IIT Madras - Indian Institute of Technology (Chennai)

IIT P.O., Chennai, T.N, India - 600036

Academic Excellence

IIT - Madras stands out among the IITs by virtue of its focus on academic rigors and discipline. This Institute is known for promoting unique curriculum having emphasis on special lectures on contemporary issues which are held under the Extra Mural Lecture series. It’s routine to have conferences, symposia and workshops on the sprawling campus, which is loved by the students and researchers.

In the interest of the students, the Institute has signed Memoranda of Understanding (MOUs) with several universities having the provision for interface of both students and faculty.


Name of InstituteIIRF Ranking 2023
Indian Institute of Technology, Chennai# 3


The Institute is known for having a broad vision and a global outlook:
To be an academic institution in dynamic equilibrium with its social ecological and economic environment striving continuously for excellence in education, research and technological service to the nation.


The USP of IIT Madras can be seen in its focus on promoting research work. In this context, its Research Park (IITMRP) deserves special mention as it is out  to build a knowledge and innovation ecosystem where industry leaders and scholars can collaborate with state-of-the-art technology to integrate and apply advancements in knowledge to real-time products or services. Thus, IITMRP is able to transform and exceed global research and development industry standards.

It is important to highlight that the IITMRP ecosystem includes the expertise of the famed faculty, industry experts and state-of-the-art infrastructure along with access to specialised research facilities and labs.

Best Alumni

The institute boasts of having many illustrious aluminites, the most popular among them being the following

  • Dr. Girija Vaidyanathan - 2011 Ph.D Humanities and Social Sciences  - Chief Secretary, (Retd.) Govt of Tamil Nadu @ Govt of Tamil Nadu.
  • Dr. Ramakrishnan Srikant- 1990 B.Tech Computer Science - Google Fellow @ Google


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Yes Scholarship Availability
Excellent Research Perspective
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