The JEE Main May session exam, which is scheduled between 24 – 28 May 2021, now postponed till further notice. The exam is a gateway to be eligible for the JEE Advanced 2021 which will take place tentatively on 3rd July this year. Good scores in JEE Advanced 2021 will guarantee a seat in the top IITs of India. But in times of pandemic, the JEE Main aspirants are unsure about the prospects of engineering in 2021. So to guide students on this, here is a rundown of the top IITs in India, their ranks and performance.
- As per the NIRF ranking of 2020, the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Madras tops the list of Its in India with the total NIRF scores of 89.93 followed by Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Delhi with 88.08 scores in NIRF ranking.
- IITs here offer approximately 16,000 seats for the students at undergraduate level.
- Almost all kinds of engineering courses at undergraduate and postgraduate levels are offered to the respective candidates as per their choices.
- According to the NIRF Engineering Ranking, the Indian Institutes of Technology have consistently figured among the top ten spots among the various other engineering colleges in India.
- As per Times of India report, IIT students got placed in emerging technologies – Machine Learning, AI, IoT and others.
- The average package in times of COVID-19 at the IITs, was INR 13 – 16 LPA.
IITs In India: NIRF Ranking (2020 & 2019)
JEE Main 2021 aspirants who are among the top 250,000 aspirants get an opportunity to attempt JEE Advanced 2021. Qualifying JEE Advanced will lead to admission in the top IITs in India. The JEE Main 2021 aspirants must be aware of the rankings, and placement scenario of the top IITs.
The Ministry of Human Resource Development releases the NIRF ranking for the Indian Institute of Technology (IITs). For these rankings, the IITs are given ratings on various parameters each comprising 100 marks in total. These parameters are – Teaching and Learning, Peer and Employer Perceptions, Graduate Outcomes, and Outreach.
IIT Madras is the best IIT in India according to NIRF Ranking, as it holds first rank among other IITs for 2 consecutive years. Below mentioned are the Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) as per their NIRF rankings for the aspiring JEE Main 2021 aspirants.
|S. No.||Name of the IITs||NIRF Ranking 2019||NIRF Ranking 2020|
|1||Indian Institute of Technology, Madras||1||1|
|2||Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi||2||2|
|3||Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay||3||3|
|4||Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur||5||4|
|5||Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur||4||5|
|6||Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee||6||6|
|7||Indian Institute of Technology, Guwahati||7||7|
|8||Indian Institute of Technology, Hyderabad||8||8|
|9||Indian Institute of Technology, Indore||13||10|
|10||Indian Institute of Technology, BHU Varanasi||11||11|
|11||Indian Institute of Technology, Dhanbad||15||12|
|12||Indian Institute of Technology, Bhubaneshwar||17||22|
|13||Indian Institute of Technology, Gandhi nagara||24||24|
|14||Indian Institute of Technology, Ropar||29||25|
|15||Indian Institute of Technology, Patna||22||26|
|16||Indian Institute of Technology, Mandi||20||31|
|17||Indian Institute of Technology, Jodhpur||50||53|
JEE Main 2021: How the top IITs performed Last Year?
JEE Main 2021 aspirants must be aware of the top IITs and their performance in the last year (which was hit by COVID-19). Mentioned below are the IIT Placements last year.
|Name of the IITs||Average CTC Offered|
|Indian Institute of Technology, Madras||INR 14.79 LPA|
|Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi||INR 20 LPA|
|Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay||INR 16.06 LPA|
|Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur||INR 14 LPA|
|Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur||INR 15 LPA|
|Indian Institute of Technology, Rorkee||INR 13.16 LPA|
|Indian Institute of Technology, Hyderabad||INR 22.07 LPA|
For seeking admission in the Indian Institutes of Technology, the aspiring students are required to qualify certain entrance exams. The entrance exams vary from one subject to another. Mentioned below are some of the entrance exams to get into the top IITs.
|S. No.||Exam Names||Courses|
|1||JEE Main (for qualifying) & JEE Advanced||BTech & BTech + MTech, BS and BS + MS|
|2||Architecture Aptitude Test||BArch|
|3||Undergraduate Common Entrance Examination for Design||BDesign|
|5||IIT JAM||MSc, Joint M.Tech / MCP – PhD & Joint MSc – PhD|
|6||The Common Entrance Examination for Design||M.Design|
Considering the past years, Indian Institutes of Technology have performed very well in spite of being hit by COVID-19. As per the Times of India article, emerging tech like IoT, Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence were the popular areas in which Companies recruited students from the top IITs.
IIT Guwahati has witnessed the highest number of placements in the field of emerging tech. The average package offered in this field is INR 24.2 LPA. Overall no COVID blues observed in the IIT Placements recently. IIT Roorkee witnessed about 585 offers (including pre placement offers).
Hence, JEE Main 2021 aspirants must not be demotivated thinking of the COVID impact on engineering placements. Students attempting the April and May session must focus on their final preparation and stay updated on the latest information.