Director's Message


Indian Institute of Technology Patna is one of the new IITs established by an Act of Parliament in 2008. The city of Patna, the capital of the State of Bihar, has historical significance. It was a knowledge centre in the past which attracted visitors and scholars from many places all around the world. Some of the historical legends from this region include Lord Gautam Buddha, Lord Mahavir, Guru Govind Singh, the famous astronomer Aryabhata and the first President of India, Dr. Rajendra Prasad.

Currently IIT Patna has 3 schools with 10 departments, namely, Computer Science & Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Civil & Environmental Engineering, Chemical & Biochemical Engineering and Materials Science & Engineering in the School of Engineering and Technology, Chemistry, Physics and Mathematics in the School of Basic Sciences and Humanities and Social Sciences in the School of Humanities and Social Sciences. IIT Patna offers B. Tech programme in Computer Science and Engineering, Electrical Engineering and Mechanical Engineering. Also it has started Ph. D programme in all ten disciplines mentioned above. IIT Patna is developing fast and would like to come up as an institute of excellence promoting intelligent, hard working and technically curious minds. We have already developed state-of-the-art infrastructure including classrooms and laboratories in imparting world class education. We have a wide range of research programmes, and many curricular and extra curricular events to ignite the minds of B.Tech students. In order to raise the quality of our education and research, we have already signed MoUs with leading international universities and some more MoUs are in the process of finalization. We are promoting exchange programmes with the best schools in the world, and also a large number of scientists and technologists have visited IIT Patna campus during the last four years. I envision developing this institute as one of the top institutes of overall education.

We plan to train our students in various industries so that knowledge gained in the academic institute is fruitfully utilized. In this regard, I would welcome the industries in India and abroad to come forward and train our students so that they can be the future of India and the world at large and IIT Patna can produce competent engineers and scientists with good human values. I would also like to invite all prospective trainers and employers to visit IIT Patna and interact with our students and professors and assess the training and development programmes in IIT Patna. If interested in making an early e-placement/training talks, please let us know the preferred dates. Students have also prepared a booklet to help you understand our academic programmes. I look forward to your whole hearted support and cooperation.

Prof. Pushpak Bhattacharyya,
Director, IIT Patna

Message from Faculty In Charge

On behalf of Indian Institute of Technology Patna, it is my pleasure to invite you to our academic campus to give training to the global leaders and conducting campus selection for our dynamic students. The Indian Institute of Technology Patna (IITP) is one of the premier institutions established by the Government of India in 2008 and has grown enormously during the last four years. It aims to produce high level scientists and technocrats for the necessity of the modern society. The Institute has 6 Engineering departments namely Computer Science & Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Civil & Environmental Engineering, Chemical & Biochemical Engineering and Materials Science & Engineering along with basic departments for Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics and Humanities and Social Sciences. The Engineering departments offer B.Tech., M.Tech. and Ph.D degrees. The rigorous entrance procedure ensures that IITs have the best of the country's brains. The flexible, wide and dynamic curriculum has led to the development of various branches of technology as per interest of students. Apart from regular courses, students are also engaged in various cultural, technical, sports and literary activities throughout the year. We have already developed a number of good modern high level laboratories for practical training of our students.

The Institute has earned for its excellent academic and extracurricular activities in India and abroad. I would request you to kindly visit our campus for selecting candidates of your choice on any date convenient to both of us. The institute looks forward to a long term happy partnership with you.

Thanking you,
Yours sincerely,
Dr. Sumanta Gupta,
Professor In charge, Training and Placement Cell,
IIT Patna.