Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee
This institutional profile has been created for use by University of Wisconsin-Madison graduate programs.
First degree/qualification: Bachelor's degree (4-5 years).
Minimum quality for UW-Madison Graduate School admission: 6.5/10.0.
Minimum level for UW-Madison Graduate School admission: 4 year bachelor's degree; or completion of a bachelor degree followed by certain postgraduate diplomas which are either AIU (Association of Indian Universities) or AICTE (All India Council for Technical Education) approved; postgrad diplomas are all evaluated individually.
Documents required: Official mark sheets/transcripts/records; official certification of degree and date awarded.
Description: Instituted in 1847;became University of Roorkee in 1949. Renamed Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee in September, 2001. India's first technical university. Considered to be a good school. Usual admission requirement is the intermediate certificate (12 years of education) and the Joint Entrance Examination (JEE), a competitive national examination for admission to all seven IITs.
Outstanding A+ 10 Excellent A 9 Very good B+ 8 Good B 7 Average C+ 6 Below average C 5 Marginal D 4 Poor E 2 Very poor F 0
Some Indian institutions award class on last year; some on honours courses; some do not count failed/repeated courses. We calculate average on all marks/grades. Examinations held at end of semester.
Language of instruction: English.
Master's: 1-3 years after specified degree.
Ph.D.: 24 months after master's degree (usual requirement).
Last updated: Jul 28, 2008