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INDIAN INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGIES (IITs)

The Indian Institutes of Technology (popularly known as the IITs) are institutions of national importance established through an Act of Parliament for fostering excellence in education. There are 24 IITs at present across India. Over the years IITs have created world class educational platforms dynamically sustained through internationally recognized research based on excellent infrastructural facilities. The faculty and alumni of IITs continue making a huge impact in all sectors of society, both in India and abroad.
Top domestic and international companies like Microsoft, Samsung, Google, Qualcomm, Goldman Sachs, Flipkart, Intel, HSBBC Holdings, IBM, Walmart, Bajaj Automobiles, Accenture, JP Morgan, Cisco, Deloitte, Caterpillar, Amazon, Adobe, TATA, Morgan Stanley, Accenture, ONGC, etc. visit the IIT campuses to recruit engineering graduates for various job roles. The average salary (CTC) of an average graduate from these institutes ranges from 30-70 Lakhs per annum, while highest salary offered exceeds 2 crore per annum. We can easily understand the eminence of IITs by the following quotes from world’s most powerful persons:

1. Have been extremely impressed, one of the leading universities in the world in the field of technology.
-------------Joe Biden, Former Vice President, USA


2. IITs are world class institutes, and the impact of IIT has been worldwide. The computer industry has benefited greatly from the tradition of the IITs,
-------------Bill Gates, Founder Microsoft


3. IIT is a world treasure
-------------Jeff Bezos of Amazon


NATIONAL INSTITUTES OF TECHNOLOGIES (NITs)

The National Institutes of Technology (NITs): are a group of higher education engineering institutes in India. Comprising 32 autonomous institutes, they are located in one each major state/territory of India. On their inception decades ago, all NITs were referred to as Regional Engineering Colleges (RECs) and were governed by their respective state governments. A parliamentary legislation in 2002 brought them under the direct purview of India's federal government. In 2007, through legislation, the Indian government declared these schools as Institutes of National Importance at par with the Indian Institutes of Technology.
Number of companies visiting for placements and Average salary offered at NITs are almost at par with IITs.