PM Narendra Modi approves six new IITs funds: 4 Old IITs got 456 crores


PM Narendra Modi approves six new IITs: In a recent meeting presided by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi gave green signal to the project proposed by Cabinet of 7002 Crores rupees. These premium educational institutes (IITs) are going to be set up at Palakkad (Kerala), Jammu (Jammu and Kashmir), Tirupati (Andhra Pradesh), Dharwad (Karnataka), Bhilai (Chhattisgarh) and Goa.

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IITs Funds Update:

One-time capital grant: Four IITs got additional one-time capital grant Rs 456.10 crores approved by Ministry of Human Resource Development. This fund is allocated under a scheme ” Sabko Shiksha, Acchi Shiksha“. where IITs from Madras, Kharagpur, Bombay, and Delhi will get benefitted from this scheme.

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Name of IIT Fund (in crores) Allocated
IIT Madras Rs. 103.41
IIT Kharagpur Rs. 151.19
IIT Bombay Rs. 96.50
IIT Delhi Rs. 105

Source: TOI

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PM Narendra Modi approves six new IITs funds

PM Narendra Modi approves six new IITs by forming of Societies under the Societies Registration Act, 1860. And will give them legal status till the amendment for their incorporation in The Institutes of Technology Act, 1961 is enacted.

List of 23 IITs

Find the list of 23 IITs in different states of India. At Present 23 IITs are established out of which 16 are full fledge established and operational from own campus are Gandhinagar, Bombay, New Delhi, Roorkee, Kharagpur, Chennai, Guwahati, Indore, Kanpur, Jodhpur, Bhubaneswar, Hyderabad, Patna, Ropar, Mandi and Varanasi. You can find below the list of IIT colleges in India along with their ranking as per HRD Ministry’s National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) that are released every year in the month of April.

List of Indian Institute of Technology (IITs) With NIRF Ranking
Name of IIT College Location (State) NIRF Ranking 2019 No. of B.Tech Seats
Indian Institute of Technology, Madras (IIT-M) Tamil Nadu 1 505
Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay (IIT-B)
Maharashtra 3 778
Indian Insitute of Technology, Kharagpur (IIT-Kgp) West Bengal 4 690
Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi (IIT-D) New Delhi 2 799
Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur (IIT-K) Uttar Pradesh 5 713
Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee (IIT-R) Uttarakhand 6 879
Indian Institute of Technology, Guwahati (IIT-G) Assam 7 702
Indian Institute of Technology, Hyderabad (IIT-H) Telangana 8 294
Indian Institute of Technology, Indore (IIT-I) Madhya Pradesh 13 275
Indian Institute of Technology, Bhubaneswar (IIT-BHU) Odisha 17 273
Indian Institute of Technology, Patna (IIT-P) Bihar 22 250
Indian Institute of Technology, Ropar Punjab 29 297
Indian Institute of Technology, (Indian School of Mines), Dhanbad
Jharkhand 15 919
Indian Institute of Technology, Mandi Himachal Pradesh 20 200
Indian Institute of Technology, Gandhinagar Gujarat 24 194
Indian Institute of Technology, (Banaras Hindu University), Varanasi Uttar Pradesh 11 876
Indian Institute of Technology, Jodhpur
Rajasthan 50 247
Indian Institute of Technology, Jammu Jammu & Kashmir Not Applicable (NA) 154
Indian Institute of Technology, Goa Goa Not Applicable (NA) 97
Indian Institute of Technology, Dharwad Karnataka Not Applicable (NA) 126
Indian Institute of Technology Palakkad Kerala Not Applicable (NA) 163
Indian Institute of Technology Tirupati
Andhra Pradesh Not Applicable (NA) 180
Indian Institute of Technology Bhilai Chhattisgarh Not Applicable (NA) 126


Rs. 7002 Crore Plan for Construction of these IIT Campuses

The total cost approved by PM is Rs. 7002 Crores for running these 6 IITs, and will be incurred between 2015-16 and 2018-19. And plans to complete the project by 31st March 2020.

Increase in Number of Seats (Intake)

Initially, In the first year 180 students will get admission these new IITs. later on, the seats will be increased to 450, 928 respectively. The breakup is i.e. Undergraduates- 840, Postgraduates-80 and PhDs-8.

Additional Seats in IITs

Admission in New IITs or Old IITs

The students seeking admission in all the IITs have to give the following exams.

Courses Entrance Examination
Undergraduate Courses JEE Main 2020 Exam
Postgraduate Courses GATE, JAM, CEED, or CSIR-NET/DBT JRF

History of Indian Institutes of Technologies

The Indian Institutes of Technologies are the autonomous institutions owned by Government of India under the Institutes of Technology Act, 1961. The first IIT was established at Kharagpur (IIT Kharagpur)  in 1951 and later IIT Bombay in 1958.

IITs State City Locations
IITs State City Locations

Source: TOI