Indian Institute of Technology Tirupati is the first among the 3rd generation IITs, announced in 2014, to have the foundation stone laid in March 2015. This new IIT starts functioning on a temporary campus in Tirupati from the academic year of 2015-16. IIT Tirupati is starting with the full support of it’s mentoring institute, IIT Madras.
IIT Tirupati plans to offer academic programs to produce outstanding Engineers, Technologists and Scientists who are capable of addressing the societal needs to enhance the quality of life of people. This is possible with focused academic programs imparting relevant knowledge and skills. Since engineering is applied science, more emphasis would be laid on theoretical knowledge and practice oriented laboratories. Programs are being planned to nurture innovation and creativity, teamwork, communication skills, ethics and societal interaction. With the objective of creating technologists who are conscious of social, environmental and sustainable issues, courses in humanities and social sciences will be given due importance in the curriculum.
IIT Tirupati is offering the following Bachelor of Technology programmes with an intake of 30 students in each programme:
Other branches and postgraduate programs will be started in the subsequent years.
The credit based curriculum for 8 semesters will be followed. Each course is evaluated on a 10 point grading system with letter grades. The Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) is calculated at the end of each semester.
Some of the best teachers who are currently teaching at IIT Madras or earlier taught at various IITs are teaching the courses at IIT Tirupati.
Admission Process and Eligibility:
Admission is done through the Indian Institute of Technology Joint Entrance Examination (IIT-JEE), and students are admitted after completing 10+2 schooling.
Indian Institute of Technology Tirupati
Tirupati – Renigunta Road, Settipalli Post,
Tirupati – 517 506, Chittoor District, A.P.