IIT - Dream High
The Indian Institutes of Technology (collectively the IITs) are institutes of national excellence. At the moment, there are 7 IITs in Mumbai, Kanpur, Delhi, Kharagpur, Chennai, Roorkee and Guwahati, with a couple other in the pipeline. Historically, the IITs have been a hub of academic excellence, often attracting the brightest students from all over India. IITCampuses are sprawling, averaging around a thousand acres of greenery and home to about 400 faculty and 4000 students. Today, the IITs continue to be a hub of excellence, serving both the society and industry with innovative solutions for current problems.
Why Study in IIT?
The IITs have been attracting the best minds - both from India and abroad. Students have access to world class facilities and are up to date with emerging trends and streams of thought. Apart from making you tech savvy, IIT also encourages the entrepreneurial streak in you, going so far as to even incubate your idea! The campuses are often witness to expert talks and workshops visits by industry/academia experts, artistes, etc. A vibrant campus life, diverse curriculum and a plethora of opportunities, the IITs are a dream destination for students all across India!
IITians who made India Proud
Sundar Pichai is an Indian businessman and a Senior Vice President at Google, where he oversees Android, Chrome, and Google Apps.
Born in Tamil Nadu, he did his early schooling at Padma Seshadri Bala Bhavan in Chennai. He earned his Bachelor of Engineering degree from IIT Kharagpur in Metallurgical Engineering.He holds an M.S. from Stanford University and an MBA from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, where he was named a Siebel Scholar and a Palmer Scholar.
Chetan Bhagat is an Indian writer, known for his bestselling English Language Novels about young urban middle-class Indians. Chetan is an Engineer from IIT Delhi and has an MBA from IIM Ahmedabad.
Deepinder Goyal is the Founder and CEO of Zomato. Prior to starting Zomato, Deepinder worked as a management consultant with Bain and Company in New Delhi. It was at Bain that Deepinder conceived the idea of an online restaurant information service after seeing the demand for menu cards among his colleagues. He left Bain in 2008 to start Zomato (then foodiebay) out of his apartment and has since overseen strategy and product development. Deepinder graduated with a Mathematics and Computing degree from IIT Delhi in 2005 and hails from Muktsar in Punjab.
Sachin Bansal is an Indian Software engineer and Internet entrepreneur, known for co-founding India’s largest e-commerce platform Flipkart. Sachin is from Chandigarh and has graduated from the Indian Institute of Technology Delhi with a degree in computer engineering.
N.R. Narayan Murthy
In the year 1981 N.R. Narayan Murthy co-founded Infosys which now is one of India’s leading MNC that is not only famous in India but all across the globe. Murthy had studied electrical engineering from the University of Mysore and then did M.Tech from IIT Kanpur.