IITR (Indian Institute of Technology – Roorkee)
About the Institute
The Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee 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”.
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. It ranked 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 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.
IIT Roorkee is ranked 4 by India Today’s survey on India’s Best Engineering Colleges in 2014. The QS World University Rankings 2014 ranks IIT Roorkee amongst the top 500 across the globe and 70 in Asia.