IIT - Indian Institute of Technology Rajasthan

Indian Institute of Technology Rajasthan

IIT-Rajasthan_logo The Indian Institute of Technology Rajasthan at IIT Kanpur, forms a part of the league along with eight new IITs proposed by the Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD), Government of India.

This new institute was established by MHRD, Govt.of India in year 2008. The classes for current academic session are currently being held at IIT Kanpur, which has been designated as the mentor IIT for looking after the incubation activities of the new Indian Institute of Technology in Rajasthan. The academic session in IIT Rajasthan has already commenced from August 2008. The institute is likely to be set up at Jodhpur, following the recommendations of a high-power committee headed by Prof Vijay Shankar Vyas.

To start with, a 4-year B.Tech. programme will be offered in three branches, viz., Computer Science and Engineering, Electrical Engineering and Mechanical Engineering with a strength of 40 students in each branch. The curriculum, course structure and syllabus for the first year courses and the fee structure and other rules will be broadly same as in the mentor IIT i.e IIT Kanpur.

The first year classes are proposed to be held at the IIT Kanpur campus and the students admitted will be relocated to the place in Rajasthan where the new IIT will be established.

Established: 2008
Type: Education and Research Institution
Director: Prof. Prem Kumar Kalra
Location: Jodhpur, Rajasthan, India

Academic Programs

IIT Jodhpur currently offers undergraduate programs in three disciplines:

  • Bachelor of Technology in Computer Science and Engineering
  • Bachelor of Technology in Electrical Engineering
  • Bachelor of Technology in Mechanical Engineering

Contact Us:

Prof. Prem K. Kalra
IIT Rajasthan,
III Floor, Helicopter Building,
IIT Kanpur Campus,

E-mail: and
Phone: 0512 259 6244/6245
Fax: 0512 259 6244

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