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Indian School of Mines

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Established : 1926 | Accredited/Approved : UGC | Affiliated : Autonomus Institute

Overview Indian School of Mines

Indian School of Mines, which is shortly known as (ISM) situated in Dhanbad, was bought up in 1926. This institute is 1 of the most fabled universities for technological education and research in India. This institute was arranged for the status of a deemed to be university in 1967 under UGC and approved by AICTE. Since its formation, this institute has experienced significant expansion of its activities, and currently, it can be measured as a total technology education institute.

  • ISM institute has shaped many innovators of the Mining &Oil Industry, including Padma Bhushan awardees.
  • The main goal of ISM is to generate a learning environment for mining knowledge in the international markets, which can lead to a strongly internetworked community to exchange issues & concerns.
  • This institute was recognized to study England's mining education & was released by Viceroy Lord Erwin in 1926.
  • This institute offers high-quality education degree, diploma, and certification programs in Mining engineering.

ISM institute has spread over around 88 hectares of land in the range of Dhanbad, 260 Kms from Kolkata. ISM institute supports the students in Research and Development like Construction of 3D Surface from Incompatible Curves, Synthesis of polynuclear metal complexes from metal ligands of group 14 elements and their catalytic activities and they also conduct several fests like SRIJAN is the annual inter-college Cultural Fest of ISM, Pratibimb which is the annual ten-day inter-departmental cultural competition is held in January. The students can find subway restaurants and chat shops near the college where the students can have fun with their friends.


1926 as IIM, Dhanbad

University rank

31st rank among all the universities in the state

Recognized BY

University Grants Commission (UGC)


All India Council of Technical Education (AICTE), New Delhi

Campus area

218 acres of land with calm surrounding to excel in academics

No. of Faculties

340 talented faculties having much industrial experience

No. of students

6790 students are given admission to the institute every year

Type of Institute

Public Institute

University type

Deemed University


13th Rank in Engineering among other colleges

Entrance mode

Online/Offline mode based on the merit of the students

Scholarship facility

YES (Merit/Category basis)

courses offered

Undergraduate, Postgraduate, and Ph.D. courses

Admission based

Entrance and Merit-based


Has separate facilities for male and female students and the yearly fees is INR 31k

Companies visited

Deloitte, Flipkart, Zomato, Tesco, Axis Bank, Make my Trip, Accenture, Wipro Technologies

Salary package

Highest salary- INR 32 LPA

Average salary- INR 6.4 LPA

Indian School of Mines Course fee structure

BE/BTech - Petroleum Engineering 800000 4 years
BE/BTech - Chemical Engineering 800000 4 years
BE/BTech - Civil Engineering 800000 4 years
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Indian School of Mines Entrance exams required for Admission 2021


Asked question

What is the fee of BE and is entrance necessary
Asked by Piyush das
replied on 16-Jun-2020 04:15:46

B.Tech fee structure of Indian School of Mines as a whole is around INR 8.91 lakhs which comprises of tuition fee, admission fees and other fees. The fee would not be the same for management quota or other category based students. Admissions to BE will be on basis of JEE Advanced and candidates should appear to get selected.

Are there any application fee waivers for women candidates at Indian School of Mines
Asked by rania
replied on 12-Mar-2020 10:08:52

Yes, the college offers application fee waiver for women. Indian School of Mines application fee is INR 500 for EWS/UR/OBC, INR 250 for SC/ST/Women and INR 2000 for sponsored candidates.

Do the hostels also have mess facilities at Indian School of Mines and how much is it
Asked by felicia
replied on 12-Mar-2020 10:09:42

Indian School of Mines hostel fee is approximately INR 20K per semester and the mess food facility fee is charged around INR 4000 per month.

Can I get direct admission.I got 80 % in class 12 cbse exam and 62 percentile in jee mains.
Asked by Ayush Kumar sha
replied on 06-Dec-2019 09:50:38

For getting Indian school of Mines the minimum eligibility of the candidates should be JEE advanced or JEE Mains qualified and the lowest cut-off in the JEE Advance is 9355. Seats will be given to student in the counselling held and candidates mandatorily have to participate in the counselling for admissions. In 12th, candidates need to have 75% at least and for SC/ST it is 65% marks.

Asked by PK Rastogi
replied on 22-Aug-2018 13:00:24

Hi PK Rastogi,
The admission procedure

  • Admission is based on JEE-Advanced entrance exam.
  • Aspirant should have scored 75% marks in the 12th class examination, or be in the top 20 percentile in the 12th class examination conducted by the respective boards.
  • For SC/ST students the qualifying marks would be 65% in the 12th class examination
  • The total fee will cost around INR 7.63lakhs.

Contact Information

Contact Numbers:

0326 - 2235001

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Dhanbad, Dhanbad, Jharkhand, India

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