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IIT Chennai

The Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur (in short commonly referred to as IIT Kanpur, or simply IITK), is one of the leading and pioneering institutes of India with worldwide reputation, in the field of Engineering and Technology. Incepted in the year 1959 with the collective support of nine leading and researching universities of United States under the KIAP program, IIT Kanpur has frequently been chosen as the best Engineering institutes of India by surveyor like India Today. Regarded as a central deemed university, Kanpur IIT was the first educational institution of India to provide education for Computer Science in the country. Boasting of one of the best and finest online scientific and technologically advanced library systems of the country, iit kanpur has been a highly active and respected member of EURECA (European Research and Education Collaboration with Asia) programs since the year 2008.

Established in the year 1959 with the technical and financial help of West Germany, the IIT Chennai is one of the most reputed and finest institutes of India with International recognition for teaching, research, and industrial consultancy in the fields of Engineering & Technology, Humanities, Sciences, and Management. The Indian Institute of Technology Chennai (IIT Chennai) celebrated its magnificent Golden Jubilee ceremony in the year 2009.

IIT Chennai Faculties

IIT Chennai has an extensive campus very aesthetically spread over a green wooded area of 2.5 squares Km, adjacent to the Guindy National Park. This huge campus of chennai iit contains the buildings of its 15 big academic departments, and the residences of about 460 academic faculties, 1250 members of administrative and other ancillary staff, and approximately 6,000 students from India and abroad. Thus, the Chennai iit is one of the most prominent centers of India for diverse teaching, research, and industrial consultancy consisting of over 15 major academic departments and about 100 laboratories pertaining to the fields of engineering & technology, pure sciences, humanities, and management.

The 11 (Eleven) well-established Engineering Departments of iit Chennai faculty are -

  • Aerospace engineering
  • Applied Mechanics
  • Chemical engineering
  • Mechanical engineering
  • Civil engineering
  • Electrical engineering
  • Metallurgical and Materials engineering
  • Computer Science
  • Biotechnology
  • Naval Architecture & Ocean engineering
  • Engineering Design

The five other departments of iit Chennai faculty are Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, Management Studies, and Humanities and Social Sciences.

IIT Chennai Admissions

In addition to the degrees in 11 Engineering and Technology streams, Chennai IIT also offers prestigious degrees in the fields of Sciences, Management, and Humanities. The course based Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees offered by iit Chennai are - B. Tech, Dual degree comprising of B. Tech and M. Tech, M. Tech, M. Sc (Master of Science), M. A (Master of Arts), and MBA. And, the research based degree courses are Master of Science by Research (M. S), and Doctor of Philosophy (Ph. D).

Admissions to the undergraduate iit Chennai courses are made as follows: - for B. Tech in different streams, admissions are made through the engineering entrance exam IIT-JEE. And, for admissions to the five year course of Integrated Master of Arts (M. A), candidates are selected through its exclusive entrance exam called the Humanities and Social Sciences Entrance Examination (HSEE).

For postgraduate iit chennai courses, candidates are selected through the following entrance exams. For admissions to M. Tech engineering courses through the entrance exam GATE (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering); for two-year M. Sc courses, Joint Admission Test to M. Sc (JAM) is conducted; and, for admissions into the iit chennai mba courses the Joint Management Entrance Test (JMET) is the selection criterion.

IIT Chennai Address

IIT Chennai is situated by the Sardar Patel Road, midway between the Chennai Airport and the Chennai Central Railway Station, quite near to the Raj Bhawan of the Government of Tamil Nadu. Adjoining the Guindy National Park, iit chennai is just about 15 Km from the Chennai Central railway station, and is well-connected by local buses. Stretching over a lush green wooded area of 250 Ha, the campus of iit Chennai is near to the Adyar bus terminus. It is just 10 Km away from the Chennai Airport. The iit chennai address is as follows:

The Indian Institute of Technology Chennai (IIT Chennai),

Near Guindy National Park,

Chennai, Tamil Nadu.

Website: www.iitm.ac.in