Indian Institute of Technology, IITs are the top engineering institutes of the country. Every year, lakhs of students appear for JEE Main and then for JEE Advanced in the hope of securing a seat in one of the top IITs in the country.
There are a total of 23 IITs in the country that offer 11,289 seats overall. These are tentative numbers and include supernumerary seats for female candidates as well. From 2018, IITs have decided to induct female students, over and above the total number of seats available, to further the gender diversity of the premier technical institutes.
IIT JEE: Number of Seats per IIT
*Seat Break up is based on the JoSAA 2019 Seat Matrix as released and is subject to changes. The number provided is only indicative.
IITs are not only known for their excellent education but also their placement records. They have a track record of bagging best placements in the country. Recently three students of IIT Roorkee bagged a package of INR 1.54 crore which was the highest package received by any IITian till date. IIT Chennai has had the highest package of 95.87 LPA in its placement drive last year while IIT Bombay registered the package of 1.5 crores in its previous placement drive. So IITs have no competition when it comes to placement in India.