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The Study In India (SII) programme is a flagship project introduced by the Ministry of Education (MoE), Government of India. The Study in India programme seeks to endorse India as a prime education hub for international students by inviting them to pursue their higher education in the country. With an attractive set of salient features, the programme is the perfect platform for international students to experience the best of what Indian education has to offer.

Therefore, it encourages international students to explore valuable educational opportunities enabled by the top Indian universities. The added advantage of the Study in India Programme is quality assurance wherein it partners up with institutes that:

  • Have National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) accreditation of 3.26 and above,

  • or

  • Are ranked among the top 100 in any category except medical by the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF),

  • or

  • Have the status of Institute of National Importance (INI) or Institute of Eminence (IOE).

Application process of Study In India is now live for Academic Session 2023-24. Click here to apply.

About IIT Bhilai

Indian Institute of Technology Bhilai is one among the 23 IIT’s in India and is established in the state of Chhattisgarh by the Ministry of Human Resource and Development (currently Ministry of Education),(GoI) in the year 2016. IIT Bhilai is a research-intensive institute that strives to achieve excellence by maintaining the highest standards of academic governance, with a relentless focus on teaching, education, and research. Transparency, fairness, and accountability are three proud hallmarks of the ways IIT Bhilai manages its academic and administrative affairs. IIT Bhilai is a centrally funded, autonomous institutes which provide overall personality development of the students in all frames of life.

Program offered under Study In India (SII) Programme:

  • MTech (Master of Technology)

  • MSc (Master of Science)

  • PhD (Doctor Of Philosophy)

Discipline offered in MTech,MSc, and PhD are as follows:


Master of Technology (MTech)

Master of Science (MSc)

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Computer Science and Engineering (CS)
Data Science and Artificial Intelligence (DSAI)
Materials Science and Metallurgical Engineering (MSME)
Electrical Engineering (EE)
Mechanical Engineering (ME)
Mechatronics Engineering (MT)
Chemistry (CY)
Physics (PH)
Mathematics (MA)
Bioscience and Biomedical Engineering (BSBME)
Electronics & Communication Engineering (ECE)
Mathematics and Computing


  • MTech program in IIT Bhilai had a nominal duration of 21 months.

  • MSc program in IIT Bhilai had a nominal duration of 21 months.

  • PhD with nominal program duration of 3 years for students admitted after PG and 3.5 years for students admitted after UG.

Campus Life
IIT Bhilai has provided ample opportunities to its students to excel both in academics and extracurricular activities. The institute has introduced the fractal academic programme, which fosters an environment of interdisciplinary learning (To know more about the academic structure click here).
The students are provided with well-equipped laboratories and a resourceful central library, which help them acquire holistic education. However, they are also encouraged to look beyond the classroom environment and participate wholeheartedly in the vibrant life of the student community on campus.

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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