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Why Choose IIT

A Ph.D. from IIT is intellectually demanding and you will need to have a high level of attainment, commitment, and motivation to pursue this program of advanced study and research.

Indian Institutes of Technology are globally recognized as premier institutions for engineering education and research. Eg:- IIT Bombay & IIT Delhi are in the global top 50 at #44 & #47 and IIT Kharagpur, IIT Madras, IIT Kanpur are in the global top 100 of the QS World Ranking 2020 at #86, #88, and #96 respectively.

IITs have a highly influential and active network of alumni across the globe, education at IITs empowers the students with a critical thinking led scientific approach to solve problems that challenge humanity. The faculty and alumni of IITs have made a huge impact in all sectors of society, both in India and abroad.

Academic Environment and Innovation
  • The distinguished faculty at IITs comprises leaders from industry and academia
  • Network of Faculty and Alumni with significant research and industry contributions
  • State of the art infrastructural facilities to perform research at the highest levels
  • Excellent peer group with passion and ability
  • Ecosystem for high-quality research, innovation, and entrepreneurship,including Research Parks, Incubation Facilities, Centres of Excellence and other Innovation Platforms
  • IITs rank 4 in the world in terms of Unicorns (i.e. billion-dollar valued startups) founded by alumni
  • Comprehensive support platforms foster entrepreneurship and nurture technology start-ups
IIT Alumni Network
  • IITs have one of the most influential and vast alumni networks.
  • Alumni have excelled in every field that includes academia, national science programs, industry, politics, literature, spirituality, Bureaucrats, Diplomats to name a few
  • IITs have produced the most successful professionals including, the CEOs of Google and IBM, co-founder and ex-chairman of Infosys, Vice Chairman of SoftBank Corp. and CEO of SoftBank Internet and Media, Chairmen of the Indian Space Research Organization and Telecom Regulatory Authority of India, Union Cabinet Ministers and Chief Ministers of Indian states, Diplomats and Bureaucrats
  • IITs encourage a lot of interdisciplinary research in Engineering, Technology, Management, Humanities and Social Sciences
  • ASEAN citizens get Fellowship support at par with Indian students
  • Access to various computational, experimental, library and sports facilities
  • Wide range of areas for choosing courses and topics of research
  • Explore India and experience India’s diversity and rich cultural & natural heritage
Events and Activities
  • Diverse events and activities are a core aspect of Campus Life that help students unwind, and offer an environment of inclusiveness
  • Events are multidimensionally ranging from Sports to music and Volunteering to Culture among others
  • IITs host Conferences and Workshops throughout the year, creating a vibrant environment for research and discussion
  • Events at IITs build an unforgettable Institute experience to cherish for life
“Didn’t have a computer while growing up. Saw the first computer here at IIT. Getting into IIT is hard work. When I came to college, I was looking to have a good time”
“You want to aim high enough you fail a few times, that’s a natural part of a process. Even if you fail, you end up doing something great in the process.”
Sundar Pichai, CEO, Google & Alphabet, Silver Medalist from IIT Kharagpur, B.Tech., 1993, (Metallurgical and Material Engineering)

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