Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee is among the foremost institutes of national importance engaged in higher education and research in the disciplines of Engineering, Sciences, Management, Architecture & Planning and Humanities & Social Sciences. Established in the year 1847 as the first institution in the country for imparting engineering education, it is celebrating the l75th year of its rich legacy with the tagline leading the future.
Since its establishment, the Institute has played a vital role in providing technical manpower and know-how to the country. Today the Institute ranks amongst the best technological institutions in the world and continues to make significant contributions to the development of the country. In addition to the doctoral programs, the Institute offers Bachelors degree courses in 18 disciplines and postgraduate degree courses in 57 specializations of Engineering, Sciences, Management, Architecture & Planning and Humanities & Social Sciences. The Institute is imparting education to more than 9000 students with the help of more than 500 highly qualified faculty members. The Institute has a strong presence in every corner of the country and abroad through its more than 40,000 alumni.
IIT Roorkee has entered its 175thyear on 25th November 2021, and is celebrating its success along with its alumni, students, staff, and the academic and industrial diaspora around the world. From its origin as Roorkee Engineering College in 1847, it has carried various names but has always remained as an eminent, globally respected centre of top quality education and research.