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Indian Institute of Technology Madras

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.

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History

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 West Germany was signed in 1959.

Education

The departments and centres of the Institute are responsible for the academic activities which include Teaching, Research and Industrial Consultancy.The courses of study are organized on semester programs and each semester provides for a minimum of seventy instructional days. The medium of instruction is English. Students are evaluated on a continuous basis throughout the semester. Evaluation is done by the faculty, a consequence of the autonomous status granted to the Institute. Research work is evaluated on the basis of the review thesis by peer examiners both from within the country and abroad.

Research

The centre for Industrial Consultancy and Sponsored Research (IC&SR) was set up in the early seventies to promote interaction between the Industry and the Institute. Today, the centre for IC&SR is an independent section of the Institute, headed by a Dean. Over the years, this centre has played a vital role in bringing together the people from the Industry and the faculty of the Institute resulting in important contributions to design and development in the country.

Indian Institute of Technology Madras Scholarships

Below you will find scholarships for Indian Institute of Technology Madras. Distinction can be made between scholarships provided by the University and those provided by independent providers.

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Grant
Various benefits
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ADB-Japan Scholarship Program for Developing Countries in Asia and Pacific
Merit-based

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ADB/Japan Government
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
15 Jan 2025
Fully Funded Scholarship for Social Change Makers 2024-2025
Need-based

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Kanthari
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
30 Mar 2024
Aga Khan Foundation International Scholarship Programme
Merit-based

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Aga Khan Foundation
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
Anytime
Kanthari International Institute for Leadership
Need-based

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Kanthari
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3500 USD
Deadline
15 Nov 2024
ACES Scholarships
Merit-based Need-based

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ACES Education Fund
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
14 Oct 2024
Fulbright U.S. Student Program
Merit-based Need-based

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U.S. government
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
200000 INR
Deadline
Not specified
Scholarship for Top-class education
Merit-based

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Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
75000 INR
Deadline
05 Apr 2024
Skillcombo Scholarship for talented students
Merit-based Need-based

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Skillcombo
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1600 USD
Deadline
30 Apr 2024
Mozida African Master Scholarship
Merit-based

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Mozida Foundation
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3000 USD
Deadline
30 Jun 2024
Moving Mates Scholarship
Need-based

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Moving Mates
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
26 Jun 2024
Ramage Law Group Adopted Child Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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The Ramage Law Group
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
90000 AUD
Deadline
Not specified
World Universities Ramsay Postgraduate Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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The Ramsay Centre
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3000 USD
Deadline
31 Dec 2025
Scholarship for students with disabilities
Need-based

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Anonymous Hope Fund
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
12000 USD
Deadline
30 Nov 2024
Tobacco Harm Reduction Scholarship Programme
Merit-based Need-based

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The Tobacco Harm Reduction Scholarship Programme
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
10000 USD
Deadline
20 Aug 2024
Global Innovation Challenge
Merit-based Need-based

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Social Shifters
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
8000 EUR
Deadline
Not specified
Erasmus Mundus Joint Masters scholarships
Merit-based Need-based

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European Commission
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3500 USD
Deadline
15 Nov 2024
The Bill Walsh Scholarship
Merit-based

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ACES: The Society for Editing
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
2000 USD
Deadline
31 Jul 2024
The MyUS Community Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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MyUS
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
2000 USD
Deadline
20 Aug 2024
Dermadry Hyperhidrosis Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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Dermadry
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1500 USD
Deadline
15 May 2024
iVisa Annual Scholarship
Merit-based

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iVisa
Location not available

For a complete overview of scholarships for Indian Institute of Technology Madras, visit our scholarship search.

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University Ranking

QS World University Rankings by TopUniversities
2024
285 -35
2023
250 5
2022
255
QS World University Rankings is one of the top international rankings measuring the popularity and performance of universities all over the world.
Academic Ranking of World Universities by Shanghai Jiao Tong University
2023
701
2022
701
2021
701
ARWU World University rankings is the first world university ranking. It ranks the world's top 1000 colleges and universities based on objective indicator.
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report
2024
-
2023
605 28
2022
633
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report presents all the top universities from the U.S. and 60 other countries around the world.

Services

Housing services

The Bose-Einstein Guest House has altogether 18 A/c Suites with a telephone and a TV in each room. VIPs, Institute guests and invited guests are usually accommodated here. The Taramani Guest House has 83 rooms in total. Out of which 18 are Suites, 29 air-conditioned rooms and 36 non-airconditioned rooms. Housed in an imposing double storeyed building and located at a central place, TGH provides boarding and lodging facilities for the Institute guests and Visitors, newly appointed faculty, staff members, delegates and participants attending various conferences, seminars, symposia and workshops.

Library services

The mission of the Central Library is to provide information services and access to bibliographic and full text digital and printed resources to support the scholarly and informational needs of the Institute Community. The Central Library is well equipped with modern facilities and resources in the form of CD-ROMs, On-line databases, audio video cassettes, books, e-journals, patents etc.

Student Life

Campus life

IIT Madras is located in the city of Chennai which is also the state capital of Tamilnadu, a southern state in India. Chennai is the fourth largest city in India and comparatively a new city, about 350 years old (1639). The city was formerly known as Madras and was renamed Chennai, which evolved from old name ‘Chennapatnam’. Chennai is a coastal city with the second largest beach in the world known as ‘Marina’ beach. The climate is generally hot and humid. In summer (May – July) the temperature reaches up to 42° C (107° F) while in winter (Dec. – Feb.) it is slightly less hot, 18° C (64° F). The Monsoon season starts in September and lasts till November

Student clubs

Prakriti, the Wildlife Club of IIT Madras, Was founded in April 2002 by a group of wildlife enthusiasts comprising of students, faculty, staff, residents and alumni of IIT Madras. The formation of the club was spurred by a growing recognition of the need to protect the unique biodiversity of the IIT Madras campus. The IIT Madras Campus was carved out of a natural forest that formed part of the Guindy National Park. The Guindy National Park and IIT Campus come under Tropical Dry Evergreen Forest type – the least common vegetation type seen in India.

Student Reviews

Best Institute in India with Ranking #1 NIRF
Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

I really liked the atmosphere with all the research facilities and opportunities that the universities provide, also some great minds that assist us including ourselves. Lot of diversity with lot of excitement that made me what I am today. IIT degree is considered one of the most prestigious degrees someone can possess. Overall best university in INDIA.

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Provided by ESN rated 4 out of 5 stars

IIT Madras is the best institution of India recognized for engineering and technology Being a part of this institution is my biggest dream which come true. It makes my learning easy with their great faculty.

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Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

I'm completed Under graduate degree in Tourism and Travelling Management course in Madras university in chennai. It's really a very good Experience for me and I enjoyed very much and the course very interesting to study and i internship for 6months .

Perungudi, Tamil Nadu, India

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