About Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Gandhinagar, Ahmedabad
The Indian Institute of Technology Gandhinagar, commonly referred to as IIT Gandhinagar, came into existence in the academic year of 2008. The institute is located in Gujarat, India and has been recognized as the institute of national importance by the Government of India. The institute has been approved by the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) and recognized by the University Grants Commission (UGC). The primary aim of establishing the institute was to develop a world class institution to create and impart knowledge at different levels of education.
Rankings of IIT Gandhinagar
The institute has been ranked 14th among engineering colleges by India Today.
IIT Gandhinagar has been ranked 24th among engineering institutes by the National Institutional Ranking Framework.
More about IIT Gandhinagar
The infrastructure of the institute is spread over an area of 400 acres. The campus houses basic facilities that must be provided to students. There are various events conducted, clubs, sports facilities, and food & health facilities provided to students. Some of the most important facts of IIT Gandhinagar are its involvement in various ventures such as Socio-cultural outreach programs, cultural clubs, and research facilities.
The institute encourages the associativity in research activities conducted at its campus. People from all the disciplines work together and strive hard to produce research and solve problems. These researchers can be faculty members, scholars, post-doctoral fellows, graduate, and undergraduate students.
The Cultural Council of IIT Gandhinagar plays a vital role when it comes to organizing cultural activities at the campus institute. These activities are conducted to instill creativity and confidence among students.
The various clubs that the institute regulates are Abhinaya (Drama club), Cinematheque (Movie club), Orenda, Palette (Art Club), Sargam (Music club), Step up (Dance club), The Literary Society (Literary club), Vineto (Film making club).
Technical clubs include Metis (Coding club), Mean Mechanics (Robotics club), DigiS (Digital Sports Club), and Odyssey (Astronomy club).
The sports facilities offered by the institute are meant to emphasize on physical fitness of its students. It believes that healthy bodies and healthy minds need to coexist. The sports facilities provided by the institute are Games, Aquatics, Athletics, Badminton, Basketball, Cricket, Football, Gymnasium, Table Tennis, Volleyball, Lawn Tennis, Carrom, and Chess.
Courses offered at IIT Gandhinagar
IIT Gandhinagar Courses include programs offered at the undergraduate, postgraduate, and the Doctorate level. B. Tech programs is offered at the undergraduate level and M. Tech, M. Sc, and MA are the programs offered at the postgraduate level. While, PhD program is offered at the Doctorate level.
The candidates seeking admission must ensure that they fulfill the minimum eligibility criteria defined by the institute, based on which they are given admission.
Admission at IIT Gandhinagar
NIT Gandhinagar Admissions must be achieved online by registering on its official website. The candidates are required to qualify the respective entrance examinations.
For admission to B. Tech, the candidates must qualify JEE Main followed by JEE Advanced examination.
Candidates seeking admission to M. Tech must have qualified GATE examination conducted at the national level.
Admission to M. Sc requires qualifying of Joint Admission Test (JAM).
Admission to PhD is done based on the written test followed by a personal interview round conducted at the institute campus.
IIT Gandhinagar Placement details can be obtained on its official website. The placement and training cell of the institute has collaborated with various reputed national and multinational companies. The highest package offered at the institute has reached up to INR 25 LPA.