Source: Me Next Magazine-Rajasthan Patrika (25-March-2018)
ABOUT INDIAN INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY (INDIAN SCHOOL OF MINES) – IIT(ISM)
Indian Institute of Technology (Indian School of Mines) Dhanbad was established in 1926 on the pattern of Royal School of Mines, London, and got the status of Deemed University under the UGC Act in 1967. The institute is directly under the financial and administrative control of Ministry Human Resource Development (MHRD), Government of India since 1996. It has been converted as Indian Institute of Technology (Indian School of Mines) Dhanbad from 6th September, 2016.
The Institute offers B. Tech., Dual-degree, Integrated M. Tech., M.Sc./M.Sc. Tech., M. Tech. (2-Year and 3-Year), MBA and Ph.D. in various areas of Science – Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, Applied Geology and Applied Geophysics; Engineering – Chemical, Civil, Computer Science and Engineering, Electrical, Electronics, Environmental Science and Engineering, Fuel and Mineral, Mechanical, Mining, Mining Machinery, Petroleum; Humanities and Management. It has been focusing its academic and research activities on various aspects of industry. IIT(ISM) has maintained its all India character drawing faculty and students from all over India. It occupies a unique position, not only in India but also in Asia Pacific, and has contributed to the development of engineering and mineral sector substantially.
- IIT(ISM) offers state-of-the-art facilities for advanced studies and research. These facilities include:
Central Research Facility with state of the art equipment.
- Modern Lecture Hall Complexes.
- Library with over 1, 20,000 books & journals.
- Executive Development Centre for conducting training programme for officers and executives of public and private sectors.
- Separate hostels within the campus for boys and girls with internet facility.
- Separate Students Activity Centre with latest recreational facilities, gymnasium, swimming pool, etc.
- Health Centre and Sports facilities
2-YEAR M. TECH. PROGRAMMES
The aim of the programmes is to train the students in high level of knowledge enabling them to tackle practical complex problems in industrial fields as well as to pursue further academic achievements through research. Enough flexibility is provided in the structure of the programme in respect of lecture courses, laboratory and project work to help the students to achieve the goal. All the Departments are equipped with sufficient facilities for this purpose.
Apart from 2-Year M. Tech. Programmes, IIT(ISM) runs 3-Year M. Tech. Programmes in various disciplines encouraging working executives / academicians who cannot complete their M. Tech. as full time regular students. These programmes run at IIT(ISM) Institute Industry Interaction Facility (IIIF) in Kolkata and New Delhi.
IIT(ISM) offers admission in M. Tech. to the aspirants with GATE score in all M.Tech. Programmes (may be called GATE candidates). IIT(ISM) admits a limited number of sponsored candidates to the M. Tech. Programmes in all M. Tech.
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