Indian Institute of Technology Palakkad (IIT Palakkad) may be a public autonomous engineering and analysis institute set in Palakkad, Kerala. It’s one in all the five new IITs planned within the 2014 Union budget of the Asian nation. The field was inaugurated on three August 2015 at the temporary field web site set within the Ahalia Integrated field, Palakkad.
The Director of IIT Madras, Dr. Bhaskar Ramamurthi was created Mentor Director till the Professor-in-charge of IIT-Palakkad, P B Sunil Kumar was appointed as Director by the President of Asian nation, Pranab Mukherjee. IIT Madras has debuted a batch of older professors together with those recently retired, former deans and heads of varied departments to the new field as each permanent and visiting professors.
The Campus of IIT Palakkad:
Indian Institute of Technology Palakkad is at the start functioning out of the field of Ahalia Integrated field, whereas the permanent field would be bobbing up at Pudussery West in five hundred acres of land. The land acquisition for the permanent field of the IIT was expected to be complete by period 2016 but, the acquisition has been more delayed.
The temporary field contains a fifty-five, thousand sq. Ft. the tutorial building that homes six category rooms, a seminar area, area, library, cafeteria, and school offices. It conjointly provides hostel and sports and recreational facilities with access to high-speed web. Students have facilities at par with different IIT’s.
The construction of the IIT-Palakkad permanent field had been delayed due to the slow progress of land acquisition at the five hundred acres Pudussery West web site by the authorities of Kerala, and later, keeping their commitment, the authorities set handy over the remaining seventy.02 acres of land freed from value to the IIT. The development is to start by mid-December 2016.
Academics of IIT Palakkad:
IIT-Palakkad presently offers four-year Bachelor of Technology (B.Tech) programs in numerous engineering disciplines. Almost like the opposite IITs, admission to college boy programs supported qualification through the Indian Institute of Technology Joint Entrance Exam (IIT-JEE).
IIT-Palakkad started its operation with the subsequent four departments
Computer Science & Engineering