Indian Institute of Technology (IITs)
Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Madras is a residential institute with nearly 550 faculty, 8000 students and 1250 administrative & supporting staff. 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. In 2014-15, around 1200 research publications were made my faculty and fellows at IIT Madras in refereed journals. Additionally, till 2016, 182 national and international patents have been granted at the institute.