IIT Gandhinagar: 15 Years of ExcellenceNews


Message from the Dean

Dear Students,

The student affairs team welcomes you to be part of IIT Gandhinagar's unique journey to excellence. We are liberal in our outlook, informal in our interactions and uncompromising on our values. We are not averse to failures but we refuse to be let down by them. We support you to pursue your dreams and aspirations. We encourage you to have convictions and opinions; take decisions and be responsible for it.

We promote new initiatives and experiments in curricular, co-curricular and extracurricular activities. Some of the new initiatives and important aspects of student life at IIT Gandhinagar are the following.

We treat students as responsible adults who are capable of taking decisions on their own.

Students of IIT Gandhinagar are bound by the “Honor Code”, which has been conceived and enacted by the students themselves.

All students are formally invited for discussions every semester with a panel of faculty and the Institute's counselor to understand and address their concerns.

Students are participants in all decisions pertaining to student affairs. The Senate Student Affairs Committee, which is responsible for decisions about student matters, consists of four student members.

OCEO program allows the students to be self-reliant and meet their own expenses.

The Institute offers awards not only for curricular and extracurricular achievements but also for Exemplary Human Qualities.

More than 35% of students graduate with international experience of some sort.

Forums and events are created to promote informal faculty-student interaction.

Institute has adequate provisions for financial aid to needy students to meet their expenses for curricular, co-curricular and extracurricular activities.

We are committed to your wellbeing and ensure that you have opportunities for a holistic development. Along with rigorous academic training you are encouraged to pursue innovative co-curricular and extracurricular activities. My team will assist you in all your endeavors making us accessible 24x7. I wish you all for a wonderful experience at IIT Gandhinagar and carry forward the values of IIT Gandhinagar.

Sivapriya Kirubakaran