Indian Institutes of Technology are institutions of national importance established
through an Act of Parliament for fostering excellence in education. There are sixteen
IITs at present, located at Bhubaneswar, Chennai, Delhi, Gandhinagar, Guwahati,
Hyderabad, Indore, Jodhpur, Kanpur, Kharagpur, Mandi, Mumbai, Patna, Ropar, Roorkee
and Varanasi. Over the years, IITs have created world class educational platform
that is dynamically sustained through quality teaching and internationally acclaimed
research with excellent infrastructure and the best available minds. The faculty
and alumni of IITs continue to make huge impact in all sectors of society, both
in India and abroad. Indian School of Mines Dhanbad is one of the oldest institutions
in India and is known for its immense contributions towards society at large and
for science and technology in particular.
JEE (Advanced) - 2014 will be jointly conducted by IIT Bombay, IIT Delhi, IIT Guwahati,
IIT Kanpur, IIT Kharagpur, IIT Madras and IIT Roorkee. These institutes are henceforth
referred to as the zonal IITs.