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Indian Institute of Technology Hyderabad

About Indian Institute of Technology Hyderabad

Established on 20th August 2008, Indian Institute of Technology Hyderabad, also called IIT Hyderabad or IITH, is located in the Sangareddy District of Telangana. It is a research institution and a public engineering college.
Honorable Chairperson of UPA, Smt. Sonia Gandhi laid the foundation stone of Indian Institute of Technology Hyderabad on 27th February 2009. IITH has Ph.D., M.Phil, M.Sc, M.Tech, M.Des and B.Tech students. It boasts of 172 full-time faculties and approved by All India Council for Technical Education, New Delhi.

Under the Institutes of Technology (Amendment) Act, 2011, the Ministry of Human Resource Development, the Government of India established IIT Hyderabad. IITH belongs to the category of 1 of the 8 new Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs). On 24 March 2011[2] the Lok Sabha passed the act and on 30 April 2012, the Rajya Sabha passed the act.

In July 2015 the administrative and academic operations of the institute were transferred to Kandi, Sangareddy where the permanent campus was set up. However, some students stayed back at Ordnance Factory, Medak, which was their temporary campus.

Some students from IITH have gone to Japan for internship and some have qualified for an international scholarship. Indian Institute of Technology Hyderabad has a master plan of building a signature campus. The campus will have an ambiance that will encourage innovations and inventions. It intends to raise its standard above the other IITs.

The institute aims at creating an environment where the dreams of all its students will be realized, dreams for technology creation, for co-curricular activities, to change the world, for scientific inquiry and for higher knowledge.

Indian Institute of Technology Hyderabad offers both B.Tech and M.Tech. degrees in 8 disciplines of engineering and research and postgraduate degrees in liberal arts, sciences, and engineering. The faculties belonging to these disciplines are also engaged in industrial consultancy and research, besides teaching.


  • Indian Institute of Technology Hyderabad has the vision to be the centre for innovations and inventions. It aims at imparting knowledge and scholarship to the students in the fields of technology, science, and liberal arts, which will, in turn, make them able citizens who can handle the challenges hurled at them by the country and the world


  • IITH is on a mission to become ideators and leaders in research and higher education and to develop citizens with knowledge of technology, creativity, and passion for the well being of the country and mankind as a whole

Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs)

The Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) provide higher education in India. These are autonomous public institutes. These institutes are governed as per the Institutes of Technology Act, 1961. The Act has formally announced them as centres of national importance. The Act also specifies their framework for governance, powers, duties, etc.

The Institutes of Technology Act, 1961 lists 23 institutes located at Ropar, Palghat, Dhanbad, Bhilai, Delhi, Dharwad, Jodhpur, Goa, Jammu, Kharagpur, Kanpur, Mumbai, Bhubaneswar, Chennai, Gandhinagar, Varanasi, Hyderabad, Guwahati, Indore, Roorkee, Mandi, Patna, and Tirupati.

The IIT Council links each IIT to the other as these are autonomous institutions. The IIT Council oversees their administration.

The ex-officio Chairperson of the IIT Council is the Union HRD Minister. For undergraduate admissions, the IITs have a common admission process, the Joint Entrance Examination Advanced. Before 2013, the common admission process was called IIT-JEE.

The older IITs (Madras, Bombay, Kharagpur, Delhi, Kanpur, Roorkee, Dhanbad, Varanasi and Guwahati) administer the post-graduate level programs. They award the MS and M.Tech degrees in engineering. The Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) is conducted for MS and M.Tech admissions.

Other than offering MS, B.Tech and M.Tech programs, IITs also award M.Sc degrees in Maths, Physics, and Chemistry; Ph.D.; MBA; etc. In order to get admission to these courses, students have to clear the Common Entrance Examination for Design (CEED), Joint Admission Test for Masters (JAM) and Common Admission Test (CAT).

  • The Institute has an attractive, campus situated in secured and serene atmosphere suitable for learning
  • The Institute has separate individual departments for all subjects with young, dynamic faculty and non-teaching staff and with good results
  • The Institute has the most eminent Faculty members and they are really well qualified, experienced and truly committed towards enhancement and development of the students
  • The Institution is working with a shining sun, the spectrum which is radiating in all possible directions
  • The Institute has well-equipped with modern facilities like library, laboratory, classrooms, computer lab, canteen, seminar halls, multipurpose halls, auditorium, canteen, playground & hostel etc.
  • A sufficient number of classrooms with varying sizes are made available for the smooth conduct of different classes in the college
  • The Institute has a library with a good number of books (both text and reference) on various subjects to meet the needs of the students as well as the teachers with reading room facility. Daily Newspapers and selected journals are also regularly subscribed
  • The Institute has a book bank for helping the poor and backward class students
  • State of the Art Laboratories with sufficient space and all the necessary equipment are made available to various departments
  • The IITH campus is a benchmark in green development. It has been intricately designed so as to maximize the use of available space along with preserving the biodiversity as well as the aesthetic value of the area. It is designed to be a ‘pedestrian campus’, free of vehicular traffic and pollution
  • The campus is characterized by low energy and resource consumption as well as minimal upkeep and low maintenance cost. Apart from this, various green initiatives have been undertaken
  • With the belief that learning extends beyond the classroom, the IITH campus provides ample of spaces and opportunities for academic as well as non-academic interaction
  • From intelligent power management systems to smart card access systems, IITH is planning to implement several measures to make the campus an intelligent campus
  • One of the most important aspects the IITH campus boasts is the freedom offered to the community members on campus
  • The cultural activities at IITH are coordinated by the Cultural Council and play a crucial role in fostering creativity and confidence among students. These events are directed towards developing balanced and well-rounded individuals
  • Abhinaya, the drama club at IITH, brings together all the acting and theater enthusiasts to experience the theater environment from scriptwriting to acting. Dramas depicting social issues are staged every year as a part of Independence Day and Republic day celebrations
  • At IITH, the Art Club has been founded with an aim to nurture the artist within every student. Be it the water rangoli on Independence Day or the interiors of the student lounge, the Art Club never fails to mesmerize the IITH family with their creativity and artistic skills
  • The music club at IITH gives the community an opportunity to be a part of different bands within the institute and to perform at different cultural events
  • The Literary Club at IITH currently incubates three distinct and exclusive verticals - Creative Writing, Debating and Public Speaking, and Quizzing. The Literary Club has been striving to achieve its vision of making the three verticals self-sustaining and independent so that over time, they can evolve into respective clubs themselves
  • Coding Club, at IITH, aims at spreading knowledge related to computer programming to the students and also develop websites and applications that cater to the needs of the Institute
  • The Institute has taken up the responsibility of imparting necessary, effective and practical education to the students so that they can reach great heights and attain maximum achievements in their life
  • The Institute runs a canteen inside the campus where staff and students can have meals and snacks prepared in a hygienic manner and at an affordable cost
  • Internet & Wi-Fi facilities may be availed by the students and teachers as per their needs
  • A multipurpose auditorium complex with facilities for large meetings, cultural programs, and indoor sports activities is under construction and is also being partially used for those purposes
  • The Institute has got a large playground, Basket Ball court and facilities and equipment for different sports like Cricket, Football, Volleyball, Hockey, Badminton, Table tennis and so on
  • A healthcare has been started in the college for the benefit of students and the local population. Two highly qualified Doctors weekly visit the center. Checkups are done and medicines are given free of costs
  • State Government and the Central Government offers a number of scholarships to the meritorious students and the students belonging to SC / ST / OBC
  • A special complaint cell (Sexual Harassment Cell) has been formed for the female students in the college. Students can directly complain orally or by written application to the head of the cell. Apart from this, Ragging is strictly prohibited on the college campus
  • The Institute provides the training facility like- face to face interview, resume making, communication skills, that help the students to face the campus recruitment
  • For every course, the college imparts practical training to its students that helps them to understand better, improve their demonstrative skills, eliminate hesitation and in this process strives to mold them into industry ready professionals
  • The Institute also provides NCC training to its students. The NCC cadets attend different camps and earn pride for themselves and for the college
  • The Institute Unit NSS Wing performs different type of social services within and outside of the area
  • The Institute consists Women Cell to help female students. This cell helps and guides girls to sort out from their personal problem and avoid them from any harassment

Features at Indian Institute of Technology, Gandhinagar:

Student Housing:

  • Hostel blocks accommodating both UG and PG students
  • A common hostel library and reading area
  • Spacious single and double seated rooms
  • Specially designed to be accessible to persons with disabilities
  • Energy efficient
  • Modern style designs drawing inspiration from traditional Ahmedabad architecture


  • Central dining facility for all students
  • Two independent mess facilities
  • Modern and well-equipped kitchens
  • A variety of food and beverage joints spread across the campus
  • A large central cafeteria with open-air seating


  • Football field
  • Cricket field
  • Volleyball courts
  • Basketball courts
  • Jogging track
  • Hockey field
  • Gymnasium
  • Table tennis rooms

Recreation Spaces:

  • Terrace gardens
  • Riverside Promenade
  • Rooftop open-air theaters
  • Jal mandaps
  • Central Vista
  • Two natural lakes
Levels of study
Streams Mode Duration Eligibilty
Bachelor of Technology Full Time 3 / 4 Years 10+2 & Qualifying Entrance Exam
Master of Technology Full Time 2 Years B.E / B.Tech
Streams Mode Duration Eligibilty
Doctor of Philosophy Full Time 2 / 3 / 4 / 5 Years Master's Degree / M.Phil.
Streams Mode Duration Eligibilty
Master of Design Full Time 2 Years Graduation
Streams Mode Duration Eligibilty
Master of Philosophy Full Time 1 Year / 2 Years Bachelor's degree
Streams Mode Duration Eligibilty
Master of Science Full Time 2 Years Bachelor's Degree
  • Sports
  • Hostel
  • Laboratories
  • Internet
  • Auditorium
  • Bank/ATM
  • Gymnasium
  • Placement
  • Scholarship
  • Workshop
  • Wi-Fi
  • Seminar Halls
  • CCTV Surveillance System
  • Digital library
  • Playground
  • Curricular Activities
  • Reading Rooms
  • Multipurpose Hall
  • Digital Classrooms
  • UPS
  • Medical Facility
  • Common Rooms
  • Computer Lab
  • Cafeteria/Canteen
  • Anti Ragging
  • Women Cell
  • Anti-Sexual Harassment Committee
  • Public Transportation
  • IT Infrastructure
  • Training





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