The IIT Madras is an engineering university located in Adyar, the southern part of Chennai city (formerly Madras), in Southern India. Founded in 1959 with technical and financial assistance from the Government of former West Germany, IIT Madras was third among currently seven Indian Institutes of Technology established by the Government of India, through an Act of Parliament, to provide world class education and research facilities in engineering and technology.
The IITM is a residential institute located on a 2.5 km² campus that was formerly part of the adjoining Guindy National Park. The institute consists of nearly 460 faculty, 4500 students and 1250 administrative & supporting staff. IIT Madras has fifteen academic departments as well as advanced research centers in various disciplines of engineering and pure sciences, with nearly 100 laboratories.
To find out more, please visit www.iitm.ac.in