Frequently asked Questions

General Queries

Q1. Can I access the website and its resources without logging in?

  • Yes, the website and its resources can be accessed without logging in. Please visit https://ir.iitism.ac.in/ to see it. You need to log in only to access the application portal, to apply for opportunities.

Q2. How do I register?

  • To get yourself registered, click on the Login/Registration option on the top right corner of the International Relationships (IR) website https://ir.iitism.ac.in/ or you can visit https://ir.iitism.ac.in/information-portal/register.php and you will be automatically redirected to the registration page. There you will find that there are different portals for registration for the existing IIT (ISM) students and the International Students, choose accordingly, and enter the required details.

Q3. I have trouble logging in/ registering. Whom can I get in touch with?

  • If you have forgotten the password, you can choose the ‘Forgot password’ option in the login page. On entering your email address, you will receive an email with your new login details. For any other issues, you can contact us at contact.ir@iitism.ac.in

Q4. What courses are offered by the institute?

  • The courses offered can be found department-wise on the homepage of the IR website https://ir.iitism.ac.in/ under the ‘What we offer’ subheading.

Q5. Where can I find application forms to apply for opportunities at the institute/abroad?

IIT (ISM) Students

Q1. Where can I find internship opportunities available for me?

  • Select the ‘IIT (ISM) students’ option in the ‘Students’ dropdown on the homepage of the IR website and click on ‘Opportunities’. You will then be redirected to the opportunities page https://ir.iitism.ac.in/information-portal/iitism-students-opportunities.php. Details regarding various internship and scholarship programs along with their deadlines and other important information can be found here.

Q2. How do I participate in a Semester Exchange Program?

  • The institute does not have dedicated semester exchange programs with any university, but we have various MOUs with 31 universities from across the world, the details of which can be found in the ‘Programs’ page of the website https://ir.iitism.ac.in/information-portal/iitism-students-programs.php with which Semester Exchange Programs can take place. You can get in touch with the respective faculty in the university you wish to partake a SEP in, and after getting the necessary approvals and documents, apply for the IRAA office’s approval of it.

Q3. What documents are required to secure the IRAA office’s NOC for a foreign internship/ Student Exchange Program opportunity that I got selected for?

Q4. Where can I read about past experiences of the institute’s students who have taken part in foreign internships/ exchange programs?

International Students

Q1. What opportunities are available to me at IIT (ISM) Dhanbad?

Q2. How do I reach IIT (ISM) Dhanbad?

Q3. What things do I need to keep in mind when applying for a Visa?

  • Visa is an indispensability for an international student intent on applying for an academic program at IIT (ISM) Dhanbad. For details regarding the application procedure, registration of foreigners, extension of visa, and guidelines pertaining to overstay/visa violation visit https://ir.iitism.ac.in/information-portal/is-visa.php.

Q4. What is the campus life at the institute like?

Q5. What facilities are available on campus?

  • The institute’s campus is equipped with state-of-the-art academic, hostel and sports facilities to ensure comfort to the utmost degree, with an au courant international hostel, a multi-storey Student Activity Center, a prodigious Central Library, two sweeping playgrounds, a well-furnished Sports Complex, an open air theatre, a Computer Center, an eminent geological museum, a seismological observatory, and an up-to-the-minute Health Center to name a few. All of the hostels are provided with the basic amenities, i.e., a mess, a canteen, a juice center, a stationary shop, a TV room, an indoor sports room and laundry facilities. The two sprawling grounds, the squash complex, or perhaps the swimming pool might pique the interest of a sports enthusiast. The Health Center is visited by specialists every week as per a designated schedule, and is always prepared for the worst with a 24×7 emergency room and ambulance service. You may take a look at some of these at https://ir.iitism.ac.in/information-portal/is-campus-facilities.php.

Q6. Where can I read about the past experiences of International students at the institute?

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