Indian Institute of Technology - IIT PKD - IIT
At the Gateway of Kerala, where the sahya mountains open up a 32 km gap to welcome north east monsoon into a major rice growing region of the state, a new institution is being set up. In the 500 acres of land, boarded on one side by the mountains and just a few meters away from the Coimbatore- Kanyakumari National Highway and a few kilometers from the Palakkad (Pkd) railway junction, a buzzing new campus will come up in a couple of years. In the mean time, the temporary facilities of the institute, at the Ahaliya integrated campus, is already equipped to meet all the needs of the students and faculty. With fully equipped labs and class rooms, modern hostel building for girls and boys and sports facilities, the temporary campus is ready to host the bright young minds of the country for their first two to three years of study.IIT Palakkad is dedicated to create an environment wherein students and faculty can dream, think and innovate to create a better future for the world. Mentored by the experienced minds at IIT Madras the academic programs at IIT Palakkad is designed to bring out the best out of every student. IIT Palakkad, established in 2015, is dedicated to creating an environment wherein students and faculty can dream, think and innovate to craft a better future for the world. IIT Palakkad is one of the new IITs being mentored by IIT Madras. It is currently functioning from a temporary campus situated in the Ahalia Health Heritage and Knowledge Village, located about 25 km from the Palakkad railway station. With a fully functional academic setting including well-equipped laboratories, class rooms and computing facilities, modern hostels for girls and boys, and sports and fitness amenities, the temporary campus is ideally setup for the bright young minds of our country. A vibrant permanent campus with world-class sustainable green buildings is expected to be ready in a couple of years, occupying 500 acres of land bordering the Sahya mountainous range and adjacent to the Coimbatore-Kanyakumari national highway.
IIT PKD provides placement assistance to all its students. The dedicated placement cell regularly conducts grooming sessions of the students in areas like soft skills, interview facing skills, behavioral skills hereby making them industry-fit. In the recent years the college has witnessed some well known recruitment companies walking-in and being invited for campus placements.