About IIT Patna

IIT Patna was formally registered as a society on July 25, 2008 and its academic programmes commenced from August 6, 2008. IIT Patna has been placed under the mentorship of IIT Guwahati during its formative period. Currently IIT Patna offers four year B.Tech. Programmes in Computer Science & Engineering, Electrical Engineering and Mechanical Engineering.


IIT Patna currently functions from the Navin Government Polytechnic campus. The Bihar government has identified a site for the permanent campus close to the state capital. It will be on the outskirts of Patna in a 600 acre campus. The campus will have 45,000 square feet of space. It is expected that all operations will shift to the main campus by July 2010.