Indian Institute of Technology (ISM), Dhanbad

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Indian Institute of Technology (Indian School of Mines), Dhanbad (abbreviated IIT (ISM), Dhanbad) is a public technical university located in Dhanbad, India. 

Indian Institute of Technology Dhanbad is located in the mineral-rich region of India, in the city of Dhanbad. It is the third oldest institute (after IIT Roorkee, and IIT (BHU) Varanasi) which got converted into an IIT. 

The institute originally offered courses mainly in Mining Engineering and Applied Geology when it opened. In 1957, the institute began offering courses in Petroleum Engineering and Applied Geophysics and the name was changed to Indian School of Mines.

Later courses in Mining Machinery Engineering and Mineral Engineering were started in 1975 and 1976 respectively. It was among the few institutes to start courses in Industrial Engineering and Management in 1977. 

After the official President's nod and a Gazette notification was made on 6 Sep 2016, officially conferring Indian Institute of Technology tag to erstwhile Indian School of Mines, Dhanbad.

IIT (ISM) Dhanbad campus total campus size is around 444.98 acres, and with its main campus of size approximately 218 acres located in Sardar Patel Nagar of Dhanbad and 226.98 acres in Nirsa, Dhanbad.

In India, it was ranked 11 among engineering colleges by the National Institutional Ranking Framework in 2022 in Engineering category and ranks 38 in the Overall category.

It offers courses like:

BTech Course (Duration – 4 Years)

Integrated BTech-MTech Course (Duration - 5 Years)

MTech Course (Duration - 2 years)

MSc Course (Duration – 2 Years)

Integrated MSc-MTech Course (Duration - 3 years)

MBA Programme (Duration – 2 years)


Post-Doctoral Fellowships 


Department of Chemical Engineering

Department of Civil Engineering

Department of Computer Science and Engineering

Department of Electrical Engineering

Department of Electronics Engineering

Department of Environmental Engineering

Department of Fuel, Mineral and Metallurgical Engineering

Department of Mechanical Engineering

Department of Mining Engineering

Department of Mining Machinery Engineering

Department of Petroleum Engineering

Department of Humanities and Social Science

Department of Chemistry

Department of Applied Geology

Department of Applied Geophysics

Department of Mathematics & Computing

Department of Physics

Department of Management Studies



Indian Institute of Technology

(Indian School of Mines) Dhanbad

Dhanbad- 826004

Jharkhand, India

Ph: 0326-2296605

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