Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee, Roorkee

The Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee, formerly the University of Roorkee, is a public institution of higher learning located in Roorkee, Uttarakhand, India.

The history of the Institute goes back to 1847 when a College of Civil Engineers was established at Roorkee in British India by the then lieutant governor, Sir James Thomason. It was renamed as Thomason College of Civil Engineering in 1853 and was given university status in 1949. In 2001, the University of Roorkee was converted into an Indian Institutes of Technology (IIT) by an act of Parliament, thus becoming the seventh IIT created in independent India.The Institute has, thus, a rich heritage, healthy traditions, and long experience in imparting technical education.
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  • We Engineering graduates of 1978 met for our Ruby reunion meet and saw the changes in IIT campus as compared to campus in 1978. It has awesome Thomosan main building one must visit the campus if one v...  more »
  • One of the best campus you can find in India. Situated at the foothills of Himalayas and in the banks of Ganga, it always gives a nostalgic feeling whenever I visit this place. My alma maters  more »
  • IIT Roorkee provides better opportunities to students for their bright future. The campus has excellent infrastructure. Events are conducted very well like cultural programs, social services. Management not only focus on studies also on extra-curricular activities.
  • Never Been There.. But Heard That It's So Good.. Neat And Clean And Programs Conducted Are Great🔥✌
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