IIT Roorkee is an autonomous research University located in Roorkee, Uttarakhand. Established in 1847 as Thomason College of Civil Engineering, IIT Roorkee is Asia's oldest technical university. The main campus of IIT Roorkee is located in Roorkee, Haridwar District over an area of 358.5 acres. IIT Roorkee also has 2 other campuses, one in Saharanpur (around 30 Km from Roorkee) and another one in Greater Noida. IIT Roorkee offers 14 UG, 24 PG, and other PhD courses via its 23 departments. IIT Roorkee is ranked as #1 in the top architecture colleges in India by NIRF 2023. In the engineering category, IIT Roorkee has been ranked 5th in NIRF 2023 Ranking. Check IIT Roorkee Courses 

IIT Roorkee's most popular program is BTech, where admissions are based on JEE Advanced score. Candidates having a valid JEE Advanced score are allocated a seat by JoSAA. The Cutoff required for IIT Roorkee BTech CSE program for 2023 is 263 – 412. The first year fees for the BTech program at IIT Roorkee is approximately INR 2.3 lakhs. IIT Roorkee has concluded the admissions for the major courses such as BTech, MTech, MBA, MArch, MURP, MDes, MSc etc. The cutoffs for admission for BTech and MSc has been released. IIT Roorkee admission 2024 will start from August with the onset of GATE and CAT registrations.

Apart from latest technical curriculum, IIT Roorkee is also known for its great placement record. IIT Roorkee Placement 2023 stats for phase 1 has been released. The highest CTC stood at INR 1.3 CPA and the highest International CTC stood at INR 1.06 CPA. A total of 500 offers have been made as of Day 2 of the placement drive. A total of 63 recruiters participated in the placement drive. Major recruiters included BCG, Bajaj Auto, Flipkart, Tata Steel, etc.


IIT Roorkee Highlights

Particulars Statistics 
Established Year 1847
Campus Size 358.5 Acres
MBA Fees INR 2.85 (1st Year Fees)
NIRF Ranking 2023 5th by NIRF
Number of Courses 231
Total Faculty  523
Scholarship Available
Highest Package 2023 INR 1.3 CPA
Total Recruiters BCG, Bajaj Auto, Flipkart, Tata Steel 

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IIT Roorkee Important Dates

IIT Roorkee has concluded admissions for Academic Year 2023 for its major courses like BTech, MTech, BArch, MArch, MURP, MBA etc. 

Events Dates
BTech Events
Release of JEE Main Notification 2024 November 2023
JEE Mains 2024 exam date session 1 January 24 to February 1, 2024
NTA JEE Mains 2024 Exam Date April session April 1 to 15, 2024
MBA Events
CAT Registration Window August 02 - September 13, 2023 September 20 (Extended)
Admit Card Download October 25, 2023
CAT 2023 Exam Date November 26, 2023
CAT Result Declaration Second Week of January
MTech Events
GATE Registration Starts from August 24, 2023 Aug 30, 2023 Delayed
Closing Date of REGULAR online registration/ application process (Without Late Fee) October 12, 2023
Closing Date of EXTENDED online registration/ application process (With Late Fee) October 20, 2023
Modifications in GATE 2024 Application November 07 - November 11, 2023
Availability of GATE Admit Cards for Download January 03, 2023
GATE Exam Date (Tentative) February 3,4,10, & 11, 2024
MSc Events
IIT JAM Registration Window September 05 - October 13, 2023
IIT JAM Exam Date February 11, 2024
M.Des Events
CEED registrations window open October 03 - October 31, 2023
Last date for Online Registration with late fee November 08, 2023
Start date for Admit Card downloading January 05, 2024
CEED 2024 Exam January 21, 2024

IIT Roorkee Fees & Courses

IIT Roorkee is home to 23 academic departments offering engineering, management, Architecture & Planning courses, Sciences, humanities and various other courses. A detailed list of course along with fees, selection criteria and cutoff links is given below, check

Program IIT Roorkee Fees Details Cutoff 
B.Tech (12 Courses) ₹2.3 Lakhs (1st Year Fees) 10+2: 75%
Entrance: JEE Advanced 
Counselling: JOSAA
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B.Arch ₹2.3 Lakhs (1st Year Fees) 10+2: 75%
Entrance: JEE Advanced 
Counselling: JOSAA
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M.Sc (06 courses) ₹36,100 (1st Year Fees) 10+2: 75%
Graduation: 60%
Entrance: IIT JAM
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M.Tech (42 Courses)/ MURP/ MArch  ₹40,100 (1st Year Fees) 10+2: 75%
Graduation: 60%
Entrance: GATE 
Counselling: COAP
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MBA (5 Courses) ₹4.35 Lakhs (1st Year Fees) Graduation: 60%
Entrance: CAT/ GATE GD & PI
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PhD (28 Courses) ₹1.20 Lakhs (1st Year Fees) GATE Score + PI -

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IIT Roorkee Review

IIT Roorkee is a top ranked engineering college offering quality courses. The college is also well recognised on the gloabl stage, a review of the college is given below:

IIT Roorkee Cutoff 2023

IIT Roorkee BTech Cutoff

IIT Roorkee BTech and BArch admissions are done as per the JEE Advanced score followed by JoSAA counselling. For the year 2023, JoSAA has released 6 rounds of seat allotment. The closing cutoff for IIT Roorkee BTech program for the general category is tabulated below:

Courses 2023 Cutoff By Rank 2022 Cutoff By Rank 2021 Cutoff By Rank
B.Tech Computer Science Engineering 396 408 414
B.Tech Data Science and Artificial Intelligence 687 822 -
B.Tech Electronics & Communication Engineering 1382 1408 1383
B.Tech Electrical Engineering 1965 2103 1945
B.Tech Mechanical Engineering 3570 3685 3379
B.Tech Engineering Physics 4179 4780 3906

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IIT Roorkee MTech Cutoff

IIT Roorkee now releases a list of students as per their GATE rank, no actual ranks are being released. Previously, the cutoff for IIT Roorkee MTech program is as follows:

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IIT Roorkee MSc Cutoff

IIT Roorkee has concluded the MSc Admission 2023 with the release of 4 rounds of seat allotment. IIT Roorkee MSc admissions are based on IIT JAM followed by JOAPS counselling. The wide range of IIT Roorkee cutoff analysis is tabulated below, check

Courses 2023 Cutoff By Rank 2022 Cutoff By Rank 2021 Cutoff By Rank
M.Sc Economics 67 66 83
M.Sc Applied Geology 142 71 109
M.Sc Mathematics 247 318 252
M.Sc Chemistry 271 213 277
M.Sc Physics 335 234 356

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IIT Roorkee Ranking

IIT Roorkee is a world-class institute that has been ranked by national and international rating agencies. Ranking of IIT Roorkee are mentioned in the table below:

International Ranking
QS World University Ranking 2024 369
QS World University Rankings 2023 369 
QS World University Rankings - Engineering & Technology 2023 175 
QS Asia University Rankings 2023 114
National Ranking
NIRF Overall Rankings 2023 8
NIRF Engineering Rankings 2023 5
NIRF Architecture Rankings 2023 1
NIRF Research Rankings 2023 7
IIRF Ranking 2023 (Govt Engineering College) 07
India Today Ranking 2023 (Top Public Colleges in India) 05
India Today (Architecture) 2023 01

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IIT Roorkee offers a BTech program in a total of 12 specializations. For admission to the program, candidates must appear for JEE Main, JEE Advanced and JoSAA Counselling. The BTech admission process for IIT Roorkee is as follows:

IIT Roorkee Admission Stages Steps
Application starts Apply for JEE Main
JEE Advanced  Candidates having a valid JEE Main score should appear for JEE Advanced
JoSAA Counselling & Cutoff As per the JEE Advanced cutoff, candidates need to apply for JoSAA and as per cutoff apply for IIT Roorkee
Final Admission Ofer Accept the seat

Candidates willing for admission to various courses by IIT Roorkee are selected on the basis of eligibility for the particular course followed by the Entrance score/ merit required in the examination. Check 

IIT Roorkee Placements 2023 Report

Particulars Placements Statistics 2023 Placements Statistics 2022
No. of Recruiters 63 265
No. of offers 500 1200+
Highest CTC INR 1.3 CPA INR 2.15 CPA
Highest International CTC INR 1.06 CPA INR 2.15 CPA
Top Companies BCG, Bajaj Auto, Flipkart, Tata Steel  Accenture Japan Ltd, Amazon, Bank of America, Microsoft

During IIT Roorkee Placements 2023, 65 recruiters visited the campus till Day 2 of the placement drive. Some of the major recruiters included Flipkart, Bajaj Auto Ltd., Cohesity, Goldman Sachs, Intel Technology Pvt. Ltd., JPMorgan Chase & Co.etc. Recruiters made a total of 500 offers as of Day 2. During the placement drive, the highest international salary stood at INR 1.06 CPA. The overall highest salary was INR 1.30 CPA.

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IIT Roorkee Placements

IIT Roorkee MBA Placements:

IIT Roorkee has also concluded the MBA Placements 2023 where recruiters from the sectors like Analytics, Consulting, BFSI, FMCG/FMCD, ITES, Retail, Manufacturing and Logistics participated. For this season, IIT Roorkee witnessed 50+ recruiters comprising both new and old recruiters. The placement stats of IIT Roorkee MBA placements 2023 are mentioned below:

Highest Package INR 27.94 LPA
Median Package INR 18.09 LPA
Average Package INR 18.34 LPA
Lowest Package INR 11.60 LPA
% of PPOs 37.50

IIT Roorkee MBA Placements 2023: Domain Wise

The domain-wise placement details are mentioned below:

Domains Percentage of Students Placed Average CTC
Operations, IT & Analytics 33% INR 19.36 LPA
General Management 24% INR 18.39 LPA
Marketing  29% INR 18.29 LPA
Finance 14% INR 15.98 LPA

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IIT Roorkee vs IIT Bombay Vs IIT Delhi Vs IIT Guwahati Vs IIT Kharagpur Vs IIT Kanpur

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IIT Roorkee Hostels

Hostels in IIT Roorkee are called Bhawans. IIT Roorkee has 10 Men’s Hostel, 3 Women Hostel, 6 Hostels for Married. The recently inaugrated Viyan Kunj Hostel is a Co-Ed hostel. Fresher’s who get into IIT Roorkee are generally allocated the Rajendra Bhawan or Cautley Bhawan  where freshers are allocated Single or double rooms. THe fees for IIT Roorkee Hostel is approximately ₹ 7500 for a semester.

IIT Roorkee hostels have various facilities such as 24 Hourse of Internet connectivity, Fully automated washing room area, Barber Shops, Fruit shops, Satationary Shops, Day and night canteens, Guest rooms, Indoor sports facilities such as Table Tennis, Chess, Yoga, Carrom, Gym, etc. and outdoor sports facilities include Badminton and Volleyball.

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IIT Roorkee Campus Life & Events

IIT Roorkee campus life is a perfect blend of fun and learning. IIT Roorkee holds a history of more than 160 years of learning and with famous notions like “Land of Lions” IIT Roorkee is a fun place to be. A typical day at IIT Roorkee starts with students attending their lectures, doing assessments, etc. But weekend fun is the most amazing part of IITR life. Students can raft in the Ganges, long bike rides to the Himalayas, etc.

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IIT Roorkee Notable Alumni

IIT Roorkee alumni have achieved prominent profiles in India and abroad. Out of all the IIT Roorkee alumni, 10 have won Padma awards, 25 have won the Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Prize for Science & Technology. Given below are the names of some famous alumni from IIT Roorkee:

Name of Alumni Job Position Degree pursued from IIT Roorkee
IIT Roorkee Alumni- Amit Singhal
Amit Singhal
Former Senior Vice President at Google BTech in CSE
IIT Roorkee Alumni- Jaiprakash Gaur
Jaiprakash Gaur
Former Chairman of the Jaypee Group BTech in Civil Engineering
IIT Roorkee Alumni- Naveen Jain
Naveen Jain
Founder and CEO of InfoSpace BS in Industrial Engineering
IIT Roorkee Alumni- Ajit Gupta
Ajit Gupta
Silicon-Valley based entrepreneur and founder of Aryaka, AAyuja, Jantakhoj, and Speedera Networks. BTech in Electrical Engineering

IIT Roorkee FAQs

Ques. What is the rank of IIT Roorkee in the world?

Ans. IIT Roorkee has been ranked at #369 in the QS World University Rankings 2023 and 2024. 

Ques. What is Cognizance IIT Roorkee?

Ans. Cognizance is the annual technical fest at IIT Roorkee. The fest is run by the students of the institute bringing together the renowned experts of various spheres of academic and the corporate industry.

Ques. What is the reservation policy followed in IIT Roorkee admission?

Ans. IIT Roorkee admission process reserves 15% seats for Scheduled Caste (SC), 7.5% for Scheduled Tribe (ST) and 3% for Persons with Disability (PwD) in every course.

Ques. What are the integrated courses offered at IIT Roorkee?

Ans. IIT Roorkee Integrated courses include Dual Degree Programmes of 5 years duration, Integrated Masters of Technology (IMT), and Integrated Masters of Science (IMS). Admission to B.Tech+M.Tech courses are offered through the Joint Entrance Examination(JEE). 

Ques. Which is better: IIT Kanpur or IIT Roorkee?

Ans. Recently it was reported that IIT Kanpur scored higher in 3 areas, i.e. Work-life balance, % Recommend to a friend, and Positive Business Outlook whereas IIT Roorkee scored higher in 6 areas, i.e. Overall Rating, Career Opportunities, Compensation & Benefits, Senior Management, Culture & Values, and CEO Approval.

Ques. What is special about the IIT Roorkee campus?

Ans. IIT Roorkee’s main campus is located in Roorkee City in Haridwar District in the state of Uttarakhand, India. The Institute was initially built to train people for the construction of the Ganga Canal and Aqueducts for which the city is famous.

Ques. How is IIT Roorkee different from other IITs?

Ans. Unlike the majority of IITs, IIT Roorkee is the oldest. IIT Roorkee's USPs include unlimited internet connectivity and speed, one mid-term exam, a single-room facility in the first year, five annual festivals, local music stations, and movie screenings every alternate weekend.

Ques. What is the campus area of IIT Roorkee?

Ans. The Roorkee campus spans 358.5 acres of land and has a total built-up area of 5,09,295.67 square meters.

Ques. What are the Hostel Facilities available at IIT Roorkee?

Ans. Each hostel has a state of art Cyber Cafe, managed by students. All hostels are now fully Wifi connected, meaning that the Internet permeates the space we live in. And who could imagine life without midnight snacks at the Bhawan Canteens, especially after an intense bakar or gaming session? And all this, in peaceful, clean, aesthetic environs, the likes of which very few places in the world can boast.

Ques. How are the sports facilities at IIT Roorkee?

Ans. Sports will never be on your list of disappointments with Roorkee. World-class stadiums and courts are available at IIT Roorkee for popular sports such as cricket, football, volleyball, tennis, squash, table tennis, badminton, hockey, basketball, and athletics! Not only that, but we also have a well-kept Olympic-size swimming pool. Indoor sports enthusiasts should not be concerned because the UG Club building houses everything you could want in the form of chess, carrom, pool, snooker, billiards, foosball, and table tennis. If that isn't enough, each hostel also has a selection of the aforementioned amenities for your enjoyment.

Ques. Is Scholarship Facility Available at IIT Roorkee?

Ans. In addition to bank loans, the institute provides scholarships, fellowships, and fee reductions to its students. Fellowships are only available to graduate students. The list of scholarships available to you while at IITR is partial. 25% of undergraduate students receive a Merit-Cum-Means scholarship based on their family income and merit.

Ques. What are the Banking Facilities at IIT Roorkee?

Ans. IIT Roorkee is home to two major banks that can handle all of your banking needs: Punjab National Bank and State Bank of India. Both of these banks' ATMs are also easily accessible on campus. It is recommended that you open an account with either of them to simplify your financial work while on campus, and both offer student loans to those interested.

Ques. Are there any Cultural Groups at IIT Roorkee?

Ans. IIT Roorkee has ten Boy’s hostels, three Girl's hostels, and six married hostels. IIT Roorkee has sports and laboratory facilities.

Ques. When can a student opt for specialization in MBA at IIT Roorkee?

Ans. MBA students must select a specialization in their second year. Dual specialization in either of the two functional areas, namely marketing, finance, operations, human resource management, and information technology, is an option. Aside from these two specializations, students at IIT Roorkee can choose any electives they want.