IITs are the most prestigious engineering institutions in India. The institutions are ranked at top positions in various Independent surveys on Engineering education. Following are details of seats in various IITs and ISM and IT - BHU campus. The number of seats available for OC / General, OBC, SC, ST and PH categories are provided in the table given below. Candidates can assess the chances of getting the seat in IITs based on their ranks in IIT Advanced and previous year cut offs.
IITs conduct joint entrance examination (JEE) for admission to Graduate Engineering programmes. The JEE has been changed from 2013-14. The examination conducted for admission to IITs, ISM Dhanbad and IT - BHU Varanasi has been renamed as JEE Advanced. Candidates those qualified in JEE Main and secured place in top 20 percent candidates of the respective boards are eligible for JEE Advanced. See details of category wise seats in IITs, ISM and IT - BHU Varanasi: