Indian Institute of Technology Madras is a public technical university located in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India. As one of the Indian Institutes of Technology, it is recognised as an Institute of National Importance.
Indian Institute of Technology Madras is known nationally and internationally for excellence in technical education, fundamental and applied research, innovation, entrepreneurship, and industrial consulting. An internationally renowned faculty, a highly motivated and brilliant student community, excellent technical training and supportive staff, and efficient administration have all contributed to the preeminent status of IIT Madras.The Institute is proud to support the diploma to be the no 1 engineering university in India. More recently, IIT Madras was awarded the title of Institute of Eminence.
Approved by National Institutional Ranking Framework, AICTE & ARIIA.
Indian Institute of Technology Madras of courses is offered at various levels (i.e B.Tech, B.sc, etc.), Postgraduate Degree (i.e MBA, M.Tech, M.A., etc.) and Ph.D. and many more. You can also find a brief overview of the different courses offered by the university across various disciplines with their specializations on the Course page.
Hostel facilities include a garden and a library from which students can borrow books. Each hostel has washing machines, fully equipped sports facilities, music rooms, technical rooms, and TV rooms. Most hostel-level meetings take place in common rooms. Students celebrate holidays such as Holi, Pongal, Onam, Diwali, and New Year. The hostel night is organized annually by each hostel, where the entire hostel celebrates with food and music. This occasion also commemorates the undergraduate students of this hostel.
Security is paramount for an institution located in a metropolis, in a sprawling campus that also happens to be a reserve forest. With this in mind, IIT Madras has developed an efficient security system. The Security Wing of the Institute has laid down a set of rules and regulations all residents and visitors on campus have to adhere to. The Security Wing is headed by the Chief Security Officer and has a 24-hour duty room to prevent any security breaches.
Open Air Theatre
In between the Gajendra Circle and the hostel zone, you will spot a large arena called the Open Air Theatre, where the Film Club screens weekend movies. Here, the best new movies in English, Hindi, Tamil, and other regional languages are screened. The OAT is also where the Saarang Pro-shows are held.
Medical Services and Health Center
The Institute's hospital, located near the central workshop, includes facilities to treat general health problems of students. Apart from regular doctors, there is a set of visiting specialists that include a general surgeon, ENT surgeon, ophthalmologist, orthopedics, cardiologist, and psychiatrist. There are well-equipped laboratories for all tests, x-rays, and inpatient services, and an ambulance is also available. Apollo Hospital operates the Hospital Pharmacy. All students are covered under medical insurance by paying a premium and additional medical fee every semester.
IITM is the body of licensed mental health professionals. Students can come and discuss their concerns with professionals.
The Institute provides bus transport facilities within the campus. Four regular buses and 10 battery-powered vehicles, named after mountain ranges and peaks in India, come every 20-30 minutes between the IN-Gate and Gajendra Circle (GC), Hostel Zone, and Department Zone. The bus shed is located near the Staff Canteen. All session information is kept CONFIDENTIAL unless it poses a threat to the student, others, or society.
Excellent facilities include an Olympic-standard swimming pool, a well-equipped gymnasium, the impressive IIT-Chemplast cricket ground, a There is a large stadium, and a multi-purpose indoor stadium with a high-tech wooden floor in the student activity center. The unwavering commitment and enthusiasm of the student community combined with the encouragement and faculty leadership have created tremendous opportunities for students to hone their talents. There are several Sporting Clubs: Aquatics Club, Athletics Club, Badminton Club, Bridge Club, Cricket Club, Football Club, Hockey Club & Squash Club.
Sabhas and Samitis
There are many regional clubs on campus that organize cultural events, meetings, and meals throughout the year. Regional club members include not only students but also faculty and staff. The first year is a great way to make new friends and continue nostalgia to Bay, please pay attention to communications on-campus that announce their events, especially for fresh fees. Sangam Clubs Sangam is the confluence of all student cultural clubs on campus. Made up of an incredible variety of clubs, they bring together cultural and literary activities. They are also a training ground for artists and performers who often represent the Institute at various parties. They also organize seminars and organize sessions open to the student community.
Indian Institute of Technology Madras accepts admission through various entrance exams as CAT & GATE qualified.
To provide knowledge-based technological services to satisfy the needs of society and the industry. To help in building national capabilities in science, technology, humanities, management, education and research.
To be an academic institution in dynamic equilibrium with its social ecological and economic environment striving continuously for excellence in education, research and technological service to the nation.