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Updated On - Monday, 23 November 2020

Indian Institute of Technology, Patna (IIT-P) is one of the new IITs established by an Act of the Indian Parliament on August 06, 2008. Patna which was known as Patliputra has been a center of knowledge since long has been attracting visitors and scholars from many parts of the world such as China, Indonesia, Japan, Korea, Sri Lanka, among others. This has been a land of visionaries. Some of the legends from this region include Lord Gautam Buddha, Lord Mahavir, Guru Gobind Singh, the famous astronomer Aryabhatta and the first President of India, Dr. Rajendra Prasad.

Location: IIT Patna campus is located at Bihta which is approximately 40 kms from Patna

IIT Patna has ten departments:

  • Computer Science & Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Chemical and Biochemical Engineering
  • Civil & Environmental Engineering
  • Materials Science & Engineering
  • Chemistry
  • Physic
  • Mathematics and Humanities
  • Social Science departments.

IIT Patna has fully equipped with the state-of-the-art facilities (equipment software and machines) that are routinely used to train and educate students in the following programs:

  • B.Tech in five disciplines: Computer Science and Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Civil Engineering and Chemical Engineering.
  • M.Tech in multi-disciplinary streams with eight specializations:
  1. Mechatronics jointly offered by Departments of Mechanical and Electrical Engineering,
  2. Mathematics & Computing jointly offered by Departments of Mathematics and Computer Science & Engineering,
  3. Nano Science & Technology jointly offered by Departments of Physics and Chemistry,
  4. Computer Science and Engineering offered by Department of Computer Science & Engineering,
  5. Communication System Engineering offered by Department of Electrical Engineering,
  6. Mechanical Engineering offered by Department of Mechanical Engineering,
  7. Civil and Infrastructure Engineering offered by Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering and
  8. Materials Science and Engineering offered by Department of Materials Science and Engineering.
  9. VLSI & Embedded System offered by Department of Electrical Engineering.
  • Budding research scholars are admitted in the PhD program of this Institute in all ten (10) departments.

Recently, IIT Patna has been ranked as the 19th best engineering college in the recently released ranking by the Human Resource Ministry, Govt. of India.


Prof. Pushpak Bhattacharyya

Chairman (In-Charge), Director


Mr. Vishwa Ranjan




Dr. Subrata Kumar

Associate Deans

Department: Academic



Dr. Kailash Chandra Ray

Associate Deans

Department: Administration


College Facilities
Computer lab
Contact Details

Bihta, Kanpa Road,

Patna Bihar 801106

Phone: +91-612-302 8067
Fax: 0612- 2277383
Email: iitpatnaoff@iitp.ac.in
Website: www.iitp.ac.in

Course Type: Degree
Fees: Rs. 37,500/- Per Semester
Study Mode: Full Time
2 Years
Course Type: Degree
Fees: Rs. 15,800/- Per Semester
Study Mode: Full Time
2 Years
Study Mode: Full Time
4 Years
Course Type: Degree
Fees: Rs. 15,800/- Per Semester
Study Mode: Full Time
3 Years

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