What is the full form of IIT
IIT: Indian Institute of Technology
IIT stands for Indian Institute of Technology. It is the most prestigious engineering institute in India. This is an autonomous public engineering institute providing higher education in the discipline of engineering. There are around 16 IITs in India which are governed by the Institutes of Technology Act, 1961. IIT runs various Graduate and Post-Graduate programs in the field of computer science, electrical and electronics engineering, Mechanical engineering, civil engineering, Architecture and planning etc. The IITs are linked to one another through a common IIT Council established to oversee their administration.
IITs follow a common procedure for undergraduate admissions. JEE (Advanced Joint Entrance Examination) is conducted by IIT for the admission into B.Tech programme. For the admission into M.Tech and PhD programmes in IIT, GATE (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering) is conducted jointly by IITs and IISc.
Courses offered by Indian Institute of Technology: (4 year Course)
Following is the list of some popular courses offered by IITs:
Integrated Courses (Dual Degree)
Following is the list of popular integrated (dual degree) courses. After completing these courses, students are awarded M.Tech degree. Duration of all these courses is 5 year.
List of IITs
Following is the list of proposed IITs which are expected to commence admissions in 2016.