Message from DAAIR


Our vision is to be the fountainhead of new ideas and innovations in science and technology and continue to be a source of pride to all humankind. Our mission is to create an environment that shall foster the growth of intellectually capable, innovative and entrepreneurial professionals, who shall contribute to the growth of Science and Technology in partnership with industry and develop and harness it for the welfare of the nation and mankind.

For many years the Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee has welcomed highly qualified students from many nations through its doors and appreciated intellectual excellence and creativity. One of our core values is academic integrity and accountability. Students here are taught to respect and have tolerance for the views of every individual and keen attention is paid to issues not only of national importance but of global concerns as well.

The alumni of IIT Roorkee (erstwhile University of Roorkee) have contributed immensely to the growth and development of our nation ranging from Infrastructure development to Service sector. Our alumni have occupied very important positions with the Government of India and abroad and many have excelled in entrepreneurship in corporate sectors. The highly enriched alumni at IITR is the link between the past and present which shall pave way for the future. IIT Roorkee is the only Institute in India which has seen the test of time before independence, after independence and the global economic liberation. Spanning over an alumni history of more than 160 years, we have our presence in every aspect of global significance. The strength of our alumni is the pride of IIT Roorkee and shall endure at all times to serve the cause of humanity.

As we look to the future, we envision a growing awareness and appreciation of different cultures and the people coming from those cultures.

Our international ambition encompasses the following:
-faculty exchanges in areas of mutual interest
-academic exchanges of research scholars with active faculty collaborations
-to attain the global level of excellence in education by enhancing the mobility of undergraduate students
-to create a sustainable and equitable society through innovative research in science and technology
-MoUs with institutes for furtherance, advancement, and dissemination of learning

We look forward to fostering educational, economic and professional exchanges between the institutes of different countries and IIT Roorkee. We extend a warm welcome to all our alumni and international visitors to IITR community and ensure full support in your pursuits to explore mutually beneficial collaborations.

The office of the Dean Alumni Affairs & International Relations will always be available to assist you to make your stay a comfortable, successful and memorable one.

Prof. Sandeep Singh

Dean Alumni Affairs & International Relations