I’m pretty sure that it is not needed to mention what IITs are, right? Well. IITs (Indian Institute of Technology) are India’s premier autonomous public institutes for higher education which are governed by the Institutes of Technology Act, 1961. The act declares the IITs as institutions of national importance.
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Earlier, there were only 7 IIT colleges in India but in the recent past, the Indian government has taken major steps to start a few new IITs. And, the number of total IIT colleges in India is 23 now. In this post, I have listed out all the IITs with their establishment year, short names and location.
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List of All the IITs in India
List of IITs are not sorted out in any specific order in the list below:
|Sl.||Name of the IIT||Established||Short Name||Location|
|2.||IIT Kharagpur||1951||IITKGP||West Bengal|
|3.||IIT Madras||1959||IITM||Tamil Nadu|
|5.||IIT Kanpur||1959||IITK||Uttar Pradesh|
|14.||IIT Indore||2009||IITI||Madhya Pradesh|
|15.||IIT Mandi||2009||IITMandi||Himachal Pradesh|
|16.||IIT (BHU) Varanasi||2012||IIT (BHU)||Uttar Pradesh|
|18.||IIT Tirupati||2015||IITTP||Andhra Pradesh|
|19.||IIT (ISM) Dhanbad||2016||IIT (ISM)||Jharkhand|
|22.||IIT Jammu||2016||IITJM||Jammu & Kashmir|
So, currently, these are the 23 fully functioning IIT colleges in India.
1. How many IITs are in India?
There are a total of 23 IITs in India.
2. Which is the number one IIT in India?
As per the NIRF ranking 2021, IIT Madras is the top IIT in India.