Detailed List of All the IIT Colleges in India

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 IITEstablishedShort NameLocation
1.IIT Roorkee2001IITRUttarakhand
2.IIT Kharagpur1951IITKGPWest Bengal
3.IIT Madras1959IITMTamil Nadu
4.IIT Bombay1958IITBMaharashtra
5.IIT Kanpur1959IITKUttar Pradesh
6.IIT Delhi1963IITDDelhi
7.IIT Guwahati1994IITGAssam
8.IIT Ropar2008IITRPRPunjab
9.IIT Bhubaneswar2008IITBBSOdisha
10.IIT Gandhinagar2008IITGNGujarat
11.IIT Hyderabad2008IITHTelangana
12.IIT Jodhpur2008IITJRajasthan
13.IIT Patna2008IITPBihar
14.IIT Indore2009IITIMadhya Pradesh
15.IIT Mandi2009IITMandiHimachal Pradesh
16.IIT (BHU) Varanasi2012IIT (BHU)Uttar Pradesh
17.IIT Palakkad2015IITPKDKerala
18.IIT Tirupati2015IITTPAndhra Pradesh
19.IIT (ISM) Dhanbad2016IIT (ISM)Jharkhand
20.IIT Bhilai2016IITBHChhattisgarh
21.IIT Goa2016IITGOAGoa
22.IIT Jammu2016IITJMJammu & Kashmir
23.IIT Dharwad2016IITDHKarnataka

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.

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