IIT (Indian Institute of Technology) Roorkee in Uttarakhand is one of the early technical institutes in India. The institute was previously known as the University of Roorkee, which was established in the year 1847. Due to a continuous endeavoring in its quality attributes such as excellent infrastructure, holistic curriculum, state of the art pedagogy and an excellent blend of seasoned academicians, the college was declared as an ‘Institution of National Importance’ and awarded with a university status in 1949 and in 2001, it was declared as the seventh Indian Institute of Technology.
IIT (Indian Institute of Technology) Roorkee offers a wide range Under Graduate and Post Graduate courses in the field of Engineering, Technology, Applied Sciences, and Management.
The courses that are offered by the institute are given below :
Bachelor of Architecture (B.Arch)
Dual Degree of B.Tech and M.Tech (Electronics & Wireless Communication, Computer Science & engineering and Information technology, Electrical engineering & Power electronics)
Master of Technology in Geological Technology
Students are admitted to undergraduate courses through an All-India competition known as Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) conducted by all the seven IIT's along with IT-BHU and ISM-Dhanbad, at various centres across the country in which more than 1,50,000 candidates compete for around 4,500 seats.
The admissions to Institute of Technology–Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, and Indian School of Mines, Dhanbad are also done through JEE for about 850 seats. From the year 2006, JEE pattern has undergone a change,instead of two level selection procedure there will be only one level of selection wherein just three separate papers of Chemistry,Physics,Mathematics of 2 hour duration each take place. The paper would be objective type in nature designed to test the comprehension and analytical ability of the candidates.
The detailed information can be obtained from the JEE Website and the JEE office of the Institute.
This Institute offers 11 courses leading to four-year Bachelor of Technology and one five year B.Arch. course/Five-year dual-degree programmes are also available here in few disciplines wherein both B.Tech. and M.Tech./M.B.A. degrees are awarded after successful completion of the programme. Further the Institute offers 5 year integrated M.Tech./M.Sc. programmes for which the students are admitted through JEE.
However no admission is available to any Non resident Indian at undergraduate level at the institute. "As per the decision of IIT council the admission to the Undergraduate programme through Direct Admission of Students Abroad (DASA) scheme is over"
IIT (Indian Institute of Technology) Roorkee in Uttarakhand has a huge campus of an area of 36 acres that includes 16 hostels, of which three are for girls. The institute is well equipped with all the modern facilities. It has well maintained book library, computer lab with high speed internet connectivity. All the science labs are highly maintained and have been equipped with modern machineries and equipments.
IIT (Indian Institute of Technology) Roorkee gives 100% placement assurance to their academic bright students. The placement cell has a good network with all the leading industries. With the help of this connection, the college assists students in finding right job for them.
Pin - 247667,
Phone : 01332 285 311