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IIT Mandi Introduces Five UG Programmes, JEE Advanced Score Required for Admissions

The Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Mandi is pleased to announce the launch of five exciting new undergraduate programs starting from the academic year 2023.
IIT Mandi Introduces Five UG Programmes, JEE Advanced Score Required for Admissions

The Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Mandi is pleased to announce the launch of five exciting new undergraduate programs starting from the academic year 2023. These programs are designed to equip students with specialized knowledge and skills in emerging fields, opening up diverse career opportunities. Admissions are now open through the All India JEE (Advance) ranking system.

Under the guidance of Prof. Laxmidhar Behera, Director of IIT Mandi, the institute continues to prioritize academic excellence and innovation. The aim is to provide students with a comprehensive education that prepares them for the evolving demands of the industry. Recognizing the need for interdisciplinary, multidisciplinary, and transdisciplinary skill sets in today's world, the newly introduced programs at IIT Mandi align with the unique aspects of the NEP 2020.

Let's explore the details of these programs:

  1. B.Tech. in General Engineering: The General Engineering Program at IIT Mandi offers a flexible B.Tech. curriculum, enabling students to gain a solid understanding of fundamental engineering principles. The first two years of the program provide an introduction to various engineering disciplines such as Mechanical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Data Science, and Computer Science. In the final two years, students can choose specializations based on their interests and career goals, including Energy Engineering, Advanced Manufacturing, e-Mobility, Artificial Intelligence, Robotics, fashion design and technology, animation, and product design. This program also includes partnerships with leading institutions, offering students opportunities to study at partner institutes/industries and pursue internships in their chosen specialization.

  2. B.Tech. in Microelectronics and VLSI: The B.Tech. in Microelectronics and VLSI program at IIT Mandi aims to meet the future needs of the industry by equipping students with theoretical knowledge and practical skills in VLSI and chip designing. The curriculum includes advanced courses in device level, design, fabrication, and CAD tools, using industry-standard EDA tools. The program focuses on generating a skilled workforce for semiconductor design and offers clean room facilities, instrumentation facilities, and a strong industry-oriented curriculum. Students are encouraged to explore interdisciplinary courses and choose electives in Microelectronics and VLSI engineering. The program also provides industrial internships, a year-long major technical project, and practical experience.

  3. B.Tech. in Materials Science and Engineering: The Bachelor of Technology (B.Tech.) in Materials Science and Engineering program at IIT Mandi offers a comprehensive education in the field of materials science, emphasizing engineering applications and employable skills. The curriculum covers conventional and advanced materials, with a focus on emerging areas such as sustainability, renewable energy, urban mining, quantum technologies, and artificial intelligence. The program includes a research experience module that bridges the gap between academic pursuits and real-world engineering. Graduates of this interdisciplinary program will be prepared for leadership roles in industries such as semiconductors, manufacturing, automobiles, energy, and waste management.

  4. B.Tech. in Mathematics and Computing: The new B.Tech. program in Mathematics and Computing provides students with a strong foundation in mathematics, computing, and computational thinking. The program develops analytical and problem-solving skills that can be applied across various fields in science and engineering. Emphasizing both theoretical and practical aspects of mathematical and scientific computing, this program prepares graduates for diverse career opportunities in industries, academia, and research and development. Graduates will possess a wide range of mathematical and computational knowledge, techniques, and tools, enabling them to effectively tackle complex real-world problems.

  5. BS in Chemical Sciences: IIT Mandi's School of Chemical Sciences is launching a 4-year Bachelor of Science (BS) program in Chemical Sciences. This program allows students to specialize in key branches of chemistry, including organic, inorganic, physical, and materials chemistry. Additionally, students can choose minors from various engineering and humanities disciplines such as computer science and engineering, communication engineering, management, and German language. The curriculum provides research opportunities at the BS level, enabling students to engage in research early on. Graduates of the program will have placement opportunities in chemical, pharmaceutical, and technology industries, with the option to pursue a research career after completing the optional 1-year MS component.

We invite aspiring students to apply for these exciting undergraduate programs at IIT Mandi and embark on a journey of academic and personal growth. The institute's commitment to excellence and innovation ensures that students receive a comprehensive education that aligns with industry standards and prepares them for the challenges of the future.