The Indian Institutes of Technology are institutions of
national importance established through an Act of Parliament. These
Institutes play a leading role in technological manpower development and
have research programmes comparable to the best in the world. The
admissions to the Undergraduate Programmes for all Indian and Foreign
nationals at these institutions are made through the Joint Entrance
Technology - Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi is one of the
oldest institutions devoted to education in various engineering
Indian School of Mines, Dhanbad, a deemed university, is the
oldest institution of its kind in India. The admissions to the
Undergraduate Programmes at these institutions are also made through JEE.
All these institutions are known for providing quality education in
science and technology and for research in frontier areas. The
environment at these institutions is highly conducive for
Building a solid foundation of knowledge,
Development of personality,
Pursuit of excellence and self-discipline,
Enhancement of creativity through motivation and
drive, which helps to prepare for the professional and social life.
Today, alumni of these institutions occupy key positions in industries
and academics in India and abroad.
Each Institute has well-equipped modern laboratories, a state of the
art library, and computer networks. The selected candidates live in a
pleasant and intellectually stimulating environment. The teaching methods
rely on direct personal contact between the teacher and the students.
Living in such an environment with people having similar goals and
aspirations is an exciting experience during one’s academic life.
Credit-based academic programmes offer flexibility to progress at a
student’s own pace. A minimum level of performance is necessary for
satisfactory progress. The medium of instruction is English. These
institutions offer courses leading to Bachelor’s degree in a number of
engineering, technological and scientific disciplines.
Integrated courses in pure and applied sciences and M.Tech. Integrated
courses in a few disciplines are also offered by some of these
Institutes. In addition, some IITs offer Dual Degree M.Tech. programmes
wherein both B.Tech. and M.Tech. degrees are awarded at the end of the