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Established

1856

Streams

Computer Application, Engineering, MBA, Science

Ownership

Government

Status

College Type

Postgraduate, Undergraduate

Overview

Indian Institute of Engineering Science and Technology, Shibpur (IIEST, Shibpur) is a public technical and research university recognised as an Institute of National Importance under MHRD by the Government of India. Situated in Shibpur, Howrah in West Bengal, it is controlled by the Council of National Institutes of Technology.

Established on 24 November 1856, it was the first college to become Indian Institute of Engineering Science and Technology (IIEST) in India in 2014. It is the third engineering college in India and 2nd oldest engineering college in India considering the year of graduation. It has 16 departments and 8 schools with over 250 faculty members and a student strength of over 4000.

The college is ranked 21st among engineering institutes by NIRF-2020.

Campus

The 123-acre campus is situated in Shibur, Howrah district of West Bengal. Campus facilities comprise the central library covering an area of 3000 square metres, catering to the research needs of students, research scholars and faculty as well as to research workers of neighbouring universities and research institutes.

The computer centre caters to the needs of the undergraduate students, containing two laboratories, each equipped with 30 Pentium-4 PCs. These are connected through LAN to a central server. The PCs are also provided with Internet facilities.

The campus also facilitates a variety of sports and activities on the Lords Ground and Oval Ground. A basketball court, swimming pool and indoor sports room are also provided to host tournaments throughout the year.

Accommodation facilities on campus comprise 17 hostels.

Academics

Undergraduate Courses

B.Arch.

B.E. – Aerospace Engineering | Civil Engineering | Computer Science and Technology | Electrical Engineering | Electronics and Telecommunication | Metallurgy and Material Science | Information Technology | Mechanical Engineering | Mining Engineering

Integrated Dual Degree B.Tech. and M.Tech. Programmes 

Specialisations-

Aerospace Engineering: Aero structure, Aerodynamics

Civil Engineering: Structural Engineering, Geotechnical Engineering, Transportation Engineering, Water Resources Engineering, Environmental Engineering

Computer Science and Technology: Computer Science and Engineering

Electrical Engineering: Power Electronics, Machines and Drives; Power and Energy Systems; Control Systems and Instrumentation

Electronics and Telecommunication: Microwave Communication, Communication and Signal Processing, VLSI and Micro-Electronics

Metallurgy and Material Science: Physical Metallurgy, Iron and Steel Technology, Surface Enginee

Information Technology: Information Communication and Visualization, Computing Science, Embedded Systems

Mechanical Engineering: Thermal Engineering, Machine Design, Production Engineering

Mining Engineering: Mining Engineering, Geomechanics, Geoinformatics, Environmental Engineering and Management

Postgraduate Courses

Full and part-time time M.E./M.Tech. and M.T.R.P. courses – Aerospace & Applied Mechanics | Architecture | Civil Engineering | Computer Science & Technology | Electrical Engineering | Electronics & Telecommunication Engineering | Information Technology | Mechanical Engineering | Metallurgy and Materials Engineering | Mining Engineering

M.Sc. – Physics | Chemistry | Mathematics | Earth Sciences | Food Processing and Nutrition Science

M.C.A.

M.B.A.

PG diploma in Bio-Informatics

Ph.D. – Aerospace & Applied Mechanics | Architecture | Chemistry| Civil Engineering | Computer Science & Technology | Electrical Engineering | Electronics & Telecommunication Engineering | Human Resource Management | Humanities and Social Sciences | Information Technology | Mathematics | Mechanical Engineering | Metallurgy and Materials Engineering | Mining Engineering | Physics

Schools/centres offering Ph.D. programmes:

Community Science & Technology | Management Sciences | Material Science | Mechatronics and Robotics

Purabi Das School of Information Technology; Safety and Occupational Hazards; VLSI; Centre for Green Energy and Sensor Systems; Centre for Healthcare Science and Technology

Part-time evening course

Civil Engineering; Industrial Metallurgy

Part time course

Information Technology

Placements

IIEST Shibpur offers placements to students from the B.Tech., B.Arch., B.Tech.+ M.Tech., M.Tech., M.Sc., and M.B.A. departments. Students are involved in different research projects, innovation, entrepreneurship activities and short-term courses to gather knowledge. The training and placement of the institute is controlled by the human resource department, headed by one professor, staffs and a placement adviser.

The institute organises various placement related activities throughout the year, some of which include internships, job placements, vocational training, career counselling and entrepreneurship development.

IIEST 2019-20 placement highlights

  • A total of 511 job offers from 111 companies were made. Top recruiters included Google, Microsoft, IBM, Tata, TCS, ITC ltd. and Reliance Industries ltd.
  • The highest CTC recorded wasINR 39.12 LPA (offered by Microsoft IDC), while the highest recruiting branch was information technology.

General Information

Accomodation
Yes
Min Fee
40000
Max Fee
46000
Library
Yes
Student Mix
Men and women
No of Students
4206
Campus Size
123 acres
Labs
Yes
Internet Wi-Fi
Yes
Sports
Basketball, Cricket, Football

Admission

Undergraduate Admissions

Selection Criteria: JEE (Paper 1 and 2) scores/ranks.

Eligibility: 10+2 from a recognized board (science stream) with a minimum of 50% in final qualifying exams and valid JEE mains results.

Admission Process:

  • Candidates must register for admissions by filling and submitting the application form from the IIEST website along with a self-declaration form.
  • After applying for and attending the JEE exam, candidates’ qualification will depend on the all-India JEE Main ranks posted by JoSSA and IIEST’s merit list.
  • Candidates meeting the required cutoffs will be invited for the IIEST counselling round, where they will be assigned seats based on their ranks. Verification of documents and payment of fees will secure the candidate’s admission.

Postgraduate Admissions

Selection Criteria: IIT JAM / GATE scores.

Eligibility: B.Tech. in relevant stream from recognized university and valid GATE score.

Admission Process:

  • Candidates must register for admissions by filling and submitting the application form from the IIEST website.
  • After applying and appearing for the GATE exam, the institute will release a merit list of students qualifying for the next admission round.
  • Admission to 50% of M.Sc. seats are on the basis of centralised conselling for M.Sc. (CCMN), while the remaining 50% seats are subject to candidate’s performance in IIEST’s entrance and interview process.
  • Candidates qualifying in the merit lists may verify documents and pay fees to confirm admission.

MBA Admissions

Selection Criteria: MAT/CMAT/CAT/XAT/GMAT scores.

Eligibility: bachelor’s degree in relevant stream from a recognized university with a minimum of 60% marks in honours subject (55% for SC/ST/PWD)

Admission Process:

  • Candidates must register for admissions by filling and submitting the application form from the IIEST website.
  • Candidates will be shortlisted on the basis of their academic merit to appear for the writing ability test (WAT). Candidates clearing the WAT will be called for the interview.
  • Final screening of candidates is based on academic performance since class X (50% weightage), performance in the WAT (30% weightage) and interview (20% weightage). Candidates selected may verify documents and pay fees to confirm admission.

Ph.D. Admissions

Selection Criteria: performance in university-conducted entrance test and interview

Eligibility: master’s degree in relevant stream from a recognized university

Admission Process:

  • Candidates must register for admissions by filling and submitting the application form from the IIEST website.
  • Admission is subject to a candidate’s performance in the university-conducted entrance test followed by an interview.
  • Candidates clearing the entrance test and interview may verify documents and pay fees to confirm admission.

Fees- first year fees range from INR 41,500 to INR 2.11 lakhs

Tuition Fees

Admission Fee INR 500

Students Activity Fee INR 500

Institute Development Fee INR 1000

Examination Fee INR 1000

Tuition Fee INR 35000

Institute Caution Money (One time and refundable) INR 2000

Total amount payable at the time of admission INR 40000

Institute dues of Rs. 40000/- is to be deposited in the UCO Bank of India in cash or by Demand Draft/Pay Order drawn in favour of “Registrar, IIEST, Shibpur”, payable at Kolkata.

Hostel Fees

Hostel Maintenance Charge INR 1000

Seat Rent INR 600

Electricity and Water Charges INR 300

Total amount payable at the time of admission INR 1900

Hostel Charges of Rs. 1900/- is to be deposited in the UBI, BESUS Branch in cash or by Demand Draft/Pay order drawn in favour of “Registrar, IIEST,Shibpur”, payable at Kolkata.

Mess Charges

Mess Caution Money (one time and refundable) INR 1000

Mess Dues Advance (per semester and adjustable) INR 1000

Mess Entrance Fee (per Semester) INR 250

Mess Charges (monthly)* INR 1600

Total amount payable at the time of admission INR 3850

Achievement

The National Institutional Ranking Framework ranked IIEST Shibpur 43rd overall and 21st among engineering institutes in 2020

IIEST Shibpur was ranked 301-350 among the top 650 Universities in Asia category by the QS Asia Ranking 2021.

Accommodation

With a student population exceeding 3200, the college campus houses 17 hostels including two girls’ hostels for UG students and one girls’ hostel for PG and Research Scholars. There are nine multi-seated hostels for boys: A. C. Roy Hall (Hostel 7), D. Banerjee Hall (Hostel 8), A. K. Seal Hall (Hostel 9), Hostel 10, Hostel 11, Hostel 13 (exclusively for PG and Research Scholars), Hostel 14, Hostel 15, Hostel 16.

There are five single-seated halls for boys: Richardson Hall, Macdonald Hall, Sen Hall, Sengupta Hall, Wolfenden Hall.

There are three girls’ hostels (single and multi-seated): Sister Nivedita Ladies Hostel, Pandya Hall, Lt. William Hall of Residence (for PG and Research Scholars).

Information

Website : https://www.iiests.ac.in/

Address : PO: Botanic Garden, Howrah, West Bengal

Email : [email protected]

Contact : +91 3326684561

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