IITs in India are popularly known as Indian Institute of Technologies. These are autonomous institutions for higher education in the country.  At present, there are 23 IIT Colleges in India operating from different parts of the country. Each of these 23 institutions is linked to the others through common IIT Council.

Admission to IITs:

IIT admission in the country is highly competitive as many students apply for a few seats. To get an admission to a UG course in an IIT in India, applicants must have completed their higher secondary. They must have completed their higher secondary with mathematics, science and chemistry papers.

For candidates applying for PG courses, they must have completed their technical degree with high scores. IIT entrance exam called as Joint Entrance Exam or JEE Advanced is the test for admission to B. Tech courses. In the case of PG admission in IITs in India, GATE Score is considered. Continuous practice and dedicated preparation are the keys to crack these examinations.

List of IITs in India:

Sl. No.Name of the InstituteShort NameFounding yearYear of establishmentState/Union Territory
1.IIT KharagpurIITKGP19511951West Bengal
2.IIT BombayIITB19581958Maharashtra
3.IIT KanpurIITK19591959Uttar Pradesh
4.IIT MadrasIITM19591959Tamil Nadu
5.IIT DelhiIITD19611963Delhi
6.IIT GuwahatiIITG19941994Assam
7.IIT RoorkeeIITR18472001Uttrakhand
8.IIT BhubaneswarIITBBS20162016Odisha
9.IIT HyderabadIITH20162016Telengana
10.IIT JodhpurIITJ20162016Rajasthan
11.IIT PatnaIITP20162016Bihar
12.IIT RoparIITRPR20162016Punjab
13.IIT IndoreIITI20162016Madhya Pradesh
14.IIT GandhinagarIITGN20162016Gujarat
15.IIT MandiIIT Mandi20162016Himachal Pradesh
16.IIT BHU, VaranasiIIT BHU19192016Uttar Pradesh
17.IIT PalakkadIIT PKD20162016Kerala
18.IIT TirupatiIITTP20162016Andhra Pradesh
19.IIT Dhanbad, ISM DhanbadIIT (ISM)19262016Jharkhand
20.IIT BhilaiIITC20162016Chhattisgarh
21.IIT GoaIIT Goa20162016Goa
22.IIT Jammu20162016Jammu & Kashmir
23.IIT DharwadIITDH20162016Karnataka