Indian Institute of Technology, Madras
Indian Institute of Technology, Madras

Continente: Asia

Country: India

Address: Indian Institute of Technology Madras, IIT P.O., Chennai 600 036, INDIA

Web Site: www.iitm.ac.in



About Indian Institute of Technology, Madras:

Indian Institute of Technology Madras is one among the foremost institutes of national importance in higher technological education, basic and applied research. In 1956, the German Government offered technical assistance for establishing an institute of higher education in engineering in India. The first Indo-German agreement in Bonn, West Germany for the establishment of the Indian Institute of Technology at Madras was signed in 1959. The Institute was formally inaugurated in 1959 by Prof. Humayun Kabir, Union Minister for Scientific Research and Cultural Affairs. The IIT system has sixteen Institutes of Technology. The first of these to be instituted are at Kharagpur (estb. 1951), Mumbai (estb. 1958), Chennai (estb. 1959), Kanpur (estb. 1959), Delhi (estb. 1961), Guwahati (estb. 1994) and Roorkee (estb. 1847, joined IITs in 2001). 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 beautiful wooded land of about 250 hectares. It has established itself as a premier centre for teaching, research and industrial consultancy in the country. The Institute has sixteen 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. A faculty of international repute, a brilliant student community, excellent technical & supporting staff and an effective administration have all contributed to the pre-eminent status of IIT Madras. The campus is located in the city of Chennai, previously known as Madras. Chennai is the state capital of Tamilnadu, a southern state in India.



World University Rankings

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Field 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Agriculture - - - - - - - - - - - -
Engineering - - 193 177 216 160 159 186 204 187 205 211
Life Sciences - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Subject 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Agricultural Sciences - - - - - - - - - - - -
Chemistryical Engineering - - - 129 179 211 201 207 240 205 212 230
Chemistry - - - - - - - - - - 351-400 301-350
Civil Engineering - - - 224 202 193 189 229 230 232 236 221
Computer Science - - - - - - - - - - 401-450 401-450
Electrical Engineering - - - - - - - - - - 301-350 301-350
Environment / Ecology - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Materials Science - - - 185 231 188 195 193 191 195 207 196
Mathematics - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mechanical Engineering - - - 74 72 87 72 79 97 84 85 97
Pharmacology & Toxicolog - - - - - - - - - - - -
Physics - - - - - - - - - - 451-500 401-450
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