Our strategic objectives in the context of international relations encompass:
- faculty exchanges where research interests converge,
- research schol
Prof. Mahesh Panchagnula
Dean, International &
Welcome to IIT MADRAS!
We welcome and value the richness you bring to the University and the community. Our goal is to support your academic success by helping you navigate the challenges you encounter as an international student or scholar. The Office of International Relations assists you with the immigration-related aspects of your stay in IIT Madras. We are committed to being a reliable, efficient, and professional resource, and we consider ourselves your advocates in the University and beyond. Information for international employees and researchers who plan to come to the University and for those who have very recently arrived.
About the CampusIIT Madras is located in the city of Chennai which is also the state capital of Tamilnadu, a southern state in India. Chennai is the fourth largest city in India and comparatively a new city, about 350 years old (1639). The city was formerly known as Madras and was renamed Chennai, which evolved from old name 'Chennapatnam'. Chennai is a coastal city with the second largest beach in the world known as 'Marina' beach. The climate is generally hot and humid. In summer (May - July) the temperature reaches up to 42° C (