Campus Life

Presently, IIT Bhilai functions from its transit campus at Government Engineering College (GEC) Raipur. The four storied Block-B in the GEC campus has been furnished for academic activities at IIT Bhilai. The transit campus is situated in the Sejbahar area on Old Dhamtari Road in Raipur. It is about 10 kms from the main city of Raipur and is well connected through public transport to the Railway station, Airport and Raipur City.

The permanent campus of IIT Bhilai is under construction and is expected to be ready by 2022 at Kutelabhata, Bhilai in Durg district of Chhattisgarh. It is being constructed over an approximate area of 362.50 acres. Facilities at the main campus will include of Shopping Centre, Bank, Health Centre, Institute Club etc. Faculty residential quarters will also be available in the permanent campus.

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★ Institute Guest House

The institute has a Guest House for institute guests, students, faculty and staff members. New joinees can avail the guest house facility for initial 30 days.

★ Health Centre

The institute houses a Health Centre which is available round the clock for usual health checkup and OPD facilty. The doctors and staff at the Health Centre are committed to the health and well-being of students, faculty and staff members. Apart from this IIT Bhilai has tied-up with nearby hospitals to provide medical assistance in case of emergency based on the referral letter issued by the Health Centre. A fully equipped ambulance is available all the time at the institute.

The Health Centre complex at the main campus of IIT Bhilai will consist of 25 beds.

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★ Sports Facilities

The institute also houses facilities for sports fitness and yoga that can be used by faculty members. These include a well-equipped gymnasium, badminton courts, volleyball ground etc. The institute also has a qualified Yoga instructor who conducts regular yoga sessions.

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Other Than The Pay and Usual Allowances Like DA, HRA and Transport Allowance

★ Leave Travel Concession (LTC)

This facilitates travel for the eligible employee and their family to their hometown or any other place, as the case may be as per the applicable GOI rules issued from time to time. Any employee with one year of continuous service is eligible. Fresh recruits to central government are allowed to travel to their hometown along with their families on three occasions in a block of four years and to any place in India on the fourth occasion. This facility is available for the first two blocks of four years applicable after joining the government for the first time. The blocks of four years shall apply with reference to the initial date of joining the government even though the employee changes the job within government subsequently.

★ Children’s Education Allowance

The allowance is applicable to all eligible employees of IIT Bhilai without any pay-limit subject to GOI guidelines issued from time to time. The assistance is admissible only if the children study in a recognized school. The number of children for whom the CEA is drawn at a time should not exceed three in respect of children born up to 31.12.1987 and two in respect of children born thereafter. However, if the second childbirth results in twins or multiple births, assistance shall be admissible to all the children.

★ Medical Reimbursement

In case, an employee takes the medical treatment/assistance, the expenditure incurred towards the treatment/assistance is reimbursed to the concerned employee as per Central Service (Medical Attendance) Rules and on Central Government Health Scheme (CGHS) rates as made applicable to the Institute.

★ Telephone Reimbursement

Telephone reimbursement of eligible faculty members is admissible as per GoI guidelines.

Research Facilities

Faculty members at IIT Bhilai work on contemporary, high impact research areas that frequently span multiple departments. Researchers from Sciences and Engineering departments complement each other’s expertise in advancing technology in several areas. The institute gives emphasis to achieving the right balance of theoretical and experimental research.

The institute also has various laboratories to cater to the needs of faculty members. These are Automation System Lab, Chemistry Lab, Digital Fabrication Lab, DIY Training Lab, Electrical Engineering Lab, Field Programmable Gate Arrays (FPGA) Lab and Physics Lab. These labs house various industrial robots and are equipped with modern equipment including 3D printer, digital circuits and many more.

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★ Research Initiation Grant (RIG)

Newly joined faculty members maybe issued a project grant of up to Rs 12 lakhs for encouraging research and development activities. Application must be done within one year of their joining. They will have to submit a proposal to Research Advisory Committee, which will then analyze the proposal and recommend for the grant.

★ Central Instrumentation Facility

The Central Instrumentation Facility (CIF) has been established to help the research community to carry out their advanced research in various scientific domains. CIF will facilitate researchers, faculty members and students to collect valuable scientific data using sophisticated instruments to aid their research.

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★ Cumulative Professional Development Allowance (CPDA)

The Institute provides Cumulative Professional Development Allowance (CPDA) of Rs. 3 lakhs for every block of 3 years to meet the expenditure related to the subjects/items as indicated in the approved guidelines of the Institute.

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Message From Director

I am pleased to extend my greetings to students and their parents as well as colleagues near and far. IIT Bhilai was established on 7 August 2016. We are located in Chhattisgarh, the rice bowl of India, in a state rich in natural resources as well as cultural memory and heritage. Read More


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