Intro and location: Indian Institute of Delhi is a public technical and research university located in Hauz Khas, Delhi, India. This prestigious Institute was inaugurated in August 1961 by Prof. Humayun Kabir, Minister of scientific research and cultural affairs. Established in 1961 as college of engineering in Delhi, the institute was later declared as an institution of National importance under the ‘Indian Institute of Technology(IIT)’.
Rankings: >The institute is ranked as the second best college under NIRF rankings 2020, just after IIT Bombay.
>The institute was placed 193rd in world rankings and was one among the three Indian institutes which made it under 200 rankings.
>Also, the institute topped it in the legacy of START-UPs by providing proximity of employment to capable youth of the country. It's a home to some of the well established START-UPs of India like Swiggy, Zomato, Flipkart and a lot more. The institute was ranked 4th in all over the world when it came to producing maximum no. Of START-UPs and became the pride of our country by making us shine in the top 5.
Placement stats: When it comes to placements, the institute received over 925 offers in pre-placement session of 2020-2021. A total of 150 PPOs visited the institution including international ones.
If we look at placement stats of year 2019-2020, the institute got 1100+ job offers and over 85.6% of the students had been placed under 430 companies from various fields including IT, Analytics, Core and Management.
Campus Description: The primary campus is located in Hauz Khas, one of the poshest area of Delhi, surrounded by heart-throbbing parks, monuments and cozy cafes. The campus is spread over an area of 325 acres(132 ha) acomodating various hostels and buildings inside it.
Dogra Hall, main lawns and Bharti building terrace are three main highlights. The campus is in vicinity of airport, so some day, sneak to the roof of DMS, department of management studies, and lose yourself watching the thrilling aeroplanes flying very close to the building.
Now let's talk about some awesome campus amenities.
>At IITD, you have 24/7 access to wifi. ACs are installed in TV rooms, mess and reading room. Each hostel has its own basketball court, table tennis court, badminton court, gym, cricket, lawn tennis court, carrom room, pool table, foosball etc.
>The hostels feel like having a nice culture, where you are surrounded by like minded and intellectual people.
>In total there are 13 hostels, 2 girls hostel and 11 boys hostel.
>Some other campus amenities include a full-fledged A.C library, 24/7 medical services, Band and ATM facility, photo studio, railway reservation counter and a lot more.
Now let's talk about every student's favourite topic.
1. Institute area: There is a cafeteria near the central workshop and many other appetizing food serving stations like Nescafe, Amul, CCD, HPMC , SCOOPS and much more...
2. There are 3 mother dairy centers, one near Nilgiri hostel, one near Kumaon and one near girl's hostel's gate. Two safal stores are also there, one near Nilgiri hostel and other near girl's hostel.
3. Also if you wanna enjoy lip-smacking snacks at affordable prices, Nirvaha cafe, bakery and juice center is always open for you.
Alumni: The institution helped in moulding some of the bright shining stars of the country including Sachin Bansal and Binny Bansal, the founders of Flipkart, Raghuram Rajan, Chetan Bhagat, Kiran Bedi, Sameer Gahlaut, Vinod Khosla and a lot more...
SO, harboring some of the most brilliant treasure of nation, the institute emerged out as one of the best institution in the country by excelling in the field of science and technology. If you want me to add something in the blog, mention it in the comment section.
Hope this overview helped :)