Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee – IIT Roorkee

Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee (IIT, Roorkee) is among the foremost of institutes of national importance in higher technological education and in engineering, basic and applied research. 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. IIT, Roorkee has been started in the year 1847 as the first engineering college in British rule. It renamed as the Thomson College of Civil Engineering in the year 1854. At that time the college was affiliated to the Calcutta University. In 1949, it has been awarded the status of the university as the  1st technical university of free India and renamed as University of Roorkee. In 2001, it was renamed as Indian Institute of Technology. The IITR is administered by the IIT Council headed by the chairman of the Ministry of HRD. It is approved by the AICTE and Council of Architecture.

Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee - IIT Roorkee
Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee – IIT Roorkee

Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee  Establishment & Location Details

› Name – IIT Roorkee
› Location – Roorkee, Haridwar
› Year of Establishment – 1847
› Affiliated to – University Status
› Approved by – UGC IIT Council, AICTE (All India Council for Technical Education)
› Official Website –
› Contact No. – 01332-285311

IIT Roorkee Admission Criteria

 The Institute admits students to B.Tech. and B.Arch. courses through the Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) conducted at various centres all over India.  The IIT, Roorkee offers the admission in all UG Engineering Programmes and Integrated Programmes on the basis of the JEE Main results.
 The IITR offers the admission in PG programmes on the basis of the GATE score and written test & interview.
 The campus offers the admission through both mode (On-line & Off-line).

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IIT Roorkee Campus & Faculty

The campus is placed on the Amritsar – Howrah Rail Route, Roorkee, Haridwar, Uttarakhand. The campus is spread over in 356 acres of land situated on the foot hills of Shiwalik Range and the gateway location of the pilgrim location as Rishikesh (45 km) and Haridwar (30 km). The IITR is just 200 meters away from the Roorkee Roadways Bus Stand, 2.5 km from the Railway station and 180 km from the IGI Airport, New Delhi. The nearest airport is at Jolly Grant, Dehradun. The IITR has more than 4200 student’s strengths in all departments. The annual intake capacity of the campus is more than 1450 students of all programmes.  The IITR has more than 350 faculty members and around 1220 administrative and supporting staff from all departments.

IIT Roorkee Courses

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.

Under Graduate Courses – B.Tech (Bachelor of Technology) – 4 Years
  › Biotechnology
  › Chemical Engineering
  › Civil Engineering
  › Computer Science & Engineering
  › Electrical Engineering
  › Electronics & Communication Engineering
  › Mechanical Engineering
  › Metallurgical & Materials Engineering
  › Production & Industrial Engineering
  › Pulp & Paper Engineering
  › Polymer Science & Technology
  › B.Arch – 5 Years

Post Graduate Courses – M.Tech./M.Arch. & M.U.R.P. – 2 Years
  › Architecture & Planning
  › Alternate Hydro Energy Centre
  › Chemical Engineering
  › Civil Engineering
  › Earthquake Engineering
  › Electrical Engineering
  › Electronics & Computer Engineering
  › Hydrology
  › Mechanical & Industrial Engineering
  › Metallurgical & Materials Engineering
  › Paper Technology
  › Water Resources Development & Management

MBA (Master of Business Administration)- 2 Years
  › Human Resource Management
  › Operations Management
  › Information Technology Management
  › Marketing Management
  › Financial Management

Integrated Courses – Integrated Dual Degree – 5 Years
  › B.Tech. (Chemical Engineering) and M.Tech. (Hydrocarbon Engineering)
  › B.Tech. (Electrical Engineering) and M.Tech. (Power Electronics)
  › B.Tech. (Electronics & Communication Engineering) and M.Tech. (Wireless Communication)
  › B.Tech. (Process Engineering) and M.B.A.
  › B.Tech. (Metallurgical & Materials Engineering) and M.Tech (Materials engineering)
  › B.Tech. (Civil Engineering) and M.Tec. (Structural Engineering)

Integrated M.Tech (Master of Technology) – 5 Years
  › M.Tech. (Geophysical Technology)
  › M.Tech. (Geological Technology)

Integrated M.Sc. (Master of Science) – 5 Years
  › M.Sc. (Applied Mathematics)
  › M.Sc. (Physics)
  › M.Sc. (Chemistry)

IIT Roorkee Placement

The campus achieved the excellent record of the placement as around more than 90% of students’ placed in various reputed companies. The main recruiters of the IITR are as follows –

Bank of India, CA Technologies, Century Link India, Choice Solution Ltd., Deloitte, Directi, Engineers India Ltd., Eureka Forbes Ltd., GLA University, Google India Pvt. Ltd., GRD Institute of Management & Technology, Hero Moto Corp td., IBM-IRL, India Yamaha Motor Pvt. Ltd., C-DOT, CISCO Systems (India) Pvt. Ltd., DRDO, Cognizant Technology Solution, Facebook, Flipkart, Graphic Era Society, Indian Oil, Jindal Steels, Larsen & Turbo Ltd., Mahindra & Mahindra, ITC Ltd., Lupin Ltd., Microsoft etc.

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