IIT Madras has 16 departments, 14 research centres, and a Continuing Education Programs Centre (CEP). All of the centres offer 121 courses in Engineering, Science, Humanities, and Management. IIT Madras has signed MOUs with a number of foreign universities for student exchange programs. As per the MoUs signed, students pursuing UG, PG, and Dual Degree programs at the institute spend a semester abroad for broad exposure. In addition, the institute also offers Joint Doctoral Programs (JDPs) in collaboration with 17 foreign universities. The institute also provides an AICTE-sponsored Quality Improvement Program (QIP).

Out of the 121 courses offered by IIT Madras, BTech and Online Degree program has the highest popularity. BTech is the flagship program of the institute. Admission to the course is done on the basis of rank obtained in the JEE Advanced exam. The minimum rank required for the IIT Madras BTech program is 85 to 4000. The annual fee for the BTech program is INR 2.05 Lacs.

IIT Madras Online Degree is India’s first online program in Data Science and Programming. Admission to the degree program is based on Qualifier exam score. The candidates appearing for the Qualifier exams are required to score aggregate 50% marks in the exam. The fees for the online degree program range from INR 50k to 1 Lac. Check More: IIT Madras Courses & Fees

Also, IIT Madras’s placement cell has a strong relationship with the industries. The 2023 placement drive is ongoing. 1722 Students registered for the process. Till now 445 offers were made with 25 offers of packages above INR 1 CPA. 15 International offers have been made so far. 331 Comanies registered and Students also received 407 PPOs. Check more: Do engineering design students at IIT Madras get a good package?

IIT Madras Important Dates

Events Dates
BTech Events
Release of JEE Main Notification November 2023
Commencement of JEE Main Registration 2023 January session – November 2023 April session – Last week of March 2024
MBA Events
CAT Regsitration Window August 02 – September 13, 2023
Admit Card Download September 13, 2023
CAT 2023 Exam Date November 26
CAT Result Declaration Second Week of January
MTech Events
Release of GATE Notification August 2023
GATE Exam Date (Tentative) February 3,4,10, & 11, 2024