IIT Mandi is all set to welcome it’s new batch of budding engineers and scientists, who are joining the institute in the first week of August with the registration process starting on August 3, 2013. The students will reach Mandi on August 2. The Orientation Week following their arrival has been lined up with a variety of events to welcome and orient these students, which would come to a close on August 6.
IIT Mandi attracted 118 bright students in the year 2013 through JEE admission procedure. Out of them, 39 students were admitted to CS and EE branch each and 40 to ME branch.
Institute’s policy to encourage girls to join IIT Mandi is continuing to yield results. IIT Mandi despite its remote location has the female count of 8 per cent of the total students joining the Institute.
A large part of the students joining IIT Mandi belong to Rajasthan, UP, Haryana and Andhra Pradesh. IIT Mandi drew about 20 per cent of the total students from Rajasthan, 13 per cent from Uttar Pradesh, 11 per cent from Andhra Pradesh and 12 per cent from New Delhi and Haryana. Students from about 20 states of the country are admitted to the Institute with Himachal Pradesh and Jammu & Kashmir sending one student each.