Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee is a public technical university located in Roorkee, Haridwar district, Uttarakhand, India, headed by Director Ajit Kumar Chaturvedi. It was formerly known as University of Roorkee and Thomason College of Civil Engineering.

Indian Institute of Technology (IIT Roorkee) is one of the Top-Ranked Institute in Roorkee, Uttarakhand. It is an Autonomous Institute. Get Courses, Facilities, Placements, Recognitions & Accreditations details.

The oldest engineering group in India, IIT Roorkee became based because the College of Civil Engineering in British India in 1847 through the Lieutenant-Governor of the North-Western Provinces, James Thomason, so that it will educate officials and surveyors hired withinside the creation of the Ganges Canal.

In 1854, after the final touch of the canal and Thomason's death, it became renamed the Thomason College of Civil Engineering through Proby Cautley, the fashion dressmaker and projector of the canal. It became renamed the University of Roorkee in 1949, and once more IIT Roorkee in 2001.

Accreditation and Ranking

Indian Institute of Technology (IIT Roorkee) was accredited by AICTE and Ranked 7 For Overall By NIRF 2021.

Courses Offered 

Indian Institute of Technology (IIT Roorkee) courses are offered at various levels like Undergraduate Degree (i.e Bachelor of Technology (B.Tech.) in Biotechnology Engineering, Bachelor of Architecture (B.Arch.), Bachelor of Science Honours (B.Sc. Hons.) Chemistry, etc.), Postgraduate Degree (i.e Master of Science (M.Sc.) Chemistry, etc.), and Doctoral levels 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.

Facilities and Infrastructure

Residential Accommodations:

The houses far from domestic are as current as they are able to be. More importantly, even though have spawned the cultures that make the campus an unforgettable experience. It's right here that middle-of-the-night cricket tournaments, early morning bakar sessions, network pc conflict and such a lot of different matters locate expression.

Each hostel has a state of art Cyber Cafe, managed by college students. All hostels at the moment are absolutely Wifi connected, which means that the Internet permeates the distance we stay. And who may want to consider lifestyles without middle-of-the-night snacks on the Bhawan Canteens, mainly after a severe Bakar or gaming session? And all this, in peaceful, clean, aesthetic environs, the likes of which only a few locations withinside the international can boast.

Cafe/Mess Facility:

The campus has several consuming hubs, present at distinguished locations. These foster critical interactions among college students and are frequently visible and bustling with activity. There are multiple such eateries all through the campus just like the alpha cafe and diverse hostel cafes. The Multi Activity Centre, has Cafe Coffee Day, an Amul parlor, and Saatviko Idea Cafe. Besides serving food, the concept cafe works as a dialogue center for college students, housing a convention room and an exercise zone.


IIT Roorkee Admission 2022 is based on national-level exam scores.


The institute presents a wide range of scholarship schemes and financial aid for its students. All the meritorious and needy students can apply for any of the suitable scholarship schemes.

James Thomason Scholarship

SC/ST/PH Scholarship

Air CMDR Shyam Chand Mehra Scholarship

Naveen & Anu Jain Scholarship


The campus currently concluded its 2022 placements with a complete 437 process gives. Students who participated withinside the pressure obtained INR 3 CPA as the best profits for the global process gives. The quantity is sort of three instances better than the preceding year.

The maximum profits presented for countrywide process gives became among INR 2 CPA. Companies that made such gives have been Amazon, Apple, Bajaj Auto Limited, Flipkart, Goldman Sachs, Google, Hindustan Unilever Limited, Intel Technologies, and plenty more. 


An ISO 9001:2008 certified academic service centre in 2015, The Mahatma Gandhi Central Library finds a unique place in the academic spectrum of the institute. Started in 1848 with a few hundred donated books, its collection has grown to more than 3,50,000 documents in all media.

Academic collaboration

IIT Roorkee's contribution towards the international community in science and technology include the courses and training programs run for developing countries. Every year students from more than 50 countries join IIT Roorkee for full-time or short-term training courses. In 1955 the department of Water Resources Development and Management (WRDM) was established as an Asian African Centre to honour India's commitment at the Asian African Conference held in Bandung.


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