Details of IIT Delhi

Indian Institute of Technology Delhi is ranked among the premier engineering institutes in India. IIT Delhi is a dream institution of every aspiring engineer in this part of the world. It is a well known center of excellence in providing higher training, research and development in engineering, science and technology in the country. Development of the Indian economy and consequent awards being paid to entrepreneurship has provided a big boost to the students of IIT Delhi. This institution has appeared as a favorite hunting ground for the outstanding talents in the area of engineering.

About IIT Delhi

Established in the year 1961, IIT Delhi is one among the seven IITs offering teachings and instructions in engineering and applied sciences at a level that is comparable to the very best ones in the world. Earlier, the institute was consider as College of Engineering. Afterwards, it was declared as an Institution of National Importance under the Institutes of Technology Act 1963 and then it got a new name i.e.. Indian Institute of Technology Delhi.

IIT Delhi Objectives

  • Providing best facilities to students in postgraduate studies and research.

  • Delivering instructions in engineering as well as applied sciences.

  • Developing programmes for faculty development of its staff and teachers from other engineering institutions.

  • Maintaining continuous education programmes.

  • Preparing instructional resource material and also with the currently updated audio-visual aids.

IIT Delhi Infrastructure

Institute's campus covers an area of around 320 acres. Characteristics are picturesque landscape, architecture and natural beauty, clean and wide roads and several buildings of different stature and nature. The institute also has a central library housing with a giant collection of books, journals and magazines. The campus area is categorised into 4 special zones:

  • Residential zone for the students.

  • Residential zone for the staff and faculty.

  • Academic zone for workshops and academic buildings.

  • Recreational and cultural plus social zone for the students.

IIT Delhi Admissions

For taking admission in the undergraduate courses of IIT Delhi, Candidates need to give JEE exam, which is also considered as the most competitive examinations of India. Admissions procedure for the postgraduate courses of IIT Delhi depends on the course that one wishes to study. For studying management courses, A candidate needs to give the Joint Management Entrance Test and the admission procedures for other courses may differs from department to department. For admission to MSC and other post BSC Programme, A candidate needs to give the Joint Admission to MSc (JAM).

For admission in the PHD programmes at IIT Delhi, applications are being collected in the month of March. Also, there are clauses for admitting the students to PHD or MS Research programme at any time in a year.

Courses Offered at IIT Delhi

Undergraduate Courses

Bachelor of Technology (4 years programme) in-

  • Civil Engineering

  • Chemical Engineering

  • Electrical Engineering

  • Computer Science & Engineering

  • Electrical Engineering (Power)

  • Mechanical Engineering

  • Engineering Physics

  • Textile Technology

  • Production and Industrial Engineering

Dual Degree Programme (B. Tech. & M. Tech. 5 yrs programme) in

  • B. Tech. & M. Tech. In Biochemical Engineering & Biotechnology

  • B. Tech. In Chemical Engineering and M. Tech. In Computer Applications in Chemical Engineering

  • B. Tech. In Chemical Engineering and M. Tech. In Process Engineering & Design

  • B. Tech. In Electrical Engineering and M. Tech. In Engineering & Computer Science

  • B. Tech. & M. Tech. In Computer Science & Engineering

Integrated Degree Programme (M. Tech. 5 years programme)

  • Master of Technology in Mathematics and Computing.

Post Graduate Programmes

Master of Technology in:

  • Chemical Engineering

  • Civil Engineering

  • Applied Mechanics

  • Computer Science & Engineering

  • Applied Research in Electronics

  • Electrical Engineering

  • Textile Technology

  • Mechanical Engineering

  • Physics

  • MS Research

  • MBA

  • Ph. D

  • M. Des.

  • MS Research

  • Interdisciplinary M. Tech.


The management of the institute maintains the proper functioning of all the departments and centers of IITD. The chief members of administration in IIT Delhi are stated below:

  • Prof. V. S. Ramamurthy-Chairman, BOG

  • Prof. Surendra Prasad-Director

  • Prof. B. N. Jain-Deputy Director (faculty)

  • Prof. H. C. Gupta-Deputy Director (Administration)

IIT Delhi Contact Details

  • Postal Address: Indian Institute of Technology Delhi Hauz Khas, New Delhi-110016

  • Fax no. + 91 − 11 − 26582037, 26592277

  • Email id.