About IIT Hyderabad

IIT Hyderabad is one among the 2nd generation of IITs started by the Govt. of India. Today IITH offers 9 B.Tech programs, 16 M.Tech programs, 3 M.Sc programs, 5 M.Phil programs, 1 M.Des program and Ph.D. programs in all branches of engineering, science, liberal arts and design. The very foundation of IIT Hyderabad is based on research and innovation. The vibrant research culture is evident from the number of patents and publications that IITH has. At IITH students are given with a plethora of choices, which they diligently choose with the help of a faculty advisor. Courses that last for a semester are almost a foregone story at IITH. From 14-15 academic year onwards all B.Tech programs started offering courses that are of smaller credits; called the fractal academics; very carefully designed to keep the enthusiasm of the students and to keep them in pace with the state of the art from 1st semester till 8th semester. IITH in the past couple of years has been highly successful in building tie-ups with leading academic institutions around the globe. IITH enjoys a very special relationship with Japanese Universities and Industries that goes beyond academic and research collaborations. In fact, some of the iconic buildings in IITH campus will carry the signature of Japanese architecture. IITH is creating a unique holistic educational ecosystem that offers interactive learning, a highly, flexible academic structure, cutting-edge research, strong industry collaboration, and entrepreneurship. It is providing an environment wherein students and faculty are not afraid to translate their dreams into realities.

Civil Engineering Department Building

GIAN Course on Design of Anchorages in Concrete Construction and their Role in Structural Strengthening

Research is a culture among the faculty and students of IITH. This is evident from the 25 research projects ranging from Rs 18 lakhs to Rs 18 crores that are ongoing at IITH. On top of the gamut of sponsored projects from various funding agencies, IITH has active collaboration with industry as well. To name a few, the faculty members are interacting closely with Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories, Tojym Steel, Delphi, Neyveli Lignite Corporation, BHEL, DRDO and KDDI Japan. IITH also has an innovative academic program where the students are offered fractional credits and the first semester undergraduates are allowed to do a project of their choice. Many more innovations in the academic front are in the offing. IITH always strives to offer an innovative environment where one is not afraid to experiment with high-risk ideas.

First Annual Convocation Day