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Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Madras

Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Madras

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Address: IIT P.O., Chennai 600 036 INDIA
Website: http://www.iitm.ac.in/
Email: reachiitm@gmail.com
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Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Madras

About the college:

The Indian Institute of Technology Madras (IIT Madras) is an autonomous public engineering and researchinstitution located in Chennai (formerly Madras), Tamil Nadu. It is recognized as an Institute of National Importance by the Government of India. Founded in 1959 with technical and financial assistance from the government of the former West Germany, it was the third Indian Institute of Technology that was established by the Government of Indiathrough an Act of Parliament, to provide education and research facilities in engineering and technology.

IIT Madras is a residential institute that occupies a 2.5 kmĀ² (620 acres) campus that was formerly part of the adjoiningGuindy National Park. The institute has nearly 550 faculties, 8,000 students and 1,250 administrative and supporting staff. Growing ever since it obtained its charter from the Indian Parliament in 1961, much of the campus is a protected forest, carved out of the Guindy National Park, home to chital (spotted deer), black buck, and other wildlife. A natural lake, deepened in 1988 and 2003, drains most of its rainwater.

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Courses Offer:

The various academic departments in the institute offer course based degree programmes and also degree programmes that are inclined towards research. The following courses based degree programmes are offered by the departments:

1.Bachelor of Technology (B Tech)
2.Dual Degree progammes in Engineering leading to B Tech and M 3.Tech degrees
4.Master of Technology (M Tech)
5.Master of Science (MSc)
6.Master of Arts (MA)
7.Master of Business Administration (MBA)

List of Departments:

- Aerospace Engineering
- Applied Mechanics
- Biotechnology
- Chemical Engineering
- Chemistry
- Civil Engineering
- Computer Science and Engineering
- Electrical Engineering
- Engineering Design
- Humanities and Social Sciences
- Management Studies
- Mathematics
- Mechanical Engineering
- Metallurgical and Materials Engineering
- Ocean Engineering
- Physics




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