Indian Institute of Technology, Madras-

Indian Institute of Technology, Madras

IIT P.O., Opposite to C.L.R.I and beside The Adyar Cancer Institute, on Sardar Patel Road, Adyar, Adyar, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India- 600036


Declared as an 'institute of national importance' One of the finest Research centres across the cou...

Courses Offered

B.Tech & M.Tech in Aerospace Engineering , B.Tech & M.Tech in Biological Engineering , B.Tech & M.Tech in Chemical Engineering , Civil Engineering with M.Tech Specialisation in Infrastructural Engineering ,

About College

  • Declared as an 'institute of national importance'
  • One of the finest Research centres across the country
  • State-of-the-art infrastructure inside a sprawling campus
  • Excellent Placement record since inception
  • Ranked 49th in the QS Asian University Rankings of 2013
  • Highly qualified International faculties
  • Scholarships for deserving candidates

Placement Services

Indian Institute of Technology Madras has an active and dynamic placement cell which organizes-

  • Pre Placement talks
  • Industrial visits
  • Mock tests
  • Group discussion
  • Personality development programme
  • On campus interview

Top Recruiting Companies

  • ABB Limited 
  • Absolute Data Research and Analytics
  • Adobe Systems India Pvt Ltd 
  • Airbus Engineering India Ltd 
  • Amazon Developement Centre 
  • Bank of America 
  • Bank of India
  • Bosch Limited 
  • Blue Star India 
  • Cisco Systems India Pvt Ltd 
  • Cognizant Technology Solutions
  • Deloitte
  • Deutsche Bank Group 
  • Ericsson India Global Services
  • Essar Group 
  • Evalueserve
  • HCL Technologies 
  • Google India Private Ltd 
  • IBM India Pvt Ltd 
  • Infotech Enterprises 
  • L&T Construction
  • Mahindra & Mahindra 
  • Paypal India 
  • Oracle Applications Dev Group 
  • ONGC
  • Schnieder Electric 
  • Symantec Software India Pvt Ltd 
  • Tata Consultancy Services 
  • Volvo Aero India
  • Whirlpool India 
  • Wipro Technologies
and many more...

Rankings & Awards

  • Ranked 49th in the QS Asian University Rankings of 2013
  • Ranked 4th by India Today in 2012
  • Ranked 5th by Outlook India in 2012
  • Ranked 2nd by Dataquest in 2011

Hostel Details

  • The Indian Institute of Technology is a residential institute and provides accommodation to students wishing to reside in the hostels
  • There are total 17 hostels with an independent unit in respect to its internal administration under the overall supervision of the Council of Wardens and the Hostel Management
  • It offers following facilities:
  1. Well Stocked Library
  2. Computer Room
  3. Indoor Sports 
  4. Common Room

Infrastructure / Teaching Facilities

Indian Institute of Technology Madras has state-of-the-art infrastructure with the following facilities-

  • Wifi connectivity
  • Spacious cafeteria that serves hygienic and nutritious food
  • Well stocked centralized library
  • Guest House
  • Bank & ATM
  • Hostel facility

Top Faculty

  • Prof. Bhaskar K - Department of Aerospace Engineering
  • Prof. Ramasubba Reddy M - Department of Applied Mechanics
  • Prof. Doble Mukesh - Department of Biotechnology
  • Prof. Sai PST - Department of Chemical Engineering
  • Prof. Srinivasan G - Department of Management Studies
and many more..  

Institute Description

  • Established in 1959, Indian Institute of Technology Madras (IIT-M) is one of the foremost institutes of national importance in higher technological education, basic and applied research
  • It is an autonomous statuary organization with 16 academic departments and a few advanced research centres in various disciplines of engineering and pure sciences, with nearly 100 laboratories organised in a unique pattern of functioning
  • The institute came into existence as a result of the Indo-German agreement in Bonn, West Germany in 1959 in which the German Government offered technical assistance to setup institute of higher education in engineering in India
  • The campus is located in a beautiful wooded land of about 250 hectares
  • It offers quality technical education and is designed and built in a unique way in order to provide best learning to students
  • Mission is to provide knowledge based technological services to satisfy the needs of society and the industry
  • The multi-tasking and highly competitive environment in the campus makes the standards of our graduates commensurate with the demands of the industry
  • The programs at IIT Madras aimed at developing in each student, a mastery of fundamentals, versatility of mind, and motivation for learning, have resulted in well-rounded leaders of the highest professional competence

Partner Institutes

The institute has tie ups relating to exchange programs and researchwork with the following instituitions globally:

  • Deakin University
  • University of Vienna
  • Waterford Institute of Technology
  • University of Washington

Notable Alumni

  • Dr. K. R. Rajagopal (University distinguished Professor and Forsyth Chair in Engineering at Texas A&M University)
  • Dr. Marti G Subrahmanyam (Charles E. Merrill Professor of Finance, New York University, Stern School of Business)
  • Dr. Krishnamuthy Sanat Kumar (Professor of Chemical Engineering at Columbia University
  • Dr. K. Sudhir (Professor of Marketing at Yale School of Management)
  • Dr. Karthik Ramani (Professor of Mechanical Engineering, Purdue University)
  • Dr. Milind Dattatreya Deo (Professor of Chemical Engineering, University of Utah)
  • Dr. Ravi Kumar (Professor of Information & Operaations Mangament, Marshall School of Business, University of Southern California)
  • Dr. Ananth Raman (UPS Foundation Professor of Business Logistics at Harvard Business School)
  • Dr. Kasturi Rangan (Malcolm P. McNair Professor of Marketing at Harvard Business School)
  • Dr. Ramesh Govindan (Professor of Computer Science at University of Southern California)
  • Dr. Ramchandran Jaikumar (late Daewoo Professor of Business Administration at Harvard Business School)
  • Dr. Subra Suresh (Ford Professor of Engineering, Dean of the School of Engineering, MIT)
  • Dr. Anand Rajaraman (Ph.D Stanford University, Founder of Junglee; Currently Heading with Venky Harinarayan)
  • Dr. Narayanaswami Ranganathan (Professor at Universit Franois Rabelais de Tours)
  • Dr. R. Shankar, Chair, Dept of Physics, Yale University
  • Dr. Narasimhan Jegadeesh, Dean s Distinguished University Chair in Finance at the Goizueta Business School
  • Mr. Balasubramanian, Director, TIME, Chennai


  • 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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