About Us

Institute of Eminence

The Institute of Eminence scheme has been launched by the Government of India to empower Higher Educational Institutions and help them become world class teaching and research institutions. Ten public and ten private institutions have presently been identified as Institutes of Eminence.

Vision and Mission

IIT Madras is proud to have been selected as one of the Institutes of Excellence. As part of our commitment to the cause of fostering world class research, IIT Madras has set up a number of Research Initiatives in diverse fields of contemporary relevance. Many of these initiatives will go on to become Centres of Excellence within the IIT Madras system. A total of 68 research initiatives belonging to 21 identified technology clusters are presently underway. Here is an overview of the various clusters and initiatives.

Indian Institute of Technology Madras

IIT Madras is a vibrant residential campus that allows students to flourish both personally and professionally. Campus life at IIT Madras is not just about classrooms, libraries and labs. There are several opportunities for students to pursue their favorite activities, refine their skills and discover new talents and interests. The campus is a constant buzz of varied activities and events - academic, co-curricular and extracurricular."