Information on IIT Hyderabad

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Indian Institute of Technology Hyderabad (IIT Hyderabad, IITH) is a public university situated in Medak district in Andhra Pradesh, India. IIT Hyderabad is currently running from a temporary campus situated at Ordnance Factory Campus, Yeddumailaram village, while the permanent campus in Kandi being constructed. It is one of the 8 new Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) administered by the Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India.


IIT Hyderabad has comprised 7 engineering departments namely departments of Biotechnology and Biomedical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Computer Science and Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Materials Science Engineering and Mechanical Engineering. Also there are 3 science departments i.e.. . Chemistry, Mathematics and Physics and a department of Liberal Arts.


The following mentioned courses based degree programs are provided by the departments:

  • Bachelor of Technology (B Tech) .
  • Master of Technology (M Tech) .
  • Doctor of Philosophy (PHD) .

The Institute is categorised into 6 Engineering departments with individual departments for Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics and Humanities.

Engineering Departments

Recently, there are 7 engineering departments in the institute, They are quoted below-

  • Department of Biomedical Engineering
  • Department of Biotechnology
  • Department of Chemical Engineering
  • Department of Civil Engineering
  • Department of Computer Science and Engineering
  • Department of Electrical Engineering
  • Department of Engineering Science
  • Department of Materials Science & Engineering
  • Department of Mechanical Engineering

Science Department

  • Department of Chemistry
  • Department of Mathematics
  • Department of Physics


IIT Hyderabad provides various undergraduate B. Tech degrees in 7 disciplines in Engineering, postgraduate and research degrees across 6 disciplines in Engineering, Sciences, Liberal Arts. Around 83 faculty pertaining to the various science and engineering departments of the Institute are indulged in teaching, research and industrial consultancy.

Student Activities


Elan is the annual social and cultural festival of IITH.


Advaya is the intra-institute tech-Fest of IIT Hyderabad.

Official Website

IIT Hyderabad Official Website