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Indian Institute of Technology - Chennai ( Tamil Nadu )

630 Acres
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Rs. 25854 - Rs. 108663
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Indian Institute of Technology - IITM

The Indian Institute of Technology Madras (IITM) is among the finest, globally reputed higher technological institutions that have been sensitive and constructively responsive to student expectations andnational needs. IITM was founded in 1959 as an ‘Institute of National Importance’ by Government of India with technical and financial assistance from the Federal Republic of West Germany. IITM celebrated its Golden Jubilee in the year 2008-09. During these 50+ years, IIT Madras has gained reputation for the quality of its faculty and the outstanding caliber of the students in the undergraduate and postgraduate programmes. IITM is recognized as a centre of academic and research excellence offering engineering, science, management and humanities education on par with the best in the world.

IITM campus is famous for its serene and scenic natural environment.   Comprising 650 acres of lush green forest, including a large lake and a rich variety of flora and fauna, the campus is the pride of itsresidents and provides an ideal setting for serious academic and developmental pursuits.

It is an autonomous body under the administrative control of a Board of Governors appointed by the Government of India. IITM is a residential institute with nearly 500 faculty, 8400 students and 700administrative  & supporting staff and is a self-contained campus. It has established itself as a premier centre for teaching, research and industrial consultancy in the country.

The Institute has sixteen academic departments and a few advanced research centres in various disciplines of engineering and pure sciences, with nearly 100 laboratories organised in a unique pattern offunctioning. A faculty of international repute, a brilliant student community, excellent technical & supporting staff and an effective administration have all contributed   to the pre-eminent status of IITMadras.

IIT Madras offers B.Tech/Dual Degree in twelve disciplines, M.Tech and M.Sc in numerous disciplines; M.B.A and MA, and research degrees through the M.S. and Ph.D. programmes. Life at IIT Madras isan exciting mix of academic, sporting and cultural activities. Our graduates have succeeded with brilliance all over the world, and leave a distinctive mark everywhere they go giving IIT Madras its globalreputation.

Overview Courses

List of entrance exams JEE Advanced, GATE, Joint Entrance Examination (Mains), 12th, Science, Delhi University
Pass percentage 92%
Percentage students passed first class 85%
Percentage students passed with distinction 70%
Total faculty 550
Eligibility For Transfer None
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Overview Campus

No. of nearby joints 27
Area 630 Acres
Classrooms 210
Sport Grounds 7
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Overview Placement

Placement ratio at IIT Madras has been above par in recent years. The placement percentage is growing rapidly. IIT Madras has a very diligent placement cell. IIT Madras has a place in one of those institutes who have placed their students in top companies. For the preparations of placements IIT Madras gives adequate training before placement process in terms of Mock Interviews, Seminars, Paper Presentations, Workshops, Guest Lectures. Last year the placement percentage was 64%. This year, more than 1360 students sat for placements and more than 295 companies participated in placement drive.

Placement Ratio 100.0%
Number of visiting companies 116
Average Salary 8.0 lacs
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Last Update 10 Nov, 2016
Awards Ranked 49th in the QS Asian University Rankings of 2013
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