Indian Institute of Technology – Madras in Chennai was formed in the year 1959 with the Technical help from Government of Germany in Tamil Nadu at place South of Chennai City, a locality near Taramani on Sardar Patel Road. This IIT Campus is over 619 acres, having facilities for students to get trained in various engineering faculties of study for over 2500 post graduate and more than 2900 seats for under graduate courses, with hostel facilities for both male and female students with teaching faculty of over 460 academicians. IIT Madras is about 9 Km from Airport at Meenambakkam and around 10 Km from Chennai Central Railway stations. There are many MTC buses ply on the routes of Velachery Gandhi Road where one of the IIT Gate is situated and to Taramani gate. The two main roads meeting at the Gajendra Circle where administrative block is situated from where one can take the electrically operated buses to academic blocks and hostel blocks to keep the pristine environment clean as these areas are thickly wooded.
Localities surrounding the IIT:
IIT - Madras is surrounded by residential areas of: o Adyar - North East and East o Taramani - South East and South o Velachery - South West o Guindy National Park - West and North West and o Kotturpuram - North.
Currently the IIT - Madras is managed by the Board of Governors for administration and control working directly under the Chairman, Minister of Human Resources and Development the Government of India, supported by the Senate members, which are in turn supported by three Senate Sub committees consisting of professors of various branches of teaching faculty, with director as the chief of the senate Committee.
Real Estate in and around IIT:
The Real Estate around IIT is in the localities Adyar and Taramani regions surrounding it.
Apartments in IIT:
- Casa Grande White Oak
- Dev Apartments
- Bay line Apartments
- Ragamalika Apartment
- Prime Terrace
- The Atrium Apartment
- Madan Flats
- Mayura Apartments
- Guhaas Apartment
- Paras Apartment
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