The Vision is to attain global level of excellence in education and to create a sustainable and equitable society through innovative research in science and technology.
Indian Institute of Technology (IIT Roorkee) is seventh Indian Institute of Technology, was established by James Thomason as Thomason College of Civil Engineering in 1847. In 1949, It became a university and was remained the University of Roorkee till 2001. It was converted into IIT in 2001 by an act of Government of India and an ordinance is now converted into the act by parliament to make IIT, Roorkee an Institution of National Importance. It has 21 academic departments covering engineering, applied sciences, humanities & social sciences academic centers, 3 centers of excellence and some supporting units. The Institute offers various UG, PG, Integrated and Ph.D. Courses in Engineering, Management, Science, and Architecture. IIT Roorkee Admission for all courses is based on National Entrance exams such as JEE Advanced, GATE, IIT JAM or NATA.
1. IIT Roorkee retains #6 Rank in NIRF Rankings 2018 by HRD Ministry.
2. IIT Roorkee in World’s Top 250 in Engineering & Technology and tied at 3rd position at National Level in THE World University Subject Ranking 2019.
3. IIT Roorkee rank improves by 50 places in QS World University Rankings 2019.
4. IIT Roorkee Architecture Department ranked #1 in India Today Best Architecture College Survey.