The Indian Institute of Technology Madras (IIT Madras) was established as an autonomous institute of national importance in 1959 by the Government of India with initial technical and financial support from the Government of Germany. IIT Madras, with a number of well-equipped laboratories, advanced research facilities, sophisticated services and computing and networking capabilities, is recognized to have done exceedingly well in the fields of higher technical education, research and industrial consultancy.
IIT Madras conducts academic Programmes of B.Tech., Dual Degree (B.Tech. and M.Tech.) Dual Degree (B.S. & M.S.), M.B.A., M.Tech., M.Sc., Integrated M.A., M.S., and Ph.D. in various disciplines. Located in about 250 hectares of natural flora and fauna, with 17 students’ hostels and about 1076 faculty/staff/married research scholars’ quarters, IIT Madras is one of the greenest residential campuses in the country. Faculty of international repute, a brilliant student community, excellent technical and supporting staff and an effective administration have all contributed to the pre-eminent status of IIT Madras.