Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee (IIT Roorkee)

Roorkee, Uttarakhand, India

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The Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee, also known as IITR or IIT Roorkee, is located in Haridwar district at the foothill of the Himalayas. It has two campuses, one in Roorkee, Uttarakhand, and the other in Saharanpur, Uttar Pradesh. It is the oldest technical institution of India. Established in 1847, it was converted into an IIT in 2001. Admissions into IITR are highly competitive and are conducted through JEE, a joint entrance examination conducted throughout India. The institute continues to remain among the top ten engineering institutions in India since 2005.



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Campus Facts

Ranking Explanation

IITR was ranked 6th in the India Today rankings for best engineering colleges in India, 2012. It has maintained its position among the top ten engineering colleges in India over a period of eight years. Parameter-wise, IITR is ranked fifth in terms of reputation, student care, infrastructure and placements based on the India Today-Nielson survey.

Campus Activities

The institute encourages extracurricular activities on campus through student clubs such as the Alaknanda club, hobbies club, U.G. club and P.G. club. The clubs cover diverse activities including philately, gardening, electronics, photography, star gazing and web designing. Students can also make use of sports facilities provided for swimming, football, volleyball, etc. IITR has been conducting an annual athletic meet since 1873. The institute also has other cultural and technical societies such as the ChESS, CEC, EDC, IEEE, etc.


IITR has a well-managed campus offering all essential amenities to the students. It has several cafeterias including Alpahar and Nescafé. Students also have easy access to two banks and ATMs located on campus. The institute also has a post office, a railway reservation counter, and a 60-bed hospital with 24-hour emergency services, apart from places of worship for Hindu, Muslim, and Christian students.


The institute has ten boys’ hostels and three girls’ hostels in addition to six married hostels. Each hostel has a cyber café that is managed by the students. The hostels also have Wi-Fi connectivity. A mixed hostel system is followed wherein junior and senior students from all branches of study reside together. The hostels are equipped with all basic amenities required for comfortable living.


IITR has a Training and Placement Office that organises campus placements. It also provides training and career guidance to students. Pre-final year students of the institute can also apply for summer internships and training in industries. The institute has consistently maintained a good placement record. The salary packages offered till date to undergraduate students of IITM range from 3 lakhs to 20 lakhs per annum, with 6 lakhs being the average pay package.The Training and Placement Office allots a date to the company as per the ranking by the students. The company is ranked on the basis of following parameters:
  1.     Job profile and growth prospects.
  2.     The package being offered by the company.
  3.     Past record of recruitment at IIT Roorkee.
  4.     Feedback from the students regarding the company.


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Univariety Insights

  • The best course to study at IIT-Roorke is Civil Engineering.
  • Students are given the opportunity to do internships at good companies in their third year and earn around 20,000 to 30,000 for at least two months.

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Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee
Century Road
Roorkee, Uttarakhand
Phone: +91-1332-285-311
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