Though the debate on its inclusion in the Indian Institutes of Technology goes on, the government of India has decided that the college along with six other colleges should be given special treatment in the form of grants and other facilities.
The admission to the Bachelor course is done through an admission test which is generally conducted in the first week of May every year. The paper is of single answer type objective question and consists of 150 question (70 Mathematics, 40 Physics, 40 Chemistry). The duration of the paper is 3 hours. The admissions to the Masters course i.e. M.Tech. is done through GATE.