IIT Colleges

India’s top IITs The best engineering institutions in the nation have now been ranked by the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF), according to the Ministry of Human Resource Development, or MHRD. IIT Madras has taken the top spot. For the past three years, these three institutes have maintained the same rankings.

In order to rate higher education institutions in India, NIRF was introduced in 2015. Universities and institutions were ranked by NIRF in 2016 in 4 categories. The number of categories was raised to 8 in 2019 and a global rating was also released. Since 2016, IIT Madras has dominated the overall category. This list of IITs includes the most recent NIRF rankings and scores, assisting candidates in making the best choice.

Institution NIRF Rank State
IIT Madras 1 Tamil Nadu
IIT Delhi 2 Delhi
IIT Bombay 3 Maharashtra
IIT Kanpur 4 Uttar Pradesh
IIT Kharagpur 5 West Bengal
IIT Roorkee 6 Uttarakhand
IIT Guwahati 7 Assam
IIT Hyderabad 8 Telangana
IIT Dhanbad 11 Jharkhand
IIT Indore 13 Madhya Pradesh
IIT Varanasi 14 Uttar Pradesh
IIT Ropar 19 Punjab
IIT Patna 21 Bihar
IIT Gandhinagar 22 Gujarat
IIT Bhubaneswar 28 Orissa
IIT Mandi 41 Himachal Pradesh
IIT Jodhpur 43 Rajasthan
IIT Tirupati Not Ranked Andhra Pradesh
IIT Bhilai Not Ranked Chhattisgarh
IIT Goa Not Ranked Goa
IIT Jammu Not Ranked Jammu
IIT Dharwad Not Ranked Karnataka
IIT Palakkad Not Ranked Kera


In 1959, in Chennai, then known as Madras, the Indian Institute of Technology Madras was established with the technical and financial support of the former government of West Germany. IIT Madras has 550 faculty members and 1,250 administrative and support staff members, and is located adjacent to the Raj Bhavan of Tamil Nadu on a lovely forested tract of roughly 250 hectares. IIT Madras just celebrated its Golden Jubilee in 2009 and has extremely severe grading guidelines because it is governed by the Government of India.

Programmes that IIT Madras offers:

  • B.Tech and M.Tech in Science and Engineering subjects
  • B.E. Marine Engineering programs:
  • Naval Architecture and Ocean Engineering
  • B.tech + M.tech in Naval Architecture and Ocean Engineering
  • B.Tech in Naval Architecture and  M.Tech in Applied Mechanics
  • M.Tech 2 Years
  • BS and MS 5 Years
  • Master of Business Administration 2 Years
  • Integrated M.A. in Development Studies 5 Years


Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur was founded by the Indian government in 1951 as a component of Jawaharlal Nehru’s vision for a free, self-sufficient India. One of the few organisations in the whole world that began operations in a jail, The Detention Camp, where some of our greatest freedom warriors gave their lives in the service of the nation. IIT Kharagpur has the biggest campus of any IIT, measuring 2,100 acres, the greatest enrolment, and is known colloquially as KGPians by its current and former students. Spring Fest and Kshitij are two of the celebrations held at this IIT college branch.

Programs offered by IIT Kharagpur

  • B.Tech and M.Tech in Science and Engineering subjects
  • PhD programs:
  • Engineering
  • Technology
  • Science
  • Architecture programs:
  • B.Arch 5 years
  • M.E/M.Tech programs:
  • M.Tech 2 years
  • Management programs:
  • Master of Human Resource Management (MHRM)
  • Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Management
  • Master of Business Administration


One of the two Indian educational institutions to appear in the QS (Quacquarelli Symonds) list of the top 200 universities worldwide in 2015 is the Indian Institute of Delhi. The Chemical Technology and Textile Technology departments were moved to the Delhi Technological University, making it the mother institution of IIT Delhi. On June 14, 1960, it was first registered as a society under the name College of Engineering and Technology. The 325-acre IIT Delhi Campus is located in the attractive Hauz Khas neighbourhood. The entire campus is organised into four zones: the academic zone, faculty and staff housing, student housing, and student accommodation for recreation.

Programs offered by IIT Delhi

  • B.Tech and M.Tech in Science and Engineering subjects
  • M.Sc programs:
  • Biochemical Engineering and Biotechnology
  • Mathematics
  • M.Tech 2 Years
  • Management Programs:
  • MBA in Telecommunication Systems Management
  • Masters of Business Administration


Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur was founded in 1959 with aid from a group of nine US research institutes as part of the Kanpur Indo-American Programme with the goal of providing leadership in technical innovation (KIAP). Computer science was originally offered in India at IIT Kanpur under the direction of economist John Kenneth Galbraith. Currently, it is situated on 1,000 acres of land along the Grand Trunk Road, 15 KM west of Kanpur City. It has a distinct research and development centre with over 452 R&D projects worth INR 342 crore that are externally financed.

Programs offered by IIT Kanpur

  • B.E/B.Tech Programs:
  • Computer Science and Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Aerospace Engineering
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Biological Sciences and Bio-Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Materials Science and Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • B.Tech+M.Tech/MBA/M.S/M.Des
  • MSc Programs:
  • Mathematics
  • Integrated M.Sc in Mathematics and Scientific Computing
  • MSC in chemistry
  • PHD


IIT, the Indian Institute of Technology In Roorkee, Uttarakhand, there is a public university called Roorkee of national significance. Prior to being renamed as Thomason College of Civil Engineering in 2001, IIT Roorkee was known as University of Roorkee (1948–2001). (1853-1948). Sir James Thomason, the lieutenant, founded it in British India in 1847, and it was transformed into the eighth IIT in 2001. It has campuses in Saharanpur, Uttar Pradesh, and Roorkee (the main campus). The main campus of Roorkee covers over 356 acres. It is tucked among historic buildings.

Programs offered by IIT Roorkee

  • B.Tech and M.Tech in Science and Engineering subjects
  • M.Sc. in Science and Engineering subjects
  • Diploma programs:
  • PG Diploma in Hydrology
  • PG Diploma in Irrigation Water Management
  • PG Diploma in Water Resources Development
  • Architecture programs:
  • B.Arch
  • M. Arch
  • Master of Urban and Rural Planning
  • M.Tech 2 Years
  • Management programs:
  • PhD in Management
  • PhD in Management
  • Master of Business Administration
  • Master of Computer Applications (MCA)


The Indian Institute of Technology Indore was founded by the Government of India in 2009 in Madhya Pradesh to usher in a new revolution in science and technology under The Institutes of Technology (Amendment) Act. It began operating from its temporary transit location at the Institute of Engineering & Technology of Indore University with the 2009-1- batch, under the direction of IIT Bombay.

In February 2016, IITI began operating out of Simrol, a permanent campus on Khandwa Road around 25 kilometres outside of Indore. Even so, IIT Indore and IBM India have an MOU (memorandum of understanding) for research purposes.

Programs offered by IIT Indore

  • B.Tech programs
  • Computer Science and Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • M.Tech program for Science and Engineering subject


6th IIT fraternity, Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati was established in 1994. With the majestic Brahmaputra on one side and hills and open space on the other side, its campus is spread on 700 acres of northern Guwahati. It is considered one of the most beautiful campus in India. It is a fully residential campus with students living on the hostels of campus.

Programs offered by IIT Guwahati

  • B.E./B.Tech programs
  • PhD programs
  • M.Tech 2 Years
  • M.Sc in Chemistry


It is one of the eight newer establishments of IITs, founded in 2008. 1st session 2008-09 of Indian Institute of Technology Ropar was held in IIT Delhi. It currently operates from its transit campus at former Women Polytechnic that is about 1 KM walk from Rupnagar railway station. And according to the IIT Ropar director Mr Sarit Kumar, they are expected to move to their permanent campus by the end of 2016 or the summer of 2017. With the approval of Punjab Government, about 525 acres of land was taken at Birla seed Farms on February 24, 2009, in Rupnagar for the permanent campus.

Programs offered by IIT Ropar

  • PhD programs:
  • Chemistry
  • Computer Science and Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Physics
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • B.E/B.Tech programs:
  • Computer Science and Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • B.Tech + M.Tech in Mechanical Engineering
  • M.Tech in Mechanical Engineering
  • Arts programs:
  • Ph.D in Humanities and Social Sciences
  • Ph.D in Mathematics


Institution with national significance The Indian state of Jharkhand, which is rich in minerals, is home to the Indian Institute of Technology Dhanbad. The Indian School of Mines, Dhanbad was its previous name before becoming IIT Dhanbad in accordance with the Institute of Technology Act of 1961. (ISM Dhanbad).

18 academic disciplines are now available to students. Additionally, DGMS, Bharat Coking Coal Limited, and the Central Institute of Mining and Fuel Research are also located close to the campus.

Programs offered by IIT Dhanbad

  • B.Tech and M.Tech programs for Science & Engineering subjects
  • PhD programs for Science & Engineering subjects
  • B.Sc and M.Sc in Applied Geology and Geophysics
  • MBA and Executive MBA


Indian Institute of Technology Hyderabad was founded in 2008 at the temporary campus in the Ordnance Factory, Medak, Eddumailaram, based on innovations and invention keywords. In July 2015, the majority of the institute, including the academic and administrative departments, moved to a permanent site at Kandi, which is close to Sangareddy and Hyderabad’s Outer Ring Road. Japan and IIT Hyderabad are actively collaborating on research projects, exchanging teachers and students, and maybe developing some infrastructure on the main campus in the future. One of the top premier institutions, IIT Madras, is its mentor. The institute’s research publications were widely disseminated through national and international periodicals.

Programs offered by IIT Hyderabad

  • PhD in ten subjects
  • B.Tech on eight subjects
  • M.Tech
  • Ph.Din Humanities & Social Sciences (Arts)


Indian Institute, which is based in Mandi, Himachal Pradesh, was founded in 2009 with guidance from IIT Roorkee. IIT Mandi’s main campus is located on 538 acres of environmentally favourable property, 338 of which are atop a mountain near Kamand. Previously, it was conducting business out of a temporary location at Mandi’s Vallabh Government College. And the whole campus has moved to the new one, with the exception of a few labs, a guest house, a postgraduate dormitory, a conference room (with NKN capacity), a student common room, and a few faculty offices.

IIT Mandi has cooperated with several reputable Indian and international universities for good exposure to the area and has a Memorandum of Understanding with TCS (Tata Consultancy Services).

Programs offered by IIT Mandi

  • B.Tech programs:
  • Computer Science and Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • M.Tech in Energy Material


IIT, the Indian Institute of Technology Banaras Hindu University (BHU) was established in 1919 as the vanaras Engineering College and changed its name to Institute of Technology in 1968. The first institution to offer a study of pharmaceutical chemistry. IIT BHU is located on 1,300 acres in the southern part of Varanasi, close to the banks of the Ganges, and has 17 academic units spread across 400 acres of residential and co-educational space.

They offer a number of conferences and seminars on campus to provide students the chance to network with faculty members and researchers who are well-known throughout the world.

Programs offered by IIT Varanasi

  • B.Tech programs:
  • M.Techprograms


In Rajasthan, the Indian Institute of Technology Jodhpur was founded in 2008 with 109 undergraduate students studying computer science engineering, mechanical engineering, and electrical engineering under the direction of IIT Kanpur. The MBM Engineering College in Jodhpur serves as IIT Jodhpur’s temporary academic campus, and the GPRA and BSNL residential campuses in Pali Road and Subhash Nagar, respectively, serve as the institute’s temporary residential campuses.

On 852 acres of land, 24 kilometres north-northeast of the city centre of Jodhpur on NH 65 towards Nagaur, a permanent campus is now being built. Additionally, the first wave of IIT Jodhpur students to depart is anticipated in October 2016.

Programs offered by IIT Jodhpur

  • B.Tech programs:
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Computer Science and Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • M.Tech 2 Years


On August 5, 2015, the Indian Institute of Technology Tirupati began operations from a temporary location at the Krishna Theja Educational Institutions in the outlying neighbourhood of Chadalawada Nagar. For its permanent campus, IIT Tirupati will get more than 500 acres from the state of Andhra Pradesh. It will be located near Merlapaka on the Yerpedu-Venkatagiri route, 22 kilometres from Tirupati and 14 kilometres from the airport.

Programs offered by IIT Tirupati

  • B.Tech programs:
  • Computer Science and Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering


IIT Gandhinagar started off as a temporary outpost in Chandkheda’s Vishwakarma Government Engineering College, under the mentorship of IIT Bombay. On the banks of the Sabarmati River at Palaj, Gandhinagar, Gujarat, where it has a permanent campus, it is now located. As a step towards creating a pollution-free, green zone, the campus will be powered by solar energy. According to the National Institutional Ranking Framework, IITGN was rated eighth. A student team from IIT Gandhinagar holds weekend workshops called Sakar to encourage interest in math and science among schoolgirls in grades six through nine.

Programs offered by IIT Gandhinagar

  • PhD programs
  • B.E/B.tech programs:
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Materials Science and Engineering
  • M.Tech 2 Years
  • Arts Programs:
  • PhD in English
  • PhD in Sociology


Indian Institute of Technology established its new institute at the centre of knowledge in Patna in 2008. IIT Patna is a part of National Knowledge Network (NKN) that provides a high-speed core networking for all the knowledge related institutions in India. It was shifted to its permanent campus in July 2015 to commence its new session at Amhara, Bihta. It is 35 KM from Patna on 501 acres land.

Programs offered by IIT Patna

  • B.Tech programs:
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Computer Science and Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Civil and Infrastructure Engineering
  • Chemical Science and Technology
  • PhD in Science & Engineering
  • M.Tech in Science & Engineering
  • PhD in Arts