IIT Madras



Institute NameIndian Institute of Technology, Madras
Also Known AsIITM
Institute TypeGovernment
Establishment year1959
LocationChennai, Tamil Nadu
CoursesUG, PG & PhD


  • Aerospace Engineering
  • Applied Mechanics
  • Biotechnology
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Chemistry
  • Civil Engineering
  • Computer Science and Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Engineering Design
  • Humanities and Social Sciences
  • Management Studies
  • Mathematics
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Medical Science and Technology
  • Metallurgical and Materials Engineering
  • Ocean Engineering
  • Physics

UG Courses

  • BTech Aerospace Engineering
  • BTech Chemical Engineering
  • BTech Civil Engineering
  • BTech Computer Science and Engineering
  • BTech Electrical Engineering
  • BTech Engineering Physics
  • BTech Biological Engineering
  • BTech Mechanical Engineering
  • BTech Metallurgical and Materials Engineering
  • BTech Naval Architecture and Ocean Engineering
  • BTech + MTech (Dual Degree) Aerospace Engineering
  • BTech + MTech (Dual Degree) Engineering Design
  • BSc+MSc (Dual Degree) Physics
  • BSc Biological Science (4 Years)
  • Online BSc Degree Program in Programming and Data Science

PG Courses

Aerospace Engineering

  • Aerospace Engineering

Applied Mechanics

  • MTech Computational and Experimental Mechanics
  • MTech Biomedical Engineering
  • MTech Clinical Engineering (Interdisciplinary programme)


  • MTech Bioprocess Engineering

Chemical Engineering

  • MTech Chemical Engineering
  • MTech Catalysis Technology (Interdisciplinary programme)

Civil Engineering

  • MTech Building Technology and Construction Management
  • MTech Environmental Engineering
  • MTech Geotechnical Engineering
  • MTech Hydraulic and Water Resources Engineering
  • MTech Structural Engineering
  • MTech Transportation Engineering

Computer Science and Engineering

  • MTech Computer Science and Engineering

Electrical Engineering

  • MTech Communications and Signal Processing
  • MTech Power Systems and Power Electronics
  • MTech Microelectronics and VLSI Design
  • MTech Electronic System Design and Instrumentation
  • MTech RF and Photonics
  • MTech Integrated Circuits and Systems
  • MTech Control and Optimization


  • MTech Industrial Mathematics and Scientific Computing

Mechanical Engineering

  • MTech Thermal Engineering
  • MTech Mechanical Design
  • MTech Manufacturing Engineering

Metallurgical and Materials Engineering

  • MTech Metallurgical and Materials Engineering

Ocean Engineering

  • MTech Ocean Structures
  • MTech Ocean Technology
  • MTech Petroleum Engineering


  • MTech Functional Materials and Nanotechnology

Interdisciplinary Programmes (Coordinating Department)

  • MTech Catalysis Technology (Chemical Engineering)
  • MTech Clinical Engineering (Applied Mechanics)
  • MSc Physics
  • MSc Chemistry
  • MSc Mathematics
  • Master of Business Administration (MBA)
  • Executive Master of Business Administration (EMBA)
  • Master of Arts (MA) Development Studies
  • Master of Arts (MA) Economics
  • Master of Arts (MA) English Studies
  • AICTE Sponsored QIP (Quality Improvement Programme sponsored by All India Council for Technical Education)

PhD Courses

  • PhD Aerospace Engineering
  • PhD Applied Mechanics
  • PhD Biotechnology
  • PhD Chemical Engineering
  • PhD Chemistry
  • PhD Civil Engineering
  • PhD Computer Science & Engineering
  • PhD Electrical Engineering
  • PhD Engineering Design
  • PhD Humanities and Social Sciences
  • PhD Management Studies
  • PhD Mathematics
  • PhD Mechanical Engineering
  • PhD Metallurgical & Materials Engineering
  • PhD Ocean Engineering
  • PhD Physics

JDP (Joint Doctoral Degree Programme)

Opportunities exist for candidates to do Joint Ph.D in Engineering & Sciences offered by IIT Madras & National University of Singapore, University of Melbourne, Swinburne University, Australia, National Tsing Hua University, Taiwan, University of Passau, Germany, University of Technology, Sydney, Australia, Curtin University, Australia, University of Duisburg, Germany, Queensland University of Technology, Australia, Deakin University, Australia, RWTH Aachen, Germany, University of Bordeaux, France, Michigan State University, Heidelberg University, Germany, Ecole Centrale De Nantes, France & National Chiago Tung University, Taiwan.

Joint Ph.D programme is also offered by IIT Madras, Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences & Technology, Trivandrum and Christian Medical College, Vellore in the area of Biomedical Devices and Technology.

The major QIP Centres at IITs and IISc offer admission to Ph.D degree programmes in several disciplines.

In addition, institutes recognized as the minor QIP Centres also offer admission to Ph.D degree programmes under QIP in some specific departments.


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