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IIT Varanasi: Indian Institute of Technology Varanasi Admission 2024, Application Dates, Eligibility Criteria, Selection Process

  • Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh
  • Government
  • 13th by NIRF under Engineering Category

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IIT-BHU Varanasi Admissions

IIT-BHU Varanasi has been ranked 36th by NIRF for its engineering courses and specializations. IITs are considered the dream college for engineering students and they aspire to get admission in any of the 23 IITIIT BHU is one of the prominent IITs. IIT Varanasi is famous from ancient times as people from all over the world used to come here and learn various skills such as Sanskrit, Astrology, Modern Sciences, etc. To date, its academics are well-structured and IIT-BHU has been known for the first starting degree classes in Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Metallurgy, and Pharmaceutics.

How can I get a seat at IIT BHU? The modes of IIT BHU admission are online and offline. For admission to UG courses, candidates need to clear JoSAA Counselling after clearing the JEE Main exam. Admission to PG courses is based on the GATE entrance exam scores. 

For applying to IIT-BHU, interested candidates should visit the official page of the JEE entrance exam and fill out the form according to the criteria, and required documents, and register themselves for IITs, candidates are selected in colleges according to the ranks acquired.

IIT-BHU Varanasi Admission Highlights

Admission ProcessEntrance Exams- JEE/ GATE/ IIT-JAM Counselling- JoSAA
Application ModeOnline
Application FeesINR 1000 (JEE) INR 300 (GATE)
Course OfferedB.Tech, M.Tech, M.Pharma, M.Sc, B.Arch and Ph.D.
Average FeesINR 46,398
Official Website
Admission Helpdesk0542-670-1212, 0542-236-9242 

IIT-BHU Varanasi Admission Process 2024

IIT-BHU B.Tech Admission Process:

IIT-BHU M.Tech Admission Process:

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IIT-BHU Varanasi Eligibility Criteria

Who is eligible for IIT BHU? The eligibility criteria for IIT-BHU courses/programs are given below in the table:

CoursesEligibility Criteria
B.TechClass 12 with atleast 75% from Science Stream + JEE Main + JEE Advanced + JoSAA Counselling (For ST/ST/PwD - 10% relaxation in the marks)
B.ArchClass 12 with atleast 75% from Science Stream + JEE Main + JEE Advanced/NATA (For ST/ST/PwD - 10% relaxation in the marks)
M.ScUG degree with atleast 50% + IIT JAM
M.TechBE/BTech degree with atleast 55% + GATE
Ph.D.UG degree with atleast 75% PG degree with atleast 60%

Admissions to IIT Banaras Hindu University are based on JEE MAINS and JEE ADVANCE scores. The cutoffs vary every year and are different for every college.

IIT-BHU Varanasi JEE cut-off for UG courses is as followed:

  • B.Tech. Computer Science Engineering- 426 to 858
  • B.Tech. Civil Engineering- 6227 to 8362
  • B.Tech. Mechanical Engineering- 4375 to 6504
  • B.Tech. Mining Engineering- 9567 to 11307

IIT-BHU Varanasi GATE cut-off for UG courses is as followed:

  • M.Tech. Civil Engineering- 626
  • M.Tech. Computer Science Engineering- 600
  • M.Tech. Mechanical Engineering- 700
  • M.Tech. Environmental Engineering- 535

IIT-BHU IIT-JAM cut-off (closing rank) for specializations is as followed:

  • M.Sc. Chemistry- 354
  • M.Sc. Physics- 479

IIT-BHU Varanasi Admission Important Dates

JEE Main 2023 Registration Opens (Session 1)24, 25,29,30, 31 January 2023 and 1 February 2023
JEE Advanced 2023 registration30 April 2023 – 7 May 2023
Availability of JEE Advanced 2023 admit card29 May 2023 - 4 June 2023
JEE Advanced 2023 Exam Date4 June 2023
JEE Advanced 2023 Result18 June 2023
GATE 2023 Application Form Correction8 November 2022 to 14 November 2022
GATE 2023 Admit Card Release Date9 January 2023
GATE 2023 Exam Date4, 5, 11 and 12 February 2023
GATE 2023 Response Sheet Release15 February 2023
GATE 2023 Result Release Date16 March 2023
IIT JAM 2023 Exam Date12 February 2023

IIT-BHU Varanasi Courses, Duration, Eligibility, Fees 2024

IIT Banaras Hindu University engineering programs have specializations like Architecture, Planning & Design​; Ceramic Engineering; Chemical Engineering; Civil Engineering; ​Computer Science & Engineering; Electrical Engineering; Electronics Engineering; Mechanical Engineering; Metallurgical Engineering; Mining Engineering, and Pharmaceutical Engineering.

IIT-BHU courses aim to enlighten its students with Science & Technology Education to contribute to the development of the nation by solving the problems of the nation and society at large.

BHU IIT course fees and other details are listed below:  

CoursesDurationEligibilityFees (1st Year)
B.Tech4 YearsClass 12 with atleast 75% from Science Stream + JEE Main + JEE Advanced + JoSAA Counselling (For ST/ST/PwD - 10% relaxation in the marks)INR 2.28 Lakhs
B.Arch4 YearsClass 12 with atleast 75% from Science Stream + JEE Main + JEE Advanced/NATA (For ST/ST/PwD - 10% relaxation in the marks)INR 2.28 Lakhs
M.Sc2 YearsUG degree with atleast 50% + IIT JAMINR 46,315
M.Tech2 YearsBE/BTech degree with atleast 55% + GATEINR 46,315
Ph.D.2 YearsUG degree with atleast 75% PG degree with atleast 60%INR 46,815

IIT-BHU Varanasi Admission FAQs

Q. What is the JEE exam for?

Ans. JEE stands for Joint Entrance Exam and it is a national entrance exam held for candidates seeking to pursue an engineering course from various colleges across the country. IIT stands for Indian Institute of Technology and this is the most prestigious college to study engineering in India.

Q. What are the selection criteria for IIT-BHU?

Ans. Candidates must clear JEE Main and appear for JEE Advanced and obtain a valid rank for IIT BHU UG admission and GATE for PG admissions. Candidates have to select IIT BHU as their preferred college. The selection is done on the basis of scores obtained in the entrance exams.

Q. What are the subjects for Ph.D. in IIT BHU?

Ans. Ph. D. Department of IIT-BHU provides specializations in Humanistic Studies in four areas namely History, Philosophy, Sociology, Environmental Studies, English, and Computational Linguistics.

Q. How can I apply for IIT BHU?

Ans. IIT BHU Varanasi UG Admission Process:

  • The candidate must meet the IIT BHU Varanasi eligibility criteria.
  • The candidate must appear and qualify for the JEE Advanced examination.
  • If the candidate qualifies for JEE Advanced then the candidate must register for JoSAA counseling on the official website.

Q. What is the cutoff of IIT BHU?

Ans. Admissions into specializations are done based on ranks acquired in the entrance exams.

  • IIT-BHU JEE cut-off (closing rank) for B.Tech Computer Science Engineering is 858.
  • IIT-BHU GATE cut-off (closing rank) for M.Tech Environmental Engineering is 535.
  • IIT-BHU IIT-JAM cut-off (closing rank) for M.Sc. is 354.

Q. What is the JoSAA R6 closing rank for IIT BHU BTech in CSE?

Ans. JoSAA has released the opening and closing ranks for Round 6 Seat Allotment on Oct 16. JoSAA R6 closing rank for IIT BHU BTech in CSE is 897.

Q. Which branch is famous at IIT BHU?

Ans. The best branch in IIT BHU is B.Tech CSE.

Q. Who is eligible for IIT BHU M Tech?

Ans. The minimal passing grade for candidates in BE/B. Tech degree is 55%. Additionally, they must have to pass the Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) for M.Tech. programs.

Q. What are the total fees of IIT?

Ans. IIT fees for the complete course range between Rs 8-10 lakh for general category students.