Indian School of Mines (ISM) is located in the heart of the country's prime coking coal belt at Dhanbad (Jharkhand), 260 Km away from Kolkata on Howrah-New Delhi Grand Chord Railway route. It takes 3 hours from Howrah (Kolkata) to reach Dhanbad by Shatabdi/Rajdhani Express trains. ISMU has a fully r..
Government has announced an Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) for Karnataka and proposed upgradation of existing Indian School of Mines, Dhanbad into a full-fledged IIT in the Union Budget 2015-16 presented in the parliament on 28 February 2015.
The issue of convering ISM Dhanbad into IIT Dhanbad was raised in Rajya Sabha. Indian School of Mines, Dhanbad may soon become Indian Institute of Technology Dhanbad.
the thirteen (13) colleges admitting students through JCECE offering 4820 seats, there are renowned institutes where students prefer to study. These are as follows: ISM Dhanbad (767 seats); BIT Mesra (648 seats); NIT Jamshedpur (530 seats); and NIFFT Ranchi (139 seats).