18th IIT Opens at Palakkad

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Palakkad (Kerala), August 4, 2015: The 18th Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) opened here on Monday with 117 students -- six from Kerala and a majority from Uttar Pradesh.

Addressing the students and parents through video conferencing, Human Resource Development Minister Smriti Irani urged the students to develop a social outlook besides pursuing their studies.

18th IIT opens at Palakkad

Presently lodged in a temporary campus, admissions have been made to four streams of BTech.

The institution will for now function from a makeshift campus.

The main campus is to come up in a 500 acre plot of land near here.

An official opening of the IIT will take place later.

IANS

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