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IITD (Indian Institute of Technology Delhi)

The Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi (located at Hauz Khas) (formerly College of Engineering & Technology Delhi), commonly known as IIT-Delhi or IIT-D , is a major college of engineering in Delhi, India. It forms a part of the league along with other IITs in India: the Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay, Guwahati, Kanpur, Kharagpur, Madras, and Roorkee.
The institute was established as College of Engineering & Technology, Delhi on August 21, 1961. Its foundation stone was laid by HRH Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, and was inaugurated by Prof sudama, then Union Minister for Scientific Research and Cultural Affairs.
After less than two years of existence, Parliament of India amended Institutes of Technology Act, and upgraded the institute as Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi. The IIT Delhi main building was formally opened by Dr. Zakir Hussain, the then President of India, on March 2, 1968.


IIT Delhi is located in Hauz Khas, South Delhi. The longitudinal campus of 320 acres (1.3 km2) [1] is surrounded by the beautiful Hauz Khas area and monuments such as the Qutub Minar. The campus is also close to other educational institutions such as the Jawaharlal Nehru University. The inside of the campus resembles a well planned city with gardens, lawns, residential complexes and wide clean roads. The campus has its own water supply and backup electricity supply along with shopping complexes to cater to the daily needs of residents.
A garden in IIT Delhi.The overall IIT-D campus is divided into four main zones:Student Residential Zone
Faculty and Staff Residential Zone
Student Recreational Area, that includes the Student Activity Center (SAC), football stadium, cricket ground, basketball courts, hockey field, lawn tennis courts.Academic Zone that includes department offices, lecture theaters, libraries and workshops.The student residential zone is divided into two main sectors --one for men's hostels and another for women's hostels.

List of Departments

  1. Applied Mechanics
  2. Biochemical Engineering & Biotechnology
  3. Chemical Engineering
  4. Chemistry
  5. Civil Engineering
  6. Computer Science & Engineering
  7. Electrical Engineering
  8. Humanities & Social Sciences
  9. Management Studies
  10. Mathematics
  11. Mechanical Engineering
  12. Physics
  13. Textile Technology

List of centres

1.Centre for Applied Research in Electronics [CARE]
2.Centre for Atmospheric Sciences [CAS]
3.Centre for Biomedical Engineering [CBME]
4.Computer Services Centre [CSC]
5.Centre for Energy Studies [CES]
6.Educational Technology Services Centre [ETSC]
7.Industrial Tribology, Machine Dynamics & Maintenance Engineering [ITMMEC]
8.Instrument Design Development Centre [IDDC]
9.Centre for Polymer Science & Engineering [CPSE]
10.Centre for Rural Development & Technology [CRDT]
11.National Resource Centre for Value Education in Engineering [NRCVEE]


Undergraduate Programmes

Bachelor of Technology [B.Tech.]

IIT Delhi offers 4 years B.Tech. degree in the following disciplines.
Chemical Engineering
Civil Engineering
Computer Science & Engineering
Electrical Engineering
Electrical Engineering (Power)
Engineering Physics
Mechanical Engineering
Production and Industrial Engineering
Textile Technology

Dual Degree Programme [B.Tech. & M.Tech.]

IIT Delhi offers 5 years B.Tech and M.Tech dual degree in the following disciplines.
B.Tech. and M.Tech. in Biochemical Engineering & Biotechnology
B.Tech. in Chemical Engineering and M.Tech in Process Engineering & Design
B.Tech. in Chemical Engineering and M.Tech in Computer Applications in Chemical Engineering
B.Tech. and M.Tech. in Computer Science & Engineering
B.Tech. in Electrical Engineering and M.Tech in Information & Communication Technology

Integrated Degree Programme[M.Tech.]

IIT Delhi offers 5 years Integrated M.Tech degree in the following disciplines.
Master of Technology in Mathematics and Computing

PG Programmes

Interdisciplinary M.Tech.
M. S.(Research)
M. Des.

Central Library

The IIT Library System consists of a Central Library and 18 departmental libraries which collectively support the teaching, research and extension programmes of the Institute. All students, faculty members and employees of the Institute are entitled to make use of the Library facilities on taking library membership. The Library, besides having a huge collection of books on engineering, science and humanities offers library services through its various Divisions. Initially setup in 1961, the Central Library moved to its new building in May, 1988. More details..
Computer Services Center [CSC]
The Centre administers the computational and network services and extends programming advice for processing the research and development problems of the Institute. It also organizes CEP courses in upcoming IT areas and undertake sponsored research and consultancies.
The Centre is equipped with PARAM 10000, IBM RS/6000 SP, Sun Ultra Enterprise Server 3000 & 4000, Java Stations and Graphic workstations connected over a switched fast Ethernet. The Centre offers utility oriented intensive courses for the benefit of users. It also organises short term courses for participants belonging to private, public and government sectors. More details..
Central Workshop
Prof. P V RaoHeadCentral WorkshopIndian Institute of Technology DelhiHauz Khas New Delhi-110 016Tel: 2659 6709Email: hodwshop[at]
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