Ranking  370      4
Country India
City Chennai
Bachelor (foreigners)1,220 USD/year.
Master (foreigners)949 USD/year.
Cost of living $219-390 USD/Month.
Official Website
General information
Finance type Nonprofit
Organization type Public
Established 1959
Abbreviation IITM
Teachers 619
Students 8,573
Foreigners 1%
Religion None
Academic calendar Semesters
AdmissionBased on entrance examinations
Gender limitation No limits
Campus type Urban
Exchange programs Available
Library Available
Motto
Siddhirbhavati Karmaja
Accreditation
• Department of Higher Education of the Ministry of Human Resources Development, India
Affiliations
• Association of Indian Universities (AIU)
Rankings
World ranking370
Country ranking4
Academic Reputation302
Employer Reputation179
Citations per Faculty93
Ranking in world by sphere
Engineering and Technology72
Natural Science240
Social Sciences and Management392
International rankings
UniPage World University Ranking370
QS World University Rankings255
Cost of living in Chennai
Expenses - USD/Month.Min.Med.
Accommodation 67 120
Food 88 131
Transportation 12 30
Communications and utilities 32 34
Clothing 11 44
Sports and leisure 9 32
Total219390
Accommodation in Chennai USD/Month.
Shared room outside of centre68
Shared room in city centre121
1 bedroom apartment outside of centre81
1 bedroom apartment in city centre142
Indian Institute of Technology Madras (IITM) - public higher education institution in India.

Indian Institute of Technology Madras - Description

Indian Institute of Technology Madras, is one among the foremost institutes of national importance in higher technological education, basic and applied research. In 1956, the German Government offered technical assistance for establishing an institute of higher education in engineering in India. The first Indo-German agreement in Bonn, West Germany for the establishment of the Indian Institute of Technology at Madras was signed in 1959. IIT Madras is a residential institute with nearly 540 faculty, 8400 students and 700 administrative & supporting staff and is a self-contained campus located in a beautiful wooded land of about 250 hectares. It has established itself as a premier centre for teaching, research and industrial consultancy in the country. The Institute has sixteen academic departments and a few advanced research centres in various disciplines of engineering and pure sciences, with nearly 100 laboratories organised in a unique pattern of functioning. A faculty of international repute, a brilliant student community, excellent technical & supporting staff and an effective administration have all contributed to the pre-eminent status of IIT Madras. The campus is located in the city of Chennai, previously known as Madras. Chennai is the state capital of Tamilnadu, a southern state in India.

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