List of IIT Colleges in India

IITs need no introduction. Their flagship courses and the trained talent they churn out every academic year, has led to legions of success stories, which are now set in stone. Every aspiring engineer has his/her first college goal as IIT. Though, the highly stringent entrance test let pass only a few selected from the talent pool. There are a total of 23 IITs in the country and together they offer 11,279 seats in the undergraduate program. Each IIT, however, has different courses, number of seats and a different cut-off list.

Complete Details of All IIT Colleges in India

To get into one of the most prestigious institutes of India, one has to clear both JEE (mains) and JEE (advanced). Below, we list all 23 IIT colleges in India:

Top 10 IITs

IIT College

1. IIT Madras (Chennai):

Established in 1959, this IIT was set up with aid of erstwhile West Germany. It was the third IIT founded. Over the years, it has produced notable alumni in all human endeavors. Needless to say, it’s one of the top college choices for the engineering aspirants.

Departments:

Aerospace Engineering

Applied Mechanics

Biotechnology

Chemical Engineering

Chemistry

Civil Engineering

Computer Science and Engineering

Electrical Engineering

Engineering Design

Humanities and Social Sciences

Mechanical Engineering

Management Studies

Metallurgical and Materials Engineering

Mathematics

Ocean Engineering

Physics

Programs:

B.Tech

Dual Degree

M.Tech

MA

MBA

M.Sc

Facilities:

Central library

Central Glass Blowing Section

Sophisticated Analytical Instrumentation Centre (SAIF)

P.G. Senapathy Centre for Computing Resources (CC)

Central Workshop (CWS)

Central Electronic Centre (CEC)

Campus Specialities:

The institute has a 20 teraflops supercomputer

Residential accommodations for students and faculty

It houses 2 schools: Kendriya Vidyalaya and Vanavani; 3 temples: Ganapathi temple, Durga Peliamman, and Jalakanteshwara; 3 bank branches: Canara Bank, ICICI, and SBI

It has shopping centers, a hospital, food shops, a swimming pool, a gym, cricket, hockey, football,  and badminton stadiums.

2. IIT Bombay:

Located in Mumbai’s Powai area, this 1958 founded engineering miracle of institute attracts students from the country as well as across the international boundaries. Besides the B.Tech course, it is also very popular for its courses in philosophy and sociology. The past year trend asserts that about 75% of qualifying candidate in the top 100 list choose IIT Bombay. Besides academics, the institute has a vibrant social life specked with college festivals and cultural activities. No wonder, it has always been counted among the top IITs!

Departments:

Aerospace Engineering

Biosciences and Bioengineering

Chemical Engineering

Chemistry

Civil Engineering

Computer Science & Engineering

Earth Sciences

Electrical Engineering

Energy Science and Engineering

Humanities & Social Science

Industrial Design Centre

Mathematics

Mechanical Engineering

Metallurgical Engineering & Materials Science

Physics

Programs:

M.Tech./M.Tech.+Ph.D. (Dual Degree)

M.Des.

M.Phil.

M.Mgt.

MBA (Executive)

M.Sc.-Ph.D. (Dual Degree) in Energy

Ph.D.

B.Tech.

2 Year M.Sc. Programme

M.Sc. & Ph.D. Dual Degree Programme

Facilities:

Central Library

Kendriya Vidyalaya

Campus School

K G School

Staff Club

Hospital

Guest House

Women’s Cell

Estate Office

Hindi Cell

Lecture Hall Complex

Student Hostels

Travel Desk

Campus Specialities:

Techfest, an annual Science & Technology festival, is held every year in December

Mood Indigo, an annual cultural festival, is held annually and is the largest college cultural festival of Asia

In addition, literary arts, dramatics, fine arts, and music events are regular

Read: Best engineering colleges in India besides IITs and NITs

3. IIT Kharagpur:

Established in 1951, this is the oldest IIT and also one of the most prestigious one of the IIT brands. Spread over 2100 acres, the campus has everything you can ask from a top-class university. Like its Bombay counterpart, this records highest student enrolment rate, too.

Departments:

Aerospace Engineering

Agricultural & Food Engineering

Architecture & Regional Planning

Biotechnology

Chemical Engineering

Chemistry

Civil Engineering

Computer Science & Engineering

Electrical Engineering

Electronics & Electrical Communication Engineering

Geology & Geophysics

Humanities & Social Sciences

Industrial & Systems Engineering

Mathematics

Mechanical Engineering

Metallurgical & Materials Engineering

Mining Engineering

Ocean Engineering & Naval Architecture

Physics

Programs:

B.Tech.

B.Arch

Dual Degree

MBA

MHRM

LLB

MMST

MCP

M.Sc/ M.Tech/ MS

PhD

Facilities:

Over 25 central research and development units

G. S. Sanyal School of Telecommunication

Computer and Informatics Centre

Computer and Informatics Centre

Vikramshila

Campus Specialities:

6 Guesthouses

4 Nationalized banks

4 Schools

A police station

A railway reservation counter

A civic hospital

It holds 2 festivals: Kshitij (Techno-Management Festival) and Spring Fest

A market

6 Restaurants

4. IIT Delhi:

Located in the posh area of Delhi, Hauz Khas, IIT Delhi was established in 1963. However, it was founded as College of Engineering and Technology in 1961, but soon promoted in the rank and given the tag of IIT. Spanned across 320 acres, the campus provides an enriching experience to its students. It is very much in the race with its top sister IITs like IIT Kharagpur and Bombay.

Departments:

Applied Mechanics

Biochemical Engineering and Biotechnology

Chemical Engineering

Chemistry

Civil Engineering

Computer Science & Engineering

Design

Electrical Engineering

Humanities & Social Sciences

Management Studies

Materials Science & Engineering

Mathematics

Mechanical Engineering

Physics

Textile Technology

Programs:

B.Tech

Dual Degree

Integrated M.Tech.

Ph.D

M.Tech

M.S.(R)

M.B.A

M.Des.

M.Sc

PG Diploma

Facilities:

Central Research Facility

DAILAB

Eklavya

High-Performance Computing at IITD

INDEST

Nanoscale Research Facility

SCFBio@IITD

Utility forms

Entrepreneurship Development Cell

Robotics Club

Technocracy (consisting of Economics Club, Tech Workshops, Astronomy Club, and Electronics Club)

Campus Specialities:

Student Recreational Area, including swimming pool, cricket ground, football stadium, hockey field, lawn tennis courts, and basketball courts

Tryst, an annual festival

5. IIT Kanpur:

This more than 68-year-old IIT owes its establishment to assistance from 9 US universities. A very top rank is required to screen through this IIT. Whether it’s the campus, academics, training, and placement, everything is best of its class here. The institute is also involved in a number of public and social utility services- National Air Quality Index project is also under it.

Departments:

Aerospace Engineering

Biological Sciences & Bio-engineering

Chemical Engineering

Civil Engineering

Computer Science and Engineering

Electrical Engineering

Materials Science and Engineering

Mechanical Engineering

English

Fine Arts

Geography

Philosophy

Linguistics

Psychology

Sociology

Environmental Engineering & Management

Centre of Lasers and Photonics

Nuclear Engineering and Technology

Nanotechnology

Science and Technology Studies

Material Science Program

Earth Science

Economic Sciences

Chemistry

Physics

Mathematics, and Statistics

Earth Sciences

Masters of Business Administration

Industrial and Management Engineering

Technology Management

Master of Design

Programs:

B.Tech

B.S. Programs

M.Tech

MBA

MS

Ph.D.

M.Sc.

Facilities:

Computer Centre

P. K. Kelkar Library

Facility for Ecological & Analytical Testing

Office Automation

Central Glass Blowing Section

Central Workshop

Central Cryogenic Facility

Liquid Helium Facility

SQUID Facility

Virtual Instrument Cell

Campus Specialities:

Book club

Gymnasium

Gliding Club

Community Center

Swimming pool

Read: How to Prepare for IIT-JEE Exams

6. IIT Roorkee:

With a very notable alumni backdrop, (10 of its alumni have won Padma Shree) this IIT shines brightly just like its top counterparts. Besides engineering courses, its departments of applied and humanities sciences are also very impressive. It was founded in 1847, however, with a different name, and thus, is the oldest technical institution of the continent. With a very heavy entrepreneur culture, it shapes up and refines the young talent with ease for the technical world.

Departments:

Architecture and Planning

Applied Science and Engineering

Biotechnology

Chemical Engineering

Chemistry

Civil Engineering

Computer Science and Engineering

Earthquake Engineering

Earth Sciences

Electrical Engineering

Electronics and Communication Engineering

Humanities and Social Sciences

Hydrology

Management Studies

Mathematics

Mechanical and Industrial Engineering

Metallurgical and Materials Engineering

Paper Technology

Polymer and Process Engineering

Physics

Water Resources Development and Management

Programs:

B.Tech

B.Arch

M.Tech./M.Arch./MURP

MBA

M.Sc.

PhD

Facilities:

Mahatma Gandhi Central Library

Center for Integrated Sciences

Center for Research & Innovation

Centre of Nanotechnology

Centre for Transportation Systems

Centre of Excellence in Disaster Mitigation & Management

Continuing Education Centre

Information Super Highway Centre

Institute Computer Centre

Institute Instrumentation Centre

Intellectual Property Rights Cell

Quality Improvement Programme

TIFAC Core

Supporting Service Centres

Educational Technology Cell

Campus Specialities:

Hangout Places

Hospital

Banks

Post Office

Aarohi Child Care Centre

Railway Reservation Counter

Institute Hospital

Places of Worship

7. IIT Hyderabad:

Established in 2008, this Hyderabad gem quickly made its way to being among the best IITs in the country. Whether you’re talking courses, sports or cultural activities, the institute won’t disappoint in you in the least.

Departments:

Biomedical Engineering

Biotechnology

Chemical Engineering

Chemistry

Civil Engineering

Computer Science Engineering

Design

Electrical Engineering

Engineering Science

Liberal Arts

Materials Science and Metallurgical Engineering

Mathematics (Engineering Mathematics)

Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Physics

Programs:

B.Tech

B.Sc

M.Tech

M.Sc

Ph.D

Facilities:

Center for Healthcare Entrepreneurship

Center for Cyber-Physical Systems and IoT

i-TIC foundation

Design Innovation Center

Fabless Chip Design Incubator

Teaching Learning Center (TLC)

Campus Specialities:

ITH Unnat Bharat Abhiyan

Green Office

8. IIT Gandhinagar:

You know, this IIT Gandhinagar has been declared by the Government of India an ‘Institute of National Importance’. We can’t even begin to cover the magnificence of this Gujarat institute. A great environment coupled with extra-curricular dimensions, this IIT manages to bring the best out of the students.

Departments:

Biological Engineering

Chemical Engineering

Civil Engineering

Computer Science and Engineering

Electrical Engineering

Mechanical Engineering

Materials Science and Engineering

Chemistry

Mathematics

Physics

Cognitive Science

Earth Sciences

Humanities and Social Sciences

Programs:

B. Tech.

Dual Major B. Tech Programme

PGDIIT in Engineering

M. Tech.

Ph. D.

Start-early Ph.D. fellowship

Facilities:

Central Instrumentation Facility

Cognitive Science Laboratory

Behavioral Cubicles

Intelligent Affective Computing and Biometric Lab

Fuel Cell Systems Research Laboratory

High-performance Computing Laboratory

Wind tunnel testing facility

Wet Chemical Labs

Materials Electrochemistry Laboratory

Molecular and Cellular Biology Facility

Field Emission Scanning Electron Microscopy (FE-SEM)

Particle Engineering and Powder Processing Laboratory

Colloids Engineering Laboratory

Photonic Sensors Laboratory

Semiconductor Device Characterization Facility

Solar PV Plant Facility

Ambient Scanning Probe Microscope (SPM/AFM)

X-ray Diffraction System

Friction Stir Welding Equipment

Thin Film Laboratory

Campus Specialities:

Mess and Canteens

Midas Touch Salon

The Grocers

Food Nest

Mahavir- Healthy foods

Amul Store

Anytime Snacks

Tea Post

9. IIT (BHU) Varanasi:

Located near the banks of Ganga, this college was founded as Banaras Engineering College in 1919. It was given the status of IIT in 2012. With many techs, cultural and sports festivals happening, the energy makes the campus life of students happening.

Departments:

Ceramic Engineering and Technology

Chemical Engineering

Civil Engineering

Computer Science and Engineering

Electrical Engineering

Electronics Engineering

Mechanical Engineering

Metallurgical Engineering

Mining Engineering

Pharmaceutical Engineering and Technology

Chemistry

Mathematical Sciences

Physics

Biochemical and Engineering

Biomedical Engineering

Materials Science and Technology

Humanistic Studies

Programs:

B.Tech.

5-year programs for Integrated Dual Degree (IDD

M.Tech.

Ph.D.

Facilities:

Centre for Computing and Information Services (CCIS)

Incubation-MCIIE

Main Library

Main Workshop

Campus Specialities:

Technex (techno-management festival) is conducted annually

Kashiyatra (socio-cultural festival)

10. IIT Guwahati:

Located in the tranquil Guwahati, this premier institute was set up in 1994. It strode up its way to become the top institute in just a couple of years. The scenic beauty that surrounds the campus even makes the studying experience more beautiful.

Departments:

Biosciences and Bioengineering

Chemical Engineering

Chemistry

Civil Engineering

Computer Science and Engineering

Design

Electronics & Electrical Engineering

Humanities and Social Sciences

Physics

Mathematics

Mechanical Engineering

Programs:

B. Tech.

B. Des.

M. Des.

M. Tech.

M.A.

M.Sc.

Ph.D.

Facilities:

Central Library

Student Hostel

Commercial Complex

School

Guest House

Sports & Recreation

Health Care

Campus Specialities:

Two banks with ATM facility

A pre-primary school-cum-creche

A post office

A Kendriya Vidyalaya

A bus service to the city

8 lane 50 m long swimming pool

A gymnasium

A sports complex

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11. IIT Ropar:

Situated in Rupnagar, Punjab, this IIT is rather new, being established in the year 2008. It had been formerly a women’s polytechnic and was renovated to create the revered institute. The campus houses 4 hostel, 1 post office, and 1 bank branch. There’s also a library with around 4,000 books.

Departments:

Chemical Engineering

Chemistry

Civil Engineering

Computer Science and Engineering

Electrical Engineering

Metallurgical and Materials Engineering

Humanities and Social Sciences

Mathematics

Mechanical Engineering

Physics

12. IIT Bhubaneswar:

Another one of the eight institutes that were established in 2008, this  Bhubaneswar pride balances the students’ life with cultural festivals and a strong entrepreneur vibe. Moreover, there’s a very green lustrous campus.

Departments:

Basic Sciences

Earth, Ocean and Climate Sciences

Electrical Sciences

Humanities, Social Sciences & Management

Infrastructure

Mechanical Sciences

Minerals, Metallurgical & Materials Engineering

13. IIT Jodhpur:

The Jodhpur campus besides academics prides itself on being built around a self-sustainable model, that caters for its own water and energy requirements. There are also sports facilities on campus for volleyball, cricket, basketball, and football.

Departments:

Biosciences and Bioengineering

Chemistry

Computer Science & Engineering

Electrical Engineering

Humanities & Social Sciences

Materials Engineering

Mathematics

Mechanical Engineering

Physics

14. IIT Patna:

This is yet another IIT which is recognized by the Government of India as an Institute of National Importance. It is also a part of NKN (National Knowledge Network), which integrates the country’s entire scientific community.

Departments:

Engineering & Technology

Basic Sciences

Humanities And Social Sciences

Computer Center

Center For Endangered Language Studies

15. IIT Indore:

Established in 2009, the institute offers top-notch research programs. With annual techno-cultural festivals like Fluxus, it also keeps the campus life interesting for its students.

Departments:

Physics

Chemistry

Mathematics

Civil Engineering

Computer Science and Engineering

Electrical Engineering

Mechanical Engineering

Metallurgy Engineering

Materials Science

Biosciences and Biomedical Engineering (BSBE)

Schools of Humanities and Social Sciences: English, Economics, Philosophy, Psychology

16. IIT Mandi:

Covering all the important spheres like cultural, technical, sports, and research, this 2009 establish IIT leaves no stone unturned in building up the potential of students.

Departments:

Computer Science & Engineering

Electrical Engineering

Mechanical Engineering

Civil Engineering

17. IIT Palakkad:

Spread across 55,000 sq. ft., this IIT has everything from well-equipped academic classrooms to a large library to full-fledged cafeterias.

Departments:

Civil Engineering

Computer Science & Engineering

Electrical Engineering

Mechanical Engineering

Chemistry

Physics

Mathematics

Humanities

18. IIT Tirupati:

Established in 2015, the institute has a well-developed campus, housing computer labs, hostels, and health center.

Departments:

Computer Science and Engineering

Civil Engineering

Electrical Engineering

Mechanical Engineering

Chemical Engineering

19. IIT Dhanbad:

This is a very recently developed IIT. Before being established as IIT in 2016, it was formerly the Indian School of Mines. Notable alumni include geoscientist and Padma Shri awardee Rabi Narayan Bastia.

Departments:

Chemical Engineering

Civil Engineering

Computer Science and Engineering

Electrical Engineering

Electronics Engineering

Environmental Engineering

Fuel and Mineral Engineering

Mechanical Engineering

Mining Engineering

Mining Machinery Engineering

Petroleum Engineering

Applied Chemistry

Applied Geology

Applied Geophysics

Applied Mathematics

Applied Physics

Humanities and Social Science

Management Studies

20. IIT Bhilai:

This is another IIT which was established in 2016 and IIT Hyderabad is currently mentoring it.

Departments:

Computer Science and Engineering

Electrical Engineering

Mechanical Engineering

Physics

Chemistry

Mathematics

Liberal Arts

21. IIT Goa:

Mentored by IIT Bombay, this 2016 established IIT is the pride of the mini-state. The institute also encourages interests in drama, debate, photography, and music.

Departments:

Computers engineering

Electrical engineering

Mechanical engineering

22. IIT Jammu:

This IIT is also a recent one, being founded in 2016. The campus is well equipped with seminar rooms, a computer Laboratory, a cafeteria, and other recreational facilities.

Departments:

Computer Science and Engineering

Electrical Engineering

Mechanical Engineering,

Civil Engineering

Chemical Engineering

23. IIT Dharwad:

It started functioning in July 2016. Spread across 500 acres, this IIT has decent campus facilities. IIT Bombay is its mentor.

Departments:

Computer Science and Engineering

Electrical Engineering

Mechanical Engineering

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IITs' flagship courses and the trained talent they churn out every academic year has led to legions of success stories, which are now set in stone. This blog discusses 23 IITs in the country