Established in 1926, ISM is not just a premier institute for technical education in Dhanbad but considered as one of the best institutes for mining and petroleum engineering across Asia. Since 1967 ISM, Dhanbad is deemed University under UGC in India. The institute runs BTech, MTech, MSc Tech, MPhil, MBA and PhD programmes and now awarding DSc as well. ISM is 100% residential institution with both staff and student stay within the campus. It has excellent campus with large play grounds, state of the art facilities like auditorium, administrative blocks, well equipped library, state of the art labs for various branches of engineering, R&D etc. The environment inside the institute is fairly cosmopolitan and students come from various parts of the world to study here.
Bihar Institute of Technology, Sindri (BIT) was established in 1950. Institute is spread across 400 aces and has state of the art faculties for education, residences, multimedia auditoriums, , E-library, sports and recreation. BIT imparts quality education in the field of engineering Mechanical, Electrical, Metallurgy, Production, Chemical, Electronics & Communications, Civil, Mining, Computer Science, Information technology, having NBA accreditation. The distance of the college is 20 Kms from Dhanbad city and situated in the banks of river Damodar.
Patliputra Medical College
Patliputra Medical College was established in 1969 and one of the oldest educational institute providing medical education in the state. The College has been associated with various hospitals in Dhanbad for teaching purpose. The college has its own 500 bed hospital which is due to start soon. The college currently provides MBBS degree upon completion of course and is affiliated to Vinoba Bhave University and is approved by Medical Council of India, New Delhi. The college is situated in the heart of City at Jagjivan Nagar, Dhanbad. The college has good hostel facilities and equipped labs.
The Institute of Company Secretaries of India(ICSI) is constituted under an Act of Parliament i.e. the Company Secretaries Act, 1980 (Act No. 56 of 1980). ICSI is the only recognized professional body in India to develop and regulate the profession of Company Secretaries in India. In Dhanbad, ICSI is situated near the Police Line, Dhanbad which is at the heart of the city.