What are the departments presently existing at IIT Patna?
There are ten (10) departments namely, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Department of Electrical Engineering, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Department of Chemical and Biochemical Engineering, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Department of Chemistry, Department of Mathematics, Department of Physics, Department of Humanities and Social Sciences.
In addition to above there are three (03) centers in IIT Patna namely Centre for Energy & Environment, Centre for Strategic Materials Centre of Excellence on Advanced Systems Engineering
What are the departments where B.Tech programmes are offered?
Presently five (05) departments are offering B.Tech programme at IIT Patna. Students qualified in IIT-JEE exam only can enroll in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering or in the Department of Electrical Engineering or in the Department of Mechanical Engineering or in the Department of Civil and Infrastructure Engineering, or in the Department of Chemical Science and Technology depending on his/her All India Rank.
Does IIT Patna presently offering any PhD programme?
Yes, the students have already enrolled for their PhD programme in all the departments and centers.
Does IIT Patna have faculty to teach?
Yes, IIT Patna has already recruited outstanding young, energetic and dynamic faculty members. Recently, senior Visiting Professors have also been appointed.
What about the class room teaching?
Each class room is well equipped with LCD, white screen, white board and audio-visual facilities.
What about laboratories?
All the research laboratories / major laboratories are well equipped and fully functioning.
Yes, text books and reference books for B. Tech students and research scholars are in sufficient numbers and the Central library has quite good reference section where E-books are also available.
Does IIT Patna have registered journals, especially online journals?
Yes, IIT Patna has subscription of online journals for each of the department like other established IITs.
Does IIT Patna have computer center?
Yes, it has a computer center with fast internet facility. The computer lab is equipped with 63 desktops and the lab operates from 9 AM till 12:00 PM on all seven days. In addition there are nine UNIX based servers that caters to the students' academic requirements. A local area network is catering to the needs of students as well as faculty members. The institute is having two 2 Mbps (1:1) Internet connection, one 45 Mbps (1:1) Internet connection, one 12 Mbps (1:1) Internet connection and one 1 Gbps Internet connection. The whole institute has been wired and Internet facility has been provided to all members of the institute.