Indian Institute of Technology Madras Rankings

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In the World#641 of 14178
In Asia#108 of 5833
In India#4 of 876
In Tamil Nadu#1 of 53
In Chennai#1 of 25
In Materials science#158 of 6,169

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
2%
Enrollment
12,500
Type
Non-profit
Funding
Public-private
partnership
Highest Degree
Doctorate
Languages
English

Publications & Citations

Publications
34,074
Citations
534,786

Indian Institute of Technology Madras majors

by publication count

Materials science
9,812
Chemistry
5,791
Computer science
4,962
Mathematics
3,227
Engineering
2,925
Physics
2,490
Environmental science
741
Biology
598
Geology
530
Medicine
356
Business
328
Economics
204
Psychology
149
Geography
108
Sociology
65
Political science
57
History
22
Philosophy
11
Art
6

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
Materials science180167,514
Engineering21947,127
Mathematics39343,854
Computer science48448,380
Chemistry51394,145
Physics60330,024
Environmental science6309,983
Business7716,156
Geology9103,106
Economics11662,414
Biology151512,156
Geography1631675
Sociology1661569
Political science1789233
Medicine19014,122
Psychology19202,518
History192716
Art202310
Philosophy22657

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
1990213891
19912511060
19922711049
19933111203
19943191332
19953381365
19963331614
19973281653
19982911793
19992662098
20002652380
20012682748
20022753082
20033503645
20043994493
20055575357
20067137108
20078018704
200898211048
2009106114061
2010121516874
2011124321695
2012130624857
2013146529207
2014172733912
2015185535873
2016200337649
2017220840570
2018242341102
2019290650149
2020264057294

Acceptance rate & Admissions

Acceptance Rate2%
Admissions RequirementsBTech: 12th year senior secondary/intermediate examination or recognized foreign equivalent, and all Indian Competitive Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) conducted by the 6 Institutes of Technology (IITs). MTech/MS: BE/BTech with GATE. PhD: ME/MTech/MSc with a National level test
Academic CalendarJuly to May (July - November; January-May)
Enrollment12,500
Full time employee550
Student:staff ratio23:1

Tuition

UndergraduateGraduate
Local students$1,750$1,750
International students$1,750$1,750

Indian Institute of Technology Madras has financial aid programs and on-campus housing.

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsAssociate's degreeBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoral
Design | Arts | Humanities++
Business | Politics | Social Sciences++
Languages | Culture | Linguistics
Nursing | Health | Pharmacy | Medicine
Engineering | IT+++
Maths | Natural Sciences+++
Bachelor's DegreeEngineering
Master's DegreeChemistry, Engineering, Management, Mathematics, Physics
Doctor of PhilosophyEngineering, Natural Sciences

General info

Alternative namesIITM
भारतीय प्रौद्योगिकी संस्थान मद्रास
Founded1959
WikipediaIndian Institute of Technology Madras
AccreditationDepartment of Higher Education, Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD)
MottoThe Nature of Success is Hard Work
Colorsmaroon, gold
Academic structureDepartment of Aerospace Engineering
Department of Applied Mechanics
Department of Biotechnology
Department of Chemical Engineering
Department of Civil Engineering
Department of Computer Science and Engineering
Department of Electrical Engineering
Department of Engineering Design
Department of Mechanical Engineering
Department of Metallurgical and Materials Engineering
Department of Ocean Engineering
Department of Chemistry
Department of Mathematics
Department of Physics
Department of Humanities and Social Sciences
Department of Management Studies
Affiliations and membershipsAssociation of Indian Universities (AIU)

Location and Contacts

AddressBeside Adyar Cancer Institute, Opposite to C.L.R.I, Sardar Patel Road, Adyar
Chennai, Tamil Nadu, 600 036
India
City population10,265,000
Phone+91 (44) 2257 8000
Fax+91 (44) 2257 0509

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