The Vision is to be a leader in science and technology education, knowledge creation and innovation, in an India marching towards a just, inclusive and sustainable society.
The laying of the foundation stone at Kamand, the site for the permanent campus of IIT Mandi, took place on 24th February 2009. The IIT Mandi Cell was set up at the IIT Roorkee on 18th March 2009, to steer the activities of the IIT Mandi. It was registered as a society in Uttarakhand, on 20th June 2009. The admission of the First batch of students of IIT Mandi took place in July 2009 and their classes were conducted from 27th July 2009, onwards. Staying arrangement for IIT Mandi students was made in student hostels, Rajendra Bhawan (Boys) and Kasturba Bhawan (Girls).
An MoU was signed, for Creation of Virtual Class Rooms at IIT Mandi over National Knowledge Network (NKN), between IIT Mandi, National Informatics Centre (NIC) and National Informatics Center Services Incorporated ( NICSI).
1. IIT Mandi was ranked 28 among engineering colleges in India by the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) in 2018.
2. IIT Mandi Placements Cell has been rigorous in terms of providing best opportunities to the deserving candidates.
3. IIT Mandi has collaboration program with many foreign universities. Students from WPI, USA come at IIT Mandi to work with IIT Mandi students on 'Interdisciplinary Socio-technical Practicum (ISTP)'.