Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi is one of the fifteen IITs created to be in Centres of Excellence for training, research and development in Science, Engineering and Technology in India.
The campus is of 325 acres located in Hauz Khas, South Delhi and is surrounded by the beautiful Hauz Khas area and monuments such as Qutub Minar and Lotus temple. The inside of the campus resembles a city with gardens, lawns, residential complexes and wide roads. The campus has its own water supply and backup electricity supply along with shopping complexes to cater the daily needs of residents.
Since its inception, over 35,000 have graduated from IIT Delhi in various disciplines including Engineering, Physical Sciences, Management & Humanities and Social Sciences. Of these the number of students who graduated with BTech degree is over 11,970. These alumni today work as Scientists, Technologists, Business Managers and Entrepreneurs. There are several other alumni who have moved away from their original disciplines and have taken Administrative Services, active Politics or are with NGO’s. In doing so, they have contributed significantly to the building of this nation, and to industrialisation around the world