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Indian Institute of Technology Madras (IITM)

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Indian Institute of Technology Madras, Chennai India

Ranking

# =227QS World University Rankings

About Indian Institute of Technology Madras (IITM)

Indian Institute of Technology Madras, is one among the foremost institutes of national importance in higher technological education, basic and applied research. In 1956, the German Government offered technical assistance for establishing an institute of higher education in engineering in India. The first Indo-German agreement in Bonn, West Germany for the establishment of the Indian Institute of Technology at Madras was signed in 1959. IIT Madras is a residential institute with nearly 540 faculty, 8400 students and 700 administrative & supporting staff and is a self-contained campus located in a beautiful wooded land of about 250 hectares. It has established itself as a premier centre for teaching, research and industrial consultancy in the country. The Institute has sixteen academic departments and a few advanced research centres in various disciplines of engineering and pure sciences, with nearly 100 laboratories organised in a unique pattern of functioning. A faculty of international repute, a brilliant student community, excellent technical & supporting staff and an effective administration have all contributed to the pre-eminent status of IIT Madras. The campus is located in the city of Chennai, previously known as Madras. Chennai is the state capital of Tamilnadu, a southern state in India.

About Indian Institute of Technology Madras (IITM)

Indian Institute of Technology Madras, is one among the foremost institutes of national importance in higher technological education, basic and applied research. In 1956, the German Government offered technical assistance for establishing an institute of higher education in engineering in India. The first Indo-German agreement in Bonn, West Germany for the establishment of the Indian Institute of Technology at Madras was signed in 1959. IIT Madras is a residential institute with nearly 540 faculty, 8400 students and 700 administrative & supporting staff and is a self-contained campus located in a beautiful wooded land of about 250 hectares. It has established itself as a premier centre for teaching, research and industrial consultancy in the country. The Institute has sixteen academic departments and a few advanced research centres in various disciplines of engineering and pure sciences, with nearly 100 laboratories organised in a unique pattern of functioning. A faculty of international repute, a brilliant student community, excellent technical & supporting staff and an effective administration have all contributed to the pre-eminent status of IIT Madras. The campus is located in the city of Chennai, previously known as Madras. Chennai is the state capital of Tamilnadu, a southern state in India.

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Rankings & ratings

Indian Institute of Technology Madras (IITM) is one of the top public universities in Chennai, India. It is ranked #=227 in QS World University Rankings 2025.

QS World University Rankings

  • 2012
    #312
  • 2014
    #=313
  • 2015
    #=322
  • 2016
    #=254
  • 2017
    #=249
  • 2018
    #=264
  • 2019
    #=264
  • 2020
    #271
  • 2021
    #275
  • 2022
    #=255
  • 2023
    #250
  • 2024
    #=285
  • 2025
    #=227

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