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IIT Roorkee

Contact Details

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Website: http://www.iitr.ac.in/

 

Address: Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee
Roorkee, Uttarakhand, India – 247667
Phone: +91-1332-285311

 

Introduction

Indian Institute of Technology – 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. The Institute ranks amongst the best technological institutions in the world and has contributed to all sectors of technological development. It has also been considered a trend-setter in the area of education and research in the field of science, technology, and engineering.

The Institute has completed 150th year of its existence in October 1996. On September 21, 2001, an Ordinance issued by the Government of India declared it as the nation’s seventh Indian Institute of Technology. The Ordinance is now converted into an Act by the Parliament to make IIT, Roorkee as 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 has facility for doctoral work in all Departments and Research Centres.

Campus & Location

IIT Roorkee is situated at the foothill of the Himalayas, in Hardwar district, within the state of Uttarakhand. Roorkee is a quiet town of moderate size in the district of Haridwar (Uttarakhand), is located on the banks of the upper Ganga Canal, which takes off at Haridwar, 30km away. It is the gateway to the pilgrim centres of Hardwar, Rishikesh, Badrinath and Kedarnath, and tourist attractions of Dehradun and Mussoorie. Roorkee is well connected to Delhi by rail and road. It is situated on National Highways 58 and 73 and is on Amritsar-Howrah main rail route.

The Institute has two campuses. The main campus is at Roorkee in Uttarakhand and the other one is 50 km away at Saharanpur in Uttar Pradesh. The campus at Roorkee is spread over 356 acres of landscaped lush greenery. Nestled within this are several heritage buildings, modern academic departments, twelve hostels, messes, hospital, school, banks, community centres, indoor and outdoor sports facilities which include three sports stadiums, a modern swimming pool, yoga bhawan, dairy, students’ clubs and several activity centres and other buildings. The Department of Paper Technology is located in a 25 acre campus at Saharanpur. A 10 acre campus is being developed as an extension centre at Greater Noida

Courses

Bachelor of Technology (B. Tech.)
  • B.Arch. Architecture
  • B. Tech. Biotechnology
  • B. Tech. Chemical Engineering
  • B. Tech. Civil Engineering
  • B. Tech. Electrical Engineering
  • B. Tech. Electronics & Communcation Engineering
  • B. Tech. Computer Science and Engineering
  • B. Tech. Mechanical & Industrial Engineering
  • B. Tech. Metallurgical & Materials Engineering
  • B. Tech. Pulp & Paper Engineering*
  • B. Tech. Polymer and Process Engineering
  • B. Tech. Physics B.Tech. Engineering Physics

Complete list of all the courses offered by IITR – http://www.iitr.ac.in/academics/pages/Undergraduate_Programmes.html