Undergraduate Programmes

The Institute offers the following eleven undergraduate programmes leading to B . Arch . and B.Tech. degrees, which are of 5 and 4 years duration, respectively.

Sl. No  Academic Department Programmes
1  Architecture & Planning  B.Arch. Architecture
2  Biotechnology  B. Tech. Biotechnology
3  Chemical Engineering  B. Tech. Chemical Engineering
4  Civil Engineering  B. Tech. Civil Engineering
5  Electrical Engineering  B. Tech. Electrical Engineering
6  Electronics & Communcation Engineering  B. Tech. Electronics & Communication Engineering
7 Computer Science and Engineering B. Tech. Computer Science & Engineering
8  Mechanical & Industrial Engineering  B. Tech. Mechanical Engineering
B. Tech. Production & Industrial Engineering
9  Metallurgical & Materials Engineering  B. Tech. Metallurgical & Materials Engineering
10  Paper Technology B. Tech. Pulp & Paper Engineering*
11 Polymer and Process Engineering B.Tech. Polymer Science & Technology
12 Physics B.Tech. Engineering Physics

Integrated Dual Degree

The Institute offers the Integrated Dual Degree programmes (5 years duration). Admissions are offered through the Joint Entrance Examination(JEE) and students are awarded both B.Tech. and M.Tech./ M.B.A. degrees after completion of 5 years. These programme are in the following desciplines:

Sl. No  Academic Department Programmes
1  Chemical Engineering  B.Tech. (Chemical Engineering) and M.Tech. (Hydrocarbon Engineering)*
2  Electrical Engineering  B.Tech. (Electrical Engineering) and M.Tech. (Power Electronics)*
3 Computer Science and Engineering  B.Tech. (Computer Science and Engineering) and M.Tech.(Information Technology)*
4  Electronics & Communication Engineering  B.Tech. (Electronics & Communication Engineering) and M.Tech. (Wireless Communication)*
5 Polymer and Process Engineering B.Tech. (Process Engineering) and M.B.A.

Integrated Master of Technology

Sl. No  Academic Department Programmes
1  Earth Sciences  M.Tech. (Geophysical Technology)
2  Earth Sciences  M.Tech. (Geological Technology)
3 Polymer & Process Engineering  M.Tech. (Polymer Science & Technology)*

Integrated Master of Science

Sl. No  Academic Department Programmes
1  Mathematics  M.Sc. (Applied Mathematics)
2  Physics  M.Sc. (Physics)
3 Chemistry  M.Sc. (Chemistry)*

Post Graduate Programs

The predecessor of the IIT Roorkee, the University of Roorkee, pioneered postgraduate programmes in engineering and technology, way back in 1955.

Admission to PG programmes is offered on the basis of GATE score and/or on the basis of the written test and interview. Non Resident Indians ( NRI ) and foreign nationals are also admitted to PG programmes. Sponsored candidates, including those through Quality Improvement Programme (QIP), form another channel for admission to these programmes. IIT Roorkee is the only institution in the country which has special PG programmes in Earthquake Engineering, Water Resources Development & Management, Hydrology, Welding Engineering, Alternate Hydro Energy Systems and Pulp & Paper Engineering.

PG Programmes in Engineering and Architecture  – M.Tech./M.Arch. & M.U.R.P.

Sl.No  Academic Department  Programmes
1 Architecture & Planning M.Arch. , M.U.R.P.
2  Alternate Hydro Energy Centre Alternate Hydro Energy Systems
Environment Management of Rivers and Lakes
3 Chemical Engineering Computer Aided Process Plant Design
Industrial Pollution Abatement
Industrial Safety & Hazard Management*
4 Civil Engineering Building Science & Technology*
Environmental Engineering
Geotechnical Engineering (with
Diversification in Rock Mechanics)
Hydraulics Engineering
Geomatics Engineering
Structural Engineering (with
Diversification in Bridge Engineering)
Transportation Engineering (with
Diversification in Traffic Engineering)
5 Computer Sc. & Engg. Computer Science & Engg.
6 Centre for Transportation Systems M.Tech. (Infrastructure Systems)
7 Centre of Excellence in Disaster Mitigation & Management Disaster Mitigation & Management
8 Centre for Nanotechnology Nanotechnology
9 Earthquake Engineering Soil Dynamics
Structural Dynamics
Seismic Vulnerability and Risk Assessment
10 Electrical Engineering Instrumentation & Signal  Electric Drives & Power Electronics
Power System Engineering
Systems and Control
11 Electronics & Communication Engineering Communication Systems
RF and Microwave Engineering
Microelectronics & VLSI Tech.
12  Hydrology Surface Water Hydrology
Ground Water Hydrology
Watershed Management
13 Mechanical & Industrial Engineering Machine Design Engineering Production & Industrial Systems Engg.
Thermal Engineering
Welding Engineering
CAD, CAM & Robotics
14 Metallurgical & Materials Engg. Industrial Metallurgy
Materials Engineering
15 Paper Technology Pulp & Paper Engineering
Packaging Technology
16 Water Resources Development & Management Irrigation Water Management
Water Resources Development

P.G. Diploma (For Sponsored Candidates)

Sl. No Academic Department Programme
1  Hydrology  Hydrology
2  Water Resources Development & Management Irrigation Water Management
Water Resources Development

PG Programmes in Sciences, Management and Computer Applications 

M.Tech.

Sl. No Academic Department Specialisation
1  Chemistry Advanced Methods of Chemical Analysis
2 Earth Sciences Geological Technology
Geophysical Technology
3  Physics Solid State Electronic Materials

M.Sc

Sl. No Academic Department Programmes
1  Biotechnology  Biotechnology
2  Chemistry  Chemistry
3  Earth Sciences  Applied Geology
4  Mathematics Applied Mathematics*
Industrial Mathematics & Informatics*
Mathematics
5 Physics Physics
Sl. No Academic Department Programmes
1 Management Studies Master of Business Administration (MBA)
2 Interdisciplinary Master of Computer Applications (MCA)*

Doctoral Programmes

Research programmes leading to the degree of Doctor of Philosophy ( Ph.D. ) are available in all academic departments of the Institute. While 159 new candidates were admitted to Ph.D. programmes, a total of 1574 candidates are working for their Ph.D. degree in the session 2014-15. The Ph.D. thesis is evaluated by the supervisor(s) and by three external examiners, two Indian and one abroad. If the examiners recommend acceptance of the thesis, a viva voce examination of the candidate is arranged at Roorkee. The recommendations of the Board of Examiners are considered by the Senate , which approves the award of Ph.D. degree to the candidate

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