About IIT Bhilai
IIT Bhilai provides ample opportunities to students to excel both in academics and extracurricular activities. IIT Bhilai is recognised worldwide in the field of technology & science education and research. It is reputed for the outstanding calibre of students graduating from its undergraduate and postgraduate programmes. The institute attracts the best students from the country for its bachelor's, master's and doctoral programmes. Research and academic programmes at IIT Bhilai are driven by an outstanding faculty, who are internationally reputed for their research contributions. The faculty at IIT Bhilai are very well known for their research skills, and their academic programmes are based on the latest research findings.
The students are provided with well-equipped laboratories and a resourceful central library, which help them acquire holistic education. However, they are also encouraged to look beyond the classroom environment and participate wholeheartedly in the vibrant life of the student community on campus. IIT Bhilai Alumni Association was registered with Registrar Firms and Societies, Chhattisgarh on October 8th, 2020, with the goal of creating a fraternity and maintaining a relationship between alumni and their alma mater. The Institute is continuously working closely with its alumni to strengthen its activities and mobilize financial support through exchanges in academic and research programs
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IIT Bhilai provides tuition fee waiver to students. Tuition fee waiver are given in following categories:
- The SC/ST/PH students shall get complete tuition fee waiver
- The economically backward students (whose family income is less than Rs 1.00 Lakh per annum) shall get full waiver of the tuition fee.
- The students (whose family income is between Rs 1.00 Lakh to Rs 5.00 Lakh per annum) shall get waiver of 2/3rd of the tuition fee.
- All students shall have access to interest free education loan under the Vidyalaxmi scheme under which interest component of tuition fee is paid by the institute for course duration plus one year of moratorium period.
For availing tuition fee waiver, student has to fill fee waiver application form which should be duly signed and submitted with original family income certificate (issued on or after 1st April of current financial year).
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IIT Bhilai provides various scholarships, fellowships, awards. IIT Bhilai provides scholarships to its students to support them in their path towards academic excellence. IIT Bhilai believes that scholarships are means of support and recognition, which encourage students to fulfil their true potential. IIT Bhilai also dedicatedly ensures affordability of education to its deserving students through these scholarships and awards.
Various categories of scholarships are offered by the institute to its students which include the following:
- Merit-Cum-Means Scholarship
- Institute Free Studentship Scholarship
- Institute SC/ST Scholarship
- Institute Fellowship to Postgraduate Students
IIT Bhilai offers few prestigious donor awards to its students. These awards are sponsored by individuals who wish to encourage the young students of IIT Bhilai to achieve academic brilliance. These awards are valuable resources for students to achieve recognition for their intellectual capabilities and hard work. The institute and its student community are indebted to these generous donors for their kind support in the early days of the institute.
Various types of awards are awarded to students which include the following:
- P K Jain Memorial Award
- Geet Amal Ghosh-Roy Award
- R P Singh Memorial Award for Leadership and Social Work
- Gayatri Devi Leadership Award
- GSTN-CSR Scholarship for MSc students
- K P Jain Higher Education Award
- Alumni Association’s Young Researcher Award
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Council of Student Affairs (CoSA) is the student body, which actively conducts and manages student related activities of IIT Bhilai. It comprises of student representatives who promote holistic development of students at IIT Bhilai through different activities and promote effective communication of students’ issues to the institute authority. CoSA coordinates various clubs on campus, which provide the students with the opportunities to hone their skills in dance, music, theatre, oratory, creative writing, art, and photography. Apart from these general interest clubs, the students can also become members of technical clubs dedicated to electronics components, coding, robotics, and space exploration. CoSA strives to create a culture of diversity, tradition, to provide a plethora of opportunities for exploration and explication in all sorts of hobbies and pursuits, and maintains a liaison between institute’s administration and the students to march towards academic excellence by identifying and addressing student issues. Diverse committees are functional that ensure the fulfillment of the needs and the well-being of the Student Community at large.
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Facilities at IIT Bhilai
IIT Bhilai has modern, safe and secure designed accommodation. IIT Bhilai on-campus residences make the students settling in a breeze. Hostels in IIT Bhilai are like a home-away from-home. IIT Bhilai ensure that the inmates are comfortable and are provided with a congenial environment to pursue their studies. The hostel rooms are well ventilated and adequately furnished. Each student is provided a separate bed, a study table, chair and an almirah. The entire hostel premises are Wi-Fi enabled with 24x7 internet facility.
Sports and Yoga
The qualities of the leadership, sharing, team spirit and tolerance are learnt from sports. Sports education not only teaches the students to maintain the physical stamina, but also the habit of obedience, discipline, the determination to win, willpower, etc. These attributes help towards developing an individual’s character. IIT Bhilai strongly believes that having good sports facilities in an institute is an essential requirement that helps the students to tackle the challenging curriculum with an open mind and in good physical health. The students of IIT Bhilai have also proved their mettle in sports by participating and winning laurels in events such as Inter-IIT Sports Meet. For the very first time among all IIT’s a PAN IIT yoga event was conducted successfully. Thus, IIT Bhilai can boast of a strong student community equally competent in academics, cultural activities and sports.
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➢ National Service Scheme (NSS)
The campus is buzzing with the activities, which these clubs conduct on a regular basis. National Service Scheme (NSS) activities are also held frequently on campus where the students are encouraged to provide voluntary community service. Since 2016 we have come a long way from being a nascent group of enthusiastic students to a dedicated body striving towards community welfare. We have gradually progressed from nebulous ideas to having concrete roadmaps towards effective community service. Some areas in which we currently volunteer inculde healthcare, teaching, social cognizance and environmental awareness. We have also joined hands with several NGOs in and around Raipur and are working actively with them.
➢ Ek Bharat Shrestha Bharat (EBSB)
Ek Bharat Shrestha Bharat (EBSB) is an initiative by MHRD, Government of India. The objective of the initiatives is to celebrate the unity in the diversity of our nation, to promote the spirit of national integration and to showcase the rich heritage and culture of different parts of India. Several events are planned for the year by paring all the states/UTs in India. IIT Bhilai has been organising all such event to meet the objective of the event.