IIT Jodhpur is offering four 4-year B.Tech. Programs, namely:
(1) B.Tech. (Computer Science and Engineering) Program:
The B.Tech. program in Computer Science and Engineering (CSE) at IIT Jodhpur aims to equip students to undertake careers involving challenges of working on real-world problems, while innovating with their core competency in computer science. The curriculum gives due importance to the foundational aspects of computer science, as well as develops in students the necessary engineering skills for addressing emerging technological challenges. The program offers flexibility in choosing elective courses for widening the understanding of emerging concepts and processes in different domains such as Theory and Algorithms, Hardware, Systems, Network and Security, Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Speech, Vision, Language, and Social Computing.
Students can opt for specializations which provide a coherent and increasingly sophisticated understanding so as to enable them to pursue preferred career opportunities.
● Visual Computing,
● Socio-Digital Reality
● Advanced Algorithms
● Social and Sustainable Computing
● Intelligent Communication and Networking
● VLSI Systems
The program will produce a well prepared and motivated workforce to undertake careers in research and industry involving innovation, knowledge creation, engineering, and entrepreneurship. The students graduated from the department are placed in reputed industries within India as well as undergoing higher studies in reputed universities within the country and abroad.
(2) B.Tech. Electrical Engineering Program:
The B. Tech. program in Electrical Engineering (EE) provides strong fundamentals in mathematics and science which develop analytical thinking and form the basis of the diverse tool set used by electrical engineers to innovate, design and develop the technology of the future. The engineering design component is integrated throughout the curriculum, motivating and familiarizing students with the real-world engineering challenges and equipping them with the essential technical skills for problem solving. The early strong theoretical foundations and hand-on exposure are supplemented by the core electrical engineering concepts ranging from circuit analysis and design, computing, control, communication, signal processing, and power engineering. Additional problem-solving skills and practical experience are developed through design projects and laboratory experiments.
The curriculum offers flexibility to students for pursuing capability-linked specializations of their choice. The department specializations are designed to enable students to lead technological innovations addressing the emerging industrial and societal challenges in various domains of electrical engineering. The EE students can opt for any one of the departmental specializations in
1. Cyber Physical Systems,
2. Intelligent Communication and Networking,
3. Communication Engineering,
4. VLSI Systems,
5. Visual Computing,
6. Socio-Digital Reality,
7. Nano and Flexible Electronics,
8. Smart Grid, and
9. Artificial Intelligence of Things.
The in-depth understanding and technical skills acquired through these specializations will enable graduates to play a vital role in advancement of technologies such as 5G/6G communications, smart cities, smart healthcare, and Industry 4.0.
Another distinct feature of the curriculum is provision for minors in
Entrepreneurship or Management or interdisciplinary specializations in
Smart Healthcare, Artificial Intelligence, and
Robotics and Mobility Systems that allow students to pursue diverse career goals. Students will also have an opportunity to opt for a B. Tech. - Master’s dual degree in their chosen specialization or minor area. The curriculum also offers numerous options that enable students to gain industrial experience through collaborative industrial projects at industries and entrepreneurial experience at the Institute's incubation centre.
(3) B.Tech. (Mechanical Engineering) Program:
Reckoned as one of the most versatile engineering disciplines, Mechanical Engineering virtually touches every aspect of modern life, from mobile phones and biomedical devices, to aircrafts and power plants. It is concerned with technological advancements through the development of products, processes, and power, at scales ranging from nano-scale to large and complex systems. Mechanical Engineering principles and skills are involved at some stage during the conception, design, development, and manufacture of every human-made object. While design and manufacturing involves design of mechanisms and the analysis of materials, thermo-fluid systems include methods of energy conversions, heat transfer and fluid flow. Future innovations crucial to the country’s growth will always have their roots in the world of mass, motion, forces and energy- the world of mechanical engineers.
Keeping a balance between theory and hands-on-experience, the department intends to provide its students a solid foundation in core as well as emerging areas of mechanical engineering by inspiring critical thinking and nurturing problem solving skills. The curriculum offers flexibility to students for pursuing following capability-linked specializations of their choice, namely:
1. Micro-Nano Engineering,
2. Energy Engineering,
3. Design Engineering,
4. Smart Manufacturing,
At IIT Jodhpur, mechanical engineers are therefore trained, educated and positioned, in a way not only to adapt, but to define direct change. This is reflected in the portfolio of current activities of the department. Our faculty are involved in a wide range of projects in the areas of Energy conversion and power systems, heat transfer and fluid mechanics, mechanics of solid, mechanical vibrations, robotics, autonomous unmanned vehicles, design optimization, acoustics and noise control, control systems, rotor dynamics, micro-nano materials and applications, biomechanics, bio inspired thermofluids, fluid structure interaction etc. to name a few. Additionally, efforts are being made to introduce advanced concepts like smart manufacturing, Industry 4.O, computational techniques, high-performance computing, applications of artificial intelligence, machine learning algorithms, sensors and IoT as a part of solving mechanical engineering problems.
Additionally, The flexible structure of the course curriculum at the Department of Mechanical Engineering also allows the students to opt for minors in
Entrepreneurship or Management or interdisciplinary specializations in
Smart Healthcare, Artificial Intelligence, and Robotics and Mobility Systems
to pursue diverse career goals. Students willing to pursue higher studies, also have an opportunity to opt for a B. Tech. - M.Tech dual degree aligned to their specialization or minor area. The students opting for Minor in Engineering Innovation are exposed to an unique experience of working in collaborative industrial projects enhancing their industry readiness level. Students interested in venturing into entrepreneurial career have the opportunity to be nurtured by the Institute's incubation centre.
(4) B.Tech. (Bioengineering) Program:
The B.Tech. program in Bioengineering, offered by the Department of Bioscience & Bioengineering at IIT Jodhpur was launched to generate competent human resources capable of tackling complex, local and global problems related to healthcare, energy, environment, water, and food. This one-of-a-kind B.Tech. program in bioengineering was built on the foundation of multidisciplinarity, in consultation with industry, academia, entrepreneurs and foresight experts with the goal of imparting education and skills that remain relevant in the field for the next decade. The program will provide a strong fundamental understanding of concepts in bioscience, engineering, mathematics, and allied sciences, enabling students to approach problems through interdisciplinary lenses. This is expected to stimulate the development of disruptive technologies in various domains by imparting unique skill sets in interdisciplinary areas including, but not limited to:
● Artificial Intelligence-driven bioengineering for healthcare, environment, and agriculture applications
● Physics of imaging and principles of image analysis, and processing for diagnostics
● Existing omics approaches and development of new methods, for data acquisition and analysis
● Integration of omics data to quantitative structure-activity relationship for drug discovery and development
● Systems biology and development of new mathematical models to address complex biological problems
● Multidisciplinary technologies for the development of lab-on-chip devices, biosensors, and other smart devices.
● Design and development of smart biomaterials using micro- and nano-scale technologies for healthcare applications
● Tissue engineering-based approaches for the development of laboratory-grown tissues and organs
The program structure allows the students to build their own B.Tech. program by opting for a regular B.Tech. degree or choose capability linked bioengineering specializations (therapeutic engineering and drug discovery, microbial systems engineering) or minors offered by other departments / interdisciplinary research platforms (smart healthcare, artificial intelligence, science of intelligence, data science, management, robotics, mathematical and computational economics, quantum information and computation). In addition, students also have the option of pursuing a minor in engineering innovation, which offers them the opportunity to work in an industry setting towards a product / process development and a minor in entrepreneurship with the option of incubating in IIT Jodhpur’s Technology Innovation and Start-up Centre (TISC). Thus, The B.Tech. program in Bioengineering will impart knowledge and skills to budding engineers to address future global challenges through innovative pedagogical methods, emphasis on hands-on training and experiential learning.
(5) B.Tech. (AI and Data Science)
Starting 2020, IIT Jodhpur will be offering a unique undergraduate program in Artificial Intelligence and Data Science, that envisions to equip students with the ability to assess societal, health, safety, legal and cultural issues, and - most importantly - identify their consequent responsibilities as engineers of effective solutions for the same.
The curriculum is interdisciplinary at heart - straddling computer science, mathematics, artificial intelligence, machine learning, data science, and their applications across numerous domains. Besides Artificial Intelligence, Deep Learning, Digital Image Processing, Computer Vision and Video Processing, the program will be training students in a plethora of exclusive courses like:
b) Dependable AI
c) Resource-constrained AI
d) Big Data
e) Data Engineering and Data Visualization
f) Stream Analytics
g) Social Network Analysis
h) Human-Machine Interaction
i) Augmented and Virtual Reality
j) Speech and Natural Language Understanding
k) Computational Neuroscience
The curriculum promises to provide opportunities to its students to explore a number of transdisciplinary specialization areas including visual computing, socio-digital reality, intelligent communications and networking, language technologies, robotics, and AIOT. The program will also allow its students to venture into a one-of-a-kind Management specialization with a focus on AI and Technology, leading to an MBA (BTech + MBA dual degree program) and entrepreneurial activities.
(6) B.Tech. (Chemical Engineering)
The Department of Chemical Engineering offers a B.Tech. program in Chemical Engineering and is making a conscious effort to establish itself as a leading institute in the new genre of chemical engineering education. With the advent of the era of Industry 4.0 in chemical industries, Artificial Intelligence (AI), Machine Learning (ML), Data Analytics, Internet of Things (IoT), Molecular Engineering, Sustainability; the regular B.Tech. in Chemical Engineering has been transformed by incorporation of new emerging technologies and demand driven areas without compromising with the traditional focus on subjects like Material and Energy Balance, Transport Phenomena, Thermodynamics, Mass transfer, Heat Transfer, Fluid Mechanics, Chemical Reaction Engineering, Numerical Analysis, Computational Systems, Safety Engineering etc. The program involves traditional courses, emerging areas and specialisations such as:
(i) Process Engineering Intelligence
(ii) Molecular Engineering
B.Tech. (Chemical Engineering) students will have additional unique opportunity and inbuilt flexibility for:
(i) Minor in (a) Management; (b) Entrepreneurship; (c ) Data Science.
(ii) Five (5) year B.Tech.+M.Tech./ MBA.
(iii) One (1) year Engineering Innovation Opportunity.
(7) B.Tech. (Materials Engineering)
The Department of Metallurgical and Materials Engineering offers a B.Tech. Program in Materials Engineering. The program is designed to impart high-quality education in the core and emerging areas of Materials Engineering through a unique combination of foundational courses, core courses and elective courses from the following four streams:
(i) Structural Materials,
(ii) Functional Materials,
(iii) Computational Materials Engineering,
(iv) Process Metallurgy.
In this B.Tech. program, an emphasis is given to the emerging areas in materials engineering such as computational materials engineering, energy materials, and advanced structural materials while ensuring sufficient courses in core Materials Engineering that will form a solid base to the students. Emerging areas such as Machine Learning, Data Structure and Algorithm, and Scientific Computations have been made an integral part of the B.Tech. curriculum, which makes this a unique program. Additionally, to enable the students to pursue their interest, the program structure would allow students to optionally specialize in one of the above-mentioned four streams of Materials Engineering. This program will equip the students with experimental and computational skill sets relevant to the industry and will motivate the graduates to address present day materials challenges of designing, processing, characterization and evaluation of advanced materials.
Additionally, the flexible structure of the course curriculum would allow the students to opt for minors in
Data Science/ Entrepreneurship/Management or interdisciplinary specializations in areas such as
Smart Healthcare, Artificial Intelligence, Energy Materials, etc.
to pursue diverse career goals. Students willing to pursue higher studies will also have an opportunity to opt for a B. Tech. - M. Tech. dual degree aligned to their specialization area. Students interested to venture into an entrepreneurial career have the opportunity to be nurtured by the Institute's incubation centre or they are eligible to opt for a B.Tech.-MBA dual degree.
(8) B.Tech. (Civil and Infrastructure Engineering)
Department of Civil and Infrastructure Engineering offers B Tech program in Civil and Infrastructure Engineering commencing from December 2020. Through this undergraduate program, the department is making a stride to reimagine the course structure that incorporates and integrates the elements of conventional civil engineering with advanced transformative technologies such as artificial intelligence (AI), cyber-physical-systems (CPS), digital twins (DT), and automated management and information systems. The program provides holistic understanding of different civil and infrastructure systems and an in-depth understanding of the differences, similarities, and relations between different scales and components of it. Additionally, a major thrust is also planned on the design, implementation, and maintenance of large-scale integrated infrastructure systems across different domains. Students can enroll either for a
regular B Tech program, or for a Departmental specialization program.
Major domains of the regular B Tech program includes:
(a) Geotechnical Engineering
(b ) Water Resources Engineering
(c) Construction and Infrastructure
(d) Environmental Engineering
(e) Transportation Engineering
(f) Structural Engineering
(g) Smart Infrastructure Technology
(h) Infrastructure Systems
Students can obtain a Departmental Specialization after completing additional credits beyond the regular B Tech program credit requirement. The specialization programs are as listed below.
a. B Tech with specialization in Environmental Engineering
b. B Tech with specialization in Smart Infrastructure
The program aims to produce graduates with an ability to integrate conventional methods with emerging technologies to design intelligent civil and infrastructure systems from a multidisciplinary perspective.
(9) BS in Physics with Specialization
The Department of Physics offers a four-year undergraduate Bachelor of Science (BS) in physics program with specialization in a focused area. The program aims at imparting theoretical foundations and practical skills in fundamental and applied physics for engineering innovation. The program provides strong fundamentals in basic sciences and mathematics that are critical in developing analytical thinking and form the basis of the diverse tools used in fundamental and applied physics linked with engineering problems to innovate, design and develop future technologies. The engineering design component is integrated throughout the curriculum, motivating and familiarizing students with real-world engineering challenges and equipping them with the essential technical skills for problem-solving. Strong theoretical foundations and hands-on exposure at the early stage of the program are supplemented by a spectrum of fundamental and applied physics concepts ranging from statistical physics with emphasis on data-driven analysis, modern physics including quantum technologies targeting future communication, condensed matter physics with emphasis on next-generation materials and devices for future electronics, advanced energy materials and devices, terahertz physics and photonics, fundamental and applied plasma for various applications. Further, the program’s design projects and laboratory experiments develop additional problem-solving skills and practical experience. The curriculum also offers numerous options that enable students to gain industrial experience through collaborative industrial projects at industries and entrepreneurship experience at the Institute's Incubation Center.
One of the key salient features of the BS Physics program at the IIT Jodhpur is that the curriculum offers enormous flexibility to students for pursuing capability-linked specializations. Currently, the following Specializations are offered
(1) Advanced Energy Materials
(3) Quantum Technologies
The in-depth understanding of the concepts and technical skills acquired through these
program specializations will enable graduates to create new and innovative technologies for current and future applications.
(10) BS in Chemistry With Specialization
The Department of Chemistry offers a four-year undergraduate Bachelor of Science (BS) in chemistry program with specialization in a focused area. The central theme of this program is science-based engineering innovation and through this undergraduate programme, the Department is hoping to cross the barrier of traditional paths and planning to establish a leading department at the interplay of science and technology. This uniquely blended program is along the line of National Education Policy, as well as the Institute's vision of holistic development of students. This undergraduate program is designed to transmit fundamental knowledge in basic science and engineering during the first few semesters, which develops critical analytical thinking and forms the basis of diverse skill sets used by scientists and engineers to innovate, design, and develop technologies for the future. Students undergo comprehensive training in advanced concepts of chemistry for the next two years. The inclusion of a substantial component of courses from other science and engineering departments makes the program quite interdisciplinary in nature. The final year of the curriculum is designed towards specialization in a focused area. The flexibility of opting for different specializations is ingrained in formulating the structure and curriculum of the programme. At present, the following Specializations are offered.
(1) Spectroscopy and Dynamics
(2) Organic and Organometallic Catalysis
(3) Advanced Energy Materials
The graduating students of this program shall be equipped with requisite skill-sets required to assume leadership positions in the different sectors of industry, further their career in higher studies, or embark on entrepreneurial ventures to address present day unmet challenges of the country.
Each academic year (July to June) consists of two academic semesters. Each semester is for about sixteen (16) weeks with one week of recess for students, making it about 15 working weeks in each semester. Excluding the days of the examinations, the total number of days of instruction in a semester is at least 70. Normally, Semester I (July–December) commences in the 4th week of July and closes in the 1st week of December, and Semester II (December–May) in the 4th week of December closes in the 1st week of May.
The Academic Calendar gives the dates of all important events during the Academic Session, such as Orientation, Registration, Commencement of classes, Add and Drop of courses, Submission of Mandatory documents, Examinations, Submission of Grades, Conversion of Incomplete grades, Vacation, and Mid-semester recess. This calendar is approved by the
Senate of the Institute and displayed in the website of the Institute before the start of each Academic Semester.