IIT Bhilai is one of the six new IITs proposed by the Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India, located at Chhattisgarh state. The academic session in IIT Bhilai will commence from August 2016. As the mentor institute, IIT Hyderabad will facilitate the functioning of IIT Bhilai. To begin with, B.Tech. program in three branches will be offered, viz. Computer Science and Engineering, Electrical Engineering and Mechanical Engineering with 40 students in each branch. Permanent Campus: The permanent campus is adjacent to one of the largest steel plant of India ‘Bhilai Steel Plant’. IIT Bhilai Campus will be constructed at Kutelabhatha village, District Durg. This campus is about 7 km from the Durg Junction railway station and about 62 km from the Raipur Airport. In addition, an Extension Center has been planned at Naya Raipur. Temporary Campus Until the infrastructure of IIT Bhilai permanent campus is ready; the institute will start and function temporarily at the campus of Government Engineering College (GEC), Raipur. Four story Block-B of GEC building has been furnished to start IIT Bhilai. The address of the temporary campus is: GEC Campus, Old Dhamtari Road, Sejbahar, Raipur, 492015, Chhattisgarh.