…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
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
IIT(ISM) Dhanbad renders an experience of being at home away from home. Located on the undulating geographical contours and in the coal-capital of the country, it has a lush green campus extended over 218 acres acres of land. Studying in this tranquil and serene atmosphere becomes a lifelong memory to cherish. Here is a brief details of the major facilities available:
There are total eight (6) nos. of Boys Hostel and 2 nos. of Girls hostel
All the hostels are equipped with Mess facility with furnished and hygienic dining halls. The other basic amenities such as wi-fi, recreation rooms with television, sports facilities comprising of badminton, courts, basketball courts, volley ball court, gyms and cafeteria are made available for providing a homely stay of students there.
Senior Academic Hostel is a well-furnished Guest house for accommodating Institute Guests (Faculty members, students and others). There are total of 20 rooms and 11 Suites, which are fully air-conditioned with facilities of Television and Wi-Fi are available. It has its own kitchen, where one can have healthy and hygienic food on prior intimation.
It also has an Executive Development Centre, the place for continuing Education. The office of the Professor of Continuing Education and Career Development Centre are located in this building. The Centre facilitates Training, courses for executives/faculty members etc. and also facilitates smooth conducts of Placements activities for students. This building has accommodation facility with 80 rooms and 30 Suites with fully furnished boarding/loadging facility available for academic guests.
The Institute possesses an array of sports infrastructure for students. The Students’ Activity Centre is equipped with all sorts of indoor sports activities like badminton, table tennis, billiards, yoga hall, Karata hall, boxing arena, chess hall, carom hall, handball court, gyms with all equipment of international standard, one Swimming pool of dimension of 50 m x 18 m. One can enjoy swimming under the supervisor of highly qualified coaches and lifeguards.
The outdoor facilities include two big playground namely Lower ground and Upper Ground with provision of athletic track of 400 m and football in Lower Ground, while Cricket could be played in the Upper Ground.
There are basket balls courts, squash complex, volley ball court, lawn tennis court of good standard for providing a quality sport time to sports enthusiasts.
As per UGC’s guidelines, Institute administration encourage students to have hostel food instead of junk foods. So, there is less provision of outside food inside the campus. Only a canteen is available which is run between 8 am to 10 pm., where students can relish all sort of cook food like rice, chapatti, paratha, sabji, noodles, sandwich, fruit juices etc.
To ensure good health of students, faculty and staff of the Institute, there is a 20 bedded Health Centre. The institute is in a process of upgrading the check-up facilities with 100 bedded capacity. It is operational for 24 x 7 where one can have emergency treatment as and when required. A round the clock ambulance service, homeopathic doctors and many specialist doctors visit the centre every week for treatment.
The Institute has two big auditorium and one Open Air Theatre to conduct various programmes/seminars workshops. The grand Penman Auditorium is the oldest with a seating capacity of 600 and Golden Jubilee Lecture Theatre is quite a new with a capacity of 233.These are fully air-conditioned halls with other facilities like PA system are also available.
The facility of “Campus Shuttle” is provided to students to make their mobility easy and fast from different parts of the campus. There are two nos. of shuttles which move within the campus between 6:00 am to 11:00 pm with a fixed time-schedule so that student can get benefit of it.
IIT(ISM) hosts a variety of cultural and technological fests throughout the year. The biggest fest of its kind is SRIJAN, which is an example cross cultural interaction of students. It is a weeklong programmes, where students organize various kind of cultural programmes like dancing, mono-acting, singing, drama, etc. Popular music rock stars, Bollywood singers become part of this show to rejuvenate students with their singing and performing skills.