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Frequently Asked Questions

What are the programmes of study at IIT Bhilai?

IIT Bhilai is currently offering four-year B.Tech., two-year M.Tech and Ph.D degree programs. The Academic system and culture of IIT Bhilai is inspired by that at IIT Hyderabad. The highlight of the academics here is the Fractal System of distributing courses across the semesters. The curriculum lays strong emphasis on developing industrial and practical skills while backing them up with a concrete theoretical foundation.

What departments of study are available?

  • Bachelor of Technology (B.Tech) — Computer Science and Engineering, Electrical Engineering and Mechanical Engineering
  • Master of Technology (M. Tech) — Computer Science and Engineering, Electrical Engineering and Mechanical Engineering
  • Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) — Computer Science and Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Physics and Chemistry

What are the opportunities of branch change for B.Tech program?

After the first semester you are given an opportunity to change your branch. Your GPA should meet the criteria laid down by the Academic section. Tip: For a smooth branch change try to keep GPA above 9. However, cutoffs for branch change are usually relative.

What are the facilities and amenities provided in the hostels?

IIT Bhilai is a residential campus, with well facilitated student's hostels.There are four hostels namely Castle Ena, Castle Dio, Castle Tria and Castle Tessera. All hostels are equipped with some sport facilities, recreation rooms, TV room, washing machines, and dining etc. Hostels are rigged with Wi-Fi and LAN access. For more information visit Polaris ‐ Hostel Facilities

How is the Internet Connectivity?

IIT Bhilai gets it's internet connection from NKN (National Knowledge Network), which is known for providing very high speed connection to IITs and other Govt institutions. There is also a high speed BSNL connection, as a backup. Completely uncapped connection is provided to the students. There are several claims that they were getting around 120 mbps over LAN connection in hostel. Systems like proxy are avoided to ensure maximum compatibility.

Is it mandatory to report and do the registration on 23rd July 2019?


What about hostel room allocation and accommodation for parents?

The Hostel rooms will be completely allocated upon sharing basis and will be completely random. No accommodation will be provided to the parents they can stay in nearby hotels.

What are the Scholarships available for students to avail?

Institute supports several scholarships, fellowships and various forms of assistantships for deserving students.

  • Merit-cum-Means (MCM) Scholarship
  • Institute SC/ST Scholarship
  • Institute Free Studentship Scholarship
  • Institute Fellowship to Postgraduate Students

For Further Details refer Academic Brochure - Click here
Also there are few State government and Central government scholarships for further details contact -Academics Department

What are the measures taken against Ragging?

Yet IIT Bhilai is a ragging free campus, there is a policy against ragging and every students signs a letter to the effect that they will not participate in ragging. Everybody is vigilant to prevent any attempt of ragging. A reported case of ragging is dealt with strictly.

Is it safe for female students in the campus, what are the safety measures taken?

Faculty members and Director reside on the campus itself and they are available for assistance. Our campus security is here for 24*7 support. Senior students also support the new students to get acquainted with the city and campus life - through the Mentorship program. If you want to raise a complaint, you will be supported too. We also have an Anti-ragging unit for support in campus.

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