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Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee

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The Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee, the successor of the University of Roorkee, is the oldest technicalInstitution of the country. Established as the Roorkee college in 1847 and rechristened as the Thomson College of Civil Engineering in 1854, it made tremendous contributions in the development of infrastructural base such as roads and highways, canals and Irrigation networks, railways and engineering industries. Recognising its yeomen contribution and its potential for growth, the college was elevated to be the first technical University of India on November 25, 1948. Nurtured as the premier institution by the State of Uttar Prdesh, the University was declared an Institute of national importance and converted into the Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee by an Act of Parliament with effect from September 21, 2001. The academic activities of the Institute spread over three campuses : 365 acres main campus at Roorkee, 25 acres campus at Saharanpur and 10 acres campus of Greater Noida Extension Centre at Greater Noida. The Institute offers 12 undergraduate programmes leading to Bachelor’s degree in different disciplines of engineering, technology and architecture, 6 Integrated dual degree programmes, 5 Integrated master’s programmes in different disciplines of engineering & sciences and 56 postgraduate programmes in specialised areas leading to Master’s degree in technology, architecture, sciences and management. In addition, the Institute in engaged in advanced level research and offers doctoral and post doctoral programmes in the areas of cutting edge technologies and sciences.

Country India
School name Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee
City Roorkee
Degree Bachelor, Master, PhD
Faculty
(Undergraduate)
Engineering and Applied Sciences
Sciences
Business
Humanities
Faculty
(Graduate)
Engineering and Applied Sciences
Sciences
Business
Humanities
Coed/Woman Coeducation
Establishment Public
Language used in the class English
Religious background N/A
Year of foundation 1847
The number of students (Undergraduate) 4,400
The number of students (Graduate) 3,187
Test required for admission Test, Document review
% applicants admitted N/A
The number of foreign students N/A
ARWU Rank (2013 ranking) N/A
QS Rank (2013 rankings) N/A
THE Rank (2013 rankings) 351-400
Address Roorkee, Uttarakhand India - 247667
Link to official website http://www.iitr.ac.in/
Link to contact website http://www.iitr.ac.in/Main/pages/Contact_Us.html