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IIT Roorkee

The University of Roorkee was established in the year of 1847. It was the time when the British were ruling the country. India was in full control of the British, during that period, when the First Engineering College was set up. After 7 years of its establishment the university was renamed "The Thomason College of Civil Engineering". When India got freedom the institution was given its status as IIT Roorkee University in the year 1949. Today, the university is playing a crucial role in imparting advanced technical education to aspirants.

Not only across India, but the IIT Roorkee University is known among the best institutions across the world. The first Prime Minister of India Jawahar Lal Nehru confronted the charter in 1949 for the college as the First Engineering University of Independent India. The purpose was to prepare young boys for excellence in the field of engineering

In the year 2001, the University turned into an Indian Institute of Technology by presenting a Bill in the parliament. The IIT Roorkee institution includes 18 departments of study - applied sciences, humanities, engineering, social sciences and management programs.

IIT Roorkee University provides a wide variety of programs. These include 7 undergraduate programs, 3 integrated M.Tech, 61 PG programs, 5 integrated dual degree, 3 integrated M.Sc., and many others.

Affiliation of the institution is not only in India, but it is collaborated with foreign institutions too. More than fifty country's students get enrolled into the IIT Roorkee for long-term and short-term training programs. Residential education is also available in the institution.

There are 16 hostels within the campus area. Three of them are occupied by girls. These hostels allow accommodation facilities to graduates, undergraduates and those who are completing their doctoral studies.

University Contact Information

The contact details of IIT Roorkee are as follows.

State: Uttarakhand
Phone:+91-1332-272349, 274860
Fax:+91-1332-273560
University website:www.iitr.ac.in

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