the fee Gymnasium, the lush green Chemplast Cricket ground, flood structure will be same as that of mentor IIT i.e. IIT Roorkee. lit tennis, badminton and volleyball courts along with sprawling The first year classes to be started from the session 2009- grounds for football hockey and athletics. There are good 10 will be held at IIT Roorkee campus. facilities for other games and sports such as table tennis, 2.12 INDIAN INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY bridge, billiards, skating etc. Various inter hostel sporting PATNA events are held round the year and the winner gets to keep the coveted Schroeter rolling trophy. Students must enroll in History and Location one of the NCC/NSO/NSS programmes for a year as part of their B Tech programme requirements. IIT Patna started functioning from August 2008 as one of the six new IITs. Currently, it is running from a temporary campus Campus facilities and life at IITM located in Patliputra Colony which is about 5 km away from The recent renovation of hostels has provided residents with Patna Junction Railway Station. The permanent campus is not only extremely comfortable living conditions but also with expected to come up during the next two to three years time a 24 hour internet connectivity and clean water supply. The at Bihita, on the outskirts of Patna. Patna is the capital of institute has a well run hospital with a 24 hour pharmacy. Bihar and situated on the banks of river Ganga. The historical There are three restaurants that cater to a diverse set of name of Patna is Pataliputra. The region has rich historical tastes, a power laundry, 24 hour ISD/STD booths, ATM importance which dates back to 500 BC. Some of the famous counters of various banks and an expansive open air theatre tourist sites near Patna include Nalanda, Bodhgaya and in which movies are screened every week. In order to make Vaishali. Patna is well connected to other parts of India transition to college life as smooth as possible, the institute’s through rail, air and road. Guidance and Counseling unit helps students tackle problems they may face. All students are assigned faculty advisors The temporary campus of IIT Patna has a new four-storied and student counselors to guide them in addressing issues academic building with approximately 32500 square feet of of concern. As students continue through their year at IITM total floor area which is used for class rooms, laboratories they are given more and more responsibility giving them an and faculty chambers. There is a separate building for active say in deciding institute policies. workshop and laboratories of Department of Mechanical Engineering. Another new building on the verge of completion Industry and Alumni Relations is planned to be used for Students’ amenities. IITM is actively involved with national and international Academic Programmes and Facilities organizations through its Centre for Industrial Consultancy and Sponsored Research (IC&SR). Set up in 1973, the IC&SR) IIT Patna is currently offering B.Tech programs in three plays a vital role in bringing together industry professionals disciplines - Computer Science and Engineering, Electrical and faculty of the institute for gaining insight and solving Engineering and Mechanical Engineering. The Ph.D. program challenging problems. These joint efforts result in significant in Engineering, Science and Humanities & Social Sciences contributions to technology design and development, improved will start from July 2009. 16
  • 17. The B.Tech. programmes consist of 8 semesters spread over Branch Change Rules: 4 academic years. A student takes 5 to 6 theory courses in addition to laboratory courses in each semester. Credits are The Institute may permit a limited number of students to allotted to various courses depending on the number of lecture/ change from one branch of study to another after the end of tutorial/laboratory hours per week. A student’s performance in the second semester, subject to certain conditions, some of a course is continuously evaluated throughout the semester which are given below: and culminates in the award of a grade on a 10-point scale. 1. Only those students will be eligible for a change of branch Performance in a semester is evaluated in terms of the who have completed all the common credits required in weighted average of grade points secured in all the courses the first two semesters of their studies in their first attempt registered in that semester, known as the Semester with a CPI of not less than 8.00 and without having had Performance Index (SPI). A Cumulative Performance Index to pass any course requirement in the summer term (CPI) is given, representing the weighted average of grade examination. points secured by a student in all the semesters. 2. Change of branch is permitted strictly on the basis of IIT Patna has recruited more than 30 faculty members out of merit (CPI at the end of two semesters) subject to the which 28 have already joined. Different courses are taught limitation that the strength of a branch does not fall below by these faculty members. These faculty members are the existing strength by more than ten percent and does accommodated in nearby apartments. State-of-the-art not go above the sanctioned strength by more than ten teaching laboratories for first year classes such as Chemistry percent. Laboratory, Physics Laboratory, Computing Laboratory, Basic Electrical Sciences Laboratory, Engineering Drawing and 2.13 INDIAN INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY Workshop are set up. A computer centre with adequate PUNJAB number of servers and a 4 Mbps BSNL Internet connection has been set up. National Knowledge Network has equipped About the Institute IIT Patna with a 1 Gbps internet connection for video History conferencing. A Central library with the required text and reference books is functioning. On line access of e-resources Indian Institute of Technology Punjab is one of the eight new under the INDEST-AICTE Consortium is available for various IITs announced by Ministry of Human Resource technical and scientific journals. Development, Government of India in 2008. IIT Punjab will Boarding & Lodging and other facilities be located at Rupnagar (formerly Ropar), along the bank of the Sutlej river, about 50 km. from Chandigarh. IIT Delhi was There are two boys’ hostels which can accommodate more assigned the responsibility of mentoring IIT Punjab. The first than 200 students. Normally, students are provided with double academic session (2008-09) of IIT Punjab was conducted at bedded accommodation. Girls are accommodated in rented IIT Delhi campus. flats in the nearby location. The hostels are located adjacent to the temporary academic campus. Hostels are equipped Location and accessibility with uninterrupted power and water supply. For recreation and IIT Punjab will be located at Rupnagar town, headquarters entertainment of the students, the hostels have indoor games of district Rupnagar. The town is about 45 km. from like Table Tennis and Carrom, and a TV room. To keep the Chandigarh, the state capital. Rupnagar is well connected students fit and healthy, a well equipped gymnasium is also by road on National Highway NH-21. Rupnagar is connected placed inside the hostel. Hostel wardens are put up in rented flats at a distance of approximately 300 meters away from the to Delhi and Chandigarh by rail. Rupnagar can also be boys’ hostel. Facility of one hour per day for five days in a accessed from Delhi by train up to Chandigarh and then by week outdoor health service is arranged at the Institute through road to Rupnagar. The nearest airport is at Chandigarh a private hospital. Contract has been signed with two private at a distance of about 65 km. hospitals for credit based indoor service. These private From the session 2009-2010 onwards, the classes of IIT hospitals are at distance of approximately 2 km from the Punjab will be conducted at a temporary site in Rupnagar hostels. 24 hour ambulance services of the same hospitals which was formerly Government Polytechnic for Women. are used in case of emergencies. Students of IIT Patna are actively involved in extra-curricular and co-curricular activities. Academic programs They have organized the first annual function of IIT Patna ‘Annual Fest-09’. On this occasion, the students were given At present, the Institute offers a 4-year programme leading awards for their contributions in sports and other extra- to the Bachelor of Technology degree in three disciplines, curricular activities. The institute is providing Merit-cum-Means viz., Computer Science and Engineering, Electrical Scholarships to B. Tech. students on merit basis and to those Engineering and Mechanical Engineering, with a sanctioned having financially weak family backgrounds. intake of 40 students in each. 17
  • 18. About campus life provided the strength in the discipline to which the change is being sought does not exceed by 5% of the approved Boarding and lodging strength. All students will be accommodated in hostels with messing (d) A student with CGPA 9.0 or more will be permitted to facilities. Separate hostels will be provided for boys and girls. change discipline even if strength of discipline from which change is being sought falls below 90% of the existing Recreational/Extra-curricular facilities strength. The temporary site will have facilities for several sports, such (e) Stipulation of minimum credits and CGPA requirements as, volleyball, basketball, an athletics track, badminton, table will not be insisted upon for a change of discipline to a tennis, lawn tennis and football/hockey/cricket. Space for branch in which a vacancy exists and the concerned recreational and creative activities will also be available. student was eligible for admission to that discipline at Health care the time of entry to IIT Punjab. However, requirements of credits and CGPA will continue to apply in case of all An emergency medical unit will be available on-campus, and students seeking change to a discipline to which the arrangements are being made with hospitals/clinics in concerned student was not eligible for admission at the Rupnagar and Chandigarh for further medical care. time of entry to IIT Punjab. Financial assistance/scholarships 2.14 INDIAN INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY The Institute offers Merit-cum-Means scholarship to about RAJASTHAN 25 % of the students. The present value of this scholarship 1. About the Institute is Rs. 1,000/- per month and the recipient is exempted from paying tuition fee. The Institute offers free studentship to 10 History % of the students on the basis of means alone. All SC and ST category students are given full tuition fee waiver IIT Rajasthan is one of the new IITs set-up by Ministry of irrespective of their parent’s/guardian’s income. Besides Human Resource Development (MHRD), Government of these, the Institute also offers some other assistance to needy India. IIT Kanpur was assigned with the job of incubating IIT students. Rajasthan as per the Government of India, Ministry of HRD Order No. F.No. 11-10/2008-TS. I (Pt.) dated May 9, 2008. Rules for change of discipline The location of the IIT in the state of Rajasthan will be The following regulations apply for change of discipline at announced by the Government of India after completion of the end of the first year. i.e. end of the 2nd semester: the formalities of land acquisition for setting up the new IIT in Rajasthan. (a) A student is eligible to apply for change of discipline at the end of first year only, provided he/she satisfied the At present 108 students are studying in IIT Rajasthan the following criteria: academic sessions and the lab sessions are being held on the campus of IIT Kanpur duly sharing the facilities of IIT (i) CGPA for general category students is 7.50 or Kanpur on shift basis. greater, Location and Accessibility (ii) CGPA for SC/ST/PH category student is 6.50 or greater At present IIT Rajasthan is functioning from the campus of mentor IIT, i.e IIT Kanpur, which is well connected by rail (iii) Earned credits at the end of the first academic from all parts of India. IIT Kanpur is situated on the Grand session are 40 or more (this requirement is likely to Trunk (GT) Road at Kalyanpur about 17 km away from be revised). Kanpur Central Railway Station. The nearest well connected (b) Change of the discipline will be permitted strictly in the Airport is the Amausi Airport at Lucknow (95 Kms from the order of merit as determined by their CGPA at the end of campus). Kanpur also has an airport at Chakeri, which is 30 first year subject to the limitation that the actual number kms from the campus. of students in the third semester in the discipline to which Academic Programs the transfer is to be made, should not exceed the sanctioned strength and the strength of the discipline To start with, a 4-year B. Tech. programme is being offered from which transfer is being sought does not fall below in three branches: 90% of existing strength. 1. Computer Science and Engineering, (c) For a student with CGPA 9.0 or more, even if a vacancy 2. Electrical Engineering and does not exist, he/she will be permitted to change 3. Mechanical Engineering 18
  • 19. The student strength is for 40 students in each branch. The students are required to insure themselves for health care for curriculum, course structure and syllabus for the first year which the Institute has a tie-up with an Insurance Company. courses and the fee structure and other rules will be broadly same as in the mentor IIT i.e. IIT Kanpur. Financial Assistance/Scholarships Facilities Unique to the Institute Merit-cum-Means Scholarships are awarded to deserving candidates. However, the Director has a discretionary fund At present the students of IIT Rajasthan are having the to provide financial aid and help to such students who may advantage of using the academic and research ambience of need special consideration. IIT Kanpur and exposure to the world-class facilities available in the mentor Institute, which shall help students acquire all Training and Placement round leadership skills and acumen of taking independent IIT Rajasthan is committed to develop an environment where decisions. students choose their vocation that sustains their long term The French Government has shown keen interest in helping interest. Another objective is to integrate the students with IIT Rajasthan as a world class research and academic Industries and enhance their employability skills through institute. Further, IIT Rajasthan is in the process of forging Industry and lab tours covering diverse central labs, etc. strategic alliances with several leading French Universities Further, endeavor shall be made help to students develop a encompassing student and Faculty exchange, internship in network with experts and eminent persons, which shall also France and participation in strategic joint research programs. help them to secure good jobs. However, a formal policy IIT Rajasthan also has the advantage of adopting several having rules for training and placement shall be formulated best practices of IIT Kanpur that have been developed over shortly in this regard. decades and shall also provide the students an opportunity 3. Branch Change Rules to pursue their interests. The Rules for change of branch is same as is of IIT Kanpur 2. About the Students practiced at the mentor Institute. The rules in vogue in IIT Boarding and Lodging Kanpur will be suitably made applicable to IIT Rajasthan duly considering the specific requirements of the new Institute. Presently, the first batch of students of IIT Rajasthan is staying on the campus of IIT Kanpur in a dormitory type 2.15 INDIAN INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY accommodation. In order that the second batch of students ROORKEE joining in June, 2009, additional hostel space shall be acquired IIT Roorkee is an Institute with a long and illustrious history. in the vicinity of IIT Kanpur and for the benefit of the students It started as Roorkee College, the first Engineering College transport facility to reach IIT Kanpur for attending classes and in South Asia, in 1847. The institute was renamed as lab sessions shall be arranged. This arrangement shall be put Thomason College of Civil Engineering in 1854 and was onto effect only after receiving the explicit approval of MHRD rechristened, in 1947, as Thomason College of Engineering. and shall continue till further directives from the MHRD. On November 25, 1949 it became the University of Roorkee, Recreational/Extra-Curricular Facilities the first engineering university of independent India, and finally, an IIT on September 21, 2001 by an Act of Parliament. The students shall also be encouraged to participate in co- Beside its main campus at Roorkee, the Institute has another curricular activities that will help them acquire all round Campus at Saharanpur (50 km from Roorkee). leadership skills, besides organizing stimulating talks and guest lectures by experts. The extra curricular activities shall The Institute has 18 academic departments, supported by 3 include Book club, Science & Technology Council, centres of excellence (like Nanotechnology, Disaster Management and Transportation Systems), 6 academic and Photography, Sports, Astronomy and Films. service centres (like Institute Computer Centre, Information Health Care Superhighway Centre, Instrumentation Centre, etc.) which offer 11 undergraduate courses in engineering and architecture, 5 IIT Kanpur has a well equipped Health Centre with sufficient Integrated dual degree courses and 62 postgraduate courses number of qualified Doctors, trained medical staff and in engineering, architecture, sciences, computer applications ambulances. The Health Centre facility shall be made available and business administration, besides research programmes to the students as per the norms. The Centre provides at doctoral and post-doctoral levels in the cutting edge areas emergency services round the clock through-out the year. At of technology and sciences. The academic programmes in least one medical officer is always available in the Health Paper Technology and Polymer Science and Technology are Centre. Further supplementary services include Ambulance, run at the Saharanpur Campus of IIT Roorkee. From the session medical kit, etc. shall be provided to the students staying in 2007-08, a new 5 year Integrated dual degree programme hostels located away from the IIT Kanpur campus. All the B.Tech. (Process Engineering) and M.B.A. has been started 19
  • 20. at the Saharanpur Campus. Further, three new 5 year access to about 8000 e-journals. The library is accessible integrated M.Sc. programs and two new 5 year integrated through its website http://library.iitr.ernet.in. Besides the M.Tech. (Science) and one 5 year integrated dual degree Central Library, each department/centre has its own library. M.Tech. programmes were started in 2007 at the main campus. The institute has signed an MOU with the University of Western Students Facilities Ontario, Canada, under which selected students of 5 Years The Institute prepares its students to meet ever increasing IDD programme of B.Tech. (Electrical Engg.) and M.Tech. technological and social challenges through its traditions of (Power Electronics) can get training at UWO and on successful self-discipline, hard work, all-round personality development completion of course work and Dissertation at UWO in the 5th and innovative approach to problem solving. Situated on the year obtain the degrees B.Tech. (Electrical Engg.) from IIT banks of the Upper Ganga Canal, IIT Roorkee has a very Roorkee and M.E.Sc. in Computer Engineering from UWO. green and peaceful campus spread over 365 acres at IIT Roorkee has a highly qualified and motivated faculty of Roorkee and a 25 acres campus at Saharanpur. It is fully about 380 members which has a strong commitment to residential, with well-designed hostels (Bhawans) for both teaching and research. It offers its expertise to private and boys and girls, each having Internet facilities. public sector industries, and various Government agencies To promote the effective use of Information Technology, the through consultancy services. The Institute is playing a key Institute has established an Information Superhighway Centre role in the development of Uttarakhand State and the nation in March 1996. The Centre manages a state-of-the-art at large. Some of its ongoing major activities include: IT Institute network with data, voice and video communication initiative for e-connectivity at community information centres facilities. The network covers the entire 365 acres of campus under a UNDP funded project amounting to US $1 million: connecting all Departments, Centres and hostels, thus Manpower development in VLSI under a project from Ministry providing Intranet and Internet connectivity to students, faculty of Information Technology: Consultancy services to PWD and other staff members. The Centre also maintains the Delhi for design of noise/dust barriers for flyovers as well as Institute website and various online web based utilities to quality control of roads in Delhi: Conservation & management facilitate the user community on the campus. of Nainital Lake under Ministry of Environment and Forest, Government of India; Earthquake studies of multi-storied A separate state-of-the-art campus-wide networking has been buildings in Peninsular India for their seismic performance; done at the Saharanpur Campus. The Saharanpur Campus and strong motion studies in Himalayas. Network is linked to Roorkee Campus for easy access of general and scientific information between the two campuses. Each department has modern laboratories, well-equipped with Connectivity through Wi-max and Wi-Fi is also being provided sophisticated instruments which are essential for imparting in the campus. quality education and training in engineering and technology. Some of the state-of-the-art facilities available include: 500 For all-round personality development, the Institute organizes MHz NMR Spectrometer with cryoprobe, broadband probe, several co-curricular activities such as THOMSO and RAVE, LC-NMR MS; Thermal lionization Mass Spectrometer (Triton the annual youth festivals, COGNIZANCE, an all-India T1 from Thermo Finnigan, U.K.) for high-resolution isotope technical festival, and JIGYASA, a national-level paper ratio determination, X-ray diffractrometer (Bruker Germany); presentation contest. Hobbies club and its annual exhibition Thermal Analysis System for TGA, DTA and DSC studies. SHRISTI are unique features of the Institute that promote The other sophisticated state-of-the-art facilities and creativity among students. laboratories at different departments are Climatology Laboratories, Protein Biochemistry and Analytical The Institute has sprawling sports grounds, a modern Biotechnological Laboratory, Process Dynamic Control swimming pool, a boat club on Ganga Canal and a host of Laboratory, Advanced Manufacturing Process Laboratory, Ultra students clubs with Tennis, Squash, Badminton and Billiards Clean Laboratory for Geochronology isotope Geology, facilities. Societies and Associations, along with activities like Corrosion Engineering Laboratory, VLSI Design Laboratory, NSS, NCC, Rangering and Rovering, Mountaineering and Wind Tunnel, etc. A fully computerized satellite earth station Trekking provide excellent opportunities for self development. and an automatic satellite data acquisition system have been There are two banks, namely SBI and PNB with ATM and installed at the Institute which can acquire data from more Internet banking facility, and a Computerized Railway than 20 neighboring countries. Reservation counter on campus. The Institute has spacious classrooms with multi-media Credit System facilities and a Central Library to cater to the needs of the students. The Central Library stocks about 300000 printed The Institute follows modern methods of continuous evaluation volumes of books, journals, and reports in various disciplines through a credit system in all its UG, 5-year dual degree, and of engineering, technology, and sciences, and is a member PG programmes. The system offers flexibility to progress at of the Indian National Digital Library in Science and Technology a pace commensurate with the capabilities of a student, (INDEST) Consortium. This membership provides online subject to minimum credit requirements. Here is no annual/ 20
  • 21. semester pass or fail. The award system follows letter Grades of branch is same, their inter-se-merit shall be decided on on a 10-points scale where the performance is measured in the basis of their ranks in JEE provided that a student of terms of weighted grade point average (SGPA and CGPA). A general category shall not be allowed change of branch/ student has to satisfy minimum CGPA and earned credit programme against the vacant seats of SC/ST category. requirements to be eligible for the award of degree. 4. If a student with higher CGPA is not offered a particular About Roorkee and Saharanpur branch because of other constraints, this will not be offered to any other student with a lower CGPA even if Roorkee is 30 km south of the Shivaliks, and about 180 km he/she is eligible for change of branch on the basis of north of Delhi. Roorkee is located on the Amritsar-Howrah regulations above. main railway line and is linked to Delhi through Shatabdi and Jan Shatabdi trains. It is also well connected by road being 2.16 INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY, BANARAS located on the Delhi-Hardwar-Mana National Highway (NH HINDU UNIVERSITY, VARANASI 58). Being 268 m above mean sea level, the town has a cold winter. Roorkee is an important centre of engineering activities The Institute of Technology is an integral part of the Banaras in Northern India and several national institutes such as Hindu University – which has been an internationally Central Building Research Institute (CBRI), National Institute established renowned seat of learning. of Hydrology (NIH), Irrigation Research Institute (IRI), The University Irrigation Design Organization (IDO) are located at Roorkee. Banaras Hindu University was founded in the year 1916 by Saharanpur which hosts the satellite campus is about 50 km the great visionary and patriot, Mahamana Pandit Madan from Roorkee and about 150 km from Delhi. It is situated on Mohan Malaviya Ji. The University is situated in a magnificent Amritsar-Howarah, Delhi-Hardwar-Dehradun and Delhi- campus spread over nearly 1300 acres at the southern end of Meerut-Ambala-Amritsar main railway lines. It is also well the ancient city of Varanasi on the banks of the holy river connected by road to Delhi, Chandigarh, Amritsar, Hardwar and Dehradun. Saharanpur is a hub of Pulp and Paper Ganga. The University has “within the same campus” three teaching, research and manufacturing. pioneering Institutes, viz. the Institute of Technology, the Institute of Medical Sciences and the Institute of Agricultural Rules for Change of Branch Sciences, and fifteen Faculties. This residential University has teaching and research facilities in over 135 diverse disciplines A student enrolled in any academic programme except including Ancient History, Oriental Learning, Performing and B.Arch. through Joint Entrance Examination (JEE), is eligible Fine Arts, Management, Science, Social Sciences, etc. for change of branch/programme at the end of first year provided that he/she satisfies the following criteria: Engineering Education 1. (i) CGPA for general category students = 7.5 Engineering Education in Banaras Hindu University (ii) CGPA for SC/ST category students = 6.5 commenced as early as in 1919 with the establishment of Banaras Engineering College (BENCO). The University has (iii) CGPA for OBC category students = 7.0 also pioneered engineering education by being the first in the (iv) Earned credits at the end of 1st year = 48 country to start degree courses in Mining, Metallurgy, Ceramic Engineering and Pharmaceutics with the establishment of The credits for NCC/NSS/NSO/Rangering, proficiency the College of Mining and Metallurgy and the College of and discipline shall not be counted for the calculation of Technology in the years 1923 and 1932 respectively. In 1969 CGPA and earned credits for this purpose. these three colleges were amalgamated to form the Institute 2. While making the change of branch of a student, the of Technology. The Institute of Technology offers 4-Years strength of a class should not fall below the existing B.Tech./B.Pharm. degree programme(UGD), 2-Years M.Tech./ strength by more than 10% and should not exceed the M.Pharm. degree programme(PGD), 5-Years Integrated sanctioned strength by more than 5%. For this purpose, B.Tech.-M.Tech./B.Pharm.-M.Pharm. dual degree the strength refers to the total strength of the students in programme(IDD), 5-Years Integrated M.Tech. degree the class of a given branch excluding the direct programmes (IMD) and Ph.D. programmes. The Institute has admissions and failures. a highly qualified and motivated faculty of over 265 teachers. Besides teaching, the faculty members are also engaged in 3. A student who has secured a rank within the top 1% and research and consultancy. The students are also encouraged satisfies the criteria for eligibility of change of branch shall to do projects under the able guidance of the faculty members. be allowed change of branch to his/her choice without The research and development activities are supported by any constraint if he/she applies for it. The remaining eligible different National Agencies, viz. University Grants Commission, applicants shall be allowed change of branch strictly on All India Council for Technical Education, Department of the basis of inter-se-merit as reflected in their CGPA. In Science and Technology, Council of Scientific and Industrial case the CGPA of more than one student seeking change Research, Defence Research and Development Organization, 21
  • 22. through programmes such as SAP, COSIST and FIST, and industries and organizations and also arranges summer sponsored research projects, etc. The Institute of Technology practical training which is an essential component of consists of nine Engineering Departments (Ceramic academic curricula. This cell is also organizing soft skill Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, development programme and gives pre placement training Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Electronics on various aspects. The placement record of the Institute Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Metallurgical has been excellent and the job offers are approx 180% for Engineering, and Mining Engineering), a Department of each student. These job offers mostly comes from Pharmaceutics, three Applied Sciences Departments organizations like Microsoft, Hindustan Unilever, De Shaw, (Applied Chemistry, Applied Mathematics and Applied NTPC, Deloitte, Morgan Stanley, CHEL, GAIL, Goldman Physics), and three Interdisciplinary Schools (Biochemical Sachs, Indian Oil, Bharat Petroleum, DRDO, Tata Motors, Engineering, Biomedical Engineering and Materials Science etc. The alumni of the Institute are in the apex seat of and Technology). esteemed organizations/institutions in India and abroad. Academic Programme Large number of students are also opting for higher studies in reputed universities all over the world. The students who The Institute has well equipped laboratories and workshops, have aptitude for management are qualifying for management excellent computer facilities in all departments/schools in programmes in IIMs. The industry oriented summer internship addition to a Central Computer Centre. The Institute has one programme is aimed at inculcating professional culture Main Library along with many Departmental Libraries. These amongst the students and familiarize them in the work libraries house more than 200,000 books and subscribe to a environment in the industry. The students are also large number of scientific and technical journals. Online encouraged to opt for summer internship in industrial/R&D/ access of these journals is also possible. All the students reputed educational institutions in foreign countries. are provided with textbook bank facilities where a certain number of books are issued to them for full semester. IT- Hostel & Health Care BHU follows the semester system. An academic year (July- The Institute has nine hostels for boys and two for girls. All May) consists of two semesters each of approximately 20 the hostels are equipped with modern amenities. The messes weeks duration. The odd semester begins in the third week of July and ends in the first week of December. The even are very well managed by students and wardens. The semester starts in the third week of December and ends in students of the Institute are normally provided with single the first week of May. Each theory and laboratory course has seated accommodation from second year onwards. There a certain number of credits assigned to it depending on its is an Institute Cafeteria, which runs during working hours. lecture and laboratory contact hours in a week. Each course The health problems of the students are looked after by is coordinated by a Coordination Committee, which has full Students Health Care Complex. For specialized treatments, responsibility for coordinating the course, holding the tests the consultation of senior specialists is available from the and awarding grades. A seven-point letter grade (with renowned Sir Sunder Lal Hospital attached to the Institute of specified number of grade points) is awarded in each course Medical Sciences of the University. for which a student is registered. A student’s performance is Personality Development measured by the number of credits that he/she has earned and also by the weighted grade point average earned by him/ The analytical, creative and managerial skills of the students her for a semester/year/course. get a chance to flourish through activities of the vibrant Institute Gymkhana, which has cultural, sports & games, and Financial Assistance/Scholarships co-curricular wings. The Institute has full-fledged cricket and Large numbers of scholarships are awarded to the football grounds, and also volleyball, basketball and lawn undergraduate students. Merit-cum-Means Scholarship is tennis courts. All the hostels have facilities for indoor games awarded to 25% of the students in each class of each branch. and entertainment. Apart from these, all students of the There are a large number of Endowment Scholarships which Institute enjoy the privilege of a swimming pool, a gymnasium are awarded to specified categories of students in different with lateral facilities and indoor stadiums. Gymkhana branches. The Institute of Technology, BHU is also one of activities, mainly managed by the students, encourage artistic the recognized institutions for award of scholarship to SC/ and creative talents in dramatics, elocution, music and visual ST students under Central Section Scholarship Scheme of arts. Gymkhana has various active clubs, viz. HAM, Audio, top class education scheme of Ministry of Social Justice and Photography, Automobile and Aeromodelling, Cine, Empowerment and Ministry of Tribal Offices. Computer, Astronomy, etc. Students actively take part in managing three national level events every year, viz. All India Training & Placement Cultural Festival “KASHI-YATRA”, All India Sports Competition Training and Placement Cell of the Institute is actively involved “SPARDHA”, and All India Exhibition of Engineering and in arranging in-campus placement of students in various Technology Models “TECHNEX”. 22
  • 23. Rules for Change of Branch: Engineering, Electronics Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering and Environmental 1. A student enrolled in an UG Degree/IDD/IMD programme Engineering; five year integrated dual degree programmes through JEE, shall be eligible for change of branch/ in Mining Engineering, Mining Engineering with MBA, programme at the end of Part-I (First Year) provided he/ Petroleum Engineering with Petroleum Management, Mineral she has scored YGPA > 8.0 & satisfies the following Engineering with Mineral Resource Management and Mineral criteria: Engineering with Materials Technology. 2. While making the change of branch of a student, the It also offers five year integrated MSc programmes in Applied number of students in a class should not fall below the Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics & Computing and five year existing number of students by more than 10% and should integrated MSc Tech programmes in Applied Geology and not exceed the sanctioned number of students by more Applied Geophysics. than 10%. For this purpose the existing number of students refers to the total number of students in the class of a The University has been offering, since 1972, a number of given branch registered in the beginning of the third industry-oriented M.Tech and M. Phil Programmes. The Ph.D semester excluding the failures and re-admission cases. Programmes in Engineering and Sciences also attract many postgraduate students from across the country 3. The change of branch of UGD, IDD or IMD students will be within their respective programmes only. The University also offers 3 year M.Sc Tech Programmes in Applied Geology and Applied Geophysics, 2 year M.Sc 4. A student admitted to UGD/IDD programmes in Programmes in Applied Geology, Applied Physics and Pharmaceutics shall not be permitted change of branch. Mathematics & Computing, through a separate All India 2.17 INDIAN SCHOOL OF MINES UNIVERSITY, Competitive Examination. A 2 year M.B.A. Programme, is also offered where the admission is based on combined scores DHANBAD CAT and personal interview/ group discussion of candidates. Indian School of Mines University (ISMU) was established Department of Mining Engineering has been granted the by the Government of India in 1926 on the pattern of Royal status of Centre for Advance Studies (CAS) in Mine Safety School of Mines, London to teach Mining Engineering and and Management and also a Quality Improvement Applied Geology and thus to provide manpower to the Indian Programme (QIP) Centre for higher studies (M.Tech and Mineral Industry and the concerned departments of the Ph.D) by University Grant Commission. Government. Subsequently in 1957, Petroleum Engineering and Applied Geophysics disciplines were also added. In due Laboratories recognition of its vital role in the service of the mineral exploration and mining sectors of the national economy, the The University can boast of a large number of well equipped University was granted autonomy by the Government of India state-of-the-art laboratories in various departments such as in 1967; and has been functioning as a deemed University Rock Mechanics, Rock Excavation, Mine Surveying, Mine under the University Grants Commission Act, 1956. In 1996, Environment and Safety Engineering, Computer Aided Mine it came under financial and administrative control of MHRD, Planning & Design laboratories in the Department of Mining Government of India. It has 218 acres of fully residential Engineering; Thermal, Steam Power, Theory of Machines, campus of its own consisting of graceful blend of old and CAD, Oil Hydraulics, Strength of Material, Fluid Power, Fluid new style buildings. The serene campus comprises academic Mechanics, Material Handling, Mining Machninery, Drilling buildings, separate hostels for boys and girls, faculty and Engineering laboratories in the Department of Mechanical staff quarters, health centre, workshop, canteen and other Engineering and Mining Machinery Engineering; infrastructural facilities for its cosmopolitan community. Palemagnetism, Gravity and Field Testing, Electromagnetic Models, Seismic, D.C Resistivity, Instrumentation laboratories The University is situated about 3 km north of Dhanbad Railway in the Department of Applied Geo-physics; Rock Cutting, Ore Station on the Grand Chord of Eastern Railway. ISM University Geology, Engineering Geology, Photo Geology, Geo being situated at the core of the industrial base of the region Chemistry, Coal Geology and Sedimentology, Petrology, covering mines, steel plants, fertilizer plants, refractories, heavy Geohydrology laboratories in the Department of Applied machine building plants etc derives locational advantage in Geology; Mineral Characterisation, Communition & learning and teaching process in terms of keeping abreast Classification, Gravity Separation, Magnetic & Electrostatic with changing technology in the industry. Separation, Pyroprocessing, Fuel Technology, Bio-mineral Processing laboratories in the Department of Fuel and Mineral Departments and Academic Programmes Engineering; Perophysics, Drilling Fluids, Reservoir Fluids, ISMU offers B.Tech programmes in 9 disciplines, viz. Mining Reservoir Engineering, Crude Oil and Product Testing and Engineering, Petroleum Engineering, Mining Machinery Petroleum Engineering laboratories in the Department of Engineering, Mineral Engineering, Computer Science & Petroleum Engineering to name a few. 23
  • 24. An extensive Geological Museum, a Seismological R&D projects worth more than rupees hundred millions Labolarory, an Experimental-cum-Training mine at No. 26 sponsored by various Government Organisations namely, incline Godhur Colliery of BCCL, and Longwall Training UGC, CIL, AICTE, MHRD, DST, SAC (ISRO), CSIR etc. The Gallery are unique instructional facilities in Asia. University has signed MOU for technical collaboration with CSIR laboratory, McNally Bharat Engineering. Co. Ltd, MTI Computing and Internet facility (SAIL), Dept. of Atomic Energy, GOI, BHP Billiton (Australia), ISMU has a state-of-the-art Computer Centre which supports Bosch Rexroth AG Germany, Politecnico Torino, Italy etc. campus wide fiber optic network that connects all Academic The University enjoys six posts of Chair Professors in different Departments, Central Library, Administrative department, departments instituted by National Mineral Development boys and girls’ hostels, residence of faculty and officers. Corporation, Steel Authority of India Limited, Tata Steel, Coal Internet and email facility is provided to all users through India Limited, and Uranium Corporation India Limited. International Internet Gateway installed at ISMU campus. It uses U.S and Global Internet backbone through Sig Tel Medical Facility Gateway covering ISMU to Singapore through a single hop using ku-band. In addition, 8 Mbps terrestrial internet line by Medical facilities as available at health centres /hospitals of Reliance Comnet is also provided for use of faculty/ students. the University are provided to all students during their period of study at the University. Each hospital is well staffed and Central Library equipped with facilities for treatment of both indoor and Completely automated digital Central Library provides access outdoor patients. The services of specialized visiting doctors to nearly 3000 full text, full image worlds of most popular scholarly are also available on regular basis. Important hospitals in online journals to its faculty members and students funded by the country have been tied up for providing medical MHRD (GOI) and AICTE. Bibliographic information of each and assistance and treatment in emergency. every document of the library is accessible to the world Games and Sports community in the form of Web-based Online Public Access Catalogue (WEBOPAC). Library members can reserve the titles The University has unique infrastructural facilities on campus of their choice through the search engine. Bibliographic for indoor/ outdoor games and sports. The upper and lower information of each and every document of the Central Library grounds constitute beautiful arena for outdoor games and is accessible to the world community in the form of Web-based annual sports. The Sports Complex comprises infrastructure Online Public Access Catalogue (WEBOPAC). for tennis, basketball, volleyball, and badminton. A central gymnasium equipped with modern apparatus and Yoga Alumni Association Centre provide ample facility for building and toning up of ISMU is proud of its alumni. Traditionally, ISMU alumni are physical and mental health. Srijan, the biggest techno- holding top positions in industries and government offices. cultural-management festival of Eastern India is organized Graduates of this university are heading public and private by ISS body of students every year which draws nationwide sectors and also holding key positions in the area of academic participation from different universities. A number of student and research both in India and abroad (USA, Canada, Australia societies and hobby clubs functioning on the University etc). ISMAA is extremely active and vibrant in meeting its campus are the potential avenues to unleash students’ objective of enabling the alumni to keep in touch with the Alma creativity and imagination in constructive events. mater, to promote and foster spirit-de-corps amongst the past and present students and the teachers of the University and Financial Assistance/Scholarships to contribute towards furtherance of science and technology through its seven national and one international chapters ISMU provides financial assistance/ scholarships to a large located respectively in Bhubaneshwar, Dhanbad, Delhi, number of students covering almost 40% of the student Ranchi, Kolkata, Mumbai, Nagpur, and North America. strength. Under ISMU Merit-cum-means Scholarship, the institute provides 25% of the students on role scholarship Training and Placement that includes tuition fee reimbursement in full apart from financial assistance @ Rs 800/- per month. Ten percent of The training and placement cell of the University, headed by the students on role are provided with only tuition fee a Professor, maintains active association and excellent reimbursement in full. All M.Sc Tech students of Applied contacts with industries and the corporate sectors to secure jobs in various organizations of the country and abroad. The Geology and Applied Geophysics are given scholarship @ placement cell coordinates the placement activities to match Rs 1000/- per month in their III year. the needs of the industry with the aspirations of the students. To all SC/ST students, ISMU under its own financial R&D Activity and Technical Collaboration assistance scheme provides Rs 750/- per month toward boarding, Rs 250/- per month towards pocket allowance and The University, in its various departments, is currently doing reimbursement of 50% of the hostel room rent. 24
  • 25. Under New Central Sector Scholarship Scheme 10 students performance. For SC/ST and PG students GPA are provided every year free boarding and lodging apart from requirement will be 6.5 and above. Change of branch grant-in-aid of Rs 45000/- for purchase of computer. will be made strictly as per merit. Besides, there are a host of scholarships sponsored by different 2. Students must not have passed any semester through State Governments and public and private corporate sectors. special examination . Rules for Change of Branch 3. While permitting change of branch, the strength of a class should not fall below the existing strength by more than Change of branch will be considered at the end of second semester, based on the performance in the first and second 10% and should not go above the sanctioned strength. semester examinations. Interested students may submit such 4. It should be ensured that the strength of the class, post applications within three days after the start of new academic change, should not fall below 50% of the sanctioned session. strength. Change of branch shall be permitted subject to the following 5. Students with GPA more than 9.2 considering first and terms and conditions. second semesters will be permitted to change branch 1. Students must have obtained at least an average GPA of as per their choice even if they are not permitted by rule 7.5 out of 10.0 of their first and second semester 4 above. 25
  • 26. 3. SCOPE AND DESCRIPTION OF COURSES Excellent opportunities exist for preparation of a successful meet the increasing demand in these fields of industry and professional career in design, construction, manufacture, research. Students of this program would find unique management, teaching and research in several branches of opportunities of employment and research in the areas of engineering and sciences at all the Institutes. Candidates biomedical engineering, drug design, bioinformatics, should, however, carefully select the courses, taking into biotechnology, nano-biotechnology, genomics etc. The course account their aptitude, talent and interest. Brief information is designed to introduce biology as an experimental science, on various courses available at these Institutes, arranged in contrast to its commonly perceived notion as a descriptive according to the course numbers given in Table 1 is given subject. The students will also find the application of a wide below. range of techniques in physical, chemical and mathematical sciences for designing, executing and interpreting 3.1 FOUR-YEAR B.TECH. COURSES experiments in biology. 1. AEROSPACE ENGINEERING The students of BSBE will take courses common with all The aerospace engineers are concerned with the design, other branches of science and engineering in the first year. analysis, construction, testing and operation of flight vehicles, During their second year, they will take foundation and elective including aircrafts, helicopters, rockets and spacecrafts. The courses in basic biology and bioengineering topics, besides course is based on the fundamentals of fluid dynamics, developing their interest and excitement in biological materials science, structural analysis, propulsion, aerospace experimentations and discoveries. Concepts in biology will design, automatic control and guidance, and development be developed to provide a holistic view and to facilitate of computer software. integration of these concepts with the fundamental principles of physics, chemistry, mathematics and engineering. 2. AGRICULTURAL AND FOOD ENGINEERING The final two years of the program will be dedicated to the With increase in growth and associated industrial potential, development of the professional competence of the students Indian agriculture has now been accorded the status of an on a broad spectrum of topics. These include structural and industry. The course on Agricultural and Food Engineering computational biology, biomaterials, downstream processing, aims at producing engineering graduates to meet the bioengineering and genomics etc. requirement of technical manpower in development of farm machines, land and water resources management, Major emphasis during the final semesters will be on research agricultural production and manufacture of processed food. and development and focus will be on development of entrepreneurial skill. Students would also compete for ‘Joy In order to meet the present demand of agricultural and food Gill Endowment” scholarship for R&D internship in Bio- industries, the course has been suitably modified to include pharma and Biotech industries besides participating in Bio- specialized training in design, development, testing and business plan competitions. selection of tractors and farm implements, irrigation, drainage and watershed management using Remote Sensing and GIS; 4. BIOTECHNOLOGY information technology, processing of food, fodder and fibre, utilization of biomass, byproducts and wastes in the Students in the Biotechnology Department at IIT Madras have production of biochemicals, fuels, manure and non- the best of both worlds of Biological Sciences and conventional energy. The course provides ample flexibility to Engineering. These students will be well-grounded in the the students for acquiring expertise in any of the three major fundamental principles of Bioprocess Engineering and areas of specialization, namely, Farm Power and Machinery, Biological Sciences, and will gain sufficient valuable Soil and Water Conservation Engineering, and Food Process experience in hands-on understanding of the various Engineering. engineering units as well as state-of-the-art experiments in Biotechnology. The department provides an ideal milieu for 3. BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES AND BIOENGINEERING inter-disciplinary collaborative work, with a focus on Healthcare and Bioprocesses, which will significantly benefit A new B.Tech. program in biological sciences and the students. bioengineering (BSBE) at IIT Kanpur was started in 2004. The program provides a unique fusion of biology with other The course curriculum is designed to provide training in basic basic and engineering sciences. There is no prerequisite sciences, engineering sciences, mathematics and computing of biology at school level for admission in this program. The in the first two semesters, followed by foundation courses in goal of this program is to prepare the students, both in theory Biotechnology and Chemical Engineering. Students get an and practice, for leadership in the globally competitive fields opportunity to undergo summer training in industries or other of Life Science, Pharmaceutical, Biotechnology industry, academic institutions at the end of three years. The focus in academia and research. The program has been developed to the final semester is a project. The core courses include theory 26
  • 27. and laboratory courses in biological sciences such as Industrial training is compulsory for strengthening practical Biochemistry, Microbiology, Genetics, Molecular Biology, Cell exposure of the students. Experimental/design projects in Biology, Genetic Engineering, Structural Biology, Immunology, the final year, on frontier areas of Biotechnology, help students Bioinformatics, and Computational Biology. The core theory to conceive industrial R&D related problems. and laboratory courses to impart the fundamentals in Chemical and Bioprocess Engineering include Material and Students are encouraged to undertake industry oriented Energy Balances, Biochemical Thermodynamics, Transport projects in order to win an assistantship of Rs. 50,000 in Processes, Bioprocess Principles, and Downstream their 6th to 8th semesters. Currently, projects under the Institute Processing. Mission Mode Programme on Molecular Biotechnology are given priority. Given the fast growing Biotechnology industry in India, this program trains graduates to be successful in challenging 6. CERAMIC ENGINEERING careers in the areas of Biopharma, Bioprocesses, Ceramic Engineering is traditionally the oldest branch of Bioinformatics, and more importantly, Healthcare Engineering practiced for thousands of years. It involves Biotechnology. The training also provides an excellent processing and manufacturing of all inorganic solid materials. preparation for students who wish to do higher studies. Traditional ceramic areas are (1) Pottery and Heavy Clay The Department of Biotechnology at IIT Guwahati offers a ware, which include table wares, sanitary wares, decorative wide range of elective courses on various specialized topics wares and tiles, (2) Cement, concrete and building materials, such as Gene therapy, Food Biotechnology, Functional (3) Refractories, in the form of bricks, blocks, monolithics Genomics, Metabolic Engineering and so on. Students can and castables, (4) Abrasives, for grinding and polishing also opt for relevant elective courses from other departments. operations, and (5) Glasses such as window, architectural The laboratories in the department are equipped with state and decorative glasses, laboratory and kitchen wares, bottles of the art facilities for teaching and research in Biochemistry, for industrial and pharmaceutical packaging, lenses for Microbiology, Plant Biotechnology, Molecular Biology, equipment and ophthalmic uses and fibers as reinforcement Biochemical Engineering and Computational Biology. materials. During 20th century many new glass and ceramic materials, known as advanced ceramics, have been The Department of Biotechnology at IIT Roorkee has well developed for a large number of engineering applications. equipped laboratories for teaching and research in various The advanced ceramic materials processed by the use of areas of Biotechnology. The curriculum has been designed synthetic raw materials are required for making large number with Core Courses in Biological Sciences and Engineering of electronics devices; e.g. capacitors, magnets and magnetic and a number of Elective courses in broad areas of Microbial recording materials, computer binary chips, piezoelectric and Biotechnology, Animal Biotechnology, Plant Biotechnology, pyroelectric sensors, solid state lasers, optical fibers for Environment Biotechnology, Biochemical Engineering, communication, electro-optic devices, humidity and gas Biomedical Engineering to prepare the students for career in sensors, and solid state batteries. High strength toughened Bioengineering. ceramics are used in aerospace, turbine, auto-mobile, and cutting tool applications. The field of bio-ceramics has picked 5. BIOTECHNOLOGY AND BIOCHEMICAL ENGINEERING up immensely in the last two decades due to its applications This four-year B.Tech. programme in engineering (based on as implant materials and as bonding materials to soft as well Modern Biology/Bioprocess Engineering ) provides training as hard tissues. Similarly nanoceramic technology is another in Natural, Biological, and Engineering sciences including area for future generation devices with novel properties. relevant computer and management subjects. First year The four-year B.Tech course structure is designed to train courses are common as in other engineering disciplines. A the students for developing expertise in the processing, unique feature of the programme is the blending between manufacturing and applications of different class of ceramic life sciences and engineering. materials and products. The graduates are in great demand Students get in-depth theoretical background/practical training for various ceramic and glass industries besides Steel, Non in various disciplines such as Genetics, Microbial ferrous metallurgy (e.g. Aluminum, Copper, Zinc etc), Cement Biotechnology, Plant Cell Culture, Agricultural Biotechnology, and Fertilizer Industries. The graduates are also selected as Cell Biology, Molecular Biology, Environmental Biotechnology, software engineers and management trainees. Some of the Immunology, Downstream Processing, Metabolic Engineering, graduates proceed for higher studies to Institutions in India Enzyme Technology, Protein Engineering, Bioinformatics, and abroad. Intellectual Property Rights, etc. along with adequate 7. CHEMICAL ENGINEERING laboratory classes. Basic process engineering subjects include Fluid Flow, Mass Transfer, Transport Processes, Chemical engineers work in diverse fields like petroleum Biochemical Reaction Engineering, Instrumentation and refining, fertilizer technology, processing of food and agricultural Process Control, etc. Design of bioreactor and other products, synthetic food, petrochemicals, synthetic fibres, coal bioprocess equipment is an integral part of the course. and mineral based industries, and prevention and control of 27
  • 28. environmental pollution. Chemical engineering is concerned applications. An electronics engineer deals with the with the development and improvement of processes, design, application of electronics in the processing of information in construction, operation, management and safety of the plants the fields of communication and control systems, electronic for these processes and research in these areas. computers, industrial electronics and instrumentation. The specializations at six IITs, IT-BHU, Varanasi and ISMU 8. CHEMICAL SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY Dhanbad offering this course are listed below. A four year B.Tech programme in Chemical Science and 12. ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING (POWER) Technology, the first of its kind in the IIT system, is being offered by the Department of Chemistry at IIT Guwahati from The course pertains to the broad areas of generation, the year 2008. This programme will prepare the students for transmission, distribution and utilization of electrical energy. the emerging need of qualified persons with adequate Apart from the relevant basic and engineering science courses, knowledge in both Chemistry and its technology related students are taught the fundamental courses of electrical, issues, in both academics and industry. It will also provide electronics, communication and computer engineering with students practical training in basic science and engineering. orientation towards electrical power and energy systems. This The technological course components include applied is achieved through compulsory and elective courses in catalysis, drug design, medicinal chemistry, nanomaterials relevant areas which cater to the needs of power industry. and nanoscience, fine and bulk chemicals, green chemical The courses in these areas include Electrical Machines, Power and technological practices. During the course, the students Systems, Power Electronics, Drives, Computer Applications, will be trained to do frontline research in interdisciplinary areas, Energy Efficiency and Conversion, Renewable Energy, Control which include materials science, environmental science and and Instrumentation, HVDC, Signal Processing, etc. molecular biology. Graduates will have diverse job opportunities in the chemical industry, in pharma companies, in Biotech 13. ELECTRONICS ENGINEERING companies, in environment related businesses, and in R&D The course provides a sound foundation in Electronic Devices, organisations. Circuits and Systems, Microelectronics and CAD, Electrical 9. CIVIL ENGINEERING and Optical Communications, Signal/Image Processing, Control, Microwaves, Fibre Optics, Computer Hardware, A civil engineer is concerned with planning, analysis, design, Software and CAD. Vision. The programme is based on construction and maintenance of a variety of facilities such as essential core and elective subjects which provide the flexibility buildings, highways and railways, airports, waterways and necessary for a student to choose his/her field of interest. canals, dams and power houses, water treatment and waste water disposal systems, environmental quality control, docks Students are required to take up projects relevant to their and harbours, bridges and tunnels. A civil engineer is also specialization in the final year. The course is well designed required to deal with critical problems of today such as disaster for the students who intend to pursue higher studies in any mitigation and management, constructing offshore structures branch of electronics, communication and computer for oil production, flood forecasting and flood control, traffic engineering. Excellent employment opportunities exist in congestion, transportation planning, use of non-conventional public and private enterprises and also in R&D organizations. energy resources, for example, wind, tides, waves, etc. The 14. ELECTRONICS AND COMMUNICATION breadth and diversity of the civil engineering profession make ENGINEERING it particularly attractive. Computer Aided Design (CAD) and software development for various civil engineering facilities The course provides a sound foundation in Electronic have become integral parts of civil engineering profession. Devices, Circuits and Systems, Microelectronics and CAD, Electrical and Optical Communications, Signal/Image 10. COMPUTER SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING Processing, Control, Microwaves, Fibre Optics, Computer The course is concerned with theoretical and engineering Hardware, Software Design and Computer Vision. This aspects of Computer Architecture, System and Application programme is based on essential core and elective subjects Software, Computer Networks, VLSI, Internet Technology and which provide the flexibility necessary for a student to Applications. Adequate emphasis is also given to concentrate on his/her particular interests, as well as for the Programming, Algorithm Design and Analysis, Formal department to introduce new topics as the subject expands. Languages and Automata Theory, and Theoretical Computer A substantial part of final year is devoted to a project of topical Science. interest. The course is well designed for the students who intend to pursue higher studies in any branch of electronics 11. ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING and communication engineering. These courses pertain to the broad disciplines of electrical 15. ELECTRONICS AND ELECTRICAL power engineering and electronics engineering. An electrical COMMUNICATION ENGINEERING engineer is concerned with the generation, distribution and use of electrical power, power control and instrumentation The course is a judicious combination of core subjects and 28
  • 29. professional electives. The core subjects provide a sound to take up challenging jobs in the industries and engage foundation in areas like electronic devices, circuits, control, themselves in research and development activities in the signals and networks, computers and communications, and fields of Electronics and Electrical Engineering. electromagnetics. The foundation is strengthened by depth subjects in microelectronics, microwaves, communication, The EEE curriculum has a number of core Electronics course. computers, digital signal processing, etc. The breadth These courses are aimed at developing adequate background subjects in Mathematics, Sciences, Humanities, in digital and analog electronics, microprocessors, embedded Management, etc. widen the scope of the course. The course systems, communication and signal processing. The lays considerable emphasis on the laboratory classes. The Electrical Engineering courses focus on electrical machines, course accommodates students’ special interests through measurement and instrumentation, control systems, power professional elective subjects in the areas of microelectronics electronics and power systems analysis, operation and and VLSI engineering, visual information processing and control. The laboratory courses are aimed at giving hands- embedded systems, telecommunication systems engineering, on experience in electronic circuits, microprocessors and RF and microwave engineering, Fibre Optics and light-wave embedded systems, digital signal processors, control and engineering. New elective subjects are added from time to instrumentation, electrical machines and power systems. The time to cater to the future technological needs. The curriculum electives are designed keeping in view the important also includes industrial training and intensive project work of developments in Electronics and Electrical Engineering. topical interest. The curriculum makes a balance between 17. ENGINEERING PHYSICS excellent industrial prospects as well as higher studies in any branch of electronics and communication engineering. Ideas and discoveries in Physics have not only enhanced our understanding of the physical world but also provided the main 16. ELECTRONICS AND ELECTRIAL ENGINEERING driving force behind many of the recent technological advances. A B.Tech. Programme in Electronics and Electrical In order to understand and keep pace with these changes, Engineering (EEE) has wide scope with growing application and also to initiate and press through further advancements, of electronics in electrical power generation, transmission, an individual must have a strong grasp of the underlying and distribution and drive systems. The programme aims at fundamental principles. The Engineering Physics programme producing engineers with sound knowledge in Electrical is challenging, with a curriculum designed to stretch the mind. Engineering and a strong background in Electronics. The pass- It is intended for students with strong aptitude in science and out graduate engineers will have scope to orient themselves mathematics, who wish to apply these fundamental subjects Institute Specializations in Electrical Engineering (Course 11) IIT Bombay Electronic Systems, Control and computing, Communication and Signal Processing, Microelectronics, Power Electronics and Power Systems IIT Delhi Computer Technology, Control Systems, Electronics and Communications, Power Machines IIT Kanpur Electives in 3rd and 4th years can be chosen from Power and Control Systems, Information Systems, Microwaves, and Photonics, Microelectronics, VLSI and Display Technology. IIT Kharagpur Electives in 3rd and 4th years can be chosen from areas like Power Systems, Control Systems, Electrical Machines, Power Electronics and Drives, Instrumentation, Computer Technology, Electronics, Signal and Image Processing, Data Communication, Biomedical Engineering, VLSI design IIT Madras Communication and Signal Processing, Microelectronics and VLSI Design, Power Systems and Power Electronics IIT Roorkee Electives in 3rd and 4th years can be chosen from areas like Power Systems, Control Systems, Electrical Machines, Power Electronics and Drives, Power Quality, Instrumentation, Systems Engineering, Microprocessors and Interfacing, Electronics, Digital Signal Processing, Computer Applications, Robotics, etc. IT BHU Electrical Machines, Power Systems, Control Systems, Instrumentation, Power Electronics and Systems Engineering ISMU Dhanbad Elective in the 4th year can be chosen from areas like Power systems, Electrical Machines, Control Systems, Power Electronics, Communication Engineering, Instrumentation, and Computer Science 29
  • 30. to technological problems without regard for the historical training in Digital Electronics, VLSI, Communication Systems, divisions among the disciplines. The programme helps in and experiments based on advanced principles of physics. conceptual visualization of new frontiers in engineering and These programmes will be suitable for those students who technology and their attainment for the benefit of mankind. It intend to pursue higher studies in physics, or would like to prepares the students for challenging careers in industry, R&D take up advanced studies in engineering requiring a good institutions, advanced studies in engineering, science and grasp of physical principles or wish to branch out after technology, as well as entrepreneurship in future graduation in industrial research and development developments. programmes. Good employment opportunities for The Engineering Physics programme at IIT Bombay provides Engineering Physics graduates exist in universities and in a broad education in theoretical and experimental aspects research and development sections of national laboratories of modern physics with an orientation towards some of the and industries. skills that will be useful to technological applications. In 18. ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING addition to several core courses in physics, special topics will be covered by electives such as solid state electronics, Industry worldwide is on the throes of tumultuous change materials science, and applied nuclear science. contending with hydra-headed environment issues and norms. In order to cater skilled and trained Environmental The B.Tech. Programme in Engineering Physics at IIT Delhi Engineering graduates to the industry, ISMU Dhanbad has stresses on the basic physics that underlies the most conceptualized a four year B. Tech. Course in Environmental developments in engineering, and on the mathematical tools Engineering. that are important to all engineers and scientists. This emphasis, combined with hands-on experience with modern During the first two semesters, the students will undergo the computers, electronics, lasers and state-of-the-art equipment core courses in basic sciences and engineering subjects. and technologies, and a practical training in industry, leads From third semester onwards, the course will cover important to an excellent preparation for a broad range of careers. The subjects like Environmental Chemistry, Atmospheric Physics opportunities are available in the key areas of VLSI, and Meteorology, Environmental Microbiology, Air and Noise Photonics, Data Storage and Recording media, Pollution, Industrial Waste Management, Geology for Communication, Holography, Quantum Electronics and Environmental Engineering, Solid waste Management, Optical Devices, Optical Computing, Information Technology, Principles of Unit Operations and Process in Water and Lasers, Plasma Processing, Particle Beams, MHD, Fusion Wastewater Treatment, Instrumentation Methods for Devices, Space Science and Engineering, Environment Environmental Analysis, Principles of Structural Engineering, Technologies, Biomedicine, Neural Networks, Hazardous and Biomedical Waste Management, Hydrology Nanotechnology, MEMS and so on. and Geotechnology, Municipal Wastewater Engineering, Environmental Impact Assessment, Environmental Economics The B.Tech. programme in Engineering Physics at IIT and Socio-economics and Rehabilitation Planning, Guwahati provides a strong theoretical and experimental foundation in physics as well as in key areas of applied Environmental Aspects of Mines, Advances Soil Mechanics, physics and engineering. The programme has a fair Environmental Audit and EMS, Risk Assessment and Disaster distribution of courses in pure sciences, applied physics, Management, Environmental Policies, Legislation, Issues, humanities and social sciences, and engineering streams. Treaties, Protocols and Conventions, Remote Sensing and Biophysics, analog and digital electronics, materials science, GIS. A large number of elective subjects will also be taught nano technology, computational techniques, measurement as per the choice of the students to cater the industries like techniques, and photonics are some of the core courses Petroleum, Chemicals, Metallurgy, Mining and allied Industries. taught in the programme. Elective courses would be chosen 19. INDUSTRIAL ENGINEERING from a wide range of advanced topics in pure and applied physics, engineering and technology. Laboratory courses and Industrial Engineering is a backend support to the functional a two-semester project work are designed to impart practical engineers. Industrial Engineers are the solution providers to skills and hands-on experience on variety of experimental the corporate world both for manufacturing as well as service techniques. organizations. They design and develop work systems, production system, management systems, service systems, This programme at IIT Madras encourages students to learn and Management Information Systems. They help the industry the fundamental aspects of frontier areas in Physics and in achieving higher productivity and competitive advantage. Electrical Engineering. In addition to several core courses in They have great role to play in conservation of natural Physics, Electrical Engineering and other engineering resources and enhancing the quality of life of human kind. branches, special topics will be covered by elective courses such as Solid State Devices, Cryogenic Engineering, Materials Department of Industrial Engineering and Management at IIT Technology, Communications Engineering and Photonics. The Kharagpur has the distinct credential to be the first department academic curriculum provides excellent academic/laboratory of its kind in India. The Department has continually restructured 30
  • 31. itself to cater to the needs of the Indian Industries. Over the and process technologies. The programme, with its fine blend years, the scope of industrial engineering has expanded. The of advanced manufacturing technologies and broad based state-of-the-art of industrial engineering and management IT and management skills, is ideal for students who wish to encompasses fields of study such as: production and product take up challenging careers in engineering management and system design, systems engineering, quality control and innovative system entrepreneurship engineering, software engineering/ e-commerce, and ergonomics/ human factors engineering, supply chain 22. MATERIALS AND METALLURGICAL management, and technology management. ENGINEERING/ METALLURGICAL AND MATERIALS ENGINEERING This four-year B.Tech. programme in Industrial Engineering focuses on developing efficient and cost effective work systems Advances in technology depend on the availability of high and business processes leveraging on technology and performance materials. The field of engineering materials management, and on industry-focused academic programs has expanded enormously in the recent past and has blending theory with prevailing best practices and real-life encompassed a variety of materials such as ceramics, problem solving. For problem-solving, the course stresses polymers, electrical and magnetic materials, glasses and on analytical modeling, simulation and computer applications. composites, along with the traditionally important metals and alloys. Critical selection of such materials for advanced Over the years, the discipline of Industrial Engineering, as engineering applications in high technology areas such as being practiced at IIT Kharagpur, has attracted several reputed space, energy, and communications, is of utmost importance. and well-established private and public sector companies for B.Tech. programme encompassing metallurgical engineering sponsored research and industrial consultancy where bright and materials science/engineering have been designed to and enterprising B.Tech. students get an opportunity for train engineering graduates, who would be highly competent nourishing their immense potential for career development. in meeting the emerging needs of India in advanced materials Moreover, the Department takes pride in having a highly as well as in conventional metallurgical engineering. dedicated, student-friendly group of faculty members with Comprehensive programmes of studies allow the student to constantly updating international academic support base. grasp the fundamentals of metal extraction, characterization, 20 INSTRUMENTATION ENGINEERING processing and selection of engineering materials. A wide variety of electives available during the third and fourth years Instrumentation ensures better quality and increased of study give an opportunity to the student to concentrate in productivity in industries. It is also used for diagnostics in an area of his/her choice. health care, environmental pollution measurement and in all fields of advanced research and development. Instrumentation 23. MATHEMATICS AND COMPUTING Engineering is a multidisciplinary program drawing on several Modern scientific investigations and technological disciplines: electrical, electronics, computer, chemical and developments require sophisticated tools from mathematics. mechanical engineering, material science and biomedical The B.Tech programme in Mathematics and Computing at engineering. Flexibility in curriculum is provided through electives enabling the student to choose subjects to their IIT Guwahati, the first of its kind in the IIT system, provides a own fascination and career objective. The main emphasis is fusion of mathematics with Computer Science and Financial on process instrumentation and control. Advanced tools and Engineering. The curriculum is designed to provide the techniques like VLSI design, MEMS, signal and image students with in-depth theoretical background/practical training processing, optoelectronics and intelligent instrumentation in computer science, numerical computing, and mathematical are also included. finance. Graduates of this programme are prepared for careers in software industries, financial institutions, investment banks, 21. MANUFACTURING SCIENCE AND and government organizations or to pursue higher studies. ENGINEERING 24. MECHANICAL ENGINEERING The Manufacturing Science and Engineering Programme is designed to create a specialized breed of engineers-cum- Mechanical Engineering is concerned with the design, managers, who are expected to evolve, build and manage operation and maintenance of machines and their with global outlook, a new class of physically distributed components, mechanisms, machine tools, manufacturing enterprises. The programme first builds a solid background systems and processes, components of thermal power of manufacturing systems and processes, with exposure to systems including internal combustion engines and turbo basic courses in engineering design and thermal sciences. machinery, solar energy, heat transfer, air-conditioning, It covers subjects like quality control, CAD, CAM, AI, CIM, refrigeration and industrial engineering including production Robotics, etc. The students are also exposed to state-of- planning and control. The students of mechanical engineering the-art developments in micro-mechanical systems and have an opportunity to study both the fundamentals and intelligent systems driven by continuous innovation in product applied aspects of these areas. 31
  • 32. 25. METALLURGICAL ENGINEERING Kharagpur, IT BHU Varanasi and ISMU Dhanbad, is concerned with the production of minerals. The field of study exposes A metallurgical engineer is concerned with the extraction of the students to aspects of planning, design, construction, metals from ores, their refining and purification, and their mineral excavation, transportation, maintenance, safety, and fabrication into useful shapes by casting, joining and management of mines. Courses in the first two years provide mechanical working. He/she is also concerned with the study the students with essentials of science, basic engineering, of the physical and chemical properties of metals and their computing, and information technology. In the subsequent structure in relation to their properties, principles of formation of alloys and methods of improving their properties. years, a group of core and elective subjects including methods of mining, geomechanics, numerical methods, environmental 26. METALLURGICAL ENGINEERING AND engineering, industrial management, computer-aided mine MATERIAL SCIENCE planning, remote sensing and geographic information system (GIS) are taught to keep pace with the latest developments The field of engineering materials has expanded enormously in mining technology and to meet the present demands of in the recent past and has encompassed a variety of materials the industry. such as ceramics, polymers, electrical and magnetic materials, glasses and composites, along with the traditionally 29. MINING MACHINERY ENGINEERING important metals and alloys. Critical selection of such materials for advanced engineering applications in high Engineering graduates in Mining Machinery are concerned technology areas such as space, energy, and semi- with the selection, operation, maintenance and design of all conductors, is of utmost importance. B. Tech. programme types of the machinery used in the exploration and exploitation encompassing metallurgical engineering and materials of minerals including heavy earth moving equipment. ISMU science has been designed to train engineering graduates, Dhanbad is the only Institute in the country that produces who would be highly competent in meeting the emerging mining machinery engineers. needs of India in advanced materials as well as in During the first two years, the inputs are given in different conventional metallurgical engineering. The programme areas of basic engineering like mechanical, electrical, allows the students to grasp the fundamentals of extraction, electronics and computers. The next two years are utilized characterization, processing, selection, and life assessment of engineering materials. A wide variety of elective courses for in-depth practice-oriented studies of mining and allied available during the third and fourth years of study give an equipment. opportunity to the students to concentrate in area of their 30. NAVAL ARCHITECTURE AND OCEAN choice relevant to the emerging challenges and excitement ENGINEERING to link with the technological needs of their disciplines. Ocean Engineering is an interdisciplinary field that is 27. MINERAL ENGINEERING concerned with all aspects of exploration and exploitation of A four-year B.Tech. Programme in Mineral Engineering, the the resources of the oceans. Naval Architecture deals with first of its kind in India, is being offered by ISMU Dhanbad the design, construction and maintenance of ships and other since 1984. This programme has a multi-faceted orientation water borne vessels. Apart from the core programme in with a fine blend of core subjects, professional courses and science and mathematics, well structured courses in fluid allied courses relevant to the discipline of Mineral Engineering. and solid mechanics, wave hydrodynamics, offshore structures, foundation and coastal engineering are taught. During the first two years, the students undergo the core The programme also imparts good design and experimental courses in basic sciences and basic engineering subjects skills. The courses in the advanced semesters lay emphasis including Engineering Drawing, Workshop Practice, etc. on numerical modeling and CAD, with electives from many followed by professional courses in Mineral Processing, Coal postgraduate courses. Excellent facilities exist for carrying Preparation and Fuel Technology. Besides these, important out the final year project work on advanced design, and allied subjects like Ferrous and Non-ferrous Extractive experimental as well as numerical analysis of ocean Metallurgy, Agglomeration Modeling and Simulation, engineering systems including marine vehicles. Computational Techniques, Materials Handling, Maintenance Engineering, Environmental aspects, Geology & Mining, are A wide variety of job opportunities are available to the graduates also offered. The students are familiarized with the application in companies dealing with offshore engineering, ship building of classroom concepts in industrial circuits through visits to and ship repair, Coastal and Port Engineering, shipping local washeries and various processing plants, intensive companies, classification societies, statutory bodies, Port industrial training and all India educational tours. Trusts, Coast Guard, the Indian Navy and consulting organizations. Because of the multidisciplinary nature of the 28. MINING ENGINEERING programme, a large number of graduates find employment Mining Engineering, a 4-year B.Tech. programme at IIT in allied engineering professions and management area also. 32
  • 33. 31. OCEAN ENGINEERING AND NAVAL PDIL, ONGC, OIL, IOC & PCRA. Academic training imparted ARCHITECTURE to the students is supplemented by appropriate oil field training of fourteen weeks during their degree programme. Ocean Engineering provides solutions to needs of the society for exploration and utilization of the ocean, its coastlines, 33. PRODUCTION AND INDUSTRIAL ENGINEERING and its vast natural resources such as extraction of oil from offshore wells, minerals from the sea bed, biological Production and Industrial Engineering aim at higher productivity resources like fish and other sea food. The subject of ocean by integrating design and planning of operative systems. These engineers deal with planning, measuring and controlling all engineering is concerned with various industrial activities of activities within the organization, besides optimum use of design and construction, building and maintenance, resources. Production and Industrial Engineering program production, operation, and transportation of marine structures. forms a knowledge bridge between production activities and Naval architecture is a major branch of ocean engineering, the management goals. The program covers major areas like which deals with design, construction, and maintenance of manufacturing processes and automation, robotics, computer ships and other water borne vessels. The discipline of ocean integrated manufacturing, cellular manufacturing, production engineering not only includes insights from all branches of planning, scheduling and inventory control, material engineering but it also incorporates unique marine features. requirement planning systems, operations research, quality Marine Hydrodynamics, Water Wave Mechanics, Computer management, man– machine systems and facilities design. Aided Design and Manufacturing (CAD-CAM), Computational Equipped with broad-base knowledge of the employment in Methods in Marine Hydrodynamics and Structural Mechanics, all types of engineering and manufacturing systems, production Design of Ships and Marine Structures, Marine Construction and industrial engineers find their employment in all types of and Welding, Coastal Engineering, Hydroelasticity, Port and engineering and manufacturing industries both in the private Harbour Engineering, Coastal Zone Management, etc. have and public sector. become an integral part of this engineering profession. 34. PULP AND PAPER ENGINEERING The employers of ocean engineers and naval architects are the various offshore industries, ship building and ship repair Pulp and Paper Engineering deals with the Science, yards, shipping companies, classification societies, statutory Technology and Engineering used for the manufacture of pulp bodies under the Ministry of Surface Transport, offshore and paper products from fibrous and non-fibrous raw materials. consulting firms, coastal and dredging consulting firms, The course is concerned with the characteristics of raw instrumentation and data analysis firms and institutions, materials and pulp fibers, raw material storage, handling and drilling companies, seismic and hydrographic surveying preparation, various pulping and bleaching methodologies, companies, Indian Navy, DRDO laboratories, coast guards, processing of pulps, recovery of chemicals, preparation of stock port trust, environmental protection agencies, pollution control waste, paper recycling and deinking, paper manufacturing boards, and academic institutions. Due to multidisciplinary including pressing, drying, calendaring, reeling, winding and nature of Ocean Engineering & Naval Architecture, a large roll finishing, sizing, coating and super calendaring, surface number of graduates find employment in allied engineering treatments, paper properties, testing and end-uses of pulp & professions, management and information technology areas. paper, instrumentation and process control, energy, and environment. Pulp and Paper Engineering is also concerned 32. PETROLEUM ENGINEERING with the design and development of processes, operation, ISMU Dhanbad is the only recognized institute offering maintenance and management of plants, basic economic B.Tech. degree in Petroleum Engineering in India. Course consideration and cost control, research and development and structure was initially developed by representatives of ONGC, other technical and marketing services related with the pulp ISMU, IOC and Ministry of Education, Government of India. and paper industry. The employment opportunities for The course is regularly updated to keep pace with engineers in this area have been excellent in previous years. developments in Petroleum Engineering the world over by a Pulp and Paper Engineering course is offered at Saharanpur body comprising of industry representatives, academicians Campus (50 km from Roorkee) of IIT Roorkee. and research institutes. 35. TEXTILE TECHNOLOGY A rich selection of scientific challenges awaits students in Petroleum Engineering. All students receive rigorous training The UG program in Textile technology is primarily focused in the basics of Petroleum Engineering, Petroleum Geology, on the methods of developing textile products from natural Reservoir Engineering, Well Testing, Production Engineering, fibres or from fibre forming polymers and on issues related Drilling Engineering, Refining Engineering, Petrochemical to the management of the production facilities. Core textile Engineering, EOR Simulation, etc. Students benefit from courses cover topics on fibre science, yarn manufacture, courses, seminars and interaction with fellow students and fabric manufacture, textile chemical processing, textile testing faculty of the associated department of Geophysical and and design of textile products and processes. Special courses Geological Sciences, and other Institutes, e.g. CMRI, CFRI, are offered on thrust areas such as technical textiles 33
  • 34. encompassing topics on medical textiles, geotextiles, filter Development Laboratories of CSIR as well as privately funded fabrics etc., flexible and rigid composites, smart textiles, Laboratories, Hospitals (As Clinical and Community Pharmacy nanoprocessing, apparel engineering and comfort as also Services), Drug Distribution through wholesale and retail chains environment management. From fifth semester onwards the of Pharmacy stores, Entrepreneurship in pharmacy and also students choose electives from a wide variety of textile in research and Teaching in Universities and Institutes offering courses and can specialize in a particular area of textile such courses worldwide. The competent, skilled and technology. In the final year they are required to work on a knowledgeable pharmacy qualified graduates and project on one of the thrust areas.They also undergo a postgraduates can get the above jobs not only in India but practical training in a textile production facility as part of their also abroad, (USA, Europe and other developed and engineering education. developing countries). 3.2 FOUR-YEAR B.PHARM. COURSE 3.3 FOUR-YEAR B.DES. COURSE 36. PHARMACEUTICS 37. DESIGN The Department of pharmaceutics, IT-BHU is the first IIT Guwahati offers for the first time in the country a four- Department to offer B.Pharm. degree course first time in India year undergraduate program in Design leading to B.Des. since 1932. It is a unique course of its kind imparting degree. This integrated design programme focuses on knowledge on various aspects of design, development, enhancing analytical and methodical approaches in creative testing, safe and effective uses of drugs and medicines problem solving covering the fields of Industrial Design – including drug delivery systems. The program provides a which includes products and product systems, and unique fusion of biology with engineering and technological Communication Design – which includes all written, symbolic concepts to develop skilful process(es)/techniques for and visual information and materials. designing, procuring, and evaluating various kinds of drugs, drug delivery systems, and consumer products. The course The curriculum covers the subject domains influencing thus provides a unique opportunity to pharmacy qualified Design, including Technology, Human Factors Engineering, professionals to serve the humanity by alleviating the Aesthetics and Social Sciences. discomfort, pain and sufferings (caused by various diseases) The industrial designer is concerned with the design and through discovery and development of safe and effective innovation of new products through an understanding of how drugs and medicines. people use products, how industry manufactures them, and In addition to the study of basic Sciences, Computer with their appearance, functionality, usability and safety. programming and Communication skills etc. at first year level, Designers are trained to work in the areas of Graphic Design, the course of other three years includes an in-depth study of Information Design, New Media, Interaction Design, both theory and practical aspects of various subjects like – Instruction Design, Exhibition Design, etc. Pharmaceutics, Pharmaceutical Technology, Pharmaceutical Engineering, Pharmacokinetics, Pharmaceutical In the emerging competitive business environment, this new Management, Microbiology, and Biotechnology, profession offers tremendous opportunities for professional Pharmaceutical and Medicinal Chemistry, Pharmaceutical work in various industries in the country and abroad. This Biochemistry, Pharmacognosy and Tissue Culture, program is recommended for candidates with flair for creative Pharmacology, and analysis/Assay of Drugs and work and possessing aesthetics sensibilities. Pharmaceuticals, etc. Educational Tour, Training in Pharmaceutical Industry, Seminars and Projects are also part During the first year of the four-year B.Des. Programme, the of the curriculum. students develop their visualization and conceptualization skills and master the basics of design and model building. In the Considering the fact that India is the fifth largest country in the next two years, the program focuses on user-centric world in terms of maximum consumption of pharmaceutical considerations in design where they further develop their products, the pharmacy qualified professionals have knowledge of the various aspects of technology, materials, tremendous opportunities to get jobs as managers and human factors, and methods of problem solving. Computer Executives in rapidly growing Bulk Drug and application in design is an important thrust area in the program. Pharmaceutical(more than 15 % annual growth worldwide Various projects undertaken give the student hands-on every year), Biotechnological, Herbal, Neutraceutical, experience of ‘learning by doing’. During the final year, students Cosmetic, Fast Moving, Consumer Goods(FMCG) and undertake courses in the professional practice and pharmacy need based Software Industries. Pharmacy management of design, alongside a major design project. To Graduates and Postgraduates, also get employed in Analytical give them real life experience of working in a professional Testing Services Laboratories, Drug Control Administration(as environment, the students are encouraged to take projects Drug Controller/Assistant Drug Controller/ Drug Inspector), that meet requirements of industry or design firms. At the Drugs and Formulations Development and research & end of every academic year they are encouraged to undertake 34
  • 35. industrial training at different industries and design firms. single-handedly by the student which is a true simulation of entire scope of works, responsibilities and liabilities of a Design Graduates today have ample opportunities to work practicing architect. On completion of five years of education, amongst leading industries that have their own design the Council of Architecture (India) offers a professional license departments or to pursue higher studies in the fields of to the architect for independent practice in the profession. Design, Usability, Human Factors and Design Management. Product designers are placed in design departments amongst The professional opportunities for a graduate architect are the leading companies that include automobile manufactures, diverse. Apart from the option of independent practice or expert the computer industry, the furniture industry, and consumer consultancy, an architect may gain employment in professional product industries. In the field of Communication Design, consulting or construction firms, private, public or government opportunities exist for designers to work in IT related areas organizations, as well as pursue higher research and teaching of web design, information design, interaction design, and careers. The avenues of higher studies and research open to a also in Consulting Design Firms engaged in the areas of graduate architect are also wide ranging. The related research packaging design, corporate identity design, exhibition design areas include urban design, interior design, landscape design, and print media design. industrial product design, city and regional planning, transportation planning, environmental planning, heritage and A majority of students who have graduated from the program conservation studies, sociological aspects of the human-built in the previous years have opted for higher studies in design environment interface, digital art and visual communication, and in leading universities abroad while the others have joined computer applications (design software programming, decision leading Indian industries. support systems and artificial intelligence). The importance of the profession got recognition in the 3.5 FIVE-YEAR M.PHARM. DUAL DEGREE country when Corporate India instituted the first national design award, ‘Business World-NID Award for Design COURSE Excellence’ in June 2004. 39. PHARMACEUTICS 3.4 FIVE-YEAR B.ARCH. COURSE The M.Pharm. Dual Degree Course framed with a view to prepare the incumbent to cater to the current and future needs 38. ARCHTICTURE of advanced level aspects of pharmaceutical production, drug An Architect is a professional who designs buildings and built development, computer-aided production of various types of environments, and acts as the leading coordinator for the newer and targeted drug delivery systems, the design of entire construction project from conception to completion. process and product development techniques. This Architecture is the “art and science of building” – hence an programme will expose the students to research methods Architect’s education needs to be a perfect balance between currently being studied worldwide, with an emphasis on smooth art, science and technology. As an architecture student, one transition from basic principles to actual handling of production is encouraged to develop one’s creative talents and artistic design/production/quality assessment and feedback from the skills, as well as hone one’s analytical aptitude for building market. In the first six semesters the students will be studying science and technological innovation. The role and basic courses in Pharmaceutical Chemistry, Physical importance of an architect in society has been acknowledged Pharmaceutics, Pharmaceutical Technology, Pharmaceutical since time immemorial, and assumes special significance in Analysis, Pharmaceutics Jurisprudence, Pharmaceutical today’s world when buildings and spaces serve complex and Engineering, Pharmaceutical Biochemistry, Drug Activity in diverse functions and need expert monitoring and Biological Systems and Microbial aspects of genetically coordination during planning and construction. engineered drug molecules. Additionally, they will also be given elective courses (any one) in History of Science and Architectural education equips a student with basic design Technology, IPR, Ethics, Energy Management, Industrial and visual arts skills, as well as a thorough knowledge of Psychology and Entrepreneurship Development. The building materials, methods of construction, structural semesters VII and VIII will be a combination of UG and PG principles and innovations and other related technological courses in Formulation Design, Advanced Pharmaceutical aspects of building (like air conditioning, acoustics, Analysis, Advanced Pharmaceutical Medicinal Chemistry, illumination and intelligent systems). The student is also Advanced Drug Delivery Systems, Pharmaceutics and exposed to hard-core construction issues such as Pharmacognosy. Semesters IX and X will be entirely devoted construction project management, professional practices, to PG courses, comprising advanced courses in specification, estimation and arbitration. There is a strong Biopharmaceutics, Pharmacokinetics, Molecular and Clinical emphasis on practical training, whereby the student works Pharmacology, Evaluation of Drugs, General Pharmacology, as a professional apprentice in an established architectural PG Seminars and Dissertation on selected topic. The courses firm for almost the entire ninth semester. The final semester have been designed with basic subjects in Pharmaceutical consists of a complete real-life architectural project handled Sciences for the first six semesters, and the last four semesters 35
  • 36. are designed with a view to prepare the students for wide variety on techniques and tools for exploration of earth resources is of research-oriented studies, which have a bearing to ongoing imparted through adequate exposure to courses such as and futuristic programmes. The students, thus, will have an Engineering Geology, Ground Water Geology, Remote exposure to masters’ courses, since such an exposure will Sensing & GIS, Environmental Geology and eventually become necessary for an advanced level Micropaleontology, that have immediate industrial and understanding of Pharmaceutical Sciences and Technology, environmental importance. The teaching in Applied Geology leading to optimised user friendly therapeutic systems, and is backed up by excellent computational and laboratory will prepare the students for excellent placement in the ever facilities e.g. X-ray Fluorescence Spectrometer, Laser– developing Pharmaceutical industry. Raman Probe, Total Organic Carbon Analyzer, a Gas source stable-isotope Mass Spectrometer, to name a few. 3.6 FIVE-YEAR M.Sc. INTEGRATED COURSES The curricula of M. Sc. in Applied Geology provides the 40. APPLIED GEOLOGY opportunity of becoming specialized in the field of interest by Ever since the Earth System originated, it has been evolving taking appropriate courses in the fourth and final years. through a series of complex dynamic processes. Students get ample opportunities to get themselves acquain Understanding and modeling these processes is quite ted with modern research methodologies while working for challenging and exciting. These complex processes lead to their Masters’ dissertation during the last two semesters. picturesque landscapes; more importantly, they also result Exposures to industries and R & D activities are provided in local scale enrichment of various metallic, non-metallic, through summer training. water and fuel resources that have been the backbone of Students get excellent job opportunity in the Cement, Oil and the human civilization. On the flip side, Catastrophic events Natural Gas and Mining sectors, and also Research like earthquakes, volcanic eruptions, landslides represent the Laboratories. Our graduates excel in higher studies abroad, sinister side of these processes. Geology and Geophysics, most of them being well placed in R&D sectors and the two sub-disciplines of Earth Science, have the common Universities in the US, UK and other developed countries. goals of understanding the origin of Earth vis-à-vis the solar system, of quantifying the Earth’s evolutionary processes, 41. APPLIED MATHEMATICS searching for Earth Resources and predicting and mitigating This programme has been designed to provide the students a natural and anthropogenic disasters and hazards. Geology rigorous training in Mathematical thinking through carefully primarily involves studying the Earth processes through direct designed curriculum structure and courses, the students will sampling of earth materials like rocks, soils, water and get to study various topics of Pure and Applied Mathematics vegetation in the field and devising sophisticated laboratory along with getting the training in software tools which will methods and tools for interpretation of results. The primary equip them better to compete for GATE/NET and take research objective of Geophysics is to probe the inaccessible depths as a career. The programme will also enable the students to of the Earth for understanding its ‘anatomy’ on the basis of compete better in the job market in the software industry. bulk physical (electrical, magnetic, electromagnetic, gravitational, elastic and visco-elastic) properties and 42. APPLIED PHYSICS phenomena, such as electrical, magnetic, electromagnetic The course aims at nurturing students interested in carrying and gravitational properties, and propagation of elastic waves out advanced studies in Applied Physics – both theoretical through its interior. All this requires sophisticated and experimental. The stress will be application oriented in instrumentation and rigorous mathematical tools. Engineering, technology, industry and medicine. A balanced The Department of Geology and Geophysics of IIT Kharagpur and uniform course structure and syllabus has been drawn offers five-year integrated M.Sc. programs (unique in the by the Department which include undergraduate core courses country) in both the disciplines, imparting training on applied in basic sciences, engineering graphics, computers and aspects of Earth Science. workshop practices to be offered in the first two semesters of the ten-semester programme. Students will also be Core courses in Applied Geology enable students to develop exposed to comprehensive courses in computers, computer expertise in the study of minerals, rocks, fossils and ores. graphics, humanities, social sciences, mathematics, Students are imparted laboratory and field training (a total of chemistry, computational Seismology, etc. apart from various 18 weeks of field work) under this program. Apart from courses in pure and Applied Physics. In addition, the students disseminating information, emphasis is given to acquisition are required to undertake one of the engineering courses of basic tools for quantification of processes. Modern courses being offered currently by the various other departments of focusing on crust-mantle interaction, mountain building the Institute. They are also to take part in co-curricular processes, global climatic changes, basin analysis, low- activities in all the even semesters. Besides they will also be temperature Geochemistry, water-rock interaction, isotope required to opt for three elective physics courses, deliver Geology, mineralogical spectroscopy are devised to expose three seminars and take up two projects on experimental/ the students to frontier areas of research. Rigorous training theoretical physics of contemporary importance. 36
  • 37. 43. CHEMISTRY will have capabilities to identify real world problems as they emerge, articulate an appropriate mix of economic and This programme prepares the students for modern day technological solutions, and design policies to implement research in chemical sciences by providing them, besides them instead of depending exclusively on known solutions. an in-depth education in chemistry, adequate training in mathematics, physics, computers and engineering sciences. Such students will be in great demand in international and In the first two semesters of their stay in the programme, national business and consultancy organizations, multinational they take the same courses as their fellow engineering corporations, firms dealing with information technology, students. During the course, they are trained to do frontline banking and financial sectors, conventional government research in interdisciplinary areas, which include materials departments, and administrative services. They will also be in science, environmental science and molecular biology, in a position to compete with students from the best known addition to traditional topics in chemistry. foreign and Indian institutions in pursuing further research work. 44. ECONOMICS IIT Kharagpur offers an excellent opportunity for exceptionally bright students to get admitted to a five year integrated M.Sc. IIT Kanpur offers for the first time a unique five year integrated programme in economics, a unique programme in IIT system. M.Sc. program in Economics. It was conceptualized with a This holistic programme is being offered by the Department need to combine training in technology related issues with of Humanities and Social Sciences, which has a multi- economics. Currently many students with engineering disciplinary character, with the involvement of sister degrees seek additional training in economics to make them departments like Mathematics, Industrial Engineering and more efficient professionals. Similarly many engineering and Management, Computer Science and Engineering, management consultancy firms find it necessary to attract Architecture and Regional Planning, and Vinod Gupta School professionals that are well versed in both technological and of Management. The common programme in the first two economical skills. semesters would make the students efficient in developing Contemporary developments in materials research, verbal and quantitative abilities with a scientific approach. telecommunications, information technology, biotechnology Thereafter, students would be given a thorough and intense as well as the sustainable development of nonrenewable exposure to economic theory, analytical tools, mathematical resources necessitate an interaction between economics and techniques and applied econometric models with adequate technology. Even, conventional service areas, such as stress on interpretations of the results along with their socio- banking and finance, have also undergone rapid and economic implications. Theory classes will be supplemented fundamental changes, both in terms of products and by lab practices, projects, industrial training and seminars. The processes, due to the development of information technology course would succeed in establishing a synergy between and computational skills. Similarly commercialization of technology and economics to understand the real world modern technology (from laboratory to the market) involves situation more accurately and intensely. a whole gamut of patents, intellectual property rights, Through a suitable choice of professional electives, students investment planning pricing contracts and so on. Therefore, can specialize in selected streams like environmental a synthetic understanding of technology and economics will economics, quantitative economics, business economics with provide the students with an enduring expertise. provisions for super specialization in certain chosen fields under The program provides courses in basic science, engineering, the streams. At the same time, ambitious and hard working and computational methods in the first two years. The rest of students can earn a minor in areas like mathematics and the program offers extensive training in economic theory, computing, statistics, industrial engineering and management. econometric and quantitative techniques, industrial The new breed of economists specially trained for problem economics, development trade, and infrastructure solving purposes are expected to be in high demand in industry, economics, environmental economics. The student will be institutions of higher learning and research, both at home and able to take specialized courses in areas that interface with abroad, in the increasingly globalized world of tomorrow. technology. For example, the areas covered will be 45. EXPLORATION GEOPHYSICS economics of information technology, economics of biotechnology, economics of research and development, The primary objective of Geophysics is to probe the inaccessible multinational enterprises, transport economics, water depths of the Earth for understanding its anatomy on the basis resources economics, health economics and health care of bulk physical (electrical, magnetic, electromagnetic, policy, computational finance, environmental impact gravitational, elastic and visco-elastic) properties and assessment, economics of regulation, economics of phenomena, and the propagation of elastic waves through its intellectual property rights, and law, technology and public interior. All this requires sophisticated instrumentation and the policy. Every student who gets a M.Sc degree in Economics application of rigorous mathematical techniques. 37
  • 38. The Department of Geology and Geophysics at I.I.T. Kharagpur advanced level research career in Mathematics, Computer offers a 5-year integrated M.Sc. programme in Exploration Science, Statistics, or Operations Research and subsequently Geophysics. This programme covers fundamental courses join teaching/research positions in industry, government or on Solid Earth Geophysics, Geophysical field Theory and academia. Exploration Techniques with special emphasis on mathematical and computational tools. Electrical, 47. MATHEMATICS AND SCIENTIFIC COMPUTING Electromagnetic, Gravity and Seismic methods of exploration The development of mathematics has always affected all are covered in great details. Rigorous training in earthquake human endeavor, including the computing technology. Today, Seismology and Seismic Tomography, Geophysical Signal the nature of mathematics and the way mathematicians think Processing, Nuclear Geophysics is an integral part of the are also being affected significantly because of the fast curriculum in this programme. Students and Exploration changing trends in computing technology. Modern Geophysics undergo rigorous field training that involves use Mathematics has a significant computing component that is of various equipment and acquisition of data in the field. State- essential in vast areas of scientific and industrial activities. of-the-art equipment in Geophysics include 48-Channel Reflection, Refraction and Engineering Seismograph, Broad This programme provides a rigorous training in mathematical Band Seismograph, Strong Motion Accelerographs, VLFEM, thinking and the analytical capability needed in present-day Gravimeter, Magnetometer Resistively Meter and radiation scientific computing. Through a carefully designed sequence measurement equipment. A Global Seismological Observatory of compulsory and elective courses, the programme enables is commissioned in the department. a student to specialize in the area of his/her choice, be it pure mathematics, applied mathematics, statistics, or Students get ample opportunities to get themselves computing and development of mathematical software. acquainted with modern research methodologies while working for their Masters’ dissertation during the last two A graduate of this programme would have a broad based semesters. Exposures to Industries and R&D activities are training in computational techniques, mathematical modeling, provided through summer training. simulation, probabilistic and statistical tools, and will be equipped to make significant contributions in academic Students get excellent job opportunities in the Cement, Oil & research/teaching, or to pursue a meaningful career in public/ Natural Gas and Mining sectors, and also Research private sector undertakings or in R&D organizations. Laboratories. Our graduates excel in higher studies abroad, 48. PHYSICS most of them being well placed in R&D sectors and Universities in US, UK and other developed countries. This course is designed to produce students capable of pursuing advanced studies in theoretical and experimental 46. MATHEMATICS AND COMPUTING physics as well as handling problems related to applications The 5-year integrated M.Sc. course in Mathematics and of physics in engineering, technology, industry and medicine. Computing course is designed to provide strong foundation in This is achieved by making use of a well-balanced course both mathematics and Computer Science. It attempts to structure consisting of undergraduate core courses in basic integrate important topics of mathematics such as Numerical sciences, engineering sciences, technical arts, and workshop Analysis, Logic, Discrete Structures, Statistics and Operations practice. In addition, students are required to study courses Research with theory and practice in Computer Science and in computer science, humanities and social sciences, etc. In Software technology. The programme covers courses on the final years of the programme, the students can opt for fundamental mathematical topics such as Real and Functional specialized courses in advanced physics and they have to Analysis, Topology Linear and Modern Algebra, Number Theory work for projects related to current problems in experimental and Graph Theory. In addition to these, extensive theory and/or and theoretical physics. laboratory courses are included covering Numerical and Non- 3.7 FIVE-YEAR BS and MS DUAL DEGREE numerical Computing, Algorithms, Data Structure and file COURSE organization, Systems Programming, Compiler Design, Operating Systems, Data base systems, Computer simulation 49. PHYSICS and logic programming. Courses like Object-oriented programming, Image and vision computing, computational A new five-year integrated Dual Degree, B.S. plus M.S. in geometry, Computer graphics, Symbolic computation, Artificial Physics, has been introduced by IIT Madras. This special intelligence, Software design theory, Parallel algorithms, etc. course is designed impart an exciting curriculum in the are available as electives. Besides, the students have to foundations and applications of Physics to students who complete three projects as part of the curriculum. would become distinguished scientists and/or leaders in the academic world or play a lead role in pure and applied research The students completing this course get lucrative placements and development in interdisciplinary areas which requires a in top notch software industries engaged in design, strong background in Physics. Students would get accelerated development and research. Many students also go for exposure to advanced principles and applications in a 38
  • 39. curriculum format that is carefully paced to make 3.9 FIVE-YEAR M.TECH. INTEGRATED comprehensive learning an exciting and fulfilling experience. COURSES A strong research component in the final year will be a stimulating component of this program. 52. GEOLOGICAL TECHNOLOGY 3.8 FIVE-YEAR M.SC. TECH INTEGRATED This course is intended to train the students in different COURSE aspects of the pure and applied aspects of Geology in an integrated manner. The emphasis of the course will be on 50. APPLIED GEOLOGY Applied Geology. The main objective is to impart the latest technological advancements in the filed of Applied Geology. The Department of Applied Geology of ISMU, Dhanbad is the The training will focus on developing the capability to apply pioneering centre of teaching and advanced research in the knowledge in the exploration of natural resources. “Applied Geology” in India. Established in 1926 with the Following branches of Applied Geology will be given special fundamental objective, of education and training for attention: Petroleum Exploration, Remote Sensing and professional careers in the field of Applied Geology, the trained Geographic Information System, Ground Water Exploration, graduates of the Department, by virtue of their high professional Mineral Exploration, Engineering Geology, Natural Disaster ability and skill, have always been in the mainstream of the Mitigation and Environmental Geology. A special feature of Nation’s mineral exploration and development programmes. the course will be the training of the students in Geophysical The Department hosts well-equipped laboratories and the Exploration and Well Logging. Some new courses being state-of-art analytical facilities for training and advanced introduced for the first time are: Brittle Tectonics, Fluid research in the field of Applied Geology. The laboratories of Inclusion, Petroleum Prospect Evaluation, Environmental the other sister Departments (Applied Geophysics, Mining Geochemistry, Instrumentation in Geochemical Analysis and Engineering and Petroleum Engineering and Mineral Cross Section Balancing. Engineering) complement the facilities that make the courses of study in Applied Geology unique at ISMU. (In addition to the There has been a spurt of activity in the county in Petroleum specialized course of study, the Department is also engaged Exploration. A number of companies in the private sector as in providing industry based executive development well as in public sector have been actively engaged in oil programmes and consultancy services). exploration, both onshore and offshore. Besides, in the next decade it seems there will be a tremendous growth in IT related Considering the increasing demand of trained manpower in geosciences sector. India is well poised to become an the field of Geology, the Department is reintroducing its 5- international hub for global geological database generation, year integrated M.Sc. Programme in Applied Geology. processing and interpretation, and a centre for geoscientific manpower outsourcing. The M.Tech. course aims to focus 51. APPLIED GEOPHYSICS on all these aspects and gear up to the challenges to provide This is a multi-disciplinary programme with inputs from adequate training to the students. All this require a large Geology, Physics, Mathematics, Electronics and Computer resource of trained manpower. The five-year integrated M.Tech. Sciences. Basic and advanced papers on Exploration programme, with its high level of quality training, will go a long Geophysics with special emphasis on hydrocarbon way in meeting the needs of trained geologists in the future. exploration including exploration for gas hydrates and coal 53. GEOPHYSICAL TECHNOLOGY bed methane are taught. A significant part of the programme is devoted to Solid Earth Geophysics and Earthquake The Five year Integrated M.Tech. Programme in Applied Seismology. The programme gives equal emphasis on each Geophysics is aimed at training the students in different unit of exploration activity, viz, acquisition, processing and aspects of Geophysical Technology in an integrated manner. interpretation. Training in the filed constitutes an integral The emphasis of the course will be on Applied Geophysics. programme arranged by the Department with leading Oil and The aim is to train the students in the latest technological Mineral Industries besides its rigorous in-campus and field advancements in the field of Applied Geophysics. The training training activity organized by the Department. will focus on developing the capability to acquire, process and interpret geophysical data. The course will aim at training The Department is actively engaged in R&D activities with the students in seismology, petroleum geophysics, mineral major areas of research such as Exploration for Gas Hydrates exploration, groundwater exploration, geotechnical and Coal Bed Methane, Magneto Telluric Studies, investigation, environmental geophysics and borehole Geophysical Signal Processing, Earthquake Seismology, geophysics. A special feature of the course will be the training Petrophysics, Remote Sensing and Gravity Magnetic Studies. of the students in Geophysical Inversion, and Geophysical Data Processing and Interpretation. Presently students with Applied Geophysics degree have excellent job opportunity with leading oil companies in India Due to increase in the exploration activity in oil sector, a and abroad. number of companies in the public and private sector have 39
  • 40. been actively engaged in oil exploration, both onshore and of modern Industrial Chemistry while developing expertise offshore. The activity in exploration is expected to intensify in some areas of their choice. further resulting in increased demand of trained personnel. A number of other companies in the IT sector are also taking 56. MATHEMATICS AND COMPUTING up work related to processing and interpretation of This is a new programme which replaces and upgrades five- Geophysical data, related mainly to oil sector. All this require year integrated M.Sc. in Mathematics and Computer a large resource of trained manpower. The five-year Applications. The objectives of the programme are to train integrated M.Tech. programme in Applied Geophysics, with students to handle problems in industries and government its high level of quality training, will go a long way in meeting organizations through the combined use of mathematical and the needs of trained geophysicists in the future. computer techniques. The programme imparts the necessary 54. ENGINEERING PHYSICS knowledge of numerical and computational techniques, various topics in computer science, mathematical modeling, The Five Year Integrated M.Tech. in Engineering Physics will simulation, probabilistic and statistical tools and trains them train young students in the areas of Space Physics, Plasma to develop their own computer software for several Physics, and Fibre Optics. Courses in Solid State Physics, applications which they may come across in their professional Quantum Mechanics, Thermodynamics, Statistical career. Some of the typical courses in the programme are Mechanics, Materials Physics, MHD, Applied Nuclear computer architecture, computer graphics, image processing, Science, and Remote sensing will be included. In addition DBMS, programming languages, theory of automata, parallel the courses from other Engineering Departments e.g. algorithms, optimization methods and applications, Electronics Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Computer statistical methods and algorithms, neural computing, fuzzy Science & Engineering, Materials Science & Technology will sets and applications, scientific visualization, etc. also be included. Thus the training imparted to the students will be broad based, employment-oriented and will cover the 57. POLYMER SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY frontline areas. The ever-increasing industrial demand for polymers and their We are looking at students with exceptional abilities who will products have generated a rapidly growing demand for ultimately provide sustainable competitive advantage to the qualified manpower in the area of polymer science and Indian industry in the area of design and manufacturing of engineering. The academic institutions, R&D organizations, new products in the increasingly globalised economic and user industry dealing with polymers/plastics and environment in modern science and technology. Students composites need a large number of quality scientists and will have employment opportunities with ISRO laboratories, engineers specializing in polymer science and technology. VSSC, PRL, NPL, Defence Science, Telecom Service, To fill-in this need, a five-year integrated M.Tech. programme Industries apart from teaching institutions. in Polymer Science and Technology is offered at the 55. INDUSTRIAL CHEMISTRY Saharanpur campus of IIT Roorkee. This programme is a blend of basic sciences, engineering and polymer science Modern chemical industries make synergistic use of and technology. The students will be exposed to various chemistry, chemical technology, and chemical information aspects of science and technology of polymers, their technology. This programme focuses on training students synthesis, characterization, testing, processing, and for such national and international industrial manpower applications in nanotechnology, aerospace, electronics, etc. requirements. Keeping this in view, in the first two years of the programme the students will study courses in graduate The first year of this programme is common with that of the level Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, and applications of first year of B.Tech. programmes. The second year is devoted computer and information technology to chemical and to basic sciences, viz. physics, chemistry, mathematics, and engineering problems. Concurrently they will also be required engineering sciences. The third to fifth year of the programme to study basic chemical, electronics and electrical engineering covers the courses on polymer science, technology, courses. In the third year, the students will take applied engineering, and elective courses from different departments chemistry courses emphasizing different areas of Industrial of the Institute. The strong flavour of chemical engineering, Chemistry. Subsequently in the fourth year, the students get mathematics, and engineering sciences makes this basic inputs in frontier areas of Chemistry such as Drug programme unique in its structure and utilitarian in its design, Bio and Chemi-informatics, Corrosion and employment potential. Environmental sciences, High tech materials etc. and will 3.10 FIVE-YEAR M.TECH. DUAL DEGREE also be required to work for projects related to one of these COURSES areas. Based on this, in the last two semesters of the programme, students will study elective courses and work In addition to the 4-year B.Tech. degree programmes, some for their M.Tech. Dissertations. Students of this programme dual degree (B.Tech. & M.Tech.) programmes are also available. would thus have a broad training over different related areas The salient features of the dual degree programmes are: 40
  • 41. Two degrees (B.Tech. & M.Tech.) will be given at the imaging would provide a unique set of skills and the students end of 5 years, but the requirements for B.Tech. degree can take challenging tasks in interdisciplinary areas. will not be completed at the end of the 4th year. The Department of Applied Mechanics has been offering Up to second year, the courses will be common with the M.Tech degree for the last 40 years. Students from various corresponding 4-year B.Tech. programme. Third year Engineering colleges with background in Aerospace onwards electives for dual degree students will be in the Engineering, Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, area of their M.Tech. specialization. Naval Architecture and Electrical Engineering are admitted to the programme. Due to the interdisciplinary character of Project work will start in summer of 4th year and extend the Applied Mechanics Department, the student who through the 5th year (14 months). graduates with the M.Tech degree in Applied Mechanics are 58. AEROSPACE ENGINEERING much sought after in core jobs by organizations like GE, Philips, Siemens, Johnson and Johnson, IBM, GM, TATA etc. A similar Aerospace engineers are concerned with the design, analysis, trend is also expected for the graduates from the Dual Degree construction, testing and operation of flight vehicles. The basic programme of Applied Mechanics. Applied Mechanics courses are based on the fundamentals of Fluid Dynamics, department also provides an excellent environment that Materials Science, Structural Analysis and Development of nurtures the students who wish to pursue a research career. Computer Software. The M.Tech. programme has common core in the areas of Aerodynamics, Aerospace Technology, 60. AGRICULTURAL AND FOOD ENGINEERING Design, Propulsion and Structures. A number of electives WITH M.TECH. IN ANY OF THE LISTED are available for specialization in areas related to Aerospace SPECIALIZATIONS Engineering. Project work of fourteen months duration will be The department offers seven specializations under the Dual in one of the areas of Design, Analysis and Control of modern degree programme. A comprehensive coverage of all aircrafts, space vehicles, engines and flight machines. essential aspects of Agricultural & Food Engineering will be Modern experimental facilities are available for project work. provided in the first three years. A dual degree student has IIT Bombay offers the following four specializations in the the flexibility to opt for anyone of the following M.Tech. dual degree programme: Aerodynamics; Aerospace specializations based on his/her own choice and performance Propulsion; Aerospace Structures; and Dynamics and at the end of the third year: Control. Initially, the students are admitted to Aerospace (i) Farm Machinery & Power Engineering program. Choice of specialization is to be made at the end of 6th semester. The award of M.Tech. specialization (ii) Soil and Water Conservation Engineering is based on satisfying requirements in terms of specialization (iii) Dairy and Food Engineering electives. In case these requirements are not satisfied, (iv) Water Resources Development and Management M.Tech. degree in Aerospace Engineering without specialization will be awarded. (v) Aquacultural Engineering 59. AEROSPACE ENGINEERING WITH M.TECH. IN (vi) Agricultural Systems and Management APPLIED MECHANICS WITH SPECIALIZATIONS (vii) Post Harvest Engineering IN BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING The course in Farm Machinery & Power aims at developing As we head into the new millennium, the ability to gather and and disseminating engineering knowledge and skills for the apply new scientific knowledge from diverse areas will mechanization of farm operations, utilization of farm power constitute skills critical for the students. With this foresight, and alternative energy resources in sustainable agricultural and by virtue of its interdisciplinary composition, the production and environmental management. It also focuses Department of Applied Mechanics, IIT Madras, has introduced on design and automation of farm machines and operations a unique interdisciplinary Dual Degree programme with various for precision agriculture with emphasis on ergonomics, safety Departments. The program with Aerospace Department is and health. expected to cater to the exponential demand of biomedical engineers in Indian and International aerospace industries. The course in Soil and Water Conservation Engineering aims at developing and disseminating knowledge and skills for At the end of successful completion of 5 years, the student the conservation and management of soil and water will be offered a B.Tech degree in Aerospace Engineering resources to attain sustainable agricultural production by and an M.Tech degree in Applied Mechanics with applying engineering principles of hydrology and design of specialization in Biomedical Engineering. With basic soil and water conservation, irrigation and drainage knowledge in Aerospace Engineering and a specialized structures. An extensive exposure is given on techniques of knowledge in the area of biomedical instrumentation, remote sensing for land and water resources and numerical biomechanics, quantitative physiology and biomedical methods in water resource engineering. 41
  • 42. The course in Dairy and Food Engineering aims at developing viz. Bioinformatics, Immunology, Nano-biotechnology, IPR in knowledge and technical know-how in food science and biotechnology and the like. engineering for industrial production of dairy and food products. To meet the technological demands of dairy and The main objective of the programme is to generate new food industries, the major emphasis is given on mathematical brand of students with the knowledge of both biology and modeling and simulation of food processing operations for engineering who can deal with the problems related to the the design of machines and optimization of processes. biotechnological industries, R&D organizations and they may also be outstanding input to the academic institutions. The course in Water Resources Development and Management has been designed to develop and disseminate 62. BIOCHEMICAL ENGINEERING AND knowledge and skills for the development and management BIOTECHNOLOGY of water resources in regions of varying geology, topography, The course as offered by IIT Delhi is designed to provide the and climate by applying the engineering principles and students a balanced education in various science and techniques of hydrology, remote sensing, GIS, irrigation water engineering subjects that covers a wide range of disciplines. management, system analysis, and mathematical modeling. It relies heavily on bioprocess engineering, chemical The course in Aquacultural Engineering aims at imparting engineering and downstream processing. Due emphasis is knowledge and skills for the development of aquacultural given to biochemistry, microbiology, molecular biology and facilities and production of fish by applying the engineering genetic engineering. The main objective of the programme principles and practices to aquaculture. To meet the demand is to equip the students with the capability of innovation, of fisheries and several other organizations dealing with the analysis, design and optimal operation of the processes in engineering aspects of aquaculture, the students are trained which biochemical catalysis has a fundamental and in fishery biology, Open channel hydraulics and coastal irreplaceable role. engineering, planning and design of aquacultural projects, Main features of this programme include the study of biological aquacultural facilities and equipment, aquacultural systems sciences with a unified cell concept in a quantitative manner- analysis, fish processing and fishing crafts and gears. a shift in the learning concepts of chemical engineering from The course in Agricultural Systems and Management aims classical unit operations to transport phenomena. at imparting knowledge and technical know-how for Practice School (optional) in the last semester is designed augmenting and sustaining agricultural productivity in the to develop student’s ability to apply the knowledge of perspectives of limiting resources, degrading environment, biochemical engineering to the problems of industry that and increasing demand for agricultural produce by applying would accelerate one’s professional development. Projects the principles and practices of the systems approach to may include solution of various problems concerning sterility, agricultural management. The programme has an optimum bioreactor productivity, recombinant cell’s stability, wastewater mix of agricultural science, engineering and management treatment, etc. Solution of such problems may result in courses with built-in flexibility through a large number of emergence of alternate designs and integration of technology. elective subjects. The broad based education and integrated study of the The course in Post Harvest Engineering is designed to impart biological sciences with engineering arts and sciences knowledge and technical know-how to Agricultural/ prepare the students for a variety professional careers like Mechanical/Chemical/Biochemical engineers for developing Planning, production and management of bioprocess high value agricultural produce and products by applying the industries such as foods, pharmaceuticals, organic chemicals engineering principles and practices of post-harvest and pollution control; industrial R&D; Academic research in processing and preservation of grains, fruits, vegetables and applied biological sciences and biochemical engineering; products of plantation crops. The areas include all operations Science and technology planning. from harvesting to consumption of food products and utilization of the resultant by-products. 63. BIOENGINEERING WITH M.TECH IN BIOMEDICAL TECHNOLOGY 61. BIOCHEMICAL ENGINEERING The dual degree programme aims at integrating the engineering The dual degree course in Biochemical Engineering principles and technology to analyze and solve biological and emphasizes mainly on the emerging input to engineering medical problems. The course also bridges the gap between aspects of biotechnology. It relies heavily on Enzyme the Biomedical Sciences and Engineering & Technology. The Engineering, Bioreactor Design, Chemical Engineering, Down program is designed to nurture the students’ inherent curiosity Stream Processing and Bioseparation Engineering. Due and to provide them strong scientific and technical base, to importance is given to Microbiology, Biochemistry, Molecular develop skills to upgrade and apply their knowledge to serve Biology, Genetic Engineering and Microbial/Plant/Animal the ever expanding requirement of Bioengineers and Biomedical Biotechnology. The importance will also be given to new areas Technologists in Industry, Hospitals and R&D organizations. 42
  • 43. The students admitted to the dual degree programme, will 66. CERAMIC ENGINEERING get theoretical and practical training in the subjects like Basic Sciences, Computer Applications, Engineering Drawing, The theory and practical subjects for Four-Year B.Tech. Biology with special emphasis on Human Anatomy/ Program and Five-Year B.Tech.-M.Tech. dual degree Physiology, Microbiology, Biochemistry, Electronic Devices program in Ceramic Engineering are identical up to the 3rd and Circuits, Microcontroller and Microprocessor, Polymer year. It lays down the foundation of knowledge for processing, Technology, Biomaterials, Composite and Nano-materials, manufacturing and characterization of whole range of ceramic Biomechanics, Control Biomedical Instrumentation. The materials and products. During 4th and 5th years of the dual students will be also exposed to the research environment degree programme, the candidates will have option of through the project and dissertation work in the frontier areas selecting elective courses in the specialized branches of of Bioengineering & Biomedical Technology. Ceramic Engineering as well as the topic of the Post graduate dissertation work. These specialized areas are pottery, 64. BIOTECHNOLOGY porcelain and heavy clay ware, cement technology, refractory technology, glass and glass ceramic technology, electronic The basic features of the B.Tech. curriculum mentioned ceramics, engineering ceramics, ceramic coatings, bio earlier in this brochure are also applicable to this programme. ceramics etc. The graduates with this dual degree will have In addition, the dual degree programme prepares the student potential for working in industrial organizations. There will be for research in frontier areas of Biotechnology. The curriculum ample opportunities for higher studies and employment in for the first five semesters is identical to the B.Tech. Research and Development Organizations and Academic programme in Biotechnology, but this programme provides Institutions in India and abroad. a better well-grounded development in Biotechnology through specialized courses and a dedicated research project in the 67. CHEMICAL ENGINEERING final year. Further, the electives offered for the dual degree programme are more varied and numerous compared to the The major thrust of this dual degree course in Chemical B.Tech. curriculum. Engineering at IIT Bombay, Delhi, Kanpur, Kharagpur, and Madras is to prepare an incumbent for advanced applications The Department offers state-of-the-art facilities to conduct in industry, R&D, and academics. The course imparts research in areas such as Bioprocesses, Computational advanced concepts in specialized areas such as, computer- Biology, Medical Genetics and Biomedical aspects, and aided process engineering, intelligent automation and control, others, with a focus toward Cardiovascular Healthcare, a advanced separation processes, interfacial science, high current research thrust in the Department. The students are temperature technology and combustion, multiphase encouraged to do their final year projects in the above areas. systems, biosystems engineering, nanosciences etc. A student with this degree is adequately equipped for taking ‘Hands On’ experience in working in such exciting areas will up challenges in the newer areas in chemical engineering. certainly hone the research skills of students in the Dual Degree programme, who would be better prepared for 68. CHEMICAL ENGINEERING WITH M.TECH. IN placement and entrepreneurial opportunities in the research- HYDROCARBON ENGINEERING intensive biotechnology industry and for taking up graduate study in any world-class academic institution. This dual degree 5-year integrated B.Tech. (Chemical Engineering) and M.Tech. (Hydrocarbon Engineering) 65. BIOTECHNOLOGY AND BIOCHEMICAL programme at IIT Roorkee caters to the needs of the ENGINEERING hydrocarbon sector - petroleum and natural gas - as also the petrochemical, chemical and allied industries. With the new This course is an extension of the 4-year B.Tech. Programme. oil and gas finds in the country and the availability of large The course gives special emphasis on professional subjects, reserves of natural gas hydrates in the off-shore sea bed such as Recombinant DNA Technology, Immunotechnology, regions, the importance of hydrocarbon (petroleum and Immobilization Technology, Biotechnology of Plant natural gas) as an energy source and raw material for the Metabolites, Bioseparation, Bioprocess Plant and Equipment production of chemicals has risen manifold. Design, etc., in addition to the subjects covered in 4-year B.Tech. programme. It also includes special laboratory The students admitted to this programme will be taught all classes in the above areas. the chemical engineering courses of normal B.Tech. (Chemical Engineering) programme and the additional The Courses offered in the 5th year instill confidence and courses on the upstream (exploration, reservoir engineering, competence in areas of recombinant therapeutics, diagnostics, pretreatment and transport of hydrocarbons) and the Bio processed food, new generation drug development etc. downstream (treatment, storage, refining, secondary and The project work enables hand-on exposure and research tertiary processing) processes and operations including planning necessary for a modern bio-industries or related R&D. blending and transport. There will be common teaching and Both B.Tech. and M.Tech. degrees will be given in the same area. examination scheme for B.Tech. (Chemical Engineering) and 43
  • 44. the dual degree programmes. The students will be exposed the students to provide a strong foundation in Civil Engineering to petroleum geology, oil and gas exploration techniques, at the undergraduate level, and then learn specialized skills and reservoir engineering, oil and gas processing during the first acquire advanced knowledge in one or more areas of Civil seven semesters. They will undergo an eight week training Engineering. The demand for Civil Engineering with advanced at one of the refineries/gas and oil processing facilities. From training beyond the B.Tech. level is increasing. A stage may be seventh semester, the students will be exposed to courses reached soon when a masters degree would be almost a on hydrocarbon processing, analysis, modeling and necessity for meaningful contribution as a Civil Engineering simulation, operation processes, catalytic processes, process professional. This program addresses this emerging need by integration, oil and gas transportation, etc. The dissertation offering both undergraduate and postgraduate level education work during the tenth semester will involve detailed project in an efficient, compact and meaningful manner. work on an important topic related to hydrocarbon In order to make this course useful and flexible, a student engineering. There will be enough electives to provide would be able to choose an appropriate topic for M.Tech. thesis, flexibility and choice of courses to the students. and the masters level courses would be primarily based on This programme will expose the students to the exploration the student’s interest and thesis topic. There are seven different of natural gas and its hydrates, exploitation and transport of specializations in the Civil Engineering Department at IIT the gas, their processing and design. The programme offers Kanpur, i.e. Environmental Engineering, Engineering extensive exposure of CAD and simulation software for the Geosciences, Geoinformatics, Geotechnical Engineering, advanced training of the students. Environmental protection Hydraulics and Water Resources Engineering, Structural and energy efficient processing shall form an integral part of Engineering, and Transportation Systems Engineering. The the curriculum. The programme will have intensive student would get the opportunity to credit courses cutting collaborative instructional and laboratory arrangements with across these specializations, and develop a broad view and the National Research Laboratories and the user hydrocarbon specialized knowledge in different areas of Civil Engineering. industries/organizations. The student undergoing this This would be conducive to acquiring in-depth knowledge in programme shall have enough opportunities for placement. more than one specific area. The main aim of this program is to produce professionals who can take leadership roles 69. CHEMICAL ENGINEERING WITH M.TECH. IN globally, equipped with in-depth knowledge in more than one PROCESS SYSTEMS DESIGN AND ENGINEERING specific area of Civil Engineering. The present day competitive environment requires modern 71. CIVIL ENGINEERING WITH M.TECH IN APPLIED chemical plants, petrochemical complexes, and petroleum MECHANICS IN ANY OF THE LISTED refineries to operate at high levels of productivity, efficiency, SPECIALIZATIONS capacity utilization, process and environment safety, and energy conservation. It has therefore become inevitable for As we head into the new millennium, the ability to gather and chemical engineers to apply the concepts of Process System apply new scientific knowledge from diverse areas will Engineering to generate flexible and cost effective designs constitute skills critical for the students. With this foresight and be competitive in operation. This specialization has been and by virtue of interdisciplinary nature, the Department of designed with its prime focus on an integrated systems Applied Mechanics, IIT Madras, has introduced a unique approach to Process Design and Engineering. interdisciplinary Dual Degree programme with various Departments. Advanced courses in the programme will enable the students to acquire adequate knowledge and develop skills in key At the end of successful completion of 5 years, the student areas of Process System Design and Engineering such as will be offered a B.Tech degree in Civil Engineering and an Process Synthesis, Simulation and Design, Optimization, M.Tech degree in Applied Mechanics. As of now the Civil Control, Safety and Energy Integration. The students will have Engineering students are expected to specialize in Applied opportunities to work with, modern computer-based tools Mechanics in the area of Solid Mechanics / Fluid Mechanics (software packages) to solve large-scale problems of / Biomedical Engineering. Based on the students’ choice reasonable complexity. and performance records as well as availability of seats for each of the specializations, the students can choose the The graduates of this programme will have ample M.Tech specialization at the end of 7th semester. employment opportunities in consultancy and design organizations and other companies using modern tools of Basic knowledge in Civil Engineering and specialized automation for their production units. In addition, they would knowledge in the area of Solid Mechanics / Fluid Mechanics be very well suited for doctoral programmes and careers in / Biomedical Engineering would provide a unique combination Research and Development. and hence the students can take challenging tasks in 70. CIVIL ENGINEERING interdisciplinary areas. The Department of Applied Mechanics has been offering M.Tech degree for the last 40 years. The aim of this dual degree program at IIT Kanpur is to enable Students from various Engineering colleges with background 44
  • 45. in Aerospace Engineering, Civil Engineering, Mechanical basic knowledge of civil engineering and specialized training in Engineering, Naval Architecture and Electrical Engineering structural engineering, students will have in-depth knowledge are admitted to the programme. Due to the interdisciplinary of materials of construction, numerical techniques and IT character of the Applied Mechanics Department, the student applications to different types of problems such as Structures who graduates with the M.Tech degree in Applied Mechanics under random excitation, Fluid-structures under interaction, Shell are much sought after in core jobs by organizations like GE, structures, Composite structures, Biomechanics, Reinforced GM, TATA and also in software jobs such as TCS, Infosys, concrete members, Bridge structures, and Restoration of Cognizant etc. A similar trend is also expected for the structures. The programme is well designed to choose either graduates from the Dual Degree programme of Applied experimental or theoretical investigations including applications Mechanics. Applied Mechanics department also provides of computer in computer aided designs. an excellent environment that nurtures the students who wish After completing the programme, the students will feel to pursue a research career. confident both as a research scientist and professional civil 72. CIVIL ENGINEERING WITH M.TECH. IN engineer. INFRASTRUCTURAL CIVIL ENGINEERING 74. CIVIL ENGINEERING WITH M.TECH. IN ANY OF Infrastructure is seen as one of the key drivers for economic THE LISTED SPECIALIZATIONS growth the world over. In India, a large portion of the budget B.Tech. in Civil Engineering and M.Tech. (Dual Degree and a significant portion of the GDP (nearly 6%) is invested programme) will Structural Engineering specialization was in the infrastructure sector today. In the next six years, India started in the year 1999. With the successful launching of will be investing Rs. 3,20,000 crores for the development of this dual Degree programme, it has now been decided to infrastructure projects viz., roads, ports and harbours, extend this programme also with the specializations that are airports, pipe line etc. The boom in infrastrucsture investment offered for two-year M.Tech. programme. Accordingly has widened the gap between demand and supply of qualified students admitted under dual Degree programme will have and trained graduate engineers specialized in the area of options to join any of the specializations and will be able to Infrastructural Civil Engineering. Engineers specialized in exercise their options after Fourth Semester to select any of infrastructural engineering are therefore in great demand and the specializations listed. It is expected that the students will they have a key role to play in planning, design, construction, be in a better position to take a decision about the maintenance and asset management of the various specializations once they are in the programme. The infrastructure projects in the country in the years to come. programme is well designed to specialize a civil engineering The dual degree programme in Infrastructural Civil graduate in different areas of civil engineering through both Engineering at IIT Madras is an inter-disciplinary programme experimental and theoretical knowledge including which provides the students an opportunity to gain knowledge applications of computer in the design areas. and expertise to plan, design and manage various It is expected that with the basic knowledge in Civil infrastructure projects. The students will learn basics of Civil Engineering and specialized training in any of the fields listed, Engineering with additional exposure to advanced topics in students will have an in-depth knowledge to take up planning and design of infrastructure projects in the areas of challenges in future. After completing the programme, the transportation engineering, water resources, environmental students will feel confident both as research scientist and a engineering apart from construction, planning and professional specialized civil engineer. management. In addition, the students will also be exposed to courses in finance and management viz., infrastructure 75. COMPUTER SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING finance, infrastructure planning and management. The students will be facilitated to take up internships with reputed This course at IIT Bombay, Delhi, Kanpur, Madras, and IT, national and multi-national infrastructure firms to obtain hands BHU is concerned with the theoretical foundations of on experience in infrastructure planning and management. Computer Science, Programming, Engineering aspects of The current and future demand for infrastructure specialists the Design of Computers (both hardware and software) and is such that students specialized in Infrastructural Civil Application, Computer Communication and Networking, Engineering programme are likely to be presented with very Aspects of Information Technology, and Design of Computer lucrative and challenging job offers and also opportunities to based Control Systems. At the M.Tech. level the areas of pursue higher education at reputed institutions in India and specialization are Computer Design, Software Engineering, abroad, upon completion of this programme. VLSI Design, Expert Systems, Parallel Processing, and Sophisticated Computer Applications. General electives are 73. CIVIL ENGINEERING WITH M.TECH. IN offered in all the above areas. Final project of fourteen months STRUCTURAL ENGINEERING duration will be on a problem of relevance to Industry. M.Tech. (Dual Degree Programme) in Structural Engineering The dual degree programme at IIT Delhi allows students to has been started due to its high demand in the market. With the specialize in one or more areas of their interest developed 45
  • 46. during the first three years of the common undergraduate in all the diverse areas of Electrical Engineering, including programme and delve deeper into concepts and ideas that Electronic Circuits and Devices, Microprocessors, are of interest to industry and academic research, culminating Communications, Signal Processing, Electromagnetics, in a Master’s dissertation which may be publishable, whose Control, Power Systems, and Power Electronics, during the ideas may be patentable or even produce a product of interest first three years of the programme. The student is, thereafter, to industry. required to specialize in one of the major streams of Electrical Engineering by taking appropriate electives and carry out The dual degree course at IIT Kharagpur aims at providing independent thesis work. The streams available are, (a) strong foundation on different aspects of Computer Science Power and Control, (b) Information Systems, (c) and Engineering with emphasis on Computer Architecture, Microelectronics, VLSI and Display Technology, and (d) Compiler Design, Operating System, Computer Networks, Microwaves and Photonics. The stream of specialization is Design and Analysis of Algorithms, Automata and Formal decided on the basis of availability of seats, and the language Theory, Artificial Intelligence emerging trends and performance of the students in the first three years. Both its applications in different fields. B.Tech. and M.Tech. degrees will be awarded in Electrical The dual degree programme at IIT Madras prepare the Engineering. students in all aspects of computer Science and Engineering 78. ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING WITH M.TECH. IN with emphasis on programming, Engineering aspects of the APPLIED MECHANICS WITH SPECIALIZATION IN design of Computers (both hardware and software) and BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING applications, Computer Communications and Networking, aspects of Information Technology, and Design of Computer As we head into the new millennium, the ability to gather and based Control Systems. Advanced electives are offered in apply new scientific knowledge from diverse areas will all the above areas. Final project of fourteen months duration constitute skills critical for the students. With this foresight, on a specific topic has to be carried out. and by virtue of its interdisciplinary composition, the Department of Applied Mechanics, IIT Madras, has introduced Both B.Tech. and M.Tech. degrees will be given in Computer a unique interdisciplinary Dual Degree programme with Science and Engineering. various Departments. The programme with the Electrical 76. COMPUTER SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING WITH Engineering Department is expected to provide biomedical M.TECH. IN INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY engineers for the rapidly growing health care sector both Nationally and Internationally. Information Technology is a merger of computer and communication technologies. It also covers management At the end of successful completion of 5 years, the student techniques used in information handling and processing, its will be offered a B.Tech degree in Electrical Engineering and applications, computers and their interaction with man and an M.Tech degree in Applied Mechanic with specialization in machines and associated social, economic and cultural Biomedical Engineering. Basic knowledge in Electrical issues. Today, the Information Technology scenario in India Engineering and specialized knowledge in the areas of is at its peak and the objective is to make India an IT super biomedical instrumentation, biofeedback control systems, power. biomechanics, quantitative physiology and biomedical imaging would provide the student a unique combination and This dual degree programme in Computer Science and hence the students can take challenging tasks in Information Technology, offered by IIT Roorkee, aims at interdisciplinary areas. providing a strong foundation in different areas of Computer Science and Engineering through courses on Computer The Department of Applied Mechanics has been offering Architecture, Compiler Design, Operating Systems, M.Tech degree for the last 40 years. Students from various Computer Networks, Design and Analysis of Algorithms, Engineering colleges with background in Aerospace Microprocessor and Interfacing etc. In the last four semesters Engineering, Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, of the programme, a number of core and elective courses Naval Architecture and Electrical Engineering are admitted relevant to Information handling and processing have been to the programme. Due to the interdisciplinary character of introduced. These include Information Security, Multimedia the Applied Mechanics Department, the student who Technology, Mobile Computing, Data Mining, Neural Networks, graduates with the M.Tech degree in Applied Mechanics are Management Information Systems, Telecommunication, much sought after in core jobs by organizations like GE, Switching Networks, Network Performance and Evaluation Philips, Siemens, Johnson and Johnson, IBM, GM, TATA etc. etc. In addition, the students have to complete a project, a A similar trend is also expected for the graduates from the seminar and dissertation as part of their curriculum. Dual Degree programme of Applied Mechanics. Applied Mechanics department also provides an excellent 77. ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING environment that nurtures the students who wish to pursue This dual degree course aims at providing a strong foundation a research career. 46
  • 47. 79. ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING WITH M.TECH. IN 83. ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING WITH M.TECH. IN COMMUNICATIONS AND SIGNAL PROCESSING MICROELECTRONICS AND VLSI DESIGN Communication and signal processing is an area which has Microelectronics and VLSI Design deals with design, a tremendous impact on day-to-day life. Cellular telephones, processing, modeling and simulation of integrated circuits personal communication systems, and communication on and devices. It is very a very important area with tremendous the internet are examples. potential for research work as well as industrial applications. In this programme a student will take advance level courses Some of the courses offered in this programme are: Analog like Computer Communication Networks, Telematics, IC Design, Digital IC Design, Device Modeling, VLSI Adaptive Signal Processing, Computer Vision, Fibre Optic Technology, Computational Techniques in Microelectronics, Communication, Artificial Neural Networks, and Wavelets. Digital System, MEMS, Compound Semiconductor Devices, Many of these courses will have an associated laboratory High-speed Integrated Circuits, Semiconductor Power component. The students will also have an advanced level Devices and Power ICs. Most of the courses have associated project. Laboratory Components. 80. ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING WITH M.TECH. IN 84. ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING WITH M.TECH. IN COMMUNICATION ENGINEERING ANY OF THE LISTED SPECIALIZATIONS Communication theory and practice has gained tremendous This integrated dual degree program offers both the importance in the present day world. It is likely to continue to B.Tech.(Hons) and the M.Tech. degrees on successful grow even further in the foreseeable future. completion at the end of the 6th semester, based on students In the specialization, students are exposed to a thorough choice and performance records as well as availability of understanding of the various aspects of communication seats for each of the disciplines. The academic curriculum theory such as Digital Modulation Techniques, Wireless and is the same as that of the 4-year B.Tech. (Hons) programme Cellular Communication, Detection and Estimation Theory, in Electrical Engineering for the first six semesters. From Error Control Coding and Optical Communication. Besides, the 7th semester, the students begin to undertake post- courses will be offered in the Communication Techniques, graduate level courses in their respective areas of Communication Networks, Digital Signal Processing and specialization. Considerable flexibility exists in choosing Microwave Engineering. The program is designed such that electives. Project work begins at the B.Tech. level and gets the theory courses are supplemented with a suitable carried over to the M.Tech. level. laboratory component. 85. ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING WITH M.TECH. IN 81. ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING WITH M.TECH. IN POWER ELECTRONICS INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION There has been tremendous growth during the last two TECHNOLOGY decades in the area of Power Electronics and use of power The programme is focused on creating expertise with a broad electronic converters in industrial and domestic applications. base in Electrical Engineering and application in Information This dual degree programme addresses the important area and Communication Technology. The students would be of Electrical Engineering at the undergraduate level which exposed to areas, like computer networks, multimedia, digital includes core subject in Electrical Engineering: Electrical communications with emphasis on state-of-the-art project Machines, Power Systems, Control Systems, work. The graduates would be employed by major Instrumentation, Power Electronics, with the flexibility of telecommunications and IT-enabled industries. choosing electives in communication, Digital Signal Processing, Artificial Intelligence. At the postgraduate level, 82. ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING WITH M.TECH. IN the course is focused in Power Electronics Applications MICROELECTRONICS employing modern digital control tools including, fuzzy logic, Microelectronics deals with the science and technology of ANN and expert systems control. making integrated circuits. In this programme students get a This course covers applications in Modern Drive Systems, good foundation in basic electrical engineering and Flexible AC Transmission Systems, HVDC, Active Power electronics and go on to advanced courses and laboratories Filters, Switched Mode Power Supplies, UPS, etc. with in microelectronics. projects, design, simulation and dissertation work. A sample of the courses offered are: Bipolar and MOS Devices, 86. ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING WITH M.TECH. IN Integrated Circuit Technology and Design, Computer Aided POWER SYSTEMS AND POWER ELECTRONICS Design of ICs, Modern Electronic Design, Digital System Design, Device Characterization, Nano Devices, Device This dual degree program is designed to address the Simulation, Integrated Sensors and Circuit Simulation. Many important areas related to Power Engineering. The growth of these courses have an associated laboratory component. of Power Engineering and industry today and in future would 47
  • 48. see the convergence of several fields of Electrical The course provides a sound foundation in Electronics and Engineering. This program prepares the student to play an Electrical Communication Engineering as laid out in course- active role in this scenario by providing an opportunity to 15 (page 28), followed by a specialized two-semester gather a broad base at the UG level. Students are exposed programme in Automation and Computer Vision Engineering. to courses in disciplines ranging from Communications, Solid This includes a number of advanced subjects in the areas of State Devices, Electromagnetic Fields to the basics of Image Processing, Artificial Intelligence, Neural Networks, Electrical Machines and Power Transmission, among others. Pattern Recognition, Automation and Robotics Vision, In the PG level courses, students have an opportunity to Advanced Computer Architecture, Computer Networks, further their knowledge in subjects related to core Power Multimedia Systems, etc. The students are required to Engineering like Power Electronics, Computer Methods, High complete two major projects. The course is designed to Voltage Engineering and Instrumentation. Specialization in prepare the students to undertake research, development or one of these fields of Power Engineering is possible through teaching as a career. the project in the fifth year of the programme. Both research oriented and industry related projects are possible in these 89. ENERGY ENGINEERING WITH M.TECH. IN areas, thereby honing the skills of the students for a bright ENERGY SYSTEMS ENGINEERING future in Power Engineering. The Department of Energy Science and Engineering at lIT 87. ELECTRONICS AND COMMUNICATION Bombay has designed this Dual degree programme to ENGINEERING WITH M. TECH. IN WIRELESS provide specialist engineers to meet the challenges of the COMMUNICATION energy sector with cross cutting analytical skills. The development of energy systems is constrained by the There has been an explosive growth in the wireless areas of depletion of fossil fuel, local environmental impacts (for cellular and digital personal communication services (PCS) example adverse health impacts) and the problem of global over the past few years. According to telecommunication warming and associated climate change. Energy security equipment manufacturers, there were an estimated 500 concerns also dictate the search for alternative transport fuels million wireless subscribers worldwide at the end of 2001, to reduce the dependence on imported oil. There is significant and it is projected that the total number of wireless users (of need for engineering, design, research and development all wireless applications) by the end of the year 2009 will inputs in building efficient conventional energy systems, cost exceed one billion. effective renewables, new energy sources and conversion devices. Wireless communications encompasses many device types and technologies, including cellular, specialized mobile radio The course has been designed for the energy sector with services (SMR and ESMR), PCS, cordless, paging, courses related to mechanical engineering (thermodynamics, microwave, satellite, wireless cable (LMDS and MMDS), heat transfer, fluid mechanics), electrical engineering (power packet data radio, and devices not yet in the market. In recent electronics, electrical machines, power systems) and years, it has become more and more obvious that a chemical engineering (combustion, transport processes). In convergence of the computer, telephone and wireless addition to this are the core energy courses (energy markets is taking place. The future of medical organizations, management, renewable energy, nuclear energy, modeling, automotive companies, computer equipment manufacturers, energy economics) providing the required background for software design companies, and utility companies, among analysing and designing energy systems. The course has others, is becoming dependent upon wireless device an energy innovation laboratory and an energy design project integration. apart from the Dual degree project. A variety of energy related electives are available for the student to choose based on This course, offered by IIT Roorkee, has been designed to their interests. provide a sound foundation in Electronics and Communication Engineering followed by specialized courses The energy sector provides tremendous opportunities for in the area of wireless communication. The first six semesters analysis, design of energy efficient equipment and systems, are common with B.Tech. (Electronics and Communication) innovative financing and project management, technology programme of the department. In the remaining part of the development and fundamental research. Engineers with inter- programme, a number of core and elective courses have disciplinary skills and an understanding of energy systems been introduced to give an in-depth knowledge of the topics will be in demand in energy supply companies, energy relevant to wireless engineering. Besides, the students have consulting and financing companies, energy equipment to complete a project seminar and dissertation as part of manufacturers, energy intensive manufacturing and process their curriculum industries. The background provided in this course will equip students with the tools and techniques required to analyse 88. ELECTRONICS AND ELECTRICAL and improve conventional energy systems and design the COMMUNICATION ENGINEERING WITH M.TECH. sustainable energy systems of the future. There is significant IN ANY OF THE LISTED SPECIALIZATIONS scope for entrepreneurship and new start-up companies in 48
  • 49. this area. Recent advances in nano-science and nano- The major objective of this course is to develop biomedical technology have already resulted in potential applications for designers who have the background to design, manufacture, new materials in photovoltaics, hydrogen energy storage, test and market such products. The biomedical improved batteries, super capacitors, fuel cells and provide instrumentation as the course is called in many Indian several opportunities for technology and system universities, is usually tuned towards maintenance of medical development. instrumentation and is heavily biased towards electrical engineering. Though such courses are no doubt important, 90. ENGINEERING DESIGN WITH M.TECH. IN there is a need to develop biomedical designers, who have AUTOMATIVE ENGINEERING an interdisciplinary background in mechanical design, Engineering Design is an exciting dual degree programme controls, mechatronics and manufacturing science. Apart recently introduced at IIT Madras. The programme consists from this they should be well versed in human anatomy and of B.Tech. and M.Tech. degrees in Engineering Design with physiology, mechanics as applied to physiology and biology a post graduate specialization in Automotive Engineering. (there is a recent book titled “Cardiovascular Solid Specializations in Robotics and Biomedical Design may be Mechanics”), biosensors, protocol and procedures for animal offered subsequently and the students may have the option models, signal processing and so on. In our opinion, no such for switch over to these fields. course which systematically builds a designer exists. The objective of the programme is to produce engineering 92. ENGINEERING PHYSICS WITH M.TECH IN graduates well versed in the process of design. This involves ENGINEERING PHYSICS WITH SPECIALIZATION designing products to meet customer requirements, for the IN NANOSCIENCE required quality standards, taking into account The rapid shrinking sizes of artificially fabricated structures manufacturability, serviceability, reliability, human factors, and devices into the nanometer range is leading to a whole efficiency of operation and economics. new world of nanostructured devices based on quantum phenomena making use of various kind of electronic, optical, The programme represents a shift in emphasis from analysis magnetic superconducting and molecular materials. Many to skill sets appropriate for design, development and future applications in telecommunications, computing, prototyping and will encompass best design practices information systems, biomaterials, and medicine will be based followed world-over. Emphasis on creativity, efficient use of on research and development in nanoscale technologies. In materials, sensitivity to environment and managerial skill this perspective, Nano-physics and technology in a wider development are some of the aspects of the program. sense will be the focus of the proposed dual degree The curriculum focuses on the aspects of learning to learn programme offered at the Department of Physics. and teaching of concepts through case studies especially in The program targets students with deep interest in physics unstructured design situations. and the aptitude to apply it to technological issues, without The mission of the programme is to make IIT Madras a Global regard to formal boundaries of science and technology. The centre of Excellence in Engineering Design. We are looking vibrant interdisciplinary atmosphere of the IITs provide a at students with exceptional abilities to provide leadership to uniquely stimulating atmosphere for such an initiative. the Indian industry in the area of design and manufacture of The programme aims to promote advanced learning and new products in the increasingly globalised economy. applications with due emphasis on fundamentals. The 91. ENGINEERING DESIGN WITH M.TECH. IN graduating students should aim at careers in research and BIOMEDICAL DESIGN development in Universities, Research Organizations and Industrial environments. Nano-scale Physics and Advanced The course will be a dual degree program with a B.Tech in Materials Physics are expected to be the future building Engineering Design and a M.Tech in Biomedical Design. A blocks for Nanotechnology and hence these uniquely trained medical equipment is any instrument, apparatus, or material students are expected to find unlimited challenges and that is used in diagnosing, treating, and/or preventing diseases opportunities to develop a rewarding R & D career. in humans. Medical devices constitute one of the fastest growing industries. German medical devices industry is one 93. INDUSTRIAL ENGINEERING WITH M.TECH. IN of the largest with an estimated 100,000 employees working INDUSTRIAL ENGINEERING AND MANAGEMENT in more than 500 companies. Lead by giants in the field like This dual degree course, offered by IIT Kharagpur, provides Siemens, there are twenty or more companies with a turnover an in-depth background on various areas of Industrial of more than 35 million Euros. An analysis of the costing of Engineering during its B.Tech. phase. Thereafter, the students medical devices reveals that the highest component is the will be exposed to the integrative concepts of Industrial intellectual content and development costs of the invention Engineering and Management by going through advanced and the actual product cost is very much less by comparison. courses, on production planning, system analysis, neural and 49
  • 50. fuzzy modelling, financial management, and others. During advanced technology materials and at the same time also the course of the study, the students will address a variety of acquire specialized skills and understanding in selected areas industrial problems through business gaming, case studies of materials technology through the various electives. The and projects. dissertation work starting from the summer semester of the fourth year through the fifth year will provide the students to 94. MANUFACTURING SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING develop a flavour of research in frontier areas of advanced WITH M.TECH. IN INDUSTRIAL ENGINEERING materials in a stimulating environment. AND MANAGEMENT 96. MECHANICAL ENGINEERING This dual degree course is offered jointly by the Department of Mechanical Engineering and the Department of Industrial A comprehensive coverage of all aspects of Mechanical Engineering Management at IIT Kharagpur. The programme Engineering will be provided in the first three years of this prepares the students to implement modern concepts of dual degree course. Subsequently, students will specialize Industrial Engineering and Scientific Management in in one of the following four streams, Solid Mechanics and manufacturing and service organizations. Design, Fluid and Thermal Sciences, Manufacturing Sciences, and Robotics. The area of specialization is Initially, the programme will provide an in-depth background allocated at the end of the third year on the basis of availability in the area of Manufacturing Sciences and Engineering with of seats and the preference and performance of the students. exposure to basic courses in Engineering Design and Thermal Both B.Tech. and M.Tech. degrees will be awarded in Sciences. Thereafter, the students will be exposed to the tools Mechanical Engineering. and techniques of Industrial Engineering and Management Sciences. The programme focuses on the efficient design and 97. MECHANICAL ENGINEERING WITH M.TECH. IN operation of production systems, and includes subjects in areas COMPUTER AIDED DESIGN AND AUTOMATION like work systems design, planning of production and inventory Designing machines is one of the principal activities of a control, supply chain management, information technology, mechanical engineer. Easy availability of computers has software engineering and management, ERP, financial added speed, accuracy and reliability and has made the management and accounting, quality control, TQM and ISO overall integration of design easier. CAD has become an 9000, manufacturing strategy, project management, important element in modern industry to perfect design, quantitative modelling and computer simulation. In addition to optimize material utilization, minimize cost, reduce design various laboratory exercises, the students make intensive cycle time, and customize the activity. studies on real-life problems as part of their B.Tech. and M.Tech. projects. This dual degree programme will focus on the fundamental issues of CAD and automation, and their applications. It will 95. MATERIALS SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY cover computer-aided stress and mechanical modeling, The last few decades have witnessed large scale technological graphics, finite element and dynamic element packages, applications of a plethora of novel and complex materials automatic and computer controls, microprocessors, robotics, ranging from ceramics to polymers and their composites. etc. Several of these materials possess functional and intelligent 98. MECHANICAL ENGINEERING WITH M.TECH. IN characteristics making them useful for designing smart devices COMPUTER INTEGRATED MANUFACTURING and structures. The emergence of biomaterials, high (CIM) temperature superconductors, carbon cluster compounds, and nanomaterials has further extended the horizons of the field Computers have revolutionized manufacturing activity by of Materials Science and Technology. The subject areas of automating and integrating various stages in product design Materials Science and Technology has become truly and production. One can design, visualize, analyze and interdisciplinary in nature. The more familiar an engineer or simulate these activities on a computer to create a virtual technologist is with the structure, properties and processing manufacturing environment. of these advanced materials, the more proficient and confident The objective of the programme is to cover in depth the he/she would be in making a judicious selection of materials fundamentals of manufacturing engineering with an emphasis or even in designing a new material with desired characteristics on CIM. Backed up by the basic courses in Mechanical for particular application. Keeping in view the ever expanding Engineering the programme will provide special courses in requirement of the Materials Technology Industry and R & D the areas like Computer Graphics, Computer Numerical organizations, a dual degree 5 year programme leading to Control, Robotics, Database, Manufacturing Automation, etc. B.Tech. and M.Tech. degrees at the end of the course has Special elective courses on Management, Computer Science, been launched at IT, BHU. The courses are so designed that etc. will also be available. The programme also envisages the students develop a comprehensive understanding of the active interaction with industries in terms of sponsored structure, properties, processing and applications of various M.Tech. projects. 50
  • 51. 99. MECHANICAL ENGINEERING WITH M.TECH. IN as follows: ENERGY TECHNOLOGY Mechanical Engineering with M.Tech. in Manufacturing The Energy Technology stream blends with basic Mechanical Science and Engineering Engineering in the first six semesters. From the seventh This programme essentially covers the relevant topics like semester onwards, courses pertaining to energy technology CAD, CAM, Robotics, Mechatronics, Flexible Manufacturing, such as Design and Optimization of Energy Systems, Advanced to provide awareness of the state-of-the-art and future trends Energy Technologies, Fundamentals of Combustion, Thermal in manufacturing. Energy Conservation, non-conventional energy sources and Mechanical Engineering with M.Tech. in Thermal Science Energy and Environment are included in the curriculum. The Engineering curriculum ensures that all aspects of energy technology namely In this course the students are given an opportunity to sources, generation, conservation and pollution control specialize in one or more areas of thermal engineering with strategies are covered. The final year project involves an in- special emphasis on computational fluid dynamics, depth study of a specific problem of current interest in energy simulation, modelling and optimisation of complex thermal technology. The course has been designed in such a way that systems. the candidates will be able to take up both R & D and managerial jobs in the energy sector, that typically includes research Mechanical Engineering with M.Tech. in Mechanical Systems laboratories, government agencies, power generation and Design distribution companies and consulting firms. The course encompasses all the basic subjects of Mechanical engineering and specialized subjects on solid mechanics, 100. MECHANICAL ENGINEERING WITH M.TECH. IN machine vibrations, design optimisation, fluid power control INTELLIGENT MANUFACTURING and material handling equipment needed to become an Intelligent Manufacturing under dual degree programme will efficient professional in the specialization of mechanical system design. cover various related topics in addition to the basic mechanical engineering areas. Present day manufacturing Mechanical Engineering with M.Tech. in Mechanical Systems, requires precision, repeatability and quality to satisfy the Dynamics and Control customer needs at an affordable cost. A thorough knowledge In this course, the students are groomed for designing, update on the computer-based technologies is needed to performing dynamic analysis and control of simple to complex achieve the above goal. With this in view, CAD/CAM, mechanical systems by teaching them courses in the related Advanced Material-removal Techniques, Microprocessors, areas. Some of the subject area are vibration and noise Controllers, Sensors for Intelligent Manufacturing Systems, control, modelling and simulation of dynamics systems, Networking Procedures, Expert Systems and Artificial dynamics & control of robots, machine tools & other complex Intelligence, Flexible Manufacturing Systems, Mechatronics, mechanical systems, dynamics & control of smart structures, Computer Aided Quality Evaluation, Management Information composite materials, signal processing, mechatronics, rotor Systems, etc. are the areas that will be covered under various dynamics and machinery condition monitoring. courses in Intelligent Manufacturing. 103. METALLURGICAL ENGINEERING 101. MECHANICAL ENGINEERING WITH M.TECH. IN It is a five year program with first three years of studies PRODUCT DESIGN common with B.Tech. programme. Major emphasis of the This specialization is aimed at enabling the student to imbibe remaining period will be on training in advanced areas through the essence of a holistic approach to the design of a product specialization and independent research. The student has so that there is integrity in form, function and use. The courses the option to specialize, through a large number of cover Product Engineering, Design Synthesis, Design of postgraduate electives, in the fields of design and Mechanical Systems, Stress and Compliance in Machine development of advanced metals and alloys for structural Elements, Ergonomics and Aesthetics, Mechatronics, CAD/ and functional applications, Process modeling and simulation, CAM for Product Design, etc. The project can be taken up in Nanoscience and nanotechnology, Phase transformations, the following areas: Design and Development of Mechanisms, Deformation and fracture behavior of metals, Particulate Machines/Mechanical Systems, New Products, Development technology, Solidification Processing and Foundry of CAD software for Equipment and System Design. Technology, Extractive Metallurgy, Environmental degradation, Surface Engineering. 102. MECHANICAL ENGINEERING WITH M.TECH. IN ANY OF THE LISTED SPECIALIZATIONS 104. METALLURGICAL ENGINEERING AND MATERIALS SCIENCE WITH M.TECH. IN The Dual Degree courses of the Department are designed CERAMICS AND COMPOSITES to develop manpower with basic background in Mechanical Engineering with specialized knowledge in any of the manor The introduction of new technologies has always depended specific areas of Mechanical Engineering. Accordingly, the to a large extent on the availability of newer, inexpensive Department offers four Dual Degree programmes which are and better materials. The development of new materials has 51
  • 52. resulted in a revolution in areas such as information emphasis of the remaining period will be on education in technologies, telecommunications, micro-electronics, lasers, advanced areas through specialization courses and fibre optics, biotechnology, etc. Continuous development of research. The student has the option to specialize, through advanced ceramics and composites with novel and unique a large number of postgraduate electives, in the fields of characteristics has clearly necessitated having a Design and development of advanced materials for structural specialization in this area. and functional applications, Process modeling and simulation, Nanoscience and nanotechnology, Phase transformation in The metallurgical and materials engineer of 21st century will materials, Deformation and fracture behaviour of materials, need a thorough knowledge of the fundamentals of materials Particulate technology, Solidification processing and foundry science in order to be able to participate in research, technology, Extractive metallurgy, Environmental degradation development, design and production of advanced materials. of materials, and Surface Engineering. The objective of the specialization is an in-depth coverage of Thermodynamics and Kinetics, Transport Phenomena, 107. MINERAL ENGINEERING WITH M.TECH. IN Mechanical Behaviour of Materials, Phase Transformations MATERIAL TECHNOLOGY and a thorough treatment of topics such as Ceramics Processing, Electronic and Magnetic Ceramics, The Materials Technology stream blends with basic Mineral Semiconducting and Superconducting Materials, Structure Engineering in the first six semesters. From the seven and Properties of Engineering Polymers, Composite Materials semester onwards courses pertaining to Materials Technology and Glasses, and Glass-based Products. Substantial such as Material Characterization, Composite Materials, exposure to design and selection of materials is envisaged. Polymer Technology, Ceramic Materials, Refractory Materials, Carbonaceous Materials, Electronic & Magnetic Materials, Fly With rapid growth of Ceramics, Polymers and Composites ash, Red Mud and Industrial Waste Materials, Heat Treatment, as structural materials, this specialization is expected to Bio-Mineral Processing, Sintering & Pelletization Techniques provide exciting career opportunities are included in the curriculum. The curriculum ensures that all aspects of Mineral Engineering and Materials Technology 105. METALLURGICAL ENGINEERING AND are covered. The course has been designed in such a way MATERIALS SCIENCE WITH M.TECH. IN that the candidates will be able to take up both R&D and METALLURGICAL PROCESS ENGINEERING/ Industrial jobs in Mineral & Materials Sectors. METALLURGICAL AND MATERIALS ENGINEERING 108. MINERAL ENGINEERING WITH M.TECH. IN MINERAL RESOURCE MANAGEMENT Over the past decades, considerable efforts have been devoted towards an integrated understanding of the nature Mineral Resource Management blends with basic Mineral of processes involved in extraction and refining downstream Engineering in the first six semesters. From seven semester processing, evolution of micro and macrostructure, various onwards courses pertaining to Mineral Resource Management evaluation and characterization techniques of materials. A such as Management Principles, Research Methodology & process engineer should not only have a sound Business Statistics, Marketing Management & Research, understanding of the scientific principles of metallurgy, but Operation Management, Accounting, Strategic Management, should also have sufficient expertise in engineering areas Sales & Distribution, Business Support System, Human like heat and mass transfer, equipment and process design, Resource Management, Supply Chain Management, plant engineering, instrumentation and process control, etc. International Business, Project Management, Fine Particle, Industrial Waste & Environmental Management are included The present-day competitive environment demands modern in the curriculum. The curriculum ensures that all aspects of metallurgical plants to operate at high levels of productivity Mineral Engineering & Management are covered. The course and efficiency. The course is designed to produce engineers will be jointly offered by the Department of Fuel and Mineral having an integrated understanding, who can contribute to Engineering and Department of Management Studies. process optimization and control, and design and development. There are ample job opportunities for graduates 109. MINING ENGINEERING/MINING ENGINEERING with specialization in the areas of production, design, WITH M.TECH IN MINING ENGINEERING development and research. This five-year dual degree course as offered by IIT Kharagpur 106. METALLURGICAL AND MATERIALS lays greater emphasis on acquiring deeper knowledge, widens ENGINEERING WITH M. TECH. IN the scope of understanding of interdisciplinary subjects such METALLURGICAL AND MATERIALS as economics, management and advanced treatment of ENGINEERING undergraduate subjects and on design and problem solving using computational techniques. The students would be able It is a five-year programme with the first three and half years to enjoy wider choice of electives. The extensive project work of studies common with the B.Tech. programme. Major provides opportunity for the students to analyze, to synthesize, 52
  • 53. and to creatively apply fundamental engineering principles to Intelligence, Injury Epidemology and Natural Hazards new problems and make useful and original contributions to Mitigation. this branch of engineering. The multi-disciplinary nature of the course enables the students The dual degree programme at IT-BHU Varanasi and to undertake their project work and vocation in various mining, ISMU Dhanbad has a multi-faceted orientation with blend oil and natural gas industries, and national and international of core mining engineering subjects, professional organizations with which the Department is interacting through courses and allied courses relevant to the mining sponsored research and academic collaborations. engineers in present global scenario. The mining engineers are concerned with mine planning, design, 112. NAVAL ARCHITECTURE AND OCEAN exploitation and processing of ore/coal. Salient course ENGINEERING structure gives coverage on the fundamentals of basic Ocean Engineering is an interdisciplinary field that is concerned science and engineering, mining geology, mine with all aspects of exploration and exploitation of the resources surveying, mine development, mine ventilation, rock of the oceans— oil from offshore wells, minerals from the sea mechanics, underground and surface coal & metal bed, biological resources from the seas and energy from mining methods, environmental management, mining waves, tides, etc. Naval Architecture deals with the design, methods, mining machinery, mineral processing and construction and maintenance of ships and other water borne other allied subjects. This course will be followed by vessels. Apart from the core programme in science and PG seminar and research-based dissertation work. mathematics, well structured courses in fluid and solid 110. MINING ENGINEERING WITH MBA mechanics, wave hydrodynamics, offshore structures, foundation and coastal engineering are taught. The programme A five-year dual degree program leading to degrees of B.Tech. also imparts good design and experimental skills. A set of core Mining Engineering and MBA has been introduced by ISMU, postgraduate level courses are offered in the later semesters Dhanbad. It builds on the combined strengths of the together with a number of electives dealing with more advanced Department of Mining Engineering and Department of topics. The courses lay particular emphasis on numerical Management Studies of ISMU. The program is designed to modeling and CAD, and expose the students to nonlinear groom future leaders in business and technology, equipping modeling tools. Excellent facilities exist for carrying out the them with both technical knowledge and managerial skills. To final dissertation work aiming at original contribution in the areas succeed in technology and knowledge based society, a of advanced design and experimental as well as numerical thorough understanding of engineering and technology along analysis of ocean engineering systems including marine with a sound knowledge of management skills are essential. vehicles. One of the major highlights of the programme is the Thus, this program will offer management education to opportunity it provides to carry out significant research at the selected mining engineering students by extending their stay postgraduate level. in ISMU Campus for an additional year which will be exclusively devoted to management subjects. At the successful completion A wide variety of job opportunities are available to the of the program, the student will get B.Tech. degree in Mining graduates, generally in companies dealing with offshore Engineering as well as the degree of MBA. engineering, ship building and ship repair, shipping companies, classification societies, statutory bodies, Port 111. MINING ENGINEERING WITH M.TECH. IN Trusts, Coast Guard, the Indian Navy and consulting SAFETY ENGINEERING AND DISASTER organizations. Apart from these, there exists select MANAGEMENT IN MINES opportunities in R&D organizations such as DRDO. Because of the multidisciplinary nature of the programme, the Considering the importance of occupational health and safety, postgraduates find employment in allied engineering The Department of Mining Engineering has introduced this professions and management areas also. Dual Degree course with B.Tech, (Honors) in Mining Engineering. First of its kind in India, this course prepares 113. NAVAL ARCHITECTURE AND OCEAN the students with in-depth knowledge and hands on training ENGINEERING WITH M.TECH IN APPLIED in various aspects of the present and emerging fields of Safety MECHANICS IN ANY OF THE LISTED Engineering and Disaster management. SPECIALIZATIONS In addition to the core courses on Safety Systems in As we head into the new millennium, the ability to gather and Engineering, Rescue and Disaster Management, Legislation apply new scientific knowledge from diverse areas will and Environmental Laws, this course provides opportunity constitute skills critical for the students. With this foresight, to the students to acquire knowledge in emerging fields such and by virtue of its interdisciplinary composition, the as Human Factors Engineering, Geo-Technical Earthquake Department of Applied Mechanics, IIT Madras, has introduced Engineering, Reliability and Quality Engineering, Application a unique interdisciplinary Dual Degree programme with of Remote Sensing, GIS, GPS, Virtual Reality and Artificial various Departments. 53
  • 54. At the end of successful completion of 5 years, the student In the five years of this dual degree M.Tech. course, the will be offered a B.Tech degree in Naval Architecture and an students can specialize in any of the broad area of Ocean M.Tech degree in Applied Mechanics. As of now, the Naval Engineering and Naval Architecture such as marine and ocean Architecture Engineering students are expected to specialize hydrodynamics, marine structures, design and construction in Applied Mechanics in the area of Solid Mechanics (or) of marine vehicles etc. through project and specialized courses. Fluid Mechanics. Based on the students’ choice, The prolonged period of project work provides an opportunity performance records as well as availability of seats for each to the student to gain expertise in one of these broad areas. of the specializations, the students can choose the M.Tech. specialization at the end of the 7th semester. Employment opportunities of Ocean Engineers and Naval Architects exist in various offshore industry, shipbuilding and Basic knowledge in Naval Architecture with a specialized ship repairing yards, marine classification societies and other knowledge in the area of Solid Mechanics (or) Fluid Mechanics government regulatory bodies dealing with marine systems, provides a unique combination for the students to take Navy and Coast Guard, coastal engineering companies, challenging tasks in interdisciplinary areas of mechanics. The Naval Defense R&D, environmental protection agencies for Department of Applied Mechanics has been offering M.Tech coastal protection, etc. Being multidisciplinary in nature, degree for the last 40 years. Students from various Engineering students from this program generally receive a broad colleges with background in Aerospace Engineering, Civil engineering background, and this helps finding employment Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Naval Architecture and in other allied engineering fields as well including Electrical Engineering are admitted to the programme. Due management and IT industry. to the interdisciplinary character of the Applied Mechanics Department, the student who graduates with the M.Tech 115. PETROLEUM ENGINEERING WITH M.TECH. IN degree in Applied Mechanics are much sought after in core PETROLEUM MANAGEMENT jobs by organizations like GE, GM, TATA and also in software With the fast depletion of the natural resources and the companies such as TCS, Infosys, Cognizant etc. A similar simultaneous increase in demand of energy specially trend is also expected for the graduates from the Dual Degree Petroleum and its products, the need for a better resource programme of Applied Mechanics. Applied Mechanics management has been felt and this is the present day department also provides an excellent environment that requirement expected by the employers from petroleum nurtures the students who wish to pursue a research career. engineers who can manage optimally and economically the 114. OCEAN ENGINEERING AND NAVAL petroleum asset available at their disposal. ARCHITECTURE Keeping in mind this aspect this course is formulated where Ocean Engineering in its broadest sense is concerned with all upto 5th semester the subjects taught are common and 6th engineering systems in the ocean. This includes systems for semester onwards courses relevant to this programme exploration and exploitation of the vast oceanic resources such namely “Energy Management & Policy”, “Petroleum Resource as offshore oil and gas, sea-bed minerals, biological resources Management” “Petroleum Marketing”, “Petroleum Asset like marine and sea food, etc. Ocean Engineering also involves Management” etc. are introduced. By undergoing this systems that utilize the ocean for transportation and programme students will be in an advantageous position after recreational purpose like ships and marine vehicles of different they join any Petroleum Industry. Moreover job opportunities variety, submarine and underwater vehicles, pleasure crafts, will be manifold in diversified as well as in specialized fields. floating resorts, etc. Yet another important component of ocean 116. PROCESS ENGINEERING WITH MBA engineering is related to sea-coasts and its protection, and marine hazards and its mitigation through engineering In the present day globally competitive economic environment, solutions. In short, any system that uses the ocean, operates the industry needs to be innovative and willing to keep pace in the ocean or related to the ocean in some sense falls under with the technological developments. Present day process the purview of an Ocean Engineer. Naval Architecture, an plants operate at a very high capacity and constantly endeavour important branch of Ocean Engineering, deals primarily with to improve their production efficiency with minimal energy ocean transportation systems such as ships. Due to its historic consumption while meeting the environmental and industrial importance, Naval Architecture stands out as a separate entity, safety concerns. The operation and management of such and a Naval Architect is primarily engaged in the process of mega plants/ industries demands the best of the talents to ship design in the widest sense of the word ‘design’. Ocean man them. The introduction of the elements of system Engineering and Naval Architecture encompasses subjects engineering, optimization, process synthesis and integration such as marine hydrodynamics, water wave mechanics, design to minimize energy, and mass consumption, and effluent/ of marine structures, structural mechanics related to marine emission reduction, and operations management along with structures, marine construction and welding, coastal the knowledge of financial and economic aspects and engineering, etc. marketing strategies, in the engineering curriculum will 54
  • 55. enhance an engineer’s versatility, innovative and leadership simulation, computer aided design, system analysis and skills and effectiveness in his career profile. control, environmental management, industrial safety, process and plant optimization, energy management, and innovative To facilitate the above process, a 5-year integrated dual degree management techniques including enterprise resource programme offering B. Tech. (Process Engineering) and planning, operations management, strategic management for M.B.A. has been designed. This programme will run at the financial resource conservation and market leadership. Saharanpur Campus of IIT Roorkee. The composite programme is an integration of the best in process system The graduating students will have excellent employment engineering and management. This composite programme opportunities in corporates, and industrial organizations, will provide the students opportunities to imbibe in them the bioprocess/chemical process industries, pharma companies knowledge and skills in the area of basic chemical and and service/ infrastructural sector. The graduates may also bioprocess engineering and process system engineering such opt for design and consultancy organizations as also for as process synthesis, process integration, modeling and entrepreneurial development. 55
  • 56. TABLE 1 : CODES FOR VARIOUS COURSES AND AVAILABILITY OF SEATS FOR JEE-2009 IIT IT-BHU ISMU COURSE BOMBAY DELHI GUWAHATI KANPUR KHARAGPUR MADRAS ROORKEE VARANASI DHANBAD B D W K G M R V S Four-year B.Tech. Courses 1 Aerospace Engineering B01 K01 G01 M01 16+5+4+2 19+6+5+2 16+5+4+2 19+6+5+2 GE(1) GE(1) OBC(1) SC(1) 2 Agricultural and Food G02 Engineering 17+5+4+2 GE(1) 3 Biological Sciences and K03 Bioengineering 20+6+5+3 GE(1) 4 Biotechnology W04 M04 R04 27+9+7+4 23+7+6+3 24+9+6+3 GE(1) OBC(1) SC(1) 5 Biotechnology and Biochemical G05 Engineering 14+4+4+2 GE(1) 6 Ceramic Engineering V06 30+9+7+4 GE(1) 7 Chemical Engineering B07 D07 W07 K07 G07 M07 R07 V07 37+11+9+5 36+11+9+5 31+9+8+4 31+9+8+4 26+8+7+3 37+11+9+5 28+10+7+4 60+18+15+8 OBC(1) GE(1), SC(1) GE(1) GE(1), ST(1) GE(1) GE(1),OBC(1) GE(1) GE(1),OBC(1) SC(1) 8 Chemical Science and W08 Technology 19+6+5+2 SC(1) 9 Civil Engineering B09 D09 W09 K09 G09 M09 R09 V09 51+16+13+6 55+16+14+7 34+10+8+4 41+13+10+5 31+9+8+4 32+10+8+4 60+21+16+8 40+12+10+5 GE(1) GE(2), OBC(1) GE(1), ST(1) GE(1), SC(1) GE(1) GE(1), SC(1) GE(1), OBC(1) GE(1), OBC(1) SC(1) 10 Computer Science and B10 D10 W10 K10 G10 M10 R10 V10 S10 Engineering 44+13+11+6 32+10+8+4 37+11+9+5 26+8+7+3 28+8+7+4 15+4+4+2 24+9+6+3 30+9+7+4 47+13+17+7 GE(1), SC(1) GE(1), ST(1) GE(1), OBC(1) GE(1) OBC(1) GE(1) GE(1) SC(1) GE(2),OBC(1) 11 Electrical Engineering B11 D11 K11 G11 M11 R11 V11 S11 30+9+7+4 32+10+8+4 50+15+13+6 28+8+7+3 25+8+6+3 60+21+16+8 40+12+10+5 47+13+17+7 GE(1) GE(1), OBC(1) GE(1), OBC(1) GE(1) GE(1) GE(1), SC(1) GE(1), OBC(1) GE(2), SC(1) ST(1) 12 Electrical Engineering (Power) D12 16+5+4+2 GE(1) 13 Electronics Engineering V13 S13 40+12+10+5 47+13+17+7 GE(1), SC(1) GE(1), OBC(1) ST(1) 14 Electronics and Communication W14 R14 Engineering 33+10+8+4 28+10+7+4 GE(1), OBC(1) GE(1) 15 Electronics and Electrical G15 Communication Engineering 31+9+8+4 OBC(1) 16 Electronics and Electrical W16 Engineering 20+6+5+2 SC(1) 56
  • 57. IIT IT-BHU ISMU COURSE BOMBAY DELHI GUWAHATI KANPUR KHARAGPUR MADRAS ROORKEE VARANASI DHANBAD B D W K G M R V S 17 Engineering Physics B17 D17 W17 M17 15+4+4+2 32+10+8+4 19+6+5+2 14+5+4+2 ST(1) GE(1) GE(1) GE(1) 18 Environmental Engineering S18 31+9+11+5 GE(2), SC(1) 19 Industrial Engineering G19 15+5+4+2 GE(1) 20 Instrumentation Engineering G20 16+5+4+2 SC(1) 21 Manufacturing Science and G21 Engineering 15+5+3+2 22 Materials and Metallurgical K22 Engineering 47+14+12+6 GE(1), SC(1) Metallurgical and Materials G22 M22 R22 Engineering 22+7+5+3 18+5+5+2 49+16+13+6 GE(1) OBC(1) GE(1), SC(1) ST(1) 23 Mathematics and Computing W23 19+6+5+2 GE(1) 24 Mechanical Engineering B24 D24 W24 K24 G24 M24 R24 V24 S24 47+14+12+6 52+16+13+6 37+11+9+5 37+11+9+5 34+10+9+4 38+11+10+5 40+14+10+5 50+15+13+6 52+16+19+7 GE(1), OBC(1) GE(2), ST(1) GE(1),OBC(1) GE(1), SC(1) SC(1) GE(1), ST(1) GE(1), OBC(1) GE(2), OBC(1) GE(2), SC(1) ST(1) 25 Metallurgical Engineering V25 35+11+9+4 GE(1), ST(1) 26 Metallurgical Engineering and B26 Materials Science 34+10+9+4 GE(1), SC(1) 27 Mineral Engineering S27 30+9+11+5 GE(2),OBC(1) 28 Mining Engineering** G28 V28 S28 20+6+5+3 50+15+13+6 60+18+21+10 OBC(1) GE(2), ST(1) 29 Mining Machinery Engineering** S29 20+5+7+4 30 Naval Architecture and Ocean M30 Engineering 18+5+5+2 GE(1) 31 Ocean Engineering and Naval G31 Architecture 17+6+4+2 GE(1) 32 Petroleum Engineering** S32 52+15+18+8 33 Production and Industrial D33 R33 Engineering 24+7+6+3 24+9+6+3 GE(1) OBC(1) 57
  • 58. IIT IT-BHU ISMU COURSE BOMBAY DELHI GUWAHATI KANPUR KHARAGPUR MADRAS ROORKEE VARANASI DHANBAD B D W K G M R V S 34 Pulp and Paper Engineering R34 54+20+14+7 GE(2), OBC(1) 35 Textile Technology D35 47+14+12+6 GE(1), SC(1) IIT COURSE BHUBANESWAR GANDHINAGAR HYDERABAD INDORE MANDI PATNA PUNJAB RAJASTHAN (HP) A N H E C P U J Four-year B.Tech. Courses 7 Chemical Engineering N07 20+11+6+3 GE(1) 9 Civil Engineering A09 20+11+6+3 GE(1) 10 Computer Science and H10 E10 C10 P10 U10 J10 Engineering 20+11+6+3 20+11+6+3 20+11+6+3 20+11+6+3 20+11+6+3 20+11+6+3 SC(1) GE(1) GE(1) OBC(1) ST(1) GE(1) 11 Electrical Engineering A11 N11 H11 E11 C11 P11 U11 J11 20+11+6+3 20+11+6+3 20+11+6+3 20+11+6+3 20+11+6+3 20+11+6+3 20+11+6+3 20+11+6+3 OBC(1) SC(1) GE(1) ST(1) GE(1) GE(1) OBC(1) GE(1) 24 Mechanical Engineering A24 N24 H24 E24 C24 P24 U24 J24 20+11+6+3 20+11+6+3 20+11+6+3 20+11+6+3 20+11+6+3 20+11+6+3 20+11+6+3 20+11+6+3 GE(1) GE(1) OBC(1) GE(1) OBC(1) ST(1) GE(1) SC(1) IIT IT-BHU ISMU COURSE BOMBAY DELHI GUWAHATI KANPUR KHARAGPUR MADRAS ROORKEE VARANASI DHANBAD B D W K G M R V S Four-year B.Pharm. Course 36 Pharmaceutics V36 18+6+5+2 GE(1) Four-year B.Des. Course 37 Design** W37 21+6+5+3 GE(1) Five-year B.Arch. Course 38 Architecture** G38 R38 25+8+6+3 40+14+10+5 GE(1) GE(1),OBC(1) Five-year M. Pharm. Dual Degree Course 39 Pharmaceutics V39 10+3+2+1 GE(1) Five-year M.Sc. Integrated Courses 40 Applied Geology G40 18+6+5+3 ST(1) 58
  • 59. IIT IT-BHU ISMU COURSE BOMBAY DELHI GUWAHATI KANPUR KHARAGPUR MADRAS ROORKEE VARANASI DHANBAD B D W K G M R V S 41 Applied Mathematics R41 15+6+4+2 GE(1) 42 Applied Physics S42 16+4+6+2 GE(1) 43 Chemistry B43 K43 G43 R43 S43 16+5+4+2 14+4+3+2 17+5+4+2 15+6+4+2 16+4+6+2 GE(1) ST(1) SC(1) GE(1) OBC(1) 44 Economics K44 G44 19+6+5+2 22+6+5+2 GE(1) OBC(1) 45 Exploration Geophysics G45 17+5+4+2 ST(1) 46 Mathematics and Computing G46 S46 24+7+6+3 16+4+6+3 GE(1) GE(1) 47 Mathematics and Scientific K47 Computing 25+8+7+3 GE(1) 48 Physics K48 G48 R48 14+4+3+2 18+6+5+3 15+6+4+2 GE(1) GE(1) ST(1) Five-year BS & MS Dual Degree Courses 49 Physics M49 5+2+2+1 Five-year M.Sc. Tech. Integrated Courses 50 Applied Geology** S50 15+5+6+3 GE(1) 51 Applied Geophysics S51 16+4+6+3 GE(1) Five-year M.Tech. Integrated Course 52 Geological Technology R52 15+6+4+2 GE(1) 53 Geophysical Technology R53 15+6+4+2 SC(1) 54 Engineering Physics V54 10+3+2+1 GE(1) 55 Industrial Chemistry V55 10+3+2+1 GE(1) 56 Mathematics and Computing D56 V56 24+7+6+3 10+3+2+1 OBC(1) ST(1) 57 Polymer Science and Technology R57 15+6+4+2 GE(1) 59
  • 60. IIT IT-BHU ISMU COURSE BOMBAY DELHI GUWAHATI KANPUR KHARAGPUR MADRAS ROORKEE VARANASI DHANBAD B D W K G M R V S Five-year M.Tech. Dual Degree Courses 58 Aerospace Engineering B58 K58 G58 M58 15+4+4+2 5+2+1+1 10+3+3+1 7+2+2+1 GE(1) GE(1) 59 Aerospace Engineering with M59 M.Tech. in Applied Mechanics 4+1+1++1 with specializations in Biomedical Engineering 60 Agricultural and Food G60 Engineering with M.Tech. in any 17+5+4+2 of the listed specializations* SC(1) 61 Biochemical Engineering V61 10+3+2+1 GE(1) 62 Biochemical Engineering and D62 Biotechnology 24+7+6+3 GE(1) 63 Bioengineering with M.Tech in V63 Biomedical Technology 10+3+2+1 OBC(1) 64 Biotechnology M64 12+3+3+2 GE(1) 65 Biotechnology and Biochemical G65 Engineering 13+4+3+2 GE(1) 66 Ceramic Engineering V66 10+3+2+1 GE(1) 67 Chemical Engineering D67 K67 G67 M67 26+8+7+3 8+2+2+1 14+4+3+2 9+3+2+1 SC(1) GE(1) 68 Chemical Engineering with R68 M.Tech. in Hydrocarbon 13+4+3+2 Engineering GE(1) 69 Chemical Engineering with B69 M.Tech. in Process Systems 26+8+7+3 Design and Engineering GE(1) 70 Civil Engineering K70 12+4+3+1 OBC(1) 71 Civil Engineering with M.Tech. M71 in Applied Mechanics in any of 4+1+1+1 the listed specializations 72 Civil Engineering with M.Tech. M72 in Infrastructural Civil 7+2+2+1 Engineering ST(1) 73 Civil Engineering with M.Tech. B73 V73 in Structural Engineering 8+2+2+1 10+3+2+1 GE(1) 74 Civil Engineering with M.Tech in G74 M74 any of the listed specializations* 11+3+3+2 7+2+2+1 GE(1) 75 Computer Science and D75 K75 G75 M75 V75 Engineering 16+5+4+2 20+6+5+3 20+6+5+2 13+4+3+2 8+2+2+1 GE(1) OBC(1) GE(1) GE(1) SC(1) 76 Computer Science and R76 Engineering with M.Tech. in 13+4+3+2 Information Technology GE(1) 60
  • 61. IIT IT-BHU ISMU COURSE BOMBAY DELHI GUWAHATI KANPUR KHARAGPUR MADRAS ROORKEE VARANASI DHANBAD B D W K G M R V S 77 Electrical Engineering K77 16+5+4+2 GE(1) 78 Electrical Engineering with M78 M.Tech in Applied Mechanics 3+1+1+0 with specialization in Biomedical Engineering 79 Electrical Engineering with B79 M.Tech. in Communications and 16+5+4+2 Signal Processing OBC(1) 80 Electrical Engineering with M80 M.Tech. in Communication 12+3+3+2 Engineering OBC(1) 81 Electrical Engineering with D81 M.Tech. in Information and 13+4+3+2 Communication Technology OBC(1) 82 Electrical Engineering with B82 M.Tech. in Microelectronics 16+5+4+2 GE(1) 83 Electrical Engineering with M83 M.Tech. in Microelectronics 12+3+3+2 and VLSI Design GE(1) 84 Electrical Engineering with G84 M.Tech. in any of the listed 13+4+3+2 specializations* SC(1) 85 Electrical Engineering with R85 V85 M.Tech. in Power Electronics 7+4+2+1 10+3+2+1 OBC(1) GE(1) 86 Electrical Engineering with M86 M.Tech. in Power Systems and 7+2+2+1 Power Electronics 87 Electronics and Communication R87 Engineering with M.Tech. in 8+4+2+1 Wireless Communication GE(1) 88 Electronics and Electrical G88 Communication Engineering with 20+6+5+2 M.Tech. in any of the listed GE(1) specializations* 89 Energy Engineering with M.Tech. B89 in Energy Systems Engineering 15+4+4+2 GE(1) 90 Engineering Design with M.Tech. M90 in Automotive Engineering# 22+6+6+3 GE(1) 91 Engineering Design with M.Tech M91 in Biomedical Design# 7+2+2+1 92 Engineering Physics with B92 M.Tech. in Engineering 6+2+1+1 Physics with specialization SC(1) in Nano Science 93 Industrial Engineering with G93 M.Tech. in Industrial 14+4+4+2 Engineering and Management GE(1) 94 Manufacturing Science and G94 Engineering with M.Tech. in 10+3+2+1 Industrial Engineering and OBC(1) Management 95 Material Science and Technology V95 10+3+2+1 OBC(1) 61
  • 62. IIT IT-BHU ISMU COURSE BOMBAY DELHI GUWAHATI KANPUR KHARAGPUR MADRAS ROORKEE VARANASI DHANBAD B D W K G M R V S 96 Mechanical Engineering K96 V96 13+4+3+2 10+3+2+1 OBC(1) GE(1) 97 Mechanical Engineering with B97 M.Tech. in Computer Aided 12+4+3+2 Design and Automation GE(1) 98 Mechanical Engineering with B98 M.Tech. in Computer Integrated 11+4+2+1 Manufacturing (CIM) ST(1) 99 Mechanical Engineering with M99 M.Tech. in Energy Technology 12+3+3+2 SC(1) 100 Mechanical Engineering with M100 M.Tech. in Intelligent 12+3+3+2 Manufacturing GE(1) 101 Mechanical Engineering with M101 M.Tech. in Product design 12+3+3+2 102 Mechanical Engineering with G102 M.Tech. in any of the listed 24+7+6+3 specializations* 103 Metallurgical Engineering V103 10+3+2+1 GE(1) 104 Metallurgical Engineering and B104 Materials Science with M.Tech. 15+4+4+2 in Ceramics and Composites GE(1) 105 Metallurgical Engineering and B105 Materials Science with M.Tech. 14+4+4+2 in Metallurgical Process OBC(1) Engineering Metallurgical and Materials M105 Engineering 7+2+2+1 106 Metallurgical and Materials G106 Engineering with M.Tech. in 10+3+3+1 Metallurgical and Materials GE(1) Engineering 107 Mineral Engineering with S107 M.Tech in Material Technology 9+4+3+1 SC(1) 108 Mineral Engineering with S108 M.Tech in Mineral Resource 9+4+3+1 Management OBC(1) 109 Mining Engineering** G109 V109 10+3+3+1 10+3+2+1 SC(1) Mining Engineering with M.Tech. S109 in Mining Engineering** 9+4+3+1 110 Mining Engineering with MBA** S110 9+4+3+1 111 Mining Engineering with G111 M.Tech in Safety Engineering 9+3+2+1 and Disaster Management in ST(1) Mines** 112 Naval Architecture and M112 Ocean Engineering 5+1+1+1 113 Naval Architecture and Ocean M113 Engineering with M.Tech in 4+1+1+1 Applied Mechanics in any of the listed specializations 62
  • 63. IIT IT-BHU ISMU COURSE BOMBAY DELHI GUWAHATI KANPUR KHARAGPUR MADRAS ROORKEE VARANASI DHANBAD B D W K G M R V S 114 Ocean Engineering and G114 Naval Architecture 11+4+3+2 GE(1) 115 Petroleum Engineering with S115 M.Tech in Petroleum 9+4+3+1 Management** 116 Process Engineering with MBA R116 15+6+4+2 OBC(1) TOTAL : GE+OBC+ 444+133+ 429+130+ 297+90+ 417+127+ 677+205+ 422+122+ 577+211+ 531+160+ 510+152+ SC+ST 112+57 108+54 74+37 105+53 170+86 110+59 149+76 127+63 183+78 PD : (GE+OBC+SC+ST) (13+4+3+2) (13+4+3+2) (9+3+2+1) (12+4+3+2) (20+6+5+3) (12+4+3+2) (17+7+5+3) (20+6+5+3) (15+5+4+2) TOTAL : All categories (PD) 746 (22) 721 (22) 498 (15) 702 (21) 1138 (34) 713 (21) 1013 (32) 881 (34) 923 (26) * A Dual Degree student has the flexibility to opt for any of the listed M.Tech. specializations based on his/her own choice and performance at the end of the third year (refer to the programme details). ** Please ensure that you satisfy the Special Requirements as given in Section 1.5. # Change of branch from Engineering Design dual degree (M90 and M91) to other branches and from other branches to M90 and M91 is not permitted in view of the specialized nature of the curriculum and course contents of these dual degree programs. Notes: The data given in the above table is based on the information available at the time of printing. Some Institutes may offer a few more courses. Information regarding these courses will be made available at the time of Counselling. The total numbers of seats available in all Institutes including IT-BHU and ISMU Dhanbad through JEE-2009 for different categories are given below. The numbers include 3% seats to be allotted to the PD candidates. Category GE OBC SC ST TOTAL Seats 4784 1594 1282 635 8295 Below the code of each course, the number of seats available in the categories GE, OBC, SC and ST and of PD seats are provided. Please see the illustration below. 63
  • 64. SYLLABUS FOR APTITUDE TEST FOR B.ARCH./B.DES. (To be held on Thursday, June 11 and Monday, June 15, 2009) Freehand drawing: This would comprise of simple drawing depicting the total object in its right form and proportion, surface texture, relative location and details of its component parts in appropriate scale. Common domestic or day-to-day life usable objects like furniture, equipment, etc., from memory. Geometrical drawing: Exercises in geometrical drawing containing lines, angles, triangles, quadrilaterals, polygons, circles etc. Study of plan (top view), elevation (front or side views) of simple solid objects like prisms, cones, cylinders, cubes, splayed surface holders etc. Three-dimensional perception: Understanding and appreciation of three- dimensional forms with building elements, colour, volume and orientation. Visualization through structuring objects in memory. Imagination and aesthetic sensitivity: Composition exercise with given elements. Context mapping. Creativity check through innovative uncom- mon test with familiar objects. Sense of colour grouping or application. Architectural awareness: General interest and awareness of famous ar- chitectural creations - both national and international, places and personali- ties (architects, designers etc. ) in the related domain. Candidates are advised to bring geometry box sets, pencils, erasers and colour pencils or crayons for the Aptitude Test. 64
  • 65. JEE-2009 SAMPLE FILLED-IN CHOICE SHEET for Admission to Courses at Bhubaneswar, Bombay, Delhi, Gandhinagar, Guwahati, Hyderabad, Indore, Kanpur, Kharagpur, Madras, Mandi (H.P.), Patna, Punjab, Rajasthan, Roorkee IT-BHU Varanasi and ISMU Dhanbad ALL INDIA JEE-2009 CATEGORY PD DS SEX COLOUR BLIND OR RANK REGISTRATION NO. GE/OBC/SC/ST (Y/N) (Y/N) M/F UNIOCULAR (Yes/No) 720 3021312 GE N N M No Full Name (in Capital Letters) : AMIYA KALITA 1 K09 23 W17 45 67 89 2 D09 24 G21 46 68 90 3 B09 25 B01 47 69 91 4 G09 26 X 48 70 92 5 M09 27 49 71 93 6 B10 28 50 72 94 7 D10 29 51 73 95 8 K10 30 52 74 96 9 K03 31 53 75 97 10 K43 32 54 76 98 11 G05 33 55 77 91 12 R10 34 56 78 92 13 R09 35 57 79 93 14 R14 36 58 80 94 15 G09 37 59 81 95 16 W09 38 60 82 96 17 B07 39 61 83 97 18 M07 40 62 84 98 19 J24 41 63 85 99 20 C24 42 64 86 100 21 R34 43 65 87 Tick here if you are 22 V28 44 66 88 using additional sheets Write ‘X’ at the end of your list of choices. Date: Signature of the Candidate Notes : • Candidates may fill up as many choices as they wish using codes of courses from Table 1 only. More than one Choice Sheet may be used if needed. • No change in the options given by the candidate in the Choice Sheet will be permitted. • The candidate will be offered admission to a Course in an Institute based on his/her All India Rank, subject to the availability of seats, as per the order of preference given in his/her Choice Sheet. Refer to Section 2 of this Brochure for details. • The candidate will be given a computer printout of the choices made by him/her. Please verify carefully and sign on the computer printout before leaving the counselling session. • Please ensure that all the special requirements listed in Section 1.5 of this brochure, if applicable, are fulfilled. The responsibility of ensuring the same rests entirely with the candidate. If the candidate opts and is allotted any of these courses and is later found to have violated the special requirements, his/her admission will be cancelled and no other course will be allotted to the candidate in any of the Institutes. Forwarded for computer operation. 65
  • 66. Table 2: OPENING AND CLOSING RANKS OF GE, OBC, SC AND ST CANDIDATES (JEE-2008) IIT IT-BHU ISMU COURSE BOMBAY DELHI GUWAHATI KANPUR KHARAGPUR MADRAS ROORKEE VARANASI DHANBAD B D W K G M R V S Four-year B.Tech. Courses Aerospace Engineering 0605-1117 0569-1760 1533-2084 0103-1499 0293-0308 0246-0326 0335-0353 0319-0330 0117-0265 0179-0245 0057-0318 0023-0251 0032-0047 ------- ------- 0138-0153 Agricultural and Food Engineering 3017-3982 0636-0821 0649-0649 ------- Biological Sciences and 0942-3154 Bioengineering 0546-0676 0669-0669 ------- Biotechnology 3465-3960 1862-3224 3163-3658 0679-0828 0545-0593 0685-0793 ------- 0232-0566 0657-0657 ------- ------- ------- Biotechnology and Biochemical 2388-3289 Engineering 0655-0688 0581-0606 ------- Ceramic Engineering 4401-5343 0985-1088 ------- ------- Chemical Engineering 0496-0908 0764-1006 2606-3193 0916-1454 1398-1944 0984-1853 1915-2448 3794-4267 0140-0259 0252-0270 0466-0521 0285-0352 0377-0401 0245-0365 0396-0444 0889-0979 0120-0359 0144-0382 0546-0656 0327-0470 0226-0525 0208-0486 0532-0598 0666-0666 0123-0139 0150-0150 ------- ------- ------- ------- ------- ------- Chemical Science and Technology 3187-3625 0610-0623 0658-0658 ------- Civil Engineering 0529-1622 1090-1851 2848-3447 1657-2170 2053-2464 1168-2169 1894-2845 3821-4369 0229-0342 0347-0476 0507-0604 0384-0488 0498-0519 0367-0388 0465-0575 0787-0880 0285-0449 0225-0442 0557-0686 0049-0444 0468-0505 0031-0430 0427-0542 0625-0625 0104-0143 0046-0090 ------- 0148-0156 ------- ------- ------- ------- Computer Science and Engineering 0002-0076 0003-0112 0720-1519 0001-0148 0115-0377 0007-0156 0340-0767 1542-2579 3373-4563 0006-0021 0010-0030 0209-0239 0009-0018 0036-0067 0024-0035 0113-0130 0332-0487 0672-0697 0004-0039 0005-0029 0130-0239 0001-0045 0018-0083 0003-0016 0089-0125 0257-0417 0552-0679 0004-0009 0007-0025 0078-0101 0013-0022 0018-0028 0014-0015 0040-0069 ------- ------- Electrical Engineering 0036-0165 0122-0245 0043-0444 0565-0782 0012-0286 0811-1701 2648-3588 3763-5316 0032-0044 0045-0068 0051-0088 0111-0116 0049-0083 0216-0288 0508-0618 0778-0791 0051-0088 0009-0084 0007-0127 0134-0165 0006-0060 0202-0307 0544-0681 ------- 0017-0027 0019-0035 0050-0057 0060-0094 0011-0029 0062-0126 ------- ------- Electrical Engineering (Power) 0305-0839 0125-0129 0157-0203 0044-0073 Electronics Engineering 2312-3133 3690-5203 0491-0578 0843-0864 0277-0670 0689-0689 ------- ------- Electronics and Communication 0674-2016 0784-1209 Engineering 0297-0363 0174-0214 0215-0320 0132-0201 0074-0133 0085-0117 Electronics and Electrical 0180-0562 Communication Engineering 0089-0110 0048-0105 0003-0037 Electronics and Electrical 1801-2308 Engineering 0337-0383 0333-0348 0012-0115 66
  • 67. IIT IT-BHU ISMU COURSE BOMBAY DELHI GUWAHATI KANPUR KHARAGPUR MADRAS ROORKEE VARANASI DHANBAD B D W K G M R V S Engineering Physics 0322-1032 1110-1861 2619-3358 0846-1725 0217-0273 0324-0413 0451-0481 0258-0302 0059-0220 0229-0414 0661-0661 0439-0500 0128-0128 ------- ------- ------- Environmental Engineering 5366-6338 1128-1129 ------- ------- Industrial Engineering 1959-2315 0407-0497 0460-0613 ------- Instrumentation Engineering 1044-1616 0390-0395 0185-0482 ------- Manufacturing Science and 1733-2204 Engineering 0443-0460 0519-0591 ------- Materials and Metallurgical 1587-2895 Engineering 0599-0658 0407-0664 ------- Metallurgical and Materials 2255-3011 1916-2949 2918-3559 Engineering 0660-0695 0549-0629 0757-0807 0550-0685 0619-0650 0624-0624 ------- ------- ------- Mathematics and Computing 1812-2708 0437-0510 0501-0535 ------- Mechanical Engineering 0171-0494 0360-0709 1788-2582 0457-0840 0820-1214 0260-0877 1030-1942 2880-3868 4204-5401 0134-0155 0097-0204 0378-0450 0136-0197 0169-0224 0120-0166 0264-0358 0509-0711 0765-0882 0071-0114 0101-0161 0335-0461 0112-0210 0113-0217 0011-0133 0223-0352 0562-0684 0558-0558 0031-0041 0071-0088 ------- 0067-0103 0112-0140 0068-0096 0130-0149 ------- ------- Metallurgical Engineering 3968-4827 0916-1049 ------- ------- Metallurgical Engineering and 1156-2111 Materials Science 0455-0620 0473-0652 ------- Mineral Engineering 5300-6157 1069-1083 ------- ------- Mining Engineering 3547-4133 4860-5874 4581-6088 0785-0869 1012-1122 0996-1080 ------- ------- ------- ------- ------- ------- Mining Machinery Engineering 4979-6185 1095-1095 ------- ------- Naval Architecture and Ocean 2605-3083 Engineering 0448-0537 0506-0599 ------ Ocean Engineering and Naval 2927-3415 Architecture 0587-0597 0593-0593 ------- Petroleum Engineering 3341-4768 0673-0774 0445-0560 ------- 67
  • 68. IIT IT-BHU ISMU COURSE BOMBAY DELHI GUWAHATI KANPUR KHARAGPUR MADRAS ROORKEE VARANASI DHANBAD B D W K G M R V S Production and Industrial 0752-1234 2153-2822 Engineering 0343-0419 0506-0560 0354-0509 0440-0688 0100-0147 ------- Pulp and Paper Engineering 3199-4999 0749-1061 ------- ------- Textile Technology 2019-3151 0483-0719 0572-0683 ------- Four-year B.Pharm. Course Pharmaceutics 5587-6595 1125-1130 ------- ------- Four-year B.Des. Course Design 3882-5252 ------- ------- ------- Five-year B.Arch. Course Architecture 3158-5948 4041-6513 1043-1043 ------- ------- ------- ------- ------- Five-year M. Pharm. Dual Degree Course Pharmaceutics 5436-6662 ------- ------- ------- Five-year M.Sc. Integrated Courses Applied Geology 3103-5189 0977-1072 ------- ------- Applied Mathematics 3455-4879 1094-1112 ------- ------- Applied Physics 5522-6643 1006-1006 ------- ------- Chemistry 2898-4321 3353-4630 5072-5386 5721-6773 0703-0879 0871-0952 ------- ------- ------- ------ ------- ------- ------- ------ ------- ------- Economics 3245-4496 3575-5067 0714-1078 0968-1053 ------- ------- ------- ------- Exploration Geophysics 3123-4617 1071-1071 ------- ------- Mathematics and Computing 1561-2951 5486-5976 0552-0753 1102-1102 ------- ------- ------- ------- 68
  • 69. IIT IT-BHU ISMU COURSE BOMBAY DELHI GUWAHATI KANPUR KHARAGPUR MADRAS ROORKEE VARANASI DHANBAD B D W K G M R V S Mathematics and Scientific 1719-3432 Computing 0665-0729 ------- ------- Physics 1059-3641 3657-4705 4706-5128 0858-0861 0892-1030 1045-1133 ------- 0098-0098 ------- ------- ------- ------- Five-year M.Sc. Tech. Integrated Courses Applied Geology 6225-6644 1063-1063 ------- ------- Applied Geophysics 5444-6659 ------- ------- ------- Five-year M.Tech. Integrated Course Geological Technology 3681-4635 0876-1073 ------- ------- Geophysical Technology 3493-4522 1033-1092 ------- ------- Engineering Physics 4024-4627 0856-0856 ------- ------- Industrial Chemistry 4766-5477 1119-1119 ------- ------- Mathematics and Computing 0445-0717 3660-4147 0146-0236 0853-0853 0250-0340 ------- ------- ------- Polymer Science and Technology 4005-4493 0848-1101 ------- ------- Five-year M.Tech. Dual Degree Courses Aerospace Engineering 1113-1715 1065-1887 2043-2201 1484-1962 0274-0313 0370-0370 0375-0375 0362-0362 0263-0346 0353-0353 0378-0397 0364-0415 0066-0127 0098-0098 ------- ------- Aerospace Engineering with 2022-2118 M.Tech. in Applied Mechanics with 0323-0323 specializations in Biomedical 0416-0416 Engineering ------- Agricultural and Food Engineering 3986-4453 with M.Tech. in any of the listed 0698-0811 specializations ------- ------- Biochemical Engineering 4367-5153 0914-0914 ------- ------- Biochemical Engineering and 0343-2891 Biotechnology 0603-0687 0184-0676 ------- 69
  • 70. IIT IT-BHU ISMU COURSE BOMBAY DELHI GUWAHATI KANPUR KHARAGPUR MADRAS ROORKEE VARANASI DHANBAD B D W K G M R V S Bioengineering with M.Tech in 4259-5244 Biomedical Technology 1047-1047 ------- ------- Biotechnology 2896-3463 0555-0555 0582-0643 ------- Biotechnology and Biochemical 2948-3655 Engineering 0737-0737 0319-0687 ------- Ceramic Engineering 5058-5473 1116-1116 ------- ------- Chemical Engineering 0922-1304 1170-1639 1492-1794 2040-2452 1822-2395 0262-0410 0379-0469 0421-0421 0436-0514 0417-0417 0424-0527 0555-0622 0564-0570 0488-0601 0524-0550 0129-0129 ------- ------- ------- ------- Chemical Engineering with M.Tech. 2236-2831 in Hydrocarbon Engineering 0607-0609 0595-0648 ------- Civil Engineering 1442-2536 0478-0478 0448-0545 ------- Civil Engineering with M.Tech. 2176-2316 in Applied Mechanics in any of the 0435-0435 listed specializations 0479-0479 ------- Civil Engineering with M.Tech. 2229-2617 in Infrastructural Civil Engineering 0452-0499 0141-0514 ------- Civil Engineering with M.Tech. 1635-1952 3853-4449 in Structural Engineering 0398-0398 0750-0750 0450-0478 ------- ------- ------- Civil Engineering with M.Tech in 2584-2820 any of the listed specializations 0523-0523 0531-0534 ------- Computer Science and Engineering 0133-0280 0179-0418 0476-0691 0187-0487 1637-2984 0040-0054 0075-0091 0103-0127 0092-0114 0590-0590 0026-0145 0052-0177 0094-0186 0085-0137 0458-0521 0039-0048 0042-0058 0043-0070 0008-0008 ------- Computer Science and Engineering 0808-1174 with M.Tech. in Information 0160-0175 Technology 0135-0205 0091-0091 Electrical Engineering 0473-0590 0142-0151 0178-0241 0106-0110 Electrical Engineering with 1064-1145 M.Tech in Applied Mechanics 0147-0147 with specialization in Biomedical ------- Engineering 0146-0146 70
  • 71. IIT IT-BHU ISMU COURSE BOMBAY DELHI GUWAHATI KANPUR KHARAGPUR MADRAS ROORKEE VARANASI DHANBAD B D W K G M R V S Electrical Engineering with 0220-0386 M.Tech. in Communications and 0112-0118 Signal Processing 0041-0156 0087-0102 Electrical Engineering with 0534-0830 M.Tech. in Communication 0135-0135 Engineering 0079-0183 0107-0107 Electrical Engineering with 0263-0441 M.Tech. in Information and 0095-0128 Communication Technology 0054-0207 0059-0059 Electrical Engineering with 0168-0278 M.Tech. in Microelectronics 0056-0099 0119-0152 0051-0053 Electrical Engineering with 0327-0707 M. Tech. in Microelectronics 0086-0086 and VLSI Design 0206-0216 0095-0095 Electrical Engineering with 1000-1263 M.Tech. in any of the listed 0173-0173 specializations 0253-0282 0152-0152 Electrical Engineering with 1540-1829 3618-3722 M.Tech. in Power Electronics 0292-0310 0700-0700 0271-0300 0674-0674 ------- ------- Electrical Engineering with 0857-1190 M.Tech. in Power Systems and 0183-0183 Power Electronics 0286-0328 0159-0159 Electronics and Communication 1106-1370 Engineering with M.Tech. in 0199-0247 Wireless Communication 0316-0322 0158-0158 Electronics and Electrical 0381-0976 Communication Engineering with 0156-0165 M.Tech. in any of the listed 0106-0281 specializations 0092-0137 Energy Engineering with M.Tech. 0758-1317 in Energy Systems Engineering 0192-0269 0423-0474 ------- Engineering Design with M.Tech. 1581-2307 in Automotive Engineering 0311-0426 0313-0574 0141-0141 Engineering Design with M.Tech 2398-2561 in Biomedical Design 0470-0470 0428-0618 ------- Engineering Physics with M.Tech. 1135-1364 in Engineering Physics with 0266-0266 specialization in Nano Science 0278-0278 ------- Industrial Engineering with 2441-2839 M.Tech. in Industrial Engineering 0579-0622 and Management 0536-0682 ------- Manufacturing Science and 1914-2685 Engineering with M.Tech. in 0453-0453 Industrial Engineering and ------- Management ------- 71
  • 72. IIT IT-BHU ISMU COURSE BOMBAY DELHI GUWAHATI KANPUR KHARAGPUR MADRAS ROORKEE VARANASI DHANBAD B D W K G M R V S Material Science and Technology 4286-5045 1001-1001 ------- ------- Mechanical Engineering 0860-1139 3487-3974 0233-0272 0553-0553 0151-0360 ------- 0118-0118 ------- Mechanical Engineering with 0520-0647 M.Tech. in Computer Aided 0163-0193 Design and Automation 0069-0212 0109-0109 Mechanical Engineering with 0648-0801 M.Tech. in Computer Integrated 0215-0215 Manufacturing (CIM) 0274-0276 0121-0121 Mechanical Engineering with 1244-1425 M.Tech. in Energy Technology 0276-0284 0267-0342 ------- Mechanical Engineering with 1018-1307 M.Tech. in Intelligent 0201-0230 Manufacturing 0304-0374 ------- Mechanical Engineering with 0902-1356 M.Tech. in Product design 0221-0221 0240-0418 0157-0157 Mechanical Engineering with 1285-1762 M.Tech. in any of the listed 0289-0340 specializations 0284-0369 ------- Metallurgical Engineering 4570-5063 1068-1068 ------- ------- Metallurgical Engineering and 2130-2374 Materials Science with M.Tech. 0533-0567 in Ceramics and Composites ------- ------- Metallurgical Engineering and 2190-2486 Materials Science with M.Tech. 0580-0633 in Metallurgical Process ------- Engineering ------- Metallurgical and Materials 3014-3122 Engineering 0718-0718 0678-0678 ------- Metallurgical and Materials 2569-3272 Engineering with M.Tech. in 0735-0767 Metallurgical and Materials ------- Engineering ------- Mineral Engineering with 5478-6266 M.Tech in Material Technology 1098-1098 ------- ------- Mineral Engineering with 6337-6390 M.Tech in Mineral Resource 1124-1124 Management ------- ------- Mining Engineering 3925-4386 5495-5896 5421-6300 0896-0896 1131-1131 1041-1041 ------- ------- ------- ------- ------- ------- 72
  • 73. IIT IT-BHU ISMU COURSE BOMBAY DELHI GUWAHATI KANPUR KHARAGPUR MADRAS ROORKEE VARANASI DHANBAD B D W K G M R V S Mining Engineering with MBA 4473-5834 1123-1123 ------- ------- Mining Engineering with 3738-4527 M.Tech in Safety Engineering 0913-0913 and Disaster Management in Mines ------- ------- Naval Architecture and 3115-3434 Ocean Engineering 0812-0812 ------- ------- Naval Architecture and Ocean 3211-3344 Engineering with M.Tech in 0759-0759 Applied Mechanics in any of 0563-0563 the listed specializations ------- Ocean Engineering and 3478-3647 Naval Architecture 0820-0820 0109-0109 ------- Petroleum Engineering with 3723-4924 M.Tech in Petroleum Management 0849-0849 ------- ------- Process Engineering with MBA 2981-3975 0922-0976 ------- ------ IIT COURSE BHUBANESWAR GANDHINAGAR HYDERABAD PATNA PUNJAB RAJASTHAN INDORE MANDI E N H P U J C A Chemical Engineering 3244-3908 0677-1015 ------- ------- Civil Engineering 3473-3991 0888-1025 0633-0672 ------- Computer Science and Engineering 1031-1936 2066-3152 1415-2557 1771-2666 0280-0449 0456-0661 0405-0647 0359-0573 NEW IIT NEW IIT 0053-0260 0365-0436 0209-0349 0078-0355 0045-0064 ------- 0144-0144 0151-0151 Electrical Engineering 2693-3343 2259-3195 0634-2245 3189-3623 2639-3240 2392-3228 0682-0867 0631-0863 0387-0592 0692-0894 0678-0845 0490-0747 NEW IIT NEW IIT 0497-0610 0451-0573 0287-0392 0471-0559 0401-0523 0372-0469 ------- ------- 0116-0116 ------- ------- ------- Mechanical Engineering 3310-3718 2961-3633 1982-2755 3172-3844 2673-3538 2976-3646 0826-0980 0805-0956 0445-0738 0813-0999 0808-0966 0740-0915 NEW IIT NEW IIT 0620-0668 0508-0665 0326-0447 0409-0667 0568-0671 0475-0580 ------- ------- 0111-0111 ------- ------- ------- Note: In each cell, the first row gives the opening and closing ranks for GE candidates, the second row for OBC candidates, the third row for SC candidates, and the fourth row for ST candidates. 73
  • 74. DETAILS OF FEES (in Rupees): The Fee structure for the Institutes given below is indicative only. INDIAN INSTITUTES OF TECHNOLOGY BHUBANESWAR BOMBAY DELHI GANDHINAGAR GUWAHATI HIMACHAL HYDERABAD INDORE KANPUR KHARAGPUR MADRAS PATNA PUNJAB RAJASTHAN ROORKEE PRADESH One Time 3100 3400 2500 3400 2150 2890 1750 3400 2150 3100 1750 2150 2500 2150 2890 Payment Payable every 28100 33550 27035 33550 28550 32250 27850 33550 33192 28600 27850 28550 27035 33192 32250 Semester ( 3100) (8500 ) ( 2035) (8550) (3550) (7250) (2850) (8550) (8192) (3600) (2850) (3550) (2035) (8192) (7250) Refundable 6000 3000 4000 3000 4500 4000 2000 3000 4000 6000 2000 4500 4000 4000 4000 caution deposit Medical 425 126 450 126 280 496 126 425 496 450 1561 280 Insurance Premium (per annum) Total fees 37625 40076 33985 40076 35200 39420 32096 40076 39342 37625 32096 35200 33985 40903 39420 payable at the (12625) (15076) (8985) (15076) (10200) (14420) (7096) (15076) (14342) (13125) (7096) (10200) (8985) (15903) (14420) time of admission* Annual Fee for foreign students – US $ 2000 + other charges in Indian Rupees (for SAARC countries) US $ 4000 + other charges in Indian Rupees (for other countries) 74 IT-BHU Varanasi ISMU Dhanbad # One time payment 3325 6000 ## Payable every odd semester 13960 19492 (5192) ## Payable every even semester 13960 17000 (2700) Refundable caution deposit 4000 5000 Total fees payable at the time of admission* 21285 30492 (16192) Fees payable by SC/ST students, where different from those payable by others, are shown in parentheses ( ). * In addition to these, mess admission fee/mess deposit and medical insurance premium may have to be paid. # This includes Rs 1800/- towards charges for blazer and tie. ## The fee is for B.Tech. Programme which includes Tuition Fee of Rs. 14,000/- per semester. The tuition fee for 2nd Year onwards for 5 year Integrated M.Sc. / M.Sc. Tech Programme will be Rs. 10,000/- per semester. The tuition fee for dual degree programme will be Rs. 14,000/- per semester for first four years and in 5th Year it will be Rs. 6,000/- for M.Tech. and Rs. 20,000/- for MBA. The amount payable in odd and even semesters for these students in subsequent years will vary accordingly.