Roorkee Founded in 1847, Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large town of Roorkee (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Uttarakhand. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Department of Higher Education of the Ministry of Human Resources Development, India, Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee (IIT Roorkee) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 5,000-5,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee (IIT Roorkee) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 172 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. The admission rate range is 0-10% making this Indian higher education organization a most selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.