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IIT Hyderabad

IIT Hyderabad (IITH), is one of the outstanding new eight IITs of India, and ranks among the leading and innovative technical teaching, research, and industrial consultancy institutions of India. With eleven academic departments and research centers, hyderabad iit has now become the first of the eight new IITs of India to provide B. Tech degree in four famous and popular Engineering branches (with the inclusion of Chemical Engineering). Established by technical and financial support of Japan, iit hyderabad started providing courses in a temporary location at Ordinance Factory Campus, of Medak district (Andhra Pradesh) in the year 2008, and has plans for shifting to its new and permanent campus at Kandi (Hyderabad) presently under-construction by mid-2012.

IIT hyderabad Faculties

The hyderabad iit has 11 (eleven) big academic Departments and Research Centres, and over 75 erudite, experienced, and veteran faculty members, and ample education and accommodation facilities for about 800 students and research scholars. The main and major iit hyderabad faculty departments are the following:

  • Civil engineering
  • Mechanical engineering
  • Electrical engineering
  • Computer Science and Engineering
  • Materials Science engineering
  • Chemical engineering
  • Biotechnology and Biomedical engineering
  • Physics
  • Chemistry
  • Mathematics
  • Department of Liberal Arts

Hyderabad iit offers B. Tech degrees in only three engineering disciplines - Electrical engineering, Mechanical engineering, and Computer Science and Engineering. But, postgraduate degrees like M. Tech/M. Sc, Ph. D, and Research are given in the six Engineering disciplines, in the three Science subjects, and in the Liberal Arts. Plans for providing B. Tech degrees (Chemical Engineering and other) in many more Engineering streams and offering iit hyderabad mba programmes in the future, are being passed and finalized.

IIT hyderabad Admissions

For admission to the three undergraduate iit hyderabad courses, students who qualify the IIT-JEE engineering entrance exam with good and high scores, are invited. About 330 students are selected every year for iit hyderabad courses for B. Tech.

For admission to M. Tech programmes B. Tech/B. E degree in the specified engineering discipline and valid GATE score, are the selection criteria.

For M. Sc iit hyderabad courses the B. Sc or any equivalent degree with at least 60% marks in the desired science subject, and a valid JAM (Joint Admission to M. Sc) score, form the basis of selection.

For admission to the iit hyderabad Ph. D courses, candidate selection is made on the basis of the following criteria: M. Tech / GATE scores for Engineering disciplines; and M. Sc / NET qualification for Science departments. It may again be stated that iit hyderabad offers Ph. D courses in all the above-mentioned areas.

IIT hyderabad Address

Presently, iit hyderabad is functioning at the temporary location at Ordinance Factory Campus. It new and permanent campus is being constructed at Kandi (near Sangareddy) on the outskirts of Hyderabad city over a vast expanse of 550 acres. The new location of Hyderabad iit will be quite close to the Outer Ring Road of Hyderabad, and in the vicinity of the Secunderabad railway station (about 50 Km). Shifting to the new location is expected to be made by the middle of the year 2012. The present iit hyderabad address is given below:

Indian Institute of Technology Hyderabad (IIT Hyderabad)

Ordinance Factory Estate, Yeddumailaram Village - 500205

Andhra Pradesh, India.

Telephone: +91-040-2301-6033