Frequently Asked Questions
Where is IIT Mandi located?
IIT Mandi is currently functioning from its transit campus in city of Mandi, H. P. The operations will shift to our Main Campus located in Kamand, Mandi in within a couple of years.
Where is the Transit campus located?
The transit campus of IIT Mandi is located at The Vallabh Degree College located in Mandi town. It is centrally located in the Mandi City and has state of the art facilities.
Where is the Main campus located?
The main campus of IIT Mandi is located in Kamand, Dist. Mandi. The main campus is 15km away from the city of Mandi and is well connected by road.
How far are facilities like a post office and banks from the institute?
A post office is located within walking distance from the institute. There are several banks within half a kilometer radius from the college. The IIT Mandi branch of State Bank of India is also operational now and is just across the street from the Institute.
What is the climate like in Mandi?
Mandi town falls in the lower most climatic zone of the Himalayas. These regions enjoys a Wet-sub temperate climate of the foot hills (450-900m) as against the Dry-cold alpine climate with snow fall at higher altitudes (2400- 4800mts).Average Annual Rainfall of Mandi, Himachal Pradesh is 1380mm. Average Rainfall takes place in the months of July to September. The average temperature is pleasant near about 25 C.
In what way is IIT Roorkee associated with IIT Mandi?
Each of the new IITs that are being established is to be mentored by an existing IIT. IIT Mandi is being mentored by IIT Roorkee.
Do we have faculty to teach?
Yes, IIT Mandi is in process of recruiting outstanding faculty members. These include both senior academicians and young PhDs.
What about laboratories?
The first and second year laboratories are in place.State of the art equipments have been procured and set up in these labs. Teaching laboratories for the third year are currently being set up.
Will there be a library?
Yes, books that are required as texts and references are available in the library. There will also be digital subscriptions to relevant journals.
What about hostel facilities?
Fully furnished accommodation facilities for all the students are available in and near the building complex in the transit campus. The main campus will be a fully residential complex for faculty, students and others.
What will be the living expenditure?
The expenditure pattern is similar to that of other cities. Apart from the Institute fees which are payable every semester, the anticipated expense per month should be
about Rs 3000 including messing charges.
Is there accommodation for girl students?
Yes.Separate accommodation for girl students is also available.
I need more information.
Please send an Email to: regis[at]iitmandi.ac.in