List of IIT’s and NIT’s

The 1961 act lists seven institutes, which are, in order of establishment, IIT Kharagpur in Kharagpur (1950; as IIT 1951), IIT Bombay in Mumbai (1958), IIT Madras in Chennai (1959), IIT Kanpur in Kanpur (1959), IIT Delhi in New Delhi (1961; as IIT 1963), IIT Guwahati in Guwahati (1994) and IIT Roorkee in Roorkee (1847; as IIT 2001).

In addition to the seven IITs, the Institutes of Technology (Amendment) Act, 2010 seeks to add nine new institutes to the list. Of these, eight are new institutes, in order of establishment, IIT Ropar in Rupnagar (2008), IIT Bhubaneswar in Bhubaneswar (2008), IIT Gandhinagar in Gandhinagar (2008), IIT Hyderabad in Hyderabad (2008), IIT Patna in Patna (2008), IIT Rajasthan in Rajasthan (2008), IIT Mandi in Mandi (2009) and IIT Indore in Indore (2009). These IITs are registered as societies and are in various stages of consolidation and development. The ninth is Institute of Technology, Banaras Hindu University (IT-BHU), which is currently a faculty under the administration of Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, which is to be named "Indian Institute of Technology (Banaras Hindu University), Varanasi", which is to be abbreviated IIT-BHU. The bill was approved by the Indian Cabinet in February 25, 2011, and the LokSabha passed the bill on March 24, 2011. It is still to be adopted by the RajyaSabha.

The IITs are located in
Name Short Name Established City/Town State/UT
Current IITs
IIT Kharagpur IITKGP 1951 Kharagpur West Bengal
IIT Bombay IITB 1958 Mumbai Maharashtra
IIT Madras IITM 1959 Chennai Tamil nadu
IIT Kanpur IITK 1959 Kanpur Uttar Pradesh
IIT Delhi IITD 1961 (1963#) New Delhi New Delhi
IIT Guvahati IITG 1994 Guvahati Assam
IIT Roorkee IITR 1847 (2011#) Roorkee Uttarakhand



The IITs are located in
Name Short Name Established City/Town State/UT
IIT Ropar IITRPR 2008 Rupnagar Punjab
IIT Bhubaneswar IITBBS 2008 Bhubaneswar Orrisa
IIT Hyderabad IITH 2008 Hyderabad Andhra Pradesh
IIT Gandhinagar IITGH 2008 Gandhinagar Gujarat
IIT Patna IITP 2008 Patna Bihar
IIT Rajasthan IITJ 2008 Jothpur Rajasthan
IIT Mandi IITMandi 2009 Mandi Himachal Pradesh
IIT Indore IITI 2009 Indore Madhya Pradesh
IIT (BHU) Varanasi IITBHU 1916(2011#) Varanasi Uttar Pradesh



List of NITs:

  • National Institute of Technology, Agartala
  • Motilal Nehru National Institute of Technology, Allahabad
  • Maulana Azad National Institute of Technology, Bhopal
  • National Institute of Technology, Calicut
  • National Institute of Technology, Durgapur
  • National Institute of Technology, Hamirpur
  • Malaviya National Institute of Technology, Jaipur
  • National Institute of Technology, Jalandhar
  • National Institute of Technology, Jamshedpur
  • National Institute of Technology, Kurukshetra
  • Visvesvaraya National Institute of Technology, Nagpur
  • National Institute of Technology, Patna
  • National Institute of Technology, Raipur
  • National Institute of Technology, Rourkela
  • National Institute of Technology, Silchar
  • National Institute of Technology, Srinagar
  • S V National Institute of Technology, Surat
  • National Institute of Technology Karnataka, Surathkal
  • National Institute of Technology, Tiruchirapalli
  • National Institute of Technology, Warangal
  • National Institute of Technology, Arunachal Pradesh (Yupia)
  • National Institute of Technology Sikkim
  • National Institute of Technology, Goa
  • National Institute of Technology, Meghalaya
  • National Institute of Technology, Nagaland
  • National Institute of Technology, Manipur
  • National Institute of Technology Mizoram
  • National Institute of Technology Uttarakhand
  • National Institute of Technology, Delhi
  • National Institute of Technology, Puducherry