Life at IIT Delhi

Student Life

Indian Institute of Technology Delhi is one of the Twenty Three IITs created to be Centres of Excellence for training, research and development in science, engineering and technology in India.

The campus of the Institute extends to an area of 320 acres. With many topographical features, imaginatively laid out with picturesque landscape, numerous buildings of various nature and stature, and clean and wide roads, the campus presents a spectacle of harmony in architecture and natural beauty

IIT Delhi provides science-based engineering education with a view to produce quality engineer-scientists. The curriculum provides broad based knowledge and simultaneously builds a temper for the life long process of learning and exploring.

Weather in Delhi

The temperature of Delhi ranges from 20 to 25 degree in October. In November, the temperature falls from 15 to 20 degree. Delhi experience the same temperature to some extent in February and March as it experience in October and November. Delhi enjoys too hot or too cold climate throughout the year. This mild climate of the city draws many tourists from various parts of the world.

Summer in Delhi

With the range of 25°C to 45°C Delhi experiences the summer season from the month of April to July. The climate during summer remains humid.

Monsoon in Delhi

In Delhi, Monsoon commences from July to mid-September. The temperature during monsoon varies from 30 °C to 35°C. The monsoon showers put some relief to the blistering and humid weather of the city.

Winter in Delhi

Winter begins in Delhi from the month of December, experiencing extremely low temperature. The season continues till January. The temperature varies from 22°c to 5°C during this period.

Athletics & Recreation

Our facilities include, a cricket field with four turf wickets, four flood-lit cricket practice pitches, flood-lit hockey and football grounds, three flood-lit volleyball and two basketball courts, eight flood-lit tennis courts (four synthetic and four clay courts), tennis practice wall, two squash courts, one badminton hall, two table tennis halls with synthetic flooring, one weight-lifting hall, Olympic size swimming pool, kid’s pool, two multi-gyms, a flood-lit stadium with 400 meters athletics track, flood-lit jogging track and ancillary arrangements for all the games.

Residential Life

The ambience of student life and activities on the campus is to provide an invigorating and creative environment which promotes independent thinking and introspection and leads the young students to become more aware of the consequence of their own actions. The campus also offers amenities like Staff Clubs, Hospital, Shopping Centre, Banks, Post Office, Telecom Centre, Community Centre, Stadium, Playing Fields, etc. There are eleven boys’ hostels and two girls’ hostels.

An exceptional education

Since its inception, over 48000 have graduated from IIT Delhi in various disciplines including Engineering, Physical Sciences, Management and Humanities & Social Sciences. Of these, nearly 5070 received Ph.D. degrees. IIT Delhi provides science-based engineering education with a view to produce quality engineer-scientists. The curriculum provides broad based knowledge and simultaneously builds a temper for the life long process of learning and exploring.