IIT Gandhinagar


IIT Gandhinagar offers a unique undergraduate and graduate education experience in India with unmatched innovations in curriculum. We take pride in our student-centric philosophy resulting in a safe, nurturing, and empowering environment for students. The institute promotes critical thinking and an appreciation of the interdisciplinary character of knowledge, with an emphasis on the liberal arts, project oriented learning, compulsory courses in design and the life sciences, diversity and globalization. The five-week Foundation Programme for all new undergraduate students was recognized with the World Education Award 2013 by the World Education Summit for innovations in engineering education. Over 40% of our students undergo a study abroad experience during their academic career with us. We are committed to promoting excellence in science, technology, as well as the humanities and social sciences and to the development of rounded and nuanced minds.


Indian Institute of Technology Gandhinagar (IIT Gandhinagar) was established in 2008 as one of the eight new Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) set up by the Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India. It was created with the goal of providing world-class education and fostering innovation and research in the fields of technology, engineering, and sciences. IIT Gandhinagar has been modeled on the lines of the existing IITs, with a similar curriculum and pedagogy. It started functioning in 2008 in its temporary campus, which is located at the Vishwakarma Government Engineering College in Chandkheda. The Permanent campus of IIT Gandhinagar was inaugurated on 3rd October 2008.


The Indian Institute of Technology Gandhinagar (IIT Gandhinagar) campus is located in the city of Gandhinagar, Gujarat, India. The campus is spread over an area of around 800 acres and is known for its unique architectural design, which is inspired by the traditional architectural style of Gujarat. The campus is designed to be eco-friendly and energy-efficient, with a focus on sustainability. The academic complex includes state-of-the-art classrooms, laboratories, workshops, and computer centers. There are also a number of research centers and facilities on campus, including a Central Instrumentation Facility, a Materials Science and Engineering Laboratory, and a Center for Climate Change and Sustainability. The campus also offers various sports and recreational facilities, including a swimming pool, gym, and indoor sports facilities. A guest house and hostel facilities are also available for students, faculty and staff.


The Indian Institute of Technology Gandhinagar (IIT Gandhinagar) has a strong placement record, with many of its graduates going on to secure high-paying jobs in leading companies and organizations. The placement process at IIT Gandhinagar is handled by the Institute's Training and Placement Cell, which works closely with companies to organize recruitment drives, pre-placement talks, and other events.

Top recruiters of IIT Gandhinagar include major companies from various sectors such as technology, consulting, finance, and research. Many students get placed in reputed firms such as Microsoft, Google, Goldman Sachs, Amazon, Samsung, and many more. The highest package offered in recent years is around INR 1.5 crores. The average salary packages are also quite high, with many students receiving offers in the range of INR 15-20 LPA. The placement process starts in the month of August and continues till the end of December.

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