Indian Institute of Technology - IIT-R
Indian Institute of Technology - Roorkee is among the foremost of institutes of national importance in higher technological education and in engineering, basic and applied research. Since its establishment, the Institute has played a vital role in providing the technical manpower and know-how to the country and in pursuit of research. The Institute ranks amongst the best technological institutions in the world and has contributed to all sectors of technological development. It has also been considered a trend-setter in the area of education and research in the field of science, technology, and engineering.
The Institute has completed 150th year of its existence in October 1996. On September 21, 2001, an Ordinance issued by the Government of India declared it as the nation's seventh Indian Institute of Technology. The Ordinance is now converted into an Act by the Parliament to make IIT, Roorkee as an "Institution of National Importance".
The Institute offers Bachelor's Degree courses in 10 disciplines of Engineering and Architecture and Postgraduate's Degree in 55 disciplines of Engineering, Applied Science, Architecture and planning. The Institute has facility for doctoral work in all Departments and Research Centres.
?The Institute admits students to B.Tech. and B.Arch. courses through the Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) conducted at various centres all over India.
|List of entrance exams||Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE), JEE Advanced, Common Admission Test, JEE Mains (B.Tech), 12th, Science, Delhi University|
|Percentage students passed first class||80%|
|Percentage students passed with distinction||75%|
|Eligibility For Transfer||None|
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 Internships help students in getting in touch with corporate environment, and helps them in getting experience which in terns helps them in getting better placements. Placement Cell also invites various big companies for recruitment purpose so that college's students can have a sound career in their respective fields.
|Number of visiting companies||130|
|Average Salary||7.5 lacs|
|Max Salary||11.0 lacs|