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IIT Full Form: Indian Institute of Technology

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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.

IIT full form
IIT full form


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 Engineering4 years
Automobile Engineering4 years
Chemical Engineering4 years
Civil Engineering4 years
Computer Science Engineering4 years
Electrical Engineering4 years
Electronics and Communication Engineering4 years
Industrial Engineering4 years
Marine Engineering4 years
Mechanical Engineering4 years
Petroleum Engineering4 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-

  1. IIT Kharagpur, Est 1951
  2. IIT Bombay, Est 1958
  3. IIT Madras, Est 1959
  4. IIT Kanpur, Est 1959
  5. IIT Delhi, Est 1963
  6. IIT Dhanbad, Est 1926
  7. IIT Guwahati, Est 1994
  8. IIT Roorkee, Est 2001
  9. IIT Hyderabad, Est 2008
  10. IIT (BHU) Varanasi, Est 2008
  11. IIT Indore, Est 2009
  12. IIT Bhubaneswar, Est 2008
  13. IIT Mandi, Est 2009
  14. IIT Patna, Est 2008
  15. IIT Gandhinagar, Est 2008
  16. IIT Ropar, Est 2008
  17. IIT Jodhpur, Est 2008
  18. IIT Tirupati, Est 2015
  19. IIT Palakkad, Est 2015
  20. IIT Goa, Est 2016
  21. IIT Jammu, Est 2016
  22. IIT Dharwad, Est 2016
  23. 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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