Indian Institute of Technology - [IIT]

Indian Institute of Technology - [IIT], Roorkee

  • Roorkee, Uttarakhand
  • ESTD 1847
  • AICTE
  • Autonomous University

Facilities available in University

  • Comp Labs

  • Sports

  • Medical

  • Cafeteria

  • Library

  • Auditorium

  • Hostel

  • Gym

  • Laboratory

Major Courses Offered by University

Course Name Rating Total Fee
Bachelor of Technology [B.Tech]
4Years Full Time
9.0 ₹89K per year Apply Now
Master of Business Administration [MBA]
2Years Full Time
N/A ₹209K per year Apply Now
Bachelor of Technology [B.Tech] + Master of Technology [M.Tech]
5Years Full Time
9.0 ₹75K per year Apply Now
Master of Architecture [M.Arch]
2Years Full Time
9.0 N/A Apply Now
Bachelor of Architecture [B.Arch]
5Years Full Time
9.0 ₹77K per year Apply Now
Master of Technology [M.Tech]
2Years Full Time
9.0 ₹59K per year Apply Now
Master of Science [M.Sc]
2Years Full Time
N/A ₹15K per year Apply Now
Master of Engineering [M.E]
2Years Full Time
9.0 ₹59K per year Apply Now
Bachelor of Science [B.Sc] + Master of Science [M.Sc]
5Years Full Time
N/A ₹74K per year Apply Now
Master of Computer Applications [M.C.A]
3Years Full Time 48Seats Per Course
N/A ₹149K per year Apply Now

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Faculties

Prof. Ajit Kumar Chaturvedi
Director
Dr. (Mrs.) Ritu Barathwal
Professor, Department of Biotechnology
Dr. H.S. Dhaliwal
Professor, Department of Biotechnology
Dr. Basheshwer Prasad
Professor, Department of Chemical Engineering
Dr. Shri Chand
Professor, Department of Chemical Engineering
Ashok Kumar Singh
Professor, Department of Chemistry
Manoj K. Arora
Professor, Department of Civil Engineering
Dr. R. Balasubramanian
Associate Professor, Department of Computer Science and Engineering
Dr. Pravin Kumar Gupta
Professor, Department of Earth Sciences

About University

Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee is the nation’s seventh IIT located in Roorkee, Uttarakahand. IIT Roorkee was established in 1847 by the then lieutenant governor James Thomason as Thomason College of Civil Engineering (1847-1948) and it was given university status  in 1949 and remained University of Roorkee till 2001. It was converted into IIT in 2001 by an act of Government of India and an ordinance is now converted into act by parliament to make IIT, Roorkee an Institution of National Importance.

  • 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 admits students to B.Tech., B.Arch. and integrated M.Tech/M.Sc courses through the Joint Entrance Examination (JEE), to PG programs in engineering and architecture on the basis of GATE score, a written test and interview, to PG programs in fundamental sciences on the basis of Joint Admission Test (JAM) and to MBA program through  Common Admission Test (CAT)
  • IIT Roorkee has signed a  Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for academic collaboration with  many universities in India and abroad such as- National University of Singapore (NUS), Singapore; Royal Institute of Technology(KTH), Stockholm; Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Lausanne, Switzerland (EPFL); Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Zurich, Switzerland (ETH); Technische Universität München (TUM), Germany; Institut National des Télécommunications, Évry, France; University of Texas at Dallas, USA
  • The IIT Roorkee has produced many alumni who played important roles in the technological development of India and made significant impact on corporate world. Among them ten alumni have won Padma Bhushan awards and 25 have been Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Prize for Science and Technology awardees.

Academic Overview: IIT Roorkee is one of the biggest technical institutions in the country having the largest number of academic units. It has 21 academic departments covering engineering, applied sciences, humanities & social sciences academic centers, 3 centers of excellence and some supporting units.

Some notable departments and centers are following-

Departments

 

  • Architecture and Planning
  • Biotechnology
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Computer Science and Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Industrial Engineering
  • Mathematics
  • Physics
  • Management Studies

 

Centre of Excellence

 

  • Centre of Nanotechnology
  • Centre for Transportation Systems (CTRANS)
  • Centre of Excellence in Disaster Mitigation & Management (CEDMM)

Academic Service centers

 

  • Center for Integrated Sciences
  • Center for Research & Innovation
  • Continuing Education Centre
  • Information Super Highway Centre
  • Institute Computer Centre
  • Institute Instrumentation Centre
  • Intellectual Property Rights Cell
  • Educational Technology Cell

 

Extracurricular: There are various technical and cultural students’ groups and societies which are formed to organize multiple extracurricular activities throughout the year. Some notable groups are following-

Technical Societies

ChESS- The Chemical Engineering Student's Society

MIESS- Mechanical and Industrial Engineering Student's Society

EESS- Electrical Engineering Students' Society

CEC- Civil Engineering Consortium

ASME- American Society of Mechanical Engineers (IIT Roorkee students chapter)

EDC- Entrepreneurship Development Cell

 

Cultural and other Societies     

Spic Macay- Society For Promotion Of Indian Classical Music And Culture Amongst Youth

HEC- Himalayan Explorer's Club

ShARE- Sharing Analysis of Regional Economies, is a multicultural, non- profit organization for students

Group Knox- : It consists of 25 scholars developed by All Terrain Vehicle (ATV) for taking part in BAJA SAE Intercollegiate rivalry composed by Society of Automotive Engineers

IMG- Information Management Group

 

Hobbies Clubs

  • Photography
  • Electronics
  • Fine Arts
  • Gardening
  • Model Section
  • Philately
  • Star Gazing
  • Web Designing

Publications

Geek Gazette- The official magazine of IEEE Student Chapter

Kshitij- Kshitij is the Institute literary magazine, founded on 14th September 1992 with the aim of promoting Hindi literature in the campus.

 

IIT Roorkee 2014 Placements Details:

Total Number of Students Registered for Placements

1631

Total Number of Students Selected

1047

Total Number of International Offers

21

Highest Salary Offered (Domestic)

INR 65 lpa

Highest Salary Offered (International)

INR 73 lpa

Average Salary Offered

INR 7.2 lpa

 

Facilities: The institute provides all the requisite facilities whether it be academic or accommodative. Some of these facilities are described below-

Library

Library is named Mahatma Gandhi Central Library. It has collection of more than 3,50,000 documents in all media. The library building is Wi-Fi empowered with 75 terminals for browsing through online books and journals.  It can accommodate more than 500 readers at a time.

Hostel

 The campus has 19 hostels of which 10 are boys’ hostel, three girls’ hostel and 6 hostels for married people. Each hostel is given specific name such as-

Boys’ Hostels-

  • Azad Bhawan
  • Cautley Bhawan
  • Ganga Bhawan
  • Govind Bhawan
  • Jawahar Bhawan
  • Radhakrishnan Bhawan

Girls’ Hostels-

  • Indira Bhawan
  • Sarojini Bhawan
  • Kasturba Bhawan

Each hostel has a state of art Cyber Cafe, managed by students and all hostels are now fully Wifi connected

Guest Houses

 

The ground has three visitor houses to welcome the visitors and investigators. These are:

  • Jai Krishna House
  • N.C. Nigam House
  • Khosla International House (KIH)

Medical facility

 

The Institute has a 50 bed hospital with 24 hour emergency ward and a host of other facilities and laboratories. The activities of the hospital include treatment and regular checkups.

Other Facilities

Other facilities include-

  • Sports Facility
  • Hangout Places
  • Banks
  • Post Office
  • Institute Child care Centre
  • Railway Reservation Counter
  • Places of Worship
  • Hindi Kaksh
  • Security

                                                                                                                                                            

Festivals:

Cognizance

The Technical Festival of IIT Roorkee. Cognizance has improved in leaps and bounds to become one of the biggest technical events of the country.

The last edition attracted participants from 450 institutes from across the country, thus making it the second largest technical fest in Asia

Thomso

It is the cultural festival held in October every year. It has steadily grown into one of the largest youth festivals of the region. Its current status as the 'Official Youth Festival of Uttarakhand', bestowed on it by the Government of Uttarakhand

Srishti

Srishti is the annual Hobbies Club Exhibition of IIT Roorkee, the only one of its kind in IITs. This fest gives an opportunity for young talent to display their creativity and innovation

 

Ranking:

Magazine

Rank

Year

QS World

401-410

2011

QS Asian

65

2012

India Today

4

2011

Outlook India

6

2011

 

Scholarship and Awards: Scholarships are much needed for students from humble backgrounds to continue with education. IIT-Roorkee realizes the need of such scholarship and has a number of concession schemes, fellowships and scholarships on offer

  • Merit cum Means scholarships are provided to 25% of the students. There are 498 scholarships on offer of which 27 are trust funded in 2007-08.
  • The numbers of fellowships being offered were 447 in the year 2006-07. 

Contact Details

Phone No: 01332-284531
Address:
Roorkee - Haridwar Highway
Roorkee - 247667
Uttarakhand , India
Nearest Bus Stand
Roorkee Bus Station bus stand 1.02Km
Nearest Airport
Heliport, Roorkee Cantt, Uttarakhand airport 1.99Km
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University Hostel

Hostel For : Female ₹14 K - ₹16 K

The university has 3 girls hostel in campus. Each hostel is working under supervision of the warden. The hostel has all the facilities Cyber Café, Wi-Fi, water, electricity and security. The name of girls hostels Sarojini Bhawan, Kasturba Bhawan and Indira Bhawan.

Hostel For : Male ₹14 K - ₹16 K

The university has 10 boys’ hostels. Each hostel has a state of art Cyber Cafe, managed by students. All hostels are now fully Wi-Fi connected, meaning that the Internet permeates the space.

Serial No.

Name of the residents

Total seats / rooms

Type of accommodation

1.

Azad Bhawan

66 rooms

Single seated

2.

Cautley Bhawan

657 seats

double seated

3.

Ganga Bhawan

260 seats

-

4.

Govind Bhawan

84 rooms

Single seated

5.

Jawahar Bhawan

-

-

6.

Radhakrishnan Bhawan

-

-

7.

Rajendra Bhawan

218 seated

165 seated

double seated

Single seated

8.

Rajiv Bhawan

675 rooms

-

9.

Ravindra Bhawan

72 rooms

-

10.

Malviya Bhawan

-

Single seated

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