Thursday, January 7, 2016

Indian School Mine (ISM) Dhanbad

The Indian School of Mines (ISM) was established during British Rule in 1926 in the lines of Royal School of Mines – London. The institute is located in the mineral rich region of India, now called Jharkhand. In the Edu-Rand Rankings 2015, ISM Dhanbad ranked as 7th Best Engineering Colleges in India

The ISM Dhanbad conducts Under Graduate, Post Graduate and Research Programs through 18 Departments in varied disciplines of minerals and ore engineering as well as many other engineering, applied sciences and humanities disciplines. The institute was proposed to given status of Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) during India Budget 2012 speech of Finance Minister, Arun Jaitely.

Admission to Under Graduate program of ISM Dhanbad are made on the basis of candidates’ performance in JEE (Advanced) administered by Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs). Admission to programs are made through Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) or through a special examination conducted by ISM Dhanbad. Admission to Program is offered through Common Admission Test (CAT) administered by IIMs. Admission to M.Sc. Tech and Ph.D. Program offered on the basis of Admission Test conducted by the ISM Dhanbad

The ISM Dhanbad has following Departments and Centres 


  • 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 and Mineral Engineering
  • Department of Mechanical Engineering
  • Department of Mining Engineering
  • Department of Mining Machinery Engineering
  • Department of Petroleum Engineering

Applied Sciences

  • Department of Applied Chemistry
  • Department of Applied Geology
  • Department of Applied Geophysics
  • Department of Applied Mathematics
  • Department of Applied Physics
  • Social Sciences
  • Department of Humanities and Social Science


  • Department of Management Studies (Formerly Industrial Engineering & Management)


  • Centre of Mining Environment
  • Computer Centre
  • Center for Renewable Energy
  • Center of Societal Mission

Research Centres

Industry Institute Interaction Facility, Kolkata- For hosting campus interviews and international conferences.

Industry Institute Interaction Facility, New Delhi- To be readied in 2016

The Indian School of Mines offers following programs and courses

4 years Bachelor of Technology (B.Tech)

Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Computer Science and Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Electronics and Communication Engineering, Electronics and Instrumentation Engineering, Engineering Physics, Environmental Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Mineral Engineering, Mining Engineering, Mining Machinery Engineering, Petroleum Engineering.

5 years Dual Degree (B.Tech, M.Tech)

Computer Science and Engineering, Mineral Engineering and Material Technology, Mineral Engineering and Mineral Resource Management, Mining Engineering.

5 years Dual Degree (B.Tech, MBA)

Mining Engineering. (Programme has been stopped now)

5 years Integrated Master of Technology (M.Tech)

Mathematics and Computing, Applied Geology, Applied Geophysics.

5 years Integrated Master of Science (M.Sc)

Applied Physics, Applied Chemistry.

5 years Integrated Master of Science Technology (M.Sc.Tech)

Applied Geology, Applied Geophysics. (5 Year M.Sc.Tech programme has been now replaced by 5 Year Integrated M.Tech)

3 years Master of Science Technology (M.Sc.Tech)

Applied Geology, Applied Geophysics.

2 years Master of Technology (M.Tech)

Chemical Engineering, Computer Application, Computer Science & Engineering, Electronics & Communication Engineering, Engineering Geology, Environmental Science and Engineering, Fuel Engineering, Geomatics, Industrial Engineering and Management, Maintenance Engineering and Tribology, Mechanical Engineering, Mineral Engineering, Mineral Exploration, Petroleum Exploration, Mining Machinery Engineering, Petroleum Engineering, Power System Engineering,power electronics and electrical drives,Mine electrical engineering, Underground Space Technology.

2 years Master of Science (M.Sc)

Appllied Physics, Applied Chemistry, Mathematics and Computing.

2 years Master of Business Administration


1 year Master of Philosophy (M.Phil)

Applied Chemistry, Applied Mathematics, English.


All engineering disciplines, interdisciplinary areas, science disciplines and the humanities and social sciences.

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