Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee (IIT Roorkee)
Indian Institute of Technology(IIT), Roorkee is among the foremost of institutes of national importance in higher technological education and engineering, basic and applied 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 trendsetter in the area of education and research in the field of science, technology, and engineering.
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 a 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. The IITR is administered by the IIT Council headed by the chairman of the Ministry of HRD. It is approved by the AICTE and Council of Architecture.
- The Institute admits students to B.Tech. Courses through the Joint Entrance Examination (JEE).
- In case of B.Arch., the selection is made through National Aptitude Test in Architecture (NATA) scores.
- Candidates are shortlisted for M.Sc through JAM entrance examination conducted at various centres across India
- Admission to PG courses is made by valid Normalized GATE scores only.
- In case of sponsored candidates, the selection is made based on Interview/Written Test & relevant experience.
- For MBA Course, CAT qualified students are selected based on their performance in GD and PI conducted by IIT Roorkee.
|Course name||Duration||Fees||Exams Accepted|
|Bachelor of Technology [B.Tech]||4 years||6.30 Lakhs for full course||JEE ADVANCED|
|Bachelor of Technology [B.Tech] + Master of Technology [M.Tech]||5 years||6.50 Lakhs for full course||JEE ADVANCED|
|Master of Technology [M.Tech]||2 years||0.46 Lakhs for full course||GATE|
|Master of Business Administration [MBA]||2 years||8.28 Lakhs for full course||CAT|
|Bachelor of Architecture [B.Arch]||5 years||6.81 Lakhs for full course||JEE MAIN|
|Master of Architecture [M.Arch]||2 years||0.46 Lakhs for full course||IIT JAM|
|Bachelor of Science [B.Sc] + Master of Science [M.Sc]||4 years||7.26 Lakhs for full course||JEE MAIN|
|Master of Science [M.Sc]||2 years||1.34 Lakhs for full course||IIT JAM|
|PH.D||3 years||0.52 Lakhs for full course|
|Post Graduate Diploma||1 year||0.27 Lakhs for full course|
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The highest package was offered by Microsoft of Rs. 1.39 crore to three of the students of IIT Roorkee. Microsoft was also the top recruiter, offering a total of 23 placement offers.
IIT Roorkee phase I placement process was successful, as over 240 companies registered for the placement process.Famous Companies like ONGC, IOCL, ISRO, C-DOT participated in the placements at IIT Roorkee. A total of 37 start-ups participated in the placements drive. Some of the Big names that participated in the drive where
|Year||Companies Visited||Highest Package||Average Package|
Flipkart , Goldman Sachs , ISRO , JP Morgan , Microsoft, Oracle , Qualcomm , Reliance Industries , SRF Limited , Samsung , Samsung India , Schlumberger , Sharda University , Snapdeel.com , TCS , Tata Steel , Tower Research , Uber , Walmart , Wipro Technologies
|14 Lakhs per Annum||8.94 Lakhs per Annum|
|The Week (Engineering)||6|
Infrastructure and Facilities
The campus of IITR is housed in the heritage buildings, academic departments, hospital, 12 hostels, messes, community centre, banks, a swimming pool, 3 sports stadium, outdoor sports facility, yoga Bhawan, dairy, students’ clubs, huge library, cafeteria, guest house, railway reservation counter and an institute child care centre to take care of the children of the women employees.
Library is named Mahatma Gandhi Central Library. It has a collection of more than 3,50,000 documents in all media. The library building is Wi-Fi empowered with 75 terminals for browsing through online books and journals. It can accommodate more than 500 readers at a time.
Hostel: The campus has 19 hostels of which 10 are boys’ hostel, three girls’ hostel and 6 hostels for married people. Each hostel has a state of art Cyber Cafe, managed by students and all hostels are now fully Wifi connected
The ground has three visitor houses to welcome the visitors and investigators. These are:
Jai Krishna House
N.C. Nigam House
Khosla International House (KIH)
The Institute has a 50-bed hospital with 24-hour emergency ward and a host of other facilities and laboratories. The activities of the hospital include treatment and regular checkups.
The Institute offers merit-cum-means scholarship to 25% of undergraduate students. Several other scholarships are announced from time to time. Bank loans are also easily available whenever required. Financial help is provided as Institute free studentship and scholarships to undergraduate students belonging to the scheduled castes and scheduled tribes.
Students admitted to the 2-year M.Sc. degree in sciences are also awarded merit-cum-means scholarships. A number of scholarships, teaching / research assistantship schemes provide financial support to students of M.Tech. and Ph.D. programmes. Sponsored (full-time as well as part-time), self-financing foreign students and M.B.A. students are , however, not eligible for benefits of this scheme. Students are encouraged to earn while they learn.
Prizes and certificates are given to students on the basis of their performance in curricular, co-curricular and extra curricular activities.