Indian Institute of Technology Madras, Chennai

IITM Chennai - Indian Institute of Technology Madras

  • Chennai, Tamil Nadu
  • ESTD 1959
  • Central 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
06-Jan-2019 -20-Jan-2019
Examination Date
9.0 ₹82,416 per year Apply Now
Bachelor of Technology [B.Tech] + Master of Technology [M.Tech]
5Years Full Time
06-Jan-2019 -20-Jan-2019
Examination Date
9.0 ₹82,406 per year Apply Now
Bachelor of Science [BS] + Master of Science [MS]
5Years Full Time
N/A ₹21,640 per year Apply Now
Master of Technology [M.Tech]
2Years Full Time
02-Feb-2019 -10-Feb-2019
Examination Date
9.0 ₹82,466 per year Apply Now
Master of Science [M.Sc]
2Years Full Time
04-Jan-2019 -01-Sep-2018
Application Form Date
N/A ₹21,700 per year Apply Now
Master of Business Administration [MBA]
2Years Full Time
Examination Date
8.0 ₹346,500 per year Apply Now
Bachelor of Arts [B.A] + Master of Arts [M.A]
5Years Full Time
N/A ₹21,640 per year Apply Now
2Years Full Time
9.0 ₹20,750 per year Apply Now
Master of Science [M.S]
2Years Full Time
02-Feb-2019 -10-Feb-2019
Examination Date
9.0 ₹21,700 per year Apply Now

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Dr. Bhaskar Ramamurthi
Prof. Muruganandam
Associate Professor, Department of Aerospace Engineering
Mr. Amit Kumar
Professor, Department of Aerospace Engineering
Mr. Abhijit Deshpande
Professor, Department of Chemical Engineering
Mr. Amal Kanti
Associate Professor, Department of Biotechnology
Prof. Archita Patnaik
Professor, Department of Chemistry
Mr. Amlan K Sengupta
Professor, Department of Civil Engineering
Mr. Anurag Mittal
Associate Professor, Department of Computer Science and Engineering
Mr. Andrew Thangaraj
Associate Professor, Department of Electrical Engineering

About University

IIT Madras is one among the Institutes of National Importance recognized by Government of India. It was the third Indian Institute of Technology that was established through an act of parliament. The institute was inaugurated in 1959 by Prof. Humayun Kabir, the then Union Minister for Scientific Research and Cultural Affairs.

  • The campus is located 10 km from Chennai Airport and 12 km from Chennai Central Railway Station.
  • IIT Madras is a residential institute with nearly 550 faculty, 8000 students and 1250 administrative & supporting staff and is a self-contained campus located in a land of about 250 hectares.
  • The Institute has sixteen academic departments and a few advanced research centers in various disciplines of engineering and pure sciences, with nearly 100 laboratories organized in a unique pattern of functioning.
  • There is an International and Alumni Relations Student Council which works with the Office of International and Alumni Relations.
  • To improve the quality of higher education in India, IIT Madras has come up with an initiative called NPTEL (National Program on Technology Enhanced Learning) in the year 1999.

Academics: IIT Madras offers undergraduate, post graduate and research degrees across 15 disciplines in Engineering, Science, Management and Humanities. The institute has 16 academic departments-

  • Applied mechanics
  • Biotechnology
  • Chemical engineering
  • Chemistry
  • Civil engineering
  • Engineering design
  • Ocean engineering

Research Park:

IIT Madras has a Research Park nearby to campus on an area of 11 acres. Research park focuses on incubation efforts and propelling innovation in R & D focused companies.

Extracurricular: Apart from setting up best academic standards, IIT.Madras is well known for its extracurricular achievements. The college lays emphasis on nurturing the essence of other activities for overall development of students. Students join varied hobbies clubs on the campus. They are-

  • Music Club
  • Hiking Club
  • Literary Club
  • Wild-life Club
  • Astronomy Club
  • Astronomy Club
  • Photography Club

Placement Description: The Indian Institute of Technology Madras is one of the most reputed institutes for technological education and research in India. Known for its strong relations with the industry, the Institute has always been a favorite destination of recruitment for many firms.

Placements statistics of 2013-14 batch is listed below-

Number of students registered


Number of companies


No. of students placed




Total placed


Double placed


Total offers






There are 18 independent hostels inside the campus. The hostels are named after the principal rivers of India and the campus dining facilities are named after mountains. Such as-

Boys’ Hostels- Alaknanda, Ganga, Godavari, Narmada

Girls’ Hostels- Saryu, Sabarmati


Central Library 


There are about 2 million books that cover all the disciplines of engineering, science, technology, humanities and social sciences.

  • There are documents kept preserved like that of reports, standards, theses, books, patents, journal back volumes and atlases.
  • In the non-book collection, there are audio and video cassettes, micro fiche or film and of course CD ROM discs. There is ‘Book Bank’ facility also. There are about 1,000 journals (scholarly journals) in the field of engineering, sciences and humanities.
  • The institute subscribes to 32 e-books.
  • It has been accredited with 9001:2008 quality standards by TUV Nord of Germany.

Computer Centre

The computer center was set up with the aim to provided computational atmosphere and conduction various researches


National Program on Technology Enhanced Learning (NPTEL) has been set up with the collaboration with the Indian Institutes of Technology and the Indian Institute of Science that is funded by the Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India. Various web courses (129) were developed in the first phase. 110 courses are there in the video format.

Medical Facilities 

There is a clinical lab, a dispensary and an operation theatre that is providing with medical care.

Sports and Recreation 

There are facilities for playing football, cricket, tennis and hockey. Inter-IIT sports meets are held.



  • Shaashtra : Shaastra is the annual technical festival of IIT Madras. It is typically held in the second week of January and is the first ISO 9001:2000 certified student festival in the world.
  • Saarang : Saarang is the annual social and cultural festival of IIT Madras. It is a five-day long event held towards the end of January every year.

Except these annual flagship fests several departments organize department festivals. Some of them are listed below-


Department of Management Studies




Computer Science and Engineering


Ocean Engineering


Mechanical Engineering And Engineering Design






QS World



QS Asian



India Today



Outlook India




Scholarships/Awards: Scholarship and awards are offered to students so that they aspire for excellence. It is a reward to them for their hard work. IIT-M is quite generous in its offerings for diligent students.Some of them are as follows:

  • AERB Scholarship
  • Girish Ready Scholarship
  • Prof. Narasimhan Fellowship
  • Institute Merit-cum-Means Scholarship

Student Awards - Some of the awards are:

  • Warner Prize
  • President of India prize
  • Coka Parthasarathy Prize
  • Larsen and Tourbo ECC Endowment Medal.

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Contact Details

Phone No: 044-22570509
Sardar Patel Road, Adyar
Chennai - 600036
Tamil Nadu , India
Nearest Bus Stand
HSB 2 Bus Stop bus stand 0.20Km
Locate on Map with Direction

University Hostel

Hostel For : Female ₹20.2 K

IIT Madras, Institute provides accommodation facility to the girls with all necessary facilities. same as Boys' Hostel. Following are the girls' hostels in the campus:

  1. Sabarmathi
  2. Sarayu
Hostel For : Male ₹20.2 K

IIT Madras is a residential institute, provides accommodation to all its students in 18 independent hostels. It provides accommodation facility to the boys with all necessary facilities. The Hostel Office is located within the hostel premises. Every student who has been admitted to the institute is required to pay the prescribed hostel seat rent and establishment charges along with a refundable hostel mess caution deposit.

IIT Madras Boys Hostel List:

  1. Alakananda
  2. Brahmaputra
  3. Cauvery
  4. Ganga
  5. Godavari
  6. Jamuna
  7. Krishna
  8. Mahanadhi
  9. Mandakini
  10. Narmada
  11. Pamba
  12. Saraswathi
  13. Sindhu
  14. Tamaraparani
  15. Tapti

IIT Madras Boys Hostel Facilities:

  1. 24 hours water supply and electricity
  2. Common room
  3. Separate mess
  4. 24 hours security
  5. Wi-Fi connectivity
  6. Indoor games
  7. Medicial facility

Each hostel is working under the supervision of warden. It is mandatory to follow the rules and regulations by all hostellers for safety purpose. Sindhu, Pampa, Mahanadhi and Tamiraparani have capacity of accommodating 1200 students and seven-storeyed whereas all the other institute are three or four storeyed.

IIT Madras Fee Structure:

Fee Detail


B.Tech. & Dual Degree Students - SC/ST Category

Without scholarship

With scholarship

Hostel Admission Fee

INR 100

INR 100

INR 100

Advance Dining charges

INR 12,000

INR 12,000

INR 4,000

Establishment `A’ charges

INR 5,000

INR 5,000

INR 5,000

Establishment ‘B’ charges

INR 1,000

INR 1,000

INR 1,000

SWD Charges








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