IITP vs IITBBS – A Quick Comparison Between IIT Patna and IIT Bhubaneswar

IIT Patna (IITP) and the IIT Bhubaneswar (IITBBS) are among the new IITs which got established in the 20s.

So, here, I will be comparing quickly IIT Patna and the IIT Bhubaneswar.

Actually, this is not really a comparison but a simple list of course offerings, departments, rankings etc. between these two IITs.

Earlier, I have also compared IIT Dhanbad vs IIT Bhubaneswar, and IIT Dhanbad vs IIT Patna which you can take a look at.

IIT Patna vs IIT Bhubaneswar

I am going to quickly compare these 2 on the basis of the establishment, location, history, departments, academics, rankings, infrastructure etc.

1. Establishment

IIT Patna
IIT Bhubaneswar
2008 2008

2. Location

IIT Patna
IIT Bhubaneswar
30 KMs from the Patna City, Bihta, Patna, Bihar 35 KMs from the Biju Pattanaik International Airport, Bhubaneswar, Odisha

3. History

IIT Patna
IIT Bhubaneswar
– Established by an Act of the Indian Parliament on August 6, 2008.

– IITP (IIT Patna) has been fully operational since 2015.

– Also recognized as the Institute of National Importance

– Establishing an IIT in Odisha became a major issue in the parliament on May 2007.

– Later that year, on August 2007, Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh officially announced the establishment of a new IIT in Bhubaneswar.

– Became National Institute of Importance in 2012.

4. Departments

IIT Patna
IIT Bhubaneswar
– Department of Computer Science and Engineering
– Department of Electrical Engineering
– Department of Mechanical Engineering
– Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
– Department of Chemical Engineering
– Department of Mathematics and Computing
– Department of Nanotechnology
– Department of Mechatronics
– Department of Communication Systems Engineering
– Department of Metallurgical and Materials Engineering
– Department of Civil and Infrastructure Engineering
– Department of VLSI and Embedded Systems
Humanities & Social Sciences
– Department of Humanities and Social Sciences
– Department of Endangered Language Studies
Basic Sciences
– Department of Chemistry
– Department of Physics
– Department of Mathematics
The Institute has adopted the concept of Schools rather than Departments for promoting interdisciplinary research.

– School of Basic Sciences

– School of Humanities, Social Sciences, and Management

– School of Mechanical Sciences

– School of Infrastructure

– School of Electrical Sciences

– School of Mineral, Metallurgical and Materials Engineering

– School of Earth, Ocean, and Climate Sciences


5. Rankings

IIT Patna
IIT Bhubaneswar
According to the QS World University Rankings,

– Ranked among BRICS: 108 [2018]

According to NIRF,
– Ranked 24 among Engineering Colleges
According to the QS World University Rankings,

– Ranked among BRICS: 107 [2018]

According to NIRF,

– Ranked 22 among Engineering Colleges

Final Words

I know that there is a lot more to include. But, let’s keep it precise and quick.
Still, you want to add something here, please let me know in the comments.

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