(IIT Indore) : Indian Institute of Technology Indore
In keeping with India's vision to become a world leader in
Science and Technology and to usher in a new revolution, resulting in an
unprecedented economic growth, Government of India reassessed the need of
technical manpower and decided to set up eight new IITs. Six of them started
functioning back from the academic year 2008-09. These were established at
Hyderabad, Gandhinagar, Rajasthan, Ropar, Patna and Bhubaneswar. IIT Indore and
IIT Mandi started functioning from July 2009.
Indian Institute of Technology Indore located in Madhya
Pradesh, known as IIT Indore or IITI, is an institute of national importance
established by the Government of India in 2009. It is one of the eight new IITs,
started by the Ministry of Human Resource Development (India), Government of
India. The institution started functioning from 2009-10 in a temporary campus at
Institute of Engineering and Technology of Devi Ahilyabai University under
mentorship of IIT Bombay. Shri Arjun Singh, the then Union HRD minister, laid
the foundation of the permanent campus, spread over an area of around 510-acre
(2.1 km2), on 17th February 2009 at Simrol, a location on Khandwa Road about 25
km from the city of Indore.
Since , February 2016, IIT Indore has started functioning
from its permanent campus. All the Administrative Offices, Material Management
Section, Finance and Account Section, The School of Basic Sciences, The School
of Humanities and Social Sciences, The School of Engineering, Basic Science Labs
and Engineering Labs are all established in this campus. The Central Library is
also situated in this campus.
The Academic office is responsible for all the academic
affairs of the students of the Institute. There is a Dean of Academic Affairs,
an Associate Dean (Academic), a Deputy Registrar and two Deputy Manager in this
office besides some contractual employees.
Indian Institute of Technology Indore, Khandwa Road, Simrol
Tel: +91 731 2438 917