Message from the Dean Alumni Affairs & International Relations
The office of the Dean Alumni Affairs and International Relations has been given mandate to foster the new ideas and innovations in science and technology and continue to be a source of pride to all students, faculty and Alumni. Our mission is to create an environment for the growth of our students in association with our Alumni and International partners for generating intellectual capability, innovation and entrepreneurial capability, which will contribute to the growth of Science and Technology in partnership with industry.
The Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee is known to be associated with highly qualified professionals from many nations as they are our Alumnus who have contributed towards intellectual excellence and creativity. Our Alumni have always been recognised for their academic integrity and accountability have worked hard for the National Building along with global concern. We try to inculcate in our students the respect for others and to have tolerance towards every individual.
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 167 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.
Recently the office have also been entrusted with International Relations. Our aim is to foster educational, and professional exchanges between the institutes of different countries and IIT Roorkee. Our international ambition encompasses the following:
- MoUs with institutes for furtherance , advancement and dissemination of learning
- to attain global level of excellence in education by enhancing mobility of undergraduate students
- academic exchanges of research scholars with active faculty collaborations
- faculty exchanges in areas of mutual interest
- to create a sustainable and equitable society through innovative research in science and technology
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