Established in 2015, the Indian Institute of Technology, Palakkad is dedicated to creating an environment that enables students and faculty to engage in the pursuit of knowledge, to dream, think and innovate. Having begun with just 120 students in July 2015, IIT Palakkad has since grown into an establishment that is about a thousand students strong and with the best of manpower in key positions. IIT Palakkad aims to become a multi-disciplinary institution with 5000 students by its 10th year. The Institute recognises collective growth, in collaboration with industry and other academic institutions, as the need of the time. IIT Palakkad embraces a vision to be a leader in cross-disciplinary inquiries which is embodied in the motto of the institute “Nurturing minds for a better world”.
Area of Excellence
Health & Biomedical Science & Engineering, Manufacturing & Materials Water resources and hydrology, Geotechnical engineering Ecology and Sustainability, Agricultural engineering and Food science
Research Capability and Focus Area
Biological Sciences and Engineering Civil Engineering Computer Science & Engineering Electrical Engineering Mechanical Engineering Chemistry Mathematics Physics Humanities and Social Sciences
Notable Research / Publication
Centers of Excellence Advanced VLSI and System Architecture Lab ( EE and CSE) Computational Imaging ( EE and CSE) Physical and Chemical Biology Laboratory (Physics, Chemistry, Mechanical Engg)
https://iitpkd.ac.in/library The Central Library provides a collection of books, journals, standards, magazines, newspapers, and stores collection of audio-visual materials such as CD-ROM etc.