…standing tall since early decades of 20th century, the institute is steadily sailing through the millennium change and has emerged into one of the most prominent institution- Indian Institute of Technology IIT(ISM) with full bloom functioning of 18 branches of Engineering, Applied Sciences, Management Studies and Humanities. IIT (ISM) has had a centenary long credentials of outperforming achievements/contributions in academia and the industry.
The Indian Institute of Technology (Indian School of Mines) constituted under Institute of Technology Act, 1961 is administered through IIT Council-the apex body, Government of India under the Chairmanship of Honourable Minister, MoHRD for uniform and smooth governance of Pan-IIT in our country.
Further, Indian Institute of Technology (Indian School of Mines) functions under tandem administrative guidance of Board of Governors (BoG) & Finance Committee (FC) headed by Chairman and Director, IIT(ISM) as its member.
Academic administration is the domain of Senate constituted of all the Professors of IIT(ISM) and few other nominated members from reputed organizations. Director, IIT(ISM) is the ex-officio Chairman. The Senate helps in structuring the course-curriculum, research activities and all other academic activities towards creating a learning ambience in the institute and to facilitate overall academic excellence.
IIT(ISM) offers thirteen 4-years B.Tech programmes in various branches of Engineering like Chemical, Civil, Computer Science & Engineering, Electrical, Electronics & Communication, Electronics & Instrumentation, Engineering Physics, Environmental Science & Engineering, Mechanical, Fuel & Mineral, Mining Machinery, Mining and Petroleum. It also offers 5- years Dual Degree (B.Tech + M.Tech) Programme in Computer Science & Engineering. Besides, it offers 5 years Integrated M.Tech Programme in Applied Geology & Applied Geophysics and Mathematics & Computing. The Institutes also offers 3-years Masters programmes viz. MSc. (Tech) in Applied Geology & Applied Geophysics, 2-years M.Sc. Programmes in Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics & Computing. It offers higher degrees in Management and Humanities as well, in addition to PhD & PDF in various streams.
IIT(ISM) Dhanbad adopts a total transparent admission process ; B.Tech. through JEE (Advanced) and M. Tech. through GATE conducted at Pan-India level. Admissions to MBA programmes are done on valid CAT/ GMAT Score. However, students from foreign countries are admitted through sponsorships of the respective embassy.
The Office of the Dean (Research and Development) drives strategic planning and provide guidance across academic and research programs, fostering new and interdisciplinary research initiatives and collaborations
Activities by students
Alumnus bringing laurels ..
Labs of importance
Dr. Parthasarathi Das, Department of Applied Chemistry has been awarded with the prestigious Chemical Research Society of India (CRSI) Bronze Medal in recognition of his contributions to research in Chemistry.
Shri Ajit Kumar, Dept. of MME has been selected for the prestigious Er. M. P. Baya National
Award – 2018
Video to watch
Passage through the era- Geological Museum at IIT(ISM) Dhanbad.
Skull of an elephant
Siwalik vertebrate fossils and casts excavated by geologists displayed in geological museum
Rare view of some atomic energy minerals displayed at geological museum.
Rare earth minerals displayed at geological museum.
Lower Permiam 250 million years old silicified wood (Dadoxylon indicum) excavated at Barakar Series, Lower Gondwana of Jharia Coalfields (Dhanbad, Jharkhand)
A sample of malachite, an ore of Cu (Cu2CO3(OH)2)
Malachite (green) and azurite (blue) associated with quartz
Crystals of zeolites developed in cavities of basalt
Crystals of quartz
Agate, a banded form of finely-grained, microcrystalline quartz.
Banded Hematite Jasper (BHJ) is considered to be the proto ore of Precambrian iron ores.
A small scale fold pattern preserved in a rock
Students participating in a Tech Fest
Indoor Badminton Court- Students participating in Inter-Hostel Championship
Basket Ball court –students achieving taller targets.
Locking horns IITians engaged in “Brain Battle”
Dangal damsels at IIT(ISM)
The invincibles of IIT(ISM) in Boxing arena
Autumn Fall and the flowered soil of serene campus of IIT(ISM)
Asia’s biggest library at IIT(ISM)
“Campus Sarathi” ferrying students round the clock inside the campus
The heritage building (Estd. 1926)
Golden Jubilee Lecture Theatre (GJLT)
The mystic view of Heritage corridors
To start gaming in illuminated Lower Ground of IIT(ISM) Dhanbad
The road to Heritage Building
New Lecture Hall Complex (NLHC)
“Ramdhani” Shop and “ Chai-pe-Charcha”
Senior Academic Hostel- The Guest House
The interiors of Students’ Activity Centre