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Submitted by Anushree Goswami, on February 13, 2020

IIT: Indian Institute of Technology

IIT is an abbreviation of the Indian Institute of Technology. It is the self-governing esteemed engineering institute in India. It is an independent public engineering institute that offers higher education in the regulation and direction of a branch of knowledge in engineering. The IITs are governed by the Institutes of Technology Act, 1961 and there are around 23 IITs in India. IIT runs a variety of Graduate and Post-Graduate programs in the field of computer science, electrical and electronics engineering, Mechanical engineering, civil engineering, architecture, and planning, etc.

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IIT conducts JEE Advance (Advanced Joint Entrance Examination) for the admission in B.Tech programme.

IITs and IISc both in cooperation, conducts GATE (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering) for the admission in M.Tech and PhD programmes.

Courses provided by Indian Institute of Technology: (4-year Course)

Aerospace Engineering4 years
Chemical Engineering4 years
Civil Engineering4 years
Computer Science and Engineering4 years
Electrical Engineering4 years
Mechanical Engineering4 years
Metallurgical and Materials Engineering4 years
Electronics and Communication Engineering4 years
Instrumentation Engineering4 years

Integrated Courses (Dual Degree)

After completing these courses, students are awarded M.Tech degree. Duration of all these courses is 5 year.

Mechanical Engineering with M. Tech. in Computer Aided Design & Automation5 years
Mechanical Engineering with M. Tech. in Intelligent Manufacturing5 years
Chemical Engineering with M. Tech. in Process System Design & Engineering5 years
Civil Engineering with M. Tech. in Infrastructural Civil Engineering5 years
Computer Science & Engineering with M. tech. in Information Technology5 years
Manufacturing Science & Engineering with M. Tech. in Industrial Engineering & Management5 years
Mining Engineering5 years
Chemical Engineering with M. Tech. in Hydrocarbon Engineering5 years
Ocean Engineering & Naval Architecture5 years

List of IITs

S. No.NameEstablished Year
1.IIT Kharagpur1951
2.IIT Bombay1958
3.IIT Kanpur1959
4.IIT Madras1959
5.IIT Delhi1963 (founded in 1961)
6.IIT Guwahati1994
7.IIT Roorkee2001(founded in 1847)
8.IIT Bhubneshwar2008
9.IIT Gandhinagar2008
10.IIT Hyderabad2008
11.IIT Jodhpur2008
12.IIT Patna2008
13.IIT Ropar2008
14.IIT Indore2009
15.IIT Mandi2009
16.IIT BHU2012 (founded in 1919)
17.IIT Dhanbad2015 (founded in 1926)
18.IIT Palakkad2015
19.IIT Tirupati2015
20.IIT Bhilai2016
21.IIT Goa2016
22.IIT Jammu2016
23.IIT Darwad2016


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