, in Gujarat, is one of the new IITs
proposed by the Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India. Gujarat is known for excellent infrastructure with thriving industries, prestigious academic and research institutes and an ambience which encourages entrepreneurship. IIT Bombay has been identified as the mentoring institution for the IIT in Gujarat. Till the campus of the new IIT
in Gujarat gets established, the classes will be held within the premises of Vishwakarma Government Engineering College, Chandkheda, Gandhinagar – 382424, which is within the municipal limits of Gandhinagar. The Golden Jubilee Extension Centre of IIT Bombay is currently located at this College. Students will be provided with residential and other facilities at a temporary location. The curriculum will be similar to that of IIT Bombay with some differences until the time the academic bodies of the new IIT is in place. Fee structure will be same as that of the mentoring Institute.
The classes for the 4-year B. Tech. courses in the Chemical engineering, Electrical engineering and Mechanical engineering will commence from July/August 2008 at VGEC, Chandkheda