The Indian Institutes of Technology (IIT) is the institutes for higher education(scientists, engineers, and technologists) in India. They also know as the Institution Of The Nation by the govt on the act of Institutes of technology(1961). The Institutes of Technology Act, 1961 lists twenty-three institutes were established.
The first IIT institute was set up in Kharagpur in 1951. After the first institute, soon the second institution was set up in Bomboy(1958).
Table of 23 IITs
|NAME OF IIT INSTITUTE||YEAR OF ESTABLISHED|
|IIT (BHU) Varanasi||2012|
From the academic session 2013, the admission in these institutions takes place through joint entrance examination (IIT-JEE) exams. IIT-JEE exams are conducted in the two stages- IIT-JEE Mains and IIT-JEE Advance. From the year of 2019 JEE mains are conducted twice in a year(before it was conducted ones in a year).
JEE mains exam was conducted by National Testing Agency(NTA)(from 2019, before it was conducted by CBSE) mainly in the month of January and April while the JEE advance exam was conducted by IIT institutes only in the month of May.
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