Every year, the IITs conduct a Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) to select candidates for B.Tech, Integrated M.Sc., and other courses.

The Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) are the most prestigious institutes in India that offer engineering and technological education of internationally recognized standards of excellence. The IITs offer courses at their Madras, Delhi, Mumbai, Kharagpur, Kanpur, Roorkee, Guwahati, & other campuses. From the year 2008 onwards, eight new IITs have been set up across the country by the Union HRD Ministry. These new IITs are located in the states of Orissa (Bhubaneshwar), Andhra Pradesh (Hyderabad), Himachal Pradesh (Mandi), Bihar (Patna), Gujarat (Gandhinagar), Rajasthan (Jodhpur), Madhya Pradesh (Indore), and Punjab (Rupnagar), which has increased the total number of IITs to 15.

Students coming out of the IITs are known to have acquired professional excellence in life. Be it a matter of getting admissions for further studies in most prestigious Universities abroad, or getting employment in any reputed organization in the world, IITians are always in top demand.