INDIAN INSTITUTE OF TEHCNOLOGY PATNA
INDIAN INSTITUTE OF TEHCNOLOGY (IIT) PATNA
Indian Institute of Technology, Patna ( also known as IIT Patna or IITP), an autonomous institute for education and research in science, engineering and technology located in Patna, India, forms a part of the league along with 15 other IITs in India. It is the ninth member of the IIT fraternity.
IIT Patna is currently offering B.Tech programs in three disciplines – Computer Science and Engineering, Electrical Engineering and Mechanical Engineering. The annual sanctioned strength of B.Tech is 120. The Ph.D. programs in Engineering, Science and Humanities & Social Sciences have started from July 2009 and current number of Ph.D. students is 30. IIT Patna has recruited 41 faculty members in various departments.
IIT Patna’s campus will be located at Bihita on the outskirts of Patna in a 600-acre (2.4 km2) campus. The campus will have 45,000 sq ft (4,200 m2) of space. It is expected that all operations will be shifted to the main campus in two-three years.It is possible that permanent campus may shape out after the completion of degree of 1st batch in May 2012.