About IIT Jodhpur
IIT Jodhpur was established by MHRD, Govt. of India in year 2008. IIT Kanpur has
been designated as the mentor IIT for looking after the academic activities of the
new IIT. Currently, 4-year B.Tech. programmes are offered in three branches, viz.,
Computer Science and Engineering, Electrical Engineering and Mechanical Engineering
with a strength of 40 students in each branch.
The temporary campus at IIT Kanpur will be shifted to its permanent establishment
at Jodhpur. IIT Jodhpur will be located about 22 Km from Jodhpur city on NH-65 which
connects Jodhpur to Nagaur. The site would be spread about 700 acres of land between
Karwad and Jhipasni villages. The construction of the residential campus of IIT
Jodhpur is expected to start in the later part of 2010.