IIT Roorkee: Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee

Roorkee (Uttaranchal)   Estd : 1847 Approved by : AICTE Type : Government


Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee is also Known as IIT-R, IIT Roorkee. IIT Roorkee was established in 1847. IIT is situated in the city of Roorkee, India. IIT-R is accredited by University Grants Commission (UGC) and is maintained by Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) (Government of India). IIT, Roorkee offers around 90 courses Engineering, Sciences, Management and offers degrees like M.Tech, Ph.D, B.Tech, M.S., B.Tech+M.Tech. Indian Institute of Technology Delhi is ranked 6th in National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) raking which was issued by MHRD.


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First Engineering College of Asia, one of the best in India

IIT Roorkee, previously known as Thomson College of Engineering was founded in 1849. After independence, it was renamed to University of Roorkee by Pt. Jawaharlal Nehru and used to hold it's own exam which was considered harder to crack than JEE itself. After 2001, it was recognised as 7th IIT. With a rich heritage and centuries of legacy, IIT Roorkee is undoubtedly one of the top engineering colleges in India

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    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.

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Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee has a separate and active placement cell that organizes various pre-placement talks & sessions on resume building workshops, cover letter writing, mock interviews to help students in grooming their personalities and honing their skills. Other than organizing these activities Placement Cell also helps students in Internships and Placements. These ...

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Awards and Rankings

  • India Today Ranked IIT-Roorkee at 4th position in 2014.
  • Dataquest ranked IIT Roorkee at No. 3 among top technical Indian Colleges for 2007-08 session
  • Bloomberg-UTV B-School Excellence Awards.
  • Ranked 66 in Asian University Rankings 2013.
  • Ranked between 401-410 in World University Rankings 2013.
  • DoMS IIT Roorkee Ranked 12th in Business Today's Best B-Schools of India-2012 (Oct 28, 2012).
  • Ranked 6th in Science & Engineering category as per outlook survey in the year 2008.

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    Roorkee 247667 Uttarakhand India

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