WHAT IS IIT ?

THE INDIAN INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY ARE INSTITUTIONS OF NATIONAL IMPORTANCE ESTABLISHED THROUGH AN ACT OF PARLIAMENT

WHAT IS IIT ?
• These institutes play a leading role in technological manpower development and research programs comparable to the best in the world. • Each IIT has well-equipped modern laboratories, state of the art library and computer networks. The students in IIT live in a pleasant and intellectually simulating environment. The teaching methods rely on direct personal contact between the teacher and the students.

WHY IIT ?
• IITs are known for providing quality technological and scientific education and for research in frontier areas. The environment at all the IITs is highly conducive for: • Building of solid foundation of knowledge • Development of personality • Confidence building • Pursuit of excellence and self-discipline • Enhancement of creativity through motivation and drive.

WHY IIT ?
• Living in the environment prevailing in IIT with people having similar goals and aspirations is an exciting experience during one’s academic life. Today, alumni of IITs occupy key positions in industry/academia in India and abroad. With growing unemployment among new engineering graduates these alumni can be a vital link for employment.

HOW TO ENTER IIT?
• Admissions to the Undergraduate Programs (B.Tech) for all the IITs are made through the Joint Entrance Examination (JEE). The eligibility for IIT-JEE is (10+2) or equivalent with Physics, Chemistry & mathematics. • The entrance examination consists of two stages: • (a) The screening Test of three hour duration in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics and equal weight age in all the three subjects. The screening test consists of multiple choice questions.

HOW TO ENTER IIT?
• (b) The Main Examination for those who qualify in the screening. The main examination will have three separate papers (non objective) in Physics, Chemistry & Mathematics, each of two hours duration. Here emphasis is more on problem solving and concepts.

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