IIT meaning or full form is Indian Institute of technology.
IIT is a group of the most reputed engineering colleges in India and the world.
Since 1950, IITs have made a very significant contribution to India and the world in the field of engineering studies and research.
You can guess what the IIT means to India, a separate IIT Act was passed in 1961 in the Indian Constitution.
and IIT has the status of Institute of National Importance.
Not only India, students studying at IIT are working at the top position among the top companies in the whole world.
Students studying in IITs all over the world get a lot of respect and due to that, they get a good job and very good package easily.
History of IIT
The first IIT in India was established by the first Prime Minister Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru in 1951 as IIT Kharagpur.
The aim was to study engineering and research in the engineering field.
And today India has a total of 23 IITs.
IITs are known all over the world for their quality of education, And good lecturers from all over the world teach students about engineering and its specifics in this college.
Courses available at IIT
Almost all branches of engineering field are taught at IITs.
Undergraduate, postgraduate and research in IITs are conducted in the field of engineering.
Some of the famous engineering branches that are taught at IIT are as follows-
|Aerospace Engineering||4 years|
|Aeronautical Engineering||4 years|
|Automobile Engineering||4 years|
|Chemical Engineering||4 years|
|Civil Engineering||4 years|
|Computer Science Engineering||4 years|
|Electrical Engineering||4 years|
|Electronics and Communication Engineering||4 years|
|Industrial Engineering||4 years|
|Marine Engineering||4 years|
|Mechanical Engineering||4 years|
|Petroleum Engineering||4 years|
Today, in addition to engineering, many other courses are conducted at IITs, which improves the future of many students.
IIT admission process
Admission in IIT engineering course is through the entrance exam which is called JEE Advanced
To write JEE Advanced it is necessary to clear JEE Mains.
Every year more than 1500000 students write the exam of JEE Mains
There are total more than 20000 seats for engineering courses including all IIT colleges in India.
Importance of IIT for India
IITs have played a huge role in India’s research and technological advancement. Today most of the country’s invention and research is done by IITs.
IIT has produced excellent engineers for India who have done a great job in every field.
If India does not have a technological institute like IIT, then perhaps India would not have been so far ahead in the field of technology today.
List of IIT’s across India
A total of 23 IITs are running in different states of India, which is as follows-
- IIT Kharagpur, Est 1951
- IIT Bombay, Est 1958
- IIT Madras, Est 1959
- IIT Kanpur, Est 1959
- IIT Delhi, Est 1963
- IIT Dhanbad, Est 1926
- IIT Guwahati, Est 1994
- IIT Roorkee, Est 2001
- IIT Hyderabad, Est 2008
- IIT (BHU) Varanasi, Est 2008
- IIT Indore, Est 2009
- IIT Bhubaneswar, Est 2008
- IIT Mandi, Est 2009
- IIT Patna, Est 2008
- IIT Gandhinagar, Est 2008
- IIT Ropar, Est 2008
- IIT Jodhpur, Est 2008
- IIT Tirupati, Est 2015
- IIT Palakkad, Est 2015
- IIT Goa, Est 2016
- IIT Jammu, Est 2016
- IIT Dharwad, Est 2016
- IIT Bhilai, Est 2016
Some very successful celebrities from India who have studied at IIT
There are many people from India who studied with IIT and rose to a high position and brought laurels to India.
- Sundar Pichai
- Manohar Parrikar
- Arvind Kejriwal
- Raghu Ram Rajan
- Chetan bhagat
- Sachin Bansal
Which is the no. 1 IIT in India?
According to the NIRF Ranking of top Engineering colleges 2020, IIT Madras (Chennai) is the no. 1 IIT in India.
Here you should also note that NIRF is Government of India organization for the ranking framework.
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