IIT Roorkee: Cut Off Factors | Qualifying Marks | All India Rank

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  • November 24, 2023

Engineering is one of the most fancied disciplines among the current youth. As a result, every year lakhs of students sit through the Joint Entrance Examination (JEE)- Mains, to commence their dream role. No wonder, there is a significantly high competition in the field and a lot of pressure among the students to get into the pristine educational institutions of India.

Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee

With a legacy from colonial India, Indian Institute of Technology (IIT, Roorkee) has been among the favourite destinations among thousands of students qualifying the JEE exam. Along with being a lustrous, greenest and elite campus, promising access to resources and comfort at the same time, there are far more things that the student must know.

Some of these things are discussed as below:

About the University:

In A Glance: IIT Roorkee

  • IIT Roorkee was established as the Roorkee College in 1847, later renamed as ‘The Thomason College of Civil Engineering in 1854, and finally as IIT Roorkee in 2001.
  • It is the 7th IIT recognised as an ‘Institution of National Importance’.
  • It is also the oldest technical institution in Asia that was given university status in 1949.
  • In 1949, the university became the first engineering college of independent India.
  • The University ranked amongst the best technological institutions in the world and has contributed to all sectors of technological development.
  • The university offers UG courses in 10 disciplines of Engineering and Architecture; PG in 55 disciplines of Engineering, Applied Science and Architecture and planning.

IIT Roorkee is one of the oldest engineering institutions in India. It was initially founded as ‘The Roorkee College’ in 1847 which was later renamed as ‘The Thomason College of Civil Engineering’ in 1854. At present, the institution is accredited by NAAC and is approved by AICTE and UGC. Converted in 2001, IIT Roorkee is the seventh IIT recognised as an Institution of National Importance.

The institution offers UG courses in more than 10 disciplines of Engineering and Architecture; PG in 55 disciplines of Engineering, Applied Science and Architecture and planning. Along with this, the university offers 134 online courses, 1 part time course and 96 full-time courses. All in all the institution has 22 academic departments covering Engineering, Applied Sciences, Humanities & Social Sciences and Management programs with an emphasis on scientific and technological education and research.

National & Global Rankings of IIT, Roorkee:

Category Rank (Year)
Latest Previous
International Rankings
QS World University Rankings 369 (2023) 400 (2022)
QS Asia University Rankings 114 (2023) 109 (2022)
THE World University Rankings 501–600 (2020)
THE Asia University Rankings 83 (2020)
Academic Ranking of World Universities 701-800 (2022) 901-1000 (2021)
National Rankings
NIRF Overall Rankings 7 (2022) 7 (2021)
NIRF Engineering Rankings 6 (2022) 6 (2021)
NIRF Architecture Rankings 1 (2022) 1 (2021)
NIRF Research Rankings 8 (2022) 7 (2021)
ARIIA Public Institution (Central Universities, INIs, CFTIs) Rankings 5 (2021) 9 (2020)
The Week Best Technical Universities India 6 (2021) 6 (2020)
The Week Top Engineering Colleges India 5 (2022) 5 (2021)
Outlook India’s Top Technical Universities 7 (2020)
Outlook India’s Top Govt. Technical Universities 7 (2022)
Outlook India’s Top Govt. Engineering Colleges 6 (2022) 6 (2021)
India Today Top Govt. Engineering Colleges 5 (2022) 5 (2021)

UG Courses Offered at IIT Roorkee

For the undergrad, IIT Roorkee offers 3 different types of degrees. 

The B.Tech specialisations are facilitated in the fields of Chemical Engineering; Mechanical Engineering; Civil Engineering; Metallurgical & Materials Engineering; Computer Science & Engineering; Production & Industrial Engineering; Electrical Engineering; Data Science & Artificial Intelligence; Electronics & Communication Engineering; Biosciences & Bioengineering; and Engineering Physics.

IIT Roorkee B.Tech Specialisations
Chemical Engineering Mechanical Engineering
Civil Engineering Metallurgical and Materials Engineering
Computer Science & Engineering Production and Industrial Engineering
Electrical Engineering Data Science and Artificial Intelligence
Electronics and Communication Engineering Biosciences and Bioengineering
Engineering Physics

Along with these B.Tech specialisation courses, the institute also offers integrated/ dual degrees (B.Sc + M.Sc) in Chemical Sciences; Economics; Mathematics & Computing; and Physics and UG Architecture degree (B. Arch)

B.Sc + M.Sc (Integrated/ Dual Degree) Courses Others
  • Chemical Sciences
  • Economics
  • Mathematics and Computing
  • Physics
Bachelor in Architecture (B. Arch)

Seat Matrix at IIT Roorkee:

In India, the allocation of the seats across the various engineering colleges, including IIT is facilitated by the Joint Seat Allocation Authority (JoSAA). The JoSAA counsellings are generally conducted post the results of JEE Advanced.

Along with JOSAA, bodies like Central Seat Allocation Board (CSAB), or the concerned State Government/Institute also conduct the counselling but after the declaration of result/ranks of JEE (Main)- 2023.

The result of JEE Main and Advanced gives away the two ranks of any student- All India Rank & All India Category Rank.

The overall quota/reservation seats followed across all the IITs of India are as follows:

Category Reserved Percentage of Seats in Each Course
GEN – EWS 10%
OBC – NCL 27%
SC 15%
ST 75%
PwD 5% in each category seats

Alongside the above distribution there are the provisions for 20% supernumerary seats for females and 10% of that of foreign nationals.

At IIT Roorkee, for about 17 UG courses, there is the availability of 1353 seats including 132 supernumerary seats for females.

Detailed Seat Matrix for IIT Roorkee:

Previous Year IIT Roorkee Cut-offs:

Courses Cutoff By Rank
2022 2021 2020 2019
B.Tech Computer Science Engineering 408 414 421 412
B.Tech Data Science and Artificial Intelligence 822
B.Tech Electronics & Communication Engineering 1408 1383 1234 1192
B.Tech Electrical Engineering 2103 1945 1811 1768
B.Tech Mechanical Engineering 3685 3379 2979 2492
B.Tech Engineering Physics 4780 3906 3481 3409
B.Tech Chemical Engineering 4818 4306 4135 3951
B.Tech Industrial & Production Engineering 5422 4886 5268 4632
BTech Civil Engineering 6421 5931 5537 4681
B.Tech Metallurgical and Materials Engineering 6833 6343 6114 5668
B.Tech Biosciences and Bioengineering 7164 6945
B.Tech + M.Tech Geophysical Technology 8913 8887 8116 7184
B.Tech + M.Tech Geological Technology 9635 9131 9148 8410
B.Arch 16096 14859 15205 14155
BS + MS Physics 6012 5877
B.Tech Biotechnology 6776 6552
BS + MS Chemistry 10499 9135

*The provided ranks are as per the observation and analysis of ALLEN Overseas, for the precise rank, the students are advised to refer to the official website of IIT, Roorkee.

IIT Roorkee B.Tech & B.Arch Application Process:

IIT Roorkee Application Process:

  • The candidate should register and fill the application form.
  • After filling all the details, upload the necessary documents.
  • Finally, pay IIT Roorkee application fees.

IIT Roorkee UG Admissions:

The college offers 23 Courses at the undergraduate level. IIT Roorkee UG Courses include B.Tech, B. Arch. and Dual Courses. The duration of the courses lasts from 4 years to 5 years. The IIT Roorkee UG courses are offered in full-time mode only.

IIT Roorkee Eligibility Criteria:

Eligibility Criteria
B.Tech The candidate must qualify 10+2 with JEE Advanced.

IIT Roorkee B.Tech/ B.Arch Admission Procedure:

  • The candidate must meet IIT Roorkee eligibility criteria to apply for the courses.
  • The candidate must qualify JEE Mains and JEE Advanced.
  • After the declaration of the results, if the candidate meets IIT Roorkee JEE Advanced cutoff, then the candidate should apply for Joint Seat Allocation Process (JoSAA).
  • The candidate has to select IIT Roorkee as the preferred college.
  • Finally the candidate will get an offer letter for IIT Roorkee admissions.

Frequently Asked Questions:

1. Is IIT Roorkee better than IIT Delhi?

It’s all as per the convenience and preference of the students. Certainly, the prime location of Delhi entices many students but the culture and legacy of IIT Roorkee witness several thousands of students competing for admissions as well.

2. How are the placements at IIT Roorkee?

With the institution providing its 85% of final year students placement of approximately INR 16 Lakh per annum (on average), the university boasts of having several exceptional placement opportunities for its students.

3. Does IIT Roorkee provide scholarships?

Yes, at an undergrad level, IIT Roorkee provides various kinds of merit based scholarships like Merit Cum Means (Mcm) Scholarship, James Thomason Scholarship, Inspire She Scheme DR. S.K. Goel And Mrs Kusum Goel Scholarship, Shraman Foundation Scholarship Scholarships to disadvantaged students pursuing engineering education.

4. What is the eligibility criteria for scholarships at IIT Roorkee?

For merit based scholarships like JT scholarships the student needs to score the perfect CGPA of 8.0 or above through the entire program duration. The university waives off the tuition fees of the promising students belonging from the weaker sections of the society.

5. Why is IIT Roorkee popular among the students?

With being one of the oldest institutions of engineering in Asia, IIT Roorkee still attracts many students with its legacy of success stories from all over the world. At present, the university holds various accolades and ranking not only at the national level but also globally.

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