Institute of Minerals and Materials Technology Bhubaneshwar

  • Name of the Institution : Institute of Minerals and Materials Technology
  • Type of Institution : Mineral and Materials Technology & Research
  • Location : Bhubaneshwar, Odisha
  • Ownership : Government
  • Accreditation/ affiliation : Council of Scientific & Industrial Research (CSIR)
  • Courses Offered : Post Graduate Diploma, Post Graduate Research Program, Ph.D., Training Programs
  • Departments/ Branches : Mineral Engineering, Materials Resource Engineering, Advanced Material Technology, Bio-resources Engineering, Colloids & Material Chemistry, Computer Networking & e-Mgmt, Design & Rural Technology, Environment & Sustainability, Hydro & Electrometallurgy, Mineral Processing, Process Engineering & Instrumentation
  • Admission Procedure : Application form can be downloaded from the institute’s website; selection procedure is based on merit and all India entrance test (depending on the course)
  • Campus Placements : For Post Graduate Diploma non sponsored students only in leading mineral based industries in India
  • Scholarships : No information available
  • Fee Structure : 2 year Post Graduate Diploma course: Rs. 1.06 lakhs (total)
  • Syllabi/ Curriculum : 1 year Post Graduate Diploma course comprises 2 semesters – 1st semester has 6 theory and practical courses and 2nd semester is project work
  • Examinations & Results : GATE exam is held in January (online) and February (offline)
  • Eligibility Criteria : For Ph.D.:
    As per the particular university where registration has been made
    For Post Graduate Diploma: First class marks in B.E. or B.Tech. in engineering subjects of Metallurgy, Mechanical, Chemical, Mineral and Mining (for non-sponsored students) & Post graduation degree in engineering or chemistry or geology (for sponsored students)
  • Established in the Year : 1964
  • Website :
  • Facts & Figures : Earlier called Regional Research Laboratory
  • Events : Poster Competitions, National Seminars, Summer trainings, Workshops

Institute of Minerals and Materials Technology Bhubaneshwar was earlier known as Regional Research Laboratory. Research is offered in areas that include Surface Engineering, Independent Incubation Cells, Mineral Engineering, Hydro and Electro Metallurgy, Environment and Sustainability, Design and Rural Technology, Colloids and Material Chemistry, Central Characterization Cell, and Advanced Materials Technology.

The institute was set up as an off shoot of Council of Scientific & Industrial Research New Delhi. The state-of the art apparatus available for research in the institute include the CHNS Analyzer, Coal Analyzer, Mineral Liberation Analyzer, Rheometer, Grandability tester, and Zeta probe. The institute extends placement assistance to post graduate diploma students in getting recruited in reputed companies with ongoing research projects.