IIT Jammu is brand new IIT which came into existence in 2016 only. Like all other IITs, IIT Jammu also offers the admission on the basis of JEE ranks. As compared to other new IITs, like IIT Goa, IIT Palakkad, IIT Tirupati, IIT Dharwad, and IIT Bhilai, the cut off score of IIT Jammu is bit less. It accepts the candidates with comparatively low ranks also, while other IITs have very high cut off level. You can find the opening and closing ranks for each of the three branches, available right now in IIT Jammu, in the table of
It accepts the candidates with comparatively low ranks also, while other IITs have very high cut off level. You can find the opening and closing ranks for each of the three branches, available right now in IIT Jammu, in the table of IIT Jammu Cut off given below. Opening and closing ranks for every branch is different for the category, a candidate belongs to.
|Branch||Category Wise Opening and Closing Ranks|
|Computer Science Engineering||3870||5509||1714||2362||946||1175||700||723|
Current and Temporary Campus of IIT Jammu
IIT Jammu is currently functioning on the temporary basis, in KSC campus. It has all the facilities required for hassle-free academic environment. The large area of the campus includes hostels, house class rooms, a seminar room, a library, a computer Laboratory, faculty offices, a cafeteria and recreational and creative facilities. The campus has volleyball, basketball and badminton courts. For cricket lovers, there are cricket nets fixed. There are indoor sports facilities as well, which includes table tennis, carom-board and chess games. Rooms for music, dance and other activities are also available. There is one very nice open air stage in the academic building which serves as the center of cultural activities and performances.
IIT Jammu will begin its classes in the permanent campus from next session (2017-18). It can accommodate nearly 600 students, while right now the temporary campus is able to accommodate only 90 students, 30 students in each branch. The new campus is planned to be equipped to meet all the needs of the students and faculty with spacious class rooms, laboratories with all the facilities, modern hostel buildings for girls and boys both, cafeteria, medical facilities, and sports facilities.
Something about Academics
Right now, the academic program at IIT Jammu is following the curriculum of IIT Delhi, as IIT Delhi is the mentor of IIT Jammu. But with time IIT Jammu will create its own personal curriculum. So basically in the first year, irrespective of the branch, you will undergo the same curriculum. In the first year, you will have to do courses on basic sciences and basic engineering. In addition, non-graded courses on language, professional ethics & social responsibility and introduction to engineering are also included. IIT Jammu follows a credit system and your performance in a course is continuously evaluated.
IIT Jammu Semester Schedule
There is something interesting about the weekly schedule of IIT Jammu. A semester in IIT Jammu works on a five-day weekly schedule. Tuesdays and Wednesdays are off-days here instead of Saturdays and Sundays. The 5 day working week starts on Thursday and ends on Monday. But in case, there is any unforeseen holiday, a Tuesday or Wednesday will be converted into a working day.