Institutes

Indian Institutes of Technology are institutions of national importance established through Acts of Parliament for fostering excellence in education. Over the years, IITs have created a world class educational platform that is dynamically sustained through quality teaching and internationally acclaimed research with excellent infrastructure and the best available minds. The faculty and alumni of IITs occupy key positions in academia and industry, both in India and abroad, and continue to make a considerable impact in all sections of the Society.

The Indian School of Mines, Dhanbad, is one of the oldest institutions in India and is known for its immense contributions towards society at large, and science and technology in particular.

The primary objectives of IITs and ISM are as follows:

  • To create an environment that encourages freedom of thought and pursuit of excellence, and inculcates the necessary vision and self-discipline to achieve excellence.
  • To build a solid foundation of scientific and technical knowledge and to prepare competent and motivated engineers and scientists.
  • To kindle an entrepreneurial spirit among the students.
  • To prepare the students to become outstanding professionals and contribute to nation-building.

At present, there are eighteen IITs located across the country.

Indian Institute of Technology (Banaras Hindu University) Varanasi IIT (BHU)

Brief History

The Indian Institute of Technology (Banaras Hindu University), Varanasi is situated in the magnificent campus of Banaras Hindu University spread over nearly 1300 acres at the southern end of the ancient city of Varanasi on the banks of the holy river Ganga. The IIT (BHU),... Read More

Indian Institute of Technology Bhubaneshwar Bhubaneshwar IITBBS

Indian Institute of Technology Bhubaneswar is one of the eight new IITs and was set up by the Government of India in 2008. The Institute started functioning from the campus of its mentor institute IIT Kharagpur and shifted operation to Bhubaneswar on 22 July 2009. Currently, the Institute has... Read More

Indian Institute of Technology Bombay Mumbai IITB*

IIT Bombay was established in 1958, with the cooperation and participation of the then Government of USSR under UNESCO’s technical assistance program, and celebrated its Golden Jubilee in the year 2008-09. It is reputed for the quality of its faculty and the outstanding calibre of the students... Read More

Indian Institute of Technology Delhi New Delhi IITD*

Established as a College of Engineering in 1961, this Institute was declared as Institution of National Importance under the Institutes of Technology (Amendment) Act 1963 and was renamed as  Indian Institute of Technology Delhi. It was then accorded the status of a university with powers to... Read More

Indian Institute of Technology Gandhinagar Gandhinagar IITGN

IIT Gandhinagar strives to offer the best undergraduate engineering education in India with unmatched innovations in curriculum. A five week immersion Foundation Program for all new undergraduate students is designed to nurture creativity, communication skills, ethics, teamwork, social... Read More

Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati Guwahati IITG*

Situated on the north bank of the majestic river Brahmaputra, the Institute campus is spread over 700 acres and has been planned taking full advantage of the natural features of the terrain, which consists of several hillocks and lakes. It is arguably the most beautiful campus in India. The... Read More

Indian Institute of Technology Hyderabad Hyderabad IITH

The Indian Institute of Technology Hyderabad (IITH) was established in the year 2008 and is currently operating from the Ordnance Factory Campus at Yeddumailaram, Medak District, Telangana.    Though temporary, it is a beautiful campus with greenery, lots of open spaces and playing fields and... Read More

Indian Institute of Technology Indore Indore IITI

IIT Indore started functioning from July 2009 under the mentorship of IIT Bombay. Continuing with the tradition of the older IITs, IIT Indore aims to play an active role in the task of propelling India on her growth-trajectory by focusing on education, research and development.

Indore... Read More

Indian Institute of Technology Jodhpur Jodhpur IITJ

Indian Institute of Technology Jodhpur was established in 2008. The Institute is building its basic academic and infrastructure facilities in select advanced areas. The Institute offers undergraduate degree programs in three branches,
namely

  1. Computer Science... Read More
Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur Kanpur IITK*

Overview 

IIT Kanpur is reputed all over the world for its innovative academic programs stressing science-based engineering education. Since its inception in 1960, the Institute is engaged in carrying out original research of significance and technology development at the cutting edge.... Read More

Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur Kharagpur IITKGP*

The Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur was founded in 1951. A forerunner of the sixteen IITs, and in many ways a role model for them, IIT Kharagpur has been producing scientists and technologists of the highest calibre who continue to provide leadership in education, research, industry,... Read More

Indian Institute of Technology Madras Chennai IITM*

The Indian Institute of Technology Madras (IITM) is among the finest, globally reputed higher technological institutions that have been sensitive and constructively responsive to student expectations and national needs. IITM was founded in 1959 as an ‘Institute of national Importance” by... Read More

Indian Institute of Technology Mandi Mandi IITMandi

Brief History of the Institute

Founded in 2009, IIT Mandi is the only IIT located in the Himalayas. IIT Mandi’s vision is to be the leader in science and technology education, knowledge creation and innovation, in an India marching towards a just, inclusive and sustainable society.... Read More

Indian Institute of Technology Palakkad Palakkad IITPKD
Indian Institute of Technology Patna Patna IITP

Indian Institute of Technology Patna was established by an Act of Parliament in 2008 along with 8 new IITs. Initially it was under the mentorship of IIT Guwahati. IIT Patna has successfully created a niche for itself in the area of academics and research within a short span of time. The... Read More

Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee Roorkee IITR*

IIT Roorkee is an Institute with a long and illustrious history. It started as Roorkee College, the first Engineering College of South Asia, in 1847. The college was renamed as Thomason College of Civil Engineering in 1854 and was rechristened, in 1947, as Thomason College of Engineering. On... Read More

Indian Institute of Technology Ropar Ropar IITRPR

The Indian Institute of Technology Ropar is one of the eight new IITs set up by the Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD), Government of India in 2008. In the true tradition of the IIT system, this institute is committed to providing state-of-the-art technical education in a variety of... Read More

Indian Institute of Technology Tirupati Tirupati IITT
ISM Dhanbad Dhanbad ISMD

Indian School of Mines (ISM) was established by the Government of India in 1926 on the pattern of Royal School of Mines, London to teach Mining Engineering and Applied Geology to provide manpower for the Indian Mineral Industry and the concerned departments of the Government. Subsequently in... Read More