At the Gateway of Kerala, where the sahya mountains open up a 32 km gap to welcome north east monsoon into a major rice growing region of the state, a new institution is being set up. In the 500 acres of land, boarded on one side by the mountains and just a few meters away from the Coimbatore- Kanyakumari National Highway and a few kilometers from the Palakkad (Pkd) railway junction, a buzzing new campus will come up in a couple of years. In the mean time, the temporary facilities of the institute, at the Ahaliya integrated campus, is already equipped to meet all the needs of the students and faculty. With fully equipped labs and class rooms, modern hostel building for girls and boys and sports facilities, the temporary campus is ready to host the bright young minds of the country for their first two to three years of study.
IIT Palakkad is dedicated to create an environment wherein students and faculty can dream, think and innovate to create a better future for the world. Mentored by the experienced minds at IIT Madras the academic programs at IIT Palakkad is designed to bring out the best out of every student.