Indian Institute of Technology Mandi

Nestled in the Sivalik Range of the Himalayas, away from the bustle of the metropolis, a new abode of learning has germinated. A few hours before the Himalayan resort Kullu in Himachal Pradesh, IIT Mandi has been established with the vision to be a leader in science and technology education, knowledge creation and innovation, in an India marching towards a just, inclusive and sustainable society.

About

History

  • The laying of the foundation stone at Kamand, the site for the permanent campus of IIT Mandi, took place on 24th February 2009.
  • The website of IIT Mandi was activated under the domain name iitmandi.ac.in on Feb.2, 2010, by ERNET India.
  • On May 10, 2010, Mr. Rajat Kumar Sharma, JE(Civil), joined as the first permanent employee of IIT Mandi.

Education

Academic activities teaching, learning and research are carried out in 3 orthogonal but complementary structures. These are Faculty Schools, Student Degree Programmes and Research Groups. Each of these is designed to serve a distinct purpose. The 3 interact in flexible ways to best achieve the academic goals of the Institute. The structure encourages inter-disciplinary learning and research that evolves in step with the march of technological innovation.

Research

Our research labs conduct work in the following fields:

  • Applied Cognitive Science
  • Condensed Matter Physics
  • MANAS
  • MAS
  • Modelling and Intelligent Control Group
  • Photoresist Group

Career

All the Placement associated activities are handled by the Career and Placement Cell (CnP) of the institute. The CnP consists of Faculty Members, Placement Officers and student volunteers working round the clock to provide the best possible services to the visiting organisations.

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Services

Student services

Student Gymkhana -IIT Mandi was established in 2011 and since then it has been instrumental in the growth and development of the Institute and its students through its elected secretaries. Student Gymkhana-IIT Mandi consists of eight secretaries all organizing collective student activities in their respective spheres.

Housing services

There are several girls and boys hostels, which house the undergraduate, postgraduate students and research scholars in both South and North campuses. Faculty quarters are available for all faculty members. There are faculty and staff quarters to accomodate faculties and staffs. There are also studio apartments and guest houses for visitors. The campus is a fully residential complex for students, faculty, staff and visitors. Some quarters are under construction for project staffs.

Library services

IT Mandi has a Central Library currently houses over 41,868 books and provides access to more than 50000 e-journals. The Library also has a very good collection of AV materials, such as CDs and DVDs. Library operations are automated using the KOHA LMS.

ICT services

The institute has a High Performance computational facility with 171 nodes based on Intel Xeon processors, memory of 12 TB and 630 TB storage space.IIT Mandi has four sophisticated interactive virtual class rooms.

Medical services

IIT Mandi has a medical unit consisting of female and male doctors, staff nurses and pharmacist in both the North and South campuses. The medical unit is also equipped with an Ambulance on call round-the-clock. Modern healthcare facilities are available in Mandi town with a number of government and private hospitals.

Student Life

Campus life

IIT Mandi's main campus has been developed as an Eco-friendly and sustainable infrastructure campus. The total area of IIT Mandi is 538 acres of which about 200 acres is flat land while the rest is mountainous. On 23rd September 2012, 108 B.Tech 2nd year students, the Director, few research scholars, 20 faculty and staff with their families shifted to the main campus. Currently, all students and faculty members reside in the main campus. IIT Mandi is now home to a buzzing community of students, academicians and staff.

Sports facilities

Basketball, Cricket, Volleyball, Soccer, Hockey, Football, Badminton, Tennis, Table Tennis and Cycling are few sports being practiced in the main campus. Activities like Hiking and Trekking are encouraged under guidance.

Student clubs

There are a number of student associations:

  • Science and Technology Council
  • Research Society
  • Cultural Society
  • Sports Society
  • Literary Society

Mandi, Himachal Pradesh, India

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