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  • Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Madras

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It was the third IIT established in India in 1959. It is deemed as the institute of National Importance by the Government of India under IIT Act. It was an Indo German initiative. IIT, Madras is spread across 2.5 square kilo meters of area and resides around 550 members of faculty and 8,000 postgraduate and undergraduate students.IIT Madras has world class infrastructure. It houses 18 Hostels, a hospital, shopping centre’s, food shops, a gym, a swimming pool and cricket, football, hockey, badminton stadiums for recreational activities in the institute for the students. Shastra and Sarang are the student organized tests at the Indian Institute of Technology, Madras.


Some of the top recruiters that visit Indian Institute of Technology, Madras campus are Facebook, Flipkart, Cisco, ITC, Urban Ladder and Hindustan Unilever. The highest package offered in the year 2015 to a student of IIT, Madraswas of $129,500 by Facebook. Several recruiters in the field of Consultancy are namely IT, Finance, Analytics, Research, Core Bio-tech, Chemical, Civil, Mechanical, Electrical and Textile offer jobs to the students at Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi.

Some of the notable alumni of IIT Madras are: 1.B.N. Muthuraman (Managing Director, TATA Steel)
2.Krishna Bharat (Creator of Google News)
3. R.Prasanna (Guitarist,Carnatic Music).


The Indian Institute of Technology, Madras has the following departments Civil Engineering, Aerospace Engineering, Applied Mechanics, Physics, Electrical Engineering, Engineering Design, Humanities and Social Sciences, Biotechnology and Engineering, Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Humanities and Social Sciences, Ocean Engineering, Mathematics, Physics, Computer Science and Engineering, Management Studies, Mechanical Engineering, Metallurgical and Materials Engineering. IIT, Madras offers Bachelors and Post Graduate Degrees in various streams. The cut off for Bachelor Course’s admission through JEE Rank is 7000 and for M.Tech the admission is through GATE (Graduate Aptitude Test for Engineering), the cut off for which goes around 400 score.

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