Indian Institute of Technology

Indian Institute of Technology - Roorkee is among the foremost of institutes of national importance in higher technological education and in engineering, basic and applied research. Since its establishment, the Institute has played a vital role in providing the technical manpower and know-how to the country and in pursuit of research. The Institute ranks amongst the best technological institutions in the world and has contributed to all sectors of technological development. It has also been considered a trend-setter in the area of education and research in the field of science, technology, and engineering. The Institute had celebrated its Sesquicentennial in October 1996 and now completed more than 170 years of its existence. It was converted to IIT on September 21, 2001 by an Ordinance issued by the Government of India declared it as the nation’s seventh Indian Institute of Technology, an “Institution of National Importance”. The Institute offers Bachelor's Degree courses in 10 disciplines of Engineering and Architecture and Postgraduate's Degree in 55 disciplines of Engineering, Applied Science, Architecture and planning. The Institute has facility for doctoral work in all Departments and Research Centres. ​The Institute admits students to B.Tech. and B.Arch. courses through the Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) conducted at various centres all over India.

Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Roorkee was established in 1847 by the then governor, Sir James Thomson. It was given university status in 1949 and was converted to an Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) on September 21, 2001, by an Ordinance issued by the Government of India, thus making it the 7th IIT, an Institute of National Importance. It is the oldest technical institution in Asia and ranks amongst the best technological institutions in the world. IIT offers Bachelor's Degree courses in 10 disciplines of Engineering and Architecture and Postgraduate's Degree in 55 disciplines of Engineering, Applied Science, Architecture and planning and has facility for doctoral work in all Departments and Research Centres. The admission to B.Tech and B.Arch course is based on the Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) conducted at various centres all over India.

Vision:

To attain global level of excellence in education and to create a sustainable and equitable society through innovative research in science and technology.

Mission :

To create an environment that shall foster the growth of intellectually capable, innovative and entrepreneurial professionals, who shall contribute to the growth of Science and Technology in partnership with industry and develop and harness it for the welfare of the nation and mankind.

Core Values

  • Academic integrity and accountability
  • Respect and tolerance for the views of every individual
  • Attention to issues of national relevance as well as of global concern
  • Holistic understanding, including knowledge of the human sciences
  • Appreciation of intellectual excellence and creativity
  • An unfettered spirit of learning exploration, rationality and enterprise
  • Sensitivity to social responsibilities

 

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Establishment Year
1847 |
University Name
Autonomous University
Departments
BE/B.Tech
College Status
Recognized
Permission Date
1847 |
Website
https://www.iitr.ac.in

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